A dream in which you see yourself fighting with a monkey means you are trying to resist tendencies of destruction and confusion. These tendencies include laziness, disorderly conduct, procrastination, and all habits that are destructive to your life.
The full meaning of fighting a monkey in the dream depends on whether you prevailed or the monkey won the fight. It also matters how you felt after the dream.
Sometimes you can wake up feeling indifferent towards the whole incident, at times you might find the dream amusing, and sometimes you might be left distressed. All these states of mind have an impact on what your dream means.
Here are some dreams about fighting with a monkey and what they might mean.
You are going through a time of chaos that needs intelligence to be resolved
Monkeys in the dream stand for chaos in life. Seeing yourself fighting with a monkey could mean there is noise and disruption in one or more areas of your life. This could be in your relationship, your academics, your job, your family, your health, etc.
This problem will need you to be intelligent, thoughtful, observant, and analytical for you to solve it. Any farmer will tell you that monkeys can be very destructive to their crops, but they will also tell you that they are intelligent and need tack in order to deal with them.
You are finding it hard to relate with others
A dream about fighting a monkey could also mean you are finding it hard to relate with others. A group of monkeys can seem noisy and quarrelsome: fighting over food, flinging objects at each other, etc. These traits, in dreams, might represent an inability to relate well with others.
The dream could mean you are having issues relating with colleagues, classmates, spouses, family, neighbors, etc.
Fighting a white monkey
A dream in which you see yourself fighting with a white monkey means that there are habits and traits in your life that might seem to be good and harmless but might actually be harming you and bringing confusion, perhaps because you are overdoing them.
These good habits that you might be taking to harmful extents include never giving up, caring about pleasing others, going the extra mile at your own expense when you do not have to, etc.
These are all good but if you overdo them, you will leave your life in chaos.
It is important to note that because you are fighting this white monkey in the dream, your mind has taken note of how harmful these habits are and it’s trying to make a change. The monkey is just a symbol representing these harmful traits and habits.
Fighting with a black monkey
Fighting with a black monkey in the dream means that there are negative habits in your life whose destructive impact on your life you are aware of. The good thing is that you have recognized that these are harmful and that you have to get rid of them even though you might be failing.
Fighting a black monkey just means that your mind is trying to resist these negative traits.
Fighting with a monkey in your house
To see yourself fighting with a monkey in your house in the dream means that there are some issues that are threatening the very core of your life. Your house in the dream stands for the things that are vital to your life and fighting with a monkey inside it means that there are some destructive forces that you have to resist.
Some of the core areas of your life include your job, your relationships, your health, etc. All these, when out of order, can leave your inner core in chaos.
Dream about fighting with your monkey in your car
Fighting with a monkey in your car means that there are some issues in your life that are threatening your ability to move forward in life. These issues are most likely caused by your own behavior and habits but that is not always the case.
Cars in the dream stand for your advancement in life and fighting with a monkey inside it means that your advancement might be at risk.
Fighting with a monkey on the road
A dream in which you see yourself fighting with a monkey on the road means that you are fighting bad habits and traits that seem to hinder your advancement in life. Roads in the dream stand for transitions.
It could be that you are about to transition into a new relationship, a new business, a promotion, a new dimension in your education, etc. However, there are some habits and traits that are hindering your advancement.
The good thing is that you have realized this and are looking to sort things out.
Fighting with a monkey trying to harm your child
To see yourself fighting with a monkey that is trying to harm your son or daughter in the dream means that you are overindulging your child. Usually, parents think they are doing the right thing to let their children do whatever they want without any consequence.
However, the dream implies this will result in a child that will bring you problems and chaos. You will be to adopt a more strict parenting style.
Fighting and killing a monkey in the dream
To see yourself fighting and killing a monkey in a dream means that you are throwing the bathwater along with the baby. There is a problem you are dealing with that you are overreacting to.
In a normal situation, you just have to fight the monkey, defeat it, and let it go. Killing it is not necessary.
For example, you could be having issues in your relationship but instead of just resolving the issue at hand, you might be looking to end the relationship altogether.
You could be having issues at your job but instead of just dealing with these issues, you might want to quit work altogether. Seeing yourself fight and kill a monkey in the dream is a warning for you not to overreact to your problems.
Fighting with a monkey and being killed
Fighting a monkey and being killed means that you are ascribing importance to pointless problems in your life. You are giving attention to things that barely have an impact on your life or your reputation.
For example, someone may have left a malicious comment on your Facebook. Instead of ignoring it, you are allowing it to bother you and perhaps make you want to raise the issue with said person.
The dream means you will end up losing more by pursuing some of these trivial issues in your life.
Fighting with a monkey and being injured
Fighting a monkey and being injured implies a long, drawn battle that is not only unnecessary but will also leave your reputation in tatters.
For example, someone might have insulted you in person or on the internet. Instead of letting this slide, you may want to pursue it. This, however, will only result in more insults.
Seeing someone else fighting with a monkey
Seeing someone else fighting a monkey in the dream means you are indifferent to the suffering of others. This is not really who you are, but it’s a result of having been disappointed by the people you helped in the past.
But the fact that you are seeing this dream means that it is in your nature to help others even though your experience in the past might make you avoid doing such. You will not be fulfilled until you render help whenever you are moved.
Fighting or Killing a baby monkey in the dream
To see yourself fighting or killing a baby monkey in the dream means you are stressing yourself unnecessarily. You need to take a break and be a ‘playful baby monkey.’ Do not be too serious.
Have some time off and let yourself destress. This will actually be great for your performance at work, your friendships, and your relationships. Instead of killing that little innocent money, embrace it and play with it.
Fighting or killing a pregnant monkey in the dream
Fighting or killing a pregnant monkey in the dream means that you are about to give up on something just when you are about to get the results you have always wanted. It means you are about to stop digging just before you reach the gold underground.
For example, your relationship could be about to get smoother after much effort. But, just when things are about to get great, you want to give up. The dream means your reaping time is near but you want to quit.
Monkey bite in a dream
To see a monkey bite you in a dream means that you will soon find yourself dealing with hurtful comments from someone you do not expect them from. These comments will be hurtful but the speaker will not intend harm.
Seeing a monkey bite you in the dream is a warning for you not to take such negative and unintentionally malicious comments or remarks to heart. You will have to talk to them about how you feel about their words, or else it will be eating you inside when the speaker has forgotten about.
Just like a monkey’s bite will not be problematic unless you deal with it, these words will be of no harm to your emotional well-being if you let the speaker, who might be your friend or family, know about how you feel.