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What does it mean when you dream about a bride?

In Jungian psychology, dream images of a bride or bridegroom may embody the anima (in males) or the animus (in females). Traditionally, brides symbolize purity and innocence. Beyond the obvious meanings of a spouse or spouse-to-be, a bride or a bridegroom can also represent someone else with whom we are in a partnership (e.g., a business partner). (See also Marriage.)

References in classic literature ?
Each witness brought a friend, and all four, with Luigi, came to escort the bride.
While Don Quixote and Sancho were engaged in the discussion set forth the last chapter, they heard loud shouts and a great noise, which were uttered and made by the men on the mares as they went at full gallop, shouting, to receive the bride and bridegroom, who were approaching with musical instruments and pageantry of all sorts around them, and accompanied by the priest and the relatives of both, and all the most distinguished people of the surrounding villages.
Then all rode farther on their journey, till the day grew so warm, and the sun so scorching, that the bride began to feel very thirsty again; and at last, when they came to a river, she forgot her maid's rude speech, and said, 'Pray get down, and fetch me some water to drink in my golden cup.
Levin saw nothing and no one; he did not take his eyes off his bride.
Bridesmaids; kept down for fear of outshining bride, consequently not girls, twelve and sixpence a yard, Veneering's flowers, snub- nosed one rather pretty but too conscious of her stockings, bonnets three pound ten.
I can harp another tune that will make a bride forsake her lord at the altar.
I reckon I'm the only person living in Four Winds now that can remember the schoolmaster's bride as she was when she come to the Island.
Holy is the wife; revered the mother; galliptious is the summer girl--but the bride is the certified check among the wedding presents that the gods send in when man is married to mortality.
A whisper, communicated from those who stood nearest the windows, now spread through the church; a hearse, with a train of several coaches, was creeping along the street, conveying some dead man to the churchyard, while the bride awaited a living one at the altar.
When the bride heard of this, she came and begged for the dress, and wanted to buy it, saying that it was not a dress for a serving-maid.
With all its sweet and mystical significance, surely the prevailing feeling in the hearts of bride and bridegroom is, or should be, that of happiness,--happiness bubbling and dancing, all sunny ripples from heart to heart.
At the expiration of these, Kowsoter, called at his lodge, and informed him that he would bring his bride to him in the course of the afternoon.