Tears are associated with rain and therefore also with vitality and fertility. But to cry in dreams can have a less favorable interpretation. Almost always, it is a compensatory mechanism of the unconscious, which releases repressed emotions. In this case, the meaning alludes to that of RELIEF. The origin of this dream, therefore, may be an overly tense situation has stretched you to your limits; or the grief over a spiritual or material loss that the dreamer has not assimilated entirely.