Crossroads, as dream symbols, are significant because they reveal the importance of making decisions with our eyes wide open. They symbolically signify four choices, simply because of their structure: you can go left, right, forward, or backward.
It may interest you to know that this example was dreamt by someone on the brink of having an affair, and so the dream illuminates their own internal conflict. But let’s say this dream had been dreamt by someone at the end of their life. Then, the dream imagery takes on an entirely different meaning—perhaps they’re dealing with the reality of what it means to cross over and go home.