To see or carry a purse in your dream, represents secrets, desires and thoughts which are being closely held and guarded. It symbolizes your identity and sense of self. Consider also the condition of the purse for indications of your state of mind or feelings. To dream that you lost your purse, denotes loss of power and control of possessions. It also suggests that you may have lost touch with your real identity. If you find a purse, then it represents a renewed sense of self. To see an empty purse, represents feelings of insecurity or vulnerability.