Your loyalty, connection or ties to someone or something.  If you are losing grip of the rope then ask yourself what connection or tie in your life might be slipping. Are you “at the end of your rope?”  Is someone trying to “rope you in” to something you don’t want to do?  Are you in a new situation where you are trying to “learn the ropes?” Depending on the context of the dream, a rope can mean you are feeling stuck or held back in a certain area of your life. Your loyalty, connection or ties to someone or something. If you are losing grip of the rope then ask yourself what connection or tie in your life might be slipping.