What Does it Mean When You Dream About Someone?

By on September 22, 2014

Dreams are mysterious. They open a realm of extreme curiosity and oddities that us as humans are always trying to decode. And when you throw certain people and events into the mix, dreams become all that more astonishing and questionable. What are these messages hidden in our dreams trying to tell us, anyways? If you’re wondering what it MIGHT mean when you dream about someone, here’s a few answers:


Dreaming About Someone:

Dreaming About Someone

There are many, many reasons why you might be dreaming about someone in particular. What is your subconscious mind trying to tell you? The simplest reason could be that you simply fell asleep while thinking about this certain person. It’s only natural that you thought about them while you fell asleep, and they found their way inside of your sleep pattern. Another simple reason is that you’ve been thinking about this person a lot– maybe even more than you should be. They’ve been on your mind for quite some time throughout the day, so of course they’d be in your thoughts in your subconscious dreams as well.


On the other hand, your dream might not even be about this person. It may be something much deeper. For instance, you might be dreaming about certain qualities this person’s personality: you are going through a stressful period in your life, and this person was a stressful impact in your life. Therefore, you’re dreaming about this stressful individual as a result of what’s going in your life at this moment. Your dream could also represent the relationship you had with someone. For example: maybe you had a very pleasant relationship with this individual, which may occur if you’ve entered into another great relationship with another person or you’re simply at a peaceful time in your life.


Dreaming About Someone You Like:

Dreaming about someone you like

It’s not uncommon to dream about someone you’re interested in. After all, you’re probably thinking about them heavily on and off throughout the day, so of course they’re going to come into the realm of dreams. However, pay close attention to what happens IN the dream. For example: Did they like you back? This means that you are secure in yourself and have confidence. You may even have enough confidence to believe they like you back, which means you’re ready to take the next step towards advancing the two of yours relationship.


On the other hand, if they didn’t like you back, this could be a signal that you are unconfident and believe you will be rejected by this certain someone.


Dreaming About Someone You Love:

Dreaming about someone you love

When you dream about someone you are in love with, it’s important to pay close attention to what happens in your dream. Dreaming about someone you love, more often than not, will show you how deep your love and passion is with this individual. For instance: if you’re dream is nothing but happiness and joy, the two of you hand in hand on a romantic date, then it’s fair to say you have a deep connection with your partner. On the other hand, if there’s lots of fighting and instability, it could be a sign that you’re losing the connection with this certain someone. If you’re dreaming about your partner being with someone else, it could mean that you don’t feel as passionate as you once did with this person. However, although this type of dream is sure to stir up some unhappy emotions, it’s important to remember that it’s just a dream- no matter how vivid it was. Look to find the root of why you dreamt your lover with another person and build from that.


Dreaming About Someone Who Has Passed:

Dreaming about someone who has passed

These dreams could either represent something very positive, or something negative. It all depends on what happened in the dream. For starters, a deceased person whom you were close to may visit you in a dream to offer you some comfort and closure. Did you have an issue with this person before they died? Maybe that issue was resolved at some point during your dream. Are you going through a rough patch in your life? Maybe this person has returned to give you some great comfort and give you some guidance on what you should do next.


There are some spiritual theories that suggest some deceased individuals will return to disclose the location and reason of their death to those closest to them. For example: was this individual found dead but the killer was never found? They may disclose to you who did it. Was their body never found? They may tell you where the body was hidden. Depending on circumstances, it might be an insight that needs to be followed up with authorities.


Dreaming About Someone in a Sexual Way:

Dreaming about someone in a sexual way


This type of dream, otherwise known to some individuals as “wet dreams” have an obvious reason: the individual is turned on to a certain extent and needs an outlet for their passions and desires. Now, it’s important to know that having a sexual dream about someone in particular doesn’t always mean you’re attracted to or even want to engage in that behavior with said person. It’s simply a way for sexual emotions to be outpoured and the person may vary. For example: just because you had a sexual dream involving your boss, doesn’t mean you’re sexually attracted or interested in him. You’ve been around him all day long, so of course he’s on your mind to a certain extent. Your subconscious paired the two and left you with such a dream. (But of course, if you’re dreaming about someone you’re interested in it could very well mean that you’re attracted to them and fulfilling your passion and relieving sexual tension through a dream).


Dreaming About Someone Famous:

Dreaming about someone famous

There’s a couple of reasons why you might have a dream involving someone famous. The first most common interpretation is that you wish to better yourself or do what this individual is doing. For example: if you’re dreaming about a football star on your favorite team, you might want to become a football player and try to make your way to the top (or simply play for fun). On the other hand, dreaming about someone famous is also a way for us to get over disappointments in our lives: something big happened that let you down, but dreaming about this famous somebody who’s done something amazing gives us hope and happiness for the future.


Other Reasons You Might Dream About Someone

Other Reasons You Might Dream About Someone

Sometimes when you dream about someone- no matter who it is- it has absolutely no correlation to the actually individual. Sometimes these people are there to symbolize things you’re feeling or things that are going on in your life. Sometimes these dreams are meant to help you see through problems, get over a bad experience, or bring you hope and joy. Never read too deep into the actual person- pay more attention to what is going on in the dream and how the dream made you felt. As we all know, dreams can be incredibly real sometimes- and sometimes that’s exactly what we need to see through situations or feeling in our current lives.


What’s the craziest, weirdest, or most wonderful dream you’ve had involving a certain someone? What do you think the dream meant, and how did it make you feel?


  1. Preeto K

    June 23, 2017 at 1:19 pm

    I had a dream about guy- who I never met or recognized his face. He was with his daughter who was about 5 year and he was drunk and crying that his wife left them. I was going somewhere and he kept on coming front of me and letting me pass for least few minutes and then I stop to give him company. After some time see another dream and am sitting on sofa at someone home, him and his daughter enters the room and both reconized me and he comes where am sitting and touch my hands and we both urged for the touch and our fingers met. I wake up and happy and thought of him all day. Wishes to meet him one day.

    • web admin

      web admin

      June 23, 2017 at 3:43 pm

      Your dream may be a manifestation of your desire to enter into a relationship with someone who cares. The fact that you do not recognize this person may mean that there is a stranger who may enter your life. Take this dream as a reminder to treat everyone with kindness and compassion. This will help you to meet every goal and dream that you have. Have a great day, Preeto!

  2. neha

    June 22, 2017 at 10:56 pm

    i always dream about green eye boy.Even i have never met any person with that eye colour in my whole life.HE always use to speak my name and says tat he will protect and we will soon meet. Can you tell me what this dream means and why it always comes to me?

    • web admin

      web admin

      June 23, 2017 at 3:38 pm

      Dreams like these may be reflections of your desire to wonder. They may also be signs that you will be meeting a stranger. Allow this dream to influence you in a positive manner. Treat everyone that you meet with kindness and compassion. You may meet a stranger in need. If you do so, then help them. This person may be the stranger or they may be an onlooker. Have a great day, Neha!

  3. Karis

    June 22, 2017 at 9:54 pm

    my dream was where my best friend tells me she had sex with our good friend but in the past i ask here if she had sex and she said no then she admitted it to me after a month of not telling me so I got annoyed and started saying I’m not your friend no more you lied to me so she said she wasn’t sorry but I was that angry I didont take here apology I just told
    Here to get out my house and I want nothing to do with here baby bearing in mind she was 16 and he was 15. then she claimed she might be pregnant but she was totally cool with it when I wasn’t so when I woke up I felt angry

    • web admin

      web admin

      June 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm

      Allow this dream to fade from your thoughts. This dream is a reflection of negative emotions and experiences. It is likely that this entire dream has no place in the reality of your relationship. Take this dream as a reminder to always speak directly and honestly with anyone that you want to have a discussion with. Have a great day, Karis!

  4. Cherie

    June 22, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    HEllo, in my recent dream it involved a man that I’ve only seen on occasion at a very social setting. I’ve stated to my friends that I’ve found him attractive but we’ve never spoken.I found it weird that I would dream of him only because I don’t even think of him. When I leave the place we’re both at then he’s forgotten about. But in the dream we expressed a bond we had and wanted to be intimate with one another. But shortly after he expressed that he really liked my personality and wanted to start over the right way with me. I was thinking it symbolized someone that might already be in my life and this is whats to come.

    • web admin

      web admin

      June 22, 2017 at 5:23 pm

      Your interpretation seems entirely accurate. Take this dream as a reminder to share your positive energy with the people who are in your life. Always be kind to strangers and support those in need. This will only help to bring helpful events and people into your life. Have a great day, Cherie!

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