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    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:

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    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?

    6,455 Comments

    1. Kayleigh

      November 19, 2017 at 11:46 pm

      Last night I dreamt that me and my ex were back together, I asked my sister what this means but she doesn’t know, and I don’t either. I dreamt that I was leaning on him, but when we were together I didn’t do that. Me and him broke up over a year ago, why am I only just dreaming about him and what does it mean?

      • web admin

        web admin

        November 20, 2017 at 5:34 pm

        This dream is a reflection of your previous emotional connection with this person. It may be beneficial for you to not attempt to reconnect with this person, as your relationship ended for a reason. However, take this time to determine what you want for your future. Speak directly and honestly with him about your thoughts and feelings. Have a great day, Kayleigh!

    2. Kera Collins

      November 19, 2017 at 9:55 am

      I have been dreaming every night for the past week about my best friends boyfriend. I haven’t known him long. He leaves her because she keeps ditching him and I’m there because we are friends. We speed a lot of Time together and he tells me he loves me and doesn’t want her. It keeps happening and i want to know why. Since these dreams started hes been on my mind 24/7.

      • web admin

        web admin

        November 19, 2017 at 6:04 pm

        This person is in a relationship with your friend. There are numerous reasons for you to not develop a relationship a relationship with this person. Continue to share your kindness and compassion with him. If their relationship naturally ends, then speak directly and honestly with him about your thoughts and feelings at that time. Have a great day, Kera!

    3. Andrea

      November 17, 2017 at 2:32 pm

      I’ve been dreaming about my ex boyfriend. We broke up 1 year ago. I’ve dream a lot of him. Eveynight, and every time I sleep. I don’t know why. I want to ask my self why but I could not even answer my self. I see him everyday, we are friends now but in my dreams we are different. He cares for me, and I’ve been dreaming recently that we are together again. What does it means?

      • web admin

        web admin

        November 17, 2017 at 5:06 pm

        These dreams are reflections of your previous emotional attachments with this person. It is likely that he should remain in your past. However, take this time to determine what you want for your future. Speak directly and honestly with him about your thoughts and feelings. Have a great day, Andrea!

        • Tristan

          November 19, 2017 at 4:41 am

          I had a dream that the girl I am talking to and that im interested in was waiting in line to get on a bus. The location was strange because it was right around the corner from where I used to live at in my old house. I saw her and she saw me and I was going to walk past her. As I walked past her, she tried speaking to me but I moved past her and didn’t stop to listen to her. I just kept walking. I want to know what does this mean. I know the bus symbolises me waiting for an opportunity and since it was her waiting for the bus, I guess it means that I’m waiting for her in the real world to make a move. But what does the part that she tries speaking with me mean and I just move past her? Does this mean I’m subconsciously moving on and forgetting about her? It’s weird because I haven’t thought about her at all before I went asleep and it was a few times I only thought about her during the day and yet she still popped into my dreams.

          • web admin

            web admin

            November 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm

            Look inward and determine the meanings of the aspects of your dream. It is clear that you have gained some insight about the meaning of your dream. Whatever insights you felt during and after your dream are likely correct. Take this time to determine what you want with this relationship. Speak directly and honestly with this girl about your thoughts and feelings. Have a great day, Tristan!

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