Love Dreams Interpreted: What Are Your Personal Dreams Trying To Tell You?
Dreams can tell us what's happened, what's happening, and what is going to happen. They connect us to the other side and offer us insight that we couldn't get anywhere else.
Your dreams will never lie to you as long as you know how to listen to them!
I've been studying my dreams since I was young and I've gotten pretty good at lucid dreaming, meaning I can 'wake' myself up in a dream and tell myself that it's a dream and then do what I want - fly, see an old friend, or ask an important question. It's a huge part of my excitement for going to sleep at night!
Every morning I remember my dreams and try to figure out if they meant something important, or if they were just random and fun little movies for the night. Sometimes I am conscious in my dreams and understand exactly what they are trying to tell me.
And sometimes my dreams offer me the best relationship advice or personal advice that I could ever ask for.
We've all heard of great stories about dreams like Albert Einstein whose theory of relativity was inspired by a dream...that's how powerful dreams really are!
Your Dream Interpretations Are Unique To YOU
Everyone looks at imagery or places and associates something different to them. We do not all view things in the same way.
For example, you might associate the lake with peace while your friend associates it with partying. So when you dream of the lake it most likely represents peace in your life whether you are striving for it or currently receiving it.
The lake is a symbol for peace.
Sit back and think about what you associate certain things with. Don't overthink it! Just write down what comes to mind first.
For instance, I would associate the following things as follows:
- Darkness = calm
- Water = Peace
- Parent's home = conflict or turmoil
- Grandpa's home = comfort
- Red = love
When you are interpreting your dreams, keep all of your own personal symbols in mind. Remember the truth will resonate with you when you see or hear it.
Following are some general interpretations in regards to feelings, sights, and emotions regarding relationship related dreams.
Common Dreams and Interpretations
Sometimes we have dreams about things regarding relationships and we take them for face value - but a lot of the time they are really pointing to some other area of your life.
Brides, Elopement, and Marriage License
Note: These two first ones have to take place at weddings.
Bride - To dream of being a bride, whether it's yourself or someone else, means you are coming into an inheritance.
Man Kissing Bride - This can mean a joyous get together between family and friends.
Now, outside of weddings here are some possible dream themes and interpretations.
Elopement - This may mean unfavorable events that will or are already occurring in your life.
Partner eloping with someone else - Watch out! You may soon learn about your partner being unfaithful. Alternatively this could mean you have insecurities or questions about your relationship.
Marriage License - You may make a bad alliance that ends in you being hurt or humiliated.
How about feelings of joy and happiness?
Happiness - This may be pointing out the obvious but this probably means being happy now or in the near future.
Ecstasy - You will have a visit from a long absent friend.
Joy - To dream of feeling good means there will be harmony among all your friends.
Pleasure - If you dream of gratification you will have many financial and personal gains of enjoyment.
Cheerful - This means that joyous events and activities will soon prove profitable.
Delight - This is letting you know that your life is going well or going to be well soon. Everything is going work out.
Dreaming Of A Baby?
There are some very common dreams that we all have. Chances are you have had one or more of these things in your dreams at some time or another. Remember your symbols and listen to your inner self when trying to interpret your dreams. Take into account colors, feelings, time of day, who is there, and everything else when you are trying to interpret your dreams.
Baby - It may mean that an idea or thought is growing and getting ready to be born. An obvious interpretation could be an impending birth. It can also bring to your attention a dependent behavior or need. If the baby is alone it can represent your independence.
Breasts - Of course they may represent sexual desire. It can also represent becoming a mother, need for nurturing, or if you are running around naked a fear of exposure.
Kissing - This may suggest romantic involvement. It can also be a symbol of you and someone making up or a reconciliation coming about. It could also mean kissing the past goodbye. Married people or couples kissing means everything is going smoothly and happily and full of harmony. What time of day is it? If it is during the dark it may represent danger or an inappropriate situation. If it's sunny out it may represent good intentions and well meaning.
Pregnancy - It could indicate a desire for a child or not knowing that you are pregnant - but I dream of this a lot and I don't want children! It could also mean something new beginning or coming into your life. Maybe an idea or thought that is getting ready to come out.
Veil - If you are walking around with a veil over your face it may not just be an upcoming marriage. It may mean that you are looking at something through the veil or someone looking at you that way.
Adultery - This can signify your sexual urges and desires that are wanting to come out. It can also indicate disloyalty from your subconscious. You may soon find yourself or already be finding yourself in something shady or disloyal. It probably won't end well.
If your partner is cheating on you it may being showing you your insecurities and your fear of being dumped. It may symbol your feelings of your partner being less attentive and 'there' in the relationship. It may also be your guilt coming out and show you that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others.
Are you dreaming about sleeping with your spouse's friend? This doesn't necessarily mean you want to cheat with them. It may mean that you are feeling neglected by your spouse.
Cheating - Are you dreaming of cheating on something or someone. This may mean you have compromised your beliefs or integrity and/or not making the most of your time and your energy and putting it towards bad decisions and activities. Taking it literally it can bring to life your sexual passion and exploring areas of your sexuality.
To dream that you are cheating at a game, suggests that you are not being honest with yourself.
Lovers - A lover appearing in your dream show your acceptance, self-worth, and recognition of your true value. It may also indicate integration of both your masculine and feminine traits meaning you are feeling complete or whole. You may also dream of your 'dream person' which may indicate that your relationship is not satisfactory to you or it is unfulfilling.
To dream of an ex can symbolize unfinished or unresolved issues that relate to that person. I think we've all dreamt that at times. This may happen when you are in a good relationship and it's waking up your inner issues and memories.
Sex - This may mean you are missing aspects of the person you are having sex with and you want to incorporate them into your own character. It also may just be your desires way of telling you that it's been a long time since you've had sex. If you are trying to find a place to get it on then the dream may be represent your search for a certain intimacy and closeness that you can't find.
Are you having sex with a well known public figure? It indicates your drive to be successful. What do they represent to you? For instance having sex with Angelina Jolie may mean you want to help other people and have the drive to do it.
To dream that you are having sex with an ex may just be showing you that you have some hesitation about getting into a new relationship or situation. Normal!
If you are heterosexual and you dream that you are having sex with someone of the same sex don't spend all day thinking about it. It may just be an expression of being more comfortable with yourself and letting others know you do not affect them.
Do You Meditate? If Not - You Should!
Meditation is simply about being in a relaxed state. In short, you calm your mind (usually into an alpha state) during meditation, just as you do before you go to bed or when you daydream or when you are really relaxed sitting in front of the ocean - or wherever else your mind naturally calms down. Meditation has so many benefits for your health, but we are talking about dreams here - right?
If you want to interpret your own dreams, then meditation can help you do that. Why? Meditation gives you more self-awareness and allows you to find answers that you cannot find when your mind is buzzing and going from one thought to the next.
If you meditate in the morning on your dreams instead of instantly jumping out of bed to get ready for your day, you will have a much easier time remembering and interpreting your dreams.
Moreover, if you meditate before bed, you can focus your attention on things you want to dream about or find answers to - and you will have an easier time influencing your dreams.
Dreams have the power to give you answers, help you sort through issues, and give you insight into your future - and meditation has the power to connect you to your dreams and help you understand them.
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You Are The Only One Who Can Really Interpret Your Love Dreams
Remember that whatever resonates as the truth to you is what your dream means.
I get a lot of people asking me what their love dreams mean but, as we discussed, certain symbols mean different things to different people. For instance, darkness for me is calming whereas it might be depressing or scary to you.
I can give you my interpretation of your dream and even let my tarot cards guide you towards a theme or situation, but inside you know exactly what your dream meant - you are the one who had it! So, you need to learn how to interpret them yourself.
We are all built with an inner guidance system. Meditation is a great tool to help you get access to that inner guidance system. The information is in you, in your cells, waiting for you to find it - so start looking inward instead of outward.
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