Dreams are an abstract concept for mankind to date as there is no relevant science to prove the reason for dreams to come. Some believe it is nothing but just the accumulation of thoughts of the mind, whereas some claim that it is the hidden feelings and emotions in the subconscious mind.
If we keep logical and scientific methods aside, then some people believe that it has a spiritual significance. Dreams are the signs and indications by spirits or sights from the astral plane, trying to tell us about upcoming events.
Till date there has been no scientific explanation of having dreams. So, it depends on the dreamer to interpret the meaning of dream according to the context of the dream.
But we can’t ignore the fact that dreams are just ordinary phenomenon without any significance in it.
We, here, believe that dreams have various meaning and being able to interpret the meaning might give many insights about the personality of the dreamer, or in some cases can indicate the personal as well as professional problems. Some also believe that they are a sign and indication of future.
Dreaming About Someone You Know
One theory states that if you see someone in your dream then there is a chance that the other person wants to meet you or wishes to meet you. If someone is wishing to see you or meet you then the person might appear in your dream. So, if you see someone in your dream you better contact that person in the waking life.
Dreaming about someone can tell us that you have been thinking about the person and those thoughts have been imprinted in your subconscious mind.
So when these thoughts have been accumulated then it becomes a dream.
Another theory suggests that the dreamer might want to possess the qualities of the person he/she sees in a dream. Or you might want to meet the person that you are seeing in the dream. That person can be the reason for problems in your life or has caused some pain to you.
So this is a scientific logic behind dreaming about someone that know.
Dreaming About Someone You Used to Know
A dream is a strange phenomenon where people might appear out of blue and you may know that person or might not know that person. But a common dream is when you dream about a person you used to know.
That person might be an old acquainted friend or a classmate or a former colleague.
You might not have come in contact with that person in a long time but you see that person in a dream. The reason might seem perplexing to many but the logical explanation says that you might have seen someone in your waking life that might have triggered the memory of that person.
The mind has its own ways of handling data and that triggered memory looms in your brain and this results in a dream with the person that you used to know.
Well, this is the logical reasoning behind seeing a person whom you used to know. But there is the certain spiritual meaning behind this too.
There are two condition in which a person you used to know might appear in your dream.
The first case in which you are nice to the person you used to know.
If you are nice and behaving good with that person and so is the other person, then it indicates that there is a hidden talent or trait or characteristic that is about to come out. This might either help you in your future endeavours or can also cause harm to you.
Another case is when you and the other person is fighting. In this case, it is signified that you are having trouble finding the inner talents and you are struggling to make yourself better. That person is possessing that talent and you are trying to learn it from him.
So if you had a dream about someone you used to know then interpret the meaning as per the total context of the dream and the aspects of your waking life. It might indicate a lot od things.
Dreaming About Someone You Used to Date
Humans have always craved for a companion and someone to rely on or just a shoulder to lean on. This tendency is the reason that we come into a relationship with a person with whom we connect and then gradually fell in love. But not always that person stays with us.
Almost everyone of us have gone through a breakup and if you have you must understand that breakup means breaking al the ties between two person who have dated, but the brain still holds the image and the habits of that person.
And this image, the memories, the habits and time spent together becomes active during sleep. This happens especially if you are thinking about that person. In this case, you might dream about someone you used to date.
The logical explanation of the dream about someone you used to date goes like this. You might have either seen that person or you are thinking about that person.
In this, that person might appear in your dream doing something that they used to do or something that you wish they have done.
There is rather an explanation which states that the person you used to date appeared in your dream because that person has occupied a part of your mind and it is difficult for you to take that person out of your mind.
Keep this in mind that you are not willing to get back to him/her or the dream tells you to get back to him/her. It means that you are trying to solve some unresolved issues with yourself and wants to get over the person or the problems associated with that person.
Dreaming About Someone You Don’t Know at All
Dreams are a strange phenomenon and sometimes it really gets so perplexing and astonishing that it becomes very difficult to interpret the meaning in a right way. One of the best example of most difficult dream is when you dream about someone you don’t know at all. This is difficult as there are various interpretation given by various experts. So, lets discuss about one at a time.
One interpretation is that you might get support from one of your friends. That friend will help you achieve something that you have been craving for a long time.
In another context, if you see an unknown person in your dream and that person is pretending to be someone you already know, then it represents charade. That person is betraying in nature. It means you have an idea about that person. You know the real face of this person. The face that he is trying to hide from the rest of the world and is successful in his charade.
Another grim yet interesting dream context is when you see yourself in a marriage with all the unknown person in it, then it might indicate that someone close to you will die.
Whereas if you dream of kissing an unknown person in a dream, then it signifies that you are accepting the hidden and suppressed feeling about yourself and is ready to showcase that to theworld. It might be an talent that is hidden and the mind wants you to accept that talent and wants it to showcase it to the world.
Another common yet heavily misunderstood dream is when you dream about being intimate with someone you don’t know.
Being intimate with a stranger can mean that you are looking for risk in your life. You want to take risk and is lacks passion in life so you keep looking for something in which you find passion.
If you have found your passion then you want to explore that passion. You might have not fully embraced your passion and is therefore not fully integrated into you. You want to risk, feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins.
So these are few interpretation of dreams about someone you don’t know or dream about a stranger. Interpret it according to the waking life situation and the emotional dilemma you might be facing in your waking life.
Death is an inevitable fact and something that cannot be avoided by anyone. Man is mortal and will decease one day. This is something everyone has to go through. Almost every one of us have experienced someone dying, be it a relative, someone in the family or any neighbor.
Death is something that people might have a dream about. So if you had a dream in which you saw someone dying, then it has to be interpreted accordingly as it might give certain signs.
If you have lost a loved one in the close duration, then it is obvious that you might have these dreams as you are mourning their loss. So, if this is the case, then you don’t have to worry about the meaning of these dreams as it is.
Before that, it must be noted that dreaming about someone dying is not entirely a bad sign or a sign that someone will die.
It is rather a sign that you want to either end something or a situation. It might be a friendship that is dragging you back or a job that is making you lose effectiveness and efficiency.
So, a death in a dream might be trying to tell you that it is high time that you end those chapters and move ahead with your life. Mark one thing that dreaming about someone dying does not necessarily mean that someone will actually die.
Sometimes it means that you want to exit the way of life that you are living and start a new life. So, to start a new life you have to end the old life. Here by this we mean the way of life, not life itself.
Dreaming About Someone Chasing You
Some dreams are just the manifestation of our thoughts of the waking life and thus makes it difficult to interpret and usually does not have any sensical meaning to it. But some dreams are the indication of your hidden feelings and emotions whereas some even considers dreams as signs from astral plane as well as prediction about coming events.
One of the very common dream that many of us have experienced is a dream about someone chasing you. This is rather a common yet a dream with lots of hidden meaning.
So, lets talk about this.
The full context of the dream is rather important here as it could lead to more meaningful interpretation.
In a common language, if you dream about someone chasing you or something chasing you then it means that you are either trying to run away from accepting a fact or a feeling. You are trying to avoid something or someone. That person or thing chasing you is not trying to lure you away rather it’s the unconscious mind trying to tell you that you should acknowledge that feeling or emotion or the person rather than running away from it.
For instance if you are being chased by a singer, then it might suggest that you have the potential to sing or become a singer, but you are trying to run away from acknowledging that fact.
One thing should be kept in in mind that if you will keep on avoiding that then it is also possible that these dreams will keep on coming. If you see this kind of dream more often then its high time you should focus on the problem and should tackle the situation as soon as possible.
Dreams about being chased by something you fear can tell you that you are running away from your fear rather than facing it. And it’s a well known fact that if you avoid your fear it tends to become bigger and more fearer.
So in our imagination and thus in our dreams, it comes as something that is chasing us. So if these dreams persist and recur over a long time than it is an indication that you must face your fear and win over it. That is what your subconscious mind is trying to tell you. Listen to it, it’s your mind.
Dreaming About Someone Criticizing You
Dreams are the gateway to subconscious mind. It is the mind that is trying to tell you something about yourself which you are either running away from or is not accepting that.
You are suppressing a feeling or emotion or is shy to present yourself. So being aware of the meaning of these kinds of dreams can tell you a lot about yourself.
Dreaming about someone criticizing you is not a very common dream and holds significant meaning within it.
A dream in which you are being criticized is a meaningful dream and has to be interpreted accordingly. In this dream, it must be noted that the person criticizing you is not any other person, but your own mind. It is your mind trying to tell you that you are either doing something wrong and should take steps now, or you are trying to run away from a problem.
Your mind is telling you to reconsider your approach towards one or more situation and should act more critically. Back of the mind, you are aware that you are wrong but you are running away from acknowledging that fact.
So that’s the subconscious mind trying to tell you that you should reconsider your approach. If these dreams are recurring then the mind is advising you that its high time to change yourself.
Keep in mind that the both the person in the dream is you. The other person can be in the form of anyone but its just the manifestation of your own mind.
Dreaming About Someone Cheating on You
This kind of dream is rather common in this generation as times are forward and people are less faithful.
Dreaming about someone cheating on you or dreaming about your partner cheating on you seems to be a nightmare for many and can be a disturbing dream. But this does not literally mean that your partner is cheating on you.
So, let not worry about your partner cheating on you and don’t get all spy on your partner. It has a different set of meaning.
First and foremost, reason is that you are concerned that your partner cheat. You have certain doubts in your mind and you are thinking about it way too much lately. So, these thoughts are getting accumulated and thus becomes the reason for you to have these dreams. If this is the case, then its time to have a healthy yet an intense and deep conversation with your partner and try to resolve your trust issues with your partner.
Another major reason to dream about your partner cheating on you is because you have been cheated before and you are afraid it will happen again. Its that fear that is the cause of having these dreams. Work on yourself and gain self confidence that you are worthy of everything good and you’ll not be cheated. Built trust with your partner.
There are various trust issues one can have nowadays so its better to have a conversation with your partner and see where the trust issues are coming from. Is it a third wheel, a close bestie, or just busy schedule? So don’t take cheating dreams as literal and accuse other of cheating.
Dreaming About Someone Who isn’t Alive in Real Life
Dreams are always the confusing thing for the human mind to understand. Because once we wake up from a dream, it all seems so real yet so not real. So,, we try our best to realize what to understand by the dream and what is the meaning of it.
A very common dream that most of people have reported and asked the opinion of the experts, and that is dreaming about someone who isn’t alive in real life. That is dreaming about people who is dead in real life.
The most common reason for having such a dream is that you must have lost someone close recently and you are having trouble accepting the fact that the person is no more in this world. Since you are missing that person too much and that feeling has caused you to dream about that person. You might dream that person doing what you seem to like seeing. Or in the way you liked to see them.
There is another interpretation for having a dream about someone who isn’t alive in real life. You are seeing someone in dream and you might have something unresolved with that person. This are having the guilt that you was not able to make everything right with that person and now that person is no more. This makes some conflict within the mind and thus the subconscious mind gives it back in the form of dream. If this is the case, then try to understand that what’s gone is gone. Try to move on with it.
Dreaming About The Same Person Repeatedly
Dreams are not so special occurrence and does happen to most of us frequently. It is not something that is rare and hence almost everyone of us have experienced.
With every dream, we become conscious of the meaning or hidden significance of that dream. A dream really does varies and from person to person and their waking life.
Dreams are reflection of your subconscious mind. So, having a recurring dream about someone can be disturbing for many. Maybe the person you are constantly dreaming about is someone you are trying to forget or someone that is long gone. So seeing them again and again in your dream can be rather disturbing and often full of irritation.
So why are you having these dream? There can be various reasons for this. Lets talk about them one by one.
The first reason about having a dream about the same person repeatedly is having the feeling of guilt. Our subconscious mind is responsible for conceiving dreams and it holds our feelings as well.
So, having guilt about something or related to someone can stay in the back of the mind and often comes up as dreams. It might be something that you have done or something that might have hurt someone. So that feeling is there in your mind and even your subconscious mind is aware of the fact that you have done something wrong.
So it comes in the form of a recurring dream. If this is the case then you must reapproach your life and try to make peace with that person or that situation. Your dreams will stop when you resolve your issues with the person you have recurring dreams of.
Another reason is that you keep on dreaming about the same person repeatedly because you miss them and you genuinely want to see them. Our dreams are the reflection of our emotions and if you have recurring dream about someone then it shows that you want them person in your life.
In our waking life, we tend to suppress our emotions but while sleeping we lose the control and the subconscious mind takes the wheel. It takes us to the place where we want to go but because of any reason we don’t tend to. So having a dream about someone repeatedly means we want to see that person or want that person in our life. We want that person close.
There is another reason for having a recurring dream about someone. There are some wishes we want to get true but deep down we know it won’t. in our waking life, we don’t have any power but in our dream, we are free to imagine anything and everything we can.
Having a recurring dream about someone can mean that we want that person to be involved with you romantically and you have been thinking about that person continuously and thus it is reflected in your dream.
If this is the case, then tie the lace and run for that person. Its time to confront that person about your feelings. It’s now or never.