“Dreaming about a long-ago ex — especially a first love — is incredibly common,” says Loewenberg. “That ex becomes symbolic of passion, uninhibited desire, unafraid love, etc.” These dreams are your subconscious minds way of telling you that you want more ~spice~ in your life.
What does it mean when you dream about your ex?
According to relationship expert Terri Orbuch, who spoke to Womens Health, dreaming about an ex could mean that youre looking for closure. Maybe youre unsettled with the way things ended between the two of you, or maybe youre still trying to work past the way your relationship ended in your mind.
Why do I dream about my ex years later?
If you dream about an ex from a long time ago or your abusive ex, and theyre wanting you back in your dream, thats just your subconscious giving you a heads up that you might be becoming weak to a current situation that is similar, Loewenberg says.
Is it normal to dream about exes?
Surprisingly, experts say its not necessarily a sign that you have unresolved issues and/or want to get back together with them. Dreaming about an ex is—even one you havent seen in years—is normal, and usually about something else entirely.
Why do I keep dreaming about him cheating on me?
If you have frequent cheating dreams, it may be because you feel insecure about your relationship or fear that your partner will find someone “better.” But if you can get it off your chest and let your partner know how youve been feeling, it could result in more trust and support — and fewer cheating dreams.