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How Does It Mean When You Dream About Your Ex Boyfriend

A dream is a strange thing. Our minds are so powerful it can interpret anything as a dream including emotions, people you know, fictional people and locations, just to name a few.

A dream about your ex is a pretty common dream. In most cases, it’s meaningless and doesn’t mean anything about your current relationship or your feelings for him.

Dreams are complex. Some dreams are simple and offer a direct message or concern you need to address. Meanwhile, other dreams surface deeper, more complex issues. If you have dreamed about your ex boyfriend because you miss him, reconnecting with him may be in the future. On the other hand, dreaming of your ex boyfriend could portend heartache and problems if you’re still angry that things ended between the two of you. To learn more about what your ex means in a dream, read on for detailed explanations for many common interpretations about this man from your subconscious.

We all have them, we ignore them and some even fear them. But dreams are actually quite interesting, especially when we apply a dream meaning to it. Having to interpret our dreams on daily basis can be over whelming at times. So I have compiled a list of top dream meanings you need to look out for.

How Does It Mean When You Dream About Your Ex Boyfriend

Dreams about ex-boyfriends can mean a lot of things, but the most common dream meanings are that you’re feeling nostalgic, or that you’re missing an important part of your life. Dreams about ex-boyfriends often occur during times of transition in your life, like when you’re starting a new job or going back to school.

If you have a dream about an ex-boyfriend, it may be because you miss him and want him back in your life. On the other hand, if he’s not someone who would be good for you or make you happy long term, then this could also mean that there’s something missing from your current relationship or dating life in general.

The best way to figure out what this dream means is by asking yourself how it makes you feel when you wake up from it. If the dream makes you excited and happy about the prospect of getting back together with him (or just seeing him again), then it probably means that something about your life needs changing before it will become truly fulfilling for all involved parties involved. If the prospect of seeing him again makes

The dream about your ex-boyfriend can represent the feelings and emotions that you have been feeling for a long time. If you have dreamed about your ex-boyfriend, it means that there are unresolved issues between you two. You may be feeling guilty or regretful about certain things that happened in the past. This could also mean that there are unresolved issues between you and your current partner. The dream may also be telling you to let go of something in order to make room for something new in your life.

You may also be feeling nostalgic about an old relationship or how things used to be before it ended. The dream may be telling you that there is still room for forgiveness in this situation so consider talking about it with your ex-boyfriend if possible because he might have some regrets as well!

How Does It Mean When You Dream About Your Ex Boyfriend

If it’s a long-ago ex

“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 mind’s way of telling you that you want more ~spice~ in your life.

If it’s a recent ex

It might seem like your subconscious is trying to sabotage all the hard work you’re doing in your waking hours to get over this person.

On the contrary, Loewenberg says, “Your subconscious is actually trying to help you heal and process how you’re feeling about the breakup.”

If they were abusive

Dreaming about an abusive or toxic ex (think: physically or mentally abusive, serial cheater, etc.) is a very common trauma response, says Malina.

According to Loewenberg, if you’re dreaming about an abusive ex, it’s likely because in your waking hours you’re still trying to find a W-H-Y behind what happened.

If you’re “beating yourself up” about this past relationship in waking hours, the dream could symbolize the abuse you’re now putting yourself through by ruminating.

If you miss them or they miss you

What qualities did your ex have that you’re missing from your life right now? For example, if your ex was funny, schedule a Zoom date with another funny friend.

What qualities of yours did your ex help bring out in you? Time to tap into those without the help of your ex!

If you want them back or they want you back

Again: Think about the qualities your ex had that you liked, or the qualities your ex had when you were together that you want back in your life!

If someone is apologizing

An ex apologizing in your dream ≠ your ex really is sorry IRL!

Rather, it’s just your brain conjuring up a scene of exactly what you wished that ex had said.

And if you’re the one apologizing? Chances are you recently did or said something that you regret. The dream = your first attempt to make amends.

If someone’s confronting the other about past wrongs

“If you’re having a dream where you’re confronting someone, you’re confronting the part of you that was harmed by that person,” says Loewenberg.

“It’s your way of slowly coming to terms with the ways you were harmed.”

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