Do you sometimes have recurring dream about your Ex after the relationship has ended? We have put together a complete dream interpretation for all the situations where you may have with your ex girlfriend/boyfriend or ex wife/husbands appearing in your dreams. Use these interpretation as guidelines or gateways to decipher how you truly feel.
Just seeing an ex in a dream can mean a lot of things. Aside from the general dream interpretations regarding your ex, your goal is to take careful note of your emotions felt within the dream, the context of the events, as well as other symbols that you encounter while dreaming. For example, are you and your ex smiling in the dream? Can you recall the situation or context of the dream? All of the symbols and events should be added up to reflect the correct dream interpretation of you dreaming about the ex.
In general, dreaming about your ex represent you bring up some qualities and emotions that you have felt about your past. Simply dreaming about your ex does not necessarily mean you want to reunite and get back together. More often the dream is about how you evaluate yourself in your current relationship and romantic life.
Dream About Ex Getting Back Together
If you dream that you want your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend back together, although it could mean that you do miss the person, the dream does not necessary reflect waking feelings of actually wanting him back. It could also means that you miss being in a relationship and to feel wanted by someone else.
When the dream depicts the actual togetherness time spent with the ex, it may be a reminder of an upcoming major changes in your current relationship. Your subconsciousness is telling to reflect upon the past and try to compare for the differences. Consider where you are spending time with the ex, bank, airplane, or at your apartment, for example can all have their unique meanings..
The time being spent together in the dream with your ex can be simple hugging, massaging or even kissing, and they generally mean the same thing. It indicates that you need to relax and let go of the distrusts to date again. Your mind is healing itself trying to remind you of the good times.
Likewise, if the dream is about the ex missing you, wants you back, and calling you “I Love You”, it could represent that you are missing some aspects of the old relationship, but not the person him or herself. Perhaps looking at an old photo album triggers your old memories of the ex.
Dream About Ex Proposal Marriage
To dream that you are getting proposed by your ex suggests that you have accepted aspects of that relationship and learned from those past mistakes. You are being made full with the past experiences.
However, what you continue on responding to the dream can make a difference. If you accepted the marriage proposal from the EX in the dream. It reflects that you are still thinking about the past, the proposal dream itself is warning you to let the past go and stop thinking about the EX boyfriend or girlfriend.
As an extension of that, if you accepted the marriage proposal from the EX in the dream and completely forgot about your current love. It signifies that you are not happy with your current relationship. Your current romantic interest may not be the one for you for the long term.
You may also want to read further into other types of Proposal Dreams.
Dream About Ex with New Girlfriend/Boyfriend
Take note of your dream feelings when you encounter the ex with the new girlfriend or new boyfriend. The ex might even be getting married for a wedding or engaged to the new person in your dream. Whatever you feel in your dream world reflects that you are truly feeling about your ex new relationship.
If you are feeling confrontation with the ex and his newly found love, you may not be ready to move forward in life.
However, if you are getting engaged or married yourself and you are having this dream. It reflects your own self and how you are ready to get rid of the past memories and start a new life.
Dream About Seeing Your Ex
This section we will go over some of the common scenarios where you may see your ex over more peaceful and general scenario and encounters..
An Ex Dream from Much Younger Self (Teen Years) like First Love
At this time the responsibilities of adulthood did not matter much in terms of romance encounters. This type of ex dreams remind you that you need to capture the freedom and spontaneous activities in your current relationship or love life.
Ex Ignoring You in the Dream
The dream tells you to move on with your life and stop lingering over the thoughts of being with your ex.
Ex Giving You Advice About Relationship in the Dream
Listen closely to the advice and message given in the dream. The advice may not be actually from the ex, but rather your subconscious self telling you not to make the same mistakes that you have made. The ex may be saying sorry and apologizing to you for his mistakes as well, as a pointer to help you understand what you are looking for.
Ex Cheating in the Dream
Dreams about your ex were cheating or having affairs may represents your lack of trusts and insecurity in the past and even current relationship. You may have suspects about your current spouse cheating on you and the dream is solidifying that emotion towards your ex. However, with the dream placing the ex as the cheater, a part of yourself does not want to believe that your current partner is cheating on you.
Dream About Hooking Up or Sex with Ex
Sex dreams with your ex reflects your reservations about starting a new relationship. However, if you are in a stable relationship when the sex dream with the ex occurs, you may long for some of the more passionate part with your current partner.
Receiving Gifts and Presents from Ex in the Dream
Getting gifts from ex boyfriend within the dream reflects how you long for attention in the waking life. Take note of the presents or gifts given by the ex can offer some valuable clues to the type of attention you are looking for.
Dream About Your Ex Attacking You
In this section of the ex boyfriend/girlfriend or ex husband/wife dream interpretation, we will list out some of the more violent encounters or dream experiences that you may have.
Ex Trying to Kill You in the Dream
In this dream, consider the relationship with the ex and what caused it to end. Dreaming about ex trying to kill you with guns or other weapontypically means that you feel guilty about what you have done in the past. Did you cheat or did you simply fall out of love with the ex, and that you felt bad about it? Was the ex angry when the relationship ended? Or if the ex partner is actually physical abusive, the dream may be a reflection of the past.
Being Kidnapped by Your Ex in the Dream
The kidnapping dream signifies that the ex still has emotional hold over you. You still feel trapped by the past love.
Ex Chasing or Pursuing You in the Dream
The dream tells you that you need to confront the past emotional burdens that you may still have over your ex.
Fighting or Arguing with the Ex in the Dream
The dream signifies by pointing out some of the past issues that you have had, so that you will know how to handle your current situation. If you are still single and not looking for any relationship, the subconscious mind is telling you and reminding you of the reasons to stay single.
Ex Actually Hurting or Even Killing You
If the ex was not actually being physical abusive, the dream actions here have symbolic meaning. It may reflect how he has killed a part of your heart and emotions.
Dream About Ex Hurting or Needing Help
Ex Dying or Dead in the Dream
Depending on your current love life, the dreaming of the ex dead can reflect complete opposite things. If you are happy with your current romance, dreaming about the ex died means that you have completely let go of the past. However, if you are unhappy with your current love life, dreaming about dead ex means that you wish to go back to the happier times. The death typically symbolizes a complete ending.
Ex Being an Accident in a Dream
If you dream about the ex boyfriend or girlfriend being in a car accident or being shot, it reflects that you still care about the well being of the ex. Or if the events has really occurred in the past, it could be your inner fear speaking up about your current mate.
Ex Being Sick in the Dream
If you dream that your ex is sick or in a hospital, or if you nurse an ex back to health, it reflects that you are still dealing with the break-up and trying to heal yourself. The “sickness” reflects of your own heartbreak.
Dream About Ex Crying
What you feel in the dream is important when you see him or her crying. Did you feel revenge or sadness when you see the boy or girl crying. You could feel happy and pride since the guy is missing you. Or you could want to get back together since you do not want to see him cry.