Have you ever dreamed about a person, and then later found out that they were thinking of you at the same time? It sounds like something your grandma would say and most shrug it off as being an old wives’ tale.
So does that mean that it’s hogwash?
When you dream about someone, it means that your subconscious is trying to tell you something. It could mean that they’re special to you on some level or, maybe you’ve been running through your mind.
Want to know for sure? Read on to find out everything you need to know!
1) They’re the main character in your dreams.
Some dreams can be wacky, or weird, or they are the type of dream you don’t want to wake up from.
If you dream about a specific person who features prominently in your dream then it’s definitely no coincidence. You might wake up remembering absolutely nothing else about the dream, only said person.
If someone plays a main role in your dreams, they could hold many meanings. Perhaps you’re missing that person or you’re thinking about them because you like them. You might be attracted to them and your subconscious mind is showing off your feelings.
2) They try to tell you something.
In the dream, are they trying to tell you something? Is it a cryptic message that you just can’t seem to understand, or do they actually say something?
You might not be able to understand what they’re saying in the dream. However, when you wake up and think about the dream for a bit longer, things might start making more sense. Now, when this is happening I’m not talking about slight nuances here.
There’s a theory called dream telepathy that’s gaining traction in the field of science that might really make you think in this situation. In this type of dream, one person is trying to tell another something and you’re the recipient.
You see, our minds are like supercomputers, they’re incredibly powerful and the medical field is still learning about all of the different mechanisms. Dream telepathy might be real, like really real.
In this case, it’s not just that they’re thinking of you, but they’re trying to tell you something. Scientists are still exploring this phenomenon, but they believe that telepathy is possible through dreams.
This idea is pretty out there, but don’t dismiss it if you find yourself experiencing this regularly.
3) You are seeking answers.
People in dreams sometimes aren’t really real people but archetypes that help you gain insight and understanding about yourself.
Here’s what I want you to know:
In the collective human experience, archetypes form unconscious patterns. You can find them in different forms, including animals, mythical creatures, and people.
Archetypes help us understand our lives in our dreams.
So if you’ve been dreaming about someone to get advice, this could be why.
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4) They could have subconsciously manifested themselves into your dream.
Have you ever heard of Jung’s theory on synchronicity?
Essentially, he believed that there is a universal consciousness, which occasionally tries to make its presence known. We’re all connected, all of us and we’re all experiencing something that’s bigger than ourselves.
When this happens events will happen in your life to remind you of what it is you’re really here for. It might be a song, a movie, or even a dream.
So when we experience these things it’s not always just an accident. We’re being beckoned towards our rightful path and these events are there to keep us on track with our destiny.
So, it’s possible that the person you dreamt about was thinking about you at the time; but it’s also possible that their thoughts manifested themselves into your dream.
I don’t have any solid evidence for this, but I believe it could explain situations where people say that they believe that dreaming about someone means that they’re thinking about you.
5) You’re attracted to them on some level.
If you’ve never thought of the person you dreamt about and they happened to be thinking of you at the same time, it could mean that you have some type of attraction to them.
Maybe on a romantic level or just a personal level. Maybe there’s some trait in them that feels familiar and remarkable. With that said, follow your instincts, and don’t be ashamed of your desires. The person you’re attracted to could just be a reflection of what you crave and value in life.
Perhaps you’re a big fan of their work or perhaps they inspire you in some way or another. Whatever the reason, dreams can be very symbolic and meaningful to us.
When this happens it could show that their skill, reputation or personality is rubbing off on you.
6) You share a soul connection with them.
This is a connection, which goes beyond the realm of emotions and feelings. This is a connection that runs deeper than space, time, and matter. It’s a cosmic connection that drives our motivations and desires and guides us toward true happiness.
In many ways, it’s the connection that keeps us alive. The soul is the energy that we all share, we are just different expressions of the same energy.
Soul connections are being verified by an ever-growing number of people. Psychics and mediums can feel this connection as well.
They can sense – in a very real way – who you’re connected to and they’ll attempt to open up your potential to that person. In other words, they will attempt to get you two together on some level or another.
So, when you dream about someone and you share a soul connection with them, there’s a very high possibility that they’re thinking about you and are making a cameo in your dream.
7) They could be your soulmate or twin flame.
Have you ever heard of the theory that twins are always connected on a soul level?
Well, some people believe that there is a spiritual connection between twins.
And if you dream that a friend of yours shares these same traits, it could mean that they’re your soul mate or twin flame.
If this is true, then it’s likely that when you dream about them, they’re focusing all their energy on thinking about you as well.
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8) Pay attention to the way they make you feel in your dream.
The person who shows up in your dreams could be causing you to feel different things, depending on the situation.
At times, you could feel happy to see this person, and at other times you could feel sad. It all depends on the context of the dream.
If you feel good seeing this person in your dream, then it could mean that you like this person. It could also mean that you appreciate this person.
If you feel bad seeing this person in your dream, it could mean that you’re scared of them, don’t trust them, or are jealous of them.
Remember, our gut feelings don’t shut down while we’re dreaming so paying close attention to the way this person is making you feel will give you a good indication of their intentions.
9) They have an important message for you.
The person who shows up in your dream could be trying to send you a message.
There are many ways this could happen. Sometimes, people show up in your dreams to deliver a message, but you don’t remember it.
You just know that something important is happening.
This person could be trying to tell you something in regard to your relationship, career, or even something in your life that you’re not seeing.
Maybe there is something you’re not seeing in your life that they are trying to get across to you.
10) A deceased loved one is visiting you.
Similar to the point above, the difference, in this case, is that this person is no longer on the earthly plane.
If you dream about a deceased loved one, it could be because you miss them, and perhaps, they’re thinking about you on the other side.
But it could also be that they are sending you a message. And the message is possibly coming through subliminally by way of a dream.
In other words, even though they are not physically present with you, there is still some type of connection with them.
Through this spiritual connection, they can send messages to your mind and heart and have an influence on your conscious thinking in some way or another.
What are some of the most common dream scenarios?
So now that we’ve had a look at the different considerations, let’s take a look at some of the most common individuals and themes you’re likely to encounter while in dreamland.
If you dream about an ex, are they thinking about you?
Exes are probably one of the most common dream scenarios you’ll encounter.
There’s a good chance that you’ve dreamed about your ex in some capacity, and their thoughts are probably focused on you. If this is the case, it could mean that you still have feelings for them.
When dreaming about an ex can signify a lot of things depending on the context of your relationship and how long ago it happened.
If you’re still holding onto that ex, and have some type of feelings left for them, then you could dream about them experiencing the exact same thing.
Or you could be dreaming about your ex with another person, either as a friend or in a romantic relationship. This can be very hurtful if you’re still holding onto your relationship.
If an ex is in your dream with someone else, it could mean that they’re moving on and are ready to start something new.
No matter what, try not to overthink any dream involving an ex, as it could be your subconscious trying to tell you something.
And it may not necessarily be related to your past relationship.
What does it mean when I dream about someone I don’t know?
If you dream about a person you don’t know, it could mean that there’s something that’s out of place in your life.
It could also mean that there’s someone new popping up in your life. If this is the case, then you’re most likely meeting them for the first time.
A person who you don’t know in your dream could be symbolic of a new part of yourself. There’s a good chance that they’re causing some type of shift or change to occur in your life.
Why am I dreaming about the same person over and over again?
If you dream about an individual over and over again, it could mean that they’re always around. This can be either a positive or negative thing depending on your experience with this person.
If you feel like they’re around because they’re always causing some type of conflict in your life, then it could mean that they’re close to someone in your life.
It could also mean that the individual is giving off some type of vibe that has rubbed off on you and others.
What if I dream about someone I don’t talk to?
Dreaming about someone you don’t talk to can mean that you have some strong feelings for them.
This person could be in your life now or someone from your past. If this is the case, then it’s very possible that you’re still dreaming about them because of some inside conflict.
There’s a good chance that this individual is creating some type of chaos in your life and you’re trying to solve it.
What does it mean when you dream of something and it happens?
If you dream of something, and then it happens, that’s called a premonition.
Those are the dreams that are usually very vivid, and you’re able to see them in your mind like a movie would play out.
If this is the case, then there could be some type of catalyst or event that will trigger the experience.
When your dream has a lot of detail, it could mean that there are a lot of things in your life that you can’t see. This could be a catalyst for an event to occur or change.
Can dreaming about someone be a Spiritual Message?
If there’s someone in your dream who’s deceased or has passed, then it could mean that you feel their presence.
This could be a sign for you to pay closer attention to your inner thoughts and feelings.
This person is coming to you so that you can heal emotionally or resolve some type of conflict.
As you can see there is no definitive answer to the question but there are loads that you can take into consideration when you’re trying to interpret what it all means.
What I am suggesting is this: We often dream about people that have some sort of spiritual meaning to us. Maybe it’s a deceased loved one or a friend.
Maybe it’s the person we are attracted to, maybe it’s someone that we work out with, or perhaps we see in our dreams again and again because they are causing conflict within our lives.
Heck, it could be archetypal figures manifesting in our dreams.
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