Dreams are stories and images that our minds create while we sleep. They can be entertaining, fun, romantic, disturbing, frightening, and sometimes bizarre.
They are an enduring source of mystery for scientists and psychological doctors. Why do dreams occur? What causes them? Can we control them? What do they mean?
Dream Moods A-Z Dream Dictionary
To dream that someone or something is evil denotes a repressed and/or forbidden aspect of yourself. This part of yourself may be seeking recognition and acknowledgment. Alternatively, evil may also be a reflection of your strong, negative emotions like hate, anger, etc.
To dream about your ex-boyfriend/girlfriend or ex-husband/wife, that you and your ex are kissing/fighting or that you and your ex got back together again suggests that something or someone in your current life is bringing out similar feelings you felt during that relationship with your ex. The dream may be a way of alerting you to similar behavioral patterns in your current relationship. What you learn from that previous relationship may need to be applied to the present one so that you do no repeat the same mistakes. Alternatively, you may be reflecting on the positive experiences and good times that you shared with your past love. Dreams of getting back together with your ex or of your ex wanting to get back together with you may not necessarily be a reflection of reality. This dream may be triggered by some major change in your current relationship and how far you have come from those past relationships.
In particular, to see your ex-husband/wife in your dream indicates that you are currently finding yourself in a situation that you do not want to be in. It suggests that you are experiencing a similar relationship or situation which makes you feel unhappy and uncomfortable. Alternatively, dreaming that you are together with your ex-husband/wife implies that you are subconsciously repeating the same old patterns from that relationship to your current relationship. You are making the same mistakes and reacting the same way.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend is missing you suggests that you "miss" some aspect of that past relationship. A situation in your current life may be reminding you of your relationship with your ex. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you have moved on with your life. The notion that your ex is missing you may be a pun on that he has "missed" his opportunity or "missed" his chance with you.
To see your mate's ex in your dream suggests that you are comparing yourself to the ex. The dream is telling you not to make the same relationship mistakes that ended that relationship.
To dream that you ex has died indicates that your feelings for your ex are completely dead now. The dream is a metaphor of how you have let go of the past and are ready to move on and fully devote yourself to new relationships.
Metaphorically, seeing your ex in your dream may also signify aspects of yourself that you have x'd out or neglected.
To see an old ex-boyfriend from childhood in your dream refers to a freer, less encumbered relationship. The dream serves to bring you back to a time where the responsibilities of adulthood (or marriage) did not interfere with the spontaneity of romance. You need to recapture the excitement, freedom, and vitality of youth that is lacking in your present relationship. If your ex-boyfriend hurts or ignores you, then the dream is telling you to move on with your life and stop thinking about your ex. If you dream that you want your ex-boyfriend back, then the dream may reflect waking feelings of actually wanting him back. Alternatively, it means that you miss being in a relationship and to feel wanted.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend is giving you advice about your current relationship suggests that your subconscious is telling you not to repeat the same mistakes that you had made with this ex-boyfriend.
To dream that you are being massaged by your ex-boyfriend suggests that you need to let go of some of that defensiveness that you have been putting forth as a result of a past relationship. You may have put up a wall or armor around you. You need to learn to trust people again.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend is giving you a ring or proposing to you implies that your relationship with him made you feel whole and complete. The dream does not necessarily mean that you want to be together with him again, but that you are longing for a relationship that makes you feel complete. Alternatively, the dream may reflect a final end to something and the beginning of a new stage. You are ready to move on from your ex. By him proposing to you, the power is on your side whether you say yes or no.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend gives you a stuffed animal suggests that you are seeking for reassuring and nurturing aspects of a relationship. This is not to imply that you want you ex-boyfriend back. Alternatively, the dream could represent some immature relationship which may describe the relationship you had with your ex.
To dream that your ex-boyfriend is admitted into the hospital means that you are still dealing with the break-up. There are still some unresolved issues left hanging. If he is released from the hospital, then it means that you have totally let go of the relationship. You have moved on. If you dream that your ex-boyfriend is dressed in a suit at a hospital, then it suggests that you have come to terms with that relationship and have completed the healing process.
To dream that you walk off or walk away with your ex boyfriend indicates that your current love interests are not measuring up to your ex boyfriend.
To dream that you are kidnapped by your ex-boyfriend suggests that your ex still has some sort of emotional hold on you.
Dreaming that you and your ex-boyfriend is taking care of a sick child together suggests that something is still keeping you two in each other's lives. There may be some unfinished business that still has yet to be resolved. Alternatively, the dream may parallel a situation in your waking life where you were stuck.
If you dream that your ex-boyfriend moves into your house, then it means that you two are able to co-exist and be civil to each other.
To dream of an ex-friend suggests that an object or a recent incident has subconsciously reminded you of her or him. Alternatively, the ex-friend represents a lesson you learned from the falling out. You need to apply that lesson to a current issue, problem or relationship.
To dream that your ex-girlfriend is pregnant depends if the baby is yours or not. If you dream that the baby is yours, then it implies your subconscious desires to get back with your ex-girlfriend. If the baby is not yours, then it means that you have fully accepted that the relationship is over. You still care for her even though the two of you are no longer together.
To see your ex-girlfriend's mother in your dream indicates some unresolved issues with your ex-girlfriend. You are wanting to reach out to her mother in order to get through to the ex-girlfriend.
Dreaming about your current boyfriend's ex-girlfriend reflects your own feelings of insecurity. You wonder if you measure up. In a way, you feel that she is still a lingering part of your current relationship, whether it is physical or psychological.
If you dream that you have an ex-girlfriend, but you do not actually have one in, then she may represent an old friend from your past. Alternatively, dreaming of a non-existent ex-girlfriend may be about how you are rejecting aspects of your feminine/emotional side.
To dream that you are taking an exam signifies insecurities, fear of not meeting others' expectations, and fear of failure.
*For an in depth analysis, click on Common Dreams: Exam.
To dream that you are excavating something represents personal development. You are making new discoveries about yourself and uncovering your potential.
To dream that you are exfoliating your skin means that you need to let down your guard. It may also imply that you are ready to reveal your true self.
To dream that you or others are being exorcised symbolizes your initiative to regain control and take steps toward the direction of your goals. Alternatively, you may not be taking responsibility for your actions and are looking for a scapegoat.
Dreaming of performing exorcism on someone indicates that you are stepping up and taking control of a situation. Alternatively, to dream that you are exorcising someone implies that you want control of something that this person has. Consider what this person has that you also want in your life.
To dream that you are on an expedition indicates that you are going on an emotional journey where you do not know where it ends. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you need to be more adventurous and get more involved. Try a new interest or pick up a hobby.
To see or call an exterminator in your dream indicates that you need to cut off ties from those who try to pull you down.
To dream that you are an exterminator suggests that you need to confront your weakness and stand up to the challenges ahead.
If you dream that your eye color is different from the color in real life, then it signifies how you really feel about something. It may also imply that you need a fresh, new perspective on some issue. You are stuck at looking things the same way. To dream that your pupils are red symbolize excitement, energy, power, or anger. Negatively, it also suggests that some negative or evil force has taken over you; you are going on the wrong path. Dreaming that your eyes are brown indicates that you are withdrawn. It also suggests that you need to be more compassionate. If they are green, then it indicates that you are reacting to things with an envious or monetary mindset. You are being too self-centered. Dreaming that you have hazel eyes indicates that you are feeling overwhelmed. You may be taking on too many responsibilities. To dream that you have blue eyes suggests that you are overly emotional. It may also be telling you to be more sympathetic. If you dream that your eyes are black, then it means that are indifferent or emotionless. To dream of golden or yellow eyes refers to health concerns. Dreaming of gray eyes mean that you are indecisive about something.
Dreaming that each of your eyes are of different colors mean that you are accepting of different or diverging views.
To dream that your eye color is rubbing off means that your view or understanding of some situation is wrong. Perhaps you are being mislead.
To dream that you are using eye drops suggests that you are seeking clarity in some situation. You may not be seeing something that is right in front of you.
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