Waking relationships often carry into your dreams, especially if there are unresolved feelings or issues. Relationship dreams offer advice and guidance. 

Abandonment

To dream that you are abandoned suggests that it is time to leave behind past feelings and characteristics that are hindering your growth. Let go of your old attitudes. A more direct and literal interpretation of this dream indicates you have a fear of being deserted, abandoned, or even betrayed. It may stem from a  recent loss or a fear of losing a loved one. The fear of abandonment may manifest itself into your dream as part of the healing process and dealing with losing a loved one. It may also stem from unresolved feelings or problems from childhood. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are feeling neglected or that your feelings are being overlooked. Perhaps the dream is a metaphor that you need to approach life with "reckless abandon" and live more freely. 

To abandon others in your dream suggests that you are overwhelmed by the problems and decisions in your life.    TOP

Abuse

To dream you are abusing someone suggests that your past actions will come back to haunt you. You may be expressing some regret or remorse over your actions.

To dream you are being verbally or physically abused suggests that you are feeling victimized in  a waking situation. You are being taking advantage of.   TOP

Adultery

To dream that you commit adultery or have an affair signifies your sexual urges and desires that are longing to be expressed. Alternatively, it indicates self-betrayal of your subconscious. You may find yourself entangled in a situation that is not in your best interest, perhaps even illegal. 

To dream that your mate, spouse, or significant other is cheating on you highlights your insecurities and your fears of being abandoned. You feel that you are being taken for granted. You are lacking attention in the relationship or that he or she is being less affectionate. Alternatively, you feel that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others.    TOP

Affection

To dream that you are showing your affections for someone represents your satisfaction and happiness with a current relationship. It may also indicate your need to be more affectionate to the ones you love and care about. Alternatively, dreaming about affection may be an indicator that you are lacking affection in your waking life.   TOP

Alimony

To dream that you are paying alimony means that you are paying for your past actions and mistakes.  TOP

Amorous

To dream that you are amorous symbolizes temptations. Your personal desires and illicit pleasures may land you into trouble. You will find yourself engulfed in scandal.

To dream that others are amorous signifies that others will try to persuade you into illicit pleasures and abandon your own sense of morality.

To see animals amorous in your dream represent animalistic desires. Do not give in to temptation as they will be unfulfilling and unsatisfying.  TOP

Annulment

To dream that you are getting an annulment suggests that you are in denial about something.  TOP

Apologize

To dream that you are apologizing to someone refers to your desire for harmony and truth in your waking life. Perhaps you are feeling guilty about something. Or the dream is a way for your subconscious to alert you to some wrongdoing that you are responsible for. Alternatively, an apology symbolizes forgiveness. You need to let go of some grudge. 

To dream that someone is apologizing to you implies that you feel mistreated or wronged. Consider the significance of who is apologizing to you. Perhaps you feel you have betrayed an aspect of your own character.   TOP

Argument

To dream that you are arguing suggests that you are trying to resolve some internal conflict or some unsettled issue in your waking life. Consider the symbolism of whom you are arguing with and what you are arguing about. How does he or she reflect some person or some aspect of yourself in your waking life?  TOP

Betrayal

To dream that you have been betrayed represents your suspicions about a particular person, relationship or situation.  This dream often occurs when you are having feelings of insecurity and are faced with major commitments in your life at the same time.

To dream that someone has betrayed you indicates self-pity. You are feeling sorry for yourself.    TOP

Blind Date

To dream that you are on a blind date represents unknown aspects of yourself that you are trying to get know or acknowledge.    TOP

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Break-Up

To dream that you break up with your significant other indicates that there is something in your life that you need to let go no matter how hard it may be.

To dream that your boyfriend or girlfriend is breaking up with you indicates that your relationship is moving to the next level. In a way, it is an end to something; you are leaving some past behind. At the same time, it is the start of something new or better. It is important to remember that such a dream is not an omen that the relationship is not working out. As a relationship evolves and grows, it also changes.

To dream that you did not break up with your boyfriend or girlfriend suggests that you are still in denial about the break-up. Your mind many not have accepted the notion that the relationship is over.    TOP

Cheating

To dream that you are cheating on your spouse mate, fianc´┐Ż, or significant other suggests feelings of self-guilt and self-betrayal. You may have compromised  your beliefs or integrity and/or wasting your energy and time on fruitless endeavors. Alternatively, cheating dreams reflect the intensity of your sexual passion; you are exploring areas of your sexuality. In this scenario, the dream may actually serve as a reaffirmation of your commitment. Furthermore, if you are approaching your own wedding date, then it is not uncommon to have dreams about erotic experiences with partners other than your intended spouse. Most likely, such a dream represents the newness of your sexual passion. It may also signify anxieties of changing your identity - that of a spouse. 

To dream that your mate, spouse, or significant other is cheating on you indicates your fears of being abandoned. You may feel a lack of attention in the relationship. Alternatively, you may feel that you are not measuring up to the expectations of others. This notion may stem from issues of trust or self-esteem. The dream could also indicate that you are subconsciously picking up hints and cues that your significant other is not being completely truthful or is not fully committed in the relationship. 

To dream that your friend is being cheated on indicates your subconscious dislike for his/her significant other. You think your friend deserves to be treated better. 

To dream that you are cheating at a game suggests that you are not being honest with yourself. You feel inadequate and insecure.   TOP

Crush

To dream that you are crushing something denotes that you are under tremendous stress over a decision that you need to make. If you dream that a part of your body is being crushed, then it suggests that you are being prevented to full express yourself.

To dream that you have a crush on somebody is a literal reflection of your attraction and fascination for that person.  To see your crush in your dream represents your current infatuation with her or him. If you find yourself thinking about her or him during the day, then it is not surprising that their image will appear in your dream during the night. If you dream of your crush frequently or that your crush likes you back, then your dream maybe be telling you that it is time to let this person know how you feel, especially if you are dreaming of her or him in a good way. Only good things can happen from you telling your crush. Even if she or he is not interested, at least you can move on and stop wasting time on her or him.

To dream that your crush has died suggests that your feelings for her or him is waning; the crush is no longer as strong. The dream may also be telling you to move on.

If you dream that somebody has a crush on you, then it represents you own sense of worthiness and esteem.

To dream about a former crush refers to a particular period in your life and what you were feeling then. Perhaps a waking relationship is repeating the same pattern.   TOP

Date

To dream that you are on a date represents your need for self-discovery and self-awareness. You are getting to know some hidden aspects of yourself and acknowledging your hidden talents. Alternatively, it may reflect your anxieties about dating or finding acceptance. The dream may also be a "rehearsal" for an actual date you have. It serves to overcome anxieties you may have. 

To dream that you are dating two people at the same time signifies passion in your own personal relationship. This dream does not necessarily mean that you want to stray from your significant other. It may also indicate some anxiety on some major change in the relationship.

To dream of a date, as in a particular, month, day and year represents the passing of time and past events. The dream may also be a reminder of a special event, appointment or important date in your waking life. Also consider the significance of the numbers in the date.   TOP

Double Date

To dream that you are on a double date represents the dualities of your personality - the persona you show to the world and your true Self. Alternatively, the dream may simply mean togetherness and your need to socialize.   TOP

Engagement

To dream that you are engaged to be married represents sexual or relationship needs. You may be trying to resolve your feelings of loneliness. Alternatively, it symbolizes your commitments and desires for security. More directly, if you are unmarried, the dream may indicate your desires for some form of commitment.

If you dream that you are engaged to your father, then it implies that you are looking for a father figure. The dream does not mean that you want to actually marry your father. Perhaps your father is not around much and you just want more of a relationship with him. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you want someone who is as good to you as your father. 

To dream that you break an engagement denotes a hasty and unwise decision in some important matter.

To dream of a business engagement signifies concern and worries in some area of your work.   TOP

Ex

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.    TOP

Ex-Boyfriend

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.   TOP

Ex-Girlfriend

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.    TOP

Flirting

To dream that you are flirting or that someone is flirting with you represents your need for intimacy and affection. You may be about to enter into a serious commitment or relationship in the near future.

To dream that your spouse or significant other is flirting with someone else indicates that you are feeling an emotional or physical distance from her. There is a lack of communication in the relationship.   TOP

Girlfriend

To see your girlfriend in your dream represents your waking relationship with her and how you feel about her.

To dream that you are pretending to be someone's girlfriend implies that you are not ready to settle down into a committed relationship. You don't want to be tied down. 

To dream that you are meeting your girlfriend's parents is a rehearsal for the actual meeting. You may be nervous about meeting them and it's probably been weighing on your mind. If you have already meet your girlfriend's parents and dream of meeting them again, then the dream is a reminder for you to be on your best behavior. You tend to be more on your toes when it comes to someone else's parents.

Dreaming that you are watching your girlfriend have sex with someone else suggests that you are taking a passive role in your sex life. Maybe you feel that you are not satisfying her. The dream is signaling you to communicate your sexual concerns and/or desires. Alternatively, the dream may reflect a personal fantasy you have.     TOP

Heartbreak

To dream that you are going through a heartbreak signifies transitions and changes. Alternatively, the dream suggest that you are lacking love or support in some endeavor in your life. There is an imbalance. A more literal interpretation of this dream means that you are going through some sort of emotional turmoil in your waking life. You do not know how to deal with those feelings.    TOP

Hugging

To dream that you are hugging someone symbolizes your loving and caring nature. You are holding someone or something close to your heart. Alternatively, it may indicate your need to be more affectionate.

To dream that someone is hugging you suggests that you need to let down your guard and allow your true feelings to show. It also means that you need to allow yourself to heal emotionally.   TOP

Husband

To see your husband in your dream signifies the waking relationship with your husband and the subconscious feelings you have towards him. The dream may be trying to focus on hidden elements that you are not addressing in your waking life.

To dream that you have a husband (but you do not in your waking life) symbolizes some sort of partnership and/or commitment. Often, your dream husband represents the qualities of your father in which you projected onto this figure or the masculine side of your own personality.

To dream that your husband has no teeth or is wearing dentures implies that he is not being honest or truthful about some matter. Perhaps he is hiding something.

To dream that you are searching for your husband implies that you feel he is not always there for you. You are feeling disconnected and neglected, both emotionally and physically.   TOP

Ignore

To dream that you are ignoring someone or being ignored represents some aspect of yourself which you are not paying enough attention to. Perhaps you are overlooking something. Alternatively, it may reflect your real waking experiences of being ignored by that person.   TOP  

Independent

To dream that you are independent represents endless possibilities. The dream may also be telling you that you need to stand up for yourself, make your own decisions and think on your own.  TOP  

Indifferent

To dream that you are being indifferent suggests that you are trying to hide your true concerns. You do not want to let on that you care or that you really feel a certain way.

To dream that someone is indifferent towards you implies that you are unsure of their intentions or feelings.  TOP   

Infidelity

To dream of infidelity (either by you or someone else) represents issues of abandonment and neglect in a relationship. Or you are feeling emotionally confined and need an outlet for your feelings. Alternatively, a dream of infidelity indicates that you are feeling unsatisfied with your current relationship. You are harboring guilt over a sexual relationship or you are looking for a more erotic sex life.   TOP  

Kiss

To dream of a kiss denotes love, affection, tranquility, harmony, and contentment. In particular, if you are dreaming of your first kiss, then it may just be the anticipation of experiencing your actual first kiss. This dream is also symbolic of young love and fresh romance. Perhaps the dream is telling you that you need to inject some more romance into your waking relationship. To see others kissing in your dream suggest that you are too involved in someone else's personal lives and relationship. You need to give them some space. If the dream ends just about as you are about to kiss someone, then it indicates that you are unsure of how he or she really  feels about you. You are looking for some sort of relationship with this person but you are not sure about how to go about achieving it. If you are heterosexual and you dream that you are kissing someone of the same sex, then it represents self-acceptance. You are acknowledging the feminine or masculine side. To dream that you are kissing yourself also represents self-acceptance, as well as self-love. You need to accept and love who you are, even your flaws or shortcomings. 

To dream that you are kissing someone's hand or someone is kissing your hand signifies respect, reverence and admiration. If you are kissing someone's foot, then it denotes respect and humility. If you are kissing someone on the cheek or someone is kissing you on the cheek, then it signifies adoration, courtesy, friendship and/or respect. To dream that you are kissing someone on the neck or vice versa refers to uninhibited passion and lust. You are giving into your physical desires. 

To dream that you are kissing someone else's boyfriend or girlfriend indicates your wish to be in a relationship and to experience the energy of love. Perhaps you are somewhat jealous. You may be sexually acting out and desire to awaken your passion. Alternatively, the dream indicates a lack of integrity on your part. 

To dream that you are kissing your ex indicates that you are looking back on the positive experiences and good times that you shared with your past love. This dream may be triggered by some major change in your current relationship and how far you have come from those past relationships.

If you are kissing a close friend, then it represents your respect and adoration for your friend. You are seeking some intimate closeness that is lacking in some waking relationship. It may or may not signify a romantic interest for her or him. 

If you dream that you are kissing a stranger, then it represents acknowledgement and acceptance of the repressed aspect of yourself. If you are kissed by a stranger, then your dream is one of self-discovery. You need to get more acquainted with some aspect of yourself. 

To dream that you are kissing a celebrity indicates your drive to be successful. Consider what qualities or movies you associate this celebrity with or what makes this celebrity famous for clues as to where and what you want to achieve success in. Alternatively, the dream may just represent your waking fascination or obsession with this particular celebrity. You may be fantasizing about idealistic romance and love.

To dream of kissing an enemy signifies betrayal, hostility, or reconciliation with an angry friend. Consider also the saying "this kiss of death". If someone tries to kiss you against your will, then it means that someone is shoving their ideas, beliefs and opinions in your face. He or she is forcing you to do something that you do not really want to do. This dream may also mean that you are refusing to accept some repressed aspect of yourself. 

Dreaming of giving or receiving a bloody kiss symbolizes the depth of your passion. You do not hold back in your relationship and tend to give your full self into it.   TOP  

Love

To dream of love or being in love suggests intense feelings carried over from a waking relationship. It refers to your contentment with what you already have and where you are in life. On the other hand, the dream may be compensatory and implies that you may not be getting enough love in your life. We naturally long for the sense to belong and to be accepted. 

To see a couple in love or expressing love to each other indicates success ahead for you. 

To dream that your friend is in love with you may be one of wish fulfillment. Perhaps you have developed feelings for your friend and are wondering how he or she feels. Your preoccupation has found its way into your dreaming mind. On the other hand, the dream may suggests that you have accepted certain qualities of your friend and incorporated it into your own character.

To dream that you are making love in public or in different places relates to some overt sexual issue or need.  Your dream may be telling you that you need to express yourself more openly. Alternatively, it represents your perceptions about your own sexuality in the context of social norms. You may be questioning your feelings about sex, marriage, love, and gender roles. 

To dream of your lost love represents an idealistic relationship. You are looking for romance, excitement, and freshness that is lacking in your present relationship.

To dream that you are being told that you were never loved refers to your own personal feelings of being unworthy. Such feelings stem from feelings of guilt and/or low self-esteem.  TOP  

Love Triangle

To dream that you are part of a love triangle where you are in love with the same person indicates that you are experiencing some form of insecurity and jealousy in your waking relationship. You feel that your attention or time is being divided. If you dream that you are in love with two different persons, then it means that you are not completely committed to your current relationship. Alternatively, the persons involved in the love triangle may all be aspects of your own self. You are experiencing some strong emotional conflict.   TOP  

Lover

To see a lover in your dream symbolizes acceptance, self-worth, and acknowledgement of your true inner value. You are integrating aspects of the feminine and the masculine. As a result, you are feeling complete and whole. Alternatively, your dream lover may also be someone who is your ideal. The dream could be compensatory for an unsatisfactory or unfulfilling relationship in your real life.  TOP  

To dream of an old or former lover signifies unfinished/unresolved issues related to that specific relationship. Perhaps, your current relationship is awakening some of those same issues.

Lust

To dream of lust or that you are lusting after someone suggests that you are feeling unfulfilled in  some aspect of your life. Alternatively, lust means that you need to exercise some self-control. 

To dream that someone is lusting after you means that you think highly of yourself. You have an elevated sense of self-worth and self-esteem.    TOP  

Making Out

To dream that you are making out with someone suggests that you have an subconscious desire to pursue a relationship, but fear that it will jeopardize the friendship. If you don't like this person in this way, then the dream suggests that you need to acknowledge and incorporate aspects of this person into your own character. Consider specific traits that this person possess. TOP  

Miscommunication

To dream about a miscommunication indicates waking difficulties in expressing yourself and in getting your point across. You are suffering from feelings of inadequacy.   TOP  

Opposite Sex

To dream that you are the opposite sex suggests that you need to incorporate certain qualities of the opposite sex. Ask yourself, how do you feel being a man or a woman? In what ways can you incorporate those feelings into your waking life.   TOP

Proposal

To dream that you are being proposed to indicates that you are merging a previously unknown aspect of yourself  More directly, the dream may mean that you are thinking about  marriage or some serious long-term commitment/project/situation. Are you thinking about proposing to someone? Your reaction to the proposal indicates your true feelings about marriage or commitment.    TOP

Relationships

To dream about your waking relationships indicate wish-fulfillment. Your dream relationship usually parallels your waking relationship in some way and may be highlighting something that you are doing wrong. In your dream state, you may be more incline to confront issues that you would normally ignore or are afraid of bringing up. Compare your dream relationship with your waking relationship.

To dream about a relationship with a stranger represents the different sides of your personality. You may be trying to connect to unknown aspects of your subconscious.   TOP

Secret Admirer

To dream that you have a secret admirer suggests that there are some unknown aspects of yourself that you need to find out about and incorporate into your character. Alternatively, the dream may be drawing your attention to someone who is interested in you. Or perhaps the dream is telling you to be more aware of your surroundings.   TOP

Seduction

To dream of seduction is an expression of your sexual desires. You need to be more passionate and direct with your sexual needs. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you are being lured into doing something you don't really want to do. You may be giving up your power of choice.   TOP

Separation

To dream of a separation suggests that you are experiencing some separation anxiety. You are afraid of feeling unneeded or abandoned. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to looking at an issue more objectively. You need to pull yourself away from a situation and look at it from afar.   TOP

Single

If you are not single, but dream that you are, then it suggests that you need to stand up for yourself. You need to approach a situation or matter on your own instead of leaning on others. Be strong. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you are being "singled" out or being picked on.   TOP

Wife

To see your wife in your dream signifies discord and unresolved issues. Pay attention to how you feel in the dream as it may highlight feelings that you are not expressing in your waking life. If you do not actually have a wife, then your dream wife symbolizes the feminine aspects of yourself. Perhaps you may even be expressing a desire to be in a committed relationship. Or the dream may just be a reflection of your waking life and bear no real significance.

To dream about your husband's deceased wife suggests that you are trying to connect with your husband in the same way that she connected with him. You can't help comparing yourself to her.    TOP