Have you ever had a dream that you could not make sense of? Sometimes your dreams are subconscious thoughts and feelings that have meaning to your life. Although you may want to forget about your ex, they may still find their way in your dreams and thoughts.
You may be dreaming about your ex, but your dream is about you. Although it may be upsetting for you to dream about your ex there may be spiritual meanings behind the dream that you can uncover. It may be worthwhile to understand your dream about your ex to uncover what is going on in your subconscious mind.
Regardless of your gender, the spiritual meaning of dreaming about your ex remains the same. Followed are some spiritual meanings of dreaming about your ex.
You have unresolved feelings
Dreaming about your ex could mean that you have not had closure to your breakup. There may still be feelings that are unresolved and that you may have buried in your subconscious thoughts. There may be things that you have not spoken about to your ex that you wish you would or could have talked about.
A way to make these dreams stop is to talk to your ex about any unresolved feelings you may have to find closure. If this is not possible you may want to speak to a therapist or someone close to you about your unresolved feelings about your ex. You could also write a letter to your ex or journal about your feelings. Any one of these methods would be helpful to work through your unresolved feelings.
You are comparing your relationships
It may be confusing to you to dream about your ex when you are in another relationship, but it is human nature to compare things. Although your dreams may not necessarily imply that you still have feelings for your ex it might be your mind’s way to make comparisons between your relationships. These dreams are likely to stop as your new relationship progress.
A way to deal with this is to embrace your mind’s natural processes of comparing your relationships until you no longer need to process those thoughts. Your subconscious thoughts have a wonderful way of letting you work through things, and you may just need to assess whether your new relationship is worth pursuing.
There are things you want to change
Relationships have a way of teaching you about yourself. There may be things that you have discovered about yourself while you were with your ex that you want to change. Your dream about your ex may be revealing things about yourself that you would like to change.
A way to deal with this is to reflect on your dream about your ex and your contribution to the relationship. You may discover ways that you can improve your behavior and may prompt to apologize for any of your wrongdoing.
You are ready to forgive your ex
You may be at a point in your healing process to forgive your ex. Dreaming about your ex could be a sign that you have let go of the failed relationship and that you are ready to move on with your life. You may no longer feel pain or resentment and you may be at peace with what has happened in your relationship.
A way to deal with this is not to ignore what your subconscious is telling you. Forgiving your ex and letting go of any resentment that you have would be helpful to your well-being. Your dream about your ex is telling you that you are finally ready to forgive and forget.
You are unhappy
You may dream about your ex if you are still dealing with your breakup and your failed relationship. You may be feeling a range of emotions such as loneliness, anger, and sadness because your relationship has ended, and your dreams might reflect that.
It is normal to feel your emotions, but it is also important to take care of yourself while you are dealing with your feelings. Try to rest, eat well, and stay active to go through your emotions in a healthy way.
You are afraid of being hurt again
You may want to enter a new relationship, but you are afraid of being hurt. The thought of being in a new relationship but bring up thoughts and experiences from your previous relationships. It is normal to think about what could go wrong in your new relationship and your dreams about your ex might reflect that.
Dreaming about your ex might be reminders of what has gone wrong in the relationship and invoke fear in your current relationship. However, a way to deal with this is to acknowledge your experiences with your ex and make better decisions for your current and future relationships.
Dreams are a normal human experience, but it is important to pay attention to it because it may reflect your subconscious. If you are on a healing journey tapping into the spiritual meaning of your dreams is a vital part of it.