What does it mean when you dream about your ex?


Seeing your ex-girlfriend/boyfriend/husband/wife in your dreams is very common. Does this mean you still have feelings for them or not?

According to our dream dictionary, if you dream about your ex-husband/wife, it means you are currently finding yourself in a situation that you do not want to be in.

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It also 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 unconsciously repeating the same old patterns from that relationship to your current relationship. You are making the same mistakes and reacting the same way.

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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 significant other’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.

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To dream that you ex has passed away indicates that your feelings for you 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.