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Old 12-19-2012, 06:31 PM
 
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Does it mean anything when you repeatedly have dreams about one particular person? Not big on dream analysis or psychoanalyzing like other people are but I wonder if there's some significance to it. Is it really your subconscious telling you something or is it just coincidence?
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:19 PM
 
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You never said anything about what was happening in those dreams. Are you just talking, is it a naughty dream, is the person chasing you with an ax? More than likely you had the dream, went "huh", mulled over it and you planted it in your subconscious. Then you have been mulling over it re-enforcing the connection. It is sort of like when someone tells you, "No matter what do not think about an elephant". You will.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:30 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, QC, Canada
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The people I think about the most are the only recognizable people that show up in my dreams. So your mind is probably using these people as characters when you're asleep. You're probably just thinking about that person a lot, even when you're not realizing it.
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:38 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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Possibly that person is just on your mind a lot recently - the reason for that could be anything. I do believe that dreams can be meaningless OR meaningful depending on the dream. But without knowing the details of the dream it's hard to say. You could just keep dreaming about the same person because now you're worrying over what it means when it really means nothing.
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:55 AM
 
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Supposedly dreams reflect what is on our minds, so to repeat various posters, you are probably thinking about this person.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:28 AM
 
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Supposedly dreams reflect what is on our minds, so to repeat various posters, you are probably thinking about this person.

I dunno about that. I've been dreaming about a house/houses for several months now. Non-stop. And I don't think about houses.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:30 AM
 
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The recurrence of dreams can also be symbolic for something else going on in your life. The person that you see in the dream may be totally incidental or may actually play a role in the underlying meaning of the dream. That's why it's beneficial in helping to understand the dream to try and describe what's going on in each dream and if the same theme repeats itself.

For example, I went through some pretty stressful periods at work once with a new project. At that time I kept dreaming about going on a field trip with an old professor who would take us to a trail head with about 5 different trails and drop us off there. We each had to choose a trail and each one presented its own difficulty, and some were much worse than others. It turned out that the recurring dream had nothing to do with hiking or with the professor and was symbolic for the stress going on with the project at the time. When that was figured out (thanks to a friend pointing it out), those dreams stopped.

Last edited by nezlie; 12-20-2012 at 06:43 AM.. Reason: The example.
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:15 AM
 
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Whenever I'm under a lot of pressure, I always dream that guests have arrived at the house and that they're downstairs waiting to be entertained. So I heave myself out of bed and start getting dressed. MrsCPG has finally figured that out and tells me, "There's nobody downstairs. Get back in bed."
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Old 12-20-2012, 09:13 AM
 
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Whenever I'm under a lot of pressure, I always dream that guests have arrived at the house and that they're downstairs waiting to be entertained. So I heave myself out of bed and start getting dressed. MrsCPG has finally figured that out and tells me, "There's nobody downstairs. Get back in bed."
I had a dream once that I was late for work that woke me up in a panic. I jumped out of bed, hopped into the shower, and got dressed. Then I looked at the clock and it was only 2 am, so I went back to bed. I don't remember if I got undressed again or not.
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Old 12-20-2012, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Sunny Bay Area, CA
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I have a recurring dream that I am in my last year in highschool, it's about a month or 2 away from graduation, and I don't have enough credits to graduate. I'm desperately trying to pass classes but some of them I haven't attended in at least a month

It's not a fun dream.
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