Sex dreams are common but do you know why we see them?

Whether you believe it or not, many individuals feel their dreams have a deeper significance than they appear to be on the surface. For some, their dreams may reflect unresolved feelings that require care. Others have secret desires that have yet to be revealed. Perhaps most intriguing is that many people believe sex dreams have meaning. — so it might be worth it to dig a little deeper to see what yours could be all about.


If you wake up from a dream about your partner cheating on you or one where you’re in bed with a celebrity, experts say it could be a message from your subconscious, so to speak. After all, it’s hard to be totally honest with yourself in your super busy day-to-day life… or even just to notice smaller, simple truths about what you might be feeling beneath the surface. That’s why dream analysis can be so helpful — especially for deciphering the meaning of a dream about having sex.

When you’re dozing off alone in bed, your inner thoughts can break free. If you have a sex dream, it could mean you’re looking for some external desires or answers to a current or potential relationship question. Here are nine different types of sex dreams you might experience (as they’re actually pretty common). Instead of brushing them off, take a moment to evaluate them and figure out what they might be trying to tell you.

1. A Sex Dream Where You Or Your Partner Is Cheating

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If you wake up from a dream (or nightmare) that your partner is cheating on you, you may want to take note. According to a professional dream analyst, if you imagine your partner cheating, it could mean you’re insecure in your relationship — and that it’s time to communicate these concerns. Though these dreams can sometimes be a result of picking up on tiny clues your partner is cheating, they don’t guarantee something is going on behind your back. More often than not, they’re just your brain’s way of telling you it’s time to have a conversation about the topic. By sitting down with your partner and chatting about your worries, or even straight-up explaining your dream to them, you should be able to get to a place where you feel more secure.

If you’re the one cheating in the dream, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re not happy in your relationship (although it could “It doesn’t necessarily even mean it’s crossed your mind. You have nothing to feel guilty about — assuming you haven’t actually been cheating!” Use this experience as an opportunity to explore what you enjoy about your relationship and what might be missing that is prompting you to dream about someone else.

2. Dreaming Of Dominating Someone or Being Dominated

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According to a psychological assistant, any dreams related to control issues (being extra dominant or desiring aggression) can be symbolic of other control issues going on in your life. Think about work, your relationship, and how you feel within your real-life surroundings.

If you aren’t speaking up at work, for instance, these types of dreams might be more prevalent. The good news is that you can use them to your advantage. Let the dream inspire you to ask for what you need during the day.

3. A Dream About Sleeping With Someone “Inappropriate”

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A sex dream with your partner’s sibling? A work colleague? A best friend? These might seem like inappropriate people to fantasize about, as your relationships with them shouldn’t be sexual. So what does it mean if your sleeping brain conjures up these visuals anyway?

“It is your mind’s way of releasing the feeling, the temptation, validating it, and processing it appropriately,” Dr. Rahul vohra, PsyD, CHt, a licensed clinical psychologist, tells East News. To take an even deeper look, ask yourself: “What is the parallel of this image/object/person/event in my life at this moment?” Your mind’s job is to make associations, to connect the dots and make sense of the world, Vohra says

Dreaming about having sex with a BFF or colleague doesn’t mean you’re interested in sleeping with them IRL, and it’s nothing to feel guilty about. “There is no dream that is ‘inappropriate’,” . “For instance, if you dream about someone who is married and off limits, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you want that specific person.” It could just mean you have a close relationship and feel a connection with them.

4. A Sex Dream Where You’re Not Performing Well

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While anyone can have dreams about not performing well in bed, it’s especially common for people who identify as male to feel impotent and insecure in their dreams. “If a man dreams about having erectile dysfunction, it may reflect that he is feeling weak or powerless in another area of his life at the time of the dream… not necessarily a literal reflection of his sexual performance,

In any case, dreaming that you aren’t performing well in bed deserves a closer look so you can figure out what’s triggering it. A licensed sex therapist can help you work through these feelings and gain confidence in yourself and your sex life.

Article By : Deacon Medak