The 10 most common dreams and their meanings

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The dreams are essential to our psychic balance. This is why many psychologists and specialists sometimes seek to give meaning to our dreams.

Do you want to decipher your dreams and thus elucidate the mystery surrounding the events that occur while you sleep? Here is 10 very common dreams and their meanings

1. Losing your teeth

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The teeth would symbolize power and self-confidence. Losing them in a dream would therefore insinuate that you are losing your means, that you feel a feeling of discomfort following a turnaround. According to Freud, sexual impotence could also be the cause of this dream. As teeth are the first thing we lose in childhood, at the age when we quietly discover our sexuality, they would be associated with a feeling of repressed shame.



2. Getting naked in public

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To dream of finding yourself naked as a worm in a public place is synonymous with a feeling of vulnerability. According to Luc Uyttenhove, author of the Dictionary of Dreams, if the dreamer is ashamed of being naked in his dream, it is because he fears revealing too much or having revealed too much about himself. This dream would also be common among people starting a new job.

3. Being chased

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Whether it's a killer or an animal chasing you, dreaming of being chased would be a representation of your anxiety. It could mean that you can't solve a day-to-day problem or that something is particularly bothering you. If this dream can be unpleasant, it would seem to be a good omen since it would encourage the dreamer to face the said problem. If you can, face your attacker in your dream. 



4. Fly through the air

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Flying, here is a pleasant dream and whose meaning is just as much...at least generally! Flying means that the dreamer feels freed from a situation that weighed on him…provided that the flight and landing go well. In the case of a difficult glide, the dream could indicate a lack of control over some situation. This dream could also signify the dreamer feeling held back and searching for some freedom.

5. Die

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Don't worry, dreaming of dying would generally mean the end of an ordeal or a period of one's life and therefore a new beginning. Die to be reborn better!

6. Falling into the void

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For Lauri Loewenberg and Russell Grant, dreaming of falling is common among people who feel overwhelmed by events in their professional or relationship life. However, 2 reactions are possible: face the fall without fearing the outcome or panic.

As for the feeling of falling when falling asleep, it occurs more often during great fatigue and quite simply corresponds to a physical phenomenon, namely muscle relaxation.

7. Getting cheated on by your partner

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Dreaming of being cheated would be THE most common dream! If you often have this dream, know that it would denote an unconscious fear that you have in connection with your romantic relationship, possibly the fear of being abandoned or betrayed. 

Also Read: Has Your Spouse Cheated On You?

8. Cheating on your partner

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If you dream of cheating on your partner, it could mean that you want to escape your principles, to splurge. Cheating on the person you love in a dream can also mean that you feel abandoned by them. Obviously, it is also possible that you simply have unacknowledged desires... In other words, nothing premonitory, a priori.


Also read: Are you sexually frustrated?

9. Being late

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According to dream expert Nicole Gratton, dreaming of being late could mean 2 things. At first, it may mean that something in your life requires more of your time, such as your professional situation, your romantic relationship, your family or your friendships. On the other hand, it could also mean that your life is so tightly tuned that in your dreams you allow yourself to briefly forget about your obligations.


10. Drown

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To dream of drowning would mean that you are feeling overwhelmed by a situation or a bunch of stresses or problems. This type of dream would denote anxiety related to the fact that you feel overwhelmed by events.

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