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Why Do I Keep Dreaming About My Ex? (Spiritual Meaning)

Why do I keep dreaming about my ex?

If you’ve been dreaming of your ex a lot more than usual lately, you may be wondering what on Earth is going on!

Today, we’re going to talk about the spiritual meaning of dreaming about your ex. 

These potential spiritual meanings of dreaming about your ex can help you gain clarity and comfort in your situation. 
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Could dreaming of your ex be a sign?

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Clearly, dreaming about your ex could be a sign that the universe wants the two of you together.

Now, I know this sounds kind of crazy, but if you want to see crystal clear signs just like this (and remove all doubt about what steps you need to take in your life), there’s something you need to know…

The specific date and time you were born hold deep spiritual meaning for you. 

In numerology, this is known as your life path number

And it’s not something that’ll change or even be altered based on the events of your life (not like how astrology works).

It is permanent, set in stone from the day you were born, and holds all the information you need about your personality, your life purpose, and even down to the way the universe communicates with you (like by showing you your ex in your dreams!)

No, the numbers hidden in your birthdate are NOT just random digits (though most people these days have no clue about this ancient wisdom and might tell you otherwise!)

Each number can tell you a story and provide insight into how you react in certain situations… what your innate talents are… if there’s someone or something trying to get close to you for their own personal gain… even down to how the universe communicates with you and what it all means!

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Dreaming of your ex requires context

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When it comes to analyzing dreams about your ex, you must remember that context is important. 

A dream about your ex when you’ve just been dumped can mean something completely different than dreaming of your ex the night before marrying someone else. 

Make sure you consider the context when analyzing spiritual dreams about your ex.

 

Dreaming of your ex means you want them back

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Rest assured that dreaming about your ex doesn’t always mean you secretly want them back. 

Of course, if you DO want your ex back, it should come as no surprise that you dream of them. 

But whether or not you want your ex back doesn’t really matter here.

If you dream about your ex there are different spiritual meanings you can apply to your situation. 

We’ll explore each in further detail. 

 

Your ex represents unfulfillment

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The first spiritual meaning of dreaming about your ex is that you have an unfulfilled need in your life. 

Dreams are our mind’s way of processing and filtering out information and feelings in our waking lives. 

As such, dreaming about your ex can be your mind’s way of coming to terms with your feeling of lack that comes from a failed relationship. 

It doesn’t always mean that you feel unfulfilled in relationships. Be mindful of that. 

The general lack of fulfillment in your relationship with your ex can come into your dreams and represent unfulfillment in your financial life, your social life, or any other area that you aren’t exactly thriving in at the time. 

 

Your ex has qualities you desire

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Secondly, dreaming of an ex could mean that they have qualities or traits you desire in a relationship. 

This is not the same thing as wanting your ex back, however. 

It’s possible to admire things about someone with who you have no desire to rekindle the romance. 

When it comes to spiritual meanings, too, it’s possible that your ex is your soul mate, your twin flame, or otherwise a kindred spirit. 

You would feel pulled to this person and find many qualities that you might miss — even if you don’t want them back. 

If you DO want your ex back and you dream of them, however, it is probably a sign that you are spiritually connected in some way. 

 

Dreaming of your ex is a warning

Again, the context of your dream about your ex is critical. 

If you have a dream that is unsettling or disturbing in some way, it could be a warning. 

In this case, your ex could either literally mean your ex — or they could symbolize something else in your life that you should watch out for. 

For example, if you have a dream where your ex is following you around, it could mean that you’re holding on to something from your past that is preventing you from moving forward in your life. 

 

You still have feelings for your ex

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Another spiritual meaning is, in fact, that you might still have unresolved feelings for your ex. 

Whether you “want” to get back with your ex or not, sometimes the heart wants what it wants. 

In your logical, rational, daily life, you can ignore these feelings. 

But in your dreams they become harder to escape. 

You still have full control over your actions and do not need to worry about making poor decisions based on your dreams. 

However, it is possible that dreaming about your ex means you do still desire them — at least a little bit. 

 

You are destined to be with your ex

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Finally, a dream about your ex could mean from a spiritual perspective, you are destined to be together in the future. 

It could be a signal to you that if you have broken up and still think there is a shred of hope in getting back together — your mind and spirit know that you should not give up. 

If this meaning resonates with you and you do, in fact, want your ex back, consider how you can use the law of attraction to manifest your ex back. 

 

Your ex misses you

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If I dream about my ex does that mean he misses me? If your ex appears in a dream, it usually means he misses you!

Dreaming about someone is the most common way to know if they’re thinking of us.

This psychic ability can tell you more than just that too.

Dreams are able to portray both our subconscious and conscious desires so be sure to pay attention for meaning when this happens with your ex.

Especially if you really want them back.

And you want to know another synchronicity that’s really cool that you might find out later if you try to manifest your ex back?

Sometimes you discover that they were dreaming of you at the same time too.

If you discover that both of you were dreaming about each other like that, it’s a sign that it might be a twin flame connection.

 

Your ex is dreaming of you

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Sometimes, but not always, dreaming of your ex can mean that they are dreaming of you too. 

If you are spiritually connected (if you’re meant to be), or if your ex is manifesting you, then there’s a very good chance you are dreaming of your ex because they are dreaming of you at the same time!

If your ex IS manifesting you and you don’t want that to have an effect on you, check out this blog post covering ways to stop someone from manifesting you.

 

A quick success story for you

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Before I go, I wanted to share a quick story that happened to my cousin a few years ago. 

So, she had a really bad relationship with her ex-boyfriend. He was doing the whole staying out too late at night thing. She’d find DM’s and messages to other girls. He wasn’t really acting like he wanted a serious commitment from her, so she broke up with him. 

She was single for a while and seemed quite happy. 

She’d date other guys here and there, and even started a new relationship that was going well. 

One day she told me she started dreaming of her ex and it had her really confused. 

She said she normally didn’t have vivid dreams and couldn’t really remember, but these were strong and powerful. 

She tried to ignore them and go about her daily business, but the dreams never went away. They wouldn’t come every day, but at least once or twice a week she kept dreaming of her ex! 

One day, she chose to check up on him just out of curiosity. 

Eventually, they wound up rekindling their romance. He apologized through words and actions for treating her poorly in the past, and ever since he has treated her like a Queen. 

They are still together and she is extremely happy. They are one of my favorite couples — seeing how hard their relationship was to where it is today! 

My cousin said if it wasn’t for those persistent dreams (and her paying attention to how they made her feel), she wouldn’t be with him now. 

She’d have missed out on the best love of her life! 

So, if you start dreaming of your ex, pay attention. 

It could be completely baseless or even act as a warning of something going wrong in your life. 

Or, it could mean you might be missing out on your perfect love story. 

Follow your heart. It won’t steer you wrong. 

 

What does it mean when you dream about your ex kissing you?

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When you dream about your ex kissing you in a dream, it symbolizes the potential for a new and exciting love to enter your life.

Though, not necessarily your ex (especially if you don’t want it to be them!)

It symbolizes the person to who you are subconsciously attracted; and if you have any unresolved feelings, dreams of your ex can help you sort it out.

 

What does it mean if you dream about someone repeatedly?

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Dreaming of the same person over and over again means they are constantly in your subconscious mind.

This does not always mean something romantic.

It just means that you subconsciously have a tie to them.

Maybe you feel guilty about something or have something you’d like to say to them.

You could even feel like they’ve done you wrong and deep down you need closure.

If it’s not the exact person in question, there could also be an unresolved feeling related to what this person represents for you.

For example, if you keep dreaming of your ex repeatedly and you don’t have any conscious ties to them anymore, think about what they represent to you.

Maybe they had a very quirky nature and didn’t care what others think, and were always 100% true to them.

You might want to analyze where in your life you feel you aren’t showing up fully as yourself.

This dream could be telling you that you need to make some changes in your life.

 

What does it mean to dream about my ex calling me?

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If you dream about your ex calling you, it’s your subconscious “calling” out for your attention.

You still have some subconscious attachment to your ex or what they represent, and this is your subconscious mind calling you to pay attention to the message.

If you have a dream about your ex calling but you don’t answer, you might not be ready to deal with whatever it is.

Consider if you’re running from something in your waking life.

Dreams like this can really be scary for some people, because they think something has happened to their ex.

This is not usually the case, rather, it’s your subconscious mind telling you that you have some unfinished business to clear.

If you dream about your ex calling and then they hang up, it is a message of closure.

You have made peace with the relationship you had with this person and they are now a part of your past.

If you dream about your ex calling you and you answer, it is a message of hope.

You have a new possibility for your life in the future, or you can open up to something that is calling out to you and you didn’t even know it yet!

If they call while you are busy doing other things, then it means “wait”.

Give yourself some time before dealing with whatever is right in front of you and you can handle it later.

 

What does it mean to dream about an ex and their family?

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If you dream about spending time with an ex and their family, perhaps as you did when you were together, it could be just a residual memory of something that was a big part of your life.

Or, it could be a way of grieving for being part of a family that you once had but was now gone.

These types of dreams usually surface closer to a breakup and not so much years later.

So if this is happening to you and it’s early after your breakup, you can expect these dreams to fade over time.

 

What does it mean to dream about an ex with someone else?

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When you dream of your ex with someone else, it is your subconscious mind’s way of coping with the idea that they have — or will be — moving on.

Your dream is not necessarily a reflection of the truth, but rather your subconscious mind’s way of coping with this change.  

If you are dreaming this consistently and it’s really bothering you, consider how you feel deep down inside.

If you have thoughts of reconciliation, acknowledge them for what they are, and maybe consider acting on them if you think it’s in your best interest.

It could also be a sign that you have moved on, though, particularly if you have this dream but either in the dream or in your waking life you don’t care that they’re with someone new, or are happy for them.

 

Final thoughts on dreaming about your ex

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I hope you enjoyed this article about the spiritual meanings of dreaming about your ex! 

Hopefully you feel a bit more comfortable about what spirit and the universe are trying to tell you. 

Much of the time, the universe will communicate to you through your dreams.

Especially if you are generally unaware of other signs and symbols in your waking life. 

The thing is, though, that you would be better served to at least be mindful and aware of all forms of communication from the universe. 

Missing out on information that could help you have an easier path in your day to day life would be terrible, would it not? 

To make sure your channels of communication are as open as can be, and that the universe knows you’re seriously ready to pay attention and work with it and not against it — get your free numerology reading

People who get their numerology readings tell me all the time how much more connected they feel on a spiritual level, and that this helps them attract more of what they want into their life.

 

With love, light, and most of all — magic, 

 

-Alex

 

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