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Bookmark to: StumbleUpon Bookmark to: Facebook SEX : Dream symbols go deep inside the workings of the mind. This website believes that dreams can link to very ordinary and surprising thoughts - they do not just link to issues of our personality as Freud and Jung would argue. Sometimes dream symbols can have unusual meanings - this is especially the case with sex in dreams. One dream followed on from the dreamer thinking about his workplace as his boss had been away for a week. He had had a very easy time of it. So a sexually attractive woman walking away from him represented something appealing which was now moving away from him(since his boss had returned). Dreams will use bizarre symbols like this to express our feelings. So a naked woman was simply the minds symbol to express the word appealing or attractive - in this case something generally appealing rather than sexually appealing. Dreams are not meant to be interpreted or even remembered so the dream does not try to explain its use of symbolism.

Sexual dreams may have many different meanings. Try reading this page in full to understand the depth of this symbol. It may be that you are simply exploring some sexual feelings or that you had woken up very aroused.

QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Did the dream include someone that you are sexually attracted to?
- Did something seem very appealing and tempting yesterday?
- Did you wake up feeling aroused?
- Did someone praise you yesterday or come to some close agreement with you?
- Do you admire the person in the dream?

KEY WORDS : Aroused, admire, intimate conversation, close agreement, very appealing, praise

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "I woke up aroused"
- "I really fancy this woman at work"
- "I know he is acting like that because he fancies me"
- "I admire him as a person. He has many attractive qualities"
- "that is a very appealing and tempting offer"
- "we came to a close agreement"
- "He made a very personal appeal to me"
- "she couldn't praise me enough"
- "He has been telling me all the intimate details of his relationship"
- "he has to make it more appealing for me before I become interested"

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Below you will see a series of quotes. Each quote represents the meaning of a particular dream(these are all dreams where the meaning is understood totally). For instance one dream may have meant that the dreamer was having trouble at work. In that case the quote may simply be "There is a bad atmosphere at work". Some information is included about which dream symbols were included in the dream(within the squares brackets). Often a sample dream is included which shows you how the dream interpretation was reached.
ESSAY : What is the symbolic meaning of sex in dreams?

Of course sex in dreams is often related to sexual desires. If you wake up and you are aroused then that's a very simple link. E.g.

"I woke up and felt really turned on."[Dream Dictionary - Sex]

In a similar way sex may symbolise an attraction for someone sexually or thoughts about someone who you feel maybe sexually attracted to you. E.g.

"I wish he would stop acting so strangely and ignoring me. My husband may suspect something because he is not acting naturally. I would not mind we never actually had an affair. ."[Dream Dictionary - In bed fully clothed with male friend][Dream Dictionary - the full dream on which this quote is based is featured in full at the end of this article]

"I think that my brothers friend is really giving me signals. I think he wants me"[Dream Dictionary - sex]

Sex in dreams may simply mean that you are attracted to some of the qualities that the person has. E.g.

"I wish my husband was just a little more like his brother - he has got his life together and is so considerate "[Dream Dictionary - sex with brother in law]

Sex may indicate merely that you find something attractive and appealing. E.g.

"I just wish my boss was on holiday for another week. Its been great while he has been off. Its been much easier. That would be so ATTRACTIVE"[Dream symbol - topless girls]

"I took my husband out on a birthday night out last night yet he just has to overeat. He just CANNOT CONTROL HIMSELF. But he seemed to enjoy himself so I didn't make a fuss"[Dream Dictionary - husband kissing another woman]

"He criticised me for not helping him. But I told him I would only become involved if he took things more seriously. That would make things more appealing for me"[Dream Dictionary - sexual equipment for pleasure]

Sex may also link to compliments. E.g.

"She just could not stop praising me. Though I knew that it wasn't over the top. "[Dream Dictionary - Sex with sister]

Sex can link to a very cosy personal conversation you have had with someone. They have maybe made a very personal appeal to you. E.g.

"He phoned me up and wanted me to agree to some new responsibilities. But even though he made it sound very APPEALING I didn't want to do it"[Dream symbol - unappealing sexual encounter]

Sex can link to agreements. E.g.

"I just feel that we need to come to a CLOSE AGREEMENT. We always seem to fight "[Dream Dictionary - sex]

Sex is also a really great feeling. The sex may capture your elation at the time of the dream. E.g.

"I feel fantastic right now - everything I do seems to turn out right. Life's just GREAT at the moment. "[Dream Dictionary - Oral sex with perfect girl]
DREAM TIP : Try to think of dream symbols as words. Think of sex in dreams as the word "attractive". Then try to write down a few quotes which capture all major issues and in particular things that took place the day before. Think of quotes like "It would be absolutely fantastic if I could find a ticket for the England versus Germany football match", or "I think I still need to rest my injured foot", or "I am still not getting along with my boss. Its annoying me." Now look back at the quotes and see where the word "attractive " appears or may have some relevance. In this case the word "attractive" seems to link to the wish to get tickets for the sporting event. The dream symbols meaning may directly link to that issue.
SAMPLE DREAM : Dreams generally link to some real issue of relevance to you right now. They may capture your feelings on some health issue, work problem , relationship in difficulty , your feelings about how things are generally going, your plans for the day ahead or some simple paranoia or fear. The dreams featured in this website will try to reduce the dreams meaning to a quote which captures your current feelings on some issue. When studying your own dreams try to think what quotes could capture your own feelings on pressing issues. Think especially of the day before the dream and your thoughts about the day to come.
THE DREAM I dreamt that I was in a bed with this other man, under the sheets, fully clothed. We started making out and all I got was a kiss. The feelings and intentions to have sex were there, but I just kissed him and then we just laid there. Eventually the feeling wore off, but we laid there for a while. Then I started feeling that he was beginning to grow frustrated with me because I wasn't making any moves to initiate sex. Then my husband walks in the door and busts us in bed with our clothes on, and we both hopped out of the bed and I said "hi honey" like nothing was happening. Obviously my husband was disturbed, but I told him that nothing happened and I didn't cross the line by having sex with this person, so that he shouldn't be that upset.

THE REALITY The dreamer had been a little attracted to this man in real life. He had made friends with her husband and herself. But just recently he had stopped mixing with them and stopped going in their store. The dreamer felt some sexual tension between herself and this man. Now she just wished he would go away and respect the fact that she is married.

DREAM ANALYSIS Dreams capture our feelings about day to day issues. They will often focus on our dilemmas and problems. This dream clearly links to a man who has been on the dreamers mind. Its likely that the dream symbolises some thoughts that she is all too familiar with. Clearly she wishes that he would go away. So that the dream should be analysed in light of that evidence. How can the symbols fit in with that background knowledge?

In the dream the man becomes frustrated with the dreamer because he does not make any moves to initiate sex. That's pretty much mimicking real life as she will not make any moves. Other symbols in the dream simply mimic real life as well in that they are together and there is sexual tension between them.

The dream also features her husband who captures them in bed. Perhaps this symbolises a real life fear inside the dreamer. When people start behaving suspiciously then we start to ask questions. This man in real life is behaving in a suspicious way and the dreamers husband is confused because he cannot seem to explain why he has suddenly stopped being friends with the couple. The dreamer knows exactly why he has stopped being friends. It is because he does not want to be just friends with her he wants a sexual relationship and without that cannot bear to be satisfied with anything less.

Symbolic Meanings
FRUSTRATED : "The males friends real life frustration caused by his sexual feelings for the dreamer"
FULLY CLOTHED : "the dreamer has not crossed the line and had sex with this man"
HUSBAND IS DISTURBED : "in real life the husband is disturbed by this man and cannot explain why he is not friends any more - maybe the dreamer fears that he will suspect they have had an affair"

DREAM MEANING The dream captures the following feeling within the dreamer - "Its really awkward seeing him. I am so worried that my husband maybe able to tell that there is sexual tension between us. "

See how the Symbolic Meanings above weave together to form a key insight in the DREAM MEANING

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