It sounds more serious when someone loses a spouse, but losing a loved one, regardless of the title, can be devastating.Jumping back into the dating scene can come with a lot of hurdles and bumps.I literally woke up in a sweat and was hyperventilating because my brain was freaking out. Then he appeared out of nowhere to ask me to get back together by proposing to me. Fortunately, my guy didn’t wake up to notice me having a near panic attack. Logically, I know this dream was just a creation of my subconscious. I don’t even really want my exes to text me out of thin air, not to mention showing up unannounced while I’m sleeping.Men, on the other hand, are taught to hide their emotions. And because of this, they have a difficult time accepting emotions for what they are.
Your ex appearing in your dream might not be a result of anything except a random selection from your brain.
I can’t even remember the last time I thought about my ex so maybe my brain is all If you're constantly looking at your ex's Instagram or Facebook, there's a good chance they're on your mind.
And that means they're going to show up in your dreams every now and then.
It can also be useful as a way of deflecting attention from a relationship you feel the need to hide, such as a gay relationship in a conservative culture. It takes some commitment, almost as much as the real thing.
Michelle Bolyn is a licensed mental health professional and has worked since 2006 as a therapist.