If You Have A Dream About Your Real, Current Crush…
Are you dreaming about your crush ? For reasons you do not understand, do you have vivid dreams about a guy or girl you have been crushing on. In some of your nighttime dreams, do you kiss your crush or even make love to them?
Did the dream cause you to become aroused but at the same time, confused? If so, you wouldn’t be alone.
Not surprisingly, dreaming about your real, current crush is a wish fulfillment dream of a real-life desire. Because you’re thinking about them all day long, it makes sense you’d dream about them too.
Dreams about romantic interests are a common occurrence for those who harbor secret desires for another.
To keep it real, dreams about crushes come up a lot during counseling and psychotherapy. In order to get to the root cause behind the dream, it is important that the therapist and the client work as a team to arrive at a place of understanding.
Crush fantasies via dreams can really be split into two areas:
1. Dreams about people we know and;
2. Dreams about people we don’t know but attracted to.
In the material that follows, I will walk you through some of the current thinking about dreams, infused with insight from the world of psychology.
To help shape what appears here, I’ve also consulted ancient teachings that come to us from the psycho-spiritual realm.
My hope in sharing this information is to help you get to a place of understanding as you try to figure out: What does it mean when you dream about your crush?
To the extent possible, I have tried to avoid getting bogged down with a bunch of clinical jargon and psychobabble that only confuses an area that is arguably largely abstract.
DreamBible adds that a dream about a real crush may represent “feelings that that person or a desirable goal may be too good for you. Jealousy that you won’t measure up, be attractive enough, or get to experience something at all. Spending too much time looking at what you want and not enough on getting what you want.” In other words, go for it already.
If You Dream That Your Crush Has Died…
Well, this is a sh*tty dream. It’s not just a nightmare, though.
According to DreamMoods, “to dream that your crush has died suggests that your feelings for her or him is waning; the crush is no longer as strong. The dream may also be telling you to move on.” Harsh, subconscious. Harsh.
If You Have A Dream About An Old Crush…
Acording to DreamBible, dreaming about an old crush in a positive context means “you may be experiencing good luck, new opportunities, or a really enjoyable experience.” If the dream is negative (i.e.
you don’t like them or something is preventing you from being together, “you may be experiencing situations where you are too shy or scared to go after your goals.”
DreamMoods adds that you might be dreaming about a crush because “perhaps a waking relationship is repeating the same pattern.” So maybe, dreaming about an old crush next to a current partner means you are recognizing similar qualities in them.
If You Dream Someone Has A Crush On You…
If you dream that somebody has a crush on you, it means you’re feeling good about yourself. It could also represent new opportunities and excitement about something else in your life.
If, on the other hand, you dream someone likes you who you don’t like back, it means those new opportunities don’t excite you.
If You Dream About Your Crush All The Time…
According to DreamDictionary, if you’re dreaming about your crush on an ongoing basis, it means that not only are you probably thinking about them during the day, but you also have a desire to express your true feelings to them, and your subconscious is telling you to just go for it already.
If You Dream That You’re Rejected By Your Crush…
This is the worst, and it symbolizes your insecurities and anxiety about whether you’re worthy of love and success.
If You Dream Your Crush Likes You Back…
This dream is obviously about your inner hope and desire to be with that person, but it also represents a confidence and optimism on your part that you deserve to be liked back.
Dreammoods adds that if you dream they like you back,”then your dream may be telling you that it is time to let this person know how you feel, especially if you are dreaming of her or him in a good way.”
If You Dream About A Celebrity Crush…
According to DreamBible, we dream about celebrity crushes because we’re wishing someone we could meet in real life would live up to the qualities we admire in them. “Ask yourself what feelings or memories are the strongest when you think about the person and try to see if any of your current goals give you those same feelings. You may feel that you are not good enough for something.”
If You Dream About A Crush On A Stranger…
According to DreamBible, dreaming about a stranger “represents feelings about new or unexpected possibilities being out of reach.”
If You Dream You Have A Crush On A Different Gender Than You’re Normally Attracted To….
So if you have a dream that you have a crush on a girl, does that mean you’re secretly gay? Or if you’re a lesbian but have a dream about a crush on a gay, are you actually straight?
Ehhh, not so much. According to DreamMoods,
a gay crush dream when you’re straight “represents a union with aspects of yourself. It is symbolic of self-love, self-acceptance, and compassion. If you are uncomfortable with homosexuality in your dream, then it suggests some fears or anxieties femininity [or] you may be experiencing some insecurity in your relations with the opposite sex.”
I can’t seem to find anything out there about what a straight crush dream means if you’re gay, so dream interpreters, get on that, sheesh.
If You Dream That You Have A Crush On Someone You Don’t Actually Like IRL…
Ugh, ever had one of these and woken up needing a shower? According to DreamBible, it doesn’t necessarily mean you secretly harbor feelings for them. “To dream of having a secret crush on someone that you don’t like or hate may reflect feelings of unattainable desire to be rid of something unpleasant for good. Feeling that you are not good enough to eliminate something you don’t like from your life for good. Feeling jealous that you will never get to be mean to someone, get revenge on someone, or embarrass someone.” God, you’re mean in your dreams.