11 Common Dreams And What They REALLY Mean

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“The dream is a series of images, which are apparently contradictory and nonsensical, but arise in reality from psychological material which yields a clear meaning.” – Carl Jung

Carl Jung, a psychologist, was one of the first to believe that dreams are a window into the conscious mind. He believed that our dreams had subtle meanings for us to interpret.

Sigmund Freud, who was Jung’s mentor, thought that every dream was sexual in nature, but Jung didn’t agree. Many symbols, according to Jung, had a deeper, universal meaning.

The following is a guide to some of those universal dream meanings. Do any of these things ever come to you in your dreams?

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