25 Most Common Dreams And Their Meanings

Humans and animals both dream. While many humans may not remember their dreams at all, most of us that do recall them only remember a little bit. It’s estimated that people spend around 2 hours a night dreaming. Dreams aren’t fully understood, and while some of them are obviously our subconscious sorting through the junk of the day, other ones can be quite disturbing, particularly if they’re reoccurring. Somewhere in the realm between mysticism and psychology lies the world of dream interpretation. Curious about what your dreams mean? Here are the 25 Most Common Dreams And Their Meanings.

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Needing to pee and being unable to find a bathroom usually means that you're having an issue in life where you're unable to, or are finding it difficult to, express your basic needs. OR, you really need to pee and it's bled over into your dreams. Don't pee in your dreams, just in case.

bathroomSource: http://www.independent.co.uk

Being chased often means you're feeling threatened by something in your waking life. It's also one of the most common dreams across all cultures.

cat and mouse chaseSource: http://www.world-of-lucid-dreaming.com


Falling is considered by some to be a "red flag from your subconscious." It means you're stressed. It's common with people having a major life problem in some area, such as work or a close personal relationship. Take some time for self-care, okay? Treat Yo Self.

fallingSource: http://mentalfloss.com/

Being trapped - unable to open a seat belt, being a room with a locked door, etc, often means you need to make a change of some kind, like a new job or ending a cruddy relationship. You could just need a vacation to reset your mind.

trappedSource: http://howtolucid.com


Murdering or killing someone in your dreams means you're a sociopath. Just kidding, that's not even what it means a little bit. It usually just means you desire to kill off part of yourself - maybe a bad habit or attitude. Actually killing someone, very bad. Dreaming about killing someone, means your subconscious wants you to be better. Dreams are weird, man.

murderallabordthemurdertrainSource: http://www.world-of-lucid-dreaming.com

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