Dream dictionary meaning Affair

Affair Dream Meaning

I get it. Life is complicated it is difficult, and as we get older our feelings around affairs and infidelity normally change. When you do crap or are cheated on in the dream --- this does not line up with your morals.

Even in the dream state, affair dreams hit you. While you probably favor honesty, and mutual respect in relationships sometimes your ideals are not met. The truth is that everything can be super weird in dreams, and in marital evolution, the affair dream comes from nowhere. An affair (even in real life) is seductive, a vacuum of contact, a steamy session in the afternoon. Even a fantastical experience brings with it complications and temptations. When you dream about an affair, YOUR emotions are particularly intense, which is a natural occurrence.Let me ask you a question. Have you seen the infidelity thriller fatal attraction with the famous actors Micheal Douglas and Glenn Close? This movie highlights how it is to be in total attraction with someone that you cannot have - yes it is painful. 

Can you imagine if the film was set in our world as it is today? with social media? Imagine how would this movie play out! When it comes to affairs in real life social media is at your fingertips. Social media also shows us what we don't have and could be the reason for your affair dream. If you dream that your partner or yourself acts with such betrayal --- then this dream is about the feeling of rejection and not feeling the love that you need or deserve. Of course, it can also mean that you ruminate over and over what could have gone wrong in your relationship in your dream mind (if something has gone wrong that is) and the dream is trying to send you a spiritual message.

What does it mean if YOU have an affair in your dream?

Procrastinating over someone is normally expected if you dream YOU have an affair. There is something in life you just cannot resist. It could be a guy or girl, or it could be a project. If you are finding yourself in the arms of a lover, being obsessive, turning in the throws of passion, which let's face it is probably not you in real life. I would say, that this dream is about cleaning and growing yourself into the person you want to be. Remember, understanding and exploring the emotions that you feel in this dream will help you to open the doors to clarity and insight. This can help you grow, and move toward where you need to be. If you are dissatisfied with a relationship and tempted to explore other options then the affair dream normally comes. If you're feeling guilty about something (yes we all do), such as a past mistake or an error you have made, it could indicate that you need time for reflection.

Oftentimes, dreams do not correspond directly with reality, so if you're struggling to understand your dream, remember that dreams do not always have a direct correlation to the fact you will have an affair. Now, the dream differs in meaning if you had an affair or your partner! The symbolism is connected to how you feel inside. To dream of having an affair, I think it means you are not happy in your current relationship over some aspect, this could be either minor or major - even the fact he leaves the toilet seat up, or she leaves the toothpaste lid off. 

What does it mean to dream of having an affair with a married person?

Wow. I'm not judging here, after all, it is only a dream, right? We never predict who we fall in love with. All those souls on the forum can tell you how painful it is to have an affair and to stay clear of this (if you are thinking about it go over there and read). Yes, i've been there and done that. If you dream of being in the arms of a married man or woman that you know in real life they entered your dream world because you could have some hidden feelings about them.

This is also a dream of being compartmentalized. It is easy to keep things in little boxes in life because as humans we are complex. My feelings about affairs have rapidly changed, and with this dream probably yours. It's not easy to navigate the path of life, and people are just weird. That is my conclusion in middle age.

But, this dream accommodates your (probably) secret or sexual desires for this person. While I favor honesty, you could just put this to bed (excuse the pun) and set it down to having feelings for this person. When you do things that do not stack up with your morals the dream of having an affair with a married man or woman might appear. Think about what this means to you.

What does it mean to dream of your partner having an affair?

This dream is about messing up along the way in life. Yes, we all do it. It can mean that you or your partner have engaged in flirting when you shouldn't, or simply, telling the friend some home truths. It could just be that a giant red flag has made you feel that you cannot trust your partner in real life. For whatever reason. Yes, we pick up on vibes, especially in our daily life, and these then transcend into our subconscious mind and dream world.

Even if you dream that your partner does not want to have an affair in the dream, it is about how attached you are to him or her. If you are moaning at them (in real life) then often then this dream can occasionally enter your mind. People and relationships get boring, we all get bored and look for something to spice it up.

If you dream of your partner in having an affair then it can be a chilling caution that you might not be giving your loved one what they need but more importantly are you getting what you need? It's not about jealousy or being possessive this dream is presented to provide a warning to be treated better. You might think, hey, this does not resonate with me, or my relationship is good. The thing is lovely --- you are boring. We all are. This could be a sign that you just need to spice things up.

What does it mean to dream of having an affair with a married person?

Wow. I'm not judging here, after all, it is only a dream, right? We never really know who we fall in love with, and all the posts on loveshak forum can tell you how bad it is to have an affair. If you dream of being in the arms of someone married in real life these can be some hidden feelings about them. This is also about your life being compartmentalised. It is easy to keep things in little boxes in life because as humans we are complex. My feelings about affairs have rapidly changed. It's not easy to navigate the path of life, and people are just weird. That is my conclusion in middle age. But, this dream accommodates your (probablly) secret desires for this person. While I favor honestly, you could just put this to bed (excuse the pun) and put it down to having feelings with this person. When you do things that do not stack up with your morals the dream of having an affair with a married man might appear. Think about it!

What is the spiritual message of a dream about an affair?

The spiritual message of this dream is clear, it is about the importance of breaking away from the anxiety in your life and loving your partner if you have one. I also want to share an important lesson from this dream with you. Any aspect of our lives will be influenced by how we see life and what we dream. So, if you believe you will fail, you are likely to fail. If you dream of an affair, you might wonder if it will happen. Will it happen? Spiritually, the power of your thoughts is immense. Every opportunity you get should be treated with enthusiasm, gratitude, and excitement. Taking this simple step will take you to places you never imagined, but when we wake up feeling betrayed it can rock our world. The affair dream is troubling, so let’s unravel what this means for you.

You might think, well this dream was vivid it seemed real. Affair dreams are normally very sensual and real. The hot, tactile, and real connections in your dream are more likely to be about actual attraction than dreams where you can remember having an affair or mingling with someone, but not the details. This type of dream is more common in men than it is in women. However, we can all recognize them by their tangible qualities and be honest about our hidden feelings. So what do affairs mean in dreams?

Will this dream come true?

If you are in a partnership with someone in your waking life, you may feel worried this dream will come true. Freud stated that to dream of cheating means you are feeling vulnerable in a relationship that is close to you. I will first tell you one thing that is very important. Don't be too alarmed at the nature of this dream. Normally, the meaning is the opposite, and your husband, boyfriend, wife, girlfriend, or partner actually loves you very much, or you are worried about a love relationship unnecessarily. 

Some of my dreams come true and I have a number of what is known as the term "prophetic dreams." So, what are prophetic dreams? Oh, these are basically visions of the future. Anyway, back to my dream of the affair. It was a vivid dream.. even now... I can remember every single detail of my affair dream: the "other" woman, her hair color, and what she was wearing, she was even carrying another child. In my dream, my then-partner had a little girl with the other women. I had that dream 22 years ago! So I hope you get my point.

You might think the dream of an affair is the future, but it normally is just your own anxieties in life. I also had a dream I was married to someone I did not know and he had other wives. Yes, that was an odd dream! This is all about your own desires in life. Hidden desire may be the reason people believe they have to share their dreams with uninvited partners, but it isn't the true explanation. This is a matter where you can trust your intuition. If you don't find the other person attractive, there are likely other reasons for this dream.

Is the dream of an affair good or bad?

Firstly, let me reassure you! Almost everybody at some point in life has experienced a dream of being cheated by another or cheating on a partner themselves. It is not considered a negative dream, it is more about awakening your own feelings. If the dream or experience is pleasant, then it usually indicates it is time to make progress in solving life's problems. If you have this dream on more than one occasion, it is important that you try to find answers to heal your subconscious. Rather than focusing on the meaning and determining if this is a premonition, you need to ask yourself what feelings you have right now in regard to the relationship and analyze the dream in regard to a connection between the different symbols within your own real-life experiences.

It is important to concentrate on any new feelings that you may encounter in your dream, then try and shake these feelings to reveal what is likely to develop in the future. This may be a moment of trust or an agreement. This dream also indicates being open about a marriage that may be on the way to failure. Dreams are likely to focus on recent events. If you dream of an affair or that your partner is cheating on you, then this can mean you are seeking to balance yourself. This involves making sure that you take a balanced view of your life. Many people who have this dream often think that their partner is cheating. There are times that this may be correct and that your mind is trying to tell you something, but in most cases, this is just a dream and the key message is not to worry about things.

If your partner has had an affair in waking life, then this dream means the loss or end of an important part of your life. You may feel in your dream that you have put on a brave face, despite how distraught and vulnerable you feel inside. In waking life, it means that it is important to keep your mind free from worry, and at the same time try and find new ways to move forward in your life.

If you dream of a partner this indicates that rebirth is on the horizon. If you dream of having sex with someone that is not your partner, then this can mean you need to put sufficient effort into the relationship, as your partner is not feeling loved at the moment. The meaning of the dream is that the person who you are having relations with will conduct a favor for you.

What is the psychological meaning of a dream of an affair?

Freud believed that affairs are connected to how we feel emotionally in our relationship and it is connected to sex. Yes, I know what you are thinking! Try to focus on whether this dream is really about your own inner desires - maybe for sex? Are you getting enough “action?” Most dream analysis that I have read on the subject of an affair indicates that it is simply your own subconscious mind fighting with your own feelings. It could also mean that you are feeling vulnerable and you need to focus on your own life. After having this dream my advice is to think, learn and focus on your relationship.  Are you giving your partner enough time? 

We all find fulfillment in marriage or romantic love in real life, a dream of an affair whether this is happening to you or you are having an affair can rock our world. As people we are all looking for happiness, as I get older in life, the more convinced I am that we all like unique plants that thrive and flourish under conditions that match our individual nature. Living in a way that is not spiritually nourishing is like us all becoming plants that are dying due to the wrong care and not enough love. 

If we live in accordance with what we think we should want or need, there is a gradual but steady loss of vitality. The societal pressures, social programming, concerns about appearances, and the idea that one must seek out "the one and only relationship" can become exhausting. Even when we are in the right relationship we often have doubts.  This dream of an affair is telling you to try to recognize your true needs, the dreaming brain seems to rise up and try to help you formulate what is important in life. When this happens, it is possible to have disturbing dreams of affairs that point out the fact that we have forgotten an important aspect of how we live as human beings.

What does it mean to dream of having an affair with someone you know?

When you dream of having an affair with someone you know, you might be feeling attracted to them, curious about them, or even frustrated by them. Your current relationship may be lacking something and you need to discuss it with your partner. The dream could also represent unresolved issues between you and the person in question, unresolved sexual tension, or a desire to express a part of yourself that has been hidden. The interpretation of this dream will ultimately depend on the feelings it evokes in you and how it relates to your current situation. Any action taken should be based on reflection on the dream and its implications.
When you understand and explore the emotions associated with this dream, you gain clarity and insight into how to move forward, I am not saying for a second you should embark on an affair but dreaming of having an affair with someone you know can be a powerful and meaningful experience. It has the possibility to shed light on emotions that you feel, secret desires, or unresolved issues. I also believe that these types of dreams help us understand our emotions better --- connect to our inner world better. 

What does it mean if your partner is sleeping with someone else?

To dream of your partner (husband or wife) having an affair, and in bed with someone else is rather common. It is associated with your anxiety about the relationship. I will tell you something. It is brimming common! I think I have had at least 100 emails this year so far about the subject. Remember it is just your anxiety! 

Maybe you could see some steamy sex scene in the dream, that you see some weird view of your wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, or husband in the arms of another. Remember, we are all human, we cannot lock someone away under lock and key forever. Yes, we give vowels in church but at the end of the day, we can all get divorced. The dream is about the fact you could feel vulnerable in life. If you are seeing your married lover sleeping with someone then this is about the fact you need to stop feeling guilty in life. All I can say is that this is about you and how you act in the relationship and your own sex life.

What does it mean when I dream I am NOT in a relationship but not with my partner, husband, or wife?

This dream is actually what is known as a sign that you actually hope and wish for more attention in your current relationship! It can indicate that you are committed, but you need to empower this relationship. Dreams of this nature give us “clues” to our subconscious mind. Yes, you are happy with your partner but you need to create more excitement in the relationship! 

What does it mean to dream of being married or with someone you did not know and have an affair with?

This is the dream meaning of being married in real life. I did touch on this in the opening paragraph, but I had a dream once of being married to a man I did not know who had multiple wives. It is basically, your inner desire for sex according to Freud. So, my advice is, if you are with a partner to have sex. Release that passion tonight, is what the dream means. The dream of being married or having an affair with someone you don't know can have many interpretations. The dream may indicate a desire for a committed relationship and security in life. Also, the dream may represent feelings of being overwhelmed, as well as anxiety about decisions and their consequences. A lack of excitement and passion could also symbolize a need for more in your life. 
A dream about having an affair might indicate unresolved trust or commitment issues. Your unconscious mind may be exploring other options because you feel neglected or undervalued in some area of your waking life. Whatever the interpretation of your dream, it can be beneficial to explore these feelings further in order to gain insight and reach a resolution.

What do old dream dictionaries mean when it comes to an affair?

To dream that you are committing adultery or had an affair signifies your sexual urges and passion is longing to be expressed. Alternatively, this dream can also indicate a betrayal from your subconscious mind. Don't be alarmed but many older dream dictionaries state that having an affair is a bad omen. Something negative may come into your life, and you may need new approaches to problems. In this modern world, "bad omens" are not really discussed spiritually! If you dream of an affair it means that you are seeking to balance yourself, e.g. making sure that you take a balanced view in your life.

What does it mean to dream of an affair with someone you do not know?

If you dream of having an affair with someone that you do not know, then it is clear it is time to look at your inner desires: is it time to move on and start a new relationship? Or try harder in your existing relationship. If you are not in a relationship and dream of having an affair, then it is likely a new relationship will come into place.

What does it mean to have a gay affair?

If you are a male and you dream of having gay relations with another man, and this leads to cheating on your partner, it means that you are going to do a favor for another male. If you are a woman then this dream is positive and you will have some fab social gatherings in life. A girly night out is in order!

What does it mean if your partner died or had an illness in the dream of an affair?

If your partner encountered an illness or died in the dream, and you had an affair, then this dream suggests you may want to reconsider your travels. Life is far too short and try to enjoy life more! The meaning of illness in dreams can vary depending on the context and the type of illness. Dreams of illness are often symbolic of emotional or mental distress. It may also represent unresolved issues, such as guilt, fear, or sadness. Moreover, dreaming about a partner being ill may symbolize challenges or changes in one's life that must be addressed. A physical illness can also be a sign of spiritual disease or a lack of harmony between the inner and outer parts of yourself. Especially when it appears in recurring dreams, it may symbolize self-care or healing. Finally, dreaming of an illness may simply reflect an awareness of a current physical condition. Each dream has its own significance, so it may require further reflection and analysis. Illness dreams can also have different meanings based on their severity or duration. Colds and fevers are mild illnesses that can often be resolved with effort within a short period of time. In contrast, serious or long-term illnesses may indicate deeper issues that require further attention and healing. 
The meaning of illness in dreams depends on the context and type of illness. The meaning of an illness-related dream can be interpreted by exploring any underlying emotions or beliefs that might provide insight. By doing so, you can uncover any underlying issues that need to be addressed to move forward in your life with more peace and balance. 

What does it mean when you both have affairs in the dream?

If you are having an affair or your partner is having an affair with somebody you know, this is a good omen. The degree of your relationship with the lover/acquaintance and the manner in which you conduct yourself in the dream is connected to the business. Yes, that is right. From this dream, you need to learn that you can do anything! This is a message in relation to how your business affairs, don't fret, they will be successful in the future.

Some more interesting things about a dream of affairs.. you must read these!

If you find yourself in a conflict, argument or heated discussion with either your partner or the person whom you have the affair with, then this dream signifies you can expect a series of challenging events in life. People who can provide advice and help you will surround you shortly. If you meet somebody new in your dream it indicates that changes in your life are likely to occur. If you dream of Adam and Eve or any biblical people, then this is a positive omen. Now, the union of famous symbols - such as Romeo and Juliet in a dream indicates you will achieve more in your life.

If you dream that your address or home has changed due to an affair, you have moved out of a property or your partner has, this signifies that you wish to escape from some events which are reminding you of how you behave in a certain situation. To find yourself admiring another, but not actually having an affair indicates that you crave approval from your friends or colleagues. If other people are admiring you because you have had an affair, then this means you are seeking guidance in your life.

What does it mean to dream of having an affair with a famous person?

To feel any type of excitement and stimulation within your dream brings out the need for these types of feelings to actually "happen" in your life. Now I think you are seeking new ways to make your life more exciting. There is something you need to know! This dream is a warning that you need to stop thinking about the future in connection with temptation. If you have an affair with somebody who is famous or is powerful it denotes that you will crave fame in the future.

What if your single in real life?

If you dream of cheating on another, but you are single in real life it shows that sometimes you are feeling exposed and that you have to try to protect yourself and get over the emotional storm. If you are actually left completely and abandoned by your lover, then this can show you are worried about your relationship. This dream generally means that things are symbolic and that your relationship has been under pressure.

Did you dream of having multiple affairs?

To dream that you are committing adultery with more than one person demonstrates that it is time to think about your ambitions, as you have a desire to soar above the multitude and mundane areas of your life. To have a dream of having an affair with someone you know in real life can indicate the feelings you have towards that person.

What does it mean to lose your lover due to an affair in a dream?

This dream may also be a warning about your current behavior or imbalances that you need to solve. If this dream is very similar to a nightmare, then this indicates it is clear you are undergoing stress in your life at the moment. Don't stress that is my advice. Try to focus on the best in life! If you can barely remember the events in your dream featuring an affair, this implies you have been feeling slightly rundown lately. You poor thing!

As I told you in the opening paragraph I had a dream my partner had children with someone else. What does it mean to dream of your lover, partner or husband or wife having children with someone else in a dream? Don't be alarmed, this is not a future vision, well very unlikely. To dream that your partner has kids with someone else is just our own natural anxiety in life. Seeing your partner have a daughter represents that you are emotional at the moment. I feel this is a dream to hone in on your "female" traits. Try to focus on being you more. To dream of your partner having a son with another person can suggest new beginnings in life, according to older dream dictionaries. Right so now we have covered this let's quickly mention some of the stuff I have researched that has not been covered yet.

Are you having an affair in real life?

If you are having an affair in waking life it is not uncommon to dream of this. It is unconscious attraction. To dream of a married man's wife or a woman's husband - that you are having an affair within waking life, is your mind connecting to their relationship in the real world. Think about the details of the dream. How did you feel? This will give you a clue about your current relationship. 

What are other meanings I have not covered above? 

It is important to identify the main elements seen within this type of dream. If your lover actually abandons you, then this suggests you are encountering feelings of being in love. If your partner leaves you due to having an abortion or termination, this represents the feelings of anxiety which is associated with starting new ventures. Embarking upon an affair shows that you need to approach situations with openness. If you dream that your partner is homosexual, this indicates you or your partner are likely to make a favor for other people in your life. In real life, if you are not in a relationship and dream of having an affair, then it is likely that a new relationship will come to you shortly. To actually go to court over an affair or adultery symbolizes the need of fairness in judgment in your life.

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What do common dreams regarding the affair include? 

You dream that you committed adultery or had an affair with somebody. Filed for divorce based on the fact that your partner was with somebody else. Your partner falls out of love with you, or you find that you have fallen out of love with your partner. You see your partner leaving you. You find your partner in a compromising position. You dream of another person’s partner.

What is the biblical meaning of an affair dream?

Let’s now get on the moral high ground, the biblical teachings, an affair is seen as a sin that needs to be repented for. For spiritual growth and healing, dreaming of an affair may represent feelings of guilt or shame. An affair dream may also represent a need to regain control in a situation or to renew and strengthen faith in God. Dreams should be interpreted within their own unique context to gain insight into what God is saying to us.  A dream should also be interpreted with prayer and wise counsel.  Rather than burdening us with guilt and shame, God wants us to grow closer to him and find strength in his teachings which is the purpose of religion.

I’m not going to teach you right from wrong here but, if you are dreaming of an affair, it is important to take this as an opportunity to seek guidance and examine all those messy relationships around you. In the bible, the affair is not necessarily a negative sign but an invitation to explore and deepen your relationships in waking life.  

This is a dream to find peace and healing, so take this opportunity to turn the dream into a positive step in your spiritual journey. I also want to say please don’t take your dreams too seriously. They can be powerful indicators of where life is going. The Bible sees affairs as negative I am afraid for example here are some scriptures that I recommend you read to gain clarity.  

  • Leviticus 20:10 "If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death."
  • Ephesians 5:3 “But among you, there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people.”
  • Galatians 5:19-21 “The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions, and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.”
  • Proverbs 6:32-33 “But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself. Blows and disgrace are his lots, and his shame will never be wiped away.”
  • James 4:17 “So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.”
  • Hosea 4:14 “I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery; for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.”
  • Matthew 19:9 “And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery; and whoever marries her who is divorced.

In your dream you may have: 

  • Caught your partner in a compromising position with another person.
  • Seen others having an affair.
  • Failed to win your partner's affection as he has a lover of the opposite sex.
  • Dreamed your partner is bisexual or homosexual.
  • Found yourself suddenly single because of an affair.
  • Your partner has run off with a close relative or friend and left you.
  • Fallen out of love with your partner because of an affair or adultery.
  • Dreamed that your husband or wife is leaving you.
  • Dreamed that your partner does not want to be with you anymore.
  • Experienced an argument or fight over an affair.
  • Not been happily married in your dream.
  • Your partner had an affair.
  • No matter where you are in your dream, you cannot seem to escape the feeling of sadness due to the affair or behavior of your partner or yourself. Your dream features the feeling of complete guilt.
  • You are feeling happy that you have had an affair, and it is time to move on in the relationship.
  • Being involved in some type of sexual encounter, and you are having an affair.

Positive changes are afoot if: 

  • The affair ended, and you were reunited with your partner.
  • You experienced the feeling of relief and overall contentment and happiness.
  • You had an affair in response to his or her affair, which meant you were equal.
  • You successfully won back your lover.
  • The general mood in your dream is of a positive nature, and you are more confident after having your affair.
  • If you encountered any biblical parents such as Adam and Eve in your dream or the divide between feminine and masculine.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

An area of your life needs to be addressed and thought about, in order for things to change. You may have been thinking about a new approach to worries. Feeling that some area of your life is not 100% correct. Insecurity in regards to a relationship that is important to you. You have lost your temper based on a disagreement with your partner. You have been feeling anxious and quite stressed out lately. Deep down inside you are scared and vulnerable about a relationship.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of an affair

  • Embarrassed.
  • You expressed anger or grief.
  • You found that you were financially vulnerable.
  • Scared of being found out that you are having an affair.
  • Extremely angry at your partner for his feelings to somebody else.
  • The feeling that you are likely to be alone in the world and you will never find a new partner.
  • Relieved. Unhappy. Crying. Scared. Angry. Insecure. Confused. Stupid.
  • Fearful. I cannot face others with confidence.
  • Continuously thinking how you can get your partner back.

By Florance Saul
Oct 4, 2012