Dream Interpretation: My Boyfriend and I BOTH Dreamt About Demons

“The Nightmare” by John Henry Fuseli

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it (18 and older only, please). This week, a reader tells Lauri:

My boyfriend and me had a dream about demons! His was he was killing demons and mine was helping my cousin while she was possesed by one. Two cats appeared in my dream, and bit my cousins neck.

Lauri:  It’s actually pretty common for two people, who are close, to have the same dream or very similar dreams on the same night. If you scroll through this column, you’ll see I have answered questions about this before. In a nutshell, the reason why this happens is because the two individuals who have the same or similar dream on the same night are likely dealing with the same issue and their subconscious minds respond to the issue in a similar fashion resulting in a similar dream experience. Pretty cool, huh?

So, these demon dreams are most likely connected to the same issue. Demons in dreams tend to symbolize a negative force in your life, a bad situation or behavior or something that you have “demonized.” Your boyfriend was killing the demon in his dream, which suggests that, in real life, he is actively working on putting an end to this negative situation or behavior. Your dream demon possessed your cousin, which tells us you view this negative element in your life as all consuming to the point that you may not be yourself lately… that is, unless your cousin is actively involved in your relationship or actively opinionated about it then you may feel SHE is not being herself lately.

The cats in your dream may point to catty behavior. So again, is your cousin giving you a hard time about your relationship? Whatever the case, these dreams indicate you and your boyfriend are both aware that a negative force looming about and it is time to put up a united front!


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