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Boyfriend Dreams – Everything You Need To Know

“Last night I dreamt of my Boyfriend!” Ahh, your boyfriend! I knew we’d get to this someday. Dreaming about a boyfriend can mean a number of things depending on the situation and circumstances of the dream. This article will help you understand some of the symbols surrounding these dreams. The meaning of boyfriend dreams will depend heavily on the current circumstances of your life.

What do these Dreams Mean?

Boyfriend DreamsWhen you dream of a specific person such as a boyfriend, you’ll need to concentrate more on the other symbols in your dream as your boyfriend can represent several different aspects or people in your life. A boyfriend can be a friend, enemy, lover, companion, or the symbol of any of these things in the emotions. If he threatens bodily harm, however, it might be best to take this as a literal, true dream, and act according.

Dreams involving boyfriends can tap into several different emotions and reasoning’s behind their presence in your dreams.  Often these kinds of dreams that include your boyfriend reflect real life concerns you have with them whether they are good or bad.  These dreams often show the underlying feelings, emotions or fears you have with the relationships, or perhaps portray your own struggle with your feelings in certain situations.  It could uncover fears for the future or reveal a fixation with the past.

Related Dreams: Dreaming of an Ex or Cheating Dreams

If in the dream your boyfriend is dead, that may symbolize that you think the relationship is dead and over.  It could also mean you feel stagnated in the relationship; your needs and feelings are not being recognized or prohibited.  This kind of dream may suggest that you break off the relationship since it is not a positive one.  A boyfriend leaving you in a dream may mean that certain aspects of your life are no longer helpful or supportive for you.  Subsequently, the arrival of a new boyfriend represents new situations and aspects that will be helpful and supportive for you.   If the boyfriend in your dreams is loving and kind then that could mean you subconsciously believe that you are a person worthy of being loved.  It is a sort of way for you to reaffirm your love for yourself.

“Dreams involving boyfriends can tap into several different emotions…”

Should you dream of dating a friend’s boyfriend, it is not necessarily about the boy himself.  It may have more to do with slight envious feelings for you friend.  You may desire certain qualities that they possess.  It could also mean that you wish to be closer to said friend.   If you are dreaming about having another boyfriend there is a good chance that there is something that the ‘dream boyfriend’ is doing that you want you real life boyfriend to do.  You should try talking to your boyfriend about these certain aspects and desired changes.

If you dream about your boyfriend being gay or that he doesn’t love you anymore than it can represent feelings about insecurities that you have in the relationship. It may also mean that your relationship is headed in a new direction and that you are having anxiety and fears about this changing situation.

Dreams about an Ex Boyfriend

dreams about boyfriendDreaming of an ex-boyfriend may show unresolved feelings of love, or a current unsatisfying relationship.  The ex-boyfriend may be a symbol of all the hopes of love that you desire and are not being granted by the current relationship.  Alternatively, seeing an ex-boyfriend in a dream may also suggest that the return of a problem or a bad habit.  It could also be your subconscious warning you that you are recommitting bad habits, perhaps dating someone like your ex-boyfriend that wasn’t good for you.

If you have a enduring desire for your ex-boyfriend, than dreaming about them may represent the desire for something that you can’t have.  Another, simple explanation for dreaming about an ex-boyfriend may be that you just have unresolved feelings for them, or that your current boyfriend reminds you of your ex, either positive or negative.

Dreaming about a Boyfriend Usually Indicates Feelings

All in all dreaming about your boyfriend can simply be a reflection about your feelings for him and the nature of your relationship.  If in the dream things seem rocky, then you should assess your relationship.  If in the dream everything is rose colored and wonderful, then you are happy with how things are and shouldn’t worry.  In either case, dreaming about love interests indicates you have feelings for them, one way or another.

Note: If you have had a dream related to this dream symbol or would like to add something that is related to this topic please leave comment below. Comments are a great way to interact with others who are dreaming about similar topics.



  1. I’ve been married for over 17 years. I woke up this morning from a very clear dream about my ex. It was as if really happened, and remembering every detail. I was still living at my parent’s home, but already had my youngest daughter. I dreamt I snuck in my ex, and we made out only. We both fell asleep, and upon waking up we werre panicky on how to get him out of the house. My mom came in the room not noticing he was there, then snuck him in the bathtub so that my daughter wouldn’t see him. His car was parked infront of the house, and I was worried because my dad was watering the front lan. My ex brke down crying as I begged him to keep quiet. Then my alarm went off. :( This is odd because I haven’t seen him in 20
    years. I do however have him on Facebook and occasionally say hello to each other every now and then.

  2. So i keep having this dream over and over differently but i think it all means the same . Supposedly i go to my boyfriend house to surprised him and i catch him leaving with his ex girlfriend .. i take him out the car n i tell him i knew it didnt i tell i hate you wdh that means im so tired of these dreams n after all are relationship is not like before he never wants to tslk he takes long to respond to my text msgs idk what else to think HELP ME PLS

    • CARLA VASQUEZ Just saying this dream seams to be coming from your feers of what he might be doing when hes not answering your text messages and phone calls but it really dosent seem like u trust him so if it where me i would call it quits
      MY DREAM was about my boyfriends phone number i just remember it being repeated in my head it was weird what dose it mean?

  3. I keep having dreams of my boyfriend either cheating o. Me or leaving me or wanting to cheat on me , we have been together for 2 years and we have a had our rough patches I caught him talking to other girls in the beginning (we were together long distance for 3 months) we met on the internet … So i saw at the time that it was a habit that either needed to change or would drive me away after telling him how I felt and what I was going to do (leave him ) he said he would never do it again. And he was sorry I had him in tears . I forgave him but I was very aware of his every movement on his phone after a while I tried trusting him again but because of the fact that he started using his Facebook again and almost all his friends on there that are girl look like Fucking super models I am very insecure (I myself am not over weight but the breast and ass on these women would get anyone’s attention) I try to express my self to him and he always reminds me that he loves me and he understands why I worry but that I have nothing to worry about during the night while he sleeps he constantly reaches over to me (still asleep) and hold me or kisses me . I’m scared that if I keep dreaming like this I’ll end up accusing him of something he’s not doing but last time I had a gut feeling I was right so I’m so confused on what to do I dnt want to end up being one of those people that checks their partners phone and email and what not but idk how I can trust him if I keep having these dreams I really need help we are fine in real life he shows me he loves me and all but in this past dreams we are taking a road trip with his mom and we end up making friends with some strangers well he is all about me and him having sex at every stop then he says let’s try with someone else and then I say no draw the line and leave him what does it mean ? Any of it

    • Venessa if i where u i would run! I trust my gut more than any man! Your dreams are not telling you to brake up with him they r telling you that you are insucure and that you dont trust him and if there is no trust what kind of relationship will u have? I would try to find someone that you really feel comfortable with that u can trust!

  4. It’s easy for me to post this since I just woke up and can recall but again I did just wake up so excuse any errors :P
    Last night I had a dream, I used to work at Starbucks and that’s where I met my now boyfriend of 8 months. I have NO idea why he chose me in my grunge outfit, hair always a mess and sweating my butt off trying to get all the peppermint mochas out on buy one get one free day but he did and I’m madly in love. We just got back from our first vacation together and I’ve never been more romanced in my life. I am truly living a fairytale with him. He’s sweet, attentive, always has me wrapped up in his arms. So why do I keep having dreams about being IN love with another man? This has been reoccurring for a while now (always when he isn’t spending the night) and it’s getting on my nerves. In these dreams I feel the feeling down to my core of love and happiness with these men. Some I actually may have crushed on a long time ago and some I just may have thought about wanting to get to know better in a passing thought. Last night, it was another guy I met at Starbucks before I met the one. He was a nice guy and I was interested in getting to know him better but then I met him, and I just knew he was the one. In my dream I gave him anouther name but let’s call him Joe. I had fallen madly in love with joe and we were sleeping in a room all cuddled up and suddenly we had to run. I couldn’t see what was chasing us but I was packing up stuff and he came over to me, took the bag from me, grabbed my hand and we just ran. He stopped, looked at me and kissed me deeply and passionately and I feel deeper in love and asked me if I would be his girl forever. I said yes at first, then the reality kind of hit me and I knew there would be no other guy for me than the one I have (let’s call him John) I said, “wait, Joe but I love John) and I felt endlessly guilty about the kiss. How could I betray John like that? This is the first dream I could actually put my boyfriend in the dream but all the others it’s been about the same with other men. Being madly in love. I LOVE my boyfriend and it frustrates me to no end to really feel these feelings of love for these other men in my dreams..please enlighten me..

    • Sometimes its more about how u feel yourself so you may feel insecure if “john” is the right huy for u or if u stay with john you may miss out on your true solemate… only you can decide that but your dreams seem to be telling you that feelings of love are easaly swaid

  5. I dreamt last night that I was naked, or near naked with someone who looked nothing like my boyfriend, yet I instinctively knew it was him. He was protecting me from something, tho at the time I didn’t know what (it turned out to be zombies but as I like zombie movies I’m pretty sure they themselves were nothing significant). What was strange about it, other than my boyfriend looking like someone else, is that it’s the first time I’ve had a positive dream about my boyfriend. He cheated on me several years ago and whilst I forgave him, it caused severe trust issues. I still have a lot of trouble trusting him so it was strange to finally dream about him protecting me. Can anyone shed any light on why he didn’t look like himself? And why after so long have a finally had a dream that put him in such a positive light?

  6. My boyfriend and I broke up four months ago and our break up was very nasty. We always had very ugly break-ups, but somehow managed to find our way back into each others’ hearts and lives. This last break up, I knew was a permanent one because lawyers were involved.

    We had a very passionate and love-filled relationship so I have mixed feelings about him right now… I hate his guts for everything that he put me through, but I sometimes find myself missing him, missing all the time we spent together and wishing that there was a chance we could get back together again. I’m feeling rather upset right now because yesterday I received two phone calls from an unidentified caller, and something in me told me that the person on the other side was this ex-boyfriend. When I picked up the phone, the caller hung up.

    Then I dreamt about him… I dreamt that he asked me to give our relationship another try and meet him at his parents’ house so that we can talk about us and then go to an evening function that he’d been invited to. So I agreed, got dressed in a beautiful black evening gown and went to his parents’ house. When I arrived, he was cold and distant towards me, and didn’t even want to look at me, let alone talk to me. Then he told me that he “doesn’t want to do this anymore” and that he has actually asked another woman to accompany him to the function. As he was talking, he looked in the direction of the door, as though he was anticipating this other woman to enter, and that’s what I ran out. When I got to my car, I broke down in tears and he came running after me, apologizing. I didn’t give him a chance to get close enough to talk to me so I started my car and sped off.

    I don’t know what to make of this dream. All I know is that I’m upset because I somewhat “re-lived” our last break-up through this lousy dream, I miss him, I hate him, I love him, I wish I’d never met him and I just want these tumultuous emotions to go away.

    I need peace of mind.

  7. So, I keep having dreams about my boyfriend, and like, last night, he was walking across the street, and I was headed in the opposite direction, and he ran up behind me and hugged me. Then I went swimming, and my mom was there.. What does this mean?

  8. I had a dream that I saw a Snapchat from my 16 year old cousin and she was on a baby swing and my boyfriend was swinging her and they were all laughing and he’s not suppose to hang out with her or talk to her in reality this dream scared the hell out of Me and made me mad, what does it mean though? This isn’t the first.

    • Without telling us why he is not allowed near your cousin, I can only surmise that you do not trust your boyfriend.

  9. I had a dream that my boyfriend and I were perfect and happy and spending a lot of time together ect. But then he hung out with his ex and I found out so I broke up with him and ran away crying. But then the next day I hung out with him with a group of friends and I broke down crying begging for him back saying I made a mistake and he was the best thing that happened to me so he kissed me and took me back and said to pretend like we never broke up and somehow we ended up at the high school together and I saw my old math teacher that I hated and the rest of the dream is stupid. But I don’t know what it means. In real like my boyfriend and I have a great relationship. He makes me really happy. So I’m just really confused

  10. In my dream me and my boyfriend were happy, like everyday, we hugged each other and laughed and all that..(he lives 2 hours away and we haven’t seen each other for 9 months) I guess it means I wish he was by my side and that I miss him right..?

  11. Okay so my boyfriend has been in trouble for like two weeks now and usally when he gets in trouble his mom will take away his phone for ahwile it happens all the time so last time I talked to him was Saturday when he sneaked out his phone and told me been in trouble don’t txt back even after this txt bye so yeah I haven’t talked to him in a while so last night I had a dream about him and I was on snapchat and he snapchatted me because we always snapchat and he said his phone was taken away and he told me why and I got all sad and just said alright and he said I love you so what does that mean ?

  12. I had a dream that me, my dad, and my sister moved. And I got a boyfriend. It ended when we got near an old building, he. freaked out, and I woke up. It’s weird because I am going to move, I think I saw the guy that was my boyfriend, and my ex still has feelings for me

  13. These past two nights, I’ve been dreaming about having new boyfriends, two different boys, two different nights. and both of these boyfriends had blonde hair and blue eyes. My physical preferences usually consist of brown hair and brown eyes. My current boyfriend has red hair and brown eyes.. But anyway, In the first dream, I cheated on my current boyfriend for this one blonde guy who kept smiling at me and gave me several kisses. It was cute and while that was happening I kept thinking of the scene before I started loving on the blonde boy where I was holding and kissing my current boyfriend (in the dream). The blonde guy in my dream from the night before last night is someone that is in my grade that I’ve seen in school and had been in classes with but I never would think of having feelings for the guy he just isn’t my type.
    Last night I dreamed that my boyfriend and i completely broke up. The night before it was me cheating on him but this time me and him completely broke up. It started with me and my current boyfriend always having complications so we both took a break and went our separate ways. Then it was me who asked him if he wanted to start dating me again (and that’s weird because I’m a girl!) and he said no. I was obviously depressed and then this other blonde boy came along. Again like I said, different boy from the dream the night before. I know this boy also but I’m not friends with him, I’ve just seen him around school, he’s been in my classes and I’ve never had any kind of feelings for the guy because I barely knew him and from what I know he doesn’t meet my preferences.
    Now back to what I was saying. Now this next one here really had a thing for me and he had asked me out and I went right for it and said yes. As time progresses on during one of our first days of dating he at one point was holding me in his arms looking me deep in the eyes and gave me a kiss. Then he was playing video games and I was watching over his shoulder. That’s all I remember.

  14. I dreamt that my ex had changed for the better and he was trying to say sorry for his behaviour before abd wanted to try again.

  15. my boyfriend and I have been dating for almost 3 months, I’ve been having dreams about him a lot more frequently now. the dreams are good. I can tell we’re both nervous about us meeting the parents. so in the dream we’re always by our self some where random. but the dreams were good, nothing bad happened. it just felt like a dream where I was just with him and would randomly talk and do activities at that random place. but in my last dream my dad (who doesn’t know i’m dating anyone because I don’t live with him) came to pick me up, and you could tell he was nervous when he met them but he did amazing. does this dream mean anything? (my mom knows about it but she doesn’t like that i’m dating)

  16. I had a dream that my boyfriend left me for another girl & I was nonstop crying & I got in a fight with that girl. I love my boyfriend so much I felt sad when I woke up.

  17. It was valentines day and I decided to have a party I was going to take a shower when my boyfriend came in i had a towel on and mumbled some words and I said I was just going to take a shower and I also told him I would be back and that’s when it ended. could someone please tell me what this dream means !?

  18. I had a dream about my boyfriend it was valentines day and I was having a party I was going to take a shower when my boyfriend came in I had a towel rapped around me he came up and mumbled some words and I told him I was just taking a shower he left and it ended. Someone please tell me what it ment!?

    • I had a dream where I was eating with my little sister and saw my boyfriend he was with his family so I pretended not to see him but he came to me and hugged me and all his family was there, and my ex boyfriends cousin who really doesn’t like me, and she whispered to me “can we be friends” I hesitantly said yes and then me and my boyfriend and friends were at a quincenera and I saw my ex there….and then I was walking someone where and saw a girl from high school and I was always kind of jealous of her. What does this mean?

  19. I keep dreaming about meeting my boyfriends family, I have already met his parents and he is a only child, but in my dreams he has a brother and we get on pretty well. It could mean nothing but it’s rather strange.

    • To me I would say it means that your mother doesn’t like him and or your mom knows some things and he’s not right for you …. idk but to think positive hmmm idk that’s a quit negative strange dream.

  20. when i was with my ex i had a vision type thing. it wasn’t a dream i knew he was there in a way.he was laying right beside me in my bed,he looked at me and smiled ,like he was really happy to see me or something.it felt like he was trying to say goodbye but saying its ok at the same time. i closed my eyes then opened them and he was gone. i thought he died but i saw him the next day at school. he was perfectly fine. i asked him if he was falling out of love and he said no ,we stayed together for one more month then yeah,the rest is my fault. i tried to not think of what it was but two months later and i’m still worried about him.he told me recently that his satanism got worse and that he likes pain. i don’t know if this had anything to do with my “vision” but i cant find any answers anywhere! it sucks and i’m just trying to find answers. maybe he needs my help?i don’t know i just feel like i need to do something

  21. I had a dream about being strangled by someone and changed into my boyfriend not only was he trying to strangle me but he was trying to drown me in the bathroom’s sink -..help?

    • I’d say get out of the relationship sorry all dreams have meaning to them and can be based on later on in your life .

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