Why do we dream about cheating on our partners?

We are all guilty of it and it happens to the best of us. It might not be as bad as you think it is.

Are you madly in love and still dreamt about cheating on your partner? Don’t worry! It isn’t as scary as it looks. At some point in time or another, we all have had dreams about cheating on our partners. Contrary to popular beliefs, getting dreams about cheating on your partner does not mean that you will cheat on them. It has absolutely nothing to do with your conscious state of affairs with your partner. Dreams are totally a different state of awareness where boundaries and consequences do not exist.

However, it is still difficult to differentiate between dreams and reality. That is why often, we wake up feeling ashamed and guilty about them. Fortunately for us, they rarely have anything to do with infidelity, rather these dreams are just a sign that you need to reflect on yourself and your relationship.

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Independent of your Situation in Real Life

Cheating dreams do not mean that you want to cheat on your partner. It doesn’t even mean that the thought ran across your mind. Even the most committed person could dream about cheating and not in the slightest have those intentions in real life. These dreams are an emergency flare about your relationship with yourself. It has different interpretations depending on what you feel cheating is. So, reflect on your idea of cheating and analyze who in your life are you currently cheating on. It could just be with your own self if you have been ignoring your needs.

The Guilt Trip

The simplest interpretation of a cheating dream is guilt. You might be feeling guilty about something in your life. It could be about something you did or said or both. Another possible explanation could be that you feel cheated out on your quality time with your partner. Probably because of a stressful job, a new kid, or other such demands on your life. Reflect on the areas of your life where you are letting yourself down.

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You are missing something

Humans are sexual beings, and that’s a fact. If you enjoy cheating on your partner in the dream, it could mean that you are missing out on something in your relationship. You could be super happy in your relationship yet feel that it lacks passion or spontaneity. The dreams may be on the surface of your sex life, but they could also just generally speak about how your relationship is progressing. Often when a relationship reaches a safe zone, people crave excitement and, your cheating dream might just be a sign of that.

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