Dreaming about your ex kissing you: 12 spiritual meanings

Did you ever have a dream about your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend kissing you? This might seem strange, but it could be a sign that you’re ready to move on and find love again.

Or maybe you still have strong feelings for this person and need to confront these issues and do something about it. Dreams are messages from our subconscious mind. They help us discover hidden truths about ourselves, other people, and situations.

Here are 12 spiritual meanings of dreaming about your ex kissing you:

1) You still have strong feelings for this person

Of course, we all have feelings for some special people.

In fact, it’s often the person who broke our heart that we keep on loving. Dreams are a natural way for our minds find to heal.

If you still find yourself dreaming about your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend and feeling strong emotions about them, this is a sign that you need to confront these issues and do something about them.

But here’s the good news:

Dreams are also a great tool for manifesting what we want. And this includes love. When you continue dreaming about your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend and all the good times you shared with them, you’re sending a message to the Universe that you’re ready to move on and find new love.

Our dreams, especially recurring dreams, are signs from our subconscious minds telling us something is not right, and often that there’s an issue that needs healing. And no, they’re not just there to entertain us while we sleep (although they can do that too!).

This is why it’s so important that we pay attention to our dreams. Because they hold the key to all of our spiritual growth, and often have vital messages for us.

2) You feel guilty about breaking up with them

Maybe there are some serious reasons why you broke up with this person.

It could be that the relationship was toxic and you were both better off without each other. But there’s a possibility that you still feel guilty for breaking up with them.

Let’s dig a little deeper:

I call these “unfinished business” dreams, where we feel bad about something we did in the past, and our subconscious mind is trying to show us what happened so we can heal.

This can happen when someone is part of our family or close circle of friends. They become a part of our subconscious minds as well, and when something happens that hurts them, it hurts us too.

This guilt will eventually catch up to us if not confronted and healed. So if you have a recurring dream about your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend kissing you and it makes you feel bad afterward, this is an indication that this is unfinished business and needs healing before the relationship can move forward in your life.

3) Your ex was cheating on you

Another spiritual meaning when you dream about your ex kissing you is that they were cheating on you before you broke up.

Let me explain:

In dreams when we kiss someone, it means a very strong connection to them. It can be a chaste kiss (like the one most of us give to our parents when we say “goodnight”), or it can be passionate and full of feeling.

And when you dream about kissing your ex in this way, it’s important to consider if they were cheating on you before the breakup.

Psychologically, cheating is almost always how relationships end.

But there are many people who don’t want to admit that their partner was involved with someone else during the relationship. So their subconscious mind will often create dreams where they dream of their ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend kissing them, but in a way that makes them feel guilty.

So if you have dreams of kissing your ex, and they make you feel terrible afterward, then it’s likely that they were cheating on you. And your subconscious mind is trying to show you this.

This isn’t always the case though. The dream may be pointing out an issue with your current relationship and how you react to it.

But again, it may be a sign of unfinished business, which needs to be healed before any kind of relationship can move forward positively in life.

4) You miss the way things used to be with your ex

Many people carry their exes around with them for years after breaking up, not allowing themselves to move on properly and heal.

This happens because we don’t like to admit that love didn’t work out. Or that the person was abusive or toxic in some way, and we care more about how it looked to our family and friends than we do about truly loving ourselves.

Dreams are hard for many people because they are so personal . . . not a lot of people can tell you exactly what their dreams mean, even though the meaning is clear for them.

So if you have a recurring dream about your ex, kissing you, then it’s likely that you’re trying to reconcile yourself with the fact that it’s time to let go and move on with your life.

You’re probably feeling some guilt for having ended the relationship in the first place – even when your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend was treating you badly.

Here are some tips to help you move on:

  • Start a journal and write down your feelings about your ex and the relationship. Reading these feelings back to yourself can help you let go so that you can move on with your life
  • Surround yourself with new positive people – friends and family who love you unconditionally
  • Contact a therapist – they don’t need to know anything about the past, just work through some of those negative emotions with them. They can help you come to terms with what has happened so that you can move on.

Another way that you can try to help you move on is to try Self-Healing Meditation.

I’ve been hurt before, really hurt by someone I thought was my forever person. But then, I found out he wasn’t who I thought he was. For a long time, I was really sad. But then a friend told me about this free Self-Healing Meditation.

At first, it was pretty tough, but slowly, it started to help. The dreams about my ex didn’t come as often, and I started feeling okay about what happened. Now, I’m feeling a lot better and have even started going on dates again. Trying this meditation really helped me turn a corner.

If you keep dreaming about your ex or just can’t shake the sadness from old relationships, you might want to try this Self-Healing Meditation.

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5) Your current relationship is a rebound

This is a big one.

It’s important to recognize this particular dream because it shows us something that we may have been denying – that our current relationship is a rebound.

If your dreams make you feel guilty simply because you’re kissing your ex, then there’s a good chance that the relationship with your current partner has nothing to do with love.

The most common reason for dreaming about kissing an ex is a subconscious desire to reconcile yourself with the fact that the relationship didn’t work out.

You may still be carrying feelings of guilt around because you ended it, even though the person was abusing or cheating on you.

In this case, dreams are trying to show you what needs closure in your life before any new relationships can start – and they are hinting at issues that need to be dealt with sooner rather than later.

For example:

You just broke up with your ex but inside you still love them, and then you quickly in a relationship with someone to get over them. All the signs are there: guilt, dreams about your ex, and confusion about your new partner.

The problem is you’ve never really dealt with the breakup – and you’re still in love with your ex. Eventually, it will all catch up with you, and it will come out in some form of depression or a feeling of not being able to be happy because you’re still ‘thinking of them.

6) Your ex represents something in your life that isn’t working for you anymore, but you’re scared to let go of it

You might think that you can’t be in a new relationship because you haven’t let go of your ex yet.

That’s not necessarily true.

It might just be that your ex is symbolic of a part of yourself or an aspect of your life that isn’t working for you anymore and you need to change that if you want to love again.

You may find that dreams about kissing an ex have absolutely nothing to do with your current relationship at all, but a need to make some changes in your life before you can move on.

In this case, the choice is yours – either change or continue to live with something (or someone) that isn’t right for you anymore…

Another case is that this dream has nothing to do with your ex but with what you need to do in your life now instead.

7) You came to the realization that you’re not meant to be together

I know the feeling of being absolutely convinced that the person you’re with is The One.

It’s a feeling that can stay with you for the rest of your life – but it’s not forever.

Dreams about kissing an ex can be telling us that it’s time to move on from a past relationship, so we can get clear about who we should be with.

When this happens, dreams can become more urgent and frequent as they try to get through to us.

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8) You fear you will never find love again

I bet you have a dream about kissing your ex, right? This is a normal dream that everyone has. What’s not normal is the frequency of the dreams and how they become more intense and dark as time goes on.

It’s easy to get sucked into the idea that you will never find love again when it seems like your current relationship is ending and no one else seems to want you. Everyone feels like this sometimes – it’s normal.

It’s just not healthy for your emotional well-being to keep these feelings going for too long because it will make you feel trapped, alone, depressed, and desperate for love.

Don’t give up! You have the ability to change everything around you by taking control of your dreams.

The first step in this process is recognizing what needs to change in your life in order to bring love into it once again – if that is what you want, of course.

And the key here is in the process itself. By focusing on what you have to change in your life instead of what you don’t have, you’ll be less likely to miss out on something great that may just be around the corner!

Trust me, time will help you forget about your ex and you’ll begin to see what’s around the corner once you begin to focus on the present instead of the past.

9) Your ex is actually a past version of yourself

Ever heard of the concept of the shadow?

It’s an interesting idea, but it’s pretty simple to grasp: every person has a dark side – something that they are ashamed of and don’t acknowledge in themselves.

And this is where your ex comes into play.

In dreams about kissing your ex, he or she can be interpreted as a symbolic representation of something you aren’t proud of and that you’d like to change about yourself.

It might be anger, jealousy, insecurity, anger, control, lack of confidence… you get the picture. Your ex represents an aspect of yourself that isn’t coming to terms with what makes you unique as a separate entity from someone else.

10) What would a gifted advisor say?

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11) You feel lonely and want to be comforted

The truth is:

There is nothing wrong with wanting comfort.

It’s a normal human feeling that we all experience.

You might be in a very hard or stressful period of your life and want someone to comfort you. A dream like this can bring you the feeling of being cared for – or it can help you accept the fact that you’re perfectly capable of caring for yourself and don’t need anyone else to do it for you.

You are strong, capable, and independent – no matter how lonely you feel at the moment.

The issue with dreams like this is that we often let our dreams speak for us when in reality, dreams are simply tools used to teach us about ourselves indirectly so the inner dialogue can continue even when we’re asleep.

They don’t mean anything more than that if we just allow ourselves to make sense of what it is we really need in order to move forward in our lives.

12) This is your sign to find love again

The last meaning of dreaming about kissing your ex is the most positive of them all:

Your dreams are telling you that it’s time to move on and find love again.

Of course, there is no right time to fall in love – but if that is what you want, this is a clear sign from the universe that it’s finally time to get back out there after spending some time alone.

Dreams are one of the most powerful ways in which the universe can tell us that we are ready for something new.

By giving us a sign like this, the universe is saying to us that we have been holding ourselves back and avoiding pursuing our dreams because we weren’t ready.

But now you are and it’s time to take action!

Final thoughts

Dreaming about kissing your ex doesn’t have to be a bad thing.

As long as you don’t let it make you feel bad about yourself and you try to learn something from it, it can actually be very helpful and even give you a clear picture of what’s missing in your life right now.

Hopefully, with these 12 spiritual meanings, this article gives you a lot of insight into dreaming about your ex. But understanding an issue can be just the beginning.

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Thảo Anh Nguyễn

Thảo Anh Nguyễn

It is the little daily things that make life worth living and I know how to put you in the right perspective. I write about the intersection of life and love: how spirituality has changed my relationships, what I do to cultivate love in my life, and why I believe that all relationships are spiritual. Meet all your needs for your relationship and pieces of life advice with my articles.

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