What does it mean to make love in a dream? Does it have any spiritual significance?
In dreams, we often see things that are symbolic or metaphorical. But it can reveal a lot about your own inner world.
Around 8% of people a day report sexual activity in their dreams, so it’s pretty common.
Making love in a dream has several spiritual meanings depending on the context. This article will help you to explore them.
What does making love mean in a dream? Spiritual interpretations…
1) A union of two
One spiritual meaning of making love in a dream is about two becoming one. It spiritually shows a desire to express yourself through love.
This is more likely to be a union with self rather than with whoever it is that you are having sex within your dream.
Dreams are all about us, and so the characters that appear in our dreams more often than not represent some element of ourselves.
So the lovemaking in your dream can be spiritually symbolic of you integrating different parts of yourself.
In a spiritual context, that could be your outer world experiences and your inner or ethereal world experiences.
It could also be symbolic of your union with God, the Universe, and Consciousness (or whichever name resonates most for you).
If you have been craving more spirituality in your life, this could be your sign to go for it. Your subconscious is showing you that you desire a greater loving union with a higher power.
2) Balancing sides of the masculine and feminine
Everyone contains within them a mix of what we might stereotypically see as “masculine” and “feminine” qualities.
Rather than represent what it is to be a man or a woman, these are more about opposing energies that we often find easier to understand by labeling them in this way.
The strength of the masculine is often viewed in a different way from the strength of the feminine.
The masculine is characterized as the “doing” energy and shaped by logic, intellect, the brain, and reason.
The feminine is characterized as the “being” energy and shaped by a softer energy of receiving and allowing, intuition, and creativity.
Again, to reiterate, these are symbolic of energies we all hold within us, regardless of our gender.
They are the Yin and Yang of life. They are opposite but also balance each other out.
Your spiritual dream of making love can represent the merging of these two forces within coming together.
3) Self-love and acceptance
Continuing with the theme of integration, another spiritual meaning of making love within a dream could be an expression of self-love and acceptance.
You may be expressing your appreciation for who you are as a whole person. Or you may be expressing a deep desire (and encouragement) to do so.
We all have differing and sometimes conflicting aspects of ourselves. After all, we are complex beings.
If you have been doing lots of self-healing on your spiritual journey, then a dream about making love could be the representation of that healing.
The parts that you perhaps once felt at odds with are starting to merge. You can see them with love and respect and honor that they are part of the whole.
Not only the whole within you but the reflection of the whole Universe.
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4) A release of physical desire
Another potential meaning of making love in your dream is about releasing sexual desires.
There’s nothing wrong with being sexually aroused. It’s perfectly natural. However, we can find ourselves repressing this very human need.
It’s important to remember that sexuality is an aspect of the human experience. We have many ways of expressing our emotions and needs. Sex is one of them.
Sadly, sex can be seen by some as somehow “unholy” or wrong.
Society throughout the ages has sought to suppress sexual freedoms, particularly of women, as a way of control.
Traditional religious thinking has cast sex as some sort of demonic act rather than an expression of connection and union.
Therefore, it was often painted as an act of the devil, only to be experienced within very strict contexts.
But sex is spiritual.
From a spiritual point of view we experience separation in this life, yet we are all one. Sex can be one of the ways in which we bridge that gap.
The ecstasy of orgasm is the ecstasy of joining in union.
Within a dream, you may feel safe to explore yourself without fear of guilt or judgment.
If you feel like you need to express that desire physically in your dream, then you could be feeling blocked in the waking world.
5) A call for greater self care
Where in your life do you need to take greater care of yourself?
This could be the spiritual question you are being asked through your dream about making love.
Rather than this being about any physical or sexual act, it may be symbolic of the ways you need to nurture yourself emotionally.
You may be feeling disconnected from others because you’re not taking good enough care of yourself.
In your dream, you may be able to connect with people who can help you in this regard. Either way, you may want to learn how to better care for yourself.
6) A current relationship
Rather than sex itself, sexual dreams are often about the emotional side of a connection. They may have something to do with your current relationship.
Clues in the dream may be helping you to decide how you feel, what you want, and work out any potential issues or problems you are facing in your relationship.
Perhaps you have been feeling disconnected from your partner and you are yearning for more love and attention right now.
Focus on your needs and how you can further enhance those within the relationship you have.
It’s tempting to look elsewhere and think things might be better or easier with someone else (the grass is always greener on the other side).
But dreams about making love can be your call to focus your energy on what you already have.
It’s time to start paying more attention to what you want from your partner and how they can give you it.
7) Get guidance from a gifted advisor
The interpretations above and below will give you a better idea about the potential spiritual interpretations of making love in a dream.
But a surefire way to know for certain is to speak with a gifted advisor.
You might resonate with more than one dream interpretation or none at all. It can be challenging to cut through all the internal noise and get to the heart of what your dream really means in your waking life.
That’s why a gifted advisor can help offer you guidance. The problem is finding someone you can trust.
That’s why I recommend Psychic Source. When I signed up for a reading, they provided me with a unique insight into where my life was going, and certain difficulties I was facing.
Personally having tried several online advisors, I think they’re the most caring, compassionate, and helpful network of gifted advisors out there.
Not only will a genuine advisor tell you what your unique dream about making love really means, but they can reveal other things that are going on in your life right now.
Common dreams about making love and what they mean
1) Dreaming about making love with your ex
Dreaming about making love to your ex can point to unresolved feelings that you might have towards the relationship.
It doesn’t necessarily mean you want them back or are in love with them still (although it can do).
But it can be a sign that there are feelings and thoughts which you are yet to process from this time— whether they are positive or painful emotions.
2) Dreaming about making love with a celebrity
But it can also signal that there is something they have that you want. Celebrities are often seen as aspirational within society.
We can admire and look up to them. So you might want to consider if this person has something you want for yourself?
3) Dreaming about making love with a friend
If you dream about making love to a friend of yours it can be an indication of the close bond you feel to them.
Perhaps they have qualities that you respect and value (I’m guessing they do if you are friends with them).
It can symbolize that you would like to have these qualities yourself.
Sex is about intimacy, and so rather than being about a sexual desire you have for your friend, it can just show your strong connection on an emotional or spiritual level.
4) Dreaming about making love with your boss
If you are freaked out at the thought you might have a subconscious crush on your boss you can relax.
Dreaming about making love to your boss is more about power and status than it is sex.
It’s nothing to do with their role, and all to do with yours. It symbolizes your emerging strength professionally, along with leadership skills.
Even if this potential is yet to be fulfilled, it is there within you waiting to emerge.
5) Dreaming about making love with a stranger
If you do not know the person you are making love to in your dream, and they are an anonymous stranger, then look to their qualities.
Are they sensitive? Are they passionate? Are they carefree and fun?
Whatever it is that they represent, it signals aspects that you are seeking to incorporate into your own personality and life.
6) Dreaming about making love passionately (intense pleasure and orgasm)
Dreaming about extraordinary passion and pleasure when making love can be a pointer to the absence of it in your waking life.
Perhaps you miss the intensity of that connection in your sex life, whether you are currently single or in a relationship.
It might be time to spice things up and inject more passion into your romantic life.
7) Dreaming about making love in public
Although it is a fantasy for some people to have sex in public places, for the majority of us it also represents vulnerability.
Making love in public leaves you exposed.
That’s why dreaming about sex in a public place can symbolize that you are worried about being exposed in your waking life.
Perhaps it’s a lie you’ve told that you don’t want to be revealed. Or a part of yourself you don’t want other people to get to know.
8) Dreaming about making love with someone who isn’t your partner
Dreams about cheating on your partner can be quite distressing.
Even though you know it’s not real, you can wake up feeling like you’ve betrayed your SO in some way.
Dreaming about making love to someone else might signal that there are aspects, whether they are emotional or physical, in your relationship that you’re not quite satisfied with.
It also matters who the person is — whether you know them or they are unfamiliar. So check out other interpretations too.
But if you want more clarity on this, and have been feeling a disconnect in your current relationship, I’d suggest speaking to a gifted advisor at Psychic Source.
I mentioned them earlier. They have helped me out in the past and I’ve always found them honest and compassionate in their readings.
So instead of trying to figure things out on your own, speak to an advisor who’ll give you the answers you’re looking for.
9) Dreaming about making love in the kitchen
Even the location where you are making love in your dream can say a lot.
Kitchens are the creative heart of the home. It’s where you rustle up nourishing dishes.
That’s why dreaming about having sex in the kitchen can mean something positive is in the pipeline for you and you are making the necessary preparations.
10) Dreaming about making love in a kinky way
Maybe your dream about making love was a little bit more ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘?
Sex dreams that include fetishes or kinky sex don’t have to mean anything in particular.
They might be fantasies that you hold, but not necessarily. They can simply be an expression of healthy sexual desire, even if it’s something you would never want to act out in real life.
11) Dreaming about making love in the bathroom
Dreaming of making love in the bathroom can mean it’s time to clean house. But rather than a literal way, we’re talking metaphorically.
Are there things that need spring cleaning in your life? Are there loose ends that need tying up? Or important things that need organizing? People or things you should let go of?
Think about aspects of your life that perhaps need some cleansing, healing, or reorganizing.
12) Dreaming about making love with someone of the same gender
Same-sex dreams, even if you are heterosexual, are very common.
Rather than it be about sex, think of it as connection and union. It could be that you admire certain traits that this person has, and want to incorporate them into your personality.
Same-sex dreams are often a reflection of things that you admire in another rather than a crush you have.
13) Dreaming about making love to your partner
The meaning of making love to your partner depends on how the dream felt. If it was positive, then see it as a reflection of the solidity and closeness of your relationship.
If it was negative, it could be pointing to underlying aspects of your current relationship that may need your attention.
To conclude: what does making love in a dream mean?
Hopefully, the interpretations above will shed some light on the spiritual meaning of making love in a dream.
But I realize that it can be tricky to figure out what applies best to you, where you are in life right now spiritually, and what else is going on for you.
Try to pay attention to how you feel in the dream, as well as who it was with and what they represent to you.
- What exactly happened in the dream?
- How did the dream about making love make you feel?
- Who were you making love to?
- What real-life feelings do you have toward this person if you know them?
- How was the sex? (Aka beautiful, passionate, awkward, embarrassing, transcendent, etc.)
So if there’s a part of you that still wants to know more, I recommend speaking to a genuine advisor.
As I explained earlier, there’s one company that I always end up recommending, Psychic Source.
Not only did they blow me away with their accurate reading, but they were also kind and understanding of my situation.
So if you’re tired of wondering about what your dreams are really trying to tell you, get in touch with a gifted advisor and take your future into your own hands.
All I can say is that I did, and I’ve never looked back since.
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