Seeing a Deceased Loved One In a Dream – Meaning and Interpretation

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Dreams about our deceased loved ones can be very upsetting. These dreams often represent some message, a warning or advice we should not take for granted.

Sometimes these dreams could help us prevent some disasters or prevent us from making major mistakes in our lives.

These dreams are often a reflection of our feelings of sadness and depression because of their departure.

Sometimes these dreams could indicate feelings of guilt we still feel towards these people for something we have done or didn’t do and we know that it’s too late to change anything.

For the deciphering of such dreams, the details of the dream are very important.

For example, we need to take into consideration the fact if the dead person was happy, angry, sad, etc. It is also important to note if we were aware in the dream of the person not being alive anymore.

Dreams about deceased people in general indicate some unexpected changes you might soon experience.

They also indicate sudden news you could soon receive. If the dead person becomes alive again in your dream, such a dream could be a sign that you could soon receive back something you have lost.

These dreams often reveal your focus of attention on some events from the past, often related to the deceased people you dreamed about. They are often a sign of grief and sadness because of their departure.

Deceased loved ones in our dreams can indicate pleasant events which await us in the near future, such as weddings and other celebrations.

Dreams, in which we communicate with our deceased loved ones, are often the ones which help us find peace and consolation in our times of grief. 

Seeing a Deceased Loved One in a Dream – Meaning and Interpretation

Dreaming of a deceased mother – A dream about a deceased mother is a dream with powerful symbolism. You could be going through a difficult period in your life, and you need help dealing with it. Your deceased mother appearing in this dream ensures the positive outcome of the situation you are in.

It confirms that you will receive the much-needed help to overcome the difficulties you are dealing with.

If your mother in the dream asked for your help, then the dream might indicate that you will be forced to deal with your issues on your own, and that awaited help won’t arrive. This dream is often a warning not to rely on your family members to help you in some situation.

You need to have faith that you have the needed abilities to overcome the obstacles you are facing. Sometimes it is better to deal with matters on our own than to rely on the help of unreliable people.

A dream about a deceased mother could sometimes be an announcement of obstacles and difficulties you could soon be facing. Fortunately, you will be able to deal with them with relative ease.

If you dreamed of your living mother being deceased or dying, that dream is not a good sign.

It could indicate some difficulties you will soon encounter, usually related to some complicated projects and activities you are about to start.

It could also indicate disappointments, obstacles, losses or some other misfortune you could soon experience.

Dreaming of a deceased father – If you dreamed of your deceased father, such a dream possibly reveals your feelings about some unfinished issues you have with your father. Maybe it is something you did, or didn’t do, or something you started doing with your father but didn’t have the chance to finish because of your father’s departure.

This dream is a message from your subconscious that it is time to let go of the burden you are imposing on yourself because the issues you are worried about can never be resolved.

Make peace with them, and with the fact that your father is no longer with you so you can be free to move on with your life. Forgive yourself and your father if you feel there is the need to do so.

Dreaming of a parent being deceased – If you dreamed that one of your parents is deceased, that dream could reveal your feelings of not being able to fulfill your parent’s expectations.

Dreaming of deceased parents – If you dreamed of your deceased parent or parents, for example seeing them in a casket or at the cemetery, that dream often reveals the state of your inner being which isn’t well. You are most likely obsessed by some tragic events which happened to you, possibly even the death of your parents or someone close, and you are still not able to accept what has happened and freely move on with your life. You probably feel hurt and upset.

Maybe you have experienced some tragic loss and you cannot cope with it yet.

Dreaming of finding out that your parents are both deceased – If you dreamed of finding that your parents are both deceased, even if they are still alive in real life, that dream is usually a bad omen. It often indicates some obstacles and difficulties you could soon encounter. You might experience some unexpected change of circumstances in your life and you will be forced to quickly adapt to them.

These changes could be related to your family and some family matters.

This dream could also indicate approaching danger or some events which will completely change your life and daily routine.

In some cases, this dream could indicate that some of your actions or missing to do something in time caused some consequences which affect both you and your family members as well.

This dream is asking you to watch your behavior and actions and be prepared to prevent such situations in the future.

Dreaming of deceased relatives – If you dreamed of deceased relatives or a deceased relative, such a dream often reminds you to pay attention to your behavior and look at a whole picture of a situation before making some important choices and decisions or before taking some actions related to some important issues in your life.

You also need to rely on your gathered knowledge and experience and make sure you don’t do anything in a rush.

By gaining such approach in dealing with important issues you might discover some new opportunities you weren’t aware of previously because of your haste behavior.

If you dreamed that your deceased relatives were coming to life that is also a sign that you need to be careful and use your gained wisdom in the situations you are facing now.

Dreaming of deceased ancestors – If you dreamed of your deceased ancestors, that dream is a good sign. It usually indicates happiness and success awaiting you as well as your overall wellbeing.

Dreaming of deceased friend – If you dreamed of your deceased friend, this dream is often a sign of comfort and reassurance. This dream is often a reflection of your feelings towards your deceased friend and the sadness you feel because they are gone.

These dreams could also be provoked by some recent memories of this friend. This dream could indicate finally coming to terms that your friend is no longer alive.

In some cases, this dream could be considered a bad sign. It could indicate being mocked and ridiculed by the people from your surroundings which could cause issues with your confidence and self – esteem and cause you to have a bad opinion about yourself.

It is important how you were feeling during this dream.

Dreaming of a deceased sibling asking you for help – If you dreamed of a deceased brother or sister, asking you for help, that dream could reveal feelings of guilt related to them. This dream could also signify conflicts and arguments with some people from your surroundings. These people are usually some close ones, possibly members of your family.

It is often a sign of problems related to people you care about and disagreements arising while solving these problems.

Dreaming of a deceased twin sibling – If you dreamed of your deceased twin brother or sister, regardless of the fact if they are actually dead or not, or if you even have one in your real life, that dream should be considered a good sign. It indicates health, prosperity and abundance.

If you were talking to your dead twin brother or sister in your dream, that could indicate a possibility of soon beginning some challenging project which will require a lot of your effort and possible someone’s help to be able to successfully accomplish it.

Dreaming of a deceased girlfriend or a boyfriend – If you dreamed of a deceased girlfriend or a boyfriend, that dream is a good sign. It reveals the happiness and contentment you feel. It is often a sign of good relationships you have with others. This dream often symbolizes the success of your current endeavors and projects.

It is a sign of accomplishment of your goals and desires. It is a confirmation of a very good period in your life.

Dreaming of a deceased baby – If you dreamed of your deceased baby, that dream could be a sign of still not being able to accept the fact that it is not in your life anymore. If you didn’t experience the death of your baby in real life, such a dream should be considered a bad omen, especially regarding your finances and business.

It indicates wrong decisions and actions regarding the beginning of some new projects, missed opportunities, failed hopes and dreams, which could all lead you to feelings of disappointment and sadness.

You could also face lack of self – esteem and lowering your confidence. This dream is a sign of failure in all your actions.

You won’t be able to use any of the opportunities you come across.