The Most Common Sex Dreams Decoded
An unexpected partner appearing in your nocturnal fantasies probably doesn’t mean what you think
Have you ever had a sex dream starring someone other than the guy you're sharing a bed with? If so, don't worry - it doesn't mean you want to cheat. Instead, the person you're dreaming about usually signifies what's going on deep in your psyche. "If we pay attention, there may be something we can learn from our dreams," says marriage therapist Sharon Gilchrest O'Neill, author of A Short Guide to a Happy Marriage. "Maybe there's something missing in our lives, or maybe there's a problem in our relationship we haven't wanted to think about." Here are some of the most common sex dreams and what they really mean.Information is current as of the original date of publication.
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Just out of curiousity how were these determined to be the 5 most common sex dreams? Did the 'researcher' forget that the population also includes males? I also wonder why there was no (virtually none) biological basis attributed to any of these dreams. I am going to make a sweepeing generalization and guess that this 'research' was conducted by a young liberal arts student with virtually no life experience and an unwilliness to examine options outside of "Your dream is more likely a celebration of YOU" Thank you MSN for another amusing vacuous article.
Why is there no biological basis attributed to any of these dreams? A good question! When it comes to media, it is often watered and edited down content (removing details such as gender) in order to appeal to a mass audience. "sound bytes" so to speak. If msn.com/love-sex-relationships posted all the boring data to back up this research... practically no one would finish reading the article... in addition, the media reads the media. This article was originally posted months ago on another media outlet and has since been picked up by other media and edited down even more to fit that particular media's audience.
The bottom line is, the gist of this article is based on actual research and fits the commonality of most of our sex dreams. It's a fun, interesting article to peak interest in the dreaming mind, certainly not designed to **** anyone off, which it seems to have succeeded in doing so with you. Good questions though! I appreciate that and I hope I helped to clear some things up for you.