10 Most Common Dreams and What They Mean

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Do you ever wake up from a crazy dream and wonder what the heck it meant?

Well, Your Tango put together a list of the 10 most common dreams and what they mean:

1. Being attacked or chased

These types of dreams represent overall life stress. It can also mean you are trying to escape something in your life.

2. Being lost and/or trapped

These dreams commonly occur when you are confused about something in your life. Something may be making you feel powerless or out of control.

3. Car or other transportation accident

This dream usually occurs when there is something going on in your life that is out of control.

4. Natural disaster/man-made disasters

These dreams typically happen when people are confronted with or dealing with very serious issues or problems.

5. Falling

Falling is one of the most common dreams. This can represent feelings of insecurity or helplessness.

6. Being inappropriately dressed in public

This dream represents vulnerability and possibly exposing oneself to another in some way. It could also be representative of shame or embarrassment in your life.

7. Poor performance

This usually occurs when you may be tested with some challenge in life.

8. House and/or property damage or loss

These types of dreams may happen when there is something of value in your life that is at risk.

9. Missing your connecting flight or train stop

These types of dreams can represent feelings of missing out on things. They can also occur when you’re feeling anxious or feel you are losing touch with someone in your life.

10. Dying or being ill or being injured

This type of dream may represent something in your life that is no longer there or something within yourself that is no longer working.

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