What does it mean to dream of dying

Last Updated on 2 months by Alina Dreamer

Human beings, by nature, when we are sleeping, have dreams in which we can find a series of alerts indicating that something is wrong in our lives. One of the most recurrent dreams is that of dreaming of dying, and the simple fact of it is enough reason to have a bad time.

Dreaming of our death and even that of a family member or loved one, often becomes a widespread nightmare. However, from the interpretation of the dreams, this cannot be seen as something negative, although when we wake up, we are distressed.

Meanings of dreaming of dying

One of the most common dreams in human beings is the dream of dying, which is more normal than we can imagine. Nobody likes to dream about this kind of thing. However, this can have different interpretations, of course, depending on the context and the elements present in it.

We should not always think that dreaming about death is negative because if the person who dies in the dream is a relative, the person in question is extremely important to us.

Other interpretations indicate that the death of a relative has to do with our subconscious worrying about prolonging such a person’s life. That is, we are hoping that the person will never leave our side.

Usually, this type of dream tends to become a nightmare, and as said before, depending on the context of the same is that an interpretation can be given.

From interpretation, the death of a relative in the dream indicates that we are very close to that person, which is very important to us. On the other hand, if we dream that a relative dies and this one was already dead, we miss him/her a lot since his/her departure.

In many of these dreams, we can see how we die and even observe how we die and then resurrect, which means that we need changes in our lives, or we need to close a cycle and start a new one.

An old cemetery with tombstones
An old cemetery with tombstones

On the other hand, neither should we pay more attention if we dream of death, as we must bear in mind that most dreams are derived from day-to-day experiences. For example, if we have recently talked to someone about death, it is entirely normal to dream about it that night.

Many people think that dreaming about death means healing or rebirth that is about to happen. If we dream that love of ours dies, it means that it lacks certain qualities or aspects, that is to say, that we miss certain things in the relationship that are no longer as they used to be.

If you dream that a deceased father or mother is alive, this is considered bad luck. Whereas if they are alive and dream that they die, it means that they are making significant changes in their lives.

When we dream that we see and talk to our dead parents, it represents the fear of losing them. We are warning of a possible loss through the dream, and we should fix the relationship with them and tell them everything we have always wanted to say and out of fear we have not.

It is also seen as an opportunity to say goodbye to them. Dreaming about the death of a sister, relative or good friend means that we miss that person.

Dreaming about dying ourselves has different interpretations, however, the most accepted by those who make these interpretations is that we are in a transitional phase of our lives, although it also indicates that we are desperately trying to escape the demands of our lives.

What do we do if we dream of dying?

This is a question that many of us ask ourselves. However, we must keep in mind the elements that are present in the dream to have a better interpretation of it.

Conclusion of dreaming of dying

We must be clear that many of these dreams are a kind of advice on how to fix inevitable mistakes we have made in our lives. If in doubt, we should seek an expert on the subject, although many sources have information on these types of events.