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What are older self dreams about?

The DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon insights from 1,200 dream symbols in over 200,000 dreams. Let’s see what the data has to say about older self dreams.

The word cloud above shows the words that are specifically associated with older self dreams. These are the words that make older self dreams unique compared to all other dream symbols. Just examining the graph and reading the words of older self dreams can be illuminating about show older selves affect our dreams. Be sure to check out the example older self dreams at the bottom of the page.

The circular bar chart above shows how older selves in a dream will affect dream content as compared to other dream symbols. Higher bars indicate that older self is more related to the specific symbol in the graph. Lower bars indicate that older self is less related to the specific symbol in the graph. Specifically, older self dreams have more recurring dreams than 95.9% of dream symbols, more sad dreams than 95.8% of dream symbols, and more happiness than 95.5% of dream symbols. On the other hand, older self dreams have less insects than 91.0% of dream symbols, less disasters than 90.8% of dream symbols, and less eating and drinking than 90.7% of dream symbols. Notably, dreams of older selves are friendly! These dreams have more friendly interactions than 80% of all of the other dream symbols. Friendly dreams can be great. They involve people helping other people, expressing love, and just being good to one another. Finally, dreams of older selves are family oriented. They are more related to family than 90% of all other symbols. In other words, dreaming of older selves will increase your chances of dreaming of a family member. Dreams help us to process our emotions and social relationships. In a certain lens, you can think of dreams as simulations of the world. This can be especially helpful for our relationships with family. Every dream is unique. These are general patterns observed in an analysis of over 200,000 dreams. This analysis is a tool to help you make sense of your dreams. It is best to look at the differences. See how your dream of older selves is different than dreams of older selves in general.

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of dreams have older selves

How common are older self dreams?

0.2% of dreams have the older selves symbol within the dream. That's about 1 out of every 600 dreams. Considering all the dream symbols, it is very rare.

Identification

How are older self dreams identified?

This symbol is identified by words like old me, old self, older me, etc.

Most related

What is most related to dreams of older selves?

Older selves dreams are notable because they have substantially more younger selves, past selves, future selves, selves, indigo, talismans, Luke Skywalker, Croatia, accountants, time travel, inner selves than 95% of other dream symbols.

Least related

What symbols least related to dreams of older selves?

Older selves do not especially suppress any other dream symbols.

Deep dive into older self dreams

Get an overview of characters, emotions, places, events, dream events, and senses in older self dreams.

Who is in dreams of older selves?

Who is in dreams of older selves?

Older self dreams are much more related to family than dreams in general. They are less related to animals, much less related to insects, and less related to unnamed people.

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What are the emotions in dreams of older selves?

What are the emotions in dreams of older selves?

Older self dreams are much more related to happiness, much more related to sadness, and more related to confusion than dreams in general. They are less related to grief and sorrow and less related to fun.

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Where do dreams of older selves take place?

Where do dreams of older selves take place?

Older self dreams are much more related to schools than dreams in general. They are less related to human-made places, less related to transportation, and less related to natural places.

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What happens in dreams of older selves?

What happens in dreams of older selves?

Older self dreams are more related to friendly acts than dreams in general. They are less related to aggressive acts, less related to sex, and much less related to disasters.

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How do dreams of older selves related to the type of dream it is?

How do dreams of older selves related to the type of dream it is?

Older self dreams are more related to nightmares, much more related to recurring dreams, and more related to bad dreams than dreams in general. They are less related to vivid dreams and less related to good dreams.

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How do dreams of older selves related the senses?

How do dreams of older selves related the senses?

Older self dreams are more related to vision than dreams in general. They are less related to taste and less related to touch.

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How can you make sense of older selves in dreams?

Older self dreams are very rare. Among other things older self dreams are friendly and family oriented. Do you think this is true for your dream of older selves? How might your dream of older selves be different?

All dreams have meaning

All dreams have meaning

You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.

Look for the differences

Look for the differences

The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience older selves in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.

Return to the feelings

Return to the feelings

Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about older selves in dreams. See how you feel about older selves now, in your waking life.

Examples of dreams of older selves

Reading dreams is one of the best ways to understand dream symbols. Even though the DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon data, it is grounded in the experience of reading thousands upon thousands of dreams. We invite you to read examples of older self dreams for yourself. These dreams are actual dreams people have had. As result, they may contain racist, sexist, violent, or otherwise offense language and imagery. This can be true even for older self dreams. Read at your own risk.

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