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Who dreams of sex? Teenage boys and wet dreams seem to be part of each other the way petals are part of flowers. What then, about the rest of us? Do teenage boys stop dreaming of sex as they grow? Do teenage girls dream of sex and, if so, do they grow up to dream of it as well?

The following article from 'Self' magazine can put some perspective on your sex dreams and do a little interpretation of them for you in order to decode your sexual satisfaction and any imagery that may played out with deeper, perhaps non-sexual meanings.


I ask because I care and, while I'm embarrassed to admit it, I almost never have them. My eyes glaze over in wonder when I hear about them from my friends, my significant other or in the media. My husband is convinced that I have them but I just don't remember them.

However, I wish desperately to remember them, to ponder them, to relive them, as it were, in real life, somehow.
This link:http://dreamsnightmares.com/sexdreams.html will take you to another great article which discusses the Freudian idea of symbolic representation in dreams of the sexual and nightmare variety.

While we may worry if we have dreams of multiple partners, partners different from our own, or if we change sexual orientation in our sexual dreams, we really should try and adopt an attitude of curiosity and openness, looking instead at the potential for self discovery and more profound psychological insight with regard to our inner desires, fears, hopes and wishes.

The unconscious mind carries all the issues of the conscious mind and tries to resolve or process them during dream time. Therefore, your sense of relief, pleasure, apprehension or whatever it is should also be taken seriously and examined upon your waking, for these feelings will be good indicators of the underlying issues you may be trying to work out while you're sleeping.

For those people, like me, who can't for the life of me remember my lusty interludes at night, I am beginning to think we may just need to sleep more.

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