Dreaming Of A Dead Person Being Alive Meaning

Dreaming of a dead person being alive is quite a perplexing one. It can make anyone curious, and sometimes, horrified. Of course, the dead should stay out from this world already. Seeing them actually alive is a product of horror and fiction, and that’s not something that you would want anyway. 

But of course, our dreams are powerful. Several things can occur in our dream that we have no control. Furthermore, there are numerous instances where these dreams are actually connected to our waking life. 

Well, given the fact that you have seen a dead person alive in your dream, there’s a huge probability that it has actual implications to you. One way or another, it is pretty important that you are aware of the possible symbolism of the said dream. 

Dreaming Of A Dead Person Being Alive Meaning

First, I encourage that people should stop being scared by this dream. Seeing a dead person in your dream should not cause you to panic. 

Gone are the days were the belief that these people are coming to “fetch” you are prevalent. In actuality, many dream interpreters have found out that the dream is never ominous at all. 

In fact, the dream could be linked to your subconscious mind. It is a sign that you are missing a person that is not here in this world anymore. This explanation holds true for those who have lost their relatives and loved ones. Longing for their presence can drive our mind to produce mental images of them on our dreams. 

If that’s the case, then you should not worry about anything at all. As a matter of fact, you should be happy. After all, you were able to flesh out the person you missed too much in your dream. 

However, that’s not the only explanation as to why the dream appeared. Dreaming of a dead relative or someone that is dear to you have other interpretations. Depending on the context, you might contemplate on the true nature of the said dream. 

Here are some of them. 

You Have Regrets

Dreaming of relatives that are not here anymore is a sign that you have deeply rooted regrets. Evidently, such a vision somehow replicates the concept of the past. And remembering the past means that you have either good memories or bad experiences. 

You Have Regrets

If the dream is quite sad or gloomy, then it reflects your subconscious desire to bury something that you don’t want to remember anymore. Failures, embarrassments, and other shortcomings can drown you from moving forward. As much as possible, you want to chuck them out of your life. But sometimes, it is difficult to do so, especially if that particular regret is too big to ignore.

The dream is the manifestation of your predicament. If you don’t want it to happen again, you have to try harder to accept the downfalls you had. You can’t move forward without learning the process of acceptance.  

Something Is Going To Become “Reality”

If you have a dream of your dead father, mother, or siblings coming to life, there’s a possibility that you will experience a blissful episode in your life. Specifically, the dream suggests that you will achieve one of your goals.

Something Is Going To Become "Reality"

Dreaming of dead people who are close to you when they were still alive is actually a fruitful vision. You should not feel sad or scared about it. Instead, you have to be joyful because the dream is a sign that you will attain something that you have worked for. Those people might have motivated or helped you while you are molding yourself. Their appearance could mean that all of your efforts will come to fruition. 

Honestly, I would really be happy if I would encounter such a dream. It is a promising one! 

Imparting Of Blessings

There’s a perpetual belief that the appearance of the dead in someone’s dream is actually a process of passing blessings or “gifts.” One should know that some people have special abilities or characteristics that set them apart from the ordinary crowd. 

Imparting Of Blessings

If the person who is already dead is alive on your dream, it means that you are going to receive something from them. They are alive because they want you to realize that what you are going to “receive” is real. You have no option but to accept whatever they give to you. Trust me when I say that they will not inflict you with curses or misfortunes. Rather, they would give you gifts that can help you succeed. 

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One day, you’ll just wake up with an immense level of optimism. Or if not, you will just realize that your intuition becomes sharper than ever before. These occurrences are not accidents at all.

Being Receptive

Finally, the dream wants you to become receptive with the things that are around you. Specifically, it wants you to learn how to be sensitive to the people who are close to you. You might need to respond to them to ensure that they won’t feel that you are ignoring them.

Being Receptive

The dead person alive in your dream could be a symbolism that you have to be real with your feelings, too. You have to stop pretending that you don’t care or you are indifferent about the matters that surround you. It is best that you can address yourself properly. In doing so, your expectations will not be failed. Don’t ever think that people can read your desires. If you want them to reciprocate, you have to make the first step.

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Sure enough, there’s nothing that you have to fear when you see a dead person being alive in your dreams. They are not zombies, ghouls, or other otherworldly creatures. You can treat them as the subconscious representation of your desires and emotions. Of course, you can also see them as spiritual messengers. After all, the dead are much closer to the higher realms than us. 

That’s it for now. If you have questions about dreams and their interpretations, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.

20 thoughts on “Dreaming Of A Dead Person Being Alive Meaning”

  1. My dream was my dead sister, I’m pregnant and planning on naming my daughter after her. And ever since I picked her name I’ve been having nightmares about my sister. First it was my sister trying to kill my baby, second was my sister came back to life but my baby died. And it just gets worse. I dont know if it’s a sign to change her name because my sister doesn’t like it or what. It’s worrying.

  2. My dead father in my dream is still alive. I don’t necessarily see him. I just know he is there and think about dropping the dogs at his house or calling in. He was very ill before he died and is sick in my dreams but it is a lot more manageable

  3. Whenever I dream of one particular close male friend, my dead sister always appears in the dream as happy and alive. She has never met my friend but says she knows him
    Yet in the dream, they never talk to one another. I wonder what such dreams mean?

    • I dreamed of an ex. He just kissed and loved on me so good and nobody else seen him so they thought I was crazy until I showed them all the text messages and phone calls I received from him. It was surreal. I miss him dearly he was murdered in March 😭

      • I always dream about babies or small child who is always happy and I always dreamt of a man who is very fun of me but I don’t know him…what does that mean?…

  4. I dream about my dead Daughter, in my dreams she is always happy and brings so much joy to me every time I hug her and don’t ever want to let her go. the strange thing is that in my dream am fully aware that she died but then am.always happy that she is back with me. she died whe n she was 1yr 11months. I dnt know what these dreams mean but every time they feel so real and her hugs feel.very real too.

  5. I keep dreaming of a recent ex that i got close to after we split up and the first dream it was him telling me he is still alive and we went riding in his car but it broke down and we coasted to where we lived together and the second dream he was just staring down at me thru the window of the room he passed away in. like he was watching over me. i miss him so much. he was the one i went to for everything and he never turned me down.

  6. I Dreamt a phone rang and the caller said one of my sisters (who is alive) has been murdered.
    It was the murderer on the phone he then said listen carefully but the music on the radio (in my dream) was blasting and I didn’t clearly hear what he said.
    I then proceded to the place where my sister was when going I saw my friend who is close to my heart (who is dead) he said,” take my hand.” I was afraid then he assured me it was okay to do so and so I did and he led me to my (alive) sister’s body lying on the lawn.
    there were many onlookers I went up raised the sheet saw her face, her body bore marks of violence, it looked like it’s decomposing, it looked sucked in and wet.
    I was scared and in tears when I got the call but after seeing the body I was calm, only concerned about the calls to infirm everyone.
    Strange thing is I didn’t worry about her toddlers but there was a fear that my other sisters and myself was going to be next.

  7. My older sister died from an unexpected illness several years ago. She was 3 years older than me and we were never close. We had, however, developed a relationship and trying to get closer toward the end of her life. I dreamed of her for the very first time 2 nights ago. In the dream, I was looking at a small group of people I did not know and I was hesitant and nervous to approach any of them. Then, all of a sudden, I saw my sister’s face. She wasn’t smiling, yet she wasn’t frowning – she had a calm look about her – and I IMMEDIATELY felt a sense of peace. I didn’t remember the dream until two days later and the recollection was very sudden. When I did remember the dream, it made me smile and made my heart so happy.

  8. My boyfriend tragically passed away when he accidentally shot hisself in the head. I blame myself everyday! He was just looking at the gun and the clip was on his lap. I said to him put that up, you know I don’t like that shit. And he was laughing and smiling while looking at me in my eyes and said, “what this gun?” And jokingly put it to his head and pulled the trigger. There was a bullet in the chamber and my life forever changed. I tried everything to save him! 😭 everything! But it wasn’t good enough!! I sometimes have dreams now that he comes and finds me and says he is still alive!! I also feel like his spirit is following me. I miss him! So badly!

    • Hello. Thanks for reaching out!
      Your story is quite tragic! I can’t even bring myself into that situation. But you see, your dream of your dead boyfriend signified that he is haunting you. He is just reminding you that it’s not your fault, and you have nothing to worry about. You should move forward. Learn the lessons from the past. Keep him in your heart and let your happy memories strengthen you.

  9. I was a dream that my husband who passed away last january 9, 2021. Telling that he still alive. Hugging and kissing me that make me cried.
    On the other side, my children also had a same dreams telling that he is alive.

  10. I had a dream my husband who died from ALS was with me after learning I had cancer not really but I’m my dream he was saying I’ll be right there with you?

  11. Dream that my ex that was shot and killed in front of me wasn’t really dead and faked his death to be with someone else. He used me to help him in the beginning of the dream I did he took what I had and left to be with someone else.

  12. I attended a funeral, someone I dont know but he went to the same college as me, the whole school was mourning of he’s passing so I did as well, after the funeral at around 3am I walked back to the dorms, and slept, I was awoken by the dead student sitting beside me he touched my side hip and I woke up checked the time and it was 9am in the morning. I sat there on my bed thinking what does it mean til now. I cant stop wondering why I dreamt of him we rarely spoke or hardly knew each other.

    • Hello. Thanks for reaching out. Your dream could indicate several things. First, it might suggest that you and that dead person have interconnected spirits, even if you don’t know each other. Symbolically speaking, the dream can also mean that you are being “touched” by your past or aspects that you have already forgotten. There’s a possibility that something that you haven’t experience before would rise up and become a part of your life, similar to the act of being touched by a “dead stranger.”

  13. I had a boyfriend who died in a car accident more than 40 years ago when he was really young. He was my first boyfriend and lover abs it was a very complicated relationship.
    Last night, after so many years, I had a dream with him, that he was alive abs we were getting married,, it seemed that it was an old story of love that it was happening over again.


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