Dreaming about cheating, being unfaithful or infidelity is a dream that always causes concern and suggests that you take a better look at your current relationship. What was the person in your dream giving you (emotionally or otherwise) that your real life partner does not? Communicate effectively and begin to develop those areas of your relationship that need most improvement. Understanding this dream may assist you in understanding your relationship and the level of attachment to your partner. Many people write about "dreams of cheating." Either they are cheating, or they believe that their boyfriends/girlfriends are cheating on them. In either case, they are upset and outraged by such dreams. It seems logical that these types of dreams are connected to feelings of inadequacy or dissatisfaction. If the partner in your dream was a total stranger then the dream may be much more personal and profound. Another way of interpreting this dream about cheating is your subconscious could be telling you something about the relationship that you have with yourself by giving you clues about the nature of your lack of awareness.
Cheating - According to my statistics, dreaming of cheating is one of the top 12 dreams. If the dreamer is the one being unfaithful, then he is dealing with feelings of guilt over an apparent betrayal. To dream that you are cheating on your spouse, mate, or significant other, may indicate of guilt or a hidden inner agenda of compromising your own conscience. Caution should be taken about pursuits in your life. So, do not to waste your time or life on fruitless endeavors. It may also be a reflection of your own need to explore your sexuality. However, this may indicate that you may intensify your commitment to another.
To dream that your mate is cheating on you may indicate that you have fears concerning abandonment due to a lack of attention or communication as the dream interpretation. If an actual lover is the one being unfaithful, then this indicates the dreamer's insecurities over the relationship. The partner may or may not actually be unfaithful, but either way the dreamer needs to deal with his or her feelings. An effort to communicate this honestly to your mate should reassure this need for trust. Also, you should pay attention to your own lack of self-esteem or view of an opinion of someone’s standards. This may be interpreted that your need to for self improvement and self analysis about how you feel and think about yourself.
If an unknown figure is the one being unfaithful, then the dreamer needs to be more discriminating with regard to who she calls friend.
If you are dreaming about cheating at another activity, other than sexual, take some time to be honest with yourself
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Joy and consolation. Aspect of self ready for integration. To dream of friends being well and happy, denotes pleasant tidings of them, or you will soon see them or some of their relatives. To see your friend troubled and haggard, sickness or distress is upon them. To see your friends dark-colored, denotes unusual sickness or trouble to you or to them. To see them take the form of animals, signifies that enemies will separate you from your closest relations. To see your friend who dresses in somber colors in flaming red, foretells that unpleasant things will transpire, causing you anxiety if not loss, and that friends will be implicated. To dream you see a friend standing like a statue on a hill, denotes you will advance beyond present pursuits, but will retain former impressions of justice and knowledge, seeking these through every change. If the figure below be low, you will ignore your friends of former days in your future advancement. If it is on a plane or level with you, you will fail in your ambition to reach other spheres. If you seem to be going from it, you will force yourself to seek a change in spite of friendly ties or self-admonition. To dream you see a friend with a white cloth tied over his face, denotes that you will be injured by some person who will endeavor to keep up friendly relations with you. To dream that you are shaking hands with a person who has wronged you, and he is taking his departure and looks sad, foretells you will have differences with a close friend and alienation will perhaps follow. You are most assuredly nearing loss of some character.
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