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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To dream of wandering through waste places, foreshadows doubt and failure, where promise of success was bright before you. To dream of wasting your fortune, denotes you will be unpleasantly encumbered with domestic cares.
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