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The Purpose Of Dreams

 

Most of us have dreams at night. Dreaming is a natural and intrinsic part of human consciousness. Dreams are very important for most people.

 

Why Dream?

 

Why is dreaming necessary for many of us? Dreaming allows us to act out socially unacceptable thoughts and desires and to sort through issues or to solve problems in our daily life. If we don’t dream when we sleep, then we may become sick.

 

For example, we’re angry at our college professor for giving us a lower grade than we’ve expected or we’re upset at our husband or wife for whatever reason. However, we dare not express our opinion to the professor and we don’t want to disrupt the harmony in the family. Instead, we vent our anger in dreams.

 

Without the ability to release our anger and frustrations in dreams, we would continue to feel stressed out in the daytime, which would eventually cause us to become ill.

 

Satisfy Desires

 

Sometimes our unsatisfied desires are realized in dreams. We can imagine and enjoy a little bit in dreams, so that our minds are somewhat comforted.  Read more