"I’ve had a lot of dreams where I’m either cheating on my spouse or he’s cheating on me. These are coming out of nowhere because we’re very happy together and are very close. None of the dreams involved sex, just an attraction and possibly hugging." -- Cheri M.
What Lauri says: These dreams may seem like they’re coming out of nowhere, but trust me, dreams are never random. Cheating dreams are common during pregnancy, especially once your body becomes big, uncomfortable and what you think might be “unsexy.” Pregnancy often gets in the way of “sexy time” with your hubby, and deep down we worry that he may begin to become attracted to other women.
And even if you two are still okay in the intimacy department, pregnancy might be getting in the way of other things in your relationship. For example, when you two go out, you’re probably the one getting all the attention, and your inner self realizes hubby is getting “cheated” out of the spotlight, so you might be the “cheater.” And there may be times when your partner gets to have a drink or do something active that you can’t do anymore, causing you to feel “cheated.”
Dreams like yours are a reminder that while pregnancy involves a lot of sacrifice, it’s important to remember each other’s needs and perspectives.
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