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I've dreamed of my husband twice, both times was early on. I'm at 4 months now. Both dreams are the same.... he is sitting in a chair and I am standing between his legs and his head is resting on my chest. He raises his head up to look up at me. As soon as our eyes meet, I know it's a dream and I wake up.
seaneen9 - I'm just at two months. I have only had one dream with Jarrett, and his back was to me the entire time. I was shocked to see him in the kitchen, and then realized how pissed he was going to be at me, as I had just donated all his work clothes to consignment. I was so excited to see him, but dreaded telling him we all thought he was dead, and he'd have nothing to wear to work! It made me smile. I keep hoping for more dreams, where I will actually be able to touch him and have him give me a big hug.
Thank you so much gennaswife for your comments. The are definitely an encouragement. The days just feel so endless an painful right now but I am resolved to find a path through this and find peace and joy in the future. Thank you thank you
Its been a little over 2 months and I feel like I am losing my mind. Please tell me it will get better. Its not the crying that bothers me. I don't mind weeping for my loved one. The hard part is filling the rest of my day and interacting with people. I just want to run home and hide. I am taking those baby steps...grief groups, therapist, etc. I see friends but none of them wants to actually talk about the elephant in the room. I spend time with my daughter which is a comfort. I just need to hear from someone it will get better
I know this pain. It has been 4 years and I still wish to see him in a dream. In all of my life I never knew that I would wish for this. I have lost both my parents and my husband and I would like to dream them all but mostly I wish for him.
I have a recurring one, there's an earthquake (I live in California) and for some reason my son, his girlfriend, sometimes my good friend is there, and my husband and I are in the office, on the 5th floor, and the building shakes and falls down but for some reason, we are all fine but I can't find Mike. I see my son, and sometimes Nori, and I ask them if they've seen Mike and they always say 'yes, he's over there, he's fine' but I can never find him. :( I wake up crying every time because I know in the dream he died but I just want to see him one more time, even if he's in a dream.
I'm coming up on 6 months, am going through one of those deep troughs, and having a hard time. Are any of you having dreams where your loved one is there, but you know their dead, and you're confused??? I had one of those last night. A very restless night of broken up sleep. It's driving me nuts to have these dreams periodically. I hope I'm not alone with this.
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