The hidden meaning of the 10 most common dreams


Damn, what have I dreamed of, already? According to an Ifop study for*, 30% of sleepers claim to have dreams almost every night, and as many say they do so at least once a week. Only 7% of respondents never dream.

On a less joyful note, 3% of French women and men have nightmares almost every night, compared to 15% at least once a week, 14% at least once a month, and 40% less often. Finally, 28% of respondents never have bad dreams.

But what are the others dreaming of, exactly? Still according to this Ifop study, 19% of respondents mostly have fanciful dreams while 36% rather imagine very realistic scenarios. Finally, some dreams come back more than others:

For its part, the American media Healthline, quoted by Femme Actuelle, has compiled the list of the most common dreams thanks to the Google keyword planning tool. In our slideshow below, discover the list of these as well as their meaning.

* Ifop study for carried out by self-administered online questionnaire from November 30 to December 1, 2021 with a sample of 1,009 people, representative of the French population aged 18 and over.