Yeah, hi, welcome to Cosmo , where we not only care about your dream—but also help decode the meaning behind it. But sex dreams? Yeah, those are a whole different entity than just your normal REM cycle dreams. These are explicit, sometimes naughty, and if I may speak candidly, sexy AF. More on that here. So we spoke with Lauri Loewenberg , an expert dream psychologist who can decode your weirdest, sexiest, and freakiest sex dreams.
You've just woken up from a sex dream and, instead of feeling happy and relaxed thanks, sleep orgasm! Because the regulation hottie in your dream wasn't your usual Chris Evans or Chris Hemsworth or okay, even Chris Pratt —it was a woman. Yep, let's just come out and say it: You had a lesbian sex dream. It's a question that makes total sense to ask, especially if you're one to interpret dreams on a literal basis. I get it: You enjoyed the dream—a lot —but you've never really thought about women that way before.
Have you ever found yourself lost in a moment of passion with a stranger, entangled in a threesome, or engaged in hot sex with your boss -- in your dreams? If so, you are not alone. A recent study released by the University of Montreal found that sex dreams make up about eight percent of all dreams for both men and women. However, for women, sexy dreaming is more likely to coincide with certain flux in hormones, according to Loewenberg. And hormones can also take the rap for some of the juicy, vivid sex dreams many pregnant women report.
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