To dream of cheating on your partner romantically represents impulsive choices, or doing something that you can’t resist. Dreaming of yourself cheating on a partner can also represent a change of current beliefs or having different opinions that your partner. Feeling ashamed of yourself.
To dream of a partner cheating on you romantically represents bad choices that have consequences or dire repercussions. Turning your back on principles, integrity, or sacrifices you are making.
A partner cheating on you may also symbolize your feelings about your partner having different beliefs or goals from your own. Feelings about them no longer liking you after an argument. It may also reflect a sense of emotional abandonment as your partner pays more attention to a hobby or their job than they do to you. Paranoia, trust issues, expecting the worst, or suspicions you have. A lack of confidence.
Alternatively, cheating can reflect trust issues or anxiety about your partner who has cheated in the past cheating again.
Pregnant women often dream of their husbands cheating on them romantically. This is most likely a reflection of their insecurity about keeping their husbands interested in them sexually while they their bodies change during the pregnancy. Men with pregnant wives often dream of their wives cheating on them as well. This is probably a reflection of their expectations of unpleasant lifestyle changes when the baby comes as their wife cares for the child or feels that they baby is more important to them they are.
To dream of cheating (non-relationship) may reflect an awareness of lack of ethics, low standards, or behavior focused on “short cuts.” Awareness of injustice. Feelings about yourself or others “having no shame” about how a goal achieved. Impulsive choices. Feeling ashamed or guilty of not being perfectly honest in your life.
Negatively, cheating (non-relationship) may reflect a lack of respect for rules or that you are better than others. Desperation to get achieve something by any means. A complete lack of concern for anything except getting what you want. Awareness of yourself not being good enough to achieve your goals or prove yourself honestly. A fear of be perceived as little or childish by others if you reveal incompetence or weakness.
Example: A woman dreamed of her husband cheating on her. In waking life she was jealous of her husband having a hobby that he wanted to enjoy on his own time..
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her husband cheating on her. In waking life she felt that her boss was intentionally embarrassing her with giving special treatment to other people at work that she felt didn’t deserve it. The cheating husband in this case may have reflected her feelings about her job security.
Example 3: A young woman dreamed about her boyfriend cheating on her. In waking life she caught her boyfriend lying to her.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her husband cheating on her. In waking life she relapsed after 7 years and took crystal meth again. The cheating may reflect her feelings about her impulsive choice to take drugs again causing her emotional pain. She was metaphorically cheating on herself.