Discussion Questions about Dreams

Dreams are stories and images that our minds create while we sleep. They can be entertaining, fun, romantic, disturbing, frightening, and sometimes bizarre.

Have you always been curious about your dreams? What are some common questions people have about dreams?

In this post, you will find the best questions to have a conversation about dreams with your students and friends.

Questions about Dreams

These are some common questions that people have about dreams

This is the first set of questions about dreams

  • Do you remember your dreams?
  • Do you try to interpret your dreams?
  • Are dreams trying to tell you something?
  • Do dreams have any special meanings?
  • Does a person have control over their dreams?
  • Do dreams tell you important things?
  • Do dreams influence reality?
  • Do you talk in your sleep when you dream?
  • Do dreams have any influence on your life?
  • Do you break the rules in your dreams?

This is the second set of questions about dreams

  • Do dreams influence desires and thoughts?
  • Do dreams influence your behavior?
  • Do you have the same dreams again and again?
  • Has something you’ve dreamt about ever come true?
  • What kinds of people do you meet in your dreams?
  • Do you tell other people about the dreams you have?
  • Do you talk in your sleep when you dream?
  • Do you break the rules when you dream?
  • What language do you dream in?
  • Do daily life influence dreams?

This is the third set of questions about dreams

  • Why do we dream?
  • How long do dreams last?
  • What’s the worst nightmare you have ever had?
  • Does everyone dream?
  • What are lucid dreams?
  • Do animals dream?
  • Why can’t we remember some of our dreams?
  • Do your dreams ever affect your moods?
  • Do dreams predict the future?
  • What are the most common dreams?

Questions about Dreams: Have you ever?

These are some interesting questions about your dreams

  • Have you ever stolen something in a dream?
  • Have you ever been unfaithful in a dream?
  • Have you ever committed a crime in a dream?
  • Have you ever been to another country while you dream?
  • Have you ever met a celebrity in a dream?

Facts about Dreams

These are some interesting facts about dreams

  • Most people report dreaming in color, roughly 12% of people claim to only dream in black and white.
  • 95% of all dreams are quickly forgotten shortly after waking
  • Adults and babies alike dream for around two hours per night—even if they don’t remember it upon waking.
  • We dream mostly in pictures, with the majority of dreams being mainly visual with little sound or movement.
  • Women have more nightmares than men during their teen and adult years.
  • Certain medications increase the frequency of nightmares.

Have you Watched this Movie?

There are movies that have to do with dreams such as Inception

Have you watched it?

I did and I totally recommend it.

What other movies about dreams can you think of?

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Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

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