I'm a sleep expert - this is what it means if you keep dreaming about your ex trends now
Recurrent dreams about your ex may seem like a nightmare.
But these visions can offer an insight into how you really feel, according to a sleep expert.
One reason your ex is appearing in your dreams is because you still have feelings for them, even if you don't want to get back together, says Dr Daisy Mae.
Whether someone cheated, was unsupportive or a couple simply grew apart, it does not mean you stop caring for your ex overnight.
Dr Mae, who worked as a doctor in the NHS for 30 years, said: 'This is the answer that most people don't want to hear.
Data shows that ‘Dreaming about ex’ is the 6th most popular dream in the UK (stock image)
'But often, your ex appears in your dream as you feel you're unsettled with the way things ended.
'This doesn't necessarily mean that you want to get back together, but you may just be unhappy that this person isn't in your life anymore, as a friend, or that you never had the closure that you needed.
'Once you've stopped dreaming about your ex,