If you dream of a person who has been deceased a long time ago, then it suggests that a current situation or relationship in your life resembles the quality of that deceased person.
The dream may depict how you need to let this situation or relationship die and end it.
If you dream of someone who has recently passed away, then it means that their death is still freshly in your mind. You are still trying to grasp the notion that he or she is really gone.
Dreams can also be a way for you to keep loved ones who have past away alive and still be in some aspect of your life.
If the dead is trying to get you to go somewhere with him or her, then it signifies that you are trying to understand their death. You also don't want to be alone.
To see and talk with your deceased parents in your dream is a way of keeping them alive. It is also a way of coping with the loss. You are using your dream as a last opportunity to say your final good-byes to them.
To see your deceased sibling, relative, or friend alive in your dream indicates that you miss them and are trying to relive your old experiences you had with them. In trying to keep up with the pace of your daily waking life, your dreams may serve as your only outlet in coping and coming to terms with the loss of a loved one.
To see or talk to the deceased in your dream forewarns that you are being influenced by negative people and are hanging around the wrong crowd.
This dream may also be a way for you to resolve your feelings with those who have passed on.
Alternatively, the dream symbolizes material loss.
To dream of your dead child is a way for you to keep your child alive through your dreams. For a parent to lose a child is extremely difficult. Such dreams occur because you still cannot accept or understand how or why your child was taken from you so soon.
Dreaming of a deceased person who passes away again in your dream means that you wished they were still around to experience and share certain aspects of your life with you. Such dreams are more likely to occur during happy times or during important milestones in your life.