The ex-lover is thinking about the dreamer intensely, and projecting telepathic messages towards her which she receives in her dreams.
Incompletions with this person that need to be resolved within the dreamer before he is truly free to move on to a new relationship.
Similarities between this past relationship and situations now in the dreamer’s life.
Solutions to current difficulties may be resolved by the dreamer’s remembering how he dealt with the ex-lover.
Astrological parallel: Venus-Saturn combinations Tarot parallel: The Lovers