The cousin is not exactly symbolic of anything like the meanings that we attribute to items or anything like that. No, a cousin occupies a very different area in our lives and it is one that should be respected and revered because it makes the most sense to do this. However the cousin is also someone who you may or may not have a strong connection with. Sure you are still connected by blood bust most cousins don't actually spend all that much time together and the blood connection is significantly diluted. Even though they are not symbolic of anything really, you should still not write off the appearance of a cousin in your dreams. What to really know what it means when you see a cousin? Keep reading.
If you are having dreams about hanging out with your cousin and it is something that you do very often, then this is probably exactly why you are dreaming about it. We normally closely associate the things that we do often with our relatives. If you are always out and about with your friends then it won't be so strange for you to have dreams about going out and about with your friends. If you're always hanging out with your cousin then why would it be any different in your dreams .Your dreams are merely an extension of the things that you do, say, and feel in your waking life. Therefore if you see your cousin in real life fairly often then this means that you'll probably see them quite a bit in your dreams too. It's only natural.
If you have a dream that you are spending time with your cousin, but you do not normally spend all that much time with them then this is probably a warning coming from your brain that you need to go out more with your family. Spend more time with your cousin. Bottom line is you would never dream about something if you weren't thinking about it in some way subconsciously or otherwise. So even if you can't think of any desire that you might have to see your cousin, if you're dreaming about seeing them then there is probably some part of you deep down that wants to spend just a little more time with your loved one.
This is where cousins can be a little symbolic though. If you dream that you are missing your cousin or that you are spending time with them even if it isn't something that you usually do, then this means that you could just be missing any family member. You normally don't see this family member very often but now you are starting to miss their presence in your life. Go out and reconnect with some of your more distant relatives. They would appreciate it and so would you.
The cousin is a part of your family that you can think about every once in a while but really, your cousin is someone that should be considered to be very important to you. The fact is, they are related to you and this is an important relationship. You need to remember that when you are thinking about that in the future. A dream of your cousin usually means you need to reconnect with family because you're just too far away from them emotionally or physically.