Here are some of the ways deceased loved ones communicate with us from the other side: Through Dreams When we are dreaming, we are very open to communication from deceased loved ones and from the other side in general. Great-granny turned up, looking frail, grey and old — just how I remember her. It was a nice dream, but I forgot about it soon after I woke up. Then, just before the shops were shutting at the end of the day, we found a gorgeous brown dress. My mum tried on the brown dress and it fit beautifully and she looked gorgeous in it.