Weirder than usual? I certainly am.

There is a theory that the purpose of dreaming is to discard the emotional load from the day – to clear the plate of your mind so you don’t go insane.

So the turtles, the strange houses, the swimming in a hot tub, the estranged relatives that are showing up in my dreams are somehow helping to cope with stress.

https://why-we-dream.com/thetheory.htm