What are protecting dreams about?
Protect occurs when there is potential for damage or harm. Something that is not in danger does not need protection. This symbol is identified by words like defend, protect, and shield.
Protecting in dreams is a relatively common dream symbol, occuring in about 2.2% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 45 dreams.
What are the major highlights of protecting dreams?
Protecting is a normal dream symbol. Having protecting in a dream changes the dream in the same way as most other dream symbols.
Protecting dreams are friendly
Dreams of protecting have greater increase of friendly interactions within the dream than most other dream symbols. While not all dreams of protecting will be friendly and they can also contain aggressive interactions, dreams of protecting are more likely to have friendly interactions than most other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include destruction, masturbation, emeralds, snack, rescuing, rage, spirits, happiness, pretending, and thanking.
Dreams of protecting are aggressive
Protecting dreams have more aggressive interactions than a lot of other dream symbols. This doesn't mean that all protecting have aggressive interactions or only aggressive interactions. It simply means that having protecting in a dream increases the probability this dream contains aggression. Other symbols that are like this include places, screaming, hit the ground, baboons, enemies, crime, relief, descending, devouring, and dead bodies.
What symbols more present in dreams of protecting?
Protecting dreams are notable because they have substantially more war, characters, enemies, Somalia, armor, panthers, intruders, attacking, bullets, knives, obeying, Bangladesh, Kuwait, aggressive interactions, arrows, warriors, armies, guns, fighting, thieves, bird cages, stabbing, apocalypses, opponents, ambushing, Indonesia, weapons, lasers, zombies, saving, killing, innocence, tasers, lions, monster, ancestors, ammunition, movement, wrestling, destroying, hunting, grenades, heroes, general movement, servants, evil, safety, Guatemala, Kenya, other verbs, tools, elves, spirits, fences, hiding, bobcats, ducks, infesting, threatening, and angels than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of protecting?
Protecting dreams are notable because they have substantially less surgery, weddings, recurring dreams, friendly interactions, verbs, donkeys, pregnancy tests, cold sweats, peeing, sleep paralysis, seeing a dead grandmother, relationship events, former partners, going to the bathroom, teeth falling out, boyfriends, instagram, social media, excrement, casinos, underwear, schools, protecting, paralysis, seeing a dead grandfather, the night, artists, cartoons, genitals, precognitive dreams, facebook, the morning, crushes, beaches, menstruation, stores, cheese, black and white, sexuals acts, carrots, beds, seeing a dead mother, cancer, seeing a dead relative, and psychologists than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of protecting affect the different aspects of a dream?
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Who is in protecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with protecting are aren't really related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of protecting are more related to animals, more related to different roles, and much more related to fantastic beings than dreams in general.
What are the emotions in protecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with protecting are more related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of protecting are more related to grief and sorrow, more related to fear, and much more related to pain than dreams in general.
Grief and sorrow
What happens in protecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with protecting are aren't really related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of protecting are much more related to aggressive interactions, much more related to friendly interactions, and more related to disasters than dreams in general.
How do protecting in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
How do protecting in dreams related the senses?
How can you make sense of protecting in dreams?
Protecting dreams are relatively common. Among other things protecting dreams are normally interconnect, friendly, and aggressive.
Do you think this is true for your dream of protecting? How might your dream of protecting be different?
All dreams have meaning
You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.
Look for the differences
The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience protecting in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.
Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about protecting in dreams. See how you feel about protecting now, in your waking life.
Examples of dreams of protecting
Read some real dream reports of protecting dreams.. These real life dream reports come from the moderated dream sharing communities of Reddit including r/Dreams, r/Nightmares, r/DreamInterpretation, or r/thisdreamihad. Please note that some of these may contain graphic, sexual, or violent images and text. Use the source link for each dream to view and join the discussion of each one.
A demon woke me up.
I was asleep in my dream (already weird i know) I don't remember being asleep I remember being woke up. By so something glass like sounding slowly tapping the window next to my bed. It's a big main window and I'm on the ground floor. I pulled the curtain and this scary as shit demon was just looking at me. More appropriate wording would be looking into me. Then he took his hand, which had these long black sharp onyx coloured looking nails that were slightly glowing red at the tips. Like they were hot. He his claw nail things against the window and using heat pushed them through the melting glass, then started making a circle. Like he was cutting a hole in the glass. I was fucking scared and as I flinched to turn and run it was like he saw sonething on the windowsill and just took off. I woke up in a bit of sweat. The messed up thing was that because I'm my dream I was woken up I thought I was awake. It was a weird sensation, like an actual memory where I experienced the fear.
I looked on the windowsill after I gathered my thoughts. I have this old book I found in a charity shop (I always buy random old books, I find them cheap and sort of collect them. I just seem to be drawn to them, I ha e books fro. 1850s, over 170 years old about random stuff but I got them for like 50pence at a boot sale or charity shop)
Anyway it's a book of ancient and secret symbols used throughout history. A lot of celtic patterns and other stuff. I hadnt really read it but just flicked through it while watching TV with my GF. So I flicked through the book, a page had been once folded at the corner. It wasn't folded now but the crease in the page was noticeable. It kind of makes the page open at that page when you open it. On the page was a magjc word puzzle thing that is in a grid like a small suduko with words spelled the same backwards, forwards, left, right.
It says in the book that it's had different uses over the years. Apparently the devil was confused by it and it was used like a symbol to protect from evil. Then some religion used it because the central word makes a cross. TENET the N is the center of the grid and tenet runs up and across through the n. They draw a cross, write tenet up and across then fill in the other words which are rotas and opera.
I'll show a pic in the comments if I can find a link to one now
It's maybe just coincidence, or maybe because if the page I had skimmed through it and it was in my subconscious or something. But I can honestly say I only had a quick flick through it looking at the images I don't remember seeing that symbol/grid and didn't really read into anything beforehand.
Anyway I have the word grid drawn on paper and taped to the wall facing that window. No joking. That's how much this dream affected me mentally. It felt so real.
I feel like this old book saved my ass in some way
I was asleep in my dream (already weird i know) I don't remember being asleep I remember being woke up. By so something glass like sounding slowly tapping the...
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I think I was spiritually attacked tonight
Everything written here was written in a dream book first.
“It was a dream within a dream at first. I was in a park at night. I was in a field with a full moon above me, I saw a man walking in the distance beside a brick wall. I was suddenly dragged at unbelievable speeds. I woke up in my dream with a dark force putting weight on my chest. It felt like hands on my chest. I tried to scream but I couldn’t. I couldn’t move at all, I felt stuck. Eventually, the dark force stopped and I ran into my moms room crying. All I could say at this point was ‘mom’. I tried showing her what happened while she was getting ready for work. I went into my room and my light was on. I didn’t switch on my light originally when I ran out of my room. I went back into my moms room to try to switch on the lights. The lights wouldn’t turn on and I started to panic. I started shaking and crying while saying ‘mom’. My mom just stared at me and then I was tossed against the wall by the dark force. My mom showed little to no emotion toward what just happened. She then kissed me goodbye and left. I went back into my room. My light was off and I still felt evil in my room. I woke up this time for real when I heard my moms car drive away from the house. My chest is heavy, I’m mentally drained, I’m out of breath, I prayed to god to protect me, my mouth feels like it’s been open for a period of time.”
I woke up and journalized this dream about an hour ago (6:30AM EST). I still feel scared, I don’t feel like going back in my room. I’m currently in the kitchen about to cook breakfast to take my mind off this “dream”. If anyone knows what this could be please let me know. Hope everyone has a good day today.
Everything written here was written in a dream book first.
“It was a dream within a dream at first. I was in a park at night. I was in a field with a full...
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I dreamt what happens after I died
This has never happened to me before and its kind of freaking me out. Im wondering if anyone else has experienced this before because nobody in my circles that I asked ever had.
This is the dream:
This was a few nights ago and im still fucked about it.
I was at my childhood home, my parents were really old and frail (75/80’s, they’re actually in their 40’s irl) I felt like i was 24/25 (Im 19). The tv was on and I was cleaning not paying attention when the tv had a really loud alarm. The news guy said that america has fallen and showed huge street fights with fire everywhere and people getting shot and falling by the hundreds. The same dude came back on with another alert and said that the outsider countries that were waiting to attack have just declared war too. The phone rang and I watched my younger brother (18) answer it and hang up. I couldn’t hear him or anything else. He didnt say anything but him and my other brother (17) went upstairs, got a bag and left the house. I knew they got drafted to fight and I knew they didnt say anything bc they weren’t going to come back. My dad got up and hobbled to the door and said he had to protect the family, but I knew he didn’t want to go. He was doing it out of duty, and everyone knew he was too old he would die for certain. My mom was crying and so was my little sister (9) and so was I. Then there was another emergency alarm on the tv to immediately get underground and put something between your teeth and bite down, North Korea was coming. I got my family to go the basement and I was coming behind them, still upstairs when I looked out the window and saw a blinding white light growing and I knew I was going to die right then and I had this huge feeling that I had let it get to that point. It was MY fault that it did.
The light became everything and then it became all dark and my eyes adjusted to see that I was in a moving hallway of sorts. It in space, made out of space, and I could see outside of the area but I was confined to the inside. It was like a black space snake and I was inside riding it like a train. Some of the space scales of the snake worked as doors and I could go into points of time in the future/past, of my life which was a tiny section of it overall and in general too. I looked inside one room but I didn’t go in. It was just trees in a swamp. I opened this other door that had a vibe™️ to it and instantly I was met with this warm yellow glowing light that filled the entire room (which had no walls, it was just the light) and it had the MOST loving feeling ever. It felt like the ultimate motherly warm love ever and I could just melt into it and be happy and safe forever and I was about to step in when the light shifted and formed the face of a lady. The lady opened her eyes and looked directly dead in my eyes and without opening her mouth or anything she said loud and clear: Speak. The sound was in my body and everywhere at the same time.
And then I woke up. And I remained fucked up because I’ve never died in a dream and continued dreaming ever before.
Also my interpretation of the dream was: i have to speak on what ive been meaning and KNOW i need to speak on in order to not let bad things happen. Im trying to write a book and Ive been too scared to start.
This has never happened to me before and its kind of freaking me out. Im wondering if anyone else has experienced this before because nobody in my circles that...
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Horse turned into a dragon
I dreamt that I was watching a Brown horse run through the forest, it was scared and it was being haunted by humans. In my dream it was my horse (I don’t have a horse irl).
It’s night and everything is dark, and gloomy weather.
Suddenly the horse dies and then turns into a black dragon. It lays on top of a fort on a mountain and it tries to protect itself from people shooting at it.
The dragon is friendly and isn’t attacking anyone, it just lays there.
I am standing next to the people attacking it and I feel devastated, I want to make them stop but I can’t.
I remember seeing the dragons tail fall off. I scream and cry in the dream, and I wake up actually crying irl as well.
I dreamt that I was watching a Brown horse run through the forest, it was scared and it was being haunted by humans. In my dream it was my horse (I don’t have a...
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I had a dream someone puked next to me and I cleaned it up with their face.
I had a very weird vivid dream about random stuff but what I remember the most is seeing a friend of mine crying like someone was hurting her, I went and I started defending her by yelling and insulting that person, we had a physical altercation in the dream where I felt at some point that he over powered me, then he started vomiting, and his puke was weird like he was vomiting different colors on a table. I literally just held his head with a lot of anger behind and I started rubbing and cleaning up his vomit with his own face.
I had a very weird vivid dream about random stuff but what I remember the most is seeing a friend of mine crying like someone was hurting her, I went and I...
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