Defense Dream Meaning

Dreaming about defending yourself may symbolize a need to assert your boundaries or protect yourself from unwanted intrusions in your waking life. It could indicate that you're feeling overwhelmed or threatened by someone or something, and your subconscious is urging you to stand up for yourself.

Dreams about defending yourself can represent a desire to overcome challenges or obstacles in your life. It may symbolize your inner strength, resilience, and determination to face difficult situations head-on.

Dreaming about defending yourself could reflect unresolved conflicts or tensions in your waking life. It may suggest that you're experiencing conflict with others or within yourself, and your subconscious is processing these conflicts through the dream.

Defending yourself in a dream can symbolize a sense of self-empowerment and taking control of your life. It may indicate that you're asserting your independence, standing up for your beliefs, or taking charge of your own destiny.

Dreams about defending yourself can also represent a need to confront your fears or insecurities. It may symbolize your efforts to overcome self-doubt, low self-esteem, or feelings of vulnerability.

According to the Chinese dreambook, wearing armor for protection is a sign of great benefit and good luck.

The Psychological dreambook gives the following interpretation. If in a dream you defended someone in court, this means that in waking life you will be true to your interests: you will keep all your promises to your friends and provide support to people who need your help.

Protecting someone in a dream (with words or action) means claims against someone in reality, attempts to achieve something from this person.

According to Rommel, to defend in court means to remain faithful to your noble principles.

If you dreamed that you were being protected, this means you will be interfered with in personal or public affairs. Besides that, this dream plot predicts meeting influential people who will become your patrons.

If in a dream you are protecting your children from an angry dog or the attack of some wild and scary animals, you should know that those who threaten your well-being are just waiting for the moment when you succumb to their tricks in order to destroy them.

If in a dream you are forced to resort to a shameless but life-saving lie in order to protect your best friend, it means that in reality you will be hit with a hail of criticism, to which you, however, will not pay much attention, since it will turn out to be unconstructive, biased and undeserved.

If in a dream you are defended by a lawyer whose services you were simply forced to turn to, it means that in reality you are guaranteed the support of faithful and devoted friends in your difficult time of trial.

Sergii Haranenko
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  • The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted 1st Edition by Gustavus Hindman Miller (Author), Sigmund Freud (Author), Henri Bergson (Author). ISBN-13: 978-1577151562

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