If you dreamed that you were protecting a person in your life or someone was doing the same for you, it’s possible you are feeling vulnerable right now. 

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If you were the one who was being protected, someone may be dealing with an issue on your behalf or sorting something out for you to save you from having to. In which case, you might be feeling relieved right now. 

On the flipside, if someone was keeping you safe, perhaps you are too reliant on others and need to deal with things yourself from now on. 

To dream about protection can represent barriers that you have put up in your waking hours to avoid potential pain or disruption. Is it time to take these down and face the realities you’ve been trying to hide from? 

If you were the one doing the protecting- perhaps you are trying to avoid something by focusing on someone else or shielding them from something as a diversion tactic? 

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Think about what the protection element looked like- was it keeping this person away from something or someone? Perhaps you are trying to filter your life and that is what this dream represents- you are streamlining your world by keeping certain things or people out. Is it time to loosen that control?

Think about the things in your life you are most precious about- are you trying to protect certain situations, habits or ideas?

The dream could be telling you that it’s time to walk away from these if protecting them is taking up too much of your time and effort. 

Maybe you could offload some of this responsibility onto someone else?

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Consider whether the smell was pleasing or repulsive- as this will give greater clarity to the dream. If it was bad, perhaps you have an inkling that something is about to go wrong or will if you get involved. You sense that a situation will end negatively. On the other hand, if the smell was pleasant, perhaps you feel that something good will come from a future move or action. The dream could be telling you to be careful, as something that seems appealing now, might turn out to be the exact opposite, perhaps you are being lured into something that is not quite as it seems... to read more click HERE 


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