To dream of defending someone or something represents feelings of being under attack. A situation in you waking life that you feel the need to combat against. Struggling against a situation that you feel is against you. Confrontation with enemies, difficult people, or difficult situations. Feeling that you are emotionally on the defensive. Struggling against all odds. Feeling that you are up against your greatest enemy. Moral struggles. Situations where it’s important to protect something innocent. A strong need for protection of morals or integrity. Keeping hope alive with all you strength. Feeling the need to protect yourself or some area of your life by any means necessary.
Negatively, dreaming of defending someone or something may represent excuses you are making for problems or bad habits. Enabling something that doesn’t deserve to be enabled. Protecting dishonesty in waking life. Prolonging confronting the inevitable. Defending yourself against people, problems, or negative thinking that stops you from believing in yourself.
Example: A woman dreamed of her home being under attack. In waking life she felt that the gossiping of another woman was too personal and intrusive. She felt that she was under attack.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of defending a man. In waking life she was struggling to protect her failing marriage.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of defending God in a Satanic church. In waking life he felt the need to emotionally defend himself to keep hope alive in his life as he felt surrounded by feelings of being hopeless to live an independent life.
Example 4: A woman dream of needing to defend herself from a man who was berating and belittling her. In waking life she felt she wasn’t smart enough for a man she liked and had to keep convincing herself that she was.