To dream of following something represents your pursuit of something, your attraction to something, or something in waking life you are seeking.
Negatively, following something in a dream may be a sign that you are not thinking for yourself or blindly pursuing a goal.
To dream of following the opposite sex may be a sign that you are being led by your desire or hope for something good or satisfying to happen. It may also represent being led by sexual attraction.
To dream being followed while you walk around represents feeling of having everything you do watched. A lingering sense that someone wants something from you. A memory or situation that you can’t escape.
To dream of being followed and being scared may represent anxiety about a problem never going away no matter what you do. Feeling pursued by guilt, pain, or a bad memory.
To dream of being followed by a creepy stranger may reflect feelings of anxiety or suspicion about negativity from your past resurfacing. It may also reflect feelings of anxiety about a mysterious situation or problem not going away.