To dream of an intruder represents an aspect of yourself that is not supposed to be present. A violation of personal boundaries that is creating tension. A thought, emotion, behavior, situation that is interfering with a stable or positive state mindset. It may also symbolize something you are thinking that threatens progress or the attainment of a goals. You may feel that you suddenly have to scramble to keep your privacy or security.
Unwanted changes at work or in relationships often bring dreams of intruders. Unwelcome stress in your life.
Example: A man dreamed of black man breaking into this house. In waking life he was practicing abstinence for his religious studies and couldn’t resist it anymore. The intruder reflected his awareness that he was not supposed to be sexually active at that time.
Example 2: A man dreamed of an intruder entering his house. In waking life he was beginning to feel that an extramarital affair he had was beginning to encroach on his relationship with his wife. He felt that getting caught was becoming a very real dangerous possibility after never believing that it would be. He felt suddenly threatened by the possibility of being caught.