Suffocating dream of being suffocated represents feelings of being smothered or oppressed by a person or situation. Something or someone is holding you back. You may feel unable to express yourself, speak your mind, or are experiencing a lot of stress and tension.
A woman dreamed of being suffocated while laying on her bed. In waking life she felt that her husband wouldn’t allow her to do anything she wanted. She was considering a divorce while this dream occurred.