The notion of rescue in a dream is another very popular dream symbol. Many people have found themselves being rescued in a dream or rescuing someone themselves.
Another form of rescue appearing in a dream is the need to be rescued. Some dreams contain a dire situation and the dreamer waiting to be rescued. The nature of the rescue in your dream can be used as a metaphor to apply to your daily life.
So what does it mean?
The theme of rescue often points to courage, bravery, and change. So when rescue appears in your dream, these qualities are being amplified or encouraged in your waking life.
The emotional feelings that you experience in a dream where rescue is concerned are very important to recognize and acknowledge. The emotions that have you feeling relief and optimism are the ones you will need to follow in your waking life. The ones that have you feeling scared or in an emergency state are the ones you want to examine in your waking life as well.
Have you had this dream more than once? Check out the meaning of recurring dreams.
Dreaming About Rescuing Someone
Are you the one that rescues someone else?
This symbol might mean then that your love life is about to change, and for the better. It could also mean that your current partner thinks the world of you and considers you their hero.
Rescuing another person indicates a desire within to do the right thing, to be brave, and to stand against the status quo. You are the hero of your dream and your subconscious urges you to be the hero of your waking life too.
This dream can also manifest in those who have a great destiny which could involve helping and saving others in some way.
Dreaming About Being Rescued By Someone You Know
If you dream about being rescued by someone you know it may be an indication that this person is about to play an important role in your life.
One way or another, this person is going to help you get through what may be a challenging time. It can also be a sign that you need to take on the qualities and characteristics of this person.
Dreaming about Being Rescued by a Stranger, Celebrity, or Superhero
If you dream about being rescued by any of the above, it indicates that it is time to adopt the qualities of these people in your waking life.
The purpose of this dream is to inspire you to be courageous and to remember that you can overcome any hurdles or challenges you may face.
Focusing on what it is that you and the rescuer are up against can also give you a clue as to what challenges you may face in your own life and where you will need to employ inner strength and courage.
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