To dream of rescuing someone represents feelings about an urgent need to be spared from neglect, danger, or situations that leave you feeling overwhelmed. Feeling desperate to escape a problem. Alternatively, it may represent waking life situations where you are carrying someone through a bad time or sparing someone trouble. Taking a stand or stepping up. Burdens you desperate to escape. Keeping something going, doing everything possible, feeling like a hero. Cheering someone up or being a good influence. Saving yourself.
Positively, rescuing someone in a dream may reflect situations where you are making do or making important sacrifices to solve urgent problems. Feeling helped or spared from a difficulty. Alternatively, it may reflect feelings about yourself providing help to others. Enduring someone difficult to help someone. Trying to do as much as possible for someone. Trying hard to keep a friendship together after a breakup. Intervening or taking action to stop a health crisis or deteriorating health.
Negatively, rescuing someone in a dream may reflect your desperation to continue bad habits. Giving help to bad people or people who don't deserve help. Helping people too much. It may also be a sign that you are aware of a problem you've created for yourself. Feeling that you've gotten yourself into trouble or that you have a tendency to get into trouble.
To dream of being rescued represents help or opportunities that are restoring something that has gone wrong. You may feel that someone in your life is carrying you through a problem or saving you from disaster at the last moment. Positively, being rescued may reflect your own efforts to finally stand up to a problem or spare yourself of trouble. Negatively, being rescued may reflect your unwillingness to deal with problems until they get out of hand. You may be too proud to do something for yourself. A reflection of your cry for help or feelings of desperation.
Negatively, needing to be rescued in a dream may reflect a mistake you want to correct or feeling that you went overboard with something you can't fix on your own. Feeling that there is nobody around to help you anymore. Expecting help without asking for it. Not wanting to admit weakness. Being too proud to ask for assistance.
Pregnant women commonly dream of their husbands rescuing them. This may reflect their heightened sensitivity about everyday life becoming increasing harder as their pregnancies progress.
Example: A woman dreamed of having to save her baby from drowning. In waking life she was trying desperately to save her business in tough economic conditions.
Example 2: A man dreamed of needing help, but nobody would stop to help him. In waking life he had a large workload at work that he felt he couldn't do himself and was afraid to ask for help.
Example 3: A young woman dreamed of needing to be rescued. In waking life she had just broken up with her boyfriend and was desperate fro help with her school exams. She felt she had nobody to help her.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing a friend needing to be rescued. In waking life she felt that she had to do as much as possible to cheer her friend up.
Example 5: A young man dreamed of wanting rescue his girlfriend. In waking he had broken up with her and was beginning to regret the decision. He wanted desperately to get back with her.
Example 6: A woman dreamed of seeing people being saved from a tornado. In waking life she was experiencing herself resolving a serious disagreement between family members.
Example 7: A woman dreamed of trying to rescue a dog and baby from drowning. In waking life she was trying very hard to save her failing business in tough economic times.