Chased by wolf - dream symbolism

A wolf chasing the dreamer was symbolic of the dreamer being worn out by problems. Why? Because wolves wear down their prey leaving them emotionally and physically exhausted.

THE DREAM A wolf was chasing me up a pole, and waiting until I somehow let go. I've seen this wolf in my dream in the course of a week.

GUESSWORK The night before, the dreamer broke down crying from frustration and exhaustion because she is only 24 working full time whilst looking after her grandmother who's been hospitalized for over a month on her days off. She feels stressed, old, and depressed for her age for worrying about these issues, and feels as if she is missing out on her friends and hobbies.

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1. Its easy to see how the wolf could symbolize the situation mentioned in guesswork. Wolves are symbolic of relentless problems which we simply cannot get away from. A wolf wears down its prey slowly by tiring it out. So it can symbolize stress and exhaustion which the dreamer felt in relation to her life. She was feeling exhausted looking after her grandmother and working full time.

DREAM ANALYSIS In guesswork the dream was linked to the dreamers feelings of exhaustion looking after her grandmother and also working full time. It deals with the following themes.
- Feeling exhausted
- Unable to get away from a problem

If you weave together the different themes you find that they could capture these thoughts -"I am really exhausted. I am tired out looking after my grandmother. I feel I am at breaking point "

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