Dreams about wolves may seem intimidating, because wolves are one of the most powerful animals that roam throughout the forest. The power that they exude along with their packs is feared and they have been a symbol of power, mystery, and pride for a long time in many cultures.
As we mentioned, wolves typically are symbols of pride, power, survival, and self-confidence. If you had a dream about wolves, it could be an indicator that you possess any one of these qualities.
But for now, think about what you saw in your dream. We will present some of the most common ways in which people see wolves in their dreams, and what these dreams mean.
Wolf Dream Meanings
What was the wolf doing?
First, try to remember what the wolf you saw was doing.
If you saw that the wolf was running away, this is a sign that you are someone who prefers solitude. This means that you are someone who likes to tackle things on your own, and who being alone rather than being in the company of others.
You were attacked by the wolf, it means that you are now in a situation that you find to be uncontrollable. It might be taking over your life. The dream might be a sign for you to try and step back and look at things from the other person’s point of view, if your problem involves another person.
If the wolf chases you, it might mean that you feel helpless in a situation and don’t know how to get out of it. It could also be an indicator of an abusive relationship you’re in.
If you fight the wolf, this shows that you are fighting for your survival, and you might be going through a tough situation in your personal life.
And if you end up killing the wolf, it is usually a sign of betrayal. It might mean that someone close to you will betray you soon, or that you might even do something to someone else that will break their trust. Dreams in which the wolf bites you also tend to have the same meaning.
If the wolf howls, it usually means that someone in your life needs your help, the howl representing their cry for help. And if the wolf is growling at you, it means that you want to keep your boundaries up in your personal life because you don’t want anyone to harm you.
In your dream, you might have encountered a friendly wolf, or you might have been petting the wolf. This signifies that you are someone who is able to keep themselves strong and vigilant in any situation, or that there is someone out there who is greatly supporting you in what you do. This might not even be something that you realize yourself.
Other meanings of dreams about wolves
You may also have dreams in which the wolf is not doing anything in particular.
If a wolf you see in your dream is rabid, this might be a sign of someone with whom you are working on a project betraying your team. This could happen in a number of ways.
For example, if you gave this individual a specific set of instructions, they might not follow those instructions at all. This could cause failure for your team, and overall could cause the project to fail.
If the wolf in your dream is on its own, this means that you are also someone who prefers to be alone. You do not want other people to get involved with your life, and you might be an introverted person.
But if the wolf was with its pack, this is a sign that you are very close with your family, and packs symbolize family.You feel a strong sense of belonging within your family, and you have a healthy relationship with them that indicates how well you look after one another.
Seeing a baby wolf means that you are a caring person. It might mean that you care deeply about those around you, or that you are ready to be in a relationship.
If the wolf in your dream is dead, this could be a sign that a project you are planning will fail. This is especially the case if you are someone who prefers to be alone. You need to reach out to others, get out of your comfort zone, and find your own support system.
You might also see different colored wolves in your dream. These dreams also have special meanings.
What does a white wolf symbolize?
White wolves are a great sign. They are symbols of victory. This means that you will likely succeed at something you are planning whether it be in your career or personal life.
What does a black wolf symbolize?
A black wolf is typically a sign of your own ego, and it means that you think too much of yourself.
What does a blue wolf symbolize?
Blue wolves are symbols of positivity. Seeing a dream with a blue wolf in it indicates that you are someone who is able to see the positive in any situation.
What does a silver wolf symbolize?
Silver wolves mean that you are someone who sticks to what you believe is right, no matter what.
What does a red wolf symbolize?
Red wolves are typically symbols of anger or frustration. For example, something might have taken place in your life that didn’t go as you expected, and now you are looking for the opportunity to make things right again.
What does a yellow wolf symbolize?
If you see a yellow wolf, it means that you need to be willing to get out of your comfort zone and experience things around you. Don’t be afraid to try something new to achieve your goals.
There are many things that dreams about wolves might symbolize. Even though some dreams are just dreams, try to think about the dream you had and anything unusual going on in your life.
It could have a critical message regarding something taking place in your life, or behaviors that you need to change in order to be successful.