Example: I saw that we had got into a fenced off area where the gentry landowners parked their cars while they went shooting. I could see the landowner in his car beyond the fence, looking angry that I was in his property. I thought I would break through the fence with the elephant, but then saw a low area which the elephant easily stepped over’ (Arthur P).
The fence often depicts our sense of social barriers; need for privacy, territorial feelings, also our boundaries in relationship which might prevent us daring to express ourselves or be creative. See wall. Idioms: rush one’s fences; wrong side of the fence; sit on the fence.
Fences represent the need for good boundaries in relationships.
A fence that is tom down may signify the tearing down of the boundaries or barriers in a relationship.
A wooden fence keeps others out as well as keeping you from being seen. Thus, it may be commenting that you are hiding from others A chain-link fence may point to someone who is willing to be seen but still maintains a boundary of safety.
A stone or brick wall may signify a solid, impenetrable wall between two people.
To dream of a fence may symbolize a crossable barrier in life.
A leaning fence can symbolize a person under pressure, Ps. 62:3.
A barbwire fence can symbolize a dangerous obstacle in life
A barrier of division, i.E.
A spiritual fence dividing right from wrong
An obstacle dream.
The nature of the obstacle depends on the dreamer’s circumstances, as well as on other symbols in the dream.
If the scene on the other side of the fence is beautiful and peaceful, hope lies ahead, and if the dreamer gets over the fence, what he wants will indeed manifest in spite of obstacles.
If the land on the other side of the fence is barren and rocky, and/or the dreamer is having trouble climbing the fence, what you’re seeking may not be what it seems and it might be best to turn back. Sitting on a fence indicates a major decision to be made.
A fence can represent spiritual boundaries. We need to be aware of what checks and limitations there are to our spiritual progress.
Psychological / emotional perspective: When we come up against a fence or a barrier there is extra effort needed for us to overcome whatever that barrier represents.
Material aspects: When we dream of fences we are dreaming of social or class barriers or perhaps our own need for privacy. We may be aware of boundaries in relationships that can prevent us from achieving the proper type of connection we need. We may have difficulty in expressing ourselves in some way.
Vision: Standing in front of a fence: with great skill you will overcome obstacles in your path. Climbing over a fence: now it will be a cinch to solve your problem. Getting hurt in the process of climbing: you will achieve your goal—with, alas, a few scratches—but once you have arrived, you’ll be surprised how different things are from what you expected. See Barrier, Wall.
Depth Psychology: A fence can mean protection or an obstacle.
If the fence is blocking your path, have courage and jump over it. Is a fence surrounding your property (house, garden)? Or is the fence a metaphor for the limitations imposed on you from the outside? Take a good look at the rest of the dream symbols!
A dream of a fence is a straight out obstacle dream and can only be used in the interpretation as action and content define. It is a symbol of being hemmed in, confined, restrained and otherwise prevented from going where one would want to go. It also a symbol of protection of property, self, and possession.
A fence between you and another person could be saying to that person, “this far and no further”.
To dream of a fence means you feel restricted.
To climb over a fence means you are desperate to get out of a particular situation.
Isolation; or feeling secure, or feeling restricted. See Wall.
To see a fence in your dream signifies an obstacle or barrier that may be standing on your path. It can also symbolize a need for privacy.
To dream that you are climbing to the top of a fence foretells success.
If you climb over the fence, you will accomplish your desires by sneaky means.
Like all dreams concerning obstacles, this is a sign of difficulties ahead.
The result depends upon the upshot of your dream.
2. Containment or restriction, often of expression.
3. Protection from uncontrollable or primitive feelings.
4. Wealth and security (to build).
5. To be in over one’s head (to fall from).
To be encircled by a fence or a wall means that the dreamer is suffering from emotional restraint or denial.
If you climb over the fence or knock it down, you will find a way to surmount the problem.
For a young woman, the fence can be symbolic desire for marriage and motherhood.
See Boundary and Wall.
1- When we dream of fences we are dreaming of social or class barriers or perhaps our own need for privacy. We may be aware of boundaries in relationships which can prevent us from achieving the proper type of connection we need. We may have difficulty in expressing ourselves in some way.
2- When we come up against a fence or a barrier there is extra eflbrt which is needed in order for us to overcome whatever that barrier represents.
3- A fence can represent spiritual boundaries.
The dreamer needs to look at what is restricting him in his spiritual quest.
To dream of climbing to the top of a fence, denotes that success will crown your efforts.
To fall from a fence, signifies that you will undertake a project for which you are incapable, and you will see your efforts come to naught.
To be seated on a fence with others, and have it fall under you, denotes an accident in which some person will be badly injured.
To dream that you climb through a fence, signifies that you will use means not altogether legitimate to reach your desires.
To throw the fence down and walk into the other side, indicates that you will, by enterprise and energy, overcome the stubbornest barriers between you and success.
To see stock jumping a fence, if into your enclosure, you will receive aid from unexpected sources; if out of your lot, loss in trade and other affairs may follow.
To dream of building a fence, denotes that you are, by economy and industry, laying a foundation for future wealth.
For a young woman, this dream denotes success in love affairs; or the reverse, if she dreams of the fence falling, or that she falls from it.
Success in matters of the heart is denoted when a young woman dreams of building a fence.
Failure to hold the man she loves is foretold if she dreams that the fence falls over or that she falls from the fence.
Climbing a fence in a dream is a forerunner of conquering an obstacle.
Building a fence is a sign that you will amass a fortune through industry and commercial genius.