The example illustrates how we may use one emotion or situation to hide what is really important.
Hiding from feeling; avoiding awareness of something we don’t want to see; being protective—hiding how we really feel about someone, or our sexual feelings about someone; not knowing. Hiding from something dangerous, dangerous thing hidden: feeling threatened either by unconscious contents or exterior situation. Hiding a body, object: not facing difficult feelings connected with the body or thing. See dead people dreams. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If the dreamer hides an object from someone else, then he is concealing something that perhaps needs to be revealed.
If the dreamer is searching for someone or something, there is something missing, either an idea or an actual object, that she needs to find and make use of. Other symbols in the dream could reveal exactly what that is. Astrological parallels: Pluto, Scorpio Tarot parallel: The Moon... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream that somebody else is hiding, you are feeling the need for security and protection.... My Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about the military might indicate a hidden desire to be sexually exploited (sexual fantasies).
If the dream returns frequently, it might be a sign of masochistic tendencies or even perversion. See Officer. Look for other important images in the dream. What else took place in the dream?... Dreamers Dictionary
If you don’t find a healthy expression, there will be an explosion.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The same dream could mean that either she will benefit from the good qualities of her husband or he will benefit from her good qualities.... Islamic Dream Interpretation