1. Unable to reach one’s intellectual goals.
2. Unable to satisfy psychological needs.
3. Being suppressed by someone with more power.
• Face your fears and explore what you’re feeling over emotional about. This can be a dream response to losing someone very close.
• It can also mean that you feel suffocated or dominated by someone in your life.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
If you assisted or sheltered the fugitive, you are feeling guilty about something.
If you were the fugitive in your dream, this refers to some unpleasantness in your social life. You need to face something that you’ve been avoiding. It’s also possible that you are feeling suffocated in a relationship or situation.... My Dream Interpretation
If the jeans were ripped, you are not thinking logically. You need to figure out a new way of thinking about a situation or relationship.
If they were dirty, you want to change something about your personality. Maybe it’s time to break old habits and ways of thinking.
If the jeans were too tight, you feel contrained in some way. Perhaps you feel suffocated in a relationship or repressed by your parents.
To dream about jeans that are too big for you indicates that you are lacking confidence in some situation. You may have been placed in a role that you don’t feel ready for, or are unsure of what to do next in a relationship.
If you dreamed of trying on several pairs of jeans, you need to establish a new self-image in order to fit into a new situation or role. You may be anxious about fitting in with others.... My Dream Interpretation
If the overalls were torn or dirty, you need to take a more logical (and less emotional) approach to your problems.
If they were tight or small on you, you may feel suffocated in a relationship - speak up.
If they were too big, you are lacking confidence. Perhaps you have been placed in a role you are not ready for.
If you dreamed of seeing someone else wearing overalls, you are concerned about your social status, and how you present yourself to the world.... My Dream Interpretation
The suffocation is either do to internal forces or an external situation.
The dreamer may experience great difficulties when it comes to free self expression. They may have difficulties in expressing their fear, anger, love, or any other powerful emotion and are literally choking on them in their dream. Choking in your dream suggests that you are having problems in communicating your thoughts, needs, and feelings. Additionally, smothering may imply that the dreamer can not accept certain situations in their life and is feeling suffocated by a current problem.
To interpret this dream accurately consider all of the details in it, think about your daily life and those things that cause you great stress and restrict your freedom. Finally, try to connect your dream with your daily life experiences and unlock the symbolism that the dream holds for you.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary