Suffocation may appear in dreams when negativity is too strong for us to deal with and threatens to overwhelm us.
Psychological / emotional perspective: If in waking life we are struggling within a relationship we may find that dreams of suffocation occur. Fears connected with the sexual act can also surface in dreams as suffocation.
Material aspects: When we feel we are suffocating in a dream, it may be that our own fears are threatening to overwhelm us. It can also indicate that we are not in control of our own environment.
To be suffocating a dream character may mean we wish to shut someone up in waking life.
A dream of suffocation should first of all be taken as a warning and go to see the doctor for a thorough checkup, second of all the dream could indicate that you are a victim of a particular kind of love that is so protective of you that you feel suffocated. Either way the dream warns you to check your health or get out of a bad relationship.
First determine if you had a real breathing problem while you slept—a cold, for example. Were you feeling constricted? Were you bothered by unspoken and ambiguous thoughts that took your breath away and which you denied, creating tension and stress? Here it is not a question of your being in danger of your life, but rather a desire to get more Air, as a symbolic expression for more intellect and greater mental clarity.
When we feel we are suffocating in a dream, it may be that our own fears arc threatening to overwhelm us. It can also indicate that we are not in control of our own environment.
To be suffocating someone mav mean we are overpowering them in real life.
If we do not wish to have any sort of relationship with someone we may find that dreams of suffocation occur. Fears about sexuality may also surface in this way.
3- Suffocation may appear in dreams when negative energy is too strong for us to deal with.
To dream that you are suffocating, denotes that you will experience deep sorrow and mortification at the conduct of some one you love. You should be careful of your health after this dream. See Smoke.
A dream of suffocation should first be taken as a warning to see a doctor for a thorough checkup. This type of dream could also indicate that you feel like you’re being smothered by someone close to you, through either that individual’s over-protectiveness or their adoration.