Dream Interpretation/almost raped


So I had this  dream where I heard someone at my door and when I went to check it was this strange man  there. Now the way my front door is in real life it has like bars on it so I know no-one could get in the door this way but, when I came to the door in my dream he had his body in that part of the door from the waist up. I asked what he wanted and he said "I smelled the candle you were burning, I wanted to know where you got it from." I don't remember answering his question but, I asked him not to lean inside the door like that. So he left I walked out the door behind him that lead to this  where I saw my fiancee seating, as I start to stand on my tip toes to call and let him know what happened I notice that the man never left he was watching me, and when we met eyes he ran toward me and picked me up by the neck. During this I could see my fiancee and all a sudden the man was gone and I was showing my fiancee where the man was standing in the door. What does this mean?

Hi Ashley,

I saw your dream in the question pool and thought I'd briefly answer it.  

Dreams about someone trying to break into your house are often about trying to protect yourself from intrusions into your private thoughts and inner most feelings.  I think the key to this dream is that the man "smelled the candle you were burning and wanted to know where you got it from". My immediate thoughts here are that you might be "burning a candle" so to speak, for some past love.  Maybe you are worried that your fiance might sense this and want to know who this candle is burning for?  

In the dream, you wanted to tell your fiance what happened, so maybe you do want to talk to your fiance about it in real life, but in the dream, you realised the man was still there so obviously you have apprehensions about raising the subject.

If there was a past love in your life, it might be that this relationship did not end in a satisfactory way and you still have unanswered questions about it.  Before talking to your boyfriend about it, it might be a good idea to go by yourself and see a good relationship counsellor.  An experienced relationship counsellor might be able to help you resolve or just come to terms with any unfinished business you might have.

As this was in the question pool, I have given an overall interpretation so feel free to ask a follow-up question if you want me to focus on something specific in your dream.  I would be only too happy to help.

Take care.

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