The wolf is associated with solitude, loneliness, mystery, pride, beauty, and self-confidence. It also has negative connotations, including sneakiness, aggression, and hostility. The dream wolf can represent a situation in your life that you can’t control. Or it can indicate a lack of companionship or friendship.
The dream of a wolf suggests that you are either a leader of the “pack” or a loner by choice. Perhaps you are feeling “preyed upon,” or alternatively, you may be the one who is acting as a predator.
The wolf can be interpreted as representing teamwork and working for the common good of all. It is associated with the soul, as well, and is linked to loyalty and fearlessness.
The wolf in a dream may foretell of hard times to come, particularly in the area of money. However, if you dream that you kill the wolf, you will succeed in spite of any obstacles in your way. If you dream of a howling wolf, it is an indication that you are responding to a false alarm and should not overreact to a situation.
The appearance of a wolf may indicate that you feel threatened in some way or that you are reacting to something out of fear. The wolf may symbolize a female’s fear of male sexuality, repressed anger, or strong emotions. It may represent the things inside yourself that you are afraid of, especially destructive or aggressive characteristics.
The dream of a wolf is a symbol of life in the wilderness. It is an animal that survives through its characteristics of loyalty and protectiveness of family. It may represent your intuitive connections to the natural world and to the wisdom illustrated by group relationships. The wolf also tells you that your instincts and drives are natural and nothing to fear.