Protection, providing for others or being provided for. Your wiser or more mature masculine attributes. Needing to be a little extra conscious and aware of your choices. Needing to think of how to fix things for others. Raising the bar for others so that they can eventually take care of themselves. Family dreams are often reminders to consider ties or connections to others and to look at personal values. Father is a projection of yourself in some way.
See Son, Male, Family, Relatives, Father-in-Law, Yang, Self.