Gloves

Since gloves protect the hands - you may be acting overly self-protective rather than reaching out to take what you feel you need. The idea of using 'kid gloves' in a situation can make this a symbol of using extra care in approaching an issue. Finding an unusual glove can represent new capabilities or learning a new skill in your work. Finally, the glove can symbolize an inability to receive from the sense of intimacy, as in being more able to feel. A sport type glove would have more of an association with integrating work with other responsibilities - or something related to balancing various aspects of your life. See also Hand and Clothing.