Someone can/is be protective of you when they care about you and the way you feel. They don't want you to get hurt, and want to protect your feelings. A protective person is always there talk to, and to hear you out when you have a problem. They are the best kind of friend because you can always trust them. They always have your back. Try not to ever lose a friend if they are protective of you because that kind of friend is hard to ever find again. Having someone be protective over you is the best feeling in one of the best feelings in the world.
Boy- Hey! How are you feeling today? better than yesterday?
Girl- Yeah. I am feeling better. Thanks for caring and being protective of me. It means a lot to me.
Something guys often are over their girlfriends. They often lose their girlfriends in 3-7 days because their annoying.
"Hey how's your girlfriend man?"
"YOU'VE BEEN SCREWING HER, HAVEN'T YOU?"
"God, don't be so fucking protective!"