Suggests one has aboned an idea, a direction, or an area of one’s feelings such as might surround a love affair.
If dream connects with actual abortion: the emotions surrounding a woman’s actual experience of abortion; sense of guilt; the fears of damage to future possibility of childbearing; the feelings about loss of the baby. All these need to be healed in some measure. Also: the body was in the midst of a process if the abonion was induced.
The body has powerful feeling reactions which need acknowledgment, and are frequently presented in dreams.
An abortion may symbolize the pre-mature death of a new thing in your life or the actual act of aborting an unborn child
The cancellation of a new beginning; see “baby”
Pregnancy is a time of waiting and an abortion is an enforced ending of that time.
The modern phrase ‘termination of pregnancy’ is much closer to the spiritual implications of a dream about an abortion. Generally we must give up a cherished project or idea that has not yet come to full maturity in favour of something else, which ultimately is more important.
Psychological / emotional perspective: The need to look clearly at what we have undertaken to do or to be in our lives becomes apparent. We are in a position to make decisions that will get rid of what is no longer needed, or free us from responsibilities that we cannot handle. We have internalized a new way of thinking or of being, which, on further consideration, may need to be rejected.
Material aspects: There may be a need to reject a feeling, emotion, belief or concept that could be troublesome in some way.
A risk has been taken which has not worked – often in relationships – and we must now make a conscious decision to restore the status quo.
Gives gender - specific: When a woman is pregnant and dreams of abortion, particularly during a first pregnancy, she is often trying to come to terms with her new status and any fears and doubts she may have. Such a dream is not usually precognitive. When a man has such a dream he may be beginning to come to terms with some kind of emotional trauma, feelings that he needs to understand and perhaps mourn.
To a man a dream containing abortion indicates failure in his kind endeavor.
For a woman it is very clearly a health dream and may indicate her health is in some sort of danger.
You will not succeed in the project you are presently working on. Better make alternate plans.
A dream about abortion is a warning to look after your health. It may also indicate that you are feeling significant anxiety about a current situation.
A warning as regards health or the happiness of your partner in marriage; be on your guard as to both.
1. If male, failure at whatever one is trying.
2. If female, a health issue is in question.
3. A hard ﬁght over something is about to occur.
Dreams of an abortion are about the elimination or interruption of a new relationship, idea, project or a literal pregnancy. Your subconscious mind may be telling you that just because you may be going through a challenge, don’t throw the baby out with the bath water.
If there is sorrow or fear connected to this dream, then take heart in knowing that which is real can never die because the soul lives on forever.
1- There may be a need to reject a feeling, emotion, belief or concept which could be troublesome in some way.
A risk has been taken which has not worked, and we now need to put ourselves back to the way we were. We have internalised a new way of thinking or of being which, on further consideration, needs to be rejected.
2- The ability to look clearly at what we have undertaken to do or to be in our lives should be utilised. Decisions should be made which will get rid of what is no longer needed.
3- A spiritual set-back means we must abort a previously held concept.
For a woman to dream that she assents to abortion being committed on her, is a warning that she is contemplating some enterprise which if carried out will steep her in disgrace and unhappiness.
For a doctor to dream that he is a party to an abortion, foretells that his practice will suffer from his inattention to duty, which will cause much trouble.
A woman that had this experience is most likely to have many dreams about it. Even though the dream may be disturbing or anxiety-provoking, it is a healing dream. It is possible that in your dream state you are working toward acceptance and are resolving any unconscious feelings.
If a man is having this dream, it usually means that he is experiencing guilt feelings and may be anticipating failure of some kind.
If a woman who has not had this experience is having this dream, it may be a warning about her health or may indicate that she is feeling significant anxiety about current endeavors.
(see Baby, Embryo, Miscarriage, Pregnancy)
Stopping a project in midstream because of personal or external conflicts.
A reflection of pressures or moral struggles pertaining to this issue. Termination of a relationship while still in its infancy.
A difficult choice from which the outcome may kill all hopes of something you’ve wanted to develop.
If you are a woman and you dream of an abortion, it means your health could be in trouble.
If you are a man and you dream of abortion, it means a failure in either love or finances. In general, dreaming of an abortion indicates you will not succeed in the project which most occupies your mind at the time of the dream, whether it concerns love or money.