To adopt a person or a way of life is to draw it towards you – to make it your own. From a spiritual perspective this suggests a process of learning to be comfortable within a given set of circumstances – to accept a way of being.
Psychological / emotional perspective: It may be that an aspect of your life needs adjustment and the circumstances surrounding a dream of adoption need exploring.
To dream of being adopted may reveal a basic insecurity over your sense of self.
Material aspects: Dreaming of adopting a child suggests you may have doubts about taking on new responsibilities. Conversely such a dream may signify that you are now in a position to take on a new project or concept.
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream, being adopted may suggest fear of emotional closeness, whereas in a woman’s dream, she may actually be seeking such closeness. Your own personal circumstances will often give further clarification.
If you dream of being adopted, then you are grappling with feelings of belonging, abandonment, betrayal and worthiness.
If you dreams of adopting a child, this may reflect that you are adopting a new habit or point of view.
A dream of contrary.
If you were adopted yourself, expect an appeal for help from some unanticipated quarter (probably a relative). However if you did the adopting, your year ahead will be auspicious for speculation. Also, an adoption of a child indicates good fortune if the child is happy.
If the child is unhappy, it indicates that you will need to put more energy and nurturing into any upcoming deals and situations.