A dream in which you see an injured child is a reference to the difficulties you might be having with growing and moving forward in life. This interpretation applies if the child you saw is unknown to you. But, if the child you saw in the dream is yours, it means there are certain elements surrounding the child’s life that might hamper their development into their full potential.
Here are some more meanings of dreams about an injured child.
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Pain from the past
If you see an unknown injured child in the dream, it could symbolize your inability to let go of certain hurtful moments from your past. They do not have to be from your childhood. As long as they are from your past and they still control you, the symbolism of a child applies. It simply means you are having trouble growing past them.
Examples of dreams about an injured child
Here are some examples of common dreams involving an injured child and what they might mean. Most examples have two entries: one for a child you do not know, and another for a child that is your own.
Child with an injured right hand dream meaning
A dream in which you see a child with an injured right-hand means your life feels stagnant because of your lack of action. You cannot see any growth because you overthink things. The right-hand stands for action, strength, determination, etc.
That you saw a child with an injured right hand in a dream implies these traits are currently missing in your life. That is the reason certain things might seem to be failing to grow in your life. You need to cut down on over-analyzing things as this often leaves you unable to act, filled with all sorts of worries.
Your child with an injured right hand dream meaning
If you dream about your own child having an injured right hand, it means there could be certain influences in their life that might make them timid. This is due to a lack of confidence that is planted and allowed to grow from an early age.
You want your child to be confident, bold, and decisive. You can build this by reaffirming your child’s intelligence, determination, boldness, and mental strength from a young age. Praise them when they do well and gently correct them when they are wrong. Never make them feel stupid, inferior to others, and undeserving.
Child with an injured left hand or arm dream meaning
A dream in which you see a child with an injured left hand means you are at risk of bulldozing your way forward without thinking things through. Unlike the right hand which stands for bold action, the left hand stands for analytical thinking before leaping.
If this skill is ‘injured’, your desire for quick growth might land you in problems up to your neck. It will be synonymous with the cliche of running a hundred miles per hour in the wrong direction.
Your child with an injured left hand dream meaning
If you see your own child with an injured left hand in the dream, it means your parenting style could fill them with so much confidence that they will be prone to acting boldly with evaluating what exactly they are doing.
It is necessary to raise your child to have confidence in themselves, feel special and intelligent. However, you have to make sure this does not make them conceited or overly confident in their abilities.
The right hand might stand for boldness but the left hand symbolizes analysis and basically thinking things through. Neither hand should be injured for balance.
Child with an injured left foot or leg dream meaning
A dream about a child with an injured left foot symbolizes failures in your life that may have been caused by attempting to move forward and grow in life without much understanding. The left foot stands for cautious advancement and growth. The right foot, on the other hand, stands for bold and confident advancement.
The symbolism of the child has to do with the fact that this is hampering your growth. This stagnation could be in one or more areas of your life such as relationships, education, business, or career.
Child with an injured right foot or leg dream meaning
Seeing a child with an injured right foot means the reason you might be having difficulties moving forward along the path to your goals is lack of action. You spend time wishing and worrying and thinking things through but never take any step forward.
The right foot stands for bold steps taken amid doubt and fear. If it’s injured, you might never see growth in certain parts of your life.
Child with a facial injury dream meaning
A dream about a child you do not know with a facial injury means you might ruin your reputation with your desire for hasty growth in life. Your strong need to advance in life might put you at risk of making decisions that will damage your public image.
We all want our lives to grow and move forward. However, if you attempt to do this by any means including the dubious, people will lose trust in, and respect for you.
Your child having a facial injury dream meaning
If you see your child with a facial injury in the dream, it means there could be something that is chipping away at their self-image. This could be coming from their friends, relatives, or even you without knowing.
You need to monitor what’s going on around your child. This includes watching the words you use especially when addressing their wrongs. Too much careless, insulting speech will ruin their sense of self.
Child with a broken leg dream meaning
A dream in which you see a child with a broken leg means you had certain dreams and desires from your childhood that you abandoned.
Your desire to walk a certain path but life pushed you in a different direction. The broken leg symbolizes the broken journey towards your ‘natural’, ‘inbuilt’ childhood aspirations.
Dream about your child having a broken leg
A dream in which you see your own child with a broken leg means there is a risk that they will be pushed into things they do not want. You will see your child flourish if you let them choose their own path, and simply offer a guiding hand.
Some parents want to live their dreams through their children. Do not be that parent. Let your kids walk their own walk. Do not let anything or anyone force them onto paths they do not want.
Child with a broken arm dream meaning
A dream in which you see a child with a broken arm symbolizes the skills and talents you may have had in the past that you never quite worked on. These gifts never grew for one reason or another and they died along the way.
If you look back, you might realize that these are things you were quite passionate about. However, your hands were tied or broken by the demands of life and you never cultivated your talents. It could be anything from singing writing playing an instrument, public speaking, to sports.
Dream about your own child with a broken arm
Seeing your own child with a broken arm means there is a possibility that their natural talents are at risk of dying unless you identify and cultivate them in your child.
Help them find what they are passionate about and nurture them. Do not let discourage them just because you cannot see any value in it. Do not break their arm. Let them work on it as they please. You never know where it might take them.
Child suffering burns dream meaning
A dream about a child suffering burns symbolizes your fears and anxieties that may have arisen from certain traumatic incidents in the past. This fear has caused your to shrink and not grow in one or more areas of your life.
For example, you may have been burned in a past relationship. Instead of moving forward, building a new one and growing, you have shrunk from it all.
Dream about your child suffering burns
A dream in which you see your own child suffering burns means they could be at risk of life-long fear and anxiety resulting from certain traumatizing incidents around them. There are many things that traumatize children without the knowledge of parents.
This trauma often leave fear and anxiety towards certain things for life. If you dream about your child suffering burns, you might want to pay closer attention to them to undo the effects of any trauma they might have gone through with or without your knowledge
Child with a swollen face dream meaning
A dream about a child with a swollen face means you are experiencing a lack of growth in certain parts of your life because you sometimes tend to have an over-blown self-image. Many people are stuck because they feel certain jobs are beneath them, or that asking for help would not look good for them. In the end, such people never advance or grow in their lives.