To dream of a wound represents harm that you feel has been done through conflict or crisis. Emotional wounds. Lasting effects or consequences you’re feeling from a bad situation or relationship. It may also reflect emotional harm through anger or fighting. Guilt, grief, regret, or anger. You may need to take time to heal.
Consider the location, size and type of wound for additional meaning.
Dreams of wounding are quite common prior to the onset of illnesses or troubling physical conditions. Research has shown that dreams of wounds are often a strong predictor of an impending illness. For example, people who dream of chest wounds often have heart attacks. If the relationships in your life are relatively stable and peaceful when a dream of being wounded occurs it may be a good idea to consider getting a medical checkup for internal problems in the area of the dream wound.
Example: A man dreamed of an old wound being opened up. In waking life he got into a huge fight with his girlfriend over an old problem and broke up with her.
Example 2: A man dreamed of fighting a war and getting wounded in his stomach. In waking life he was’t feeling good and when he went to the doctor he discovered he had appendicitis.
Example 3: A man dreamed of being wounded in the forehead. In waking life he got into a huge fight at work that left him feeling that he could never trust someone again.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of being attacked and wounded by a shark. In waking life she felt abandoned by her boyfriend during a crises and was left with lingering resentment and distrust.