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. 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. 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. In a mans dream, being adopted may suggest fear of emotional closeness, whereas in a womans dream, she may actually be seeking such closeness. Your own personal circumstances will often give further clarification.