1. If stabbing someone, an expression of hostility. 2. Encouragement to “take a stab at something.” 3. One feels that one is being “stabbed in the back by someone.”
See stab and penetration
Since a stab wound is penetrative it has obvious connections with aggressive masculine sexuality and will have this meaning in feminine dreams. In a man’s dream it is more likely to be to do with his ability to get straight to the point.
To be stabbed in a dream indicates our ability to be hurt. To stab someone is, conversely, to be prepared to hurt but also with the faculty of being able to get straight to the point.
When we make ourselves vulnerable we are open to being hurt. Often a stab is a quick way of achieving a result. For instance, to be stabbing at something rather than somebody would suggest the need to break through some kind of shell or barrier in order to proceed.
If you dream of being stabbed, you may be experiencing feelings of defensiveness and lack of power. It can also mean you feel betrayed by someone you trusted. To dream that you stab someone indicates your fear of betrayal and your untrusting nature. You may be too much on the defensive.
Dreaming of seeing someone’s back suggests we should identify the more private elements in our character or those around us. We may also find that we are vulnerable to the unexpected. If the backbone is particularly noticeable in the dream we need to consider our main support structure. You might like to consider the entries […]
To dream of a fork (the kind you eat with) is a good omen, foretelling a release from present worries. To stab or see something or someone stabbed with a fork predicts a possible loss of status, so watch your tongue – what you say could be used against you. To dream of a fork […]
To dream of a knife is bad for the dreamer, as it portends separation and quarrels, and losses in affairs of a business character. To see rusty knives, means dissatisfaction, and complaints of those in the home, and separation of lovers. Sharp knives and highly polished, denotes worry. Foes are ever surrounding you. Broken knives, […]
When we realize that we can use particular skills, they can assume an almost ritualistic feeling. Fighting and stabbing movements (as in martial arts) are a means of spiritual discipline. We need to understand appropriate behaviour.