What does surgery and metal left in your body mean in a dream?

Dream 450: Testing your metal

A woman dreams that she went through surgery that she did not want to have. The surgeons left metal in her body. She thought the dream was weird and wondered what it could mean.

Interpretation 

When doctors and hospitals are involved, the dream almost invariably is about healing. Surgery is dramatic healing which has a downside and benefits. Hopefully, the benefits outweigh the downside.

Metal left in the body can indicate new strength or it also can represent hard feelings/rigidity. She was a young woman in her twenties who had recently gone through a dramatic therapeutic intervention in the sense of detoxing. She also went through therapy and was given medication.

The dream, I believe, was a reflection of her not liking the intense treatment she went through. The experience had “tested her metal.” The metal left behind was her hard feelings over the ordeal, but the experience had made her stronger  (strong as steel).

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Published by Steven G. Fox Ph.D.

Psychologist and author of "Dreams: Guide to the Soul" & "Multiple Sclerosis Mission Remission" http://www.drstevenfox.com This first book of mine shows how I developed an intuitive dream interpretation method through clinical psychologist private practice and Jungian theory. The book is titled "Dreams: Guide to the Soul." It is available at http://www.drstevenfox.com I wrote my second book in 2018. The second book describes my miracle MS remission, and is called "Multiple Sclerosis Mission Remission: Healing MS Against All Odds." It is available at amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Multiple-Sclerosis-Mission-Remission-Healing-ebook/dp/B07D7JBZ5L/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1529367853&sr=8-2&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=multiple+sclerosis+Mission+remission

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