For adoptees, likely a memory surfacing that may or may not need further examination.
If you have unresolved issues pertaining to your adoption, look at this dream more closely.
A type of desertion dream.
Estrangement or separation from familv or a close circle of friends that you did not choose.
A portion of yourself that you’ve left behind, especially the trusting inner child.
Awkwardness in your present situation (e.g., feeling out of place like a stranger in totally unfamiliar surroundings).