22 People On The Horrible Gut Feeling They Couldn’t Shake (That Turned Out To Be Right)

These stories from Ask Reddit will remind you to follow your gut.

16. I hit a deer with my car

“Leaving a family camping trip. Something felt wrong before I left. I ignored it. Still, it was bugging me, and it was dark, so I drove slower than normal.

Turn a curve, and there’s this deer standing in the road. Just…fucking standing there, staring at a huge-ass field of soy beans.

Even driving slower, I didn’t have time to stop. Wrecked my hood, busted my radiator, and cracked my windshield.

This buck was huge. Like fat-huge. If I’d been driving faster it could have done more damage or even injured or killed me.” — desireewhitehall

17. I became pregnant and then miscarried

“When I got pregnant. I was constantly worried because I didn’t feel right and couldn’t let myself get excited. Ended in a miscarriage at 6 weeks.” — Jinjit23

18. He assaulted underage children and raped a parole officer

“We used to live in an apartment block where there was this old guy who was super friendly. He befriended my roomie, and pretty much a whole bunch of other people. He kind of brought us all together with bbqs in the parking lot (he was on the ground floor, and had a little garden area).

I didn’t like him. I didn’t know why, but the way he talked sometimes, just… the way he looked.

I pushed past it, tried to tell myself I was judging a book by the cover.

Well anyway, he turned out to be abusing his partner. Roomie got involved, he assaulted her and tried to strangle her. And then we found out the name he went by wasn’t his real name (we shared the same doctors office, we had an appointment at similar times and I heard his name called).

Looked him up, several news articles about him and a page on a website identifying known pedophiles. Apparently he assaulted several 14~ y/os, raped his parole officer, and described a nine year old girl in court as ‘sexually mature’ because she was developing.” — lavenderRope

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