Anyone else experience something like this?
I know that as a child, I was more responsive to odd things like this. I taught myself to close it off.
In my case, it was more than deja vu. I experienced alot more things and was scared out of my wits so I trained myself to ignore, ignore, ignore. Now I don't see/hear things like I used to. I still might be able to but it's very rare for things to get through now. My instinct is still something I listen too and it's pretty intense.
Just a quick story about my gut instinct.
My cousin, friend and I were in a car. My cousin was the driver, friend was passenger and I was in the backseat...passenger side.
We had just left the driveway when...and I am not lying...in my head came the words "I've got to take care of DS1." (he was 2 at the time)
Halfway down the block, I asked my cousin to stop and I got out of the vehicle. Cousin was quite annoyed with me as it had been my idea to take friend home....all the way across town.
I said "I'm sorry but I have to stay." Again, she was quite annoyed.
Halfway to my friends house, a drunk driver hit the passenger side of the vehicle. The DD was coming so fast and was so drunk, he never even hit the brakes. The car my cousin and friend were in...it was crushed.
My friend and cousin ended up on top of each other in a "teeny-weenny" space until the jaws of life were able to get them out. The only thing that saved their life that night was the fact that they were wearing their seat belts.
My friend was worse off than my cousin and spent many weeks in ICU. (crushed pelvis, internal bleeding, etc, etc)
The backseat, where I would've been...was completely crushed. I don't believe I would've survived. I wouldn't have had my seatbelt on.
God sent me an Angel.
(wow, that's the first time I tell that story. only family and close friends know about it)