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To warn a friend to be careful on the roads?

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AgeingArtemis Mon 26-Sep-16 09:11:46

Last night I had a horrible dream that a good friend of mine was killed in an accident. I was obviously distraught in the dream, and very relieved when I woke up!

AIBU to consider facebook messaging him to cycle safely? (He doesn't have a car so he cycles,fast, to work)

I am aware that I am completely bonkers grin and no, I don't believe in premonitory dreams, but on the microscopic chance that he DID get hit by a car I would NEVER forgive myself for not telling him to be careful.

Oysterbabe Mon 26-Sep-16 09:13:09

It won't cause any harm and will make you feel better so do it.

NewPotatoes Mon 26-Sep-16 09:18:23

Unless he regularly unicycles along the M25 in a blindfold, I'd assume he is usually careful and will just think you are turning into some kind of hand-wringing prophetess of doom.

AgeingArtemis Mon 26-Sep-16 09:27:52

haha yes potatoes that's exactly what I'm scared of lol grin
I think I'll leave it...

It's worth saying though that although none of us have been seriously injured (because residential roads so cars not going too fast), 3 of my friends who cycle (including him, actually!) have been hit by a car in the last year!

RedHelenB Mon 26-Sep-16 09:56:04

YABU. I had a dream about dd2 dancing, after I woke uptook me a few minutes to realise she doesn't actually do that category of dancing!

Greendress123 Mon 26-Sep-16 09:57:50

Yanbu. My sister sent me a message yesterday to check I was ok after a dream she had had. I am, but I appreciated the gesture.

NewPotatoes Mon 26-Sep-16 09:59:55

Oh, well, I can see why it's invading your dreams - tell him then!

LikeDylanInTheMovies Mon 26-Sep-16 10:08:31

I'd say he'd just think you were certifiable! wink

And what's the point of saying 'ride carefully' I pressume he rides in what he thinks is a careful manner everyday. Is he going to say 'cor thanks op, I was going to ride on the wrong side of the road non-handed whilst as pissed as a fart before I heard a out your dream, you've saved me.'

In the unlikely event he believes in this sort of woo, it could be more dangerous, what can he do? Take a day off work on the basis of your dream? It will just play on his mind and make him hesitant and worried.

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