I Encountered a Ghostly Presence

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    Something My Mind Will Never Forget.

    i was about 15yrs old,was house sitting for my mum as she was out for the night,so i slept in her bed.was just dozing off wen i heard the computer chair moving,i switched the lamp on and what i seen was the chair spinning around and around,i was so petrified i instinctly did what...
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    3 Responses Sep 7, 2011


    My husband, needed to go for a routine check up, at the local hospital yesterday!,. This hospital was built in 1972, so not that old really! Well anyway, the amount of times my family and i have been there you could say we, may as well, start paying rent!, lol,. All these years i...
    welshbabe welshbabe
    46-50, F
    20 Responses Feb 2, 2011

    My life was going great

    until 5 hours ago I heard whispers through my left ear saying something hard to hear it sounded like it was saying "Run as you can but later you can't"
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    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    So my sister lives in this really old house

    and I spent the night... So we feel asleep me in the livening room...alone....feeling something weird so I feel I have to use the restroom witch is like half way across the house so I get up walk to the dining room now remember this the dinning room had a like sensor so it turns...
    daggerthewolf daggerthewolf
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 2, 2014

    My First Ghost Experience

    I was only 2 yrs old. I know most people can't remember when they were 2, but I remember the experience vividly. What happened was I was awakened by the voice of a boy. I looked up in the direction of the voice and it was a little african american boy. I thought it was odd...
    whydoifeelsobad whydoifeelsobad
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2011

    In Hawaii

    I lived in Mililani Town, on Oahu. I was asleep and woke suddenly at about 4am. I looked across the room and there was a man down resting on his heels, crouched over. He was semi-transparent but mostly a gray color. He had a construction hardhat on and for some reason I could see...
    DharmaG DharmaG
    46-50, F
    3 Responses May 7, 2007

    I don't care if people believe me

    or not but I guess il share this experience. It is very personal to me. I had a friend who I grew up with that I had known since I was like 5 years old. We remained good friends up until I was about 19 when I moved away and he went on to college. One day I was asleep in bed and...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222
    31-35, M
    Dec 1, 2015

    When I was little, one of my family members

    passed away. One morning I woke up to use the bathroom and when I went in... I saw the closet door open by itself. 10 min later members of my family called us that she passed away.
    TheCrazyBunny TheCrazyBunny
    16-17, F
    Mar 15, 2014

    I experience paranormal things a lot of time.

    I remember one time when I lived in a farm house with my dad I was sleeping In the living room and a vase fell off the counter. I got up to see what was going on I thought maybe it was just a old vase and it was bound to break soon but, then I went back to sleep and woke up...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 25, 2015

    Myrtles Plantation

    I have a theory on ghosts, derived from a photo experience about 10 years ago at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA.  The place had been featured on many tv channels, such as the travel channel, as being one of America's most haunted places.  It was quite...
    TCliffman TCliffman
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2010

    If there is anyone here

    who doesn't believe in life after death I am willing to send you a photo of my wife has she climbs out of bed at 6am , you will be convinced instantly ...
    ardentizzy ardentizzy
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2014

    This is an old experience,

    but.... My boyfriend and I have a history of encounters and experiences with people from beyond our realm. We have had many encounters with passed family and a few "others." We don't claim to be psychic because we are not by any means and this commonality we share only brings us...
    peacefulkhaos peacefulkhaos
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2014

    I was pretty young. I was in the basement with

    my siblings, having a fashion show, and we heard heavy footsteps. We ran out of the house to the neighbours and seen a man walk past the window. When the neighbour checked the house, he didn't find anyone.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell
    18-21, T
    Mar 25, 2015

    The first encounter Appoximately a year back

    from now i was alone at home at night and i went to sleep about 11.In the middle of the night i woke up feeling something cold on my penis it was like chilled water cold.I was not fully awake not full asleep,i was in a condition like i was drunk.I couldn't fully control my...
    noname120 noname120
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 24, 2016


    EXPERIENCES IVE HAD) I've had ghost experiences, at my grandmas house where her son died inside the house. I don't know if it was him or another spirit pretending to be him, I would try to communicate and it said it was my uncle and that he is not bad. it would misplace my...
    liquidgold18k liquidgold18k
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2016

    I had a strange encounter last night

    and tonight something pushed on my bed and woke me up. Last night I thought I saw an image. It's wild and I wonder what it is
    cutie7710 cutie7710
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 6, 2016

    During my days of service in a high end French

    spa as a therapist ,I have encountered a presence that has shown herself to the beauty team for over a week. It scared some of our clients so much that one of them Catholic ,always made point to pray before entering the room.Strangely the story occurred during the hungry ghost...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2015


    mines a weird one, when ilived with my parents i used to have a big oak wardrobe by my bed, some nights i would wake up and see what looked like 2 feet hanging over the edge but whenever i went to investigate there was nothing there and no trace of there being anything there...
    Speakup Speakup
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2007

    When I lived in Belfast earlier this year the

    house I lived in had a presence of a man I know this because I was doing an awareness class and my teacher told me it was like mediumship. The house felt very uncomfortable to live in it was cold and u would hear things every time I meditated you would hear things. I have a...
    willowknight willowknight
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    I have only had two experiences.

    The first, I was on call in a hospital under the auspices of the Catholic church several years ago. All of the usual rooms were full . I was directed to the old Sister's residence, a section of the hospital that I had never visited . I walked up a set of narrow unlit stairs...
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    May 2, 2014

    Sorry in advance for the lack of

    or blatant disregard of punctuation :D I was at my friends house they have this bad *** beanbag chair it's for stoners I guess anyways everyone was drunk and I stuck the chair in the closet in their room and laid down but I couldn't fall asleep due to what sounded like...
    thebrutalflame thebrutalflame
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2014

    A lot when I was younger.

    Runs in the family type of thing. In my old house up north I had this light on my tv and shined towards my bed, well one night when I was going to bed I saw a shadow of a hand with a knife in it pointing down towards me. Also one night I had 2 friends sleeping over, we woke up...
    93rp 93rp
    22-25, F
    Mar 24, 2014

    But here's the thing,

    i've never really encountered ghost experience. But things does happen to me and people around me. Basic, simple things like waking up at exactly 3AM for 5 days straight. Lost things, doors that opens by itself, the sound of a person walking in the middle of the night, a black...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2016

    ((All of my expirences)) I have lived in the

    same house for 9 years and nothing that i can remember happened when i was little but the last few years more things began to stir up. I live with my mom and my room is upstairs. My house was built in the 50's and i have a small closet and in the back of the closet there is a...
    jxssicant jxssicant
    16-17, F
    Nov 30, 2015

    Today when I was alone I heard knocking on the

    main door, saw a child an people, heard two men talking, moving my chair, moving things in the kitchen, heard footsteps, feeling of being watched but the thing is I live on a farm and there's no one around!!
    1thinginlife 1thinginlife
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2015

    For the people who think

    that ghosts are fake... Well its simple. If you never saw em, you will think they are a myth. When u have seen them like me.... Ull realise that there is something beyond this world.
    iTzzMike iTzzMike
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    I remember when my mum was an estate agent

    and sometimes me and my family would go in and look at the homes that were up for sale. One of these houses was owned by an old elderly woman who had recently died so her family decided to put her house up for sale. As my parents decided to look around the back garden of the...
    Darkstar101 Darkstar101
    18-21, M
    Aug 16, 2015

    My memories of this grow weaker with every

    passing year, but my parents remember it very well. When I was maybe three or four years old, my grandma on my dad's side passed away. She thought the world of me and clearly wasn't ready to move on. Why you ask? Well apparently I woke up one morning and told my mom and dad that...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    One time late on a cold rainy night i was

    sleeping. Anyway i woke up but yet i didn't. Anyway straight to the point. I couldn't move a muscle. Not even a toe or a pinky. Paralyzed from head to toe and it felt like something was sitting on my chest and taking my breath away. Suddenly i had a feeling like if i wasn't...
    Spirit000 Spirit000
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    Encounter In Old Abandoned Rock Quarry.

    It was May 1978 and it was the week of my HS graduation. At 7 PM I had bachelorette practice and the rehearsal ended promptly at 8 PM. Marcy; a friend and fellow classmate, said that another friend of ours had called before the rehearsal and wanted us to come and hang out with...
    mahaught1514 mahaught1514
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 3, 2012

    I was lying on my bed rubbing my c I felt

    someone next to me but no one was there so I still rub my self and something pulled my hand away and then some one was fingering me it felt really good and then it put its **** in me it felt painfull at first then it felt really good!! After I org the hung was gone! I was so...
    Irishcutie1326 Irishcutie1326
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014

    I have never seen a ghost.

    I was on call in a Catholic hospital and was late getting to bed after a busy evening. This was in the mid-70's. Typically, you'd check in at switchboard and would be directed to one of a few on-call rooms. I'm not sure of the reason, but on this particular night, I was...
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    Jan 5, 2015

    Guardian Spirit?

    When I was younger, my mom and I were staying in this motel because of finacial problems we were having, we had one of those homeless vouchers that lets you stay for free for a month. And it had gotten so bad for us one day, my mom wasn't sure how we were going to have dinner...
    SoakedInSoul SoakedInSoul
    4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    A Ghost At A Wedding

    I went to a very beautiful outdoor wedding one time, a friend of a friend was getting married and I was just the date. I didn't really know anything about the bride's family. The wedding was traditional except for one very interesting kind of new-age part that they began the...
    Osheri Osheri
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    I get choked at night

    and i cant move
    Brokenminds Brokenminds
    70+, M
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    So last week I think it was,

    I was laying in bed and looking through some photos on my phone. Until I noticed something seriously weird in the background of one of my photos, I'll add an image so you's can see. But I seriously freaked out and would not sleep in my room that night. This pic is NOT a fake it...
    Emily97x Emily97x
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2014

    Working overnight at a house

    and I'm sitting here hearing all these noises and I'm like it sounds like a person making those noises. So I'm like " listen b*t*h, I need this job so keep your bored a** over there and shut up til 9am when I leave" lmao
    NeedaGreatFriend NeedaGreatFriend
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2016

    Ghost Story?

    When I was younger, around 12 or so, I had a couple of experiences that I have not forgotten about, and makes me wonder about things at times. Once when I was in bed with my hand hanging over the edge, I felt something cool and slimy rub against it and pulled my...
    meadow1992 meadow1992
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 14, 2012

    An Haunting Presence

    One night may years ago, my best friend Shabaz was staying while the rest of my family was on vacation. Shabby and I were watching the movie Splash on the rented RCA CED player when all of a sudden the TV and CED player just shut themselves off. Shabby and I looked at each other...
    Pixie_Lover Pixie_Lover
    46-50, M
    9 Responses Aug 28, 2006

    My Friends Mother

    Oh! my gosh, this is going, way back to the late 80's,. Unfortunately it was in the February my friends mother sadly passed on,. Naturally my friend was still grieving way into the months of March through to July and beyond it took her a long time to come to terms with her...
    welshbabe welshbabe
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jun 11, 2011


    Thanks to a member of this group choosing one of my answers as best (unrelated subject) I saw your group name on his profile and I decided to share my story here, I have told several people since the occurrence, the only person that I know for sure believed me was my mother Linda...
    XaleXartworks XaleXartworks
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2013

    My Near Death Experience At Three Years Old

    This experience was the beginning of my life long connection to spirits and the spirit world. When I was three years old our family was living in California on a Naval Air force base where my father was stationed. We lived in a house on the base, as well as, several other...
    mahaught1514 mahaught1514
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

    A friend of Mine is self employed

    and uses a van to travel to his places of work , his old dog accompanied him on his travels and guards the van while my friend is busy working away from it .the dog loved guarding the van so much that on my friends days off work while the van wasn't being used the dog would sit...
    mickyfin mickyfin
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2014

    This incident took place about 2 yrs ago.

    I went to bed at about 11.30 pm .There were only my parents,my sister and me in the house.I slept alone in my bed room. I was deep asleep but in the middle of the the night i started to feel weird and woke up.I wanted to get up but i couldn't.i was laying on my side facing away...
    noname120 noname120
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    Scary Stuff

    It was truly the single most scary experience of my life so far. It was about 4 years ago, I was 17. It was at about 2 or 3am and I was woken up by a text from my boyfriend at the time, as soon as I woke up I knew there was something in the room. (you know when you can tell...
    juniper juniper
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Jan 3, 2008

    Okay, I've had two ghost experiences in my life.

    1. I was in my room playing (I was 4) and I started having a conversation, i didn't own any barbies, anyways my mom came in my room and asked who I was talking to and I said "grandma". This scared my mom because my grandma died in 1996 and I was born in 1999. But I saw her face...
    Lilred17 Lilred17
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2014
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