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I Had a Near Death Experience

The story of the closest you ever came to dying 6,300 People

    I've had two near death experiences,

    one was my fault and the other wasn't. When I was nine my cousin and I were at a family reunion when for whatever sick reason she pushed me into the 8ft deep pool while I myself was probably only about 4'5 at the time. I remember how scared I was and the pain of the water...
    SarahLove00 SarahLove00 16-17, F Apr 22

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    My Nde At Age 8

     My father took me and my older brothers ( 10 and 11) to a river for a day of fun and fishing when I was eight years old. It was a beautiful, hot sunny day and we asked my dad if we could walk up to the river a little bit on our own while he set up camp for us. At...
    Glauco Glauco 46-50, M 6 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    i was 10 when this happen to me.

    ..... One morning I didn't want to wake up for school cuz i didn't like waking up in the morning and my mom was yelling at me or whatever. So i in the shower now and next thing I knew she was beating me with a belt . So come out the shower now to put on my school uniform she had...
    Nasha17 Nasha17 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    I had a seizure do to a withdrawal from my

    prescription for anxiety. I don't even remember the actual event... I thought nothing had happened. The eye opener was when I later found out the odds of me dying that night was around 50%. Since than I have lived with my depression and anxiety but I also gained a new...
    MadeFromStars MadeFromStars 18-21, M 2 Responses May 19

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    last year i had to have a CT scan done

    for my eyes i was on the drip for a minute when my hole chest started tightening up and on my left i saw an angle then started to see white light i knew what hat this ment so i put a hell of a fight stay a live but its not my first near death experience ive had many from heath...
    minecraft400 minecraft400 26-30, F May 15

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    On August 23 1989 I suffered a life changing

    football injury while playing football for my highschool team!! I was hit helmet on helmet and was put into a coma for 5 weeks and I suffered a stroke while I was in my coma!!! I was pronounced dead when I arrived at the hospital by helecopter. I woke up and was parilized on my...
    thunderdanmajerle thunderdanmajerle 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Quick Fix...dumb Teen

    Well...My story is nothing to brag about and this is the 1st time ever sharing it...with anyone except people who were present at that time. I was 12 years old and long story short I made a decision after another fight with my mom one morning before school that I was going to...
    dusti2526 dusti2526 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 25, 2006

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    Falling...

    In 1998 I was severely intoxicated and jumped off a 20 foot high wall at a church in San Marcos, TX.  Yes, it was a Sunday morning as well.  I had "shattered" my heel bone as the hospital said, broke 2 bones in my arm and lacerated my neck.  The neck...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 16 Responses May 18, 2007

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    When I was five, my parents decided to get a

    swimming pool.At the time I never knew how to swim and wouldn't learn until I turned ten. Anyways, I decided to try it out myself with no one around to watch me.I remember struggling, the pool was more like the deep end of a built in pool, meaning there basically was no shallow...
    Phoenixem Phoenixem 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    I was in an abusive relationship in 2013,

    I had this controlling, mean drunk for a boyfriend! Here is a little story about it! I was homeless living in a homeless shelter, I had met this guy who worked there, we started talking, went on a few dates nothing serious just a good guy(so I thought) that was a shoulder to...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    I Hit a Wall At 30 Miles An Hour.

    This year, on Father's Day (June 18), I came so close to ?dieing? that my roommate actually thought I was dead.  I was out riding ATV's with my roommate, one of my close friends, and his dad.  Well, after riding for about 4 hours we decided to go home.  It was a...
    aprenot aprenot 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 6, 2006

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    When I was ten I when to a pool got on the

    diverse big board slipped. From like40 feet it was a big diving board fell straight on my head crack my skull open and broke my neck I had a factor spine for about 1yr then made a full recovery that's why I'm scared of heights 🚒🚔🚨🚑🚒
    daeshaun daeshaun 51-55, M 1 Response May 11

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    Fear On the Cape Fear River

    I never particularly had a yen to try kayaking. I mean, it wasn't one of those things that was on my list of things to do before I die. But when my fiance suggested a kayak trip, I said, "Sure, why not?" So we slogged off to an unmentionable kayak outfitter shop in...
    Clearh20warrior Clearh20warrior 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2006

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    on a motorcycle, imagine that,

    and someone pulled out in front of me. I was going way too fast and had less than a second to decide to swerve left into oncoming traffic, or right where cars were parked. I chose right :-/. I don't remember hitting the parked car, but I do remember flying through the air. that...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 4 Responses May 3

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    One day I got a sharp pain in my stomach.

    my mom and I went to the hospital turns out my appendix pop for a few minutes.i was rushed to the surgery room.when I woke up I found my mom crying and praying.she hugged and kissed me while my mind&and face was blank.
    GamerJock GamerJock 13-15, F May 17

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    Stupid Doctors...

    I was in third grade and was feeling very sick. My stomach hurt really badly and I was throwing up. I was out of school for about two weeks. My parents took me to the ER and they looked me over. "Stomach Flu. Plenty of liquids and rest is all she needs. She'll be fine...
    cinymin cinymin 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2006

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    the Cold Steel of the Revolver Pressed Deeply Into My Midriff.

    My family and I were living on the island of Grenada. The Cubans had invaded, and we were told to stay in our home, but after a week we were out of food, so my husband, my nine year old daughter and I piled into our Jeep and started down the steep mountain-side, on our way to St...
    Kayrah Kayrah 66-70, F 9 Responses Oct 24, 2006

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    lonelybutfriendly lonelybutfriendly 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    In a jeep wrangler on December 21st 2014 it was

    a rainy day and my friend was going 30 mph down a steep hill and then he seen another jeep down the street and took a sharp right on the ramp exit hit the brakes but it wasn't working and we slid down the street and we had a head on collision to another jeep then I blacked out...
    Jr6063631 Jr6063631 22-25, M 2 Responses May 10

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    This was back when I was a sophomore in High

    School. I remember practicing for the marching band and that day was especially hard since it rained earlier and the humidity was at 1000%. Afterwards I felt a sharp pain on the right side of my chest. The pain was so strong that I could barely even walked. It radiated all the...
    PleaseInsertCoin PleaseInsertCoin 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    Dog Attack!!

    It was June 18, one day right after my birthday. I was going to my friend Ashley's house to show her my new birthday present. I was at the sidewalk in front of her house, when I saw my nieghbor's dog sitting in her front lawn. My neighbors had a 3 foot fence, and the dog was a...
    dustygirl122 dustygirl122 16-17, F 12 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I nearly died in 2011

    as a result of serious medical neglect. I was declared dead for a few minutes. The next thing I know: my soul left my body and I was surrounded by the most loving and energetic light ever in the universe. I felt a kind of love that goes beyond everything we know on earth. I...
    marionrome marionrome 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    the Long Road Home

    The year was 1944. The place, on top of a mountain in rural West Virginia. It was a warm, sunny morning. My mom had just hung the clothes on the line to dry. I was making mud pies in the dirt by our country home. She called me to come into the house because she wanted to give me...
    Kayrah Kayrah 66-70, F 8 Responses Oct 27, 2006

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    I'll speak of what I remember

    before my memory goes black. Before I was hospitalized for my server asthma attack I was sick with the bug going around last fall. My day started as usual went to school and all that. During the free period my school gets I felt kinda light headed and was having asthma problems...
    Kawaiigirl Kawaiigirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I have issues with my blood.

    There were two times where I didn't have anything to eat all day, and I began blacking out. The first time I thought I was going to die. Usually sitting down remedies the problem, but it wouldn't work. I got on my back, and still a circle of black began closing in on my window...
    SolaLuna SolaLuna 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    I've had several, and survived a 9 day coma.

    I truly will be alone for the rest of my life, and so why not try it again. If happiness is not ever present. I see no point in continuing.
    Isis27 Isis27 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    when I was a kid my mom took me swimming at the

    river and I walked out. There was a drop off and went under. My mom grabbed my arm and pulled me up.
    dada12371638 dada12371638 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    Death In the Middle of Nowhere.

    On a pitch black Thursday morning, say around 4am, my sister and I were driving along I-95 somewhere in Georgia. Well, my sister was driving. We were on our way from Florida to Ohio. We started driving at about 9pm the night before, and were planning on driving the whole night...
    browns99df browns99df 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 15, 2006

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    Under the Bridge

    I'll spare you the life story, and try to build a quick foundation for what happened on September 26th,  2003.  I have a poly-diagnosis bi-polar / psychotic, and clinical depression caused by substance abuse and organic brain damage...or was the substance abuse caused by the...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 23 Responses Apr 21, 2007

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    Let Someone Know!

    After my grandfathers death we discovered grandma had Alzhiemer's.  We moved her in with us & she stayed here  until she passed away in her sleep.  I was always very close to her but caring for her as she did me when I was small built a special bond.  I...
    harlymom13 harlymom13 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2006

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    the Joys of Motherhood

    It was my second pregnancy. Having carried my daughter nine whole months without a problem I was looking forward to an easy birth. It was a Saturday afternoon i had just eaten lunch and was sitting down feeling fairly full and content with myself.  I went to get up and felt...
    cristeen69 cristeen69 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2006

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    This happened 7 days

    after I gave birth to my twins. My body began to swell up, skin got super tight and itchy, and I stopped using the bathroom. The swelling was mainly in my legs especially the left one. My legs got so big I couldn't walk anymore. That's when I knew it was time to go to the ER...
    Mep08 Mep08 31-35, F 3 Responses May 9

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    A Near Death Experience: My Awakening To Reality/Divinity

    This is the first time I have put my story into writing, though I have told this story many times before. I can’t quite articulate my reasons for finally putting this story into writing, and for posting it on the internet: just a sudden inspiration to share my tale. I have...
    WhatIsMu WhatIsMu 26-30, M 44 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    Drug Overdose

    It was a Saturday night. Like many other nights I was hitting lines with my boyfriend at the time Ryan. The gals called and wanted us to go out. I haven’t seen them for a while. Coco my best friend informed me she had ecstasy and wanted to take them later. Ryan wanted...
    AkA007 AkA007 26-30, F 16 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Ok I was in a pool and my father pulled me

    under the water without warning and I almost drowned and I haven't forgiven him Has anyone almost died because of someone and have you forgave them?
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 23 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    When I was 11 years old I had a near death

    and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2010. I was 11 years old at the time and on this particular Saturday afternoon I decided to put on a dress, white pantyhose, and blue jean jacket and take a walk by myself...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 16-17, F 10 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    One Choice

    Ten years ago I was run off the road by a truck carrying construction debris while I was driving to high school.  It was march 15, the freakin Ides of March. I lost control of my car & hit a culvert, flipping my car over, crushing the driver's side roof  down...
    twelve twelve 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2006

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    I was an idiot and tried to kill myself

    because my worthless boyfriend had cheated on me. Dont be stupid, people. People who cheat aren't worth anything, especially your life. Plus you feel like an idiot a few years down the road with scars to prove it.
    snjarvis snjarvis 22-25, F May 7

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    So What If Helmets Aren't Cool....

    I had bought the motorcycle a few years earlier to help with the high cost of commuting to work. As usual, I arose early, got dressed with my riding suit, boots, gloves and helmet, and started down the heavily congested highway.     Traffic had slowed to a crawl. I...
    notthatbikeagain notthatbikeagain 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2006

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    I remember it well I was young boy age 8

    and I was not call me Alan swimming in the water when I went out a bit too far the undertow pull me under I struggled hard I pushed off the bottom and my head bobs up above the water I caught my breath but I could feel the water pulling me out somehow I managed to get out of the...
    Daddyslovingarms Daddyslovingarms 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    My Near Death Experience

    To be honest, my near death experience is something that I have kept very private, the main reason being that when I have spoken of it it tends to make people uncomfortable. There is however something about this time now that we are living in that I would like to share my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    the Waterfall - Switzerland

    In 2004, I was in Switzerland for business.  Needless to say that business turned into a lot of pleasure, at which point this story comes into play.  It was a gorgeous day in July in Interlaken, Switzerland which is deemed by many to be the extreme sports capital of the...
    sf1100block sf1100block 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 6, 2006

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    I was in the car with my parents

    when I was 9, on my way home from swimming lessons one day. We were just driving and I wasn't paying attention so I don't know how, but the car flipped and was smashed to pieces in the ditch with another car that we hit. The mid thirties man from the other car (only person in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses a week ago

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    Me And 2 Other Friends Almost Drowned Once.

    We Were Playing In The Lake And I Was On My Friends Back And The Sand Suddenly Dropped And She Started To Drown With Me On Top Of Her. I Pushed Off Her So She Could Swim Up And I Panicked. When I Looked Up All I Could See Was Blurry Lake Water Over Me. I Choked And My Mouth And...
    lik3akill3r lik3akill3r 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ok..here is mine. I live in Alabama

    where tornadoes are frequent. ..spring and fall. March 6, 1996 we had a 1 year old in a baby bed and a 2 year old in a toddler bed sharing a room. We lived in a mobile home. Early that morning around 4:00 or so, my mom calls me and says we are under a tornado warning and said...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Okay so as a lot of us know asthma is a fairly

    common thing in the world but i feel not a lot of people understand how deadly asthma is and can be. I have suffered from asthma since birth and its always made me feel limited and it has limited me a lot in terms of activities i could take part in as a child growing up I've had...
    Callumcd1 Callumcd1 13-15, M 5 Responses May 7

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