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I Had An Out of Body Experience

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    Out of Body Experience While Looking Into the Bathroom Mirror

    I have actually had this a few times. The first time it happened suddenly and scared me so bad. I was just putting my makeup on in front of the bathroom mirror and looking into my eyes and suddenly I stepped out of my real self and I became the person in the mirror looking back...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 64 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    I cant recall my exact age at the time.

    Somewhere around 8-10 years old. I was so sick and tired of having no free will in my dreams as I slept at night. Every time I dreamt something in my sleep, my entire dream would go against my wishes, including my own actions. As a result, when I went to bed at night, I would...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Like I looked at my eyes

    and all of a sudden.. Realization came over me that .. That's me.. And that's what I looked like... And I couldn't escape the feeling and then all of a sudden.. I wasn't me. Like my eyes shifted in a weird way and I wasn't me. I was someone looking at me. And the WHOLE time..my...
    happypasta happypasta 22-25, F Mar 10

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    A Delightful Sense Of Freedom

    My first out of the body experience happened when I was about 4 years old. I had many after that and had no idea what they were. I just knew that my hands would go through the wall (and so did I) and that I could not turn lights on, or move objects in the usual way. These...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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    At the begging I Was

    so scare and afraid of my dreams, I was 19 yo. When i have my OBE, Since then I Had too many of then,they come unexpected,they start with a sound in my ears,then i feel my heart beating so fast,and then I feel that my soul starts leaving my body. I leave my body from my feet,and...
    Baeza Baeza 51-55, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I was in two dimensions yesterday.

    ... Here and with my ex lover at the same time. My body was here and my soul jumped out. I was fully aware. Like a lucid dream? I was in my bed and watching a video about spiritual shifts.... Called The Shift by Dr. Wayne Dyer. And I started feeling like I was going to fall...
    astarte42 astarte42 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi im a 18 year old guy.

    .I want to share my expirience because i need some answers!!!some weeks ago i tried to perform an outbody expirience..ive been trying for months but i never got to that point where you feel the vibrations on our body...that night i made to that point but then i got distructed by...
    OrFeAsGr OrFeAsGr 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I'm not sure if this is an out of body

    experience, but I'm not sure what else to call it. A few years ago in 2008 when I was 17 I had what is to this day one of the strangest experiences of my life. I was at my families desktop computer in the living room instant messaging my friend through AIM, she went away from...
    katemarie91 katemarie91 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 27

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    Can't Find An Answer

    I have been on a spiritual journey for 8 years now and have seen some amazing things, One night several years ago I was on the beach at Destin FL late at night sitting there enjoying the sounds of the waves, I sat their for about an hour their were no clouds in the sky and a...
    wateraries23 wateraries23 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    I think I had an obe last night.

    I used to be into that metaphysical new age stuff as a teen, but quit trying for the most part. I still believe even though my religious beliefs have changed in obe's. I was under a lot of stress last night, and couldn't sleep after a trying for hours. I was laying on my back...
    livwikkid livwikkid 26-30 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    I Heard Music That Was Out Of This World!

    My first out of body experience happend when I was 9yrs old... It was the most frightful experience in my life. I called them Dizzy Spells (I didn't know they were called Out of body Experience's.) I'd like to share the first time I heard music that was not of this world... I was...
    myserendipity myserendipity 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    Classic? Or?

    I've never written of this before, it so defies description. Please bear with me as I struggle to find the right adjectives and synonyms. Some might argue this experience is of the classic flying dream and I might agree.....except.....for one thing.I don't remember taking flight...
    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 9 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    Winter 2004

    I had surprised my wife and sent her to France to visit her sister, I was alone for the week with my two boys who were 6 and 8 it was one of those perfect Connecticut snow storms that turns the New England countryside to a winter wonderland by midday we had 20+ inches, I played...
    mattyboy43sums mattyboy43sums 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 21, 2013

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    Yes I Have Astral Projected (obe), Creeps Me Out O.o Lol

    I refer to Out of body experiences as astral projection ^_^ It actually started with sleep paralysis when I was 13. I had no idea it was actually the precursor to astral projection until 2 years later when I came across astral projection, was curious and finally was able to have...
    VegansLoveLife VegansLoveLife 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Last night I was laying very still.

    I felt like I was about to go to sleep. When all of a sudden I felt myself lifting from my body. I was floating upright. My toes were just touching the ground. I looked over at my body. I felt very in control of what I was doing. I at first couldn't figure out how to move. I...
    robtoro2 robtoro2 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Last night I think I hovered above my body

    while I was sleeping. While I was dreaming I felt like I was floating at the same time but couldn't open my eyes. I wish I could have opened my eyes and then I would have explored while being out of body. I've have had an out of body experience with my eyes open before but this...
    nschanen nschanen 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I Died And Came Back( Not By Choice )

    In the year 2000 late january around 10:o`clock at nite i had what i thought was indigestion. i took some tums and it went away,i thought that was that.then about 15 minutes later it came back,i tried more tums but it didn`t work and then the worst pain i have ever felt came into...
    railman54 railman54 56-60 3 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    Hi all! I'm from Europe,

    so my English is not that good. You may see mistakes. Hope you will understand me. I had an OBE when I was like 16 or 17 years old. Now, years later - I know that I am born to be conscious. Why? Because my astral body (astral twin) is connected with me through many ways! Years...
    testmypower testmypower 22-25, M Dec 25, 2013

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    Just now. I havent slept in 4 days.

    The only thing that keeps me awake is the fact that im adhd and am hyper active. This has happened before due to other problems but none were this bad. On top of the no sleep i have finals and have studied everyday from the min i get home to like 6 in the morning and stopping...
    pyscobastard pyscobastard 18-21, M Dec 17, 2013

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    About a week ago, I was discussing astral

    projection, sleep paralysis, and lucid dreaming with my best friend. She was telling me how bad she wanted to astral project and explore the astral world. I became very interested in it, but not enough to actually go home and try it. About two nights ago, I lied in bed very...
    joselynmariex3 joselynmariex3 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    My Most Recent Out Of Body Experience.

    I have been having out of body experiences since I was 16.  I listened to a programme on the radio once in which the presenter had a guest on the show, and he was describing how you can have an out of body experience.  It was a very simple exercise which I tried.  That is the...
    lennie7 lennie7 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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    I learned how to faint on purpose.

    This was my experience…well I hate my family and being home… I feel safer and better in hospitals ironically… I went online hoping if I made myself faint I could scare my mom into taking me into the emergency room… I found a way (crouch and put your arms between your...
    lost1234567 lost1234567 16-17, F Apr 4

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    First Out Of Body Experience

    Hi, I remember my first out of body experience like it was yesterday. It happened in November 2012. I read about OBE's online and how to have one which I was practicing every night. I practiced OBE's by repeating to myself before I go to sleep I will have a lucid dream or "mind...
    Omniverse087 Omniverse087 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    It happened 2 or 3 years ago I think.

    I was in a house being plagued by a negative entity that made my life a nightmare for most of my highschool life until I moved. It started out being a normal dream. I think I was driving back and forth from school or something. Then suddenly I was sort of torn out of the dream...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Interesting Interview

    The following link is an amazing story that makes you think differently about death and life itself.  A woman who passed through death's door and came back to tell about it.  Ok this is a NDE (near death experience) but there is OBE in it!! Just an amazing story. http://www...
    Desiderata7 Desiderata7 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2011

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    I Had An Out Of Body Experiance. It Was So Strange I've Had To Re-evaluate My Entire Belief System.

    Approximately 1 year ago, I was sitting on the couch in my living room, cradling my sleeping, newborn son. It was about 8pm and as he was not yet on a schedule of any kind, I was tired and began to doze while watching tv, but I know I wasn't fully asleep yet. It was kind of like...
    Midwest1 Midwest1 26-30, F 12 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    I was 14 or 15 , it was

    after dinner around 6 pm , I went to clean my room snd when I finished I lid a candle and "flopped " on my bed to relax in my clean room , anyway I didnt feel tierd or anything , but apparently I had fallen asleep and I found myslef flotting over my body , i looked around , my...
    Byrdy86 Byrdy86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    One Of Many

    Many years ago, I went to work one day, meeting an employee in the morning. After the usual pleasantries, I offhandedly asked her if she had completed the room she had been painting the night before. I don't know where the question came from, I just assumed I was supposed to have...
    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 8 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    I Travelled Leaving My Body

    The most amazing events seem to happen out of our control. Before we married, my wife lived several miles away from me in a boarding house. She loves dogs and got a puppy, but one evening a few days later, it took seriously ill. The next morning, before I woke, suddenly in my...
    Qagidi Qagidi 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    A Moment Before Death

    I was in an automobile accident when I was 22 years old. I am now 52. I was life flighted from the scene to emergancy surgery. During the surgery I apparently died, leagaly dead for over 3 minutes.(medical records) When in recovery I was told of this by my mother, doctor and a...
    3guysconcrete 3guysconcrete 51-55 Aug 3, 2011

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    I Had Three Out Of Body Experiences And A Near-death Experience

    I had three out of body experiences (OBEs) and a near-death experience (NDE). I was in a car crash. The car rolled and slammed me onto the ground, face first. Then it whacked me in the back of the head too. The injuries were from the left eye's orbit, across its orbital ridge to...
    BoscoMachque BoscoMachque 61-65, M Jan 3, 2012

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    Some Of My "out Of Body" Experiences...

    My first experience of the out of body sensations came when I was about 6. In the dream, I was at my grandma's house and everything was exactly as her actual house was. It felt more real than normal life. I was so convinced it was real that when I woke to find myself in my parent...
    megraelyn megraelyn 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    A Out Of Body Experience

    Well I've been reading and studying out of body type stuff and I recall a moment similar to it. Every year or so we go to Mexico for a trip because my family live their. We were coming back on the truck with me and my parents, my dad was driving, and my mom asleep. I then after a...
    DrKippo DrKippo 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    Today I had an OBE- I think.

    I came home from work and decided to have a nap. I had a dream about living in a house with many floors, I saw people that I knew or felt I knew they just didn't have the same faces but recognised them if that makes any sense. During this dream I decided to go to sleep then...
    JoannaB30 JoannaB30 26-30 Dec 12, 2013

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    I Search A Mountain - Out Of My Body!

    My girlfriend, my wife to be, lived high in a mountain range. She had several dogs including a ginger Pomeranian, Chee, her favourite. Early one afternoon I went climbing and Chee followed me. I was fairly high up on the mountain going through a small forest when bushbuck ram...
    Qagidi Qagidi 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    Out Of Bodyand Near Death Experiences.

    My Near death experience' though I did actually die and re-enter my body.. Changed my life!.. but when  I had the thought.. 'who will now look after my sick little boy?'..I was back in my body and 'breathing.!but in that time I was in a different 'Reality' and 'Knew that the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Eye Opening I didn't get fully out,

    thought I don't know if you are going to believe this. But I opened my eyes, and I don't think I was in this dimension. Everything about my room was the same, but since I was just on my computer before I want to meditate, that was the only thing on my mind. So when I opened my...
    PhilosophicalMoose PhilosophicalMoose 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Out Of Body Experience

    First and last OBE   The following is a true account of an experience; I was not under the influence of any kind of drugs. Or suffer from any mental health problems (I don’t think!) I have had the odd occurrences of sleep paralyses, but I know this can be...
    aaaarrrr aaaarrrr 51-55, M 12 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    My experience happened in 1972.

    I became ill at work, flu symptoms as I recall. I left work and drove home to my apartment. When I got there, I was feeling really badly, and instead of driving to the parking area in back, I parked right in front of the building and ran upstairs to my apartment at the top of...
    Texaspalms Texaspalms 66-70, F Jan 9

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    I Have OBE'S.

    If you've had an out of body experience and you've experienced the same feeling as me, please let me know. I've had multiple experiences and they have all been the same. When I have an OBE, I can't move. My body feels weightless, as if I'm floating but whenever I try to move my...
    jdfhusdjfuisdhfisagdhisdghj jdfhusdjfuisdhfisagdhisdghj 16-17 6 Responses Jun 4, 2013

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    Died For 14 Minutes In 1966

    Hello all, thought it was many many years ago I still remember it like it was only yesterday, in Sept 1966 at the age of 16 I had a massive brain haemorrhage. An ambulance rushed me to the hospital and shortly after arriving there I clinically died for approximately 14 minutes. I...
    Mal9093 Mal9093 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2010

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    I Saw My Dead Father

    It was 4 years ago that I had an out of body experience. I was in the hospital with a pulmanary embolism on both lungs and was almost dead when I got to the hospial they admitted me and I was in ICU. A few hours later I was taken down ro surgery. I was laying there,and all...
    swatches swatches 41-45, F 8 Responses May 15, 2007

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    A Rescue

    Twenty five years ago I had an out of body experience and it changed my life. It wasn't because of some physical trauma to my body, or flat lining on an operating table. It happened to give me an answer to a bothering question. Its too long and boring a story to go into here...
    DesertRat1000 DesertRat1000 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Floating

    So...this has only ever happened to me once but I have never forgotten.I think I was about 11...I was lying in bed and sort of facing the corner of the ceiling...all of a sudden I started to float upwards towards the corner...I got higher and higher and then I was almost going to...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    I remembered it was cold dark night

    and I was walking on a street I've never been on trying to get away from a family friend who's been hassling me to love n kiss him.... I left him and his car trying to get away from him and find my way home even though I was far from home... As I was walking in a rush, looking...
    smileyvegan smileyvegan 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Okay so I have been having these strangest

    feelings at night for the past couple of years since my senior year in high school. I am 19 years old and have recently been getting these feelings more often. I have hated them since they have started and had no idea what they were. I decided to start looking up some of...
    charles642 charles642 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I've Told a Few People

    But most people just think I am insane or weird. Except my mom because she's had a few too. I was really really little- like 6. And my mom was yelling at me that I needed to get cleaned up for dinner because I just got done playing outside and was all dirty...
    songno1sings songno1sings 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    My first of 2 experiences took place

    when I was just sweet 16 I had hepatitis B and had just been admitted to hospital weighing just five a half stone I was dieing as I lay there in pain my mum stood by my bed side I could hear her although she sounded like she was in another room she said I will be back in a sec...
    kainbaker kainbaker 36-40, M May 25

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    Last October changed me.

    I want to do it again, jus not the same way, if I don't have to. So I'd like some advise. I felt like I was "awakened" by an o.b.e. The o.b.e. Itself didn't last long, 3-5 min or so, but what happened just before it, and just after it were equally amazing! I had gone out...
    MyShadow630 MyShadow630 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Alien

    Had another OBE last night. I remember going into a bright light space. Something (a woman's voice?) told me 'Get out of your body" then she said 'I'm waiting for you' then she went away after I asked what she wanted of me. I woke up. Also had another one where I saw an alien...
    Ciervo Ciervo 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2013

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    A Brief Synopsis of My Exploration

    First of all, let me just say that it has been a long time coming for me to finally connect with others who share the amazing experience that I have lived with alone for so long. I'm not sure if I would be considered an amateur or what you would call me, so I'll just explain...
    Janie7777 Janie7777 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    I Went To Heaven Without Dying At Age 14

    My name is Shelly ,I am now 44 years of age , I am only sharing my story now !...this experience will stay with me all of my Life ,it is still fresh like it were yesterday , it was March 21st 1983 was the Day ,i had lost My Beautiful Mother to cancer ...30 years ago. I have...
    Shellylouise Shellylouise 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    What Do You Think

    I was about 10 years old my day had been normal I hadn't done anything out of the ordinary I had gone to bed as normal when I remember dreaming that I was floating in the corner of my bedroom I could see myself asleep in my bed it was such a wonderful feeling I wish I could...
    myangel1979 myangel1979 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 13, 2007

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