I Have Had a Near Death Experience

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    When I was a little girl around 4 my cousins

    came over and were too rough with me in our pool. They drowned me. I was rescued just in time. I don't really remember anything else from that day.
    ClariceAbel ClariceAbel
    16-17, F
    Apr 25, 2015

    Being rushed into the hospital.

    ..... DOA on arrival (second time around) people surrounding me, screams, shouts from the medical crew, crying from the ones who brought me in....... When I was quite young...I was trapped in a world of hell. Abuse to the extremes from an ******* of a Father who hated me to the...
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    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    When I was 22 I took some drug given to me

    while I was drinking and had a really horrible experience. I think it severely traumatised me or something. A few day's later my soul left my body. I found myself just below the light fixture in the room, My body below me looking as though I was 'asleep' on my bed. Short story...
    Iovemore Iovemore
    Jun 15, 2015

    I was almost hit by a car a few times,

    but that's about it really.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    Sep 18, 2015


    I was in a plane that was shoot down by friendly fire in viet nam, i remember being in and out a few times  then nothing but a bright warm light as i made my way to the light and i was almost there i could see shadows of people like there were waiting for me, but i was stopped...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

    When I was 16 I was exercising a racehorse.

    She stumbled and I ended up hanging off her neck with her feet dangling. I let go and as I fell I tried to protect my head and neck... three horses who were galloping full speed behind me trampled me. Bruised ribs, herniated disks, dislocated hip and broken collar bone. I am so...
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2015

    Don'T Be Sad

    I have only told a few family members about what I saw the day it has become known in my life " the day I did what I did ". I had just found out my husband after 7 years had had an affair with a woman at a bar and got her pregnant. I did not find out until a police office came to...
    lisafla lisafla
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2013

    Me and my brother were swimming ine day

    and he found out I am bisexual and consider myself female in a male body. Well since we live in the south and he is the alpha male redneck he tried to drown me. My parents didn't care either because it's the south. Luckily my neighbor mister Wheeler called an ambulance because...
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    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    When i was 7 my mom was living with a former

    soldier from angola that had to flee the police to our country, because he was working illigally, getting paid for killing innocent people to terminate small villages. But we did not know that at the time.. He abused us all, me, my sister and our mom, both mentally and...
    johannaaosp johannaaosp
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2014

    My Near Death Experience.

    My near death experience happened 6 months ago. It was preceeded by a severe seizure. I have only since learned that this is quite common..... I was feeling faint coming home one day. As I got out of my car, I began to feel very light headed. Soon, I lost my vision...
    zestygirl zestygirl
    6 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    I Fell Off The Roof

    Well Saturday night I was messing around on the roof and had a little accident so I thought I would share the story because it is pretty amazing.Well just like anyone I get stressed and worn out sometimes and I just need to have a few minutes of quiet time with God and it makes...
    bullgirl104 bullgirl104
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2012

    I have a lot of near death experience I almost

    got hit by motorcycle like twice or three times and almost got hit by a car twice the motorcycle one happened when me and my sister are playing hide and seek when our cousins came and I decided to hide across the street I got reckless and didn't look at the road before crossing...
    EvansuSena EvansuSena
    13-15, F
    May 12, 2015

    I just found a mouse in my bathroom!

    I'm standing on the toilet and yelling for my dad!! He's not answering. The mouse is giving me the death glare!!!!!
    LiviJay LiviJay
    18-21, F
    May 11, 2014

    I was in my local and they were having a curry

    night. Basically lots if free curry. I took a bite of my curry and failed to realise it had a chunk of meat I it. It got stuck in my throat and I couldn't breath. I started to panic but the people I was in company with didn't realise I was chocking, they thought it was because...
    Redandgrey Redandgrey
    31-35, F
    Jun 11, 2014
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    1 Response Oct 21, 2015

    Forever changed my life

    and perspective upon how life was lived; I realized that life could end in an instant changing how I lived and saw my life. I developed epilepsy because of it as well.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Sep 18, 2015

    About 13 years ago ,I was working

    as a security officer in Edmonton. One evening I had come into contact with an air-borne substance that made me so weak that I was sweating so much,& that I could barely stand up.My supervisor had noticed that,told me to sign off early & go home 'cause I didn't look so well...
    Jacen101 Jacen101
    41-45, T
    Oct 19, 2015

    I was 11 my Mom had been dead

    for a while. My Dad was especially drunk one night. He never liked me and was always abusive. He kept yelling at me and he hit me really hard. it hurt so much I felt war liquid and felt. It was blood. He had left the room at that point. He can back with a rope. I thought he was...
    StormianaGraymane14 StormianaGraymane14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    twice, but I'm so ungrateful

    that I learned nothing
    morningwould morningwould
    18-21, M
    Sep 18, 2015

    There have been more

    than a few times in my life where I had genuine reason to believe that my life was son to be over, all of which I have accepted death. The first time wasn't necessarily a single incident. I was abused by my father until I was 11, and there were a number of times where he would...
    LordDawn LordDawn
    18-21, F
    Oct 21, 2015

    There Really Was A Light

    I lived through a near death experience back in December of 2010. I was severely depressed and had decided to kill myself. I ended up taking 182 full strength aspirin pills. I remember so much about that night, it was like not a second can escape my memory. I remember the EMTs...
    Androgosane Androgosane
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

    I can't decide which one to talk about.

    They're all pretty disturbing. When I was young, I met a guy through the Internet. He put his fingers inside me for a *split second* and there was blood everywhere. I wasn't near my period. When I realized it I began to pass out, and I could hear his voice from far away...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

    3 Seconds

    this happened on Christmas Eve 3 years ago.I went to visit my grandma,aunts,uncles,and cousins like i did every year.but i was 16 this year and got to drive myself for the first time. after i left from my grandma's house,i went to the graveyard to pay my respects to my grandpa...
    daredevil72 daredevil72
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 1, 2010

    But For The Grace Of God

    I remember it like it was yesterday. We (my family and I) were visiting my mom's family out in Michigan City Indiana. It was Thanksgiving and rather temperate for that time of year. Michigan City lies on the southern tip of Lake Michigan and has a very famous and beautiful...
    308shooter 308shooter
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jul 14, 2012

    I don't like to classify.

    It,sometimes,for me can lead to a closed mind. I was living an extremely intense life style. I only had one goal and that was daily oblivion. All this time in my life is still very disjointed. I felt as if I had become the dissolving pages of a comic book mixed together, with...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree
    66-70, M
    Mar 17, 2015

    The First Time

     As a child, I was always wandering away, going places where I shouldn't.  I was the epitamy of curious...and I paid for it.  I was two years old.  The town that we lived in...the town that I'm living in right now...is so small that I'm practicallly related to...
    concreteardrop concreteardrop
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2010

    I have had a near death experience more

    than once. Three times actually. One I survived by a one in a million chance.
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    Aug 1, 2015

    The Sweet Kiss Of Death

    I have met death. As a small child, i tripped over my carpet , and sliced my face open in a matal rack. I have met him most closely though, by God's hand. I was going to te pool one day and as i closed the door, i locked my thumb in the car door. It took 15 minute to get it out...
    Toleratingbrony Toleratingbrony
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2012

    This may not constitute

    as an actual near death experience but this is what happened to me. I was 28 at the time and I had just had my son who was 3 months old I started to get headaches I mean really bad headaches. sort of like pressure in my skull where I could feel my pulse beating in my head. I...
    briskkie briskkie
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2015

    Come Hell Or High Water

    This is my story... My Boyfriend Jimmy and I were in a boat on a very cold night in April 2010 on the SanFrancisco Bay. I dont know anything about boats and was putting trust in Jimmys knowledge... Suddenly fear went through my body, in threw my right shoulder and out my left...
    nikotaniya nikotaniya
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2012

    On September 2nd I was going to school on my

    skateboard, I was coming down the sidewalk and this lady pulled halfway in front of the little ramps at the end of the sidewalk that went into the crosswalk, so I stopped my board because I thought she was going to pass and she didn't, I waited a couple more seconds and she didn...
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    On February 21st, 2009,

    I was involved in a car accident with my father. We had just left my cousins birthday party and there was a bad snow storm that night. We were on the main road heading back home and we started going over a part of it that was open fields on both sides. Next thing I know we...
    TheNamesDerrek TheNamesDerrek
    18-21, M
    Nov 12, 2014

    Stupid People

    When I was little, I almost died. I was.... Say 3. Well, I am deathly allergic to a long list of things, not limited to Eggs, Chicken, and Peanuts. The teacher at children's lighthouse gave me some of this stuff, and I got REALLY sick. They said I probably ate off of someone...
    willdancefordessert willdancefordessert
    13-15, F
    Oct 28, 2012

    When I was about 4 or 5,

    I almost drowned. I was at a lake standing on steps that led to a water slide (it was about water level) and this kid about a year younger than me pushed me into the water. I for some reason didn't have my life jacket on that I always wore. I remember falling in and going all...
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    1 Response Sep 17, 2015

    I was 16 years old, drugs were a very popular

    thing in my town and an easy way to be "cool". Being desperate for acceptance I began to test my boundaries with all sorts of different illegal substances. I started with weed first but soon that wasn't strong enough so I moved on to opiates. Oxycodone had become my poison, I...
    beautyandchaos beautyandchaos
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2014

    Isn't it insane how many ways people can die on

    earth?i mean,I have my own story of near death,and it sounds so unreal.i was in Colorado on vacation and my family was at glen Erie castle.i stayed with my friend,who's step dad owned the place.naturally she knew all the best places to go and we did all sorts of tuff together...
    Insidewolf Insidewolf
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2013

    Maybe?(Picture attached)This happened

    when I was about 6. I was a tiny girl, and we were at our newly bought and barely furnished house that had a pond with a few fishes, and a turtle too apparently. It was a vacation, but there was no one to play with me. My folks were busy doing something for the house, and my...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly
    22-25, F
    Nov 1, 2014

    Diving in Bonne Terre mines,

    got Immersion pulmonary edema and arrested just after ascending...I was in a coma for 36 hours and the docs said I was a miracle because only 2% survival and most of those have severe neurological imparement.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 17, 2015

    My Experience

    Generally i prefer not to write about it but anyways its been a long time. I was admitted to the hospital , for an acute case of appendicitis. Well the doctor decided to treat it with antibiotics and so i was put on some hard antibiotics and pain killers for two days. But my...
    darkknight3 darkknight3
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Jul 28, 2012

    Long story short, One of the plane's engine

    shorted, we had a fun-filled drop.
    Darkoceans11 Darkoceans11
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2014

    I was at a lake kind of like a water park

    and I went down a big slide, when I got to the water my foot hit something and for some reason I couldn't get back up. My whole life flashed before my eyes. I was scared, but I got free of whatever had my foot and I reached the surface. What made me cry though was the look of...
    Cherishmiracles Cherishmiracles
    18-21, F
    Aug 7, 2014

    There Is A Difference Between An "NDE" And A Close Call.

    I've had countless 'close calls' in my life. Train wreck, car accidents, falling from heights, pneumonia, whooping cough, fires, muggings, jumped with a knife. But only one 'near-death experience', where my heart stopped beating, I stopped breathing, left my body behind and...
    cabla39 cabla39
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2013

    It was this past January (January 2014),

    and I went to a party. I mixed alcohol with Xanax and stopped breathing. While I was unresponsive and my best friend did CPR, I dreamt that I was in a garden. In this garden, I was reunited with my grandma who died in 2011, and I also had full color vision (despite being color...
    kdumez kdumez
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2014

    Hello. On Mother’s Day 2007,

    when I was 25 years old and 3 months pregnant with my second child, I woke up with double vision. My husband, at the time, took me to a small ER where a quick CT-scan indicated that something was not right. I was transported by ambulance to a level one hospital. I had been...
    Nikki30A Nikki30A
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 17, 2015
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