Ghost Of Landlady's Husband Or A "recording"

I rented a room in central Connecticut for about a year and a half from a woman who was a widow.

This house had a feeling of stress to it, compounded by the fact that she had, as I discovered, a hoarding disorder. The basement in particular was really crowded and the back porch and her bedroom were just crammed full of stuff.

I was not extremely happy while I was living there. My landlady was a very self-centered person and ignored her dog. The poor little thing was neglected, and so I took it under my wing and cared for it. I was going through a lot personally and it was strange living in another person's house, particularly someone I had nothing in common with.

While I was there I never liked going downstairs at night when I was alone. She spent weekends at her boyfriend's house quite frequently.

One night in winter I was sitting in the small living room next to her stove - the kind you heat with gas pellets that has a flame. All of a sudden (mind you I was alone) I felt that there was someone in the room with me. It freaked me out so bad I ran upstairs.

The weirdest part of this story happened a few months before I left. I slept in my landlady's former master bedroom, the one she had shared with her husband. For about two weeks the room at night seemed to get colder and colder and I was having a lot of trouble sleeping.

This is where it gets weird. I don't expect anyone to believe me but it's all true. I woke up one night and looked at the clock and it was about 4:15am. This was during the worst of the insomnia. I rolled over and looked at the far end of the room where there was a desk and a mirrored table.

There was a dark shape lying there facing me - like it was levitating - and I could see curly hair but no face. The figure was looking at me and I knew it was a man. I screamed and turned the light on and it disappeared.

Some facts: the landlady's first husband had apparently abused her. I ended up talking to her boyfriend later who stated that the neighbors next door had called the guy "evil". That was weird b/c that's how I felt when I saw this thing, whatever it was. He stated he had written a poem about the husband and described him as having an "aura of evil". I asked if the husband had curly hair and he said yes. That chilled me.

I posted this on a ghost site and someone said I may have seen a kind of "recording" of the man and felt what the woman felt. It was a really malignant entity, whatever it was.

This is my one and only ghost experience and it scared the hell out of me. I moved out eventually and never want to go through something like that again. I'm empathic and believe I was picking up on the emotional vibes in that place big time. Thanks for reading.

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2 Responses Aug 18, 2012

Wow, that is creepy !!!!

It is scary. I have something in my house. Not sure what it is but my dog senses it all the time and my husband has seen shadows many times. A little girl that lived in this house before us died and we believe it is her. Many have told me to walk around the house with sage and others have said to kindly ask her to leave. I am terrified of ghosts and the supernatural but I am not that scared of this. I don't think that all are evil. Some are maybe poltergeists but not out to harm anyone. This is not usually me. I would have said "no such thing years ago" but I do believe now you are NOT crazy.. I hope you don't experience this scary stuff again.

That is a good idea. There is so much more to this life than we know and it is interesting. I just want to keep an open mind. There is so much to learn. Have a great day and thanks for sharing your stories. I added you to my circle so hopefully we can share more stories and chat. Peace from LA California!