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Being Held Down (Terrifying)

by James Mcleary
(Edinburgh, Scotland)

I have had too many episodes of s/p to remember them all, however my most recent episode was two nights ago as i was drifting off to sleep, suddenly i felt what seemed like an invisible force engulfing my whole body.

I was lying face down and it felt like someone or something was sitting between my shoulder blades and pulling my arms back as far as they could go, i felt like i was suffocating too and at one point thought i was going to die.

I could not yell out, much as i tried to, i could not move a muscle and the more i tried to move, the tighter a hold it had on me.

I also felt like something eerie was in the room with me because i heard some very low pitched "groaning" throughout the episode.

I have become accustomed to these episodes and can usually get out of the "grip" by sticking out my tongue or giving my body a good jerk but this episode was different and lasted for what seemed like hours.

Does anyone have any tricks to get out of the phenomenon?

thanks for reading this......james mcleary s/p sufferer :-)

Kevin: Thanks for sharing this James. SP is always incredible to read about--from the invisible force, to the pressure, to the eerie feelings, to the unique feelings that each person experiences differently. I don't have any tricks from personal experience, but a guy named Ryan Hurd wrote a book recently that's full of them. You can check it out here if you're interested.

From coordinating signals with bed partners to riding episodes into lucid dreams, it's all there. A great read.

Anyone else have their own tips for exercising some control over sleep paralysis episodes?


P.S. Make sure to check out our page about the causes of sleep paralysis, if you're interested in why it happens.

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May 01, 2011
by: K.L.

It is truly terrifying to be held down, then to re-account the episode the next day. You don't know if you are losing your mind, or just plan nuts. The sounds are real in your head. You know what you felt. You know what you saw. You know it wasn't just in your head. And, I have found when these attacks happen, it's best to say in your mind or aloud if you can, "If you are not here for my greater good, leave." If it's in your head or real doesn't really matter in that moment when you feel you are being attacked. And, the truth is who's to say which way. But, that sentence has always helped me.

May 26, 2011
Being held down hearing a humming groaning noise
by: Anonymous

The last couple of weeks I have had 4 times that I have been held down and it is totally terrifying and every time there is this sound its like a humming groaning noise.I try to scream or yell my hardest and nothing comes out.The noise comes from behind me and I try to turn to see and I cannot move a muscle no matter how hard I try.I am awoken by something and I am awake when this is happening to me and can see my room clearly not dreaming it is so terrifying when this is happening.It has happen throughout my life I am 44yo now and don't scare easily and this is a terrifying thing.Last night it happened again 5/25/11 I was awaken thought I was falling out of bed and in my head I said "Oh damn Im falling out of bed" and was ready to hit the floor and it took like 10sec before I stopped feeling like I was falling I was face down on the floor then I felt like I was being held down could not move or yell no matter how hard I tried I could hear that sound again and realized its happening again I could see the light shining from under me bedroom door I was awake the sound was in front of me I tried to look to see what was there and saw part of a black shadow it had movement with that humming groaning noise and for some reason I was let go I was freaked out and turned my light on in room I was like a frightened little kid or something I felt like.I don't want to tell people I know cause don't want them to think I'm crazy or something which I know I am not.

Jun 14, 2011
Held down in bed
by: LB

The other night something wispered in my ear "I am going to rape you", repeated twice. Then for what felt like 30 seconds I was held down on my stomach and could not move. When I was finally let go my heart was racing and I could feel a tingling/burning feeling in my arms and legs. What is this???

Jul 13, 2011
something gripping my wrists
by: Anonymous

Ive been having these experiences since i was 14yrs old, im 27 now, and everytime it happens its just as scary as the last. im always lying face down, just drifting off to sleep when this numbing sensation comes over me. i cant move or speak. i feel like the more i fight against it the worse it becomes. I always feel like someone is tightly gripping my wrists and pinning me down, i can sometimes hear someone breathing heavy in my ear. Other times it feels like my whole body is being dragged out of bed.
I find the best way to get out of it is just lie there till it passes, the more you try scream out or move the worse it gets.

Sep 23, 2011
by: Anonymous

When this happens to me I call on the name Jesus and it goes away... I have no idea why we experience this type of powerless phenom and I realize its scary but if this happens again don't panic remain calm and ask it questions to understand the purpose of the act. Seek to understand it rather then be fearful of it.

Sep 25, 2011
demonic attacks
by: Anonymous

I also call in the name of Jesus & rebuke it in his name! This happened to me again a couple of nights ago. I woke up to something climbing on my bed and as my bed sunk in I tried to look but I was paralyzed as if I was being pressed down by my neck & shoulders into the bed. I could not speak but I began to pray & finally mumbled for it to go away my house was filled with the holy sport and it should flee because nothing he wanted mattered to me I was a child off God. It took several minutes to rebuke it but as I called on Jesus it.literally blasted off of me. For you skeptics...examine your lives & see if their is room for the devils work and then remember that you can't believe in good and not evil.

Oct 14, 2011
Being Held Down
by: cricket

I've read about sleep paralysis, and what I'm reading here does NOT sound like that at all. As a matter of fact, I've had the same experiences several times. It's scary as hell and it's real! I have a history of epilepsy, so I'm fully aware of what a sleep paralysis (aka seizure) feels like...I've had those, too...they are in NO way similar to what I feel when this happens.

Here is my story: The first time I experienced this, my best friend and I had moved into a trailer we were renting. I was about 23 at the time. One night, I was awakened by this tremendous force penning me down in my bed. I tried to scream, but couldn't. I tried to move and couldn't. After about 30 seconds, it stopped. It never happened again until 3 years after I got married and we bougtht our first home. The former owners passed away. My husband was right beside me in bed, when all of a sudden, I was on my stomach and I could literally feel something grabbing me by the ankle and pulling me from bed. I tried to scream, but couldn't. After the third incident happened, I remember yelling out - "LEAVE ME THE HELL ALONE! I'M TRYING TO SLEEP!" It suddenly stopped, and at that point I had already been pulled half way out of the bed.

My dog would NEVER enter that room from the time we moved in. I no longer sleep in that room. As a matter of fact, I've been sleeping on the sofa with the TV and all lights turned on. Over the months, I've become more terrified of the entity and have not slept for periods of 2 weeks at a time...which landed me in the hospital due to exhaustion. I'm now staying off and on with my parents, helping take care of them. I pray I never have to experience anything like this again, but who knows? My brother has the "third eye" (psychic ability). I, too have it, however ours is different in some ways. He literally SEES beings and entities. I feel them, smell them and hear them. Some call it a gift...we feel like it's more of a curse. We inherited it from our dad....his is VERY strong, but rarely speaks of it.

Oct 28, 2011
by: Mike

Seems a lot of people are having the same experiences or at least very close to what I have had. The feeling of something climbing on your bed, feeling your bed being pressed down by some kind of weight, then the weight of something holding you down, not being able to scream or move at all, feeling like you are awake and aware of your surroundings maybe even sometime seeing a figure at the foot of the bed or in the corner of the room, also sometimes hearing groaning noises or maybe an evil voice. It’s very scary and it makes you to where you are afraid to go to sleep of it happing again. I think in most cases after reading about sleep paralysis that this could be what it is, not to say that in some cases it very well could be a paranormal experience. I am caught between what I think is going on with me, maybe it’s a combination of both and this sprit or sprit’s know exactly when to attack a person. No matter if it’s a sprit or sleep paralysis or both it’s scary as hell. My next move is to set up a camera and see if my bed is really being pressed down! But then again I might not want that answer of fear that it just might be.

Dec 07, 2011
Held down
by: Anonymous

Only happened to me in a house I onced live in. I felt like someone was trying to kill me. I will never forget how terrified I felt. It happened over 10 years ago, and it only happended in that house. I felt like I was being held down and going to be killed. This has haunted me since.

Jan 07, 2012
same property
by: Ian

some years ago, when i was about 40, a friend of mine sold me his house in birkenhead n/w england, it belonged to his mother who passed away some years earlier, he lived with his wife by this time, and the house he sold me was empty, anyway, i had never in my life had any problems at all of this nature, then i had an episode similar to those here, i felt i was being held down in my bed, and was helpless, i couldnt move ot make a sound, it felt as if somebody was forcing me down into the bed, as i lived alone i found it very scarey, and strange, i could never figure out if i was dreaming or did it actually happen, i lived in this house 3 years, it happned about 4 or 5 times over those 3 yrs, i moved away, and nothing of this type happened since, the strange part of the whole episode came some time later, my friend who sold me the house had moved to turkey with his wife, i went to visit them after being made redundent, all this some 3 years after i sold the house, i was talking one night to my friend about this episode, when he just sat and looked amazed, he told me that his wife had similar things happen to her in the same room, after his mother died, they stayed in the house for a few weeks, and when she went to bed alone, this sometimes happened to her, when i saw her later that night, we exchanged stories and were both completely amazed that exactly the same thing had happened to both of us, at different times, in the same room, and both of us had never had this experiance before, or since, what a strange thing, as sleep paralysis is meant to be linked to the individual, but as i can testify, this is clearly not the case in this instance. this has completely changed my whole view of the world, and what is going on, i have no idea at all what happened to the both of us, but i know it never happened to my friend who sold me the house, just his wife, myself, and who knows who since, i would love to talk to anybody who lived in that house since, just to see what they felt there. scarey and strange. Ian

Jan 12, 2012
It only happens when I'm doing good in my faith.
by: Anonymous

I've had more then one experience of being inbetween sleep and being fully awake and having a demonic presence be on top of me.
You can't scream, you can't move.
All you can do is scream out to Jesus in your mind, until you force yourself to wake up.
I've read a lot of these posts and most all of them have a common spiritual reason.
I have too, thought I'm going crazy.
However I've never dabbled in witchcraft or have had anyone die in the house where it's happened.
I just happen to be a big fan of Jesus, and it's funny that my experiences ONLY happen when I'm doing well in my faith.
When I'm trying to live my life for God I get attacked.
That's all these are, silly scare tatics by the devil.
I'm almost flattered when it happens because I know it means I'm a threat to them.
Silly demons, trying to scare us.
But it is super scary... Just rebuke it in Jesus' name with your spirit and you all will be fine.
Scaring you whilst it's happening is only half of what they're trying to do....the other part of it is making you think you're crazy, or a psychic or something. Which you're not. :] Jesus is sweet, don't forget it :p

Mar 25, 2012
Last night
by: Nick

this happened to me last night, but what i dont understand is that my dog who was in the bed next to me wasnt the least bit concerned. i thought they are supposed to be able to see stuff like that?

also has anyone else seen a string/cord of blue/white sparkling light? also i couldnt turn my lamp on or find my torch? the lamp worked in the morning and the torch was where i left it (not missing)

Apr 09, 2012
by: Anonymous

Too all who wrote in about these "dreams" need to get a Holy Bible and say this prayer over, and over.....and you need to believe in the Holy Spirit. He is the only one who will help you...the Devil wants you and that is why when you say a prayer he attacks harder but if your faith is strong in Jesus, your will go way....Psalm 59
1Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

2Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

3For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

4They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to help me, and behold.

5Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

6They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

7Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear?

8But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

9Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for God is my defence.

10The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.

11Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

12For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

13Consume them in wrath, consume them, that they may not be: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah.

14And at evening let them return; and let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

15Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.

16But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

17Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.

Jun 07, 2012
Held Down
by: Janine

I have lied in my house for 15 years but moved out into the self contained flat atattched to the house. Since being out here I have now had the feeling of being held down in my sleep I have read up and put it down to sleep paralysis but I am awake while this is happening. One particular time I finally managed to break free and turn on the light I jumped pout of bed thinking it must have been a dream but and excuse me for saying this it is not meant to be rude my nipples were hurting and erect like somebody had pinched them, I thought well if I was dreaming about being held down I was certainly not dreaming this as I at this time was standing next to my bed. Quite a few weird things have happened out here and my adult children will not sleep out here cause they say "Its Haunted" I think it must be sleep paralisis

Jun 08, 2012
by: Anonymous

so i was with some friends at was sleeping at my mates house.
The next morning she said that was telling her she was gonna die?
she said i was like''im gonna make you die''
''your gonna die''.
i was sooo freaked out and still am!wondering if it was true or not(hope so its not)she said i kept saying it and stuff and then had to make my other friend wake up to listen but she said she had so scared i dnt even know if its true or not i would never wana hurt her,and think every moment that she probly never wants to sleep next to me again??????????????
so i just wana know if its true or not?

Jun 24, 2012
by: Tera

This has been happening to me since I was about 13 years old. I just turned 22 a few days ago. What people dont understand is that this "Sleep Paralysis" happens to every human being atleast once in their life. Some more than others. It happens when the body is awakened during the REM (rapid eye movement) sleep stage. Otherwise knows as the dream stage. The stage of sleep that we have our dreams in. Because of this, our body becomes paralysed so we cant act out our dreams. It can be very scary BUT it can also be an amazing experience when learn to just relax into and embrace it. When you feel like you cant breath, just tell yourself to CALM DOWN. Just breath. As evil as your surroundings and sightings may feel, there is absolutely nothing in or around you that is going to hurt you. Think positive thoughts and the fear will go away. Sometimes, I pray for the fear to subside and it eventually does. Breath in and out. And stop telling yourself that you are suffocating.
As you may have heard, Sleep Paralysis is the first step to having an OBE (out of body experience). A lot of people never get to fall into SP, therefor can never experience life outside of the physical body. So think of it as a gift. After you get past the fear, you can make yourself come outside of your body. And guys, I KNOW that most of you are skeptics and dont believe in this shit but im telling you right now that it is soooo possible. It can happen for anyone. If you want to know more on how to have an OBE, just Google it. You will find a lot of info on how to make it happen for yourself. And let me tell you, it is amazing... Anyway, I just wanted everyone to know that your not alone and not to be afraid. Always remember to be calm. Focus on your breathing and your experience will be a lot better. Its normal and you are not crazy. Sweet dreams.

Jul 04, 2012
It's nothing bad fight it off
by: 12yr old girl

I know how u feel I had that feeling before but not with the groaning and stuff. And if your religious like me and tell your parents there going to say its the devil doing that but my family members have that feeling so they know how it feels to get away from the feeling you have to fight it off talk to yourself while your sleeping tell yourself what body parts to move to get out of the situation then do it as your done your awake I always do that and it helps I hope it helps for you

Jul 07, 2012
Being Held down...loud buzzing noise
by: Anonymous

I have had these experiences for as long as I can remember. Last time was last month while sleeping next to my wife. Always while I am sleeping lying on my stomach. Initially I just laid there trying to scream and move, and after a few seconds or minutes, I would wiggle out of it. Then I began praying to the Lord, and it would go away quickly. Also, there is always a loud humming noise during the episode. Although it is a scary experience, I never feel like there is some evil presence, but I feel like I am for sure being held down, and I can never open my eyes. I have prayed about it, and I think it may be my guardian angel or some protector shielding me from something. But during the last episode I tried to scream as loud as I could, and did waking up my wife.

Jul 10, 2012
by: Anonymous

Hi i to have experienced this for at least 30 years. i am now forty, this problem has lead to insomnia because of the fear alone. It has also lead me to research the occult, relegion, mysticism. And just about any thing else viable. But what worked for me was to call upon the name of god. As told to the Hebrews (JEHOVAH) repeatedly until the presence leaves your body.

Jul 17, 2012
shadow people
by: johnny elizondo

Hi, I've Have Expierence Shadow People Before In My Dreams. Minutes After I Fall Asleep, I Encounter Them I'm Awake In My Dream I Could See Myself Awake Kicking And Punching Them While The Shadow People Grab My Legs & Others Try To Pull Me Down From The Side Of The Bed Under. From My. Expierenced That Help Me Wake Up Is To Say A Prayer Please God WAKE Me Up...Pray However. And Once You Wake Up Get Some Holy Water And Throw Some Around Your Bed On the Bed Also, Window Everywhere In The Room And The Door Room Also At The Same Time Saying A Prayer In The Name Of God. Place Holy Water In A Cup Under Your Bed Where You sleep. And It Works For Me...Hope This Helps Email Me For Any Question:

Jul 22, 2012
its demonic
by: Khosiytaah

I also experience the same thing sometimes, I used to be afraid of this, but after I got saved,I understood that I have power over it with the blood of whenever it comes,I simply rebuke it and it leaves.I remember this one time,it swore at me and left after I called out jesus name! Its nothing to be afriad of once you understand what it is..its just demons and we are more powerful than that. Jesus is the answer.

Aug 03, 2012
Non-believer runs to Jesus
by: Julia

Ok so Im in the middle of a dream with my cousin, and then I hear a few notes in my right ear like when the killer in the movie appears, and then a creepy laugh. This is when I "wake up" at first thinking it was weird to realise I was dreaming that sound. But the laugh didnt stop, and when I tried to open my eyes or move I was stuck. This is where it gets scary for me... The best way to describe it is that my body was being pushed down into my bed, firmly and increasingly so, whilst my "mind" or "spirit" or "soul" (or something I understood was important and needed to stay in my body) was being sucked out though my face and chest. I could feel it, its so hard to explain. But I freaked out and of course thought that a demon or something evil i never believed in was trying to take that important part of my soul/spirit thing. Haha so what do I do? Scream my heart out for Jesus to save me.. which is incredibly out of character. And guess what.. now Im here googling the internet trying to find out if what I experienced was real or only real to me. Either way, Jesus, or the thought of him, saved me from a prolonging of that awful awful experience.

Aug 07, 2012
It Used to happen to me
by: Anonymous

This used to happen to me.

From the age of 15 until I was 21. I went to see a Dr.

Doctor told me not to worry about a thing, it is quite common and I should not worry. It's one thing someone (especially a Dr) telling you not to worry.

My experience was... As I was starting to wake up (still asleep but aware of myself), I would try to move, nothing, then I would start to panic, heart races, breathing increases and then panic, then I woke up.

Chemicals in the brain for movement have not yet kicked in and are delayed or take a little longer.

And then it stopped altogether. I am now 44.

Terrifying I know... See a Dr. and you will be relieved that it's not an uncommon thing.

Aug 14, 2012
frightening as
by: Anonymous

Its the hellest thing i go aware wats happening a strong force against me n im tryn to scream n even hear my self getting out of it sometimes it lasts a long time i try my best to get out of it

Aug 22, 2012

I have had that 'held down' experience usually during the early hours of the morning...3 am, it lasts just a few seconds and it is actually a demonic witchcraft attack meant to paralyse you and afflict you. I have always overcome it by saying 'Jesus' in my head, as my mouth cannot move. There is power in the name of Jesus. If it happens to you, once it ends, get up on your feet and say a brief prayer, say thank you jesus for protecting me, you will not allow demons to afflict me as no weapon used against me while I sleep can work in jesus name. speak boldy to that demonic spirit and say 'I bind your soul, body and spirit with fetters of iron in jesus name and cast you out of my life', Ask for Gods angels to encamp around you AND GO TO SLEEP! dont allow fear to stop you from sleeping. many times its due to lack of prayer that such attacks are effective. You are welcome to criticise my comment, but for me, it always works

Sep 05, 2012
you are stronger than 'them'
by: Anonymous

I've had these eperiences since i was a child they used to scare me i would pray for them to go away only for them to return the next night. Then i started praying for God's guidance, they do still come sometimes but i defeat them, they don't scare me anymore so they are starting to loose interest.

My advice do not only pray but know inside your head that you are stronger, don't let them scare you, the more you scared the more they make you a victim.


South africa

Sep 10, 2012
should i be concerned
by: Anonymous

hi im 22 years old when i was 17 i traded rooms with my father who said there was something in that room that visited him once a month. honestly i thought he was just really drunk at the time, and was well aware of the three ghosts in my house an elderly woman an old man and a very small girl, all of which incredibly friendly. any way, i traded rooms and nothing happined to me for the longest time untill about 3 weeks later. i woke up in the middle of the night my dog was sleeping my door was shut, i saw some kind of figure with snakes for arms and it had four eyes it was not just a pressence or force i could physically see it. i tried to move and could not i tried to yell for help and could not i was completley paralized and had no idea what to do i felt like i was being choked. i could do absolutly nothing and was so unbeleivably scared. this went on for atleast 30 mins or so after i could move i shook my dog who acted like everything was normal. the next nite my lil sister who was maybe 5 at the time come down from my attick with some skates i no wernt there before because i keep vintage comic ooks up there saying that a man named damion gave them to her. the experience has not happined since i left the room but should i be conserned?

Sep 10, 2012
You have the power to make it go away...
by: Kesha L

I am sitting here reading these stories and out of all these stories I only see 4 maybe 5 who knows what it is and knows what to do. Do you all not believe in God and satin? Because they are both very real. The experiences that you all are having, being held down, hearing voices and groaning, it is satin or his demonic helpers holding you down, just keep saying "In THE NAME OF JESUS" I dont care if you have to say it 30x do not give in to the devil and do no be scared God did not give us fear that is the devil. I am telling you all this bc I am not 30 y/o and I have been going thru this for over 15 years, read your bible, get in church, give God some of your time, bc satin has no power over you, he has what we allow him to have. You all be blessed and I will pray for each of you.

Sep 10, 2012
by: Anonymous

This problem is spiritual and is caused by demons. The only way a demon gets into someone is if the person is not strong in his/her faith. These days, demons get into people through a number of ways such as by watching television, listening to music, fornicating, etc. When you find yourself experiencing this, the best solution is to repent and have faith. if you have faith and you command the demon to leave you, it will. Try not to be afraid. Dont allow your mind to put fear into you. Then pray fervently. If you dont do this, you will continue to suffer in silence and it will bring you a lot of badlluck. Good luck and God help you all

Sep 11, 2012
Jesus, god, Satan... Come on people!
by: Shane

All of this religion rubbish is pure garbage. I suffer from it and it is purely when I have had poor sleep or exhausted. I have suffered from this for years and all it takes is for you to recognise that it is all in your mind.

To say its demons etc Is just scaring people into believing in god.

I have no problem with people believing in any religion if that's what they choose to believe but don't try forcing it or scaring people into sharing your own views.

Sep 21, 2012
Good bumps, loud humming noise, paralyzed!
by: Anonymous

I was trying to fall asleep and before I knew it I couldn't move, my eyes were barely open and my fists were clenched, my heart was racing and pounding, I was tense but relaxed at the same time I didn't panic, while I was paralyzed I heard this loud humming/buzzing noise like a force field holding me down and I heard something under my bed sliding around it sounded like a Komodo dragon moving around( of course I know it was a lizard or anything it just sounded like it) after a while I was able to move again but I didn't wake up startled or anything, that's how I know I wasn't dreaming or asleep I just moved around and found this site. Truly scary experience, Jesus Christ is my savior.

Sep 23, 2012
being held down
by: Anonymous

This is actually the first time this has ever happened to me.I was laying down I remember I couldn't sleep.It was early morning like around 6:30.I was laying down in the fetal position.My head facing the wall.When I felt this weight on me.I couldn't move.Then I heard this pitch noise.And every time I tried to move the sound would get softer but then when I stop trying it got loud.I don't remember how long it was.Thinking about it now it felt like seconds.I told my friend about it and she suggested it was my parents.There both dead she suggested that their trying to tell me something. They just have a fucked up way of doing it.I almost never pray at all .. so I was skeptical when my friend ask me to do it.So I did.And nothing happen last night

Sep 30, 2012
by: Shane


That is typical sleep paralysis, I have had this on a number of occasions. It's simply your body waking up before your brain. Your half awake and the brain is half asleep... I believe we see and feel these scary things as naturally we are scared of being paralysed and not being in control and just like we have nightmares we bring these on ourselves at the time.

I think to say its a demon coming to rape you is a bit silly isn't it? And by saying Jesus or having a bible at your bed is going to scare this 'evil' thing away just sounds like more rubbish.

I believe that when you are in this state and you manage to get a word out is when the brain finally wakes up, it doesn't have to be 'Jesus' I find evolution or wake up does exactly the same thing without any help from 'religion'.

It's all science people.

Oct 04, 2012
by: Haylie

This morning around 4:30 AM I experienced something that has never happened before. I was half asleep and kept hearing this high pitch ringing. It would go on and off, but it was moving around my room. It started get louder and louder. I was wide awake when all of a sudden it got so loud and it was right in front of my eyes. I couldnt see it but I could feel it. It felt like someone was looking at me eye to eye. I tried to move and scream but I couldnt open my mouth or move. It felt like something was holding me down. I tried to say a prayer in my head and it wouldnt let me past the first word. My body was so hot and fuzzy.. it felt like someone was inside me. Im 19 years old and ran straight to my parents room balling. Thats the first time ive ever slept with them and i still didnt feel safe.. help???

Oct 05, 2012
Jesus is the only Way
by: Anonymous

I've had this spiritual attacks before before! Please ask the Lord into your heart and bring your pastor and leaders of your church to anoint your home.

Oct 07, 2012
been held down/loud screamin noice in ears/...
by: jerome, NIGeria

I share in ur pain.I thought I was d only one in this!! iv had these 'spiritual attacks' for a long time now.the experience is almost thesame,only for me is..WHEN I SLEEP HEAD FACinG UP,there's a 95% tendency of a very weird dream,and the dream reflects in my physical.fisrt tin dat happens is,my legs don't move as if someones holding them down,almost immediatly it gets cold and the cold starts ascending upwards my the same time,I'm hearung these loud screaming/(like u screehing a cork cover on the floor) in my hands and body can't move aswell.I'm tryin tu shout JESUS dosent come out right,Wen it does it stops..else I just have tu struggle and fight hard. Funny enoguh,YOU KNOW WEN ITs ABOUT To HAPPn and it can HAPPn even wen sm1's lying close tu you!!! If your storys similar to mine, den I ges ur been attacked by marine spirits and you need deliverance FAST.Mine stopd after I was prayed for by a strong pastor and I was warnd to leave my "sinful ways".but it started again cos I kept sinning!!!!!!.quick WaYs tu get out of it is,,,pray on olive oil,place it in ur ears and feet before u sleep, or sing sweet worship songs to God aND I GUARANTEE yOU sOUND sleep.. Stay strong,hold fast..end times here..

Oct 16, 2012
something evil
by: claude

10-16-12 Last night I had this dream as well were i couldn"t move but felt something commimg over me the wasn't good it felt evil. I usually try and wake myself up before the evil presents take over... I could still use my voice so I yelled my wife's name so she would know something was wrong with me.. She woke me up as soon as she heard me calling her name..

I've had these same dreams off and on throughout my life. I'm 32 it started when I was about 8 years old... I believe in GOD but don't attend church like church going people. If anyone has some insight to this please email me

Oct 17, 2012
End sleep paralysis
by: Anonymous

I said Yeshua , or Jesus Yeshua is Hebrew ,and it left real fast from the room. Say it it definately helped!

Oct 17, 2012
having blankets ripped off you
by: b3n

when i was around the ages of 3 to 6 and maybe even younger, i use to wake up in the middle of the night and literally my blanket would be ripped off me, and it really used to scare me it happened alot and it wasnt just like waking up and the blanket being half way down the bed i actually used to wake up by something ripping it off me, and the feeling i would get in that bedroom some nights i can never forget, i felt like no one else was looking after me and i was so alone it was terrifying, i also saw a lady in there its something ive never forgotten, one strange thing is, is that my younger sister had this habit of banging her head to go to sleep on her pillow or sitting up against the wall, everyone just thought it was a habbit, my friends moved into that house a few years after we had left it, and i must of been 17 and i was babysitting there children in that house one night, and me and my mate heard banging, so we go upstairs and there daughter was doing exactly the same thing banging her head now that is strange, ive also had the experience of being held down while ive been in bed and yes its scarey and in my opinion its something doing it, because it wont happen to you in just any house.

Oct 21, 2012
being held down by a spirit
by: Anonymous

Hi i have had the same thing to me Wat i do to avoid it is het a cup with water nd put it next to my bed but wen im in that situation i try to move away with my arms forcing my way out

Oct 22, 2012
really scary( not a disorder)
by: Devon

one sunny bright morning, i was sleeping like a baby, i was dreaming but it felt so real!! their was a dark figure was standing against my wall, where my window was. i tried to look away, but i couldn't move, i tried to cover my eyes with my blanket but i couldn't look away. then before the end of the dream, i was trying to open my eyes, then the black figure jumped through my stomach, and i felt it. i woke up couldn't breath, i had to rush to the kitchen and drink 4 full cups of water.then i prayed i never had the dream again.

Oct 22, 2012
JESUS is the ONLY way
by: Dayo

It happens to me occasionally; sometimes more often than not. It is that nonentity the devil trying to test one's faith. You have to have JESUS CHRIST in your life. Pure and simple. One's faith has to come under test. The Devil will show up but you have to be ready. You need to have a constant prayer life (morning, noon and night). When it shows up, if you can speak, just plead the blood of Jesus and that evil force will flee; if it holds your mouth, just focus your mind on either prayer, scripture in the bible or a gospel song. It will leave. The Holy Ghost and Evil spirit can't abide in the same place. One has to leave - and it's always the evil spirit. BUT you have to have JESUS in your life. If you don't know Jesus, accept him in your life NOW!

Oct 23, 2012
Your stronger than them
by: That guy

Im going to try make this short, a couple years ago I started to get held down, the first time it happened I thought I was having a seizure or getting possessed or maybe loosing my mind but then it started happening everyday sometimes multiple times a day even if I took a nap in the afternoon. I was starting to get sick and tired of it so I started praying everyday, sometimes it would work but not always so I just put it in my mind that I'm stronger than w.e is doing this to me so wen it happened, this happened almost everyday for about 2 years until I got use to it one thing that helps is that you stay calm and not panic because it makes everything worst and you get paranoid and scared, be brave and curse at it, when I started doing that it stopped but the reason I'm on this topic right now is because last night I was cleaning my house late then I took a couple garbage bags out around 330 am when I came in my mom was screaming at me because I was goin out the house so late, that same night I had a nightmare about my mom being possessed but I just thought it was a bad dream, the next day my mom came home from work and told me that something followed me inside the house that night and held her down and left bruises on her..... That's fucked up to jus know that something was watching me the whole time without me knowing

Oct 23, 2012
In under 10 mins of sleep....
by: Stuart

Im almost 39 and since I split from my partner in nov 2010 I've had at least 12 experiences of bring held down.

Each time I was in my bed (at first in my mothers guest bedroom as I had to move home for 6 months,( the break up was'nt pretty ) then the last 17 months in my rented room. My eyes are open and I can look around the room and the detailing and light conditions seem perfect but im held down and paralysed. Sometimes my arms are over my head and a couple of times I've felt hands around my throat trying to choke me. Once I could see a silhouette holding me down but mainly it's just a male presence.

After the first 2 or 3 times it stopped being scary and just made me angry. The last time before tonight I distinctly remember trying to repeatedly tell the presence to "get the Fxxk off me" as I was so damn angry at it but I mumbled it as my mouth was paralysed. I really wanted to punch that sucker out. (There's also been a time I could just about move my arm and could reach the lamp cord but couldn't find the switch on it, but when I did wake my hand was still next to my head,it felt completely real in the dream, the flex was bending correctly as i run my fingers over the cord). I had 1 again last night but the details are lost on me except that I couldn't move and it wanted to harm me .

The thing is that sometimes I know I'm asleep and it's not real, but in every single instance when I do wake I find i've been asleep for 25 mins maximum, my record is 6 mins.( when I close my eyes I'm normally asleep in under a min so it's easy to time)

I know there's stages of sleep and it's impossible for me to dream that quickly so I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this. Even when I'm having a great day or week it can happen and I never think about these experiences before I sleep so I can't think of a trigger. I could understand if it was underlying stress causing nightmares but they're so random in occurrence and happen so quickly. Answers or ideas anyone?

Oct 27, 2012
by: Anonymous

I just had this happen to me about 30 mins ago, I had just closed my eyes and felt something or someone pulling on me, I couldn't move or speak, I tried yelling at my husband but nothing would come out, I tried praying but for some reason I kept forgetting the lords prayer, I finally managed to moan and my husband heard me and called out my name then I was able to move again. Then I started drifting in my sleep again and I felt the same thing again, something pulling me off the bed, and again I moaned as loud as I could and my husband was able to wake me, its terrifying!! Don't know what to think anymore.

Oct 28, 2012
quit the jesus thing
by: b3n

hi i wrote a comment on here last week i think, about experiencing being held down by something and having my blankets ripped off me, and let me just say it was a real experience. and not a pleasent one, do i think it was a ghost? of course i do, infact i know 100% it was, i also saw her, point is im seeing alot of comments on here about jesus coming to the rescue if u call his name, for a start when your in this situation you dont have the energy or time to even breath let alone cry out for jesus, there are people like me that have actually had these things happen to them, and im sorry to say but crying for jesus doesnt mean hes gona come and save you, i mean did he save the millions of people over the world that have disease and hunger and get murdered? no he doesnt. im not saying i dont believe in him because i do, i just think he will pick his own time to come, so please some of you with your fake demon ghost stories, just quit the bullshit.

Oct 29, 2012
Terrifying, but not anymore
by: Anonymous

In the past year, I've had 4 experiences and believe it or not, the last 3 weren't terrifying. My first experience this was absolution terrifying, I didn't know what was going on and it came apparent when it started that I was dreaming but when I woke up, I was still pinned down in my bed with a dark being that seemed to blend in with the shadows of my room was on top of me on my bed. The feeling of something engulfing me, accompanied by the dull humming under my skin was odd and scary. All of these experiences have lasted about 30 seconds.

The second time it happened I was half asleep. I could see my room clearly in the dark and there was nothing in my room holding me down or anything. I was finally able to move and then the feeling dissipated. It only happens when I almost enter REM. If you click on the link to the other website, it talks about how you can utilize these experiences to lucid dream. I have been able to do this (and it's not that hard to lucid dream, everyone has this ability)and now I actually welcome the feeling.

Yes there are those experiences where there is an entity wishing to cause you harm but not all are like that. I have been lucky to not have to deal with this all 4 times being someone who is scared of the dark.

Nov 02, 2012
God will help u get through this
by: jenn

I have had many lucid dreams like the ones posted above. I am also a psychology major. And they say ur body wakes up before REM (rapid eye movement) stage of sleep ends. I used to believe this. But recently found Jesus and fully accepted Him as my Saviour. Now when I go through SP. The nature of this phenomenon is different. Its more of a malevolent nature. I sometimes hear whispers of sexual profanity. While being fully awake and feel charges over my body as though something is caressing me. This happened to me this morning. I was sleeping in bed with my boyfriend and he was sound asleep. I told the entity to Stop and that I am with Jesus. And it stopped. I firmly believe if u accept Jesus in your can rise up against them. I asked Jesus to send me a sign that I am on the right path in my faith. I had the most beautiful dream that my son and I rose from the Earth while looking down and seeing people scattered below us. And I turned into a beautiful angel with green wings.

The power is in the word of Christ. HE Gives u the strength to overcome the demons of the night. Just believe. And speak His name. He and His angels will protect you and give you a way out of the demons grasp.

GOD bless

Nov 03, 2012
this is all real!
by: Anonymous

people when it happens to you, your soul will let you know what it body knows good from evil. thats why you feel overwhelmed with fear. i read some posts saying that its normal or your body wakes up before your brain, this is science, i mean you got to be kidding me! there is a war for souls. evil dosn't knock on the door of evil. there are 2 sides and whether you know it or not, your on one or the other some just don't know it, but they do! get strong in your faith with your Father in heaven!

Nov 19, 2012
Creepy Dreams!
by: Dreamer

For the past year I have experienced this almost every night! And it happens almost everytime I take a nap. Most of the time I can see everything that is going on in the room but then something is holding me down causing me not to breath or move. I can feel when drifting off to sleep that it will happened and brace myself for it I haven't seen any shadowy figures tho. I find that when im sleep with my boyfriend he is able to hear my moans and wakes me this shit is very creepy!!! I want know if my eyes are open during these dreams because I see my surroundings so vividly and when I tell it to my boyfriend he says that everything I seen n my dream actually happened (as far as whats going on around me)

Nov 22, 2012
Still think about it.
by: Daniel

This used to happen to me very often as a child. I'd have a dream about the same group of men standing around me in a circle, then I'd wake up to the feeling of being held down. I could barely breathe and when I tried to call for help nothing came out. It hasn't happened in years but I still think about it all the time. Some scary stuff.

Nov 22, 2012
Still believe it is science not 'demons'
by: Calvert

I feel it is something to do with our brain and it being over active whilst we sleep, maybe by dreaming but the body isn't fully asleep or In REM sleep yet?

And as for a few comments above saying science is silly and it is all about good vs evil and demons? Seriously? Have you any proof of this? And don't say the bible or Jesus as using the bible as evidence is like saying look at this old Harry potter book wizards on flying broomsticks did exist..

Nov 26, 2012
Most Terrifying feeling
by: Anonymous

This weird feeling of being * held down has happend to me Too this has happend to me atleast 3 times and I was really spooked out the first time it happend to me... witch was when I was laying down and I closed my eyes for just one second and all of a sudden I felt something ontop of me holding me down I tried to lift my hand up but I coudnt I also tried talking and screaming out but I just couldn't I was really aware that I could feel someone on top of me but I never knew what it could have been when the feeling went away I ended up punching my fist up bc I was sooo afraid of what was happening.

This is still pretty creepy to me and I really dont want it to happen no more

Nov 27, 2012
by: Joseph

Ok, I'm pretty much someone who focusses on the facts wherever it leads. I'm an engineer who loves science and researching new stuff. I'll mark your words when you say "It is sleep paralysis", and I also marked the fact that in the past when I dreamed, I used to move alot in my sleep. Kicking, punching, as do many people, some even sleep walk while they sleep. This appears to be 2 different things, being "held down" and being able to move around freely.
So I'm not just gonna leave it at "sleep paralysis". There's some people who just want to rationalise thing according to their way of life.
For those "its just science" types, let me drop some logic for you. I design structures where I work out what shape would be best for carrying a certain load. This is also inside the bounds of what we would call science, our physical universe. So look at it this way. We can percieve 2 dimensions, such as images in our 3 dimensional world. Those 2 dimensions is always supported by 3D structures. This should lead you to ask, by what are our 3 dimensional world supported? It isnt self existing, that would be a religious assumption, not scientific, not logical. And if its supported by 4D, by what is that supported. Down the line you should realise this cannot go on into infinity. It has to have an origin. And that origin has to be infinite, almighty, otherwise none of these things could exist. So there has to be an almighty Power which started all these things. Basically when you say "this 3D world is all there is" is your religion speaking. You limit yourselves to what you can see and therefor becomes irrational beings, that revile esteems, dignities, and people who believe in the almighty Creator. The invisible things can be understood by our 3D world when you open up your mind to logic.

The name of our Creator as he proclaimed unto Moses is Yahueh, which actually means, one who is self existent. He is the uncaused cause. It is religious people like atheists who stands in the way of science and logic.

"For the invisble things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and divinity, so that they are without excuse" - Romans 1:20.

Nov 30, 2012
i dont understand what it means and why its happening
by: denise

I'm 15. And when I try to go to sleep I feel something, someone. ( spirits ) I start to close my eyes and they just shut with force, not bye me. My shoulders are being held down and at the same time I'm being suffocated by something. I can't move or yell, scream, see or nothing. I feel Like their trying to take my soul. This has been happening for about 1 year off & on. But its getting worser. And my family are starting to think I'm making it up and im crazy. But I'm not.! This is really happening, and I don't know Why, or how, or what to do.!! Please help.!!

Nov 30, 2012
by: Joseph

Hey Denise.

This could be due to your lifestyle. You should make some positive adjustments, and very importantly, stay calm. Staying calm always help in any situation, whether it is your mind playing tricks on you, or spirits bothering you.

Always make an effort to stay positive. You say this has been happening on and off for a year. What has changed in your life during the last year?

Nov 30, 2012
Update from Sep 30
by: Wendy


I have been keeping track of other people's posts since I originally posted Sep. 30, 2012. Some of the posts are similar to what happened to me, others seem made up from ideas from movies or something.

You mentioned a light. When I opened my eyes, everything appeared to look normal. I didn't see a light, however there was a slight red glow. I figured it was just from my alarm clock which I could clearly see. But... my alarm clock has a green light.

I also had that shiver going down my spine. It was a cold electricity type feeling. I didn't feel like I was being taken; however I did feel like something was climbing in my body.

For the next few days and nights after this episode happened to me, I was afraid to be alone in my bedroom. I felt I was being watched or something. I said out loud that whatever this presence is, does NOT have permission to be in this house, does NOT have permission to to be around any of my family members or pets, all in the name of our Lord.

I have never had an incident since this. This was my only incident I had this extreme. I vaguely have some memories from childhood, but they are foggy.

I have had night terrors, sleep paralysis, and hallucinations when waking from sleep before. This was different.

Nov 30, 2012
Some advice
by: Anonymous

For those under attack and in need of riding demons, do 3 things. Ask for help, rebuke them, and get rid of their physical attachment. Call upon the Gods name Jehovah aloud, and ask Jesus to send righteous angels to protect you. Rebuke them by calling them out - let them know that you know who they are and are not welcome there. Often times wicked spirits will reside with a physical object (they come with it and leave with it). Think about what is new around the time it started. Most say they feel like they're being watched. What room do you feel this the most in? What direction in the room? Do you feel that a specific inanimate object hates you? Often times its where you subconsciously don't look - turn towards the feeling of fear to find it and get rid of it. Personal past experience and helping others its been a chair from a burned down building, a doll from ebay, a kids toy from a rummage with multiple ouija boards, a dress from Goodwill, a clock received as an anonymous wedding present.

Dec 04, 2012
A bit off subject..
by: Calvert

Joseph thanks for the insight to your career.... I personally am in the Air Force and have been on multiple yours of Afghanistan not that it has any relevance lol.

I totally agree that we do not fully understand our minds and the universe itself but I really struggle to believe in the whole demons and god thing. In this day and age science has proven that so many stories and religeous beliefs are, well... Impossible. For example the age of the earth, existence of dinosaurs, the DNA structure of apes being so similar to ours leading on to evolution etc.

I do love science, the unknown and I am completely aware that we do know very little about ourselves and the rest of the universe. I would like to believe that we have spirits and that we possibly could move on to another life but to believe in some god watching over us I just can't see it. Especially with the way the world is today and the suffering of innocent people

Dec 04, 2012
Arab Woman - Sleep Paralysis
by: Mariana

I was having a random dream when all of a sudden I "woke up" and saw an arab woman staring at me by the end of my bed. I closed my eyes telling myself that was not true; I opened them and the woman was still there a step closer to me. I tried screaming, moving, doing something about it but could not make a single move at all. I closed my eyes one more time and the woman was now standing super close to me, I was terrified but still unable to move. Then, she kind of turn around and a few seconds after that I "woke up" screaming but very low, nobody heard me. I have the theory that either she just left by turning around or that somebody arrived (my guardian angel?) and she got to leave.
I went to bed at 11pm, checked the time and was 11:50pm.
So scaryyyy

Dec 05, 2012
by: Joseph

Hey Calvert, and all.

You must understand that evolution is a religion not based on science. I can give you an account of every scientific flaw being promoted to advance this religious system, but the rest will be up to you. These atheists do not promote evolution because they don't believe in a Creator. They do this because they don't want to believe.

If you take time to research both sides of the debate, with an open mind, you should be able to confirm this. Like for instance the age of the earth, the different layers was thru speculation long before radio metric dating. And radio metric dating is just a plain inaccurate dating method. For instance, the samples from the the eruption in 1980 of mt. st. Helens was taken and "dated". The results ranged from 0.36 to about 2 million years. I still have biology textbooks still promoting scientific fraud, proven wrong since 1874 till this day.

Like I said its not because of their "science", its because of their religion. And I'm not interested in debunking every detail, because at the end of the day its up to the person to willingly choose between fact and error. I hope your case is to follow the evidence wherever it leads.

As for the world. It is very messed up yes. With tensions there in the Middle East, its going to get alot worse. But you're missing the point. The whole point of creation is for something totally different than what you're seeing now.

Here's a link to an article if anyone want to read:

[url〓""]The Assembly[/url]

Dec 11, 2012
Scary happens
by: Anonymous

I was in the same spot as y'all all I woke up after bong attacked and got on my phone then something knock my phone out if my hand and started holding me Down

Dec 12, 2012
spirtualy bondage
by: Anonymous

When that happens to me I simply just say JESUS and I keep saying it and it go away .....

Dec 17, 2012
by: Blake

Well, i am a quite religious person. but, you may not be. well, basically the first thing that came to mind for me was to fight. but, that didnt help at all. i fought and fought for a good 5 minutes. then all i thought was god please get this "demon" as i called it. And within a matter of seconds. it was GONE.

Dec 23, 2012
The answer
by: Anonymous

I know for some of you people don't really believe or want to believe what the answer will be. Everytime when you guys go to sleep you see the figure first then feel someone is sitting on you right? We called this "Getting sat on". It's hard to believe what it is, but what you think it is a "ghost"! I had many friends and families had experiences it. It's normal for everyone to had these kind of experiences. There are many reason why you got sat on, and I am going to tell some I know. It can be because you go out late or too much, and when you come home a ghost follow you home. It can be your too sad over something, and a ghost heard or see it and want to be the one loving you or take you with them. It can also be that your house does have a ghost inside already. Everytime when you get sat on try to switch position or change room so that ghost can't find you. If anyone have more answer to add they can. But, I know that it's not sleep paralyze.

Dec 27, 2012
forces are real
by: Robert

Good day folks ,I am from Trinidad and Tobago . I often heard of Spirits , but a while now I find myself being held down while in bed . I Must mention that I am also a trained Black BELT , The funny thing is Last night once again ,I got up and what ever it was I asked it to show itself ,what I saw was swirls in the shape of someone in the dark .I went out -side to make sure I was awake ,Yes it was not a dream ,and I am still in disbelieve .Speechless .

Dec 29, 2012
Epilepsy and Demons?
by: Anonymous

I'm in my 50's now but as a Child and Teenager between 6-18 years of age I use to have something happen to me. I could always tell when it was going to happen because it was like a buzzing in my head like bee's then I wouldn't be able to move, I knew I was awake as I could see the clock and I would scream for help but nothing came out I could feel myself turning but when I looked at my body I was still in the same position this last happened to me after I got married and I remember turning to grab my husband but I hadn't turned. I don't know of anyone that had this. I heard a voice telling me to say that I hate God and I would say no over and over but it seemed to happen more when I would pick up the Bible so I had stop reading it. This would scared me so bad I would hop out of bed past the hallway to the steps sliding down and screaming after it was all over and of course my parents thought I was nuts and didn't take me seriously they thought it was a bad dream. I also remember a time when my mother had a episode with her heart and I remember being on top of the family car laughing but as to why I was doing it I didn't know why surely I didn't want anything to happen to my mother. I know this might sound stupid but after I had kids my Daughter started having Grand mal seizures and I don't know where she could have inherited it could that be what I was having when I was young I started thinking so, and if that was what I was having do all people that have Epilepsy hear voices telling them to hate God?. And no I'm not crazy there is only a select few I have talked about this with and they were family. I'm just wanting to find out what happened to me when I had these those long years ago it still bothers me to this day. The voices also use to tell me that I would never be happy and to this day I haven't been so what was that?.

Jan 01, 2013
What this is.
by: Anonymous

Okay, you can take or leave this, but this is basically what is happening in many of these situations: this is basically what we call a demonic atack. A demon is an evil spirit.

I have known people who have experienced being strangled as well at night, or suffocated so that they thought they would die. The evil presence in the room is a classic symptom.

Some of the voices are evil, and the things being said are inciting hatred of God or threatening harm.

The demon has a door into your life by way of something that has happened in your life - it could be agreement with occult activity, agreement with a curse from a tarrot card reader etc or just an occasion when you tried to call up spiritual beings (other than Jesus) in the past that has opened something up in the spirit world. It could also be something in your family line that is trying to get on you, i.e. someone else has opened the door.

To get free of it you need Jesus basically. Jesus is the only person with authority over demons, and he gives that authority to beleiving christians as well, so if you know any, they can help you. He can break this off, close the door,and bring you peace and rest. Even if you start to call to Jesus during the attacks and ask him directly to help you and protect and give you peace it will make a big difference. You will see the difference. But ultimately to be truely set free for good you have to come to him fully and let his rule and peace be established in your life. That would involve deliberately renouncing and turning away from whatever occult involvement you had.

If you want to know more, you need to find a good church that understands this sort of ministry and can pray with you to set you free.

Jan 02, 2013
People talking
by: cnimngrl

I'm not schizophrenic if that's what you may think right off the bat. I don't normally hear voices, ever. Just this one night. I HAD taken a lortab, and that may have helped it along, but I still feel these voices were real. First, it was just a few people who seemed to be arguing about something. At least 2 women and a man, may have been another man too, not sure. They seem to be arguing about me. About whether or not to bring me "in". They knew I was listening to them and they knew I was scared about it also. they did nothing to ally my fears, just continued their discussion. It was all very strange actually and I felt fear at different times and I made myself pull out of the trance on purpose. I was running from them for sure. Later I would return to that state of mind and there they would be, and I would practice getting in and out of that state. I don't know if they mean me well or ill you see. I need a safety line to fine out. What if they are my psychic guides and I'm running from them? What if they are arguing because of trying to bring me to them in the best way? I just don't know and it's really becoming comical!

Jan 02, 2013
by: Anonymous

one of the express purposes of the spirits of darkness is to create fear. light illuminates good things. darkness conceals them and isolates them. The only way to remove darkness is to shine light. God is by nature light and you can ask Him for His Presence to illuminate your room and remove all darkness and He will. Jesus made this possible when He already died on the cross. Ask God to fill you with the Spirit of Holiness and then wait for Him to come and He will. Just wait with an understanding that He will come. If you don't think He is coming you will miss it when He does or be distracted. When you have Him you will have peace every day all the time and those spirits that have been harassing you will have to leave you alone because God is bigger than them and darkness, by nature, can't resist light because it is merely an absence of light and has no substance in itself.

Jan 04, 2013
by: Anonymous

I was doing a science fair proect at 1:50 pm and i was wide awake watching tv and then my alarm went off for some random reason but i didnt have an alarm set for three days and it scared me so bad i thought i was paralyzed and i couldnt move and i was stressed so i just sat there and i couldnt say anything and i heard growlinng but i hear it now still its pretty loud but no airplanes in the sky this is wierd but my whole family is christian and jesus pictures everywhere! even in the bathroom! The alarm just randomly went off I didnt hear it for a whole week! Ir was so scary! my hands are still shaking. This is bizarre this never happened to me before! I hVE ALways seen wierd things in my room AND felt them but this is new.

Jan 05, 2013
by: Anonymous

this is not a sleeping problem, this is actually demons troubling you, i have experienced the same thing more than once in my life just last night i did.

Jan 05, 2013
held down during sleep
by: Anonymous

this is no doubt demonic angels. Its been happening to me these past days. When it does happen I cant move my limbs or even open my mouth to call on the mighty name of Jesus Christ. While i cant move my limbs or call on the name of Jesus Christ I have however noticed that I can freely call on the name of Jesus Christ in my heart. as I do so the demonic forces vanish then I wake up and pray and even sing praises to God if possible. what you need to know people is that you should not fear. Give your life to Jesus Christ and pray to Him every day. The name of Jesus Christ dispels all our fears and gives us power over satan and his demons. If Jesus Christ is for us, who can be against us.

Jan 08, 2013
by: Anonymous

All these comments posted sound too familiar to me. I have experienced this more than once throughout my adulthood and it is horrifying. The last time I had and "episode" was even scarier than the last which was a couple of months ago. I know I was awake and I felt my head being turned and my wrists were being held and I felt something sitting on my chest and ofcourse could not breath. I know I was yelling at my husband for help but he never heard me. My 7 yr old daughter does not sleep in her room because she hears things and she sleeps with me and my husband and these episodes are also happening to her.The last one was a couple of weeks ago. She also will wake us up screaming and yelling and tell us she was being held and couldnt breath. If this really is something demonic I'm even more scared than ever, especially since it's happening to my daughter. I just wanted to share my story. thanks for reading.

Jan 08, 2013
by: John Walker

I have no doubt of the cause , I have been physically attacked by an Evil Spirit or Demon what ever it might be I am not afraid . I was at first then a friend told me that having fear is also having a lack of Faith , Trust in the Lord . This Spirit comes on me as a vibration . I can tell , feel where it touch's me I have Pain , sometimes terrible pain . I've Been paralyzed by this so many times I lost count last year . When I try to fight it I feel a Great force come against me and the worst attack it was squeezing my body so tight i thought it was trying to kill me . All I could do was use my mind so I called on Jesus and he gave me the power to over come this attack . I could visualize me prying it's claws off of me and the attack ended there . I think it over stepped it's bounds , it did more to me then the Lord allowed it to so he rescued me . I have to think the reason it happens in the first place is because of the repetitive sin in my life and or because i had decided to do what ever it took to ensure salvation , eternity in Heaven

Jan 12, 2013
by: nobody

demons.theres all kinds of of demon some of a higher rank then others.the realm on this earth the spirit realm.where these spirits the bible it speaks of heavens if someone not see that.cause it does.and i believe this is one of them. if fear it will get worse they feed on fear don't fight with words of your own it will also get worse.and don't think there human may leave when who ever comes in your house to rid of it.infact the ones who claim they are spirits.are weekest rank of demons.many fairytales are some are made after half horse half man it is a kind of demon.or a is to be as a demon too. the only way to deal with them is through Jesus christ.And if not go away that means you did't trust in was done as a last second thing,as in just in case it works.i have many stories of demons.pulling me off the bed showing me things that i should not know.mateing with another demon.doing the worst to drain my mind.

Jan 13, 2013
Weird experience
by: Anonymous

I have seen a ball of light since I was little. It has every color in the spectrum. I don't know if that has anything to do with this but, I noticed other people see the light.

However just five minutes ago when I was laying down I felt tons of pressure like I was in the middle of a whirlwind and I was being taken somewhere (almost flying or something). I was literally trying to scream but all I could do was groan. The noise was like strong wind and I could feel it on my skin. What the heck was this?

For some reason my experience didn't feel evil like other people's though. But definitely weird/eery and I was feeling an uncomfortable scared feeling from this unknown experience.

Please help

Jan 15, 2013
He is Right , Jesus has helped me Over Come
by: Anonymous

I have a Spirit attached to me and I suffer from Physical attacks . These Spirits know the human body . This one here can make every nerve in my body jerk , it's like getting hit with electricity . Can be mild or strong enough to throw me out of my recliner . Since they know the body , they can wait until I / we just go to sleep then wake me up and use the sleep paralysis against me but I still feel a Great force come against me when I try to move . I might have mentioned this before but the worst attack it was squeezing my body so tight i thought it was the end , all I could do is call on Jesus and he instantly gave me the power to over come the attack . I could visualize me pulling it's hands off of me and Honestly that right there gave me a lot of hope .

Jan 17, 2013
Scary stuff
by: Anonymou

Omg this is the first time something like this has happened to me...something was pressing ma neck and a heavy weight was on top of my body. I could feel its hands in my neck I took one hand out of my neck but then the other hand grasped my neck again. I couldn't speak a word no matter how hard I tried .. Suddenly it stopped and now I am confused was it a dream or real ..

Jan 19, 2013
Jesus, will never put more on me, then I can bear.
by: Zcha

I believe I just had one of those episodes.. I clearly saw a shadow in my dream of a man with two horns coming out of his shadow couldn't move until I said "Jesus", whatever it was immediately lifted off of me. I'm still feeling tingles as I type this, just amazing how powerful he is.

Jan 19, 2013
Helping S/P
by: Med Student

I have had several encounters with s/p, and similar to many stories, each episode was accompanied by a terrifying dream or sensation. For those of you who don't know (or if something similar has been posted) it is important to understand that you are not being possessed, or attacked, or touched in any way.

When you enter REM sleep, your body actually goes into a paralyzed state. In fact, it is this same paralysis phenomenon that is largely responsible for snoring, or sleep apnea if the 1 airway muscle that does not undergo paralysis is insufficient to hold open the airway while the others rest. In s/p episodes, your conscious self begins to wake up before your muscles are active again, which is why you can't move or scream.

Once I understood the science behind it, I was much less afraid. The best thing to do when you're having an episode is to welcome it, and know you are not going to be hurt. Remember, you are regaining consciousness again, so you can control your thoughts. Understand what is happening and dont be scared. To get moving, work on something simple like wiggling your fingers or toes, and eventually you will break the spell.

In fact, once I was no longer afraid, I found that the dreams and sensations accompanying the episodes changed from terrifying to peaceful and/or really cool.

Jan 20, 2013
Just another experience
by: Dani

Ive Had these experiences in my room. I personally love incents and also the smell of sage. Though my room is haunted I know not to light sage in my house let alone my room. Don't want to piss off the wrong spirit. Any how. I know my room acts as a portal to the other realm whether you believe in it or not I've experienced more than enough too do so. Well it's gone as far as horrid nightmares strapping me down and holding me inside a dream. It's happened to my sister many times more as well as worse than me. I've struggled to get her out of a dream for as long as three hours. She talked to me throughout it and we've had to make a door to this world in her dream or into a different dream to get her out. I haven't been so lucky I struggle to get out of thm being I know sleep in the room alone. Well pertaining to the being awake and tied down its happened to me countless amount of times it's happened to both my sisters my mother as well as myself. It started happening to me once both of my sisters moved out and I was the only one in my room. I had to have my mom sleep in my room at times as well. It's just so strong I remember one night she slept with me and I had the dream. She didn't feel me moving or screaming for her I felt like I was slightly jolting my body trying to fight it but nothing. And I know she couldn't hear me because I couldn't hear myself no matter how hard I tried to yell for her even though she was right by my side. Well it continued to happen repetitively and on some nights I could feel its presence before even knocking out. It was just there waiting for me. And one night I knew it was there I could feel it creeping up on me. I told it to go away that I wasn't up for it that night. Probably not the smartest thing it came on even stronger, but I was secretly ready for the fight. So that night it held me down at first I screamed for my mother but nothing came out. Nothing new really, so than I struggled a little bit I was able to slightly pick my head up , I looked up to see if I can see it sitting on me but nothing. I gathered all my strength and no longer forced my body to move, and only my head. I turned to look at my door (nothing) I looked at the edge of my bed, (nothing) than I looked to th left side corner of my bed to where I was lying and as I looked all I could see was a dark shadow it was bent down feet on the edge of my bed hands around its knees, head slightly turned to the side it had a slight grin it's eyes indescribable and noises I cannot explain. I stopped, my body completely frozen where I layed.

Jan 20, 2013
The rest
by: Dani

All I could do was stare it was about 2 seconds when I noticed I finally found what it was and I told it leave me alone, I felt the force get stronger, than I screamed louder leave me alone. No sound came from my voice but I know it could hear me. Once more I said leave me alone. I know i spoke than. This was about a year ago since I've only bad several episodes. And when I feel it in my room I repeat leave me alone in A strong demanding tone and for the most part it will leave. But I haven't had episodes repeatedly in a night or night after night. Well yeah that's my story now I only deal with ghosts throwing stuff off my walls or messing with my dogs. Most Are good they haven't hurt me yet. It's usually just one or two that show themselves at. Time I know for sure there is an older man and woman and several children. The kids are usually the ones throwing or touching stuff. There is one bad one who loves to torment me before I sleep at times though. It will give out noises or run its fingers across the window tap my tv or dressers that one has pulled my hair once and will mess with me well I sleep other than that the others protet me for the most part

Jan 22, 2013
I think the other world is trying to connect with us humans
by: Patrick Aquino

this happens most of the time of my life. Well right now it is 4:19am this incident Happened right at 3:40 am i seriously was dreaming about something telling me to change his name to lucit or something but he didn't like it so he changed it to L and thats when it began.. l i felt awake and i knew that because i could see the light from my bedroom door. I was sleeping on my stomach as i hear this groan in my ear it felt like someone wants to take me away or tell me something, i felt like i couldn't move a muscle or anything i could speak nothing ! So in my head i prayed and yelled out for jesus and the groaning in my ears were slowly going away then one last groan just popped up and i could feel my heart pumping twice as fast as if i was running 1km. So everything stopped i could move again. I ended up searching this website and read everyones comments and i gotta say its similar;

Jan 22, 2013
keep praying , prayer is powerful
by: John Walker

This was a demon that visited you . Keep praying and confess all sins right away . If you don't then that is considered giving the devil a foot hold in your life . God Bless

Jan 28, 2013
My experience
by: Christina

I had a dream that I was being held down but when I looked at my surroundings it looked as if I was awake but I could not move. My Pastor would say to always call out Jesus Christ when I have these dreams. Well, I attempted to do that and like an x-ray, a light scanned the face of this being. I saw his face. He had scarred tissue on his checks as if he suffered from third-degree burns. His nose was very small and pointy. His ears were pointy and I dont remember him having hair. He began to smile as I tried to free myself. His teeth I remember were razor sharp.

Jan 28, 2013
Jesus Name is Powerful
by: John Walker

I have been Paralyzed by this Spirit more times then I can count / remember . Jesus did allow me the power to over come the worst attack and that gave me hope . Every single time it has happened to me I cannot see anything and often suspected that I was in the Spirit world during this time . I don't have a clue why I would think that unless it was planted in my mind by the enemy .
I actually have a spirit attached to me that attacks me physically and mentally day and night . I am at a point after 2 years of this that I can't take another day of it and am terribly depressed so please everyone pray for me ok . Thanks God Bless John

Jan 28, 2013
Happens to me
by: Anonymous

Man this happened to me when I was locked up in a juvinile institution I was sleeping n dreaming about ghost and my dads house cause of all the story's he's told me so I was deeming then all of a sudden in my dream Im in my cell like my actual cell I see the two metal beds my big metal door with the same little window and then boom I saw a black figure over me and it was holding down my arms and I couldn't move and I was terrorized and I tried screaming but all it was were gasps I air I could hear them even while I was sleeping and it's was wierd and I couldn't move then and while I was looking up a white sparkling sounding and chiming sound thing came out of the cement ceiling and that black figure looked up or something and got off me and disppeared and the white thing come down but went up and disappeared at first I though I was tripping and I was like man was that a demon or what sure there's murderers and evil peoAple and satanists but later I I heard about s/p and was like oh that was probably it but its happened several times even when I was out with the black figure but I think it happens and I start dre aming wierd crap idk was always wondering

Jan 29, 2013
by: Anonymous

I'm only 13 years old And I'm experiencing these things tonight I went to sleep at 3:30 a.m when I was asleep I was awaken by something ! It felt like someone was holding me down I try scream out to my mom but nothing comes out all i could hear is all these cyrins I could see the shadow through the mirror this is not the first time it's happen to me its been happening to me since I was 11 it scares me to death I just want this to stop already I'm scared to go sleep . :(

Jan 30, 2013
Jesus Said Several Times
by: John Walker

Do not be afraid , I am with you . But i understand how you feel . There was a time i was afraid to go home because of the Paranormal Things going on . Then my friend Kathy told me that being afraid is also having a lack of faith in God , So from then on i was never afraid the Spirit knew that and those kind of things stopped . Just be strong in the Lord he has already won the battle .

Feb 03, 2013
by: Anonymous

Just woke up from a dream where i was panicking because of the outcome.... i wish i had not! As i started to come to lighter sleep i heard a noise like water pouring into a bowl of ice cubes, with an echo of sorts. This was in my face as i lay on my front, i woke up and stood and shouted get the hell away from me!!! a thud like a balloon being rubbed with a wet finger then something fell in the next room! I knew a candle had been knocked down, how? Ive had experience of this before, too terrifying to tell, don't want to be reminded. Im still looking for what went on my floor? Oh yeah, i farted massively when i moved, lets hope not huh? I'm freaked out, but i had this crap all my life, not scary when you're wide awake, different when you don't know where you are.

Feb 05, 2013
Attacked after dream of experimenting with satanism
by: Anonymous

(Strange that most sufferers here had their first experiences in their early twenties, anyone noticed that?)
I'm 23 and I'm too scared to sleep after my first experience of being held down and feeling a presence grabbing my face and holding me down. I felt my mouth being prised open.
I was a skeptic but this was too real.
I had been dreaming of experimenting with satanism at it's most basic- praising satan as the dark saint because in some religions he is seen as a necessary evil with a purpose. I made the decision to wake up as I was beginning to feel uncomfortable, then the paralysis came on and I felt cold hands puling at my face and hair, moving down to my mouth. I instantly regretted my dream, believing that it had attracted interest from an evil spirit. I was unable to say a prayer, the words were taken from my mouth and the right side of my mouth was prised open.
I am terrified that if this was an evil spirit that I FAILED TO FIGHT IT OFF and it may be still with me.

Feb 07, 2013
by: Mark

i don't even know if to submit mine!

Feb 08, 2013
Attacked after dream of experimenting with satanism
by: John

If I had to guess I would say this spirit gave you the dream in the first place . if you understand how temptations come then you would know . When ever spirits try to put thoughts or feelings into your mind there is scripture you need to say out loud .
( we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. )
2 Corinthians 10: 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

Have faith and in your mind picture yourself standing strong in the Lord . resist Satan and he will flee from you . The Bible tells us we are what we believe we are . so if I believe I am being attacked by a spirit then I am but if I should happen to think of it as a medical condition , then it is .Don't fall for Satan's lies , don't give him a foot hold to your life . I did and I am attacked all the time so don't make the same mistakes .

Feb 13, 2013
Being Held Down
by: John Walker

God is in Control of everything . Nothing can happen to you without his knowledge or consent .I believe it happens because we have certain Sins that are repetitious . I know this might sound strange but I also think he lets it happen and hope we search for him .
You have experienced this several times now , I have had it happen to me dozens of times in the past two years . I came to realize that it does not really hurt , Yeah it's scary to be sure and what has helped me the most is an online friend who is a Psychologist and a victim of these attacks told me that having fear is also showing a lack of faith & trust in God .so my fear was replaced with anger .
I have not found the answers i need to make it come to an end but it's a good idea to not dwell on it , think about something positive instead and don't ever acknowledge it as a spirit or evil spirit , don't watch Ghost Hunters type TV shows or show any interest in it . I hope that what I say here has helped some of you guys and if anyone should be interested in asking me any questions feel free to message me , John - .

Feb 18, 2013
My Experience continued
by: Anonymous

I should also tell you that my mother told me to rebuke "the spirit" in the name of Jesus Christ. She told me to say "In the name of Jesus Christ, I command you to leave."
That never worked either. Those things, they come when they want and they leave when they dang well want. Don't tell me different. I lived it. Great if Jesus worked for you, but possible it was bored already.
It never worked for me.
The attacks stopped when I was 23. I married the worst mistake of my life. I was bullied as a kid severely. For years and years I was emotionally abused by classmates. Then I married a bully with muscles. He was great before I married him, but changed afterward.
The reason I bring up my marriage to a bully and a cheater is because I think these things stopped attacking me because they found a better way to watch me suffer.
I'm divorced, but still have not been attacked again. And I don't believe in the Bible anymore. I believe there is more when we die. I believe in good and evil. There's just too much wrong in the Bible for me. Too many people have had their grubby hands on it changing things and rewriting to suit their own wants.
So if it's sin that brings this crap on, I'm more sinner now than I ever was as a kid, supposedly. But no attacks. So what about that?

Feb 25, 2013
by: chloe

I've been having trouble sleeping latleY this is the 3rd time that I can remember this happening to me. 10 mins ago again so I've looked online to find some more info.
I txt some one at 1:17 am and after the episode it was only 1:37 am

I'm in my bed with my daughter and I can see my room in darkness all of the sudden I can feel a pressure pushing agaisnt my chest I can't sit up n my throat was getting tighter, I couldn't reach for my baby. I was asking god to help me but it kept getting worse, I tried 2 grab my phone to call for help but still couldn't reach right next to me. I started saying the 'our father' but towards the end I couldn't remember the words. Finally after what seemed like forever I some how got up and put my arm around my child. A few mintues later she made a noise which sounded like she was struggling I begged for what ever it was to leave her alone.

Some thing like this happend a days after I had given birth, were I was laying with her on me after just giving her a night feed and I felt a pressure holding me down but couldn't feel my child on my chest. It felt like she was being pulled down off of me. I couldn't get to her or call my parents for help. When it stopped I got up as if to get her 4m the bottom of the bed when in fact she was still sleeping on my chest.

This experiance is terrifying and makes it 1000000x worse when you have a child there next to you.

May 07, 2013
by: Anonymous

I have Experienced a lot more then being held down and want to connect with others that experience Mental & Physical Attacks by Spirits . Please We can Help Each Other ! John
Yahoo Msg jwesley44 Email

When The Spirit comes along and attacks us , We believe it has a right to and that is the Lie .the bible says we are what we believe we are so imagine yourself standing strong in the Lord . to believe anything else is a lack of Faith and Trust in God and our Lord Jesus Christ . Pray , ask God to forgive you for this lack of Faith and this is the hard part , You have to Change what you believe . Believe God Loves You and would not let this happen to you . Do not Ever Talk to or acknowledge the spirit in any way shape or form . when you suspect it is near Listen to the bible online or play Christian Music Giving Praise and worship to God .

May 24, 2013
My Bible tells me , Do Not Give The Devil A Foothold
by: John Walker

If you Google Do not give the devil a foothold in your life or read everything the bible says about it then you will find the devil can come into your life , You gave him the Ground , Permission to enter because of your sins . After 3 years of being physically attacked by a Spirit to the point of becoming a disabled person and that included being held down or Paralyzed , when I tried to move I felt a great force come against me . Now I have the power to stop this but what it has done to me has always changed or progressed into being very painful physical attacks .

In Ephesians 6: 10-18
we are told to put on the whole armor of God. Your certain salvation is your helmet and your faith in God is your shield. However, the key is in your confidence in Christ to overcome the attempts by the devil to torment you, and this comes through standing upon the Word of God.
sins not mentioned if not put away can grieve the Holy Spirit They sadden or hurt the Spirit of God. Satan wants to get a foothold in our lives thus we ought to repent our sins and not hurt or shame our Lord.

The more you are immersed in the Word of God, the promises in His Word, and realize the power of His Word you will find that Satan will quickly go looking for someone else.

I have a lot more information that I would gladly share if your interested message me

God Bless John

Aug 11, 2013
This was the scariest
by: Anonymous

This is the worst one to date. I have tried to type this 5 times and it keeps disappearing but I will get this story out. My mother is visiting me from Florida. I gave up my room and bought a sturdy airbed and slept downstairs for the past week, always with the lights on. Last night, I felt the urge to turn out the lights and did so. About 2:30, I felt the presence get on the air mattress to my left as I was lying on my side. It engulfed me and I did the usual noise I make to get it to stop but realized, no one can hear me because I'm downstairs. I decided for the first time in my life to not fight it, but be still and hope it just goes away. It didn't and I began to try fighting it off again. It was at that moment, the presence said shhhhhhhhhhhh, as if to tell me to be quiet and let out the creepiest laugh in my ear. Of all the times this has happened to me, it has never spoken, nor have I heard anything. I was awake, but unable to move. Shortly thereafter, it released me and I went upstairs to find my mother in prayer on her knees by the chair in my room. I asked her had she heard me and she said no. I told her reservedly what had happened. The next morning, my mother, daughter and I all went downstairs to find the airbed was moved. It's not easy to move it. It was moved as if there had been a struggle. I went in the kitchen and my mother came in to tell me which Bible verse to read. At that very moment, the light in my kitchen began to vibrate. That has never happened. I had my home built 9 years ago. No tragedies have ever occurred here. My mom continued telling me about the precise verse in Psalms and it stopped. I burned Sage and incense while reciting the 27th Psalm and pray throughout the day as always. The last time this happened, I warned my daughter that if she ever heard me struggling in my sleep, to please shake me. Last year, my last episode, my nine year old daughter was in my bed watching television as I drifted off. She was on my right side, the presence came on my left as usual. I felt it brush my left foot when the paralysis began. I began making the noise I normally make and my daughter immediately began shaking me and it let me go. She didn't see anything, but I felt something as usual. I don't really accept sleep paralysis because some of the issue occur while I'm awake. I'm afraid.

Aug 25, 2013
in spirit
by: truth

some worry they are losing their minds, others blame demons, or ghosts, and others know the truth. i.e that these are spirits. either they are projecting these things on to you, or they are really doing these things to you. whichever it is, you need to find out and act accordingly. these could be the spirits of those whose physical bodies are either alive or dead. if alive, the physical being may not even be aware of what their spirit is doing unchecked. another thing you must consider is that it might be happening with the consent of your own spirit, acting on your own unconcious thoughts and desires. or your spirit may have hooked up with another, and your whole being is being taken advantage of a lying and deceitful spirit. whatever is going on, i think we will all agree that you need to get a handle on it, and deal with it.

Oct 18, 2013
by: Ricky

It was 24/10/13 around 2.30 in Essex, UK. I am a 27 year old male.

I heard something scratching my bed sheet from my feet, slowly making its way towards me. I keep lovebirds and thought one had escaped and was walking on my bed. BUT as i began to
gain full consciousness from my sleep, the one scratchy noise turned into 3 or 4 (Can't remember how many, but definitely more than two). The sounds were making there way towards my head, but from different directions. They where slow and constant, but not heavy enough to make the whole bed move.

To begin with, I was puzzled rather than scared. I was laying on my front, looking towards my left shoulder. As the noises got closer to my face, i decided to raise my head. BUT I COULDN'T. I panicked and sharply moved my arms to my side to push myself up. I then felt a strong force/pressure (Not like hands) across my shoulders, neck and head.

I tried to say something, but i was scared and nothing came out. All i could do is increase my breathing rate. I was held for around 20 seconds. As i rose to my feet, i felt a strange cold sensation, but only around my bed. I was along in my house and couldn't sleep without my light on (I know, sad for a 27 year old man!)

Since that day i have had terrible bad luck. My long-term girlfriend left me three day after our 10th anniversary (Completely out of the blue), I had bad news regarding my health issues, I was demoted at work, coming close to losing my job and lost out on a big business deal (Separate from my 9-5 job). As well as a several minor bad-luck incidence (i.e Car breaking down in the worst place). All in the space of 3 WEEKS!!!!!

I need to know if these are related and if so... WHAT THE HELL VISITED ME THAT EVENING!!!!!

Any information or guidance would be greatly appreciated...?

Oct 18, 2013
I can help you Ricky
by: John Walker

I am sorry to tell you Ricky but that was a demon , Evil Spirit , one or the other . There are so many different things that they can do . I had a Demon attach itself to me in 2006 - 2007 but it was 2010 that the spirit made itself known to me by many Paranormal things happening in my home . Since then I have endured many Physical attacks .
I would be glad to help you Ricky . Contact me John . @ . I used to be ignorant of God's word not any more . God Bless

Nov 01, 2013
Held down by What?
by: TheresaH

I had the experience of being held down years ago in my 20's. It felt evil but nothing specific. 20 years later one morning my husband left early. I decided to sleep in. Sleeping on my side facing the wall, I felt the bed sag and felt my husband "spoon" me also feeling that he was "happy to see me". Half asleep I realized my husband had left and almost joking to myself thought I should check to see if it was him. I opened one eye and peeked over my shoulder. Nothing was there and the pressure was gone. I assumed I had been dreaming and closed my eyes to sleep. As soon as they were closed the "pressure" returned. I went to leap out of bed but could not move. There was no pain but I was mad and scared, struggling. I calmed myself, prayed to gather strength and fought. I heard my front door open and close & later learned my hubby returned for something. After a few minutes I was able to break free. I know some people have sleep paralysis and think it paranormal. Sometimes it is paranormal. I am a strong Christian and use the power of Jesus. I also think 90% of the time its not paranormal. Rule out everything else first. Stay healthy. Exercise and eat right. You'll sleep better.

Dec 05, 2013
scary episode
by: John Walker

I have had it happen to me more times then I can count . Contact me , I can help you understand , How to deal with it . God Bless John

Jan 29, 2014
held down
by: M Kubit

Over the past year I've had many incidents of being pinned down while just falling asleep ;at first it was really freaky and only really seemed to occur in the early morning hours accompanied by a high pitched unearthly sound but after I while I've grown accustomed to the cowardly presence. My earliest technique was to pray and beg but it didn't seem to go to far, I than started keeping my rosary next to my bed and would grab it with all my might every time the attacks occur. Eventually I just started wearing my rosary at all times and I slept peacefully for a few months until a few weeks ago when the phenomenon began to resurface ; the past few times I've just began taunting whatever it is and trying to force it to present itself but I'm yet to see whatever it is yet.

Feb 13, 2014
Dont be afarid God is with you always
by: Anonymous

God has given me a vision, about Heaven and hell. I just want you all to know Jesus died on the cross for all of our sins. From fear, lust, hurt, pain, and we wouldnt have to go to hell. You see Jesus loves us so much that he had saved the world. Well as i dozed off . I remeber i was in stuck in this black cell it was really drake smelly all i heard was so many people yelling for help. They were all pulling on me crying please help me and calling on Jesus to help them all escape this torment bad place in hell. I noticed where, i was and they where ready to get thrown in the lake of fire. So i heard a soft voice it was Jesus saying "Fear not my child for i'am with you dont be afarid. But i was still afarid because i thought i had died and Jesus had sent me there because i probably commited a sin for not repenting daily as i should or unforgiveness in my heart. Secondly, evil voice came upon it was satan saying" You BELONG TO ME JESUS IS NOT WITH YOU! but i followed Jesus, voice by believing he was with me. After i remeber Jesus had taken me away from that torment evil place. As i stood up i was Heaven where the saints where singing out to Jesus, and i saw them in white robes some had white big wings like i never saw before and everyone had gold beautfuil crowns bowing down to Jesus. There voiceses where so soft as the ocean like i never heard in my life before. As i looked i saw King Jesus standing looking around with his Golden crown smileing . I had bowed down to my father because he had written me in the book of life. Im not going to lye but i thought i was on my way to hell. Jesus has gave me message to tell the world that Heavn and hell are real. But who ever once believing in him shall have ever lasting life. Im here to tell you i had been torment with evil dreams from satan because he knows i'am a child of the king. And he will try his best to torment you because you are Gods child. And if you say: I dont know the lord as my savior and i want to accept him in my life. Just say this prayer with me: Say this prayer: Lord Jesus i repent to you as my sins. Father i for give those who had hurted me through the past or now; thank you for dying on the cross for me because you cared so much for me. i'am with you always becsuse you are my child. Also he says to repent daily it is written in the bible. Have a blessed Say this prayer: Lord Jesus i repent to you as my sins. Father i for give those who had hurted me through the past or now thank you for dying on the cross for me because you cared so much for me. Lord i accept you as my lord in savior and help me to love myself and others. Help me

Mar 02, 2014
Therapist that cast readings , Cast Spells for wifes return ?
by: John Walker

Your spiritual worker is a Psychic
How much did you pay for all that ? More then you know because you have angered God !

What God has to say about those who contact Mediums and Psychic's

Leviticus 20:6
“If a person turns to mediums and necromancers, whoring after them, I will set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.
Leviticus 19:31
“Do not turn to mediums or necromancers; do not seek them out, and so make yourselves unclean by them: I am the Lord your God.
Isaiah 8:19
And when they say to you, “Inquire of the mediums and the necromancers who chirp and mutter,” should not a people inquire of their God? Should they inquire of the dead on behalf of the living?
Deuteronomy 18:9-12
“When you come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations. There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer or a charmer or a medium or a necromancer or one who inquires of the dead, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord. And because of these abominations the Lord your God is driving them out before you.
Revelation 21:8
But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

Leviticus 20:27
“A man or a woman who is a medium or a necromancer shall surely be put to death. They shall be stoned with stones; their blood shall be upon them.”
Exodus 22:18
“You shall not permit a sorceress to live.
Deuteronomy 18:10-12
There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer or a charmer or a medium or a necromancer or one who inquires of the dead, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord. And because of these abominations the Lord your God is driving them out before you.
2 Kings 21:6
And he burned his son as an offering and used fortune-telling and omens and dealt with mediums and with necromancers. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger.
Isaiah 47:13
You are wearied with your many counsels; let them stand forth and save you, those who divide the heavens, who gaze at the stars, who at the new moons make known what shall come upon you.

Mar 03, 2014
shadow person held me down and ive seen it my whole lufe
by: brett w

Hi well just saw a shadow person it really has me shookin up ive been hsunted my whloe life ive never came out with it cuz i felt like i couldnt tell no one out loud .it started when i was 4 years old off in on i grew aware of it . Its the same one i believe not tall tho . Bout 5,10 or so lil shorter than me i believe in it, does this make it easy for it to get to me?? Im never thinking ofit tho when it happens like its reminding me its still with me or can get to me ,, why me and ive been held down many times id wake up in a bad panic try to set up and omg its over me go me held there paralized idk from fear or what but it really never got to me so bad till now i thoufht it was over but was i wrong. Whats it mean anyone . Im 26 no kid and a man , and i know its real,too real i woke up at 3:27 am walked in kitchen thought it was someone who i live with untill i realized i just got out bed she was in bed still so i froze and when to swing but couldnt move

Mar 04, 2014
They are Evil Spirits , Demons
by: John Walker

Contact me , I can help you .

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Mar 05, 2014
Sleep Technician
by: Anonymous

Hey ppl in the world.

There is no secret cure, in a special secret place, hidden in the all the wisdom of the world.

You're not going crazy.

You have to find your faith in the Lord Jesus and just call out his name in faith and im TELLING YOU it will disappear in an instant.

This has happened to me often in one period of my life, and He is the only one with the power to remove it.

I had the presence in the room, the heavy breathing, the pinned down feeling, the cant wake up out of it feeling.
I even thought i could somehow call my dad to show someone that it was real, and the damn thing mocked me by saying 'im here'.

Im a sleep scientist, i've worked in hospitals for many years, working with ppl with various sleep disorders.

Jesus is the answer and if you don't like that answer, im sorry! but if you truely believe and call on him, its the only thing to work.

Peace out!

Mar 05, 2014
Sleep Technician is 100 % Right
by: John Walker

Only the Lord Jesus can help us .
Sleep Tech , How did you over come it ?
Please let me know , I have a Spirit Physically attacking me day and night for 3 years I know of. But it was 2007 when I moved into a haunted house .
Jesus came and gave me the power to over come the worst attack.

Mar 20, 2014
Jehovah Stopped the Attack
by: Anonymous

You could not be more wrong . Have you not read some of the others . Something silly like an alien's story has nothing to do with it . it is all SPIRITUAL !

Mar 23, 2014
There is Salvation in no other name but the name of Jesus Christ
by: Barbara

Reading these many comments says there is a common enemy. I have been visited in the night time also. But I have learned of Jesus Christ in the Bible, who came to destroy the works of the devil. I John 3:8. There are two spirits, named Incubus and Succubus. They want to produce orgasms of pleasure for you to accept them, and then they start their harsh and cruel works upon you. The forceful ones would be spirits of control and terror: monsters of the night that children see. The Bible says to submit to God and the devil will flee from you. And, that all who call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. We must know God, our Creator and Redeemer, because we cannot fight the devil on our own. There are two kingdoms, and we must know which one we are living in. It is one or the other. The spirit realm is very real, as you have discovered. The only way to fight is to be in the kingdom of light, knowing the Father and the Son, Jesus Christ. When you abide in His Word, He gives you power over all the enemy, and he shall not hurt you. God's Word is the sword with kingly authority.
In the book of Hosea, God tells us that for lack of knowledge we perish. It is the intelligent people who think they know everything that cannot see. But the meek who seek knowledge of God will see, and know exactly what to do. They will live, and live with abundant life. John 10:10.
You can try to explain things with science and psychology, but where is the solution? Besides, God made science, and the mind. What voice do you now listen to? These evil things are not you, but they want to have you. You know why? Because God loves you so much, you are His treasure. Satan hates God with a passion and so, goes after you, God's treasured children.
We are in a spiritual battle, whether we like it or not. Let's choose life and not die. Study God's word to be free, and then know how to help others. This is the only solution. But praise God for it. Jesus died for you to be free. If there are any sexual sins in your past, repent. If there has been assault against you, forgive them, which is putting them in God's hands.
Be Blessed.

Apr 03, 2014
Is a demon a spirit?
by: Barbara

Drew: To answer your question, If I may, a demon is a spirit. To be free from anything in the kingdom of darkness, we must be in the kingdom of light. In other words, you must know God. You must know His Son, Jesus Christ, as Savior and Lord of your life. Scripture says Submit to God, and the devil will flee. Tell him to leave in the name of Jesus Christ !

Apr 21, 2014
Yes Drew it was a Demon
by: John Walker

I lost count of the many times it has happened to me . I have Demons attached to me since 2007 .
if you want the attacks to stop make sure your Sis has been Baptized . That she surrenders herself to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ .
I have made a lot of mistakes in my ignorance of Gods word . I decided above all else I wanted to go to Heaven . But i could not give up my life style and stop sinning . it was the sins of the flesh that gave the Devil a foot hold in my life .
Please don't make the same mistakes I did . Have self Control make Jesus your Lord call on him he is waiting for you . God Bless

Jun 11, 2014
by: Anonymous

This sort of thing has happened to me off and on throughout my life. It started when I got serious with my walk with God. These types of pathetic attacks by demons can also occur when a breakthrough in your life is about to occur.
This spiritual attack happened to me last night again. It has been a long while since I've experienced this type of thing. I couldn't move and it felt like my neck and head was being pressed down. I couldn't even speak. At first I was startled, but then as I repeatedly thought about the name of Jesus; I was able to say force the name of Jesus out of my mouth. It was as if a sense of boldness came over me and the demonic spirit left immediately. The whole episode lasted for about 25 seconds. With that said, I know the authority I have in Jesus Christ and I used it. When I was fully awake, I spoke the word of God (scripture from the bible). For example, "No weapon formed against me shall prosper".
Just remember you don't EVER have to fear that evil presence or loose sleep about it. God has given us authority over them.
The below scripture is also good to SPEAK OUT LOUD when you are fully awake and may feel a bit shaken up.

~Psalms 23:1-6~

The LORD is my Shepherd, I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul.
He guides me in paths of righteousness for His name's sake.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life,
And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

For the skeptics out there, please understand that there is a spirit realm where the supernatural takes place. It's very real and you do not have to be afraid of it in Jesus. If you are a non-Christian, you see what happens just by saying the name of Jesus....the evil flees.

There is power in his name. So, you can imagine how much more power you have access to with a personal relationship with God through his son Jesus. I honestly don't want to sound preachy, but I've experienced these things first hand.

If you wish to become a Christian and don't really know what to say, all you need to say out loud with a sincere heart is the following: "God I acknowledge that I am a sinner. I believe in you and I believe that your son Jesus died for my sins. I renounce all evil in my life and I accept your son Jesus as my lord and savior. Amen."

Jun 22, 2014
by: Anonymous

I honestly believe and know that it's a demonic force. There's actually a movie called "entity" where this demon rapes this woman multiple times while she tries to sleep.
But, anyway, that's a movie, and in real life I know a few people who have experienced this. I'm not sure if any of you are spiritual, or believe in God. But, my cousin said that when this happened to her, she began to pray in her head and the entities that were holding her down vanished.
My father also told me that demons are scared of Jesus/God. So if you say "In the name of Jesus, Leave!" And, you say it with complete faith and conviction, they will flee. The bible states that the demons flew at the sound of JESUS' name.
My cousin did say, however, that she was unable to speak. She was only able to say "in the name of" and then felt like her mouth was being blocked by hands. Creepy. Prayer. Prayer and good faith works.

Jun 24, 2014
Being Held Answer/ and a Answer
by: Xavier Bridges June 23,2014

it was close to after 9:30 I was laying down in my watching a show I started dozing but I was trying to stay awake (I'm 15) before I dozed I saw this black cloud hovering on the right side of my bed and then once I saw it I on the side of my eyes I could se black stuff in the middle I could see my room I tried to break out of it but something told to call on Jesus so I instantly remembered my Lord and savior so I said " Jesus save me " then I started hearing this weird sound like this " ohh err " and then it left so instantly got ran downstairs knocked on my moms door and asked her for the blessing oil she even told me that this is a demonic attack and it even happen to her but believe me this happen to me at my grandpa house in the morning time I use to lay on his before I go to school I use to get attack by these things I use to fight them and break out of it called on Jesus one time in one of those situations.

Answer: Have you ever got held down while sleeping and you couldn't move or you seen hands with long nails and boney weird looking type of fingers well here's what I did to stop this demonic attacks and there's only one answer call on Jesus name he will save you from burning in hell I read some peoples commit I seen a few with people saying call me on well do spell on you something don't listen to that just don't go to the closet church and ask a deacon minister pastor that you trust and a them to pray for what ever it is cause Jesus will save you just letting

I hope this helps you and your friend and Family

Jun 28, 2014
ITs no Paralysis, this is real
by: oliver, Kenya

well for me it is my second time its happening, the 1st time it happened was like 2 weeks ago i was sleeping with my girlfrend, i woke up the next morning and told my girlfrend that i dreamt God came with a flashdisk and inserted it over my head but dint want me to see Him, well this time round I am for sur that it wasnt a dream and most of all it wasnt God, it was around 2.30am the lights were out due to a power outtage n we had gone to sleep quite early arnd 8pm, i lay on my tummy and we had a candle burning atleast to give out some light, but at that time I felt somthing in the opposite direction where I was facinng and where my girlfrend laid, she was sound asleep i tried turning my head bt realized no part of my body could move except for my eyes, bt at that instance i know i felt my finger move and thats when i felt the figure move across the bed and to my head as if to confirm if i was awake, and i starteted yelling in my head "YESU" several times YESU in swahili means Jesus, and then the figure jolted through the door or window i suppose, and its when that I could speak again and called my girlfrends name and she woke, the next thing I heard is a scream from someone in the neighbourhood, the voice was hoarse as if he or she was going through the same but was strong enough to let out a scream or perhaps a cry...
for what I know atleast we need answers here for now JEsus is the answer, and it seems to work at that instance bt anyone who has a better solution, perhaps longlasting lets share out . Peace n God b upon us... AMEN

Jul 03, 2014
forced down
by: Anonymous

It started april 22 2014 where i was at a friends house and for the first time ever i asked to pray. I came from blackness into a complete delusional state where i was about to be dragged down stairs and i felt the most evil thing approach me. I had bruises and tie marks on my arms. Since that day ive been waking up and not being able to move still not a believer of god until last night july 2 2014. It happened twice after i broke lose from being held down. I felt something grab my head and i yelled babe and it replied im here but it wasnt her. I couldnt move then i felt another entity creep upon me and a hairy arm move up my arm towards my neck and a leg on my leg.i felt as if i were going to be raped. I couldnt move until i felt so terrified i forced myself up and ran to my gf. Soon after i fell asleep again and this time i felt my bed shake and i opened my eyes to dsrk figures moving i then terrified forced myself out of sleep paralysis and i heard whispers and grumbles leave and saw a dark shadow leave out tge room into my lving room where the lights were on and i once again ran to my gf. But before this everynight i felt something watching me and lerking in tge hallway in which i stare at in fear. When it happens again i will now pray to my savior jesus and i hope it will be gone for good.

Jul 15, 2014
My step brother had same thing!!!
by: Anonymous

It is a demon. My step brother had the same thing. My dad and I prayed over my step brother because of this issue and went away. It started when he was involved with gayism with another man. He believed this demon followed him home from his friends home. Please get SAVED AND watch christian television everyday and read your Bible. Kenneth Copeland is a good one. You can download his daily and missed episodes at

Jul 19, 2014
to B3n from 2012
by: Rebecca

As a child I also banged my head on my pillow. I thought it was part of being OCD cause I would count how many times I banged on each side. One, two, three, four, five...then I would turn to the other side and do the same. Somehow it helped me sleep. Wow...I'm not alone.

Jul 26, 2014
Nightmares and someone else there
by: James C.

So I've been having some weird nightmares lately. Wàking up and seeing some sitting at the end of bed and scaring me pretty good until my eyes adjust and nothing is there. Well last night it felt as something grab my hand in my dream and was pulling me away from my wife and I would never turn to look at it bc I felt if I did well I didn't want to know. I wàke up and my hand felt like some have been squeezing the hell out of it. Last week my wife thinks something is watching her like an earry feeling. I told her no way stop it and I'm freaking out but for week every time I try to go to sleep I hear something whispering from a distance and it freaks me out. What can I do?!

Jul 26, 2014
by: Rebecca

First and foremost get you house blessed by a priest. No matter your religion there is a priest or preacher or minister that can do that for you. When your home is blessed these good or bad spirits can still pass through but cannot harm you. You must have read my previous posts if you just posted. I have been researching demons and angels and since my father and my brother are priests I have several books on the matter. Plus google is pretty good at skipping to the point obviously that's how I found this website. My husband is still having nightmares and his grandfather died this past week so he is in a sad place since we couldn't afford to get to Alabama for the funeral. There are reasons that these beings come into our homes...I looked it up in one of my dad's old book...when a person is weak from depression, addiction, and any kind of worship of false gods, idols, or Ouija boards. Ouija boards are the worst of all. You have to read the other posts and say in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost (the Holy Trinity) be GONE! But you have to really mean it and believe in it honestly as you say it.

Jul 30, 2014
Hello haylee
by: John Walker

I have been dealing with these Boogieman / Monsters for 7 years but it was 2010 almost 4 yrs that is when this Demon made itself known to me I was paralyzed and had difficulty breathing for a minute but seamed like a lot longer ., any ways contact me here . I can answer a lot of your questions and i have questions for you .
God Bless

Aug 03, 2014
by: Chrissy

This is NOT sleep paralysis, they're evil spirits that are trying to get into the souls of the living. When it happens say "in the name of Jesus protect me st Michael archangel" and they will run. Pray psalm 91, 27 and 51 before bed. Wear a rosary and sleep with a cross in your hand. Also put bulbs of garlic around your bed. I also take an eyebrow pencil and put the sign of the cross on my forehead before bed and under my feet. That keeps them away. They get into the souls of some people, that's why people in the crazy house say they hear voices, those voices are evil spirits that got inside their bodies.

Aug 04, 2014
Right You Are . They are demons .
by: John Walker

it started with paranormal events in my home . Now I have one of these Demons attached to me . I don't have the time to explain , i have doctors appts . what happens is , if you belong to Christ and constantly live in sin then that opens the door for them to come in and attack . if you would like to know more contact me . John

Aug 15, 2014
Your story is no different then the others
by: John Walker

You are being troubled by Evil Spirits / Demons , Take your Pick . Are you saved ? Do you continue to live your life your way ? are there any sins that you cant let go of ? Living in sin is the most common reason . John 5:14
Later Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, “See, you are well again. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you.” God Bless

Aug 17, 2014
Spiritual retaliation
by: Danni

I, too, have suffered these attacks for years. So has many of my family. I am not christian, I am Nordic. I have been practicing spell work for years (Years after this started). I find that no matter what faith you have, putting your energy into protecting yourself ,rather in the name of Jesus or Odin or Buddah, It helps. I don't believe these attacks are nessisarily the devil. Just negative energy allowed to fester on this earth because they couldn't move on. They still will harm you and possibly the ones you love. I'd suggest no matter how you do it or if you just focus on Tom Hanks protecting you. The positive energy you put forth will put what ever this is far away from you. You may also want to look up sheilding. Blessed Be.

Aug 27, 2014
Call on Jesus
by: Anonymous

Call on the name of Jesus and command satin to leave you alone in the name of Jesus.

Sep 05, 2014
This Happens To Me alot
by: John Walker

2007 i moved into a haunted house , Yeah I didn't believe in such things either . I quickly became a disabled person . I don't usually keep anger and unforgiveness in my heart long but i was robbed by family again a new ipod classic so i was angry for 6 months that is when i started having paranormal things happen in my home then the physical attacks started . Well come to find out I had an Demon , Evil Spirit what ever it is it has attached itself to me and then being held down , paralyzed has happened so many times over the years that i lost count . it was 2010 when the spirit made itself known to me and I have learned an awful lot since . Like this is happening because of the fleshly sins . i have done and said everything i know of after i had stopped living in sin . I have cried to God countless times for deliverance . Scripture is clear that we have already been "delivered from the power of darkness, and translated into the Kingdom of the Son of God's love" (Colossians 1:13). The truth is that there is no power in all creation that can withstand the authority you have as a born-again believer.
Because this is true, the enemy has no authority or power over you. Jesus said, "I give you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the devil and nothing shall by any means hurt you." The answer then, is not to concentrate on the power of Satan, but to concentrate on the power of Jesus Christ available to you ! john walker

Sep 05, 2014
sleep sideway
by: Anonymous

I have been wxperiencing the same fir the past few years. It happens once in a while. I cant find a pattern relared to the location in which Im sleeping at that moment but one thing that has been always the case is that it always happened when i was sleeping upwards (face up). whenever Im sllepung on my side it never occurs to me.
I even remember one night the person attacked me in many episodes during the same night atleast 3 times but was gone as soon as i positioned myself sideway. hope thos helps.

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Sep 29, 2014
Don't Be Afraid
by: John Walker

That is what Jesus Said five or six times . Do Not Be Afraid . Having Fear is also like having a lack of trust in God . When this happens to you again Call on Jesus to help you ! after 2 years of suffering these kinds of attacks the worst one this spirit was squeezing my whole body so tight it was painful . it had crossed the line and hurt me more then was allowed and when I called on Jesus he was there instantly He gave me the power to overcome this attack . in my mind i could see my hands pulling the spirits hands off of me even tho my body was paralyzed . Jesus is standing near to you just waiting for you to ask of him .
In my case i know i have a Demon attached to me and is the cause of many of my pain and health problems . This is all new to me so i am not saying everyone that suffers from this sleep paralysis has a Demon attached to them . it's when they make themselves known to you is when you know your in trouble . The Reason this happens , When we belong to God and knowingly live in unconfessed sin opens the door for them to come in and attack . Questions ? John Walker

Oct 24, 2014
Paralyzed and can't scream sometimes!
by: Anonymous

Just happened to me, it's happened numerous times, can't yell, paralysed, and I feel my bed sheets move as something is there before it gets me in a hold. I'm a Lebanese Christian, and it's normal there as they think it's a demon that they call I believe "iblees". I'm to a point that I make faith my strength to not fear it and in a way I talk crap to it in my head! And with prayer saying "lord Jesus Christ, get this thing off me, my faith in you leaves me no fear with this object, I ask you get it off me and after a minute it let's go, and now when it happens I get up and turn on the light, and watch tv and go back to sleep, sometimes it does come back the same night! Last night it happened around 5:30 am. Have faith and this thing ain't nothing!

Oct 25, 2014
John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy
by: John Walker

John 10:10
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
These Demons find those of us that are vulnerable and attach themselves to us . They gain a lot more power over us then you can imagine , Just ask me and I will tell you the truth .
I think the devil may be using all this to condemn you. He attacks you, and then condemns you over the attack! Don't believe the Devils lies ! if you are not saved then i suggest you get saved as soon as possible before it gets it's hooks deep in you . Once you are saved Do not give the devil a foot hold in your life . in other words do not sin against God then not confess or repent of those sins because this also will allow a Demon to attach itself to you like it did me . This is real people and if you don't take it seriously then this Evil Spirit just might take your life Wake up to that every day !
God Bless John

Oct 27, 2014
Jesus Help!
by: Brandon

This has happened to me a couple of times. I call out to Jesus Christ in my head when that evil spirit torments me. It leaves and when I wake up from my sleep I say out loud leave in Jesus' name. Then I start thanking Jesus that it left. Believe in Jesus because only He can drive those evil spirits out. It strengthens my faith in Him that much more.

Nov 10, 2014
Tell me whats happening
by: Maryanne

This has happened to me...2 years apart. First i was in an old hotel room with my husband. I became aware that I couldn't move, tied down or just paralysed. then I became aware of a voice calling, distorted but coming form the foot of the bed. I was terrified and was screaming in my head for my husband to wake up..I was desperate i managed to move my left hand slightly and started tap ping him all the time aware of whatever entering me. Suddenly i woke up gasping and felt the "Chid" on the opposite side of my bed then it was like it left through the old hotel door simultaneously the voice i could hear calling "Mummy, mummy, mummy" then faded and was gone. My husband jumped up and said "WTF" Can you imagine his face when I told him.
The second time was similar but at our home. I started to rouse out of my sleep then realised I was 'pinned down' couldn't move and I felt fingers on my forehead holding my head down on the bed (like someone standing over the end of the bend with both hands holding my head down by their fingers. I had the feeling of huge trepidation and a heaviness on top of me. Same again I was scared shitless and could only move my left hand again but couldn't make contact with my husband and out of sheer fear and will I sat upright and pushed 'whatever it was' off me screaming out "Get off me!!! I was felt like i was about to be violated...sweating and adrenalin pumped from fear...

Nov 10, 2014
There is another reason
by: John Walker

I have no doubt what I experience is caused by an Evil Spirit . it is here now making noise as i write this . If you are not saved , have a relationship with Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior then you are open game to these spirits . When you are saved , knowing that the Holy Spirit has entered you then you are protected . That is unless you continue to sin against God . The sins of the flesh , anger and unforgiveness with , in my opinion unforgiveness being the worst since our Lord and God was tortured to death so our sins would be forgiven . Seek God and see if your problems go away . Now i am very sick . 1982 the hospital gave me hepatitis C with a blood transfusion . That has evolved into advanced Cirrhosis of the liver and now Hepatic encephalopathy . One of the symptoms is Sleep Paralysis . Many if not all of the other symptoms are the very same things that i have blamed on the spirit attacks against me . So now i cant help but think that the spirit uses my body against me . Then again it is only my opinion . Their are so many questions that might not be answered . Thank God i found this non-denominational Charismatic church that teach's spiritual warfare . Take my advice and find one in your neighborhood . all the other church's will call you crazy . John . Questions ? write me

Dec 12, 2014
by: Anonymous

I am not happy to see that a couple of my posts have been erased. My daughter told me this morning she never wants to go to sleep again because she had a dream of Malichi again. But because a couple of my earlier posts were erased ya'll won't know what I am speaking of. This John Walker is dominating this website or perhaps it is his creation. I am just upset cause I tried to give advice to a couple of people and discuss the fact that my daughter has become the new target as I have conquered this demon. Those messages have been why are we all looking for help from others with the same issues to find out that our messages are being erased...has anyone else had this happen?

Dec 12, 2014
Even more scared now..
by: Anonymous

For the first time I could physically fell the arms holding me down. I bit the finger I felt in my mouth and as soon as I did I was able to move and I bit its arm. But then as if I was in a dream nothing was happening I was freaking out. I looked it up online and came here I typed in almost all the experience before I had to get out of the truck to work.. When I came back to finish, everything was deleted. I'm even more terrified now

Dec 14, 2014
God is greater than our circumstances
by: John Walker

Rebecca . I can assure you i am not affiliated with this Web Site in any way except i share the same type experiences as everyone else . Let me encourage you to use the contact us at the bottom of this page and ask if your posts have been censored . I have in the past and Kevin was very helpful in answering my questions . As for dominating this website , I hardly think so . I only post a message every few months with a total I'm guessing less then 10 times . It has been my desire to point out the evil that can over take men and women and to assure everyone Jesus does love all of us enough to suffer terribly and die . Have faith in him and in God's time answers and freedom will come to those that wait on the Lord .
the enemy usually gives the most attention to those they perceive as a threat to their work. Christians who want to walk with God represent more of a problem to demons than a Christian who is not walking with God. Sometimes attacks are an affirmation that we are doing something right, not wrong.
In 2 Cor. 12 Paul indicated that he was suffering attacks from Satan that were unrelenting. He certainly was not a person who was refusing to walk with God. I suspect he was bothered because he was walking with God and the enemy did not like it. Paul understood 1 Cor. 10:13. God is greater than our circumstances, and He will give us a righteous way to overcome issues. But it is on His time table, not ours.

Dec 27, 2014
JESUS wins every battle everytime
by: Anonymous

First time this happened to me, my sister and I were sent a gift of an outfit each from an aunt. My mum said she's a witch so we shouldn't wear the gifts. I thought she was being paranoid so I tried it on. It was too big and had a tiny rip at the shoulder, but I kept it cos it was soooo pretty. That night, a dark evil presence came from the direction of the outfit and pinned me down in bed. It was scary cos I couldn't move or speak - until I managed to say "Jesus" and it left... My sister's dress was ugly and tatty and she got attacked by voices and demons as soon as she tried her's on and she kept it on till she ended up in a mental hospital that night.
We ended up burning the outfits as my mum suggested and prayed over them - scary big black smoke went up from my sister's, very weird as we prayed against any effects of wearing it and said any attacks should go back to sender in Jesus name.
We attended a very prayerful Church (in a different City) and had a series of amazing deliverance sessions in which the witch aunty confessed her evils and was warned to leave us alone, but it's an ongoing battle. Only a life of constant prayer, closeness to God and not giving a sinful foothold/ legal ground to the devil that can help you in my experience cos we had already given our lives to Christ and I'd been baptised years before.

I became much more prayerful, so a friend of mine confided in me that suffered from being held down by a "spirit husband" as they call it in Nigeria. It usually felt like an evil male presence was physically there and was going to rape her. She was really scared cos it happened no matter what country, house or flat she was in and regularly, especially when she had committed any sexual sin, but she'd been celibate for years like me. So I went to pray over her and bless her flat with my then-boyfriend. I could feel the evil spirit's tangible presence as we prayed in Jesus name. My friend said she felt peace after our prayers and saw a vision of angels over her bed, where the attack usually took place at night.
Thing is though, I just knew it had followed me home, but it has no legal right to do so. That night, as it sat on my back to terrorise me, I called on the name of Jesus and the really tall angels of God immediately came and got it off and very easily carried it out of my room. It was just a chubby ugly little grey dwarfish creature, though it had felt heavy and had appreared bigger at her flat. It got shown the door really quickly and I got a vision that out of our bellies shall flow rivers of living waters, representing the Holy Spirit.

About 2 years later, I gave a foothold to the devil by holding unforgiveness in my heart against that ex-boyfriend when he got with a very close friend of mine and married her within a few months after our courtship ended. I got seriously depressed overtthe betrayal, wasn't really eating or sleeping well. I was praying all the time but bit too frantically and had kinda lost my peace - in fact I was broken. It was then I experienced the worst demonic attacks ever and almost lost my mind, but I actively worked hard to forgive him. We prayed as a family along with several Pastors from different Churches and I got fully healed / recovered and delivered.

Now I know God gives all His commands for our own good and that we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities and powers... Great news is that God through Jesus has overcome them all!
Last night though, I realised I'd not read my Bible for over a week and was feeling tempted to think impure thoughts about a friend of mine, which I tried to take control of. Anyways I woke up about 6am and got up, went to the loo and came back to bed. I was awake and lay back down then felt as if something like a big dark bird seemed to fly from towards the Window and landed heavy on my right shoulder. I could look around by couldn't get up. It really hurt like deep in my skin but I was clan not scared. I just started saying Jesus repeatedly under my breath, which made it start melting until I could say Jesus out loud and then I could get up. I found this site and wanna Thank everyone who has shared their experiences cos it helps to understand better all that's going on. We have to stay prayerful and have faith in God to always keep us no matter what / who tries to come against us. My God is faithful and makes me bold as a lion. Seriously have no fear cos it's already been conquered, I know no weapon formed against me can prosper. I've asked the Holy Spirit to help me keep a pure and Holy mindset and lifestyle cos I know that's what opened the door which I have now closed in Jesus name. Some people would like you to believe it's all in your mind,but give your life to Christ, walk in obedience to His teachings in the Word of God, have a good Church to fellowship and pray with and may God bless and deliver us from all these things in Jesus name! Amen

Jan 19, 2015
I Felt A Presence Before It Happened
by: Anonymous

I felt something coming towards my bed before it happened. I just woke up after having the feeling of someone holding down my arm. I could barely speak but managed to make the sign of the cross and say a prayer. It started while I was listening to a relaxing song on you tube and drifting off to sleep. This happened to me a month ago twice in one night. Usually I can feel whatever it is holding me down. Last month, I held it by its hair. Tonight, I was able to feel its face and fingers. It is a horrible experience. I may not go back to sleep tonight. Right now the arm that was held down still tingles.

Jan 19, 2015
I Felt A Presence Before It Happened
by: Anonymous

I felt something coming towards my bed before it happened. I just woke up after having the feeling of someone holding down my arm. I could barely speak but managed to make the sign of the cross and say a prayer. It started while I was listening to a relaxing song on you tube and drifting off to sleep. This happened to me a month ago twice in one night. Usually I can feel whatever it is holding me down. Last month, I held it by its hair. Tonight, I was able to feel its face and fingers. It is a horrible experience. I may not go back to sleep tonight. Right now the arm that was held down still tingles.

Jan 19, 2015
I Felt A Presence Before It Happened
by: Anonymous

I felt something coming towards my bed before it happened. I just woke up after having the feeling of someone holding down my arm. I could barely speak but managed to make the sign of the cross and say a prayer. It started while I was listening to a relaxing song on you tube and drifting off to sleep. This happened to me a month ago twice in one night. Usually I can feel whatever it is holding me down. Last month, I held it by its hair. Tonight, I was able to feel its face and fingers. It is a horrible experience. I may not go back to sleep tonight. Right now the arm that was held down still tingles.

Jan 19, 2015
I Felt A Presence Before It Happened
by: Anonymous

I felt something coming towards my bed before it happened. I just woke up after having the feeling of someone holding down my arm. I could barely speak but managed to make the sign of the cross and say a prayer. It started while I was listening to a relaxing song on you tube and drifting off to sleep. This happened to me a month ago twice in one night. Usually I can feel whatever it is holding me down. Last month, I held it by its hair. Tonight, I was able to feel its face and fingers. It is a horrible experience. I may not go back to sleep tonight. Right now the arm that was held down still tingles.

Feb 21, 2015
Being held down
by: S.V


I've also experienced being held down. By the second time I said to myself this is not going to happen again. So I learned myself to wake up just as it's about to happen. So I usually feel when it's coming over me because, in this state of mind you're actually half awake. So what I do is repeat in my head/thoughts "get up" you know like literally talking to myself to get up. And so far it has worked for me.

Feb 22, 2015
Bad Things Happen To Good People
by: John Walker

Hi, Hey sorry this has to happen to so many .This is what i think , why this happens . If your not in good standing with God , Have unconfessed , unrepentant sins then the Bible says your giving the devil a foothold in your life . The worst thing you can do is have unforgiveness in your heart . This is what God says about this , he says it thru The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant .

Matthew 18:21-35
This parable was given by Jesus in response to the question, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me?" The Lord responded with a story about a servant who owed the king ten thousand talents. As the servant was unable to pay what he owed, his master ordered that he and his wife and children, along with all they possessed, be sold to repay the debt. The servant fell on his knees before the king and begged for his patience, so that he might have time to pay him back. His master surprised him by canceling his debt and letting them go.
But the story did not end there. The forgiven servant found one of his fellow servants who owed him money and began grabbing him and choking him. He demanded to be paid what was owed him. His fellow servant fell to his knees and begged him, "Be patient with me and I will pay you back." But the forgiven servant would not forgive him but had the man thrown into prison until he would pay the debt. Other servants witnessed what happened and reported it to the master.
The master called the servant in and reprimanded him. "You wicked servant, I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn't you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?" Then we are told, "And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the "tormentors," till he should pay all that was due unto him." (KJV)
The tormentors or sometimes called the torturers are Demons . I have a spirit attached to me that attacks me physically all the time .
So clear your conscience and do not dishonor Jesus with your constant sin . Jesus said in John 5:14 He warned us , 14 Later Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, "See, you are well again. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you." . There you have my opinion , after 8 years of suffering and searching for answers this was the only thing that made sense . I welcome your comments .
God Bless

Feb 23, 2015
by: Anonymous

I had a different dream I heard my grandma's name the
First time then afterwards it feels like I can't move or nothing and this thingkeeps talking to me and I tried to get
And telling me to say I hate my grandma I said I don't hate her somehow I could get up and go in the house but I'm dreamingabout the same thing that is in my room I'm terrified no one
Can help me they think it's just a dream but I keep dreaming that something is in my room I don't know what to do I think
It's a bad spirit/entity in my room and when I'm sleeping it takes advantage of it I just don't know what to do.

Feb 24, 2015
google 9 ways to get out of sleep P...
by: Niel

Hi there,im 29. I have been going for 14 years now on off with s/p. And boy is it scary. Nm 1 avoid lying down on your back or face down. Best tricks I know is not to fight it....relax..and it will not get tighter.

And another trick they say helps is to wigle your toes or grinch your face like you smeled something bad.

Feb 24, 2015
google 9 ways to get out of sleep P...
by: Niel

Hi there,im 29. I have been going for 14 years now on off with s/p. And boy is it scary. Nm 1 avoid lying down on your back or face down. Best tricks I know is not to fight it....relax..and it will not get tighter.

And another trick they say helps is to wigle your toes or grinch your face like you smeled something bad.

Mar 04, 2015
R.I.P Anthony Eric James
by: Monica Campbell

Hello my name is Monica and my fiancé was known as Jimmy James Jr. He had been experiencing this happening to him and would wake up scared out of his mind. We read this and discussed this discouraged about what was going on... On October 21, 2013 he had been in a accident drinking and driving which ended in a fatal death of only him. The other two passengers survived but were in critical condition. I'm really unsure about this all together but I am now still wondering was he experiencing this cause of his death was soon after? I have his information if you need anything to prove what I have just wrote email me at Thanks for reading!

Apr 18, 2015
My latest experience
by: Anonymous

I live alone, and On and off through the years this has happened and in some cases in very bad ways.

However, I might want to add that I can tell the feelings of whatever is doing this to me. and whether its a group or an individual, theres usually no mavolence. I hear no groaning sounds, but there is usually a curiosity with them about me which they like to indulge in like a game, like one of us picking up an ant with a finger and blowing it away for any reason. it must be freaking out the whole time like I have sometimes-
But you and I know our intentions aren't usually hatred or something,just mild amusement and disdain for something this annoying coming across our path.

Anway- last night, I was sleeping on my back and the force came back again- smothering me..and it started playing with me sexually. im not kidding.

Its hand felt like it might be larger than a females, so im assuming whoever or whatever it was, it was a guy. however that's usually never the most immediate issue- its whether to freak out or not.

Well this time I did something more sane. I pushed aside any fear of mine- and when I did this.. it actually started feeling good, and not just the circle jerking, but the smothering feeling. the feeling of comfortably pressed against someone or something that began to pull my arousal in the air all on its own- with each one of those strange numbing pulses that were a gently crushing smother, it pumped energy into me.

Minutes or an hour later- I woke up, and it was gone, quite disappointed with this- or mabey it was that this beings actions and presence charged me with a full nights sleep in only an hour and I couldn't sleep anymore and had just woken up.

..I was wearing shorts that time, and I could sense that this was making it difficult for it to get at my lower regions. I think ill not wear shorts or undies next time I decide to take a nap..

Apr 18, 2015
Further experiences(from the ''anonymous'' post before this)
by: Ektyz

Ive also come to consciousness with black entitys with glowing white eyes in one case in a desert, in a dilapidated car and this one I witnessed for the first time ever was in a casual position directly in front of me, mumbling something a deep deep voice I couldn't understand. when I flew backward into the air to get away from him, he reached hard for me but I was gone too fast as he growled in a frustrated way for me to wait-

I have no idea where that was or who that was- but I was only a kid. what did he, this muscled bulky heartless-looking thing expect might happen.

You should see what one of these who really is after you looks like. unbelievable.

These shadow-people treat me as if they know me somehow, too. i wish i knew more.

May 08, 2015
Held down at wrong moment
by: carl

I was having a crazy dream and as always when things get too hairy..I wake up. We'll I wear a CPAP with a humidifier attached. The water began running into my nose so I woke up I needed to take the mask off as water was going into my nose, but as I tried to reach to take off the CPAP, something was holding my arms down. I struggled for 20 seconds and finally broke free. Do not know what that was at 2 am..Not looking forward to tonight, but will be ready.

May 10, 2015
demons holding me down
by: Anonymous

I went through the same experience I can open my eyes at night insid small little black demons holding me down for my arms two legs and I couldn't move I try to yell out but I couldn't my wife was sleeping next to me and I'm surprised she couldn't see this its been following me everywhere I go no matter what city or state I live in it'll probably come to me about every 6 months in one year I asked my mother about this and she told me was to pray but I have to use the right words and yes I am Catholic so one day I use the right words what my mother told me and apparently it had went away I have not had it for the last 2 years now I am grateful but I did buy me a cross and took it to the Father and have him bless it can I sleep with it every night and I never get these demons anymore

May 11, 2015
Hey Anonymous
by: John Walker

I too have been attacked same way as you and so much more for the past 8 years . if you need someone to talk to contact me here I have a lot of answers . John

May 12, 2015
by: Anonymous

I too have experienced the same. It has not happened in more than 10 years when I got clean/sober. Here is the backdrop. I am in my bed laying in the dark. Not black dark but dark enough. I am looking around my room and as I look at the foot of bed, I notice a darkness. I cannot make out any figure. It is just darker. within seconds, I am pressed into my bed. It feels as though another stronger me is directly covering every part of my body and limbs forcing me into my matress. Unable to move, I try to speak the name of Jesus, I can't, something has my tongue. I keep trying to yell Jesus and eventually scream out the name of Jesus. It stops. I have had this dream more than 5 times in the past 25 years. On one occasion, I woke myself up yelling the name o Jesus. I personally think it is some type of spirit of oppression. Since I have been clean/sober, I have not had the experience. I have shared this with others and a few people admitted to having similar experience or knew someone who did. I believe the scriptures in the I am sealed by the Holy Spirit by having received Christ Jesus as my Lord and Savior. He paid my sin debt. On another note, I believe that demons can oppress, depress and even suppress but they CANNOT possess a spirit filled believer. That is my understanding of my scriptures. Also we are living in very evil times. Eddie

May 16, 2015
by: Anonymous

First of all Shane nobody is trying to scare anyone to believe in anybody.One night I was sitting up on my bed in my bedroom.. Not sleep.I see this thing start walking toward me the only way I can describe it is it look like melting Carmel but with a body..also whatever it was did not have eyeballs just holes where the eyes would be I'm sitting just starring at this thing because its walking toward me then someone whisper in my ear get your cross.I pick my cross up that thing stopped turned around and left my bedroom that night. However a few nights later I was asleep this thing held me down and tried to enter my body I tried calling Jesus name,but only said it in my left..the third time he tried to enter me again and I saw like blood in the areas what would be its eyes as it tried to enter me my radio came on and this song came on the people kept saying Jesus over and over that thing left my room again...I played all my CDs the next day could not find that it was demonic and they tremble at the name of Jesus.Shane you believe what you want its people like you only she Jesus as a last resort of saving you when something major happens in your life..sad soul.

Jun 10, 2015
Weird Dreams
by: Anonymous

When it comes to Sleep Paralysis , i've had those numerous times . The first S/P happened back in 2005 when i was 18 . From then onwards it kept on happening . And each time it happened all i did was pray and it would just stop . But the most weirdest one happened at 2013 or 2014 , just like Mike said at the top of this page , like someone climbing on ur bed , as you could feel its weight on the bed . And right after that an unknown force rides on your chest . When this happened to me i wasn't really scared , coz the momment i felt the weight of that entity climbing on my bed , i knew what's gonna happen next . And so when it rode on my chest all i did was pray and it stopped right then .

Now there's another thing which i experienced and this one's no S/P but a dream . Actually i had 2 dreams of this kind that i'm about to tell you now .
The first dream that i had of this kind was an year ago or so , in which i found myself in my bedroom . It was dark and i was trying real hard to reach out for my bedroom door . But no matter how hard i tried to reach for the door , a force was pulling me back to my bed ... It was as if i was trying to reach for the door in slow motion bcoz of the strong force pulling me back . Then once the force pulled me back to my bed , i woke up . And yes i was a little frightened .

The second dream i had was a couple of weeks ago , in which i found myself in a dark place . Not sure whether it was my house or some other place .
I found myself trying to break free from an invisible force that was trying to put me back to my sleeping or lying position ... After several attempts , i somehow i managed to get up on my knees . Then in my dream i tried to shout but no voice came out . So i had no other choice but to chant God's name , which i did in my mind and then i woke up .

Anyone else had such dreams of being held down where you could move but not freely or in a flexible manner ?

Jul 08, 2015
first experience
by: Sophia Charlie

My first experience with s/p was about two years ago.. I was laying in bed after a shower and I was facing the ceiling just thinking, I felt like I was still awake because when the incident happened I was still in bed and my room looked the same, I could see everything like I was awake.. Anyways I was laying there and all the sudden I felt a presence in front of me, and I reached my hand out (felt like I did anyways) and as soon as I did that I felt another presence on top of me, holding me down I couldn't move, or breath and I remember calling out for my mom who was in the next room as loud as I could and nothing was coming out, I just remember it feeling like it lasted forever.. When it was over it was like I woke up.. Two years later and I'm still getting these strange dreams or whatever they are however, I find if I just lay there it ends faster. The last time it happened I tried to struggle to see what was in the room with me, and it only made me panic more and felt like the pressure on my chest got heaver.. So my advice is to not let it scare you into panicking because its almost like it has more control, whatever it is..

Jul 12, 2015
nick (blue light)
by: Anonymous

Last night I was lying face down, and I felt like something was pushing me down as I couldn't turn over, i was wriggling around trying to move. I was screaming too but nothing was coming out. The odd part was I could see this blue light go around me, I can only describe it as like a cocoon of blue light. Just wondered if that want anything at all. I wasn't scared when I woke up at all, just curious.

Jul 13, 2015
by: Anonymous


Jul 21, 2015
True power in the name of Jesus.
by: Anonymous

I went through a season where the same demo was holding me down in my sleep. I knew she wanted to kill me. I could not feel the weight of her body on my body, though she was over me, but my shoulders were pressed into the bed. It felt as if she had done something to my ability to speak, like my tongue was swolen. However, I knew I had the authority to call upon the name of Jesus to send her away. When I could finally get the words out, "in the name of Jesus, leave." Or "by the blood of Jesus, leave." She would be instantly gone.
Understand that though I might have been dreaming, I was seeing the room in which I was sleeping with the same shadows on the wall as when I was awake. She even followed me on vacation! There was a personal spiritual breakthrough I was seeking in my everyday life, and I finally connected this demonic activity to the fact that the enemy did not want me to discover the truth. When I addressed the demon, when I was awake, proclaiming Christ on my waking and sleeping mind, the "dreams" went away. Believer or not, read Ephesians 6:12 and the verses before and after. Also recommend the fiction of Frank Peretti, ( I think, Peircing the Darkness, and This Present Age? Something like that. Gives a clear and poignant picture of this spiritual battle.

Jul 22, 2015
being dragged upwards along the floor...
by: Dan Aaron

This recently just happened to me, how recent? Just 5-10 minutes ago and have decided to srtie it down in case I forget this weird occurance.
i decided to go for an hour nap after a short sleep and had a dream (its typical for me to dream almost every noght) so i let it past..However, during my dream i felt something arong was about to happen, as i stood so in my dream a strong sind gushed my whole body leaving me to the floor all numb.
then there was a strong pressence in the room but i couldnt look around as all my body were stiff.
suddenly i felt a force of something dragging my wildly upwards accross the floor, at this moment i tried to scream out but i couldnt. However, knowing how to stay calm i recalled my parents to move my toes if such occurance ever happen and i did.
after waking up, i felt a strong ringing in my head,ear and had goosebumps...

Jul 27, 2015
cold feeling
by: Ansjen

Hi. We have had several strange incidents and we at ones thought we going mad. When you go to the kitchen you can feel that someone is standing there. It very cold and it happened to be like ice cold.

One evening I woke up and it looked like someone is lying at the edge of my bed. The room ones again was so cold that I had goose pumps all over my body.

The kitchen cupboards was open and we could here slamming of doors in the room. I went to the room and it felt like you walked into a fridge.

At several times I prayed and leave my bible open and then the house is good.

It also at times feels like someone is trying to touch you while you awake or asleep.

You can see black movements but it looks like a dark shade that moves. Now my friend doesn't believe in this and even him has seen that and said there is someone upstairs.

Can you email me and give me some advise please. Just need to comfort myself. I'm not on the site my daughter sent me the link. My email address is


Aug 03, 2015
by: Anonymous

My parents are from Mexico and they say it's from a witch. It's crazy I know but I believe in the supernatural. Every time this happens I will always do a prayer in my head and just curse at them.

Aug 04, 2015
[Editor's Note]
by: Anonymous

[This short comment has been edited for language directed at a visitor. Please keep it civil.]

Aug 21, 2015
s/p NEW
by: Anonymous

you should swear the thing in your head or should try to push your toes back and front while doing that you should pen and close your fist.try not to sleep on your back and your side. the same thing happens to me my aunt and mother.

Sep 10, 2015
Sleep deprived? NEW
by: Anon

I'm 53 years old and have suffered with this "being held down feeling" since I was 13. It's very frightening at the time I am always lying on my back, my eyes can't open. I cannot move my arms but over the years have convinced myself if only I can move my toes I will be ok. It's definitely mind over matter for me as when I focus and actually move my toes I'm ok. It's still very frightening at the time. I just had another experience of this last night. This time I felt as if my arms were being held, and someone was fondling my breasts very roughly (on examination this morning no bruising etc). I noticed I could move my legs more freely than other times. I also felt as if someone was trying to push me on the floor? Not sure why? It's not nice though is it?

Oct 03, 2015
why does this happen? NEW
by: basil

On 2/10/15, my girlfriend was preparing for work, when she left the room i could feel the bed rising as if someone was sitting on it yet i was alone in the room. Don't know if i dreaming but seem so real. Then i felt something holding me down, tried to talk, nothing. Tried moving, nothing. Tried praying and calling her, could'nt open my mouth. As soon as she came in the room it left me, i could move my body. Still don't know if i was asleep or half awake. Have'nt told cause i'm still trying to figure out if i was dreaming or awake, cause can't remember if my eyes were open. Eish this thing, and it always happens to me not her, why?

Oct 03, 2015
This was a Demon that attacked you NEW
by: Anonymous

Like me , We don't have the full protection we usually have from God .it's because of the Sin in our lives . Get right with God !

Nov 16, 2015
being held down NEW
by: A

Its scary I'm 14years old I mean when I was younger it happen then it stop but now it feels like something on me I can't move talk anything but sometimes I jerk my body in it leave's one time i try to talk and mouth open but it wouldn't close I couldn't breath but then I'll wake up in pray to god I'll tell him every time it happens to keep the evil spirits away.....its scary very scary it's not comfrontable

Nov 18, 2015
Held down NEW
by: Anonymous

I live in hawaii and we have the same kind of problems here I had it happen to me a few times. What I go through is I feel something climbing in bed with me then on me,holding me down I can't move or talk,yell,scream. The only way I get out of it is to say in my head to leave me the f**k alone and get off. That's what works for me. I have also heard a little girls voice talking from time to time so not sure if she is the one that is doing it. Who knows why and how, I just deal with it and hope it doesn't happen. Oh there is another thing that happens in my home every night I get up between 3:15 and 4:15 am don't understand that one too. Good luck to everyone who is going through this. Thank you

Dec 01, 2015
weird NEW
by: adam johnson chester

reading this creeped me out because i thought it was just me but on a few occasions most recent i went to bed about pm and literally soon as i closed me eyes i was looking into the pillow face down and then next minute my face was being pushed down so i panicked then thought to myself relax and don't let this spirit or whatever it was know that i was awake so i just lied there and pretended to be asleep and after about an hour(could of been longer)i lifted me head and everything was normal. I use to tell my household members about my experiences then thought to myself i need to stop telling people in case the spirit knows it was getting to me as i didn't want the visits getting worse. About 6 months before that encounter i was woken up and my left leg was being raised as i was facing down into the pillow again, my foot was facing the ceiling and when i tried to lower my leg the harder i tried the more it gets pushed back so i just relaxed and after about 5 mins i slowly slowly lowered my leg and that was that. Also the living room has its occurrences as i sometimes stay up watching films until early hours and my two dogs are always with me , only mila my youngest dog a few times this has happened, the dog would be standing on all fours on the couch facing me mostly when i'm eating and suddenly my dogs bottom gets forcibly pushed into the back of the couch and even the dogs looks at her behind with a confused look on her face and they both always seem to bark at the same corner of the living room then start walking round still barking like there following something plus when i'm downstairs alone i always get the feeling i'm not alone.

Dec 02, 2015
To adam johnson chester NEW
by: Anonymous

Adam I have been thru the same things many times , since 2007. When a spirit can use your body parts . Let me ask , Do you get whole body jerks like every nerve in your body firing together ? I have heard this spirit use my arms , legs and voice . Contact me if you you like , i can help you understand this . John

Jan 05, 2016
Science NEW
by: Audrey

I get that from time to time. Where I'm paralyzed somewhat. It feels like some darkness is trying to suffocate and press down on my body.
Fortunately I have been in a lucid dreaming state and have managed to kick my feet until my husband can wake me up. I try to scream and nothing comes out. In my dream I feel like I am going to die unless I manage to get woken up by someone else. It's so frightening. These experiences are a good time to work on your lucid dreaming skills.
It's your body's way to paralyze you while you're sleeping but the mind for some reason registers it as demonds.It's so strange and so scary.

Jan 11, 2016
It happens to me all the time NEW
by: Anonymous

I noticed when I go to bed drunk it doesn't happen at all.I was told by and elder your spirit travels whiles asleep an you body won't move until it returns. Wiggle your toes or holding your breath will summon it back

Jan 12, 2016
Answers NEW
by: 16 year old

irdk whats going on, but i always used to feel like dis faintly when i was a bit younger. but now im getting it back to back. im currently sleeping in the same bed as my grandmother, and the first time in these days it all started off with a feeling in my head that spreads throughout my body just as im drifting into my slumber. the first time it happened it seemed i was awake and i felt rough thrusts in my vagina and i remembered in bible study the lady explained her first encounter , so i tried to scream Jesus! n i saw my mouth move but i couldnf talk. i wanted to cry. wen i finally woke up (i took a deep breath in) i didnt want to go back to sleep because i would drift and feel the same way.... i went to my mothers room and laid with her crying.. this happened every other other day 😫 I want it to be over with. This summer were taking a trip to St. Lucia to wash away the impurities tht was cast on us in the river...waterfall

Jan 29, 2016
by: Jenny

Sleep paralysis including the feeling of someone holding you down and not being able to scream is a demonic attack. The demon is trying to possess the person paralyzed.

The only way to stop this is to pray to Jesus Christ to save you. If you are not able to speak during these attacks, then pray silently to Jesus four Him to remove the demonic entity or think of Jesus. Buy an Bible and pray for your salvation, accept the free gift of salvation for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Often practicing dark arts like Tarot, quija, séances, ghost hunting, christals, and the like invite demons pinto your life. You need to stop these practices to stop the demons.

Jan 29, 2016
by: Anonymous

I copied my response from another post, the subjectbmater ius roughly the same.

Sleep paralysis including the feeling of someone holding you down and not being able to scream is a demonic attack. The demon is trying to possess the person paralyzed.

The only way to stop this is to pray to Jesus Christ to save you. If you are not able to speak during these attacks, then pray silently to Jesus four Him to remove the demonic entity or think of Jesus. Buy an Bible and pray for your salvation, accept the free gift of salvation for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Often practicing dark arts like Tarot, quija, séances, ghost hunting, christals, and the like invite demons pinto your life. You need to stop these practices to stop the demons.

Feb 09, 2016
When being held down NEW
by: Anonymous

Listen, just call out to Jesus Christ. It really helps, have faith.

Feb 25, 2016
by: Anonymous


Feb 28, 2016
the feeling of something invisible holding you down in your sleep NEW
by: joanna hernandez

It is pretty scary once you feel like an invisible force is weighting down on you in your sleep. You can't move, you can't talk you get scared. You try to scream out . Every single inch of you is paralyzed. This has always happened to me before. And the presence feeling that some thing is in your room on your bed causing you to feel panic. In your mind you're thinking "help! I can't move!" or " I need to wake up!" This can happen to just about anyone. Its very common. Even after having good or bad dreams you start to fall into a dream of your body being paralyzed. And when you finally wake up you feel all sweaty and your heart is beating rapidly. But your glad that you've finally awoken. :) hope this helps you understand.

Mar 07, 2016
Too many similar events to simply dismiss! NEW
by: Flywheel

This is a really interesting thread.

I was looking for some answers to similar incidents that happened to me...and nearly identical to most of those described here by a wide demographic of people.

Feeling of extremely strong pressure on my whole body, unable to speak even though I know I am trying to call out, strong feeling of a 'presence' in the room or laying on top of me pressing my body into the bed, being unable to move a single muscle to either help or defend myself. And then it passes.

I'm not blessed with the faith of our religious understandings. I believe in facts and proof and look towards an explanation of everything that is logical and makes sense to me.

But, I cannot find one based upon the shared, identical experiences of both myself and others. It simply defies common understanding as we know it.

These 'events' need to be researched seriously and comprehensively by both the scientific and religious communities. It appears to be far too common, to far to many people all with diverse backgrounds, geographic locations and beliefs.

For my part, I know it isn't easily explained away as 'sleep paralysis' nor do I easily subscribe to the 'Gods and Demons' theory.

But there is something happening...and to a lot of us!!

Mar 13, 2016
To me this is a test from God NEW
by: Anonymous

Flywheel . This has happened to me more times then i can remember and for the last 9 years . Let me tell you of my experience . First of all i am a christian , Not a good or great one but one just the same .I have always worked Construction . I got this job repairing this home . While in the basement some spirit , demon made itself known to me .Followed me home , attached itself to me and physically , mentally attacks me 24/7 if it so wish's . Sleep Paralysis is only a part of it . I am a disabled person because f it . I know how hard this is to accept or believe . I am having trouble with it still . I am being physically attacked now because i am writing this . This is not my only kind of spiritual experience . While praying i was filled with the Holy Spirit , it was as if God himself touched me . the Love i felt was so overwhelming that it left me in tears of Joy . God does not choose everyone . Salvation is by the elect, predestined, purpose of God. Damnation is by the unbelief of men. "believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and you shall be saved."

Mar 26, 2016
Paralysed sleeping. NEW
by: Sylvia

It happening to me,once maybe in two weeks,it starts with a deep sleep if and after u will feel like a very power full person is turning down u body and pressings hard on u once I feel that I know my weapon, calling to my God.Jehova, then say cash fire.I am telling u he will go after catching the fire and he burns I am telling u in Jesus name amen.don't try to wake up just call God's name.but u must be a person who pray all the time to do so.

Apr 09, 2016
by: Anonymous

I've only experienced it a couple times, but it seems to be the same everytime. I hear my front door open and close, foot steps down the hall, my door usually stays cracked open, and then I see two beady, red eyes through the crack of the door and from that moment I can't move, scream, do anything. Then the eyes disappear, I hear the footsteps leaving, door open and close, and then I'm able to move again. I check the front door after all this, locked like I always leave it. It's pretty surreal feeling, i happened to believe in spirits good and bad, I understand these phenoms have scientific explanations but I still believe it's the spirits at work

May 01, 2016
Toronto - Numb NEW
by: Jenn

There is a part of me that feels a slight relief that I'm not alone after reading the other experiences people of had on this page. I've had 2 "episodes" now in the past 3 months. The first one came during a dream I was having of my mother who passed a few years back. I was half waking up when I felt a presence climb into my bed and start to spoon me. I thought for sure this was my mom comforting me from my sadness but then It quickly engulfed my whole body, squeezing me tighter and tighter and I could hear a groaning right next to my ear. I started to kick my feet and push it away. I turned my light on and saw a dark shadow hovering over my bedroom door. I started saying the Lord's Prayer over and over again. The 2nd episode was 2 nights ago. I had an eerie and unsettled feeling in my room all night. So I watched movies to try to stay up until I was completely exhausted. I finally fell asleep around 5am. I felt the same presence gripping my body, holding me so I couldn't move and when I tried to wake up my head whipped back like I was being strangled and couldn't breath. It was 5:45am when I woke so I wasn't asleep for very long. My left side felt numb and tingling through my leg and arm. I started in with the Lord's Prayer again. I have not slept well since. I'm not a religious person and have never had any experiences like this before in my life, however both times this has happened I have felt that this was real and no dream. It has terrified me.

May 01, 2016
Toronto - Numb NEW
by: Jenn

There is a part of me that feels a slight relief that I'm not alone after reading the other experiences people of had on this page. I've had 2 "episodes" now in the past 3 months. The first one came during a dream I was having of my mother who passed a few years back. I was half waking up when I felt a presence climb into my bed and start to spoon me. I thought for sure this was my mom comforting me from my sadness but then It quickly engulfed my whole body, squeezing me tighter and tighter and I could hear a groaning right next to my ear. I started to kick my feet and push it away. I turned my light on and saw a dark shadow hovering over my bedroom door. I started saying the Lord's Prayer over and over again. The 2nd episode was 2 nights ago. I had an eerie and unsettled feeling in my room all night. So I watched movies to try to stay up until I was completely exhausted. I finally fell asleep around 5am. I felt the same presence gripping my body, holding me so I couldn't move and when I tried to wake up my head whipped back like I was being strangled and couldn't breath. It was 5:45am when I woke so I wasn't asleep for very long. My left side felt numb and tingling through my leg and arm. I started in with the Lord's Prayer again. I have not slept well since. I'm not a religious person and have never had any experiences like this before in my life, however both times this has happened I have felt that this was real and no dream. It has terrified me.

May 01, 2016
It is hard to imagine why this happens . NEW
by: Anonymous

Being held down has happened to me so many times . Don't take this for a fact but after many days of research i concluded that as this happens a Demon is trying or has entered you . I might have 20 or more so i've been told . Be aware of changes to your health and what you think of because all thoughts we have are not our own . I also believe God allows this so you might turn to him and be healed , delivered but that also involves some spiritual help . Demons gain the power to attack you if you are not right with God and they can stay as long as you keep sinning and get help with a lifetime grief , pain , past sins , Generational curses that could be my problem . I suffered for 9 years until i learned the truth . if you need someone to talk to Email me

Jun 09, 2016
Witch confessions NEW
by: Omoluabieko

The witch that exposed (Narrated to me ) are they press down to make someone unconscious so as deal with person was the one behind my Pressed Down ( A family member)


If u need help
Its free

Jun 17, 2016
being held down NEW
by: Jonathan

My experience started when I was young about 6 or 7 when I would lay down to sleep I would start to dose off I would be awaken by something holding me down I couldn't move or scream I could seem to hum but my mouth wouldn't move seem to hold me down for a short period of time it always scared me. But the first time that really scared me more then ever was when I was about 15 when I had laid down and held down and pushed into my mattress I could feel my self sinking into my mattress that I was used to the scary part was what had happened next when I heard a growl and the hot breath in my face I couldn't move and this thing was breathing heavily in my face and I couldn't move or scream but I could her my self trying to scream with my mouth closed then I remembered what my grandma had told me to pray to god when this happens so I started rebuking it in the name of Jesus so as I prayed in my mind I felt it raise of me with a growl and I heard it leaving my room growling as it left and passed threw the house. Then the last time was when I had started sleeping in the living room on the couch because of the fear of it coming back I had borrowed my brother fan it's was a hot night so as I lay there and just started to dose of I had heard my brother talking to me as I had open my eyes and looked at him I had first seen his legs he kept saying bub I'm taking the fan I said to him go ahead and take it I followed his leg up to look at him I was suddenly was pushed Into the couch and couldn't move as I was held down he was no longer there after I was released I jumped up and ran to his room and woke him up and asked him why he didn't take the fan he looked at me and said bub I haven't got up and was asleep the whole time that really got to me and I didn't get much sleep that night felt like something was watching me which has happen alot in my life even today when I'm alone sometimes I feel like I'm not alone.

Jun 25, 2016
Call on Jesus NEW
by: RHL

I have had these experiences all my life as well and the only thing that helps is calling on Jesus and praying. Sometimes the results are immediate and sometimes it takes a while but it always works. Praise God!

Jul 03, 2016
Falling/Held NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a recurring "dream" when I was a little girl. I would be on my stomach, and someone would kind of tickle me down my back. I would try to look behind me to see but never could. I asked who it was, and they said "the devil." I'd scream and wake up. That was about 40 years ago. Last night, I dreamed I was falling through total darkness and then felt someone holding me very tightly. I was on my side, so they were kind of spooning me and I couldn't move. I tried to scream but couldn't. After fighting for what seemed like forever, I finally got his arms loosened and pushed him away. I then woke up and saw nothing. It felt very much like I was awake through the entire episode. I'm a Christian and have been for over 35 years. This terrifies me that it may have started up again, but I'm comforted somewhat by the fact that it's not just me.

Jul 05, 2016
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

When I'm in a deep sleep I suddenly get woken up by this invisible force holding me down. I try to talk or shout but nothing comes out. I'm only 14 and have had these dreams since I was about 8-9. My boyfriend tells me that during the night I talk in all kinds of different accents and the tone of my voice changes, I scream and I move a lot. I get the 'dream' for roughly a week then it randomly stops for a couple of weeks but then I get it again. I don't want to tell anyone because they'll think I'm going mental.

Jul 05, 2016
Held down by a Demon ! NEW
by: Anonymous

I am so sorry you have to deal with this . I have for a few years now but it's been a long time since i had an experience . i do not want to frighten any of you but i have been attacked by a spirit ( 9 yrs now ) that is now trying to kill me . I learned this but i cant say for sure it's the truth but when these episodes happen it could be a demon trying to enter you ! So if you suddenly get some weird disease consider the cause . This Evil Spirit placed poison all over my home , bed and i got that strange skin disease called Morgellons and yes it is terminal unless God intervenes until then i am suffering terribly from painful wounds that wont heal .So just keep this in mind ok and if you have any questions Email me John Walker

Aug 06, 2016


Aug 20, 2016
Dreams NEW
by: Gil

They have names. They are demons working to steal your soul life apart for life. decorabilia: why demons attack you in your sleep.

Sep 01, 2016
these are demons and easily dealt with NEW
by: Anonymous

These attacks are demons. They think you are their property. But in fact you belong to Jesus. You have a call on your life from God and they know it even if you don't know it. They are trying to kill you. They pin you down and glue your mouth shut as it were. Usually one can feel a vibration as they approach you. This has happened to me several times after I became filled with Holy Spirit. I became a threat to them and they didn't want to lose me as their prisoner.

I simply unglue my mouth and say the name Jesus and they immediately leave. They come in and out of spiritual doorways. One time a demon I named simon tried doing this and when I dislodged his grip on me he went and stood by the door and refused to leave. So I called on Jesus for help. I said Lord this one is rebellious and wont leave. So He came and put His left hand on my right shoulder. I looked up at Him and said Lord , send this simon away. Then out of my mouth came a language in tongues that I have never spoken before. This demon got so scared that he resembled the tazmanian devil cartoon when he just split as fast as he could. Now when he zoomed away I heard a loud door slam.
I went down stairs to check the doors and they were all shut and locked and the alarm system was on. So what door did he slam? When I walked by the glass breaker the alarm went off. Probably because of the spiritual electricity that was all over me. I just got attacked by a demon, and the Lord just paid me a visit. So I'm not surprised.

Another time I wasn't quite asleep yet. But the demon thought I was. They can only attack when you are asleep. I heard a door crack open so I thought it was my wife. I opened my eyes a crack to see if it was Judy but the door was shut. Then I felt that familiar evil electric buzz on my body as the demon approached. Now this was fun. Just as he got close I pounced up and yelled HA HA I GOT YA!!! And he ran like hell and slammed the spiritual door shut that he came through. That was fun.

So anyway. Who you need is Jesus. Because you know where those demons want to take you. You must have Jesus to stay out of there! Find a Spirit Filled church and get introduced to Jesus. This is imperative.

Oct 06, 2016
I'd place my bet on aliens before some mystic religious being NEW
by: jacob v

Ok so my experience is a little different. So I was in my apartment sleeping with my stomach to the couch. It was around 330 am when all of a sudden it feels like something jumped onto the middle of my back. The pain was severe. That's when I awoke and let out a small scream just before I totally could not move or scream anymore. All at once it felt as if someone had me by my legs and arms pinned. It felt like someone was straddling me while pulling my neck back towards them. Then within seconds I feel a sharp pain enter into the back of my neck like a needle and then my whole body feels as if it's burning , like something is coursing through my veins with a burning sensation. While this is happening I know for sure that I'm awake cause I can see my curtains moving on my sliding back door from the ceiling fan wind. I can see my digital cable box lit up. I can see everything and I'm thinking to myself what the f is going on. To my side I can see black dark shades of something. Idk what it was or what it looked like but I could see figures in the room. This all seemed like forever but prob was more like a minute or 2. Finally I snapped out of it and got to my feet. I turned on all the lights in my apt and didn't find anyone. I went to my truck and called my mom and bro crying cause I was literally terrified. Anyways. Idk what it could be. Maybe SP, maybe something else. I am not religious at all so two things I'm leaning towards is 1) S P or 2) them damn aliens.

Oct 13, 2016
Woke up screaming and crying in fear NEW
by: Anonymous

Ok so im gonna start this but i dont want anyone thingking im crazy. So till about 7 months ago i wasnt attending church. I was living life as vrazy as it gets. So i made some really bad choices which led me to start going to church. Im very involved in my church now. So 2 nights ago i go to sleep like normal. Ok this is the first time i EVER have a dream like this. EVER!!! So i go to sleep and im in a night vigil from my church. Except its not at my church its in a house for wheveter reason. So theres families mothers fathers and there kids. Except i see theres a little boy crying by him self. So i pick him up and ask him why are u crying he yhen says they wont leave me alone. I ask who? The little boy says them!! I dont pay any attention so i put him back on my chest and keep rocking him to go to sleep. All of the sudden i hear a VERY DEMONIC voice say something which i cannot explain or make out. I then let him go as i jump up terried. He then looks at me and startslaughing. I get up and i see two of my church friends and i tell them what happened so they start looking for the little boy. Then all of the sudden im in my bedroom my actual bedroom and im cold and the blanket is like at my thigh so i go to grab it to pull it up then i feel something with extreme force yank it off of me. That is when i feel the emmense pressure on top of me. I couldnt move i couldnt speak. I remember i have my bible at my thigh (in my dream) i pick it up and i hold it up high but i can move anything else. Andni want to scream JESUS and i cant. I cant say anything. All of the sudden i am able to move i run like a bat out of hell suddenly im outside of a 2 story beige house. (I live in a mobile home) i realize im completely naked outside. This man and his dog pull up in a truck and when he opens his door the dog jumps up on top of me and start doing really bad yhings to me. Im yelling at the top of my lungs get him of me. The man puts his dog in his truck and goes inside the house. He never comes back out. The police show up and ask me to go back in to get dressed because they want to ask me questions at the police station and i tell them i dont want to go inside theres something really bad in there and they say go get dressed now. So when i go in the bedroom in the corner is the little boy looking at me and laughing but it sounded so evil.

Ok so when i woke up from this dream i was shaking crying and extremely terried i wont stop crying and the worst part is im so scared to go to sleep. I now sleep with my bible open to psalms 91. It hasnt happend to me since. And i pray it never happens to me again. I dont understand what it meant at all. The little boy the dark grey cloud i saw when i felt the pressure ontop of me. And the DOG i mean JESUS almighty a dog? What in gods name??? What does this mean? Please help and leave negative comments out. This really happened to me. This is why ik even on this page looking up info on this stuff. Please help

Oct 25, 2016
by: MARY


Oct 31, 2016
twice on halloween NEW
by: Anonymous

It happened twice today and it's especcialy disturbing because I'm alone in an apartment where this old lady had past away and it's halloween... I don't remeber much but I got quite anxious, I didn't mean to fall asleep, I heard the news on the tv all along but it was a long dream. I remember the end, this fast demon girl with sharp teeth chasing me trying to bite me idk why...and then instead of pulling her hair back I relaxed and she started kissing my ear. (I'm a girl,hetero/asexual.) Then I got anxious again, couldn't open my eyes, felt something approaching and also it felt like I was a mummy. (the usual)

Nov 05, 2016
Pleas help me NEW
by: Skyler Clark

I have had a some dreams like this but mostly when I was in like 4th and 5th grade I'm 14 years old now and in 9th grade and last Tuesday or so I had one the first in a long time that I remember it goes like this I'll just tell you the part where "it happens"
I felt like something grabbed my neck and started to choke me I try to scream I can't then it gets tighter then I wake up my heart beating fast
These kind of nightmares have caused me to be scared of the dark, sleep with my door open, and sleep with nightlights it has haunted me me all week now please help me someone and yes I am christian to be exact I'm a "seventh day adventist" cristian I need help please ASAP please if u want to help me please email me at
Help me please
May god bless us all

Nov 10, 2016
by: Anonymous

it happened to me before but not like this time i actually saw a face lying right beside me, and its not a pretty or kind face to describe; it didn't fell like i was being suffocated it just felt like i my mouth was sealed shout and i was being held down by a force. it didn't feel like any part of my body was being held it just....felt like i was being force down or to stay-so to speak. when i saw its face i wanted to scream but i couldn't so i stared pray and when i was calling the lords name it felt like it was trying to close up my mouth more, then i started praying harder and i got the strength to shout out our father's name and finally i was set free.As im writhing this at 8pm i still want to sleep but im waiting on my significant other to get home. THATS THE POWER OF MY GOD!!!

Nov 16, 2016
Relax / don't fight NEW
by: Anonymous

First relax don't wrestle it it's stronger than u."say the Lord's prayer" then wake up.

Nov 26, 2016
Being pulled off sofa NEW
by: Anonymous

This happened only once to me, and I pray never again. I liked sleeping on my sofa when I lived an apartment years ago. One night I was woken up by my right arm being pulled. I started to pull back and yelled "Let go!" and it did. My knuckles flew up over the sofa and hit the wall. I then looked up and could make out the face of what seemed like a laughing young person. I thought I was being haunted after that, but it didn't anymore after that. I pray for the people in here with the experiences they've had.

Nov 28, 2016
I have had this before but now ita worse NEW
by: Tony

I've had dreams with the devil and demons holding me down but tonight was different..... Lucifer and his demons where trying to pull me Into hell I was fighting and struggling but I was awake but not awake I could see but I was still sleeping that I could tell I thought I heard my girlfriend saying to me stop yelling so I guessed she could hear me n kept fighting(((( and the devil says they can have you for now your heart is still pure))) .....when I came to I was breathing normally sweating and had tears in my eyes... My girlfriend was mad at me saying I woke her up I said I had a nightmare explained to her after arguing with her about waking her up she can be a very very mean ***** 65% of the time so she lays way on the other side of the bed mad I say to her thanks for your support if it wasn't for you saying stop yelling I wouldn't have gotten up and grabbed my rosemary beads she says I already have gotten up I said no I didn't she said I got close to her breathing weird n she pushes me off but I don't remember that at all

Nov 29, 2016
Dreams of being held back by force NEW
by: F

Hi just been reading through the comments some I relate to 100%.

I'm 34 educated to a PhD level and run a company.
Logical reasoning always prevails for me.
So when I have dreams I'm always thinking of a logical explanation.

when I was younger I use to have dreams of being held by some invisbale force, that's the only way I can still describe it after all these years.

In the dream the mind is fully operational but yet you can't move, scream or do anything. It's just horrible to experience.

I always fought to get loose from the force and through the process I use to wake up. I guess the panic in the dream bought me consciousness.

Throughout the years things have changed, now I don't really have them can of dreams imstead more recently its changed with a interesting (but still horrible) twist.

I now endure a similar feeling of being held by a invisible force but now I can move and it's like a dragging a ton of bricks. I.e my movement is super slow.

The stories the same I'm still fighting this invisible force and again in the panic I wake up. Some how in my dream I know I'm dream it's weird but it's a horrible fight to get out the situation.

Now the really interesting fact that I've discovered over the years: it always happens near 3am.

I have no real regular sleeping pattern that is time bond.

I am a person that believes in god, but don't really practice. But i noticed an weird pattern over my life time. When I read a little religious verses before I sleep there is no issue.

And these verses are from Koran I don't know what they mean and reading them is just like reading text.

Logically you can say I want to believe in the verses to the extent I make myself believe they work and my bad dreams go away.

Unfortunately it isn't the case.

Just so that these dreams don't happen again I just read the verses before I sleep from a totally shattered day not knowing what I'm reading and j can still get a good result. Over time I just forget to read and the damn thing starts again some times it misses years and comes back again.

I've learnt currently logic can't explain this.

It isn't down to me eating a banana or cheese before I sleep I've ruled out a lot over the 22 years this has been going on.

Nov 29, 2016
Being held back by some kind of force NEW
by: F

Hi just been reading through the comments some I relate to 100%.

I'm 34 educated to a PhD level and run a company.
Logical reasoning always prevails for me.
So when I have dreams I'm always thinking of a logical explanation.

when I was younger I use to have dreams of being held by some invisbale force, that's the only way I can still describe it after all these years.

In the dream the mind is fully operational but yet you can't move, scream or do anything. It's just horrible to experience.

I always fought to get loose from the force and through the process I use to wake up. I guess the panic in the dream bought me consciousness.

Throughout the years things have changed, now I don't really have them can of dreams imstead more recently its changed with a interesting (but still horrible) twist.

I now endure a similar feeling of being held by a invisible force but now I can move and it's like a dragging a ton of bricks. I.e my movement is super slow.

The stories the same I'm still fighting this invisible force and again in the panic I wake up. Some how in my dream I know I'm dream it's weird but it's a horrible fight to get out the situation.

Now the really interesting fact that I've discovered over the years: it always happens near 3am.

I have no real regular sleeping pattern that is time bond.

I am a person that believes in god, but don't really practice. But i noticed an weird pattern over my life time. When I read a little religious verses before I sleep there is no issue.

And these verses are from Koran I don't know what they mean and reading them is just like reading text.

Logically you can say I want to believe in the verses to the extent I make myself believe they work and my bad dreams go away.

Unfortunately it isn't the case.

Just so that these dreams don't happen again I just read the verses before I sleep from a totally shattered day not knowing what I'm reading and j can still get a good result. Over time I just forget to read and the damn thing starts again some times it misses years and comes back again.

I've learnt currently logic can't explain this.

It isn't down to me eating a banana or cheese before I sleep I've ruled out a lot over the 22 years this has been going on.

Dec 12, 2016
The dark ones NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi I'm 26 this happened a lot 2 me ones
I was not even sleeping I know its not normal and I'm in the world if you know what I meen but as soon as I start reading and going to church it starts happening more often its strange how we forget that if we die well I will not at this moment go up if you know what I mean but as I say this ill burn and suffer for the rest of time so way cant I just grow closer to God it feels like their is always something keeping me from him the only time I feel happy is when I'm drank and that's sad but if seen demons don't like that I can see them it drains me out :-(

Jan 03, 2017
Held down NEW
by: Anonymous

I only pray I don't see it again. Not sure what it was. But I do know I was not in the sleeping stage or awake. I was in my room about 6 month to 7 month pregnant lying in bed on my back. When I felt like something was coming tours me. I was afraid a sense of fear I couldn't control. I called out thinking it would be my husband. I had no control or my body like if I was on pause. When just my chest felt my heart beating so hard and fast. Their in front of my eyes a black shadow coming tours my bed very slowly. I was just yelling in fear my husband name like trying to figure out if it was him but knowing it wasn't. But I didn't have control of what was happening. This thing just held my hands down hid body over my belly could not breath. I was taking my breath like if it was my last. I really tried to move but just stay there looking at my belly. All the suddenly it was gone..I found my self in the same position but I felt like I was out of air hyperventilating. I picked up my cell phone and called my husband in a frantic state of mind.this happened twice both time I was going through difficult times in my life. Not sure if it was the reason I experience this thing. I pray I never see it again.

Jan 04, 2017
Children and sleep paralysis NEW
by: Michelle

I have read all the comments on here hoping I might find something relating to this happening to young children, my 5 year old granddaughter has reglular expirences of being held down in her sleep by a witch, she describes this vividly , describing how sometimes she has purple hair and other times it's red, she says this witch is telling her it's going to take her mum away , she says the witch also comes when she sleeping in mums bed, she says she's awake and can see mummy but can't move because the witch is on top of her,, shes a perfectly well adjusted child, shesdoing well at school as if far ahead of her peer group, she constantly recalls these visions to me and each time it's the same thing, has anyone else had a similar experience?

Jan 06, 2017
"Help" NEW
by: Anonymous

Hello everyone I am 13 years of age and today I woke up and a unknown force pushed me down and I immediately went back to sleep I woke up crying I am terrifed and I woke up soar on my shoulders pls help I have no clue what to do

Jan 08, 2017
evil NEW
by: justin R

stuff has been bad dreams ever nite for about a year.... Im addicted to oxi codons. Was addicted to mixing it with other drugs. Cuz i seen alot of bad stuff as a teenager. Shouldnt have let the drug addiction happen. am married. 2 daughters. A kid on way and a wife. Anyways. about a year n 4 months later here i am. i noticed my wife moans, and i can also feel her private area being touched inside. And also hear it. I woke her up one nite cuz i noticed her snoring at same time. I always thought she was masterbating but she always told me she never done that and didnt like it. After i woke her up something started talking to me. Telling me he was gonna kill me. Ect..... So i talked bsck for a day or 2. Cuz i wasnt sure if it was me going crazy or what. But i stopped n contacted a religous buddy. I started praying when i woke up. After work. And b4 bed. It started trying to mess with me more. Making my wife tell me she loved him not me while she was asleep. it kinda got between us for s week or 2. But i read a demon decast bible on nite. and fell asleep hugging her. When i fell into pyralis it glued me to her. And laughed loud and engaged into her hard. I woke up n she finally sgreed something mite not be rite then she alwats ignored till that nite. she csnt feel it but i can see it. Hear it. And hear her. I read bible for 3 4 hours 1 nite. And put hand on her head and my daughters. And prayed for what ever eveil or bad soul to leave my house in jesus christ name and holy spirit. And i went to sleep. Fell in pyralis instanly. And i can feel and see heart being stretched from chest. Woke up scared i know he really tryna scare me or kill me. Fell asleep again. And again fell into it instanly. But i seen a evil hand on throat and was gasping for air. My daughter heard me gasping for air so woke me up.ive done alot of cheating bsck in day. Still my good beautiful wife is hear. Done violent thangs threw out life. and been bad on drugs for past year. surprised im here still. But never been like this. Csr broke down a week ago. Suicidle thoughts. Ext. .. am in need of some help. message me. Or on facebook on same name.

Jan 09, 2017
murray NEW
by: Anonymouswayne

I.have had.two.of.these.episodes hooded figure it.was pushing my.chest into.the.bed.I.tried to shout my came out I
felt if
was stopped. The
force.pushing me down then.the
bed.began rocking back
forth.getting faster.and.faster.again
to.shout came out.then it.seemed.just stopped '

Jan 09, 2017
sleep deprivation NEW

I've had 2similar.exp the first I was in bed I saw a black hooded figure it was pushing my chest down I tried to shout my partner but no sound came out. I.though I.was.going to die suddenly it stopped
.the next time im in bed I felt a force pushing me down then the bed started rocking back and forth getting faster.and faster again.I.couldn't scream and felt if I didn't shout I.was going to die

Jan 18, 2017
by: Anonymous D

I know how it feels to have these dreams and not being able to talk to someone who would take you seriously. I also know that these dreams can make you question your sanity. I thought I was going crazy until I've read some of these posts and realised that I've experienced the same things some of you described. I've lived a really rough life and have been at the very bottom. I've done drugs and drank alcohol to numb myself to the point where I was literally dying. I was always mad at the world and took very little responsibility for my bad decisions. I've had only but a few vivid nightmares during these bad times because I was usually under the influence. Once I met my then girfriend who is now my wife, my life started to change for the better. I started to give a shit more and more and that was a battle in itself. I had a nervous breakdown a couple of years later and that's when I kicked the drugs to the curb. I drink once in a blue and I'm not the angry person I used to be. I'm actually quite docile. During my transition and this is going back before the nervous breakdown, I turned to God for help because I felt like there was always something lurking inside me. Something always telling me to do wrong. When I was starting to realize that I needed to change my ways I felt like I was being attacked. The more I prayed the less these attacks occured. The attacks made me feel like I was losing control of myself. This happened to me about two or three times. These dreams of an invisible force started a couple of years ago. Each dream was set in a different place but it was always a dark and dreadful place. It always happens when I try to run. Something envelops my entire body and prevents me from moving. The more I panic and fight the tighter it gets. One thing that always stands out is that I feel like I know who or what it is. It doesn't appear to want to hurt me though. I struggle and panic because I have a kind of constriction phobia. I feel like I'm put in these dreams to face unkown fears and that whatever force is behind it tries to hold me until I face and conquer the fear. Maybe I'm wromg and there's more to it than just that. Either way I think we need to re-establish and strenghten our relationships with God. At the end of it all, it is the only power we have to fight what hates and wants to destroy us.

Jan 27, 2017
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had Sleep Paralysis happen to me 3 time in recent years. I found myself with my eyes open in my bed and unable to speak or move. It really was a terrifying feeling and I had panicked a lot. The only way out of it that I found is to fall asleep again and wake up properly. That is what I did. It's a state between waking and sleeping and you need to wake up properly to get out of it. If you panic, it will only make it worse. I hope this helps anyone.

Feb 16, 2017
Held down NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm 17 and I honestly have the same dream almost every night where I'm on my back and my shoulders are being pinned into my bed and when I try to talk or yell nothing can come out and it feels like my chest is pushed on or I lose my breath like someone is sitting on me every time I try to yell then I wake up after what feels like 30 minutes of it and I'm usually on my back with my head looking to the left.. It makes me terrified to fall asleep because I know what I'll be dreaming about and it truly makes me afraid of the dark.

Feb 22, 2017
Surrender NEW
by: Anonymous

May be when it happens fully surrender to it even embrace it for may be one is fighting against oneself.....

Mar 21, 2017
The struggle is real NEW
by: Joanie

Reading your experience was serreal for me because it is the exact thing that has happened to me twice. Both times i stoped fighting it and called out Jesus's name in my head. It leaves as quickly as it came. It's been about 6 years since the last time. I still get the lucid dreams of an Evel thing in my room with red all over my walls, the air in my room is also red. Once I get my door open and get out of the room everything goes back to normal. Before​ going back into the room I say out loud " I ask for the care and protection of every good Angele in the universe" it helps.

Mar 23, 2017
by: Anonymous

In my dream, I'd dreamt that I was in this dark room with another person in it. I could his face but just barely. Couldn't really understand what was he was saying but I knew in that moment I was in trouble. As I was just starting to run, he grabbed my legs and pulled me down. I tried fighting him off but couldn't. All of my body felt numb at that point. My heart started pounding really fast and tried yelling for help but I couldn't make a sound. As I looked back, there was no one there but pitch black. Still, I was being dragged towards the darkness and as I was looking at my front, I could see the light going further. All of a sudden, I wake up in my room. I look around to see if I was ok. Everything seemed to be in placed where they should be. So I pick up my cellphone and tried to turn it on for light. Something was wrong with my cellphone. Like I couldn't get it to work. So I got up and started walking towards the door. As I was heading towards the door, I noticed I felt like a piece of wire being stuck on my toe. As i got closer to my door, the wire just started pulling me down and I was being dragged undrr the bed. Now I knew I was in trouble and still dreaming. This time my body didn't feel numb but I couldn't make a sound to yell for help. Luckily I woke up before I went under my bed and believe me, as I got closer under my bed, I felt hands grabbing me at that time.

Anybody know what this dream means?
I had it alot in my childhood as well

Mar 24, 2017
Scariest experience NEW
by: Anonymous

So there has been multiple times i have felt the feeling of being held down... cant speak or move..its been happening for many years...but never have i experienced what i experienced this morning..

I originally woke up at was hard falling back to sleep but eventually i not sure the exact time when this incident happened but i know it happened between 5:30am-6 am. It felt like someone climbed on my bed.. in my mind i thought it was my i said my son name no words came out.suddenly i felt like i was being held down by a heavy force but couldnt move i called on Jesus but the force got heavier and it start feeling like something was dragging me from the footend of my bed...meanwhile i kept saying jesus name in my head...i was able to move again but short moment later the force came even stronger pinning me down... felt like something rolled on top of my back and i was being dragged again more forcefully...once again i called on Jesus and managed to get a sound out...when i came thru and was able to move again my alarm went off.. i went to my mother room and told her what i experienced and we went into prayer together... she too have these experiences but never like the one i just explained... im young but strong in my faith...bout to get married and become a homeowner...the devil is mad cuz he know who side im on and i been so blessed these past couple years... i just stay focused... but this was quite far the most terrifying but i pulled thru cuz fear is false evidence appearing God has me covered so i overcame those forces... thank u Jesus!!!

Apr 01, 2017
they trying to kill me NEW

this has been happening to me since i was 14 and my body would always be in a paralysis state and i would calling out for help but nothing could work. last night again this happen to me, only this time , this being or whatever it is hold on to my nose and suffocate me; i could breath it felt like i about to die so i started calling out the lords name AHMEN i kept on trying so this being then started to cover my mouth too it was then i finally got a break through. i started biting his finger and i could see this this yellow colour as i bite harder the colour brighten up and my body start moving a bit. i figure then its working so kept on moving my body and biting him harder until the colour turns red it was just then i was able to escape and i woke yup right after.

if this happens to you fight fight and fight as your life depends on it. thou it feel like you cant move; that's only an illusion. call on the name of AHMEN and give yourself a fighting chance.

Apr 11, 2017
"You need to stay asleep"... the voice said with a demand NEW
by: PJean

Yesterday evening, after coming home from an appointment exhausted, I went to bed immediately.I could not tell if I was awake or awake in my dream, but I was laying in my bed awake and in front of me there is a drawing of a woman's face that my mother in law had drawn. The picture was speaking to me, it was telling me to stay in bed and sleep, even though my body wanted to get up... it was like all my energy was gone and I couldn't move. I drifted back to sleep. I woke up again and looked at the picture which was still repeating the same words, and again I was trying to move. I could feel there was a presence in the room, hovering over me, but I could not see it. Eventually I was awake and found the strength to move again and left the room... I told my husband about my dream and how I didn't like it, my husband said I seemed very stress and short when I was talking to him, and I hadn't noticed that I was. It is not my first time having these types of dreams, though it is a first with the picture. I know there was something off about the whole thing because I had so much anxiety afterwards. I guess if anyone has experienced the same or could answer what it was that was happening, that would help a lot!

Apr 11, 2017
The worst feeling in the world NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night was one of my worst episode's ive had a few but this one scared me to death. I want cuddled with my significant other. .I was coming in and out of sleep but when I was coming out i couldn't wake my self up completely but I tried more than ever. While going back into sleep I felt held down..paralyzed. ..I mean NO Way of movement. I would scream as loud as I could for Tylar it felt so real!! I tried hitting him but no matter what I couldn't move. While I was being held down I felt someone pull me off the bed..actually felt them pull me but I couldn't do anything because I wad literally paralyzed. .but I felt awake at the same time of being alseep. When I would come out of it i would try everything I could to wake up but I drifted back into it without my control..this time I felt a presence over top of me touching my arms and holding me..but not in a welcoming matter. I screamed and screamed but it was so terrifying that I literally pulled myself out of it with everything I had. When I finally woke up..I was literally in a crying state. I didn't even want to go back to sleep. I Dont understand why this is happening to me. I just Dont understand. I hate it.

Apr 21, 2017
Held down NEW
by: Yasunas

So Im not afraid of anything... this was different than any man or woman or animal, etc. Ive never had it happen before. I was just let go of 5 minutes ago. I was held by my face and weight was on my arms, legs and chest. I tried to move and I first thought it was my lady so I said her name. I couldnt turn my head because when I tried it pressed down harder. So hard I could turn my eyes far to my right and she was sleeping with her back to me just a foot away.
The blankets moved by my feet and I didnt want it under the cover so I tried to block the blanket. If it was a man, I could of hurt them because Im a very capable man. It wasnt. It was too much of a force. The air was heavy and I could hardly breath.
I saw it sitting over me. Darker against the dark room. But even my night vision could make out features in the room... this thing was a little bigger than me. It held me and touch around my privates. Not fondling me but touching me. And Im not a pervert... it was just toying with me and I didnt find it amusing.
I was able to barely speak my ladies name and I asked for her to help me... she finally heard my voice and it was gone as soon as she moved and spoke. This is her house. And its not very old. 1988. She doesnt know of anybody that would protect her with dark magic. And I have no enemies that use darkness either... Im going to find its name and Im going to find a way to protect myself from this thing... I dont even know where to begin. I just know that it was a bad entity. It felt evil.

Apr 28, 2017
Pray NEW
by: Anonymous

Every time I say the lords prayer it jumps off of me.

May 01, 2017
Feels like a Dark invisible force NEW
by: Anonymous

This like the third time. In me life time i tough it was just me then i was watching (( Naked and Afraid)) tv show the girl started to describe exactly what happened to me.. Being pin down and it couldn't move while arm were been pull. But she also said that she got rape by the Dark force and she said a name but can't recall. The rape part didn't happened i broke lose and woke up.. In the three times that happened. Olso she say if you get rape by this thing every night have to when i broke lose got my Bible and read SALM 23 JEHOVAH IT'S MY SHEPHERD.. When to sleep with other episode.. Thank GOD.. My email. If anyone want ask..Olso i felt a present in the room after i read salm 23 walk with Bible all over the apt open door and gett out

May 11, 2017
Held down NEW
by: Cyn

I am awake at 3:31 a.m. because i had the dream of being held down and could not utter a sound. So now I can't get back to sleep. This happens at least 2 times a year. Most of the time it is my ex husband holding me down. He was abusive and I have been divorced for over 35 years. Going to burn sage and pray.

May 24, 2017
being held down NEW
by: Anonymous

They will only flee if you claim the blood of Christ and command them to leave. This truth is something you need to come to grips with that there is power in the name of Jesus.I speak from experience of the exact same situation.

May 31, 2017
The man with the distorted Face NEW
by: Kate Drever

I have had this experience since I was a little girl and it was not until recently, I managed to control these experiences. I always got this horrible feeling and sensation through my body, now I no longer get that and I am no longer paralysed. I can now speak whilst it's happening. It is always a man with a distorted face that crawls up me and presses hard on my chest, only once did he change form and started speaking an ancient language to me. He looked like a beast with horns but not like you would imagine the devil to look like. I often heard, horrible things said to me, in the dream. Although, I am not long paralysed and I can now speak, He still holds me down and I am trying to push him off me so I can see him better. I asked him last night who he was and what he wanted but he just looked me in the eye. I have no idea, what this is but I am determined to find out what this is all about.

Aug 19, 2017
Being held down against your will NEW
by: Lebohang

I've also experienced these hallucinations since I was 5 years old I am now 13years,I started experiencing this after my mother bought a shack at that time I was staying with my grandmother.When I turned 5years my mother took me to stay with her at the shack then I started experiencing hallucinations I never told my mom about this.After my mother gave birth to my sister she decided to take me and my cousins to go live at a rural area where her mother used to live ,I then started sleeping peacefully but there was one thing that borthered me I kept seeing black shadows that were very tall and also my sister started crying at night I thought she was having the same nightmares but we later found out that she could sense Bat's at night even in the dark, but my mom controlled this by sleeping with the lights on , but because I was young I thought this happened to everyone, it really didn't bother me much, after 4 years my mother took me back to that shack but there was now a RDP house. We lived there for about 2years without having nightmares then when I was in grade 6 (2015)when I was about to write my third term exams I started having these nightmares it was if a big wall was put onto my chest and this really bothered me because I couldn't get enough sleep for my exams. At a later stage figured that these nightmares only happened at night around 10 to 12 O'Clock I started studying at night then when I come from school I would sleep during the afternoon then mother suspected that something was wrong and asked me what was wrong I told her I was just exhausted from studying at night without sleeping, these nightmares always happened every night,but last night(18/8/2017)I did something different, after reading one of the comments I got some tips that you should call Jesus name the big heavy creature on my chest would go.Everytime before the hallucinations I would feel my bed going up and down while I drift away into sleep but I could feel the bed going up and down but I can't move to see what's after a while the creature came onto my chest but this time I didn't scream because I new no one would her my screams the creature started squeezing or putting pressure onto my chest I started calling out Jesus name but the creature squeezed harder that I started having problems breathing then for a moment i stopped screaming Jesus name then 2more creatures/monster appeared because the one on my chest couldn't keep me down for much longer one of the monster/creatures tried keeping me but I could move my head then when it came close I lifted my head head I bit the monsters hand the thing was really angry I thought it was going to kill me I begged it not to kill me and suddenly I woke up ,then I covered my head with a blanket but when I blinked I could see the faces of the monster/ugly looking creatures in my mind that night I didn't sleep I slept at 6 o'clock in the morning. And after all these years I am still afraid to sleep because hallucinations always happen everyday at night.

Sep 10, 2017
The feeling of being held/pinned down to my bed NEW
by: Jen

I have experienced paronormal experiences in my house but would always try to ignore or forget it. But today 09-10-17 around 5am I had just got home and started to fall asleep (I wasn't really tired cause I had been asleep earlier at my boyfriends house). I was sleeping on my side and I felt like something holding or pinning me down cause I couldn't move, I tried to turn to see what was behind my back, I heard & felt scratching on the bottom of my bed & moaning of a dog, that sounded just like my dog ( she passed away about a year ago) I really felt like it was her but it just seems crazy. It felt like it lasted for a long time but I'm sure it was only a seconds..... it was a scary experience cause it felt so strong and I've had this feeling before many years ago but this time it bothered me cause I heard something and it felt stronger.

Sep 28, 2017
caspers the friendly ghost NEW
by: Mr. Todd from the Bahamas

This happened on many occasions to a friend of mind. This is an indication that you are or being poses by demons. (spiritual attacks)

Demons cannot do anything to you but they do some thing through you. (Possession)

if this occurs again, just repeat this audible or in your mind "THE BLOOD OF JESUS" until you're release. (set free from current state)

once your done, confess your sins and go back to sleep.

Oct 04, 2017
Being held down.and scared NEW
by: Londonboyboxer

Been reading these comments and come across this purely by accident.While on my phone and typing things i find interesting into google anyway i started reading and tbh i couldnt stop because this has happened to me when i was younger and brought back alot of memories ive hidden and pushed far from my a boxer and a well built man and can look after myself very well but wasnt always the case.i suffered a very bad childhood from bullying and abuse from a voilent step father anyway around 12 i remember feeling very scared all the time and constantly fear and honestly considered s

Oct 04, 2017
Conintued NEW
by: Londonboxer

Suicide but was too scared to die incase i didnt like it when i was dead silly as it sounds ?.Anyway i.ll get to it i was getting awakened always early hours of the morning either from bad dreams or something and remember the first time this happened feeling frightened and being dead still because of what ever was moving around my befroom always at the bottom of my bed mite telise i was awake and attack me or even know i was looking etc.remember seeing unclear movements like it was robotic or a old black and white film it jumped about.This time my fears turned for the worst my whilt( blanket) started moving as if somethibg was moving on it the impressions were being made on my bed i could feel the weight as i layed there.Next thing i recall i was.awake again thinking i was dreaming laying on my front face down i tryed to turn my head left to right but i couldnt move my head it was being forced down into my pillow.I started to panic as i resisting as hard as possible to turn my head everything came to my.attention that i couldnt move at all my body being restrained by something bloody powerful and heavy i was totally.unable to move palayised in my bed.i started getting angry tears in my eyes and trying with all my strength just to turn my head to see wat or who it was.I was a skinny lad at 12 but i.trained.everyday hard and any free time i spend was always alone in this cold dull room and because of my situration with bullies from school and the cousil estate where i now.lived i never went out socially and a loner and company.My abusive step.father i avoided as stayed out of his way my only was my black laburdore dog (Sheba) my protective and loving dog.i recall this happened 3/5 more times.being forced down in bed until i struggling so hard i had to get to my doctors because i pulled muscles in my neck trying so hard to move.An injury i still suffer from and cant turn my head fully still and have.alot of pain in my neck.i didnt know why this started happening or what it meant.But remeber once.flying into a mad rage one night after being held down normally only.lasted afew minutes.but seemed forever i jumped up screaming covered head to toe in a cold sweat i was fighting back throwing punches in the air next thing i really remember was the light going on and my mother and step father standing.there wondering what the hell was going on but i totally wreacked my bedroom and to this day dont know what i was fighting or how long but the room was trashed.My i couldnt of bookcase.up or really.made the mess it was in by the time they both heard and rushed in ?? But it was across the room my heavy wooden bookcase and my hamster cage ashed to bits poor.hamster i was white my mother said shaking sweating and like i was terrified and had red marks on my body and later that morning couldnt move my neck in.pain.i did.try.and explain to my doctor etc but told me it was just built up aggresstion and becoming.a teenager.hormones and sexual frustrations.And because of my behaviour etc in school and anger that it xaused my sleep problems etc and had to.under go cousiling and when i.started boxing and desided to fight back against my bullying and to protect myself and learn to defend myself from my step father as i couldnt take my own life i was too weak and scared to.die.But couldnt handle the constant living in fear i had no choice i was getting hurt.everyday at school coming home from school when i got home i faced him a voilent aggressive sick father figure who was a monster of a man in size and looks with alot of weight height age on a young boy and scared to even sleep i was frightened.But choose to fight back.the expetiences of being held down stopped and others begun anyway that is my experience and memory of this subject and out of body experiences that happened afew years later and now nearly 40 dont know why ?? Or what it was i know myself it was.evil and a very tough and fearful time in my life but doesnt explain the clear memerories of being pinned down and my sleeping problems so thanks for reading take care 👊🇬🇧🍀 god bless you all xx

Oct 19, 2017
Confused NEW
by: Paul

Today is Thursday October19 2:17am its been happening to me ever since i was young cant remember the age but i know i was not over ten years of age im 26 know and i just was fighting for my life have anyone ever woke up and then it made you go back to sleep wake up go back to sleep wake up go back to sleep having to me more than 5 times I saw something in the mirror in my room just staring at me I'm tired of shake my wife but all I know was that I was just shaking like like I was having a seizure my neck started cramping up I tried to get up but I couldn't have anyone ever had it and one dream where is there you wake up and it just pull you back and wake up and pull you back it never happened to me like this before I've been seeing something I did not want point before The Last episode I had it was something biting my hand I don't know what's going on I just need these sleep paralysis to stop

Nov 06, 2017
Being held down cannot talk / scream NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been living in this place of over a year. Last night for the first time I woke up with the smell and taste of stale chicken and started feeling nausea. I have not had chicken in ages. a few minutes after that my tummy started aching terrible. It was a real burning ache. After that something was moving on my bed by my legs. I tried to call out to leave me alone but no sound came out. I was also paralysed. My bible is on my bedside table and i managed to get hold of my bible with my left hand. I know Psalm is in the middle of the bible and pulled it open to the middle, and tucked it under my chin. I could not move to turn on the bedside lamp, but lucky my phone was next to me and i pressed the phone for the light to come and opened the bible on psalm 23. After that I could move and speak again. I am from now on sleeping with my bible open on psalm 23 next me on the bed.

Jan 08, 2018
Sp with a vengeance NEW
by: Teresa

Hi guys. Its jan.7 2018. Last night was the first time since we moved into our new home that something werid happened.But the first time something happened to me is when i was 12yrs old.I was on top of my cousion trying to chocke her.But as i was doing that i was dreaming of a lady in white chasing me and the whole room was like closing in on me.I tried waking up and i just couldnt.I couldnt move even tho i was chocking her.then when i was about 28 i once again had a sensation of someone on my bed and i couldnt get up at all i couldnt move but this time i felt the presences of a demon well it felt that way. When i finally got up i was screaming that hes was going to get me and recently felt the same way just now i have 2 babies and i was trying to get them from the crib i just couldnt move at all. I felt the same vibe as i did before but just worse i couldnt scream i couldnt move as i was trying so hard but i couldnt.I finally woke up said a prayer and i fell right back to sleep and it happened again.This time i kept my hand on my husband and he woke me up because my nail was going into his skin. I was so scared i told him not to let me go. I couldnt even check on my babies i was so scared to move.please what can i so scared to sleep.

Jan 12, 2018
Dreamt of the devil NEW
by: Anonymous

So today was the first time I experienced this, in my dream my father told me "diana the devil is after you, give the baby to Jeremy" Jeremy is my bf we have a 8 month old and we live together with my dad. Right after he told me that I woke up because my son was tossing and turning. But I couldn’t move it was like something was holding down my chest. I couldn’t speak or move. I thought I managed to say babe and scratch and pinch and kick my bf. I was wrong. My boyfriend woke up from me moaning he said I wasn’t pinching him. But once he woke up it stopped instantly! It was so weird I was awake and to me I was pinching him. If this is just sleep paralysis like they say what a hell of a dream to go with it right?

Jan 20, 2018
Fool proof NEW
by: Bumblebee

I have been experiencing the same horrible night terrors for several years I noticed when I was a heavy drug user it was much worse I couldn't get myself out of it and whoever I was with at the time that was sleeping in the bed with me would tell me that the most demonic tone would come out of my mouth that was when I was on drugs I've been sober now for over 3 years and I still experience them however it is not as often maybe only a few times a year but I do experience them. I just experienced my first one in quite some time last night it felt like I was dreaming and in my dream something was holding me down but I couldn't see what it was I was laying in a dark room and I felt something grab my ankles and hold them down and I also felt like something had wrapped itself around my head and was sitting on my chest my whole face and everything was numb. The minute that I felt the numbing sensation and the heaviness I knew exactly what was going on I immediately did what I always do in my mind I said I rebuke you in the name of Jesus and I continue to think that in my mind and I finally woke up. That is the only thing I know to do that works whenever this happens to me. I will say that I do feel that you have to believe what you're saying you have to believe that the name of Jesus can we move any evil thing from you the first time I tried it I couldn't believe how quickly the feeling left it was just a thought in my mind I rebuke you in the name of Jesus. Last night I spent more time praying and reading in my Bible than I have and probably a year and I feel like it was almost a demonic attack upon me whenever that happened because I don't take any medications there's no reason for that to happen to me anymore but it seems like when I start to get closer to God again that's whenever these things happen but like I said all I have to say is I rebuke you in the name of Jesus and it goes away every time.

Mar 30, 2018
Held down NEW
by: Anonymous

When in college I felt a presence over me in the bed and it was terrifying. I felt I could not cry out and whatever this was was trying to enter my body so I held on to my soul. I did not tell too many people. It was scary. I will say that it was a relief
to understand that it could be sleep paralysis because I thought I was evil and ashamed.
I have always believed in God but also afraid that I caused something to attack me in my sleep

Apr 09, 2018
held down NEW
by: cpp

It's been a few months but it was well after me and my husband went to sleep, I awoke on my back to a feeling of something heavy lying on me. It felt like an invsiable person or more like something bad, like maybe a demon. It felt like it was getting off me but then it layed back down on top of me with what seemed to be all of its weight this time, I felt my body being squished into my mattress. I could see my husband lying next to me from the corner of my eye but I couldnt move, or talk. As I filled with complete panic I eventually moved my left pinky, and whatever it was quickly left. It scared the hell outta me.

Apr 09, 2018
held down NEW
by: cpp

It's been a few months but it was well after me and my husband went to sleep, I awoke on my back to a feeling of something heavy lying on me. It felt like an invsiable person or more like something bad, like maybe a demon. It felt like it was getting off me but then it layed back down on top of me with what seemed to be all of its weight this time, I felt my body being squished into my mattress. I could see my husband lying next to me from the corner of my eye but I couldnt move, or talk. As I filled with complete panic I eventually moved my left pinky, and whatever it was quickly left. It scared the hell outta me.

Apr 28, 2018
Need answers NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had 2 nights, not at my own home but at my Boyfriends house. I was sleeping and I felt I was trapped down could not move felt pain in my hip like someone was pushing on it or trying to break my bones, the pain felt so real, and it got worse, Then I tried to scream and I could not speak. The pain felt so real.

My partner had me wake up as I felt I could not do! So scary.

What is this, I so need to under stand.

May 23, 2018
Need answers, thank you NEW
by: Anonymous

I read so many expenses that sounds just like mines, but I’m seeking for answers to why this happens. These horrible event has been happening from I was 14 I’m now 26, these pass two years it has been happening every night, I’m not afraid just want to know why? I call on the name Jesus or say a pray and I would b release from what ever is holding me down and I also found out once I place an oil my pastor prayed over on me before goin to bed I would sleep comfortably. Please I need answers.

May 23, 2018
answers!! NEW
by: Robert Todd

Deliverance is the children bread, calling on the name of Jesus necessary but is just a temporary fixed.
The most important thing about deliverance is "one has to want to be delivered"

These attacks comes on from some family tie generational curse or something you have not release from your pass. Often times you are unaware. Also Hatred unforgiveness, Malice, envy, jealousy etc.

The demonic presence needs to recognized, acknowledge then given an assignment.

"To return to the pit of hell and never return to this person of God"

If you find yourself during self deliverance yarning, coughing or flagellating, they are signs of demons spirits detaching themselves from your spirit. (just say go to the pit in Jesus Name!!

You can do self deliverance or go to a local church and have is cast out. see

I will say of the Lord, "He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust." Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. Psalm 91:2-3

Jun 30, 2018
Just say Jesus NEW
by: Anonymous

Just say Jesus

Sep 08, 2018
Dreaming of being held down NEW
by: Anonymous

Okay so this happend to me for the first time in my life. I am 21 years old and will be turning 22 in just 10 days. I experienced this just last night. I heard the door open,before I slept I made sure all doors where closed/locked and the chain was on. I have just started working in a different area so it was my first night there. Anyway around 22:20 pm I had the door open, I was asleep but I could hear everything.. I was not wondering whoever is trying to get in the house isn't going to be able to because of the chain.. So I tried to wake up and see what was going on.. at this point I felt something strong I couldn't move I couldn't talk i couldn't do anything it felt like my soul was fading.. I just stayed in one place and my eyes closed I heard the door shut and footsteps approaching
. I was so scared. Then I felt two hands pressing me down on the bed.. I felt the presence of this demon . I stayed quite didn't fight it, but I began to talk to God, asking for forgiveness, asking for help, I said The devil is a liar 3 times. I kept talking to God , few mnitues later, I finally managed to move and turn, that's when i knew this was not a dream this was real life. If you have ever experienced this or experiencing this please please seek for God. He loves you. The devil is a LIAR. He won't win.

Dec 02, 2018
Wrist being held down, not being able to scream. NEW
by: Anonymous

I did some reading on s/p and I could tick almost all the cause boxes. I have loads of stress, I don't sleep that much because I'm usually working a lot, always wake up several times during night.

I have had s/p many times and it was always the same scenario - i was trying to escape someone evil - a murderer that was trying to catch me and stab me or something like that, it always got to me so I tried to scream but no sound would come out.

But last night it was completely different. I was kind of asleep but fully conscious. I felt that there was something moving in my bed right next to me. It felt like a cat trying to get a better position. Since I don't own any animals I wanted to make sure that nothing was there. I was laying on my back and was not dreaming, I even think my eyes were open. I did a quick and sharp movement to the place where I felt the motion (thinking that for sure nothing would be there) and I didnt touch anything, but as soon as my hand hit the mattress something grabbed my hand, I could feel its individual fingers or grip around my wrist. it forced my hand down the second my hand hit the mattress and held it down like that with great force, I could not move or scream. But I did not see anything, no hallucinations whatsoever.

I see that a lot of you guys have the feeling of being dragged out of bed or as if something was sitting on your chest. But has someone had the same experience I had last night?

Jan 21, 2019
Do you feel the same NEW
by: Ritik

So this is happening to me for years,it is feeling of not being able to scream,not being able to move,feeling like something is gripping me,more I try to get rid of it ,more it grips over me. It is something invisible,sometimes it abuses me.sometimes,it is so much terrifying that i find myself crying for help even after waking up. Sometimes it feels so real that I would die.

Apr 03, 2019
Held down, groaning NEW
by: Christina

Hi im 48. For the first time ever I had I don't know what to even call it but it scared me to death. I awoke to being pinned down, my right arm extended and being held. I had something on top of me, more to my left side but holding my right arm down, the growling I heard in my left ear I will never forget. I saw on my comforter the blue light coming from my fire detector. I was so afraid to open my left eye. Their was definitely something on me. I tried to scream, yell, open my mouth and nothing. I was able to scream with my teeth clenched God please help me after the third time I was released and I friggen flew out of my room and im like wtf just happened. I looked at the clock it was 9:30 pm. I have never ever, ever experienced any type of absolute terror in my life. I believe in God and I believe in the devil. The growling and the pressure on my body and arm im still afraid, I kept looking at my arm to see if I had bruises all day. God I hope I never experience this again. It sure scared the hell out of me. I will pray to God tonight to keep me safe.i believe this was not rem sleep nor a sleeping disorder.this was as real as I am real. I just can't get the growling out of my head.

Sep 09, 2019
Two Small Shadows NEW
by: Anonymous

This happened to me a while back. I used to read the Bible but had stopped. Reading, praying, everything. I ended up working with someone that was a Christian. I actually started reading the Bible during lunch with this person. On this particular day, we even stopped by a church during a service on our lunch break. When I got home that evening. Everyone was asleep. I decided to fall asleep on the couch. As soon as my head touched the pillow. I saw two small black muscular figures,(more like little people) jump from the side of the couch where my feet were located. One landed on my legs holding me down with his harms. The other landed on my arms holding me down with his arms and he put his face right up to mine. If this wasn’t weird enough. I could see their muscles, their body outline. They were darker than the darkest spot in your house. Their face? This was the one thing I couldn’t see. All there was in the area where there should’ve been a face was smoke. But it didn’t go all over the place. It stayed in the area where there should be a face. As soon as these two individuals jumped on me. I wasn’t afraid, but more pissed off. I couldn’t move or speak. But I stared into the smoke and in my mind I was yelling to get the F off of me. It took a couple of times me saying that in my head. But they finally jumped off and disappeared. I sat up and thought it could’ve been a dream. But I hadn’t fallen asleep yet. I brushed it off and tried to lay down again. It happened again in the same way. Again I couldn’t move or speak and I was starring into the face of smoke. Once again angry at what was going on. I repented them in the name of Jesus Christ with all my strength, again all this I was saying in my mind because I couldn’t speak. Once I said that, they disappeared and it never happened again. Has anyone experienced something similar? I see that people are awaken by something. But I wasn’t asleep. And I saw these two things just like I see anyone else on a regular day.

Jan 17, 2021
Sleeping tight
by: Charlie mai

Last night i lay asleep on my left side ..and i felt something holding me down i could feel rippling in my back and a pulling sensation around my right arm .i tryed to move but couldnt ..i managed to jerk myself out of it and sort of grunt just before i opened my eyes i saw 2 black tunnels.
This isnt the first time this has happened to me . Im hoping someone has the answer ???

Jul 21, 2021
Prayer NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi i had the same such experience. i lived next to a cemetary. i actually prayed threw jeses and repented. what ever it was or was happening i felt a intant release right after.

Jul 21, 2021
by: Veronica

This happens to me and as soon as I start praying the Our Father repeatedly I comevrightvout of the dream its the only thing thats works all the time. And yes its very terrifying I cant sleep after having that dream . The growlimg is horrific and sometimes nails get dug in my skin in my dream.😱

Aug 06, 2022
This is real NEW
by: Anonymous

This happened to me last night. I was laying on my stomach alone and I noticed in my sleep my back was very cold which made me wake, then I felt this feeling overcome me. This isn’t my first experience so I knew what was happening. I started to fight back, I gave a cheeky smile as if to say "cmon then let’s have it" and then instantly pushed up my face ready to fight, I managed to throw my arms into a press up position and was trying to push myself up but I couldn’t raise my body so gave up. The fact I moved my arms must of shocked the entity!! I WAS NO LONGER ASLEEP, I WOKE UP WHEN I REALISED MY BACK FELT COLD!! I could open my eyes and see my room but couldn’t speak or move and could just about make groaning noises. I was trying to call my American Akita as he sometimes lays next to me while I sleep but I couldn’t say his name! I was terrified, as soon as it was over I called my dog and he came and lay down next to me. I went back to sleep but I made sure my whole body was covered first.

Feb 07, 2024
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

This may sound weird if you’re not a believer but saying God help me or the blood of Jesus and it’ll stop immediately. Works every time. Sounds like you’re being attacked by evil spirits demons if you will. But you don’t have to take my word try it —try it.

Feb 14, 2024
Believe reality NEW
by: Anonymous

These story are scary
What uf some of them are really being drugged and raped?
Or has happened in the past and they you are actually remembering it or reliving it?
Its not a question of monsters or religions o:
Many drugs can paralyze and you can’t even remember shit !
I only believe in evil perpetrators so if any of it happened to me or my family members I would investigate with a specialist a doctor (body and mind)
And if i discovered it wax the truth I would make sure to find who did it to make sure he/ them can’t do it anymore to anyone again

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