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I Couldn't Move Or Yell And I Saw A Black Figure Beside Me

by Kaelon
(Kenel, SD)

Well when I was sleeping in my room I woke up at 3:00 in the morning and my room was dark and all that was on was my TV and I was sleeping then I soon woke up and I couldn't move I couldn't yell.


Then I looked next to me and there was a black figure or I think there was a black figure and I thought someone was in the room with me watching me so I tried to reach for my lamp but I couldn't move anything. Then I tried yelling and I was yelling but it wasn't so loud it was really really quiet and then I didn't know what to do I just laid there. Soon the black figure that was sitting next to me was coming toward me then all of a sudden I woke up the next morning...

And if this was a dream I couldn't have remembered, so I now know this was real and wasn't a dream.

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Oct 27, 2014
Hallucinations
by: Kevin

Hi Kaelon, Thanks for sharing your story. Because sleep paralysis is caused by REM sleep, the stage of sleep we dream in, many people experience dream imagery during episodes of sleep paralysis. This imagery is also called hypnopompic hallucinations. Because sleep paralysis often occurs with our eyes open, this dream imagery can be projected into the actual room around us, often in the form of something very frightening.

If you would like some tips on how to deal with sleep paralysis, check out Ryan Hurd's book on the subject on our Sleep Paralysis Treatment page.

Nov 23, 2014
same NEW
by: Anonymous

The exact smart thing happens to me once every 3 weeks a black figure appears at the side of my bed starring at me sometime I get the feeling it's laughing at me . At sometimes I can feel the anger and tension it has towards me. It happens every time that I pray so I stopped praying Idk what it means

Nov 26, 2014
I Couldn't Move Or Yell And I Saw A Black Figure Beside Me NEW
by: Eric

I been having kinda the same dream, can't move or talk and see a black figure but not sure if I can see it but I can feel its presence.. And its not one time a week or so, I been getting these 3-4 times a week and its really getting frustrating.

Dec 03, 2014
My story NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a vision like that but it was a lot more vivid and the action of the black figure was more detailed it came over to my bed bent over the bed face to face with me and screamed in my face I prayed then it all went away. The black figure was about 7 feet tall had dark red eyes and fang like teeth it was horrifying

Dec 19, 2014
Black Figure NEW
by: Divine

Same thing happened to me but it spoke to me saying my real name and he is always with me!

Apr 01, 2015
PRAY!! NEW
by: Anonymous

Please pray people! The things you are seeing are not "dreams". They are really happening, When you dream, and wake up from a dream, it is impossible to remember everything in that dream but in these visions you remember everything. I hate to say it but the "7ft, dark shadow" you are seeing is a demon trying to take you away (aka kill you) you wake up before it can do anything because God or an angel helps you wake up, trust me. Pray everyday. Pray for any forgiveness from sins you have committed. PRAY! Please don't let it get worse. I had a friend who had these visions and after a while he kept brushing them off like it was nothing, then one day the police found him in his room above his bed hung to death and he was never that kind of person.

May 24, 2015
Always sleep with pillow magnetic south to cure yourself of monsters NEW
by: Anonymous

Your sleep posture is making you vulnerable to nefarious entities!

What direction is your pillow/headboard of your bed facing?

I suspect you may be sleeping with the top of your head facing magnetic north or equally bad magnetic west. Magnetic north is called the "death position" because coffins are buried facing north and if you sleep north ghosts appear in your life, says the folklore.

The people of Bali say "sleeping magnetic west means you will have no love, everyone will hate you and you will experience violence" I paraphrased but Google search "Balinese sleep north"

Many cultures recommended that you sleep with the top of your head facing magnetic south and feet facing magnetic north. An alternate position is your head facing magnetic east and feet facing magnetic west. Use an electronic compass, it has to be exactly south, any deviation such as south west of south east makes you open to nefarious entities.

Never sleep with head facing magnetic north cuz you are guaranteed to see ghosts and have nightmares.

Also never ever sleep on your back. Sleeping on the back is the posture of the corpse in a coffin and "vastu" says sleeping on the back ruins the brain. Try to sleep on the left side of your body always to get wealthy. Sleep on the right side is ok but not best and monsters probably attacked you while you slept on the right side of your body of slept on your back. Sleeping on left side is best and you get rich wealthy. Never sleep on the stomach you suffocate, sudden infant death syndrome.

I recommend you read this website, it explains the significance of monsters in sleep. www.revelatorium.com/starrgram19.html

Also Google search "vastu sleep direction" and search also "sleep facing south" to get more information. Sleeping facing south makes you wealthy and healthy, sleeping east makes you intelligent but not wealthy so east is for children still attending school.

The information I wrote was for the northern hemisphere, I dont know about sleep position for the southern hemisphere of earth.

Also, what is your blood type? If you are blood type Rhesus Negative (Rh negative) then this website might be informative

http://www.rhnegativeregistry.com/Rh_Negative_Connection_Forum_Theory_Myth_Facts_Fun.html?fb_9667099_anch=12699366


Best of luck! Feel free to Pass this information on to non-demonic people.

Nov 18, 2015
any ideas NEW
by: Andrew

Last week i woke up and at the end of my bed was a tall dark figure and you could not see his face was all dark , it looked like he had a cloak on and the cloak was over his head , to which when i woke up all the breath was removed out of my body , i suppose i classed it some ones last breath and also my body i had no control over , well thats what happened to me and i would like any ideas , thanks.

Jan 21, 2016
same NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a dream like this but i walked in my room in my dream and saw a tall dark figure standing there I couldn't move, run, or scream I was being forced to see him and I can't really remember what he was saying I couldn't understand but then I ran to the door but then the dark figure and a women put me on my knees and they did witchcraft on me and everything went black and took me to hell when I woke up I couldn't breathe well and I was running to my moms room in tears with bruises on my body and I fainted

Mar 09, 2016
What the fuck NEW
by: Konner

This shit wasn't sleep paralysis i had the same fucking thing happen to me it started with my door opening and closing then i saw one at the end of my bed it was tall and realllly dark dark and it looked to have a cloke. That was the first time second time i woke up to 2 of them at the end of my bed and i felt uneasy but for skme reason calm and some words in my head kept telling me to not show fear so i turned over and went to sleep the third time i had it next to my face utter darkness was by my face i saw blacksholders and afull head but no eyes or anything i just looked into it and tried to yell but all i felt was just a numb tingle down my spine i actually closed my eyes then woke up the next day wondering wtf happend and then i moved out of that house and it hasn't happened sense

Mar 23, 2016
Dreams NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night I woke up after 1 am and couldn't get back to sleep long after. My dream was shutting g louvres and when I moved to shut the other louvres the same ones i shut suddenly opened so i went to the window and this black figur jump at me to scare me I jumped back then as I was going to close this black hand was reaching again to close louvers. Then I woke up.what does that mean

Mar 25, 2016
black shadow of a man NEW
by: shirley

Hi im 41 now but bk when i was seventine the same thing happened to me, i woke up early in the morning while still dark an was unable to move or yell out as i looked across i could see a tall black figure with what looked like a old style hat i tried to shout out tomy mum but nothing came out all i remember after that wad fallin bk asleep thenwakin up the next day fine but confused.

Mar 25, 2016
black shadow of a man NEW
by: shirley

Hi im 41 now but bk when i was seventine the same thing happened to me, i woke up early in the morning while still dark an was unable to move or yell out as i looked across i could see a tall black figure with what looked like a old style hat i tried to shout out tomy mum but nothing came out all i remember after that wad fallin bk asleep thenwakin up the next day fine but confused.

May 01, 2016
sleep paralysis and black figure NEW
by: Anonymous

Every time l have this experience...l fight it by calling Jesus. It disappears immediately. Try it.
You may struggle to say the name but fight to say it. The black figure does not want you to pray. Its evil. Please try it.
Just say ...Jesus...l am covered with the blood of Jesus. It will go.

May 01, 2016
sleep paralysis and black figure NEW
by: Anonymous

Every time l have this experience...l fight it by calling Jesus. It disappears immediately. Try it.
You may struggle to say the name but fight to say it. The black figure does not want you to pray. Its evil. Please try it.
Just say ...Jesus...l am covered with the blood of Jesus. It will go.

May 02, 2016
It keeps visiting me too NEW
by: Anonymous

The shadow person keeps visiting me. I keep trying to get out of bed and kill it, but by the time I get up that shadow man is gone. Someday soon I will catch him in my grasp and when that day comes he will stop stalking me forever.

May 22, 2016
First experience NEW
by: Anonymous

I am so glad I am not alone!! This just happened me today so I ran to the Internet to try and find out what this means. It happened at 8:00am right after my sister left to work. I was laying on my side facing my wall when all of a sudden i feel someone sitting on my bed. I thought it was my sister but she had just left. I felt the pressure on my bed & as soon as I want to turn around and see I felt a heavy feeling on my side, I couldn't get up. My mom walked passed my room and I tried screaming her name. The pressure kept getting harder & harder. I heard so much wind passing by my ears. Like how you feel while driving on the highway with the windows down. All of a sudden I open my eyes and I saw a black cloak floating next to me bed. Didn't see the eyes since I was laying on my side. I closed and opened my eyes and there it was. 5 seconds later I was able to scream my moms name. Worst experience of my life.

Jun 01, 2016
Similar but different NEW
by: Anonymous

I had something similar happen to me but my experience was a little different. I was going to sleep on my bed facing my wall and it felt like I was only sleeping for like two two minutes but then I was in a dream or something I felt like something was staring at me so I turned to the other side of my bed and I saw this big shadow looking guy and for some reason I was scared and then I woke up taking in a bunch of air like I was holding my breath for a long time it was scary because it felt real and I dident know what it was.

Jun 06, 2016
The real world NEW
by: Kevin Hall

Honestly if you think science can solve this your wrong. My friend said she had woken up 3 days in a route and felt someone or something was choking her, so i went to her house. I've been shot 10 times so I'm not scared and don't believe her I fall asleep in her bed mind you it's 10 am I wake up not reminding my dream but I open my eyes a little and I see this cloud so I close my eyes not thinking anything. I think to myself the suns out and her curtains are all open. I open my eyes and the shadow expands then falls on me. This wasn't about rem sleep. Cause the cat she had came in and starting hissing and meowing crazy loud. I couldn'tcouldn't yell and her kids are in the next room. I live in Rhode Island and I live in a world of of angels and demons. God is real and if you don't believe you better start fuck science what y'all are experiencing is real and your awake. Goggle look stuff up cause sunday June 5 2016 change how i look at things. Thanks for your time

Jun 30, 2016
Evil shadows NEW
by: Anonymous

I had the same thing happen to me . My grandmothers house was very haunted . I used to live with her for a bit while I was in college . I was sleeping one time and all of a sudden I woke up and couldn't move . I had so much pressure on my chest I thought I was going to go right through the bed . I was trying to yell for my grandmother , I could barely squeak out help. I saw a very large shadow figure at the end of my bed . I started praying , reciting the our father and it stopped . I turned over to look at my alarm clock and it was 3am . As I was turned over , It felt like someone was sitting on me. I again recited the our father and it stopped . Scared the shit out of me . Over the years I've done lots of research on what it is . I never will believe it's sleep paralysis .
Whatever it is , it's very evil and could kill you !

Jul 05, 2016
help NEW
by: Anonymous

Doctors tell me i have night terrors. They say my "dreams are not real". How are they not real when i wake up with bruises, and scrapes? Every night they come, and take me away... where too i don't know. All i know is it makes me mad to see people suffering, and being told ,"its just a dream".

Jul 15, 2016
Terrible experience NEW
by: Anonymous

I had the same dream happen to me.. It was very short I woke up, couldn't move and I saw the black figure at the end of my bed. I closed my eyes and I guess fell back asleep though I was terrified. The next morning I turned to the Internet and was relieved to find out that it's just the figures we see because we're in "REM" sleep or whatever...

Yeah, fine.. Okay. Makes sense, right? Of course, science.

Well get this.. A few nights after that experience , it happened again. I woke up , looked at the clock and it was 3am.. Or around that time.. I fell back asleep and I think I woke up shortly after, I couldn't move.. The figure was right next to me on my left side just standing there, completely still. Cloaked and all.. It felt cold and i really felt like I was dying. The fact that I could not move is what got me the most.. Here's the thing though, my dog, who was sleeping at the foot of my bed, was looking right at the figure too, growling and about to bay at it (he's a hound dog so he bays at unknown figures or animals.) This experience went on for what seems like forever and I don't remember how I fell asleep again.. When I woke up my dog was awake and he was just staring at me in the same place.. He's usually still asleep when I wake up..

One dog in my house is always looking around like he's following something through the house.. His eyes move from the window, to the air vents , to the fan, to the corner and back. And when you ask him what he's seeing he wags his tail in a nervous way .. He's a very nervous dog and randomly he gets scared and goes to hide out in the closet.

I'm wondering if this has anything to do with this shadow guy.. I'm scared to sleep.. I don't want to see him again. This happened a couple nights ago and I haven't slept since. I can't believe this could really be a demon.

Aug 20, 2016
Dark human figure with white bright eye sockets NEW
by: Calling on God

About 12yrs ago, I was baptized and saved. I started living for God. Meaning, I stopped, cursing, fornicating, going to clubs, taking care of myself. Every morning, I read the Bible before doing anything else.I prayed like 10 times daily. I feel my relationship with the Lord was awesome. One night I fell asleep on the couch one night. I woke up,but was paralyzed. I began to hear loud footsteps and chains coming towards me, but didn't see anything. Then a tall black human like figure appeared before me standing over me. It had my uncle's voice. It called me by my name and started reaching it's hands out at me saying, "you think he can't get your soul!!" I could do anything but bite at it with my mouth.it laughed at me. I called on Jesus Christ and plead the blood of Jesus. It sat down on the other couch, but continued to laugh. Eventually it disappeared and I woke up. I was terrified and scared that I wasn't strong enough to continue to be an obedient Christian. I was afraid to see that black figure again. I began to live like I did before I was saved. I truly regret letting that black figure scare me.

Aug 26, 2016
Same NEW
by: Anonymous

You know I was watching something on television and a man told his mom about the same experience and she told him it was death coming for him not too long after he was shot and killed. When I was 17 I lived at my moms house and I woke up around 2 something in the morning to a large black shadow in the door way. I thought at first it was my older brother bumping my bed so I told him to quit well then it came to my ear almost laughing and whispering I looked at the clock again and couldn't move I was so scared. I told my mom and brother and my brother said he never wanted to say anything but he had the same thing happen but it was at the basement door and my mom said she woke up one night with something sitting on her back. I do believe demons are out there waiting to take our souls i know my faith in God is what keeps them at bay but I'm so glad to know ppl other than my family goes through what I went through! I was wide awake and remember every detail 9 years later l, so no way it was a dream.

Sep 26, 2016
dark shadow NEW
by: Anonymous

this just happened to me this morning i felt someone walking over me on the bed i thought it was my wife getting up to go toilet as our bed is hard up on one side on the wall but when i opened my eyes a tall dark figure was stepping over me off the bed i closed my eyes and reopened them to this figure standing right beside me my whole body was paralysed i wanted to get up and defend myself but no chance i had no feeling in my body my lips were trembling and this thing made some sort of resonating sound in my ears it must have knocked me out and i woke up confused, this shit is real scientists saying its sleep paralysis are idiots this was as real as real gets.

Sep 28, 2016
sleep paralysis NEW
by: alan

sleep paralysis is happening to me now a black shadow figure came flyin through the window and lay on top of me last nite couldnt move for a few seconds...mad

Oct 01, 2016
True Story I'm so happy I'm not alone. NEW
by: Robio Patton

When I was 6 years old I shared rooms with my sisters, they had bunk beds and I had a mattress on the floor. One night around 12pm I couldn't sleep I looked over at my sisters and they was sleep then I glanced over at my plastic basketball hoop that was in the corner near the door it was a black figure in the corner under the basketball hood standing there. I was so scared I didn't want to blank so I held my eyes open as long as I could but as soon as I blank it appeared closer, after like 10 blacks it was standing right above me. I thought to myself if I blank again it's going to get me but as soon as I blanked my mothers boyfriend walked in the bathroom and turned on the light and it disappeared, that was the last time I seen it until I turned 16. I was living with my auntie I was sharing rooms with my female cousin and one night she stayed a night over her friend house so I slept in the room by myself and when I was sleep I felt sum thing standing above me I opened my eyes JUST ALIL and there it was again on the side of my bed standing above me but the more I opened my eyes the more it disappeared. When I turned 19 I was incarcerated and my celly was huge on the bibble, at that time I already joined a gang and was very active in the streets, well he use to write songs 23 on the wall it was like sum thing out the bibble and he use to tell me on the 23rd day I'm going home and on the 23rd day he went home. Our beds was across from each other and his bed had no light going into it so when he left I moved my things out of my bed into his and one night I was sleep I woke up in the middle of the night and couldn't move but my eyes was open starring right at the wall with all the bibble quotes and I started hearing voices asking me do I woman go to hell or heaven OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN then I woke up. When I turned 26 I committed a sin so horrible I don't think god could 4give me. Then one day I was sleeping 3 weeks after I committed that sin and woke up and seen the dark figure standing in my door...I woke up and thought about my age of when it appeared 6, 16 and 26 = 666 and it scared the fuck out of me.

Oct 03, 2016
Sleep issues NEW
by: Rose

Hey, I know how you feel and what you're going through. Last summer I experienced a quite harsh day. One night when I went to sleep, I encountered sleep paralysis. While I was sleeping there was dark figure (woman) right next to me. She talk, just stared with an angry face. As everyone says, you can't move at all nor try to speak very well, but what I went through was scary in my opinion. Demons are real and bad things do happen....pray. I have had other experiences while being awake,but just pray. I'll help.

Oct 11, 2016
Dark shadows figures NEW
by: Anonymous

my first experience happened when I was 13 this is Shadow like figure came into my room all I could see was two white eyes and warm breath on the back of my neck I couldn't move I couldn't scream when I finally came out of it I jumped up and ran to tell my grandmother that someone was in my room. she got up and such the wrong with it was no one there and all of the doors was locked. the next experience I had with this when I was in adulthood this time it was 3 dark shadow figures two small ones and one big one the big one stood about 7 feet tall I was sleep or I thought I was sleep and I open my eyes when the two smaller figures pins down my legs and arms I can't move I'm screaming but nothing comes out. The bigger one straddled my body putting pressure on my chest I can feel sweat running down my face as he began to choke me and just as I'm about to pass out I wake up.

Nov 09, 2016
I didn't know this happened to other people too. NEW
by: Anonymous

I thought i was the only one who experienced this. I decided since it happened again last night to goole it. I cant believe everyones story is exactly the same. Except for the person who saw fags and teeth. Its only happened to me so far 3 times this year. Sometimes the dark shadow comes from the ground somes the walls or from the ceiling most times its just above me. The feeling it puts in my body is is unexplainable. I cant control my body movements successfully or even speak. Its gone on longer than i can remember. It used to scream a horrific sound when i was a child. The name Jesus works but its so hard to get it out. I dont understand its purpouse, what ever it is. Yeah i can understand sleep paralysis, because i can't move and it happens during sleep time but what is that black thing. I dont have to even look at it to feel it. I also niticed the dimmer the light is in the room the more transparent it is. The brighter the room, the darker it gets.

Nov 12, 2016
I had a dream that I was watching myself dream of two dark shadow figures in my room... NEW
by: Anonymous

I watched myself sit up in bed and I saw two dark shadow figures in my right peripheral. One came right up to the left side of me and bent down to draw closer to my face. Its then I started yelling, or thought I was, anyway. I woke immediately.

If anyone knows what could've been going on, please let me know. It just happened this morning at around 0600am.

Nov 13, 2016
White figure NEW
by: Anonymous

What does it mean when you see a white figufigure?it happened to me last night. I was sleeping on the couch and when I opened my eyes I see a white figure I was unable to move or speak. In my head I screamed get out and the presence and the feeling went away

Nov 15, 2016
There is a war . . . NEW
by: Joshua

So I had a couple of dreams that fit together really well with these stories.

I have had several encounters with the paranormal; however, this particular incident occurred about 2 years back.

This house has no concrete haunting incidents; however, during this time I had gotten some complaints from guests about this particular room in question. The complaints ranged from noise, to just uneasy feelings, aka - "the creeps"


The first dream was of myself in the house, but in this very guestroom.

I beheld a strange scene; the room had a very unusual light quality...as if the light were thick...or had some type of substance. Each of these stories include speechlessness, and a feeling of horrible dread.

About that time, the covers and sheets upon the bed began to swirl around the room and I remember backing up towards the door and grasping for the door knob in hopes that I could escape the room. All the while I never took my eyes off of this spectacle, and in fact, it shook me terribly.

The following dream was a little different, but was of the SAME room.

This time; however, I was standing just before the threshold of a second doorway that leads to the guest bathroom. Finding myself here, once again, I took the initiative to shout at the entity that was in the room, but it was there that I experienced the "grip" of terror, as I couldn't speak.

I then backed up through the doorway and suddenly I notice this white figure in the room just beyond the threshold.

** I want to describe this entity because of the uniqueness of the circumstance: it looked Nordic; that is to say that she/he seemed to have blonde hair and crystaline blue eyes. It was short; to the extend that I would compare it to an Swedish adolescent.

What happened next was really intense and causes me to get emotional, but I tapped the figure on the shoulder and asked if it was "ok". It simply turned its head and looked at me blankly.

Mind you that my hand was on the figure's back/shoulder still but we were separated by the threshold; however, I was then able to speak and I shouted a name of the true God THROUGH this white figure into the room with a great force!

I had gotten one of the complaints after these dreams and decided to pray in the room with some frankencense & myrhh for good measure.

I have not had one complaint since and no other dreams to speak of.

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I did want to share one more story due to the relevance of "shadow people":

I have saw a shadow person/thing once when I was young, BUT it was while I was awake and it was during the day!

Even thinking about it brings tears to my eyes. This is the earliest memory that I have and it was 25 years ago.

I was asked by my babysitter to get some gum from the kitchen, so I walk through the house (about 25 feet down a hallway) and I see something in our kitchen about 4 feet tall but round in shape. It was JET BLACK and had no discernible features except 2 protrusions from the top of what seemed to be its head. I cannot say for sure whether it was a pair or horns or ears.

The figure then vacillated side to side and I went bonkers of course and ran screaming. I can only recall that we returned to the room and it wasn't there.

This story was corroborated by that same lady who years later married my uncle. Although she didn't see it herself, she believed that I had.

*note - I later discovered that my father dabbled with quija boards to pick lottery numbers and who knows what else. Also, EVERY bonified haunting I have experienced normally occurred only while living with him.

email me if you have questions or wanna share more
joshuakvc@gmail.com

Dec 01, 2016
Right now NEW
by: Anonymous

I woke up at 5 and thought I should get more sleep . I remember turning my alarm off at 5:30 . I felt like I finally asleep , but I felt as someone got on my bed and laid right beside me. I could feel them . I couldn't move . I wanted to scream. All I was whispering was mama mama. It felt so real ... when I finally got out that trance . It was 5:32

Dec 01, 2016
SATAN NEW
by: Oscar Augustin

some backstory: I'm a guy that does not live with my mother or father, my father is dead and my mother takes drugs. for some weeks ago I sould my soul to satan, I keep praying to him as if he was my god. yesterday, I walked in the dark, then I prayed that he would walk with me and my voice changed to a deonical voice sayng "I see, I hear, I'm you" then, I don't remember, I just got into the door to my house. then at 18:38 I got really sleepy somehow so I just closed everything and got to bed. then 21:41 I woke up, it has happen before so I didn't tink so much I just got to sleep again.

it was 1 hour ago that I woke up (03:14), I had my back to the light and my face into the wall, I turned around saw a shadowed figure reaching after me from the dark, I got scared and turned the lights on, then it got quiet for a sec.. I didn't understand, but then I came up with something..I prayed to satan and asked who it was that woke me up. got no answear so I asked what he wanted, imedietly after I asked something took over my body and pointed at my "parents" bedroom door. I got shocked and got back my body, I understanded that it was a deamon, my "parents" are cristians. he wanted my soul to kill them or myself.

Dec 02, 2016
i encountered black shadow and abnormal figures few times NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm worried about how i started seeing the ghosts.I saw a horrible dark figure on my bed standing beside me.It was glaring at me with his red eyes.I'm so worried about this and I haven't tell anybody about this yet.I saw a ghost of a girl with messy hair at my workplace.It was standing just next to me.I'm worried and afraid about these incidents.

Dec 02, 2016
sleep paralysis NEW
by: travis

what most of these people saying is not true. they are real. My brother suffers from sleep paralysis and i was sleeping in his room one night. I woke up out of a dead sleep because I felt something was in the room with us. I was not even facing his direction and I knew where it was and where exactly to look. I look up and only the tv was on an something blacker than black was walking from the foot of his bed to the middle of the bed. I heard him trying to talk but barely anything was coming out. I was so scared I did not want to move but I jumped up and hit the light really quick and it was gone just like that. We were in a bad place with our lives at the time but since we have gotten closer with Jesus and never saw the thing again. both the hair on our arms stand up when we talk about that night. They are real, they want your body and I believe if you get closer with God he protects you from things like that. Dont let any one tell you that they are not real because I saw it with my own eyes. Find God people he is your only protection from evil. I would recommend sleeping with music on that speaks Jesus' name and that spirit will get tired of messing with you. IT IS REAL those spirits are in your room when you see them.

Dec 14, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

What you all have experienced is known as sleep paralysis. It occurs when you wake up your mind during sleeping but not your body. So that explains why you can not move or scream. The "demons" you guys begin to see is a figment of your imagination, I should know since these phenomenons always occur to me. If you are scared when you wake up then you eyes will manifest something scary towards you. To deal with this simply don't fight it, let it happen. Once you do that try wiggling your toes and go up from a there. Hope this helps. - Miguel

Dec 14, 2016
a black scary figure NEW
by: Manisha

Its around 4:45pm and presently i am in my home sleeping ..and then suddenly a black figure resembling a dog ran through the door and jumped over my bed..and just staring at me...i can just feel its presence...and then i realized that we lost our dog recently. .so it was not our dog..then what is it.. ?? I tried very hard to open my eyes..and shout...but i couldn't..i struggled a little to open my eyes and hav a look at that black thing...and then i realised its just coming towards me.. so i tried to speak "om" ..i tried and tried... after a few seconds i am out of my dream...its tooo scary.. as soon as i am out of my dream. I checked internet to find out what has just happened and here i am... i pray to God that no one should ever ever experience like this...

Dec 14, 2016
Help NEW
by: Anonymous

I need to be sure about this if this is sleep paralysis.I see Dark figures in human form while awakening.Last time I remember I saw a dark figure on the road hiding near the tree.It was hiding in the leaves and when I gave a light to it by torch it moved quickly,it flown away.I see them anywhere suddenly mostly when I'm awake.I also saw a yellow figure in human form in my room.

Dec 14, 2016
For manisha NEW
by: Anonymous

You mentioned a dog shadow figure being present in your room... I believe this is sleep paralysis. When you awake and are in sleep paralysis you hallucinate and your hallucinations are based on your state of mind at the moment. So if your scared somethings scary will appear and if you don't fight it nothing scary may appear. You mentioned your dog dying so I believe that this is simply your mind manifesting a memory of your dog. - Miguel

Dec 17, 2016
No damn sleep paralyzed sleep disorder NEW
by: Anonymous

I've been reading everybody's comments on here and all I can say is my heart goes out to you people do not listen about scientists and doctors telling you it's sleep paralyis this is not sleep paralyizes this is real this is demonic believe me honest truth this is been going on with me since I was 4 years old I am now 43 years old and it's still going on I've been through test and I'm fine I have experience most of what you've all been through and what you've experienced most definitely my story is very demonic and very life threating of course the man in black figure no face hes wearing the black hat can't move can't yell can't do nothing as i got older it got worse ivr been biten on my shoulder teeth marks blood ive been tickiled where its left marks on my sides in pain for days even got worse over the past year i feel it inside me haveing sex with me ...feel it breathing in my ear calls my name i even felt its hands human form((( people))) this is real i pray for u all im sure there is a lot of people that have experienced the same as how I've experienced life has been very hard very depressing I deal with anxiety everyday of my life I've been to the church I've had them come in my house ive seeked help over many many years God is the only man that can help me right now I pray to him night and day I deal with this everyday of my life I don't live a normal life I'm paranoid I'm scared having anxiety people this is not normal this is real this black shadow this evil spirit Is real the man

Dec 17, 2016
No damn sleep paralyzed sleep disorder NEW
by: Anonymous

I've i reading everybody's comments on here and all I can say is my heart goes out to you people do not listen about scientists and doctors telling you it's sleep paralyis this is not sleep paralyizes this is real this is demonic believe me honest truth this is been going on with me since I was 4 years old I am now 43 years old and it's still going on I've been through test and I'm fine I have experience most of what you've all been through and what you've experienced most definitely my story is very demonic and very life threating of course the man in black figure no face hes wearing Ithe black hat can't move can't yell can't do nothing as i got older it got worse ivr been biten on my shoulder teeth marks blood ive been tickiled where its left marks on my sides in pain for days even got worse over the past year i feel it inside me haveing sex with me ...feel it breathing in my ear calls my name i even felt its hands human form((( people))) this is real i pray for u all im sure there is a lot of people that have experienced the same as how I've experienced life has been very hard very depressing I deal with anxiety everyday of my life I've been to the church I've had them come in my house ive seeked help over many many years God is the only man that can help me right now I pray to him night and day I deal with this everyday of my life I don't live a normal life I'm paranoid I'm scared having anxiety people this is not normal this is real this black shadow this evil spirit Is real the man

Dec 25, 2016
Sleep paralysis and I'm 14 NEW
by: Anonymous

It only happened once a month ago and it happened again I've had frequent bad dreams one of them I felt like I was in my bed looking up I couldn't move or scream and I saw this black figure but then I wake up mine are not as bad but I run to my mom's room but she just takes it as a bad dream but it happened again I woke and saw the dark figure again is this something I should worry about I read it was caused by anxiety and depression I have anxiety but not depression I stress about things and I break down crying this really scares me literally it is turning into a normal talk with my mom


Dec 28, 2016
Anxiety & talks w/ mom NEW
by: Joyful Praise

If your family is a religious one, I would highly recommend praying in the name of Jesus Christ (English spelling).

If not, you can do it all by yourself. I can't pretend to know everything about the spirit world, but there is a good verse that explains very well the point I would want to make. In the bible @ Ephesians 6:10-18 it talks about wearing the "armor of God". This is a spiritual armor that will protect you from spiritual attack.

Here is a link that you can read if you don't have a bible: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians%206:10-18


Include this subject matter in your prayer and it will help.

Also, if you can remember to do so, please respond with the effect that this has.

<3

Dec 30, 2016
This might help NEW
by: Anonymous

Listen I have had this happen to me a few times over the years, I sleep with my hands together so it's relatively easy for me to make a cross. Sometimes I manage to do it and the dark figure goes away, another time which was the worst I woke up and couldn't move, then i felt it's hands on me and then it started to choke me, I yelled for the Virgin Mary to help me, for my angel, for family members who passed to help me and that time I made a cross (it took all my will power and strength) and I "woke up" and I saw a red head girl running away from me (my family are brunettes)
It started when I was fifteen so it's been happening for three years now, what makes it stop for me is I ask for help,the cross if I can, and I say "take the hand of Virgin Mary and go to the light" it's more think than say really

Jan 06, 2017
Fear NEW
by: Anonymous

Has anyone else had a awful happen to their close family members or friends 3 weeks after an encounter with shadow man. I have had 3 encounters with shadow man and each time exactly 3 weeks to the day something awful happens to someone I love. The last time this happened to me was yesterday 1-5-17and now I am in utter fear of what could happen on 1-23-17

Jan 06, 2017
Fear NEW
by: Anonymous

Has anyone else had a awful happen to their close family members or friends 3 weeks after an encounter with shadow man. I have had 3 encounters with shadow man and each time exactly 3 weeks to the day something awful happens to someone I love. The last time this happened to me was yesterday 1-5-17and now I am in utter fear of what could happen on 1-23-17

Jan 06, 2017
pray NEW
by: Anonymous

I prayed to god to help me through it and I stopped seeing the dark shadows and ghosts.Praying to God,it will protect your heart from the negative energies and ghosts.

Jan 06, 2017
Black figure with white eye sockets. NEW
by: JR

I had my first experience last night. I had just fallen a sleep when I saw a tall dark figure with white eye sockets.I was trying to scream for my husband who was right next to me but I couldn't talk or move. I finally after a few minutes manage to make a noise that woke him up. I was awake but couldn't talk. He shook me and I sat up in the bed and I told him I couldn't breathe. This happened 3 times. I ask him to go get my grandson that is studding to be a preacher to come pray for me. After he prayed over me I was able to go back to sleep. I don't know what tonight will bring. I will continue to pray and trust in God to get me thru this.

Jan 09, 2017
Real dream NEW
by: Faith Mohammad

What the hell. Were same guys. My body specially my head... I couldn't move. I try to move my head but i can't then i saw a black behind at my back.. Im not sleeping, i saw it with my two eyes. It was real and not imagination or hallucination... Whats the meaning of ths? I dont understand why i saw that black figure and my head my body couldnt move.. Again im awake wen i was experience ths...

Jan 11, 2017
Scary ,it's real. NEW
by: Siva

My daughter always complain that she can not sleep on her own in her room for years, I decided
to sleep in the same room with her ,while asleep
I was in a fight with a figure in a dream like , I battled to shout out ,but no one could her me for a while ,until my wife from the other room shouted to me to get up with my daughter & sleep in our room . The time was 11h45 am . While asleep in the other I was trying to figure out what really happen . A dark shadow figure appeared
telling me that it is going to enter my prayer room , I began swearing at it ,got up , saw the time 1h45am . I was frustrated knowing what's going on, wrote notes immediately so that I do not forget. I reached for my prayer chain to wear it , then fell asleep and got up still remembering what happened ,like it was not a dream .I am going to smoke my house to get rid of the evil sprit .I believe it gets to people who are close to god.

Jan 13, 2017
black shadows NEW
by: Anonymous

Black shadows are true!!! I'm 44 years old now, when I was 42 or43 we were getting ready to go to sleep me and my kids, my middle child he will always tell me that he gets sleep pearlize when he goes to sleep and to tell you the truth I get very mad that I'm not there to help him, but I will always tell him to pray so it will go away. That night I was at my room I was ready asleep then my middle son he came and woke me up saying that he was having sleep pearlize again I told to come and sleep with me on my bed and a soon I told him that I also told him to pray I felt asleep real fast but when I felt asleep I saw a black mist in the very corner on top of the ceiling but I had my eyes close but I can still see it I started feeling numb and it came straight to my face and it was making this bad noises right on my face it was trying to open my eyes but I started praying and it helped me a lot and it went away but it was a very bad experience for me,it was evil. And now that I'm 44 it came back it was 1:00 I felt it in front of me again I pray and it went away but the scary thing is that it won't let you scream and get you not able to move!!! But if you believe in god it won't hurt you god will always protecte you no matter what, believe in him and he will give you the protection you need thank you,always pray at night

Jan 18, 2017
It is real NEW
by: Anonymous

These visits are not a sign of some kind of hoax hysteria. These experiences have been depicted over centuries in paintings across continents when before established trade or travel connections existed. I have experienced these dark figures who have long black almost purple sharp fingernails. They crouch at the side of my bed. Sometimes I will wake up and they will have broken skin and other times I wake myself up by screaming and crying before physical contact is made. I have tried intensive therapy, sleep medication, sleep studies. I am so tired all of the time because these dream "visits" occur at least 3 times a week regardless of anything I have tried. Doctors have said it is post traumatic stress, but ever since I can remember, I have had these "dreams." The closest thing I have seen that resembles what I have seen in these "visits" is in the 2016 movie Ouija. I have never seen any kind of drawing or depiction of what I have seen during these "visits" before that matches what I see and when I saw this movie, it was like I was vindicated. I have read the others responses about their own personal experiences. I am wondering how long you have also been having these visits? And if anything has worked to make them go away that I have not already described above.

Jan 20, 2017
Help me NEW
by: Anonymous

It didn't feel like a dream I woke up everything look fine but than I sit up there was a human shape figure and it was black I didn't know what to think or to do and than it just jump on me I couldn't breathe talk yell or move or open my eyes I couldn't tell if I was scared I was in shock it was pressing on me it was heavy couple minutes later I sit all fast nothing was there please help if something like this happen to you? I have alot of ghosts stories that happen to me

Jan 21, 2017
pray NEW
by: Anonymous

Please I think one should be more careful if this is happening to them.I have been through the same sightings before and I can feel how much horrible it feels.Pray to God,Go to the church,Mazid or temple to which you belong.Keep trying close to God.I keep praying and talking to god when I feel presence of any spirit.Please if you are having these kind of ghost sighting that are feeling terrible.Please don't think too much about finding the answers why that happened.I felt it happens to you more when you think Deeply about this.Please don't think deeply about why something happened but be Careful always.PRAY TO GOD with complete faith you will get over this situation.Trust god he will help you.

Jan 21, 2017
pray NEW
by: Anonymous

Please I think one should be more careful if this is happening to them.I have been through the same sightings before and I can feel how much horrible it feels.Pray to God,Go to the church,Mazid or temple to which you belong.Keep trying close to God.I keep praying and talking to god when I feel presence of any spirit.Please if you are having these kind of ghost sighting that are feeling terrible.Please don't think too much about finding the answers why that happened.I felt it happens to you more when you think Deeply about this.Please don't think deeply about why something happened but be Careful always.PRAY TO GOD with complete faith you will get over this situation.Trust god he will help you.

Jan 27, 2017
Same here NEW
by: Anonymous

This has also happened to me. So so scary!! I woke up, black figure at the end of my bed. I couldn't move and I felt intense pressure on my chest. It has not happened in a long time, and hoping that it doesn't now that I relive it.

Feb 03, 2017
ITS NOT SLEEP PARALYSIS NEW
by: Cynogen

THIS HAPPENS TO ME WHEN OFTEN I PRAY AND ITLL HAPPEN AND SOMETIMES AT RANDOM IT USED TO BE WHERE I WOULD LAY ON MY BACK AND CANT MOVE NOW ITS IN MY DREAMS I HAD A DREAM WHERE I WAS RUNNING I FELL INTO A DARK WHOLE AND I HEARD GIVE ME YOUR SOUL...THATS ONE I REMEMBER ALOT THE OTHER ONE WAS TODAY I FELL ASLEEP I SAW A BIBLE NEXT TO A DARK CLOSET AND A FIGURE SAID TO MY SELF I CAN HANDLE THIS AND WALKED IN TO IT AND I FELT MY WHOLE BODY ENGULF IN SOME WEIRD FEELING AND IT FELT LIKE THE MOMENTS I COULDNT MOVE OR SPEAK BUT JUST SCREAM AND THEN I STARTED FEELING ANGER OR SOMETHING NEVER FELT THAT FEELING BUT BECAUSE I COULDNT SHAKE IT FELT MYSELF STRUGGLING MORE THEN AFTER I CALLED GODS NAME I PRONOUNCE IT YAH OR yahuah you may say jesus or jehovah or something else but. I ASKED FOR HELP AND I FELT MYSELF WAKING UP BUT ITS GETTING TO THE POINT WHERE ITS MORE THAN USUAL LIKE MY DREAMS WILL PLAY OUT THEN ITLL MAKE ITSELF PART OF THAT AND TRAP ME BUT THIS TIME FELT DIFFERENT I SAW THE BIBLE SAW A DARK CLOSET OR DOOR OPEN PITCH BLACK BARLEY CAN MAKE OUT THE FIGURE AND I DECIDED TO WALK INTO IT AND DO THAT I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THESE DREAMS FULLY MEAN OR WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF IT GOT ANY FURTHER

Feb 21, 2017
Large dark figure (demonic) NEW
by: Anonymous

Hello I have recently converted to Islam and found things little hard like trying to pray and hearing evil whispers, I am married to a Muslim man last night through early morning I awoke to my husband reciting a small piece from the Quran which awoke me I remember looking up over his shoulder towards the right side of the bed where stood this dark figure I remember only the shoulders and short arms in dark form I didn't want to look but coward under my blanket to which I said Allah akbar until I felt tingling sensation through my body then I remember my partner whisper come with me well I thought was him I tried to wake him to ask him come with u to where he said come with me and said my name and slept all I could do was pray, I feel a demon is trying to take my soul so that I don't become religious to God but it will not win I am God's creature please pray and stay strong faith in God is Satan's utmost hate and he wants to take our souls may God our most merciful gracious Lord protect us amen

Feb 23, 2017
Ghost, demons , or something NEW
by: Reese hale

I didn't have a dream like that but when I moved into my house in Muncie I saw a black figure open the front door and my sister woke up at 3:00 am when she was upstairs alone crying after running down stairs saying she saw a tall black figure staring at her by my bed it was as tall as the roof and put its finger over its mouth tell my sister be quite other scary freaky things have happened to me through out my life if u wanna know just ask

Feb 25, 2017
It took her away from me NEW
by: Anonymous

When I was in the fifth grade, I met a girl outside of my school and I just didn't like her very much (at first). We eventually became great friends and something about her just made me feel invincible, we called each other sisters from then onward. I never told my parents about her because I didn't want them to stop me from hanging out with what they would call a stranger. But I knew her, I knew everything about her. She had dark hair, short with curved ends, her eyes were bright green and she wore the same dress and ribbons everyday but she always smelt nice so I assumed she washed her dress everyday. She would have unexplained mood swings but then she would tell me right after how much I meant to her and once she made me promise that I would never forget her, I obviously promised her that and I haven't broken it nor will I ever break it. She disappeared for roughly about a month after that and I thought she had left me so I went to our special place one last time and found her standing there looking right at me. We reunited and went for a walk, we walked up to a road, she was right next to me... then she wasn't. By then she had been walking blankly across the double road for a few seconds now. I saw a car come from the opposite side so I ran, I got to her in time but something flashed my eyes and I fell to the ground and the car hit. When I opened my eyes I saw her on one side and the car on the other, it has stopped and I tried my best to remember the number plate but I only got the first four digits. I ran over to her and she said something to me which I will not share because it's personal. After she said what she wanted me to hear she whispered something else to me but I didn't understand her. After she took her last breath in my arms I looked up and that's when I saw it, It was looking right at us, I squeezed my eyes shut and looked again. It was gone. The driver of the car that hit her fled the scene and I haven't seen it since. The figure however, still lurks around in my head and around me.

Feb 25, 2017
It took her away from me. NEW
by: Anonymous

When I was in the fifth grade, I met a girl outside of my school and I just didn't like her very much (at first). We eventually became great friends and something about her just made me feel invincible, we called each other sisters from then onward. I never told my parents about her because I didn't want them to stop me from hanging out with what they would call a stranger. But I knew her, I knew everything about her. She had dark hair, short with curved ends, her eyes were bright green and she wore the same dress and ribbons everyday but she always smelt nice so I assumed she washed her dress everyday. She would have unexplained mood swings but then she would tell me right after how much I meant to her and once she made me promise that I would never forget her, I obviously promised her that and I haven't broken it nor will I ever break it. She disappeared for roughly about a month after that and I thought she had left me so I went to our special place one last time and found her standing there looking right at me. We reunited and went for a walk, we walked up to a road, she was right next to me... then she wasn't. By then she had been walking blankly across the double road for a few seconds now. I saw a car come from the opposite side so I ran, I got to her in time but something flashed my eyes and I fell to the ground and the car hit. When I opened my eyes I saw her on one side and the car on the other, it has stopped and I tried my best to remember the number plate but I only got the first four digits. I ran over to her and she said something to me which I will not share because it's personal. After she said what she wanted me to hear she whispered something else to me but I didn't understand her. After she took her last breath in my arms I looked up and that's when I saw it, It was looking right at us, I squeezed my eyes shut and looked again. It was gone. The driver of the car that hit her fled the scene and I haven't seen it since. The figure however, still lurks around in my head and around me.

Mar 02, 2017
entities NEW
by: dark warlock

It happens to me nobody believes me. Until i woke up with red finger prints on my thigh

Mar 06, 2017
Just recently happened 2 hours ago NEW
by: Anonymous

I wouldn't even express this because, I only confide in myself but it tripped me out to the point where I can't even sleep anymore and it scared tf out of me.

I experienced "Sleep Paralysis" not only that but "Hypnopompic hallucinations" a deep imagery of a nightmare basically.

Went to sleep around 2 and woke up at 3, the imagery that happened was there was a dark figure I didn't exactly see it but something in my mind brought it to my attention to where I was laying in my bed sleep..honestly I woke up twice I awoke in the dream and I awoke in real life. The dark figure started whispering in my ear "I couldn't hear what was said, just a bunch of whispering" I tried many times to wake up, I even tried screaming but nothing I said came out all I could do was move my fingers.

Mar 14, 2017
ITS NOT A DREAM!!! NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm only 13, in my dream unless it wasn't this black shadow figure was walking towards me. I was in bed I couldn't yell or move. I got dragged off the bed by nothing it didn't touch me it just looked. But then I woke up. 2 weeks later. I was awake I closed my eyes because I was tired but opened them again really fast! I then saw a shadow man above me. But it disappeared like a blink of an eye. I gasped in fear and I know I wasn't asleep.And this shadow I saw in real life was in my dream. They call it a sleeping paralysis. Its not! I'm going to pray tonight.

Mar 15, 2017
I was wide awake NEW
by: Jobe

Ok I see people saying sleep paralysis no fk that I was awake. I heard noises so I knock the universal knock and it answered back with the two knocks "duh duh." I figured my girlfriend heard the knocks cuz right after the sound she grabs my other hand or what I thought was her. Soon after I look and she's at the mini fridge making a drink. So I look back at who I'm holding like wtf and the hooded figure puts its finger over my mouth " Don't breathe," it says and of course I start trying to scream for my gf then I fake passing out but try even harder to move or yell or breathe then she sits down and it's over and I was awake it was around 3a.m. But it held my hand like someone would at a hospital in passing not like she would it freaked me out and her just from listening to me freak out. All I know is I was awake I feel like she saved me it squeezed my hand hard when I started freaking out. And everything stopped when she sat down. I'm gonna try praying if it comes back but I'm praying that it doesn't.

Mar 29, 2017
They came again. 3rd time in 5 mo.'s. Experimenting. NEW
by: Anonymous

THEY, came again, last night. This is the third time in the last five months. The figures are short, with no discernible features like eyes, fingers, ears or other protrusions because they are black. But not only black. We have persianas which cover the windows and black out the room, pitch black dark. These beings are blacker than black, that when I see them their darkness against the dark in the room actually has contrast. It seems like they wear a type of suit that looks like a dark empty void. The time before last night when they came, there were at least three. One at my head, one at my side and another at my feet. The one at my feet had something in it's hand that was projecting a dark beam onto my body and paralyzing me. The one at my head had something over my chest that was making my breathing labored. The one at my side appeared to be waiting. They seem to be experimenting on me. They always come in groups of three or four. I am a 54 year old male. Here is what I have learned since their visit last night, as I haven't been able to articulate the experience or recall it well until now. They always come when I am dreaming about something else completely unrelated to them. In that dream, there is no linking context or event leading to the realization of their presence there with me. In other words, whatever they are attempting to do with my body is sufficient to interrupt the dream I was having, waking me to the paralyzed physical state and conscious awareness that they are present, standing over me. Last night they were trying to put something under my body, it was a long horizontal surface, also dark. I recall that I was thinking that I would not be able to verbalize words and that it was necessary to attempt to scream to wake up my partner. Their presence was threatening to me and I couldn't make them stop or go away. I tried to vocalize a scream and I knew that it wasn't effective, that I needed to push harder, try to add sound to what would normally be breathing out air- and I was completely cognizant of this. Finally, I could hear myself making an audible sound but it was too faint. So I focused on making my sound louder so my partner could hear me and see them- they don't want to be seen. FINALLY, my partner moved because I could feel him and he touched my face and chest. After he touched me, the paralysis stopped and I was released, they disappeared. I was so drained and sleepy afterward that all I could say to him was thank you a few times. He asked me about what happened, about the nightmare I was having and I told him as he remembered before that they came back again.
Thank you for writing this article. I was wondering, since there is more than one, if this could be something inter-dimensional? Alien? I know they are not friendly and their approach is covert. They must know when I'm dreaming because they come when I'm distracted by what's happening in the dream. The dream I was having wasn't anything wild or extreme. Compared to this it was boring.

May 04, 2017
It's Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

What you are describing is sleep paralysis. When your body is falling asleep or waking up you can experience this. To explain it in plain English, anxiety caused by being unable to move can cause vivid hallucinations. You are between being asleep and awake and are imagining the hooded figure. Countless other people experience sleep paralysis in this form during their lifetimes and it can be incredibly scary. The important thing to remember is that it isn't real and if you wait it out it will end within minutes. Some articles report that trying to move can help end sleep paralysis sooner. Try moving some of your fingers, then your whole hand, then your arm, etc.

May 04, 2017
It's Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

What you are describing is sleep paralysis. When your body is falling asleep or waking up you can experience this. To explain it in plain English, anxiety caused by being unable to move can cause vivid hallucinations. You are between being asleep and awake and are imagining the hooded figure. Countless other people experience sleep paralysis in this form during their lifetimes and it can be incredibly scary. The important thing to remember is that it isn't real and if you wait it out it will end within minutes. Some articles report that trying to move can help end sleep paralysis sooner. Try moving some of your fingers, then your whole hand, then your arm, etc.

May 24, 2017
Same NEW
by: Brian

When I was young the same thing happened to me. It feels like you can't breathe. I even had it say you are mine. I felt that I was going to die. I was 12.. or so maybe a bit younger. Please email me bmr772006@yahoo.com

May 25, 2017
Sleep paralysis theory has holes in it. NEW
by: Anonymous

"It's Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

What you are describing is sleep paralysis. When your body is falling asleep or waking up you can experience this. To explain it in plain English, anxiety caused by being unable to move can cause vivid hallucinations. You are between being asleep and awake and are imagining the hooded figure. Countless other people experience sleep paralysis in this form during their lifetimes and it can be incredibly scary. The important thing to remember is that it isn't real and if you wait it out it will end within minutes. Some articles report that trying to move can help end sleep paralysis sooner. Try moving some of your fingers, then your whole hand, then your arm, etc."

Countless other people see hooded dark people? What a coinkidink. Anxiety? I can grasp the principle behind a sleep paralysis label but that's all it is to me, a label. Like something you'd find in the DSM. If paralysis manifests as hooded dark people then maybe the label needs to change. The shadow people who come to me only come when I am "distracted" by another dream I'm having which isn't a nightmare or anything unpleasant. It's banal or pleasant at best. It is only when they come and fuck up whatever they are doing enough to break my distraction from the dream that I realize they are there, attempting to do something. It is in this state between waking and sleeping whereupon I make this discovery and I am experiencing a paralysis. Now, whether or not my brain hasn't sent the necessary impulses to to my muscles, or my muscles haven't had time to receive them, there is a definitive neuro-muscular "block" which is happening that could be due to that part of the brain being shut down during normal sleep cycle. This is the one of a few phenomena, much like pharmacokinetics, when one cannot say "well, everybody is different," in the manner that a drug may affect a human being. I challenge that phrase also, because to say that everybody is different is to say that everybody is indeed the same. If sleep paralysis, which is what we can call it as a simple mechanism, occurs to manifest only dark hooded people in their varieties, then we need to give the the reason for this paralysis a name. And I prefer not to use blanket labels but rather base it on some hermetic science or through a much deeper clinical investigation. Why does paralysis induce this symbolic figure? Why can't it be satyrs or nymphs or angels feeding us sweet meats and wines, for example? See where I'm headed with this?


Jun 02, 2017
black figure and malicious man in a red robe NEW
by: Anonymous

hi! I also experienced something like this. my family were renting a house back in 2011 and tell u what, this house has it heavy aura since day 1. there are nights when i sleep at the room on the second floor and suddenly woke up with the sound of the door slowly opening, very slowly. i can only here its sound and nothing else.

then there this one night I was sleeping on the room downstairs, I was sleeping next to my little brother on a double deck bed, we were on the top bed and my ilder brother on the lower bed.

i remember i didn't had any dreams then, just plain black. then suddenly my eyes opened as if something commanded them. at first my vision is pitch black but still I saw beside me a black figure! no face! standing closely on my bed, (like someone do when u visit someone in a hospital, it feels like that to me though) I can see his head and shoulders, towering over me, though we were already at the top bed, and I could not speak or move! then it suddenly launches its face on mine and i got hysterical, screaming so badly although none came out. then my little brother with my older brother shook me awake. tears streaming down my face.it took me awhile to calm down.

I remember every details but guess what, it happened for a split second only. that makes it more terrifying and real!

oh hey, anyone of u dreamed of a guy wearing a red robe/cloak with a malicious smile saying something unintelligible? i just dreamt of it just now. huhuhu! i hate it. those figures always inching their faces on mine, disrespecting personal space. 😭

Jun 03, 2017
My paranormal experience NEW
by: Anonymous

A couple of nights ago , I was watching tv on the couch , I looked over and I seen a shadow figure coming out of my bedroom , it stood there for a bit and disappeared , then I started getting very cold and my eyes started to close , I could not move or yell for my husband sleeping in the bedroom , my eyes could not open , then something whispered in my ear and told me "go away" after I heard that I could open my eyes , where it was no longer cold , I looked over to the hall way and seen a little girl and heard a hissing sound , I've been scared to be alone or wake alone in my house ever since . I've lived in my houses before , but I've never been this scared of paranormal . As I kid I lived in a house that was haunted but the activity there was never that bad , the house we live in I'm scared to go into the laundry room ever since something pulled my hair so hard to the point I felt like I was gonna fall to the ground . I feel watched and tormented ever night by this shadow figure .

Jun 19, 2017
Strange Sounds, Icy Cold Sensation, Black Small Figure NEW
by: Anonymous

So I was just in my bed. This was 3 days ago. And I woke up at about 3 AM and I go over to look up and out of the corner of my eye, I see a black shadow zoom by. I didn't really think much of it as I thought I was just really tired because I was half asleep. I didn't think much of it until last night when I googled what happened to me and other people had similar things happening. And I've never had sleep paralysis in my life, I have always slept decently. Also, just last night I was woken up at 3-4 AM and I was laying on my side when I saw my lamp light slowly go on and off I could only move my fingers and toes and I tried talking to whatever was there, then a really loud car alarm went off and I went back to sleep. I'm fucking scared now. Guys, this shit if real FUCK SCIENCE.

Jun 19, 2017
Paranormal activities at my home and one day in office. NEW
by: Anonymous

I have seen the black shadows,vivid human figures and things.I saw that evening black shadow standing and watching me in corner of the road and when it realised I'm watching as it flown away in the sky.I also see things moving in air without any external force where SCIENCE don't work.I'm 20 yr old i never believed such things even exist.I have been studying science and technology so it was hard to believe.Sometimes it happens when i asked myself about what i'm experciencing is true n real I find unusual things happening around like I have been watching by anything or anyone every time.It scares me and makes me curious about this. I was really shocked when the other day when I was working in laptop and suddenly I saw the table before me it start moving very fast like somebody was there I can't see.It wasn't the earthquake as it opened the television to see news if there could be earthquake but i got nothing stuff about this.I saw the dark shadow on my bed now i just can't forget that black face snd red eyes.I'm afraid to sleep alone.That night I was sleeping then I felt the touch of fingers on my skin. when I opened my eyes I found nobody.All these incidents were making me insane.Even in the room I felt the curtain moving the way like somebody crossed through it but I can't really see.Some things happens it makes me think more about this.I was really afraid and I never told anyone my friends family nobody knows about it.I didn't know how to help this.Then I called the lord and he saved me.Only god can do the miracles.I pray and I just prayed for me and everybody who is going through this situation.GOD GOD loves everyone.

Jul 02, 2017
Avoid shrines and temples NEW
by: Anonymous

I've been having the exact same thing since I was in junior high. It's the same as everyone is saying, the black figure, always the same one, he chokes me and screams at me; when I pray to Jesus, he begins to screech and eventually vanishes. You can usually feel the presence coming on before you see him though, try to break it before the black figure comes. If you can, try to open your eyes in the real world while calling on the blood of Christ. Additionally, avoid occult things and temples if you experience this. Last time I was at a large temple on Tokyo, when I felt the familiar dark presence from the dreams and heard strange wailing sounds that none of my friends could hear. That night I had another night terror. This stuff is real so don't mess with it. They do hate Jesus and his name, so that should be your go to if you're experiencing these.

Jul 11, 2017
Black figures NEW
by: Anonymous

I had the same thing happen to me mine started when I was in jail my first night out they're going to jail for something that was horrible that it had nothing to do with me and I was doing bad and I fell asleep then I was seeing myself laying there and there was this black figure there really tall look like death like the Reaper and it was standing over me and I was trying to scream for help and nobody could hear me and I just kept screaming and screaming and it came to me every night and every time I will come it would attack me it would bite me scratch me and then another one came when I was home but this time it was different I had wings and it flew and it was coming after me and it got the hold of me and took me and all I can do is pray and when I pray let me go and I feel now I see it when I'm awake it's like they're always around I don't know what to do anymore I feel like I'm going crazy so please somebody tell me I'm not what can I do

Jul 12, 2017
Update from my previouse attacks cured NEW
by: Anonymous

My attacks were simple. No grim reapers no wings just a black mass hovering with out any form. It would wake me up in the middle of the night and paralize me. I couldnt even speak to pray but i would try and it wouldnt go away until i fought the word jesus out my mouth. Now i annoint my house with oil and bind and rebuke all evil spirits out my house and pray for the Holy spirit to dwell in my home and the attacks has stopped so long as I keep up on it. Living in any type of sin gives the devil certain permissions to attack us, like it or not.

Aug 19, 2017
help us NEW
by: Anonymous

Me and my family have been going through a lot of things happening in our home one of our kids would wake up trying to yell for help but couldn't she could not move this tall black shadow guy with long arms was holding her down she said she had no body move ment at all we heard little kids laughing in our hallway wind in your ears when going up the stairs and banging on the door only me and my husband heard not even our dogs didn't bark and they bark for everything and I was sleeping and late at night some thing grab me so hard by my ankle and threw me off the bed for days my ankle was sire and brusied we are needing help but this guy is in all black long arms and all white eyes

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