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I See Faces Looking At Me While Awaking From Sleep

by Pauline Clayton
(Lancashire, England)

Sometimes when I awake I see faces looking down on me. One old lady was sitting in a chair at the side of my bed. I am not frighted anymore as i soon realise it's an awaking dream.

Kevin: Hey Pauline, thanks for sharing this. You're right, sounds like dream imagery upon awakening, or hypnopompic imagery as it is sometimes called. You can learn more about it here if you like.


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Sep 24, 2017
This happens to me a lot I wake up to faces looking at me NEW
by: Tonia

I am starting to get scared I wake up all hours of the night with some face in mine I'm afraid to tell anybody or my Dr. I don't want them to think I'm nuts. this started two years ago.last night it was an old lady with curly hair it freaks me out I don't even want to go to sleep at night. I am up until 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning. This is starting to put a damper on my marriage. my husband gets mad that I'm up all night

Dec 21, 2018
I thought it was only me.
by: Louie

For the past few years i'd awake almost every few weeks at night with someone or something there. Mostly a person looking at me or sometimes a big head/face that Scared the crap out of me.

Sep 06, 2019
i wake up with a blood curdling scream
by: Anonymous

I scream really loudy like piecing scream I see a close up face over me normally recently though I saw to woman really close up over my face. I remember when I wake because I scream so loud I'm physically exhausted after and my throat very saw. My husband is petrified when it happens and I would be if I were him. I feel really sad and scared and then I go to sleep again. what is it

Apr 05, 2020
A face on a face NEW
by: Anonymous

I saw a face on top of a dying body-there were two different faces. It was as though something was trying to escape the dying body. The face was not the patients'. Has anyone else had this experience before? I dozed for a minute-and woke up-to see the face. Freaked me out. As I saw another face on top of the patient's face. On waking-it took a minute to get my focus to see the dying man again.

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