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It Feels Like Some Form Of Energy Around Me...And I Can't Move Or Scream!

by Rosa
(Puerto Rico)

i am a 47 year old female and i don't know when I started having these "dreams"...or so i thought they were dreams.

They start out with a humming sound or vibration and I jump up every time because I say they're here again to get me. I told my husband about the so called nightmares and told him that i was conscious but I couldn't move. So all he had to do was if he felt me jerking or moaning to just give me a slight nudge and i usually snap out of it.

Sometimes they are accompanied by dark scary shadows and yes, I have heard voices too. it is the most frightening thing I have ever experienced.

Now after reading about sleep paralysis, I am sure that this is what I suffer from. My daughter tells me that it happens to her too. She gets so scared.

One day I was taking a nap and it happened, and my daughter came home from school, she looked in on me in the room and I had my eyes open but I couldn't move or talk or anything, so i just started rolling my eyes and winking them and she finally realized something was wrong and she shook me...I had already told her about my experiences and what to do if she saw me in that state of mind. She was absolutely terrified and started crying.

I am now going to download your book so i can get more insight on this subject, I have been scared for too long and I need to know how to control this or what to do when it happens again. Thank you.

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Oct 24, 2014
Thank You For Sharing
by: Kevin

Thank you for sharing your story Rosa. If you have any updates to your experiences with sleep paralysis, or successes with controlling it or the fear that comes with it, please feel free to share them in the comments to your page.

Dec 27, 2015
Not Alone NEW
by: Michelle

Thank you Rosa, your experience is just like mine. What a relief to fine that I am not alone in this or insane.

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