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It Feels Like Someone Is Shaking My Bed! Scary Sleep Paralysis

by Lee

I am 21 & a college student who experienced these lucid dreams and sleep paralysis for about 2 months now.

The first time it happened was after not sleeping very well for a whole week. I woke up one morning with my heart racing and breathing heavy.

I knew I was sleeping but I saw my room plain as day with the light shining. through the blinds when someone blew into my right ear. That was the start of an extremely scary morning.

I slowly dozed back to sleep. Then it felt like someone shook my bed causing me to jump up on the air a little. Frightened I awoke again scared to fall back asleep, yet again I dozed off. This time someone whispered my name in my ear. I could feel their breathe on my ear.

The last two occurrences I did not see anything only felt a.d heard. I awoke again scared that there was something evil coming after me. exhausted I dozed once more. Now this time I say my room as it was when I was awake moments before. I heard footsteps approaching my room door and my door flies open. My best friend comes running in bloody with a knife in her hand standing over me. Then says, " Help me a man was trying to murder me."

I was paralyzed. I couldn't move or speak. When I awoke this time I got up for good because I was afraid to go back to sleep.

Ever since that morning I have been experiencing the bed shaking when I am half asleep about once every two weeks. It happened sleep tonight where I was just about to fall asleep and my bed shook, so I opened my eyes and no one was there.

I am extremely tired, so I know it isn't real. This is the first time this has happened to me when I wasn't at school. It freaks me out and I was wondering if anyone experiences the bed shaking? Also if anyone has any tips on how to prevent these sleep paralysis and lucid dreaming episodes.

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Dec 26, 2017
shitty experience NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had a similar experiencer, back when i was in middle school I would experience sleep paralysis, almost a nightly occurrence, the foot of my bed felt like someone was shaking it like you said, then it felt like there was someone or something else in the bed with me, i felt like a strong pressure all along my back and a deep demonic growl, then a extremely bright light that was white and blueish in color struck my head then i was awake and it was over. my most recent experience happened a few days ago. it was early morning hours like 3 or 4ish and i had been drinking which i felt was the main cause of this, i could see clear as day threw my windows then i felt like my body was convulsing like i was having a seizures, i then felt like i was dragged out of bed and landed on my back on the floor, i eventually woke up several minutes later in my bed still dark out with back pain.

Sep 02, 2018
This happened to me too NEW
by: Anonymous

The same thing happened to me several times as a young child and a few times as an adult. I would go to sleep and awake with my room in the same order as when I fell asleep. The lighting was the same etc. My bed would always shake and I would hear demonic laughing along with people screaming and I could always hear a woman crying in fear. I couldn’t talk or move. Like my jaw was stuck. The most horrifying thing was when one morning after one occurrence my sister and I were in our kitchen. She began to tell me about what she had been experiencing in her room next to mine when she slept. It was the exact same thing that had been happening to me in a separate bedroom! This was when we knew it was something evil. We were told by our pastor to pray and to try as hard as we could to get these words out... (In the name of Jesus get out!) (By the blood of Jesus get out!) over and over. If we couldn’t speak then to say the words in our minds. After learning to do this the shaking and screaming would stop and as I got older the dreams disappeared except for a few short times. I prayed and said the same words and the dreams finally went away completely. God is real. The devil is real. Anyone who tells you this is a poralysis is wrong. Do the same thing I did and look to God for help and it will stop.

Nov 21, 2018
Control it NEW
by: Anonymous

One night I woke up from a dream and my bed started shaking as if it was an earthquake. I couldn't move though. Things like this happened before,so in my mind I just firmly told it to stop and I was able to move again . These dreams and sleep paralysis can all be controlled by you. So just try to stay calm and be aware that its fake. The sooner this happens, the easier it will be to control it.

Dec 09, 2018
Felt like my bed was shaking , couldn't move or speak. NEW
by: Pam

It was less than an hour after I had fallen asleep. I woke up very confused as to why. My bed was shaking hard, as if something was underneath pushing and pounding. I started to hear this very loud noise. My first thought was tornado! Then I realized I couldn't move or speak. I felt complete terror! I started saying in my mind " go away!" "Jesus, make it stop!"

Dec 09, 2018
Felt like my bed was shaking , couldn't move or speak.
by: Pam

It was less than an hour after I had fallen asleep. I woke up very confused as to why. My bed was shaking hard, as if something was underneath pushing and pounding. I started to hear this very loud noise. My first thought was tornado! Then I realized I couldn't move or speak. I felt complete terror! I started saying in my mind " go away!" "Jesus, make it stop!"

Feb 24, 2019
Just happened to me NEW
by: Anonymous

I’m a 19 year old college student, and I just experience my first sleep paralysis a few minutes ago and decided to google it to make sure I wasn’t crazy lol. Luckily I found this thread and I feel 100x better. I haven’t been sleeping well lately because of school and family issues, so of course I’m still up at 4am again. Anyways, I fell asleep around 4:15, and at 4:45, I woke up because my bed was shaking hard and fast and it sounded like it was POURING rain outside. It felt like someone was pounding on the mattress in the middle of a tornado. I open my eyes and look around but realize that I can’t move or breathe at all. It felt like there was a 50lb weight on my chest and then I hear this creepy, scratchy, mid-pitch laughter/growling RIGHT behind my head. This goes on for about 20 seconds before I am finally able to take a deep breath. I jolt up and look around and my bed isn’t shaking, there’s no rain, and no scary monsters under my bed, and everything is normal... I will say that this is the most unreal experience I’ve had. It felt like I was fully awake, just unable to move or breathe. I could see every detail in my room and even see my bed shaking. So in reality I guess I was just convulsing?... really freaked me out

Nov 03, 2019
Shit is getting old and too close
by: Anonymous

This shit is unreal and its getting old.. I could hear s little creature growling real fast behind my head shaking the bed .. its defonately getting a kick out of it the petty fiend. As I kept going in and out of sleep it was hard to distinguish reality from a dream.. this where it gets more creepy.. I had to splash water on my face and get out of my home but even then I had a cold shiver like prescience that day.. 1 time it's some kinda beast another time it could be a snake on my chest. It's never been so close before.. I think maybe I need to change my path

Feb 01, 2021
Don't Be Afraid, Your Bed Isn't Shaking NEW
by: Tony

I spent years doing meditations at night intended to induce lucid dreaming and astral projection. It wasn't long before the meditations started to work for me. Just after dozing off, I'd be awakened by strong vibrations; it felt like my body was doing the wave, accompanied by a rushing sound, and feeling. The problem, for me, was that I always heard voices and scary things, and I imagined that scary spirits were waiting to get me as soon as I left my body, so I would always fight the process, and try to move around to wake up. That's normal. I've read many books written by famous Astral Projection gurus, and they ALL describe these things, and the fear. This is normal, and while I don't know if there really are mean entities out there, I do know that they can't hurt you (aside from scaring you perhaps).

If you feel like the bed is shaking when you are in the trance state (half asleep), then that's likely all it is. If, however, you feel like the bed is shaking when you are still wide awake, then you may be dehydrated and/or Magnesium deficient. Drink plenty of water, and eat raw pumpkin seeds for a few days to see if it goes away. This was happening to me. I work out religiously, and sometimes, laying in bed, it felt like the bed was moving. It was so convincing that I got a glass of water, and sat it on the bed expecting to see it sloshing back and forth - it was calm. Someone recommended hydration and Magnesium, and while I was very skeptical, I tried them. The shaking stopped. It's happened a couple of time again over the years, and drinking more water and eating the pumpkin seeds remedies the shaking within a day or two. Hope this helps.

Mar 31, 2021
Bed shaking while I am asleep and other entities NEW
by: Donna

I have tried for years to know what is happening to me. I am 57 years old. I have experienced my bed shaking while I slept at anytime. Something kissing my while I slept, blowing in my face, a little child pulling my wrist towards a brick wall, it was if the child’s hands were pulling me to wake me up. I woke up only to find a vortex at the foot of my bed trying to suck me in. We live in a parallel world. We have yet to understand how entities can enter our world that we can not see, some of them we do. It is not always in our dreams when we see hear and feel them. I have experienced them in always only to be called crazy by my Dad who is experiencing them too. They are trying to get our attention for some reason. A Dr may call it sleep paralysis but what do you call it when you are wide awake or when they interact with you at night hooting like an owl or leaving xxxl lip prints on your vehicle drivers side window. I could write a book about my experiences with them. I have seen them come to me smiling and mind speaking to me. I have seen a white ghost float through my window and mind speak to me. He was a peaceful man. When he floated back out that window I wanted to go to but he told me it was not my time yet he had plans for me. I have seen white bigfoots come out of portals. 1x when I was 7 years old I though he was part of the cartoon on the tv. The second time was in a parking lot in the dark on Duke central campus he was 3x as big as I am with legs as big as my waist. He came out of an enclosed utility trailer walked fast across the parking lot while mind speaking to me, that he was here to protect me, as I watched him open a door in mid air step in something close the door and disappear. I have seen heard other white hairy men at Duke chapel. I have looked at The chapel only to see movement out of the corner of my eye. When I looked directly at that area nothing is there. There is a race of entities that want to enter act with us who are very much human. In the Bible there were two brothers one was cursed with a hairy body and the other one was not Jacob and Esau. Bigfoot maybe descendants of Esau who are highly evolved. Possibly trying to help us save the planet through communicating with us in our sleep when we are in our unconscious state, which is the only way he can. Also to let us know what else has come through the portals that someone opened.

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