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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

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