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Recurring Sleep Paralysis Dream

by Donna
(Georgia)

I have had a recurring "dream" since I was about 14 or so (I am now 38 yrs old). Every time this occurs, I feel like I am awake but in a dreamlike state. The dream never changes and each "stage" is always the same.


I can hear the door to the room open and I "know" someone is in the room with me but I cannot move or see anything. Next I feel the edge of the bed "collaspe" just as if someone was getting into the bed. Still cannot move or see nor speak (cause I am trying to scream for help by now). I feel a presence but not exactly a person if that makes sense.

Now comes the "pressure" which is the best way to describe it. The "pressure" is as if someone is laying dead weight on me but the "pressure" is even all over not like a person with arms and legs. It starts in my legs and slowly moves up to my waist and chest creating a crushing "pressure" where I cannot breath. It stays like that for probably seconds but feels longer because I cannot breath. Then slowly the "pressure" lifts starting in my chest then waist then legs not all at once. I can breath once the "pressure" is off my chest but cannot move or see until the "pressure" lifts from my legs and the bed "rises" as if "someone" is getting out of the bed. Once the bed lifts, I am released for lack of a better word and can move, speak, ect.

This dream has occured in different places while growing up. This has happened probably 15 times or more over the years. The "pressure" is distinctly EVIL and I do not use that term loosly. I dont understand the recurring factor. I am not a big dreamer, dont remember too many if I do have normal dreams. Why this recurring "dream" and why do I remember each and every detail and feel that I am awake and aware - to the point of trying to tell myself during "dream" that this has happened before and don't be scared but the "evil" is overwhelming and the "pressure" on my chest stops me from breathing.



Kevin: Hey Donna, what you describe is not technically a dream in the normal sense of the word, but more of a dreamlike state, as you hinted, associated with sleep paralysis. You are indeed awake during such episodes, and instances of hearing the door open and such are known as hypnopompic hallucinations. The pressure that you describe feeling is another phenomenal aspect that sometimes occurs during sleep paralysis episodes. A man named Ryan Hurd writes a lot about his own experiences with such pressure and evil-feeling presences. I think you'd be able to relate to his writing a lot. He also writes about how to control these episodes too. You can check out one of his books here.

Warmly,
Kevin

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Mar 31, 2011
sleep paralysis
by: Anonymous

I know exatly what you mean about the evil feeling which is very strange. Sleep Paralysis sounds like it only describes one aspect of the situation. I have also had this dream on and off for years and its always the same thing, a person enters the room and walks towards me, stands there while I try to breath and wake up. It feels like I am dying and after I force myself to breath i begin to wake up...

Apr 02, 2011
Response
by: Donna

Thank you for responding. I knew I wasn't crazy but it helps to know someone else (although i hate it for u) experiences the same thing. It is exactly like you said, the sleep paralysis is only part of it. Nothing I have read about sleep paralysis explaines the EXACT same dream over such a long time span. People with sleep paralysis have similiar dreams but mine NEVER varies except maybe in intensity. Not to mention actually feeling the bed move when it starts the bed will actually "collaspe" like someone getting in to bed and then "releases" just like someone getting out of bed -everytime no variation on dream but seems to be more intense.

How bad is yours? Last time I had "dream" I had already planned to not fight till actually can't breath, but it was like it made me struggle, I tried to stay calm, relaxed, but as soon as pressure started I was overwhelmed with feeling that if I didnt struggle I would die. Now I dont think it would kill me but at the time I felt so threatened I didnt have a choice but to struggle, That is why I dont think sleep paralysis is all it is

Apr 29, 2011
sounds like me..
by: michelle

I had this dream everynight between 12 and 16 .. it drove me insane .. no pressure on the body the evil presence would pick me up drag me around .. put me bag in the bed and repeat .. until I could finally wake myself up.. no matter where I was, how the room was left, that was the dream setting..

Aug 15, 2011
Glad I am not the only one!
by: Evy

Glad 2 know that I am not the only one with this! But I have this "nightmare" a lot! Sometimes even more then one in a night! AND they are not always the same! The last one I haad really fraked me out. I was having a weird images flash in my face and then a man's voice said a short sentence in my ear... The crazy thing is I could not understand what he was saying cause it was in a diffrent language. Mostly in the regualar dreams I am in bed and I just can't move... I definitely feel some sort of "evil" presence in the dream! I often try to recite the lords prayer in the dreams but I forget which is weird. I guess maybe I should see a doctor about all of this because of how often it happens 2 me.

Sep 11, 2011
Is it dangerous?
by: Ravz

It happened to me a lot times.Even now it happens when am at sleep.Sometimes even i cannot breath n am scared that whether I will die suffocating?

Nov 30, 2011
similar experiences
by: mr sleeper

I have had similar dreams, but not exactly the same. I had one last night, woke myself up screaming, that's why I found this site today. I have had the dreams for at least 50 years. I dream I am in my bed (which I am of course), and the door opens, but there is no one there. I immediately feel an EVIL presence, evil is the exact word. I do not dream that I can not move, and sometimes I kick as hard as I can if the black figure (sometimes there is a black figure, sometimes there is no one visible), gets close to my bed. When I kick, I wake up because I really do kick out at the figure. Most often I simply feel the presence of evil, and it terrifies me, and I begin to yell as hard and as loud as I can. Usually the yelling wakes me up.

I do not sense an inability to move, I sense an inability to deal with the evil presence.

Last night's dream was at the end of a dream that included my flying at one point. Some say that is astral projection. But in last night's dream the flying took place a long time before the dark evil presence manifest itself.

I do have sleep apnea, and I recognize the feeling of not being able to breath and waking up gasping for breath. That is not part of my recurring dream. I have a CPAP machine I use every night, including last night. I do not stop breathing with the CPAP.

I see sleep apnea as a possible factor for some others who have listed their experiences, especially those who feel they can not breathe. But for me, the most interesting part is the sensing of an evil presence, and that the evil presence is a danger, in fact a terrifying danger that I can't deal with in any way other than to scream. I would be interested in other's thoughts about the evil presence part of this dream, I don't see how it is explained by other factors, and EVIL is not a physical problem, it is a spiritual problem.

Dec 04, 2011
It's not a dream
by: Anonymous

this is a real event , to break this state try to ssy as best you can Jesus and you will be able to move this state will end the it will leave. it is Nephilim

Dec 13, 2011
NEPHILM
by: Anonymous

Gee's Louise, I don't know if I even want to research and take the Nephilm thing further. It's probably the last thing I need. I had another episode last night. 2nd one in the last 6 months maybe less. I finally wake up screaming and chanting you're not welcome here leave in the name of Jesus. It's awful. It's happened 3x's that I'm aware of. First time in 1995 and then 2x's most recently. I lucid dream not as much as the early 90's but still do it from time to time. I personally think it's stress related atleast that's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Dec 13, 2011
NEPHILM
by: Anonymous

Gee's Louise, I don't know if I even want to research and take the Nephilm thing further. It's probably the last thing I need. I had another episode last night. 2nd one in the last 6 months maybe less. I finally wake up screaming and chanting you're not welcome here leave in the name of Jesus. It's awful. It's happened 3x's that I'm aware of. First time in 1995 and then 2x's most recently. I lucid dream not as much as the early 90's but still do it from time to time. I personally think it's stress related atleast that's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Mar 20, 2012
just realized that this is reoccuring for me
by: Aaron

I just realized that I have been having this dream for years after an intense one the other night. Normally I just feel paralyzed and fight with all my might to wake up. It never feels like a dream until after it is over. The last one I had was much longer than they normally are. I remember talking to someone and trying to get away from someone. I hate this dream but am glad that it seems somewhat common.

Mar 20, 2012
Dream entity
by: Donna

That's what is soo crazy bout this 'dream' or whatever it is - u feel like u have to say get out , leave, and Jesus or it will take over or something - it takes me days to recover - hate it

Nov 14, 2012
How to overcome it
by: xavier

I've been getting this dream since I was a little kid of about 11-12 years old. I'm 24 now so that's more than a decade of getting such dreams. In these dreams, like everyone has shared, I'm kind of awake and can see my own room, but somehow everything is dreamy, there's a whirring sound in my ears, and an invading sense of fear and vulnerability due to a kind of evil presence in the room. Sometimes, my bed will move up and down at the center, as if someone below my bed was pushing it up and down.

However, I learnt to cast them off by using the name of Jesus. I was not Christian since young and only recently did I do it. Whenever I use the name of Jesus with conviction, I feel a sort of air explosion, like the presence just vanquishing instantly and the feeling of evil disappears. I can then choose to wake up or carry on sleeping.

Once, I decided to just let the evil presence lurk around without trying to do anything about it. And guess what? Nothing happened, I actually slept in the presence of evil because I had great faith that I would be protected.

So, please do not be afraid, these experiences, whether demonic or purely physiological, can do you no harm. If it's demonic, the purpose is to get you to start questioning and giving credit to evil so that you empower it and fail to realize you are greater than it. If it's physiological, then logically no harm can come to you, can it?

Dec 04, 2012
Not Evil, just a disorder
by: Anonymous

Why do so many people have this strange assumption that sleep paralysis is evil? Is being mentally disabled evil? Being born blind? Getting aids? Don't be awkwardly superstitous about these things. Vikings used to yell at lunar eclipses to scare them away so i would try and relax a bit :) its just a harmless mental disorder my dudes. No biggie. Try and spend some time in deep relaxation before you go to bed like sitting in an epsom salt bath before you sleep or meditating with deep breathing techniques. Come on fellas were in the 21st century we're smarter than this! :D

Dec 09, 2012
good sleep
by: Anonymous

I believe that these attack are evil spirits I used to have these evil presence attack for a while they stride on fear. I was raised in holiness we're taught to pray before going to bed the Jewish people call it the shema. The prayer before. bed or read the 91psalms deals with evil, evil spirit, danger, blessings so on if one believed in the Bible.

Dec 23, 2012
It gets pysical
by: Laurie

Ok, explain this one. I have had this occur to me since I was 16, I am now 49. They are getting worse. The first time it happened it felt like my bed was being tipped so I would fall out. Over the years the presence has been darker. Last night was the worst! Everytime I tried to get up it grabbed me and pulled me down, it felt so real. It lasted for such a long time that I thought I would never wake up. It wasn't until I relaxed and was able to get to my stomach that the presence laid on top of me and left. Now I have some bizare dreams, but this was a nightmare. I asked my husband if he grabbed me because it was so real, of course he was sound asleep. Anyone else experience this?

Dec 25, 2012
Don't be afraid.
by: Anonymous

It's so easy to let things get out of hand with this subject. Yes, I've experienced it too, but don't be afraid of this.

It is not supernatural, and anything that is 'supernatural' is just something that is apart of the natural world that we don't understand yet.

There is an intense feeling during the waking dreams that there is something evil in the room with you.

It is a personification of your own fears of what could be out there now that you've awoken and can't move. It's just like how people are afraid of the dark because they imagine what could be waiting in it so they feel something is chasing them up the stairs or down the hall.

Even if you are convinced it is a spirit- do not panic because you are stuck inside a body that is not working. It is temporary at worst! Realize that this hallucination/entity is only approaching you when you are vulnerable. This means it's weaker than you and within moments you'll be the one with the upper hand.

I force myself to shudder and that wakes me up. Also a tip for anybody having this problem- do not sleep in places you are not comfortable or feel unsafe. All of my sleep paralysis occurs when I am sleeping on someone's couch or while somebody else is driving during a road-trip.

Jan 01, 2013
same experience since I was about 4 years old
by: Anonymous

I have had these same experiences/dreams since I was four,I am now 35. To explain mine would be reiterating everything, everyone else has stated. I'm so relieved to know there are others who have experienced this. When i've told friends and family about this they get freaked out (they already think i'm "different" lol . But thanks everyone for sharing your experiences.

Feb 20, 2013
FEEL LIKE I AM IN A COFFIN, ALIVE!
by: Anonymous

I am seventy years old, and have had similar "dreams" since I was a child. There is no evil presence in the room, but I AM paralyzed, and terrified. I try to move and I cannot. I cannot get enough breath, I dream that I am up and awake and that everything is okay; then it will start all over again. Paralysis, difficulty breathing, terror. My husband now recognizes that I am in this state, because I whimper. The ONLY thing that brings me out of it is a cold, wet washcloth on my face. He has tried everything else. Shaking me does no good. If he talks to me, I incorporate it into my "dreaming". If I am not awakened, this state lasts for what feels like a long time. Last night, my head had hardly hit the pillow when it began, so it cannot be the bedtime meds that I am taking! As a child and young woman, This occurred whenever I took a nap in the afternoon. No wonder I woke up cross and crying!

Now, it just comes when it will, and without hubby it would be so much worse. Last night, he didn't have a washcloth handy, but there was a glass with a small amount of water on the nightstand, and threw that in my face, and I said, THANK YOU! That is how terrified I am. He is under instruction from me to do whatever it takes to awaken me! I think it feels as though I have been buried alive. I am not on any mood-altering drugs, but I do have Restless Leg Syndrome, which is another sleep disorder. Anyone in my same boat???


Apr 21, 2013
Different Most times
by: Anonymous

I have had these dreams...out of body experiences since I was five. I do not have any other dreams. Sometimes the seem to last moments and other times they last for an hour or so. The one I had when I was five, I remember my father trying to wake me and I couldn't wake up. I missed school. I remember it like yesterday it was so vivid and terrifying. I was standing in hell watching the demons fly around me in flames. Some times these dreams reoccur. Sometimes they change. But now it is getting different. About six months ago I had a dream I prayed with a priest in my lawn before intending to bless our new home. When the priest asked me what was bothering me in my life I could not breathe. The more I force it out the more it hurt to breathe. Last week I had a dream someone was breathing over me. I stepped out of my body and walked through my house. terrified I attempted several times to wake up. Today I spend the day on the hospital to find out I had early miscarriage. Tonight it happens again. This time I am standing outside my body looking at myself and pacing in my living room. I even watched my clock. Over an hour and a half passed this time. It took several times to wake up. They are like dreams within dreams. I dream that I am dreaming something real. When I awaken I am still dreaming. So I decided to research it tonight. All this information is disconcerting. Adding Nephilim into the picture is even scarier considering my disposition. I know they are getting out of hand, so I am either going to seek professional help or religious help.

May 08, 2013
I started thread
by: Donna

Emma,
It was my story that started this thread. I wish i could help steer u in the right direction for help, but as u can see from responses there r many different theories but no real answers it helps knowing im not crazy or the only one with similiar experience. I feel for u cause my occurances r spread apart. I couldnt take everyday. Being unable to move is one thing - but the absolute certainty that u r in the presence of pure evil brings it to a whole new level. Sorry i cant help u more but if i were u i would look toward the "entity" area because its not medical or sleep related.

Jun 02, 2013
Old hag syndrome?
by: Anonymous

I just found this page and am also relieved that so many other people have it and im not alone =). I just woke up at about 1 am its 2:09 at this moment, well i woke p after having a very terrifying dream,
--I dreamt i was asleep and out of nowhere i feel something i would say evil precense a sort of evil presence (it doesnt make me feel vulnerable but i know that there shouldnt be anyone elsee in the room where i am in the middle of the night) well im still dreaming and always when i dream of this it is like a dark figure i dont see the whole figure just a limb and sometimes i feel heavy breathing by my face. Well this time after seeing the figure i tried to move and get up, trying to scream for help but nothing comes out of my mouth after minutes of trying to move i finnaly crawl on the floor reach for the light and attempt to turn it on, but nothing happens at this moment i realize that i am still asleep but it all feels so real the setting and everything which just makes this even more terrifying.
--I dont believe there is anything superstitious about this with ghost and spirits i just believe we have all seen to man movies like the exorcist paranormal activity that we make connections of the unknown. Thanks for hearing my story and glad im not alone.

Jul 20, 2013
Donna (Georiga) Sleep Paralysis 7.20.13
by: Anonymous

Donna, my dreams are almost exactly like yours, however I sleep with my door open, so what I hear is movement on the carpet,a shuffling.I then feel the heaviness of someone laying next to me, spooning. Not sexual in any way. I freeze at this point. I feel as though I am awake, I'm afraid to breath. It is incredible negative energy, yet at the same time I don't feel as though I am in harms way. This has happened to me several times over the last year. A couple of nights ago it happened several times in one night. 3 of the times I was able to look over my shoulder and saw no one there and in that moment, I did not feel "their" presence and I was completely awake. I'm not afraid to go to sleep because of it oddly enough. I think about it during the day and it doesn't frighten me, it make me more curious than anything else, the more it happens. As bizarre as it sounds,I find it interesting. I'm also very open to possibilities. I had a "stalker ex-boyfriend" that I had to take a TPO on in 2010..I learned 2 yrs ago, he killed himself.. He was very educated, yet troubled. Don't think I haven't given that some thought.. creepy as it sounds... I am grateful for this venue to express out thoughts. I finally feel not so alone - I'm grateful..

Sep 24, 2013
Feeling of people, even a cat, on my bed
by: Anonymous

I have had these sensations for many years and have only now decided to look up what I call my 'vivid' dreams. They typically start with a sense of someone leaning or sitting on the bed - I even feel the duvet being tugged as a result. Last night someone leant on my stomach to get over me to lie beside me. I was desperately trying to say Who is it? But couldn't enunciate the words... I repeated them over and over but got no answer, although I felt as if the person WAS trying to say something. It wasn't evil. (In fact, I once thought it was my late mum trying to comfort me as my hand was gently squeezed.) Eventually, to get across that I didn't want them there, I started calling Help until I awoke, still in the same position in bed. It always feels so REAL! Many times, I have the sensation that something like a cat is walking across my bed and have even turned on the light to have a look; I don't have a cat. I don't understand the dreams at all. one of my sisters also has them, but the other doesn't.

Sep 24, 2013
Feeling of people, even a cat, on my bed
by: Anonymous

I have had these sensations for many years and have only now decided to look up what I call my 'vivid' dreams. They typically start with a sense of someone leaning or sitting on the bed - I even feel the duvet being tugged as a result. Last night someone leant on my stomach to get over me to lie beside me. I was desperately trying to say Who is it? But couldn't enunciate the words... I repeated them over and over but got no answer, although I felt as if the person WAS trying to say something. It wasn't evil. (In fact, I once thought it was my late mum trying to comfort me as my hand was gently squeezed.) Eventually, to get across that I didn't want them there, I started calling Help until I awoke, still in the same position in bed. It always feels so REAL! Many times, I have the sensation that something like a cat is walking across my bed and have even turned on the light to have a look; I don't have a cat. I don't understand the dreams at all. one of my sisters also has them, but the other doesn't.

Nov 26, 2013
not alone!
by: Anonymous

i've had this dream for over 10 years pretty much everything everyone has covered, my question is does any one else know they are dreaming when it happens because I am well aware that im in a dream but cant wake up! I never thought to research it until last night lets just say the "evil" stepped it up so whatever the reason all I know is that "it" wants to be heard now!


Nov 27, 2013
Orginial Story
by: Donna

I started this thread. Just like you said I know Im in a dream and any other time I can wake myself when I know Im dreaming but cannot when this happens. And each time also, I feel like the "entity" or evil gets more powerful or assertive. The last time i had the "dream" I tried to "relax" and let it take its course but I felt a real threat and felt that if i didnt fight i would die. Doesnt make sense but that is how i felt.

Jan 27, 2014
Not Evil
by: Anonymous

this is the first time I can recall ever having an experience like this. Last night I dreamed of a person describing a presence sitting on their bed then the scene shifted to me laying in my bed (i was experiencing this from within my own body at this point, not as an observer) when I felt a presence sit at the foot of my bed. the "pressure" then draped over my legs and moved up my body. the weight was equivalent to that of an adult person. i was laying on my side at the time and didnt struggle, only observed. I was able to open my eyes and didnt see anything, only felt the "presence" which wasn't inherently evil but I could understand how fear could make it seem that way. it continued to drape over me up to my shoulders. At this point, I thought about my 2 year old who was laying in the bed with me as my wife works nights. i then kicked the "presence" off of my body which seemed to lift in the same manner in which it layed on me albeit much faster because I actively fought it and perceived myself kicking it off of me. then I demanded it leave my room and and then my home. I checked on my 2 year old who was still sound asleep and there was no activity for the rest of the night. I felt uneasy about what had just happened but think the presence was benign.

Mar 15, 2014
paranormal activivty
by: Anonymous

OK my wife have this dream like all the time but the difference is that this black figure here that scarring my family and she get sleep paralysis but the only difference is is that this old women lady figure she has been hanging around since she was four and i know its hard to be leave but this women visits my wife every night just to give her a massive fright and she is paralysed well its happing i dont know what it is but its real and i see her every night sitting by my bed and this mawing my wife seen her standing straight across from her and some how she comes over to the bed floating until she is right on top of her so more or less i dont think you all really dont know whats going on so if any 1 knows what this is drop me a line and help me and m,y wife and kids out pleas we will all appreciate it, your sincerely james

Mar 21, 2014
Evil is REAL
by: Near S.F.

My nightmares began after my husband became very abusive/ angry, w both me& our yowere kids. We were very upset/ traumatized. All this negative energy I believe is like a "red flag" to evil, attracting demonic presences. Id began 2have awful nightmares & then woke up at 3am-feeling horribly empty- it was as if all positive emotions had been removed from Earth...I see a massive shadow person in the doorway, & I have NEVER been so terrified in MY life. I couldn't scream, felt like I was moving underwater, trying to grab my Bible. When I finally did, -poof! It disappeared. Shaking, I tied my Bible to my body, saying Our Father, Hail Mary& asking Jesus & St. Michael for protection. I "wore" my Bible to bed for weeks, & tried to forget- but "evil" dreams began- not a nightmare- PURE EVIL. Once u experience it, u KNOW. I now sleep w Holy Mary & St. Michael medallions on my neck, when I don't- they return-EVERY time.

Mar 25, 2014
evil darkness surrounds me in dream
by: Wayne

I have had this dream for the past 2 nights. I remember it as a kid so it is familiar. I am walking in a familiar house and turn into a room that is dark knowing the presence is there. It buzzes around be surrounding and slowing my every move. The only way I get it to vanish is to relax totally and think "I love you" and open my heart. The evil can't stand the light of love and feeds off of your fear. Send love and it will vanish so fast and you will wake up ok.

Mar 25, 2014
evil darkness surrounds me in dream
by: Wayne

I have had this dream for the past 2 nights. I remember it as a kid so it is familiar. I am walking in a familiar house and turn into a room that is dark knowing the presence is there. It buzzes around be surrounding and slowing my every move. The only way I get it to vanish is to relax totally and think "I love you" and open my heart. The evil can't stand the light of love and feeds off of your fear. Send love and it will vanish so fast and you will wake up ok.

May 18, 2014
Dreamer
by: Dave

Its amazing how common this dream is so makes me feel allot better about the whole situation
I no longer have this dream any more and don't miss it either but it seem to stop around the time I moved out and into my new home with my g/f at the time now wife n kids which may be the reason it stopped not sure but here it is.

I would first get the loud static TV noise (best example I can think of) which would let me know it was about to begin because when I heard that almost instantly I could not move paralyzed with a little pressure, the harder I tried to move the louder the noise got and heavier the pressure.
Then came the dark figure the second I see the figure it moved up and then bang it would hit me in the face (with what seem to be a baseball bat) my head would bounce from the impact and could almost feel and taste blood in my mouth and it would go on to hit me another dozen or so times until I woke up.
this dream happened nearly every night for almost 2yrs I found out it didn't happen when I was drunk asleep so I was drunk allot in those days.

At first when this dream happened I use to close my eyes probably being scared out of my wits but as time went by I would watch the whole thing every hit with my eyes open and after time I could see a face on the figure that seemed to get angry that I would be looking at its face and try to hit me harder.
then started to fight it every time and during one of the struggles I learnt how to break free of being paralyzed and it would stop so every time I heard the noise I would do it focus all my energy on moving my toe when my toe move my foot could move then leg the whole body and it would stop and nothing would happen, don't know if it could work for you but it did for me until it stopped all together no more noise nothing, I also tried praying only because it seemed to me to be a bad spirit but never really did anything.

May 29, 2014
Dolores Cannon
by: Anonymous

Have a read - The Custodians

Perhaps the dream is more involved than we think...


Jun 10, 2014
Evil Presence
by: Anonymous

An evil presence in dreams represents STRESS. House with many rooms represents YOU and the many facets of you.

Jun 18, 2014
My solution
by: Anonymous

23yrs,female and from namibia, have had that since i was in the 2nd grade, just pray and pray my routine 30min of prayer and a bible under my pillow. Im not deep religion but im aware that god exsist . Try let me know how normal your dreams become

Jul 14, 2014
evil present in my room
by: Anonymous

I have had three distinct events in the past six months. Every time I am asleep having a somewhat normal dream. Then every time the same thing happens. There is a young, attractive girl in my dream (who I do not know or recognize). This girl is always friendly and normal but in an instant turns into some sort of...The only way I can describe it, is some sort of pure evil. I feel like I am being pulled somewhere, I begin to scream and begin to wake up. But it doesn't end there. I am paralyzed when I wake up and can still feel the presence of this thing. It is so scary that I am still screaming, enough to wake up my girlfriend. At first she thought it was just nightmares, but after three times and finding others who experience the same thing, she doesn't know what to think. Nor do I. I have never believed in ghosts or have been religious. But I don't know what to think anymore. The feeling of evil being present, and the same young girl in my dream turning into something else evil has me thinking things I never thought I would before. This, to me, has to be something more than sleep paralysis. It literally feels like something is using my dreams as a way to access me, in a way to bring evil to me. And it has me scared. Can anyone relate to this, this crossover from dream to bring awake but still having the presence there?

Jul 24, 2014
The Evil around us
by: joseph

I too have been suffering from these horrible visions. In my torment, it is the same as you described only much evil i think. THE PRESENCE OF A STANDING FIGURE LINGERS JUST OUTSIDE THE WINDOW STARING THROUGH THE CURTAIN, WHICH IS NEARLY TRANSPARENT. tHEN THE SOUND OF THE AC OR TV BEGINS TO FADE AWAY AND I KNOW ANY SECOND THE BEAST WILL OVERTAKE ME. I TRY SO HARD TO WAKE, SCREAM PUSH GASP SOMETHING, EVEN CALLING TO CHRIST FOR HELP. FINALLY THE PRESENCE LEAVES AND I SHOUT IN LOUD ANGER TO LEAVE ME BE AND YOUR NOT WELCOME AS SUCH IS SAID TO RID THE PRESENCE. STILL EVERY NIGHT IT OCCURS SINCE I MOVED INTO THIS PLACE AND EVEN AT MY OLD PLACE FOR THE PAST FIVE YEARS... EVERY NIGHT I MEAN EVERY SINGLE NIGHT AND I CAN NO LONGER FIND REST

Aug 09, 2014
Dream but no dream
by: Paramita royAnonymous

I had similar dream but no dream experiences. I feel so scared and frozen that can't move or scream . I feel like someone's watching me & wants to harm me. And after waking up from such dream I feel depressed, scared, & is unable to sleep again till morning. It's awful plus I get migraines after such experience.

Aug 21, 2014
Just sayin...
by: Anonymous

To all of those people who think it is just sleep paralysis... I have a question... Why are all the "hallucinations" eerily similar? I've had the buzzing in the ear, paralysis, feeling of a weight on my chest and recently feeling something bump the bed. Why can't I "hallucinate" about songbirds and butterflies in my room? Or Mary Poppins??? Or how about the Virgin Mary or Jesus? A bright light and feeling of warm fuzzies???

Sep 16, 2014
Hawaii
by: Anonymous

In Hawaii, you will be told a spirit (no good) is following and crushing you in your sleep

Sep 17, 2014
Repeat Dreams, good or bad
by: Paul

Like so many of you, ive had recurring dreams and patterns in dreams.

These have ranged from less unpleasant flying ones to there being something in the room with me when I wake up.

There are 2 distinct ones in both classes.

The first, is one where I am leaving my house in the evening, but I suddenly start to lift up and fly, AKA superman like.

I fly over the area I live in recognising places as I go and slowly start flying down to a forest and in through it.

The second is like so many of you. I wake up uncertain but concerned, hardly able to move but sensing something there in the low light/darkness ... nothing distinct, but I know its there.

Its always the same, if I try to focus on what's there, I hear a low animal like growl and then something jumps at me.

Well, in both cases its usually that end point where I wake up for real. From early teens to mid 20's I experienced these and still do occasionally.

It took some time, but I actually learned to take control. Each time I had the dream I focussed on some small aspect of it, until I could remember much more about each dream in far more detail.

As my memory of the dreams improved, having looked into small details, I realised the areas I could or couldn't see.

In the case of the flying dream, I actually changed the path I flew on, going out of the familiar areas I just woke up naturally as I tried to remember more.

As to the one in my bedroom, I realised over time, that there was little that I couldn't see or didn't recognise - even in the low light.

When that one turned up, even with the low growl, I just turn over dismissing it and I almost immediately wake up.

So, if your having a bad time, try not concentrating on what you think is happening. Look around anywhere else in the room, familiarise yourself with the rest of it in small detail.

Do it from the objects on your bedside tables to what you have on the walls and im not talking about remembering what 'you' have on the walls, its about what is on the walls or elsewhere in the dream only.

Its surprising, when you know what's there, with a little time and patience, you can take control of dream and then start getting more restfull sleep. Maybe like me you will even make what you want in your dream occur.

Just remember in that last bit, you will be walking a fine line between dreaming and waking, because the more alert you are - the more conscious you are and not dreaming. So just focus on holding on to a little more detail each time a dream occurs.

Don't expect instant results, mine faded over a number of years. Kinda miss flying now ...

Wishing you all the best.

Sep 19, 2014
The fallin ones.
by: Just say Jesus.

These are falling angels,demons of hell. They want us to be evil. So they try an enter in dreams. They hate light.if room is dark they have more power. But with light on they are weak. Jesus is the light of the world ,satan lord of darkness. I do a lot of research. This is all real. Check out 72 demons of the goeti. Sorry for my spelling. When you research these evil bastards. You will find what you feeling is one of the 72. It tells you hy the work and what they do. Real. True. No lie. Nehilem is the name. The fallin that had sex on to the daughters of men. God bless you all. The end is near.

Oct 01, 2014
Someone explaine please?
by: Anonymous

Last time I had a sleep paralysis was litertally a few hours ago, I've been looking for answers but couldn't find any. I'm aware of sleep paralysis since the past 3 years,but what makes it different is that I know it's my imagination playing tricks on me,but I made fun of the black figure and it put even more pressure as if it were listening.i freaked out because it actually felt like some sort of real spirit. But I doubt it.

Oct 01, 2014
sleep paralysis
by: Anonymous

We are the dreamers, and when sleep paralysis happens, most people are confused about what this is.
This is a simple explanation; you have woken, however your body has not, and you might feel trapped or held down by unseen forces, however this passes and the whole body/self wakes up together.

Oct 18, 2014
not quite sleep paralysis
by: alexL

I got home from work today at 4:20 PM, I had something at work upset me for an hour or so but I would say I had an ok day. I had a t-shirt on shorts so I got into bed because I was tired, Id say I drifted off pretty quick. I remember walking thru my house, hearing some of my music thru vents on a different floor at the other end of the house. A family member was in bed awake in the wrong floor of the house. So all I know is I don't think I woke up or opened my eyes but then I am in bed on the outside leaning towards the edge. I think I immediately feel what others describe as an evil presence. It doesn't do anything as it does to other people on this page, doesn't talk to me, touch me, I cant feel it moving in bed. I know iv'e had this or a very similar dream before. I think I always do the same thing but I will describe this time since it is fresh, I immediately try or start to turn around and bring my arm up I need to see it or feel it. I am able to move my arms, but as soon as I start there is a tremendous force resisting me, that wanes pretty quick so that my arm is actually moving, but I never make it very far or see it what is behind me. The next part was hard to explain but I was looking behind me and down at my feet and slowly bring my eyes up until I was able to see hazy outline that start at about my waist. I think it moved up further when I first saw. I was able to put my hand on it, it may be the first time that happened and it was soft, and I squeezed what was like a skin fold, and then I thought oh its just my cat, and then I instantly woke up. My cat wasn't there. Just some more information I don't frequently get a solid 8 hours every night so I often take naps like this sometime other than the night. I always thought you had to be asleep for hours before u actually dream but If I am asleep for an hour I will usually have what feels like dreams. As far as people saying that this isn't spiritual, I wont say that they are wrong, but I was raised in a Christian home for 15+ years, and while I no longer practice or attend church I still believe to some degree, and the only posts that interest me on this page are the ones that also feel this evil. I am looking for more information I guess. Good luck all.

Oct 19, 2014
jesus
by: Anonymous

same experience since iwas small ,I feel its not a dream becoz today wen I fought it out I just said jesus jesus 2 times , I heard an evil moaning sound and then within a second it vanished,its definitely an evil force .I want to know like I was born with a veil ,is there a possibility that only people born with veils suffer from this scary experience and it dosent happen wen I sleep on my stomach that's y I sleep on my stomach today I must have turned on my side that's why it happened.its really un bearable.

Oct 19, 2014
none
by: alexL

I do not believe I was born with a veil so I don't think it is necessary to find yourself in these kinds of situations. Maybe you are more inclined, I actually had to look up what a veiled birth was. Also when I was younger and more religious and I got scared I used to use the Lords name etc, but I was always consscious and it I was just scared unlike how I feel when I have this experience. My reaction was to turn around, for whatever reason I dont have a lot of thought processes, its like playing out a scene over and over, you just do it. That is largely why I wanted to write all this down, so maybe I will remember it better by the time it happens again and maybe I can react differently.

Oct 21, 2014
Re: Just Sayin NEW
by: Kevin Morton

My thoughts are that it is hard to expect the subconscious brain to conjure up calm thoughts and images (e.g. "Mary Poppins" or "warm fuzzies") when your body is in a state of paralytic shock. Because the experience itself involves waking up in a (very frightening, for most) paralyzed state, the shared experience for most who experience hallucinations with the paralysis is for those hallucinations to be dark and frightening as well. The brain is already on edge and in a panic, so it would be strange (but an awesome defense mechanism!) indeed if it were to conjure butterflies.

With the paralysis comes pressure on the respiratory system, which is often exacerbated by the fear. So it may come as no surprise that a common experience during SP is weight on the chest and a struggle to breathe. If one is projecting dream imagery during the experience, I imagine the subconscious brain might rationalize the weight by placing an "object" on your chest. Because of the fear state of the experience, this object is typically something scary, like a demon (hence, the name "incubus attacks").

The visions seem to tend to be different from culture to culture, indicating that our prior stimuli (movies, stories, etc) seem to shape the hallucination experience. But you can see how many of the fundamentals of these shared experiences (chest weight, ears ringing, unable to move) during SP can be traceable to biological phenomena that are a part of the paralysis itself.

It's all very interesting, and there hasn't been enough research on the subject to point to much conclusively, but it makes sense to me that the imagery would almost always be frightening in nature due to the panic state of the experience itself and the nature of nightmares. That's just my thoughts and intuition based on reading many of these stories over the years and knowing the fundamentals of sleep science.

Nov 04, 2014
Seek Jesus..only way out NEW
by: Anonymous

This is the presence of demonic forces. They come into your home to invade not violets you. See a deliverance strong pentecostal pastor to help you in prayer. Give your life to Jesus.. you cannot fight evil with evil or some books..but by prayer and fasting. If you are renting get out of there may be someone was murdered or buried there.or may be you had an encounter with a stranger person who introduced this demons into your life. Try using the name of Jesus..you will see it will stop bothering you.

Nov 05, 2014
are evil spirits really rational? NEW
by: Arnoud

I have it frequently and it is indeed the state of vulnerability, combined with lucid moments and projection. Like projecting your room, but slightly off. Or someone entering, even a group of people. Watching me, while i believe i am naked. Which i am not in real life. This is what makes it intensly creepy.

With me, it mostly occurs when i am extremely tired and just basically knock out. I have also noticed this happening when i am in a very unusual and uncomfortable position. So that might be a cause. My solution is to try to wiggle your toes and then my feet and eventauly my leg snaps me out.. This works if you don't actually fall asleep again, before you've actually woken up. Because there is a good chance you become lucid in a paralyzed state again 10min. later. So try not to fall asleeo curled around a laptop or awkwardly on a couch. The most important thing is being aware of what is happening, even though at times it feels really real and scary. Being convinced you can get out, if you try hard enough works eventually. In this case, asking or depending on help from a spiritial being or energy, will also do the job. Anyway thats my experience..

Nov 14, 2014
Real dreamsm NEW
by: Anonymous

Real Dreams!!!!!!!!!!!!Wacked out I thought???? I'm sleeping but wake up. Feel somone laying by me. (Nobody there) feel someone sit!the same. Feel someone rip the sheets off me so fast.... And nobody is there. How do you explaine the pressure on the bed?

Nov 29, 2014
similiar experience NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a dream of a blood red moon with a skull in it at my relatives house the moon peers down at me and I become a demonic being and I always wake up here...the scariest part is I always wake up and cannot move anything all I can do is panic..I've also been having this dream since I was around 7-8 and still having it I'm now 19

Dec 16, 2014
I thank god for my wife, she always knows! NEW
by: Anonymous

I have have the same stye dreams for years. Tonight's was within minutes of falling asleep. We have a great household, wonderful marriage and overall pleasant feelings in the house. I can see and hear everything when I have one of these dreams. Often times I will feel as if the dream is over and I notice something out of place and I know I am still dreaming. I am always aware of when the dream starts and I always know that I am in a dream state. If the evil feeling wasn't there they wouldn't be so terrifying. I force a small "moan" out (to me it is a full blown scream) my wife hears it and brings me back to reality. They have gotten worse lately. I wake up with the help of my wife and I will get a drink of smoke and in the middle of doing that I realize that I am still in bed and I am still in the dream. It is getting harder to know when I am truly awake after these episodes. There are sites that suggest this stuff is normal. I disagree, time to find some answers.

Jan 18, 2015
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Julz

I too have had these strange experiences over the years ranging from feeling someone in room, someone pressing on top of me, someone pulling the quilt off. One dream I dreamt there was an old woman next to my bed digging her nails into my hand when I came round I expected to see finger nail marks but nothing. I have had the feeling of being paralysed screaming out kicking etc but unable to move or make a sound. I have also had the feeling of something scary in the house and being unable to turn the lights on. I found saying the Lord's Prayer brought me out of this state which petrifies me every time, I feel like I'm going to have a heart attack one day due to this. I find sleeping in strange places often disturbing and worry about ghosts haven't got a clue why, I think I'm just very sensitive and have had several strange experiences I cannot explain.

Jan 18, 2015
Similar Experience NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a dream exactly like this last night and also a few months ago. I feel the presence of someone in my room, then I feel the side of my bed collapse like someone is getting in and they start to roll me over and I hear them whisper my name and then I wake up and I'm totally freaked out.

Jan 21, 2015
Only God can save you NEW
by: Anonymous

This is evil if it doesn't stop. My ''dreams'' stopped when my Father left the house. His family and him have been doing some black magic since forever. The only thing that would work is praying and saying the name of Jesus. It's not only me but my brothers and sisters also. It can be healed, it is not because you don't see it that it doesn't exist but there are parallel worlds around us, one very spiritual that involves messing aroung with the spirit inside of you. The solution is not be scared when it happens and prepare for battle. Fortunately we can chase evil spirits in the name of Jesus. Now I sleep peacefully :) Not one problem.

Jan 30, 2015
Sleep Paralysis presense with me NEW
by: Sam

I am glad I am not the only one with this condition. I am 48 years old with over 36 years of this happening to me. For years I was terrified and wanted to understand what was happening to me, I always thought it was an evil presence but it was not. I continue to have the recurring dreams but now I feel the presence just lays next to me making me feel safe and protected. I would panic before but now I feel this strange feeling of being cuddled. I still don't understand it but I stopped being afraid and I accepted this presence. I still can't move, speak and feel paralyzed but I no longer in panic mode or feel like I’m being smothered. I guess what I'm trying to say is don't be afraid, be strong and don't show fear. I belief once you conquer those feelings you will find that this sleep paralysis condition will just be another form of dreaming. Cheers!

Feb 05, 2015
Scared NEW
by: Thomas

I have been having these episodes since I was about 25 (I am 46 now) where someone walks into the room and always gets into the bed behind me, I can't move or talk and yet I feel as though the person is there to hurt me or cause me harm and I am scared beyond belief, it is the worse feeling I have ever experienced and always keeps me up for the rest of the night.

It has just now happened again, but this time it was slightly different, I had one after another, 4 in total, like I was waking from one into another and the last one I actually got to see the person that was in the bed with me and it was a relative, this is the first time that I put a face to the figure that was attacking me... yet, and here is the strange part, I was attacking him.

Feb 14, 2015
Glad I found NEW
by: Mlc

I am so glad I found this article. I have had these experiences happen on several occasions. Last episode got me bad. I was laying down getting ready for bed. To me I tho I was already asleep. I feel the horrible pressure on my chest along with black presence surrounding me. I can't talk, scream, or shout to my husband to come help me. I immediately start chanting Lord's Prayer because this is only thing I only know to do in time of weakness. The only thing is I do see a vivid clear picture of man not ugly looking scary man but just a man exit my bedroom wall. This is what doesn't mak any sense to me. I am finally able to scream again but this time my husband hears me and sees my state of min. I was physically drained, crying and scared. I didn't understand these episodes that have been happening, but after reading everyone's experiences I'm glad I've finally haven't been afraid to research and know I wasn't alone. Thank you

Feb 17, 2015
Dreams NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had these types of dreams for so long also. I feel the evil presence in my dreams so strongly that sometimes they are actually attacking me. I know I am dreaming when I am in one of my dreams and I try so hard to wake up, sometimes I succeed and other times I just wake up over and over in the same dream. Has anybody ever been able to say a prayer that helps them wake up? I do this when I know I am in a dream and that evil presence is there and it works. I also can never turn on the lights and its like something is there with me..Is any of this related to the devil or spiritual things, cause it sure feels real, And I am scared to death when I wake up. PLEASE someone help to stop it...

Feb 23, 2015
Considering a quija board... NEW
by: Anonymous

Help me guys... I jist had another one. Similar dream again. Im back at my old house. Im aware of my dream, im alone, i usually dream that my parents cant hear me and are freaking out downstairs. Thats when my paralysis sets in , i cant move or scream, and lately ive realized a presence, the last time i sensed someone holding me from behind. What just happened to me a half hour ago was similar. I was in my old house in the living room this time, i realized i was dreaming, i think i was trying to go to my room, then i came to my paralysis, but i was in my new house in bed ( awake) but with the paralysis. Ive felt i need to do something or confront something, im kinda pissed i didnt walk farther in my dream, though i did achieve a milestone this time. I couldnt scream or get up, but with all my strength i beleive i lifted my arm and flipped off whatever was behind me. Ive been getting as annoyed as i am scared with it anymore, the last time i had this notion i aquired a different notion . I think i almost left my own body. I realized the paralysis and tryed to scream no! I slowly started moving up! I thought id broke it! But the farther i sat up, the more pain i was in, the pressure built n built it felt like i was ripping apart, i looked down and i saw myself sleeping. I could t take the pain and tryed laying back down and looked up and saw me sitting up. I feel like something is following me. I always feel watched and its crazy how last night i was talking about getting a quija board and confronting all of this, and now it happens again! I talked about breaking into my old house ( now abandoned) and doing the quija their cuz i feel whatevers on me is attributed to the house. I go to bed and i start my dream there in the living rom where i planned to do it, i even think there were candles, then i wake up in my new house with the paralysis. I feel like i need to smoke weed again, thats my tip to anyone, when i smoked weed it stopped happening.although i think i may do that, i feel like im running away from the problem. I know its dark magic but... I feel i have no other choice. I feel like the movie insidious is my life. I think i need to use a quija board and confront my worst fears, someone help me! I probably wont find this site again, but please... Find me, mediums..... Ghost hunters.... Or peopld with advice... Email me. My email is ernieinsanity416@yahoo.com It shouldnt need caps but if so try it on the first e, the first i, or both, please help me

Feb 23, 2015
Considering a quija board... NEW
by: Anonymous

Help me guys... I jist had another one. Similar dream again. Im back at my old house. Im aware of my dream, im alone, i usually dream that my parents cant hear me and are freaking out downstairs. Thats when my paralysis sets in , i cant move or scream, and lately ive realized a presence, the last time i sensed someone holding me from behind. What just happened to me a half hour ago was similar. I was in my old house in the living room this time, i realized i was dreaming, i think i was trying to go to my room, then i came to my paralysis, but i was in my new house in bed ( awake) but with the paralysis. Ive felt i need to do something or confront something, im kinda pissed i didnt walk farther in my dream, though i did achieve a milestone this time. I couldnt scream or get up, but with all my strength i beleive i lifted my arm and flipped off whatever was behind me. Ive been getting as annoyed as i am scared with it anymore, the last time i had this notion i aquired a different notion . I think i almost left my own body. I realized the paralysis and tryed to scream no! I slowly started moving up! I thought id broke it! But the farther i sat up, the more pain i was in, the pressure built n built it felt like i was ripping apart, i looked down and i saw myself sleeping. I could t take the pain and tryed laying back down and looked up and saw me sitting up. I feel like something is following me. I always feel watched and its crazy how last night i was talking about getting a quija board and confronting all of this, and now it happens again! I talked about breaking into my old house ( now abandoned) and doing the quija their cuz i feel whatevers on me is attributed to the house. I go to bed and i start my dream there in the living rom where i planned to do it, i even think there were candles, then i wake up in my new house with the paralysis. I feel like i need to smoke weed again, thats my tip to anyone, when i smoked weed it stopped happening.although i think i may do that, i feel like im running away from the problem. I know its dark magic but... I feel i have no other choice. I feel like the movie insidious is my life. I think i need to use a quija board and confront my worst fears, someone help me! I probably wont find this site again, but please... Find me, mediums..... Ghost hunters.... Or peopld with advice... Email me. My email is ernieinsanity416@yahoo.com It shouldnt need caps but if so try it on the first e, the first i, or both, please help me

Feb 28, 2015
Same Dream over and over, Out of Body Experience NEW
by: Anonymous

Good to know that Im not the only one with these crazy reoccurring dreams ive had since I was like 5 years old. AS far back as I could remember i have a had this reoccurring dream for about the next 20 years. Now I am 37 Years old and I have not had that dream for quite sometimes now.

The dream was a total nightmare at first but in later years i would try to figure out what it was trying to tell me. The SP would occur once a week with the same dream over and over again. I would be laying there in paralysis like i was in a hospital and this black shadowy figure would enter the room and being pushing my bed thru the hospital hallways with the light passing above my head. Then i would find myself laying there trying to fight to get up, but then i would look over and see my twin brother as a baby with a black figure over him and taking what I would only assume is his soul. (He passed after 1 -month --premature birth) The black figure would then switch his attention to me and this is where i would have my out of body experience. I would leave my body and hover and fight to get back into my body. I fight this thing hard and finally come back down and find myself back in my body and I would wake up. In later years i would just let it consume me just to see what the outcome maybe because i was just so tired of having this deam. I would be thinking take me, take me! get it over with. After I did that I have never had the drean again to this day.

It was a weird childhood experience all the way into adulthood. Now my child has the same experience crying at night, pointing to the door when he would wake up.

thinking about it now I assume the black figure was Death, coming for me but somehow i fought him long enough to live while he took my older twin brother with him. since he cant seem to take me i think its focus is on my children now. Its a wild story i know but only one other person knows this story.

Mar 17, 2015
a bit luckier than most NEW
by: Anonymous

I used to have the same dream or state whatever you call it when i was 18 and this has happened a several times in the last 14 years, i used to be so scared but slowly the fear level decreased, sometimes i was able to wake up by calling god's help, but as i got older and more confident the fear reduced, im able to realise in my dream that is happening again, and remember what happened last so I don't try to fight it, just see what happens, Im very reluctant about what I'm going to say but maybe in the last 2 years the presence actually gives me pleasure I know the comments that are gonna follow after reading this but I don't feel sorry about it somehow my mind managed to turn horrible paralysing fearful dreams into a still paralysing but enjoyable experience, call me pervert, or whatever but id never want to go back to what those dreams used to be, and yeah as i stopped been scared the presence stopped feeling evil, is just a presence that serves me a better purpose i guess.

Apr 13, 2015
response to your sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi donna..even i used to have such dreams often..but do not get scared..for you, you see the man from door.mostly it is black figure.but for me i feel a person jumping in to me from no where..half the time..like you said i don't feel his legs, or other body parts..instead whole of him is either trying to suck me up by giving intense pressure..or try to stick with me..every time..this happens..i revolt..though i cannot move..but still i wont give it up so easily..some how i will bring all my strength to remove myself from his pressure or clutches..though scientifically it is called as sleep paralysis..but if u feel anything abnormal about it..dont get scared..cause its our dream and our body..we can control it..hope so you understood what i conveyed..sorry i am not good at writing..

Apr 13, 2015
res NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi donna..even i used to have such dreams often..but do not get scared..for you, you see the man from door.mostly it is black figure.but for me i feel a person jumping on to me from no where..half the time..like you said i don't feel his legs, or other body parts..instead whole of him is either trying to suck me up by giving intense pressure..or try to stick with me..every time..this happens..i revolt..though i cannot move..but still i wont give it up so easily..some how, i will bring all my strength to remove myself from his pressure or clutches..though scientifically it is called as sleep paralysis..but if u feel anything abnormal about it..don't get scared..cause its our dream and our body..we can control it..hope so you understood what i conveyed..sorry i am not good at writing..

Apr 13, 2015
res NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi donna..even i used to have such dreams often..but do not get scared..for you, you see the man from door.mostly it is black figure.but for me i feel a person jumping on to me from no where..half the time..like you said i don't feel his legs, or other body parts..instead whole of him is either trying to suck me up by giving intense pressure..or try to stick with me..every time..this happens..i revolt..though i cannot move..but still i wont give it up so easily..some how, i will bring all my strength to remove myself from his pressure or clutches..though scientifically it is called as sleep paralysis..but if u feel anything abnormal about it..don't get scared..cause its our dream and our body..we can control it..hope so you understood what i conveyed..sorry i am not good at writing..

Apr 28, 2015
We both have the same dream NEW
by: Barbara and Mom

I have been having the same dream since I was a teenager. I am now in my 50's. I would say it occurs about every 3 months. Lately it hasn't been that frequent.

I am awake in a paralyzed body. I can hear my husband breathing or snoring. I feel a real evil presence enter the room and its coming towards me. The mounting fear is unbelievable. I feel like I'm about to explode out of fear, and the closer it gets, the worse the rising fear and panic gets.

I try and make noises, anything, so that my husband can wake me up. Mostly I just scream with my mouth closed. Sounds like a loud hum. Thankfully my husband knows of this dream and always wakes me up.

I found out about 2 years ago that my mom has the very same dream and has always had it, so now I feel even more afraid.
She says the other night it got closer to her. She felt the indent on the bed and it started tucking the bed sheets in around her. My father managed to wake her up.

Its hard to believe this is just a dream because the sense of evil present is very obvious.

May 04, 2015
milk does a body good NEW
by: Micah

I've been having these dreams since I've been a little boy. I'm 30 years old now and I still get them off and on. The dreams are about the same as yalls, my ears start to vibrate with a loud noise and I feel this evil darkness get close to me as it starts to lean in on me it actually hurts most of the time I feel it in my stomach or by my neck I've tried many different things when I was a kid like trying to get up and chase it out of my house, as I've gotten older sometimes that works to overcome it . But in the end it actually wears me out ,almost to the point when I would wake up I would be more tired. If I tried to fight the dream then to just sit there and take it................... But I remember something that always helped me, something my dad told me when I was younger to drink a full glass of milk which I'm not sure but I think helps with the melantonin in your mind its always work for me and most of the time when I go to bed I go right to sleep ( no more nightmares) So I would try it if this is something really getting to you drank alot of milk a lot of prayer and do not stress the small things in life but also try to keep the enemy away by resisting temptation . I promise if you get up and drink a big glass of milk and then go back to sleep you will have could sleep also on a quick note stop glorifying these nightmares if you have them wake up and forget about them don't even think about them don't let him ruin your life the more that you do that the less you'll have and the less it will bother you I know that has helped me hope it will help yall.

May 04, 2015
milk does a body good NEW
by: Micah

I've been having these dreams since I've been a little boy. I'm 30 years old now and I still get them off and on. The dreams are about the same as yalls, my ears start to vibrate with a loud noise and I feel this evil darkness get close to me as it starts to lean in on me it actually hurts most of the time I feel it in my stomach or by my neck I've tried many different things when I was a kid like trying to get up and chase it out of my house, as I've gotten older sometimes that works to overcome it . But in the end it actually wears me out ,almost to the point when I would wake up I would be more tired. If I tried to fight the dream then to just sit there and take it................... But I remember something that always helped me, something my dad told me when I was younger to drink a full glass of milk which I'm not sure but I think helps with the melantonin in your mind its always work for me and most of the time when I go to bed I go right to sleep ( no more nightmares) So I would try it if this is something really getting to you drank alot of milk a lot of prayer and do not stress the small things in life but also try to keep the enemy away by resisting temptation . I promise if you get up and drink a big glass of milk and then go back to sleep you will have could sleep also on a quick note stop glorifying these nightmares if you have them wake up and forget about them don't even think about them don't let him ruin your life the more that you do that the less you'll have and the less it will bother you I know that has helped me hope it will help yall.

May 06, 2015
sleep paralysis? you must be joking NEW
by: Chas

From having experienced this phenomenon more than once in my life, i cannot believe this could come from simple sleep paralysis. If so, why do I have to say Jesus and rebuke the demons to make it go away? I had to keep trying to say His name Until finally it escapes my mouth. Who would try to stop you from saying Jesus other than the Devil!? Stop trying to make up explanations. Give God the glory. Through Him we are stronger than the enemy. If it weren't from an evil or demonic prescence, we would not have that feeling or describe it as such.

May 18, 2015
Clueless and Sleepy :-( NEW
by: Anonymous

I just found this site while I was searching for a possible explanation for the nightmares that I have been having so regularly.
I can say that I to feel a very strong evil presence and it is so vivid and real and the dreams are getting worst, well at least I think they are. They seem to last longer and in my dreams I am always in my own bed and my husband usually wakes me up b/c I wake him up and it is usually the part in my dream when the fear is so intense and I am trying to reach out to him trying in my dream to wake him up so that he can wake me up and/or help me wake up.
I struggle to move any part of my body and to scream or call out. No matter how hard I try I can't open my mouth and my husband tells me that that I am usually moaning and struggling so he wakes me because he knows that I must be having a nightmare.
But last night for the first time, I actually struggled so hard to call out to him that I actually screamed out loud and it was a not a normal scream when it finally came out, it was a very terrifying sound that came out of me.
It took me about 15 to 20 seconds to realize that I was awake. I just kept hearing my husband telling me...you're awake now! you're awake now! over and over again.
I was breathing very heavy and I could feel my eyes bulging out straining to open as wide as possible and I was looking all around to see where I was and trying to tell if I was really awake.
Finally I could see my husbands face and my poor puppy's face, I scared the heck out of him too and he was by my side and in my face along with my husband.
When my dreams first started it was me just feeling the very strong evil presence, being paralyzed and unable to call out or scream.
Oddly enough I would start trying to say the "Our Father Prayer" instinctively and I would find it was so hard to remember the words even though I knew them by heart. I would finally get the prayer out completely.
Then the dream changed to me feeling the over whelming pressure like something was holding my entire body down and in place all at the same time. It wasn't like I felt hands on me but just the pressure of being held in place all over. Once I felt it so strong that I felt my face being pushed down very hard into my pillow all the way down into the mattress. It felt so real because I was watching it happen, not being able to do anything about it. Until my husband would wake me up.
Then it changed again and it started to pull my covers off of me slowly and then it even started to elevate me all the way up to the ceiling with my forehead being pushed against a wall and again I would start to pray.
Last night I was sleeping on my stomach I felt the evil presence and decided to try to ignore it & think whatever nothing is really there and to just go back to sleep. After what seemed like just a few minutes of trying to make myself believe this, something started to pull my covers off of me and I kept trying to turn my head to see what was doing it but I was once again paralyzed and couldn't move.
Then it started to pull me off bed, feet first. I started to really panic and that's when I struggled to reach out & call out to my husband he told me that I woke him up screaming. I feel this dream was my worst one so far. I was afraid to fall asleep again and now I am at work and exhausted. I just don't know what to do about this.
Sorry this was so long but I have never shared this with anyone before ever. But it feels good letting it out.

May 26, 2015
Terrified to Sleep NEW
by: Mary

I don't know where else to go with this problem. Let me start by saying i'm a 65 year old granny. I am neither religious nor spiritual, although I respect everyone's right to believe. Here's the problem. For about 6 months I have been having a dream about being a Jew in old Europe. I am being pursued by Nazis. Sometimes they catch me and sometimes there are kind people who hide me. I always wake up before the inevitable happens. However i'm unable to move any part of my body for several seconds. I've discussed this with my doctor and although she made a few suggestions,nothing has helped. I found this site and it feels so great to talk about this and not be judged or told i'm nutty.Thanks for allowing me to vent.

May 31, 2015
Evil presence. Lucid dreaming NEW
by: Natalia

I am not a religious person. Spiritual, yes. But not religious. I also dream every single night. Most of my dreams are bad dreams. Relatively disturbing and intense but I can handle them. This is not a regular nightmare. I am not in a normal dream state. Last night I had a dream that I was in a room with my husband and daughter. There was a dark entity in the corner of the room and the cats ran away from them. I said to my husband calmly that they do this all the time when this creature is here and I yelled " you are not welcome here" it didn't leave. I went into the living room with my daughter and she was jumping on the couches ( which she is too young to do in reality) I went to turn on the lights and none of the worked. I felt the presence increase in the absence of light and instinctively started reciting our father. I do that without thinking every single time this dream occurs and I don't know why. But this time I forgot the words at first and started it with Hail Mary. Just like the last time this dream occurred I recited the verse and the dream got worse. The first time I zoomed out of the dream and could see my eye lids and I heard a sound. I went back in my body, and eventually woke up. This time as I recited it I ran over to the porch door that was open as I closed it I saw some creature that looked like a man in a mask and he threw open the door and started talking to me... I screamed and woke up. I don't understand it. The strangest part for me is the reciting of the our father. It acts as a mantra that somehow alters my dream state even more . However It doesn't make me feel very safe at all. I don't understand...

May 31, 2015
Adding to my previous post NEW
by: natalia

I forgot to add that I am very into crystals. I decided to place some amethyst under my pillow after the dream. I didn't have any more bad dreams that night.

Jun 20, 2015
Hi NEW
by: Anonymous

I had similar experience, when i was around 13, i was very scared of the dark and sleeping and then one night, i felt pressure on top of me and a evil presence. Then i felt pressure on top of my head and i left like thing small was sitting on top of me and pushing my head up and down into the pillow, i finally screamed and my mum came and father looked around the house.. We moved to another house, i could feel something in that house.. They i got old and moved out, and recently I am not 39, about a month ago, i felt a evil presence and heard sounds, i was paralysed with fear and i think i was awake. but i didn't do anything.

Then last night, i felt something lying next to me and pressure all over my body and then i felt like i was picked up, but i knew it was a dream, but the pressure felt real. then i woke up. My car was stolen the day before also, and i had another terrible dream 3 days before..

Jul 03, 2015
Never felt like a dream more like nightmares NEW
by: Sharon

My terrors lasted around 3 months or so. I'd go to bed and with in minutes I would here a dog growl on the side of my bed. I would pull the covers over my head and turn toward my husband for comfort. This went on for weeks until one night I actually thought I saw this dog with so vividly with no fur no skin just muscle. After this I started hearing 3 knocks on my bedroom door. No one there. There were times when it felt like something evil touch my leg and every hair on my body would stand on end. I would scream wake my husband say something was on my legs and steam to get it off. Im not Catholic but I started to go to a Catholic church with my mothers friend. I met the priest and made an appointment to speak with him. I saw my doctor I went to a psychologist. He mentioned hypnopoptic ( the first 5 minutes of sleep) and hypnogotic( last 5 minutes) of sleep. There's medicine he says but I refuse. I read the Bible bought myself a cross I say my Half Marys and talk to God like we're old friends sitting on a wall. I go to sleep singing or reciting every flower I know. Its better now but every now and then I still hear the growling. My son says don't put a name to it and it doesn't exist. Its true. You take away power we give it and we go on with life. Don't give in.

Jul 23, 2015
Not sure if sleep paralysis NEW
by: Brittany

I experienced sleep paralysis once. I was at my boyfriend's house sleeping in his bed and I felt as though I was awake and I saw him walking down the hall to go to the kitchen. I couldn't talk and then I saw a dark figure at the end of the bed and it literally felt as though he dragged me off the bed. And I woke up so confused!

But I have these recurring dreams.. I'm at a little forest in a park and in order to get where I want to go, I can cut through the forest instead of taking the long way. But the forest is haunted. I can literally feel an evil presence in the forest. My whole body feels this enormous and scary pressure. Every time I dream of this forest I know to stay away. Sometimes I try to go through it but its too scary.

Then there's this house. I feel as if it is my great grandmother's house (which it it never was in reality at all) but I want to go in the attic to look at old pictures. The attic has a mini door and you go through it to what feels like a whole other house. This is when the pressure starts to happen all over again and then I leave.

It only happens with these two settings. I don't believe it's sleep paralysis because I'm not awake, I'm feeling this horrible and frightening evil presence in my dreams (only with those two dreams) and it's been happening for a while. I haven't had it in a while, thankfully.

If anyone has similar experiences of the evil presence in recurring dreams and can tell me what this means, that would be great!

Jul 27, 2015
similar experience NEW
by: Anonymous in the Midwest

I've had recurring dreams since I was old enough to remember. When I was little it was always the same dream. I was in a desert behind a boulder hiding from something scary that I couldn't see but I could feel. I was always looking around the boulder ahead of me by never saw anything, just felt a pulsing like I was getting bigger then smaller, over and over. I haven't had that dream for a long time, but recently I have had some terrifying dreams as soon as I fall asleep, the first one was like this, I'm asleep on my stomach only being asleep for a couple minutes, I hear a dog's nails on my tile floor downstairs, I hear it running and it's collar and tags jiggling like metal, I hear it's breath, hear it's footsteps running in a circle around my kitchen, then hear it run up the stairs panting, it jumps on my bed and I feel the bed depress, it walks up my back and puts it's snout to my ear and is sniffing loudly at my face and neck and ear, I call out to Jesus and the dog jumps off the bed, I hear it and feel it go away. I was totally freaked for days. Then I start getting visits for a dark presence, it climbs across me to lie next to me and it happens as soon as I fall asleep, at first I wake up scared, fall back to slept and it happened 3 times in a row, then it started to molest me, totally frightening, I always call to jesus, and it goes away. The last time was last week, and it pulled me by me feet out of bed and pushed me into a corner, holding me there. Again I call to the Lord and it goes away. I've been reading everything I can find about this, it has to be a dark spirit, but I don't know if I did something to bring it into my life or if my mom dying had something to do with it or if some other person brought it to me. I just want it gone forever, so I pray about it...it works so far, but the thing seems to keep coming back

Aug 08, 2015
No Presence NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had similar dreams, but without the presence. I normally get back to back attacks and, after waking, fall back asleep again only to have another one. I was able to move and wake up by moving parts of my body that still responded and moving into another position (i.e. pushing my arms off the couch). After reading the comments, I'm worried that I've given myself more material for scaring myself and will have worse experiences with this thanks to it. If I now encounter a presence, I'll post back.

On a sidenote, the majority of people seeing demons are religious, so it does seem like a mental process rather than 'demons' as so many are quick to profess.

Aug 14, 2015
Screaming NEW
by: AnonRaeleneymous

I have had many screaming dreams for over twenty five years.I feel a presence coming to get me,in my mind I feel like Im trying to scream,but can't,but as soon as my hubby shakes me,I wake up.He says I do scream and goes on for quite awhile,as soon as he wakes me,I know what Ive done.Its always a presence walking towards me.

Aug 15, 2015
my experience NEW
by: Anonymous

I believe things like this happen to people who have encountered a large amount of stress in their life or a big event that has traumatized them, I myself, have had a recurring dream like this for as long as i can remember. Give or take 12-15 years,It started when I was about 4 or 5 and I have them to this day, although I have learned ticks and things to help regulate it or what I feel helps me personally, it only can take an edge off.

I never knew how to describe this until I found myself in the Mental Hospital about a year ago, I thought people would find me crazy or not know what I was talking about. When I was young I told my parents that I was having a bad dream with bad guys,

But in reality I saw myself sleeping in my room (as a child, it is still like this) and the room feels as if it is getting smaller or caving in with darkness, my chest gets heavy and i feel like it is my task to wake myself up before the darkness closes in on me, I cannot wake myself up in my dream nor, in my real-life.. my chest is heavy and I cannot breathe, I literally used to want to scream for help from my parents to save me from my dream or to at least wake me up in reality because I never could, the darkness always consumed me.

While in the Hospital I finally talked to a psychiatric nurse in my unit about my dream, she looked at me like I belonged in a looney bin,I since then have began to explore the dream in more depth when I do have it to try to figure out how to end in all together. I would never wish such a thing on someone.

Aug 22, 2015
Terrified NEW
by: Anonymous

Hey I know this is super repetitive by now but I feel that when I talk about it I feel a little better. I don't like to call them dreams anymore because I know i am awake. I have been having them since I was 7 before all these paranormal movies were such a norm. The very first one I had I'm always in the middle of a regular dream or a nightmare and out of nowhere it just flips and I'm laying in my bed looking out and I can feel myself shaking and I feel like something is literally trying to pull the life out of me and my vision is trying to fade black and I have to fight with all of me to break out of it. Every single time I feel there is a presence there and I don't see it or maybe part of it and I have to wake myself up before I actually do see it. But the very first time I had one of these "happenings/dreams" there was a tall man dressed in black with a hat on and trenchcoat and I'm just staring at him and I'm trying to breathe. I broke out of it in a gasp and shaking like I was in my dream. Since then I havent seen that figure it's always been something else evil that's the only way I can describe it.
However this last one I just had last night was the worse. I was laying there like always but instead of something trying to pull the life out of me I feel like I am under heavy sleep meds and I am dosing so bad but I'm trying to wake up and call out to my brother in the other room. I'm actually calling him and I hear him come but he just stops at the door and I only see the figure. I realize its not him and I stop trying to call him and I am trying to wake myself up but I keep falling asleep and I'm staring at the figure the whole time. But that's not even why it was so scary. In the middle of that happening it just flipped and I woke up in a gasp like always and I'm looking around to make sure I'm really woke and I even pressed play on my laptop that I fell asleep next to on the exact same screen and before I can call my brother to come in with me because I'm terrified already i hear my bf come in and I turn to look at him and I can see every detail of his face he lays with me and I actually talk to him about the nightmare I just had and in the middle of the 10-15 min convo I wake up again. And I am so scared because I will swear on a stack of bibles and everything I love that I was truly woke. I don't know what to think anymore and just as I'm typing this right now is how I felt in that "dream". Sleep paralysis as an explanation is bs in my eyes.And i'm not religious. That's just people trying to put a label on something they don't understand to make it normal. If anyone else experience is somewhat like mine and want to talk or research together u can email me khadiya69@yahoo.com

Sep 11, 2015
Demonic NEW
by: Wayne

I have read your experience and i can assure you this is not sleep paralyses as many people will want to call it. Allot of people seek for different answers that comforts them just to not face what is real. I had an experience just recently. I was sleeping and i felt someone laying down beside me wrapping their arms and legs around me. at first what came to my head was oh its my dad. since this felt big and heavy like how my father is. then it came to me, my dad is miles far away and we have not seen each other since months. Nevertheless it did not stop here after a couple of seconds i felt a hard breathing behind my neck as if tho someone wanted me to feel their presence this brought tremendous fear i opened my eyes and tried to get up but i couldn't as much as i struggle the only thing i could move was my right leg which was not touched by this person laying on top of me. At that moment i realized it was not sleep paralyses and in my head i started to pray and call upon the lords name, after a minute or so this entity left and i was able to move again. We ignore the fact that sometimes we have symbols or other things that attract this evil spirits or demons into our house and they feel they have right over us since we invited them in by keeping such things. Demons are real and they try to take over our life's in so many ways. i suggest seek God read your bible and say your prayers. The bible even says it the devil tried to tempt Jesus. Jesus was arrested and betrayed in the early morning. These so called sleep paralysis happen 2-3-4AM these are the hours demons and evil spirits roam the world the most. Never abandon God and he will send his angels to watch over you as you sleep. Seek God and he will provide the peace you seek.

Oct 05, 2015
Felt real NEW
by: Anonymous

I can relate to almost everyone story, but the other night really scared me. I had a dream, well I think it was a dream.I dreamt someone was standing on the side of my bed. I called for my daughter because I thought I heard the door close. I reach out and grab her hand. When she took my hand she started scratching and digging her nails in it. I tried to pull away, but she/it took her other hand and dig deeper. I pulled back and was screaming ouch that hurts and I woke up. When i woke up no one was there, but my hand's were in my arms as if i was digging in my arms. During the time it was happening I tried to scream for my fiance, but I coldnt move or speak. That morning I woke up my room door was locked. So I know it wasn't her, but something real appeared to be in my presence. I felt it . It did not have rough hands, it was soft, so i dont know what it was. I swear if my room door wasn't lock I would truly think it was my daughter. Scary :-(

Oct 07, 2015
I had my baby sleeping on my chest when this happened NEW
by: Halley

I have had this sleep paralysis since I was 15 yrs old,i am now 30..I've always been scared to sleep by myself ever since..this year 2015, during my pregnancy,the sleep problem went away, but 3 months after the birth, it came back and scared the shit out of me because i totally forgot about it due to concentrating on my baby.. Last night my 3 month old was unsettled, so i sat on the couch and laid down and put her on my chest and straight away she went to sleep, so i slept as well.. then suddenly i woke up, baby still on my chest so i thought everything was ok.. Then i tried to move my arm in a better position and it wouldn't move.. That's when i knew its back.. I was 1000 times more scared this time because i had my baby on my chest and didn't know what would happen... I tried yelling and moving my legs, but not as aggressive as i usually do in case my baby feel off my chest.. Suddenly something murky was at the edge of my feet, i can see right through it because i still had the light on in the kitchen. Its invincible but i could see a distorted figure.. It lifted my legs and held it there, then something was pushing down on my belly going up towards my chest, by this time i was shitting myself and just tried everything to wake up.. I was so scared of hurting my baby but also at the same time my survival instincts kicked in and i knew i had to get my little one off my chest into her safe bed..after everything was ok, i didn't go back to sleep until the sun came up.. I thought my sleep problems were a distant memory, but when it came back from its vacation, it scares you like hell..

Oct 13, 2015
I feel your fear... NEW
by: DreamCatcher

I have had this same thing happen to me for most of my life. I am 32 now. It doesn't happen nightly. More like every few months. I am awake. Aware. I know that I am trying to move and try as I might, and I do... which all my being, I cannot move until this... thing... stops. I can't move my mouth, to yell, or even whisper for my fiancee to help me. He's right there, and unaware... unaware that I am slowly feeling like I'm suffocating. It happens when I lie on my side most times. And though I know that it is just a matter of time til it goes away, I have this indescribable fear. I have many things that happen when I sleep, I dream and I remember... every detail. Once or twice a year I am able to maintain a lucid dream state. I hear a scary white noise once a week at least when I try to go to sleep that freaks me out to the point I have to get up out of bed. I wish I could sleep normally but I don't think this will ever happen.

Oct 22, 2015
Last 10 to 15 years same as most of you NEW
by: Sleepless in florida

Thank goodness my wife is wrong!!im not crazy or atleast not by myself!!everytime I have it which was last night it's always the same,I get a tingling feeling that usually starts in my ears and then this thing is on me and its stronger than anything you could imagine!its gotten to the point to where I get angry and I will tell this thing to go ahead and get it over with!one time I even felt like I woke up and I was levitating with my nose touching the ceiling!but that only happen once!its weird tho,it only hits me when I try to sleep in the bed,as long as I sleep in the recliner I'm fine!needless to say the recliner is where I sleep mostly!it drives my wife mad,that I won't sleep in the bed with her!im 40 years old 6ft2in and a pretty strong guy and this thing holds me down like a baby!i always try to holler for my wife cause I can see he sleeping beside me?after I holler help for what seems like for ever,my wife will finally wake me up!she saids she can't understand me that I just making a noise!!i sure wish I could sleep in peace!oh let me say I did try sleeping with the bible under my pillow and slept like a baby all night!!hope we all can find peace with this!!

Oct 29, 2015
women NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi I have recently been dreaming about a women who is middle aged, she has been standing at my door I see her face and she is wide eyed with her mouth open. But last night. She slowly creeped closer to my bed until she was next to my bed&she screamed at me. As she screamed i felt something touch my back I instantly woke up jumped out of my bed and started screaming. I was really frightened and now I feel very scared to be in my house alone. Is there any explanation ?

Nov 29, 2015
Help? NEW
by: Jay

Hi I'm 16 and just found this site recently. a lot of the experiences I'm reading about sound very much like what ive been experiencing in the past month or so. I have a couple questions for anyone willing to answer.
1. Are thy really going to last until I'm oldish(65)?

2. Is there any simpler way to deal with this other than resorting to something spiritual?(I am a teen, i am unsure of what i believe in and i respect anyone who has there own belief, i admire it.)Also i don't believe the "presence" has anything to do with evil beings.

Nov 30, 2015
Something opened the door To get ME NEW
by: Anonymous

As i was falling asleep my room pitch dark i am facing my door and i see it opening i crap myself trying to Scream i can't get the words out something sinister was there and after five or six seconds of fighting dreamstate i wake and nothing is there.... but it sure scared the crap out of me, if i don't get up then i fall straight back into it and it happens again exactly the same experience.... this has happend on an off quite a few times this week, youve got to get up, put the light on try splash ur face with cold water before going bk to bed, if u got vodka then great that will also conk u out, im going to try an not fight it next time go with it and face the fear of something coming to kill me see if that helps, it is really terrifying if u are on your own ;)

Nov 30, 2015
Something opened the door To get ME NEW
by: Anonymous

As i was falling asleep my room pitch dark i am facing my door and i see it opening i crap myself trying to Scream i can't get the words out something sinister was there and after five or six seconds of fighting dreamstate i wake and nothing is there.... but it sure scared the crap out of me, if i don't get up then i fall straight back into it and it happens again exactly the same experience.... this has happend on an off quite a few times this week, youve got to get up, put the light on try splash ur face with cold water before going bk to bed, if u got vodka then great that will also conk u out, im going to try an not fight it next time go with it and face the fear of something coming to kill me see if that helps, it is really terrifying if u are on your own ;)

Dec 02, 2015
To 16-year old Jay NEW
by: Barbara

Jay, I'm sorry to inform you but my dream started when I was 13 years old. It has never left and I am now 58 years old.
There have been times when it doesn't happen for at least 3 or 4 months, but other than that it happens weekly.
I hope in your case it will also be few and far between.

Dec 02, 2015
TO BARBRA NEW
by: Jay

i appreciate you answering me. is there anything you can suggest that makes it easier? I'm honestly terrified to go to sleep, and my entire bedroom is somewhere i hate to be (which you can imagine is hard for a teenage girl)

Ive almost controlled it at one point but it only made waking up from the paralysis even more difficult and the dream more realistic.

Dec 09, 2015
me too NEW
by: Anonymous

it happens to me too same exact feeling as everyone else that commented im awake but not fully wke then i hear someone walking in at first i feel like its a demon and i want to pray to god but then maybe its a ghost someone that was human before...i have even heard my cat growl when the gohst lays on top of me it usually hugs me from behind and i can feel it almost like breathing in my ear i sometimes try to convince my self my husband got out of work early and joined me in bed ...the ghost has even had sex with me once and it was very pleasurable so this last time it came which was today it held my jaw so that i could barely move and i asked him for sex he moved my head with his hand that held me side to side as if saying no and i even touched the ghost body he was thin i felt his head short thin hair and he had a wet spot on the back of his neck i even felt his dick it was soft and limp he didnt like that i touched him so he pulled away and then he was gone...i think its a ghost but anyone would just tell me im hallucinating

Jan 18, 2016
I am so scared NEW
by: Angie

This evil will not let me sleep if I drift off he grabs me (I say he because I know this man) takes me up high and he is touching me. I can't take it anymore do I need to go to a priest?

Jan 19, 2016
We wrestle not against flesh and blood but against principalities, against unseen forces, against spiritual entities, NEW
by: Anonymous

I used to have this dreams or whatever it is called . But now it's all gone, and would not come back in Jesus Name. We go through a lot because of lack of knowledge, it started in my teens, and made it way till I was 33years, in my twenties I thought it was sleep paralysis, I even believed it was sleep paralysis was scared it was anything else than that. But it took
Me reading the bible from Genesis wholeheartedly, and praying to God to deliver me. That I got my freedom.
I realise that this bad experience gained entrance through doorways in our lives, in form of sins committed, with sin comes everything negative, fear, is the number one door opener for this dark figure. The day you pray to God, and denounce whatever association you have had with this evil unknowingly and tell it not to come back again, never in your life, in your marriage, your children .
You have to let it know you know it is evil and you belong to light, there's no association between good and evil. You are meant to sleep and wake up beautiful and strong.not wrestle in the night and wake up tired.or feeling that a spirit wanted to bed you . There are unseen forces circulating in the atmosphere, give them an opening and they will happily torment and trouble your generations.
I have overcome, by having a bible beside my pillow, and praying to God before sleeping, and praying for all my generations to come. Now I hardly dream, the only dream I have is more of foretelling in form of parables, they always have meaning, and this dreams have always helped me. I believe to man it might mean sleep paralysis, but in a spiritual sense it means more. Be courageous and fight this giant dark figure .by using the full armour of God.

Jan 25, 2016
Somwhat the same NEW
by: Dana

I've had some what of the same thing happen to me I've had it happen when I know I was dreaming and I've had it happen when I know I was awake once had it happen every night for a week each night it would start with me dreaming and not being able to move our speak and there would be someone in the corner of the room that I couldn't see saying evil things to me and just laughing at me then I would wake up and still not be able to move or scream and just have the feeling of fear and then on the last night in the dream the evil thing started dragging me and then threw me at a wall and I woke up unable to move but that time once I started being able to move I felt sluggish and it took me awhile to fully move I've had countless numbers of dreams like that and it sucks I feel your pain

Feb 08, 2016
evil spirits NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi guys, evil spirits are very real! Those of you who don't believe, they are showing you how real they are everytime they come in at night around those same hours to torment you! I have experienced so much of this. You have to be saved! Accept Jesus as your Lord and savior today! These are evil tormenting spirits and they won't stop until you get delivered from them. Accept Christ and have true men and women of God pray over you and break these evil spirits fron tormenting you. Scriptures are powerful and at the name of Jesus they flee, they are enemies and this is not normal. There is a supernatural /spiritual realm where angels and demons operate! Don't stay in denial go and run to Jesus and get help from the saints of God!

Feb 08, 2016
evil spirits NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi guys, evil spirits are very real! Those of you who don't believe, they are showing you how real they are everytime they come in at night around those same hours to torment you! I have experienced so much of this. You have to be saved! Accept Jesus as your Lord and savior today! These are evil tormenting spirits and they won't stop until you get delivered from them. Accept Christ and have true men and women of God pray over you and break these evil spirits fron tormenting you. Scriptures are powerful and at the name of Jesus they flee, they are enemies and this is not normal. There is a supernatural /spiritual realm where angels and demons operate! Don't stay in denial go and run to Jesus and get help from the saints of God!

Feb 09, 2016
it happened with me NEW
by: Anonymous

It it carried out by the dark forces which has an evil eye on your body. It is trying to abduct ur body by killing you in a dream state and use ur identity for its personal gain. The common name is jinn or reptilian. Check more videos on jinn and it's safety methods on how to over power them. Stay in peace.

Feb 13, 2016
Just stress NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had this too since I was a small child in two versions. One with he presence and the suffocation and one just with the slow suffocation. I too have learned that it is fear based and since releasing myself from the fear I have learned to end the sequences much more quickly. It seems to me like it's an anxiety attack whIle one is sleeping. I heard about sleep paralysis not too long ago for the first time. I am nearly 50 and have had this almost all of my life. I never woke up after one of these nights and explained it to anyone the next day. But at night sometimes I would dred going to bed or falling asleep because of it. It has gotten much better and I am no longer afraid of the presence and the less I fear it the more quickly I awake. Also the suffocating is far less threatening and I can stop the whole thing much earlier now. What a phenomenon! Glad that I can finally put a handle on it. I am in my room alone as I write this I even can feel the fear a little bit while I am awake. I think it normal to feel that it's evil but I think it's nothing real or spiritual I think it's an illusion and the sooner one let's go of the fear the easier it becomes. It is probably a very good lesson for dealing with fear. I wonder if it has to do with something out of the early childhood. I alwayS thought it might be related to sudden death syndrome in children when children actually suffocate in their beds because they get buried under toys or blankets. I always wondered if it was perhaps a near death experience in bed as a baby that had perhaps initiated this recurring dream.

Feb 13, 2016
Childhood related? NEW
by: Barbara and mom

At Just Stress: maybe you are correct when you say it could stem from something that happened in childhood. Maybe it comes from surpressing something in our younger lives and it surfaces like this in a dream state. Maybe that's why it tends to stay with people for years and years.
Either way, it's frightening and very real. It's hard to believe it can be just a state of mind.

Feb 13, 2016
Great article NEW
by: Anonymous

http://www.m.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/sleep-paralysis

Feb 18, 2016
Reoccurring dreams NEW
by: Anonymous

ive been having reoccurring dreams about a movie I watched about 1week ago and about 2 days. I was having normal dreams until yesterday. The movie was about Deborah Logan and how she had Alzheimer's but then something scary happened. So anyways the dreams that I'm having is always me, my dad and my grandpa. And I had 3 dreams this past night. The first dream was about escaping a camp when the war about Germans and Jews were going on. Then the next dream. I remeber everything. And I'm pretty sure that I was awake the whole time and I was aware of everything. Ok so the dream was, me and my grandpa at a library, and I showed my grandpa a book about Deborah Logan and I said to my grandpa, do you want to read this book? It's about a lady with Alzheimer's but then something happens. And I rember my grandpa starting to laugh, and I asked him are you okay? And then that's when my grandpa looks at me, gets close into my face and then his eyes turn black and it's gets gray all around them. And the face that he's making was the face Deborah Logan had in the movie. I don't know if I'm just having a regular nightmares or it means something else. Then the recent dream that I just had. I remeber I woke up and I saw my dad in the family room so I went up to him asking him where he's going and he said to the bank so I asked him if I could go and he said yes. And my grandpa was also with us as well. And I rember going down in a elevator to get to our car and I said to my dad, I'm scared of grandpa. And my dad just laughed at me. And then we were at the bank and I was walking on the side of my grandpa while my da was on the other side of him. And I was thinking about my grandpa and then I just straight up asked him if he was "possessed" and all that happened was his getting black and going into my face. But this one was different. I knew it was grandpa but it was someone else. And when my grandpa went into my face, he started to hold me and pick me up. The first dream when I was at the library, I knew that I was awake and that I could move, but I couldn't scream. And I don't think it's sleep parasylis. Because I did not feel like anything was on top of me.

Feb 18, 2016
Question for "Reoccurring dreams" by anonymous NEW
by: DreamCatcher

When you say, you knew you were awake in your dream... do you mean to say, that you are aware you are dreaming? That you are at least semi able to control some of your actions?

Mar 01, 2016
sleepless in Long Island NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had the similar dreams in my past younger life I came home from a club-dancing, I sleep in the finished basement, asleep at least I thought I was, my bed went up to the ceiling my hands were over my stomach & I could've move, I was scared unable to move or yell. It felt so real .
Then later on when I got Marrried, sleeping on my back again I couldn' move or yell with my husband next to me. again so scared,
I told my husband he was supportive but helpless for me.
So now before going to bed I make the sign of the cross 3x before going to sleep & ask Jesus god to watch over me & I repeat these words thank you for all your favors & blessings daily i repented my sins come into my life I'll make you my lord & my savior then make the sign of the cross 3x again.
& I read the bible before going to sleep
This helped me & I get them less if At all. Bring Jesus in your life & it will leave-whomever it is.

Mar 13, 2016
scars NEW
by: Ramona

I was laying in bed last nite it was late as I was laying there I felt someone standing behind me n then they played on the bed behind me right up against me and put one arm AROUND my stomic and the other arm under my head I so so frighting n so scared I got up . does anyone know what that means please

Mar 31, 2016
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Heather

The experience leaves me with a deep foreboding feeling of empending doom. Once I have fully awakened I'm unable to immediately shake off the feelings as if my life force was being drained or that what ever it was was feeding off of me. I'm left rattled and fearful of falling back asleep.
I am sched for a sleep study in mid April 2016.
I am already diagnosed with Narcolepsy and I have longterm complications from Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. Because I have had this illness for shop long it has caused dysfunction of the nervous system both sympathetic and parasympathetic including autonomic nervous system. I hope the sleep study will bring about answers and perhaps a solution.From the shadowy figure the invisible cat, the spiders, blobs and snakes. To the sensation of someone or something that sits on the side of the bed, the barely audible heavy metal or machine like music/noise. Me growling in my sleep. I'm also given minuscule revelations of my future and it is always something negative.I'm never told. I am only given a glimpse as in a dream and before I wake up. At the time I never know that is what occurred until it is happening and then it is too late.
My neurologist didn't have any insight to share with me. Hopefully the tests will. Best of luck to you all.

Apr 04, 2016
part of whats actually going on NEW
by: mee

Ok so.. This my freak u guys out a bit more but yea umm your body is actually still sleep and in your mind you're awake. Whenever this happens it usually means that a demon is on you and in your room. If you are able to open your eyes you might see scary images. Someone said they heard someone well that might have been a demon and u couldnt understand them because I think that they speak like backwards or something. Also, if you can move your fingers in the real world then spell Jesus and it should help or yell his name as if you need help. If you can't then image it in your mind. Hope this helped good luck and sorry if this happens to you! This has never happened to me but I know this from many articles and someone that I know who is cristan does this whenever it happens to her.

Apr 04, 2016
part of whats actually going on NEW
by: mee

Ok so.. This my freak u guys out a bit more but yea umm your body is actually still sleep and in your mind you're awake. Whenever this happens it usually means that a demon is on you and in your room. If you are able to open your eyes you might see scary images. Someone said they heard someone well that might have been a demon and u couldnt understand them because I think that they speak like backwards or something. Also, if you can move your fingers in the real world then spell Jesus and it should help or yell his name as if you need help. If you can't then image it in your mind. Hope this helped good luck and sorry if this happens to you! This has never happened to me but I know this from many articles and someone that I know who is cristan does this whenever it happens to her.

Apr 07, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Ethan Lively

I have had the same thing happen to me for the past three nights! It really scares the shit out of me and I am only 12 I will be 13 on the April 15th. I want to stop it but I don't know how and my parents say its normal... I fret sleep but I fret being up late now...

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Apr 15, 2016
Recurrent feeling of doom NEW
by: AkwaIbomBoy

I've had this happen to me so many times. It usually direct feel like a dream. In fact, I just had one about 20min ago. I woke up already to get things dove then took another nap at 8am. Then it happened. Today's was different!

When it happens, I'm aware of my environment.I can see everything. However, I can't move no matter how hard I try. It's a feeling of impending doom; evil as some have described it. Growing up, I was advised to call on Jesus which usually worked. Nowadays, I don't say anything and just let it ride it's cause till I can regain control.

It does leave me drained and sometimes with a headache afterwards long I'm currently feeling. Today's was different because I felt like I heard footsteps in the house and voice/name of a familiar person.

I'm no longer terrified by it.I'm more curious than anything. People say it's sleep paralysis, others say it's demonic spirits and very much can sympathize with those notions. I think there's a spiritual component to this event and I hope someday, I would find a more convincing explanation for this thing.

In the meantime, of if you do experience it, try to stay calm, for it will pass away. I was just kinda pissed when it happened today because I was really trying to get up to get things done, but it wouldn't let me. It just wasted my time.

Apr 25, 2016
feel awake but not sure. being pulled by the collar NEW
by: paul

i have this half asleep half awake recurring happening all the time. last night it happened like 5 times. i am lying on my left side asleep wearing a shirt as i always do. when i feel like i am awoken by a pulling on my collar back towards what is a wall there nothing more. i can clearly feel my collar moving backwards and i can even grab it with my hand and feel the tugging. if i pull back hard it goes away. or if i get up and look there is nothing there.i wish someone knew what this is. it must mean something. it is happening more and more. is it a dead spirit pulling me towards them or what. it doesn't feel evil. it is a rather gentle pull but my collar moves by itself, always towards my back of my neck. what is this ???

Apr 26, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Alyn

Does anyone still have the sleep paralysis dream?

Apr 26, 2016
Dark and Light figures NEW
by: Alyn

My cousin had a similar experience with a dark figure but actually she saw a shiny light figure when she experienced sleep paralysis. She couldn't speak or move and said she felt like something was clawing her arm(burning sensation) and holding her down. While this was going on she then saw a shiny light figure in her room and then this dark figure jumped off/out of her body and onto the wall then disappeared. That is when she woke up. Everyone has their own beliefs etc. I do believe this is a demonic visit. There is a spiritual world. I have had two sleep paralysis dreams, and I believe it is a visit for several reasons.

Apr 26, 2016
Getting it to go away NEW
by: Barbara and mom

I find it strange that my mom, myself and my son all have the same dream of someone or something coming towards us and our minds are awake but our bodies can't move. Is it hereditary?
It feels like something truly evil approaching and the closer it gets the more my fear and panic rises
My son says we forget that we too have an inner spirit and he's been connecting to his inner spirit or soul. When he feels it coming he says he tells it in his mind my soul is stronger than you, go away. It seems to work. He prays a lot and tries to think with his soul.
Whatever this is, dream or not, I'd never accept it like some people are doing. Keep repelling it away. I couldn't open my mouth but used to make noises so that my husband would wake up and wake me up. Now I find that the strong mind/soul connection seems to work. I too have managed to get it to go away with threatening thoughts.
It's been at least 6 months and it hasn't returned.

Apr 26, 2016
Nothing to fear but fear itself NEW
by: Anonymous

I also find that the repetativeness and never changing fear was eventually fairly easy to ward off once I overcame my fear and finally decided to stop the nonsense. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nothing ever happened after years of having this happen and so I just decided to make myself wake up without breaking into a panic. I think it's kind of like having an out of body exerience which also happens during prayer or meditation. That is why prayer helps because once you gain a bit of self control in that state then you also realise it's nothing to be afraid of or break out into a panic over.

Apr 26, 2016
Nothing to fear but fear itself NEW
by: Anonymous

I also find that the repetativeness and never changing fear was eventually fairly easy to ward off once I overcame my fear and finally decided to stop the nonsense. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nothing ever happened after years of having this happen and so I just decided to make myself wake up without breaking into a panic. I think it's kind of like having an out of body exerience which also happens during prayer or meditation. That is why prayer helps because once you gain a bit of self control in that state then you also realise it's nothing to be afraid of or break out into a panic over.

May 21, 2016
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

Enough with the scientific mumbo jumbo. What you are experiencing are spiritual attacks. You guessed right when you described it as evil. Next time call on the name of Jesus Christ while it Is happening and you will be amazed at what happens. Don't believe the scientific explanations, it's a spiritual problem. Best wishes.

May 22, 2016
Not a dream NEW
by: Guy

I am 22 years old and I have had the feeling when i can't move and something is approaching me. The thing, that is approaching me, feels very evil and something that can not be harmed, that is why it scares me so much. if I have not been able to wake up until it approaches me, then I start to struggle to breathe and sometimes I have even felt the things hands on me. Those hands were thick but the figure itself was not too big, i mean it was like 1,5 meters tall. As soon as I threw a punch with elbow at it, it run away. The evil presence always comes from the same place and direction - kitchen or hallway and as soon as I sense it, I try to wake up. Sometimes I sense it coming even whyle still dreaming, which is the best situation, because then I have sensed it early enough to wake up in time.
Now I will tell why I know, that this is not a dream. I heve this situation only at my parents apartment. But I have also been in a state, when I haven't woke up, but I see my room and sometimes even move around it(this has happened in an apartment i was renting for year), before I understand that my body still sleeps. As soon as i understand it, I try to wake up, because i don't feel safe because of what has happened at my parents apartment. Once i even tried to drink some juice which was near my bed, but i could not grab the juice box. It actualy felt funny and i did not feel any presence. Then I tried to wake up my body by moving hands and it did'nt help, but as soon as i moved my legs I woke up and drank the juice (at last :D).
So I would suggest to everyone who has felt the evil presence to move somewhere else, where you feel safe.

May 22, 2016
The perfect toy store NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a dream once every five years on the same day and it is of a toy store. It started when I was five and the first time I was in the dream I felt like I was awake and moving in the real world, but it was just in the dream. It was the perfect toy store that had hidden doors and was just too good to be true. The second time I as in the dream I felt the same way and went into the same hidden door, the only thing was was that the room was on fire and none of it could be saved. Soon after that I never felt alone and could never sleep well, maybe it is the fact that whenever I go to bed I remember that dream or that I just wish that the dream was real at first and that I didn't want it to come back. Everything like this that seems too good to be true always ends in flames for me.

Jun 07, 2016
Similar Experience NEW
by: Lesley

I started having the same thing described above happen to me a few years ago. I'd be sound asleep and I'd wake up to a man's body with intense pressure lying on my back. I would gasp for air and try to scream out but I was too scared to make a sound. I'd try to give in to the pressure sometimes but that only made it more intense. Lately, I wake up to him digging his chin into the top of my back. I can feel his stubble and it's very abrasive and painful. It's progressed to a point that I don't feel comfortable writing about. I think that sometimes I scream out but mostly I'm too terrified to open my eyes. There are marks on my door as if someone has been breaking in but I don't know if I'm just being paranoid. Could I be reliving a past experience in my sleep?

Jun 08, 2016
its spiritual NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been having this same attack for years now. Its been going on for more than 10 years now. Two nights ago I had this same dream, sometimes I become afgraid that I would die along. But yet I have the confident that I pray every night before going to bed. So the kadt one I had two days ago, I shouted " HolyGhost Fire" and I could hear the sound of the table as six the person staggered and ran away. Please this is spiritual, we need to pray harder and accept Jesus. Its a spiritual thing!!!

Jun 28, 2016
Terrifying dreams NEW
by: Anonymous

My dreams are so real, I think awake. Last night I was woken by someone cuddling me from behind. I could feel his body wrapped around me. At first I thought it was my husband, until I realized he's working away in another country. I said "is that you David"? No answer, but I could still feel him holding me tight. I couldn't move. I couldn't breath. I started to cry out my sons' names (who were sleeping in the house), but the scream doesn't work, it's a muffled sound , and I am pretified. After finally waking up and looking to see who's there, (no one), after a long while,I go back to sleep only to feel the bed sinking like someone is there. Then this person goes to the bathroom and I can hear them taking a pee. Again I start to cry out and scream my sons' names to help me, but the screaming doesn't come out, it's all in my mind. I've had similar dreams to this in the past where I can actually feel someone next to me. It is so real, I can't believe it's a dream. I've also 'seen' a floating black image in my dreams. It's all very disturbing. I only take multi vitamins, and don't usually eat late. So glad I found this site, to know I'm not the only one. Thank-you

Aug 12, 2016
Sleep paralysis dream NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had some similar dreams however I just get stuck in A loop of waking up being paralyzed trying to move than waking up again no falling back to sleep though just the endless loop of waking

It is A terrifying nightmare to have I am 23 now have been having it since aslong as I can remember

Aug 19, 2016
ditto NEW
by: Anonymouso

ive only starting having them this year. but ive had about 6 or 7 now. i just had one about 1 hour ago. i wake up facing the wall and i can feel my blanket lift and bed dip like someone has got into my bed. i try roll around too see and its like my movements are restricted i can only move very slow with a lot of energy. then theres arms around me hugging me. then it resets and im facing the wall again, again i feel someone get in behind me then i turn to see.(this bit is strange) this time i battle it for a while i manage to look right round my shoulder till whoever it was is only behind my blanket. i pull it down and its my face. my eyes wearing battering like i was having a fit. then it resets again. obviously facing the wall this time i flop onto my back and they grab my legs slowly pulling me off the bed, then i woke.. im curious to know what causes these dreams, is it problems in my life or is it demomic. peace and love

Aug 24, 2016
Cycle dream NEW
by: Robert

I wake up in same bedroom.open door, different house.5 or 6 times.

Aug 24, 2016
Cycle dream NEW
by: Robert

I wake up in same bedroom.open door, different house.5 or 6 times.

Sep 03, 2016
Spiritual Problem - Dream Paralysis. NEW
by: Anonymous

So I experienced the evil presence coming towards us, but it was like a ghostly doll and none of us could move...I'm not certain what I did to get out of it, but I did manage it pretty quick. I had a similar experience with a cat and like an ex. So I agree about the spiritual dimension to the sleep paralysis dream. I'm also concerned that I've been in touch with some people that claim to cure the body thru spiritual revitalization. I wonder if they are not also a source of my problem with my insomnia...hope to find help soon...

Sep 14, 2016
Laying on my stomach NEW
by: Mata

So I been living in this house for a year now and this just happened to me for the first time here last night . I haven't had this paralyzing feeling in almost 4 years . I just made a cross on my forehead with my fingers and it stopped .. It was 4:30 am when it happened . I heard some movement in the living room where I slept and felt someone pulling the covers off me .. I thought it was maybe my girlfriend waking up from my room and getting me to come sleep in bed ..I knew I was wrong as soon as my body was numb with no feeling .. I wasn't about to let this happen to me again .. I kept pushing to wake myself up atleast three times till I finally got up and walked to my room ..

Sep 22, 2016
Recurring Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Jericho Shauf

Hello.

I have read your article, and i have been searching for so long for someone to experience the same thing i have been experiencing, although everyone's sleep paralysis differ, the point is that it's the same exact scenario or dream that keeps happening. In my case, i am now 22 years old, i have been having this recurring dream, where it starts like im awake, then suddenly i hear this sound kinda like tinnitus, except it gets progressively louder and louder and i cant move, then i see this girl in white with a scary face screaming at me as she gets closer and closer to my face and the sound also gets louder and louder, i cant do anything nor move, and i have been experiencing this for almost 10 years now. i have dedicated almost half of those years in finding answers on what is going on, nobody can explain it because nobody gets what im trying to say, unless someone experiences the same thing, in those years i have managed to control it and now i can continue the dream without being scared or catching my breath, i can slowly move too. and ever since that day i found a way to overcome it, i can simply watch as the dream happens and i just laugh infront of her as if im not bothered or scared, although i can do this, it still does not end, there are days that it happens multiple times, even 5 to 10 mins apart after waking up from the last 1, its like its trying to test me over and over again, checking if somehow my reaction would change.

If anyone would like to discuss about this, or talk about their experiences and share their thoughts, since i dont check this site that often, it would be great if you can send me an email and maybe we can discuss it over email. email is jerichos911@gmail.com, or simply search my name in facebook.

Goodluck and Godbless.

Sep 22, 2016
Recurring Sleep Paralysis Dream NEW
by: Anonymous


Hello.

I have read your article, and i have been searching for so long for someone to experience the same thing i have been experiencing, although everyone's sleep paralysis differ, the point is that it's the same exact scenario or dream that keeps happening. In my case, i am now 22 years old, i have been having this recurring dream, where it starts like im awake, then suddenly i hear this sound kinda like tinnitus, except it gets progressively louder and louder and i cant move, then i see this girl in white with a scary face screaming at me as she gets closer and closer to my face and the sound also gets louder and louder, i cant do anything nor move, and i have been experiencing this for almost 10 years now. i have dedicated almost half of those years in finding answers on what is going on, nobody can explain it because nobody gets what im trying to say, unless someone experiences the same thing, in those years i have managed to control it and now i can continue the dream without being scared or catching my breath, i can slowly move too. and ever since that day i found a way to overcome it, i can simply watch as the dream happens and i just laugh infront of her as if im not bothered or scared, although i can do this, it still does not end, there are days that it happens multiple times, even 5 to 10 mins apart after waking up from the last 1, its like its trying to test me over and over again, checking if somehow my reaction would change.

If anyone would like to discuss about this, or talk about their experiences and share their thoughts, since i dont check this site that often, it would be great if you can send me an email and maybe we can discuss it over email. email is jerichos911@gmail.com, or simply search my name in facebook.

Goodluck and Godbless.

Sep 23, 2016
It scratched me! NEW
by: Barbara and Mom

I posted on this site many, many months ago, of the recurring "paralysis dream" I have. I was relieved to find out on this site that its apparently a dream state, because I was never sure if it was real or not.
Its always the same, I'm in bed asleep, I wake up, realise I'm paralysed, something terribly evil is coming I cant see it yet, but I can feel the fear mounting the closer it gets!
I try to scream. No sound comes out. I can hear my husband breathing (sometimes snoring) next to me. I know I have to make some kind of sound to get him to wake me. Sometimes if I cant open my mouth I just make inner screaming sounds and my husband turns around and wakes me up. (he knows about this dream).
This last week I had the dream again. Only this time it didn't come slowly, it got to me super-fast and got to me just after I realised I'm awake and paralyzed. Usually I scream and my husband wakes me up as its about at the foot of the bed.
I felt this slow deliberate deep scratch starting on my forehead (from my hairline down). I could feel the nail digging into my skin. I realised that it intended to scratch my face all the way down and I screamed as loud as I could. My husband turned over and woke me up.
I told him "it scratched me! it scratched me!"
I put the light on and looked in the mirror. Sure enough there was a deep scratch on my forehead.
I took a photo of it.
Now if this is a dream state, how the hell does that happen??
Finally my husband believes me that Im not just dreaming!
Barbara

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