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What Do You Hear During Sleep Paralysis?

by Hue
(England)

Kevin's Response: Hey Hue, thanks for the question. What people hear during an episode of sleep paralysis varies completely, from nothing at all, to buzzing sounds, to nightmarish scenes that unfold as part of the hypnapompic hallucinations that can often accompany sleep paralysis.


Here's an example of a what I mean by a hypnopompic hallucination. This one involves an individual in the midst of a sleep paralysis episode hearing a witch threatening him or her with death.

Here's another, more detailed example of a woman describing a terrifying sleep paralysis hallucination where she was actually able to hear the thoughts of a horrible dark demon that appeared to her in her episode.

These are extreme examples of course, and like I said earlier sleep paralysis does not necessarily have to involve any noises being heard, but there certainly are some pretty fascinating experiences out there.

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Aug 21, 2011
Up again at 3 a.m........
by: KSmith

Tonight I heard a rolling gun battle before someone appeared in my room. Scary!

When I was a kid... I used to hear very loud footsteps and that's how I knew something was coming towards my bed. I would then hide under my covers and wait for the "thing" to arrive.

I am so thankful to have pets. This way I know for sure the noises are made up in my head. Each time I finally wake up from my paralysis, my pets are sound asleep.

Nov 02, 2011
My First
by: Anonymous

I had my first one last night, it was really stormy here and i was fearful that the roof would come off.. Anyway, i started my usual prayers in my head to god, and as the winds were getting strong i kept saying fear has no hold over me, So i peacefully drifted off to sleep.
I dont know what time it was, but i opened my eyes and i couldnt move, i couldnt talk i tried to make a noise and i sounded like someone gargling..

Next i felt this weight pushing down on my arms i couldnt move, then in my ear i heard, "you are not to know these things", well, these things that it mentioned i can only assume it ment by my prayers that fear has no hold over me..

I just hope i dont have another one, it is a scary thing to happen.

Jan 31, 2013
Almost 4 a.m.
by: Anonymous

It happens quite often for me. This time really put me over the edge though. Usually I don't ever hear anything. One time I seen some creepy children on a playground. It was a whole scene in my room. Another time I seen a little "demon" girl in my room. Usually I say a little prayer in my head when it happens. I feel like it helps me stay calm. This time however I said it and I heard evil laughing in my ear. I scared me to death. I've never heard anything during my experiences so it really scared me.

Jul 11, 2013
Extremely Old thread I know.
by: Anonymous

Just thought I'd share my experience I just had. Lid down about quarter to 6, trying to sleep and I do meditative breathing.. Instantly after that I star hearing children laughing and playing. It sounded so real that I was gonna get up and close the window... But of course, I'm paralyzed haha. Well I always stay through the whole thing lately and try my best not to fight it because I know it's only a figment of your mind..plus at the end of it if you time everything right and practice lucid dreaming you can enter a pretty awesome lucid dream hahah. Well I heard children laughing, playing, a lot of them. Sounded kind of like a playground. And started hearing a buzzing noise after a bit. Mind started to play and I was remembering my scary SP in the past, so I heard a short evil laugh. Then I calmed myself down a bit, children continued. My foot feels like it distorts and twists around then I wake, and try to enter a lucid but I moved too quick haha.
PS: woke up right on 6. And the buzzing noise I'm guessing was the fan by my bed hahah.

Aug 02, 2013
laughter
by: A

One night I was indulging myself with an old fairy tale my parents used to read when I was a kid. When some time has passed I realized that I fell asleep I opened my eyes halfway and tried to reach the book that lay beside me but I couldnt. Every part of my body was still i tried screaming but the only screams where coming out of my head, then the laughter started a repetitive laugh that sounded like a little girls the chilling laughter just kept getting louder and louder......the next thing i knew was that I woke up at 6 in morning sweat dripping down my face.

Feb 25, 2014
Dont be afraid, I'm not a demom..
by: Anonymous

I have had many of thesr expirences as a kid/teen, has seemed to slow down in the 20s. They always seemed the same, couldnt move at all, felt as though my eyes were open but could only see a blinding gold everywhere. I remember always freaking out and trying to struggle. But my last experience I started out struggling but was stopped in my tracks, I heard a voice. It seemed like a young boy's voice. The voice had said, dont be afraid, I'm not a demon. And I always wondered why, I never thought of demons or what they where. I always wonder what that voice ment, and why it said what it had...

Feb 25, 2014
Dont be afraid, I'm not a demom..
by: Anonymous

I have had many of thesr expirences as a kid/teen, has seemed to slow down in the 20s. They always seemed the same, couldnt move at all, felt as though my eyes were open but could only see a blinding gold everywhere. I remember always freaking out and trying to struggle. But my last experience I started out struggling but was stopped in my tracks, I heard a voice. It seemed like a young boy's voice. The voice had said, dont be afraid, I'm not a demon. And I always wondered why, I never thought of demons or what they where. I always wonder what that voice ment, and why it said what it had...

Mar 29, 2014
how to solve that problem
by: viet woman

Don't eat too much in dinner time or too late or before you sleep.
Ex: If you sleep at 10 pm, have dinner at 6 or 7 pm, light dinner.
Don't sleep less than 4 hours or over 10 hours a day.
Do walking at least 20 minutes a day.
During your sleep, if it ( bomb exploding, hear voice in your head,..) happen, straighthen your leg, feet, so your blood can run in your body.
When you wake up, stand up, turn your body left and right.
To solve these problem, just eat more veggi, less red meat( lean meat), no fat meat + do walking + do not eat too full and too late + drink water.

Mar 29, 2014
All your experiences
by: Anonymous

Hi there. I have read all your experiences and what you all are experiencing are definitely demonic influences. The ONLY way to get rid of these experiences is through the Blood of Jesus. Repent of your sins and be born again of His Spirit and then they have no legal authority to torment you anymore. God bless all of you!

Apr 08, 2014
Sleep paralysis
by: Ryan c dawg

I just had sp today at about 6 in the afternoon during an afternoon nap (which I rarely ever do) I was sleeping on my couch and I woke up and I was totally immobilized. I tried my absolute hardest to move my fingers and yell but nothing worked... I then heard this evil laughter to the right side of me and it wa kind of nerve wracking but I knew tht it wasn't real so I just embraced the feeling... Give me your guy suggestions and if you think any of the noises and or hallucinations that people experiences are demonic.

Jun 09, 2014
--- Jesus loves you all ---
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--- Everything is possible to Lord and to all of you who believe --- Jesus saved and healed me from drugs --- Among other wonders,you are wonderful miracle of Lord,if you did not see beautiful precious miracles of Jesus,go to the mirror --- May the Lord bless you and keep you;May the Lord smile down on you and show you his kindness;May the Lord answer your prayers and give you peace --- Glory to Lord Jesus ---

Jun 11, 2014
auditory hallucinations that can accompany sleep paralysis
by: London Knight

This morning in the early hours. I awoke to the sound of my ex partner's voice who was extremely abusive towards me and someone else. Outside my bedroom window, he was cursing me and threatening me. Nothing unusual there. However this time I lay frozen in bed, unable to move, scared and anxious that I couldn't move. Although this seems like a normal response, it isn't for me. I usually (in the past) get up and look out the window and call the Police to remove him from my property, with very little difficulty or upset. I couldn't understand the fear factor. So I've come to the conclusion I must have dreamt it. There was no visual, only voices.
I actually hope he was outside being a pain, because the ambiguity of this morning's events have left me slightly shook.

Jun 11, 2014
What I hear when I was asleep
by: Nikki

I understand it can be bad to experience this I have once to
Hear scary voies shuold I get help or not?

Jul 12, 2014
noises
by: Anonymous

I fell asleep after watching a drama at 1.20am. I dreamt of a long stream of car accidents. I went down wanting to help and approached an ambulance. In that instance everything went black. I heard loud noises of people talking as if I was at a market place and it was distressing. I couldn't move couldn't talk. I pinched my mom next to me. Then I finally woke up. I woke up my mom n told her I called out for her, did she hear it and did she felt the pinch I gave her as a distress call and she said no. I turn to my phone and it was 1.47am.
The whole episode lasted 27 mins.
In that short moment of time, I experienced inception and sleep paralysis and noises I still couldn't explain why I would hear it..

Jul 13, 2014
whoe taking a break from studying
by: Anonymous

i heard whispers. they seem to be more than two and i cant understand a word theyre saying. one voice though is very disturbing, it is so deep and low in pitch. scared the hell out of me

Jul 18, 2014
voices
by: Anonymous

it is my first time to have sleeping paralysis i was awake i really believe i was awake i can't talk or move all i can hear was the voices calling my name repetitive those voices sounded like a man and lady speaking together my name i did not know what time is it when suddenly i heard a voice of a man saying"wake up don't be afraid".-Thanks God i woke up

Aug 18, 2014
just woke up to hearing a baby and evil noises
by: Anonymous

I was in my bed with trying to sleep with my girl and all I can remember is as if I was awake that I heard a Baby crying in the doorway and I asked my girl what it was and she told me she always asks it nicely to stop and it kept Goin and all i can remember is not wanting to be so close to the edge of the bed and was really clingy to her..the noises than turned evil and loud and there was a closet in the room which was never there and I just realized this when I actually woke up that there wasn't but there was a closet with a white TV where the noises where coming from and the TV kept turning on with no power connected to it. What does this mean?

Aug 25, 2014
evil laugh!
by: Anonymous

Ha, I remember when I was a kid I woke up in complete darkness one morning ... I was immediately overtaken by intense fear and confusion. I thought to myself " omg am I dead?!?". Next thing I hear is a deep roaring laugh that of course sounded evil. Lol turns out I was in sleep paralysis, so as soon as my motor skills returned I found out my blanket was covering my face the entire time. Haha my fear instantly turned into relief.

Aug 30, 2014
Witch
by: Anonymous

This happened last night. I was reading divergent and I was really tired (10-11 in the night) I have had a sleepover which we pulled an all nighter the night before so I was pretty tired, i opened a new page and I hear a witch cackling. It felt so real and my stomach tightened and my temperature rose. I have looked online to see what it was and found this. Pretty glad it was in my head

Sep 12, 2014
Loud noises.
by: Anonymous

Woke up at 2am after sleeping for 30 mins.
Closed my eyes as usual to fall asleep and meditate on nothing, but my brain was too active.
I thought of a fear of the darkness and an explosion of loud noises entered my head. It was very terrifying and I couldn't escape for what I believed was 2 minutes.

Oct 27, 2014
Scared to death NEW
by: Anonymous

I just had a SP I think I've only have this happen once before when I was like 15 and it scared the hell out of me and I just thought it was just a horrible thing but them I had this happen to me this morning at 4:10 am and I couldn't move talk and I heard voices. I heard a teenager or an adult saying mom, mom mom .... Over and over and but in a creepy vocie and then I could see my room and everything was shaking in my room and I saw like lighting ... But the worst part was that another vocie said your mine in a evil vocie that scared me the most !! I had no clue SP was really something but I looked it up after what happen to me and here I am sharing my story of terror :/

Oct 31, 2014
keep your hands over your head NEW
by: Anonymous.

It happened to me for the first time today, I was falling asleep around 12:00am when I had a sudden feeling someone was in my room then I tried opening my eyes but couldn't I wanted to swing my arm and take of my blanket and look around but couldn't move at all I saw terrifying looking things and a pair of eyes that were horrible, I herd skateboards and a train then foot steps, I herd multiple voices that scared me the most, I dont remember what I herd exactly but I do remember a louder voice telling me to keep my hands over my head...im absolutely terrified and dont think im gonna sleep tonight.

Oct 31, 2014
keep your hands over your head NEW
by: Anonymous.

It happened to me for the first time today, I was falling asleep around 12:00am when I had a sudden feeling someone was in my room then I tried opening my eyes but couldn't I wanted to swing my arm and take of my blanket and look around but couldn't move at all I saw terrifying looking things and a pair of eyes that were horrible, I herd skateboards and a train then foot steps, I herd multiple voices that scared me the most, I dont remember what I herd exactly but I do remember a louder voice telling me to keep my hands over my head...im absolutely terrified and dont think im gonna sleep tonight.

Nov 01, 2014
Scary NEW
by: Courtney

It happened to me last night for the first time.
My eyes shot open and I tried to move but couldn't. I knew it was sleep paralysis because my friends have experienced it before, so I wasn't very freaked out by it, so I attempted to just close my eyes and go back to sleep. Bad idea... As soon as I shut my eyes I heard many noises. Sounded like I was sitting in a cafeteria with many people talking but I couldn't make out what anybody was saying. The noises are what frightened me. Finally after about 30 seconds I could move, but those second felt like forever.

Nov 12, 2014
A voice! NEW
by: Anonymous

I experienced sleep paralysis once when I was a teenager, and once again last night, this time with a voice. I woke up to hear over my boyfriend's snoring, to my left, a man's voice say "Don't you hate it how in (state I was in) .... " and it trailed off.I woke up and thought to myself "Who the fuck is that? Why is there someone in the bed with us?" I couldn't move, breathe, move my eyes or make a sound. I tried reaching over to my boyfriend for help, but my arms didn't move. Tried to cry out, but no sound came. Felt like I was being squeezed. I was panicked, but not afraid. I eventually was released. It didn't feel evil, it felt like a coincidental overlapping of realms. Like there was a man in the room who was having a normal conversation with somebody, and I just heard part of it. Maybe he was sitting on me and didn't know it.

Nov 12, 2014
Loud Brass Instruments and Pressure NEW
by: Anonymous

I experienced sleep paralysis for the first time very early this morning, perhaps at 5 am. I had been sleeping lightly on and off since 10 pm. (10-10:30, 11-11:30, 2-3:30, 4:30-?) I remember beginning to fall asleep, deep in thought about my life, I was thinking of quitting smoking hookah because I had been concentrating on my breath, and wondered if they were dirty and damaged by the free radicals in shipshape tobacco... I remember thinking that it would be so sad to have a pair of lungs that couldn't function their best because of stupid social commodity hookah.

A bit after that I woke up, or felt conscious of myself... I became aware that I was aware followed by a short lived but exponential volume of loud brass instruments that seemed to be blowing in my face. Along with this I could feel where my limbs supposedly were, I could feel the energy in my body, but I couldn't move. I felt a strong pressure over my entire body, almost holding me down... I fought this feeling, it felt as though I was trying to walk against the strongest wind or tide... Nearly impossible, I persitently struggled for control over my body. Then suddenly I woke up and was able to move. It felt almost like a dream, but very very real. It was terrifying.

Nov 12, 2014
Loud Brass Instruments and Pressure NEW
by: Anonymous

I experienced sleep paralysis for the first time very early this morning, perhaps at 5 am. I had been sleeping lightly on and off since 10 pm. (10-10:30, 11-11:30, 2-3:30, 4:30-?) I remember beginning to fall asleep, deep in thought about my life, I was thinking of quitting smoking hookah because I had been concentrating on my breath, and wondered if they were dirty and damaged by the free radicals in shipshape tobacco... I remember thinking that it would be so sad to have a pair of lungs that couldn't function their best because of stupid social commodity hookah.

A bit after that I woke up, or felt conscious of myself... I became aware that I was aware followed by a short lived but exponential volume of loud brass instruments that seemed to be blowing in my face. Along with this I could feel where my limbs supposedly were, I could feel the energy in my body, but I couldn't move. I felt a strong pressure over my entire body, almost holding me down... I fought this feeling, it felt as though I was trying to walk against the strongest wind or tide... Nearly impossible, I persitently struggled for control over my body. Then suddenly I woke up and was able to move. It felt almost like a dream, but very very real. It was terrifying.

Nov 20, 2014
Happened last night NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night, at about midnight, I woke up and felt that I was awake but my eyes were closed. I felt like I was being pulled into the darkness, I couldn't move and I heard a loud buzzing noise. I decided to let it happen but the buzzing got louder and I saw a flashing image of a man/boy sitting at a table. Then, I forced myself awake, sweating.

Dec 16, 2014
Crying babies and the Radio NEW
by: Sasha

Last night I woke up MULTIPLE times in a sleep paralysis. They usually last a few seconds each time for me and occur over and over on the nights they occur.
Usually I hear crying babies in my ear, and it sounds very real. Voices that I interpret as radio voices is another common one for me. Last night it was the radio voices. I can never make out what they are saying because I'm terrified. I have never had any visual hallucinations thoug, only auditory.

Dec 16, 2014
Around 3-6am NEW
by: Anonymous

Im Not ood at explaining but hear it is i had these expierence for quiet a while im only 16 young female
well i was awake and falling asleep at the same time i had my big dog next to me and then i started havin a scary dream but everything went dark and this big pinch noise was growin bigger like if something try to talk to me, i try holding on to my dog try to move my hand squeaze it but i couldn't i try to scream talk move but all i had was myself so i try fightin it just got bigger and then i pray it went away for a while and ended with a huge big sound
it scary knowin that u cant move or nothin u only got urself and god

Dec 21, 2014
Intruders NEW
by: Elena

I am not sure if I have SP but I may have some mild form of what could occur later in my life. A few times in the past seven months I would wake up scared from a frightening dream, to only begin to hear (what it sounds like) intruders in my house. A few times I started to hear upstairs: entering, footsteps, chairs moving, and doors opening. Tonight I experienced what it seemed to be like intruders down on my level of the house. I don't know if I may be experiencing slight SP (just hearing these things), but whatever it is, it's getting closer. It makes me scared to sleep, and everytime I hear these things, it makes me want to jump out my window and escape.

Dec 29, 2014
Woken Up NEW
by: Rachael

Last night I fell asleep I normally open my window a little bit my bedroom gets super hot at night and its was between 3am and 6am I was between almost asleep but not completely then i start to hear gun shots i just thought to myself oh it's just my mind playing tricks on me then they start to get louder but I just plugged my music and almost fell back asleep then my dad came threw to my room that he could her like explosions/gun nosies being the brave guy he is he slowly went down stairs and he turned on all of lights on inside the house he looked so it the window there was nothing there but it was coming from outside this went on until half eight in the moring

Does anyone know who it could of been or has this happens to you or anyone else ??😦

Dec 29, 2014
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I was trying to fall asleep when it felt like a shadow washed over me. I started hearing these horrific static like sounds and then i started hearing a deep threatening voice. I tried to scream and managed to get a weird moaning noise out which my friends heard and when they started asking if i was alright the paralysis wore off.

Dec 30, 2014
Finally! NEW
by: Courtney

I'm going on 30 and just now finding out about sleep paralysis. When I was about 11 I had turned my thermostat all the way up because my room was so frigid. I woke up boiling hot in the middle of the night, got out of bed, turned the thermostat down and opened my window. I laid back down and a couple of minutes later I was paralyzed, and felt like a 200 lb weight was on my chest. I remember trying to scream for my mom, but could not. I heard a horrible ghastly whisper in my ear that said "I will split your family". I was so scared, I didn't sleep in my room for a month. It happened a hand full of other times in my teen years, but never heard the voice again. I know it's not as horifying as a lot of other stories in this, but it scared my shitless. Just glad to know I'm not the only one.

Jan 15, 2015
red flashing lights, scary sister. NEW
by: megan

This just happens to me half an hour ago, both of my sisters have had it but I didn't know how scary or real it could feel.
I was just laying down thinking, kind of stressing I didn't even notice I was asleep but my vision was red, unsteady and flashy. I tried to move but my body was weak and shakey, like something was holding my arms down but I kept trying to fight it they would move a little but never enough just asif it was teasing me. I looked at the hallway that was when the red flashing light went away and the light in the hallway was on then I looked again and it was off and someone had just left a room, I looked back once more and there were the flashing lights in the hallway. I could move again and suddenly what I thought was my sister was running into my room under my bed grabbing earrings I then got finally, shut the lights and stood at my door my sister came up not looking like herself with chains in its hands and I woke up and screamed Shawnee!
This was the second most terrifying thing that has happened to me where something has distracted me with red flashing lights and disguised itself as my sister.

Jan 23, 2015
demons are real NEW
by: Anonymous

About exactly a month ago i had my first episode of actual sleep paralysis. I had a nightmare and when i woke up i heard a loud buzzing in my ear. Then like always i felt something come out of my left nostril and my ear pop. Then i started seeing visions and sounds of torment. This is when i realized that something was not right and i started praying and asking Jesus for forgiveness for my sins.

This morning i awoke from a dream that was not scary at all and seemed fairly normal. But in my dream i just kept talking and talking and repeating the same thing. I finally woke up and i felt something come out of my nose and my ear popped. Right after that i hear the door on my house open and close. I am not sure what happened but I feel like the demon didn't get what it wanted and was mad when it left. I know prayer and Jesus is helping me with these attacks and this one was not nearly as heavy as other attacks and it kinda felt like i won this one.

Sleep paralysis IS a demonic attack and i have realized this has been ongoing for 10+ years. I am just now starting to fight it head on and i know with the Lord's help i am winning.

Jan 28, 2015
waking up to a shadowy symmetrical figure that makes clicking noises NEW
by: Anonymous

I woke up this morning (5am to be precise) to the feeling of a ray of heatness as if it were scanning my body from head to toe which was sort of soothing, until a clicking/humming sound appeared from nowhere. I opened my eyes (which were the only part of my body which I could move) to find a pitch black symmetrical glob like creature just a few inches away from my face, I can't really describe this creature it's not like anything I've seen before.. That wretched sound kept playing on increasing sequences, and I started to sweat like a pig. The thing is I have had sleep paralysis before, and I even tried to make it happen by purpose in order to achieve astral projection. But never have I ever had an experience like this where there are both visual and vocal hallucinations. The question here is how can the human mind conjure such "hallucinations" if there not like anything a person had have witnessed throughout they're life.

Jan 28, 2015
waking up to a shadowy symmetrical figure that makes clicking noises NEW
by: Anonymous

I woke up this morning (5am to be precise) to the feeling of a ray of heatness as if it were scanning my body from head to toe which was sort of soothing, until a clicking/humming sound appeared from nowhere. I opened my eyes (which were the only part of my body which I could move) to find a pitch black symmetrical glob like creature just a few inches away from my face, I can't really describe this creature it's not like anything I've seen before.. That wretched sound kept playing on increasing sequences, and I started to sweat like a pig. The thing is I have had sleep paralysis before, and I even tried to make it happen by purpose in order to achieve astral projection. But never have I ever had an experience like this where there are both visual and vocal hallucinations. The question here is how can the human mind conjure such "hallucinations" if there not like anything a person had have witnessed throughout they're life.

Feb 03, 2015
Voices NEW
by: Anonymous

I just had my second sleep paralysis episode that I can recall (I'm in my 20's - they started when I was ~21). I just bought a house and I live alone with no pets or anything - except some fish. I woke up around 4 in the morning and I couldn't move, couldn't do anything except control my eyes. I heard muffled talking and giggling through my closed bedroom door and it sounded like a little girl talking to someone else, although I only heard her. Many people experience a pressure on their chest but I never get that; I get a sense that something is present in the room but I never actually see anything thankfully. These experiences are some of the most unsettling things I have ever experienced and I am not religious or superstitious.

Feb 08, 2015
Three times a week NEW
by: Anonymous

I've been suffering from sleep paralysis for about a year now (21 years old) and because it's been happening so often (minimum of twice a week) I've learned how to think my way out of it. As I'm trying to wake up, if I feel the usual symptoms (i.e. Hallucinations, sickening sounds, someone coaxing me into doing sick things, a sense of pressure not only on my chest but throughout my body) I tell myself "this is a dream, and I will wake up" then I count backwards from 10, thinking over all the noises.

That used to work.

I'm writing this as I just woke up from an episode, and it was the longest episode I've ever had. I remember dreaming that I was in an alley, about to be hurt by some thugs, so in my head I told myself I wanted to wake up (I've always been very aware that I was asleep or dreaming) as I attempted to fully open my eyes, I felt a pressure surrounding my body. My thought process was "okay I'm about to have sleep paralysis, stay calm" but instead of the usual visions, I woke up.

I felt a great sense of relief until I realized, things were missing in my room. In fact, this was the room I had at my parents' home, not my current one. As I pieced this together the sensation of pressure came back and a voice laughed saying that "I caught him and was clever, but I needed to close the door in order for him to explain why this keeps happening".

I begun to panic because I wouldn't wake up, the fact that I was aware that I was going through sleep paralysis wasn't helping. I began to look towards the very door the thing asked me to close and wait it out, out of nowhere I truly woke up and everything was normal.

How do I get this to stop? I'm scared to go to bed.

Feb 25, 2015
Scary NEW
by: Anonymous

Im 14 this was my first SP. I woke up at about 4:30am and i went on my phone and played some games for about 10-15 minutes. . After when i tried to sleep I forced my self to sleep by breath slowly and lieing by my side because that makes me sleep faster. Then i was dreaming a lucid dream and i was flying. and i flew higher and higher on purpose and then my dream was interrupted by signing of christian music. Then i couldnt control my dream anymore and i heard evil laughing and then i felt somthing go through me then everything went black and i woke up but i was in SP but i still heard the laughing i couldnt even move my eyes and i was scared. I tried to get up and i kept trying and trying then finaly while i was fighting i woke up and called my mom very loud and ran out my room and hugged her.

Mar 02, 2015
sleep paralysis NEW
by: actionchucknorris

LIsten to me here and now sleep paralysis has happened tome over and over again throughout the years sometimes it happens when I'm in new places and there have been a lot of different times where I've seen figures every time it's happened that I say a little prayer my head and I pop back awake but the thing is is that it's something when you reach of the state of REM sleep that your mind lets out this awesome kinetic energy that basically opens door way for these things to come through its if you can search for it look up the movie called--((Shadow people)) !!look it up online there are many different aspects to this event and there a lot of I guess a alternate dimension people that actually in a small town far from here I don't remember exactly where but day had a radio show host they made a movie of it so look it up but the radio show host had colors: and explain their experiences then they kept talking about it talking about it talking about it and then there are more more more people happen to have this happening and actually there were 36 that's because of this sleep paralysis they call it sudden death syndrome or something this is itS a little bit longer than thatbut yes other F 36 people or I believe maybe a couple more that had died because of this event other was a doctor who experimented with this and connected 5 people to this this door that basically when they were finally put into the sleep that the door finally opened and there was a shadow person there and then the doors and swam close the next people who were a part of this had died. Look up the information and watch the movie so you can get a better understanding of what I'm talking about I usually see a lot of light I hear whispers creaking and things being screwed around with what I call upon God and my guardian angel and I am relieved. . If you have any other questions you can look me up on IG.. my son is what I posted as here. . Let's talk I have more to say..

Mar 09, 2015
Never knew what it was NEW
by: Anonymous

I had it happen again last night. I heard "God no" come from the right side of my bed..Thats it. I freaked for a minute until I realized what it was and then tried to go back into it, which I did!!!! Very different from Astroplane which I work on doing.

Mar 19, 2015
Hearing Things Upon Waking NEW
by: Destiny242

Today I took a nap for about 2 hours. When I began to wake, I couldn't move but could hear things. 2 beings that I thought may be angels.. were walking behind me on the couch. I heard footsteps on the tile floor in the kitchen and on the carpet where I lay. They were whispering "What's she doing?...What's she doing?" they also whispered other things I couldn't make out. This has happened to me before when my only son was 1 year old. I was napping in a room across from his. I woke, could see but could not move. I heard someone run through the house and stop behind me. My back was facing the door. A young boy's voice said, "Hey mom, what ya doing? Oh, taking a nap." Then I heard footsteps run back through the house toward the kitchen. I don't know what this is all about, but I sure am curious. It makes my heart skip a beat.

Apr 07, 2015
voices and angels NEW
by: Anonymous

I once had, and still do get sleep paralysis. I once felt and heard buzzing in my head, when I feel and hear that, that means uh oh, if I don't move in a few seconds, I'm going to get sleep paralysis and I will hear voices. So that is what happened, I heard a voice, it sounded like an old priest, and he was singing, all he said was God is good, and then I saw an Angel, it was small, and it was rising up into the ceiling, I was then able to move, I was terrified, and I shook my head, and where I saw the Angel, it was actually the little blinking light on top of my ceiling.

Apr 10, 2015
Many people and yelling NEW
by: Anonymous

I felt as if there were a presence but I've had it before so I told myself it wasn't real and was more annoyed than scared that it kept happening. However I could hear people all around me talking, many voices in my ears, and I could hear a girl yelling for her mom

Apr 18, 2015
they NEW
by: Anonymous

what ever was whispering didnt feel like they were touching me but it was by my side very close sounding like it was talking to someone else to not wake me up and telling it no not to wake me up. and when i tried to wake myself up and move it laughed and made fun of me along with the other one. and when i decided to wake up my husband (when i could but it was still diffucult to move) it said something along the lines "oh no shes waking up him". the only reason i thought of waking myself up was because at first it seem like i was just lying in the dark calmly until i heard the whispering. and i had to wonder why wouldnt they want to wake me up. it worried me so i did what i could to get myself up fast

Apr 28, 2015
It happened again NEW
by: Anonymous

Just came across this and glad im not the only one who gets sleep paralysis frequently. I usually hear banging on the walls that get progressively louder as i come closer to waking and i try all my might to move but nothing. Last night was a bit different. I slept with my door open and right as i knew it was occurring i heard my door slam shut and banging on the door and walls. I know in many years past that it was believed a demon would be sitting on an individuals chest if they were experiencing sleep paralysis but i it can be both auditory and visual hallucination.

Apr 28, 2015
It happened twice in the same night NEW
by: SeaGabre

I had two in a row. First I tried my best to fall asleep. When I finally did I felt hot, but I couldn't move. I also felt like a demon was trying to suck my soul out of my body, however I was fighting. I heard a loud noise the entire, that seems to get louder as I fought. It sounded like a airplane just taking off. I couldn't see anything. I thought I was in hell. I soon after tried to move my toes and fingers, but it took a while before they reacted. When they finally moved my body seemed somewhat relieved and I got up. I looked around to no one there. I went to bed again thinking it was all just a horrible nightmare,but it happened again, but it was much harder to wake up and I thought I was being assaulted by a demon. Know I a little bit fearful of falling asleep and it occurring again.

May 04, 2015
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

Last year was the first time I experienced sleep paralysis and I was 15 at the time. It was the middle of the night and I woke up and my whole body began to feel like it was tingling. I tried to move but realized that I couldn't. I then got this horrible feeling that I was not alone. It felt like there was a man stood right behind me. Then I could hear the sound of lots of children laughing and the way that they were laughing sounded evil. I also started to hallucinate and I could see my cousins bedroom which was strange because I wasn't even at her house. But I could see a dark figure stood in her room and then I was back in my room again and the laughing stopped and I was able to move again. I had never felt fear like that in my life. It was the most terrifying thing to have ever of happened to me.

May 07, 2015
Hearing sounds when I just woke up NEW
by: Anonymous

This is maybe spelled uncorrectly, but I'm not English so my English grammar is not something to be proud of.

But sometimes, when I just woke up, I hear sounds.
Example; On a holiday, I was sleeping and when I woke up: I heard a thousant (1000) birds flying and making sounds and stuff.
Stuff birds do.
This sounds realy realistic, but it doesn't go away untill I'm REALY awake.
This happens to me alot,sometimes with the sound of a alarm clock, and sometimes with the sound of a dog barking, and I don't know what it is.

No one in my familiy has this.

May 08, 2015
I've been thinking that Im crazy NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm 15 year old girl and have been experiencing SP since I was really young, although now I get it more than one time a night every night. just 2 days ago I had it twice. there was a constant loud sound that overtook me and I could feel hands around my throat with pressure all around my body, I tried fighting it but it did not let go of me for a long time. I don't know but I always feel like its a evil presence over my bed and it's so suffocating. the second episode of it was not long after that, and I get a weird feeling like I know it's happening or about to. it sounded like a warped record player and it was the same creepy melody over and over and over. It always occurs when I can feel myself slipping into a sleep but than wake up and I know that I'm awake but am absolutely paralyzed- I never open my eyes bc I'm horrified of what I may see. (btw I'm a v depressed stressed and anxious person I don't know if that could be the cause) ok anyways, last night was the first time I've ever heard a voice speaking to me in SP at like 2 in the morning. I don't remember what he was saying but it sounded like an angry man with a deep southern accent that came from the air above me. i just remember that he directed questions at me, screaming. after he said HOW ABOUT YOU or something like that, there was no voice for like 2 minutes and I thought that the episode was finally ending although I still couldn't move or speak. then out of nowhere he says I'm still here softly and it sounded so much closer to me like it was being whispered into my ear. it scared me sosososo much and so I tried to scream repeatedly but no success, and he just laughed boomingly at me. when it finally ended I refusesd to go back to sleep bc I'm so terrified of this. I'm just glad to know that I'm not the only one and that I'm not going insane :-)

May 17, 2015
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Ariel

There's not one night that i don't have sleep paralysis. There's time that i can't breath while having it. I hear voices saying "You are going to die." I hear voices laughing at me. I see this scary dark shadows. I see them staring at me. There's time that i can actually feel them touch me. Also there's time i get to open my eyes but i wont be able to move. I need and want to know why do i keep having these every time i go to sleep.

May 21, 2015
I found out why it happens to me.. NEW
by: Bethany12

So a few weeks back I had taken a nap during the day for quite some time, later that night I had tried to go to sleep and in my dream something alarming was happening, I knew something bad was coming it was a warning. I've had it before but at that time it hadn't happened for a while, anyway I couldn't move and when I tried to my head hurt and my ears had so much pressure and it sounded like white noise super loudly. Today I took a nap for a hour and tonight I fell asleep for a good hour but kept waking up, I had dreamt of a friend who isn't kind to herself and she was in my room and had made a weapon, I picked it up and then the paralysis happened I was kinda scared but I kept myself calm. It sounded like rock music was in my room. I can't sleep now.

May 22, 2015
Possible Realistic Eleviation NEW
by: Anonymous

Im suggesting this out of personal experience.

As another commenter stated, diet is important along with hydration.

Adequate sleep is essential.

Ask your friends and famiky if you snore, gasp during sleep, etc. If so, go to your doctor and tell him or her. Sleep Apnea could exagerate these experiences. In this condition your brain does not receive sufficient oxygen.

May 28, 2015
Little girl laughs NEW
by: Anonymous

So last night I don't know if I was half asleep or just dreaming but I woke up randomly in the middle of the night and I heard a little girls laugh..it sounded pretty horrofying and evil but I thought my little sister had left her tablet in my room-in which sometimes she plays games with-so i didn't think anything of it and went back sleep. I woke up this morning to find out that there is not tablet in my room..

May 28, 2015
Think about eternity NEW
by: Anonymous

I experienced a sleep paralysis attack recently for the first time in several years where I woke up completely unable to move with a sheet over my head, I opened my eyes and I was completely blinded by it and unable to see my surroundings. While I was blinded I heard this really creepy heavy breathing to the left side of me, it sounded like it was completely filled with lust and it certainly was not human. I immediately felt a feeling of fear while at the same time I was angry at the disgusting entity beside me. I was able to awake from the paralysis by moving my fingers and toes and I found out there was no sheet over my head which actually surprised me since it felt and sounded so real.

I am convinced that it was demonic, I left myself spiritually vulnerable because I was sinning lustfully without repentance and because I had not been connecting with the Lord Jesus Christ through prayer and through His word. No one comes to the Father except through Jesus Christ.

May 29, 2015
Mysterious Man NEW
by: Anonymous

So I've been having sleep paralysis experiences for awhile and of all the sounds I've heard, this bother's me the most. So a few times during my attacks I've heard a mysterious man telling me "Shh...it's ok, just relax." And the weird part is at first I would instantly relax at the sound of this voice and I'd fall asleep. But then I started overthinking and I got the feeling that this isn't good especially since I've had dreams of a mysterious man who makes me feel better and even my best friend had a dream of a mysterious man/monster following me. So lately when I hear the voice, I feak out instead of relaxing and that makes my attack last longer than it usually does. Now it's even scarier...

May 30, 2015
Bad dreams and laughs NEW
by: Anonymous

When I was about 7 to 8 years old, I've experienced a series of bad dreams and sounds ever night. In my dream, there was always a black skinny figure which stood about 7 ft tall, who appears in my dreams every night. In my dreams the black figure would randomly suprise me with a huge force that pushes me away, it felt so realistic that it felt like I was in the dream. Awaken by the terror I would then experience deep evil laughs in my ears which gradually became higher until it faded away. I was scared but didn't experience sleep paralysis. I told my dad about it and he told me to pray to God. Not knowing what to pray about I just asked for peace. From that day on I've never heard the laugh or have bad dreams again!.
Praise the Lord!

May 31, 2015
This literally happened no more than 20 minutes ago NEW
by: Mason Perez

So I went to bed, my dad and I went to our own rooms and eventually I fell asleep. I'm not sure why, but I always lock my door kind of like a security blanket so no one can just open my door. Well as I was sleeping all of a sudden I heard my door loudly and quickly was a knocking noise, then the handle turned like someone was trying to open it but couldn't because it was locked. Then knocked again until I got up and yelled "what do you want dad?!" Because we were the only ones here... Then it stopped and the I heard foot steps walk away. I opened the door. No one. I went into my dad's room and he was a asleep. I historically told him what just happened. It was soooo vivid and I have never had such a realistic experience in my life. So you can imagine how shaken up I am right now.

Jun 06, 2015
tormented by spirits NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been having visitors in my sleep for over 20 years. The first time it happened I saw a fiery red figure next to my bed and I couldn't move. For a 10 year period I used alcohol to drink myself unconscious to stop the visions.
I drank so severely that I had to go to rehab and have been sober almost 10 years. I would often scream out the name Amy in my sleep which I know now is a demon. It has began appearing as a disfigured almost leprechaun looking demon with 1800's style clothes.
I got married about 4 years ago and my wife just recently admitted that she could see spirits just like everyone else in her family. Without giving her any description she described the demon perfectly. She says that it whispers in my ear and tells me to do bad things that I always remember when I wake up.
I have prayed to God for the last 10 years for it to stop and have recently became a Christian.I repent for my sins nightly and discuss this spiritual battle with a christian counselor and men of my faith. The more I pray for it to go away the more angry it gets. It has started appearing now before I go to sleep and my dog barks at it and we can't get any sleep.
I really don't have much fight left in me. I have recently been diagnosed with parkinsons disease as a scientific explanation for my deteriorating mental state. I can't take much more of this.
I have moved 12 times and it keeps following me.

Jun 07, 2015
It Was A Sign.... (True Story) NEW
by: Anonymous

In the summer of 2009 I had the worst experience ever. My mother was involved in a horrible car crash and I was miles away. It was a Sunday morning and I was watching a scary movie, my mom asked me to go to church but my teenage self refused. Next thing I remember was falling asleep and waking up not being able to move. I felt like someone was holding me down. I felt this weird presence that whispered "Mommy's Here". Then I saw across the hall people running in the adjacent room. Seconds later I woke up and looked at my phone and I have over 40 messages and missed calls saying my mother was JUST involved in an accident. Nothing has ever scared me more than that horrible day.
(Update: my mother is fine and well now.)

Jun 07, 2015
It Was A Sign.... (True Story) NEW
by: Anonymous

In the summer of 2009 I had the worst experience ever. My mother was involved in a horrible car crash and I was miles away. It was a Sunday morning and I was watching a scary movie, my mom asked me to go to church but my teenage self refused. Next thing I remember was falling asleep and waking up not being able to move. I felt like someone was holding me down. I felt this weird presence that whispered "Mommy's Here". Then I saw across the hall people running in the adjacent room. Seconds later I woke up and looked at my phone and I have over 40 messages and missed calls saying my mother was JUST involved in an accident. Nothing has ever scared me more than that horrible day.
(Update: my mother is fine and well now.)

Jun 11, 2015
I don't know what to make of it NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had sleep paralysis a handful of times as a teenager and one a few hours ago as I was taking a nap. The first time I've ever experienced an "out of body state" was when I was a child perhaps 6 years old. I was sleeping in a room with my cousins and mother. I dreamt (?) that I was flying over my cousins' bodies and I saw myself sleeping as well.
I've had many sleep paralysis experiences that resulted in nothing but a buzzing sound and a "pulling feeling".
The most memorable sleep paralysis experiences I've had was when I was about 18 years old, I was sleeping on my back facing up, taking a nap. I had the familiar sensation of a "tugging feeling" but this time was extremely intense. My heart would beat, I would start sweating heavily, the familiar ringing in my head. This time however, I had a full blown hallucination of a heavily wrinkled hand with long pointy fingernails seemingly reaching towards my face. The hand felt like the definition of evil. Why would my mind hallucinate something SO strongly? I had to will my mind to calm down but every single atom in me was alarmed and screaming for it to stop. I felt the fear for a good 15-30 mins afterward before I felt normal.
A couple of hours ago, I was taking a nap with my husband when I went into the familiar tugging, pulling sensation. I don't know how else to describe this but loud laughing voices filled my head for a good 30 seconds. It's hard to have a sense for time, but it felt like an hour. I've never heard voices laughing this clearly and this loud. My first auditory hallucination. Terrifying to say the least.

Jun 13, 2015
screams NEW
by: Anonymous

I experienced it last night.
I was facing the wall so I couldn't see what was happening in my room but I could feel something in the bed with me. I could feel the warm pressure on my back. My body was also vibrating uncontrollably but I couldn't voluntarily move a muscle. Impossibly loud screams started in my head. At first a man's scream but it was soon joined by millions of screams. I eventually forced myself out of it.
I have done a lot of reading since this and everyone gets really scared by it. The funny thing is that I don't remember being scared exactly, just shocked and confused. In fact, once I has woken up I was quite excited and hyper 😂 I felt great for a few hours.

Jun 15, 2015
I vowed to come back here to these forums to do this. NEW
by: K

I had experiences since about 13 years old on a monthly basis. Ive heard the extremely low pitched voice & evil laughing. Seen the evil black deep throaty growling black shadow cloak thing & way more(you can ask).

My mom has seen it & heard the same growl after sleeping in my room. People have seen them, heard them, seen children, get scratches, &hear their name whispered. Listen, why do we all "hallucinate" the same evil things? Sometimes not even sleeping but wide awake?

I was atheist- the very least considered higher order.I tried everything I could find to stop it & documented eating foods/times, sleep times, positions, stress, & record each episode, to try & find a pattern to stop it. Meditation, always positive, law of attraction, books, anything! Nothing worked.

I used to be on many of these forums desperately searching.
Ever since I turned to God everything stopped. God is legit, its real. Hear me out &try Jesus. I want to help others in my place, please hear me out & try.

Jun 15, 2015
Never experienced anything like it. NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi, it was last night that when I came back from a D of E practice hike which was around 31km in 2 days. I woke up at night in my bedroom (downstairs) hearing what sounded like someone shovelling gravel outside on the other side of the wall. At this point I noticed that I couldn't move. My legs were in a n shape with the bottom of my feet faced onto the mattress and my arms were locked onto each other. I also heared fast footstep going along the corridor. At this point I was try to make out if my curtains and windows are shut in the dark, which they were. I could only move my neck and took a lot of effort to break apart my arms. After doing this I could move my whole body and all my muscles were working at once which made me sit up really quickly. I looked out the windows and saw nothing but this morning I checked and there was area of the drive way were the gravel had been moved so you can see the earth beneath. Thanks for reading I will be greatful for all help and opinions.

Jun 15, 2015
What I experience NEW
by: Joanna

I started experiencing minor sleep paralysis maybe 6mos or so ago.... now over the last week, I have been having extreme sleep paralysis and messages and visions appear to me. My husband believes full-heartedly that it is demonic possession because of what I hear from them. It starts the same way... pressure (paralysis) and white noise that gets louder and louder... then so loud to where my head starts twitching. Some nights they will whisper into my ear and I purposely ignore it. I am able to fight out of it but one night I decided to push through thinking it would be over soon and it would leave me alone so I could sleep. I was wrong. The first night, they showed a knife in my bed for me to grab and stab my husband. I heard a little girl laughing and some loud buzzing and I pulled myself out. I woke to tell my husband and he had an episode of sleep paralysis at the very same time I did.
Two nights later, I pushed through again to see what it wanted and it showed a letter on the bathroom counter telling my husband as soon as the force got stronger/more control, it would attack him. So this demon is threatening my husband through me. I'm afraid to sleep.

Jun 18, 2015
Voices, sounds, dragged, smothered NEW
by: Toni

I have just woken up from SP fior the second time tonight, the first time I was woken up by a voices in my ears saying "her, her her, her, her" over and over and tI just couldn't move at all to see what it was.

The second time (just now) was scarier, as I could hear brass instruments playing, would hear a voice whisper in my ear talking to me about and baby and then my blankets felt like they were tightening around me and then I had the sensation like I was being dragged off the bed into darkness.

I'm way to scared to go back to sleep now!

Jun 20, 2015
loud noises during sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

when i went bak to sleep at around 6 am this morning i traid to wake up but my eyes were fightn wt me dey did nt want to open fully and i couldnt move i could only move my toes as i tryd to break out of it a very very loud annoying sound started in my head very loud screaming sound i tout my head will open up den.. den it stopped slowly and here i am.

Jun 20, 2015
loud noises during sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

when i went bak to sleep at around 6 am this morning i traid to wake up but my eyes were fightn wt me dey did nt want to open fully and i couldnt move i could only move my toes as i tryd to break out of it a very very loud annoying sound started in my head very loud screaming sound i tout my head will open up den.. den it stopped slowly and here i am.

Jun 24, 2015
Awake at 3 am NEW
by: Anonymous

I fell asleep last night and then I woke up at 3 in the morning as I could see my clock across from my bed an I couldn't move, all I heard was this static noise and it wouldn't go away, I tried to close my eyes but then it felt like there was this huge weight being put on me and all I heard was a small soft laughing but it was mixed in with the static noise, about an hour later of hearing this I was finally able to move and yeah

Jul 10, 2015
I never knew this was so common NEW
by: Anonymous

I never would have imagined this many people experience this waking sleep/sleep paralysis phenomenon. I can't remember the first time it happened to me, but it has happened to me a lot over the past 5 years or so. Scares me every time.

Thankfully, I haven't experienced (knock on wood) the feeling of the presence of evil or a demon sitting on my chest. Mine are usually pretty realistic scenarios. For instance, this morning, I "woke up," unable to move or focus on anything, like I was still groggy from sleep. But I dreamed that my husband had come home early from work with breakfast, and set it on the bed. I could hear his footsteps as he walked through our house and into our bedroom. But I must have been dreaming because, later, I discovered that this had not happened.

Then, I fell back to sleep, only to "wake up" again, unable to move. But I heard my mom and my sister talking to me from the living room, and I tried to talk back and make myself get out of bed, but it almost hurt to try to move. The third time I "woke up," again unable to move, I heard footsteps walking through the house. And then I told myself it must have been the dryer running (I do not know why, because the dryer wasn't even on). I forced myself to move, and I sat up only to fall back over, feeling utterly exhausted and drowsy, almost dizzy.

It is a very frustrating experience, and I hate it every time. However, I have heard that it is your body's way of handling too much sleep. Either way, it can make you feel like you've lost your mind.

Oh, I just thought of this occurrence. It couldn't have happened more than a year ago; I was in bed, and I heard a knock on the door, but when I got up to check, there was no one there. I even yelled out that I was heading to the door, thinking that one of my family members was waiting. But no one was there, and when I asked the person whom I thought it was, they informed me that they had not knocked on my door.

Jul 15, 2015
someone please explain this NEW
by: Anonymous

So i was dreaming and i was fully aware that i was actually sleeping at this point. In the dream i was speaking to my father, he gave me a hug goodnight and then suddenly disappeared. After that, my boyfriend then appeared and was crying but i had no idea why. He kissed me and then said, "see you tomorrow " and then also disappeared.after this occurred, i turned and looked at my ceiling, and then took one last glance beside me and suddenly a dark shadow appeared. it felt like something was sucked into my body and i completely lost full control. I couldn't move and at this point i wasn't sure if i was dreaming anymore or not. this cold wind came over me and suddenly i heard a mans whisper say, "let me take your soul" i then woke up a few seconds later after struggling to move. someone please please tell me what this could be. i'm only 16 and i'm absolutely terrified. An explanation would be highly appreciated.

Jul 15, 2015
Footsteps NEW
by: Anonymous

Well I have been getting them occasionally for a few years now but have literally only just figured out what it is (I just woke up to the same thing about half an hour ago). Every time I get SP I hear very loud footsteps approach my bed stop when the thing is right above me then walk away just as fast. However what always makes this experience 10 times worse is I can never see it because for some reason whenever i get SP I always wake up in with my arm over my eyes, something that otherwise never happens.

Jul 17, 2015
demon whispering in my ear NEW
by: Anonymous

Sometime last night I felt someone get into bed with me and snuggle up to my back as I laid on my side. It suddenly started speaking some language very quickly to me, or it could've been gibberish. I immediately called upon the name of Jesus and the demon left me alone. Later on last night the demon got in the bed with me again and assumed the same position and this time the speaking was faster than before. The other thing that was different was I saw a hand of sorts hovering over my nose/mouth area. I rebuked the demon in the name of Jesus over and over. I told the demon I am a child of God and he could not have me. After a few seconds it was gone and never came back for the rest of the night. This struck me as very odd and scary for I am going through a divorce, but I have a boyfriend that lives out of town. My boyfriend was not at my place last night...

Jul 20, 2015
Multiple Noises NEW
by: Anonymous

This happened a few moments ago. I went to sleep at midnight and it seemed like a dream to me at first, until I told my friend about it. In this "dream", I was living in an apartment with two or three other roomates, when it was time to go to sleep, I went to my room (furthest in the back), and laid in bed. Suddenly I couldn't move at all and I could feel this dark aura and hear scratching on hard wood floor. I tried to scream and I got a few muffles out, and as I was waiting for help I heard the noise I had just made, only from across the room and when I began to freak out I heard laughter. There was a cold shiver that went through me from my toes to my chest and then I woke up at 3. Now thinking back on it, i've experienced this before, only I always forgot it. But tonight it was so vivid, I don't think I'll ever forget it.

Jul 22, 2015
Black Static? NEW
by: Anonymous

Okay so last night I was having trouble sleeping and my bedroom door was open. Now through my bedroom door I can see my little brothers room. His door was open too, but he doesn't sleep in there. I get why too, I wouldn't want to sleep in there either. But I couldn't move in bed and I saw some black static. I was terrified. It started coming toward me, fast. And when I closed my eyes it attacked me. I felt it physically. I haven't been able to sleep right and now I'm terrified of the dark and of sleep. It's only 9am and I'm still hallucinating different things. Mostly with smell now.

Jul 25, 2015
Jesus can protect you,love♡ NEW
by: Anonymous

I hear white noise and a creepy**{not cute}annoying version of a music box playing. I say the name of Jesus over and over again and that comforts me.I believe that this is demonic. Sometimes in my dreams,I see dark prescences with evil voices,choking me and once I was raped by one:c.The Devil killed my Granddad{who died a few years ago}again in my dream.:c THEY try to mess with my feet+legs+they cover my mouth.They try to kill me. They are ruthless and crazy. I've seen imps{tiny demons that look like small kids with hats and bows etc.I scream the name of Jesus in my head when my mouth is covered.Lights keep them away,so use nightlights,leave the tv on,or he he ignite your spiritual Light of Jesus by praying in The Spirit,praise and worship+meditation on ScripturesTim+most importantly listening to God's Voice.Sometimes when you spend this time,you can see little imps,etc because your spiritual eyes are open.You won't be afraid then.All these attacks will make you stronger+you'll be able to tell others they're not alone+that's a blessing♡

Jul 29, 2015
I want to share NEW
by: Unknown

I woke up today maybe 5 am it is still dark outside, then i close my eyes i feel that every particles which i seen while my eyes was closed will go through me . After a while , it formed through a face of a little child i saw it clearly ,just a face only no body, just face. After it appears , i feel like my whole body was shaking then i feel that there is someone pulling my hair,or head upward, then i hear a voice of a child while im at the situation,they are laughing . I don' t know who are they , their not only one ,i dont know how many are they, i clearly hear it, its just like an evil laugh of a child, not an ordinary child. I dont know why, i had a dream like that.

Aug 04, 2015
Loud ringing noises NEW
by: Chaleka Bruff

Hello, i've had asleep paralysis for quite a while now. I remember the first time i exprienced it i was scared out of my mind. I'll usually experience it just as i'm about to fall asleep. It always starts off with a very loud ringing sound in my ear, I couldn't move my entire body, i've tried to scream so many times but couldn't, i tried rolling my body off the bed but instead it felt like my spirit was leaving my body or something. I've had my fear share of experiencing illusination as well but it wasnt as scary as some i've read above. The most i've experience which was scary to me was watching myself sleep, or feeling my body floating in mid air. Then i'd snap out of it and everything was as normal again. Lasted 5 - 10 minutes. Anyways, haven't had it in a very long time but tonight i've experienced again but this time it was different. Usually i'd be paralised for 5-10 second but this time i wasn't able to move for a full on 10minutes and the ringing in my ears got louder and louder. Now im in bed wide awake and to be honest im scared to even attempt to close my eyes again but i'm so tired and have work in the evening.
I've spoken to my doctor before about sleep paralysis and he prescribed me with sleeping tablets and early nights sleep. Might have to go to the pharmacy and get some more of those tablets later.

Aug 10, 2015
Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

In one night I had sleep paralysis 3 times I woke first time after 30 min I could c outside my window except there was a woodline I don't wanna go I finally woke 10 min later again I tried to wake seen outside but with woods again and woke then I fell sleep and took me 15 min to move and wake up seen woods then heard a women say I forgive you. I woke up smoked a CIG then finally was able to sleep normal what does this mean

Aug 13, 2015
Shadow man NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm 17 and I've been having sleep paralyisis for about a year now. I have a friend whose had it for much longer and I don't know whats causing mine. It happens at random. I can move and scream but I'm not not really moving or making any sounds, my body feels like that tingling feeling you get when your arm goes numb everytime I try to move. If I keep my eyes open I see this large shadow man creep around my door, and when I keep them shut I can hear steps coming toward me. I just woke up from a nap. I kept my eyes shut and stayed calm but this episode felt like it lasted forever. Does anyone know a way I can wake myself up from these?

Aug 18, 2015
demon or bad spirit NEW
by: Anonymous

First time it happend to me was when i was like 17 i had a dream that i waz young around 12 years and i was sitting on my bed at night in a room thats waz so dark the only thing i could see was my door slightly open and yellowish light coming from it reflecting on a big picture frame of jesus christ i couldnt stop staring at for a reason and i turned my head towards the door slowly opend and this dark shadow slided across the floor to the frame i was so scared but more then scared strangly very sad couldnt move at all or scream at all as much as i did want to i seen the jesus turning slowy into a big smilling bloody face figure and with this staticly sound in my brain a strong laugh until i just prayed in my sleep and woke up sitting up against my wall sweating and tears!!

Again a day hours after i had my baby i was asleep in the recory room with family members around holdin my baby so i just wanted a nap when suddwnly i was asleep i could just hear static in my head very strong then i was tryin to touch my daughtets face very strange cuz my daughter was just born and tgis one looked like she was already 5 or 6 which she is now but when i did i could not move or speak and she just jumped on me mad trying to fight me but her scream was like a pig when someone is torturing it and i prayed desperatly and woke up noone noticed nothing.

Another time i had a dream i was walkin in a neighborhood but the houses where aligned in to two rows i had to walk inbetween them but the rows where very looong everything went dark no moon i looked down to were i had to go every house's lights were off i felt very sad not scared just sad overwelmed when i started walkin down half way i seen a house light on yellowish just like my other dream. It was a door open on that house this man its was all dark black standin out that door the only house with the light on he was just starin at me with a big smile and again static strong feeling in my head and strong laugh i coulnt move or scream woke upsweating scared with the presence of someone lookin down at me i prayed and i felt such relief.

Another time i was taking a nap In the couch but it felt as if i was awake it turned into night and some how in my dream i was in my room sleeping and i started hearing a voice mumbling i could not understand wat it was sayin i couldnt move at all it was talkin and talkin but i couldnt understand it it was a different language it was gettin andry it gave me a frightin feeling its tone turned angryer and annoyed it got louder i felt paralized tryin to cry tryin to understand it instead i started prayin felt a squeeze on my right arm and suddenly woke up in the couch plain daylight and with the feelin on my arm like some just squeezed it i was all alone in the house so i just left.

Now 2days ago before i went to sleep i was just laying in bed with my second baby shes one year old she sleeps with me she was asleep but crying in her sleep i tried to hold her but she felt more restless in my arms so i put her back down and she fell right back asleep. I just layed my head down and closed my eyes wasnt feellin tired at all though even though it was like 1230am so i didnt know how i was hearing static in my head again but in my mind i already knew what was gonna happend and yes i couldnt move or speak i was worried for my baby because i was helpless for something happening and me not being able to move this voice stated to talk to me again cant understand it spoke to fast and laughin at times mixed with static i was gettin very angry at the fact i just wanted to wake up and check on my baby but i couldnt i told it if he didnt leave me alone i was gonna bless this house as soon as i said that in my sleep i heard my baby cry i still couldnt wake up i started prayin thinkin it wasnt goin to work because i was filled with anger but it did i woke up my baby was sitting up lookin staright at me i held her tight and still felt something in the room even looking at my familys pictures around my room frighten me until i prayed and prayed and the scare was gone

Last night i felt sleepy as soon as i closed my eyes i heard static in my head i felt this cold breeze but very light breeze goin inbetween me and the sheets unable to move didnt give it a chance started prayin and prayin i woke up again my baby was restless cryin in her sleep grabbed her took her grabbed my other child and went to sleep at my moms im here scared of tonight scared of my kids please help me i kno its not the house its happend in different places even in the hospital where i had my first baby

Aug 24, 2015
Afraid to go back to sleep NEW
by: Lola55

Tried to go to sleep eventually at around 4AM, my sleeping pattern has been seriously messed up the past few days. I drifted off to sleep and in the middle of a dream woke up. My eyes were open, I then realised it was a sleep paralysis episode as I couldn't move or speak. I looked down and seen my dad sprawled across my bed trying to tape my mouth shut. I seen his lips mouth curse words as he couldn't stick the tape because I was awake, and then he morphed in to one of my friends, doing the exact same thing with the tape. And then all of a sudden my dad was crying whilst lying next to me. It seemed so unbelievably real that I could feel myself trying to explain to him that I was awake but couldn't move because of the paralysis, but I couldn't make a sound. I was then able to twitch one of my fingers, and snapped out of it. I immediately looked around expecting my dad to be there but he was in the next room soundly asleep, snoring loudly. It was so frightening I don't want to go back to sleep out of fear that it'll happen again. I've been through this before and I have always been able to tell myself in my mind that it's all fake that it's only sleep paralysis and that it'll be over soon. But because this time it involved a real life person, my dad no less, made it all the more terrifying and seemingly real. I'm waiting for it to get bright outside to sleep I'm too afraid.

Aug 24, 2015
I KNOW HOW TO FIX THIS NEW
by: Anonymous

This kind of phenomena has been increasing and increasing over the years. I cannot provide a GREAT understand as to why, however, with the launch of things like CERN (lhc) these attacks if you will, are only going to increase. You may believe you are in control of stopping these things, and I do not doubt you, however, let me suggest that YOU CAN BE SAVED and PROTECTED by Jesus Christ if you are willing to let his will in your life. And this is coming from someone who hated Christianity for the first 23 years of his life... Oh how naive I was....

You should start with a man called Derek Prince on YouTube

God bless
Amen

Aug 26, 2015
Evil singing NEW
by: Kelp

I've struggled with sleep paralysis for 2 yrs now, my triggers are usually messed up sleep schedules during the school year.
Yesterday i laid down at 6:50 am after taking my sister to school, only to wake up from a dream at about 7 am and be forced into sleep paralysis. It was seemingly normal at first, loud whirring and ringing noises. Then, I suddenly sense a presence in my bed with me, hovering above me and watching me. It then sang to me 'Nap now, time to lay down for a nap now...' It was an eerie womans voice. I'm fairly used to creepy hallucinations during sp (shadow people) but only one other time have I had such a terrifying auditory hallucination.
Now I can't nap during the day time without fearing sp. Lol

Aug 28, 2015
hm NEW
by: Anonymous

I’ve had sleep paralysis once before, prior to today.

I don’t remember much and it wasn’t too scary, but I couldn’t move and swore I heard my old best friend’s voice saying my name. I believe I saw something, though it was dark and shadowy? Almost as if it was floating in front of me, just watching.

Today, I reached over to grab something while in bed after waking up and it started. I wasn’t too afraid either, namely because I was able to recognize it was sleep paralysis. However, it was far more intense than the older one.

My eyes shut close and I can’t open them. For a few seconds everything becomes a harsh white and it feels as if someone is slightly holding my back (I was laying on my side) but not to hard. It was more of a tingling sensation I got. What stood out was the whispers and noises. Someone kept whispering ‘ssh’ and a harsh breeze was all I heard throughout the whole event. It was unsettling and my back still felt... tingly?

Sep 04, 2015
Hallucinations NEW
by: Anonymous

I just had one where I was sleep and I was dreaming of my getting home to an unknown house, and then as soon as we got to the door something started banging on on it from the inside, my dog that was with me wouldn't go inside and started biting and growling at the door corner.

Sep 05, 2015
Only Sounds NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been having sleep paralysis for the last two days, but I never see anything because I face the wall when I sleep. But it is always the same thing, whispering/breathing in the corner, and slithering. As well as beads hitting the floor. For quite awhile after it happens, I jump at every sound. School starts soon too, I hope I can find away to get some decent rest.

I have tried keeping the light on, but that almost makes it worse. The sounds just sound like they are under me.

Sep 05, 2015
Only Sounds NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been having sleep paralysis for the last two days, but I never see anything because I face the wall when I sleep. But it is always the same thing, whispering/breathing in the corner, and slithering. As well as beads hitting the floor. For quite awhile after it happens, I jump at every sound. School starts soon too, I hope I can find away to get some decent rest.

I have tried keeping the light on, but that almost makes it worse. The sounds just sound like they are under me.

Sep 09, 2015
Couldn't move until it jumped off the bed. NEW
by: Anonymous

Early this morning around 4:30am I felt what i think was a dog jump on my bed sniff my head and in my ear then continue to jump toward the foot of my bed. I couldn't move or make a sound. I then felt it jump from my bed and i could move, It scared me a little bit but then i said the lords prayer and fell back asleep.

Sep 09, 2015
Terrified aug 1-2 NEW
by: The red

Had several before but this one was the most strong one , woke up opened my eyes and a bad sensation took over my body couldn't move tried to yell but couldnt , then I started to here multiple whisperes of females getting louder and louder and then just like that it vanished and I was free to move .

Sep 10, 2015
A Growler Fighting back NEW
by: Anonymous

Today It was 3 Or 4 Something In The Morning I Was Awake trying to Sleep, When i had my Eyes Closed, Strangly I Heard a growl On My Left in my closet. I Was Scared and all The sudden I Couldnt move or Scream For Help When All The sudden It Felt Like Something Was Holding me down, I Tryed To Fight back And So i Was struggling To Talk Till i Said Jesus God, And It Stopped For One Second And it Was Quiet. And I was going to Open my eyes Up And run Out of my bed,Then It Started to Happen Again I Felt Being hold down And couldnt move or anything. It Was like Something Was Fighting Back And i Finally Got up, Never Fell Asleep Or Closed my eyes again. :(

Sep 10, 2015
How they do it NEW
by: Anonymous

Okay, so I am someone who only listens to God. And I am someone who is spiritually aware. So let me tell you the secret to how they paralyse you and how to overcome it very quickly. It was about 06:50 when it happened. It was 07:00 when I woke up. And it was very short. So what happened to me is this: after having a kind of nightmare (won't explain it now) I woke up to seeing a man sitting on my bed and he was looking at me and spoke English. (I cannot remember if he was speaking to me or the "old hag") then I realised this pressure of a hand on each one of my legs and I heard an old lady (the old hag) speaking some sort of chant as she had her hands on my legs. I realised at that moment that I had woken up before the old hag had finished her chant and before they could "take their places to terrify me" I believe the man that was sitting on my bed was a fallen angel that would disguise himself as a terrifying demon to scare the people they are victimising. God granted me ability to wake up before their chant was over. I did not see the old hag. I only heard her voice which was speaking in "foreign fallen angel language" I realised what they were trying to do and shouted in my head Heavenly Father!!! And I woke up immediatly, but I could still feel the presence of the old lady's hands on each one of my legs. She held my thighs, putting quite a heavy pressure. I am still not sure why God allowed me to wake up before they were done, maybe because I am a faithful servant to him. Or maybe it was to post this. Either way, all you need is to have true faith and follow Gods laws. And then when it happens again you will automatically think of God. All you need to say is Heavenly Father or Jesus Christ. This is Gods honest truth on what they do to paralyse you. Fallen angels are not scary looking. They just take that form. They look like a person. A man. I hope this helped.

Sep 10, 2015
couldn't respond to my name when called NEW
by: Anonymous

While I was asleep in the early evening my friend called my name several times and I heard her but I couldn't respond to her..What is this?

Sep 11, 2015
not my first....won't be last NEW
by: Zelge

I wanted to take a nap before i went to help people in a game i play but my nap tirned into a 2hr sleep and i have awake paralozed before but this time I tried to force myself to move and I could hear someone muttering behind me but I was sleeping on my back and I couldn't turn my head to see him so I got ready to kick the crap out of my ppssible couousin pr friend let in my my sister who i heard getting dressed for school earlier when I tried all my muscles tighten and it felt like a light taze on my spine to keep me still (tazer do tighten muscles to where you can't move) and he said no or some but I can't really hear him it's like some old guy so something (like tv 20o year old wise wizard guy old) I try scream f*** off and got my left eye open and the window closed so I try again but I feel a stronger taze but nothing else no pressure was on me to keep me a still I couldn't scream for help i kinda just squeezed out air no louder than you breath now or open my eyes this time and than I try and get ready to grab him so if I get tazed he gets taxed and when I open my eyes I can move and my doors are still close my sister is in the hall my mom is in bathroom they could see some and my window still locked than I realized I was in a sleep paralyzed state but this time i know I heard a voice asking not to move but with no feel of a gun to the head or nothing not even a hand...just a power shock keeping my arms to my side and my neck down.

Sep 14, 2015
Overwhelming ringing in ears NEW
by: Anonymous

When I have sleep paralysis, I'm acutely aware of my surroundings and can see everything in great detail; just as though I'm awake. I can't move so I shout out to my husband but this ringing starts in my ears to drown me out. The louder I try to scream or shout, the louder this shrieking in my head gets.

It's like there is someone malicious deliberately putting that noise in my head so that I can't be heard.

Sometimes I hear that sound when I'm awake - mostly when I'm stressed and tired.

Sep 15, 2015
Little footsteps. NEW
by: Anonymous

I haven't had one in at least 15 years. I just woke up from one and can't go back to sleep now. Found this forum. I was in a pretty deep sleep I guess and I woke up to little footsteps comming down the hallway. I have ward wood floors so and it sounded like a dog or something small with nails or claws on thier feet ( I don't have pets ). My mind was awake but I could not move. I had a sense of terror come over me and I was screaming out my brothers name ( he lives in another state). It must have been a minute or two but I finally woke up. I turned on the lights looked at my kids and walked around the house. A kitchen drawer was pulled all the way out and scissors were taken and left on the sofa. Now my right leg hurts really bad and feels a bit numb and now I can't go back to sleep. Very strange and very scary. the time was 3:33am

Sep 15, 2015
creeped out NEW
by: Anonymous

i've only had sp a few times. i've never "seen" anything but i did hear strange noises on more than a few occasions. first time it happened it sounded like heavy breathing right in my ear. it did not feel like it was coming from me and there was no one else in the room. the next few times it was the same heavy breathing with grunts and noises that sounded like the belonged to a pig snorting or something like that. at this point i still assumed it was just a weird thing that happened and the noises were really me snoring in my sleep, but i've never been told i snore. ever. so this is highly unlikely. last time it happened i heard the heavy breathing which turned into really evil laughter. like my room was full of witches/demons just laughing away. the weird thing is i noticed most people can remember when their episode ended. i dont remember mine ever ending... i just wake up the next morning and wonder how the hell i was able to fall back asleep during that. its really scary, i havent had any episodes in years but still can remember how creepy and real it all felt !

Sep 16, 2015
Rumbling and footsteps NEW
by: Trev

I was half asleep at sometime between 3 and 7 AM probably starting a new sleep cycle. All of a sudden there was a rumbling, sounded in my head or like the house was rumbling, it was soft but vivid. Then I heard thuddy running footsteps going around my house and in the hallway where the bedrooms are. This only lasted about 30 seconds in total maybe. Scared me a little and I just kept my eyes closed
Couldn't find any other similar stories to mine

Sep 16, 2015
I'm screaming NEW
by: Anonymous

I generally get sleep paralysis right before I have to wake up on my normal routine, but sometimes its in the middle of the night. Most of the time I'm screaming loudly for someone to come help because I can't move. In my mind, I'm throwing a fit and calling for people, but in reality, I'm not making a sound. Like others, I have woken to hear loud banging noises in the middle of the night which no one else in the house who was awake at the time could hear and I have had the witch syndrome happen once during a depressive phase in my life. I discovered that they usually only happen either when I'm beyond tired or going through things in life. When they become real troublesome, I meditate before I go to sleep and they go away. Hope this helps anyone!

Sep 17, 2015
mans voice NEW
by: Anonymous

I just had a dream then all of a sudden I am awake.. but icant open my eyes. I hear my fan blowing and the cars driving by. I then heard a mans voice say "you dumb bitch" it sounded very creepy and I was so scared. I tried to turn my head, but I could not move. it really felt like someone was there, just in the room. it made it even scarier because my 6 month old daughter is asleep in my arms. finally I was able to move and open my eyes, but I just kept them closed for a few minutes because I was afraid to look over and see someone there. I have had sleep paralysis once before, a few years ago and all I heard was my dad say "how did this picture fall off the wall." which that actually happened. At least I think...

Sep 19, 2015
I must have been dreaming but it felt so real NEW
by: Anonymous

This morning I thought I had woke up and I was lying in my bed and I could hear my mum down stairs talking to a bloke at the door, I couldn't hear the conversation but I heard my mum call do you want a brew before you go and he replied with no, I thought nothing of it and tried to get up I felt a bit stuck and heavy to my bed, later I asked my mum who was at the door and she told me nobody had came to the door today

Sep 20, 2015
Every morning for a month! NEW
by: Richie

My experiences are occurring more frequently now and my hallucinations are becoming more eerie.

I had my first episode when I was in my 20's (I'm 41) and it scared the living sh*t out of me with SP occurring every 3 to 4 months..But now (Sep 2015) I have had an episode EVERY MORNING. The sounds I hear vary from low rumbling to buzzing but I sometimes hear a noise that I can only refer to as an "Off tune radio station" or "Fuzzy" sound.

This morning (Sun) I saw an eerie, out-of-shape and crooked figure at the side of my bed and "It" uttered something unclear but it was a male voice.

I will try to keep you posted on my episodes so I'll sign off now.

Sep 21, 2015
Passing the SP baton NEW
by: Eurydice_in_Disguise

I've only experienced two episodes of SP, the 2nd was last night (9.20.15) and although I've never had visual hallucinations both were accompanied by auditory hallucinations. This time I had a dream that my dog needed to be let out to do her business. I woke and couldn't move, I hear someone whispering "no" and laughing menacingly. I'm on my side (during the 1st episode I was on my stomach), finally I breeak free, sit up and turn the light on. Just then my puppy lets how a high pitched whimper and I look at her half under my bed -directly beneath me, her eyes are darting around, but I can see that she can't move. Seems she's also experiencing SP. About 30-40 seconds in she starts thrashing her legs, then bolts from under my bed and out of the bedroom. I go and find her, bring her back into the bedroom and by this time she is calm; however, she doesn't go back under the bed. She lays on the floor beside the bed and goes back to sleep. She ALWAYS sleeps under my bed, never beside it. It seems I'm always extremely exhausted after SP and soon I'm asleep again as well.

Has anyone ever experienced anything like this, with their pets having an episode of SP simultaneously or in conjunction with theirs? I've read of ppls dogs reacting to the visual hallucination of their owner.

Sep 22, 2015
Floating above house NEW
by: Anonymous

I had a dream that I was floating out of my bed, and my body floated through the ceiling and all the way above my house. In the process of waking up, I found that I could not move. Upon fully waking up, I realized I was actually floating above my house. The fire department had to find a way to get me down. Medical examinations said I ate too many beans before bed, thus fueling my flatulence, thus causing me to fly. Farts=flying. So, the cure to these paralysis dreams is to not eat beans before bed.

Sep 29, 2015
I had my first sleep paralysis last night and have never heard of it before now NEW
by: Anonymous

I woke up in the middle of the night and felt a building dark/evil presence at the end of my bed and then heard loud rumbling ringing sounds and was completely unable to move i went to shout for help but couldn't speak it lasted for about 10 seconds then i fell back to sleep. When i woke up the next morning i wasn't sure if it was just a dream but after searching up my experience on google its comforting and weird at the same time to see that lots of other people have had very similar experiences to my one. That whole evil presence thing is the creepiest part for me. Hope it doesn't happen again tonight :-(

Sep 30, 2015
Help NEW
by: Apexxxx

I heard a loud roar and then my body started vibrating I got scared...Can you tell me what caused the vibrations

Oct 01, 2015
Please tell me what happened?? NEW
by: Anonymous

So this has been happening for 3 years, but actually it ended this year but, in those 3 years at the end of the day i go to sleep and i start dreaming really fast, and i could wake up easily, so i keep trying to go to sleep, then i start dreaming and i was awake at the same time, i couldn't move or open my eyes,i started having this one image in my head, and its like something heavy is crushing me,my head starts to hurt and i dont know what to do so i try to wake up, and the pain just gets worse, and then i start to hear whispering, and so at that moment i wake up crying

Oct 02, 2015
Scared to say the least NEW
by: Anonymous

So its about 3:55 in the morning, i was having some weird dreams to begin with. But then i woke up thinking okay it was just a dream, thats when i tried moving my arms and body but it just wouldnt happen. I tried yelling for help but my voice sounded completely gone. I am now awake and scared to say the least. Probably wont get any sleep tonight.


Oct 02, 2015
screaching clown NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night I was awoken by a screeching laughter. I opened my eyes just in time to see some kind of bat like figure fly inches over my face and dive down in to my left ear. My muscles pumped up and I had a strang feeling physical strength. My mind was working but I felt like something els was in control of my body. It was overwhelming so I called out to Jesus. My muscles instantly deflated and the presence left me and my room felt safe again.

Oct 02, 2015
Fight or fligh NEW
by: Anonymous

A few years ago I woke up and heard loud popping and could not move and felt something heavy on me. I remberd the kill bill movie and started moving my finger tips.I wanted to go get my dad to take me to the hospital so After a few min I mustered the strength to clime out of bed though I was very stiff. When I opened my door I was shocked to see an oarc like figure from lord of the rings in the kitchen grinning at me. I had a moment of fight or flight and since there was no where to run said a quick prayer and charged it. My joints loosened as I got closer and I pushed it and told it to get out, to my suprise it ran. On my way up to my parents room my joints siezed up again and if colapsed on the floor and fell asleep. I woke up in bed the next morning.

Oct 11, 2015
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had sleep paralysis several times and thank goodness, none have been nightmarish. I just hear a loud buzzing in my ears like they are vibrating.

Oct 11, 2015
It was laughing... NEW
by: Anonymous

Tonight,October 11 around 10:15pm I was experiencing sleep paralysis. It wasn't my first time, I've lost fount of the many experiences I've had. But this one was different, i would normaly start praying in my head, but this time i dont know what happened.it was yelling and laughing at me, specially when i started yelling at him telling him to kill me... but after further attempts to free myself i did it but im not sure what to expect now..

Oct 12, 2015
Prayers NEW
by: Anonymous

For God to help you man, and for him to hear your prayers you need to literally do the 10 commandments... It's so important. Without it it means nothing. We want alot from God, but what do we do for him in return? I follow the 10 commandments and I'm 20 years old, and man I tell you my life is awesome :D

Oct 13, 2015
Woman's voice NEW
by: Becca

Okay so I was laying down trying to go to sleep and then I started hearing this noise that sounded like when you are driving super fast and roll down a window mixed with a vibrating noise and it scared the shit out of me so I tried to get up but I couldn't move so I tried to like yell for somebody but I couldn't talk so I was just laying there. then I started to feel really warm all over and the noise stopped then I couldn't hear anything then I hear this woman's voice say "One.. Two.. Two.. Two.." Then the voice stopped and the noise started again then I felt cold again and started to hear my fan and my dog, and I just laid there for a bit trying to understand what happened and I started to move my fingers because I finally could then I made a noise to see if I could and it worked then I got up and went to My sisters room and told her about it while I was crying and shaking.

Oct 14, 2015
Hallucination NEW
by: Christel Marie

I remember what seemed like the first time i have hallucinated by hearing a very deep, man's voice saying, "God was dead." Several years later, during sleep again, I heard a very deep chuckle of a man. And then I heard a high-pitched chuckle of what seemed to be a dwarf to me.

Oct 14, 2015
Hallucination NEW
by: Christel Marie

I remember what seemed like the first time i have hallucinated by hearing a very deep, man's voice saying, "God was dead." Several years later, during sleep again, I heard a very deep chuckle of a man. And then I heard a high-pitched chuckle of what seemed to be a dwarf to me. The laughter I have heard on one side of my head. Why does these ever happen?

Oct 14, 2015
breathing on my face NEW
by: Anonymous

ime currently going thru strange episodes whilst sleeping waking up to bed moving my face being stabbed by sharp object but lately its blowing and cold heavy breathing on my face ime petrified please help what is it x

Oct 18, 2015
Was it god or an angel? NEW
by: Anonymous

I've never been religious, but lately my depression has been coming back and I also stopped talking to all of my friends. I'm 18 and I've been trying to get in touch with God. I usually don't have sleep paralysis or lucid dreams. But since I've turned 18 I be been having lots of lucid dreams and sleep paralysis around once every 2-3 months sometimes right after a lucid dream. My lucid dreams always start as nightmares of me being chased by a man or monster and then I either get saved by a man I've never seen before (but I feel like I know) or in he process of me trying to escabe the monster/killer I see the mysterious man and the nightmare ends. Well last night I woke and had sleep paralysis which turned to some sort of out of body experience I couldn't open my eyes but I could see around me. There was a blue bright light around me not a light from a bulb but a glowing light. And I felt pressure over me. The pressure is what woke me up actually. So I started to get scared and think that a demon might be in the room with me. The energy in the room wasn't really negative as far as I could tell but I still wanted it to stop. Then the pressure became more intense and I heard a man say "it's ok... I'm going to make it go away" and I suddenly stopped being scared and relaxed. I was so tired and groggy I kept thinking "Thank you. Thank you. Thank you" and then the pressure went away and I opened my eyes for a moment and then just went back to sleep. I woke up this morning feeling good... Like every breath I take feels good and fresh.

The only thing is one now wondering since unread a post on here "Mysterious Man" (posted: May 2015) if maybe the person who came to me last night is the same man from my dream. Or if it's something else. I kind of don't think so but I'm just a little paranoid.

I forgot to mention that I though it was God because I've been having some issues which I asked God to help me stop.

Oct 19, 2015
Above NEW
by: Anonymous

To the comment above.
Go with what you truly think it was. Feel what feels the best answer for yourself. And that's your answer. Go with it and stick to it with everything you got :)

Oct 25, 2015
Mysterious Man NEW
by: Anonymous

The man who's helping you make it all go away s The Lord Jesus Christ, i had experience demon attacks through sleep paralysis and everytime I utter the name of Jesus the paralysis stops, you have to accept the Lord Jesus Christ to be the Lord and saviour of your life in order for this to work, Accept that your a sinner and in need of His saving grace. And so when Jesus name is called, Every knee will bow of those who are in heaven, and on earth and under the earth, philippians 2:10

Oct 25, 2015
So right you are man NEW
by: Rebecca

Jesus Christ is the one who made this all go away for me. All I had to do was utter Heavenly Father and it all went away in an instant...it was unbelievable. That all happened when I still questioned. But now, I have come far enough to know Jesus is true. I know how some of you are feeling, it is honestly very hard to understand and believe in God and J.C (Jesus Christ) :) make his name sound cool. But you know, just pray once. Only once, and ask him to accept you and forgive you for all the "shit" you have done in your life..and then once you have done that ask him for something you want..and it shall be granted. Just trying it with faith and you shall get it, but wait a few days at least. And when you get it, don't say its coinscidence, but if you would like to find God through coincidence, then learn of numerology. There you can speak to God daily through time. He will let you know what is right and what is wrong though the numbers 7, 11, 22, 33 etc and even way way more. Just give God and Jesus a true try and if you do with all your heart. You will not be disappointed. LOOK UP DEATH TESTIMONIES. Go to the seventh page, the 20th page and on almost every page you will see they all met Jesus or saw I white warm loving light and they were all in the spirit. That is a BIG truth for many!! Just go and see for yourself, there is real honest proof there, even go check Muslim death testimonies, Chinese death testimonies, Japanese death testimonies. All about God. Yepp, just see with your eyes and believe with your heart, soul and mind. Lots of Love from Rebecca

Oct 26, 2015
I don't know if this is what I have and nothing really seems to fit NEW
by: Crystal L.

it's been happening for a while now but I usually fall asleep within 30 min but these last couple of times it takes like 5 min for me to, my eyes just get really heavy then I start hearing voices, not good ones, but I don't see anything its just pitch black. I am aware that I am sleeping so I try to open my eyes but I struggle to do so. if anyone knows what this is plz let me know.

Oct 26, 2015
my experiences NEW
by: Anonymous

I have experienced SP all my life, first time I was under the age of 4. I never did hear anything during the process but as I've gotten older my SP episodes have gotten scarier. I sleep on my stomach w/ my arms under the pillow and last night as I was dozing off I felt coins in my hands, I was confused and thought to myself, "I didn't fall asleep with coins in my hands??" that's when I realized I was dreaming. I tried moving and couldn't, I relaxed myself and started hearing noises and movement in my room then I heard a cat hissing at me as if it were right beside my bed while that was going on I felt my left leg raising up on its own like something or someone was lifting it up, that's when I felt fear and started praying in my head and finally I awoke from my vivid nightmare. The time was 12:40am when I awoke.

Oct 26, 2015
lucid dreaming??? NEW
by: Anonymous

Once I awoke to the sound of snoring, I felt a presence lying next to me snoring. I was too afraid to turn around and move so idk if it was SP, but I kept blinking because I new I was asleep and dreaming and I wanted to wake up. After sever blink I finally woke up and it was no longer nighttime but morning.

Oct 30, 2015
Response NEW
by: Mysterious man girl

I do believe now I'm trying to build a connection to the holy trinity. It's just really hard for me because of my past sins. I'm Catholic but I don't want to confess to a priest I'd rather confess directly to God since it happened years ago and I haven't ever done it again. Since that night I haven't had sleep paralysis at all but my dreams are extremely detailed ever since some times I wake up and remember the dream as if it was real. I think I'm a better person now though. I just still can't stop thinking why me? I've sinned so much why would an angel/Jesus come to me instead of someone who deserved it.

Nov 02, 2015
dead people and no oxygen NEW
by: Anonymous

so it all started on a day i was really started the day before i couldnt sleep so i went to bed for a heavy sleep as soon as i shut my eyes i hear death and dead people screaming and suddenly my lungs are working as if there is a huge load on my chest i can feel it, it was very hard for me to wake up but when i wake up and shut my eyes after instantly i start to hear dead people and cant breath and this happend 3 times when i try to open my eyes and shut them again.

Nov 02, 2015
What I hear NEW
by: Anonymous

Usually, I hear just the general din of many murmuring voices off in another room, or even sometimes in the same room as me. Or sometimes it's the general business of a noisy day, like dishes clinking, water running, people talking, etc. Sometimes, the voices are more purposeful and coherent. I can never see what's making the voices/sounds; they're always outside of my field of vision. When I wake up (for real), I'm always surprised by the complete silence.

Nov 03, 2015
ms NEW
by: Anonymous

In my dreams I had a sound of a cat it was so real at the same time I felt like something heavy is on top of me in my left shoulder.

Nov 04, 2015
Wtf NEW
by: Anonymous

Si i has a brief dream near the end I dropped a lot of coins, I sat on the grind to pick them up and somehow I appeared in my bed same position as I was sleeping in. I started to feel cold. I sleept on my right side facing the wall with the bed sheets covering my mouth and nose. I heard some external noise with where from memories pretty vivid ones too but there where a lot simultaneously. I started to feel my body getting colder and something approaching me. Then I heard a demonic scream. I was still paralyzed and then I felt it again, I began to try to let some sort of sound out which never actually happened but by trying to scream twice and letting out a short, damp, and quiet "ahhh" I woke up

Nov 12, 2015
Witches NEW
by: Emma

First l heard this loud buzzing sound,and then l saw 2witches size of half my thumb laughing in my ear.
My partner heard me calling his name thats how l snapped out of it. But the funny part is l asked my parner and said was l sleeping wen u woke up he said yes. I said then how do l no that u went to the bathroom and then opened the front door and came back into the room and grabbed a cigarette and went back outside so was l awake the whole time wen this happened. This wat ever it is scares me.at one stage l use to c the man in cape but never seen his face it went on for years my dr new about it and then it was just getting worse everyone thought l was going insane becouse l use to beable tell my friends wat is going to happen next. And then l got locked up for 10 days in the mental institution the cops took me cos l didnt wana go so l was forced l thought wat the hell its only a dream and lm getting locked up l didnt take any off the medications l was given l use to spit it out. Now l no not to say anything to my dr and just live with it l guess. This happend in2012 and tonight was the first time l saw witches anyway l thought l share l am scared to go back to sleep cos its like soon as l hear the buz lm knocked out

Nov 12, 2015
Witches NEW
by: Emma

First l heard this loud buzzing sound,and then l saw 2witches size of half my thumb laughing in my ear.
My partner heard me calling his name thats how l snapped out of it. But the funny part is l asked my parner and said was l sleeping wen u woke up he said yes. I said then how do l no that u went to the bathroom and then opened the front door and came back into the room and grabbed a cigarette and went back outside so was l awake the whole time wen this happened. This wat ever it is scares me.at one stage l use to c the man in cape but never seen his face it went on for years my dr new about it and then it was just getting worse everyone thought l was going insane becouse l use to beable tell my friends wat is going to happen next. And then l got locked up for 10 days in the mental institution the cops took me cos l didnt wana go so l was forced l thought wat the hell its only a dream and lm getting locked up l didnt take any off the medications l was given l use to spit it out. Now l no not to say anything to my dr and just live with it l guess. This happend in2012 and tonight was the first time l saw witches anyway l thought l share l am scared to go back to sleep cos its like soon as l hear the buz lm knocked out

Nov 15, 2015
Wide awake NEW
by: Brittany

I was laying in bed, slowly going to sleep,and a loud evil Laugh was in my right ear. With my eyes open the Laugh continue. Usually the laugh would have stop when I have woken up. when it stated to speak it was something new for me. The laughter guy have said ("I am taking her") (continue laughing) I was pulling and struggling for some one so I decided to to get up with all I had and found out I was pulling my self. I was holding both of my hands together. When I realized that the laughing have stop.

Nov 22, 2015
Sleep Paralysis or Astral projection?? NEW
by:

My first experienced last 3 days ago, I don't hear anything.. 2nd was yesterday, I heard a Latin spell, I don't know if is Latin, but its not English.. Then I experienced it again recently about an hour ago, I heard a girl called my full name then, I can't move again, I know I'm awake, coz I saw everything in place, I saw my son beside me, then I'm call in my mom, but no voice coming out.. From 1st to 3rd experienced, I saw what's everyone doing, even my cat's position when I saw her in SP and when I wake up is the same..

Nov 25, 2015
Bruh NEW
by: Anonymous

Okay so this is not actually sleeping paralysis because when i am about to sleep i just get paralyzed cant speak cant move and there is always this one thing that i can hear like once i heard a lot of people laughing and it was so scary and once it repeatedly said my friends name . Luckily it stopped and i can finally sleep properly.

Nov 26, 2015
I hope it never happens again NEW
by: Ally

Last night I woke up and could hear foot steps. I'm a sufferer of hypnagogia, every night I wake up and hallucinate, it a part of my daily life. But luckily I have never experienced the sleep paralysis side of the disorder.
When I hallucinate I usually turn on the light and it goes away, so when I heard footsteps coming into my bedroom I tried to get up and turn on the light but I literally could not move. It was pitch black and I don't even know if my eyes were open. I was pushing with every ounce of strength, fired by fear to get up and turn on my light, but there was nothing I could do. Eventually, I was able to move my mouth slightly and after trying to speak yell all I could come out with was a slurred 'Get Out'. My memory of it is quite vague, I don't know how long it took me to finally be able to move but it felt like I was drifting in and out of consciousness so it could have being an hour. Eventually I was able to move my mouth more and with a panicked scream I finally could sit up and turn on my light to see their was nothing in my room. It was terrifying. I don't think I could handle having
anything like that a part of my daily life.

Nov 27, 2015
Trumpets NEW
by: Anonymous

When I was in high school, I used to wake up early in the morning to review for my exam that same morning. For math, I usually wake up at around 5 as my exam is at 8. During my junior year, I decided to stay in bed as I reviewed (something I do a lot since leaving the bed in the morning is cold) and thus the lights were on in my room.

Somewhere along the way I must've fallen asleep, however my eyes were still open and I remember staring at my closet the entire time while I heard these loud trumpet noises. Not really music, just trumpets synchronized. I was so terrified because I felt like something was coming and I kept trying to move my feet or my hand.

Eventually, I managed to wiggle my toes and I got out of the SP, but holy shizzles who knew trumpets were scary?

Dec 01, 2015
buzzing noise in my eara NEW
by: Anonymous

I worked until 2 am the night before, but the next morning I wasn't sure if I had an appointment at 8 am or not, so I woke up early just in case. I stayed in the bed for two hours, still awake but falling asleep, then suddenly and abruptly I feel like something or someone was on my neck, a heavy buzzing noise in my ears, my body and head felt extremely heavy and I couldn't move, and I'm not sure if it was my thought or I heard it, but it said "my master is here". After that I tried really hard to regain control, the event was for about 20 seconds. It's the first time that something like this happens to me, so I would guess is because I was exhausted.

Dec 06, 2015
my scary experience NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi I wanted to share my experience to all of you
I'm now currently reading all of your experiences which made me to share mine so
I was just 10 when I had my first sp . I was at our living room sleeping with my old friend . I didn't expect thing would happen but then it happened I was sleeping I woke up but I couldn't move any of my body I tried moving my toes and fingers yes I could move it but nothing happens until a little girl sat next to me she was saying something I couldn't even understand what it was and then some sparkling happening I can even see her with an elf or maybe i was just making that up ,after a several of trying,atlast! I hugged my friend so tight bc it freaking scared the hell out of me and after that im now experiencing sp like damn everyday i could even have a lucid dream after my sp but I haven't experienced hearing voices expect the first one.
I'm now 14yo.while doing this I just had my 2nd scary experience and its 5:30 in the morning I was dreaming about my grandma talking about fraternityor something I dunno why until I woke up couldn't move anything I knew I could escape it since I'm having it everyday but this time I was so scared at first I thought my lil sis was entering my room and and crying but I knew she would wake me up cause she's going to school but no it wasn't my sister I can't clearly see it but I know its a little girl. I heard its crying and laugh I thought to myself that I'm becoming crazy but I know my mind was just making this all up . And I woke up with my eyes closed cause I'm afraid I might see something scary . I woke my sister beside me . glad she slept with me .

Dec 12, 2015
Hooded figure and evil laugh NEW
by: Randall

I fell asleep around midnight and I was awoken by on the couch by someone messing with my covers..I thought it was my gf covering me up so I didn't open my eyes..I woke up at 2 in the morning only to realize she was still at work..I fell back to sleep and woke up paralyzed andvsaw clearly a dark hooded figure staring directly at me which was followed by the most evil cackling I have ever heard..I could not move or yell and then started hearing voices..I finally was able to move and sat up to shake my experience.. I fell back to sleep only to wake up again paralyzed and swept with fear as if something horrible was going to happen..I prayed in Jesus name that he circle me with His light and protect me from all evil because He sits at Gods right hand and has been given all authority in heaven and on earth..

Dec 14, 2015
i asked them who they were NEW
by: Anonymous

Ive been experiencing sleep paralysis since I was a little kid. it has come in sporadic clusters, sometimes not for years, sometimes 3 to 4 nights a week.On and off over the years Ive gotten more curious about it, and recently as I was dozing off, I decided that I would ask those little shadow assholes who they are and what they want.. Ninety percent of the times Ive experienced SP, there has been a tall black shrouded silhouette present. In many cases, this tall one is like a boss of sorts, while one or two smaller shadow assholes are the ones either choking/sitting on/or hurting various areas of my frozen body. So this last time, as I fell into a semi sleep state, I invited them in my mind to come. Once I was I that trancelike almost sleep state, I was almost excited when I realized they had come, only for whatever reason, the tall shrouded asshole didn't come, only 3 small shadow assholes.
They began their usual staring down at me over my motionless body crap they always do, And I blurted out(in my mind) who are you? and what do you want?, they didn't answer, but instead instantly pressed what felt like 5 thousand pounds of pressure on my lower back/spine,it felt like my back would break. I started trying to scream. many of you here in this thread know how that goes, You cant get a sound out,with all your effort, and then, finally after all your sheer will is mustered, you hear yourself yell(in yr mind?) and youre unfrozen and awake in yr bed.
I get the feeling that they thought I was 'cocky" and were gonna teach me a lesson for daring to question them or their motives. freeking little shadow assholes.

Dec 14, 2015
flat shadows live on flat wall plane? NEW
by: Anonymous

I fell asleep and there was a tall shadow person in the doorway standing there another small one was with the tall one and I couldn't move as it crawled into my bed and up next to me behind me. I could see its hand slowly reaching for my throat and I knew it was going to strangle me I tried to scream but couldn't and couldn't move either. finally I was able to scream and as I opened my eyes that little one crawled up the wall, he was flat on the wall as if he lives on the 2d plane of the wall. he crawled quickly up the wall and onto/across the ceiling. I could see that he was like a 5 foot lizard man(?) with a swishing long lizard tail behind him as he went. he crawled across ceiling and INTO the seam/crack at corner where the adjacent wall and ceiling meet and was gone

Dec 14, 2015
first time Ive ever heard sounds during Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

As I was floating off into sleep, and thinking about nothing really, I heard in my mind the distinct word " hey there, you....." and then"You know who we are?". I kindof didn't acknowledge the words at first but then thought to myself, what the hell, where is that voice coming from? it was a hissing like whisper. again, the same words repeated. "hey there, you....' and then"you know who we are?"
ive had sleep paralysis before, enough times to recognize the 'feeling' of when you go into it, so I knew who was aking the questions, even though ive NEVER heard a single utterance from them before. I decided to answer I said'yes you are the darkness, but soon youll be cleansed and washed in the light' and then youll live with the light for eternity". right after I said that, what was like a large 'wave' you know like a wave a surfer rides at the beach, washed onto me and smothered me in a heavy blackness. I screamed and woke up

Dec 14, 2015
first time Ive ever heard sounds during Sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

As I was floating off into sleep, and thinking about nothing really, I heard in my mind the distinct word " hey there, you....." and then"You know who we are?". I kindof didn't acknowledge the words at first but then thought to myself, what the hell, where is that voice coming from? it was a hissing like whisper. again, the same words repeated. "hey there, you....' and then"you know who we are?"
ive had sleep paralysis before, enough times to recognize the 'feeling' of when you go into it, so I knew who was aking the questions, even though ive NEVER heard a single utterance from them before. I decided to answer I said'yes you are the darkness, but soon youll be cleansed and washed in the light' and then youll live with the light for eternity". right after I said that, what was like a large 'wave' you know like a wave a surfer rides at the beach, washed onto me and smothered me in a heavy blackness. I screamed and woke up

Dec 16, 2015
I Don't Think Mine Is Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Erin Nicole Cochran

Although mine is very similar to a woman's from 2013, I will go ahead and set it up. It was early afternoon maybe 2pm I had just gotten out of the bath and had wrapped a towel around myself and laid down in bed to relax for a minute, the towel, had come off at some point or I had taken it off. I felt drowsy, but was positive I hadn't fallen asleep. The next thing I knew I could feel the presence of someone in the room and then in the place where I think my thoughts I heard "Here I am" this very deep masculine voice, and in a panic I tried to throw off the covers and run screaming from the bed. Except I couldn't move at all, I thought I was paralyzed but realized that it was more of the feeling of having a 250 pound man holding you down. And when I had tried to get out of the bed the voice in my head said again, "Now what are you going to do about it?" And it felt so threatening, that I fought against it harder and broke free from it. I have heard voices in my bedroom from across the room, usually child like, and hesitant like "Hi" and sometimes I'm brave enough to say it back. But this was an invasion of my mind's thoughts. Anyway that's my story, I haven't slept in my bed at night since it happened 3 years ago. And after foolishly going to Flinderation Tunnel, a place in WV known to be extremely haunted, and asking anyone who was trapped their to follow me home and that I'd help them move on if I could, I took a selfie back in November, of me in my room and a month later I had gotten another like on it on instagram and I noticed something in the background. There were two demonic looking creatures smiling in conversation with one another, and I was somewhat in a vulnerable state, not naked, but just anyway, that's my story.

Dec 21, 2015
Sinister laughter NEW
by: James T Kirk

I was woken up around 4am to the sound of sinister laughter and my cats in distress. It sounded as if someone was in my house, tossing my cats around like ragdolls. I went upstairs to investigate, nothing happened. No one is here that I'm aware of. I was truly terrified. My heart has never beat so fast. As I was about to enter into sleep, is when this happened. I have read quite a bit about sleep paralysis. I assume this is such a case.

Dec 23, 2015
creepy voices well you're awake NEW
by: Gretchen

for the last two nights I herd this creepy little girls voice saying Gretchen

I do not know what it means if you do can you tell me

Dec 27, 2015
Music NEW
by: Alex

I was so tired so I just decided to take an afternoon nap
I guess I had already fallen asleep but suddenly I heard music in my ears like i was listening to music by headphones
The music was so vivid and I could even recognize the single but not what she was saying
And every time it got on high notes I could feel pressure on my feet and hands
I realized it was sleep paralysis but not that the song wasn't real
When I opened my eyes I saw that there's no music or headphones
It was an interesting experience

Dec 28, 2015
Dark hooded figure NEW
by: Anonymous

I have an reoccurring dark figure that stands beside my bed and tells me I belong to him always have and always will I have had it come since I was a kid and it still comes to one day I told my mom about it she told me when she was pregnant with me a dark figure would stand at her bedside and say hour son belongs to him sometime I hate going to bed when these events happen I can't move nor talk I'm stuck can't move at all dark hooded figure with an odd sounding voice tall can't see his face

Dec 28, 2015
Dark hooded figure NEW
by: Anonymous

I have an reoccurring dark figure that stands beside my bed and tells me I belong to him always have and always will I have had it come since I was a kid and it still comes to one day I told my mom about it she told me when she was pregnant with me a dark figure would stand at her bedside and say hour son belongs to him sometime I hate going to bed when these events happen I can't move nor talk I'm stuck can't move at all dark hooded figure with an odd sounding voice tall can't see his face

Dec 28, 2015
Dark hooded figure NEW
by: Anonymous

I have an reoccurring dark figure that stands beside my bed and tells me I belong to him always have and always will I have had it come since I was a kid and it still comes to one day I told my mom about it she told me when she was pregnant with me a dark figure would stand at her bedside and say hour son belongs to him sometime I hate going to bed when these events happen I can't move nor talk I'm stuck can't move at all dark hooded figure with an odd sounding voice tall can't see his face

Dec 28, 2015
Dark hooded figure NEW
by: Anonymous

I have an reoccurring dark figure that stands beside my bed and tells me I belong to him always have and always will I have had it come since I was a kid and it still comes to one day I told my mom about it she told me when she was pregnant with me a dark figure would stand at her bedside and say hour son belongs to him sometime I hate going to bed when these events happen I can't move nor talk I'm stuck can't move at all dark hooded figure with an odd sounding voice tall can't see his face

Dec 29, 2015
My Reasoning NEW
by: Raziel

Well when I first had sp I was naturally scared because i felt that common evil presence. Though now-a-days when I do rarely have sleep paralysis I can snap out of it within 10-15 seconds by my own will.I seem to get sp when I'm very tired and trying to stay awake. I believe that ghosts or demons probably are involved, but everyone should know that they are weak beings. I mean you tend to hear about how they want to get stronger all the time, well that must be because they're naturally pathetically weak and can only prey on susceptible people. I really feel all you have to do easily beat scary sleep paralysis episodes is simply be confident in the strength of your own willpower and emotions to ward off any malignant forces. When I get sleep paralysis now I take it as a challenge to break out fast because I feel restrained, like everyone, but I get mad and feel like "how dare you" and then I'm able to snap out of it. And I believe the more you do this the less evil things bug you. I mean they see your strength and can't handle it and leave. It's natural logic found in animals and humans so it must apply here. This is just take on this issue.Good luck to anyone have serious problems with sleep paralysis, it is interesting nonetheless 😮

Jan 05, 2016
Scariest thing ever NEW
by: Anonymous

I had my first one last night and it was the scariest thing ever I mean my sister witch we are both teens told me how it happened before but I didn't really believe her until last night and the scariest part was when someone whispered in my ear " it's time to wake up now" I got so scared I stayed up all night and now I'm to scared to even go to bed.

Jan 07, 2016
paralyzed while sleeping and hearing loud noises NEW
by: Anonymous

I've experienced this quite a lot. I could experience this 2 times a night and it made me afraid of going to bed. Once, I experienced hearing people laughing (including children). There are also yelling sounds and buzzing sounds. Everytime it happened, my body became paralyzed and my heart beated fast. The last time I had this was just few minutes ago and as soon as I woke up, I grabbed my phone and searched it on google. Thanks God, it's just Exploding Head Syndrome which is not harmful.

Jan 08, 2016
Morning Time NEW
by: Nikki L

I've had this happen a few times, usually at night and it's freaky but I just try to snap myself out of it. This time tho was definitely different. It was morning, I had been up once then went to lay back down. As I was sleeping I woke up to the sensation of my bed shaking, I was laying on my side, couldn't move and trying to snap myself out of it. Everytime my eyes opened they couldn't stay open. I couldn't speak so I was saying a little prayer in my head, then I heard a voice whisper in my left ear "come with me". I couldn't speak but somehow managed to say "no" thru gritted teeth. After that it stopped, I could move and my heart was racing.

Jan 08, 2016
Morning Time NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had this happen a few times, usually at night and it's freaky but I just try to snap myself out of it. This time tho was definitely different. It was morning, I had been up once then went to lay back down. As I was sleeping I woke up to the sensation of my bed shaking, I was laying on my side, couldn't move and trying to snap myself out of it. Everytime my eyes opened they couldn't stay open. I couldn't speak so I was saying a little prayer in my head, then I heard a voice whisper in my left ear "come with me". I couldn't speak but somehow managed to say "no" thru gritted teeth. After that it stopped, I could move and my heart was racing.

Jan 08, 2016
Morning Time NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had this happen a few times, usually at night and it's freaky but I just try to snap myself out of it. This time tho was definitely different. It was morning, I had been up once then went to lay back down. As I was sleeping I woke up to the sensation of my bed shaking, I was laying on my side, couldn't move and trying to snap myself out of it. Everytime my eyes opened they couldn't stay open. I couldn't speak so I was saying a little prayer in my head, then I heard a voice whisper in my left ear "come with me". I couldn't speak but somehow managed to say "no" thru gritted teeth. After that it stopped, I could move and my heart was racing.

Jan 09, 2016
Lex. Soon. NEW
by: Lui Cambio

I was laying on my couch like around 1:38 AM and I was youtubing piano tutorials and piano covers and around that time I had accidentally fallen asleep real quick but as soon as Ive fell asleep I heard something, a male whispered in my ear saying "Lex, soon." and then I woke up immediately. I had no idea what that was about.

Jan 12, 2016
Hearing a attractive Lady Voices NEW
by: Anonymous

This happen today in the morning.I know to trigger sleeping paralysis just by laying on my back and use breathing methods. I heard this voice of a lady that sounded attractive, She said what is" it"? and I couldn't move, I heard my mom & Dad outside my door, and my dogs growling and seems like they were fighting something, Then I woke up again, then fell asleep fast. This time i was just stuck for long period of time I thought, then I woke up once again. I fell back in this weird sleeping paralysis experience. Then I heard her or it again, Saying "Do you see me". I look around my room just byy moving my eyeballs, and see this cloaked figure with a bright light on her/it head. Its a silhouette person can't really tell. I managed to reply back "saying Yeah I do see you" Then it was quiet then I was stuck for what it feels like a eternity. Then I woke up confused. Then I remembered I heard this voice before 6 months ago. Saying look behind you.

Jan 26, 2016
My first experience with P.S. NEW
by: Anonymous

I don't like it. It's very scary.

Jan 30, 2016
Something strange just happened... NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm not familiar with any of the fancy terminology that's associated with sleep paralysis but I know what it is and I have had somewhat rare occurrences in the past. Usually it involves the feeling of slowly losing the ability to move and almost feeling like a lead blanket is on top of me. Then I usually feel like I'm falling backwards and right as I'm about to hit the floor then I wake up.

It's almost 1 AM and I am currently lying on the couch. Something just happened and it was really scary. The TV is on and the lights are off and I had been sort of feeling relaxed and on the verge of falling asleep. I felt that heavy lead blanket feeling, where I slowly started losing the ability to move my arms and my head. I also couldn't move my legs and then something interesting happened, I started to feel this intense vibration all over my body. With the vibration, I saw squiggly black lines that moved like an equalizer to the vibrations. I felt pushed into the couch and then I suddenly managed to move my head and looked a little to the right and a small dark silhouette was standing right next to standing right next to me me. It was short, about the size of a child. I have a 3.5 year old son and I would say it was his height, which currently is 41" tall. I could not see the face or tell if it was male or female. It never spoke to me. But I felt this intense fear that I was about to be harmed if I didn't wake myself out of this.

That's the weird thing about sleep paralysis with me. I'm always aware of what's happening and that when I feel that lead blanket feeling, I better shake my leg as soon as possible or in going to be trapped.

One last thing that happened besides the vibration was the sounds around me. It went from the normal TV background noise to a more sped up talking. Like I was in a noisy restaurant of people talking faster than normal.

At this point, I was about 95% paralyzed. I started moving my right foot, it felt heavy but I could make slow circular motions at the ankle. I gained enough strength from that to jolt my leg and that's what pulled me out of it.

Jan 30, 2016
I had a real vivid episode NEW
by: Anonymous

It happened about an hour ago, The sounds that I heard was almost like I was in a busy loud restaurant. Where people were talking around me but they were talking faster than normal and it was loud. Then I started to vibrate, My whole body was vibrating or shaking and my jaw was vibrating. When I woke out of it, my body was still slightly jittery.

I had this overwhelming feeling of total fear. So when I came to I still felt scared like there might be something still in the house. So I just laid here on the couch for a few moments awake.

Jan 30, 2016
Sleep paralysis and crying NEW
by: Makoya

I happen to experience a certain form of sleep paralysis that I have neva heard of. I just woke up and cant sleep for now. The paralysis happens randomly , about once bi-monthly or so. When I am asleep I feel as if I am awake, then I start to make groaning sounds. Anyone heard of this and the causes?

Jan 31, 2016
Extreme back pain followed by inaudable whispers and a scary loud laugh NEW
by: Anonymous

I started getting sleep paralysis for almost 3 years the first 3 times were not scary. You know the usual can't move but you can see what's around you type SP. Well over the years it started to progress and started getting more intense.I usually get SP whenever I wake up randomly at 2-3 in the morning because either I need to go to the bathroom or I just woke up. Well I guess when I try to go back to sleep I concentrate on going back to sleep that I start to get sleep paralysis. When SP starts I feel really really light, next I start to dream, next I hear inaudible whispers and scary laughing after that my back starts to hurt really really I mean REALLY bad and before I wake up I hear laughing from some guy that's really scary. And after that I hear someone screaming really loud. I guess the scream is how I wake up. But when I'm fully aware of what happened my body is still in shock and doesn't want to move. It's a very scary feeling and I hate how everything during SP happenes.

Feb 01, 2016
My esperiences with sleep paralysis NEW
by: JC

I had an episode very similar to one of the examples above. I had an episode where I was facing up during sleep paralysis which is strange because I usually sleep on my side. I KNEW I was having an episode and I was trying to stay calm but then I looked towards my feet and I saw a very TALL very black horned figure. I didn't hear a sound except my racing heartbeat in my own ears. I closed my eyes and prayed. Eventually I woke up and there was nothing there. I sometimes hear footsteps or voices but dont SEE where tge voices are coming from. I recently had one where I fell into sleep paralysis and something whispered in my ear.although I couldn't see it because I was on my side like I usually am, It said something among the lines of "its in your blood" now I have no idea what that meant but it scared the heck out of me.

Feb 02, 2016
Windy and couldn't move NEW
by: Tim

Well it starts off with a dream about being on a golf course and obama is on a whole near mine. I watch him. He shanks it and I laugh and clap. I was being sarcastically friendly and mean at the same time. Then two of my friends were with him. Then they come talk to me and the dream turns into me running out of my elementary school from the cops. Wired in itself but anyway I wake up which I'm in my hotel room I'm staying in which is also where I work. Which I guess makes it even freakier but I woke up to extreme wind and I can feel it moving my skin around like it would if you had your head out of a car like a dog. For some reason I was thinking about hockey and a hockey puck which I've never played nor like hockey. I tried yelling what'd going on but I just make a loud sound that sounds like the sound a mentally retarded person makes. (I'm not being mean here I'm just describing my sound) which I've heard myself do before when I have dreams where something kinda scary happens like someone breaking in or something. But this time my eyes were open and my first thought was the ghost wants that hockey puck really bad damn I can't even move. Then the air conditioner went off the same time the wind stopped. So I layed there a few seconds thinking what the heck...weirdest thing ever and its been an hour now of reading this article. Most of you experience deamond demons well luckily I didn't just wind and it was a Little chilly. I know why I couldn't move its just my brain hadn't fully woke up yet, but the wind part is freaky.

Feb 03, 2016
night after NEW
by: Steven

This is the 2nd time it has happened to me jn my lifetime, the first time i was taking a nap after a long day of class before i had to get ready for work, around 3pm door wide open with family and little kids throught the house like a normal day. i was awoken by someone or something pullin at my feet as if it was trying to pull me off the bed, but i couldnt move or speak as it kept slowly pulling me off the bed. All i could do was move my eyes and watch as it was happening. Tonight though was different, because before falling asleep my sister who frequently has horrific cases of SP told me what had happened to her last night about how something was holding her down and as she was trying to move she was trying to pray but totally lost memory of any prayer, samthing happened to me the very night after her. I was fast asleep on my normal sleeping schedule laying on my stomach gripping my pillow, i was awoken by a strong energy holding me down, i opened my eyes to see a dark blob on the bottom left corner of my eye but i couldnt speak or move, i was actually trying to curse at it but couldnt find the words to come out of my mouth. im pretty freaked out rn

Feb 03, 2016
again NEW
by: Steven

just happened again, same night, fell back asleep at around 5am after having it happen right before 4am, i had the tv on bc of being scared i fell back asleep and was awoken to feeling like soemthing was in my room, i couldnt move just my eyes. i couldnt see anything but fear was running through my body and out of no where i hear a voice say "its okay im here" and then my body was able to function again and i woke up to check where the noises were coming from and my room was dead silent, the tv was still in mute like i had it wen i dozed off back to sleep. not going back to sleep tonight

Feb 03, 2016
Growling and suffocation NEW
by: Kittycat

I'm not really a stranger to sleep paralysis but I can't say it's happened more than a handful of times. The worst experience for me started with the obvious, waking unable to move or speak. From then it quickly got worse, I heard a demonic growling in my ear and I felt myself being dragged down my bed, obviously I tried struggling and yelling but I just ended up making a few wimpering sounds and moving my toes ever so slightly. After the dragging stopped I felt myself being suffocated by the blankets that were over my head. I could NOT breath. Is this normal?

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 05, 2016
hilarious NEW
by: kensei

yesterday i woke up twice but my body is paralyzed at first i can't even hear nothing then i'm paralyzed and i try to move until my body can move for 1 minute then i go back sleeping then i woke up again paralyzed then i hear a child voice is laughing so hard and creepy and said your slip is small kensei then i was scared until my body start to move again

Feb 08, 2016
it happened again. NEW
by: Anonymous

As I write this I just had a sleep paralysis episode like 10 minutes ago, i slept at 10pm the woke up at2am then slept at 6am and now it's 7am and I'm too scared to go back to sleep because I'm scared it'll probably happen again, I was dreaming of me and different girls in a house I think we were all going to start competing for something, the next thing I know someone is dragging my hand in real life and saying "baby I'm your mother, I care for you" the next thing I know it's saying "it's time, it's time" I couldn't say anything and I was utterly paralysed, this experienced has scared me so much and I hope nothing odd is wrong with me? I told my mum and she suggested I pray more and get closer to God.

Feb 09, 2016
weird experience NEW
by: Anonymous

So I had taken a nap after my 9 o clock class and my sister was asleep in the bed across from me bc I live in a dorm and my roommate wasn't there so I had fallen asleep about 10:10 ish and I had a dream I was at a restaurant in the bathroom with my sister and we were looking at ourselves in the mirror and she had left and when she did I had approached the mirror very closely and I literally looked possessed and I couldn't change my expression. And all the sudden I woke up but was completely paralyzed I felt limp and I tried to make a sound so that my sister who was asleep next to me could hear but nothing I tried to push out was coming out so I started praying and as soon as I did it was over I could move and speak and all of a sudden I was hearing a Christian song coming from somewhere i felt I was familiar with and tried to say to my sister do you hear this but when I said that to her for some reason it must have been in my head because the words didn't actually come out but I knew I was up bc I then pulled out my phone and put in the lyrics to the song I heard which were "jesus christ he is our lord and savior" i checked out a few songs with this lyrics but I didn't find what I heard but I wasn't looking for long but as time passed I remembered the lyrics but not how the song went . I then fell back asleep and was having the weirdest dreams and constantly kept having sleep paralysis before and after I went to sleep to the point where I didn't want to fall asleep again because I was getting scared , I don't know if this experience means anything but it sure did shake me up a bit and I'm hoping it never happens again , it is so hard to stay calm but I actually managed to stay pretty calm

Feb 10, 2016
Little boy NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night I heard a boy in a scared loud voice screaming at me he kept saying " daddy, daddy , don't wake up " my eyes were open while paralysed.

Feb 10, 2016
First time NEW
by: Anonymous

It is almost 4 in the morning and I couldn't move or talk. I couldn't even scream if I wanted to. I felt like I heard some furniture moving. I have tile floors and it sounded like heavy wood moving on tile. I was so scared I called my sister in the other room and I was like omfg was that you in my room she was like -_- no I was sleep I'm hanging up bye 😐 like what if somebody was actually in my room trying to kill me..... Anyways it was really scary and I looked it up they said it was sleep paralysis and to break it is to change your breathing pattern because that's the only movement you're capable of at that point. So if this happens again I'll know what to do. I don't want this to happen again but if it does I hope it works.

Feb 13, 2016
Damn i had weird NEW
by: Anonymous

Gosh, last night I lifted my self up. I heard buzzing, and something forcefully pushed me. I suddenly started to have an asthma attack and my heart rate went OVER the top. I was panicking. I was having an asthma attack, and my asthma is bad. I was worried that I would suffocate (all the pressure, and asthma, heart, etc) and I couldn't move. I heard a hhhhhhhhhaaaaa (quiet, like whispering) and I fell asleep. I dont know what came over me, but it gets me SUPER stressed. I wake up EVERY single night, and cannot move, but this was insane. This never happened and gosh darnet It scared the living daylights out of me. I woke up dizzy this morning. This has happened for about a week now, and I had kept this to myself for a while. This would scare a man, let alone a 10 year old boy (I am 10) please tell me what I can do, before I suffocate, panic, and probably die of lack of oxygen.

Feb 16, 2016
What was it? NEW
by: Anonymous

About a year ago I was staying at my memes in a very holy house. I was asleep then my eyes shot open and with no control I sat bolt upright on the bed and immediately looked towards the window to see a large black wolf like figure jump from the window and it hit me in the stomach and immediately disappeared inside me and I fell backwards after hitting the bed I immediately fell asleep as if I blacked out

Feb 18, 2016
What I have seen/Heard NEW
by: I Know Something Most Don't

I have had many episodes of sleep paralysis, usually I just awaken and I hear nothing but the pointless effort of my mouth to say something. It started with me just seeing Shadows darting around, I always just prayed to God to cast them away whatever they might be, Spirits or just my imagination. They would usually go away after the prayer when I would take a deep breath and then everything would return to normal. But one time when I moved into this now house I woke up around 3am with the paralysis unable to move or speak, and I noticed a dark spot where it shouldn't be. It had something like a Shaodw forming within it, had the shape of a little gremlin of something. I actually kinda laughed in my head when I saw it, I did the usual prayer and it was gone. A couple weeks past I moved into a new house and it was my 5th night in. I awoke to the paralysis unable to speak but being conscious, I knew in my head what was going on so I tried to go back to sleep, but my efforts were futile when I finally heard my first noise during sleep paralysis. It sounded like Laughter, evil robotic laughter. It wouldn't stop no matter what I thought, I remembered my experience with my past sleep paralysis but this was knew, I thought I had grew stronger but this astonished me. The Laughter continued for a good 2min, Until my prayer put it down. I took a deep breath and then I awoke with full strength over myself once more. During these events I attempt to say things that I subconsciously just want to say, usually I try to scream "Mom!" However during the Laughter I tried to say, "Away with you Demon!" I had no control over those thoughts they just happened. Anyways that's my experience, I doubt that these events relate to Demons, but it is possible that they appear during our times of weakness which is during Sleep.

Feb 18, 2016
I have had NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had "SP" for 12 years now, Although they are not as bad as when I was younger. In my SP state I hear deep voices calling my name, weird tribal music, dogs barking, and maybe a war going on and people are hurting. I feel and hear a vibration buzzing sound as well.I have also seen dark figures beside my bed that poke my foot before I wake. Every time I wake, I feel frightened and believe someone is watching me and its evil! In this state I scream and cry and can see everything next to me, even my husband but, he doesn't seem to hear me at all. I literally hate these dreams!

Feb 20, 2016
Sleep paralysis 3 times in a row NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night I experienced SP at least 3 times during the shortnperiod of time from 1:55ish-3:00. At first I slept on my side, which I thought was most comfterable, next thing I know, I wake up 10 minutes later and I hear the screams of what sounded to be thousands of dying people, as I have experienced SP many times before, I tried not to panic and started to think of good thoughts as well as wiggling my toes and fingers which seemed to work none the less, but the thing that frightened me the most was that I tried falling asleep a couple of times after, but everytime I tried to fall asleep, I would feel my heart rate quicken and I knew that it was going to happened again, so I fell asleep a couple more times, each time I would wake up unable to move and hearing the screams of thousands of people.

Feb 23, 2016
First time SP NEW
by: Anonymous

Im 20. I've never had any previous sleep paralysis experiences until last night. (Although I have always been aware of it) I sleep in the basement of my grandparents house. At some point during the night I awoke while I was laying on my back. I started hearing a loud irritating noise coming from outside, it sounded like the wind in a hurricane or a tornado...it was just so damn loud. I started feeling a scary demonic kind of "vibe" or presence. My head began buzzing and if I closed my eyes it felt like something was trying to enter my mind or something. I tried to pray, but I couldn't vocalize more than a syllable. I tried to get up but it felt like I was fighting something in order to do it. So I just layed there with my eyes open, frightened. When I finally slept I had nightmares the entire night and when I awoke in the morning I remember having a very vivid recollection of me thinking about getting a knife and killing my grandparents at some point in the night...God willing it never happens again.

Feb 23, 2016
Very scary NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a 33 year old Female who has experienced "sleep paralysis" since I was about 5 years old. It all started when I felt as though my body was being raised off my bed. I couldn't move, but I could see who and what was around me. I could scream and cry for help, yet no one could hear me. I had had those same experiences throughout my childhood often. I didn't tell anyone because I really didn't know how to explain it. During this time it was only the feeling of being paralyzed and lifted into the air.

When I hit my teens about 15 years old that's when other things started to happen. I began to hear voices screaming my name and those voices were usually men with deep voices. I would hear maybe a war going on and children and adults screaming in pain and terror. I would hear gun shots, dogs barking and creepy music that was either from the 40s that had a twisted sound to it and sometimes tribal drums or chanting/singing. I could also hear laughing and people talking as if they were having a small get together of some sort.At times I would wake up in the crunch position and my abs would be sore for weeks. Each time I came out of this sleep I would always feel like I was being watched and something evil was in my room close to me or in my closet. I would always be frightened. This would happen every few months maybe but, definitely not as much as I was as a child.

When I was about 25 I had woke up to a bright light that had maybe a bluish tint to it. My vision was more like tunnel vision. My bf at the time was by my side and I could feel him there. To the side of my bed I had seen 3 black figures about 4" tall standing by my side. I began to scream but, no one could hear me, although, I could hear myself. One of the figures to my side had hovered what may have been its non existent hand ( weird I know I couldn't actually see fingers just a dark mass) from the top of my head down to the bottom of my foot and all of a sudden I had the feeling of pressure on the bottom of my foot and I came out of it in a snap of a finger it seemed. I couldn't believe or understand what was goin on. I still at this point in time hadnt said anything about it because I knew people would think I was insane. This certain experience only happened once.

Here I am 33 years old and I just had 2 episodes in one night a few nights ago. Before this I had about 5 in the passed 8 years maybe. I hardly ever have them anymore... Well, this last two I had a few nights ago were more of just being paralysed and hearing a buzzing sound that sent a vibration to my head. I felt as though I was dizzy like I was drunk. I began to scream for my bf that I could see right next to me but as usual I could only hear myself. I then seen my boyfriend get up and kiss me on my ear and walk out of the room and all of a sudden, I woke and he was right next to me a sleep. So, I rolled over trying to keep awake for a few minutes so I wouldn't go back into "SP". Once I closed my eyes and started to drift off I heard and felt the buzzing vibration again and I knew I was headed back. This time I let it go and just told myself its not real and it will be over soon. I then heard the usual screaming, creepy music, dogs barking ect. I'm getting pretty used to it but, the vibrations I can't really handle!! One thing I did do this time that worked pretty well was, pray to Jesus and I'm agnostic...

I have since recently told my doctor about this and he had no clue of what I was talking about but, he gave me meds for night terrors witch don't work much obviously. I have talked to mental health providers and they seem to think i have extreme anxiety. I have told my family and come to find out my 13 year old son is having them as well. I haven't been clinically diagnosed I just have done some research and diagnosed myself with sp but, since my son has had them too, I'm wondering if it isn't something more.... Maybe spiritual experiences?? I don't know but, its strange to see that other people are in the same boat and have very similar experience's.

Thank you for reading .....

Feb 27, 2016
Falling asleep in the morning NEW
by: Anonymous

My sleep paralysis usually happens in the morning when I wake up for a while then fall back asleep. I've gotten so used to this sleep paralysis thing so much I just lay there until it is over. What I find weird and scary even thought I know it's coming is every time I have the sleep paralysis, right before I wake up , I hear a voice that always says something different in a different voice. This morning it was like a child saying " I can't hear you !!! I can't hear you!! " then I woke up. I know it's coming but I still get scared. Thanks for reading ! What's your story?

Feb 27, 2016
My experience NEW
by: Louis H

literally a couple minutes ago i went through sleep paralysis... i fell asleep at 12:10 p.m. and woke back up at 12:19 p.m. to the sound of a dog sniffing me and i thought it was my dog that got on the bed to sniff me but my door was locked and my dog was not in the room with me at the time. i then attempted to get up and shoo her away but then i noticed i was in paralysis i was fully awake and able to move my eyes i looked all around my room clearly seeing everything and whatever was there was still sniffing me and i attempted to move my head towards the direction of where the sound was coming from and i wasn't able to because of the paralysis and when i attempted to prompt up in my bed during the event all i head was a loud screech in my head the more i made an effort to get up as soon as the pressure and noise got to loud to handle my body as if it knew what to do relaxed and just like that the sniffing and the all the pressure and sniffing went away but before the symptoms fully left i swear i saw something staring at me in the area in which i heard the sniffing..... and im writing all this at 12:34 p.m. after it all....

Feb 28, 2016
Well..... NEW
by: Anonymous

The first I went through sleep paralysis I heard my little sisters voice. You know how when in shows and so many people are talking to that person all the person hears is the echoes of everyone. That what I heard but only with my little sisters voice. Then When I tried to open my eyes I couldn't. Then I tried to lift my arm but it was impossible. When when I noticed I was going through the sleep paralysis I remembered what I read on the internet once. It said when you finally notice your going through sleep paralysis try to move only your fingers. when I moved my fingers 3 seconds later I was awake. It wasn't as scary because it was a voice I regognized and it was morning. So yea.

Feb 28, 2016
Well....... NEW
by: Anonymous

The first I went through sleep paralysis I heard my little sisters voice. You know how when in shows and so many people are talking to that person all the person hears is the echoes of everyone. That what I heard but only with my little sisters voice. Then When I tried to open my eyes I couldn't. Then I tried to lift my arm but it was impossible. When when I noticed I was going through the sleep paralysis I remembered what I read on the internet once. It said when you finally notice your going through sleep paralysis try to move only your fingers. when I moved my fingers 3 seconds later I was awake. It wasn't as scary because it was a voice I regognized and it was morning. So yea.

Mar 02, 2016
Rubbing hands NEW
by: Anonymous

I haven't had them for awhile I used to get them when I fall asleep on the couch after work..but recently I've been staying with my girlfriend at her house and she leaves around 7:30am in the morning I leave to work around 9:15am so I fall back to sleep when she leaves. ..and almost every time I hear a woman walking in the hallway sounding like she rubbing her hands together or like putting lotion on back and forth...then sometimes it comes close to my bed and I try hard to open my eyes ..I barely see but..nothing is there...it sure is a scary feeling

Mar 04, 2016
Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I have sleep paralysis about once a month. I've had it since I was a kid. Here are a few experiences

1. (hallucination) I saw a monkey-like creature at the end of my bed, it was making horrible noises. I could also hear a news reporter talking about the weather.

2.(hallucination) My desk with my laptop started moving from its origional position to my bed, while making a scraping sound across the floor. the leptop was clapping open and close, like a mouth.

3. (hallucination) My door opened with a large bang sound

Right now, when I feel paralysis, I try to stay calm and move my body/make sound. I can actually hear all the room noises too, like my mouth gorgling instead of talking, the bedsheets moving while paralized. I can't see the movement.. very weird.It also hurts hen I move, a sharp pain

Mar 04, 2016
How to permanently stop Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: RealHelp

Sleep paralysis is a demonic attack. The first time I got my very FIRST and ONLY sleep paralysis attack was just AFTER I WATCHED A PRAYER VIDEO. True story.
I would have never believed fully that God was real unless I felt and experienced something spiritual to believe in God, who is a spirit.
God is a Spirit. Demons are also spirits.
After I got my bible and believed in the bible and repented of my sins and turn away from them, I never had it again for a 2nd time.
Pls repent. Pls repent, don't let pride prevent you from getting help.
Get spiritual food by reading the bible and repenting and the demons will leave you alone.
They hate the Blood of the Lamb.

Mar 04, 2016
How to permanently stop Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: RealHelp

Sleep paralysis is a demonic attack. The first time I got my very FIRST and ONLY sleep paralysis attack was just AFTER I WATCHED A PRAYER VIDEO. True story.
I would have never believed fully that God was real unless I felt and experienced something spiritual to believe in God, who is a spirit.
God is a Spirit. Demons are also spirits.
After I got my bible and believed in the bible and repented of my sins and turn away from them, I never had it again for a 2nd time.
Pls repent. Pls repent, don't let pride prevent you from getting help.
Get spiritual food by reading the bible and repenting and the demons will leave you alone.
They hate the Blood of the Lamb.

Mar 19, 2016
When i fall asleep NEW
by: Anonymous

Its diffrent how this paralysis happens to me i hear a buzz sound and like a radio trying to turn on then i hear voices but i hear my dad trying to speak to me my dad past away almost 3 years now and my sleep paralysis started when he past away that same night he past away i could see him talk to him and almost feels so real when he hugs me but then i can hear my mom calling my name but ikno she not in the room and. Well its not always this nice sometimes i see bla k shadow telling me hurtfull things i pray in my sleep and bamm it gose away and i can wake up.

Mar 22, 2016
Knocking NEW
by: Anonymous

It's crazy, most people that report what they hear, hear voices. I hear someone knocking at my door. It s never anyone there if I am able to shake n off the paralysis and get to the door. I practices breaking o it of it since I was a kid. I had bad nightmares growing up. It happens on rare occassions, usually I'm super tired when it does.

Mar 23, 2016
I hear a Crying Lady NEW
by: Anonymous

I just exp SP 20 mins ago and i found this web so i wanna share my exp . 20 mins ago i was sp and heard a crying lady . suddenly turned into evil laugh . it was so freakinnnn scaryyyyyyy . Okay thats all . oo yeah and There were sometimes when i was in sp i heard a voice said "hello ?" "Hai" its seems like the "thing" want to communicate with me.

Mar 28, 2016
Gasping for air. NEW
by: Anonymous

I was lying in bed for ages, falling asleep. I was just staring at the roof when from the corner of the room I heard a gasp for air in a low voice. It was the most terrifying thing I have ever been through.

Shadow Cat
I don't know if this was sp but I know that I couldn't move. I was lying on a bed, low to the ground. And all these sillouettes of cats came walking around me for about 3 mins.. It wasn't that scary.

Apr 01, 2016
I hate this NEW
by: Anonymous

Just woke up again, three times so far tonight due to sleep paralysis. This last one felt like someone was grabbing my hand and hearing voices saying " do it, do it" with lightning sound but its not raining I also had visions of people's faces I've never seen before.

Apr 11, 2016
rosary praying men heard NEW
by: mir agab

i have sleep paralysis while taking a nap during my breaktime in school just sitting down a chair. i cannot move but what i heard is a group of men praying thr rosary! therefor sleep paralysis is not all the time scary but holy. i just want to know what this really symbolizes

Apr 14, 2016
Screaming NEW
by: Anonymous

I wasn't awake but I wasn't asleep I was in between I had sleep paralysis I couldn't move at all I was dreaming that this dog Was barking and running It came to me and all of a sudden I heard screaming in my it was scary AF it was like as if someone was,getting murdered I freaked out moved my hand I finally got out of it I opened my eyes nothing was there with me my heart was racing fast

Apr 17, 2016
Is this demons ? NEW
by: Anonymous

Well my first sp was last night and I wasn't sure what it was exactly unti I googled it , well I'm a Christian and I'm 14 years old I live in a non safe place in DC so I like bear Trap Music and yea and I was on my way to a church event where u sleep over there and sing songs and have family time well I was in the car sleeping and I open my eyes and couldn't moved I was trying to move my arms and couldn't well I closed my eyes and I kept hearing whispering in my ear and I freaked out it wasn't English i think it was a demon Bc it sounded weird and I woke up and was sweating I went back to sleep and it happened again what should I do ??

Apr 20, 2016
sleep paralysis: My daily guest NEW
by: 18

while sleeping, once I heard my parents speaking. I wanted to see what they were doing late night. But I unable to open my eyes and move by body.I struggled very hard for almost 30 seconds and opened my eyes. To my suprise they were sleeping.

Often, I experience sleep paralysis.
Once when I opened my eyes, I saw 3 black shadows behind my bed and the middle one threw something with very much anger not on me but to the wall in front.
Today, it was more interesting.
Someone was beating on my cheek just the way my mother does when I don't wake up. It did not hurt me but it was annoying. So I tried to see who was that.
I understood that again I am experiencing sleep paralysis, struggled and finally opened my eyes. Similar scene! Both were sleeping.
The thing which I felt interesting was,for the first time, I was able to feel that things hand on my cheek.
Usually I sleep on my back. So I changed sleeping position but still I am experiencing it.
Initially I thought that I was feeling some demons presence but sometimes I hear some dialogues from movies I watched on that day.
first few experiences were frightening but now I am used to it.

Apr 20, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

I always have sleep paralysis like twice a week sometimes more and sometimes more then once per night.

Sometimes I hear foot steps getting closer to me, or I see strange moving creatures, someone talking to me in a strange language and dialects, or someone trying to harm me, feeling of someone approaching me, touching me, or sitting on me or besides me.

Tonight It was way over limits.. I got paralyzed in addition of all the sleep paralysis feeling i have I heard Very loud strange noises coming from all over the room with loud laughters, and people talking in strange this strange language and screaming, metal friction, Rusty gates opening and Doors Slamming

It was terrible I never experienced a sleep paralysis like this one ...

I want to believe science but, but how can science explain that most people having the same experience from all over the world, hear the same voices, seeing the same creatures, feel the same way, and have exactly the same experiences ?

I wish this can Stop.. I am tired I am 31 now and have experienced this since my childhood

If someone Have a solution or clear explanation please contact me : nadim.younes@gmail.com

Thank You

May 03, 2016
LD NEW
by: Anonymous

Ive never experienced it before n when I wanted to try lucid dreaming n stuff I had to paralyse myself. So when I did it I could hear nothing but a noice of an old door continuously opening n closing I was so scared of it that I tried moving myself. I did move myself n as soon as I felt my hands again that noise stopped. Note that we got no old door n when we open the doors there comes no noise. So it was inside my head and the quality was perfect!! Like u listen to a high quality music with headphones. U get to live the music. Anyway I guess that was the start of my sleep paralysis? Bcz I moved my hands n the sound stopped.

May 03, 2016
LD NEW
by: Anonymous

Ive never experienced it before n when I wanted to try lucid dreaming n stuff I had to paralyse myself. So when I did it I could hear nothing but a noice of an old door continuously opening n closing I was so scared of it that I tried moving myself. I did move myself n as soon as I felt my hands again that noise stopped. Note that we got no old door n when we open the doors there comes no noise. So it was inside my head and the quality was perfect!! Like u listen to a high quality music with headphones. U get to live the music. Anyway I guess that was the start of my sleep paralysis? Bcz I moved my hands n the sound stopped.

May 03, 2016
LD NEW
by: Anonymous

Ive never experienced it before n when I wanted to try lucid dreaming n stuff I had to paralyse myself. So when I did it I could hear nothing but a noice of an old door continuously opening n closing I was so scared of it that I tried moving myself. I did move myself n as soon as I felt my hands again that noise stopped. Note that we got no old door n when we open the doors there comes no noise. So it was inside my head and the quality was perfect!! Like u listen to a high quality music with headphones. U get to live the music. Anyway I guess that was the start of my sleep paralysis? Bcz I moved my hands n the sound stopped.

May 03, 2016
sp NEW
by: Anonymous

Ive never experienced it before n when I wanted to try lucid dreaming n stuff I had to paralyse myself. So when I did it I could hear nothing but a noice of an old door continuously opening n closing I was so scared of it that I tried moving myself. I did move myself n as soon as I felt my hands again that noise stopped. Note that we got no old door n when we open the doors there comes no noise. So it was inside my head and the quality was perfect!! Like u listen to a high quality music with headphones. U get to live the music. Anyway I guess that was the start of my sleep paralysis? Bcz I moved my hands n the sound stopped.

May 03, 2016
sp NEW
by: Anonymous

Ive never experienced it before n when I wanted to try lucid dreaming n stuff I had to paralyse myself. So when I did it I could hear nothing but a noice of an old door continuously opening n closing I was so scared of it that I tried moving myself. I did move myself n as soon as I felt my hands again that noise stopped. Note that we got no old door n when we open the doors there comes no noise. So it was inside my head and the quality was perfect!! Like u listen to a high quality music with headphones. U get to live the music. Anyway I guess that was the start of my sleep paralysis? Bcz I moved my hands n the sound stopped.

May 08, 2016
Whispers NEW
by: Anonymous

I heard what seemed to be myself, my alter ego, whispering to me. Then again it might have just been a hallucination.

May 17, 2016
for an hour. NEW
by: Lynix

I usually got to sleep and occasionally have sleep paralysis. Well this time was way different i fell asleep and i was fully aware of my dream and i attempted to wake up. Well when i woke up i saw a girl standing in my closet and i tried to get up ,but was not able to ended up getting dragged back into sleep. It was weird i kept getting pulled into sleep. It rattled my brain like a vibration it felt weird but in a good way. This woman ended taking me into a grocery store. She was making me chase her. i ended up trying to wake up again and she stopped. that happened for at least an hour. it honestly felt like a week.

May 22, 2016
Scream? NEW
by: Anonymous

I woke up at 12am. I tried to sleep again and i couldn't. But i tried again until 2:30am (that was long). And then i fell asleep. While sleeping i felt like my body was burning. Then i woke up i cobblestone move (sleep paralysis) and i heard a screams of many people. It felt like scream of dead (like in movies). Sleepparalysis ALWAYS happens to me but this is the 1st time i heard a voice. but iwasn't sure if it was a scream

May 26, 2016
A solution NEW
by: Anonymous

I always pray when I experience sleep paralysis that terrifies me. I don't know if they're demonic or not but when I feel afraid all I do is say a prayer or think of a prayer in my mind and I always break paralysis and wake up. Now if you are not religious or don't have faith I do not know what else you could try. I would suggest to find faith in order to find peace in your sleep.

May 29, 2016
The voices speak english NEW
by: Anonymous

One of the reasons I firmly believe the voices are hallucinations is because they speak English in my dialect.

I haven't heard the demon voice in quite some time. During a recent episode I saw a mosaic of pictures which appeared to be taken during various points in my life.

This was followed by a lucid dream where I was floating through a mansion. I was fully aware I was dreaming and was amazed at the details; it was like I was actually there. I floated up to the roof where I saw a cloaked figure facing away from me. When it turned around it was death. All I saw was the skull. It said to me "you will be pushed off a cliff at Yellowstone". I know one national park I'm not going to.

Jun 06, 2016
Hellish scream NEW
by: Anonymous

I've experienced sleep paralysis several times, somettimes recurring. It started around when I was 17, and I don't have it as often. For me, it usually begins with a pressure building in my head. Things become more vivid, and pressure intensifies. This night I decided not to fight it. And all these voices tried talking to me at once before they were interupted by a hellish scream, like a banchees scream, which woke me up instantly. I usually don't have ones so terrifying, the last one that was like it, a Giant black dog, like pitch black that absorbs light, stared down at me, and it was terrifying. I think there is meaning in these ones, but I'm not sure what?

Jun 08, 2016
Unusual sleep paralysis NEW
by: Caitlin

Sleep paralysis is an occurring thing for me. It usually happens during an afternoon nap whilst I'm laying on my back. I dont have any scary connection with the dream I just become paralysed and then I have to figure out a way to unparalyse myself by wiggling my toes and fingers. Although I did just experience a strange one where I wasnt completely paralysed my body felt like a stiff spring and I could slowly move but anyway I never hear any sounds except this time I heard a wasp and my mind is very aware during these so I knew I instantly needed to get up just incase there is a wasp inside but then it began to sound like the wasp was flying around frantically so I was like oh great the dog is chasing it so I panicked a bit because I still couldn't move and when I thought my eyes were open because everything looked the same it would still be a dream even when I thought I had gotten up it was a dream (I'm guessing thats the start of a lucid dream). So the wasp noise sounded more like a swarm of wasps and then I felt like something dark was trying to take over so I battled that and eventually won and woke up and realised the animals were no longer on my bed which is very unusual to shortly jump back on my bed after. And I also woke up to find things open that werent open before and the washing machine coming up with an error and im unable to get clothes out of it. It all seems quite strange to me, maybe a coincidence? Who knows

Jun 19, 2016
Help! NEW
by: Amy

I'm so relieved to hear that I am not the only one suffering from sleep paralysis. I have had my own friends telling me to go to a psychiatrist and I felt extremely stupid for even telling them!

If you're readin this, please do not make fun of my experience because I've been through this and this experience has impacted my life in a very negative way.

My experience started off with a loud shout, sometimes a man's voice or a woman's voice calling my name. Every time that happens, I get up! Then things got worse, I've recently had horrible episodes back to back. This experience is just one instance - I remember first hearing the door shut, thats when I was awake, I hear sounds, footsteps and I knew I was in deep shit. I tried moving my fingers and toes, it didn't help. While I was looking up towards the ceiling helplessly I saw a black thing move so fast to my bathroom next to my bed, I knew it was hiding. I closed my eyes and felt it coming close to me. I could even hear it breathing. It laid next to me and the worst shit was, it never spoke to me but it speaks to me in my mind. I can hear what it says. I then realised there were four entities with me, not one and they said in my mind, that the wanted to play with me and not be afraid. I can hear them whispering but I didn't understand a word they were saying. It sounded like some foreign language. The other two watched, and the other two started touching me and they raped me. They took turns!! It was a very disgusting feeling coz everything felt so real! I hate these entities as they have taken a piece of me! I hope there's a remedy to these occurrences. I guess we just need to have a stronger faith!

If anyone can give some advise to make it stop, I'd be very grateful.


Jun 20, 2016
Help! NEW
by: Amy

I'm so relieved to hear that I am not the only one suffering from sleep paralysis. I have had my own friends telling me to go to a psychiatrist and I felt extremely stupid for even telling them!

If you're readin this, please do not make fun of my experience because I've been through this and this experience have impacted my life in a very negative way.

My experience started off with a loud shout, sometimes a man's voice or a woman's voice calling my name. Every time that happens, I get up! Then things got worse, I've recently had horrible episodes back to back. This experience is just one instance - I remember first hearing the door shut, thats when I was awake, I hear sounds, footsteps and I knew I was in deep shit. I tried moving my fingers and toes, it didn't help. While I was looking up towards the ceiling helplessly I saw a black thing move so fast to my bathroom next to my bed, I knew it was hiding. I closed my eyes and felt it coming close to me. I could even hear it breathing. It laid next to me and the worst shit was, it never spoke to me but it speaks to me in my mind. I can hear what it says. I then realised there were four entities with me, not one and they said in my mind, that the wanted to play with me and not be afraid. I can hear them whispering but I didn't understand a word they were saying. It sounded like some foreign language. The other two watched, and the other two started touching me and they raped me. They took turns!! It was a very disgusting feeling coz everything felt so real! I hate these entities as they have taken a piece of me! I hope there's a remedy to these occurrences. I guess we just need to have a stronger faith!

If anyone can give some advise to make it stop, I'd be very grateful.


Jun 20, 2016
A mans voice NEW
by: Anonymous

This is not my first time experiencing sleep paralysis. I have had many experiences from when I was younger until now. Tonight has been the worst of all of them though. I was trying to sleep. I felt like I was starting to have a dream, but suddenly I felt something start gradually weighing down on me. I was laying on my side and chills came all over my body. Once this happened a deep voice which sounded like a man just kept saying la la la la in my ear getting louder and louder. As it got louder I felt my bed move slightly coming from behind me as if something or someone was leaning or sitting down behind me. My bed also made a noise as it does when I move, but i couldnt move so I know it wasnt me. I felt as though I was awake. I want to believe I was because the touch woke me up out of a very light sleep. In the past I have seen the cover move off of one side of my body and I have woke up and seen a dark figure at the foot of my bed. I've also had my bedroom door open on its own when everyone was asleep. I just want to know if I am dreaming or being haunted by a ghost. This is the worst incident I've had with this and its making me think maybe this isnt just my mind playing tricks on me. What should I do?

Jun 20, 2016
Confusion NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night I had this for the first time and it was terrifying. I was awake and asleep..I could hear someone crawling on the floor in my room and people talking, I could feel my head leaning against my bedside table too. I quite literally could not move when I tried to and could not speak. My tongue felt swollen in my mouth.I remember trying to wake up properly to stop the nightmare I was in and yet also knowing I was in bed, the nightmare was on a repeating loop? I eventually did move slowly and tried to record my thoughts which were incoherent today when I listened to the playback.

Jun 20, 2016
Buzzing NEW
by: Anonymous

I had my first experience with sleep paralysis about 10 minutes ago. I was waking up and realized I couldn't move, I started struggling, but decided against it because I didn't want to strain anything just in case. I started hearing this buzzing sound kind of like white noise and talking was being muffled by it. After a while I manged to to move my toes and thumbs for some reason and then I could move again.

Jun 22, 2016
Static NEW
by: Anonymous

I've experienced sleep peralisis way more than everyone I know, but only 2 of my sp dreams were creepy to me I'll share. After looking through the comments everyone's sp experiences are about the same but I haven't seen a single one relatable to mine.

1. After waking up one day sleeping in my moms room (when I was like 7 or so) I realized I couldn't move I was terrified because that was my first so experience, after looking through the open door for 30 seconds a giant praying mantis peeks through the door and sits there. After a bit I see my brother peek his head out from behind the mantis (that was my real brother not one made from my dream) my brother walks up to me and starts pushing on me. I try to scream but all that comes are are gurgles, my brother says what I can't hear you? Then says I know your awake your eyes are open. He finally woke me up and I told him all about it but he didn't believe me until I showed told him to look up sleep peralisis

2. By far the scariest one I've had when I was 13 I woke up then quickly realized I was experiencing sp at this point I've actually started liking sp because it was so interesting so I decided to sit through it, but very quickly I realized I made a mistake, I see white eyes looking through my door at me, and I realized I did not want to see this so I sneezed my eyes to wake up but it didn't work. it always worked before, I didn't understand. Then I see something that looks like static shaped like a man climb on my roof and stop right above me. Then I spun it's head around and stared at me. Then I started hearing the static noises from a tv getting louder then going silent. After about 15 minutes of that it jumped at me and I woke up.

Jun 23, 2016
430am up again NEW
by: Anonymous

It happened again😪....I just come home from the guy and it was around 8:45 and I did everything I do every night before I go to sleep and it was very hot and I decided to open my window and I told myself before I go to sleep close the window stupid me I forgot and I ended up falling asleep and I woke up and I completely was frozen I couldn't talk I couldn't move and it felt like someone was sitting on my chest I couldn't breathe at once and I was trying to see what was on me but I couldn't see anything all I seen was a tall man come through my bed room window he was tall and I can't see his face I call him the shadow man cause it was like he was standing in the shadows he had a long trench coat on and a hat he was dressed like kinda back in the days like a mobster I was scared it was Like I could hear him saying stuff as he would stand there and watch me I eventually woke up sweating like crazy and outta breath

Jun 27, 2016
Laughter from the Void NEW
by: Ichirou Takashima

21st of June 2016, 1:54 a.m.
I'm currently living alone at the house and didn't realize I would end up being a victim in one of these playful creatures. I was sleeping lying on the side, my eyes suddenly opened, feeling suddenly cold, I tried to turn over to the other side, but my body was unexpectedly feeling heavy. I want to move but alas, I was unable to and only my eyes can move.
I tried looking sideways, I got caught a glimpse of a long haired skinny pale figure wearing a black dress standing beside my back. I got the feeling that it was staring down at me, grinning. I forced my body to move to see what is it.
Seeing that I can move a little, I realized that the figure was a bit flustered. I still tried to move the second time, but the worst thing just happened, my whole body was completely paralyzed this time. The figure lied down next to me and my body felt like it was lying down on ice.
With the clock in front of me, my body going under cold sweat, I realized I was paralyzed for the whole 15 minutes, 2:10 a.m. The figure itself started laughing and closing in on me. I felt its hand creeping from my back, then to my throat. It reached to the point of strangling me, I want to scream for help but I'm rendered motionless, unable to speak.
Seeing the situation, the figure slowly moved its hand to into my mouth, forcing my out open. Slowly after, I can still hear its laughter and feel that its hand is slowly entering inside my throat, apart from me wanting to scream, all I can do is let out a "hah.!? hah.. haah...", choking and with tears started flowing out my eyes, I tried looking down, I can only saw the arm, meaning that the hand is already inside my body! With how things going badly, my body feeling the weight and pressure of being suffocated and the feeling of unexplained situation, I decided to give up. I fainted after that situation.
2:35 a.m., I regained my consciousness, my body was drenched in sweat, my throat completely dry and my eyes completely hurt, looking at the surroundings, the mounted clock in front of me fell down to my desk, my family picture was tilted downwards. I wanted to stand but my body was completely drained out of strength, I decided to sit, only to saw my slippers that was suppose to be next to my bed, dragged near the door filled with hair strands (Do note, I am living alone, right now).
Freaked out under the creepy realization, that this is much bigger than I thought, seeing that I had no choice... I forced my sleep again and wait for my alarm clock to wake me up.
As of right now, I still am not feeling my usual self. I feel like something happened after I fainted, I just don't know what it is, should I be even concerned?
All in all, I would really want to tell that my mind is under severe confusion right now as I usually don't believe this stuff that much as I take things logically under valid reasoning, until I seen it myself (To see is to believe). That being said, I have experienced it within the said date and the creature is almost similar to the attached photo, the only difference is that I can clearly see the figure and not just a shadow. This situation has rendered my completely damn speechless, unable to explain the situation itself nor tell it to anyone.
Curious, freaked out and having severe goosebumps, taking this to a positive way, I could just say that this one is one hell of a thrilling experience where I wish, I wouldn't want to happen again!

Jun 28, 2016
Many times NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had two episodes recently. The first I was laying in bed facing a wall with my back to the rest of my room. I woke up, couldn't open my eyes, talk or move and I hear something rustling the sheet behind me. Then I feel something pressing down on the bed. Like a person was leaning over me to whisper in my ear. Then I heard whispers that I couldn't understand. I began to recite the Lord's Prayer and slowly after saying it several times I was able to jerk my body awake. The most recent episode, I was dreaming of a shadowy figure hanging from a wall, and I heard whispers that this shadowy figure eats human flesh. After a few moments it lunged at me, then I awoke in sleep paralysis. And I kept hearing something whispering my name. And then it said "It's your turn".

Jun 29, 2016
He was at my window NEW
by: Anonymous

It happened two nights ago, this isn't anything new. I always see this man but this time it was different, he wasn't in my room this time, he was outside my window. And since I can always feel the sleep paralysis coming I tell my self that "it's not real. I'm okay, no ones there" I say. So I said this over and over in my head and I tried so hard to move even if it was my fingers. I glanced around and no one was in my room, okay great I thought. But as soon as I glanced at the window there he was, knocking. And this knocking started off as light and short but then I saw him gesturing to open the window. His empty eyes glowing and hands shaking. Tears ran down my cheeks because honestly I scare easily. You'd think I'd be used to this but I'm not. I need help..

Jul 06, 2016
say it NEW
by: Anonymous

it was my 12th birthday and i had gone out to the mall with my grandma and we went to the food court to eat. I was just letting my eyes roam around and i saw this guy who looked like he was part of a motorcycle gang and on the back of his shirt it said "say you love satan." I thought it was weird and i completely forgot about it later. That night, i had a dream that i was floating above myself, looking down at myself sleeping in bed. Then suddenly that image of the shirt that guy was wearing came into my mind and like my dream self slammed into my real self and i opened my eyes, but my body couldn't move, and i could CLEARLY hear a voice, and it was such an icy voice, whispering from the doorway "say it, say it, say it" and at first it was slow and dragged out every letter, and i remember i was so scared and i kept saying "no" in my head, and i was trying so hard to move my fingers, and tears were starting to swell in my eyes, and it got harder to breathe. Every time i refused, it would get louder and start saying "say it" faster until it was chanting it, and i guess my body started to work again because i managed to say "no" out loud and i said it like 5 more times and then the voice disappeared. I was able to sit up and i wondered if i was dreaming or not. Luckily, this happened around 5 during the summer so i could see the light outside and i just stayed up and read my book and the birds outside calmed me down. It still gives me goosebumps thinking about that experience.

Jul 06, 2016
Voices NEW
by: Anonymous

So I've had sleep paralysis several times, but this was the scariest thing. I was probably 15 or 16, and I KNOW I was not dreaming. Generally in sleep paralysis, you wake up and can't move, speak, or anything. Well, there was that, but there were voices too. The strange thing was that it wasn't English, it was in a language that I didn't recognize. I took a couple of years of Latin in high school and it sounded similar to that, but I could never say for sure. The bed sank down beside me, like someone crawled in. Everything in me wanted to scream, but of course I couldn't. Eventually, I was able to move and I sprinted to the living room. I stayed up the rest of the night watching television with all of the lights on.

Jul 08, 2016
Screams NEW
by: Hi

Just now i woke up from a nightmare and sleep paralysis. As I was in paralysis, I heard screams coming form my bedside table. It was quite disconcerting.

Jul 11, 2016
Hearing strange voices during sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

A couple of nights ago i had sleep paralysis and this one was very different from all my other experiences i could hear my mums voice screaming at my brother like he was getting into trouble but the longer she screamed for the louder it got. and sometimes when i get sleep paralysis it feels like someone is pulling me off my bed but it feels like my bed is never-ending when this happened.

could someone please help me out here thanks. i am only (14) yo nd have been experiencing sleep paralysis all my life so far

Jul 12, 2016
sleep paralysis NEW
by: imserious

years before this happend me once in that time while i cant move for while i heard a song like halaluya before i wake up i saw a priest with wings and he said youre ready then i fall down and flew before i hit the ground and felt wings growing in my back it was really lucid. while paralysing i screamed but no sign of my voice and i said "i don't want it and someone plz help me" in my mind after this body started moving i was really scared and shoked and jumped off my bed turned on the light and run into my parents room i want to know if it was sign of these years suffering i suffered a lot my parents started to beat veryhard and kick me out when theyre mad nowhere to go(manytime) almost committed suicide manytime i tried to but knew that myself that im coward this the story of my sleep paralysis

Jul 20, 2016
We'll then NEW
by: Anonymous

We'll I've been having these sense I was about 16 I am not 19 and it 5:23 and I went into my sp and I felt it coming on so as I thought if I moved I would lock up and in fact I did and I started to hear voices in my head but it sounded like my own like myself was trying to tell me something important I just couldn't figure what? But I read some other comments to see if it matched up and I did eat a lot earlier (meat) and I'm still kinda full also my body was in this L shape so maybe I do need to let me blood run thinks for understanding folks are no help

Jul 22, 2016
dark room hearing laughter NEW
by: Anonymous

It was about 4am when I had finally gone to sleep I had this dream of watching a video and this girl with huge ass eyes creeping aside someone it didn't scare me but as soon as her eyes got closer to the camera all the sudden I start hearing this ringing and while that's happening I can't move or try to scream because my whole body felt as if it was paralyzed after that I thought I had woken up but I didn't and the image came back and went back into that state and then I hear a guy laughing and that's when I woke up

Jul 26, 2016
Hissing and burning NEW
by: Anonymous

Had a nightmare that had to do with my room and spiders again, but at the end of my dream I said something like "I'll just ask the Devil" and I 'woke'. Everything was dark but I was very aware, and there was a really loud hissing / fiery burning sound in my left ear. After that I properly woke up from my nap,and now my back feels a bit weird... :c

Jul 28, 2016
Man in suit NEW
by: Kmb

When I was young about 12 or 13 years old I experienced my first and only sleep paralysis. At the time I had no idea what sleep paralysis was so my experience was really frightening. I was staying over my best friends house and was asleep on his couch.I woke in the morning and his father was in the dining room on his laptop.I tried falling back asleep, and right when I was going to fall asleep I head a voice in my right ear in a creepy deep whisper say "eric, eric, eric". Right when I heard the voice my arms flew on top of my chest and it felt like someone was sitting on my chest and I couldn't move. I opened my eyes and saw a hairless man in a black suit starring at me. When I say hairless I mean no head hair, no eye brow hair, no beard/ mustache. I tried to scream but the nothing came out. The only thing I could move was my eyes. I closed my eyes hoping that the man would go away. When I opened them again he was even closer to me. At this point he looked different than a human but similar to one at the same time. He still hadn't said one word and there was no facial expressions on his face just a blank stare. For some odd reason I kept staring at him and I thought for sure I was going to die (I still had no clue what was going on). From one moment to another he blinked and his eyes turned completely black. I pretty much shit myself and closed my eyes. I felt my heart beating extremely fast and I tried to calm myself down because I thought I was going to have a heart attack. I laid there with my eyes closed for what seemed like an eternity. I finally opened my eyes again and his eyes and he was on my chest face to face with me. I was scared shitless but was relieved that his eyes were back to normal. I decided to close my eyes again because there was nothing else I could do. I was fighting my hardest to try and move and still no luck. I opened my eyes again and this time he was at the door way that lead into the kitchen. He was still staring at me, He said some crazy thing in a weird language and the only thing I remember is the word "terrus". His grin then turned into a smile and he walked out the room. 5-10 mins after that I was able to move again. Scared out of my mind I ran into the dinning room and asked my frinds dad if he saw anthing. He said he didn't see anything. I told him what happened and he honestly looked at my like I was nutts. Creepiest and most disturbing part about my experience is that later on that day we found out that my friends fathers sister was married to a guy names eric. He died at 10:43 in the morning. A couple of minutes before that whole thing happened to me. Mind you that I never met the eric or had any connection to him. Everytime I thing about that morning I still get creepedone out. Because of the experience I only sleep on my side since most people who experience sleep paralysis sleep on their back like I was that day on the couch

Aug 12, 2016
I'm being honest NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm not sure but it's so weird and confusing sometimes I open my eyes I see things while hearing indescribable mumbling or words. Just right now it got so close to a point where I was breathing hard and shaking someone was laying next to me on my bed my dogs weren't in my room I was alone something was telling me to help them it was a girl she was touching my back she then laughed and said "he'll probably cry" then disappeared. Normally I hear something evil laugh and I pray in my head but nothing happens a couple nights ago I got home exhausted from work I knocked out and woke up to something trying to get in my mouth and I was fighting back but I was paralyzed i saw it crawling up my bed it was like idk it was glowing white but it wasn't good it was a man and I heard laughing and something else was telling me something while the man thing was fighting to get in me I felt it I felt it all idk but inside of me like my soul idk but I was terrified idk if this is normal or is it just me or what is happening but I'm scared to sleep

Aug 15, 2016
Sleep paralysis frequently with voices NEW
by: Anonymous

Sleep pAralysis

There is not a feeling of a weight pressing down on me - as I have read in most articles about this kind of episode. I am usually having a dream. I go through some stages (1,2,3). In stage one I am 100% in the dream whether it be good or bad. I can recall bad dreams in this process as well as just ... Odd. In stage 2 I am half way between sleep and waking. I am suddenly aware that I am asleep but I can't be completely aware because there is this lack of reality in sleep paralysis during this stage. While the dreamer may be aware that they are asleep, they are unable to realize that this is just another sleep paralysis. At the same time, I am aware that this is sleep paralysis. It seems difficult to understand. The emphasis of attention lies in getting out of the paralysis. It is sheer panic. You cannot breathe. And while you are somewhat aware of what is happening, it does not ever provide comfort as to how to make it stop.
During stage two I become aware of my options:
I always AlWAYS during sleep paralysis face the option of letting it happen or getting out. I have, up to this point chosen to get out even though I have almost let it take over a few times. My curiosity lies in what would happen if I just trusted it. Once I began to let it happen while trying to sit up in the bed. I was able to see the entity at that point - he was a harmless old man - just looking closely at me.
It is difficult to explain how one can accept it while attempting to sit up instead of resisting it. I can only explain that I have accepted it as an introduction to an OBE. Hence the reason that it is so uncomfortable - separation from the body. However, I wonder if I will be brave enough to go further as this is truly in some connection to our spirit realm.
Stage 1: I wake up. Like an explosion. It is an overwhelming effort to scream and breathe and move and kick and do anything to alert my partner to my distress. If I am ever woken it is because I am screaming out
Another thing:
I often - almost every time - hear voices during paralysis. One of the first times this happened it came with hallucinations. I am able to stay In Paralysis while I listen to these voices but again - it is a choice. The longer I stay, the more prolonged the distress. However, I have become aware of these episodes to the point that I am curious as to what they have to say. I always hear voices.

Aug 15, 2016
The 3 stages of sleep paralysis NEW
by: Chelsea

Sleep pAralysis

There is not a feeling of a weight pressing down on me - as I have read in most articles about this kind of episode. I am usually having a dream. I go through some stages (1,2,3). In stage one I am 100% in the dream whether it be good or bad. I can recall bad dreams in this process as well as just ... Odd. In stage 2 I am half way between sleep and waking. I am suddenly aware that I am asleep but I can't be completely aware because there is this lack of reality in sleep paralysis during this stage. While the dreamer may be aware that they are asleep, they are unable to realize that this is just another sleep paralysis. At the same time, I am aware that this is sleep paralysis. It seems difficult to understand. The emphasis of attention lies in getting out of the paralysis. It is sheer panic. You cannot breathe. And while you are somewhat aware of what is happening, it does not ever provide comfort as to how to make it stop.
During stage two I become aware of my options:
I always AlWAYS during sleep paralysis face the option of letting it happen or getting out. I have, up to this point chosen to get out even though I have almost let it take over a few times. My curiosity lies in what would happen if I just trusted it. Once I began to let it happen while trying to sit up in the bed. I was able to see the entity at that point - he was a harmless old man - just looking closely at me.
It is difficult to explain how one can accept it while attempting to sit up instead of resisting it. I can only explain that I have accepted it as an introduction to an OBE. Hence the reason that it is so uncomfortable - separation from the body. However, I wonder if I will be brave enough to go further as this is truly in some connection to our spirit realm.
Stage 1: I wake up. Like an explosion. It is an overwhelming effort to scream and breathe and move and kick and do anything to alert my partner to my distress. If I am ever woken it is because I am screaming out loudz
Another thing:
I often - almost every time - hear voices during paralysis. One of the first times this happened it came with hallucinations. I am able to stay In Paralysis while I listen to these voices but again - it is a choice. The longer I stay, the more prolonged the distress. However, I have become aware of these episodes to the point that I am curious as to what they have to say. I always hear voices.

Aug 17, 2016
Couldn't Sleep NEW
by: Anonymous

So i was sleeping and I'm not to sure if it was a dream or not but i was being held down and i felt like something heavy was on me. I couldn't move or scream or do anything. I was scared after a while more pressure kept getting put on i felt like something was staring at me with this really evil look and couple seconds later it starts growling. I couldn't move so i told myself move many times and a soon as i moved the pressure was gone but my leg felt really numb. I couldn't sleep after this happening. Because i wasn't to sure if it was a dream or it really happen. So i was scared to go back to sleep.

Aug 18, 2016
SAT ON! NEW
by: Anonymous

it happen the night I slept over at my best friend house because she was alone and there apartment is mostly pitch black at night which is frightening. We slept in the living room. It was almost 2:00am in the morning already. My friend was already sleeping while I couldn't. I decided to watch some YouTube stuff and doze off. In the next hour my best friend and I woke up hearing random loud pounding at her door and other people apartment door. She decided to open the door instead of looking at the peek-hole. She asked "Is anyone there?" no response. I quickly told her to close the door because no one there and i no know one is up this late knocking at people door at this time. So we went back to sleep and i started to feel a hand going up my neck chocking the life out of me. It felt like i was stuck in coffin box. I couldn't move more then 3-4 inches lifting my hands and feet. I started to growl a little and my friend woke up and said "are you okay" and I woke up screaming. I couldn't sleep the next 30 mins. I had to move in close to my friend so I can get comfort. I stayed in one position for so long because i was so terrified of getting sat on. Later on that night after my accident. I heard knocking again. This time it was just me hearing this pounding knocking at the door. Ignored it and tried to fall to sleep and nothing happen that night. I would wake up every hours.

Aug 22, 2016
Horrifying yet Exilerating! NEW
by: Anonymous

One early morning I woke up, couldn't move, and I thought my little sister was calling to me. I tried to tell her that I couldn't move but all I could get out of my mouth was an inaudible murmur. I couldn't open my eyes either. So finally, when my paralysis loosened it's clutch, I opened my eyes and saw no one was there. And that wasn't just one time. Multiple times it had happened. Sometimes like three times in one night! What a horrifying, yet exilerating, experience!

Aug 22, 2016
Horrifying yet Exilerating! (Part II) NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi, I'm back again to tell you about a theory I used to have before I read this article. One night, I had this really creepy dream about a woman getting a shot after an anxiety attack. Weird, right? As soon as the shot pierced her skin, darkness washed over me. I struggled to get my eyes open. After just a few seconds, they managed to open. I was in my bed, lying there, just as most of you have before you realize you are paralyzed. My muscles we frozen, locked in place. I struggled to keep my eyes open. It was like something was trying to drag me back to a dream. Finally, I could no longer fight what was dragging me in. I dreamt once more. This happens two more times. Waking up paralyzed, and fighting what drags me back into dreams. When dawn arrived, I rose from my bed. I began to think about what had just happened to me during this midnight horror. At last, a theory came to me! Here it is: There is another dimension of which creates and controls you in your dreams. I call it, Dimension D.(D standing for dreams;) This dimension was what pulled me into more paralyzing dreams. No matter how hard I fought it, I could not resist it's strength. But this, however is not true. I am one of science, I relish in the facts and the theories that make up our world. So I thought making a theory about this interesting qwerk. No matter the truth, still think this theory could be slightly valid. Scientists are still discovering new dimensions every day. Go science life! Thanks so much for reading!

Aug 22, 2016
Horrifying yet Exilerating! (Part III) NEW
by: Anonymous

I am one that reads lots of books, likes Broadway and opera, and watches good movies. I can tell most of you what is haunting you. Okay, here we go:

Warrior Cat series- The Dark Forest is visiting you in your dreams

The Phantom of the Opera- You are being stalked by the Phantom.

Divergent- the Dauntless are shooting you with those sleep-inducing bullets.

The Fault in Our Stars- your girlfriend is a ticking time bomb that's about to die.

The Hunger Games- Traps and animals come at you every hour.

Avengers- Loki is knocking on your door with a new weapon.

SpongeBob- Patrick calls you all night long.

Well, for now I can't think of anymore, but if you can please comment! Hope this helps in a humorous way!

Aug 29, 2016
Just yesterday NEW
by: Repeat SP offender

My most recent one last night. Had a late night and went to use my bathroom. It has an automatic light. I watched some youtube videos until the light turned off. A couple minutes later it turned on by itself, the door was closed but I could see the light from the bottom. I shook it off to be a fault, fly, or mice and closed my eyes at around 3am. I had the window open for a little moonlight. Shortly after I awoken to find the room completely dark with no moonlight. I instantly knew that I was in another SP episode. I've had dozens before this one, and I knew to try and wiggle my toes. But I kept drifting off to a dream state where I thought I was wiggling them but was actual not. I was pretty calm, knowing that it aas just another episode. Things started gettig a bit scary when I started to hear loud machine noises and chains dragging across the floor. I wasnt scared to death, but was still slitely frighten. Ive had worst SP experiences before. The noises only happened once for 10 secs. i layed there still paralyzed for I do not how long in the complete darkness or my room. I then hear a voice, female voice, whisper in my left ear. It was either how can i help you, or how do you want me to help. It dis not sound evil but it was still a voice. i tried to open my eyes and wiggle my hands and toes once again. My eyes were open, i could see the moonlight, i knew i was awake. But i was still paralyzed and my eyes barely opened. My fingers kept wiggling and wiggling to keep myself awake. I tried pushing out words but always became short of breath. All i could get out were moans. I continue for however long and went back to sleep. I awoke later, unparalyzed. I can see yhe moonlight in my room again, but to double check that it is reality i grab my phone and start browsing youtube. I turnes on my room lamp and left it on for the night until the sun finally came up at 7am. Tonight i didnot even sleep till 6am, and i had my lamp on the whole time. I only slept for 4 hours. I cant go two days in a row with SP. one day i feel like i might talk back to the voices or face them, but that might be the day when they whatever they are either become real, or just a fignation of my imagination. But i dont know if i want to take that risk yet.

Sep 03, 2016
demons NEW
by: sarah

I have had this since I was 14. I had a lot during my teens...I get a few a year now in my mid 30s..I don't believe in god whatsoever, but it's always demons. Sometimes they are nice and give me a massage, but mostly they talk shit in my ear. Majority of the time they just make noises. Last night one was behind my head snarling at me. I could hear it, feel it breathing on the back of my head. I actually woke up and thought it was my dog. Sometimes I try to yell and I'm shaking and gurgling, but in reality I'm not moving at all. Idk why it's always demons. It's so annoying and lame. A lot of times I'm elevating up or off my bed. I can always break it at anytime if I become aware...just shake my head and I'll wake up. May not work on everyone, but works every time for me

Sep 09, 2016
A weird one NEW
by: Anonymous

So I've had sleep paralysis a few times before, about a week ago i had another episode different from the rest. I fell asleep on my couch and i remember hearing my front door open and close. I open my eyes and can only make out the clothed legs walking towards me on the couch. I then realize i was unable to move or speak. Whatever it was sat next to me on the couch and said, "We need tools to fix your car." I figured that this had to be my sister cause no one else would walk in and talk about that. Meanwhile im trying to get some words out and all i can say is "Help." It then proceeds to get up and walks over to my tv stand and looks through it. At this moment i noticed it is not my sister, she was too short, looked more like a child than anything. She was dressed in black pants and a black shirt and had black matted hair, and I could not see her face from the way she was facing. She asked me, "What has happened to you Andre?" while she was rummaging through my stuff. I then closed my eyes, opened them and it was all normal, i could move, i could speak and whomever was gone. The feeling of fear was not present this time. Definitely something i will remember forever.

Sep 10, 2016
Cloaked figure NEW
by: Anonymous

A couple of years ago I experienced SP. I remember it very vividly but I can't remember anything else about the day. I came home from work and fell asleep. I have no idea how long I was asleep but I remember laying on my back and seeing a large figure beside me in a gray cloak. No face shown or anything. I just remember laying there not being able to move and looking at this figure. I felt a sense of fear but mostly I was trying to wake up and move. All of a sudden I heard a loud noise coming from the kitchen. It was the sound of pots and pans crashing onto the floor.. As if they were hanging from the ceiling. That's what startled me and I was able to get up. As I got up I couldn't tell if the noise was real or not. I got up and walked into the kitchen and of course there were no pots or pans on the floor. It was so surreal. To this day, that experience is burned into my memory and I can still hear the noise and see the figure. I haven't had a SP experience since.

Sep 16, 2016
Counting and a crowd of voices NEW
by: Alexis s.

Sleep paralysis is a common thing for me lately, it happens to me mostly when I'm alone in the morning time and I try to go back to sleep. Yesterday morning I fell into three times total. I always try to keep my eyes closed, to avoid any visuals even though I know they're not real. When I fell into sleep paralysis the first and last time, I heard the usual buzzing and I wiggle my toes and tongue to get out of it. The second time I heard the usual buzzing but I heard an unfamiliar mans voice over the buzzing and he was counting "1, 2, 3, 4, 5.." And then from what I remember I snapped out of it. It was creepy at the time now I'm interested. I've been really interested in astral projection lately and have been wanting to do it but I've been to chicken and I wonder if maybe he was helping me or it's just my head?? Idk?? Lol but the second time was this morning and I knew it was coming and this time I heard many voices at once and it was so loud and was annoyed and creeped out.

Sep 20, 2016
U can defeat it NEW
by: Anonymous

Well i have to say that i found a way to control sleep paralysis, i had my last one 4 hours ago, it always starts by loud noises in my head, so i reached a level were i can directly know and say to my self "this is sleep paralysis" so i focus on my pulling my head off the pillow, whatever i try with my hands and legs its uaeless, so focus on the head, now i always succeed to wake up before reaching the level of seeing the room and strange creatures

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