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Is Something Trying To Keep Us From Being Together?

 

I tried to research this subject as I am somewhat confused as to what is actually happening in my life right now in regard to my new boyfriend. Since we met two months ago, there are very strange things happening in my home which has been witnessed by my 18 year old daughter and her boyfriend. It is important to note that he lives a couple of hours away from me and has never been to my home. However, each time I hear from him by phone or text, strange things begin to happen.

The first thing that happened was that me and my daughter heard very loud banging noises coming from our upstairs when no one was in the house but me and my daughter.

The second occurrence was that when "James" tried to call me after that first failed attempt, he heard something on my end of the cell phone that he said sounded like deep breathing and growling. I didn't hear that, but heard only static on my end.

It's been that way for the past six weeks or so and I feel as though someone or something is trying to keep us from being together. I know this probably sounds absurd, but after last night's occurrences, I have no other alternative but to believe that something paranormal is happening.

Last night, my daughter was in her bedroom trying to go to sleep and I was sitting on my front porch waiting to hear from "James." At the precise second that he sent me a text, my Jeep's headlights came on and stayed on until I put my cell phone down. I was completely shocked and wasn't sure that I saw what I actually saw so I tried to dismiss it and then he actually called me and the Jeep's headlights starting flashing on and off which totally alarmed me! It was not a coincidence I'm sure. I didn't talk to him because I was too scared with what was happening to my vehicle in the dark driveway. At this same time, my daughter who was in the house in her bedroom received a very strange message on her cell phone and it wasn't a text message either. In fact, she wasn't sure how the message appeared on her screen of her phone and she had never seen anything like that on her cell phone before. She wasn't sure what or how the words came on her screen, but all she saw was "call Mom" and then she said it disappeared. She immediately called me and I was still on the front porch trying to figure out what was happening. My daughter was so freaked out that she called her boyfriend to come and pick her up and she left with him at 1:00 this morning to stay at his house. She was terrified.

What are we dealing with here?

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PBnJilly (11 posts)
 
3 months ago (2017-08-02)
Hey Mel. I'm also from WV and have been reading over the stories from here. I know this is several years old now, but I'm very curious as to what happened! Hoping you'll see this or get a notification of it and respond.
gelflingfay (1 stories) (52 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-26)
Hey Mel I just read your most recent experience in the comments and I am going to have to drop some of my previous speculation. Even if it was protecting you it has definatly gone to far now. This is not good! Get some help. Have people over with you to keep you company and open all of the windows and doors. Unplug all of your electrical things. Clean the house theroly! Rooks cleanse is sounding really great right now! Lay your ground rules! And get it clean. Push that thing or things out of your house. It has definatly over stepped its bounds! Don't sell unless you absolutely have too! Try everything before you call it quits! Get your house cleansed and blessed! Chris was there for a heafty expereince and see if your daughter and her boyfriend could come over too. You need a support system. Clean it out! ❤
gelflingfay (1 stories) (52 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-26)
Has anything happened in your home prior to dating this guy or has all been quiet? It is possible that it is over stepping its bounds, but it is also possible that it is trying to protect you. Think about it. I mean there are several scinarios that could be here. It is attached to him and takes it out on you when he calls you. It is attached to you and is either jelious or protecting you. These things should be taken into account if they have not been already. Lay ground rules. And tell it that if it is trying to protect you from someone it finds a danger then it need to give you a better and more understandable sign. If it is jelious it need to take a step back and get the h*ll over it or it can leave. Whatever is going on you need clarification. And you need it to ease up. Lay ground rules. And if you haven't asked your boyfriend yet then ask him if he believes in this kind of thing, if yes, start talking about your experiences. You will figure it out. Try to get an impression when it acts up and see if you can feelout why it is behaving the way it is. Tune in.
JoBee (2 stories) (15 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-21)
I'm with DeviousAngel on this one. Stand your ground and tell it to leave. I don't know the techniques, I'd probably see if I could find someone local to help, or anyone on here with their advice.
For me the question is should you do it alone or with someone? At first it only seemed to bother you when you were with someone else, or trying to talk to someone else. However, coming home to the mess means it's beyond just you having someone significant in your life.
Good luck! Stay strong, you can do this! Your house, your life!
DeviousAngel (11 stories) (1910 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-21)
Mel, take a deep breath and try to relax. It sounds like this entity has overstepped its bounds in a big way and I think you should seriously consider getting rid of it. You CAN do that. I would not suggest allowing this thing to chase you out of your own home because if it is attached to you, it will follow you regardless of where you move, and that is just too much undue stress. I do not know if you are religious or not, but if you look up the user Rookdygin, he has a tried-and-true home cleansing method that works regardless of your spiritual preferences even if it sounds a little silly or hokey. It really does help. If you are religious, you can consider having a priest or pastor come in to cleanse/bless your home. You can also try talking out loud to this entity and simply telling it that you appreciated the warning about James, but that enough is enough, and it needs to stop what it is doing.

I am confident that you can do this. Just trust in yourself, believe in yourself, and be very firm in your conviction. You will be fine.
Mel143 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-20)
I'm seriously considering moving out of this house! Just got home and found all of the kitchen cupboards opened and my faucets running full blast in both my upstairs and downstairs bathrooms. My daughter hasn't been back to my house and lives with her boyfriend so no one lives here but me! I locked up the house this morning and came back to all of this! I'm seriously shaking right now. Just called my friend and asked if I could stay with her because I'm not comfortable here anymore. This is waaay too much for me to deal with, especially alone.
DeviousAngel (11 stories) (1910 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-10-20)
Mel, I would say leave it alone for now and see what the investigation team finds. Hopefully you can get a better idea from them what you are looking at. It is possible that this entity may just be worried about you since your last experience with James.
Mel143 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-20)
I'm still waiting to hear from anyone about my latest post (below). Any help or insight would be so much appreciated! I have contacted a local paranormal group who is interested in visiting my home to investigate. Should I do that or try to communicate with this entity on my own?
Mel143 (1 stories) (5 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-10-18)
I just had to find this web site again and update all of you about what has been happening since I first posted about "James" nearly two months ago. I haven't heard from James anymore and I'm glad to be rid of him as I now feel as though there was something dark and mysterious about him that could have possibly brought harm to me. I have been dating another man, Chris, that my friend introduced me to and we've been getting along great. He even came over to my house and watched a movie with me last night (first time he's been to my house because I'm frankly a little leery about having people over because of the strange occurrences in September). We were watching the movie and eating popcorn when all of a sudden, we both heard a very loud bang (sounded like a firework). We both immediately looked at one another and ran to the foyer and opened the front door, but saw nothing. We both shrugged it off and went back to watching the movie. I had worked a long day yesterday so I apparently drifted off on the sofa before the movie as over and Chris was shaking me to wake me up and he looked terrified. He said that while I was sleeping, the big screen tv started to go berserk and the movie went off and it went to the TV and started changing channels while the remote was sitting on the coffee table. He then said that he looked over to see if I was awake and he swears he saw a dark figure leaning over the sofa close to my face as if it was watching me sleep, but then it disappeared. The TV then turned off (on it's own) and he swears that he felt something like fingers grabbing his legs (massaging his calves) and he heard people talking, but couldn't make out what they were saying. He woke me up and told me about what he saw and heard and he told me that I need to move! He is a true skeptic, so for him to be rattled, I believe him! I guess whatever this non-physical entity is, it's attached to me. Now I just need to find out who or what it is and deal with it.
TruthInDarkness (4 stories) (259 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-26)
I'm with the others. I think something/someone was trying to warn you. I'm assuming James is an alias. Thus, I don't know what his nationality, heritage, and/or religion might be. However, he might have been planning to take you to Afghanistan with him. If so, you're lucky that you cut out when you did. Once there, he could have made it very difficult for you to leave.
ngute80 (220 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-09-22)
Camswidow-
I'm sooo very sorry to hear that! I'm also very sorry for your son. Its a terrible tragedy what happened. In due time hopefully he can understand his daddy died a hero. I'm always here for you if you need. Dgute78 [at] aol.com
camswidow (1 stories) (15 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-09-20)
ngute80-
in all honesty, no the whole coping thing is NOT working, seeing as I live 2 1/2 hours away from FT.Bragg. I get a lot of unwelcome/unwanted visitors. And thank you, but it was not my lose, it was our sons lose. He does not have a father now.

Ashley
ngute80 (220 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-09-19)
Camswidow-
I'm so very sorry about your loss. My husband has been in Iraq 4 times when we were on Ft.Bragg. We lost a lot of very close friends, and their families suffered greatly. I hope you are finding a way to cope. Again I am sorry.
Nancy
camswidow (1 stories) (15 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-09-19)
hello, I can explaine the afgahn thing. Seeing as my husband was KIA in afgahn on january 29 2011. They take in hired people to do different things over there on the camps and base's. I can not go into detail on that, for the fact if someone see's this it can put others in danger. But I can always find out if he really went:D
Aprilsnanny35 (3 stories) (35 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-15)
mel143: I hope you are not too upset by what has happened but I feel a great sense of relief for you. Whether it be your guardian angel or just the universe providing, I think you may have just avoided a bad situation by listening to the very clear signs.
Wishing you and your daughter well. 😊
looney85 (3 stories) (187 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-14)
Mel, Thanks for the update!
He's leaving out of the country but he's not in the military, and when he try to come visit he got attacked! Wow! Whatever this is whether is on his end or yours is not going to let this happen, I'm sorry to say but maybe is for the best.
Hope you and your daughter are doing well.

Respectfully, Looney
Mel143 (1 stories) (5 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-14)
Addendum...my Jeep doesn't have the remote ignition as it's way too old for that.
Mel143 (1 stories) (5 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-14)
Thanks so much everyone for your thoughtful and helpful comments! I appreciate all of you and wanted to give you an update on "James." To answer your questions, actually we met at a coffee shop in Charleston were I live and he was working at the time. We exchanged numbers and began talking on Facebook, but never saw one another again. After I submitted my story to this web site, I stopped all communication with James and conducted a background check which didn't reveal anything out of the ordinary. In any event, I didn't feel comfortable talking to him and as a result of me stopping all communication, there have been no unusual events or occurrences. It is important to note that James has been consistent in his attempts to reach me. He sent me a message on FB last Tuesday which said that he was planning to come to my town to shop, but was attacked by a swarm of yellow jackets and had to go to the ER instead. Coincidence, I think not. I just can't figure out what/who wants to keep us apart. My parents are both still living and my ex husband is still alive and well. James' last message to me was four days ago when he left me a voicemail message on my cell phone telling me that he's leaving for Afghanistan (he's not in the military). This just keeps getting stranger.
maz1029 (5 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-09)
I believe you have a spirit, now whether it s good or not is a different story. I have had things like that happen around our place. My friend beside me has had things like that happen to her. We have had issues like that with our phones too. We do have things around here, we have had a can that levitated and it flew at our heads in our woods. I definately suggest a cleansing of your house, it works cause I ve done it to 4 houses, mine included. As you do it, invite positivity in and ask the negativity to leave. Whatever the reason is if it s good then it won t leave and you will get warnings still but if it s bad then it hates cleansings, you will know, trust me!
Moongrim (2 stories) (871 posts)
+2
6 years ago (2011-09-08)
From your description, I'd say an electronics technician/old flame who is jealous of your new beau. Would be too far for me to assume that your Jeep has a remote key activation system?
looney85 (3 stories) (187 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-08)
Mel, I strongly believe this is a warning... And if is trying to contact your daughter somehow I don't think is something evil. Please keep us posted if anything else happens but in the mean time I advised you to try to look into finding out more about your boyfriend.

Respectfully, Looney
MissyM (2 stories) (152 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-08)
Rook,

That is so interesting.

I have been suggesting your home cleansing/shielding to people that I thought may need it if something actually paranormal was happening to them or if only to make them feel better if it wasn't paranormal. (If their convinced its paranormal then at least in their minds they have done something about it and it will go away)

I have to confess for not actually doing this in my own home.
My son still see's "things" but they don't seem to be threatening and I'm still on the fence weather there is "anything" at all... Lol I'm a little/allot agnostic about a lot of things and was skeptic to use your home cleansing/shielding because if it was just my son's imagination then I'm being crazy. But if its not well... The entities in our home aren't hurting anyone or scare him so why make them go away?...? (He still see's/hears the man knock on the door and not only in the basement anymore and there is a little boy that likes to talk to him at night. Sometimes they are together according to my son. Also he has seen my mothers cat who has pass. I caught him shooing nothing off his lap and telling the air to get down (lol) and when asked what was wrong he told me that Percy (the dead cat) keeps jumping on his lap. We were in the car just leaving my mothers)
Your comment here just shed some new light on this procedure where it's not for banishing good /all entities but for shielding negative energies/entities away. 😁
I'm going home tonight and trying it.
I will keep you posted on what my son says or if any of my friends can't locate my house anymore...lol
rookdygin (24 stories) (4325 posts)
+1
6 years ago (2011-09-08)
Mel143,

It seems the general consensuses is that a 'spirit' is trying to warn you... Or at the very least distract you from 'James'.

Trying an EVP session may help you figure out just what/why they may be doing so.

A background check on 'James' is perhaps a wise step as well.

From the sound of things whatever is doing this is NOT malevolent or negative in nature and if you do 'use' that technique of mine as suggested by MissyM you may not notice a difference in your home... However if 'James' finds it even harder to contact you, or if you do invite him over and he can not, or has trouble finding your home it may be that his 'intentions' are not the best...

I say that because once 'in place' the Shield does keep negative energies/entities away. This includes people with negative thoughts/intentions. This may or may not be something directed at you and your Family, but if they have something negative happening in their lives they will find it hard to find your home... Even if they have been there before. Your Friends may say things like...'I can't believe I missed the turn' or 'I just drove right past your home and had to turn around I don't know what I was thinking...' So please don't be surprised if that happens if you use it.

I use this technique and people find our home to be a 'refuge'...a place to go and feel relaxed... Yes I understand that my Family and I are part of that, but they say they feel more relaxed just walking in the door...

Please keep us updated.

Respectfully,

Rook
otteer (8 stories) (398 posts)
 
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
My hair stood up on my neck reading this and my breathing quickened. I agree with the others, something intelligent is trying to keep you apart! The fact that your new boyfriend of two months living just a couple of hours away hasnt been to your home I find odd. I really, really think you should do a back ground check on him and quickly. 35. 00 dollars or so is a small price to pay for peace of mind. And also, I agree. Try and communicate with said spirit, tape recorder, cell phone,paper, anything.

P.s. Are your parent alive? Your ex husband?

Best wishes and be safe. ❤
Aprilsnanny35 (3 stories) (35 posts)
+2
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
Hi Mel143! I agree with most of the posts here. There is no doubt in my mind anyway that you are getting a warning which seems specifically directed at "James". I agree with stephyw2001 that you get some time to yourself and try to get some answers directly from the source. Do you have any close family or friends that have passed that may be looking out for you? Seems to me like that is what is happening here.
Wishing you well.
geetha50 (15 stories) (986 posts)
+2
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
There are lots of great points here and nothing that I wouldn't suggest. But on a side note... Your daughter left you alone in your house to go sleep over at her boyfriend's house...that's crazy... You should have gone with her.
stephyw2001 (guest)
+10
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
Wow. Obviously something is going through great lenghts to warn you!

You can take these warnings 1 of 2 ways:
1. This is a bad spirit that doesn't want you happy.
2. This is a good spirit, like family, that wants to warn you of a psycho.

I try to keep my glass half full, so I like to think its a nice spirit warning you. Perhaps do a little research on James.

Also, if it were me (granted, I'm nuts) I'd ask! The spirits started it, so go with it! Since they seem keen to texting, I'd lay out my phone, and offer and paper and pencil. Then I'd say something like "OK! I get it with the Jeep and the banging! Can you tell me WHY I shouldn't talk to James?" Perhaps they'll be so kind as to oblige your curiosity. 😊 It's worth a shot!
MissyM (2 stories) (152 posts)
+3
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
It could be a entity that is warning/protecting you about/from the new boyfriend and warning him to stay away.

"he heard something on my end of the cell phone that he said sounded like deep breathing and growling." (<- this to me sounds like what an animal would do when warning something to back off or else)
Also, "She wasn't sure what or how the words came on her screen, but all she saw was "call Mom" and then she said it disappeared." (<-sounds like something trying to alert her your in trouble or get her to tie up the phone so that "James" can't reach you.)

Or you may you have a jealous entity that doesn't want to share you in which cause you could do rooks recipe for a Home Cleansing/Shielding... See below...

(allow for two or 3 days to complete)

Day one: Open all curtains window and doors with screens installed, let fresh air and sunshine into the home. Have all closets, cabinets and other 'dark spaces' open so that as much natural light as possible can enter those spaces. After 2-3 hours take a broom and 'sweep' out each room (this is symbolic and you do not have to really sweep) focus your thoughts on sweeping (pushing) out all negative energies / entities /thoughts. Close home up after completing each room of your home... Please do not forget your garage if you have one. (Optional) Light incense (sandalwood or Dragons-blood works well for me) and let aroma fill the home, and/or play a tape that contains your favorite Church songs before you begin sweeping.

Day two (or three): Once again open all curtains, windows and doors. Take a White candle (Optional) to the center most point of the home, sit on the floor and place candle in front of you. Light the candle (visualize a white ball of light) and then focus on the flame... Visualize the flame (white light) filled with positive thoughts, energy. (Say a prayer at this time if you so desire... Ask for cleansing positive energy to fill the candles flame/white light). Hold this 'image' in your mind and then visualize the flame (light) slowly expanding outward, visualize it filling the room your in, every corner and 'dark space'. Continue to visualize it expanding...it's outer edges pushing away (burning away) any and all negative energies/entities out and away from each room in your home. Once you have visualized this flame (light) filling your entire home, picture it expanding to your property lines. Hold this image in your mind for a few moments then visualize 'anchoring' this flame (light) where you are sitting which is the center most point of your home. Once you have done this. Take a deep breath, relax a few moments and then blow out the candle. (If you didn't use a candle just let yourself relax a moment or two.) "

Now you can create a shield for yourself using the 'home shield' technique but instead of focusing on your home visualize the 'flame' simply surrounding you instead of your home... Best time to do this is after a nice shower using a rosemary scented soap (rosemary is good for purification and protection.)

Hope the above helps 😁

MM
DeviousAngel (11 stories) (1910 posts)
+4
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
I am with Pjod here... It really sounds to me like somtehing is trying to warn you about your boyfriend. It could be nothing, but it could be something. I would err on the side of caution if I were you, and take some time to get to know this guy before you get too involved with him. There may be more than meets the eye.

I know this is probably a bit sad, but with the world we live in today, one of the first places I think people should check when dating someone new is the Family Watchdog site which maps sexual predators. Since you know his name and what state he lives in, you can look him up and find out if he has a criminal history of sexual-related crimes. That much at least is free. Any other background information you might have to pay for, or have connections to get a hold of.

What could it hurt? Better to know than not know and be blindsided.
BlueTurtle (3 stories) (176 posts)
+3
6 years ago (2011-09-07)
I'm no expert, so forgive me, but it almost sounds like some sort of spirit that influences electrical actvity. It's hard to imagine, but it's possible that there is a spirit attached to your boyfriend (I'm sure they can follow people around) that manifests through electrical energy. This is only a speculated guess, though. Perhaps you could ask your boyfriend more about his history or if he's experienced anything like this before he met you. Was there anyone in his life who might have passed away that he was close to? Answers to questions like this may help. Otherwise, a little research and perhaps some professional help could resolve this issue. If you feel strongly about 'James' and are committed to a relationship with him, I'd find out as much information as you can about this. If it's influencing your daughter too, then that gives you all the more reason to seek a way to get rid of this entity. Hope things get better soon.

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