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Recent Paranormal Experiences

After My Sister Passed by Suzy2

My sister passed about 25 years ago. She was 35 and had breast cancer. The last 5 days or so of her life, she started speaking to my grandmother who had passed about 10 years earlier. This was my dad's mom. I will say, she was heavily medicated and said some very strange things but the consistent th...

What Made Us Believe In The Paranormal by maddzentertainment

Give you a little back story. I'm a disabled veteran and was recently diagnosed with diabetes and had to start exercising. I had watched a lot of YouTube and decided since I'm having to walk a lot how about filming it since I'm walking. My problem was what was it we were going to upload? We are r...

Haunted Attic And Possession? by Socracy5

This happened in the year 2013 when I had completed my bachelor's degree and was in search of a job. I thought the better job opportunities are when to step out of your boundaries and try your luck in a new place so I went to Delhi with a couple of my friends. We were not planning a vacay there ...

Great Grandma Came Back One Last Time by snavej

This incident took place before I was born, in the mid 20th Century. I heard about it from my father back in the 1980s. When he was a little boy, my father lived in the small village of Llanfrechfa. This was in the county of Gwent, which is in the south east of Wales. That principality is part of th...

The Spirits Of Cold Harbor by Wil1974

Virginia is full of history, especially that of the civil war. One of the most bloody called Cold Harbor. Located in Mechanicsville, Cold Harbor Battlefield is where "one of American history's bloodiest, most lopsided battles" occurred. It was a part of Union General Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Camp...

Clothes Pegs by edenchan

My maternal grandmother had a habit of collecting clothes pegs. At age 78, my grandmother was still sharp and spry. I remember that whenever she folded newly-washed laundry, she used to like gathering the clothes pegs and shaping them into a mound in the middle of the bed where the errand was usu...

The Goddess Of The Inn by Socracy5

Hey guys, it's been a while since I have been active on this website. Well, I had been going through so many ups and downs in life, rushing back and forth managing my professional as well as personal life which never really left me with much time to invest on myself. I don't intend to run around in ...

Spooked While Pregnant by Tiffglace

My spouse and I just moved into our new space and I found out I was already more then a couple weeks pregnant. I ignored my spouse when he said he was encountering any paranormal activity in the place because I actually thought he was making the stuff up. He said he was feeling a presence and would ...

The Prankster Gets Pranked by Kezza011

This story happened in the late 80s when I was around the age of 16, I am now in my mid 40s. Around 6 of us girls were having a sleepover at our friend Monique's house. Just a side note as its important to the story, Monique's family were Dutch and all spoke Dutch fluently. She lived in the mid...

The Daycare's Guardian Ghost by Sterben24

I'd like to start off as saying I've always thought the paranormal, and ghosts were tv and hollywood made up nonsense. I work part-time at a local daycare ran by a family friend while taking night classes. For the family friend's privacy I won't say the name of the daycare. The first day I sta...

Spiritual Copying Of A Sibling by SweetNova

When I was 16. I recently started living with my mom in this apartment complex in Phoenix. I was sleeping on the couch and woke up to a cat cry. My mom's door was open and I could see from the room where I was sleeping. My mom's ex boyfriend, Marcus had accidentally stepped on the our cat Sandy's ta...

Our Strange House by DanielG

In my first post I briefly mentioned how my family has a history of weird happenings. When I was younger these were all confined to my father's side of the family. I don't see him anymore but both me and my mother are still close to his mother, my grandmother. Grandma would have frequently kept m...

Katie My Dear With The Bow Come Home by i-have-a-crush-on-firestar

This story is about my beloved cat, Katie, she was a darling, she wore an velvet pink bow collar, and an pink velvet harness with an bell, (no I did NOT walk her, I just put it on her when she went outside, just in case she got lost and her collar fell off, so people knew she had an lovely home) I h...

The Battle To Come by CPTBlood

I like day trips, just getting in my mustang and driving. This weekend in December 2018 I decided I'm going to the Hofbrauhaus German Restaurant in Cleveland and since I'm going I might as well explore the local legend of the Rockefeller gravesite. In Lakewood Cemetery, Rockefeller is buried with ...

Red Eyes! by ledoux69

I'd like to say, that I am pretty disturbed about my subject and since the internet has come about, I have been looking for some kind of answer to explain what I saw and to this day no one seems to have an answer! I see that some people (very few) have seen almost exactly what I saw but, that is whe...

B1 Floor - Parking Lot by ATARAH

It was my 3rd year in college, I am living in province and need to travel to city where my school was for about 1 or 2 hours due to traffic. I always join in extracurricular activities in my university and I was a member of different organizations. When the day came that we need to prepare a lot ...

A Shriek Of A Woman In The Woods by Rajine

Greetings to all readers I am happy to say that after I had gotten a slap on my leg, nothing else has been happening at home. Things seemed to have calmed down for now. The next story I am about to relate happened to my mother just after she had gotten married some 35 odd years back, the topic o...

So The Rumors Were True by en_chuu

This is yet another story from my childhood. Sorry in advance for the length! My sister and I used to go to a small Chinese private school in Malabon before moving to Canada. It is a very long rectangular building with a mezzanine where the science labs, school clinic and library are located. The...

My Grandma's Ghost by ghostsarecool

Hey everyone! Just like a lot of you, I've been reading stories on here for a while, but I eventually decided to write my own story because I think it's very interesting and very sweet. This happened Christmas Eve 2017. Ever since I was a little kid, I've been sleeping out in the living room on Ch...

The Figure by Keajen017

Back in April 2011, me and my then partner moved into a flat with our 10 month old son, now the flat we moved to used to be a house which the upstairs was converted to, so there was a staircase leading up to flat and it was open, so a huge landing and then multiple rooms coming off of it as you woul...

Update On My Hauntings by Alliedragoncat

I've now experienced sleep paralysis more... I have also communicated with one of the spirits I saw during one of those states. He is the large, black mannequin. He is pitch black, with only white eyes showing. He's tall. Tall enough to reach the doorframe of my closet, where he usually stays. He...

Demonic Entity Outside My Window by SylverioSanchez

In 2004 on October 31st I witnessed a very disturbing image that still haunts me even today now that I am 25 years old. I was 9 years of age at the time and on that day I spent the entire time at home with the whole family watching movies and eating chocolate candy. We never really celebrated Hallow...

Hide Wherever You Can by DKMajumder

This is my second story on this website. This incident happened with one of my cousins, say "B" many years ago. Her father had a transferable job and after shifting to our town, they were having to stay in the office quarters. Adjoining the office quarters, there was an abandoned mansion. It belon...

Demon? by lmb6262

20 years ago I bought a house in St. Paul near Mounds Park. I went to bless my house with sage and my whole body started to jitter to the point I had to stop, everything was fine in the upper levels then the blessing in the basement was just nothing I have ever experienced. I'd have kept going, but ...

The Stones by sophiethunder

I have always collected stones to make pendants. Most of the ones I collect are expensive, but good quality. Recently, an Ebay seller, who was selling stones, messaged me. She told me that she knew my craft and that she had a few stones that she no longer wanted. They were going really cheap, so mu...

Anyone Experienced Leg Grabbing/pulling? by Taratwin999

Was visiting Japan, from Canada, July 2018. Meditating, laying down in a hotel room. I felt a very strong grab and tugging of my lower legs which quickly escalated up my thighs to my hips. I startled out of my meditation and sat up quickly to find nobody there. It felt like a strong person mauling m...

The Events That Started It All by easyforcheez

Keep in mind this is just the story that started most of the paranormal experiences that My friend and I have experienced. This is far from all of what has happened, but this is where it gets scary for us. So, this story starts back in 2015. Before then I have had a few paranormal experiences, so...

Going To The Cemetery by Dana64

Today, Feb.8, 2020 at approximately 1:45pm my husband and I were heading to the Cemetery to visit my youngest sister who passed away at age 38. Today made two years and we were meeting my family to visit her. Weird things have been happening, like my husband's toothbrush being thrown twice in the ...

Childhood Entities by Welcome2myfreakyfreakshow

I've had paranormal type experiences as far back as I can remember. As a baby until about 7 years old I lived in/right beside an old haunted house. The house was built sometime in the 1800s. Me, my mom, my dad and my brother lived in the house for a few of those 7 years and the remaining time we liv...

Whispers I Can't Explain by VeronicaMarie

There may be a logical explanation for this... Like my laptop simply picking up on some other electronic device's frequency somewhere... But right now I am stumped. Two nights ago I was on the laptop, wasting time watching a youtube video, and it ended, and I paused the screen so as to stop ano...

The Night I Saw The Shadow Man by andraelayne

When I was just a little kid, my older sister and I would always stay over at my grandparents house. At that time, I was only 5 and she was 7. I had another sister but she was too young to sleepover. Anyway, whenever we slept over, we had to share a room and the bed. The room that we stayed in was o...

Grandparents House: Little Girl In The Garden by Nmal

This story dates to my younger days and occurred in my grandparents' house, located in Mathura, UP. My grandfather bought this old British mess/building in the cantonment area and my mother and her siblings (uncle and aunts) have grown up in the house. There have been multiple incidences of sighting...

Black Mass And Mimic by Solveig

Not so long ago, I lived with my boyfriend, B. The house was built in the early 80's and to my knowledge, had none of the typical events that would cause paranormal activities. I have recently moved from the home in which these events took place and am no longer experiencing this. It was however, ve...

Wraith Demon Stalker by JLeggans12131

Last year around April or May I had walked to a local gas station in my town of St Joseph, Missouri on a street not too far from my small street. I was walking one Sunday night forgetting that the gas station was closed at 10:00 PM. The thing is that I had smelled the foul odor of fire and smoke and...

3 Year Old Woken Up by Emilya11

On Saturday 1st February 2020 around 7:00am Josie woke up. Her dad was already awake but was pretending to be asleep to see if she would go back down. Josie quietly said "dad, daddy, oi daddy, dad" he turned over "yes what's the matter". Josie "Daddy come here and have a look". Partner "You haven't ...

Evps In My Apartment by MissWhite

I've always had a connection to the other side since I was a child. Can see, hear, feel Spirits. I lost a great deal of family and friends since I was 19 including my mom. I knew about evp, but never officially tried it. Well about a year ago I tried it. I get all these voices. Men, women, really do...

Ghost Auntie by en_chuu

My story takes place in our family's first home in Caloocan when I was around 3 years old. It involves our townhouse resident white lady, and is actually a fairly wholesome haunting. Both my mom and my aunt remember this story. I'll rewind back to when my parents were newly weds and had just mov...

My Tv Remote Vanished And Then Reappeared by lilpeachyghost

This happened years ago and I still can't explain it to this a day. It just doesn't make any logical sense. I was sat on my bed watching rubbish tv with the remote next to me up the top end of my bed somewhat near the pillows. I mean, who watches tv with the remote all the way down the bottom of...

Those Eyes Sent Fear Coursing Through My Veins by LonerGirl

This is my first story on this website, so sorry if it's bad. Also, I don't remember everything from that night. I only vividly remember the important things from that night. This happened when I was 5 or 6, and I am 14 now. This is about my brother and I. This is a true story by the way. I also apo...

It Comes At Night by Haven

For as long as I can remember, I have been bothered by something at night time. Nothing sexual, just my bed moving, my sheets pulled off, my hair being touched, breathing and hearing whispering next to me. I even got hit with a water bottle cap once as I was trying to sleep. It stops for a while and...

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