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The Dark Haired Man


I was born in a suburb of just north of Los Angeles to Mexican immigrant parents who were/are staunch Roman Catholics and view anything paranormal as being a work of Satan. The house I grew up in was old; I think built in the 40's. I remember many strange things happening there, but I didn't know at the time what it was I was seeing. When I told my mom about my experiences, she told me Satan was appearing to me because I had been bad. (Yeah, thanks Mom, for comforting me like that). So whenever I did see anything, I got very, very scared, wondering what I did to make Satan appear to me.

One of my most memorable experiences was when I was 5 or 6. I was sitting on the floor playing with some toys when I saw a dark-haired young man wearing a yellow shirt and grey pants walk through our living room wall. I can still see him like it was yesterday. He had greased-back hair in a "ducktail" style. Reflecting on it much later, his clothes were cut like they were in the 50's - high waist, thin belt and darts on the shirt. Later on in my life I saw this man a few more times, once when I was riding in a car with my then-husband and some of his friends. They didn't see him, only I did. The last time was when I was in my late 20's.

I've been told it's my spirit guide, but who knows? I was never scared when I saw him, just curious and wondering why he appeared only to me.

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scrapmetalkitten (306 posts)
12 years ago (2010-12-13)
Oh my gosh, I wouldn't tell a small child you did something bad so Satan is trying to mess with you! What the heck? A spirit guide would be an interesting thing, if that's what it was. I'm not sure myself, but if it felt non-threatening than I wouldn't worry about it. I have seen a few of the same spirits over the years, like what you describe. My grandfather passed away last year and I have seen him in many vivid dreams and while awake about 10 different times. I think he is my protector:) Maybe the spirit you saw could possibly be a passed on relative (even one you have never met in life), or a spirit guide/guardian angel. ❤
chat234 (4 stories) (16 posts)
12 years ago (2010-12-10)
As along as your comfortable with the spirit around it should be alright. Just recently I have a little ghost girl around my house she did scare me once but all in all she no harm
Sporky (1 stories) (17 posts)
12 years ago (2010-12-09)
Hi ZiShu, I did see orbs in that house at times. But only there; when I saw him in other places later on in life, they weren't around. Thanks for responding. 😊
ZiShu (281 posts)
12 years ago (2010-12-09)
Just wondering, can you see orbs? I don't think he is your spirit guide. Could be someone who is attracted to you and have been following you around.

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