The past year has been hell, I'm not sure if my experiences may be from stress, so I'm posting here to see if anyone can explain what exactly it is.
We moved back in with my moms ex abusive husband, due to money issues and the fact he welcomed us in until we could find a house. We though he changed, but if possible got about ten times worse. There's been nothing but him yelling, threatening, etc.
While mom and him were fighting, I sat in my room and cried. This lasted for about an hour until I felt something cold grab my shoulder. It stayed there for a few moments, and felt... Comforting, some how.
Back in December, my dog had a litter of 9 puppies. My favorite, Oreo, when inside and around my door he would stand there, ears perked up and staring with wide eyes, sometimes his gaze would dart around the room before he would whine then run out. He always felt tense when he would come in here.
Then in May, 8 of them got poisoned then passed around my birthday. I sat outside in their kennel shortly after they died and heard a puppy barking, then something would nuzzle my arm before disappearing.
Almost always you would hear constant barking, all over the yard like they would when they'd dig their way out until we took down both of the dog runs they would be in.
Yesterday I was sitting at my computer with my leg propped up against the desk while I watched the TV, something grabbed my ankle. And it was extremely hot, it left some burns but when I screamed for my mom, the burns disappeared. As soon as she left the room, I heard something whispering but it stopped when I yelled for her again.
Nothing else happened that night until I laid down.
I kept seeing shadows move around, growling noises from my closet, and it was freezing. Usually it was warm.
Ever since then I felt like I was being watched, and can't go anywhere dark without breaking down.
Does anyone know what it is? If it's just my mind, stress, or possibly an actual experience? I'm grateful for any sort of help. Thank you.