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Black Free Stander Shadow At Foot Of Bed


I'll provide as much detail as I can, but my girlfriend's house has been haunted for a few years. Such things have happened like a child or small person running up the stairs, doors slamming, things getting thrown about at night. The sounds of a dog walking beside the bed, as in we can hear it's claws brush the ground when it walks. Her dad, who is a taxi driver, has also said something like a shadow that had a really bad smell that would sit in the back of his taxi. And my girlfriend has even been hit once by the ghost in the back of the head.

Once she was hit by the ghost, her mum phoned a priest or someone along those lines and they came with holy water and blessed each room one by one. After each room was finished, the family said the house had a lighter presence and nothing like this happened for while. This all happened before I met her. And when she told me the stories I got creeped out a bit as I myself believe that there are some things that just can't be explained and I have had encounters myself.

But more to the point, after all this was told to me and nothing happened whist I stayed with her and her family, it drifted to the back of my mind but then one night I wasn't sleeping but I wasn't fully awake. I can't describe it properly. It was weird but I opened my eyes and I wasn't in my girlfriend's room. I was somewhere like a studio flat -- a big open space with all my family sitting about a table and a baby on a white woolly rug. No idea who the baby was but the shadow stood right next me and said, "DO AS I F***ING TELL YOU!" And it also told me that my dad's sister had died. I know from my dad she is a very, very heavy drinker and has been for years.

Once I heard it give me commands in a threatening manner, I tried to wake myself up. I knew I wasn't actually there, but I could read and talk and everything I was doing felt too real to be a dream. I can remember every detail of the place and I had never been there before. The shadow was about 6-7 feet tall and slim it was quite a bold figure and it wasn't a solid figure almost like a thicker smoke constancy.

After this the noises of a small animal came back. Me and my girlfriend's mother have heard them. And more recent was last night when we went to bed. I was lying awake but my girlfriend was dozing, nearly asleep. I must have been talking to her about 2 minutes before it happened and all I felt was two of her fingers squeezing and pinching me. After the fifth or sixth pinch, I started to shake her and she opened her eyes. I could tell by the way she looked at me something wasn't right, and what comes next is exactly as she told me. "There was a tall man standing at the foot of the bed just staring. Then after a few seconds another shadow come crouching over the bed towards me and I started screaming your name. You were lying right next me and I KNOW I was not dreaming. I could think about what was going on and take everything in and in no other dream have I done that, so it wasn't a dream."

Whether or not this is a type of rare dream or what I have no idea, but any feedback would be great on what this is.

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The following comments are submitted by users of this site and are not official positions by yourghoststories.com. Please read our guidelines and the previous posts before posting. The author, AndyPandyTellEmGhosts, has the following expectation about your feedback: I will read the comments and participate in the discussion.

sds (14 stories) (1434 posts)
8 years ago (2013-01-17)
Rook and Redwolf, I wanted to comment about this story and I am quite skeptical about it. But kept away from it as I do not want any brickbats thrown at me for whatever I wanted to express. However, in any event I find it hard to believe the narrative. And Ouija Board thing, which was given in his post, which I think is an after-thought and hard to believe. I don't really give credence to devil and lived aspects too. As Rook said let us wait for some more responses before coming to further conclusions.

Regards and respects to you.

rookdygin (24 stories) (4458 posts)
8 years ago (2013-01-17)

I hope our leg is not being 'pulled'.

I mean the O/P has not even told us what the question presented was... For all we know from the answer given...


The question could have been...

Harry Potter was the boy that did what?

Like I stated before, it takes a great LEAP of either nerves or poetic license to make it to the fact that the word 'lived' received during a session with a 'Talking Board' was really meant to mean 'Devil'.

I'll stay out here by the Fence until the O/P provides some more information.


RedWolf (31 stories) (1292 posts)
8 years ago (2013-01-17)
It seems like more and more "stories" are more fiction than reality?
Also people mostly newbies are writing more than one story and getting both published? They are mostly young adults or teenagers trying to get silly stories (not all stories are silly but a lot are) that don't have any substance to prove they are ghost stories.
By the way Andy Dog spelled backwards is God.
rookdygin (24 stories) (4458 posts)
8 years ago (2013-01-17)

Lived is Devil spelled backwards? Oh No! We must run away from the Demon Board that spells words backwards! 😉

Natasha is Ah Satan spelled backwards do you hold this against people with the name Natasha?

I commented originally to help calm you down and offer some advice that could help determine what actually may be happening in the home... IF ANYTHING... And your update consists of Ouija Boards writing possible Mirror Words? What even put it into your mind that the Board was using 'reverse words' the night they used it?

Please, if this is a true experience, DO NOT let your imagination run away with you and I truly hope you are being honest with us and not testing a story/movie plot line here on YGS.


AndyPandyTellEmGhosts (1 stories) (1 posts)
8 years ago (2013-01-17)
I have some more information to share that has just come to light, I've found out that both my girlfriend and her mum have played the ouija board, and what's more frightening is the part when the board spelt out "lived" which is "devil" backwards really starting to freak out in this house and also on the same night my girlfriend had that dream her mother and youngest sister had similar dreams
rookdygin (24 stories) (4458 posts)
8 years ago (2013-01-16)

Blessings, Cleansing's and Shield Castings are not 'Permanent' things and must be re-preformed on a regular basis. If the 'type' of activity (by the living) in the home that created an environment a particular spirit/entity thrived in was not changed then they will have to be preformed more often.

It's hard to tell from the information you have provide if this was more than just dreams... If you told your girlfriend about your dream, she could have had a dream (nightmare) that had the same 'being' in it.

Keep a Journal... Write down all the details surrounding each experience. The more information the easier it will become to figure out just what may be happening to you and in her house.

Thanks for sharing and please keep us updated.



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