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I have lived in my flat for nearly 3 years now and for just less than I would say a year I have witnessed several occurrences that have no logical explanations.

I first noticed a different atmosphere in my home after my long-term boyfriend and I had split up and I became very depressed. I had a strange feeling that I was being watched when sleeping and showering and just felt very unnerved, but I played it off to being properly alone for the first time in years and thought nothing much of it.

After about 6 months my ex and I ended up spending time with each other again and he had been at mine and we were drinking all night. I decided to let him stay the night but before we went to sleep, he went back home to get a sandwich (he lives over the road). I turned all the lights off and got into bed and waited for him to get back.

I remember it being terribly windy and my flat door was shaking with the wind. I live in a loft flat so the stairs leading to the door are right next to my room. All of a sudden I felt like someone was inside but didn't hear anything, so I was listening quietly when I heard really slow quiet footsteps creeping up my stairs so I called out my boyfriend's name when complete silence fell, no wind, nothing. I got up and no one was there.

Another occurrence was the worst and most frightening I have witnessed and I was with a friend so I know I'm not crazy. My friend was staying the night so we were snuggled on the sofa talking and all day I was freaked out, seeing things in the corner of my eye and I felt like I was being lightly touched. I was talking to my friend about seeing a medium when we heard something drop from my side onto the kitchen floor. We both jumped and froze for a while but just shook it off, but deep down we were both on edge. Eventually I got up and said let me see what dropped. I took one step towards my kitchen and my ash tray crashed to the floor with a terrifying noise! My friend and I screamed at the top of our lungs and I ran back to the sofa in a state of panic. I couldn't physically move I was that scared.

For some reason I was transfixed on my cat, and for good reason. I was watching him when suddenly he looked up at something, then down towards his feet where my headband was when it lifted up for about half a second and then dropped to the floor. That was the final straw and we both got up an ran out of the flat quick as we could. As we were leaving I felt I could hear a low groaning sound behind us and when I locked the door it was as if someone was stomping around in my flat.

After this I thought it was over but in the last couple of weeks a couple of little things have happened. I put a glass of water next to my bed and went to the bathroom. My bed is next to the bathroom door. When I was in the loo I heard a noise as if the glass had been lifted and put down again, and I wasn't wrong. The glass had been moved from the middle of the table to the edge, there was even a wet patch where I had just placed it.

Also a few days ago I was stood at my window and opened the blind when the stick you use to change the blind direction started swinging from side to side as if someone had just tapped it, definitely not wind!

Sorry for such a long story but I had to fit it all in. Has anyone else witnessed things like this? Is this entity trying to contact me? Is it good or evil? Please help me. I tried speaking to my boyfriend about all this but he is the worst person to discuss it with. He believes me I think but doesn't like to mention it. Also, nothing EVER happens when he is in the flat with me.

Thanks for reading.

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The following comments are submitted by users of this site and are not official positions by Please read our guidelines and the previous posts before posting. The author, Quinny, has the following expectation about your feedback: I will participate in the discussion and I need help with what I have experienced.

Pragya (5 stories) (68 posts)
8 years ago (2014-07-13)
Quinny that's really nice to hear. STay strong and positive...:)
samtillie (5 stories) (242 posts)
8 years ago (2014-07-02)
Hi this is great news and thanks for updating, its nice to see someone takes the advice and is consistent with replying to let everyone who is concerned on here know. All the best, from a fellow UKer haha x
Quinny (1 stories) (1 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-22)
Thank you for all your comments everybody they really helped, I have properly moved back into my property with my boyfriend again and I feel like the air is clear again, I feel relaxed and calm. I think many of you were right about the point you made towards negative characters being drawn to sadness and depression and since my frame of mind has changed nothing else has happened. Thank you all and I will keep you updated if anything else happens. Quinny
sds (14 stories) (1434 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-13)
Hello Quinny, welcome to YGS. I was going to suggest cleansing and samtillie did just that. Did you do any research about this flat of yours? Did you ask the previous occupants or the neighbours if they have had any experience like yours? Just why don't you keep a journal of events. Cleansing is one thing that you should definitely do. But, why it had started two years after you have moved in? Did you buy any furniture or anything you can remember and from which time, you might have had these experiences of yours? Just try to recollect. Possibly you will get some clue.

Keep us posted of the developments.

Regards and respects to you.

Jake141 (3 stories) (27 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-13)
Hi Quinny,
Just echoing the words left in the comments, as I think it is VERY important. Do a cleansing, either by yourself or get a holy figure from your religion (if any) to do it.
Just an idea, but this thing obviously feeds off your depression from your break up, as it appeared during that time. And yet none of these things happen during the time he is present in your home? Maybe it is scared of your ex? Or your feelings about the break up and him change during him being near you?

Not meaning to step on any toes or anything, its just an idea I had.
Either way, it needs to be sorted. ASAP.

- Jake
Pragya (5 stories) (68 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-13)
hi Quinny... I totally empathise with your situation. But do not be scared at all. You are a human and a powerful energy yourself. I agree with "not just me" and this visualisation does help. I can share with you some of the methods which I have used in my case but they are basically Hindu rituals... But to tell you the truth I even practiced some Islamic and Catholic rituals myself. I think God is beyond any religious boundaries. So if you are interested I can help you. You can email me at pragyaprasad12 [at]
For time being the cleansing would help along with salt water. Sometimes these things if negative react to cleansing rituals and become aggressive and try to scare you more so that you stop But DO NOT STOP continue with them. Similar thing had happened with me. I did a ritual and it started manifesting itself with more intensity. But the good part was I was able to finish the rituals as my priest has advised me.
Also remember these things feed off from depression, anger and other negative emotion so you deliberately try to stay happy and positive and if something happens just say one line"where I stay only Allah,jesus,Bhagwan and all His angels stay nobody else is allowed. This is my house I will decide who is going to stay..."
Trix (14 stories) (407 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-12)
Hi Quinny, thanks for sharing your experience. You don't need to live like this. There are methods to get rid of this negativity. I totally agree with samtillie to do a full house cleansing. I do the cleansing every 3 to 6 months and it works for me. I also have a spray bottle of sea water in my house that I use to spray throughout the house. Salt is well known for its cleansing power too. Just be aware of the fact that negative energy feeds on fear and any kind of negativity. I hope you will keep us updated on your situation. Take care. Trix.
sheetal (6 stories) (771 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-11)
Nice story... You should cleanse your house... And believe in the power of god. Everything will be good. 😁
cmeibooth (1 stories) (2 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-11)
when things start moving like that it is evil. If it was not evil then you would feel safe; trust your feelings
notjustme (19 stories) (852 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-10)
oh that sounds bad and scary. I suggest a cleasing asap, and try praying to whatever gives you strength, whether it be Jesus, Buddha, or just Goodness itself. You can pray anytime, and picture a ball of white light as you do it. Hope it helps, be brave!
samtillie (5 stories) (242 posts)
8 years ago (2014-06-10)
Hi Quinny, the experiences you have had and are having sound like they are scaring you alot, as they would myself. I would suggest that you cleanse your home asap to help you get rid of this spirit. There is a very experienced member on here called Rookdygin he has a cleansing method, I have cut and pasted it here from his profile, (he openly asked people to use it).
Recipe for a Home Cleansing/Shielding... (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/Positive, Upbeat (songs that give you good thoughts) 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'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.)

Use this method and please let us know how you get on, (from a fellow UKer) ❤

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