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Don't Look at the Mirror at Night


Hi it's me again! I want to start off from when I moved in my new house. Everything seemed normal at first but after a weeks have passed, we came across some weird stuff. Like once when my cat Bilu (real name Babushka but everyone calls her that) came in the house all wet. She just appeared out of nowhere I looked out and saw it was raining. I asked who let her in but my family said they thought it was me. I then thought she probably came through the windows. I checked the house but they were closed because everyone was feeling cold. So I'm like thinking "hey this is a bit strange". I mean how did that cat get in.

Another thing was that every time I go to my sister's room, all her cupboards are open. When I close them and turn away, they open again. I felt really scared, so told my dad if he can he sleep in my room and I sleep on mum's bed with her. He said ok.

That night I couldn't sleep, I heard my cat crying in the rain, I was about to get up to get her in when she stopped. I shrugged and started to fall asleep when I heard the cupboards opening. I went and closed them, mum was complaining so I went back to bed. I just put the covers over me when I heard them open again.

"Ambia gumas na khene?" my mum said which meant "Ambia why don't you go to sleep". I looked up and saw a man looking at me from the mirror. Since then I haven't been in my mum's room.

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Sceptic-Ari (2 stories) (611 posts)
12 years ago (2012-09-20)
Khub bhoyonkor... Very creepy... I have a full length mirror in my room and every time I enter I am bound o look at it because its placed that way... How will I enter my room at night now? 😨 😨 😨
Mabs_Sith_Lord (72 posts)
13 years ago (2011-11-10)
I too have heard the stories of mirror spooks, but I think its more to do with the place, ie the house and not the mirrot per say. I doubt you'll see a ghost turning up in youur mirror if you've never had history of hauntings or spooky goings on in your home!

I've heard theories that the mirror is a sort of portal to another dimension too!

But whatever the case, the mirror does hold mysterious sway over human beings.
myghoststory17 (6 posts)
13 years ago (2011-07-24)
whitebuffalo lol my cat is named Fluffy but everyone calls him Fluff.
bloodymaryboy (5 posts)
13 years ago (2011-07-12)
Say Bloody Mary three times next time that happens so she would come
ZenChan (2 posts)
13 years ago (2011-05-25)
In my old house my mother had a mirror in the hallway, and one day she was cleaning and she looked up into the small mirror and saw a blond man standing in the kitchen. It freaked her out, but she never took it down.

If I was you, I probably would talk to someone about it, do you feel threatened at all in the house? If not, I don't think I'd worry about it to much. 😊
sher2164 (3 stories) (31 posts)
15 years ago (2009-09-25)
thanks for sharing your boyfriend feels the same way. He refuses to have a mirror in our room and in the hallway for fear of what you indicated in your story.
cmjxoxo (1 posts)
15 years ago (2009-05-23)
A situation like this happened to me when I was about 7 (I'm now 14 years old). I saw a man in my mirror, I had to move my bed so it didn't face the mirror. I was SOOO scared, I just hid underneath my blankets and eventually fell asleep. I'll submit my story with more details sometime. 😁
angel_from_heaven (20 posts)
15 years ago (2008-12-20)
That's really scary! I would never look at a mirror at night! I'm scared of morrirs, I'm afraid that I will see someone elses face! 😆 ❤
Sonicfreak (2 stories) (14 posts)
16 years ago (2008-09-01)
HOLY CRAP, HOLY CRAP, HOLY CRAP, HOLY CRAP, HOLY CRAP, HOLY CRAP! Wow that's scary! My complements to Ambu! 😨 😨 😨
givemeaname (1 stories) (34 posts)
16 years ago (2008-07-27)
First off I would never look in a mirror at midnight. I would be too freaked and terrified. If I even saw anything in that mirror but myself I would literally run out of the house screaming and sleep outside. I have kind of always wanted to see a ghost though. I really just want the experience although a man in a mirror would totally creep me out. Good luck with the ghost.
Paulito67 (8 posts)
16 years ago (2008-04-16)
Wow that sounds really creepy. It is sort of like bloody mary but for that you have to say her name three times into a mirror in a bathroom with the lights off I think. Please email me at Paulito_985 [at] 😁 😁 😁
HaleyScott (19 posts)
16 years ago (2008-04-09)
your bengali too! So am i! My fake name is Haley Scott, my real name is Naema Rahman I chose Haley Scott becauze I don't like the name Naema much my parents won't let me change it. Well if I e-mail you plzz e-mail me back. 😳
whitebuffalo (guest)
16 years ago (2007-12-29)
Hi Ambu.
I have a funny story, at least I thought it was funny. When I was younger and living with my parents I had a cat named Fluffy. This was perhaps the most non-matched name for an animal (well, with the exception of my neighbors dog who is smaller than a six month old kitten. His name is Killer.). He had scraggly fur and no amount of bathing him would change the coarseness of it. That has nothing to do with the story, just thought I would add that 😆
My Mother hated the cat being in the house as he always looked and smelled as if he just climbed out of a trash can and no amount of perfuming him would change that. She kept throwing him outside and he kept getting back in. A couple of months after he passed on we found out how. He was climbing in through our dryer vent at the back of the house. He had wiggled the clamp free somehow and crawled through next to the dryer, squeezed into my parents water closet and out through the door and on to my room. I should have named him Houdini!
Janice (7 stories) (248 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-22)
Hey Ambu, wow, that's really creepy. Just seeing a man in the mirror all of a sudden without any warning that he's going to show up. The only thing I could tell you is that the house is haunted, like they all are. Almost all houses have some kind of spirit in them whether they choose not to be noticed by living people or if they like having a big laugh scaring us out of our wits, my belief that there are spirits all around us, taking care of us or just... Ughh *shudder* stalking us. Maybe you were dreaming or just hallucinated because you were so sleepy and tired, because sometimes when you're drowsy and you're not thinking clearly, your mind creates images that are not really there. Unless of course, you were not... 😉
freakonaleash (guest)
17 years ago (2007-10-22)
I can see why you would be scared. Theres a lot of myths and old wives tells with mirrors, they can trap the soul, they can be portals to another world, all those things already mentioned. Maybe the man you saw is a trapped spirit. The cupboards could get annoying, but if you asked whatever it was stop, it probably would. I think those sort of things are just them trying to catch attention. And the cats, mine did that all the time, coming in when it seemed there was no way, eventually we found out he was getting in throught the air vents somehow. Anyways good luck with everything 😊
Abby (710 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-22)
Dear Ambu,

If you have it within you and can go past your fear you could tell the uninvited guest or guests to basically "cool it" (settle down) and quit frightening you, opening cupboards and the like. As for cats, they come and go as they please, plus they have 9 lives in which to sneak in and out without anyone detecting them. :)

Mirrors, I prefer new ones I have personally cleansed, as I do pick up energies from past owners used mirrors, as well as possible openings to the other side not opened by me. If I am uncertain about a mirror's history and feel a negative energy vibration, I prefer to close doors to rooms with mirrors, turn them away or cover them up with a cloth. Feng Shui use of mirrors or just the placement of mirrors or objects is another matter. I will then keep them uncovered and as is for protective energy purposes. It is up to the person and their belief system.

Please examine your fears, work on your own inner strength and draw your own personal boundaries to both the living and non-living.

Uninvited guests are not welcome in my home or in my mirrors. :) --Abby
scarlettwitch (2 stories) (20 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-21)
I kind of have an issue with looking in the mirrors at night as well, just because for some odd reason they scare me, I've never really seen anything in them, except for wierd shaped shadows sometimes, but it's really wierd. I was told once that the reason people have so many experiences with mirrors is because mirrors can be considered a parallel dimension. It's kind of out there I know, but they explain that when you look into a mirror you're looking at your own world reflected back at you, and in essence it is possible that the world reflected back at you could be another world in itself, who's to say our world isn't the reflection to the other side of the mirror? I know, I must sound nutso, but still, that's life.
pscnldy (1 stories) (5 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-19)
Hi Ambu, I am from India. I too have heard my mom and grandma tell me many times not to look at shadows and mirrors at night. It seems that they capture passing spirits. Not everyone may be able to see it but kids or people with a sixth sense can see it. Try to avoid the mirrors after dark... Thats all I can say... 😉
Sag_Luna_Moon (1 stories) (1 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-19)
Hello ambu... Similar things happen in my house... My door always opens and closes by itself... As far as your cat, how long have you had it? Because I find it very interesting that she gets in when all the possible openings are closed. I also have two cats, and they get up to some very stange things. Lol
Blessed be and take care 😜
poltergeistfan (3 stories) (26 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-19)
Wow tat was intense, I mean if something like that happened to me I would've screamed so loud it would wake uop the entire neighborhood. 😜
Rosemary (35 posts)
17 years ago (2007-10-19)
I would say you are experiencing a Psychic awakening.
I don't know how to explain all things as far as the cat and how it got in but I do know things do happen which we can't always explain.
The man in the Mirror is no doubt a spirit Guide appearing to you and you are seeing his reflection in the mirror and he is doing this so you know he is around you.
If this happens again rememer what he looks like and try to figure out if he could be one of your relatives appearing to you so you will know he is alive and well in the Spirit World.
Since you have this gift don't be surprised if the Spirits appear to you in dreams and sometimes they give you looks into the future and sometimes the looks into the future are not pleasant if they are foreseeing an accident or something in the future and just wanted to mention once you become psychic you could see things that scare you which are not meant to be scary but could be premonitions and looks into the future which are meant to help us.

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