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First Real Fright


I was only about 4 or 5 when this happened. My mom had tucked me into bed and went back down to the basement where they were fixing it up a bit. I believe they were putting carpet down that day. I'm almost asleep when I feel a hand rest on my shoulder. I turn around expecting to see one of my parents... but nothing. I look down at the floor to see if my dog may have touched my shoulder with his nose then layed down, but to my horror... I was the only one (that I could see) in my room.

I jumped out of my bed and ran down to the basement as fast as my little body could make itself go. I went down to find my parents and dog down there. When I asked if anyone was in my room and touched my shoulder, they said no, took me back upstairs to tuck me in. They said it must have been my imagination.

We moved from that house about 5 or 6 years ago. In the new house, I almost always have the feeling of being watched. I see things move out of the corner of my eye. I also hear footsteps every now and then. I sense someone, or thing, with me when I'm almost positive that I'm alone.

Two to three years ago, I'd hear very faint laughing every once in a good while. Also about a year ago, when I was trying to get to sleep, I felt a cool breeze (or breath?) on my face. I also tend to see faint or quick glances of shadows that are there, then they're not.

What do you think? These things still give me the creeps!


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elawton1980 (13 posts)
12 years ago (2009-08-09)
I had the exact same experience happen to me in a condo I lived in from when I was 16-22 years of age. One morning when I was in my late teen's, I woke up and definitely felt a hand on my arm. It was so real I fully thought it was my mother attempting to wake me up. I looked up and...nothing. Not even my cats were around. I assumed at the time it was the ghost of my great-grandfather (to whom I was very close), but I can't be sure.
Dan (1 stories) (51 posts)
13 years ago (2008-08-02)
My house is like yours in the way that I always have the feeling of being watched and I see things. I don't think that they mean any harm. I always have the feeling of being watched and of a cool breeze and once or twice I've seen things. There's nothing to worry about.

That was an intresting story, thanks for sharing.
henry16 (1 stories) (43 posts)
13 years ago (2008-06-10)
do NOT go looking about your house alone if you see one of those shadows if you check out my story night fright you should get an idea of how troublesome they can be, good luck and don't let them get to you x 😉
Demon_Kid (10 posts)
13 years ago (2008-04-09)
its not always friendly when I was 7 in my cousins house I starting seeing things since I was young and dumb I started laughing and talking with it and the next day I woke up with bruses and scars 😨
Sabrina12993 (2 stories) (56 posts)
13 years ago (2007-11-02)
Pretty intresting... Every now and then I hear faint laughter in my house... And I feel really cold wind pass by me when I'm sitting on my computer chair... Mind you my windows aren't open its winter and I have the heat on... And I feel extremley cold wind on my body... Like when you open a freezer door... But the wind comes and goes within seconds... Any suggestions of what it may be? 😕
lovable_outcast (4 stories) (10 posts)
14 years ago (2007-04-15)
This event only scared me because I was only about 4 or 5 when it happened.
HELENA2006 (2 stories) (10 posts)
14 years ago (2007-04-15)
This one isn't that scary, but it sounds true because if you do get a visit from a ghost it doesn't have to be scary. Nice story can't wait to hear from you soon!:)
lovable_outcast (4 stories) (10 posts)
14 years ago (2007-02-15)
Honestly though how do they know... they were probrably afraid of scaring me anymore than I was already you should also read the next one i'm sending..."In whos presence???"...make sure you look for it!!!thanks for the commentParOnormal!!!
ParOnormal (guest)
14 years ago (2007-02-15)
Man. I just hate it how parents say, "It's just your imagination." How do they have proof. To answer your story loveable-outcast, this ghost is probably wanting to play feindish pranks on you for its own amusement. If you told it to stop, and it didn't, try and find a way to get rid of it, like praying or something. Good luck, if you haven't gotten rid of it yet.
lovable_outcast (4 stories) (10 posts)
14 years ago (2007-02-15)
My parents didnt seem to surprised when I told them,i doubt it was just my imagination... I sent a new story to day called "In whos presences???" you should look for it and read it when its published
perry (guest)
14 years ago (2007-02-13)
it could be as your parents suggested your imagination,,, I have been prodded whilst in bed,,, the way I feel about it , is it could be an external force ,,,i,e ghost or it could just be my sub concious ,,, i.e like a waking dream ,,, a construct of the mind ,,,
paranormal expert (guest)
14 years ago (2007-02-12)
ive been hearing alot of stories like this on the internet if you feal a presents try to comunicate with it say whos there who are you or whatever dont be afraid and say it firmly

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