Sleep Paralysis or Being Attacked by a Ghost/Spirt?

Sleep Paralysis
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In the realm of the esoteric and occult, there exists a phenomenon that has perplexed and intrigued practitioners for centuries: sleep paralysis. Is it a mere scientific occurrence or a spiritual encounter with the ethereal realm? Join us on a captivating exploration as we delve into the depths of this enigmatic experience and unravel its mysteries, drawing from ancient wisdom and modern research.

Unveiling the Science

Sleep paralysis, at its core, is a natural state that occurs during the transition between wakefulness and sleep. Exploring the scientific aspects behind this occurrence enhances our understanding of its foundations. Researchers have discovered that during sleep paralysis, the body experiences a temporary paralysis, effectively safeguarding us from acting out our dreams and potentially causing harm to ourselves. This state is believed to result from a disrupted sleep cycle, irregular sleep patterns, or underlying sleep disorders.

The Supernatural Encounter

While science provides a rational explanation for sleep paralysis, it often fails to capture the extraordinary experiences reported by those who have endured it. Many practitioners believe that sleep paralysis can serve as a gateway to the spirit realm, allowing encounters with ethereal beings and astral entities. Countless ancient texts, such as the grimoires and sacred books, shed light on rituals and spells that can be employed to navigate and protect oneself during these encounters.

Mystical Practices for Transcendence

Drawing from the wisdom of witches, shamans, and meditation practitioners throughout history, there are several array of practices to empower individuals when facing sleep paralysis or supernatural encounters. These rituals may include:

  1. Protection Spells: Tap into the energy of the Earth and invoke ancient incantations to create a protective shield against malevolent forces.
  2. Astral Projection Techniques: Delve into the mystical art of astral projection to explore the astral plane consciously and with intention, transforming sleep paralysis into a spiritual journey.

Shamanic Rituals

Shamans, with their deep connection to the spiritual realm, possess invaluable knowledge and rituals to assist individuals in navigating the realm of sleep paralysis. Incorporating these practices into your spiritual toolkit can provide a sense of empowerment and protection:

  1. Dreamcatcher Ceremony: Create and utilize a sacred dreamcatcher infused with intention to filter out negative energies and promote peaceful and lucid dreaming.
  2. Spirit Animal Invocation: Call upon your spirit animal during sleep paralysis to guide and protect you through the encounter. Connect with their energy and wisdom to navigate the ethereal realms.

Balancing Science and Supernatural

While it’s important to honor both scientific and supernatural perspectives, finding a balance between the two can provide a more holistic understanding. Recognize that sleep paralysis is a scientifically acknowledged phenomenon, while also acknowledging the spiritual significance it holds for many practitioners.

Bridging the Gap

In recent years, researchers have begun to explore the connection between sleep paralysis and the mystical experiences reported by practitioners. Studies have suggested that certain neurological conditions and states can induce hallucinations during sleep paralysis, blurring the line between scientific and supernatural explanations.

Sleep paralysis remains an intriguing and multi-faceted phenomenon, weaving together elements of science, spirituality, and the unknown. By embracing both scientific discoveries and ancient wisdom, we can navigate these ethereal encounters with greater clarity and empowerment. Remember to approach sleep paralysis with an open mind and a respect for the mystical realm, allowing it to unveil its secrets and offer profound insights into the nature of our consciousness.

Sources:

  1. “The Astral Plane: Its Scenery, Inhabitants, and Phenomena” by C.W. Leadbeater
  2. “The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage” translated by S.L. MacGregor Mathers
  3. “Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide” by Sandra Ingerman
  4. “Sleep Paralysis: A Guide to Hypnagogic Visions and Visitors of the Night

Disclaimer: Please note that the information provided in this article is not intended as medical advice. If you have any concerns or questions regarding your health, it is important to consult with a qualified healthcare professional.


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This has happened to me 2 or 3 times over the course of a year, and it’s honestly scared the living shit out of me.
I was completely sound asleep, and then I was awoken by this horrible presence. I just felt like there was a very evil presence looming right over me. I was awake, but I could not open my eyes, and I could not move a muscle no matter how hard I tried. I started to panic, and I remember telling my limbs to physically move, but I could not move any part of my body to save my life. Then I felt something pushing me down further into my bed. Whatever the presence was, it felt very evil. I just felt overwhelmed with fear. I tried to open my eyes, but I couldn’t. I tried to scream, but I couldn’t.
Now, I’m Catholic. I believe in God, and I believe in Jesus. But I’m not one of those extremely religious people. So I’m not just some crazy person making up a story here. I don’t really go to church, but I pray sometimes when I feel the need to. And when this episode was happening to me, I desperately felt the need to pray to God. I was afraid that I was being possessed or something. So I started saying Hail Mary’s in my head because I could not speak. I prayed in God and I asked him to make this evil presence go away. Literally as soon as I did that, I felt something lift off me. I could move again, and I woke up, shaken. I couldn’t sleep in my bedroom for a couple of nights. I was seriously disturbed. That was about a year ago, and just a couple of nights ago, it happened to me again.
I just dont know what this is. I remember in my psychology class that I read something about sleep paralysis, but it was something that scientists could not fully understand what causes it. Was this just sleep paralysis that I was feeling, or was it what I really think it was…an evil spirt that forced itself onto me, and restrained me? It was the most scary, unusual thing that’s ever happened to me. Has anyone else ever experienced this? Does anyone have a logical explanation, or any information regarding this phenomenon?

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Jordan

Well, this might just be me.. but iv had loads of different experiences.. and they’ve been quite different each time. One thing id like to find out first is if when you get paralysed? You also get something that sends your brain crazy? Imagine being stood next to church bells while they bang together, much like this, but it gets to the point where i can’t stand it.. I nomally refer to it as some sort of “Special Sence” that lets me know when there’s a ghost in my room. Soo like i said there’s loads of different expiriences.. Only one time have i ever felt like something was pulling me down in my bed, yet iv never seen any dark figures while stuff like this was happening. Other times.. well all the time when my “Speical sence” Occurs.. I become paralysed. I can open my eyes, but just can’t move any part of my body. It’s happened that many times now though, that iv become able to move a bit more each time. I saw a comment, that refered to it as like the film “Inception” And this is a good way to describe this. Only because when my brain starts to go wild with this kind of feeling that there’s something in my room… Things that i look at start to go blury, and out of sync with the world. I know im awake, because never after one of these expiriences have i actually woke up.
There was one time where i woke up, and ran straight down to my dad, and told him. Obviously he didn’t believe me. Most people iv told don’t either. Everyone calls me crazy. Some people refer to it as schizophrenia, which you get from smoking stuff like weed… I must admit iv smoked this twice before.. and yes, it could be related to this. I just can’t get my head around it, and how its happened that much, that iv just become used to it.
There’s just so many things that have happened.. I won’t have enough typing power too tell you all. I’ll tell you one more story.. I was once just lay there in bed… and i felt like headphones were being put onto me… then all of a sudden out of nowhere a giant laptop screen popped up. It looked like a laptop that had been brought from hell. It was pure white.. and you could see through it.. Then music started playing .. and i just got up.. and ran downstairs. It’s so freaky. All sounds like a dream, but it’s not because im never asleep :/

CLAUDE

10-16-12 Last night I had this dream as well were i couldn”t move but felt something commimg over me the wasn’t good it felt evil. I usually try and wake myself up before the evil presents take over… I could still use my voice so I yelled my wife’s name so she would know something was wrong with me.. She woke me up as soon as she heard me calling her name..
I’ve had these same dreams off and on throughout my life. I’m 32 it started when I was about 8 years old… I believe in GOD but don’t attend church like church going people. If anyone has some insight to this please email me ***@yahoo.com

michelle brown

Well for starts im 16. When I was ll years old I was laying in bed and watching disney channel. I was staring at the t.v and of a sudden im in a WORM HOLE believe it or not. I know what I know what I saw i was going faster than the speed of light through a dark tunnel I know I was awake becase I was watching tv. Widdddee akwake. Well anyway I couldnt move all I could do was humm. And it finally stopped and I ran out my room.
At age 13, I was asleep( in my new room because we moved) and I finnally got a phone and it was charging right next to me. (you know how you click it or whatever and the light gets brighter) well I was paralyzed trying to get to it. And it never turned on. Trying to worry about my precious phone I noticed a man. Stareing at me at the ens of my bed I panicked I wanted to scream but couldnt tal black shadow red eyes. And then he disappeared letting me grab my phone.
At age 16 .this moring I was sleeping with my boyfriend and I couldnt move I kept trying to wake him up by HUMMING.LOUD..but no answer. Then,something.grabbed my.hand and started pulling my down by the wall.i.was.screaming.nooo.but in my.head I was trying to move but.couldnt.. My head was on the pillow.and I heard voices yellow writings on the wall..finnally.after the struggle my.boyfriend relized my.humming and grabbed.tbe.bible turned the.lights on amd read everything to me. <3 thank you.God

max

Hey guys, i had a similar dream about 30 minutes ago and decided to reaserch it since it scared me to death.
my dream went like this
I “wake up” in my bed, in the same position i went to sleep in, but i cant move, and my body feels numb, out of no where, i start hearing a voice, in a different language, and to me sounded very demonic. i ignored it at first, but then it got really intense, and it felt like there was some thing in my room. So i tried to move, and nothing, i told my self, wake up wake up, and nothing, i told my body to move, and nothing, i was helpless.
then i either got pulled off, or some how managed to move my self off my bed and i fell, but not on the floor, i fell and fell into some dark and bottomless hole, then i awoke for real, but was still in my bed, in the same exact position as before.
so i kinda moved my body up, changed position and went back to bed.
and as soon as i closed my eyes, it happened again
laying on my stomach, my body feeling very numb, i hear a voice, this time i knew it was bad. i tried to scream, and nothing, but i was out of breath, then i felt some thing lift up my bed from undearneath me, like some thing pushed it up as it was laying under my bed, and i heard movements under there as well. then, i felt a pressure on my body and it pushed me into my bed and let go, then the same thing but it was on the left, and it seemed like it had great strengths because my bed almost collapsed from the pressure.
and that voice, i dont think ill forget it, i couldnt understand it, but it was obvious it was not a good voice.
If i had to guess, i would say it was speaking demonic things, but ive never had any thing like this happen i wouldnt know. I am terrified to go back to sleep and have a college exam tomorrow…
not sure what i should do about this…

Sneh

Hi All,,,,
I have also had similar dreams… where the devil overpowers and I am unable to move. It is shit scarry and you are not able to sleep properly for various coming nights.. I have observed one thing. If you have large mirror or something in your room which reflects light, please cover it before you sleep. I used to have such scarry dreams, then someone suggested this remeady and i used to cover my large dressing mirror with a towel. I noticed that I stopped having such dreams.
Yesterday, I saw a ghost standing in my room, a dark kind of shadow, and as soon as I look at him he produces lightning which falls sharp on my eyes.. I try to ask him ‘Who are you??’ again and again, but my voice does’nt come out…. i scream but m not able to … after few minutes of struggle, I was finally awake. I saw my husband sleeping besides me was up coz he heard me mumbling something. It was really scarry and my heart beat was doubled. and i noticed that my husband has forgotten to cover the dressing mirror before sleeping..

Mark

Hello I just had a dream tonight that I was in my girlfriends palace and I woke up to see her legs floating in mid-air with the covers wrapped round her and I kicked and grabbed her legs and I just felted a huge boot to my chest and I could not breathe and my body was being pushed down and I shouted out HELP!! 2 twice and I felt something in my mouth and I could breathe again and I was just saying in my head yelling “F*** You” then I woke up scared and confused then there was a bang on my front door so I went to see what it was nothing there then I turn round and I seen a black figure at the top of my stairs heading to my bedroom with my girlfriend so I ran as fast as I could and there it was like melding into my girlfriend so I yelled “Amanda Amanda Amanda” then I heard her getting up so I was so happy she was awake and she attacked me then I woke up again crying and I looked beside me and she was looking at me then just turned round and then started to scream saying everything I just dreamt aswell

Robbie

Around 9m after homework I was awoken frozen just trying so hard to move. My blanket is over my face but enough to see from my other eye somthing I felt it looked Liked that creature from lord of the ring but much scarier u know the small brown bald creature that’s short. Omg I couldn’t move as I laid there I could see the face peeking over the blanket slowly I saw a tan brown grimy looking skin then i shook myself an I could move and it went away I’m about to go to sleep am I’m actually afraid now I just saged the whole house and I took my dream catches outside and away from my bedroom. At work I get this twitch feeling a 4 second twitch like somthing is trying to get into me an then it goes away then comes back to see if it can get in my work is haunted from a chemical explosion I hope nothing there is after me now..

Connor T

I’m 16 and recently just last night experienced something very similar to this… I’m agnostic, so I didn’t think to use any ‘God! Or Jesus’ screams, even though I couldn’t! It was after a third attempt at a nap, I heard what seemed a girl screaming then it went odd. The room was dark and I couldn’t even picture a figure the room was that dark. I just couldn’t move and scream, twas the most uneasiest I have ever felt whilst sleeping. Is it sleep paralysis or… I mean recently I’ve felt terrible, not in the best of moods to talk to anyone, but I feel this may be a wake up call? I don’t know, I’ve often been the type to always be happy but recently something, I don’t know what, before this has been on my mind. I’m sorry I can’t help anyone, but this is my first experience of it? Not really sure what to do? Ah. I’m sorry to hear others of you have had similar… But at least we’re not alone? I don’t know… 🙂

Connor T

I’m 16 and recently just last night experienced something very similar to this… I’m agnostic, so I didn’t think to use any ‘God! Or Jesus’ screams, even though I couldn’t! It was after a third attempt at a nap, I heard what seemed a girl screaming then it went odd. The room was dark and I couldn’t even picture a figure the room was that dark. I just couldn’t move and scream, twas the most uneasiest I have ever felt whilst sleeping. Is it sleep paralysis or… I mean recently I’ve felt terrible, not in the best of moods to talk to anyone, but I feel this may be a wake up call? I don’t know, I’ve often been the type to always be happy but recently something, I don’t know what, before this has been on my mind. I’m sorry I can’t help anyone, but this us my first experience of it? Not really sure what to do? Ah. I’m sorry to hear others of you have had similar… But at least we’re not alone? I don’t know… 🙂

SCARED TO SLEEP

HAD A DREAM LAST NITE THAT I WAS WAKING UP A SEVERAL OF TIMES IN 5 DREAMS,BUT FELT SO REAL.THE LAST DREAM,I WOKE UP BECAUSE SOMETHING TRIED TO PULL ME AND MY CHILD OF THE BED,MY WHOLE BODY WENT NUM,STARTS AT MY LEGS.WHEN I LIFTED MY HEAD,I SAW A DARK SHADOWISH THING,GOT THE FEELING ITS A WOMEN.I ALWAYS SLEEP WITH MY BIBLE OPEN,CAUSE FUNNY THINGS LIKE THIS HAPPENS TO ME ALMOST ALL THE TIME SINCE I WAS A CHILD,I TRIED WAKING MY HUSBAND,BUT HE STARTED TALKING TO ME WHILE HE IS ASLEEP,I WAS SO SCARED,EVEN OF HIM,CAUSE I KNOW IT WASNT HIM TALKING TO ME,IT WAS SOMETHING ELSE,I JUST DON KNOW WHAT.PLEASE I NEED HELP,THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR TO LONG NOW.WHAT CAN IT BE?

new1

I love how overly confident people are on here whether it be spiritual or scientific. I do not know, the.scientific explaination obviously makes more sense, expecially because I am not religious, but the constant similarities are creepy. I have had 2 major sleep paralysis episodes and two night terror episodes in the past year and I’m 24 and never had this issue before. My life has also changed drastically in the past year and a lot of bad things have been happening. Last night I woke up and was falling back to sleep and got stuck in the in between state of being awake.but starting to dream. I was in a quiet dark room and I felt the paralysis set in and felt evil presence. I started to feel panicy and begun to hear voices. I tried saying Jesus because that normallly works but I felt something, almost like multiple entities take over my though and instead I begun to call out to Satan and say yes ! Yes Satan! And then I started to feel very good and powerful and excited. It wasn’t me calling out however somehow I was being taken over and I saw the image of a horrible demon creature in my mind. I became disturbed and made myself wake up by trying to move fingers and arms. Then as I tried to fall back asleep I felt really bad ideas from an outside influence trying to be pushed on me. I don’t know what I believe but I figure its good to post this because if something exactly like this happened to whoever is reading this u know ur not alone.

Samantha

I’m kind of confused. If anyone can help that would be great. I have suffered from sleep paralysis several times. I have never saw shadows though. Just felt the presence and knew something evil was lurking. Tonight was totally different though. I put my newborn down to bed in the crib. Got in bed and tried to catch some zzz’s while she finally slept, (her crib is in my room) but I just felt nervous. Throughout the night I kept feeling like this presence was coming in the room and going to my child’s crib. Like something was looking at her. I also kept hearing creepy music in my head. I shrugged it off thinking it was a bad dream and then I heard a small noise and I was instantly awake. So I got out of bed to wake my daughter for her nightly diaper change and feeding. The entire time I was feeding her I still felt very scared. I felt like something was watching us. Once again I shrugged it off, but decided to let my little one sleep on my chest while I sat awake to watch her just incase. As I sat there I started to hear the creepy music in my head again and then a felt this wind hit my face and it made me take a huge breath. My body was tingling. It felt like I was going under. I could barely breathe and I felt like I was about to die. In my head it felt like part of me was fighting to stay alive but part of me wanted to be taken over ( I know it sounds NUTS). In my heart I knew I had to protect my daughter and thats what made me snap out of it. I felt drained afterwards, but surprisingly not afraid. I prayed to god and told my daughter that we are safe. Angles are protecting us. I decided to stay awake the rest of the night and hold her though. Could this have been sleep paralysis in a different way? I’m beyond confused.

Angel

That’s funny because just about a week ago I was sleeping in the top bunk, I woke up to the sound of rain and I opened my eyes so I knew it wasn’t sleep paralysis, but yet I couldn’t move at all in my mind I was crying. and suddenly i was pulled with my bed in a room of darkness. This has left me half crazy, always scared I can’t get it out of my head.

Deirdre

Yes here come the Jesus freaks and quoting scripture. There are other books besides the bible people. I consider myself a catholic but I consider all religions. This happened to me in the past six months and had another “episode” last night. Such an odd thing this. Last night I was sleeping on the coach cau.se my bf was snoring something fierce. My hair was up in bun. Then I woke feeling terrified like I knew something was to happen. Then I got a good tug on my bun which startled me. The time before that I was in my bed and just like yourself, I felt a man pin me down but said something in a loud whisper into my ear that wasn’t English or Gaeilge (Irish) which I am both fluent in. I felt his breath on my ear Jesus did that scare me to tears. I was quit shook up. I did the old pray to Jesus and God and the like. Did’t do much good….But I dont believe it hurt to do so.

spinit

I have gone thru all the above comments from different ppl and wud like to share mine too
I had a similar experience 5 yrs ago, where i could not move,could not speak or even open my eyes. it feels terrible…I felt something entered my room and was right over my face. I was very scared for the next ten days but later on i understood it was just my imagination. I have tried fighting it but of no use. REMEMBER, THE MORE U PANIC OR FIGHT BACK, THE WORSE IT GETS. I am not against God but its not related to good or bad. The moment u relax (calm down) or divert ur mind (thinking of god is a good way) it goes away and u will regain control over ur body movements. Nothing to do with God or Evil, its related to sleep paralysis but again its not been completely understood or researched. So the next time it happens, remember not to panic and fight it, instead calm urself and relax, within a few minutes all will be normal. Trust me! I have had it twice yrs ago and now its gone. SO NO WORRIES AND RELAX !!!

spinit

I had a similar experience 5 yrs ago, where i could not move,could not speak or even open my eyes. it feels terrible…I felt something entered my room and was right over my face. I was very scared for the next ten days but later on i understood it was just my imagination. I have tried fighting it but of no use. REMEMBER, THE MORE U PANIC OR FIGHT BACK, THE WORSE IT GETS. I am not against God but its not related to good or bad. The moment u relax (calm down) or divert ur mind (thinking of god is a good way) it goes away and u will regain control over ur body movements. Nothing to do with God or Evil, its related to sleep paralysis but again its not been completely understood or researched. So the next time it happens, remember not to panic and fight it, instead calm urself and relax, within a few minutes all will be normal. Trust me! I have had it twice yrs ago and now its gone.

Ryan Villa

Sleep Paralysis is basically defined as best as possible by this hypothesis; You see a presence or a figure or hear a noise because your hallucinating due to disrupted REM sleep, or complete muscle atonia to prevent you from acting out your dream. Now many of sleep paralysis sufferers may have a sleep disorder called, Narcolepcy. It may not be the case, but don’t worry if it is because it’s not life threatening. Causes of sleep paralysis may be the disturbance of a normal sleep pattern; or even how your sleeping position wise. If sleeping on your back upright, the effect of gravity may have something to do with your lungs and it causes the stage of where you feel a tightness in your chest and your mind is awake but not your physical body. That’s why you feel stiff and unable to move. It’s a normal but extremely unexplainable event. Also very unpredictable and scary as it happens. Next time you experience it, just look at who is ever looking at you and say, nice try eyes but cannot fool me!

Ryan V

Sleep Paralysis is basically defined as best as possible by this hypothesis; You see a presence or a figure or hear a noise because your hallucinating due to disrupted REM sleep, or complete muscle atonia to prevent you from acting out your dream. Now many of sleep paralysis sufferers may have a sleep disorder called, Narcolepcy. It may not be the case, but don’t worry if it is because it’s not life threatening. Causes of sleep paralysis may be the disturbance of a normal sleep pattern; or even how your sleeping position wise. If sleeping on your back upright, the effect of gravity may have something to do with your lungs and it causes the stage of where you feel a tightness in your chest and your mind is awake but not your physical body. That’s why you feel stiff and unable to move. It’s a normal but extremely unexplainable event. Also very unpredictable and scary as it happens. Next time you experience it, just look at who is ever looking at you and say, nice try eyes but cannot fool me!

Erika

I just had this happen to me today and had had similar episodes, its very terifying but calling Jesus name out has help me overcome the fear

Maria

Well i feel sad and sorta happy because i know i am not alone in this its….when it happen to me i was little i didn’t know what was is i was laying in my bed next to my youngest sister it happens i can’t breathe i can’t even speak i tried moving my hand just a bit so i can pinch my sister but nothing i began pushing and moving in any kind of way…i told my self do not let it win do not let it inside you i said in my head go way i am not afraid of you!!! Then i plead to god and it when away….i finally move and look around i say to my self its all in my head…thinking its was going to stop but it didn’t but this time is even worse i hear people talking and laughing and scream in pain. But this happens to in regular days so im use to but i hate it i hate the fact that i see demons faces looking at me or the figure of shadows i don’t know what to do tell my boyfriend but he thinks im crazy that’s nothing u where having a nightmare im asking for help this just happen to me minutes ago i need answers so ii Google it and it took me here cuz i don’t know what to do anymore i need help

Maria

Well i feel sad and sorta happy because i know i am not alone in this its….when it happen to me i was little i didn’t know what was is i was laying in my bed next to my youngest sister it happens i can’t breathe i can’t even speak i tried moving my hand just a bit so i can pinch my sister but nothing i began pushing and moving in any kind of way…i told my self do not let it win do not let it inside you i said in my head go way i am not afraid of you!!! Then i plead to god and it when away….i finally move and look around i say to my self its all in my head…thinking its was going to stop but it didn’t but this time is even worse i hear people talking and laughing and scream in pain. But this happens to in regular days so im use to but i hate it i hate the fact that i see demons faces looking at me or the figure of shadows i don’t know what to do tell my boyfriend but he thinks im crazy that’s nothing u where having a nightmare im asking for help this just happen to me minutes ago i need answers so ii Google it and it took me here cuz i don’t know what to do anymore

wendyam

I’ve had a few of these dreams im 16 and ive had some when i was like 6 that one was when i fell down a hole and some skeletons grabbed me and i started shaking but i couldnt wake up n stuff, its weird cause as ive gotten older it doesnt happened often but i shake more now than i stop moving. also i had a dream that i woke up and a black figure was behind a door and his hand reached into my arm and i felt a pinch in my body but i think it was in the arm that was hurting at the time i cant remember, Ive had another just last night and in it i saw a smoke cloud appear seemed like it was talking to me and i stepped back and it cause i got surprised and it said something about peter or it reminded me of how he denied christ 3 times and then i started shaking, i kinda get the idea it comes for me when i get worried or scared but im thankful for this dream cause it is a warning 🙂

Angel H

I’m 16, this is the first time I’ve ever experienced anything like this, It was so scary. It started by I was in my dream when I was trying to follow someone… but I couldn’t keep up. Then suddenly it felt as if I was being pulled out of my dream as I was rushed forwards. Next thing I know, I’m trying to open my eyes but I couldn’t as it felt like someone was closing them backdown and I also couldn’t move my body. I felt like there was a dark figure standing to the right side of me… Something evil and not human. When I was finally able to move, I felt like I was going to faint as I sat up, my eyes kept trying to close and I felt really dizzy…. Did I just experience SP?

J.Elias C

Relax , nothing is out to get you. This type of thing does not have to do with demons and evil spirits. It is call sleep paralysis. The first time this happen to me i was 17 i also thought it was something evil but as i did more research i found out what really happen to me. when this happens again REMEMBER is not REAL try to RELAX and it will go away don’t try to fight it that will make even worse.

Amanda

The same thing happened to me when I was 14 except I was asleep when an evil force attacked me. When I was asleep I couldn’t see it, I just felt it. In my dream I was also fighting back although I couldn’t see what I was fighting against. When I awoke, my eyes were open and there were two dark man like figures standing over me, one at the foot of my bed holding my ankles down and the other at the head of my bed holding my wrists down so I could not move. I was fully awake when I saw and felt these two figures over me. A few seconds after I was awake they disappeared. And no one was in my house. I got up to check things out just to make sure. I believe these were demons attacking me in my sleep. I’ve had one other similar experience when I was younger. I’ve also had episodes of sleep paralysis many times over the years, which are disturbing and can be scary as well, but in those instances I knew I was asleep and could not get my body to wake up.