I was reading a thread on Incubi and Succubi
(an attempted pluralization of the words
incubus and succubus) earlier today where someone mentioned that a phenomenae called sleep paralysis
could be the cause of these occurances. I
found that interesting, so I did a little googling; I found this site
on the subject of sleep
paralysis. There was some interesting information within it that reminded me of this thread.
Originally posted by Delirious
In every dream I get a feeling of worryment from him, or atleast thats the way that I feel about him...
People frequently report feeling a "presence" that is often described as malevolent, threatening, or evil. An intense sense of dread and terror is
very common. The presence is likely to be vaguely felt or sensed just out of sight but thought to be watching or monitoring, often with intense
interest, sometimes standing by, or sitting on, the bed.
How old are you now Delirious and is the shadow figure consistantly in your dreams still? There was some information in the site that talked about
Several large samples have produced consistent means of 17 years of age, with a sharp increase after 10 and an even sharper decline from 17 to the
mid-twenties. The results do suggest, however, that sleep paralysis episodes can begin at virtually any age, although it is rare for this to happen
I know that this doesn't provide direct answers to some of the other occurances (i.e. trouble sleeping with back to door, the boy and girl, or the
blood in the bathroom), but the if you read some of the site content, there is some information on HHE's (type of hallucinations) that could
Hope this was helpful and I look forward to hearing more about the shadow figure.