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Strange Experience

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posted on Feb, 26 2014 @ 09:44 PM
Good Evening ATS!

I wanted to share with you all an experience I had early Monday morning and hear some opinions as it has been bothering me a bit as the week progresses. I will try to throw it together and add what i feel to be relevant side stories/facts.

A little background to begin..

My fiancee and i live in a 2 bedroom apartment that we recently moved into (last month actually). We sleep together in the "master" bedroom and our second bedroom is an office/man room as she would call it. I have been having trouble sleeping due to some stress at work and getting over a back injury during the move (nothing severe). We both work day shift at the same company, Monday through Friday. She works 6-2:30 and i work 7-3:30 so there is overlap. I am a very light sleeper, and i wake up to the slightest sounds, so when she gets up to get ready in the morning I am usually laying there hoping to myself she hurries up! Since we are close to work, she usually leaves for work around 5:45 at the latest. I set my alarm for 6:25, so i can typically lay there and attempt to get an hour or so of more sleep if i manage to fall asleep again.

So Monday morning comes along as usual, typical night for me going into a Monday (tossing and turning, worrying about work, waking up a few times). Then i hear her alarm and she is up and ready doing her thing. She left for work no later than 5:45, nothing strange yet.

The next thing i remember as I was laying there i "awoke" to hearing banging/footsteps sounding like they were coming from the apartment. I put awoke in quotes because at this point i do not know if i was having an extremely vivid dream nor do i know if i actually fell asleep to begin with. I looked at my alarm clock and it was a little earlier than 6:15. I thought it odd that i heard these noises since my fiancee told me she was leaving 30 minutes earlier and if she was still home for some reason, i assume she would have said something since she would be running very late. So I decided to investigate. This is where it gets weird and i will try to describe it the best i can. Also as a side note, it was still dark out but i have light from my fish tank in my room that i would be able to see things very clearly even though it was still dark.

My Perspective

I sat up, looked out the window, which is right near the bed (so i do not need to get up, only lean a bit). Then i stood up and started trying to walk, only to find out that i couldn't move, and i fell to the floor. Now when i fell to the floor, I was in a state of paralysis. I do not recall being able to see my body in this state. I have had sleep paralysis before (very frightening) where i awoke and was laying in bed, aware of my body, and not being able to move. The way this happened i was able to move around at first, very aware of my surroundings, etc.

During this state of paralysis, i was able to move my "head" VERY little (Again, i am trying to explain the best i can as i don't think i could see my body). From my perspective, I was on the floor looking towards the bedroom door which was on the left in front of me, and my bathroom door is straight ahead in front of me. I was getting scared now at the fact that i could barely move and discovered i could not speak, scream, or make any sound at all. Now i started worrying.

So i began freaking out, when suddenly right through my closed bedroom door a shadowy figure no larger than a toddler came walking into my bedroom. It's size came up to maybe the doorknob, which is a little higher than half way on the door. It had the figure of a person, a visible head, two arms, two legs. It moved almost playfully as it entered my room. It was very good at staying out of my direct line of sight, only being able to spot it from my peripherals. It didn't run, but it moved quicker than normal walking speed. And it was walking, not floating or flying around. I observed this figure move towards past the bathroom door, then turn and walk toward the foot of my bed (from my perspective i am laying on the side of the bed). I then watched it climb onto the bed and was then unable to see it as my paralysis state would not let me turn my vision to look over and up onto the bed. This lasted a few more seconds until i abruptly snapped out of this state and was laying awake in my bed as i was when i first heard the noises.

So after much thinking, i have come to a few options it could have been.

1. An extremely vivid dream
2. Some sort of out of body experience
3. Sleep paralysis
4. Abduction??

Now, i do want to put in here i have also had out of body experiences and during that state i am not able to see my body either. However, i am not aware nor have i found anything in my research of anyone having paralysis during an out of body experience except for during an alien abduction. I am very open minded when it comes to paranormal things but I am open to all opinions as to what it may have been. I truly believe it wasn't a dream because i was very coherant and awake when i heard these sounds and i sat up, looked at the time, and even looked out the window.

I would love to hear your input, opinions, and questions so please don't hesitate to ask. If i left anything out or need to be more clear please let me know.

I put a link to a very bad paint picture i quickly drew up to help better explain my room set up, i hope it worked.

Edit: I also want to add that during my past experiences with sleep paralysis and OBE's i never once saw any type of entities, so this was a first.
edit on 2/26/2014 by KoRupT because: Added one small note

posted on Feb, 26 2014 @ 09:54 PM
I think you experienced sleep paralysis. I frequently have episodes and sometimes I see things.

posted on Feb, 26 2014 @ 10:48 PM
reply to post by KoRupT

What you experienced was a demonic attack. This episode seemed rather mild compared to other accounts. The demon is toying with you. If it continues, it will increase in severity. I know from experience that its not just a medical condition as the demons often attack me and my loved ones in synchronized attacks over great distances. Everything from sleep paralysis to black eyed people.

It seems that demonic activity has been on an uncontrollable rise recently. The closer we get to 9/16/2016, the worse its going to get.

The only real solution to the problem is to accept Jesus Christ as your saviour and call on His name when the attacks happen. If you believe, the demons will flee from His name.

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 12:09 PM
reply to post by BELIEVERpriest

What is supposed to happen on 9/16/16?
Is that a new doomsday date that I'm unaware of? Love me some doom porn!

Sorry OP, I don't really have anything of value to add or any possible answers to give you, but it is a very interesting story. S&F! I don't believe in demons so much, but I do believe in aliens and alien abductions. However, sleep paralysis is most likely the cause here.

Good luck, I do hope you find the answer.

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 02:22 PM
reply to post by KoRupT

The reason i would say this is not a simple case of sleep paralysis is because you sat up and then stood up only to fall to the floor feeling like you couldn't then move. if you had sleep paralysis then you would have just woken up in your bed and you wouldn't have had any control over your limbs etc. i've had sleep paralysis before and what your describing does not sound like it's related to that.

however, i would be more prone to agree that it is likely a demonic attack. hence the humanoid shadow figure. it's odd however that the figure was only up to your door knob or shorter. usually human spirits who pass and become negative over time like to change their appearance so that they look like they are 6, 7 feet tall and bulky. but, it's been said that demons will often choose the form of a child as to be able to deceive their victims into thinking they are harmless. so i wonder if that is what's accounting for the short size. either that or it's just literally a smaller demonic entity.(they come in all shapes and sizes).

you might want to ask your fiance if she has had any experiences that perhaps she was too afraid to tell you about? for fear of being looked at oddly or some other such similar thing. as someone else mentioned this probably will not be the last you see/hear from this thing. these entities feed off of fear and negative emotion. so if it was successful in draining any of that from you chances are it will try it again and it will escalate over time.

i'd say if anything were to happen again either to you or you fiance then it's time to start taking action.

1. what kind of building are you living in? apartment complex? single house?
2. do you know how old the building is? anything about it's history?
3. do you have any occult paraphernalia? ouija boards, tarot cards etc that you might have been toying with?

there are things you can do if nessacary to seal, protect and defend against negative entities such as this....

many things can act as invitations to these entities even if you don't mean for them too.
edit on 27-2-2014 by CallmeRaskolnikov because: spelling

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 05:08 PM
reply to post by KoRupT

You could have had sleep paralysis and an OBE at the same time. While you were out of body you saw this other being from a different dimension. Then you "woke up" back in your body in the bed. You said you didn't see your body in the bed, but that could have been because you were on the floor beside the bed, and your focus was on this little black creature.

Either that, or something "other-worldly" came and took control over you.
Did you have any missing time? Usually, abductions will cause missing time.

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 05:18 PM
reply to post by BELIEVERpriest

Do you A) have any proof demons exist B) have any proof that's what he experienced (I am really curious about this one because I don't think you were there) C) for that matter can you prove Christ exists? I accepted my toaster as my savior, if I scream out "in the name of my toaster, be gone!!!" will the magical sleep paralysis demon be gone?

Thanks in advance for the world event of you proving demons exist and your teleportation abilities!
edit on 27-2-2014 by ArcAngel because: (no reason given)

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 05:24 PM

reply to post by BELIEVERpriest

What is supposed to happen on 9/16/16?

Not sure what hes on about, but a lunar eclipse viewable for APAC and EMA will happen on 9/16/16.

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 05:24 PM
reply to post by KoRupT

This definitely sounds like sleep paralysis to me. I once had a similar experience myself.

I do thank you for sharing your event with us. I feel slightly better knowing I'm not the only to have something like this happen to them.

posted on Feb, 27 2014 @ 10:55 PM
To me, what you described sounds most like a very vivid dream. I am a woman who lives alone. One night last year I awoke to an extremely aggressive knocking at my door, then the sound of a iron sledge hammer banging against the lock and doorknob of my front door. I feared for my life and immediately dropped to the floor beside my bed, took my great-grandfather's knife that hangs from a nail on the wall. Then I rolled under my bed, took the knife out of its sheath and mentally prepared to fight someone who sounded like they wanted to kill me in the worst way. I was in my own room, under my bed next to all the junk I've stored underneath. But I don't recall ever seeing my own body. All of the sudden I was in my bed, sitting upright and terrified. It took a few minutes to realize no one was at the door and no one was trying to break in. I guess it was just a dream. Some dreams suck.

P.S. Thanks for giving such a detailed, well-written account.
edit on 2-27-2014 by TruthLover557 because: PS

posted on Mar, 4 2014 @ 12:59 PM
Thank you all for the responses! I am glad to hear everyone's opinions. I am sorry for the late response as I have strangely been without internet at work and at my home until yesterday.

To answer some of your questions, I live in an apartment complex but i have not done any research as to the history/age of it. We moved into the apartment in January 2014.

I did speak to my fiancee about whether she has had any strange experiences herself and other than the fact that we thought we have heard footsteps in the middle of the night (our apartment has that kind of fake wood flooring in the halls and kitchen area) she hasn't had any disturbances. However, in our previous apartment right before she moved she had a "nightmare" where 3 hooded figures where hovering over our bed in the middle of the night. She closed her eyes and opened them again to find that she could see one of the figure's face. She described it at being dark grey or black with red, glowing stripes on it's face. She doesn't recall any other features other than it reminded her of a skull. She also said she thought for some reason she was on a metal table because the surface she was laying on was hard and cold.

I would be open to hearing about how to protect/purify my surroundings and myself if they are indeed malicious entities. But being more of skeptic, i am open to all opinions.

I have not been harmed by anything nor have we dabbled with any type of ouija board or tarot cards in the recent past (I say recent because many years ago i i did mess with the ouija board in high school with some friends but this was like 2005ish).

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