Is This The Ghost Of My Dead Husband?

Posted on December 5, 2008

My husband had bought me a new house for our 8th anniversary then 14 months later he died. That’s when weird things started to happen.

My husband had bought my daughter a new stereo for Christmas the year before he died. The stereo would come on by itself at all hours and the CD rack sounded as if someone was picking through them. She finally put the stereo and CD rack in the garage.

A few months later I put the stereo in my bedroom. On the 1st year anniversary of my husbands death the stereo came on at the exact time of his death. It freaked me out and scared me but since then it hasn’t come back on by itself. But the weird stuff doesn’t end there.

We see a shadow as if someone is walking from the front door into the kitchen and hear dishes rattle like someone is getting something to eat. But that’s not all, one night my daughter was asleep and something pulled her covers off and her closet door opened and closed all night.

One night after she had taken a shower she was looking in her closet for something to wear and the door slid shut right in front of her face. Now she spends more time at her friends than she does at home.

As for me, one day I was home alone and was cooking to take food to a sick friend. I was in the kitchen (my bathroom is on the back side of my kitchen) it sounded like something was in my closet pounding on the wall like it was trying to come through into the kitchen. I packed everything up and left immediately, I was so scared.

Another time a friend was over and we were watching TV. I had went into my bathroom to get dressed for bed when it sounded liked the cabinets in the kitchen were being slammed. When I went into the living room where my friend was I asked her if she found what she was looking for and she said she never got off the couch but thought I was pounding on the wall in my closet.

Since then things seem to happen when anyone is on the computer. My daughter has said that something touches her back and shoulders when she gets on the computer and it sounds like someone is looking over my shoulder and breathing heavy whenever I’m on the computer.

These things are creepy and scary but what can we do? Move, ignore them or just learn to live with them? For now we just live one day to the next.

Sent in by Paula, Copyright 2008

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23 Responses to “Is This The Ghost Of My Dead Husband?”
  1. Ryan says:

    Hi Paula, this sounds like it could be Poltergeists, is your daughter present during these activities? Is she on the premises?
    I an sorry for your lose.

  2. pooja says:

    felt sad to hear about ur husband…it could be your husband… try talking to him … and get ur house blessed … also …!!

  3. Kala says:

    Omigosh I couldn’t imagine! I recently lost my father and I’m very sorry for your loss. Do you think it is your husband haunting you? I wouldn’t think he would try to scare you or your daughter. If it was him I would think little things might happen and you might feel at peace or comforted. I’m just worried it is not him and something else playing on your emotions. Good luck with everything. You are both in my prayers.

  4. tori says:

    wow sounds scary but i wouls deffintly get out of that house

  5. Jackie says:

    It sounds like poltergeist activity. You don’t need to be a teenager to experience poltergeist activity as alot of people think, high levels of stress can also be a cause. You lost your husband which is so sad and you are most probably highly stressed, even though you’re seeming to cope.

    When your mind is in this state, you are an easy target for this kind of activity to reach through to you and for you to experience it. Whereas, if you are stable, you are less likely to be perceptive to it, in other words, whatever the presence is that is trying to reach you, would be unable to if your mind were not in this vulnerable state, in most circumstances that is.

    I could go on forever here about all this, if you look up poltergeist activity on the internet, then you may get your answer. I do think it is unlikely to be your husband though, as he would not very likely come to you in this way as it is a disturbing way. Hope this helps you a little Paula.

    Try praying for this presence to leave you alone, it can’t hurt can it?

    Take care and good luck with this. x

  6. Jan says:

    If it is your husband, some ghost are playful then haunting, try to get the ghost hunter and look it up with there high tech, and never ask a medium, talking to the ghost with them they lie, they can hire people to search u up, try to ignore it, or live somewhere peacefully, and remember your husband dearly in your mind

  7. entisar says:

    I would to advise you to not sacred from these things that happened to you and your daugther because at the end god always saves people from these kind of things.

  8. jami says:

    awsome story!!!!I I rated it a five!!!!!

  9. Bearspeaker says:

    I think you are being haunted by a demonic spirit trying to scare you and your daughter in a time when you are suffering from the lose of your husband. You should cleanse your house with sage, or lemongrass and demand the spirit to leave you alone. Pray for God to protect you and tell the spirit God protects you and it has no power over you. Or get someone else to clense your house for you.

    Good Luck,

  10. Sarah says:

    My mom just recently passed away and alot of those things are happening to me as well. It’s scary but at the same time it makes me feel peaceful.. I think they just want us to know they r okay and want us to know that they are watching over us. If it really scares you guys, u should tell him to go home, to Heaven.. and let him know you will be there soon to be with him! ;-)

  11. Jeff says:

    Hi! your husband will not try to scary you and your daughter, because he love his

    family. If it is your husband. He just want to protect you and his daughter. The ghost

    is like human. Just can’t see. If you try to live with the ghost. You will feel the ghost

    is same as human. I never try it before.

    Good Luck,
    Hope the ghost is your husband.

  12. Carly says:

    i think that when u hear things or hear breathing over ur shoulder that u should try to talk to it to see if it is ur husband or not. Say stuff like…”is that u baby?” and say i love u or somethin..just to try and get it to talk. but if things get worse or if u don like any of the encounters. then i think u should maybe move out or somethin..bc things could get worse.

  13. Avaren says:

    What i would do is try to get someone who knows about ghost to come over to your house. mayn a time they will be able to tell you if it is a pltergyst or just a playful spirit. it seems that there is no real violent acts but not really all that playful ether. ym guess would be a spirit who has been there and after a while decided to let you know it was there.

    it sounds like it is just trying to lead the life it was living. aa woman perhaps who used to make dinner and provide entertainment (music) she probably has a pet peve about open closet doors. The closet noise possibly is how she died. she may have been locked in a closet and dies there. Anyways this is only a guess. the only way you can really know is if you had a medium (psyc) person come into your house.

    Good luck with your ghost!

    oh also don’t be afraid if it is evil usually the more you fear it the more power it has (this is just a theory poeple are wokring on)

  14. Yasmin says:

    Maybe it’s your husband trying to get your attention?

  15. S says:

    Similar things happened to me after my father died a few years ago. I would hear sounds coming from my parents bedroom when no one was in there. I also heard the drawers in that room opening and closing a fews days after my mother cleared out his stuff. As time passed (about a 1 1/2 years – 2 years) things started to die down.

  16. spunkerrr says:

    I`m sorry for your loss.I just lost my husband in July in a freak accident.We also,just bought our home in Feb (08).I actually pray for a visit from him,though
    have yet to happen. I really wouldn`t think that it is your husband who is doing
    this unless he died in unrest. I have you in my prayers.

  17. Mariejean says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I just lost my husband last October and has not felt anything unusual since then. I have always asked him to show-up, but he has never been felt until now. I only see him on my dreams.

    I believe that your husband will never scare the family he has loved so much during his days on earth. Please have your house blessed by a priest or a pastor as this could be a bad spirit taking advantage of your vulnerability due to loss.

    My heart goes with you.

    Merry Christmas.

  18. Rani says:

    I think you are extremely lucky you can sense him…I wish I could see mine.Someone who loves you can never harm you. Just try speaking to him…Maybe he is trying to tell you something!

  19. seema says:

    Pray to Amritandamayi Amma.She will help you.

  20. Mickey says:

    I lost my husband 5 yrs ago and at he beginning i use to feel him not anymore i wish i could see him …recently i been dreaming with him and i wish i could know what he’s trying to tell me he was the love of my life and i wish he could contact me another way than dreams…im sorry for your lost…try talking to him maybe he’s trying to tell you something.

  21. JENNIFER HUNT says:

    my husband passed away 3 months ago, November 5 2009, at 22 years of age. He was murdered on his military base in Ft.Hood, Texas. I have felt him since then but just the last couple weeks he has started doing things like tugging at my blankets and holding me in the middle of the night. You have to understand that anything they do is going to scare you, they’re a ghost. As long as it stops when you ask him to if it’s scaring you, then it’s him, don’t worry. Also in the after life there is no sense of time, so if it’s been months and you haven’t heard from him that doesn’t mean he forgot about you, that simply might mean that he doesn’t realize how much time has passed. You might try telling him the day and how long it’s been since he died, just to keep him updated.

  22. Lorna says:

    I have been reading a lot on this subject as I lost my husband a year ago. Sometimes when a person dies their spirit does not recognize that they are dead. They go on about their business as usual – making meals, doing dishes, working in the garage, whatever, for a period of time. At least that is what they think they are doing. This might explain the opening and closing of door sounds. You may actually hear footsteps. The good news is they do not mean you harm and sometimes are trying to contact you, but their stay will not last forever. I suggest you go to YOUTUBE and look at five different lectures by Michael Newton – Past Life Therapy. They are excellent, contain a great deal of medical research and I think they will put you at ease.

  23. Jan says:

    My husband passed away 6 1/2 years ago suddenly. We would feel things, we saw him several times and he woulld move the wind chimes outside the back door(there was not even a hint of a breeze)I would see him daily then it got fewer and fewer.All 3 of our daughters had seen him and dreamed of him. I remarried last year and the visits stopped. Yesterday I was leaving for work and I saw my deceased husband again. twice that morning. Not sure why? it’s been over a year since the llast time and I thought maybe he had moved on. not sure what to do? My husband(current) does believe but thinks I am a little crazy?

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