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Strange Black Shadows

Posted on August 8, 2011

This is not the first story I’ve submitted here. It’s been a while but I’d like to share this story with you. Hoping someone can tell me what’s going on.

I have had strange encounters with shadow creatures? I’m not sure what to call them, this happened on and off for a couple of years now. The first time a saw this creature was about 4 years ago. I was sleeping in my bed, having terrible dreams about someone trying to kill me… Something dripped on my face, I wiped it off half asleep still, when it hit me that I’m in my bed and nothing is suppose to be dripping on my face! I was fully awake and the dripping still went on, it was warm on my face and sticky. I finally opened my eyes and to this day I will never forget what I saw! It was a black mist type creature, hovering over me, staring at me with the most evil hell red eyes. Couldn’t see a face, just the eyes. I reached out to touch it (I don’t know why) and it just went away. I ran to the bathroom to check what was dripping on my face, but there was nothing.

Second time I saw a black shadow was late one night, I woke up after having terrible nightmares again, I looked down to the foot of my bed and there it was, sitting on the laundry basket. This time there was no glowing eyes, but I could feel it smiling, liking that I’m scared. It just stayed there, watching and smiling. I got out of bed as fast as I could and slept in my brothers room that night.

I moved in with my boyfriend (now fiancée) and things was better for about a year. The one night my dog started barking like crazy and growled. I sat up in bed and saw nothing at first. My dog went closer to the edge and I could see she was following something, still growling. I looked down and saw a small dark shadow going around the bed. I sat back, my back against the wall, crying so scared. I started praying and after a while the place felt normal again and my dog stopped barking. I slept with all the lights on that night. When my fiancée got back from work the next morning I told him, but he did not believe me. He does not believe in paranormal stuff at all.

A few month ago I was visiting a friend, we took the dogs outside to do their business, it was about 1am at the time. The dogs kept looking at something on the wall and didn’t want to go on the grass. We were getting irritated and stepped on the grass, trying to get them to follow. They still didn’t move and started growling at this point. I felt uncomfortable, like someone was watching me. We looked to the wall, where the dogs were growling and and saw a shadow figure sitting on the wall. We ran inside and did not go back outside till the next morning!

This happened last week (20 July 2011), I was alone at the house yet again, I couldn’t shake the feeling that I’m being watched. I was watching TV and saw a shadow walk into the computer room. I freaked and went to look, but there was nothing in there. This room is across the main bedroom and I can’t sleep if the door of the computer room is open, it feels like something is in there, watching me.

Is it the same shadow I keep seeing? Is it following me? Is there anyone else that had the same things happen to them? I would like to hear from you! Thanks for reading the story and sorry it’s so long

Sent in by Charmaine, Copyright 2011 TrueGhostTales.com

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22 Responses to “Strange Black Shadows”
  1. sasha keck says:

    Isn’t the feeling of being watched creepy? I can relate to you even though I’m 14! Has it done any sort of act to your fiance? If it hasnt then it is most likely attached to you. I’m having the same trouble with a demon that I cant get rid of. Pray, pray, pray is the number one thing to do. Maybe even get help from a priest at church. I think that is the best thing that you can do.

    • Charmaine says:

      Hey sasha,
      Thank you for the reply! Yes, the feeling of being watched is creepy, it freaks me out. I am praying a lot, it seems to be helping and keeping it away. No, it never did anything to my fiance, so you might be right. It is attached to me and to be honest that scares me a lot. What is this demon doing to you? You have similar experiences? You are still so young, I am sorry you are dealing with demons at this young age :( Suggest you do the same, pray and go to the priest, get the place cleansed. I also heard salt keeps them away, not sure if that works though, but it’s worth a try

  2. Anonymous says:

    I’m 14 and I am also followed by a shadow man. It seems as though I’m the only one who can see it. I don’t think it has any intention to harm me though. It has glowing blood red eyes and it actually seems protective over me. It sometimes speaks directly into my mind and it has even revealed to me that it’s name is Demyx. Oddly enough I actually consider it my closest friend.

    • Charmaine says:

      Maybe it wants you to think it is there to protect you. I on the other hand don’t think so, I would suggest you ignore it and ask it to go away. Sounds like a demon. It is up to you. Thanks for the reply and hope you are well

  3. Tammy says:

    Unfortunately, I can really relate to everything that you are going thru.
    The only thing I can tell you is to not show fear of any kind toward it. It WILL feed off of your fear.
    I had a spirit or entity whatever you want to call it try to kill me when I was 11 years old. I have always been sensitive to spirits and never really afriad of any until this one. It sensed that I was weak and afraid and it was able to do horrible things to me because of it.

    When you feel these things watching you or when you actually see them just stand firm and tell them to leave you alone. I am not saying this will always work but it will make them understand that you are not afraid of them and that they cannot hurt you or intimidate you.

    I hope that you get some sense of peace.

    • Charmaine says:

      Thank you for the advice, I will definitely try it out. It will be hard, I am really scared of this thing. Thanks for sharing your story and I’m so sorry to hear what happened to you :( How did you get rid of it? Hope all is well

  4. jim dykes says:

    Hey Charmaine,I believe you!The last several years I my wife and I including my 5 yr. old son have some very strange experiences.The shadow “things” I have seen have been different shapes.Since moving to Lake Charles La. I have seen 3.A few times I have been scared ,sometimes just curious.Sometimes they seemed scared of me,go figure,sometimes I was scared if them.I am starting to think they are not “spirits”My opinion seems to be evolving,but who knows?Good luck to you!!! Jim

    • Charmaine says:

      Hey Jim,
      Thank you for the reply. I am sorry you have also seen these things, especially you 5 year old son. I do not believe these “things” as you put it are spirits. Most people I have talked to believe they are demons. Pray to your god and I hope they will leave you alone. Salt in the corners of your house is suppose to help too, I’m not too sure about that one though. Praying helps me the most. Good luck to you and your family! Keep well :) Charmaine

  5. bhavik says:

    Hello charmaine! I’m sorry to hear u going all through these things! When I was small, I used to have bad,really bad nightmares! That’s when my dad went to the priest and gave me a locket to wear!Ever since I wore the locket, the nightmares have stopped! Till now I am wearing this locket! So what I suggest is whenever u go to sleep at night, say a prayer, and keep a cross or a bible underneath ur pillow! I am sure it will help you!!

    • Charmaine says:

      Hey bhavik,
      Thank you so much for the reply! I will definitely try the Bible under my pillow :) I pray every night before I go to bed and it seems to be helping. Haven’t had any bad experiences again! I’m glad the nightmares stopped! Keep well :)

  6. David says:

    Hi Charmaine, Ghosts like playing pranks, if they hurt you, are not. It is fun for them. When you see a ghost, it is only for a short time. Most of the time the ghost is invisible, and around you. Ghosts know every move you make, what your scared of, whats makes you happy, by your daily reactions, to TV, Internet, Conversations. Ghost can take any form they want, to pull a prank on you. Ghosts are not the dead, they are something else. They are not Demons, and Demons have to be dealt with. Ghosts on the other hand, are like family, and share the same space with you. Yes, they are troublesome, and can cause injuries to your body, such as painful scratches, bruises, bleeding cuts, but to them it is still a prank. For me the bleeding cut was, the last draw. So I forcefully, threaten, to burn the house down, if it caused me any more pain. That was around 1970, and it hasn’t hurt me since. It still makes lots of sounds, shakes my bed, walks on my matress all around me, when I’m trying to sleep. I see the heel-arch-toe prints, pushing down on the matress, but the feet are invisible. I have to force myself to keep from laughing. It tries everything but pain, to get a reaction out of me. In the old days I would always look, and as soon as I would look, the activity would end. But know I just ignore it, and go to sleep.

    • Charmaine says:

      Hey David,
      Thanks you so much for the reply! At the moment nothing is happening and I hope it stays that way. I will try my best to ignore it. I did tell it to go away though, maybe that’s why I haven’t seen it again, I don’t know! Thanks for sharing your story and I don’t know how you can be so calm with the thing walking on your bed! I would be totally scared! Keep well :)

      • David says:

        Hey Charmaine, ghosts like to scare you. Mind have appeared as black shadows, many times. The cat is the worst, of the three. I always say I live with three ghosts, but it might be just one, that takes the form of all three. Only one is pressent at a time when I see them. But they each have, different personalities, that’s why I say three ghosts.

        Ghost have time out periods, where nothing happens. It can go from a couple of nights, to years. But in my case, they always returned. Why it returns, are takes a time out, I have no idea. I always say it is impossible to get rid of them, I think, that they are only suppressed, and suppressed is good. For what ever reason they stop bothering you, is good.

        Last seeing my matress being pushed down, by invisible feet. I think to myself it is amazing what something invisible can do. The wind is invisible, and look what it can do. That is one of the reasons, that I believe ghosts are not dead people. Because, they act the same, if you see them, or not. Ghosts, give off a Electromagnetic Feild. Live Human beings, don’t give off a measure feild, which proves that ghosts are something else, other than the dead. You can buy a EMF meter, from paranormal sites, they might even sell them on this site. I bought mind, from the Home Depot on line.

  7. jacibo says:

    hi charmaine ive heared and read about a spirit that appears on peoples chests and GIVES them nightmares it like a sort of fear parassite. the more fear you show or feel the stronger it gets i think theres a painting of it on a womans chest. There small and often appear as shadowy smoke. i think theres an article about it on this site it is dangerrous so don’t show feaar i hope this helps.
    plus i hope it doesent visit again

    Jacibo (-:

    • Charmaine says:

      Hey jacibo,
      Thank you so much for the reply. I will do some research on this, it sounds like it may be whats happening to me. I haven’t seen it again and I also hope it stays that way! Keep well :)

  8. Lugo says:

    I grew up in a household where my mother and aunt you to practice conjuration and witchcraft on a regular. So growing up around the paranormal was a natural part of my life. When I was seven I remember waking up at about 230 in the morning when I watched a shadow on my ceiling begin to get super black, and mind you that the full moon was illuminating my bedroom rather well. It kept getting dark and finally “peeled” off the wall and formed into a jet black flat figure shaped like a tall man with two large bright blood red eyes. It moved next to my bed and got within inches of my face. It felt like it was stealing the innocence out of me. It was the most traumatizing experience of my life. Since then I had seen similar shadow figures but not with the glowing eyes. For almost twenty three years I thought I was crazy until recently my sisters finally told me that they had similar experiences with those things but never wanted to say anything. You are not alone and you need to know that those beings are pure evil. They are usually beings that have been summoned by someone in your family history on accident and will always appear in times when you are at your weakest. Pray, pray, pray is all I can tell you. Learn some banishing rituals because those things will not go away until they have killed you or made your life miserable. Dont trust them if they try to communicate with you and stay positive with light. Youve been given a gift to be able to see them. Take care and good luck keep fighting the good fight because evil is real and those things are real as well.

    • Charmaine says:

      Hey Lugo,
      Thank you so much for the reply! It’s good to know I’m not going crazy and there are people out there that know how this feels! I’m sorry you had to deal with all of this. Yeah I do believe they are evil and I would never try and communicate with it in any way. I’m trying to ignore it and pay no attention to it, hoping it will stay away. I do pray, a lot and it really helps me. Haven’t seen any shadows for a while now. They tend to appear when I’m more vulnerable, sad or even angry. Keep well :)

  9. Heather says:

    Howdy! I’ve just read your story and most of the comments here. While I do not believe all ‘shadow people’ are bad, it deffinitely sounds like you have some bad entity following you. The only new advice I can give you, depending if you don’t know about or do, is that I heard sage incense(or you can actually go buy the dried flowers) is suppose to be very cleansing. I’ve heard of people whisking sage smoke around ouija boards and their group to help cleanse away any bad spirits. It can also be used to cleanse rooms and people. Some people pray while doing this too. I would suggest doing this as often as you can so that nothing will come after you when you’re feeling vulnerable, at least force them to keep a further distance from you. The best of luck to you!

  10. Chantelle says:

    Hello to everyone,
    I think I am getting followed by a shadow cat. As ridicoulous as it sounds it is ture. Why a cat??? This is a black cat. I only see it in the corner of me eye and when I actually trun my attention on it , it vanashes. This cat has followed me my whole life. Has never done anything to harm me but I seem to be the only one that is experiencing this. Maybe I am wrong and if so plaese tell me that you have experienced or experiecing this too. For you Charmaine I have NO IDEA what you should do. But I have sensed that I am being watched by differrent things too. I also have the scariest ghost enounters. So this does pile up. All I can say is that I believe everything is connected. So if I were you I’d dig deep into your past and your history(family history too) You might get answers to why this is happening but maybe not.
    Best of luck to you, Chantelle

  11. Nixon says:

    ive experienced something like this, except the thing was laughing. i found one way to deal with them: copy what they do. i started laughing, and it started getting mad, and then it went away.

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