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I need help. I am actually scared.

Discussion in 'Your Personal Experiences Forum' started by peachie, Oct 4, 2017.



  1. peachie

    peachie Paranormal Novice

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    Lately, something has been following me and I can't figure out what it is. I've always been able to see things, when turnin my head really fast or in my peripheral vision, I've seen spirits, demon, many things. But this thing, it just observes me. It watches me, like its studying me closely. It started out with standing at a far distance. Now, I could be in a small room and it will be standing right next to me, starting at the side of my face.

    Its terrifying me and I'm frightened for my wellbeing.

    Its a tall, lanky figure, all black. No face, no hair, nothing. The surface of its body gleams, almost like polished tar or smooth black marble. It can run by doorways and sometimes, it lurches over with a hunchback. I never hear a noise from it and when it stands still, it doesn't move a muscle. I see iit in curved mirrors at work sometimes but when I turn the corner, its gone. Please help? Any ideas what this might be?

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    Usual Suspect USI Calgary

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    Assuming the post is serious, then you should seek some professional assistance from an independent qualified therapist who can determine if only you can see the figure, or more precisely whether or not it's a hallucination, optical artifact enhanced by the imagination, or something objectively real, and if it appears not to be objectively real, can refer you to the right doctors to determine whether or not there is a medical explanation.

    Strange things are seen by perfectly normal people, so this isn't an offhanded dismissal. It's just a more responsible place to start than by looking for help from paranormal people first. There are too many quacks and woomongers with whacky beliefs who could lead you ( irresponsibly IMO ) away from the help you should be getting.
     
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  3. mike

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    As suggested by US, start with your general practitioner doctor.

    As for the fear, apart from seeing something, have you been hurt physically ? If not then there is no cause for panic.

    Personally i don't subscribe to the notion that spirits or demons are real, I don't believe in supernatural mechanisms, that whatever is happening has a rational material world explanation.

    My first instinct is hallucinations and a Doctor is the best place to start if that's the case.
     
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    peachie Paranormal Novice

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    That's what scares me the most, is that I'm just hallucinating this but when I see it, it looks so physically real, like I could touch it and it'd be smooth like pollished marble. I'm afraid if I tell a professional, they'll perscribe medication I can't pay for or suggest J stay in a facility or something. I don't want to find out I'm actually just crazy.

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    I take it you cant photograph it ? and that no one else sees it ?

    Medical costs in the US are a real shame, try these guys

    Headlines | The Pro Bono Counseling Project

    You don't have to keep paying for medication, but its worth a try even in the short term so you can rule it in or out as an explanation.

    There is no shame in having a mental health issue, it can strike anyone and like catching a cold or tripping and breaking a bone, There is no shame in it happening to you if that's what it is.

    Avoid terms like "crazy" A chemical imbalance can cause lots of things. There is no shame in diabetes, so why should you worry if you might have one that's causing visual hallucinations.

    Our body's are complex machines, and they break down sometimes. Have a chat with the people in the link above, and let us know how things go.

    Best of luck.
     
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    Usual Suspect USI Calgary

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    There's probably less to worry about than you imagine. I know someone who has experienced what's called "night terrors" that take the form of perfectly real seeming visions of creatures and people after waking up. They eventually just went away on their own. Just talking about it can be helpful too, so you're taking the right steps. There are also often volunteer or charity run counsellors, even if your system doesn't normally provide free services. Google them and see if there are any in your area. Also, if there's a medical reason, it has nothing to do with being "crazy", and detection could even save your life. I imagine it's hard to face, but it's worth checking into. Be brave and keep trying to get to the bottom of it!
     
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    peachie Paranormal Novice

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    You have no idea how much all of this means to me. You guys are real life savers, I'm in tears. Thank you, so much for all of the help. I'll try all of these resources.

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    As others have said, I would stay away from paranormal practitioners, psychics or anyone of that ilk. They would probably all confirm your worst fears and seek to sell you energy work or some sort of treatment that would part you from your money. Frankly, I would agree to start with mainstream medical evaluation. No one is going to put you into an asylum and throw away the key. If someone wants this power over you, just walk out upfront.
     
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