My Haunted Life Too

TRUE GHOST STORIES

The Birthday Reaper

25 March 2019 | Your Stories, Your True Encounters

It stood by my bed at night, the renegade of childhood solace, always wanting to be seen. Reminiscing through my teenage years, I sometimes shudder. But one October night tremors through me most. It was the night of my fifteenth birthday. My girlfriends had planned to stay over after the celebration but my mother had to be at work very early the next morning. So everyone left the party around eight p.m. Mom went straight to bed. I had showered, slipped on my favorite fuzzy jammies, and slipped beneath the comforter. With my feather pillow behind my back, I sunk my eyes deep into the tenth chapter of a mystery novel. Forty minutes in I became very drowsy and began to nod off. The book fell centerfold over my chest

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Another Haunted Hotel

22 March 2019 | Haunted locations, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

My last book was Motel Hell and it was a collection of reviews by scared guests of various hotels and motels around the world. It’s amazing what you can find on TripAdvisor! Anyway, here is another review of a Wetherspoons in Bodmin, Cornwall for you. It’s not in the book…….. but the place looks creepy! A reviewer on TripAdvisor said of this Bodmin pub and hotel – Chapel-an-Gansblydhen – We stayed in Bodmin for 2 nights and visited the Wetherspoons converted Wesleyan Methodist chapel on the first night. We loved the atmosphere of the building and the original features that have been retained were a pleasure to see. We spent the evening envisaging what it would have been like in the mid-1800s, and the comings and goings of the churchgoers

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The Creepy Crawlspace and A Haunted House

21 March 2019 | Haunted houses, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

When I was much younger, in my early 20’s, we rented a small older home built in the ’60s. It was rundown…but cheap, and we were able to exchange doing repairs for lower rent. Being young newlyweds with 2 small sons age 2 and 7 months, it was an ideal situation at first. The first few months were fine but then things got crazy quick when I explored the home’s crawlspace one day after hearing some noises coming from down there. It sounded like an animal, so I opened the floor hatch and popped my head down there with a flashlight and looked around. Immediately as my light illuminated the cold damp darkness, I got the chills. Inside the crawl space was an old ratty piece of carpet, and on

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The Colonel’s Final Round – Is This Proof of the Afterlife???

20 March 2019 | Evidence?, Haunted items, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

The following was submitted yesterday. Assuming it’s real, this is stunning proof of life after death – read the explanation and watch the video. In 2015 my dad died after a quick battle with dementia. He was a scientist and a retired Air Force Colonel. When my mom passed in 2005, she returned 3 days later in the form of a blinking Turkish lamp, 3 quick flashes, 3 slower flashes, 3 very slow flashes. Both my dad and I were present. I asked him what that might have been, he said most likely mom stopping by before she left, letting us know things are ok. Right then we made a pact to do the same if one of us were to go first, we are both science driven and we

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The Witches Daughter – Narrated by Darren Marlar

19 March 2019 | G. Michael Vasey's Nightmare Corner, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

The Witches Daughter is an encounter with witchcraft and the supernatural by G. Michael Vasey. It is a story in Your Haunted Lives and was also posted on this site a couple of years ago where it is one of the most popular stories on the site… Now, you can listen to it narrated by Weird Darkness podcast host Darren Marlar.

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A Paranormal Stench?

19 March 2019 | Haunted houses, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

It was 2005, in a decent house on a military base in North Carolina, with my then-wife when things started getting weird for me. I had been married for about 2 1/2 years at this point. Things were not at there best between her and I. There were a number of things that happened in this house in the 2 years I was there…. I’ll start at the beginning. Summer 2005: I had just returned from a tour in Afghanistan. I was getting ready to leave out again the following month. The day I arrived home from tour #1, my wife and I were talking. She was telling me about something strange that happened a few times while I was gone: About once a week, she would be woken up

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I Saw the Hatman

18 March 2019 | Shadow people, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

I believe I saw the hat man. I was asleep, and for some reason woke up and was staring in front of me. I couldn’t move at all, but I noticed someone standing in front of our door. We have a hall night light outside our room, so it’s not pitch black. My husband keeps his vitamins on his dresser where the door is. So when I first noticed the figure, I thought it was him as he wakes up before me. I started to wake up more (I still couldn’t move) and felt my husband and baby still asleep next to me. Fear started to take over more, and I convinced myself someone had broken in.. I still couldn’t move. The dark figure just stood there staring at me.

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Not Scared of the Hatman

15 March 2019 | Shadow people, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

I was between the ages of 2-5 when I encountered a dark shadow figure. He had a round rim hat and long trench coat. It was all black. I couldn’t see its face or eyes and it was just an all-black figure. It never touched me or came close to me, it just stared at from a distance. It lurked and it felt like the nightmare lasted for hours. My mother told me I’d wake up screaming or I’d be sleep but screaming. It haunted me for years and then stopped. As I got older I forgot about those encounters. I definitely had my share of depression, stress, and pain throughout my adult years up until 2018. I experienced this awakening that’s hard to describe. I am definitely a different

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Do I Have a Guardian Angel?

14 March 2019 | Your Stories, Your True Encounters

I was told a number of strange tales by my brother’s brother-in-law this Christmas regarding how assistance was often provided to him in times of need, prompting the question – does he, and all of us, have a guardian angel? The first instance apparently took place one weekend as he took a ride on his motorcycle up into the North Yorkshire Moors. The moors are desolate and deserted, and the weather may change abruptly at a moments notice. They are absolutely not the sorts of place you want to be stuck in as dusk approaches, but as he reached the peak of a hill that afternoon, he realized that this might well become his fate. The engine of his bike began to splutter so he reached down to switch on

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Who Peeks from the Closet?

13 March 2019 | Evidence?, Haunted houses, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

I was in my kitchen with one of my kids. While she was eating, I took a picture of her and posted it on Facebook. That’s when people started asking me, “Who is the man in the background?” Her and I were the only two in the home. I looked at the picture again and you can see an older man looking around the corner of the pantry. Our house was built in 1877.   Submitted to WCPO by Stephanie Ater – Fayette County, Ohio

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The Last Supper

12 March 2019 | Haunted items, Poltergeist, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

At the beginning of my second year of college, I moved into a flat in West Bromwich. It was quite a distance from the university, but it was the only thing I could find that I could afford. There was a bus ride into Birmingham, and so I just had to get used to the idea of commuting. At some point, I had acquired a very large paper poster of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. I really liked the painting and would often spend time studying the detail of the picture. It hung proudly on the main wall of the flat. One evening, I went out and ended up at a party. I met a girl there who was an art student. We got talking, and I mentioned that I

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The Rite

11 March 2019 | Your Stories

Having reached my elder years, I will now tell you a story of my youth. And, you will not believe my story. No. Not at first. If it hadn’t happened to me, I would not believe it myself. When I was a young boy, I learned of a rite that had been practiced by the males in my family for generations. I do not know how far into history it goes. My father told me that it was our way of marking a boy becoming a man. Of course, as I said, I was young and I did not understand. On the day before it was to be my turn, my father told me that my brother and cousin would be attending. They were older and had already gone through

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Uninvited…..

08 March 2019 | Haunted houses, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

This happened almost twenty-five years ago when I was a young girl. I grew up in a small town in Michigan nicknamed “The Friendly City.” My neighbors were all very close and we frequently visited each others’ houses. One neighbor asked if I would house/cat sit while she went on a 3-day shaman retreat (she is Native American) and I agreed. The first day went well and there were not any issues whatsoever. The second day, I invited my friend over to the house with me while I fed the cats in the afternoon. We decided to hang out in my neighbor’s side media room and watch tv for a few hours while sitting with the cats. She went to the kitchen to get some snacks for us and shut

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The Ghost in Our House

07 March 2019 | Haunted houses, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

It’s been going on for a few months now. My wife and kids would say have you noticed anything weird going on?  I said “No why?” My wife said, “I’ve been seeing things out the corner of my eye and hearing noises coming from the storage room.” Of course, me being me, I said: “It’s just your imagination.” A few days passed and my youngest son came to me and said: “Dad, something scratched me.” So then I thought maybe I need to go check out the storage room. So I did and I found nothing but I thought to make my son feel better I’d say “Hey whoever is here needs to stop bothering my family” I said, “There son, nothing will bother you again.” But for me on

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The Prop Body was Real!

06 March 2019 | Your Stories, Your True Encounters

Did you ever watch the Six Million Dollar Man on TV? Back in 1976, for an episode called the ‘Carnival of Spies’, the crew were readying the Nu-Pike amusement park in Long Beach, CA. The director saw a corpse prop hanging from a rope in the corner of the set – shot in a funhouse – and didn’t like it so asked for it to be removed.  When a crew member tried to remove the prop body, its arm came off revealing mummified flesh and bone! The set suddenly became a potential crime scene and medical examiners were called. They managed to find a 1924 penny and ticket to the Museum of Crime in LA in the body’s mouth and were able to identify the body as that of outlaw

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