23 Real Ghost Stories That Will Make You Believe In The Paranormal
Auntie says goodbye
“After I was round 5, my aunt acquired identified with most cancers so my mother left me at my dads for over a month to have the ability to take care of her 24/7. One night time, i wakened crying and asking if my mother got here with my aunt. When my household questioned me, I stated “my aunt got here to say goodbye and that she loves me and can care for me however did my mother come along with her? i miss my aunt” 5 minutes later the telephone rang and it was my mother telling us my aunt had simply handed.” — vmarin0222
Snow in Alabama
“My Uncle Invoice died after I was 4. He and I have been extremely shut. He was my favourite and I used to be his.
I lived in Colorado however we went right down to Alabama for his funeral. I’m 31 now so I don’t bear in mind him truly visiting me, however I do bear in mind telling my mother, “Mother, Uncle Invoice says it’s going to snow!” My mother calmly jogged my memory that Uncle Invoice was gone, and we have been in Alabama in 1995. It doesn’t snow right here.
Uncle Invoice and I acquired the final snicker after we all wakened the subsequent day and it was snowing in Alabama! Very frivolously however it was there.” — Bailthazar
“My mother died after I was a fairly younger grownup. I couldn’t get her to reply her telephone so I went to her home to test on her and located her physique. My mother’s sister and I’ve at all times been very shut. When she got here on the town for the funeral we determined to spend the night time at my moms for a couple of nights to really feel nearer to her and be amongst her issues. We have been sitting in the lounge along with her cat. When I discovered her, her cat was curled round her head. She beloved that cat. We have been speaking about her life and it acquired just a little bit deep. We have been each crying and hoping she was at peace. Instantly the cat who was sitting between us jumped up and began hissing on the fire. Then the flu to the fireside slammed shut actually loud and scared the shit out of us! We then heard footsteps above us in her bed room the place she died. It was scary and never comforting for us or the cat. My mother dedicated suicide and had been actually despondent after my dad died. She was additionally the sort of one that by no means wished anybody to really feel sorry for her. I believe we acquired too private about her life and pissed her off. I had a number of different uncomfortable moments in her home whereas cleansing it out. My then 8 yr outdated son and I have been packing bins and her bed room door slammed shut. It was a pleasant day, no home windows or doorways open. My son checked out me and requested “ why is granny so unhappy?” — bojenny
“My grandmother coming to me in a dream to inform me she died. I used to be in China on the time. After I known as residence my household and girlfriend lied about it. The subsequent night time I had the identical dream and known as residence to test in, however they lied once more. I lastly acquired my girlfriend to confess it. The dream stopped. After I acquired residence, I used to be instructed that the very last thing my grandmother stated was to ask for me by identify.” — MickeyRipple
“One other one – when my dad turned considerably of a believer, was in his 50s.
My grandmother was in hospice and we recieved the information she had handed away. My dad and I have been on the again porch hanging out speaking about every part, he appeared off although, sure I do know his mom handed however this was completely different. He appeared off.
I requested him about it and he stated he had the strangest dream the night time my grandmother died. He was within the room along with her in Michigan (we stay in VA) my grandmother stood up hugged and kissed him and instructed him every part can be okay. She proceeded to by some means stroll out of some new door within the room that led to a inexperienced pasture with different kinfolk that had handed. He might solely acknowledge his grandparents the others he didn’t know who they have been, however one thing in his intestine stated they have been different kinfolk my grandmother knew.
It’s loopy as a result of now after we speak about it he doesn’t act prefer it’s an enormous deal he was simply having a loopy dream that was influenced by the state of affairs. However he dreamed it the night time she handed away, it was like the opposite kinfolk and her have been telling him it’ll be okay, I’m higher off now.” — Beboobooped
“My mother handed away in early November of 2005. I had gotten married on the finish of Could of that yr and she or he waited to inform the household that she was sick till the tip of June. She didn’t wanna take away from the enjoyment of the “child” of the household getting married. It was method too quick and none of us have been able to let her go.
She at all times stated she wished to go at residence (no hospital or hospice), stated it for years, particularly after my dad handed after I was 16. He handed at residence, surrounded by all of us up till the tip. That was what she wished too. In the home he constructed along with his naked fingers and the home they raised the household in.
So, that’s what we did. Mainly, her 6 youngsters’s moved again residence and stayed along with her for the ultimate 2 months. We took shifts to see our husband/wives/work throughout that point, however at any given level, there have been 4 of us there 24 hours a day, ensuring she was surrounded by love and by no means alone.
Now, I didn’t take her demise effectively. I imply, I did every part that wanted to be completed and stored myself collectively, however we have been shut and this was so quick and I didn’t wish to imagine it. I can’t let you know variety of instances I caught myself calling her, to then simply stare on the telephone mid dial and notice she wouldn’t choose up.
Properly, a month after she had handed, I used to be alone at my own residence watching TV. It was solely about 7:00 PM, so darkish at the moment of yr in New England, when motion caught my eye from my eye on the left.
12 toes from me, my mother walked by way of my kitchen stirring one thing in a bowl. She paused within the doorway, gave just a little wave along with her fingers (from the hand wrapped across the bowl) as her head tilted with a smile and moved previous the doorway.
I used to be frozen to the place I used to be sitting, so I known as out “Mother?” and heard her snicker… Her wholesome snicker, from earlier than she acquired sick and couldn’t smile anymore, not to mention snicker. I went to the kitchen, however there was nothing. I swear on my life that this was actual. She was there.
Factor is, my mother was a terrific baker. She handed a whole lot of her recipes onto me and whereas not as usually as I’d have preferred, we baked collectively. It was time that made each of us blissful, we laughed, chatted, gossiped and drank tea whereas we waited for some scrumptious concoction to return from the oven.
To this present day, every time I make her cheesecake, cookies, cream puffs or meringues, I’m blissful. I dance across the kitchen as I stir the bowl and I consider her and the time she visited me.
She has solely visited me in my goals since. All the time to warn me or assist me with an issue that I’m having. I wish to suppose that she was in a position to muster the power to return see me in individual, simply this as soon as, in order that I knew that she was OK, I didn’t should be unhappy and that she would at all times be there.” — theoriginalshabang1
Creepy outdated farmhouse
“My organic dad lives in a creepy outdated farmhouse he renovated. I used to be serving to him construct out the workplace late one night time. He went to the lavatory, and I stored plunking away. I used to be on the ground and set my hammer down. I felt one thing – a presence – and seemed to the place I believed somebody can be. Nothing. I attain again down for my hammer and it’s out of arms attain – possibly 5ft additional than the place I had set it down. I hadn’t moved, in any respect.
He comes again after he’s completed and I inform him what had simply occurred. He laughed and stated, “the little woman have to be taking part in with you.” Um, little woman, what? He then tells me that once in a while he hears just a little woman laughing, and has even seen her. She’s at all times sporting the identical pair of overalls and she or he simply sort of wanders round upstairs. I’m not one to imagine in paranormal experiences, however I’ve no clarification aside from just a little woman ghost simply wished to play.” — BubbleWrapGuy
Speaking to ghosts
“My dad was transforming an outdated home and stuff like this might occur (he was warned of this by the house owners). He shocked me by telling me he’d clarify out loud what he was doing throughout the transforming so the ghosts knew he wasn’t there to damage the home, however make things better that wanted fixing. Substitute issues. The brand new house owners love this home and wish to hold it wanting good, he’d say.
Made him really feel higher, anyway.” — BrownEggs93
Little woman ghost
“Had just a little woman that haunted the home i lived. She largely simply preferred to play video games like disguise stuff from you. One thing can be on the desk, go upstairs and once you got here again down nowhere to be discovered. Observed when i requested properly when i did the routine once more or not it’s within the precise spot it was earlier than. Sadly she preferred to provide the absolute worst nightmares and sleep paralysis ever sometimes.” — Mugwartherb7
“I encountered the ghost of just a little woman as soon as, too.
She was in my mother and father’ outdated home, which is the place I grew up as an adolescent. I heard a transparent voice wake me up from sleep a couple of instances, saying “Howdy?” I used to be by no means afraid, and I by no means thought a lot of it till it had occurred a couple of instances. Then, one night time, she laughed two distinct syllables: “Heh-heh.”
I really feel dangerous for her, actually. Each my ghost and yours. Think about being a child, trapped on the opposite aspect of a spot you already know, unable to do hardly something to it. You’re alone, no person can meaningfully work together with you, and worst of all are the opposite issues that sometimes wander this aspect of actuality with you. It’s acquired to be terrifying.” — Eternity_Incarnate
“After I was youthful, I used to see a ‘black cat’ that will comply with me round. It wasn’t an day-after-day prevalence, however generally I’d see them and as soon as I acquired an actual good have a look at it. Black cat with vibrant inexperienced eyes. Anyway, I by no means actually talked concerning the cat following me round and don’t bear in mind mentioning it to anybody. As I acquired older, I seen it much less till at some point my brother requested me out of the blue what occurred to the black cat that used to comply with me. That freaked me out just a little. I attempted to persuade myself I used to be imagining issues, however how did he know concerning the cat and that they have been lacking?” — NotYetASerialKiller
“I take advantage of to work in a bar that wasn’t precisely a jail, however briefly held folks awaiting courtroom and sentencing. Everybody had tales concerning the residential ghost, who we known as Sebastian.
First time I noticed Sebastian, I seemed down the steps whereas I used to be opening, and noticed some legs in black pants and good footwear. (The ceiling obscured his torso upwards.) After I went downstairs to ask how he acquired in, he ran down the hallway and vanished. Just a few different employees members talked about seeing a person in a black go well with who can be within the bar after hours whilst you’d be cleansing, however once you’d strategy or communicate to him, he’d flip a nook and disappear. Generally after closing, you’d hear somebody ringing the bells on employees members’ bikes downstairs, otherwise you’d hear a crash and the bikes can be moved to a unique place. Different instances, you’d see a person in black duck into the workplace, and by the point you’d enter he’d be gone. The clincher that satisfied us all that it wasn’t only a factor all of us believed as a result of all of us joked about it so usually was the day the brand new cooks got here. They didn’t communicate a lot English and would depart as soon as dinner service was over, in order that they by no means engaged within the Sebastian tales. In the future, one among them requested a couple of man in black stored leaning on the ordering window whereas they have been cleansing.
Sebastian was fairly chill although. He by no means scared us or did something imply. I believe he simply preferred hanging out.” — _always_sunny_
“After I was 15, my dad was driving to a good friend’s home to follow some curler hockey. My buddy lived in a 2 story log cabin with a protracted winding driveway. It was the primary time I had been to his home and had been instructed his mother and father wouldn’t be hone till later within the night. As we drove up, my dad says he thought my pals mother and father weren’t residence and I instructed him they weren’t… he then factors to a second story window and says “effectively somebody is right here.” I search for and see an older male wearing western clothes and sporting an enormous cowboy hat. (That is Texas in order that isn’t uncommon) I stated I suppose they acquired residence early and shrugged all of it.
Some time later I point out one thing about asking his mother and father one thing and he says they received’t be residence until later. I level out each my dad and I noticed somebody in his home and he freaks out as a result of nobody was speculated to be there. We then go in the home to test it out and don’t discover anybody…
After his mother and father acquired residence we have been in a again room of the home and I see an image of the man who had been upstairs. I level it out to my buddy and he turns white and says that was his Grandad…. who died 6 years earlier….. seems my buddy’s mother and father believed the home to be haunted by a number of spirits.” — tryst_91
Man hating ghost
“Was visiting a good friend in Chicago. She instructed me beneath no unsure phrases, the ghost of a girl who lived there wasn’t actually keen on males staying there.
I used to be instructed that I wanted to ensure I closed any door behind me, lest she slam the door behind me.
Certain as shit. First night time I’m there. I stand up to go pee in the course of the night time. I didn’t shut the bed room door after I got here again from the lavatory. Door slammed so exhausting it knocked a bit of artwork off the rattling wall.” — Sir_twitch
“We began listening to knocks on the siding (second flooring) as if somebody was on the door. This adopted loud banging within the basement each night time. I made a decision to document by way of the night time and this snowflake decoration began spinning lengthy in spite of everything had gone to mattress. There was no draft as the opposite ornaments didn’t transfer. When i performed it again i heard a person’s voice repeatedly calling me a hoe. I nonetheless stay there.” — Its-my-life101
Girl in white
“My girlfriend and I have been driving again to her mother and father home after I was in all probability seventeen or eighteen. We went down this one highway and she or he screamed for me to swerve. I figured she seen a deer . After I turned my head I seen a girl wearing white pushing a white bassinet. She was additionally holding a boys hand and he was sporting white. They weren’t in my rearview” — SalamiMommie
“After I was about 12 throughout a summer season, my sister who’s 5 years older than me was out with pals after work. We shared a bed room. I used to be up late, doodling in a pocket book in mattress and had an older, glass television subsequent to my mattress that was turned off. At one level I seemed up and noticed (within the reflection of the television display screen) my sister stroll out of our bed room doorway and into the stairwell. After I circled to greet her, she wasn’t there.
I stand up and stroll into the stairwell and all the lights are nonetheless off downstairs and within the rest room subsequent to our bed room. So I believe she should have ran downstairs actually quick and head down myself to seek out nobody once more. At this level I’m getting just a little spooked and I wished to show myself incorrect so I went outdoors and her automobile was nonetheless gone. I SPRINT again inside and run again upstairs to my mother and father room and wake my mother as much as inform her I used to be fairly positive I had simply seen a ghost. She was too drained to do a lot for it and so I went again in my bed room, petrified.
After I thought again on it I noticed the woman was in a protracted sleeved costume that seemed considerably classic and my sister was very a lot a tomboy in these days. However she had blonde hair like my sister and was wanting in the direction of me whereas strolling out of the room. I stayed awake with my gentle on till my precise sister acquired residence and I felt protected to sleep.
It nonetheless creeps me out a bit to consider it to this present day. I don’t actually imagine a lot in an afterlife however I do know I noticed a younger woman strolling out of the door. I wasn’t actually drained, I hadn’t been watching something earlier within the night to scare me and even additional wasn’t scared after I first noticed her as a result of I believed it was simply my sister. I can’t clarify it although. By no means noticed her or something prefer it once more.” — uneasyandcheesy
“I can imagine this. Shortly earlier than the beginning of my third youngster, I used to be tremendous pressured about every part. Customary stuff, juggling work with adorning the nursery, praying for a wholesome child, and so forth. One night time I had a dream that I used to be sitting on the steps simply outdoors the nursery and my lengthy since lifeless Grandma got here strolling up the steps, sat down subsequent to me, put her arm round me and instructed me that every part was going to be all proper. It was so comforting and felt so actual. I’m as sceptical as they arrive however this can at all times stick with me as a particular second that felt like greater than only a dream.” — Goose-rider3000
Nightly go to
“My grandma got here to me the night time she handed too. I used to be at school and dealing so I couldn’t depart to go to her. My dad stated it was okay and to give attention to college. Couple of days later she got here to me in my dream. She seemed like she did after I was a child and was sporting pajamas she at all times wore. She stated she was leaving. Within the dream I felt like I knew the place she was going and understood. I instructed her I used to be going to overlook her and she or he stated she would too. Wakened and my buddy was giving me a journey to work and my dad calls me crying. She had handed. I instructed my dad my dream and he believed me. He was blissful that I noticed her earlier than she left.
I don’t imagine in ghosts, gods, or something supernatural however I nonetheless can’t deny what occurred.” — Esleeezy
One candy, one spooky
“When she was one she gently touched an image of my spouse’s deceased grandfather, whom she wouldn’t have identified something about at that time as we didn’t clarify demise but and didn’t speak about deceased members of the family but, and stated that she met him earlier than she was born and that he was good to her. He’s the individual she was named for and that incident made me really feel actually, actually blissful. Every time anybody asks what occurs once you die my reply is now “I do not know however it’s the identical place you have been in earlier than you have been born”.
When she was two she was taking to someone, apparently just a little boy that was not there. After I requested about her imaginary good friend she solemnly instructed me that he lived in our home a very long time in the past. I requested no additional questions. A few yr later, after we had moved out, our neighbor caught his child taking to an imaginary good friend. When requested he was instructed that the boy she was taking part in with was my daughter’s good friend. Not less than if it was a ghost it was pleasant…” — Ridry