I'm going to start this with saying that I suffer from sleep paralysis. It usually happens to me about 2 or 3 times a month when I'm laying in bed and I become fully paralyzed to where I can only move my eyes. I have read that people with sleep paralysis usually wake up feeling paralyzed but for me its different. I have never actually woken up paralyzed. For me, the paralysis starts when I am laying in bed fully awake. I have never opened my eyes while I was paralyzed because I was always afraid of what I would see, but the other night was the first time I opened my eyes and what I saw really scared me.
It started out as I was laying in bed and I suddenly lost my ability to move. I wasn't scared at first because like I said, this happenes to me a lot. While I was laying there unable to move I started hearing things that sounded like low toned talking and I even heard my name a few times. That was when I decided to open my eyes.
When I first opened them I saw a black shadow standing at the other side of my room. I panicked and tried to move, but I couldn't move at all. The shadow then started moving closer to me and as it got closer I lost my ability to breath. I was laying there, not able to move or breath as this thing was getting closer. Then I finally started to be able to move my fingers and once I started moving, everything went away. The shadow, the noises I was hearing, and my loss of breath all vanished.
I should also mention that I was told once that I am being followed by a spirit. I am the only one in my house that this spirit is following. Out of the 7 people that live in my house it doesn't mess with anyone else. Unfortunatly though I have never actualy found out why this spirit is following me. If anyone has any ideas it would be greatly appreciated. This incident was the first time that I was actually frightened by it.
I should probably also mention that I am an empath, if that may be of any help.
Thank You. =)