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Malicious Black Orbs And Being Attacked In Your Sleep


First off, before going into the details of my problem, I'd like to say that I'm not sure of my abilities like most people on this site seem to be. I've seen a few "ghosts," or whatever they may be, as well as feeling presences that I couldn't see on several occasions. I don't see auras, although when there is a collection of people in a room and another person comes into it, I've noticed that the colour of the room will change (possibly due to the addition of a new auric colour to the room, changing its overall colour, along with the moods of those already in the room being changed by their reactions to the new person among them). I'm excellent at picking up on other peoples' emotions, and can often guess what they are going to say before they say it, and I often feel like an emotional sponge who's job it is to readily clean up after the emotional upsets of friends and strangers alike. The last piece of useful information to help with the following question is that I've been somniphobic (fear of sleeping) since childhood, have been an extreme insomniac since junior high (I'm now 22 and have been getting an average of 3 to 4 hours, sometimes less, a night for several years), and have had nothing but nightmares for as long as I can remember--often very gory ones involving various versions of my own death, as well as the deaths of my loved ones. If I have a dream that is not a gory nightmare, then it will at least involve a frustrating and upsetting situation that I can't get out of. I also have regular night terrors, and sleep with citrine and amethyst under my pillow to help with these issues. The nightmares have become far less intense over the past few years. Notably, the change happened when I moved out of my parents house, which I (along with several others) am convinced is haunted.

Now, onto my question. I was laying in bed with my boyfriend a few weeks ago (we both work nights, so we were just going to bed), and I was finally starting to doze off with the help of my sleeping pills. I was half dreaming that I was going through some type of maze or obstacle course, when all of the sudden, a black sphere, smaller than my head but a bit larger than my fist, came flying towards me extremely fast. As it came into contact with my face, it changed directions and flew upwards and disappeared, and I shot up in bed and gasped.

My back had been pressed against my boyfriends chest, and at exactly the same time that this was happening, he grabbed me with both arms. The timing was as though we both reacted before either of us had actually acted. My face hurt as though I had actually been hit by something physical, and I had an instant headache.

He sounded terrified and asked "What was that!?" I was in total shock for a minute or so, not able to explain to him why I had shot up like that, which was what I thought he was asking at the time. Then (still before I had spoken), he began to explain how he saw a black ball coming at me out of nowhere and he tried to pull me out of the way and then it flew upwards and disappeared... He was completely freaking out about what he had seen.

When I was finally able to explain to him that the black sphere was in my dream as well, it was an overwhelming moment. I knew inside that it meant something important and I've had a heavy feeling in my stomach ever since.

I couldn't feel any type of emotion or 'personality' from this orb, it just felt like a carrier of malicious energy. Almost like it was some type of pawn, or someone had thrown it at me in an attempt to harm me. My boyfriend has never seen any type of apparition before, and he wasn't even asleep when he saw it--as opposed to myself, who was away in the beginning of a dream, eyes shut.

I was under the understanding that amethyst under the pillow will help ward off negative energies and psychic attack, but it didn't help in this situation and I have since began using agate and red jasper as well. I still feel very uneasy (more so than usual, which is a statement) with going to bed.

I guess the question is: what kind of orb would attack someone? Does anyone know what I may be dealing with? Also, does anyone have any insight on how my boyfriend and I could have both seen it at the exact same time, in two different places (him, in my room; me, in my mind)? I've wondered if it may have to do with my third eye chakra being more opened than his, but the point is that he was still able to see it on the physical plane.

Almost everything I've been able to find online suggests that black orbs cannot be "bad," but I have no doubt in my mind that this orb was trying to hurt me. I've also read a lot about them containing negative energies that you've released from yourself, but this was not coming from inside of me, there was nothing of me in this orb. It was completely unfamiliar.

Any insight or personal experiences would be much appreciated, even if it's not a direct answer to one of the questions posed, it may still help me to better understand what I'm dealing with or why it happened.

Thank you for taking the time to read this,


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Tinoseth (1 posts)
7 years ago (2015-02-12)
I've been looking all over online for a similar experience and this comes the closest. Long story short: I was sleeping in bed at a very old bed and breakfast in Charleston, SC. I was sleeping really well (face down) and I'm aware that I'm dreaming of something actually pleasant. Suddenly I'm pushed very hard on the back of the shoulder, to the point that I can feel my body push into the mattress and then I awake. I open my eyes expecting to see the person who pushed me and instead I see floating right where someone would be beside my bed if someone had in fact pushed me was a shadowy black orb. I looked straight at it and my eyes were wide open and it immediately dissipated. My fiancee was asleep and I didn't wake her. I just lay frightened in bed with the covers mostly over my face until the sun came up. The next morning I told her about the experience and I could see from her expression as I was telling her what happened that she somehow knew what I was going to say. She said she thought she may have been dreaming but she remembers seeing a "fuzzy" black orb floating above me in the corner of the room. She said she was scared and turned her back to it and went back to sleep.

I don't think I was especially depressed or carrying negative energy.

I have to agree with Kay03's description of this orb: "I couldn't feel any type of emotion or 'personality' from this orb, it just felt like a carrier of malicious energy."
djkamikaze (1 posts)
7 years ago (2014-05-24)
I have had some visits from a black orb or sphere when I was younger. It felt like I was half sleeping and as it floated over me I fell very ill and woke up with a high fever. 😲
TGibson (1 posts)
9 years ago (2012-05-13)
My experience was when my son woke up in the middle of the night. He woke up in a panic and he felt like something was wrong, but he did not know what it was. After he climbed in my bed, I looked toward my my door and a black orb came flying by and it disappeared. To calm my son down I tried together him to repeat a prayer with me. It was the lord's supper. This was the first time he ever studdered and could not get the words out. It scared me. I begin to pray by myself. I got up out ofbed and went to his room to tell what ever it was to leave him alone. Just the day before... He went on a field trip to see old military aircrafts.
sarahjmartin6420 (3 posts)
10 years ago (2012-03-21)

I too saw a black orb outside to night and it frightened me enough to come inside quickly! I don't normally but the first thing that popped into my mind was to pray to Archangel Michael to place protection around my home. I just thought it was odd you said that. 😉
fizzlepopbang (guest)
10 years ago (2012-03-21)
Last night I had an experience with this black orb. I woke up to the sound of a male whispering in the corner of which I felt a presence. He stopped when I woke up. I turned on the light and suddenly turned toward the spot and there was a small black orb. I could see it with my naked eye! Usually I see stuff from the corner of my eyes but this...

There isn't much about it on the internet and what I have found either says it is a demon, evil entity, or just a spirit who is angry. I, like you, am very concerned. I suggest perhaps speaking to it to calm it down- if its angry. If it is a demon...

A good way to help with the protection of yourself is asking for Archangel Michael's help. He is very real (I'm clairvoyant/clairsentient) and have seen him on numerous occaions. He can not force this spirit to leave because of free will, but he will protect you while you sleep.

If you're still afraid, I suggest maybe asking for a clearer.

Good Luck... To both you and me lol...
truely-unknown (10 stories) (106 posts)
10 years ago (2011-12-14)
I've seen them too, they always try to stay out of my field of vision though so they move extremely fast. I barely can see them for half a second at most but they scare me like no other.
kay03 (1 stories) (4 posts)
10 years ago (2011-11-02)
Thank you all for answering! Sorry it's taken me so long to reply...

PathR: I had been going through a really hard time emotionally; I wasn't with the person I wanted to be with. I am now, and I've been lucky enough not to see another orb. Do you think that could have somehow caused it? If you do I would love to know why you think that, so in the future if I am ever having a hard time I can be prepared. Also, thank you for your advice about forming a triangle with stones! I'll try it tonight when I go to bed, and look into getting some selestine.

Eagleclaw: Thank you for your sympathies. Yea, you guessed dead on, I was very stressed and depressed at the time. I hope you're right about them running aimlessly! It upset me deeply to think that it was intentionally after me. I'll try taking a picture of the corner in the morning, I haven't seen one sense though, so hopefully nothing will show up.

Adrianm80: That's very interesting, because what I was stressed about at the time was that I wasn't with the person I wanted to be with... What do you mean by new ability? Can you see writing before your eyes or on the screen? Is it kind of like when you see writing in a dream and you can only pull out certain words, and you get so frustrated, almost like how you can't type properly when you're drunk (excuse the slightly inappropriate example, but it fits so well!).
adrianm80 (25 posts)
10 years ago (2011-09-17)
i think I should post this I don't know if its a new ability but I was just reading your story and I seen a hidden message I can only read some of it. I can't concentrate enough it says "you must love here" there's more but I can't read it. Does this mean anything to you?
Eagleclaw (386 posts)
10 years ago (2011-09-14)
First of all. I feel very bad for you that you suffer from thiis sleeping condition. Orbs travel very fast. They are ghosts. The fact that is is a black orb may mean that it is an angry spirit. They usually just run around the places aimlessly. Get a camera and take a few pictures of the spot in your room at about the same time it happened. They show up in pictures. Also, they usually show up in high stress, emotional or happy moments. I too ask like PathR, before you fell asleep were you two going through some type of stress or experiencing a problem? I'm just trying to help and I'm not trying to pry into your private life.
PathR (4 stories) (1268 posts)
10 years ago (2011-09-14)
When I've seen dark a dark orb, it has been in a hospital or when someone was giving a reading.
They can move quite quickly.

Now the question is were you going through problems or stress?

Regarding imprinting a barrier: I use Selestine
Under bed and then use rose quartz in corner and then
Put another stone of choice in a 2nd like a triange with all stones.

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