I saw on the website where people can send in submissions of their experiences so thats why I'm writing. I've had quite a few experiences that started happening after the birth of my son. I was 24 at the time and up until then, I never had any kind of sleep paralysis or anything of that nature.
My very first experience with obe's happened one afternoon as I went to take a nap as my baby was taking a nap also. I don't know how long I had been asleep but I was jolted awake by someone pulling my hair.(I realized later on that it was myself pulling my hair in my sleep as my hand was resting near my head) Anyway, I can't really sleep well unless I sleep on my stomach, so here was my body laying on the stomach but my astral self or whatever you want to call it was facing the ceiling. So I looked around the room, everything in its place but when I went to reach out with my arms, my hands were met by another, which I couldn't see at all. Even though I couldn't see this "person" I assumed it was a male by the size of his hands which were alot bigger than my hands. Anyway, this invisible set of hands just pushed my hands back down into my chest. It was almost as if he were saying,"not yet". At the time though, it scared the living daylights out of me as I had no idea what was going on!
Another experience I had was probably a month or so after my first. I became conscious as I was coming back into my body and as I was almost there, I heard a man's voice say,"Hello Visitor!" followed my a bunch of people talking at once. Strange to say the least, but not as terrifying as my first experience. So my assumption is I had been somewhere talking to people and the voices I heard was the replay of it.
Another experience I had was an obe that I had induced myself and I was able to pull my upper body out to my stomach. Well I looked to my side and saw a man sitting in my chair in my room! He didn't move one muscle while I was looking at him, but he didn't scare me. It was almost as if I knew this person because I felt a familiarity with him. Well, my mind got the better of me because I started thinking that a man shouldn't be in my room so I got scared and the obe was over with just like that.
Ok, one more story and I'll be done! This one didn't last long but I had a spontaneous obe and as I was about to come out I heard a man say, "Hello?" like he was asking if I was going to come out and talk to him. Well I didn't, I got scared and ended the obe.
So, these are just a few experiences I've had although I have had many more than what I have written about but because I have developed this fear, I end the obe's as soon as they start. It's bittersweet really because I can induce an obe whenever I like to but I don't because I'm afraid of what I might come across, so any obe's I have now are spontaneous and like I said earlier, I end them as soon as they start. But, I hope to conquer my fear because I would really like to know if this man I keep encountering is my spirit guide or just someone there to protect me or something, cause I've never felt afraid of him at all.
Anyway, thanks for reading and hopefully you'll be able to post this to your website so maybe I can help others!
I had a couple scary encounters which seemed to put me in the exact spot you sound to be in, even though I knew the spirits could do nothing more than scare me. I believe you're correct in thinking the man you're seeing is someone looking out for you. I suggest before going to sleep at night, ask him out loud if he'll leave the room before you get out of your body - him and any other spirits. I had to use this technique for a while and the spirits were kind enough to disappear, allowing me to project without fear of accidentally bumping into a ghost on the way out. Even if it's a spontaneous OBE, use your thoughts to let them know you're about to project. The man sounds like a loved one and there's a good chance he'll oblige if it makes you happy.
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