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My Scariest Sleep Paralysis Moment

This is a very old story. It happened when I was still a kid. This experience had made me afraid for opening my eyes in the moment of sleep paralysis for years.

People may have some experiences in sleep paralysis. Many explanations also have already been available on the internet such as this WebMD article. Based on my own experiences, I have several notions of why it can happen. Personally, it can be caused by sleeping position, absence of pillow, and bad sleeping pad. But, I still have no idea about some phenomena in sleep paralysis moment like what happened to me when I was a kid.

It was in fasting month and I was still in the fourth grade of elementary school. I fell asleep in front of a television on a bed beside a sofa. I slept on my side facing to the right. At one moment, I suddenly had an urge to wake up, but I couldn't move any of my limbs except my eyelid. I also feel vibrations on some areas of my body, especially on the armpit. When I opened my eyes, I saw something just 10 centimeters in front of my face. It was something with a white face, black eyes and mouth, black long hair, and white dress. She slept beside me, face-to-face with me. I closed my eyes hastily. The vibration kept going hard and I couldn't speak a word. A few moments later, I finally could wake up, then immediately came to my mom and told the story.


This is the illustration of what I saw then

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