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Starting to see things?



Jan 3, 2019
Okay, so it's been an interesting week to say the least. Though I've ran into quite a few problems, the most prevalent one is this: I'm starting to see things that aren't there. I'm not too sure where to put this, so hopefully here is fine?

So it probably started a few days back. You know the feeling you get when someone looks at you? I had that, and just over my shoulder I could quite easily see somebody. Now me, being the bundle of nerves that I am, picked up the pace but spared a glance over my shoulder. Nobody was there--I was completely alone. I shrugged it off because, despite being weird, I thought it might've just been a trick of the light or something.

Anyway, the next day I'm out again on my regular morning walk. This time, whilst checking my reflection in a nearby window, I can quite clearly see someone there. It isn't 'over my shoulder' or anything, I am looking directly at their reflection. They're moving fairly quickly, so I step to the side to let them past, but again it turns out nobody is there. There isn't anywhere they could've gone, they're just...gone.

Over the week I've had similar things--seeing people who aren't there walking right behind me. However, the scariest thing happened a few hours ago. Walking back from the library, I stopped by town to grab a drink. As I was walking home, I could hear a car approaching. It wasn't a big deal-- I was walking to the side, so there was plenty of room for the car to get past. However, at this point I heard the engine revving, turned back and saw the car approaching fast. Practically jumping out of the way, I was ready to scream at the driver... But there was nothing there. There wasn't even a car in the area, let alone the one that almost ran me over - there wasn't even a person. By the time I got home, I was still shaking.

So now I'm left here, completely dumbfounded and pretty scared. I guess this is something that I might need to bring up to my GP, but I honestly don't know what's going on. It might just be nothing, but it's still terrifying.


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May 6, 2017
It sounds like visual and audio hallucinations, I've had the audio ones myself and they can feel very real. If you ask your GP for a low dose of anti-psychotics they should stop them from happening.