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What is the nature of the experience?

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WishfulSpirit

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Hi everyone. I joined this site just today after doing some research on "hearing voices" after my husband shared with me the fact that he has experienced it. The website has totally changed my perspective on this (for the better), and I am no longer thinking "O my Gosh I married a mental case", but I'd like to ask something.

Is "hearing voices" defined as hearing in the same way that we'd hear the voice of an actual person, or as intrusive thoughts that don't seem to originate in the hearer's own mind, or both? For example, is it like hearing someone call your name, looking up, and realizing there's nobody there, or is it a sudden thought that breaks into your stream of consciousness, such as "you're worthless". If the "intrusive thought" definition fits, than I too am a voice hearer.
 
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imported_softwhisper

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Hello Wishfulspirit...
pleased... to... meet... you...:)
'Voice'... for... mine own...hearing...is...outwith...my...body...but...connected...too...
vibration...
on...
vibration...
take...the air... we... breathe...wishfulspirit...
it...conjures...mighty...energy fields...
we...in talking...to...one...another...human...body...form...
pick up...vibrations...translate...to...words...
we...recognise...this...as...language...
a 'voice' hearer...of...
that...
which...is ...not...seen...
conveys...
energy...of...old...
past...life...
energy...feilds...of...a....by gone era...
and...hears...plainly...their... value...
some...are...nice...
and...
some...not...so...
so...is... the way... of... life... as we... know... it... in form...
spiritual energy...
can...be... very...mischievious...
trick...the hearer...to... believe...
that...
what...is...said...to...them...
to...be...what...should be...
depending...on...the quality...of...life...to the hearer...of...'voice'...
depends...on...the way...they... interpretate...the consequence... to it...
if...the 'voice' hearer...has...been... got to...for...long enough...by...negativity...
then...negativity...takes...hold...of...them
they...become...ill...
withdrawn...
depressed...
suicidal...
not...knowing...which...way...to...turn...
the world...is... becoming...more...alert...to...'voice'...in...
that...
it...is...not...all...doom...and...gloom..
no...need...to be...burned...at...the stake...
man...
is... progressing...into...
ahhhh....something...happening here...
'voice'...
can...clarify...lots...of...issues...of...life...and...pre life...
it...takes...hard...work...dedication...and...tolerence...
to...achieve...this...
it...is...a...great...shame...to...my...mind...
that...
more...
study...
is...not...done...
i...have...traveled...many paths...of...'voice'...
and...
conclude...
that...
my path...
now...
looks...promising...
but...
to...have...an...aproach...of...this ...manner...
takes...mighty...will...to...continue...to...prove...
that...
'voice'...
is...not..a delusion...
it..is...real...
and...
mighty...power... to it...
i...continue...my journey...
much respect... to... your... quest... wishfulspirit ...
softwhisper(xxxhugsxxx)
 
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Lori

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I too just joined this group as my Daughter has been hearing voices since a trauma 2 years ago. This has helped me to have faith that someday she may be able to find some form of peace again.

Thank you for this.

Lori
 
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imported_softwhisper

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Hello Lori...

such...beauty...you...have...
your...insight...a...wonder...
I...feel...you...have...been...guided...to...seek...information...
to...help...relieve...your...daughters....concerns...
praise...be...to...you....I...say...
such...a....joy...
to...read...
that...
a
'voice' hearer...has...support...
you...may...not...understand...it...
but...
boy...you...show...your...eagerness....to...
i...take...my...hat...off...to...you...
'voice'...can...be...very...controlling...
to...keep...in...mind...for...me...
is...
that...
there...is...always...a...purpose...
'voice'...wasnt...ment...to...be...doom...and...gloom...
we....in...the...hearer...hear...this...at...times...
sometimes...more...than...others...
but...once...
we...lift...our...vibrations...
we...catch...the...gist...of...the...true...message...
it...is...the...lower...vibes...
that...
unfortuantely...are...plain...to...hear...
to...take...heed...of...their...concerns...
is...not...ours...to...own...
if...we...can...get...past...the...turmoils...of...
this...
then...
we...prosper...better...
it...takes...mighty...practice...
it...has...taken...me...8 years...
and...
have...been...locked...up...for...doing...what...i...term...now...the...most...precarious...things...given...to...me...
like...
going...to...the...airport...because...
i...was...told...to..write...the beauty...i hear...
and...
that...
that pope....
should...know...
about...
this wonder...
i...was...told...
if...i...went...to...the...airport...there...would...be...tickets...waiting...for...me...
now...i...ask...you ?:rolleyes:
but...it...was...so...real...at...the...time...
i...did...this...
i...got...my...partner...at...the..time...to..drive..the..long distance..to...the..airport...
he...stopped...off...for...fuel...
i...heard...
get...out...hes...not...taking...you...hes...changed...his...mind...
i...did...
i...got...out...
surveyed...him...
what...must...have...been..wierd...to..look..at..
that...
time...
ran...into...the...pay...area...
and...shouted....rape...
they...locked...the...door...on....my... poor... partner...
subsequently...
the police... came...
and...
when...i... suppose...the peculiar...story...was...told...of...where...we...were...going...
i...got...took...away...
i... dont...remember...the journey...so...feel...now...must...have...been sedated...
now...
that's...reality...
of...listening...
to...not...normality...
when...i...look...back...
to...these...occurances...of...my...hilarious... situations...but....not....
and...
ask...
why?...
I'm...aware...
you...didnt...ask...
you...did...
and...
the reason...was...
perhaps...in...the day...of...
that...particular 'voice'...to me...concerning... going... to... the vatican...
that...vibration...of...
that...
soul...in... his..day...would...have...done
that...
not... feasible...
not...rational...
but...to...someone...in...the midst...of...the...situation...
and...
no...knowledge...
seems...like...the right...thing... to do...
I... used... to... walk... about... with...a.bandage...over...my forehead...
my...explanation...to...cover...up...what...I...could...see...
now...
it...had...to be...cut...so...neatly...and...cover...every bit...of...this...third eye...
that...
i...now...had...
Gosh...when...I...think...of...the...porkies...I...told...my...son...
not...to...be...taken....away...with...the...men...in...white...coats...
i...told...him...I...had...a...boil...there...
my...life...in...those...days...
was...not...
but...real...
yup...very...

i...have...travelled...far...since...then...
own...learning's...
i...have...found...for...me...
my...solution...


each...finds...thier..own...way...
eventually...
thier...own...time...

i...function well...
I...have...had...art...exhibitions...
I...call...my...art...spiritual art...
I...dont...hide...behind...'voice'...
'voice'...now...hides...behind...me...

i...dont...say...i...dont...have...bad...days...
i...do...
I'm...a very sensitive...person...soft...you...could...say...
i...love...
unfortunately...
the world...eats...our...like...up...
and...spits...us...out...
and...
so...does...the...life...beyond...
most...'voice'...hearers...are...softies...
its...what...life...does...to...them...
that...
turns...them...tuther...

i...write...lori...
channel...
is...what...the...term...is...given...
i read...for...sitters...
another...term...
for... sharing...the beauty...of...what...i...hear...
anything...other...than...beauty...
and...common...sense...to...my...'voice'...
i... ignore...
hard...work...at...times...
to...listen...to...how...many... ways...to...put...on...YOUR...knickers...:p

i laugh...now...Lori...
i don't scoff...

i take...my...hat...off...to...you...yet...again...
to...care...
is...a...great...achievement...
to...well...being...

there is a purpose...to...'voice'...
if...you...can...get...over...the hurdle...to...it...

rise...above...your...vibration...
think...high...
there...for...me...
is...my solution...

much...love...to...you...in...the...respect...of...softwhisper(xxxhugsxxx)
 
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parker

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Location
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going...to...the...airport...because...
i...was...told...to..write...the beauty...i hear...
and...
that...
that pope....
should...know...
about...
this wonder...
i...was...told...
if...i...went...to...the...airport...there...would...be...tickets...waiting...for...me...
now...i...ask...you ?:rolleyes:
but...it...was...so...real...at...the...time...
i...did...this...
i...got...my...partner...at...the..time...to..drive..the..long distance..to...the..airport...
he...stopped...off...for...fuel...
I find this kinda stuff intresting:) My voices tried to get me to pack up and move to California,just up and leave my family and go. I had work to be done there:rolleyes:

Also there was a game the voices loved to play, called the "Door Game" (well i called it that) there was suppose to be somebody on the otherside. The person / persons responsible for the voices were suppose to be there. Oh how i wanted somebody to be there.:mad:
 
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imported_softwhisper

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Hello Parker....nice...to...meet...with..you...

You...were...very...brave...Parker...not...to...listen...to...
Gosh...I...have...stories...
that...
would...make...your...hair...stand...on...end...
but...
feel...I...have...laid...to...rest...
my...will...to...
in...meaning...
my...will...has...learned...
to...rationalise...with...the...help..of...my...connection...
what...sits...right...
and...
what...seems...a...wee...bit....peculiar...to...follow...through...
don't...
get...wrong...
Parker...
im...very...gulable...
think...
that...
was...my...problem...onsight...
i...have..always...believed...people...
but...
when...standing...at...the...train...station...
and...
looking...down...the...tunnel...for...the expected...train...
and...two...hands...came...to...my...back...
and...
i...heard...jump...
i...pullled...back
and...pulled...upright...my...stance...
and...
decided...
whose...life...is...this...any...way...?
if...i...had...been...of...the...depressed...severity...of...old...self...
i...could...
well...just...have...done...
praise be...im...here...
to...relay...the...story...
i...hope...your...door...knocking...has...finished...
they...soon...tire...of...their...games...
its...only...if...we...give...them...the...power...of...
our...attention...
or...
thought...
do...they...hinder...
there...is...light...at...the...end...of...the tunnel...
thank goodness...

light...to...your...tunnel...in...love...from...softwhisper (xxxhugsxxx)
 
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terri

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Hello Softwhisper

Thank you so much for your story

It brought me to tears and I am so sorry you have been through so much.

It seems you have risen above it all now and found your way through all that terrible distress. How cunning those voices from the lower entities can be.

I remember once, some year's ago, sitting typing at my computer, all was quiet, and a voice boomed down, 'I am Satan, and I have control of your clitoris'.

Lol. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

You and who else, cat's mother??!!! ha ha

Love and hugs
Putting the kettle on, fancy a cup???

Terri x
 
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imported_softwhisper

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Hello Terri...

Having...a sip...of...
that...
cuppa....mmmmmmmmmmmmm...
gosh...you...made..me...laugh...:p
Those...lower...entities...
are...indeed...of...the...lower...regions...quite...a lot...:eek:
things...we...females...have...to...put...up...with...
a famous...one...
of...mine...
are...
on...bending...
is...
'swing...low...sweet chariot'...
my upper...have...pardon...me...
does...what...have...
a tendency...
when...drying...the tootsies...:eek:
its...no...wonder...
one...;)
takes...to...walking...around..in..the dark...
ouccccchhh....
just...reminding...self...
of...times...
when...i...have...walked...into...chairs....or...corners...of...tables...
trying...to...hide...my...dignity...
but...
eh!!!!...
age...seems...to...say...
what...the...heck...or...choiced...wording...
you...had...a life...once...
pardon...me...if...mines...nooooo...to...your...order..
Anyways...
Terri...my...new...found...friend...of...understanding...
how...is...it...at...your...neck...of...the...woods...
are...those...who...will...not...be..mentioned...
behaving...themselves...?
mine...had...me dressed...twice...over...
and...finally...ooot...the...door...
to...rain...
and...return...
to...dress...over...again...
well...now...
i...missed...my bus...(which only runs every hour)...
only to return...to...undress...(not wanting to crease the pants)...
and...
dress...all...over...to...catch...the next bus...
i...eventually...got..on...the bus...
to...the unexpected...human eye...
or...should...I...say...the silent walkers...
with...'voice'...
preceeding...to...tell me...
that...
the zip...of...those...blasted...trooooosers...
wisnnny up...
and...
that...
I...had...dog...hairs...on...my back...
i...gathered...self...to...alight...bus...
to...catch...train...
'voice'...chatting away...quite...merrily...
shes...saying...this...
and...
hes...saying...that...
and...
all...the while...'Higher self'...in control...
saying...'walk'...
well...
i...tried...to...with...will...
but...body...
dinny want to...
so...i...hobbled...
along...
creased trooooosers...
dogs hairs...
and...
human walkers...talking about...me...silently....
and...
'voice'...verbally...
arrived...at...destination...
somewhat...bedraggled...defraggled...
only...
to...return...
with...
addities...of...others...
wanting...to...see...my...enviroment...
and...
who...are...you...any way?...was...the same...old...concern...
welll...self...replied...
who...are...you?...
and...
make...your...self...comfey...
im...away...to...bed...for...5...
and...
here...iam...Terri...
up and aboooot...
havin a weeeee cuppa...tae boooot...

heres...tae...yae...
softwhisper(xxxhugsxxx)
 
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Mejink

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The nature of the experience is personal, but for me it has always been educational, inspirational, and supportive, though methods vary. For what many years I considered to be my spirit guide *and somewhat in a way still do, though it is more than that) Mejink, was a constant source of unconditional love and support, compassionate gentleness, and patience. She always had good advice. I've encountered other "spirit guides or entities" or what I now partly call "consensus" that had a more direct and at times harsh way of dealing with me when I was acting childish and basically, when Mejink's method wasn't working to help me move progressively forward in my life. Mejink has also though, been the one who delivered this harsher character to me, lol, maybe she looked for outside help, but at the same time.. it is complex, I've forgiven her for "leaving" as she has only wanted to help me... I believe we have common goals on this planet Earth. Now all this may seem crazy, but.. I don't believe I am. I've come to the planet with a lot to do, and Mejink has helped me slowly unveil this to myself, taking her time as to not overload me. I did lose my dad to a brain tumor when I was 8, and this was very traumatic as I.. well I mentally denied it. I knew my dad was dead on some level but yet, denied it. It was easier to pretend. HOWEVER, I accepted this around sometime between age 9 and 10, and received just the name Mejink when I was 11 whilst playing the first game ever where a new character had to be created of my own accordance. Since then she has been a spiritual guide, and though her prominence in my life changes, I have turned to her for such guidance even to this day and consider her a central part of myself. I wouldn't change her or get rid of her for anything, as she is helping to develop my future and at times help me to understand things via puzzles and riddles, metaphors, and allegories, that only later would make sense - but these are about the world, not even necessarily myself. She's given me visions, her and Genesis (which I later learned was not simply a harsh spirit but too, a double-sided character, where destruction gives way to creation in an endlessly eternal cycle of life), and these visualizations have helped me find the best and most productive future for myself and the world. I believe we all have the ability to have inner powers, as well as that we are all "guarded" or watched over by some loving entity that only wants what is best for us. Sometimes it comes naturally, but other times, it is up to us to seek them out, seek out this guidance, listen, and always use your own mind to determine if this is good advice. There have been times I didn't listen to Mejink because I wanted things my way, and ended up getting into trouble or wasting time in a round-about, making stupid mistakes. However, she ws always patient and forgiving with me, and because of this I know she never would intend anyone harm. There is much more to this story but to save you the details, I will end this here.

You are a sweet soul for wanting to understand you rhusband... there needs to be more people like you in the world. :)
 
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Asuka18

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I have heard that it can come in many forms. In my case, it is as though I were hearing a conversation in a different room. The voices aren't always distinct. They can be of either sex and may sound like someone I know. Typically, they are having a conversation. Sometimes they are talking about me - something I've done that won't work, some negative opinion of me, something bad that someone else is thinking involving me. Sometimes they are conversing among themselves, talking about how another person feels or speaking about their own feelings. This typically relates to me in some way.

I don't consider it an informative experience or one that is wanted. Actually, sometimes I feel like I am being punished, that I have to hear these things. When I hear them, it is typically quiet. They say something negative, and although I know that they are not real, it provokes quite a bit of anxiety. Then I worry 'what if? what if?' and I fear that some things that they say will come to pass but try to tell myself, well, it's all in my head.

Someone on this board asked if the voices that a person hears can be brought about by trauma. In my case, I don't know. I have had trauma in my life. I have been diagnosed with a mental illness; one which has a powerful sway over my moods. I have had a childhood where I was picked on, teased and looked down on a lot. I think perhaps if I wanted to pin the origins of the voices on something, it would probably have something to do with emotional trauma.

My spouse, when I told him a little about these things, became a bit 'different' towards me and started to tell others that his wife was crazy. If you are an otherwise reasonable, responsible and rational person, you really hate being treated like a patient and being invalidated because of the excuse of 'crazyiness,' let me tell you.

Feel free to ask questions. I could certainly use some answers ;)
 
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parker

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I have heard that it can come in many forms. In my case, it is as though I were hearing a conversation in a different room.
This is a good sign in a way. It could be a conditioning that's going on.
Once it's inside the head its not as much fun.

I first heard my voices like this, silly me i listened harder and harder and the bam. Clear as day in my head:(

My spouse, when I told him a little about these things, became a bit 'different' towards me and started to tell others that his wife was crazy. If you are an otherwise reasonable, responsible and rational person, you really hate being treated like a patient and being invalidated because of the excuse of 'crazyiness,' let me tell you.
I can't say enough how lucky i am in this department. I have 100% support from my spouse. So the voices have to actually fight to people.

I told a friend about this once, it's amazing the distance he put between me and him. It kicks ya right in the gut:mad:

parker

p.s welcome to the forum
 
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terri

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Welcome Asuka and Hi Parker

It's so much more difficult if you do not have an understanding partner. As we all know I suppose.

It all really means you have to keep it to yourself because you know as soon as you open your mouth you will be causing problems. In the eyes of a psychiatrist, not good to keep stress related issues bottled up. What do we do? What choice do we have? Thank goodness I found Intervoice.

I think it's wonderful you have such a supportive partner. There are so many people out there who hear voices who are considered 'loners' with the added burden of all that the word conjures up. And then they have to cope with people who have no empathy or a lack of understanding.

The kick in the gut. How that hurts. Doesn't it all just pile on?

Terri
 
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