My Poltergeist Experience

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My Poltergeist Experience

QUESTION: My family have recently moved into a house which is only 20 years old but is built on the grounds of an old Manor House where we had an unusual poltergeist experience. Ever since moving here the family have heard strange noises in the night. It sounds as if furniture is being moved around although when we come downstairs nothing is out-of-place. Even visitors have heard things such as bottles clanging together and a friend’s young daughter claimed someone tapped her on the shoulder when she was alone in the living room. Recently, when friends were over a bottle fell out of the larder for no clear reason. Do we have a poltergeist and if so what can we do about it. I must add that similar things happened in our previous home but we thought we’d left them behind when we moved.

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Craig’s Answer:

The word Poltergeist comes from the German language and literally means ‘rattling Ghost’. Yours certainly likes to make a lot of noise! Despite the ghost association most parapsychologists believe that the poltergeist experience is the result of a projection of  human energy. Some people have a special skill of psychokinesis (PK) which enables then to influence matter with their mind. (Uri Geller’s spoon bending is a good example)

Poltergeist activity is usually associated with one person from the household where it occurs. Poltergeist activity may happen when the said person is angry or anxious. Research shows that is often generated by adolescent girls. (The ‘young daughter’ maybe?). They release huge amounts of psychic energy that is causing the noises and the movements.

A simple solution may be for all of you to play at having a good shouting match. Find ways of releasing the tension and restoring a cheerful atmosphere. Shout, sing, laugh jump up and down. This will help the energy to be released in conventional ways. You do not need to move home though your neighbors may!

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CRAIG HAMILTON-PARKER is a celebrated psychic medium who has confounded skeptics by the uncanny accuracy of his readings. Craig is the author of 15 books and together with his wife have their own TV series.

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  • Amanda Hammond Apr 23, 2016, 7:15 pm

    Dear Craig,

    As a 31 year old teacher and mother I’m still (mentally) haunted by ghost/poltergeist activity as a child (9 when it started). Pictures would drop off the walls and light bulbs drop out of their sockets so my sister and I were always a bit spooked by our house.

    Things escalated from there and an unknown force would violently shake our bunk bed at night and touch/tickle my feet, rattle coat hangers in the wardrobe and pull at my quilt. I always knew something was about because the room would become freezing and the Icy cold sensation would travel up my body from my head to my toes. One night I wanted to be brave and convince myself nothing was there. I peered out from beneath the quilt and there it was; a floating monks robe with no head,legs or arms. I’ve never been so terrified and in the morning my mum found me cowering under my quilt as I asked if that “man had gone”. Even when we moved house age 10 I could hear footsteps walking up the steps at 10.30 pm every night. No one else in the house heard or saw these things.

    What do you make of these experiences? Sadly these experiences have caused me much anxiety,depression and mental anguish as I had no one to confide in as a child. I still can’t sleep in…

    • Craig Hamilton-Parker Apr 26, 2016, 10:02 am

      You have not mentioned whether others ever witnessed the poltergeist activity. If others saw the shaking and felt the coldness then it may be projected energy from you. Most cases of witnessed poltergeists have been associated with a child – usually girls as they reach puberty or a teen experiencing extreme stress. In all reported cases the activity dies down once the teen becomes an adult. Without a witness to the events I cannot say if this was real poltergeist activity or just your fears.

  • Rachel Sep 11, 2013, 1:34 am

    Hi I need a professional view of the strange things that have been happening to me that may be poltergeist activity. I have always felt very eerie while alone, like I’m being watched. I have been terrified of the dark for a very long time and can’t stand to be in a quiet room while alone. A couple months ago, I played Ouija in my friends very old house and came across an old relative of mine who was determined to show me we were related. Ever since doors have been opening, chairs falling over and I keep waking up in the middle of the night feeling another presence in the room. But the strangest thing is nothing happens in MY house (other then the waking up in the middle of the night). The doors open and things fall in my friends houses, but only when I’m there. I’m not sure if my relative is watching over me or what is going on… is there any explanation?

    • Craig Hamilton-Parker Sep 23, 2013, 5:47 pm

      Ouija boards trigger a lot of fear energy that may be projected by you as poltergeist activity. I would suggest you find out what real spirit communication is about by visiting your local Spiritualists. It’s free there and you can ask people about your specific concerns. They usually meet at 6.30 on Sunday evenings.

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