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    After a loved one passed... did you feel their presence?

    What I mean is, after my dad died, when we were in the hospital room, and I literally felt his love AND guilt at the same time, as if I were feeling his soul. Its hard to explain. But in that moment it was like he was right behind me and I could feel what he was feeling watching us. How much he loved us and how terrible he felt leaving us. Has anyone ever experienced that?

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    This is weird and ppl never believe me, but

    When my father died....

    he had cancer and was in the hospital for about 10 days before he died.

    towards the 10th day the nurses were saying it would be in the next couple of days.

    The night before he actually died we were in the room with him (my mum, sister and her bf)

    I kept looking to this space , an area in front of the end of his bed, near the bathroom door.

    I felt a heightened awareness, almost a kind of excitement. I kept thinking "They're here, they're here' I kept looking at mum *Couldnt she feel the spirits here?*

    I didnt say anything but im thinking "can they feel them here?"

    There was a male spirit and a female spirit, and maybe a third but it was faint.

    I know its bonkers but that what i felt. I just kept looking at this *area* of the room.

    Me and my mum slept over in the room that night, and woke up the next morning, and shortly after he died at about 7am

    As he was dying I said to him "Give me a sign later that you are alright"

    A few moments after he died a huge flock of birds sprang up outside the window and flew away.

    That night, back at the family home, the air was so thick. So thick, it was such a weird feeling. I would be watching tv and i would feel him standing behind me looking at me, and id turn around. That night a bird flew in the house. It flew up and down the hallway almost hysterically. The cat ended up getting it ..... Anyway, my mum picked it up, and as she carried it past me, there was this really weird look in its eye, like it really looked at me. I dont know what it was....

    Anyway about a year later I went to see this lady who is a spirit medium. I told her that i felt spirits in the room that night but couldnt see them. She said that relatives come to get the dying about 12 hours before they die. Probably baloney but thats what she said.

    But what wasnt baloney was the fact that i honest to god felt those spirits, and really i had no idea it would be the next day he was going to die.

    Also for a few days after he died I literally felt like he was following me around, constantly. It was very intense.

    My mother died about a year later. After her funeral, I remember realising that for about 4 or five days after her death, that included organising the funeral and the funeral itself , I felt someone pushing my back, like I was being pushed along.
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    The other night i was talking to my grandmother in my head telling her to let me know if she likes my girlfriend or not. TO make the room chilly or something if she did. less than 10 seconds after i heard like a wooden spoon hitting a cooking pot. started softly then got loud. I was at the bottom of the stairs ready to go up and my girlfriend was at the top. I told her to come down to see if this was the noise she heard earlier while she was in the bathroom. As my girlfriend was walking down the noise started to fade out. at first it was every second...but as she was coming back downstairs it got to like 5 seconds apart until it stopped.

    my grandmother used to cook a lot and used to be a cafeteria lady for a school. i think that was her unique way of letting me know she liked her.

    my neice who was born 3-4 months after my grandmother died says she sees an old lady at night sometimes...and she gets to describing her and it sounds JUST like my grandma...i chalked that up to kids say weird things...that is until the other night.

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    I hear one of my cats that died this year from time to time. She had a very distinctive meow, so I know it's her. It's comforting in a strange way. I don't hear it all the time, just once in awhile.

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    When i was 24 my dog that i had from when i was 15 died, and i was devastated.

    A couple of weeks later i had a dream, and my dog was in a field where it was sunny and the birds sang with beautiful flowers and trees. My dog was a gsd, he was old and was eventually put to sleep as his hind legs stopped working but in the dream he was like a puppy all over again, and was with other dogs that my mum dad and me had gotten over the years.
    After this dream i felt really peaceful, and i could rest knowing he was happy.

    A couple of years ago my dad died. a few days afterwards i had a dream, i saw my dad in the same field as before, with all the dogs he had ever owned. including a couple that had died before i was even born, that i was able to describe to my mum. She actually went and got a picture of one of the dogs i saw in my dream, i had never seen the photo or the dog before !. Again i felt peaceful.

    I'm convinced both dreams were messages to let me know they were all ok

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    ya know, its funny. I really wish I could get over my dads death, anytime I dream about my dad, its always a very sweet setting. Its just us, holding each other. Because he knows how much I miss him. It makes it harder. But I love that he lets me know he's still there and cares and is with me. I love that he tries to comfort me in my dreams. i mean, its not the same as in real life, but i'm glad to have those moments with him, even if only in my dreams.

    I still remember this dream I had of him. It was me, my sister and my dad and we were with him and we knew as soon as he dropped us off at home, he was going to die, so obviously we didn't want to leave him. That was the only time I woke up literally crying. I had tears rolling down my face when I woke up. Saddest dream ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scared and alone View Post
    What I mean is, after my dad died, when we were in the hospital room, and I literally felt his love AND guilt at the same time, as if I were feeling his soul. Its hard to explain. But in that moment it was like he was right behind me and I could feel what he was feeling watching us. How much he loved us and how terrible he felt leaving us. Has anyone ever experienced that?
    Of course. He was there. I find it baffling that so many people believe that each of us has a soul, but so many DISbelieve that those same souls stay here in spirit form, connected to us, after their bodies die.

    I have had an absolutely awesome relationship with my father's spirit since he passed in Oct. of 2005. My husband told me a couple of weeks ago that he wanted a divorce. We had had some horrible weeks where I was crying and he was stone and cold. I called out to my father to comfort me when I was laying in bed, crying, really heart-wrenchingly soul-sobbing crying, and my next two sobs/big breaths I was lifted behind the shoulders and head and felt warm inside and the psychological horrible-ness mess-y turmoil in my head was just "smoothed away." I fell asleep within minutes. I felt him hold me. I called to him, and he came to comfort me.
    We scattered his ashes to the winds in early June and the experience was other-worldly. Amazing. Breath-taking. AWESOME and awe-inspiring. There was no denying he was there and he was happy.
    "There's nothing you can do that isn't done..."

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    I don't think they spend all of their time hovering around us, but I do feel the presence of deceased loved one from time to time.

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    I actually saw one of my favorite people of all time by the foot of my bed once in a white flowing dress .......she was my grandmother and I think she was looking in on me .....she was in the form of a ghost

    Be grateful for what you had together, because the personal memories are sometimes all we are left with. Life goes on, and so will you.

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    Yesterday i lost my grandma, ive never been through or dealt with a death and was really rather scared and cautious, she had battled for a while with dementia and unfortunatley got pneumonia.

    I was there by her side until the end holding her hand, the pain i felt was immense but the relief i got from knowing she was free from pain was good.

    Today me and my mum were sat in the front room, we had been arranging the funeral information and had my grandma transfered to the chapel of rest, we both at the same time felt cold, despite the heating and fire being on, it then started at our feet and felt as if it was in waves of cold, my air was visable and i felt breathless as the cold went up and down my body there was no question that it was her, it felt like her, even though it was cold it felt so safe. I asked her minutes before she went to give me a sign and told her that she will always be with me, and today ive been wearing her ring, i was very sceptical about these things before. But i know that feeling that we both got at exacily the same time was her, it was so strange not scary but so loving, the cold stayed with me for a few minutes and then the heat returned.

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