I too have had experiences of this paralizing feeling in my sleep. It hasn't happened for some time now, probably nearly 6 months, but it happened a lot when I was younger. I will go to sleep and it's as though I fall into such a deep sleep that I wake up and I cannot move and I cannot breath and I cannot speak. It's a really scary feeling, usually before or possibly while it's happening I am dreaming that I am under water and holding my breath. When I come to I am awake, but apparently the rest of my body is in sleep mode. I always count to 3 in my head and I jolt myself out of it. I try to stay awake to regroup myself but it almost always happens again for what seems like seconds later and then I just fall alseep. I have never felt the presence or seen dark figures around me. It's good to know others can relate to this odd sleeping behavior!Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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