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My brain has done stuff like that to me, but usually at night when I'm on my own... it's never fun to have an active imagination at times like those.
I can relate to your story! Reminds me of the time all my clothes started shaking on their hangers as I was getting dressed for work. It was an earthquake, but my first thought was: GHOSTS!
This reminds me of sleep paralysis. When your brain is awake but your body isn’t. People have all kinds of hallucinations during episodes and a lot of ghost/demon/alien stories end up being attributed to it.
I’ve only had it happen one time. I was in college and woke up before my alarm to this dark, heavy, humanoid presence laying on top of me. I couldn’t move or speak, I was absolutely terrified. I didn’t even brush my teeth before I left for class, I just wanted to get the fuck out of the apartment.
I learned about sleep paralysis later, after a bit of research, and was super relieved 😅 Also very relieved it’s never happened again, even though the explanation is mundane, it’s still terrifying.