24 Incredibly Creepy Stories That Will Keep You Awake Tonight

If you know where to look, you can find creepy stories on Reddit that’ll scare the living hell out of you. Here are some of the eeriest ones you should challenge yourself to read alone in the dark.

12. Spied on in the bathroom

“I was like 12 in a bathroom stall in Walmart, you know, using the bathroom, and I got this super weird feeling that someone was watching me. I slowly moved my eyes upward and toward the adjacent stall and there was some old fucker standing on the toilet, watching me shit. I was terrified of public bathrooms for years, and they still make me uncomfortable.”

13. Nearly attacked at my own home

“My best friend and her father dropped me off at my house after school because my parents were still working. As they were driving away they saw a man who was a lawn care dude sneak behind me from the side of our house while I was unlocking the door with my back turned. They slammed it in reverse, honked like crazy and he bolted. I was fourteen and so frightened. That’s when my innocent child view vanished. I don’t know what would have happened if they didn’t see him.”

14. Truck idling in my driveway

“When I was in university I had a summer job in the town by my cottage, and spent the summer living there alone. One night at about 11, I was watching TV when an 18-wheel truck pulled into my driveway. Keep in mind this is a pretty isolated area. I stood inside for a couple of minutes deciding what to do while this huge truck was idling in with its headlight shining into my front window. Instead of hiding, I grabbed a butcher knife, stepped onto the deck and yelled: “What the fuck do you want?” It turns out my neighbor forgot I was living there during the week (no car, biked to work), and told his visiting friend (a long-haul trucker) to park there overnight. The poor, unsuspecting man was checking in with his wife on the phone when I emerged (in a nightie) with a crazed look in my eyes, wielding a knife. This was likely also one of his scariest experiences.”

15. Flashlight through the windows

“I was about 10 years old and i was in bed sleeping and get woken up by a noise on the street. It was about 1:30 am so everyone was sleeping and the street was empty. The street in front of the house was a 2 way street separated by an area of grass and plants. When I looked out the window, a white pickup truck was passing by our house on the other side of the street, then it made a u-turn. It drove past my house, stopped, reversed really slowly, the passenger turned on a high powered flashlight and shone the light into every window. Drove slowly forward again still shining the light, when the truck passed our house they turned the light off and waited. Reversed slowly, stopped in front of my house, waited, and then drove away. Really, really freaky.”

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