30 Hair Raising Stories About What Can Happen When You’re Left All Alone

If you know where to look, you can find some truly terrifying stories on Reddit. Here are a few of the creepiest ones that prove why it’s dangerous to be alone. You might want to read them with a friend.

Olga Ush
Olga Ush

1. I spoke to my great grandmother’s ghost

I spoke to the ghost of my great grandmother on the telephone. I didn’t recognize her voice because she had died over sixty years before I was born, but a very elderly sounding lady called and calmly told me to “tell Essie it is time to come home now.” I kept telling her she had the wrong number, but she was adamant that I pass along the message. Two hours later my grandmother’s assisted living home called and told us that my grandmother (Esther) had passed away in her sleep. Her mother had died when she was 16, and Essie was my grandmother’s childhood nickname. This was 25 years ago and thinking about it still makes the hair on my neck stand on end.

2. My house was robbed while I was in it

When I was younger (about 7), I was home alone and I heard the door open. My parents had gone out to celebrate a birthday with a few friends and I wasn’t allowed to go. My older sisters were at a sleepover.

I assumed it was my parents getting home and I ran to the door but nobody was in the house after a thorough search. I then heard the back door to the house open and a man yell, “Hurry, get the hell out!”

I really didn’t understand what was going on at the moment so I just closed the doors and locked them. After my parents got home my mom and dad accused me of taking their money they had stashed away and asking me what I did with a few different things.

After I told them what happened they didn’t believe me until they saw that the hallway downstairs leading to our backdoor had muddy boot prints. They called the cops and freaked out.

3. A stranger masturbated in front of me

When I was about 10-11 I was walking home from a local store that was across the street from my apartment complex after buying milk. I walked by an older gentleman, maybe late 60’s. After I passed him he said, “Excuse me, miss?” I turned around and he was furiously masturbating in the open saying “You like that? YOU LIKE THAT?!”

I ran faster than I ever have in my life. Never told anyone. Never saw him again.

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