Janet's ADC

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Experience description:  

I was laying in bed alone and afraid for my life. about an hour prior a strange car had stopped in front of my house and turned its headlights off. I felt my late husband laying beside me, holding me, comforting me and reassuring me that he was taking care of me even though he was no longer with me. an unexplainable peace came over me

Did you sense an awareness or presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them ?  Yes
Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?  No
Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?  Yes

Where and how were you touched?  arms around me, holding me for comfort and support

Was the touch familiar?  yes

Was anything communicated by the touch?  comfort and support

Is there any possibility what you felt was from any other source present in your surroundings at the time of your experience?  no

Did you see the deceased?  No

Did you smell a distinct smell, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?  No
How long did the experience last?  15 min

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?  gradual

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?  very concerned and scared for me, he knew i needed his presence to become calm and think clearly again
Describe:  very concerned and scared for me, he knew i needed his presence to become calm and think clearly again

Your beliefs currently regarding your fear of death:  Not fearful

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:  Experience was definitely real

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:  calm, comforted, loved, reassured

What other attitudes and beliefs about your experience do you currently have:      Joy
Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?  Yes
Describe:  I felt better knowing my dead husband is still with me, watching over me, caring for me and loving me

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?  Uncertain
Describe:  I would like to know more about the afterlife. my feelings are based solely on this one experience.

Was the experience dream like in any way?  No
Has the experience affected your relationships?  Daily life?  Religious practices etc.?  Career choices?  I am a better person all around for having had this experience.

Have you shared this experience with others?  No

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?  No

What emotions/feelings did you experience following your experience?  comfort, peace, joy, love

What was the best and worst part of your experience?  feeling the presence of my deceased husband in such a real way was definitely the best part...nothing was bad about it.

Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?  no

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?  No
Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?  Yes