Nicole G's ADC

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Experience description:

the first experience i had happened in a dream...i was laying on my bed on the phone with erin...i told her that i was sorry and that i loved her, she replied by saying that she knew that i was sorry and that she loved me too...then i felt like a pressure on top of me like she was laying on my back, and i reached back as if to touch her but i knew she wasn't physically there but i knew she was there with me none the less...i woke up shortly after that feeling very relieved and excited, i knew she came to me in my dream.

the second experience happened yesterday...this time i was dreaming that i was in my house and my friends told me that erin had spent the night in my bed with me...confused that i didn't remembered her being there, i went back to my room and there she was laying on my bed smoking a cigarette like she used to do...i just crawled up and laid on top of her and embraced her...feeling very relieved...i thanked her for coming to see me...shortly after i woke up and felt compelled to document the experience in a journal.
  
Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:  a sense of calmness, and assurance

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:  before the experience i had these terrible feelings of guilt because i felt like abandoned her in her time of greatest need and therefore not a very good friend at all...now i feel like she is ok and that she doesn't hold these things against me...

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?  Yes
     
Describe:  i believe that there is an afterlife now

Was the experience dream like in any way?  Yes
      Describe:  i was sleeping so i would classify it as a dream

Has the experience affected your relationships?  Daily life?  Religious practices etc.?  Career choices?  hasn't

Have you shared this experience with others?  Yes

      Describe:  well, i came home from work one morning (the morning after my first experience) and my roommate was in the shower...i went in the bathroom to brush my teeth and she asked me if i believed in ghosts, i replied yes, then she asked me if i believed in the afterlife, i replied yes again...i then blurted out that erin came to me in a dream the day before, and she told me that erin came to her in a dream that night...they were not that close...i thought it was very weird.

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?
  calmness, reassurance, joy

What was the best and worst part of your experience?  best part is i feel like i could reconcile things with her as best i could...the whole experience was best, and i hope it happens again.

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?  Yes