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Zeina R's ADC

Experience description:  

First time, it was a couple of days after my dad had passed. I was trying to make contact with him and kept saying: "Please let me know that you're ok...that there is something after life, that you can hear me etc...".

He came to me in the dream saying (I heard him but did not see him): "It's so quiet here...I'm bored....there is nothing, it is very quiet". Then I asked him if he saw all the people who showed up to his funeral (they were so many- he was so loved!) and he asked "No I didn't, who?" and I said "almost the whole country!" and that was it. 

The second dream was few months later. I saw him in the hall of a building and was extremely happy to see him. I ran to him and hugged him and told him how much I missed him. He said he missed me too. He looked happy, healthy and fit, in his mid fifties (he died at the age of 71). He told me that women were crazy about his thighs (he was a very funny man and loved women!) and he was in a rush to go. I said: "please stay a little longer, I miss you so much, I want to spend more time with you" and he said: "I have to go, you go back where you belong with your husband and children". Then I woke up almost out of breath!

I felt that I had seen him and that we communicated, but I really don't know if it was an ADC or just a dream. Most of the people do not believe that dreams are ADC...so I really don't know. I just hope it was.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?            No

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          Yes

            Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:   

See description above

            Did the voice or sound seem to originate externally or outside of you, inside you, or did you not hear a voice or sound, but had a sense of knowing what was communicated? 

I heard my dad in the dream and our conversation made sense.

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           yes

            Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           No. I was dreaming.

            Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience?   No.

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            Yes

In the second dream, we hugged.

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   Familiar.

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  Just the hug.

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

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

When my dad was battling cancer, he lost a lot of weight and aged drastically in a very short period of time. In the dream, he looked 20 years younger, healthy, a little chubbier and wearing his 70's glasses.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            solid.

            How much of the deceased did you see?       All part.

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       20 years younger.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Very healthy, a little chubbier.

            Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           No. I was dreaming.

Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?      No

How long did the experience last?        First one very short. the second dream felt a little longer. It's hard to say.

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         It was a dream.

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  No.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was probably not real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:           I believe it was just a dream and that I was probably grieving my father's loss. I miss him so much and have been reading a lot about NDE's and ADC's just to hope more for the existence of an afterlife- I surely hope that there is and that my dad is in a better place.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes

I was dreaming for sure.

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Was happy to talk to him. I missed him so much.

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           Uncertain

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Great and happy to communicate with him.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          No

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            happy and unsure whether that was real communication or just a dream.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     No reactions. They believe that I was just dreaming because I miss my dad.

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

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       I Would like to know if I should consider these events real ADCs or just dreams.

Were there any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?            No

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No 

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           No 

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