Are You Afraid of the Dark? [READ]
"One friend reported a constant fear of ghosts when she was a child that had followed her from her rural hometown in Ohio to the Windy City. Even though she lives about twenty miles from the nearest graveyard, she’s convinced that a ghost is haunting her apartment. She described an eerie feeling of someone watching her when she’s all alone, to the point where she’ll have to check behind her every few minutes […]”
"She said every now and then, when she hears a creak or an unexpected sound, the feelings takes over. She claimed it only happens when she’s alone and that she had the exact same feeling when she was a little girl. She lived in an old house and though used to the moaning and groaning of the home, she was always afraid to be alone. She couldn’t place if the fear was of ghosts exactly or just a general entity being present and antagonizing her, or if it was of the quiet or of being alone. She concluded that it was some combination of all three, “When it gets quiet in my apartment and I hear a sound, I immediately go into that mindset and every little sound becomes menacing and I keep thinking I see something out of the corner of my eye.”“
By Margeaux Perkins. Illustration - Laura Caseley.

Are You Afraid of the Dark? [READ]

"One friend reported a constant fear of ghosts when she was a child that had followed her from her rural hometown in Ohio to the Windy City. Even though she lives about twenty miles from the nearest graveyard, she’s convinced that a ghost is haunting her apartment. She described an eerie feeling of someone watching her when she’s all alone, to the point where she’ll have to check behind her every few minutes […]”

"She said every now and then, when she hears a creak or an unexpected sound, the feelings takes over. She claimed it only happens when she’s alone and that she had the exact same feeling when she was a little girl. She lived in an old house and though used to the moaning and groaning of the home, she was always afraid to be alone. She couldn’t place if the fear was of ghosts exactly or just a general entity being present and antagonizing her, or if it was of the quiet or of being alone. She concluded that it was some combination of all three, “When it gets quiet in my apartment and I hear a sound, I immediately go into that mindset and every little sound becomes menacing and I keep thinking I see something out of the corner of my eye.”“

By Margeaux Perkins. Illustration - Laura Caseley.