Ghost believers share their spooky stories

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While some leave ghost tales to spooky Halloween traditions and harmless campfire bonding, others fully believe in the existence of the living undead. They believe that they can see, feel or speak to ghosts lurking around their homes or other "haunted" areas. Several believers took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to share their ghost experiences.

Some believe in an effort to help themselves heal:
I choose to believe in ghosts because I don

Others believe for religious fulfillment:
I believe in ghosts because it gives me more peace than any religion.

People genuinely believe that they've seen and can speak to ghosts:

Sometimes proof isn't worth the fear:
I think I saw a ghost last night when I went to my kitchen. But I ran because it was so scary.

Many ghost-believers are ridiculed by peers:
I saw a ghost once, but people think I

People turn to ghosts to explain the inexplainable:
I believe in ghosts... I've never seen one but have had strange things happen around me that I cannot explain.

For some, it seems that ghosts follow them wherever they go:
Yep, I believe in ghosts. I

Some people fear their own open-mindedness:
I believe in ghosts and spirits. My high imagination levels have me scared... but I remind myself not all of them are evil.

The belief can be terrifying and exhausting:
I would be happier if I didn

Nevertheless, people trust their own instincts:
I believe in ghosts. I don

Some feel that the 'facts' simply can't be denied:

Even those who don't consider themselves 'believers' think they've had ghost encounters:

Some want to turn the belief into a bull-blown career:
I want to be apart of a paranormal team, I believe in ghosts and would love to help them cross over. People just think I

For more ghost confessions, ​check out Whisper.

Watch this video to learn the scientific reason why people believe in ghosts:

Science Explains Why We Believe In Ghosts

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