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Confession by Anon
My boyfriend and I recently went for a three day two night trip to Bangkok. We stayed at a nice five star hotel at a very famous location which was connected to a huge conference place. We arrived at about 9+pm. After a quick dinner, we went back to the hotel, showered and passed out before midnight.
I’m a light sleeper, especially if I’m sleeping at a new or foreign place. I guess it's because I'm not used to the environment, tossing and turning a lot. My boyfriend was nicely snoring away.
Then, at about 3.28am, I heard the shower running and a strong scent of lavender scented shower gel. I am sure of the exact timing because I wear an Apple Watch to sleep and instinctively look at the time everytime I wake up, usually to see how much time I have left tired before the alarm goes off. I was wide awake at this point but dared not get up to check.
I didn’t wake my boyfriend who must be exhausted from driving for 5 hours. Ten minutes later the shower turned off by itself and eventually I drifted off to sleep.
Next morning I told my boyfriend what I had experienced and he brushed it off saying it was probably the sound of someone showering in the next hotel room. I thought about it and decided it was best to just go with that explanation. He also told me to wake him up if it happens again tonight.
That night, we slept a bit later, at around 1am. I was dead tired from the lack of sleep the night before so I had no problem dozing off. My boyfriend too.
At exactly 3.28am it happened again: The sound of the shower running accompanied by the smell of shower gel. This time I woke my boyfriend up and he heard it too. But he told me to just ignore it and go back to sleep 😒
Fine. It took me a while to get back to sleep though whereas my boyfriend was back to snoring in no time. Suddenly, my boyfriend started grunting and gesturing like he was trying to push something off of him. I sat up, turned on the bedside lamp and shook him to wake him up. A few seconds later, he woke up and sprang right out of bed.
His face was pucat (pale; white as a sheet).
When he calmed down, regaining his composure, he sat down on the bed and told me he felt a cold pair of hands strangling him, trying to choke him. And right at that moment as he said that, the smell of lavender (shower gel) filled the entire room.
We turned on all the lights including those in the bathroom. He stayed up all night while I slept. When I woke up at about 7am, he then went to sleep till it was time to check out. We skipped breakfast that morning which was a waste because the spread was pretty good. Wasted lah.
To be honest, we travel quite a bit, like five to six times a year, for vacays and/or work. We have stayed in various hotels and this was the first time we experienced anything supernatural, and one so aggressive.
I don't know what to make of it but hope we don't kena again next time. Damn scary.
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