Paranormal Activity and Haunted Houses - Exploring common variations

Sometimes, hauntings are a little more intricate. They can be focused on specific people, places, times or events. This section will give you a brief idea of how these particular factors work, and their effects.

Personally-Focused Haunting

A haunting can be focused on a specific person. It can and often does follow the person from home to home, continuing regardless of how many times the individual relocates. This is the one kind of disturbance that I dread more than any other. Such a haunting can be attracted by events in the person’s past or events in their current life. It is difficult to deal with this form of haunting with great effectiveness, because it depends almost entirely upon the person and their openness and honesty. Sometimes these types of hauntings occur for seemingly random reasons. Often they are drawn by something about that person that is out of the ordinary.

Object-Focused Haunting

Sometimes hauntings are attracted by a certain object or "thing". This in itself is fairly easy to deal with; we simply locate the object, clear it properly and dispose of it. I wouldn't recommend a garbage can. It could be considered offensive or hostile and only provoke the haunting further. The best bet is to dispose of it by tossing it in a field or forest, somewhere out in the countryside, hopefully where it is unlikely to attract much attention. This way, any energies remaining in or around the object will be better able to disperse peacefully. Needless to say, sometimes people aren't too willing to part with their possessions to rid themselves of a haunting. In this case, it can make the process of permanently removing the haunting a much more difficult task.

Location-Focused Haunting

This type of haunting is almost the same as an object-focused haunting, except that it is focused on a place instead of a thing. With these forms of haunting it is critical to find out WHY the haunting is focused on this specific location. The most likely reasons are either events that have occurred or energies that have simply become stuck there and have taken on the location as a "home." Without putting a little effort into finding the motivation for the haunting, and resolving this particular issue, the chances of a recurrent haunting are rather high. The source reason must be dealt with in all haunting situations, otherwise there is little reason to think that the haunting will not recur once the methods and energies used to clear the haunting have dispersed.

Time and Event-Focused Haunting

Sometimes a specific time or event can trigger a haunting. This can be yearly, weekly, daily or any other pattern that relates to specific events or times. The less frequent the events are, the more difficult the haunting is to track, interact with and ultimately clear. These tend to be more common hauntings than people might realize, but this is simply because such hauntings are not constant and therefore do not attract as much attention. Of course, it can have the exact opposite effect, depending on the time/event involved. It is nearly impossible to be more specific about this type of haunting focus as the factors involved are very case specific.


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