My 7 year old daughter was awakened the other
night shortly after going to bed, and said that the ceiling had
opened up and a space ship appeared and she described the
"aliens" as big headed, small bodied stereotypical
alien types. She was petrified, and swears she was awake and not
dreaming. I remember a made for TV movie a couple of years ago
supposedly based on a true story about a little girl who was
visited all through her childhood. I'm a little freaked out,
because my daughter is very bright, and not at all prone to this
type of imagination or story fabrication. What do you know about
this type of thing?
Children are often good reporters of what
they see. They describe something as they see it with their own
unique language. They perceive their surroundings and how it
It is no coincidence that abductions begin in
childhood. Many unexplainable childhood experiences occur at
night in a dark bedroom. These same children try to describe what
they saw, heard, or felt to the adult family members. But, most
adults scoff at such fantasy, and this is often where the child
learns not to discuss it with anyone.
Unless your daughter is exposed to movies and
books about alien abductions, chances are she is not sufficiently
aware of this occurrence to have fabricated such a story. If she
were to fabricate such a story, then what purpose would it serve?
Assuming your daughter has not been exposed to
the movies on this topic, it is likely she is in the early
abduction stage. You will find it helpful to read the different
articles and questions posted here. Many of them will answer your
Since abductions continue from one generation
to the next, you may begin wondering if abductions have been a
part of your experience or that of your daughter's father, or
perhaps one of her siblings.