The Scariest Ghost Stories Ever, Straight From the Dark Depths of Reddit

"Don't go in there," the wise voice in your head shouted as you clicked into this nightmare-inducing article. Well, if you have a fascination with the supernatural, all things mysterious, and have a super-cute night-light you'd like to get some more use out of, welcome to the team of Halloween and ghost story enthusiasts. It's good to have you. By now, you've probably already started planning your costumes for the best night of the year, so let's skip straight to the spooky highlight you came for: the scariest ghost stories ever. If you're thinking yeah, right, I don't scare easy, hear us out.

I, too, have heard all the classic ghost stories, but I felt like we needed to step up the scare factor, so I personally braved the deepest, darkest threads on Reddit to find the scariest ghost stories ever, straight from those who have experienced the paranormal activity. I'm also including the two stories that made me rethink everything I believed as well the freakiest podcasts about ghosts. Ghost stories are the best subgenre of horror because they meet at the intersection of entertainment, belief, and fear of the unknown, and the ones you're about to read definitely do it justice. Read the true ghost stories below, and be prepared for chills.