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so last night asked bout spirits..

so imaginary friends... are they spirits? or ghost? or just imaginary??

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MommaBear1129

Asked by MommaBear1129 at 9:30 PM on Feb. 7, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • just imaginary
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:31 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • just imaginary.... i mean COULD be spirits but most of the time no. imaginary friends are very healthy for children to have
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 9:31 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • spirits
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • i mean they say children see things that adults dont... so ??
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 9:32 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • well they may see ghosts but imaginary friends are just imaginary. they're seperate from each other
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 9:33 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  •  They could be a bit of all... maybe a loved one who has past on spirit, some say angels, and some are just imaginary... have you asked your child about their friend?

    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 9:37 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • my son is two.. but he'll sit in his bedroom just talking.. as if hes talking to someone.. i dont know maybe its just talking!
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 9:40 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • Well, I do remember having an imaginary friend as a child (I was about four or five) and even looking back I realized he was imaginary, something I made up as a way to pass time. I'm open to the idea that some people may see spirits/past events in some way, but in my case my imaginary friend was only an imaginary friend.
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 9:45 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • Sometimes they are the spirits of visiting family members who have crossed over. Children are able to see beings from the Other Side from birth to about 5 yrs. old. But sometimes, especially at the age of 2 or 3 yrs. of age, they are probably the child's spirit guides. They tend to appear to children at this particular age. They are guardians and teachers for the child as he matures. You might try asking your son what his friend's name is. Certainly it is nothing to be concerned about. He will lose this second sight as he gets older.
    witchqueen

    Answer by witchqueen at 9:47 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • Both. I know my daughter could see her "imaginary friends". I also know that I had beings that I only knew were there. But I also know kids have pretty good imaginations so of course they pretend, too. I think you have to be open minded and just ask who they're playing with. I think, though, that the younger ones are probably seeing who they're playing with. As they get older (like 6 or so) they start to get a little blinded by our world and forget, unless of course they have a gift of sight.
    jenettyshome

    Answer by jenettyshome at 9:49 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

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