Strange True Stories

People Describe Creepy Imaginary Friends from Their Childhood

Most people had imaginary friends when they were younger. These "friends" were usually nice, funny, and even comforting. They took the form of animals, other humans, and sometimes larger-than-life characters that defy classification. 

And sometimes they were extremely creepy and downright scary, especially when examined in hindsight. Those creepy stories, as told by Reddit posters, are compiled here, ready to scare you.