As A Child I Was Told They Were Imaginary Friends: Am I Nuts?

As a child did you ever experience other people in the room with you, talking to you, yet no one else could see or hear them?  When you mentioned these people to family or others around you, were you told, “Oh they are just your imaginary friends.”

Did you have an imaginary friend as a child?If you answered yes to this question, you are certainly not alone.

Are you nuts?  These days it often comes down to who you ask.

Most health care professionals will say yes to this question, or that the child must be troubled or lonely.

Sometimes this may be right.

While its fair to say that some children make up imaginary friends to comfort themselves, this is not the case with everyone.

Some children with imaginary friends pass on messages in great detail, to their family or strangers on the street.  These messages are usually about things they couldn’t have possibly known.  If this sounds like you, you most likely have psychic abilities.

Many people talk more about their imaginary friend experiences in their adult life when they realize the imaginary friend/s were actually their psychic abilities coming out to pass on messages.

I’v included a couple of videos below that clarifies what it was like for these two psychic ladies, growing up with what they were told were imaginary friends.

Maybe their stories will sound familiar to what you have experienced as a child.

Psychic Medium Christine Rose Talks About Her Life

As a child Christine Rose couldn’t understand why she could see things that other people couldn’t see.  She felt it was strange that others couldn’t see these things.

To Christine it was normal to have all these people (imaginary friends) visit her and chat.  It was common for these friends to tell her to pass on messages to certain people.  And yes this often landed her in trouble.

At the young age of 6 while out buying shoes with her grandmother, Christine walked up to a stranger and said, “Your Mum said she’s okay and is happy.  She said to tell you that most of all she’s all right.”

The lady burst into tears and Christines’ grandmother was horrified and asked her what she did.  Of course Christine replied how most kids would with, “I don’t know.”

The lady told the grandmother that her mother had passed away 3 days beforehand, and she had wondered if her mother was okay, and Christine had just confirmed that for her.


Christine also used to sing at funerals, and could tell people what the person in the closed coffin was wearing.

This scared a few people as she couldn’t have possibly known by normal means.

Coming from an Irish Catholic background, family and friends didn’t encourage Christine to talk about what she could see.

How ever, she encourages her own children to say what they see and think.

It wasn’t until she was in her twenties that she took charge, and learnt how to hone her skills so she could use them in the best possible way to help others.

She didn’t have others that were like minded at this time, as she didn’t hear about spiritualist churches until she was in her forties.

At this stage she started doing readings for friends and family.  Word soon got out that Christine would  know about things, that in a natural way, she couldn’t possibly know, and this lead to friends of friends asking for a reading.  Many would say, “Hey she’s a freak, you have to go and talk to her”.

She began to see this as something she should be doing and started doing psychic readings full time.  Along the way she has appeared on radio and television shows, and runs her own workshops to help others develop their psychic abilities.

To learn more visit her website Christine Rose

Psychic Medium Janie Boisclair Talks About Her Life

Janie Boisclair always felt different as a child with a different outlook on life than what others had.

She feels she was born with psychic abilities and can recall having conversations with dead people (spirits) under the age of 5 years old.  Her mother referred to them as her ‘imaginary friends’, but encouraged her to be who she is anyway, without stopping Janie voicing what she could see etc.

Quite astute as a child, she quickly adapted to asking these spirits from the other side to help her with school work that she was having trouble with.  The answers always came with clarity.

During her high school years she would give her friends mini readings.  By the time she was in her twenties she did more readings for friends.  It wasn’t until she was age 45 that she started to use her psychic abilities for a living.

Janie has helped many people including the Police department, and inmates in prison that are seeking forgiveness from deceased loved ones, for doing something bad.


This has also included connecting the inmate to someone they have killed, so they can explain and apologize to them.  This often brings closure to the inmate and sometimes the deceased person as well.

You can see Janie doing a reading for an inmate at about 15 minutes into the above video.

Janie is a psychic medium and 5C clairvoyant.  The 5 C’s stand for the psychic senses she has:

  • Clairvoyant – She can see people from the other side EG: Dead people.
  • Clairscent – She can smell things they want her to smell.
  • Clairgustance – She can taste things the deceased may want her to taste EG: To remind someone of a special meal they used to cook while on earth.
  • Clairaudience – She can hear what the spirit has to say or sing etc.
  • Clairsentience – She can feel what they are feeling EG; This is often how she can tell how the person died.

As well as doing readings Janie has a website about what she does, with many recipes on it that she has been given by those from the other side – See the

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Article written by Wen Dee

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