One the hallmarks of an experiencer (abductee) is the pattern of emotional isolation. This behavior can be explained as a result of conditioning, learned adaptations from the experiencer’s family members, or reinforced by the alien handlers. The experiencer usually learns early in life not to talk about “the little people” who come into their bedrooms at night. The child may talk about their abduction experiences only to be told that they are just “nightmares.” Children often describe the alien intruders as monsters, who come out of the closet or through the walls. The children are immediately invalidated when their parents or siblings tell them there is no such thing as monsters, or aliens for that matter.

There are many instances where children’s stories about alien abductions do in fact match those told by adults. All the elements are there in plain language.

Some children report seeing strange beings in their rooms and many adults will chalk this up to an active imagination, but what if they really did see something that could have been an alien? How would we ever know?

One man interviewed by Dr. Mack, stated, “When I was a young child I woke up and saw a strange looking creature in my room that looked like a gargoyle and was terrified, so I ran to my parent’s room and jumped on their bed.” He went on to say that he was never able to forget the experience and as he became older he started to remember experiences that led him to believe that what he had seen wasn’t a gargoyle at all, but at the time he didn’t know what to call it. When what he had actually been victim to, was an series of alien abductions. He then went on to state that over 20 years later, the abductions continue.