According to a British study, 64% of British adults have admitted to still being afraid of the dark.
Melani and Adam talked about it today and we’ve discovered that Adam is one of those people.
Researchers have discovered that almost 2/3rds of the British population don’t like turning the lights off at bedtime, while 36% often get the sense that something or someone is in the room with them.
Sleep experts Benson for Beds polled 2,000 adults and 20% of them said they regularly check under their beds for monsters.
17% sleep with a light on most nights of the week.
Most people aren’t expecting a cute and friendly monster, though. The average adult is said to wake up at least two times every month, feeling scared that there is something creepy in their room, according to Bensons’ research.
Nearly 50% admit to having an overactive imagination.
This causes them to feel frightened and scared of the smallest sounds and noises.
Further, 22% of the nation confessed they won’t poke their feet out from underneath the blanket… just in case something grabs it.
This is making me feel so much better right now.