"Recently, I started hearing the sound of keys jingling," reports Cheryl. "It occurs so often that I started paying close attention, even searching my house trying to figure where the sound is coming from. I find nothing.
"The keys jingling started a few days after Valentine's Day. Could you give me any information on this? I'm sure I have even heard my name being called, even though my husband would be at work. I am afraid to talk to someone because a lot of people won't understand or believe me."
Cheryl, the first thing to know is that you're not crazy and probably not imagining the sound. The fact that you've heard it with consistency on numerous occasions strongly suggests that it is a real sound somewhere in your environment and not an auditory hallucination. Here is what I think you should do.... Read the rest of my answer.