Life can be scary sometimes. Everyone has a few phobias or fears: something that makes us uncomfortable, nervous, and anxious. Share your fears down below and check out other community members' fears. Perhaps you have some tips and tricks to get over them and can help one another out. Maybe you have stories of how you got these phobias?

I personally have autophobia, atychiphobia, claustrophobia, athazagoraphobia, vermiphobia, and trypophobia.

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Phobophobia

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Nothingparticular
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2 months ago

Why the downvoting? If you believe Wikipedia it's a legit phobia.

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#2

Coulrophobia, fear of clowns. I found out at the circus, and I now go to therapy

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Ana
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2 months ago

omg me2

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#3

Growing up in a Mexican household I would have to say Chanclaphobia. Or fear of flying chanclas.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

jajajaja !!!

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#4

Heights, drowning in the sea and ladders. And I work on a boat where the only access is by ladder. I need a new job

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

LOL. I agree

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#5

I have an irrational fear of grasshoppers. Even if someone is just talking about them, the hair on the back of my neck stands up and I get the heebbie jeebbies.

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i-be-viben
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2 months ago

i have a fear of them too

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#6

Arachnophobia

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Steve Barnett
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2 months ago

I spent 3 months in Australia totally unaware of the what spiders exist there. I was aware of Red Backs, but that was it. On my return from Oz I then learnt about Huntsman spiders, Funnel Web spiders et all. I love spiders, I do, they eat flies for a start. But If I had come across any of these, I would have shat myself.

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#7

hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

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Opazi Marcha
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2 months ago

Fear of long words I believe? (No really, look it up)

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#8

Claustrofobia ,fear of heights ,fear of fur or furry feeling things, fear of large crowds and I can't get on an escalator without help. Just your average neurotic.

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Nicole Tomme
Community Member
2 months ago

Just seeing a fluffy skein of wool yarn makes me feel stuffy in my nose and cringe. I love petting animals but furs, real or fake, weird me out to no end. I also have a fear of steep dropoffs and cockroaches. My husband teases me when I do the B horror movie little girl scream when I see one (shivers at the thought of those little nuke avoiding demons).

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#9

I'm afraid of being trapped, specifically, if something is really bad as if whatever it is I'm in was on fire, sinking, or free falling. Also hippos.

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BusLady
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2 months ago

In a former life, you died on the Titanic?

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#10

i have a phobia of nedles shots and any blood coming out of my body

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Good and Evil Fox
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2 months ago

Well i have to deal with that everyday, Because of my severe eczema

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#11

Thalassophobia- fear of deep water and hamaxophobia- fear of driving. I have had my learners permit for about 7 years now coz I am terrified of driving. It’s not the other people on the road that scares me, it is the fact that I am in control of something so big that one mistake can kill someone. My psychologist said it is the lack of confidence in my abilities. I need to find a way to get over my fear soon coz I want to go and study but where the courses are held that I want to do is a 2 hour bus ride away.

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2 months ago

I also have a fear of dying. I am not afraid of death itself, I am afraid of the possible suffering and pain BEFORE the end.

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#12

claustrophobia, discovered it the bad way...

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

oooh tell me the story please! (if you're okay with telling) :P

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#13

I'm terrified of cicadas. Mice, rats, spiders, snakes? Love them all. But cicadas? Big nope from me. Even their shells freak me out. A 7 year hatching and a 13 year hatching coincided one year when I was in high school. They were everywhere! The buzzing. Those creepy red eyes. I almost had a nervous breakdown that summer.

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PyroKitty
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2 months ago

EXACTLY. Yes, I suffer just like you do.

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#14

Athazagoraphobia

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

Athazagoraphobia is a fear of forgetting someone or something, as well as a fear of being forgotten. For example, you or someone close to you may have anxiety or fear of developing Alzheimer's disease or memory loss.

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#15

I'm slightly germaphobic and absolutely hate touching things that have been touched by other people and really hate people touching my hands (even like a high five) so yeah

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

I hate the hand rails on public transport. They always feel greasy!

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#16

Honestly, I've never really been afraid of much. I've jumped off a 150 foot bridge (bungie jumping), ridden the tallest roller coaster in the US and stood on the outdoor observation decks of some seriously high buildings.

But now?

Total germaphobe. Total anthrophobe. Neophyte claustrophobe.

All because of stupid COVID19.

I wash my hands compulsively. I stay as far away from other people as possible and avoid going out unless absolutely necessary. Enclosed spaces are a big no-no...if it's not a cavernous supermarket, I'm not going inside.

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notyourgirl
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1 month ago

this sounds like my mom...

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#17

IDK why but there's something about Jeff The Killer that I just don't like. He's creepy.

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ImaDerp
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2 months ago

Why the down votes? Stop downvoting for no reason

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#18

I used to be afraid of fire. So I became a volunteer firefighter. Don't fear it respect it and use it carefully.

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Isabella R.W.
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1 month ago

I am terrified of fire 😨 I'm an overthinker so like, what if this candle falls over and burns the house down? My worst nightmare 😨😨😨

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#19

autophobia, fear of being alone.

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

im the opposite. I would love to be left alone. Sorry

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#20

Escalaphobia
Its pretty stupid because it means im scared of escalators.

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𝓴𝓪𝔀𝓪𝓲𝓲_𝓐𝓾𝓭𝓻𝓮𝔂 💖
2 months ago

That´s not stupid :) If you need to go on one make sure ur shoe laces are tied

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#21

I'm somewhat afraid of heights. I get dizzy even if I stand on a footstool.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

My grandpa has it (so random I know)

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#22

Thlassaphobia, arachnophobia, acrophobia, nyctophobia, monophobia, and glassophobia

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

and what about phobias?

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#23

Hemophobia, Fear of blood :(

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Dana
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2 months ago

I'm just curious, how do girls handle this?

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#24

Flying, I found out because I passed out when I walked into an airport for vacation.

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#25

Butterflies and Moths. Oh god do they terrify me, with those flapping wings of theirs.

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Emalyn
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2 months ago

Lepidopterophobia. ME TOO!!!!!!

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#26

Arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and Phone phobia are the two I am certain of.

I have somehow arranged myself with the first and am able to handle spiders up to a certain size, but I do *really* fear and hate making and taking phone calls and thus am really, really careful whom I give my number. Having to do telephone interviews is my absolute horror.

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

no chance of working as a receptionist then?

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#27

Arachnophobia is one of my fears. Yes, they are scary. Though I have worked on getting close enough to kill a spider, They are still FREAKY.

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

especially those fat hairy ones!!!

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#28

Phobophobia, its kinda like a fear of having a phobia, or rather the anxiety with it

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
Community Member
2 months ago

I already have anxiety tho sooo if I had this phobia, I would literally die.

#29

SPIDERS!!!! Whenever I see a spider and it lands on me i scream like a little girl. My missus had me trapped in the bedroom once for almost an hour when I asked her to get rid of it from the bathroom!

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#30

I thought it was Trypophobia but now only REALLY bad pictures gross me out.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago (edited)

Same. Tiny little holes all together. It freaks me out too much. I think I should get over it. Be tough. *pounds chest like a gorilla*

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#31

Necrophobia, specifically animals. If it's a human body, like in the forensic textbooks, I'm fine. But if it's the body of an animal, specifically roadkill, I get disgusted, angry at whoever did this, and sad for the poor creature.

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Steve Barnett
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2 months ago

In all fairness, I'm sure most roadkill is accidental.

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#32

phasmophobia (fear of ghosts and other supernatural phenomena)

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Chihuahuarocks7
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2 months ago

In the daytime I'm tryna convince people that creepy stuff is real at night I'm tryna convince myself their not real

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#33

I have SEVERE arachnophobia, slight scopophobia depending on the enviorment, athazagoraphobia, ect ect.

On arachnophobia, I am still afraid to enter a room in the house, as there was once a big spider in there. Despite being removed and put in the shed, I have not gone in there in a good few months, unfortunately the ice cream is there, so may I rest in peace. If I see a spider big enough, I will not enter that room until I can confirm no spiders are there. Long legs too. One jump scaring is enough to trigger a breakdown and cause me to tremble and cry. On scopophobia, I used to become alert of the sounds in my area, and become sensitive, thinking someone was there to kill me. I still have this fear sometimes.

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MELONLOOOORD
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2 months ago

*etc* LATIN PERSON HERE IS NOT ABLE TO HELP HERSELF

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#34

Clothing tags. I have no idea why. Touch one, and you can't touch me or any items I use. You must wash your hands after accidental contact to avoid the "Tagitus." Im so weird T-T

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2 months ago

The scientific name is Pittakionophobia, which means label or ticket in Greek.

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#35

Trypophobia. It gives me the shivers when I see weird hole patterns on things.

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#36

Abibliophobia - the fear of running out of things to read. I'm a huge bookworm and I think about this alot

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averageperson
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2 months ago

I read a lot too, but there’s no way you’ll ever run out of things to read, I promise. 😁

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#37

Acrophobia, Claustrophobia, trypophobia. I'd go in full detail about how I found it but that would be an eyesore to read 😅

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#38

Philophobia: fear of becoming emotionally connected with another person.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

aww thats saaaadd :(

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#39

Death.... and there is no way to avoid it.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
Community Member
2 months ago

Just make sure you don't always think about it! Even though I don't know how old you are you, I bet you still have a lot of years left, the average life span of a human is 79 years. :)

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#40

Siderodromophobia, quite often i have a nightmares 🚂

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giraffescupcakesandlove
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1 month ago

Same.

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#41

monophobia or arachnophobia.

I actually love spiders, but when they're big, and near or in my house, you'll never see it alive again.

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
2 months ago

Sorry, this is a copy and paste from a previous comment 'but please don't kill spiders. Try and develop a method, some tool perhaps, to capture a spider and place it somewhere away from you'

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#42

Claustrophobia. I once tried playing hide and seek in a cupboard when i was little now I'm forever scarred

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

oh noooo!!!

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#43

of needles... and the ocean sounds stupid

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PyroKitty
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2 months ago

It doesn't sound stupid. My best friend and my boyfriend respectively have those fears

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#44

I have Thanatophobia, Acrophobia, Katsaridaphobia, Lepidopterophobia, Thantophobia, and Autophobia. Common ones, if you ask me.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
Community Member
2 months ago

Still, THATS SO MANY PHOBIASSSS (I hope you over come them c: )

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#45

Maybe Haphephobia? (fear of touch) There isn't a particular reason why no traumatic experiences or anything. I will visibly flinch if I get touched unexpectedly, like a tap on the shoulder for example, and have a hard time breathing.

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Anxious-lesbian-disaster
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3 weeks ago

Me 2

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#46

I know my fear of heights is called acrophobia. What I don't know is how I call my fears of shark, the dark, ghosts or
cockroach.

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BusLady
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2 months ago

Fear of cockroaches is understandable. They are the spawn of the devil.

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#47

Lets see... Lilapsophobia (fear of tornadoes), Emetophobia (fear of vomiting/seeing others vomit), and Aquaphobia (fear of swimming) are my most prevalent ones.

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Princess Procrastination
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2 months ago

I have emetophobia too

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#48

emetophobia, fear of vomit & vomiting. i got it when i was 7 years old and threw up 4 times because of stomach virus. it's been over a decade and i'd still do anything to avoid my phobia. i think about it every day and it's taken over my life.

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1 month ago

I hate puke! It's not a full-blown phobia, but I can't STAND watching someone throw-up.

#49

Tryptophobia, fear of irregular holes/patterns. Think lotus flower seed pod..

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

omg yes.

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#50

The fear of pain and the fear of being given attention by strangers. Also stage fright. And the fear of fear. And needles.

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Billy the kid
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2 months ago

I hate needles! I would love a tattoo of Billy the kid though

#51

Trypophobia ,Fear of Holes
(People say it's fake, look it up and do your research dum dums)

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Yotsukoo
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2 months ago

my friend has it... i dont know how it works but i try keeping dots away from him as much as i can

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#52

Claustrophobia, fear of heights, and I'm TERRIFIED of spider/centipedes/bees

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Chihuahuarocks7
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2 months ago

My dad hates anything wasp related including bees

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#53

Acrophobia, Fear of heights.

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Community Member
2 months ago

I Looked up what a fear of heights said about a person and here's what I found. 'You are a complex person and sometimes it's hard for you to express yourself. You have trouble making decisions and you often feel divided between two parties during an argument' This is me. It's shocking/

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#54

Muscaphobia, Scolopendrphobia or Chilopodophobia, Xarantaphobia or Myriapodophobia

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#55

alot of people including my parents dont know this, but i got scopophobia and philophobia, and i hate it! but its not tht hard... im fine with girls staring but not men, i hesitate and get mad when they stare with no good reason... and i hate love and fear love between me and someone because i might hurt them... so i like staying alone and away from people... at least i want to, my friends wont let me go xD

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averageperson
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2 months ago

You have some good friends, you’re more blessed than you know.

#56

For some reason I really really hate it when a moth flies around me. I think it's because I can hear it flying, and I get the shivers and it feels as though the hair on the back of my neck is standing straight up.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
Community Member
2 months ago

Same with mosquitoes. They freak me out at night because I hear them flying over my ear and it scares the crap out of me.

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#57

It isn't diagnosed but I have a fear of sick or people being sick or people talking about it.

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Nicole Tomme
Community Member
2 months ago

This is understandable, especially if you have been conditioned by if you know someone who is a hypochondriac and never stops talking about their perceived ailments. Or if you have suffered someone near to you having a serious ailment and/or passing from illness. It is a natural reaction to want to avoid those discussions as they can cause worry, stress and grief.

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#58

I have very extreme Arachnophobia.

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Nicole Tomme
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2 months ago

Okay who keeps downvoting everything for no reason????

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#59

Megalophobia, fear of really big things.

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Daniel Lewis
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2 months ago

Don't look at my penis.

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#60

Sherbet...i just have to think about it and my jaw hurts, my neck tingles and all hairs on my arms stand up.

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#61

I'm terrified of cicadas and grasshoppers, as well as dying. The thought of losing consciousness and not knowing where or if it'll come back is horrifying. Ah yes, and hand trauma. Broken hands/fingers freak me out.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
Community Member
2 months ago

Hahaha my friend has that fear. If I even say the word "grasshopper" he will jump and run away from me. 🤦

#62

trypaphobia, the fear of little holes. I'm sure lot of you can relate.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

ofc

#63

gephyrophobi fear of driving over bridges. 'Flat' bridges (just a roadway over water) are fine but bridges that have an arch freak me the f*%k out!

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Lola Wootwoot
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2 months ago

Probably seem less stable?

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#64

The dark. I know I shouldn't be scared, but I am! I just don't know what's going on!

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Lola Wootwoot
Community Member
2 months ago

Necrophobia. Had it for a while. It's usually that you're afraid of what could be lurking in the dark, as that's the natural response we've adopted.

#65

Trypophobia
an irrational or disproportionate feeling of discomfort or revulsion at the sight of clustered holes or bumps, as seen in sponges, honeycombs, certain seed pods, soap bubbles, and bubbles in batter

its not so much a fear, its really more of an extreme discomfort

if you know someone who is tryphohobic, DO NOT make fun of them and DO NOT try to trigger them

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#66

Basophobia (fear of falling) --> I'm not scared of heights but I am super afraid of falling.
Monophobia (fear of being alone)
Athazagoraphobia (fear of being forgotten)

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Germaine 🐼
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2 months ago

wow deep

#67

I'm afraid of being touched by a man, but I don't know if there is a phobia word for it. There is fear of men and fear of touch, but I guess I'm more terrified of being judged by men? It's complicated...

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Lola Wootwoot
Community Member
2 months ago

Androphobia for you

#68

i dont know what its called but lets call it ovalshapedmirroraphobia

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Lola Wootwoot
Community Member
2 months ago

Either esitorophobia or captrophobia. Fear of mirrors. You could also call it spectrophobia if the supernatural are involved.

#69

Afraid or creeped out by slugs, especially the giant slimy yellow banana slugs in the temperate rain forests of Nor Cal. Shudders ick.

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#70

I have this irrational fear of ladders. I'm not scared of heights - I can climb trees, stand on chairs, go on ferris wheels and fly in planes just fine. But ladders really terrify me. I get uneasy just being in the same room with one.

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GirlFriday
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2 months ago

When I need something from or put in my attic, I call one of my brothers. I cannot climb a ladder. I am scared to death. I have lived here 10 years and never been in my attic because I would have to climb the fold down ladder to get there.

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#71

Ornithophobia - fear of birds.
3 years old and my cousin thought it would be funny to lock me in the chicken coop......blind, evil rooster found me and pecked me into a corner. CANNOT stand any type of bird to this day.

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Emalyn
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2 months ago

Yeah, I'm not a fan of birds either. You are not alone!

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#72

Mine are weird ones so buckle on in 1: Xenophobia A.K.A The fear of the unknown. I feel panic when I don’t know what is happening. Also if I can’t see something that I’m touching. 2. Automatonophobia A.K.A fear of humanoid objects that aren’t actually human such as mannequins, animatronics, and ventriloquist dummies. 3. Submechanaphobia A.K.A the fear of submerged man made objects... just thinking about these things are enough to give me the willies

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2 months ago

And also I have a really weird fear of like, hotel beds, wet bathtubs (they are just icky but I still shower everyday), fake jewels (those little diamond thingies that come on clothing for little children you know?) and all sorts of weirdo things.

#73

Im absolutely terrified of snails. I cant see them, I cant touch a picture of them or even See them moving. Once I stepped on a piece of an orange wich fell from the table , barefoot. Hell broke loose, besäuselt I thought its a snail. I screamed like somebody is murdering me. I didnt know, that I react so damn hysterical. Today, I always get goosebumps in the neck, when talking about snails. I hatte autumn by the way....

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#74

Whenever I’m alone in the dark or it’s really quiet and dark I start getting super scared. I have a nightlight, but my excuse is that I need it so I can see, as it’s pitch-black in my room at night. This gets even worse if I’m thinking about something that frightened me before. Once I had a brief thought about Slenderman and fifteen minutes later if I closed my eyes I’d hear a voice whispering to me or feel a presence looking over me.

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#75

Gerascophobia

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Lola Wootwoot
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2 months ago

Nice user, also I'd say everyone has a bit of it. (Gerasgophobia, fear of aging)

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#76

Thanatophobia, fear of your own death. Been my major phobia ever since I can remember.

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fancy yet idiotic alien
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2 months ago

I have a somewhat similar fear. I’m just scared about what I’ll leave behind.

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#77

spiders i really really REALLY hate spiders they have to many legs and eyes and there EVERYWHERE
yep arachnophobia.
the reason why is a very long story...

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#78

Arachnophobia. I am deathly afraid of spiders. If I see a spider in a room, I won't go back in there until I'm sure that it's gone (and even then, I'll approach it with caution).

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#79

I have monophobia, the fear of being alone. I often like to surround myself with loved ones and the people I care about. But covid-19 has changed me, and now I prefer being alone 24/7 :(
I used to have a fear of jeans when I was younger, because they were too stiff and prevented me from climbing onto chairs. That's behind me now. :(((((

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#80

Didn't know I had a fear of needles until I was 16. Growing up, I always cried when I had to have a blood test or an injection, but I always thought it was because I was a child. Then when I was 16 I had to have a blood test and had a massive melt down in the reception.

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#81

emetophobia,claustrophobia,acrophobia and agoraphobia

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3 weeks ago

Fear of throwing up, fear of small spaces, fear of heights, and fear of crowds. The throwing up one is horrible because I get super motion sick and throw up a lot for that reason. Also fear of crowds and small spaces is terrible because I will have panic attacks over literally being in a crowd or something that isn't bigger than a car and is super dark. Amusement parks are torture for me (you don't want to hear about the time at the big amusement park when I was 13 *shiver*)

#82

This is awfully common, but I have severe arachnophobia. I can't tolerate seeing any size or type of spiders; fictional or not, venomous or not, harmful or not, I fear any structure or being that resembles a spider. Even seeing cobwebs is enough to petrify me. Sometimes it messes with my appetite heavily, and I won't go into details of that.

I have learned that phobias exist for a variety of reasons, or so it is theorised. Some say it rises from our primitive survivalist instincts, some say it's inherited genetically. I'd very much like to know /why/ I fear spiders to this extent. My family members dislike pests, but none of them is arachnophobic.

As long as I could remember, I've been afraid of spiders. Maybe my first exposures to them was this nursery rhyme called Miss Muffet, but again... That would be irrational. ;D

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KCN
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2 months ago

You would not like living in my neighborhood right now. It's spider (web) central right now. I live in Seattle, and there are webs all over our house right now. I could walk around the block and run into two or three, usually with my face. I sat on our front porch for a couple minutes about a week ago, within two minutes I discovered a web going to my phone from one of our potted plants. Yeesh.

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#83

Equally snakes, clowns, and being buried alive. In no particular order. And I haven't bothered to look up what those fears are called. Could that be another phobia?

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Nicole Tomme
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2 months ago

Okay then do not watch that episode of Bones. Seriously.

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#84

misophobia

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago

whats that? I will look it up.

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#85

Somniphobia, fear of sleeping. I never know what could happen...

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BusLady
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2 months ago

I fear going to sleep because I fear nightmares.

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#86

Sawgrass, e.g. Florida Everglades.

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#87

falling from a high place and not having someone there to comfort me

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
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2 months ago (edited)

So basically the fear of death?

#88

Arachnophobia The fear of spider and Entomophobia the fear of bigs

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#89

Arachnophobia The fear of spider and Entomophobia the fear of Bugs

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#90

I'm 15. So far I have discovered that I have basophobia (fear of falling), atychiphobia (fear of failure), and a very odd one, Hnirshunphobia the fear of dirty dishes. Or, in my case, trying to clean those dishes. This kinda mixes with my atychiphobia where my fear stems from being scared that I'll do a bad job doing the dishes and get yelled at by my parents. Just looking at those disgusting things makes me immediately want to jump into my bed and hide under the covers. This fear has caused me to break 3 glasses, 2 plates, 1 chopstick, and have about 12 panic attacks. Yayyyyyyy....

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#91

Arachnophobia, fear of spiders. Even seeing them in images kills me inside. Sorry spiders, I just can’t. I live in Australia, and it’s common to see them. But they are seriously terrifying.

Katsaridaphobia, fear of cockroaches. I will explain my story. I once was using the bathroom in my grandparent’s home. Out from the roof, while I was on the toilet, a cockroach suddenly fell. That was not funny.

Trypanophobia, fear of needles. They’re just so sharp and scary. I’m fine looking at them in a super far distance. It just, is so damn scary when I get a shot. It also hurts for a few days.

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#92

Hippopotomonstrosiquipdaliaphobicphobia.

I am afraid of people afraid of long words

Also, who ever invented hippopotomonstrosiquipdaliaphobia was obviously mean; people afraid of long words had to say a long word to describe their phobia

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1 month ago

Question: Is it only long words or long sentences too?

#93

I couldn’t find the actually phobia for this, only social anxiety, which I do not have, so fear of interacting with other people I don’t know.

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#94

Acrophobia, arachnophobia, and nyctophobia. And yes, nyctophobia is fear of the dark. I'm not afraid of the dark, I'm afraid of what might be in it.

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#95

I have claustrophobia (which is not the fear of small spaces - it is the fear of suffocation and it is often triggered by small spaces, but not wanting to walk into a closet is not claustrophobia). I am in therapy for it. I also have a fear of driving down a mountain or steep grade, losing control of the car and careening off the embankment.

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#96

Velvet

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#97

Claustrophobia. I hate small and dark spaces.
And also Trypophobia. Tiny holes scare me.

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#98

Reptiles..... god forsaken things make my skin crawl

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#99

Lepidopterophobia . As a school librarian, I will admit we have the worst collection of butterfly books b/c I won't buy them!!

Trypophobia. I hadn't hear of that before, but I have seen the pictures online of people with small holes in their skin. I couldn't look away but it sickened me at the same time. I don't mind other small holes, so for me it's just on skin.

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#100

I also have claustrophobia, thanatophobia, and patho/latrophobia. The fear of being confined in a small space, the fear of dying, and the fear[s] of doctors/disease, ever since my first 'test'. Thanks, covid-19.

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#101

Sorry, I forgot my 2020phobia.

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#102

Mail. I'm afraid of opening my mail. I have piles, bags, drawers, boxes. I love autopay! I have a strong aversion to cooking grease--spills, splatters, and on dishes/cookware.

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#103

I have the fear of the darkness. well, more like what stuff could be in the darkness. I also have the fear of falling from heights.

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