Everyone is afraid of something. Here, you can tell what you are afraid of. I am afraid of clowns (I freaked out when I saw the Joker trailer.) If you have the same fear as someone, just say "same" in the comments. You can also include how you got that fear. You can also give some tips on how to overcome that fear! No making fun of people's fears. We all have different fears.

#1

Tesslaphobia! No, this isn’t fear of Teslas. It means, “fear of the deep ocean”. I have a paralyzing fear of swimming where I can’t see the bottom.

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6 months ago

I might not have spelled that right...

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#2

Athazagoraphobia - I'm really anxious when I'm thinking I'm forgetting something. I make ToDo-Lists and notes on a daily basis. Alarmclocks are my best friends. I also find the thought of being forgotten really unsettling.
I'm also not the biggest fan of spiders :l

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#3

Metathesiophobia, or more commonly known as the fear of change. Now, I'm not afraid of change in the way you may think, I fear that once a thing changes, we can't it back, it's just stuck there, until we change it again. You might be thinking, no s**t, sherlock, but if you think about it, not all change is good, take pollution, for example. It kills and harms wildlife, and maybe, just maybe, some animals will evolve to adapt to the terrible conitions. And humans hundreds, even thousands of years from now, will look back and think, ''Why couldn't they have stopped it'', change is something we all go through, but it's something you're powerless against.

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6 months ago

Oh, and this isn't a huge fear, just something I'm slightly afraid of

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#4

i am scared of being alone and forgotten. not like being isolated from humans, but it's more like being in a room full of people that you use to know but no one remembers you. or its like when you hanging with your friend but then they see someone they know and just leave you to go hang with their other friend. i like to spend time alone and in my room away from everyone. but sometimes I need someone even if they are a video game friend that you don't really know. I'm kinda clingy but only with people that I have known for a long time and we are really close. also, I tried to grow up way too fast so i get overwhelmed way too easily, and when I'm stressed i will tend to act younger than I am and i will block out reality until i am calm.

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JD Dion
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6 months ago

That is the story of my life.....I've always been afraid of being alone, unnoticed and unloved, and that's exactly how my life has been. I usually feel invisible around most people even my family. If I try to say anything everyone just talks right over me so I just shut up. I make myself a nervous wreck trying not to be clingy because I am also terrified of rejection. Funny because I experience it so often. I had to take on a lot of responsibility early and related more to older people. I feel like I never really got to be a kid. I've never felt like I belong anywhere or with any group of people.......except for a short time as a teen and that didn't turn out well for those people.........

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#5

I have a hard time crossing anything that I can see through like a glass walkway. I don't get in glass bottom boats but yet I snorkel. Yup, doesn't make sense but there it is.

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jonnotheGOAT
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6 months ago

one time i was walking over a canyon and there was a bridge and the floor was glass and i was freaked out

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#6

Fear of failure, i just get so wrapped up about it and depressed it just tears me apart..

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#7

My greatest fear would have to be trypophobia. It's the fear or disgust of tightly clustered holes. I fall under the disgust side of it so things like lotus seed pods make me feel I'm going to throw up. For me it's the worst when I see it on human skin, it's just nauseating to me.

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BabyYoda 542
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5 months ago

This is soooo me. Even thinking of holes makes me want to throw up. Most times I almost do

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#8

Terrified of being kidnapped. I looked it up, and apparently it's a valid phobia, but there isn't a name for it. It's gotten so bad I don't even like going outside by myself anymore.

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#9

Fear of failure. It paralyzes me, and I opt not to do anything (most of the time).

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wifeofweasley
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6 months ago

I can totally feel you. thinking I could fail an exam or something makes me study for days without breaks and I'm freaking out right before doing the thing. If I'm not getting my result right away - absolut hell.

#10

Chronophobia, or the fear of time/fear of time passing. I often find myself thinking at the end of the day how it went by so fast, and it makes me anxious. I have been feeling like time is limited (which it is, on Earth) but that it is going by so fast. COVID hasn't helped; it has just made it worse, making me feel like I'm spending my very limited time rotting in my house. Anyways, I am young, and shouldn't be worrying about this, but I am a relatively anxious/deeper thinker for most people my age.

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#11

Elevators. I'm afraid that the cable would suddenly snap and the brakes would fail and I would come crashing down in the elevator. I'm also afraid of getting stuck in the elevator. and rollercoasters. Especially the ones that go really high. and upside down. for some reason, I think that I would go flying/fall off the rollercoaster.

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Micah64
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6 months ago

I have both of those too! Never been on a rollercoaster, but the internet scared me away from them.

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#12

I don’t think there is a phobia for this but I’m not scared of the dark I am scared of what’s in the dark.

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LENNON GRAF
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6 months ago

I get you. I do not like sleeping or anything because of this. I feel that the dark is just going to cover me. Any sort of sound in the dark almost makes me cry of fear.

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#13

Fear of Democrats

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Micah64
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6 months ago

Me too

#14

I have a fear of being in places that I can't get out of, being trapped etc, but only when I think about it too much. When my fear you could say, activates, I start hyperventilating and trying to find a way out and beginning to worry that I could be trapped there forever, it's terrifying.

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LENNON GRAF
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6 months ago

Same

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#15

Thanatophobia
Fear of the dying process. I’ll see something and come up with ways it can kill me causing me to have lots of anxiety

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#16

Nyctophobia

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#17

arachnophobia

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#18

I have this weird fear of the sound of dialing a number on a phone and the sound of it ringing. It really sucks because i'm in quarantine and can't really call anyone. All i can really do text.

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6 months ago

Does anyone know what this fear is? If you know please let me know as soon a possible

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#19

I hate hate hate needles, I cringe when I see them I panic when I near them.

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#20

Being forgotten

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#21

worms

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#22

I have tokophobia or the fear of giving birth. I am still very young but the knowledge that someone is inside your stomach and moving and alive makes me a bit nauseous and makes my stomach create these painful knots. And the pain you go through in the delivery process..... just can't. To the people that have given birth a salute to you you have the strength that I can never have.

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#23

Glitter on my feet...weird one, but I go bare feet all the time and I always used to get that stupid stuff on my feet. Also, anyone know why some objects(won't say here bc it's stupid and embarrasses me) make me jump back or gag?

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Aroace tiger
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6 months ago

Tell us we won't judge you RIGHT?

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#24

So this is kind of a weird one, but I have Trypophobia. It's a fear of things like holes, or specific patterns. It just makes me shiver.Oh, and I'm also not a fan of spiders:

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#25

I dont like being alone, like literally not figuratively.

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#26

I used to have a fear of doggos now I have one and she's the sweetest dog ever. I'm lucky.

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#27

The fear of people making fun of me. I am afraid that people will laugh at me and call me names for being a super-fan.

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