I Am Afraid of Bugs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 299 People

    DefiantRed DefiantRed
    Jul 18, 2010


    Ok, so I have this image at my church of being totally level-headed... that I shattered yesterday.  I saw this... thing... scurry across the bulletin board.  I actually yelped, jumped back, and refused to go through the door next to the board until someone smushed the...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris
    26-30, F
    Mar 17, 2008

    Flying Bugs

    OK>>>well we are packing up to move ...and wouldn't you know it ..we ran out of boxes and tape ..so we drove over to walmart at one in the morning ...Walmart is a different store ...after midnight ...people are everywhere ..stocking...ice cream ..the guy was dancing and the music...
    goodseemore goodseemore
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 27, 2012

    I hate bugs. Can't stand them.

    I am so creeped out by bugs. It's 2am, I was falling asleep while reading, an guess what. I see out of the corner if my eye a bigass spider climbing up up the wall. this is in my little bedroom. I have a little freak out moment. I proceed to grab a cup and a brochure and try to...
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    Mar 13, 2015
    zydeko zydeko
    Apr 21, 2015

    It was all because of

    that day. 3 years ago my parents took my younger brother and I to Orlando Florida to go to the Disney World parks. One day when we got sick of the parks we went to the beach to swim in the ocean. I wore my favourite white water shirt when we were at the beach. 15 minutes later...
    deleted deleted
    May 24, 2015

    Like the Commercial Says

    I like the new commercial where the lady says she has a thing about bugs in their house. I feel that way. I don't like them on the outside either excluding butterflies and ladybugs but my main issue is when they come inside. I'll only try to hurt them if they try to hurt me first...
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2009

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    zoophobia zoophobia
    Jul 29, 2010


    Why does that crazy dude on Man Vs. Wild have to show us UP CLOSE him devouring bugs, worms, maggots, spiders etc.?  I like his show but can do w/o all the chomping on crawly things.  Why do people ask for trouble?  I have tried to conquer my fear of bugs/spiders...
    golddustwoman golddustwoman
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2008


    i used to have a basement bedroom that was very damp.  Every summer crickets would flock to my room.... ugh.  once i found one in my bed with me!  i must have screamed for ten minutes straight! things that sting, things that creep, all of them give me the creeps...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2007
    anonn1012 anonn1012
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

    I have a severe case of entomophobia,

    which is have an extreme fear of a class or classes of insects. My class is all things flying. I'm even scared of butterflies! My family thinks I'm being stupid, but it's really something I'm scared about. I like spiders better than bugs. Sometimes I feel like no one gets me.
    Muffin5120 Muffin5120
    Aug 27, 2014

    OH MY GOD!! There's a bug on the wall

    and I'm FREAKING OUT!!! EWWW!!! It's moving!! Hold up. Let me throw my shoe at it. Has this ever happened to you!!??? Or do bugs just hate me. -,-
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 5, 2014


    three years and $18,000 later still cant sleep tight
    tonyaizms tonyaizms
    41-45, F
    Sep 21, 2012

    I'm Afraid of Bugs, But Love Them.

    I've always feared bugs but at the same time, never thought any less of them. I love all creatures but i'd just rather that bugs stay OUT of the house! I'm not sure if moths and butterflies count as bugs (or insects?) but I have an almost crippling phobia of them. I'm not...
    saedierose saedierose
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2008

    *euyujeheui* that's basically what I do

    whenever I see any bug, well except for fireflies. somthing about bugs is just really creepy, from their legs to their eyes, somthing is just wrong. *shudder*
    Kayshove Kayshove
    16-17, M
    Oct 15, 2015

    I'm up at an ungodly hour

    because a sound woke me up ... I've come to realize that it's a bug in one of my cardboard boxes, that can't get out .... I'm hoping he'll wear himself out and die
    GuruGoddess GuruGoddess
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2015

    Using the bathroom at work

    and see this huge centipede looking but crawling very quickly towards me! It was huge! I ran out of the bathroom screaming. But now in have to pee and I'm afraid to go back in the bathroom
    diamondsandcoke diamondsandcoke
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 8, 2014


    OK I can't help it.  Bugs are gross-looking with their little beady eyes and furry six legs.  And any of them could bite, you just never know what ones will!  I am not prejudice either... I hate all bugs equally.  I don't go out of my way to kill them though...
    Valentine Valentine
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2007

    The Most Disgusting Creatures

    If I could ask God just one question it would be "Why did you create ROACHES?" They are the most disgusting creatures. They scare the living **** out of me. Especially the really big ones. One time I moved into this house and I didn't know that they had roaches. I didn't see any...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2008

    Stupid Fear Of Bugs!!!

    So this story may seem stupid to some readers who are not afraid of insects/bugs, and may even sound stupid to some people who are afraid of bugs, but not to people who are deathly afraid of any insects or bugs I don't think. Well I was on my way home from a piano lesson, and...
    YouKnowWhatIMean YouKnowWhatIMean
    1 Response Jul 26, 2012

    Eww He Swallowed What?

    My husband's stepdad was at home one day getting drunk as usual. He set his beer down by his chair while he went to the kitchen to get something. When he returned he took a big swig from his beer can. After a few seconds he started to cough a hacking cough. Then he began to act...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

    Why do they have to exist lol

    and why can't they stay their *** outside where they belong instead of inside the house. I'd be much happier.
    xxMelisssa xxMelisssa
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2014


    i am afraid of bugs. why? many reasons. a) they look gross b) they make gross little clicking sounds c) when they are squished, they make gross crunchy/squishing sounds d) they're great at sneaking up on you e) they chase me. e) is really the key to my terror. if they were just...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Dec 4, 2007


    I'm pretty much not afraid of anything, but bugs totally freak me out. At least one always appears in my bathroom at night. They always keep from entering the bathroom. Kinda funny, I know.But they're so crunchy and fast and they look like they can eat you alive
    KandreiK KandreiK
    Jun 29, 2010

    I hate bugs! I don't know why

    but they freak me out.
    PrincessMjau PrincessMjau
    18-21, F
    Jun 23, 2014

    Due To Lack Of Sleep...

    OMG I used to not be so afraid or more accurately "disgusted' by bugs, but one day I noticed a slight red spot on my lower legs & investigation lead to carpet beetles....due to lack of sleep in my bed of course...but they dont bite humans, however contact with them can be...
    technicalvirtue technicalvirtue
    1 Response May 30, 2012

    Not all bugs, just certain types really.

    Namely spiders, centipedes, earwigs, and beetles. Just the sight of those things can make my skin crawl. Ugh!
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    26-30, F
    Feb 27, 2016

    I was eating food and I look

    and there are ANTS....crawling on the bottom of the container...O_O...Lots of them to...omg....what if I ate ants...AND the food was new......%_%
    BioWolf1234 BioWolf1234
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015


    Especially dead bugs for some reason....I can't kill them, think I'm worried zombie bugs will get their revenge on me or something or I'll mess it up and they'll just be severly ****** off rather than dead!
    Nellykins Nellykins
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2007

    Idc if it's just a carpender bee I WILL RUN FOR

    MY LIFE!!!! The only bugs i'm not afraid of are ants and ladybugs. But anything else will kill me. And me watching Fringer doesn't help XD!
    Graebe309 Graebe309
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 21, 2015


    If They...crawl and buzz...slider and flyI want to...Smash you, spray you, zap you...vaporize youDisgusting little critters!You make me...Squirm and scream!And you hunt me in my dreamsUghhhh!!Oh! how I hate them!gross lil pests!
    surrealreality surrealreality
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2013

    Okay I'm not scared of them I just don't want

    to touch them step on them or get close to it
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree
    16-17, F
    Sep 9, 2014
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