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I Am Afraid of My Belly Button

Find other people who fear their belly button (Omphalophobia) 90 People

    I am not but my sister is.

    She has omphalophobia. She almost started crying as I explained how I clean my bellybutton. She's fifteen years old and has never touched her bellybutton. Very strange and irrational. She knows it is irrational but doesn't care to cure it. I doubt it will keep her from...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    This Is New

    So, just this week I found there was a fear of belly buttons and there's a name for it! Holy shnikes! I was on Google looking up how to clean it even though I can't stand to touch the inside. And -what do you know! - Omphalophobia popped up as the second link. Every "symptom...
    nicole1296 nicole1296 18-21, F May 17, 2013

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    Why I'm Afraid Of My Belly Button

    When I was very young, I played with my belly button quite a bit. However, my fun soon came to an end. My father, observing my fascination decided to tell me a story. He told me that if I touched my belly button too much, it would unwind and all my guts would fall out. Not...
    ariellek ariellek 18-21 4 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    O.o Did You See That??

    Last seen in about 1998... I'm sure the things just waiting to jump out at me from behind a roll of fat..... O.O shhh I think it's talking to nipples, they're looking at me funny...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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    I Must Have This Phobia :(

    I am beginning to think I have a serious naval phobia :( Ever since I can remember I have HATED anyone coming close to it. It doesn't hurt me, but it is just a feeling of sheer fear whenever someone touches it... including myself. I just used to think I was silly and it was...
    kristie1991 kristie1991 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    Tubbbutton

    hello my name is tubbs and i have a strong fear of buttons
    tubblet tubblet 22-25 1 Response Jun 7, 2013

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    I Hate My Belly Button, Ew!!

    I was really young when my father (who also had a phobia of bellybuttons) told me something. He said " if you touch and poke your belly button all your insides will fall out" now i KNOW this isnt the case but omg its so scary, people always laugh whn i tell them my phobia or they...
    IRefuseToSink IRefuseToSink 13-15 2 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    Belly buttons are terrifying holes

    that just freak me out. I hate my bellybutton.
    lindsayanon lindsayanon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    My Bellybutton

    I don't mind, my bellybutton, when it is sticking in, however I absolutely hate it when ever it pops out.Do you have the same problem?
    jmsscho jmsscho 18-21 1 Response Aug 30, 2011

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    My Fiance Has Omphalophobia

    My fiance has a serious case of Omphalophobia and I want to understand it more. Apparently it's rare enough that no one has done a proper study of patients who have it. From what I've seen online most people with is are most afraid that their belly buttons will be pulled out...
    clouse clouse 26-30 26 Responses Oct 12, 2010

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    Belly Buttons Are Scary And Gross

    I have been afraid of people touching my belly button for a year now ever since I had this dream. I hate people touching my belly button, I hate touching my own belly button, I hate seeing or hearing the word bully button. I don't understand why I. So scared of them but I just am...
    Breezer0420 Breezer0420 16-17 Apr 26, 2013

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    I Know It's Irrational But...

    I don't know when my fear started but I've had it a long time, and I don't remember not having it. I hate when people touch my belly button, I can't stand when people touch their own, or talk about touching it. My ex-boyfriend was convinced he was going to cure me of my fake fear...
    twjerricas twjerricas 16-17 2 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Haha

    I just had to join this group because I thought it was cute and funny.  There's even a name for people who are genuinely afraid of belly buttons - omphalophobia - amazing ... didn't know that ... you learn something new every day. Anyway, I am an imposter ... I am not...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 17 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Stay Away From It

    I absolutely HATE being poked in the belly for fear i'll get my bellybutton poked. it grosses me out SO MUCH. I get mad too...why the hell would anyone want to poke someone's bellybutton ?! I don't understand..i remember I noticed this weird phobia back in 5th grade. everyone had...
    thisfruitloop thisfruitloop 18-21, F 3 Responses May 1, 2013

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    Hate Them

    I hate belly buttons. I hate them. I'm afraid they will come apart.
    MrMacabre986 MrMacabre986 22-25 7 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Hate My Belly Button Being Touched

    I am phobic about someone touching the inside of my bellybutton, at the knot part. I really hate it. It gives me the heebie jeebies. And I hate it even more when I'm cuddling with a guy and he gets near my bellybutton with a finger and I tell him in all seriousness to please...
    IrishRedHead31 IrishRedHead31 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    This ones weird to add.

    . But just cause it's an outtie.. Always teased for it lol lame
    petitelady28 petitelady28 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    My Bellybutton

    I don't mind, my bellybutton, when it is sticking in, however I absolutely hate it when ever it pops out.Do you have the same problem?
    jmsscho jmsscho 18-21 2 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Help!

    I do not understand this horrible fear i have with belly buttons, i have nightmares about them every single night! i dream that peoples belly buttons reach out and suck me in. i start crying hysterically if i even see someones belly button including my own. If i see them on tv or...
    xsweetx15 xsweetx15 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    Omphalophobic

    Omphalophobia. It's a rare phobia, but as it seems, I have it. It's not that belly buttons scare me, it's the mere sight or thought of someone touching one. When I was younger I had the fear if I touched my belly button I'd become undone and all my innards would fall out and I'd...
    SincerelyTiffy SincerelyTiffy 13-15 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Belly Buttons

    I hate people touching my belly button or even other people touching there belly button it creeps me out and makes me feel sick I can't look at them there horrible!!!!a
    Taliaprime9 Taliaprime9 13-15 4 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    When I was younger (like 12-13), I used to have this sweatshirt that was a little small and every time I raised my arms, it came up to my lower rib cage. I used to wear it to my...
    iluvbbs iluvbbs 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure how weird this story will be or not but i discovered that my belly button is very ticklish. I was at this party and i was wearing a saree which showed quite a bit of...
    riririya riririya 16-17, F May 7

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    Nothing is more beautiful than a fat person's belly button. My favorites are the deep, dark belly buttons found on bellies that are nicely rounded and very pudgy, chubby, or fat...
    parrotbay parrotbay 31-35, F 3 Responses May 11

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    My belly button seems to easily turn on guys. And having them look at mine or play with mine turns me on. One of my first times getting my belly button played with was really...
    eatothechoi eatothechoi 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10

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    I like it when my belly button is played with. Especially when i just finished stuffing my bell full. Sitting back or lying down with my arms up, stretched right out with my belly...
    overlyover24 overlyover24 16-17, F 2 Responses May 9

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    I like when my husband messes with my belly button cuz my belly is large so it makes my belly button like a suction hole lol. Anyone wanna see?
    shadaboo shadaboo 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like when my husband messes with my belly button cuz my belly is large so it makes my belly button like a suction hole lol. Anyone wanna see?
    shadaboo shadaboo 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Nothing hotter when I guy or a girl wears a short shirt that shows off their belly button. Especially when they raise their arms and their shirt goes up so high. Or when they...
    Caseygirl21 Caseygirl21 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I enjoy any kind of play, poke, touch, any type of feeling inside my belly button. I try and show it off as much as I can. Anyone in Florida that would like to play with a female...
    TDPete TDPete 22-25, F Apr 28

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    I don't know what other people think, but I love showing my belly button. My parents hate that I show it since i'm Chinese and they are strict but I love to show it off. I just...
    jingaling14 jingaling14 18-21, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Having my belly button feels so nice. I'm open to any tickling. Would anyone tickle my belly button?
    riririya riririya 16-17, F 4 Responses May 7

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    I find nothing hotter than when a guy wears a short shirt and raising his arms exposes his belly button. I have some shirts myself that are short that they leave my belly button...
    iluvbbs iluvbbs 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    I love belly buttons and bellies. Everything about them. Especially how deep belly buttons get and what you can do to them. I love it when they are all exposed. Plus when bellies...
    Caseygirl21 Caseygirl21 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I love it when people play with my fat belly, especially my belly button. I love having it poked and tickled and prodded while the person plays with my belly rolls and talks to me...
    parrotbay parrotbay 31-35, F 3 Responses May 6

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    While i was tanning on the beach, I was hoping someone would come play with my belly button but no one did
    delightful18 delightful18 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 29

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    I got my belly button pierced a couple months ago and I love it. ;p
    brookledsome brookledsome 16-17, F 1 Response May 9

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    Any girls want to talk about belly buttons? Message me:)
    Bellybuttonlover12 Bellybuttonlover12 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    I stab myself in the belly button loads it's so sexy any girls wanna torture me
    ILoveToBeTortured ILoveToBeTortured 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    What do you think about my belly button? (Here's the pic)
    JosAP JosAP 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is my belly button. What do you think of it?
    stutayl stutayl 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    This is my outie belly button. What do you think of it?
    stutayl stutayl 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My outie swirly belly button. It can be pulled out a long way.
    stutayl stutayl 18-21, M 3 days ago