I Am Emetophobic

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    Emetaphobia (fear of sick).

    Should be more widely spoke about! ...it truly has destroyed my life the past year and getting through that has been tough! Anyone that needs help or someone to talk to please get in contact... I've been at my worst and felt alone i don't want someone to feel that to!
    Lauren487xx Lauren487xx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    I do not know if I am a true emetophobic,

    but I am absolutely scared of being sick and suffering from it. The last time I remember being sick with vomit involved was in 2006. The vomit and other stuff scares me, especially when it is happening to someone so close such as a family member. I think this started when I was...
    Cordovags Cordovags
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 3, 2015

    I've been emetophobic

    for as long as I can remember. I avoid a lot of things because of this fear including babies, roller coasters, parties (with alcohol), boats, and sick people. I have never thrown up except when I was just a baby. I've learned to control it, I think? Or I am just so terrified...
    ashley719 ashley719
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2014

    Always Emetophobic

    For as long as I can remember I've been Emetophobic. It's an awful burden to bear. I freak out when someone I'm around gets sick. I even get anxious when someone even mentions feeling sick. It doesn't bother me as much when I'm sick. I also have an 8 1/2 month old daughter. I...
    secretpain91 secretpain91
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2012

    I'm 16 and for as long

    as I can remember I have been totally frightened of people vomiting, I cant be with anyone who felt sick, I panic when we go out for tea in a buffet restaurant, I feel that I cannot over come this. Ever since being diagnosed with anxiety its become so bad because I knew what...
    gemma98 gemma98
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

    I've recently figured I have emetophobia it

    started since I was smaller and has gotten worse everytime I happen to get sick I had the virus h pylori
    Janiemtz Janiemtz
    26-30, F
    Jan 11

    Emetophobia Is Taking Over My Life

    Emetophobia is the phobia of yourself and/or someone else throwing up. I can't remember when my phobia started but i know i haven't thrown up since I was about 6 years old. Now I am 16 and will not go to parties with my friends in case someone gets sick. Every weekend there is...
    ski33 ski33
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 16, 2010
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