I Am Pyrophobic

Support and advice for those with a fear of fire 5 People

    Afraid of Fire

    I'm afraid of fire and I don't really know why.  I always have been .  I can't cook, light matches or go anywhere near an open flame without getting extremely anxious.  When I was pregnant the first thing I ever bought was a fireguard.  It really does have an...
    X115 X115
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 1, 2009


    It scares me so much is weird. When I even just think about fire and smoke it gives me anxiety and this dark, freaky feeling I can't explain. I used to be okay with fire, but for some reason I'm now terrified. Sounds weird but it's true.
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    Dec 17, 2012

    I Can't Sleep

    I have never liked fire. I use an electrical stove so I don't have to see the gas flame. I was always terrified of fire crackers, and panicked when my uncle forced me to light one. I threw it as far away as possible from me and ran back to the house, not to be seen again for the...
    asdfawgrh asdfawgrh
    22-25, F
    Sep 20, 2013

    When I was younger, my family took me the

    Universal Studios Hollywood. It was great until I went on the tram ride. You may already know this, but the tram rides there involve a lot of stunts containing plenty of fire. For some reason I started sobbing and begged my mom to never take me on it again. Unfortunately, I went...
    bellapierce bellapierce
    26-30, F
    Jul 24, 2014


    I had a dream my mom was teaching me to cook and when she left the room,I flinched for some reason,and some hot water splashed on my hand.Then I saw the skin slowly melt, like wax,but no skeleton,then the whole place caught on fire and I started to suffocate with the smoke.Then I...
    DiscretelyAnonymous DiscretelyAnonymous
    13-15, F
    Sep 14, 2009

    Afraid Of Fires, Smoke And Other Things

    i saw a fire at a neighbors house 2 years ago and few weeksago i was cooking on the stove and i guess i had it on too high but my oven mitt caught on fire and since then i refuse to cook..iam also terrified of smoke..i have nightmares often , and i wont put on the heaters in my...
    mamichula1712 mamichula1712
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2010
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