I Am Pyrophobic

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

    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


    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.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 17, 2012

    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

    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...
    Iridescence4810 Iridescence4810
    18-21, F
    Sep 20, 2013

    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


    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
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