I Am Scared of Rubber Balloons

You're paranoid about balloons popping and scaring you to death 14 People

    I'm very scared of balloons.

    Especially the ones with helium. As a kid I ran out of the house when balloons were being popped by my mom. I can't stand the loud bang from a rubber balloon. I'm scared of fireworks. I work at the local golf course ( now closed down for the season) and we have a golf cart where...
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    3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

    Very Sensitive

    Rubber balloons tend to pop suddenly and scare the hell out of me. I'm very sensitive to sudden noise lately, so whenever I'm around rubber balloons, I just either close my ears or leave. I get very tense around them b/c I know that any time they can pop and give me lots of...
    misasja misasja
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2008

    Yeah, I Sympathise With You There

    I too am terrified of balloons, but I haven't actually really got control over my fear yet. I hate going to parties and finding there are balloons, because that means I will be waiting outside all evening. Or restaurants like McDonalds. Or even being on the same street as...
    catherinespark catherinespark
    22-25, F
    Aug 27, 2011

    Oh, And A Few More Stories

    Used to love balloons as a toddler until I realised they could go 'bang'. I used to call them 'baboons' and get really excited when I saw someone blowing them up. How times have changed. Just a couple of days ago I was at a party, and spotted a bag of balloons. When nobody...
    catherinespark catherinespark
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 27, 2011
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