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I Am Scared of Spiders

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    Just now, I decided to take a shower,

    I lift my towel. And see what? a huge ************ just chilling on it, of course i drop the towel and run for my life. I calm down, enter the bathroom to get it off the towel. As i reach to take the towel i feel something crawling on my leg , and its the very same spider...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 70+ 5 Responses Apr 24

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    YOU HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR BUT FEAR ITSELF.

    ......and spiders.......**** spiders
    spanishcowboys4eva spanishcowboys4eva 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    Erg, I don't know what it is

    but I cannot stand spiders. From the diminutive daddy long legs to the titanic tarantulas, just keep them away from me.
    SavinienBrassheart SavinienBrassheart 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    3 words..i hate them,

    and can spot one a mile away. I also spray raid in cracks and behind my bed at night just in case.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F Jun 25

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    I just killed one in the bathroom.

    It was soo gross!!! Luckily it was a small one. I hate those things! Especially when I go camping and there's wolf spiders and daddy long legs! Yuck!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 13

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    I was at my computer one night

    and a spider dangled in front of my face from a web, immediately freaked out and squashed it with a hat.
    TacoLovesZombies TacoLovesZombies 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I am scared of spiders not

    so much the very small ones but medium to large I am very scared
    susango1 susango1 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Why am I scared of a spider - I am thousands of

    times bigger, can move faster (especially when I see one!), I am armed with a shoe! Can someone get one out of my bath?
    IzzyDoraDuncan IzzyDoraDuncan 31-35, F 6 Responses May 23

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    I once wet my pants when one came out on the

    bathroom counter. I was at home so not a big deal but still...
    Bird500 Bird500 41-45, M Jul 18

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    There Just Sooo Scary!

    i really hate spiders, like millions of other people, i know people always say there more scared of you than you are them, but i have some disbelief in that for some reason. i dunno what makes them so scary though, but maybe its the fact that they have eight legs and can run...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2007

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I don't know why I'm

    so scared of them, I have phobia of them and i get these anxiety attacks when i see them and I get restless. I wish I wasn't scared of them.
    yukishiro yukishiro 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wolf Spider Attack! (Dramatic Writing)

    There are two things I know I'm afraid of in this world. 1.) Spiders and 2.) Bigger spiders A few years ago I came across this gargantuan wolf spider in my tiny closet sized room at my mom's house. I am naturally an extremely messy, unorganized person so on a weekly basis I had...
    Silvershy Silvershy 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    earlier there was a spider (it was bigger

    than a quarter) in the shower, naturally I got out of the shower, put a towel on, and ran out of the bathroom. all my dad did was tell me to stop being a baby and finish showering, and then he got after me for getting water all over the hardwood floors, thankfully my mom got the...
    anonymus000 anonymus000 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    my Master likes to scare me with randomly

    sending me pics of the nastiest , scariest spiders, never fails I scream or jump every time
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 13

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    I think it'd be helpful

    if the cover picture for this group WASN'T a spider. I just saw one crawling on the ceiling above my bed. How do I sleep? It was big. I immediately ran to my parents- they went to bed awhile ago, but my mom came to kill it, and I'm too much in shock to have a panic attack.
    imperfectprincess imperfectprincess 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 16

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    My neighbour has a great big white spider on

    the crown his roof. I can see the huge web and the spider outside of my window.
    balloonboy34 balloonboy34 31-35, M Jul 26

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    I don't like spiders.

    Especially small ones. I'd kill them or use the vacuum hose & suck them up. The worst ones are the ones with egg sacs. ( shudders while writing this). I even saw one 2 years ago in the bathroom sink the size of a pop bottle lid.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2014

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    Rules 1-6

    1. If I see it, no matter where it is, it needs to die. 2. I cannot touch or stomp or go within 3 feet of it. 3. If it is on me I will need to visit the ER (one time i burned my shoulder with my hairdryer, because one was on me) 4. If it moved under any furniture it will be...
    Missing22Aquarius Missing22Aquarius 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    I think spiders secretly laugh at me.

    .they chase me while I'm screaming for dear life...Why must they look so creepy?
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I was watching a video on YouTube

    that I saw while looking around. It was about raining spiders in Brazil and I watched it... I was freaking out mentally cuz of all the spiders walking around in their webs that was suspended over a four way intersection in Brazil. Then I saw another video about a fight between a...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 3 Responses May 29

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    Hi. Remember when I posted about my neighbour

    having a big white spider on the crown of his roof? I want to say that there's the same kind of spider in the top corner of the window in the horticultural room where I work. I noticed it yesterday as I was getting out the greens mower.
    balloonboy34 balloonboy34 31-35, M Aug 6

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    RedRubies RedRubies 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    The Devil's Own Handy Work......

    I'm sitting on the lounge floor, Sarah’s brushing my hair watching X Factor on the television.   The lights are turned down low and I’m half asleep.  Out the corner of my eye I noticed something move across the carpet and it was fast.First thought was “No need to panic...
    Bree10 Bree10 36-40, T 6 Responses Oct 14, 2011

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    holy moly!!! why do spiders gotta walk sideways

    huh!!? why? they're all so creepy especially hairy ones . eeww
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Let's just say I was emptying the garbage on

    the 12th tee today and there was a blueish grey spider on my right hand.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 3

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    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    A Spider Tried to Kill Me

    I am not sure why, but I am absolutely terrified of spiders, to the point that it is a very real phobia and affects my life. I will not go out of my house at night during warmer weather because that is when they come out of hiding, and I am deathly afraid I will get dropped...
    bluehaiku bluehaiku 41-45, F 44 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    I have Arachnophobia,

    my heart will start pounding and ill start sweating when i see one, If one crawls on me or is near my i will literally jump and scream like a little girl. When i first watched Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets im was so scared of those bloody spiders. Im also still scared...
    tommoz19 tommoz19 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    balloonboy34 balloonboy34 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    RedRubies RedRubies 36-40, F 22 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    Clowns don't bother me,

    neither so snakes , heights , elevators .... But if I see a spider in my house i kinda have a panic attack
    Mattsdragons Mattsdragons 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I almost died a few minutes ago.

    I looked down and there was a spider crawling on me!!! That is so not how I wanted to start my day
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 11 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Spiders are cool, when they're contained.

    I hate the wild ones that give you a little surprise by running across your desk when you're working.
    GeekiLizard GeekiLizard 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I wouldn't be scared of spiders

    if we could talk, you know? Like me: hey, sorry, this shower I occupied. Spider: OMG sorry, I didn't see you there.. Me: we cool? Spider: yeah, yeah, we're cool, I'm just coming down to scope the tub. Me: oh, that's legit, hey, you might want to move over some, you're...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses May 9

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    Tiny ones, big ones, they are all the same for-

    they are pretty to look at from afar, but scary as hell when they are either on my property or coming at me... It's funny how when I'm at home, though, I can't confront them without yelling and jumping up and slapping off "the spiders everywhere on me" feeling... Yet at school...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    They're more disgusting

    than scary. I can't stand bugs, I don't like them at all. If there's one in my room I call my Mum in to squash it or get rid of it and if she doesn't then I'll refuse to sleep in my room.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I woke up last night having still left the

    light on in my room, and noticed a black spec out of the corner of my eye reflected in the mirror. Turning around, it was a HUGE house spider, chunky body and long legs. Oh god, I thought. I weighed up the options. Shall I just switch the light off knowing this imposter was here...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    More Like Creeped Out.

    And I mean anything smaller than a dime with multiple legs covered in hair that has beady eyes and the ability to kick your ***. Yeah,.....I'm smashin first runnin second lookin back last.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 10 Responses May 13, 2011

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    Right now my Dad and nieces are watching a

    spider show on Oasis Channel.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 5

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    There Was This One Time....

    I was waiting on my bf to pick me up and i was standing outside. I looked down at the corner of the house for some reason and saw this HUGEANTIC spider. I mean it was as big as a baseball. My bf got there and looked at it and told me it was a wood spider. It was all hairy. But...
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    Last year this big spider camped out on my

    porch. I found that I am afraid of spiders, but if I did not touch it or it did not touch me I was ok. I slowly exposed myself to it a little everyday. I even got kinda curious about seeing what it was doing from a safe distance.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Omfg there was a spider crawling up my curtain

    earlier. Thank god my friends were up in my flat or i think I would have killed myself! Quite literally. It was absolutely huge, massive body and ****. My friend tried to pick it up but it fell and ran across my floor fast as ****. I jumped onto my bed and screamed. Luckily my...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865 18-21, F 4 Responses May 16

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    God I hate them! Everytime I see a larger one I

    wish I've died before seeing it. Somehow it seems hard to imagine sharing the same world with them.
    Aragornie Aragornie 22-25, F Apr 24

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    I have a deathly fear of spiders.

    I was backing up and glances forward and noticed a white spider walking on my wind shield, so I threw the car into drive and reparked. I then looked down and there was a black and grey, terrifying, jumpy spider by my leg so I threw myself into the passenger seat. I've been here...
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F 3 Responses May 29

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