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I Am Scared of Spiders

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    Seeing a spider is nothing.

    It becomes a problem when it disappears.
    claninzx claninzx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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 36-40, F 9 Responses May 23, 2015

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    Ahhhhhhhhh!!

    Spiders! Why on earth are there spiders! What kind of cruel jokester decided we need spiders! I am not afraid of the dark! I am not afraid of storms! I am not afraid of the unknown! I am not afraid of strangers! Dogs, cats, bats, bees, I even use to purposely hunt rattle snakes...
    Candicegirl Candicegirl 51-55, T 11 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    I have had a huge black spider crawl over my arm

    while I was lying in bed. Omg. All bets were off of coexisting. That spider had to die. He knew it, too, because he ran for his life. Too bad for him that I was faster.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2015

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    It's not just a superficial 'girly' thing,

    it's causing me damage. I don't just see spiders and squeal, they put me in a state of pure fear. They cause me to have 'night terrors' as me and my family call them. I'm half awake and half asleep, my asleep part of me will see a spider(s), they're not actually there, it's just...
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

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    balloonboy34 balloonboy34 31-35, M Aug 8, 2015

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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, 2015

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    I am scared of spiders not

    so much the very small ones but medium to large I am very scared
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23, 2015

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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, T 3 Responses May 29, 2015

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    Lankanguy Lankanguy 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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    I admit I have some rather strange habits,

    but I think my Hubby has gone to extremes by withholding sex. To put this all into some kind of perspective, allow me to explain a bit. It seems to have all begun with some of my unorthodox dietary habits. A few months ago, I became infatuated with the “wild foods” movement...
    BettyColon BettyColon 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2015

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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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    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, 2015

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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, 2015

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    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F Aug 24, 2015

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    I don't know if I have arachnophobia

    or not, but spiders sometimes scare the living mess out of me. They scare me most when they're in my bedroom. If I see a spider and lose sight of it I cannot relax until it is found and killed. I can become extremely paranoid by them. Especially if they're big. I don't know if...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 13, 2015

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    That moment when you're lying there all chill,

    and a dirty great big spider comes crawling right passed you. Ugh!!!!
    teaandsympathy teaandsympathy 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2015

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    Violetlolla2 Violetlolla2 13-15, F Sep 10, 2015

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    The first time it hit me

    that I was completely terrified of spiders was when I was only about 8 yrs old. I walked out my front door and turned around to see if my family was following. And that's when I looked up and directly over my head was the biggest black widow spider I've ever seen to this day. To...
    Daisydais Daisydais 46-50, F Oct 3, 2015

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    I hate the bastards. Because: 1) you have to

    deal with their secretions. I mean, they crap thread! How gross is that. 2). They are ugly. Insects and other small Arthropods are ugly. But arachnids are ugly-cousin ugly 3). There is no such thing as a non-venomous spider. They ALL contain venom. The difference between...
    nozupr4u nozupr4u 56-60, M Oct 6, 2015

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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, 2015

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    When I was 6 a spider bit me behind the knee.

    I knew I am allergic on that moment. If a spider bites me all my body becomes red, I may have fever and once I vomited (goodbye glamourness) ! Then my mother confessed it already happened once, when my family and I were in Portugal, I was a baby and I went to hospital during a...
    JuPond JuPond 22-25, F a week ago

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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, 2015

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    Just finished driving home,

    as I pulled in, I noticed some movement on the passenger window - a large brown spider was trying to climb the glass! I thought it was on the outside until it dropped and landed on the air vent! I freaked, turned off the car and got out, went around and opened the passenger door...
    TDH1980 TDH1980 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2015

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

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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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    I am surrounded by Poisonous.

    . Spiders. I am a Cryslys; I breathing inside them. She is eating me gradually.,
    xyzrandom xyzrandom 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2015

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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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    It's that time of year again.

    When it begins to turn to Autumn I notice there's spiders everywhere! My least favorite thing about my most favorite time of year. Anyone else notice this? There's one above me on the ceiling. egads.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 10, 2015

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    And there's one near the stairs.

    Damn, I guess I'll sleep on the couch. Oh, goodness, the mosquitoes are going to eat me alive. I wonder how my parents will react tomorrow.
    samjuliah samjuliah 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2015

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jul 16, 2015

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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 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 9, 2015

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    I once woke up with a spider on my shoulder.

    Screamed jumped up and it flee across the bed. I assumed it was dead as it was literally no where to be found. I go into my room when i get home to find it sitting in my bed. I run into the spare room to get my brother in law. He goes into my room to kill it and boom! It's...
    RachieBlondie RachieBlondie 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2015

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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 45 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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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 Aug 22, 2015

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    so um like 40 baby huntsman spiders just turned

    up in my house out of nowhere
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2015

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    Now this may be too hard to see,

    but this is the best I could do. Does anyone know what type this is? If not it's ok. We've had 3 of those on our roof.
    balloonboy34 balloonboy34 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2015

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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, 2015

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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 am also scared of..

    . Fast rides Losing my mom and dad Fire alarms Death Could someone help me get over all this?
    Jada1939 Jada1939 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2015

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    My fear of spiders actually does me damage.

    My parents don't understand and think i'm being pathetic! I have never watched scary movies about spiders and don't know why I'm so petrified of them! I don't run out screaming... I freeze. I am so scared that my body tenses up and I feel paralysed. I cannot go back into a room...
    RachieBlondie RachieBlondie 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

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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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    I'm absolutely terrified of them

    and I can't even stand seeing them from a distance. They just totally creep me out with their long spindly legs, it gives me a shivers just thinking of this now.
    TerriCherry TerriCherry 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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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, 2015

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