I Have a Strange Fear

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    I have a fear of intimacy,

    causes panic attacks around any sexual situation or the idea of it. aka genophobia
    lbear57 lbear57
    18-21
    Dec 3, 2014

    ~I'm not writing about my crush omg what is

    this?!~ Spiders? Haunted Houses? Heights? Nope! I think I have the oddest fear I can think of. *Some random person does a drumroll* Hahah thank you random drummer;) Anyways, my fear is Elevators! Now, I know what your thinking. "What the hell..." Or "Umm...okay..." Or even "Is...
    AinsleyK AinsleyK
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015

    For reasons I'm not sure of,

    I'm afraid of closing my eyes while I shower. I can do normal blinking and all that but if I have them closed for more than a few seconds (such as when I'm washing product out of my hair or face) I panic and imagine the girl from The Ring (or The Grudge?) will be in front of me...
    Parker33 Parker33
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2014
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 3, 2015

    I'm afraid all of my underwear will be stolen

    and given away to a bunch of fat guys who after stretching and farting in them will give them back.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    fear of holes. ....think it's weird,

    look it up tell me if those pictures don't creep you out. ....ugh...*shudder*
    OkamiLeilah OkamiLeilah
    26-30, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    I fear being underground.

    I never liked basements... I don't like having only one exit.
    EXULLIC EXULLIC
    16-17, M
    Dec 3, 2015

    I have this really strange fear of any form of

    eye contact. I think its because all my life people have always disaproved of me and have been disappointed by me and the way they look at me never left me. i hope that makes sense.
    chipconyurson chipconyurson
    13-15, F
    Dec 31, 2015

    I have a fear of getting

    so drunk that I go to bed at two with a ten but wake up at ten with a two.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 7

    I have a fear of vanishing into nothing from

    existence, and I disappear without a trace
    LeapingToadstool LeapingToadstool
    18-21, F
    Jun 19, 2015

    I'm (still) afraid of getting out of bed naked

    in the middle of the night and backing into a cold brass doorknob.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 14

    Lately I always get a stab of fear

    when elevator doors open. The way they open gradually, as if to unveil a forbidding presence on the other side... I'm almost always bracing myself.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 3, 2015

    Everyone makes fun of me

    for this, but I am afraid of doorbells. When it rings i scream and/or hide. You don't know who will be on the other side of the door. It could be your best friend... or a serial killer!!
    prplfae prplfae
    22-25, F
    Nov 16, 2015

    Weeping Angel Statues.

    .. Thanks a lot, "Doctor Who."
    AnnaliseLeah AnnaliseLeah
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    I'm afraid of underwear

    that is two sizes too small.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 30, 2015

    My two biggest fears are

    so stupid, #1 catapillars #2 losing ppl its stupid
    Alex22babe Alex22babe
    16-17, F
    Nov 17, 2015
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 12

    i use to fight with karate kids train

    since childhood i never understood this fear i cant fight punjabi or pathan people my body just gets frozen which makes no sense why do i fear when i fear non other people while i fight in fights with these people i dont hit back even or not with that force i wish...
    jas333c jas333c
    18-21, M
    Jan 22

    I have an irrational fear of holes.

    . Just the word makes me cringe. So this will be short. I googled it last year for the hell of it and up came trypophobia . I know the reason for the fear and I don't blame my primary school teacher (I was 8) but the fact I followed everyone of my classmates when the teacher...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2015
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Dec 30, 2015

    Chronophobia.

    Nothing scares me more than time. I am afraid to waste anytime because no one has any idea of when they have no time left. I rarely do anything that I do not find productive towards following my goals and dreams. I don't watch TV or movies. I don't sit around on the internet 5...
    TristVinter TristVinter
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

    I don't think I'm afraid of what could happen

    in my life but rather hesitant to step forwards and not being able to fully control the things that may cause failure
    ridge1776 ridge1776
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 30, 2015

    Goldfish... Yes, Goldfish.

    I'm not afraid of alot.. Actually, I have one true fear, and that fear is Goldfish. I am absolutley terrified of the most harmless animal. I can't walk by a goldfish tank without going into a panic attack. I'm not afraid of other fish, just those dang goldfish. It's really weird...
    redheadedstranger redheadedstranger
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Nov 7, 2010
    Sashaluv13 Sashaluv13
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    Buzzzzzzzzzzz!

    Bees, bees, i'm terrified of bees. 10 years old, stepped on a fallen bee nest. had jeans on. jeans that were soon full of angry bees. not fun. you'd hate bees too. i still freak when i see one.
    Pheonix Pheonix
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Oct 18, 2007

    My greatest fear, which I guess could be

    considered weird, is time. I'm not saying I'll be afraid of a clock, but more of how we use it in our lives. A minute is a larger amount of time than the majority of people think. You can complete any simple tasks within a minute. We seem to waste a majority of our minutes on a...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop
    22-25, M
    Sep 11, 2014

    I'm afraid of what I'm going to do

    if I ever get my hands on EP Allie.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Dec 5, 2015

    I don't know if this

    even strange. But is anyone else really scared of getting old? Like sometimes i imagine myself being old and wrinkly and not being able to that much stuff anymore. And i am really afraid being closer to death and dying. Like what happens when you die? What if you go to hell and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 22, 2015

    Venustraphobia: a fear of beautiful women.

    (Overcame it pretty easily)
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 4

    Odd Fears.

    I'm afraid of the standard things that most people are, such as death, speaking in public, etc. I also have some more unusual fears, some of which are sort of broad, while others are surprisingly specific. The first, and strongest fear I have, which could almost be described as...
    kazeldragon kazeldragon
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jul 18, 2007

    What's. My worse fear?

    People at my school is on here and will find my profile… and read all my experiences
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2015

    I'm scared of height,

    something to do with my anxiety. And real roosters or hens, baby chicks are ok (and cute), don't know why.
    Babyhenlin Babyhenlin
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2015

    I have a fear of women

    who are still wearing their Monday underwear on Thursday.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 11

    I am afraid of running out of fears to confront.

    Because once I have confronted and conquered all fears I will be unstoppable. Then I will have no choice but to become a superhero and have to wear those lame superhero boots and fly around saving the world. Ain't nobody got time for that. As they say.
    TheSkyISee TheSkyISee
    36-40
    Dec 30, 2015

    im scared of death, like whatever happens

    when i die , im going to be stuck like that for ever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ugh it reealy scares me thinking about that :(
    Nelly123321 Nelly123321
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2015

    after reading some of these mine doesn't seem

    that strange. but I'm afraid of dying on the road and getting lost on the road...basically afraid of driving
    powerStorm powerStorm
    22-25, F
    Mar 18

    I'm afraid of sharp things

    even a razor :( I start to panic and freeze up
    CaseyCutiePie CaseyCutiePie
    13-15, F
    Dec 31, 2015

    My weird fear is not anything normal

    even tho I am scared of spiders, the dark, and heights. But none of that is weird oh no. My weird fear is Elmo! Yes Elmo the little red puppet. It's just something about him that scares me. I feel as if he could come alive and eat my soul.
    Averyisme Averyisme
    13-15, T
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

    PLEASE LORD DONT EVER LET ME GET A KIDNEY STONE.

    IM NOT A FAN OF PlSSING OUT ANYTHING THAT ISNT A LIQUID
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Aug 6, 2015

    I can not eat or drink out of plastic.

    Specifically bowls, plates, and cups. I'm pretty good with plastic water bottles as long as I drink all the water out of them pretty quickly. Plastic eating utensils are fine as well. Its such a crazy though... This huge irrational fear. My plan is not bring any types of...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2015
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 8, 2015

    I have a fear of China

    or some other country like Islam blow us Americans up with nuclear weapons
    baylieloveshotguys baylieloveshotguys
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    I'm afraid of being in a car

    where the driver let's a nauseating, stinking fart and has control of the door and window locks.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

    There's A First Time For Everything.

    I am really proud of myself at the moment. Hard to believe... I'm eating in front of people for the first time in 23 years. I just decided that tonight is the night . I'm all alone in a quiet corner of a restaurant at the airport close to my house and I just ordered myself a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2013
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 5

    I guess i fear pigs in a blanket.

    I was sitting in my car eating a pig in a blanket when i noticed how it sort of looks like this worm like creature I saw in a movie once. i then had an anxiety attack and threw it on the floor. Anyone watching would have thought I was nuts.
    NeonRainXX NeonRainXX
    22-25, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    So, I have this.. Fear of being underneath

    people. Im not sure when it started up but I know that my reaction to it is less than pleasant.
    KanashiTamashi KanashiTamashi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2015

    I'm Afraid of looking at my

    and others wrist veins
    Dannooi77 Dannooi77
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2015

    i cant explain it...

    but for some reason i find little boys wearing jackets and ties really creepy. those little boys kinda imitating how a grown up runs around. its just so unnatural...
    SoccerGirl2000 SoccerGirl2000
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    I dont know how many of you believe in God.

    But I believe that he has us go through things in our lives to prepare us for the future. The thing is everything i have been through not only made me kind and all, but strong. So what scares me though is the thought of what could possibly happen to me thats so bad, it requires...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge
    18-21, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    kids that are dressed like adults.

    .. like for a celebration when a small boys wears a jacket and a tie... thats just weird they are like tiny creepy people then.
    Marceline01 Marceline01
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 17

    My biggest fear is dolls.

    I don't like dolls. I like Barbie dolls but not the other dolls
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2015

    The Implosion Of The Sun.

    It is not as much a fear as a concern for me. But I just fear the fact that the sun, a big ball of violent gas, could easily destroy itself. It only worries me after I watched a documentary of it, and though I enjoy being out on a summers day, the thought is always in the back of...
    TheIronyOfItAll TheIronyOfItAll
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

    My fear is becoming my biological father.

    He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me. Anyway, he hurt my family in more ways then one. And I don't want to do that. He was unfaithful to my mom and I don't want to become that...
    odessa94 odessa94
    18-21, T
    Aug 22, 2015
    emiabyss07 emiabyss07
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

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