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I Have a Strange Fear

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    I have this strange behavior. It will kill me one day, I think. I can be terribly sick with something and resist going to the doctor with everything I have including the power of denial. I will deny that I have a bad sickness. Swollen right breast, the inability to get out of...
    Allergic Allergic 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    My biggest fear in life is talking to the wrong

    person then doing something that will come back to haunt me
    stephenh95 stephenh95 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Eyeballs

    I don't know where this strange anxiety came from, but the one thing I have always feared is getting a paper-cut on my eye ball.  Actually, I fear any sort of damage to by eyeballs.  I don't really know why paper-cuts stand out, hmm.  But I know...
    Cade Cade 18-21 3 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Ok this might be really weird

    but I'm afraid of caterpillars like very afraid.... I can't even look at them without panicking and trying to climb something around me lol I'm sure I have other weird fears but I can't remember them right now 😁
    lourrysjeans lourrysjeans 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Ok, so this may sound a little weird

    but I cannot pop a balloon or be in close proximity of one popping! It terrifies me. I start panicking, sweating and just a really uncomfortable feeling. I don't know what it is, but it's a fear.
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F Dec 2, 2014

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    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

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    I have an irrational fear of needles dollar

    coasters and snakes today at I went to my sign language class and the speech class was meeting at the same time one woman did a speech on snakes she brought a real live snake I freaked out and ran to the nearest door some of my friends ran over to hold the snake one of my...
    lealia123 lealia123 18-21, F Dec 5, 2014

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    ofmiceandme ofmiceandme 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I fear getting pregnant like

    so bad even if I'm not near or with anyone it's like in my head
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    EgoInSomnisResurget EgoInSomnisResurget 18-21, F Mar 22

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    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

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    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 16-17, F Jan 6

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    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...
    anonymousxxg anonymousxxg 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Dolls

    I'm absolutely terrified of dolls. Especially ventriloquist dolls. This isn't a result of watching horror movies with dolls in them or anything, I hadn't seen one of those before I started being afraid. I get panicky if there are dolls looking at me, even if there are a bunch of...
    Nocturne888 Nocturne888 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2007

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    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 18-21, M Sep 11, 2014

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    perfectionistoofaraway perfectionistoofaraway 18-21, F Mar 4, 2014

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    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 4 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    Hayley13T15 Hayley13T15 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    i get my fear of being judged by others in the

    ***. today i went to my gym and workedout
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 14

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    here's one for strange fears,

    I can't stand it when people touch my wrists, I can't even deal with thinking about my wrists. the fact I have wrists completely freaks me out all together xD
    TheUntrainedSubmissive TheUntrainedSubmissive 18-21, F Dec 9, 2014

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    Cockroaches and Magets

    I have this fear of magets and Cockroaches.  I have dreams were I'm in my bed and their crawling all over.  AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!   I can't stand it.  It's a strange dream but it's disgusting. 
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2008

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    Weeping Angel Statues.

    .. Thanks a lot, "Doctor Who."
    AnnaliseLeah AnnaliseLeah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2014

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    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

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    I have two 1) Bridges.

    I've been afraid of Walking across them for all my adult life. Like I freak out if am forced to cross one to get somewhere. It's even worse if a truck rolls by while I'm on it and the bridge moves I freeze right there. I can deal with heights but not bridges. It's because it is...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    Metal Tape Measures

    When I was tiny, my dad told me that if I played with the tape measure, it would cut my fingers off. It's got to the point where I can't be in the same room as someone as they use it.  The metal ones that zip in and out of the case really quickly.. just typing about it...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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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 16-17 Dec 3, 2014

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    DemiWilliams DemiWilliams 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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    Technically I'm Not Afraid...

    Chronomentrophobia..... Fear of clocks... And technically I'm not afraid, but if I'm in the room with a clock that has a second hand...   Oh my Gosh! It's smashed, destroyed, annihilated. I can't stand second hands. It's weird.       Anybody else?
    LilahDearest LilahDearest 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    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 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    Moths, Butterflies, Etc.

    I'm terrified of moths and butterflies. I hate pretty much all insects but moths and butterflies are at the top, with ladybugs right behind them. I've hated them for as long as I can remember. I also have a fear of eye injuries, such as seeing one even if it's only a movie or tv...
    GrimTron GrimTron 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    I have a fear of being outside just

    before sunrise and a black car driving by my house. I'm afraid that they'll spy on me.
    ghostwolf343 ghostwolf343 13-15 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    i have an extreme phobia of syringes,

    needles and sharp pointy objects
    butchers butchers 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I Have A Strange Fears

    My childhood's life was stressful since I was attended to primary school, those teachers were always scold and insulted me infront of other students wherever or whenever I had made some "small mistake",  that made me felt very shame of myself...... Due to the accident I...
    NoFears NoFears 22-25, F Jun 18, 2009

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    A lot of it. Of being forgotten,

    abandoned, yelled at, and kissed. Yes, I am scared of getting kissed. Almost slapped my friend during a truth and dare with her sister-devious little brat she is.
    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower 13-15, F Mar 22

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    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 5 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    I don't exactly know

    if they're wierd, but..I'm mostly afraid of cockroaches, crossing the street, being left out and never actually getting to truly like myself for who I am.
    Blehnah Blehnah 22-25, F Mar 22

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    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 3 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    I have a fear of China

    or some other country like Islam blow us Americans up with nuclear weapons
    baylieloveshotguys baylieloveshotguys 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I have a fear of being completely alone.

    Even when surrounded by loved ones I am alone, no one is One with me. Connecting to every piece of the puzzle that is me. So I am alone, fractured, in the sense that I do not drift away because some parts are held in place by connections with people yet other parts remain...
    Feyteulen Feyteulen 36-40, F 2 Responses May 21, 2014

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    I really hate and freak out driving up

    or down steep Hills. This wouldn't be so strange, but I live in South Texas! It relatively flat, a rolling Hill can cause my pulse to jump! Just plain stupid, I try not to freak out but I just can't help it!
    itry itry 36-40 Mar 23

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    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 4 Responses Apr 22

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    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 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    A Series Of Unfortunate Events

    I have ichthyophobia. It's the fear of fish. i guess it all started when i was a 5 years old, short legged kid. One day, my late grandpa took me to an aquarium store. in the middle of the store, there was a huge pool. I could'n see what was in the pool, so i climbed the pool's...
    mistfox mistfox 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    Cockroaches

    whenever i see a cockroach i will scream like crazy, those things scare the **** outta me, to get rid of them i try throwing my shoes and **** at them
    Disfiguredreality Disfiguredreality 18-21, M Jun 22, 2012

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    Small Breasts.

    I am completely uneasy whenever I'm around or happen to see a picture of a girl with small breasts. I get sick to my stomach and can't look at them. I have always been this way as long as I remember. Everyone I tell seems to find it comical. No one understands how worried I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    I also have a fear of mirrors

    and doors left open.
    mydilemmas mydilemmas 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Jabezzz2 Jabezzz2 31-35, M 1 Response