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I Have A Weird Phobia

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    I love animals, insects ,

    reptiles, dogs cats , big , small ! But I fear one animal, " HORSES " don't know why , but it's those eyes and maybe the way humans have treated them , though time , is possible
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 2015

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    I have a fear of seaweed.

    I call it Phykiphobia, from the Greek word for seaweed. I've never met anyone else afraid of seaweed, but I've heard Axl Rose is afraid of seaweed.
    LanelJaento LanelJaento 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2015

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    Teratophobia: fear of bearing a malformed child.

    never having children for this (and many many other) reasons
    Idontwanttosendyouapic Idontwanttosendyouapic 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2015

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    I am extremly scared of sudden loud sounds

    or just generaly loud sounds. It makes me panic!
    FakersWaifu FakersWaifu 13-15, F Aug 13, 2015

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    I think one of the hardest things to explain to

    people is that I have telephobia, it kinda goes hand in hand with social anxiety. Many people say "just suck it up" But I seriously can't. Telephobia is the fear of talking on the phone. It's fine if it's my sister, dad, or mom. But anyone else, even other family, I just...
    bflyboo14 bflyboo14 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 9, 2015

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    Its really weird...everyone tells mi so anyway,

    I've had if a pretty long time maybe since before I could say my name I thought I would grow out of it but turns out its part of me and I gotta learn to live with it I never lock doors and at times just closing them is a problem for me this always made me cry when I was young...
    prettykatey prettykatey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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    I have a phobia of people observing me,

    like it makes me uncomfortable being the center of attention, or having people stare at me while I'm trying to do something.
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole 16-17, F Dec 27, 2015

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    Tocaphobic here .....

    the most irrational to everyone
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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    I chew medicines.And

    when it comes to capsules ....i burst them open in a spoon and gulp it.I fear of having the medicine get choked in my foodpipe..don't know why but i feel everything that goes in side of my mouth needs to be chewed before i can digest it. Everybody who hears about my medicine...
    anupamasatyarthi anupamasatyarthi 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2015

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    I am afraid of ladybugs

    and I have a deadly fear od daddy-long-legs. I'm also afraid of manholes... XD
    secretyo101 secretyo101 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2015

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    Deep Water Freaks Me Out

    I have a phobia of deep water. I don't even know why, I've had it since I was little. I'm not scared of drowning. I'm not scared of being attacked by a sea creature. I'm just afraid of the deep-ness of it. I can't look at a picture of mostly empty water without freaking out and...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 23 Responses May 10, 2011

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    I have a fear of vomiting (Emetophobia),

    it scares me so much! If I hear that someone is going to be sick near me I get engulfed in the worst attack of anxiety ever. I can't even watch hospital dramas because of it and turn away if I watch films where someone is vomiting .... Ewwwwww!
    Yysw261 Yysw261 36-40, M Dec 27, 2015

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    I have a fear of Elevators.

    ... when I enter one I don't move in fear of something bad is gonna happen if I move and if I feel like the door is taking to long to open I'm dialing 911 or breathing waaayyy to hard. its even weird when I have to have someone else in the elevator with me or I don't go in at all...
    ColeSweety ColeSweety 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    Static on old am/fm radios

    and analogue tv sets my teeth in edge and I have to stop it immediately. It used to dominate my nightmares into my teens. Fortunately not so much of it around now.
    johnhdoesstandup johnhdoesstandup 41-45, M Dec 27, 2015

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    I am terrified of moths.

    They make me cry. I got made fun of for crying when a friend tried to shoo it away.
    hellpuddle hellpuddle 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    my strange phobia. ..

    trypophobia....fear of holes. ...you think it's weird you look it up and tell me how those images in Google make you feel. ...yuck! !!!
    OkamiLeilah OkamiLeilah 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I believe it's called pharohphobia.

    ... The fear of mummies.... which I suffer from severely...
    messedupmemories messedupmemories 16-17 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Pedophiles In Funny Costumes

    When I was 2 years old, I grew my kind of hatred for mascots and I kinda grew a fear for those too. It all started when we went to one birthday party, (I don't know my age here sorry!) and I was just watching the other children play and have fun when suddenly it was time for the...
    GirlWithThePWSBM GirlWithThePWSBM 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    In alphabetical order: Cynophobia - fear of

    dogs Ecophobia - fear of home Hypnophobia - fear of sleep Isolophobia - fear of being alone Aren't I great?
    anonyme23 anonyme23 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm freaked out by peas.

    .. I just don't like them! And then they have crazy but cousins.. Brussels sprouts!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2015

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    i don't know how i came upon having

    helminthophobia.. but i do, and i get huge anxiety when people talk about any form of parasite. i can't watch the scene in boogeyman 2 when they put mill worms into her wounds. i can't look up my phobia on google without screaming and running away because i can't look at the...
    IncognitoBoyScout IncognitoBoyScout 16-17, F Dec 27, 2015

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    I'm scared of yorkies .

    They scare me :(. I cry and scream every time....but I love pit bulls and English bulldogs and American bulldogs and Rottweiler
    smileforme14 smileforme14 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2015

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    I have a fear of maggots.

    Not worms, maggots. I guess I've always had it, it just that it has gotten worse over time. A few summers ago, my family came upon a moth problem. They infested the food in the pantry; I wouldn't even dare to open it. But on the rare occasions when I did, they were there. Those...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 25, 2015

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    YuruYuri YuruYuri 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Emetophobia.😐 An intense,

    irrational fear or anxiety pertaining to vomiting. Now, you people, can block or hate me or whatever, lol.😂😭😰
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 4 Responses Jan 2

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    I am extremely terrified of electrical outlets!

    Like I cannot sleep until everything plugged into the wall is unplugged. I think this is because I heard a story about a boy who got shocked when he stuck something in an outlet and died. Like wow way to screw with my life, stupid curious kids -.-
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 8, 2015

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    augustus2009 augustus2009 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    i dont exacly if this rily a phobia.

    . i just experience it lately several times.. wenever iam in a crowded close area or rum i panic. my heart beats fast i sweat my palms get cold and feet. and i experience wen i ride a fairyswheel.. nervous. heavy rain.
    bokading bokading 31-35, F Jan 23

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    i actually have a fear of mirrors,

    especially at night. i really don't know why, but ive always had it
    kaliforniadreamin kaliforniadreamin 16-17, T 1 Response Jan 30

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    I'm Afraid Of Bagpipes.

    Yeaaaaah. There's just something about the wau they lie there, lumpy and furry with tubes sticking out of it. I'm getting creeped out just thinking about it. I'm also deathly afraid of all types of physical diseases, even though mental diseases fascinate me and I study them...
    MissMonochrome MissMonochrome 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    I find porcelain dolls horrifying.

    Their black eyes seem bottomless and I feel like they're going to move or something.
    vagabondthrone vagabondthrone 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9, 2015

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    crossing roads ??????

    any one else?
    xXBEATxxB0XINGxxBL0WFISHXx xXBEATxxB0XINGxxBL0WFISHXx 13-15, F Dec 26, 2015

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    this would be talking on the phone.

    :/ idk I hate it so much gives me anxiety.
    L0nerSt0ner L0nerSt0ner 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Kinggeorge13 Kinggeorge13 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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    I have some odd "OCD" traits in

    that I am absolutely 'terrified' (more like unimaginably disgusted) by certain objects or foods. If I am in the presence of cheese, i literally cannot stand it. All I can think about it the cheese, no matter where abouts in the room it is or how far away. My mind gets consumed...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2015

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    I am not sure if it's a phobia.

    When I see a picture of a lotus flower my body start feeling itchy, and I feel like the flowers are all over my body. Now everytime I see several holes grouped together , I feel uneasy
    ELSIUM ELSIUM 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    Trypophobia Don't google it It's gross I

    almost trow up every time TT^TT
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 3, 2015

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    I am scared of birds.

    It is not the bird, itself, but the sound their wings make when they flap them. Heights are also a huge problem.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 29, 2015

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    Eh, would a fear of learning how to drive

    qualify as a weird phobia? Maybe it's because all the drivers in NYC are aggressive unfriendly freaks, but I kept thinking I would fall asleep at the wheel, zone out, or lose control on the road. It's annoying because I am already at an age when most people would have had their...
    bender898989 bender898989 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    KaskadingKoquette KaskadingKoquette 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    Questions4Days Questions4Days 13-15, F Jan 1

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    I have a fear of soap.

    I don't hate using it. I'm just so scared to use it. The smell, the feeling of some certain ones. My sister got some soap I would like for Christmas. I wanted to use it, but I was so scared. She had to hold my hands and put the soap on me. The kind she got are kinds I like. I'm...
    ICanDoMyOwnThing ICanDoMyOwnThing 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2015

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    I am really scared of seaweed.

    I feel like it can drown me while I'm swimming even though I know how ridiculous that thought is.
    AryaE AryaE 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2015

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    I am afraid of people

    who seek to view the world solely from their belief, while not allowing the same to be challenged. For them, if snow was really made from marshmallows, they would try to convince others to believe it without testing their belief. Some would even kill for it. #ilovescience...
    bigbangFACTS bigbangFACTS 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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