I Have A Weird Phobia

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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
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015

    Trypophobia Don't google it It's gross I

    almost trow up every time TT^TT
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    I don't fear any One thing,

    it's combinations of things that get me. spiders, nah, spiders in a dark basement in a tightly enclosed space in the dark with snakes. please kill me x.x
    Mike3569 Mike3569
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 30, 2016

    Butterflies. How stupid is that?

    Is a really huge fear.
    wasilewski wasilewski
    16-17, F
    20 Responses Sep 9, 2015

    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, 2016

    I don't know what it's called but.

    ..... I can't swim and so when I'm in deep water and my feet don't touch the bottom....... I get terrified of there being something under me that will and can pull me down.... it doesn't even have to pull me or touch me I'm just scared that there's something under me even when...
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    1 Response Jan 13, 2016

    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
    4 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    Those refrigerator units at grocery stores.

    Kinda terrified of getting shock by them (for a good reason). So I stand back and tap it really quick before opening them. Probably look like a moron but meh.
    jacob3171 jacob3171
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 17, 2016

    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
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2016

    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
    Dec 27, 2015

    Ok I know this is going to sound silly,

    but I don't just hate grocery shopping. I am legitimately SCARED of grocery stores. Being in a grocery store to me is like being trapped in a giant maze from a horrible nightmare. My best friend calls it my 'Groceryphobia.' (even though it's not the actual groceries I'm scared...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Apr 16, 2014

    I am extremly scared of sudden loud sounds

    or just generaly loud sounds. It makes me panic!
    FakersWaifu FakersWaifu
    16-17, F
    Aug 13, 2015

    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
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2016

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    My biggest fear is getting fat.

    I don't know what I would do if I became overweight
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    7 Responses Mar 9, 2015
    leadmenot leadmenot
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2016

    I'm terrified of Ronald McDonald

    and storm drains but I'm not scared of clowns. Just him.
    vyoungin vyoungin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    Much to the amusement of all the kids I know I

    have been Globophobic since I was really young. Apparently it's not such a weird phobia as google tells me it's in the top ten of all phobias -but it can still ruin a bloody good party.
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    3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

    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

    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
    21 Responses May 10, 2011
    TightnShady TightnShady
    18-21, M
    Mar 31, 2016

    I have tripo...trypno.

    ..tryp...wait.... (Goes to look up the spelling of this insane word).........trypophobia! There we go I didn't even know it had a name, but then I watch a YouTube video of weird phobias and BAM there it was. Seeing these cluster of holes, it used to make me gag and shudder...
    Mars000 Mars000
    22-25, F
    Mar 31, 2016
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    1 Response Nov 24, 2014

    The thick black lines they paint in the deep

    end of pools. I have a fear of touching them and I have no idea why.
    mwiltshire mwiltshire
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    Im afraid of crabs, especially baby crabs in

    large groups, they're like sea spiders with armor. 😲
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    After thinking it through I'm probably not the

    only one= not so weird at all.
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    1 Response Mar 29, 2016

    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
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    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
    VeexVee VeexVee
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2016

    I am phonophobic, immense fear of sudden loud

    noises or loud noises in general. It freaks me!!
    iSatan iSatan
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2016

    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

    mines would be fingernails,

    other than mines, everyone else own freaks me out, unless you got short nails then okay, nowadays seems like everyone got a long nail or two even my BF WTF ? lol
    apperentlyicanthavemynameagain apperentlyicanthavemynameagain
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2016

    i actually have a fear of mirrors,

    especially at night. i really don't know why, but ive always had it
    kaliforniadreamin kaliforniadreamin
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jan 30, 2016
    whatauses whatauses
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    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, 2016

    this would be talking on the phone.

    :/ idk I hate it so much gives me anxiety.
    L0nerSt0ner L0nerSt0ner
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2016
    Whothehellcares1 Whothehellcares1
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 6, 2014

    Tocaphobic here .....

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

    I have this little thing called Misophonia,

    which makes me experience uncontroable rage upon hearing a everyday sound, which in my case is sniffling. Unfortunately for me, my dad has allergies and sniffles at a speed of 58times/minute, and I simply cannot concentrate on anything at home without earplugs and ear muffs. My...
    Celstie Celstie
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2014

    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

    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
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    I'm freaked out by peas.

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

    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


    I am terrified of snails, slugs, and worms. I don't even like to say the words themselves. If I see one, I'll stay far from it as if it could fly out to me and hurt me.
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    9 Responses Dec 11, 2009

    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
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2015
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    2 Responses Aug 9, 2014

    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
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2015

    I'm a weird person so naturally I have a lot of

    phobias but my weirdest one is Laridaphobia. As weird as it sounds, I have an immense fear of seagulls... Not gonna embellish how it formed but take my word, if I see a seagull I will literally start shaking and crying if it comes too close for comfort.
    MacKenzieRaae MacKenzieRaae
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 22, 2016

    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.
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    1 Response Dec 29, 2015

    IM a damn phobic person.

    i m aquaphobic,acrophobic,claustrophobic,bathophobic but the most weird one is being angrophobic! i had once ended up almost drowned n also i got a physiotherapy after that! I CRIED SO MUCH DAT BLOOD HAD COME OUT OF MY MOUTH!
    safaabushra safaabushra
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2016

    Mr. Noo Noo from Teletubbies :( anyone else?

    Because those red eyes, tiny pupils, and IT FOLLOWS YOU
    DetectiveofDreams DetectiveofDreams
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2016
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