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I Have A Weird Phobia

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    Thought Of Another One..

    I'm not sure how weird it is, but I'm scared of... erm... I don't know what the word for them is: You know when you go to SeaWorld or Blue Planet, and there's someone wandering around dressed as a shark? Him. You know in Disneyland, when you get your picture taken with Mickey and...
    temporaryhappiness temporaryhappiness 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I have a fear of the vents in swimming pools,

    ive always been scared of them ever since i can remember! The thing is, its totally illogical... No big event or reason to make me afraid, i just am. I cant touch them or swim over them or be within a certain distance of them or i will scream and panic. Just looking at them...
    Electropterodactyl Electropterodactyl 18-21 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I can't touch nail files

    or anything with rough textures. It makes me feel sick!
    JAP93 JAP93 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    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 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 19

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    Like Holes..like if I see them in the frost

    they like scare me or like videos of oversized pores with like rocks in them or a disease. (I've had this phobia forever)
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    I am scared of anything

    that flies frantically but mostly butterflies.
    EmotionaLila EmotionaLila 13-15, F Apr 20

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    I get paranoid that psychic people are watching

    me when I exercise or am doing something I don't want others to see. Yes, I am serious lol.
    ambular1006 ambular1006 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    ¡¡¡Mold Is My Nightmare!!!

    I have a mini phobia of mold. Yes, I'm talking about the greenish ugly fur that grows on rotten food.. YIKES! Looking to an old moldy orange is enough to send shivers down my spine and make me lose control of my vocal cords. Why is there such thing as mold? Why? it just makes my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4, 2013

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    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I'm a afraid when I lean over my organs will

    get all tangled then when I go back up they all rip to pieces inside me.
    Hintin Hintin 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 31

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    vcaur143 vcaur143 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    My phobia is of the dark.

    I can't stand it. Oh and I also have a major fear of sharks and jellyfish. And my last but not least phobia is of having a car wreck, I'm terrified that ill be in one which came true last week lol
    Taylor1895 Taylor1895 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I am afraid of cigarettes.

    I've always been afraid of them since I was little. I sit, stand, look, or even touch one. It just freaks me out to the point I have to go home and take a hot shower.
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Orca's ( Killer Whales)

    It's Not Really Weird When You Think Of A Fear Of Killer Whales.The Name Says Enough.Their Size Is Enough.Their Power Is Enough.Whats Weird About My Phobia Is That i Have Created It. For Many Years I Loved Whales & Dolphins & When I Was Younger I Even Wanted To Work With Them And...
    DarkenedAngel DarkenedAngel 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    Spoons, clowns, spiders.

    I'm weird and proud😂
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 20

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    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Your Going To Laugh Because Everyone Does When They Hear This One...

    I have phobia on dogs! Any kind of dogs scare me! even little puppies!! After a while i get used to them then I'm not soo scare but they scare me soo much! I have no idea why! They just do! And no, I have never been bitten by a dog, or at least I dont recall to have ever been...
    aquaxx aquaxx 18-21, F 26 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    HELP I am DEATHLY terrified of pool drains pool

    filters and pool lights. It's weird because I'm a swimmer and lifeguard.
    Spcowgirl Spcowgirl 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I am scared that when I move to much my organs

    will rip. 0_0 not joking. I can't sand to see pictures of muscle cells either. I know crazy! Whenever I see them I hurt in my thighs.
    Hintin Hintin 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Tickling.

    It's probably ridiculous, but I am scared of getting tickled. Sometimes I have nightmares about it. Just the feeling scares me, my friends don't believe me though so sometimes they tickle me. The feeling reminds me of not being able to get away and being helpless. In my...
    AzureMountain15 AzureMountain15 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    I'm utterly terrified of octopi.

    Between being pretty much boneless, mega-smart, suckery, beaky, awful spiders of the sea, they're just freaky looking. I can't even watch a video or see a photo without squirming. At the aquarium, I run lol 🚫🐙
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I have chaetophobia, a fear of loose hair.

    When I encounter loose hair, I get anxiety and will occasionally become nauseous enough to throw up. I also have Koumpounophobia, a fear of buttons. It's not all buttons, persay, but if I come into contact with buttons I become disgusted by them. I have had these phobias since I...
    whitelight411 whitelight411 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Not Phobias Just Odd Fears.

    I dont think I have any real phobias, just alot of really weird fears and normal ones too. My normal ones are the regulars: LICE, spiders, ALL bugs, roaches, and other creey crawlies My weird fears are REALLY out there and lots of people laugh but I am scared of these things...
    coleymarie coleymarie 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    I'm scared of bananas,

    the smell knocks me sick, the feel makes me cringe and the taste is sickly, I have panick attacks when people come near me with one
    ZoeLouise3399 ZoeLouise3399 13-15, F May 8

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    My phobia is getting worse.

    I can't even drive over motorways at the moment let alone actually drive on them!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M Aug 4

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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 21 Responses May 10, 2011

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    I have a kinda rare phobia called genophobia.

    It's a phobia against sex and the thought grosses me out to the max but sometimes i have thoughts. It sucks because if I have it in the future how can I possibly be intimate with my bf or gf. It's ******* awful. I also have atelophobia. The fear of imperfection. I constantly...
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    I'm terrified of birds

    and I think they know. I always get chased or followed by them.
    Minnesotalove Minnesotalove 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    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 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 16

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    Neck Phobia

     I have the greatest fear of peoples hands touching my neck.. Nobody is allowed to go near it. I think I was maybe strangled by someone in a past life, but I really can't bear it! I have other semi normal phobias like Polystyrene, heights and fireworks, but I think my "...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    My phobia is the I'm scared of penny's(copper),

    jewellery and blood. Has anyone else had these? I can't touch penny's when I go into a shop unless someone's with me they take my change. Other wise I wouldn't buy certain items in case I have to touch one.
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    So ummm I'm afraid of mayonnaise.

    Seriously I can't cook with it, smell it, be near someone eating it. >..<
    shadechild shadechild 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I am deathly scared of snakes.

    I feel like a snake will come out of my toilet and slither into my ******* and live in my intestines.
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    I've always had this terrible fear of Rats.

    Mainly gritty, dirty, fat Rats you find in the wild that have crawled out of sewers or in large grassy fields. Ever since I was young, I've been scared to death of them. I feel like they're going to bite me or attack me, or I'm going to wake up to one climbing all over me in my...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I have a phobia called thalassophobia.

    "Thalassophobia can include fear of being in large bodies of water, fear of the vast emptiness of the sea, and fear of distance from land. Another common case of this phobia is a fear of the thought or sight of any creature under the depth of a body of water, more than fear of...
    trysten778 trysten778 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm a chef and I have a phobia of being locked

    in the freezer. Maybe it stems from the film "Shallow Grave".
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jul 4

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    Emethophobia. Fear of puking

    or someone puking. I get shaky, nauseous, and get a very fast beating heart if even someone says they feel they have an upset stomach.
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 17

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    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 18

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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    It is called pharmacophobia.

    Its kind of strange and does affect my life a little bit. I am terrified of drugs. I'm afraid if getting addicted to them. I refuse to even take asprin. Its so bad that I can't even take a medicated cough drop. Once, I was had a sore throat and I was in science class and I took...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    deltax97 deltax97 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    Halitophobia

    Yes. That's my weird phobia. If you don't know what it means, search on Google. Anyway, here you go. When I was a child I didn't like to brush my teeth at all. My mum didn't force me so I didn't do it for years. Of course, now the problem is solved, I have no problem at all with...
    indigowindow indigowindow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Jelly fishes. Seaweed.

    BUTTERFLUES EW NO
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Haphephobia

    i have a fear of being touched by other people. i esp hate it when someone grabs my shoulder, pats me on the back..........and the dreaded hug. I get sick in the stomach and my skin crawls when someone touches me-even when they stand too close. I hated it when friends or family...
    vydyn vydyn 18-21 5 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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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'm pretty sure I have phobaphobia (the fear of

    fears), or at least at some point in my life I have.
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I'm terrified of mayonnaise.

    Just looking at it makes me want to cry. When I was little, this scene from Sponge Bob would come on and a giant jar of "mayoonnaiseee" would come on. And I'd cry and cry. I hate it so much. I'm also scared of spider webs. Spiders- not so much. Also-- pregnant woman and the...
    Mtlawren Mtlawren 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I have trypophobia, the fear of small holes.

    Oh, god, it makes me feel sick, and it doesn't help that we are doing a topic about holes at school!
    Charlottexoxx Charlottexoxx 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    Trains. They scare the **** out of me

    because they're so big and loud and stuff. I can't handle it
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 70+, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I'm scared of cats...

    I don't like being around them. I hate when people send me pictures or videos of cats. I hate the weird noises they make. I just don't really like them.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Im terrified at the thought of choking on food.

    I didn't know it was an actual phobia for the longest time, I always thought I was just abnormal for it. It's called Phagophobia. It came out of nowhere, after I started to have panic attacks. I've struggled with it for gosh, 4-5 years. When I go to eat I immediately panic, my...
    that1girl23 that1girl23 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Terrified

    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    I never thought this was weird

    until someone said it to me but I have a phobia of lifts or elevators what ever u like to call them lol. I think it might have something to do with ,where I live in the main shopping centre there's this really dodge lift that always breaks down and shakes when your in it but u...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F