I Have Arachnaphobia

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    The 8-legged Freaks Are Safe As Long As They Stay Out Of My Territory

    I never had a nightmare that didn't involve a spider. My terror of spiders began at a very young age and the nightmares only increased the terror. The nightmares escalated as I got older to suddenly stop when I moved out on my own. As a kid I'd scream until someone came and...
    CRGenes CRGenes
    56-60, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2011

    Had the fear before I ever saw the movie.

    My earliest memory of being deathly afraid of spiders is when I was around 5 years old (I can still remember this so vividly) there was a huge spider(I swear it was a tarantula) in our hallway. My dad decides he will be the one to end its life. He walks over to it and crushes it...
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