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I Have Phobias

Phobias anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Phobias. You're not alone. 538 People

    My Worst Phobia

    my absolute worst phobia is water. open wild water like an ocean or a lake.it scares me to death. i am so much afraid of the water as i am afraid of what is in the water.i actually think the water is beautiful but if i am up by it i start panicing, screaming,breathing heavy...
    cantbreakfree cantbreakfree 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    I don't get it. People can be scared of

    dangerous things that can happen especially in their life. While I'm over here scared of getting into a Ferris wheel because it's high up. I. Hate. Heights.
    Brogann Brogann 16-17 1 Response Jan 18, 2014

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    SkeeJ SkeeJ 22-25, M Feb 4, 2014

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    96rabbit 96rabbit 18-21, M Feb 15, 2014

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    I had to move from alabama to nebraska in

    september. We had to fly.... OMG let me tell you!!!... I had a lot of panic attacks i was shaky sweating couldnt eat drink or sleep. My mom couldnt even help me. And were flying to florida in a couple months.. Idk what im going to do.. Reading dont help, music dont help, Nothing...
    Shawntel14 Shawntel14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Touching My Daughter Makes My Skin Crawl...please Help!

    I have a texture phobia and it's been around for quite sometime; however, it has gotten far worse, and it now control's nearly every second of my day.  My whole body is tense now just thinking about writing my story.  It use to be yarn and things made of yarn...
    cece1617 cece1617 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    Hii! I believe I have Ligyrophobia,

    fear od loud noises, it isn't diagnosed or anything.but yeah. Basically, if there's a storm and I am not "inside" I get extremely nervous, plus U already anticipate the soynd because of the lightning. At home, I can be calm, but I still can't stand being alone in a room. I...
    Zelmi5 Zelmi5 18-21, F Oct 17, 2014

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    I've Got Catagelophobia

    Yes, I am very afraid of being ridiculed. It does me real trouble, I am never relaxed except if there's no one who can see me - for example, if I am on the 10th floor of a building, all by myself. And I also am afraid of ghosts and paranormal stuff like that in general. I...
    xSapphire xSapphire 18-21, F Mar 22, 2010

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    Acousticophobia?

    I'm guessing it's Acousticophobia or something similar.  I can hear natural noises all day without problem.  Artificial noises annoy me no end.  Artificial noise annoys most people I guess; noisy cars, lawn mowers etc. Other people's music causes dread, fear, anxiety etc...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    Aviophobia

    I have phobia of Airplanes and flying. 4 monthes ago I went to Dubai with my family on a vacation, it's 5 hours flight, I was happy because I was leaving the country but before 2 days i started to panic and see nightmares about crashing, I cried and told my family I don't want to...
    outcast389 outcast389 18-21, F Mar 15, 2011

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    I'Ve Only Found Out Myself Recently

    Few months back I could easily say I wasn't scared of anything. And I wasn't! I can speak, sing, dance, do whatever I feel like in public. I can sit in a dark confined space for hours without panicking. I'm completely unaffected by any height (unless of course I'm falling and...
    rjh100 rjh100 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    Living In Fear of My Phobias

    As a child my only phobia was of tall buildings and high ceilings, i used to dreed going in to the school hall, all i could do was look at the floor, i can not explain what i am thinking all i know is, i am petrefied. People think i am strange when i tell them about this. As i...
    Burt333 Burt333 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Phonophobic?

    Phonophobia is a fear of loud, or sudden loud noises. I'm not really diagnosed, but I'm pretty sure I have it. When I was about three, I was walking around the house for my sister's birthday. I went to the front porch, and the minute I stepped outside, three large balloons...
    Marellie Marellie 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    Aviophobia ...I am scared to fly in an airplane.

    I've never had to fly really until this year. On June 29th, I will be taking my first airplane flight to West Palm Beach, Fla ..for work and the flight is in the evening. I am dreading this. I am sooo nervous. I keep trying to prepare myself mentally by watching people's...
    caramelLova1 caramelLova1 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    I'm terrified of statues

    and mannequins! Like so bad I can't even go to the mall and I love shopping! 😭
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 9

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    Top 10 Unusual Phobias (That I DO NOT Suffer!)

      10. Nomophobia – (No-mobile-phone-phobia) This one is first on the list because it is not yet a phobia, but it seems to be going that way. At the moment we can all rest easy and call this a little silly, but a poll commissioned by the English Post Office might...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 1, 2010

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    I get severe panic attacks

    when people vomit. I think it's quite a common phobia now.
    livingthedreamforever livingthedreamforever 22-25 3 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    I'm have a phobia of claymation.

    It started when I was a kid and Gumby would be on Nickelodeon. Never had a problem with it until I got the chickenpox and had these nightmares that I was trapped in Gumby's world and he was chasing me everywhere, and if I sat down on a chair, it would be Gumby in disguise coming...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F Dec 20, 2014

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    Some Of My Weird Phobias

    water- I can't stand being i the shower with cold water running on me - I literally chock up and can't breathe water in general - I hate going on ferries over to the islands etc or looking flood high levels swallowing - I sometimes go through times when I am afraid to swallow and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    Cibophobia, Ruining My Life, Destroying My Health.

    When I was little I was your average fearless, happy little girl...with one difference. I was hyper, sometimes violently so. I didn't know how to express myself and my attention and thresh holds were all drastically shorter than anyone elses and when I reached my limits I lashed...
    AmoAngelus AmoAngelus 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    I am afraid of balls.

    As in the round things you can throw around. It's a long story. I am also afraid of insects. Especially cockroaches. Yuck, I already shudder when I type the ******* word. It's a phobia, but I dunno what it's called. I'm also afraid of judgement, backstabbing, being left alone...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 16-17, F Feb 25, 2014

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    Of Heights and People...

    Mainly, I am afraid of heights.  Technically, it's more a fear of falling.  I can be high up in a building and be fine, but climbing those staircases with gaps beneath the steps, or ladders, or anything I can plausibly fall off (narrow bridges, towers etc.) just causes...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    I Only A Phobia Of

    Heights Bugs cats Birds The dark Deep water
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 26-30, F Nov 7, 2013

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    Aichmophobia, I can only rest easy

    if im the one holding the object to make sure it doesnt hurt anyone.
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M Dec 8, 2014

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    I can't eat around retards

    and antique furniture
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    one of my phobias is fear of sex.

    Explaining it is kindof like jumping off a cliff with out a bungee cord. Like everyone is telling you that its so great an amazing and so awesome once you get to the bottom of the clif its like the best thing ever. But in your head you are thinking they are crazy because when...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Not Many

    I used to have a phobia of dogs, but it's now just a fear of them. I have phobias of spiders, vomit, and deep water. I don't really count this one, but because I have OCD, I have a phobia of germs.
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl 13-15, F Jun 20

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    My Phobias

    I have several interesting phobias, and a substantial amount of common ones, first, a quickly little list before I start. Enissophobia - fear of criticism Atychiphobia - fear of failure Cynophobia - fear of dogs Ommetaphobia - fear of eyes Agorophobia - on the...
    PhobicScarecrow PhobicScarecrow 16-17, M Mar 26, 2011

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    I believe I have entomophobia

    and acrophobia. Entomophobia is a fear of insects and acrophobia is a fear of heights. I think I am entomophobic because of recent events. I've always feared insects, the flies that buzz and bees especially. Butterflies and moths, too. A while ago, my mum and I left the house...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    Pediophobia. I'm afraid

    that scary dolls will attack me in my sleep.
    MO513 MO513 13-15, M Jan 17

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    I Don'T Think We'Re In Kansas Anymore…

    Lilapsophobia - Fear of Tornadoes and Hurricanes. I don't really know if I'm phobic of hurricanes as I've never been in one. However, I am EXTREMELY phobic of tornadoes. I get so nervous I'll make myself physically sick to the point of vomiting. It wouldn't be as bad (hopefully...
    MidnattensWidunder MidnattensWidunder 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2013

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    My phobias are polka dots,

    cockroaches,heights,dentists and being burn and bury alive,and also ladybugs.
    Iloveowl Iloveowl 26-30, F Jul 8

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    I am afraid of heights.

    It can be weird. I used to go hiking in the Adirondack mountains. I would climb to the top of the mountain just fine....but could not bring myself to climb the stairs of the fire tower at the top. I can be in the observation deck of a tall skyscraper, and as long as there is...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M Dec 13, 2013

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    Full List of Phobias!

     The list of Phobias.. I was bored! A- Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing. Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching. Acerophobia- Fear of sourness. Achluophobia- Fear of darkness. Acousticophobia- Fear of noise. Acrophobia- Fear of...
    AuntTammy AuntTammy 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Who Doesn't?

    I have a lot of phobias but my main ones are.. Clowns Heights Enclosed areas Spiders Needles Crowds Horses *to ride on* Losing more people that I love Number 1 fear - To be completely alone.. and I don't mean romantic wise, I mean life wise. If that ever happened, I only...
    AuntTammy AuntTammy 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2008

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    I have a phobias of worm

    or caterpillar and it's effect my dairy life and it's took me a lot of time to took biology in gcse since I want to be a psychology but scare of worm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2

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    Guys...this is to everyone whom are going

    through this struggle... i have been going through a serious depression, burnout, panic attacks...as a consequence visited so much time with therapist using medication..losing way and light! My fire was shutting down day by day...But one thing i never forgot was the same light...
    hithere88 hithere88 26-30, M Jan 28

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    Lol this is weird but I have a phobia of green

    water, great white sharks (only that type of shark) and most of all, I'm scared of whales. I don't know why :/ I also don't like the thought of me being chased, I would so die in a horror movie lol
    PandaLovee PandaLovee 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Most "unhelpful" title ever !!!!

    look it up ..... hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia and then go ga-ga, ending up going postal
    skibi skibi 46-50, M Sep 23, 2013

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    Fobias About The Environment: Pollution, Overpopullation, Waste And Consumption :(

    This is something that I have been meaning to share with someone for the longest time; I am pleased to know there is a place for it now and would be very interested to know if anyone feels the same. I have been feeling this way for much of my life but have noticed that these...
    Indigolady Indigolady 26-30 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    I used to be just a globophobic But thanks to

    ISIS who apparently like to attack my people I developed some sort of phobia toward bearded men(old dutch style and their usual styles) Specially if they look middle eastern I also fear armed people including cops , military..etc but i guess this is normal However, I don't...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Jun 29

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    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Fear Of Jellyfish, Cynophobic, And Pediophobic

    Apparently there is no specified name for it, but I always panic when I go to the ocean. If I do go in the water, I find myself on the brink of tears the entire time. My mom calls me a wimp, but if something scares me that much, I have a problem. I am afraid of jellyfish. Also...
    Annabelle0009 Annabelle0009 13-15 1 Response Nov 18, 2010

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    An Extensive List of My Phobias.

    An overview before details: Spiders, spider webs, textures (clusters/holes), feet, E.T., insanity, hair, open doors, smelling bad, automatons (dolls, marionnettes, clown dolls, ventriloquist dummies, etc), Truman Show scenarios, closed shower curtains, putting my in the...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    I'm scared of the dark,

    clowns, certain heights, failing and being poor.
    maddieharvelle maddieharvelle 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17

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