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. 546 People

    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

    I am terrified of open dark spaces.

    Like if someone was to put me in a completely dark empty room I will ball up, start crying, hyperventilating and start panicking. I'm not really sure when this fear started or why I am afraid... I think it might be related to the whole "fearing the unknown concept" the feeling...
    Pinkk3u Pinkk3u
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2016

    clowns, dark, heights,

    snakes, spiders, bugs, men (terrible childhood trauma), dentist, probably a few more things I just can't think of right now lol
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric
    22-25, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    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
    18-21, M
    Mar 26, 2011
    SkeeJ SkeeJ
    26-30, M
    Feb 4, 2014

    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
    5 Responses Jul 26, 2012

    I'm scared of the dark,

    clowns, certain heights, failing and being poor.
    maddieharvelle maddieharvelle
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2015

    I have haphephobia--the fear of being touched.

    I don't remember how it started, I don't even remember noticing it. I knew I was uncomfortable with having people get too close (both literally and figuratively) but it wasn't until I was in college that I realized that perhaps it was more than being 'uncomfortable'. I was...
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    2 Responses Sep 21, 2014

    I get severe panic attacks

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

    I'm terrified of statues

    and mannequins! Like so bad I can't even go to the mall and I love shopping! ūüė≠
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    1 Response Jan 9, 2015
    Flowerchild666 Flowerchild666
    18-21, F
    Mar 13, 2016

    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
    1 Response Nov 18, 2010

    I have androphobia,agraphobia,

    and gerascophobia.I don't know how I developed these,or when,but they seem to tie together in some ways.
    TheEccentric TheEccentric
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Sep 23, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    Oct 17, 2014

    Genophobic. Sucks.

    I have an intense phobia of anything sexual. I've never had sex (I'm 27), I probably never will. Because of this, I'll likely die alone with no family. I understand that the traditional and tested method to get over phobias is gradual exposure and desensitisation. How does...
    Craiggg Craiggg
    26-30, M
    2 Responses May 24, 2010
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0
    26-30, F
    Mar 18, 2016
    96rabbit 96rabbit
    18-21, M
    Feb 15, 2014

    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

    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
    1 Response Nov 22, 2011

    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
    1 Response Jan 18, 2014

    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

    Pediophobia. I'm afraid

    that scary dolls will attack me in my sleep.
    MO513 MO513
    18-21, M
    Jan 17, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    Feb 25, 2014

    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
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2014

    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


    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

    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, 2015


    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

    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...
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    1 Response Jan 25, 2011

    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

    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

    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, 2015

    I didn't really realize

    until today I was afraid of having ants crawling all over me. I was helping my stepdad with burning wood and I don't know how but about an hour ago, I had suddenly looked down and ants were all over my hoodie. I pulled that thing off immediately and rushed into the house. My mom...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    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...
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    2 Responses Dec 1, 2010
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2015

    I can't eat around retards

    and antique furniture
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl
    16-17, F
    Mar 10, 2015

    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

    Literally, anything in this world can scare me!

    good enough to get picked! I overcome many of them with spontaneity, yet few, I couldn't! Few I can overcome if I try to get easy, but few, I really don't want to even think of trying to get rid of! Why? its because, I have an entirely negative approach, of such phobias, which I...
    andiebaskerville andiebaskerville
    22-25, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    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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    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    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...
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    1 Response May 2, 2015
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl
    16-17, F
    Jun 20, 2015


    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
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2011

    Aichmophobia, I can only rest easy

    if im the one holding the object to make sure it doesnt hurt anyone.
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic
    22-25, M
    Dec 8, 2014

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    Jun 29, 2015

    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, 2015
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