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I Suffer From Arachnophobia

the fear or phobia of spiders 191 People

    I am deathly afraid of these nasty things!

    All the damn legs and eyes are completely unnecessary. I've had very vivid dreams of spiders crawling on me or coming near me, chasing me. Yuck! I wake up flailing around and freaking out lol. Just the thought of spiders literally makes my skin crawl.
    LetsGetDogWeird LetsGetDogWeird 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Its That Time of Year Again - I'm a Nervous Wreck!! :(

    I'm so happy I've found this site!! I'd just been googling stuff about arachnophobia because I swear Iv just had enough at this stage, my nerves are shot, I need to be cured!! First of all though, I cannot BELIEVE that they've put a big picture of a spider on the opening page...
    Charryn Charryn 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    All Except for the Spiders...

    ...known as Daddy Longlegs. They're totally harmless and one of the insects I've gone out of my way since i was a child not to harm. Just as i did several weeks ago, whenever i see one in my house, i'll gently carry him or her outside to go on with their life.
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    SPIDER Stop!! It Works!

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGYaqFm_3n0&feature=channel_page
    LiveAndLetDice LiveAndLetDice 22-25 Mar 24, 2009

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    The Lord Of Spiders

    Some time in early June, I was walking around depressed from a recent break up. I plugged in my headphones and listened to Evanescence for a good 30 minutes. I was in a trance-like day dreaming state when I suddenly came to and realized I was staring in space. I took out my...
    michini223 michini223 18-21, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Arachnophobia Might Kill Me

    I have a wierd Arachnophobia - I can physically touch any spider with skinny legs like a daddy long legs or orb spider without getting too freaked out. Black fat house spiders that live in window sills (I'm from Australia so they are pretty common) freak me out but I can get...
    hamishmurray hamishmurray 36-40 Mar 17, 2009

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    It's like they cense my fear

    and just think "yeaaaa lets **** with this ***** tonight , amma just casually follow her around the room and stare at her with my devious eyes, ohhh is that the kitchen where the fridge is? Well you ain't getting no snacks tonight you fat ***** cus I'm blocking the entry...
    Tayapaige Tayapaige 51-55, F Mar 7

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    I am not scared of spiders

    but I had a big one on my wall by my face once and when I woke up that was a surprise. Funny that last night that I had a dream that spiders were coming out of my vents
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Panic Mode.

    That default picture... is creeping me out.   I have an intense fear of spiders. I just witnessed a spider crawling up my wall... it was very black, fast, and medium sized. I'm laying on my bed and my bed is right against this wall. As soon as I saw it in my...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    ... I was in the middle of cleaning my room,

    and was about to clean off my desk. I saw something move. I found a 'LOVELY' wolf spider chilling on my desk. So I start freaking out and leave the room to find something long enough and violent enough to murder the thing before I had a full blown panic attack (which led me to...
    ShizukaRose ShizukaRose 18-21, F Oct 10

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    Spider Phobia

    When I see a spider this is what happens to me its my phobia.when I am in a room and I suddenly see one I feak out  .my heart speeds up 100 miles a hour it feelslike I start breathing very fast . then I start thinking how do I get out of here . wanting to just scream sometimesI...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Spiders Terrify Me!!!

    Especially daddy long legs. I avoid going to the porch, garage, basement, and patio because of them. We keep the soda in the garage, so I have to ask my mom to take the soda out for me since i'm afraid to go in there. A lot of daddy long leg spiders live in the garage. I'm not...
    shygirl93 shygirl93 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2010

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    Bite Me Once, Bite Me A Million Times

    Ok, first off let me explain why I am so arachnophobic. I have been bitten by very poisonous spiders all through out my 34 yrs. of life many times, I do feel like they are attracted to me ( my pheremones ) I have a good thumb sized hole on my stomach from a brown recluse and...
    aracnaphobicC aracnaphobicC 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    Hate Them!

    I seriously can't stand them. I hate the way they look, move, spin down on there webs. Disgusting!
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2009

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    A Solution For Arachnophobes ?

    I suffer terribly from arachnophobia so I am ideally suited to knowing what sort of product (solution) I need to help me deal with this phobia in my life.  People who don't suffer from this problem don't understand why, for example, using a vacuum cleaner to "get rid" of the...
    arachnophobesurvey arachnophobesurvey 46-50, F Nov 24, 2010

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    My Twin Sister Got A Tarantula

    I went to see my sister Karen she said she was getting over her fear of spiders . she said she got one to show me . Well I am not a big spider person. in fact I am scared sh ittless of spiders all of them. well she told me that it was in a terrarium and it would be ok to see it...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Mar 31, 2012

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    I Keep Finding Spiders In My Home. Aaahhh!!

    I completely freak out when I see spiders. I lose it. I feel as if they're out to get me or something.. ugh.. *shivers*I keep finding them in my home.. and it is really creeping me out. I can't take it. eek! I know spiders are here on earth for a reason, to kill other bugs, but...
    Beautifulimperfections Beautifulimperfections 26-30, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Hate Them Hate Them Hate Them!!

    Why would someone be so cruel as to put a spider as the group picture?!! I can't stand them! I hate them! I think it's their legs that get me, the way they just scurry so quickly along the floor... and the way they crouch ready to pounce on you *shivers*
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    Arachnophobia

    When I was age 6, I got stock in the toilet for about 5 minutes. I started crying, but no-one heard me. Also at that time our toilet had a hole, so small insect can enter from there.Anyway let me tell you what happen. At that time when I was stock, a big black spider was on the...
    wissam2012 wissam2012 13-15 Jan 20, 2012

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    I Get Hysterical

    i am the bane of my step fathers frustration. i have massive, massive arachnophobia, as well as entomophobia (fear of bugs) and he has been trying to "cure" me of these for as long as i can remember. and it increased two-fold when i became an electrician ("you will need to be...
    ElectroGirlie ElectroGirlie 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    My Fear of Spiders

    I suffer from arachnophobia and it is a phobia that I am letting overtake my life. There is a picture of a spider at the top of this page as I am typing and I actually have to scroll to the bottom of the page to avoid looking at it. Even thinking about spiders makes me shake...
    shellinalabama24 shellinalabama24 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    My Biggest Fear

    i am so afraid of spiders its sad. i think it could be worse. i dont jump up on a chair amnd scream bloody murder and cry. if i saw a really big one, like a tarranchala i would resort to that behavior though. haha haha even looking at the logo picture gives me chills...
    Glimmerrr Glimmerrr 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    Life Hack: Fear Spiders No Longer

    I was deathly afraid of spiders before I knew how to properly react to an encounter. Now that I know the appropriate measures to take, I no longer have any worries, at least when I'm in my house!. Check out the following article:http://www.griffinwrites.com/urban-life-hackz...
    HateSpiders HateSpiders 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    Cure Questions????????

    im 13 and have been afraid of spiders for as long as i can remember, but ive only been seriously arachnaphobic since i was about 9,and a spider lowered itself down onto my head while i was in my room doing homework at my desk.since then, the sight of a spider makes me scream and...
    ellojello ellojello 13-15 Aug 12, 2009

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    Scared Sh!tless Of Them!!

    Actualy just a few minuets ago I was in the laundry, turned around and there was a huuuge spider in the corner of the room. I swear I screamed louder than anything I've ever heard, lol. I got the insect spray, sprayed the stupid thing and it started running around the wall and...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F Dec 16, 2009

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    They Would Terrorize Me In My Dreams

    They would come out at night when it was eerily quiet, and I'd still be sitting at the computer desk, typing away. Glance to my left and a spider about a quarter big is staring at me! They would run across my fingers when I'd type on the keyboard. They would hang out on the...
    EtherealAmethyst EtherealAmethyst 18-21, F Mar 6, 2012

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    zoophobia zoophobia 31-35 Jul 30, 2010

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    Do I Have Arachnophobia?

    I know that I am absolutely terrified of spiders but I'm not sure if i'd make me arachnophobic. When ever I see a spider I freak out and run to get someone to kill it for me (even my 10 y/o sister!) and wait outside the room till it's flushed down the toilet (who knows if it...
    VapidRoad VapidRoad 18-21, F Aug 12, 2013

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    Nuuu!

    just thinking about them makes me itch DX ewww make it stop!! nuuu!! they're crawling all over DX help *panic attack*
    MorbidxMalice MorbidxMalice 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2008

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    Ok so one time I was watching Full House my mom

    came downstairs and absentmindedly looked up, so I glanced over at her but became worried as she kept her eyes glued to the ceiling when she slowly inched over to the living room ceiling light switch. She flicked on the lights and I saw a big black dot and I was thinking, "The...
    Shrugger Shrugger 13-15 Jul 11

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    I'm Terrified of These Things, and the Default Picture Is Not Helping!!

    I currently just moved into my first apartment, and guess who my first visitor was? You guessed it. I know people say that they're supposed to be good for the environment, but what's good about having your home infested by poisonous arachnids!!
    nonigirl29 nonigirl29 26-30 7 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    Ew

    Spiders are fugly little creatures that feed off of you and kill you. They lay sacs of their eggs everywhere and they multiply by hundreds like in a way they're basically little aliens.
    ElliePhantomhive ElliePhantomhive 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    The Hairy Ones Are The Worst

    So... Arachnophobia. I have it. I hate that I have it. But I do. And... that sucks. I'm not going to try to make light of this situation or anything. Nope. Having arachnophobia definitely sucks. Because I live in a house full of spiders. They're mostly tiny ones, but the thing...
    sammyandyou sammyandyou 18-21, F Jul 16, 2012

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    When i see those "things" i start to panic

    and get extremely scared. If I'm alone then i would cry and scream and without thinking i scratch my arm until it bleeds to distract myself and get rid of it in my mind. School found out because they saw my arm and now i have to go to a mental health clinic. I dont like it when...
    sky1391 sky1391 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    My Childhood Was Ruined By My Cousin

    When i was around four or five my cousins Tyler and Wayne took me out to their family's lake house on Summer with my sister Amelia, we had a great time. Fishing swiming, boating, hide-and-seek. Then, one night, we stayed up late, and a documentary about Black Widows comes on, and...
    KatyaLefay KatyaLefay 16-17 Apr 28, 2012

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    The Nightmares Are Worse Than The Actual Experience

    So today I cleaned my room in preparation for the new school year. Everything was fine and though I prepared to encounter spiders in my cleaning, i didn't encounter any. That was until 5 hours later when one appeared in the corner of my room. Usually to kill a large bug, I use...
    Samara21 Samara21 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    Godammit!

    there's one in the bathroom... ewwwwww. its all black, and intrusive, and eight legged. and anything that can walk with eight legs is ****** up in my book. i just threw some hair dye in and i bent down to take the trash bag out of the trash can and i thought to myself, "i bet...
    wonkey wonkey 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    My Worst Nightmare Is That A Spider Will Get Me, Wrap Me All Up In Webs, and Bite Me

    YES! I suffer from Arachnophobia!  I cannot even stand to look at fake ones. Pictures of them make me cringe and look away. Halloween is a bad time for me because of this. I cannot even enter a store or restaurant entrance if they have one up as a decoration. When I see a spider...
    AceofPentacles AceofPentacles 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    I don't know if I'm suffering arachnophobia.

    . I know I'm terrified of spiders so bad that when I see one I can't move and I start to shake and hard to breath... I don't know
    Escapinginsanity Escapinginsanity 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    A Tasty Twist

    If you are feeling brave, you should read this flash fiction entry. It is short, but not for the faint of heart. You will probably find it absolutely horrifying. I am sharing it because I know that some of you appreciate a good horror story. Happy Halloween! stephenlwilson...
    StephenLWilson StephenLWilson 41-45 Oct 12, 2012

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    Uch, Spiders

    I never used to be bothered about spiders. I was always wondering why people got so scared of them (I mean, where I come from - England - they're mostly fairly small and all harmless). When I was about 8 years old I even held a tarantula.Nowadays, though, I can fully understand...
    Antony1326 Antony1326 16-17 Jun 7, 2012

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    I Suffer From Horrific Arachnophobia

    I suddenly developed this fear when I turned 13. I realized how much they had started bothering me. It gradually got worse as years went on. Every summer it gets worse. I was mentally disturbed. I would scream and cry if I saw a spider. I live in the county by a lake and spiders...
    WildFire777 WildFire777 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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    THIS Is So Funny

    I am dethly afraid of spiders. i lived in florida near the woods it had just rained. well one night i didnt trun on the light in the bathroom just had a night light on. i saw big spider legs walking on my ceiling and it scared me. my bath room was so small it was like a closet...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2008

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    Dam You, You 8 Legged Freaks

    dam where can i begin, i hate spiders wit a passion every since i was a lil kid... i remember one time we had bought a bag of bananas from a flea market.. and when brought them home and i grab one to eat and it was on top of my fridge. like nothing stuck my hand in the bag and...
    sayrob sayrob 22-25, M Dec 23, 2010

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    Wish They Would All Die!

    I am absolutely terrified of spiders it doesnt matter how big or small they are, I hate them and wish they would all die, but I know that wouldnt be good because then we would have a major insect problem on our hands.
    LipstickandBruises LipstickandBruises 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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