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Fear of someone talking about cutting and any harm 
I don't know if any other people are like this or not, but I am just not fine when people talk about cutting, self harm, blood or any sharp things (like …

Dirty Shower Phobia 
I HATE taking showers. Every time I take one I have to wash the whole bath and clean my feet before I get in. I can't stand standing in bath tubs. They …

Fear of mould/mold 
I don't know what triggered it, but I have horrible fear of mould. I will never understand how people can even look at mould with having the urge to throw …

Fear of flying objects 
So basically I have a fear of flying objects, they don't even need to be thrown towards me. This whole 'phobia' (which technically isn't a phobia since …

Fear of Helicopters 
Well this fear of helicopters started a few years ago. I don't know where it came from. I used to be fine with helicopters! I think maybe because of the …

Fear of being at the bottom of tall buildings  
I know. It's weird. One of my biggest fears ever is being at the BOTTOM of tall buildings. I am perfectly fine with being on top of buildings, but no, …

Fear of people bending their ears 
I can't stand when people move their ears (apart from earlobes) it just makes me cringe so much and it's even worse when someone moves my ear. I really …

Fear of Feet on the Floor 
I'm 14 and I hate the idea of my feet being on the floor after my bedroom light is off, and its only in my room where I panic about this. Lets say I forgot …

Fear of Rows of Slices/Lines 
Say, if you were to slice an apple horizontally with a knife (without cutting through it completely, I can't even look at it. Something about the slices. …

Fear of loud sounds 
My fear of loud sounds goes back to when I was a kid and to this day I have to fight the urge to freak out at movie theaters or fireworks during the fourth …

Fear of things growing or shrinking  
i dont know if this is a phobia or not but frequently at night when i am awake i get really scared of my pillow or blanket or other stuff growing or shrinking …

Fear of Wet Grass on Bare Feet 
All of my life, I've always been freaked out about wet grass on my bare feet. I seriously get chills and anxious (that type of anxiety like walking through …

Fear of large metal structures 
Hello! My name is Rachel and I am 22. I have always been terrified of large metal structures. It is mostly when the metal is all twisted or has open gaps …

I'm terrified of shower mold 
Since I was a child I've been absolutely terrified of shower mold. Just typing this gives me chills. I'm talking about the black stuff between shower tiles, …

I can't stand saying my name 
I can't stand saying my name. I was different for kids at school but my family (mom and step-father) seemed to have a problem with it too, because they …

Phobia of Driving with Open Car Windows 
I have a fear of driving with the car windows open. It wasn't like this when I was younger, only more recently has it came into play. I'm fine if the …

I hate the dark!! 
I am 14 years old and I HATE THE DARK!!! I feel as thou there is something in the room with me :( i try to shake it off but it just is always at the back …

Fear of not wearing socks. 
I don't have a fear of feet. If someone is barefoot, I don't have a problem with it. Its only myself. If I'm not wearing socks then I'll spend the entire …

Acridophobia 
eversince i was a child i have been terrified of grasshoppers,i dont tell people that as they undrstand my fears,i dont go out to places where i think …

Carbophobia (Fear of Wrists) 
Hi there! I'm 13 and I have had this fear of wrists (carbophobia) for as long as I can remember. I hate hearing the word and i cant even write it down …

Fear of open stairs 
I'm afraid of stairs that are open at the back, I feel like someone is going to grab my leg. I actually made my husband close in the back of my stairs. …

Major phobia of birds 
I have a major phobia of birds mainly pigeons and it is not something that is easily avoided because they are everywhere! I avoid going into town as much …

Fear of Large Floating Objects 
This is killing me. Ive been so scared of Blimps, hot air balloons, Zepplins, Boats. I only really noticed when I was out scuba diving and my friend told …

Fear of Falling Showerheads 
ever since i was young i've always thought that when i take a shower the showerhead will fall off and hit me! Not only that but i'm afraid of looking at …

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not being able to touch hands 
I don't know that this phobia is called, but maybe someone does. I have a problem with touching someone elses hand. I don't mean it as hold someone's hand, …

Fear of Resaurant Booths 
I have a fear of restaurant booths. Ever since i was little and I reached my hand in the crevice to find nothing but crumbs, fear, sheer horror, and sadness. …

Fear of being touched or poked on palms and soles. 
I don't like when other people touch my palms or soles. When they do I get hysteric and may even reflexively hit them. Similarly, watching orher people's …

I'm Afraid of Life 
I'm 14 this year, I'm the youngest in my family. I have depression and I'm even taking pills. I see a psych once a week and it's completely useless if …

Fear of Swinging Objects 
As far back as I can remember swinging objects having completely freaked me out. It started with wind chimes. I cannot stand them. I break out in a sweat, …

Phobia about open closet doors 
Hi, my name is yessey I have a phobia about open closet doors at night or day I cant stand seeing my doors open. I always thought a dark shadow person …

Phobia of bed being touched, along with other things. 
I'm not sure there is a phobia for my case. I am 18 years old and I have a strong phobia of touching things that others have touched. For instance: …

Fear of Showers 
Hey:) So, ever since I was a little girl, I've been afraid of showers. I'm not too sure how it started really. All I know is that I wouldn't go into …

My fear is of the dark 
My fear is of the dark and also heights and also making my room untidy. In a 14 year old boy who likes to clean, stitch, organise, making my room look …

Fear of someone holding your nose and/or mouth closed. 
This fear of someone holding your nose and/or mouth closed started when I was young. My older brother and I used to wrestle but, he would always hold my …

Fear of things poking through things 
I don't even know if this is real or if it has a name but I am so terrified and grossed out by things poking through things. Like, say you have some kind …

bathroom phobia 
okay i have always been scared of shower heads,i always think its going to fall of and hit me or it will go out of control. I am even scared of my own …

Fear of Reptiles 
Okay, I hate reptiles. Specially lizards and frogs. Maybe I hate them because I'm afraid of them. I don't even know why. But ever since I was a child, …

Fear of Someone Hiding Inside Of My House 
Hi. I'm not exactly sure what this fear of someone hiding inside of my housebphobia is called or if it even has a name. But I've lately been afraid that …

Fear of clothing labels/tags 
First off I better say that I'm not scared of labels, it's just they make me feel sick and disgusting. Ever since I can remember I've hated the things. …

Fear of Yelling 
I don't know what started it. But I have always been afraid of yelling. Even if it wasn't me who is getting yelled at. I curl up in a ball and start crying …

Acrophobia ( fear of heights ) 
I dont know how this happened but yeah . I'm afraid of heights . If we are at the mall or high building,condos,buildings or something i always feel nervous …

phobia of people touching your bed 
Okay so i CANNOT STAND PEOPLE BEING ON MY BED, any time someone is on my bed a freak out, i push, kick, pull and fight people who get on my bed! I absolutly …

Fear of wearing other people's clothes and fear of buttons 
I am 13 and I have a fear of Buttons. I know it sounds weird but it is true. i cant stand them. also, i have a phobia of wearing other people's clothes. …

Fear of Power Outage 
I have a strange fear.. I'm scared that it will be a power outage when I'm alone at home or up the latest before sleeping. I have always been afraid of …

Fear of Butterflies 
It really is a relief to know that there are more people out there with this fear. I've seen two other entries involving a fear of butterflies and moths. …

Fear of Sleeping without covering my ears and body 
Ever since i was about 5 years old i've had this phobia of not being able to sleep without covering my ears and my whole body. I watched a show and this …

Fear of salt and vianegar crisps  
i got a fear of salt and vianegar crisps it goes back to when i was a child and had a packet which burnt a hole in my tongue while im sat here im trembling …

Phobia of labels in clothes 
I have a phobia of labels in clothes. I have had this ever since I can remember, I used to have to cut them off everything, the thought of the feel of …

Fear of putting your ears under water 
This is a really silly fear but it scares me so much. No matter how much I try or how close I get I just freak out. People always say that it's not bad …

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Scared of rainbows 
it might sound funny but i am scared of rainbows. i just find it crazy and absurd that colors can make a form like that in the sky...it creeps me out. …

Yep, a true phobia about water. 
I suffer from Hygrophobia, meaning I have an extreme, abnormal fear of liquids. I shower immediately after stepping, or even touching a moist, wet surface. …

Tripophobia 
The other day, my friend told me she had a fear of holes, tripophobia. Upon hearing this I got disgusted and thought I might have a similar fear. I looked …

Fear of holes 
Im afraid of holes and clusters i dont know why, it started when i was little we went to the beach and out of nowhere i saw thes holes in the sand that …

Phobia of saying hello... 
I know, it sounds stupid, but I can't help myself. That word just makes me feel awkward and I fear that if I say hello I won't get a response and be ingored, …

I have misophonia and trypophobia 
I had misophonia since I was a little kid. I always hated 'yucky' sounds, as I used to say. Eating loud, chewing gum, breathing, scratching things, coughing, …

Fear of poles 
When I was little, my brother and I were racing outside in the dark to reach the safety of a stores lighted entrance. All of a sudden I heard a loud thud. …

Phobia of palms 
I've always felt uncomfortable touching the palm of my hand with one finger or writing on and especially other people doing this. I can touch my palm with …

A Phobia of locusts 
Locusts and grasshoppers have haunted my life. When I was just five, I was walking up the stairs when a massive brown locust jumped onto my face. I will …

statue phobia 
i have had a major phobia of statues since i was little. anything stone, wood or plastic but mostly things that are weird or bit scary looking. im that …

I can't stand anywhere I can take a pulse. 
Hello there. Nice to meet you. I have Carpophobia; a fear of my wrists. I also pretty much have major Veinophobia considering I can't stand my neck …

Im Nyctophobic 
I am 13 years old. Iknow im suffering from nyctophobia. I tried telling my mom to help me but she doesnt listensto me. She says its just a reaction. At …

Fear of falling. 
HI all, I'm almost 13 years old and I have a huge fear of falling. For my 10th birthday I went to an amusement park, and the first ride i did was one …

I have a fear of long fingernails 
I have reason to believe that this fear of long fingernails came from my sister scratching and cutting me with her fingernails. I once had to quit my job …

My fear of crumbs  
I have an extreme fear of crumbs if I sit on a couch It just a regular chair and I feel and see crumbs I freak out. If I go to hotels I bring My own …

Fear of Sloths 
It appears that there is no official name for the fear of sloths, but my sister and I have this unexplainable, irrational fear! Have you seen the things! …

Podophobia, Haphephobia, OCD, Septaphobia 
Hi, i am 15 years old and i have all the conditions listed above ..along with ADHA and ADD. I have been struggling with alot of these my whole life and …

hHuge fear of mechanical things that operate underwater 
as far as i know this phobia isn't well known enough to have a specific name. i have a huge fear of mechanical things that operate underwater. or, really, …

Fear of Stains 
I absolutely CAN NOT and WILL NOT sit on any couch, cushion, car seat, chair, etc. if it has stains. If there is a seat and there is a stain, it grosses …

Phobia of basketballs 
For some reason I have a phobia of basketballs and will literally have an emotional breakdown if someone throws one to me! I have had it bad for about …

Fear of Planets 
For whatever reason, I cannot look at simulations or very high-resolution (2000 pixels or greater usually) of planets or celestial bodies. Whether it's …

Fear of man holes/sewers, bridges, and elevators 
Okay. So I'm Jess and I am terrified of manholes/ sewers, bridges, and elevators. I've been afaid of them for as long as I can remember. Whenever I see …

Phobia of Light?! 
I have a fear of turning on my light! I love to sit in my room all day in the dark actually two years ago I had a phobia of the dark! and now if people …

i have a phobia of cracked computer screens 
well i am scared of cracked computer screens because of the black blotch it makes. When i look at them i shiver and sweat and it makes me feel very uncomfortable. …

Fear of my socks showing 
When wearing shoes, I am scared of my socks showing. I roll my socks down to wear you cannot see them at all or I just don't wear socks altogether. Does …

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HELP moths scare meeee :'( 
it all started when i was about 8. i was running wild in my nans garden one day, and as i was running something flew into my face and near my mouth. i …

Fear of Owls!!! 
I am absolutely terrified of owls, especially great horned owls. Just hearing or seeing a picture of one sends me into panic mode and I will do I anything …

Irrational Fear of Owls 
So far, I've never heard of anyone else with this fear. I believe it's called oclaphobia, the irrational fear of owls. I especially hate the great horned …

Hate touching metal 
Touching metal is a huge deal to me. I've Discovered this less than 3/4 years ago. I hate forks, knifes, spoons, jewelry, keys, Door handles etc. its …

Phobia of Babies laughing 
I really need help now! Since I was only 7 years old, I developed an extreme phobia of babies laughing, an now I'm suffering from it. This phobia is so …

Phobia of softballs. 
I have a phobia of softballs. Any sport balls really, I just can't get near them. When I was 10, some boys came into the park my friend and I were in. …

Finger phobia 
Ever since I can remember I have experienced real fear and anxiety when I see people's fingers touching together. If I do it myself it's not as bad although …

Fear of long noses. 
For as long as I can remember I have had a fear of long noses. Not meaning people with big noses but masks with long noses (pinnochio) or masquerade masks …

Fear of Stars 
iam deathly afraid of stars, but not just any stars. things like on google earth were you can see the constellations or visit other planets on google earth. …

Wet fingers and feet 
I cant stand when my hand and feet get wet and i rub them on my own or other peoples hand and feet. I just freek out and shiver. whenever my fingers are …

I have a terrible fear of Google Earth 
For some reason, Google Earth freaks me out. It's completely irrational, but I can't zoom in too quickly (no, I don't believe at all that it is a fear …

Phobia of old films, movies and programmes  
Since I can remember I have always had a crippling phobia of old films, movies and programmes. My worst nightmare would be to have to sit down and …

Fear of Nail Polish  
Ever since I was little as I can remember, Ive always hated my mother wearing colored nail polish. I can smell it as I enter the house that she used it. …

Phobia of Fireworks 
I have a very major phobia of fireworks or things that explode. From balloons bursting to total explosions. I had this phobia ever since I was a kid, at …

I fear oranges and bananas 
I can't be in the same room as a bannana or a orange. I wish my friends would respect that but they just make fun of me and stick it in my face. They also …

Extreme Fear of Water Towers 
I have searched and have not been able to find the name for my fear of water towers phobia. I am extremely afraid of tall, large, looming structures-particularly …

I have a fear of spoons... 
You may think I am completely mental but hear me out. for about a year I have had this fear of spoons or koutaliaphobia. The reasoning for this is I have …

Fear of Not Being in Control 
I would not call this a fear of not being in control phobia as much as being unable to cope with or accept a situation. For many years I thought I suffered …

Fear of death 
Recently my father-in-law passed away. I was unable to withstand. and I found a change in me that i started fearing that i am going to die any movement …

Im Scared Of The Grinch 
my mom took me to the movie theatre to watch a chritmas movie.she tought i would like the movie how the grinch stole christmas.The second i saw his face …

Fear of talking to girls 
What I am saying is not a joke or something else.I am just a normal boy and i am 19 and my problem is talking with girl is very hard. I don't know what …

Fear of Loud sudden Pops & Bangs!! 
My daughter aged 10 is terrified of Balloons popping, gun shots, loud bangs and is getting worse instead of better! Just last night we were at the theatre …

Ghost phobia 
everybody is scared of ghost but im terrified. i cant go anywhere by myself, i cant lay in bed without crying in fear. Its fine if someone else is with …

Fear of Aircraft Carriers 
Please tell me I'm not alone in this fear of Aircraft Carriers. I've never been able to handle looking at them. I don't know why, but unless they're filmed …

Fear of people behind me. 
I become startled so easy its not even funny! It's abnormal. and for no reason at all. my friends knew that, so they would purposely put all of their faces …

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Fear of Basketballs. 
One day I was playing basketball, a sport I wasn't great at, nor interested in and I had been hit in the head enough times to dislike the inflated bastard. …

So many Phobias..so little time 
Surrounded on all sides I feel trapped by my phobias..if its not one, its another. Sometimes I feel like such a mental case. I have agoraphobia. I …

Phobia of metal shower heads and associated metal plumbing 
Hi - I'm sort of relieved that I'm not the only one with this strange fear but also surprised! I thought I was unique! Since I was a young girl I have …

My Horrifying Fear of Plants 
Most people laught and make fun of me about my stupid rare phobia, for good reason i guess. I have a fear of plants. It all started hen I was about …

Fear of aquatic life and being in water with life.  
Well for as long as I can remember I've been terrified by animals that live in the water. On my first trip to Sea World at two years old, my parents were …

Fear of crackers 
Hello am ashamed of myself wit this fear of crackers since 21 years during Diwali i just close my ears and sit in my room. When i hear crackers sound my …

Phobia of second hand clothes 
I have got this phobia of second hand clothes. i wretch and have even been known to vomit just walking past charity shops. even if its an item in a charity …

Absolutly terrified of the black pool lines!!!!!!!!! 
I Have been terrified of of the black pool lines for as long as I can remember I think this started when I was pigging backing my sister and I stepped …

Fear of people with animal's heads 
My sister and I are terrified of people with animal's heads. Some animals are worse than others, like animals with long noses such as camels or horses, …

Fear of small tubes, hearts and veins 
I have several phobias which are probably connected. I'm afraid of small tubes. Mainly I'm afraid of things getting stuck in them. This includes choking, …

Large metal objects underwater freak me out... 
Ok...so its not so much of a phobia as a major discomfort. Drains at the bottom of pools, chains that anchor docks, big metal anything underwater. I can …

Fear of looking out windows at night 
hello, i've been trying to find out whether or not my problem can be cured or solved. i have a fear of looking out windows at night, i cant even close …

Terrified of Wasps 
I am absolutely, uncontrollably terrified of wasps. It is summertime, and I hesitate about going outside out of fear that I will encounter one or more …

Fear of Mechanical Sharks 
I guess I have a fear most other people laugh at. I am not afraid of real sharks. Bring them on! They stay in the ocean, I'll stay on land...we live peacefully. …

Fear of My Sternum being touched 
I have always had a fear of my sternum being touched, touching my own sternum or seeing people touch theirs, and I can't stand when people are so skinny …

I have a phobia of being sick 
I have a really bad phobia of people being sick! I was watching tv and my mum was in the bathroom throwing up and I felt sick and I was terrified! I really …

fear about everything.... 
from the past 4-5months ...i have been experiencing some extreme fears....firstly it was of earthquake...i used to get up at night suddenly and feel extremely …

E.T Phobia! 
I'm terrified of the dark (please don't laugh)... And E.T. This 'Afraid of the dark fear' was infact developed by watching this movie. As a five year old …

Phobia of dirty showers 
So i have this weird phobia of dirty showers. I think it started all because i have this little fear of germs. And growing up as a baby my shower would …

I literally cant stand cone shape things 
I literally cant stand cone shape things like wasp nest in particular. It makes me sick and i really freak out. What kind of phobia is this? i mean …

Terrible horrifying fear of taxidermy 
alright people, i am 17 going on 18 living with this terrible horrifying fear of taxidermy.. i am happy to know i'm not as weird for this as i thought …

Fear of catching objects thrown towards me 
I have a problem since I was a small child. I could never play any games that included "catching" for such examples . Like football , cricket , volleyball.etc..it …

Phobia of overflowing toilets 
My phobia is of overflowing toilets and after reading through your list I failed to see this as a phobia. I ask that you recognize this as a true phobia …

My Fear of Aliens 
I'm 13. My fear of Aliens is a roller coaster. It started in October 2010 when believed i had an encounter. I remember I woke up and it was 4:12 am. I …

Fear of Manholes, Storm Drains, Sewer Caps 
I can't walk over sewer caps / manholes, or especially storm drains in sidewalks. I don't like walking next to storm drains (in the gutter) either. I don't …

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Fear of cracks in leather or any other form of seating upholstery.  
I am sixteen and for as long as I can remember, I have been terrified about cracks in seating upholstery, namely leather. I remember being about three …

My Fear of Jeans. Jeans Are The Freaking Devil. 
Well, I pretty much hate my sister. She has finally found out my fear of jeans. I like cry and curl up any time somebody rubs on their jeans or bites them. …

I have a phobia of the ends of hotdogs 
I remember being around 6 or so and eating a hot dog, and the end, where its all twisted? It just FREAKED me out...like the texture and how it felt when …

Phobia of the sound of fireworks 
Every since i was little i was afraid of the sound of fireworks. It really sounds like if it was a gun shot which is freaky. I know it sounds really like …

I have social phobia 
Hi everyone. When i read about phobic symptoms i found that i have social phobia. Every time i have to meet with new people i have lots of fear thinking …

EMETOPHOBIA 
i have always had an Emetophobia. ever since i can remember. it was never bad.. up until the age of 14. I went to bali with my mum and my brother. It was …

Earwig Phobia 
I was about 12 and had recently moved into a new house and I hadn't put my bed up, so I was sleeping on a mattress on the floor, and I was on my laptop …

Scared of boats 
I am really scared of boats and i don't wanna fall in the sea. I am also scared of the sea. I'm not scared of drowning or water thought wich is weird. …

Fear of large groups of Identical Objects 
I have this fear of large groups of identical objects. I can't look at things that look exactly alike. For example, I freaked out when I watched March …

Fear of Smoke Detectors and Drains 
I hate an irrational fear of smoke detectors and pool drains 1st things 1st smoke detectors. I am terrified of smoke detectors they are effecting my sleep …

My fear of Aliens, Ghosts, and Mirrors when it's Dark 
I am not that afraid of these terms, items, or beings in general. I love watching movies about ghosts and aliens. My phobia is from the anxiety I get when …

Phobia of ghosts 
I am 17 and have had this phobia of ghosts since I was a little kid. I think it started when my bro started watching Ghosts Hunters...I remembered the …

Phobia of bones 
When I was in grade 5 in primary school, a students dad is a doctor and she brought a box of bones to school. The teacher opened it and brought out a skull. …

Fear of broken dolls 
I have had a fear of broken dolls and have had it all my life when I was a baby in my pram I used to sceam and cry until I was moved to another room. my …

Fear of screaming something out in a public place 
I don't think anyone can help me. Psychiatrists have never been able to solve this problem. I have NEVER met anyone online who has what I do. I think only …

Fear of batteries; Fear of Consuming shards of metal and/glass 
Since I was first prengant with my daughter a few years ago, I developed several phobias (on top of the ones I already have-heights,and claustrophobia). …

Rage Theme Phobia 
I have a strange fear of the "Rage" theme song. It contains sound bytes from Billy Idol's "Wild One" as well as other songs I can't quite remember. I have …

Fear of identical objects different size! 
if i see 2 identical objects in various sizes i get an attack, I saw 2 teddy bears one huge and the other really small, in a window display and I felt …

Phobia to Conjoined Twins 
I don't want to sound like a bad person, but I cannot help it, I feel disturbed and incredibly horrified when I see conjoined twins. I'm a girl. If I ever …

Phobia of worms 
I have a phobia of worms. People at school tease me for it at school and throw them at me. I'm also scared of snakes and beaches, beaches because of the …

Phobia of Ears 
I am fourteen years old. When I was a wee lass, at the tender age of three, the doctor decided that my twin sister and I required a cleaning-out of …

Phobia of Hurting Babies 
I have this phobia of hurting babies. I'm afraid to give them a bath fearing they will drown. I'm afraid to let them go to a water park, fearing they will …

Fear of Frogs and Toads 
I'm a 13 year old girl and I have a fear of frogs and toads. I haven't ever met anyone else who has this fear, though. I usually stop dead in my tracks, …

Fear of walking into the room with someone sleeping 
I have this problem where I CAN NOT walk into the room with someone sleeping.. if someone is sleeping on the couch i can not walk into the living room.. …

I cant stand when people are sat down and move there feet 
I cant stand when people are sat down and move there feet. they either do it to stretch,or just because its a habit. I hate it. When they circle there …

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I am terribly afraid of sharp can lids  
Whenever I open a metal can of soup, I am always afraid that I am going to cut myself on the lid. My older brother had to get 15 stitches on his chin …

Fear of being beheaded and left to be hurt and never be happy again 
My name is Dionne and i live in north london and i have a fear of dying. Especially the fear of being beheaded. I always shrink when i see movies with …

The fear of the dark 
I'm 12 and I'm terrified of the dark I can't sleep with out a night light and as soon as the light goes off and it's completely dark then I start crying. …

Terrified of not being able to touch the bottom of the pool 
I have no clue what the phobia is called but I'm terrified of not being able to touch the bottom of the pool. I almost failed gym for this because Instead …

Phobia against fake hair and dolls! 
I really don't know why I have phobia against fake hair and dolls. When I was a child, I used to play with barbie dolls like most girls and I didn't have …

Phobia of seeing people eat !! 
Hello, Im Tori and I cannot see people eating. It grosses me out.. AND I don't know why!! If one of my friends are eating near me I get really annoyed …

Afraid of walking past people, mostly gangs.  
Hello, I'm 13, nearly 14 and I have a few fears that i would like some answers to. Okay, so I don't know why but I always get really panicky and afraid …

Fear of Underwater view,underwater creatures,especially Sharks 
I remember when I was still six or five years old,my father used to watch discovery channel and see these sharks swimming underwater,and I don't know but …

The fear of driving in a car and that it will explode... With. No. Warning. Signs.  
Its thoughts like this that quite often pop into my head, i always try to brush it off, by turning up my music louder.(to distract my self) but no. This …

My fear is stepping on a squirrel 
My fear is stepping on a squirrel. 4 years ago on Halloween I was walking on my street at night without a flashlight and I stepped on a dead squirrel. …

Phobia of vomit (emetophobia) 
I'm 15 and I have the stupidest phobia in the world, the phobia of vomit. I can not see vomit at all or I'll start crying , panicking , and anxiety hits …

Phobia of the Earth Spinning 
I have the wierdest phobia and it's really affecting my life in a very negative way. I have been dealing with this phobia for a good 15 years or so. I'm …

Fear of Biting Metal / Metal Clicking together 
Every time someone bites metal (particularly forks), my first reaction is to run far, far away. If that isn't possible at the moment, I close my eyes …

Severe Bug phobia Bug In my ear 
I'm 14 years old im alice Beatle: I was camping about summer of 2011 and while i was sleeping i felt something crawling in my ear i got up and screamed …

Fear of eating from silverware and such? 
I've always been one of those 'weirdos' who won't eat or drink after people. Well, when I was around 12, I suppose, the fear grew. I began to be grossed …

The Fear of Sleeping Near Windows 
Ever since I was about three years old,I have had a fear of sleeping near windows. I don't know what it's called but I get extremely restless when I get …

Fear of lumps in yoghurt 
I really hope somebody in the world has the same phobia as me! Ever since I can remember i've been afraid of eating yogurts because of the lumps in them. …

Fear of planet earth floating away from us  
Hi all, I think about and obsess about this on a constant basis. I think about how the ground below us is not this reliable solid thing. It actually has …

Fear of having the blanket off of me / open doors when I sleep 
For some reason I can't sleep unless my bedroom door is closed and locked and if my blanket is covering my body (excluding my head). I just feel that if …

fear of mud / getting dirty 
I hate the thought of getting dirty, especially my clothes. Seeing mud makes me nervous. I don't like to do anything that involves mud or dirt or things …

fear of people touching their eyes/eye lids :( 
My fear of people touching their eyes/eye lids is so bad, all my friend's know I hate it so they come up to me pulling there eyelids away from their eyes …

Terrified of Paper Cuts 
I am terrified of paper cuts.....when ever i am in class and paper is being passed back i am afraid one will cut me in the eye! I have a really hard time …

Fear of sleeping in a car with friends or family 
Well, I have no idea what this is called. I have a phobia of being in a car and falling asleep. But I don't mind sleeping, it is just with people that …

Fear of dads 
Ok, I know there's alot of people out there who don't like a friends dad, he's mean or intimidating, whatever the case is there. But I'm actually afraid …

Fear of corpses 
Whenever i see a corpse, i feel like it will just jump at me. Even family, which i am ashamed of. I am only eleven and i have a lot of fears that most …

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Fear of someone taking food off my plate  
Well basically when your sitting in the canteen with your friends at school and they go to take some of your food off your plate you don't think anything …

Fear of opening eyes under water 
Hey guys, I don't know when and why it started, but since I can think, I always feared of opening my eyes under water. Under ocean/sea or under water …

Fear of breathing 
I have this odd fear of breathing phobia where I can't breathe when people walk past me. I don't know why I do this, I just know I can't help it. I hold …

Fear of the ocean and the sky! 
I'm scared of the ocean because it's just so big and deep!! It creeps me out all the time when I see pictures of the ocean or the sea! I can't swim either! …

Being touched on the spine 
I'm so scared to actually be touched or have stuff come in contact with my spine. It feels gross and creepy when it does, and it makes me shiver just thinking …

Fear Of The Bathtub 
For as long a i can remember i have always had the fear of the bathtub. But it doesnt stop there i also fear swimming pools and hot tubs. I thinks its …

Fear of Printers 
My name is Molly, and I live in the United States. I'm 67 years old, and I love cats, however my printer phobia is slowing me down. Whenever I have to …

Arachnaphobia 
Since a young age I've been afraid of spiders to the point of yelling and screaming everytime I see one but it wasn't as bad as it is now. The reason I …

Afraid to show people my phone... 
Hello, I have been researching phobias because of something I was just told and my gut tells me that there isn't such a phobia - so I'm asking you …

Fear of Robots 
Hi, I am a 17 years old girl, and I'm completely horrified by robots! But not any kind of robots, mostly robots that look like humans, animals, or anything …

Fear of Moving Balls 
I am in 7th grade and I am TERRIFIED of moving balls!I'm afraid of being hit! Especially with basketballs. Please! I don't know what kind of phobia I have! …

Phobia of wood in my mouth 
The thought of having wood in my mouth makes me wanna puke. Its actually quite a problem as I get tonsilitus all the time and whenever i go to the doctors …

Scared of butterflies and moths 
I have been scared of butterflies and moths since i can remember I realy want to get rid of this phobia because every year i go to Thailand and i cant …

Phobia of Gum Wrappers 
I have a phobia of gum wrappers and my friends think im kiddin so they throw gum wrappers at me and it scares the crap out of me. I shiver when i think …

Fear of warnings 
You have probably never heard of this fear of warnings phobia, My name is Gaia, I'm 24 yrs old, every time I see a warning or an age rating on TV, it really …

Huge fear of the date 21st December 2012 
Hi All, It probably sounds totally ridiculous, but I have a huge fear of the date: 21st December 2012. A couple of years back someone was talking about …

My phobia is Google Earth 
Hey, everyone! Well, my phobia is Google Earth. Lol. (looks so weird written down:) I don't get it! I hate the first picture, you know the little curve …

Fear of Wind 
I suffer from a fear of wind. I never had this before September 2010. In September 2010 my hometown experienced a tornado. I live in NYC. We never have …

Petrified of Spiders 
I live in the UK and I am petrified of spiders. When I see 1 I freeze, I can't breathe and I cry. Once, In class.. A daddy long legs flew into the room …

Afraid of Dinos - Dino Phobia 
When I was young, my dad let me watch the Jurassic Park movies. I'm now 19, and ever since, I've been afraid of even looking at the meat-eating dinosaurs …

Fear of Unknown / Dark? 
Okay.. hi. im Snow.Im 11 years old, and this is my fear/phobia story. I happen to spend the night at my grandparents house a lot. so maybe this is …

Deathly Afraid of Crickets 
I wasn't always scared of crickets. But when I was 13, I was using the bathroom in my house and saw a HUGE cricket on the floor. Not wanting it to jump …

My Fear of Emergency Sirens 
This is the MOST ridiculous phobia out there i'm guessing. Obviously, we have tornado sirens were we live. When I was little the first time I heard them, …

Terrified of Power Outages 
I am ABSOLUTELY terrified of power outages or in other terms...blackouts. It's the weirdest thing, when the power goes out, this is going to sound ridiculous, …

Fear of sleepwalkers 
Seeing people sleepwalk creeps me out. Reminds me of someone who is possessed or something. because they are moving around but they aren't "there". whats …

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Intense Fear of Geckos 
I am absolutely terrified of geckos. From the way they look, behave, and to the noises they make. I have anxiety attacks when I am near them, see them …

Fear of nail polish 
Hey, I have a fear of nail polish and no one knows this but me. Hate it, im 24 and it has destroyed relationships, and caused me to be unhappy for years …

Fear of people in costumes 
I'm thirteen and everytime I walk past someone in a costume I scream and cry. My mum was with my once at my brothers football tournament and she took the …

Phobia of Sea Creatures 
I am terrified of seeing large sea creatures underwater, or even little ones. I have had this phobia of sea creatures since I went to an Elementary School …

Sidonglobophobia - Fear of Cotton Balls 
Ello people :D i'm Brittany and i'm 15. So i'm not exactly sure when it started but i have had this terrible fear of cotton balls. I am constantly made …

Fear of eating near mannequins 
growing up my family frequently went to a restaurant where there were a number of mannequins around the dining room. not creepy to most people, but i would …

Fear of touching and feeling of own nails 
To me my nails are basically, in a sense, sacred. I have troubles looking at them when there is stuff on them such as calcium build ups. Also other people …

Fear of the inside of the body 
Every time i see an image of the inside of the body, specifically hands, both my own hands go numb for quite some time. Everyone laughs at me because of …

Fear of veins/ wrists  
Hi my name is Bri and I'm 15. Im super disgusted by wrists/ veins. I hate it so much (to the point where I feel nauseated) when people sit with their writs …

I cant touch soft things! 
It started about 2 yrs ago. I'm not sure how it started but I no I can't touch anything soft it hurts me. When im not sure its soft I pick it up and automatically …

Terrified of old toilets 
Ever since I was a little kid, I was terrified of old toilets. (1970's older toilets. I was really scared to shower or take a bath in one of my relatives …

Phobia of Jewelry 
I have an intense phobia of jewelry. I'm 13 and all my friends wear it constantly. They ask me why I don't have my ears pierced, they think my parents …

Phobia of stepping on wet grass 
I have a major phobia of stepping on wet grass, I don't know why but when I step or walk on wet grass I start to panick Hyperventilate,and feel extreme …

Fear of wide open spaces. What is the name of my phobia 
I have a fear of wide open spaces. I'm not scared of water, but can't look out into the ocean. I'm not scared of the sky, but I can't lay on the ground …

Fear of Loose Teeth 
When I was little and I started to lose my baby teeth, it would literally make me sick to my stomach, and make me black out. I wouldn't touch the tooth …

fear of old things, jewlery and bord games 
I have been afraid of old things since I was a kid. (I'm 28 now) When I have to touch old things (or things I precive as old or dirty) I get anxious and …

im afraid of balloons popping  
it all started when i was a baby my first birthday when i had a first party. my pesky big brother popped a balloon. i have really good sharp hearing so …

Fear of Things in Constant Motion 
I have this albsolutly crazy fear of things that never stop moving and will just keep going and going. At night I will absolutly flip out if I leave the …

Fear of Open Spaces 
Well, I've had a fairly mild form of this fear of open spaces phobia since childhood I guess. It became bothersome when I had to walk onto a stage with …

Fear of Silk 
Ever since I was a child (SILK) SCARED ME TO DEATH. Touching silk was a zillion times worse than someone scratching a chalkboard, I can't even stand to …

I am terrified of sharks, but am obsessed with them 
So basically I have selachophobia... A fear of sharks. I am deathly afraid of them, never even seen one but I have seen every movie involving one. I Think …

Fear of People with Snouts, Groups of holes, Getting my wrists wet, and My achilles tendon being cut. 
I will go through these one by one. I cannot look away when I see a person with a snout. I see these in movies, or on deviantart when people specialize …

Fear of people being in my home 
I suffer from a paralysing fear of people being in my home, of my privacy being invited. I am fine when in social situations outside of my home and …

Darkness and Demons! 
My name is Kat and I have the irrational fears of: -demons/ghosts -the dark -mirrors?(but only at night:/ ) -fear I know these are really stupid but …

Phobia of Storms 
Hi my name is Kayla and I am 13 years old. I am deathly afraid of storms and I dont know why. I go to a camp every year and we always have a storm and …

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Fear of large or tall things 
I am very scared of tall buildings ( over 7 stories) I don't like to be near anything that is very tall like flag polls, buildings, high sealings, big …

Fear of under the water things in the ocean 
I am very scared of seeing what is under the ocean, sharks are the worst for me, I can even look at one without freaking out and getting very paniced, …

fear of things that are just too big 
Let me just start by saying I'm probably the only person I've ever met who has this fear fear of things that are just too big or something similar. …

I'm scared of the undead. 
Since I was five I've been scared of those white cartoon ghosts. People say that you should solve what happened in the origin of your fear but I'm not …

Fear of touching loose metals like Jewelry 
As long as I can remember I have never been able to handle touching, holding or wearing jewelry. I find my self looking at necklaces that people are wearing …

I cannot look at a video of the ocean or the open sky 
Okay - I am not afraid to be in the ocean, or to be up in the air, but I cannot look at a video of the ocean or the open sky. I get anxious and have to …

Im afraid of loose hairs. 
I'm afraid of loose hairs, like them getting into foods. I actuall throw up when a hair just gets into my hair. I have to keep a napkin over my cup just …

butterfly phobia  
iam so glad and feel like jumping when i find all these stories resemble mine- the way my parents find it silly, my friends tease me and how it makes me …

Coccinellidaephobia. Phobia of Ladybugs. 
Bonjour, I'm Braelyn. I have a horrid fear of coccinelles, or as you know it, ladybugs. Seemingly harmless creatures, painted in black …

Fear of Pruney Fingers 
My fear of pruney fingers. It might seem weird but I really honestly cannot stand them. I cannot do dishes, I cannot go swimming for a long time, & I have …

fear of dead things 
Ok i am not sure if anyone has had this happen to them or knows anyone that has but it would be great if i could find out why this happends to me all the …

fear of people holding my pinky fingers 
I have an intense fear of anyone holding my pinky fingers. Whenever someone grabs my pinky, i start to freak out, because i keep thinking that my pinky …

i have a wierd phobia  
i have a really wierd phobia, and i wonder if i could get help to cure it but im scared people may think my phobia is wierd. i suddenly start feeling all …

Fear of the sound of under water. 
I can swim fine with my head under water, but what i can't stand and makes me physically feel sick is when watching tv/film and it's under water it makes …

Afraid of water 
As a child I was never afraid of water of any kind. As I entered my teen years I started to develop a fear of dark, murky, or unclear water. i have no …

Afraid of things touching my feet 
I'm afraid of things touching my feet, I am of with socks and shoes when I need to wear them, if I can get by without I do! Um, things like even a lint …

Fear of deep dark water 
After almost 30 years of swimming in rivers, lakes and in the sea, I just noticed I've got this fear of deep dark water. I was diving at Curacao when …

phobia of large groups of people doing synchronized things together 
Hi, My name is Miranda. I have a phobia of large groups of people doing synchronized things together. For example, in church when the congregation …

fear of getting hands wet, 
i have a terrible fear of getting my hands wet, i hate it. its disgusting. because i have to get them clean but it never works with me because water makes …

Fear of the dark. 
Hi my name is Maddison, im 15 and im terrified of the dark. It started when i was about 8 or 9 and i shared a bedroom with my sister. I started hearing …

Fear of things going in my ears! 
Hello, I have a rather weird phobia Fear of things going in my ears. When I was a toddler, I was always shoving things in my ears and up my nose. One …

I have a total and utter phobia of rotting dairy products. 
This phobia of rotting dairy products actually quite severe. I cannot even think of off milk, or rotting cheese, or yoghurt that is off. i actually cannot. …

fear of eating without water or being without water 
Im not sure when this fear of eating without water phobia started but i can not eat something unless i have something 2 drink cuz if i dont i stop myself …

Fear of wrists 
I'm thirteen and I have a weird fear of wrists phobia. I noticed it a few years ago when i saw a sharp knife and instantly puled my cardigan over my wrists, …

fear of my space being invaded and my stuff touched 
this has totally killed my urge to live anymore, I've developed a phobia about other people other then my own family even coming into my apt, I keep it …

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fear of dark blue or black view 
when i see pictures of dark blue sea not only in pictures but a real ocean also. it feels like i cant breath, i feel like im drown.. one day i with my …

In the shower I can't stand having the water touch my face. 
I'm 14 and can swim perfectly fine with my head under the water.i can hold my breath for a long time. i love having my head under the water when swimming. …

Terrified of museum 
Hi this may be a bizarre thing to be terrified of but ever since my very first day of museum with mom as a kid I've been terrified of museum ever since …

jewelry phobia 
So I have this jewelry phobia forever. As a small kid I apparently demanded my grandmother to take it off. I can spot that somebody is wearing smth (I …

Pyrophobia 
I am deathly afraid of fire. It started a couple of yrs ago when a family member set fire to a house and killed the owner. This phobia completely took …

Afraid fo Balloons 
Ive been afraid of balloons since I was six years old.It all started with me becoming afraid of a pink punch ball that had,basically one day I saw it in …

Phobia of spiders and heights that is ruining my social life 
My name is Hazel and im 19 years old.I have always been afraid of spiders but now it is totally out of control.Autumn last year I was vaccuming and there …

Scelerophobia-Harpaxophobia-Nyctophobia  
I do not know how I should name my phobia (or phobias), but I can try to explain to you a bit my story. The main problem: I am afraid to sleep alone …

Im scared of the deep ocean 
Hi im Dana and im 16 years old, and im scared of the deep oceans, not the water in general but the deep end. Maybe im scared of drowning even though im …

Fear of Bones Sticking Out Of My Foot 
So, I can't seem to find anyone else online describing this particular fear. I'm not quite sure it is classified as a phobia, but it is definitely an …

Fear of open doors at night 
I don't know why but open doors only bug me at night during the day I can have Windows open, shades open, bedroom doors open but at night I get this gut …

I'm afraid of pregnant women 
Whenever I see a pregnant woman I get goosebumps and feel like I'm going to be sick. My friends told me that I also grow pale and look fainty. Also, …

Fear of being pregnant 
My name is Sheena and I'm 29 yrs old and I am deathly afraid to be pregnant. I just recently ended a near 3yr relationship because of my fear of being …

hexophiliaobia 
ok sooooo i have a fear of fridges, hexophiliaobia, because recently my grandfather passed away :( and he is going to be cremated so i was asking my dad …

I've had this Spheksophobia for most of my life 
Spheksophobia, Fear of wasps. I've had this phobia for most of my life. When I was a kid, I used to have this recurring nightmare about accidentally …

Fear of Circles 
I have this strange fear of circles phobia in which I am scared of circular objects, such as the toilet, traffic lights, and drains. I never understood …

I have pediculophobia 
hello a lot of you people may not know what pediculophobia is. well its a fear of lice. in this case head lice . these days head lice spreads like wildfire …

fear of wet textures like lotion 
I have always had to dry myself immediately after getting wet, but as I get older, this discomfort has increased to almost like a phobia of lotion or other …

Cracker phobia 
i fear a lot from the sound of crackers and i start crying when i hear the sound.....i hate diwali due to this reason..from my childhood i don't know why …

What is the phobia of ravens called? 
I am VERY afraid of ravens. They scare me so much. I'm not afraid of any other bird but the raven. They just frighten me so much! THEIR EYES, BEAK, FEATHERS! …

phobia of veins 
i only just found out its a phobia a couple of days ago but im soo glad it is! i thought i was going crazzyy! whever i see,think,touch,hear about veins …

Fear of Maps 
I've always been reluctant to look at maps, especially large, realistic maps in atlases. The view of any part of the planet made to look real - or actual …

Terrefied of being alone day or night 
I am TERRIFIED of being alone day or night. Constantly feel I need another adult beside me 24/7. Day or night. Been suffering alone with this problem since …

Phobia of Koala 
I have a phobia of koalas. I can put up with cartooney looking ones such as most stuffed animals, but the live creatures scare me due to their claws, snouts, …

Fear of Snakes  
When I was four in California, I stepped on the back of a rattlesnake. I tripped and fell. Soon I was face to face with this angry snake. It reared up …

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Fear of public 
when i get into public....i got nervous a lot... i feel that everybody is like staring me and i am the target...everybody is assuming me as a gay while …

Fear of Forever 
i get these head terrors, i start thinking about forever and to drift aimlessly, without any goals, to just drift forever, throughout all space and time, …

Fear of surface imperfections 
I have this terrible fear of surface imperfections like dents or bumps etc. Some examples are holes in walls, the bubbles that appear on the back of your …

Lepidopterophobia- the fear of butterflies 
I went on a field trip to a museum and every member of my group was fascinated with animals so we went to the butterfly exhibit, and a rare butterfly landed …

Fear of the Dark 
Hi! My name is Jason n I am 21 years old. Few months back I started watching some crazy horror movies late nights like Grudge series, Paranormal Activity, …

Fear of computer viruses 
ever since i was young, my mother has been fixing my computer mistakes. i've developed this fear of computer viruses when i realized what a "virus" was …

I have a terrible fear of bathrooms 
I have a terrible fear of bathrooms, especially public bathrooms, if it is dimly lit or there are dark colors I have panic attacks and if the colors are …

Scared to close my eyes in the shower  
Hello ever since i don't know a couple month ago or maybe its been longer and I'm just noticing it now because i'm older, i have been deathly afraid to …

Phobia of Large Interstate Signs in Highways 
I've been sacred of those large interstate signs in highways. Like those ones that are red and blue that say interstate and the number on it. I have no …

Scared of fire 
My name is Meg, and I'm scared of fires. My house burning down, to be specific. I get so worked up, I can't sleep in fear of waking up to the smoke detector. …

Major fear of extra large planets / stars 
I have a fear of large planets/stars like 'Canis Majoris' for example. To give you an idea of what freaks me out here is a relative example of the size …

Scared of being locked in a toilet. What is my Phobia called? 
I am scared of being locked in a toilet or bathroom. When i got out shopping or to school im always scared of locking the door, i think that if i lock …

Wrist Phobia, Carpophobia 
When I was little, my sister used to tell me ridiculous stories. One of them stayed with me for life. One day I was wearing a few rubberbands on my wrists, …

Fear of soft or smooth textures 
Hi, my name is logan, im 22 years old, my entire life i have had the fear of soft or smooth textures.I can not stand the to touch certain objects such …

phobia of hot air balloons 
everytime i see a hot air balloon i start to go dizzy an feel sick i cant even look at them on the internet im terrified and i really dont know why! i …

Fear of others choking! 
It's not a fear of choking! I'm quite confident in my own ability to consume and swallow food. However when I eat around others, I begin to worry that …

Fear of floating away, fear of vastness 
I have this fear of floating away which is triggered by big open spaces, like the beach, or the middle of a soccer field. I get a sensation that I'm going …

Fear of Leaving Town 
hi, to all I will start by saying. I started having panic attacks at age 28 . now im 43 and do well as far as the panic go's. But it was like ever …

Fear of going up elevators and down escalators 
Okay. I am 15 and I have not gone down an escalator or up an elevator with out making a scene of it for five years. I never used to mind it, but, suddenly …

Under Bridge Phobia 
when ever we drive around in the city, and we go under a bridge, i freak out, i have to close my eye's cause i'm afraid the bridge will break on us.... …

What is the name of my phobia? I'm am terrifyed of getting my face wet 
It is hard for me to wash my hair because I'm am so scared of getting my face wet, I love to swim but never put my head under water and freak out when …

Fear of Rust 
I have been fearful to the point of physical illness when I think about having to touch anything with rust or appearing to be rusty. Simply seeing something …

Ligyrophobia, fear of sudden loud sounds 
I have always been afraid of sudden loud sounds, for me the fire alarm has always been a massive trigger, there are others but that one seems to get me …

Fear of spiders and slaters and small places 
I have an over whelming dear of spiders i usually get my dad to come get them for me , if theres one in my room and i tell my mum/dad. Go up to my room …

Fear of Being In a Happy Relationship 
I have searched and searched and searched and found absolutely no one else with this phobia,Fear of Being In a Happy Relationship . Not sure if I'll ever …

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Scared of people dressed up in costumes  
I am really scared of people dressed up in costumes and I think it is because when I was little and I was at nursery someone came in dressed as the GRUFFALO …

Fear of people dying 
I have a fear of people dying. Whenever my parents leave, to either go to the store, or work, I feel like they're going to pass away, and never come back. …

fear of artichokes 
I have a 'slightly absurd' fear of artichokes. It happened in the begining of me fith grade year. On the play-ground, I had a vision. In a villag of artichoke …

Fear of losing control and wide spaces 
I am 50 and have had this since I was about 8 yrs old...I just have horrible thoughts about what if... losing control is the worst possible thing I could …

Weird fear of someone making fun of name 
My wonderful husband.. has a name that some people laugh at when they hear... and it doesn't bother him and in fact he LIKES his name! But I HAVE THE PROBLEM! …

Fear of fat wrist. 
I hav an irrational fear of wrists if they are fat and my wrists becoming fat. I measure mine weekly to make sure they haven't gotten bigger. So far they …

Terrified of broken dolls 
Is their anybody out there who is terrified of broken dolls? I discovered this fear when I was 3 or 4, when I was playing with a Barbie doll; (keep in …

Extreme fear of people being in my room or touching my things 
I have an extreme fear of people being in my room or touching my things. It's like an invasion of my privacy for me, and it's usually strongest with my …

Phobia of dying 
Im a 26 year old female from ireland and i have a extreme fear of dying. If im sick i think im going to die or if ive been told that im ok thats its justv …

I'm afraid of my own existance. 
I'm afraid of God, I'm afraid of eternity, I'm afraid of both heaven and hell. You know that quote that goes, "Why is there something rather than nothing?" …

fear for crackers 
i was in childhood i was affected by crackers when i hear sound of crackers i feel nervous,got huge heart beats,sweating and thoughts of making suicide …

Fear of Exposing Wrist 
One day I watched a movie where the main character exposed their wrist and tilted their hand back so that their arm/hand was a 90 degree angle. They then …

okay i have this weird phobia and i dont know what its called? 
i have this weird phobia. Like for example, i see you know girls put on eye liner and stuff and it totally freaks me out bad. i have to turn the other …

Fear of things staying the same. 
I'm not sure if its a phobia or something else, but i cannot stand for anything to stay the same way for long i just have to change things. Everytime i …

fear of snow 
when it starts to snow. I feel like i am being buried alive and will die of this!!! affects me so badly, i want to move where there is no snow! not possible …

The fear of open doors 
It seems everytime someone opens a door I have to shut it I dont know if its a obession or a fear Ill be sitting at my chair when my dad come in then when …

fear of bathrooms? 
I am a 34 year-old male, and have a few fears which may be considered phobias. One of the strongest though, and most unusual, especially in my childhood, …

Fear of Burglars! I cant sleep!! 
I CANT SLEEP ANYMORE!!!! im 15 years old and i am terrified to go to sleep without anyone else in the house being up because i am afraid that a burglar …

Fear of Large Inflatables 
Seriously. Hot air balloons, large inflatable things. Anything inflatable that is bigger than I am. even those little whacky, waving, inflatable arm men …

extreme anxiety and panick attacks 
hi i am 19 years old and ever since my mum left to afghanistan with the army i have suffered extreme anxiety and panick attacks and now i wont go out the …

the scream 
i like watching scary movies i am not afraid of any villain apart from one the scream.My phobia started when i was a child after watching the scream …

I am terrified of being touched or touching anyone's feet 
I have a fear of feet. It isn't the traditional "podophobia." Podophobia is a fear of feet. People who suffer from this fear won't touch, look at, or …

Confused. Philiphobia. 
Like the symptoms say, I have certainly grown apart from my family. Since I am only seventeen, and not really in a state of mind to be in a relationship, …

Scared of the Sky, Ouronophobia 
I never really noticed my "ouronophobia" until I was about fourteen years old. When I did discover my fear I couldn't tell anyone because when I tried …

Thanatophobia...Do I really suffer from this? 
Hello, I am a 27/M and I was taking anti-depressants for the last five years or so and I made a big mistake, I tried to quit them without help from a doctor. …

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Fear that my phone battery is going to die. 
Hi, my name is Robert, I'm 18 years old and I live in the beautiful city of NY. Ever since i got my blackberry, I have always had this fear that my phone …

Scared of pictures images of deep sea 
I'm scared of pictures images of deep sea or deep water. But only when they are taken from above not in the sea. Especially ones that show really dark …

Phobia of sudden movements 
I know that most people feel alarmed and startled by sudden movements But a phobia for sudden movements didn't seem to exist. I feel my blood rushing …

Afraid of dying in a car accident 
For some reason I have this strange fear of dying in a car accident... I have no problem jumping in the car and drive... but the minute I get in the highway …

I am afraid of moose 
My name is Caleb and I am afraid of moose. It really bothers me when I see them near people or as you said holly in your car. That must have been a horrible …

Fear of my boyfriend looking at beautiful women 
Everytime we see a movie together and a naked part comes out or seductive women comes on I panic and quickly close my boyfriend's eyes. I feel ashamed, …

Smacking! AHHHHHHHHHH!!!! 
Ever scence I was 8-years-old I could not stand the sound of people smaking their food! One time i had a sleep over at my house and this one girl would …

Akousticophobia, fear of specific sounds 
Akousticophobia, fear of specific sounds. I cannot STAND the sound of a fork squeaking against a plate. I know that most people find this sound a bit irritating, …

I'm so scared of frogs 
believe it or not. I am scared of frogs. it's nothing that they did it's just that they're so nasty and slimy looking and dwell in their own mucus which …

Phobia of being upside down or spinning 
I have a phobia of being upside down or spinning or everything tilted I go on airplanes and when the plane turns to the left or right the world looks tilted …

I have a phobia of eating leftover food 
I have a phobia of eating leftover food. If its already been opened i wont eat it i wont eat leftovers even if i cooked it, and the crazy thing is if its …

apeirophobia (fear of eternity) and astrophobia (fear of cosmos) 
ive always been afraid of space and infinity. when we went to church and the priest would talk about heaven being the eternal resting place i would feel …

I am terrified of chalk, Cretaphobia 
I am terrified of chalk. Can't go near it, can't stand the way it feels, can't stand the sound of it on a chalk board. Likewise I'm also afraid of chalk …

Jewerly Phobia 
Ever since i was a little girl i been having Jewerly phobia i just can;t stand people when they are near me. I hate it when they put it in there mouth …

Fear of Jewellery / Hair Clips / Many types of water 
1. it's not so much a fear- more a excessive dislike- of jewellery. the first i remember of it happening was p.e. back in primary school when a friend …

Trypophobia- Fear of clusters of shapes or objects of circular type shape 
My daughter and I BOTH have a very specific phobia. We actually googled it one time because I was surprised when I learned that she had it too. She …

Im terrified of killer whales 
One time.. i was in the ocean.. and i thought there was a fishy nibbling at my toes.. then i looked down and it was a fishy,but below it was a killer whale. …

Severe phobia of people touching my skin 
I have a severe phobia of people touching my skin. I have scars all over my arms, not from emo cutting, but from me "scratching away" the touch. I am afraid …

Fear of people or things touching my wrists 
Hello i have this fear of people or things touching my wrists i cant stand it i cant wear braclets or anything close if i wear long sleeves i have to push …

fear of loosing my position and prestige 
Each day some unknown or known worry haunted me,related to my professional life,most of the time the fear or worry is self generated.If I overcome one …

My fear of sponges 
I am terrified of sponges. The thought of being touched by a sponge is deeply terrifying and makes me want to cry. I hate sponges and pictures of sponges …

Fear of open doors or closets (what is luring inside or behind) 
I have to shut every door in my home in day time or night time, and I leave the lamp on my WC on at night and I don´t know why. And I don´t know why …

cracker phobia 
i fear a lot from the sound of crackers and i start crying when i hear the sound.....i hate diwali due to this reason..from my childhood i don't know why …

Fear Of Whales. 
I'm Sammie and im 14 and ive fear of whales. ive always hated whales but specificaly killer whales,(the black and white ones).. but its not just that, …

Phobia about personal questions 
It seems that everywhere I go, there is someone who is asking personal questions. Like, how many times have you been married?, What did you do with the …

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Fear of drive throughs 
I have a fear of drive throughs, this weird fear of not being able to give my order to the drive through box. I can't talk to it. I can be in the car and …

Ailurophobia, fear of cats 
my fear of cats is so strong that i left my boyfriend of 9 years because he has a cat that lives outside. i moved in with him thinking that i would be …

phobia of locusts 
Hi, i have a genuine phobia of locusts. I am not just scared of them, i have an unreal fear of the thought of being near one or touching one. I have actually …

Fear of hot air balloons and large inflatables on land or in the sky 
I have a very strong fear of things in the sky..mainly hot air balloons..or even large inflatable objects on the ground?..I'm not afraid of normal small …

Terrible Fear of Halloween 
I have a terrible fear of Halloween and decorations. I am fine with dressing up all cute but, I start hyperventilating whenever i see a remotely scary …

flat surfaces in my home 
we have many flat surfaces in our home. if my wife sees a flat surface in my home, with out knowing, she seems to automaticly cover the surface with …

Hypercondriac maniac! 
After my Dad suffering a terminal brain tumor in 2008 I've since then had a massive fear of cancer and other serious illnesses some days I can't even think …

Blattodephobia "The C word" (not the c word you might think it is) 
Fear of a specific insect, I call it "The c word" (c-roahces). My phobia is so severe that i can NEVER EVER say the word. Even if I was forced to, so i …

Phobia of any type of sports-related item. (Especially balls!) 
I am currently 15 and ever since I was a little girl, I was never really good at sports and I would often get hurt while playing them. I was hit in the …

Scared of staying in a house where somebody died 
I am scared of staying in a house where somebody died even if it is my own parents also.Now i am 55 years old and i live with my husband.I am on constant …

Gecko Phobia 
My name is Brandy, im 24 and live in Texas now. I grew up in New Jersey, and had not seen a clear or grey gecko till I moved south. Ever since I saw one, …

Lotsa Phobias 
I am terrified of spiders. (Common) I fear loneliness (Nothing New) I can't stand Google Earth. (Wait... What?) Yeah, it's weird. I can look at my …

Fear of spray bottles pointed at me 
Ok, so I am not sure if this fear of spray bottles phobia of mine even has a name, but I am ABSOLUTELY terrified of spray bottles when their nozzles are …

The Extreme Fear of Garden Gnomes 
I know that , just like me, there are many people who have a fear of garden gnomes. My phobia started when I began to dream of garden gnomes invading my …

Trypophobia: Fear of clusters of holes 
Have you ever seen dry bone marrow or maybe a lotus seed pod? The cluster of holes is a HUGE phobia of mine, and to my surprise, other people share the …

Phobia about doctors and hospitals 
my story is on behalf of my 80year old mother, who has a phobia about doctors and hospitals.... my mother was admitted to hospital in January 2009 with …

I am afraid of Google earth. 
I am so afraid of Google Earth. It makes me sick when I open the program, and watch how the world is spinning. And espacially when I zoom in or out. I …

Fear of Sleeping next to a Man 
I have a major phobia of sleeping next to a man. Even sleeping next to a female freaks me out. This stems back even to grade one, where I layed in bed …

Podophobia, fear of feet 
Well...erm... I really really hate feet! It's not like I cry everytime I see them... but i do keep a close eye on them to make sure they dont' touch me! …

Worried about phobias? 
hello I am seventeen and I am kind of worried about phobias. i don't have any is just that i can't stop thinking about them. what's worse is that once …

Phobia of people touching my stomach 
My phobia is phobia of people touching my stomach. It's weird because I can touch it myself and there isn't a problem but when other people touch I hate. …

Fear of images of planets. 
For most of my life I've had a strange irrational fear of images of space and certain planets themselves. It normally has to be a good quality image to …

Phobia of Sleepwalkers 
Ever since I saw a documentary on TV about sleep walkers and night terrors a few years back. I have been absolutely terrified! Now I've got this phobia …

Fear of Open Water and Huge Crowds 
Ok, i was at a lake house with the family and there was a floating dock thing out about 25-30 feet off shore, and the water there was about 6 feet deep. …

Phobia of looking at the planet Earth 
It's very odd, but I have a phobia of looking at the planet Earth or anything with an image of Earth whether a picture, video or whatever. It's like when …

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Fear of Hooks 
i would like to know if the fear of hooks is a common and known phobia. yes im scared of fishing hooks, weight hooks, any time of hooks. and i also fear …

Roller Coaster Phobia 
I was newly married in 1991, weighed in at 118lbs and my husbands family went to Six Flags Houston. I was having the time of my life on all rides (including …

I have this phobia of getting the mail 
for 2 years now since my Mother's death... I have this phobia of getting the mail. At first it was all the bills coming in. Then that was all settled. …

I am prejudiced against dating 
Normally I'm friendly, and enjoy meeting people. But when it comes to dating, I'm completely the opposite. I cannot stand dating. I don't even like it …

Fear Of Butter  
Well, my little brother has a fear of butter. He cant eat anything with butter on it. He cant get stuff out the fridge becasue theres butter near it or …

Fear of Stinkbugs 
I'm 11 years old, and I have the most terrible fear of stinkbugs. I can handle any other bug like spiders, ants, or moths, but not stinkbugs. About a year …

Nyctophobia 
hi, my name is Perla. i suffer from a moderate case of Nyctophobia; fear of the dark. I guess you can say that that i have suffered it since childhood. …

Phobia of getting my hands cut. 
i cannot stand the thought of getting my hands cut. like the palm of my hands. it makes me cringe just thinking about it. everyone laughs at me for it. …

Fear of large pictures 
I've had a fear of big pictures (such as posters or images that take up most of the computer screen) for as long as I can remeber. I have not been able …

scared of the exorsist 
im so scared of the exorsist my friend showed me 'the scary maze game" and ever sinse ive been creeped out its like i caint sleep because of how scared …

Fear of people touching or going near my eyes. 
I'm not sure what brought about this phobia, but for as long as I can remember, I have always had a fear of people touching or going near my eyes. I am …

Sarah's strawberry milk phobia 
Has anyone heard of a fear of strawberry milk? Neither have i but my friend, Sarah is afraid of it. Today my friend put a bottle of strawberry milk in …

jewellery phobia and the cure 
I have this strange fear of jewellery, which I have discovered is not actually that uncommon. Even before I looked it up online I knew others with the …

Fear of locusts 
I Have a major fear of locusts. I'm not sure why but their size and look just scare me so bad. One year I went with a friend and her family to gatlinburg …

Scared my children will die 
without trying to rationalise my fears, I am very scared that my children will die. An otherwise peaceful relaxed educated and rational young woman, …

irrational fear of parasites!!! And fear of having bad breath. 
I have a huge, irrational fear of parasites. I am terrified that one day I will go to the bathroom and poop out a tapeworm that is still alive. Thus, …

Phobia of voice recordings 
I have a random phobia of voice recordings. It started when i went to a museum and I listened to the world's first voice recording. To me, it was all distorted …

Deadly scared of thunder and lightning 
im deadly scared of thunder and lightning. whenever i see it it freaks the hell out of me. its not that im scared it might hurt me, but the light itself …

rediculous fear of floating into the sky through loss of gravity 
I remember so deeply being made to lie down in physical education at infant school age (doing relaxation exercises) looking up at the tall hall ceiling …

Phobia of people taking of my socks 
okok lets not be silly but i have a phobia of people taking of my socks i have a fit lol i dont mind me taking of my socks but when other people try …

Phobia of photographs of sea creatures! 
I have no idea how this phobia cof photographs of sea creaturesame about, but it is really strange. I cannot read books about underwater because I am so …

Fear of Wrists 
I have a fear of wrists. I cannot deal with looking, seeing, touching, hurting, or even talking about mine or anybody elses wrists. Even now I am …

Phobia of Becoming Like My Mother 
I don't know if it's just me or there is such thing as phobia of becoming like my mother. My parents fights a lot and I am more on my father's side. …

i hate garden gnomes 
i hate garden gnomes. they scare me like clowns do little kids. My mom thought it was funny, i was with my mamaw& papaw one dayy an i came home …

Phobia of people coming to my house 
My house is my safe haven and I feel invaded and insecure when people come over. Especially when they come over unannounced. It stresses me out to …

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Phobia of getting ready or showering at anyones house other than mine. 
i have this weird and strange phobia of getting ready or showering at anyones house other than mine. I just feel so scared and not myslef. its hard to …

Mycophobia's Cousin - I'm terrified of mold 
I'm terrified of mold. Not mushrooms, though. Not all fungi. Just mold. This has caused problems for me both in my home, workplace, and daily …

Selachophobia 
It all started when I was very young, about four or five. My family and I were on vacation in Florida, and were visiting Universal Studios. I brought a …

Fear of fantasy 
I have a fear of fantasy. Like of unicorns, mermaids, and dolphins but the way they are portrayed in fictitious tales. I'm also terrified of whales, beluga …

Fear of of things going into my ears 
I'm 14 and i have developed the fear of of things going into my ears because when i was like 10 ish a moth flew into my ear and the harder i tried to get …

Fear of Whales and Fear of Dirty Bath Water. 
I believe it's called cetaphobia, the fear of whales... Why you may ask? I don't even know! Perhaps the size, because I am also quite scared of vast bodies …

Fear of turning on light switches 
I dont know what it is but i cannot turn on a light switch unless it is in my friends or my own house or i know exactly what it will turn on. My fear of …

Am I the only person with a fear of small things entering my mouth? 
Since i have been able to eat my self (1-2yrs old) I have NEVER used a small fork,knfe, or spoon! I haven't over come this fear and I am now 14. I daren't …

Fear Of Veins 
I have a fear of veins. I hate it when they pop out of your skin it makes me feel sick. I cant touch the back of my wrist because there are alot of veins …

Fear of Starfish 
I am 12 years old, and I am so scared of starfish! Whenever I see them I run and scream. Many friends of mine ask why? I just don't like the feeling of …

Fear of the dark 
my name is aaron, im 15, a freshman in highschool, and ever since i could remember ive had the biggest fear of the dark, mostley being alone in the dark... …

Deathly afraid of grease 
I am deathly afraid of grease to the point where i will have a panic attack if i feel oil or anything on my body. i also do not like being wet to the point …

Phobia of any imperfections: Rust, burn spots, chipped items etc.. 
Hi, I have very weird phobias and it may seem strange. I have got a phobia of any imperfections: Rust, burn spots, chipped items etc..I absolutely can …

Fear that the love of my life will get hurt 
I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years and I just built this fear that whenever he goes out something bad is going to happen to him. It is really taking …

Phobia of getting dressed in the bathroom after i take a shower 
I have been this way from since i can remember, but i have the hugest phobia of getting dressed in the bathroom after i take a shower. From the wetness …

The fear of being. 
To be honest, I don't even know if this can really be considered a phobia and is somewhat difficult to place into words, but... To what, I think, most …

Gerontovestiphobia, phobia about old clothes 
I have a phobia about old clothes ... clothes that others have worn or I havent worn for several weeks or months. I would rather get rid of my clothes …

Deathly afraid of elbows 
there is no name for my phobia. I am deathly afraid of elbows and unless i missed it there is no name for it. Please help me find out what it is called. …

Fear of Driving on the Interstate 
I lived on the east coast in the DC, Maryland area and drove all over the tri county area. If I did not drive somewhere it was because I did not know …

Fear of dirty floors and rooms and itching! 
i am a 18 y/o female who have recently developed a fear of dirty floors and rooms and sometimes itching...it all started couple weeks ago and i am really …

Phobia of Dirty White Socks 
I have a phobia of dirty white socks. I cannot touch them at all. If I see any I lose my appetite and it feels like my skin is crawling. If I see one in …

Extremely terrified of closing my eyes in the shower 
My name is andy.... and im extremely terrified of closing my eyes in the shower. If I ever get soap in my eyes... i start trembling and get anxious to …

Fear of holes / clusters of things/ slits or rips 
My sister and I share a fear of holes,slits or closely grouped items together - likes holes in a mesh shirt or the Surinam toad in which babies sprout …

Fear of hard boiled eggs rolling at a 90 degree angle 
Ever since I was 5, i was terrified of hard boiled eggs rolling at a 90 degree angle. I dont know how i got this but when i first saw it rolling i ran …

Fear Of Mobile Phone 
I have phobia of using mobile phone. I think that when it is used the radiation absorbed by mobile will lead to brain tumour and as u know, mobile phone …

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Needle phobia 
Just the cursory read of the information about curing needle phobias leads me to believe you definitely do not understand needle phobias. EMLA is great, …

Phobia of anything besides food going in my mouth 
I have an intense phobia of anything besides food going in my mouth. It is very difficult for me to brush my teeth. I have to do it so carefully that the …

Fear of Large Amounts Of Small Things  
I fear large amounts of small things. AKA, A million birds in the sky, thousands of ants on the groud, those bumps on the back of the leaves when you up …

Fear of Sponges 
I started to develop this fear of sponges during my younger years, the horrible feeling of a sponge or the texture gave me goosebumps all the time. Just …

Phobia of loud noises and blinking red lights 
Well, I have always thought I was a brave girl. However, I was wrong. For one thing, I am TERRIFIED of loud noises. Popping a balloon, turning on a …

Fear of the Sasquatch 
I could truly understand why I developed this life altering fear of the Sasquatch. Some say it is because i was born a large baby. Others say it is because …

Ghetto Phobia 
Hi, I am a 28 y/o African American female and I suffer from severe anxiety related panic attacks around loud ghetto black or hispanic people. I feel …

It's not an eating disorder.... it's a phobia of eating in front of other people! 
I have a phobia of eating in front of other people. Whenever I do it makes me feel uneasy and awkward. During lunch in school, I don't eat anything at …

Fear of stuffed and mounted animals 
well I'm not exact when it started but every time I look see or even smell a stuffed animal or mounted I freeze for about 10 sec and just stare at it …

Fear of the movement / rotation of the Earth. What is this phobia? 
I have a fear of the movement / rotation of the Earth. It get particularly bad around 12:00am and 6:00am although just thinking about those times makes …

Deathly Afraid of Crickets 
I have been deathly afraid of crickets since I was 10. Before, I was able to hold them and everything. I don't even remember how I became this way, but …

Scared of flushing toilets 
I am SOOOO scared of flushing toilets!!! If I have to use the bathroom I do all I have to then I flush the toilet and RUN!!! I know that it is weird but …

Roach phobia 
I just moved from Louisiana to Florida. AFTER moving here and before summer hits, I learned that roaches, or the pretty name they call them,"palmetto bugs" …

Phobia of Pipes and Tubes 
I don't know how this phobia of pipes and tubes came to be, but when i see pipes coming out of the ceiling, wall, or whatever it scares the hell out of …

Badminton has become my Worst Nightmare 
Badminton used to be my top sport, I was the best at it and I would travel to countries competing in Badminton competitions. In school no one can play …

Fear of hearing someone's teeth scrape silver ware 
every since i was little i have had this fear of hearing someone's teeth scrape silver ware. for example: when someone is eating and they drag their teeth …

Fear of jewelry 
I thought I was the only one with fear of jewelry!I absolutety hate jewelry! The way it looks,and i can't stand to touch it,it makes me feel physically …

fear of small and tiny insects 
I have an overwhelming, fear of small and tiny insects. I want only online help to get over this fear, where can i find on line professional help?

Fear of Leprechauns 
I am Irish, and ever since the 3rd grade I have had a fear of leprechauns. Those little sneaky guys, they run around creeping around in your house at night …

Fear of stepping on wet leaves 
My bestfriend has a fear of stepping on wet leaves. I don't see this in your list of phobias. Is this something that is common? She can step on them …

Scared to take pills 
Okay so im 13 years old and im scared to take pills!!I am soo scared of chocking on the pill. The last pill I swallowed I nearly chocked on. During …

Deer phobia?? 
I am 21 years old, it concerned me that i was still scared of deer until today when i found a website full of people just like me. I never was even …

Phobia of breaking bones 
I have a terrible phobia of breaking bones... seeing anyone break them, breaking them myself. If i'm watching a film and someone breaks a bone in it I …

Phobia of Near Earth Asteroids 
Hi how are you guys? I was reading on the internet, about Near Earth Asteroids, and how they pose a great risk to the earth. I am so scared, because …

My Phobia is really big roller coasters like Top Gun  
Hi how are you? My name is PiggyGirl1 and I am 22 years old and I have a fear of really fast roller coasters, whenever I see a big roller coaster I get …

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Neilasparophobia 
Just sharing, as this one isn't on the list: Neilasparophobia: The intense fear of extra terrestrials. I have an odd twist though: I'm only afraid of aliens …

Terrified of feet 
I'm 17 years old and I'm terrified of feet. I can't stand looking at them, people touching me with their feet, touching them in general, anyone touching …

Immensly afraid of nail polish 
I'm immensly afraid of nail polish. I've looked up this phobia, and it seems like it's only boys who have it- but I'm a girl and I'm deathly afraid of …

Mottephobia Affecting Life 
For many years I've suffered from what some call an "irrational" fear of moths, Mottephobia. I know I haven't always had this phobia, and I can recall …

Fear of Live Music 
I have a fear of live music. I can't stand it when someone starts to play an instrument, I go crazy and I have a panic attack and go wild. I can listen …

Scared of being murdered 
I`m 16 and every night I'm scared of being murdered. I have to have a cell phone and sometimes a knife next to my bed. It can take me up to 3 hours to …

fear of having no book to read 
Hi, my name is Amanda and i have a fear of not having a book to read. This includes my starting to panic about 3/4 of the way through the book i'm reading, …

I have a phobia of dirt on the ground!! 
i have always had this phobia of dirt on the ground. i noticed it from a young age. i would literally tip toe or hop past tissue or ingrained dirt on the …

Fear of showing my feet 
If some one sees my feet i get so embarrass, Then i want people to notice that I'm embarrass of showing my feet and i can't take off my socks. In 5th …

Scared of any RED fire alarms 
Well, many people know that fire alarms save lives by alerting people that there's a fire somewhere in the building. I don't know why, but I am so scared …

Fear of walking infront of people (being first) 
ive had this fear of walking infront of people all my life and its getting worse and worse, people think im attention seeking and its really starting to …

Simply paralyzed by others vomiting 
I have been terrified of vomit since as long as I can remember. I realize that this is because when I was younger (about 4 years old when it started) I …

Selachophobia, Fear of Sharks 
i am 16 and i have Selachophobia, fear of sharks. every time i look at a picture of one i am close to tears. when i was a little girl i went to a aquarium …

Phobia of bumps, lumps, holes, gapes , spikes or clusters of things. 
I'm 15 and have had this phobia for as long as I can remember. Any time I see something to do with my phobia I automatically start freaking out and jumping …

Phobia about looking at pictures of planets 
I have a sort of phobia about looking at pictures of planets. I am just afraid being sucked in and being left at the inhabitable planet... Really weird …

Fear of Taxidermy - mounted or stuffed animal heads 
Petrified of taxidermy and mounted animal heads! Why is there a name for a phobia of chop sticks and the color purple but not for this!?! I can't be alone... …

Fear Of Bubbles 
I have a fear of bubbles. It's very strange, and I don't understand it. I'm not afraid of bubbles, like soap bubbles or bubbles that children make with …

Fear of my Higher Officials 
I am working in a private company. my higher officials are very jovial to me i also talk good to them, but i am very shivering when they asking me any …

Scriptophobia, fear of writing in public 
I have a terrible fear of writing in public. I remember having to fill out an application for a job years ago and shook so badly, I knew I wouldn't …

Afraid of the dark rooms at the other end of my house 
I'm afraid of the dark rooms at the other end of my house. My husband works nights, and it's very unnerving if I have to go down there to get something. …

Apeirophobia is eating me alive 
I recently just realized in my life that I have apeirophobia. Which is fear of eternity and things lasting for ever. I had it years before, but didn't …

Unable to watch scenes on TV which show blood and medical surgery. 
I have recently been unable to watch scenes on TV which show blood, medical surgery, torture and the like. I get chills through my body. My age is 68 …

Fear of Ferris Wheels 
I am a young adult with a crippling fear of Ferris wheels. Even when I just see a picture, I practically move my bowels in utter terror. Okay, I'm …

Fear of Herpes 
I have fear of herpes. If I see someone with a red spot on their lip I automatically think that it's a cold sore/herpes therefore I freak out. I …

Speaking Phobia 
I have been suffering from speaking phobia since I was 14 years old. I loose my confidence when making conversation with specially people whome I think …

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grinch phobia 
terefied of the grinch the way he acts the way he looks talks

Phobia of blood in the corn field. 
When I was 9 yrs. old I and my father went to our corn field to visit our farm. After it, I decided to get some corn to fed for our chicken at home, when …

Fear of walking on dirty floors 
Whenever I enter a building the first thing that goes through my mind is "Are the floors clean?" If the floors are stained or has visible dirt it is very …

Scared of insects 
I have been scared of insects ever since I was little. I cant enjoy summers because of all the bee's. If a bug comes near me I go into what my husband …

Extreme fear or phobia when it comes to commitment/romantic love 
I am a hopeless romantic with an extreme fear or phobia when it comes to commitment/romantic love. I have been in countless relationships that almost …

Anxiety with the whole "End of The World" concept in 2012 
I'm 13 years old and I think I have anxiety with the whole "End of The World" concept in 2012. I also "over-react" when there is a tsunami warning or anything …

I have a fear of combing my hair and having it come out 
I have a fear of combing my hair and having it come out. I feel so bad when I have to go to my hairdresser. She is so kind and patient with me. My hair …

Fear of Roaches 
I my name is Betty. I have for years ever since I was a little girl been afraid of height, deep water, but the biggest fear I have is flying black roaches …

Emetophobia-The fear of throwing up or throw up 
I am only in 4th grade but I have a deathly fear of throw up. Whenever some one in my class throws up, I want to run away, and my friend is the same way, …

blood,veins, WRISTS 
As long as I can remember I have hated hated hated wrist along with blood and veins. I cant look feel or have my wrists touched or I get sick to my stomach …

Terribly afraid of clowns 
i am terribly afraid of clowns. when i was in about first grade this kid on my bus dressed up as a clown. he sat across from me and at first i thought …

Terrified of automatic doors 
I have always been terrified of automatic doors, something about them just freaks me out. It is not an obsession, but i do admit i walk next to someone …

people chewing gum frightens me 
I have had this since I was a child too. At the age of 14 my family took a vacation and I was aloud to take a friend. Sitting next to me in the backseat …

Phobia of Explosions 
I've got a major phobia of explosions. From little tiny firecrackers and cap guns right to fireworks and cannons. The main thing that started the phobia …

Phobias 
Hi i'm Chy, I'm 17 and I have 3 major phobias. 1.Achluophobia 2.Claustrophobia 3.Spheksophobia Each one of my phobias is to the extent that I have …

Phobia of Coins 
I guess l have a very unusual phobia, phobia of coins. I cant find out about it and how to deal with it as no-one has ever heard of it before. It isnt …

Fear of being left on my own at night 
hi my name is Jennie it might sound pathetic to some of u but i have a really bad fear of being left on my own at night. my husband works nights to …

Phobia of phones 
I have a terrible phobia of phones, i can only answer my phone to my friends and family, close friends only, and even that takes a while, with new friends …

I suffer from sclerophobia and amaxophobia... 
Hello all, 34 y/o female, retired AODA counselor and product of a very abusive home...mentally, physically and sexually. I have been in therapy since …

Scared of Sitting on Torn Furniture 
I am scared of sitting on torn furniture. It bugs me so much to look or even touch torn furniture. I have leather seats in my living room that I can't …

I am afraid of retarded people 
Hi, I am a 16 year old boy who is terrible afraid of retarded people. I don't know how or when it started but it's crazy. Like today, I saw a retarded …

I can't stand other people's touch 
Please help! I can't stand other people's touch! Last weekend I was on a date, it took me a while to relax and I though it was just first date …

Fear of Someone Touching or Holding My Wrist. 
I've always had an extreme phobia and fear of someone touching or holding my wrist. I remember one time at school, my best friend grabbed my wrist, and …

I have a fear of historic, large, heavy machinery 
I was watching something on The History Channel some years back and a program came on that showed how heavy machinery was transported by water years ago. …

Fear of Odd Numbers 
I cant stand having a volume at an odd number. I have fear of odd numbers because I feel something bad is about to happen. I cannot eat odd numbers. I …

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Atychiphobia, a life destroying phobia,  
Atychiphobia is the fear of failure. ever since i was a little kid ive had what i thought was 2 different problems first, i never had many friends, i had …

Fear of getting a paper-cut in the eye 
Nobody usually thinks of this fear of getting a paper-cut in the eyebeing a fear until I ask them how much a paper-cut on the skin hurts. How much does …

I have a Phobia of Earrings. 
Strange isn't it? I have never heard of anyone who has this phobia of earrings. I don't dare to touch earrings. If I do, I get a kind of goosebumps and …

Fear of people's bodies with animal heads. 
I'm 24 and for years now have been absalutley petrified of people's bodies with animal heads. It's a really wierd one to explain but they can sometimes …

Fear of Dying 
my name is sharukh i am 24 year old from last few months sudden fear of dying comes in my mind i feel something bad is happening thoughts of grave and …

Fear of Breaking Bones 
When I was 5 years old, I lost the end of my ring finger. I was leaning against a door frame, apparently with my fingers in the crack on the hinge side. …

Scared Being Tickled 
I'm just so scared of being tickled. I'm very ticklish, so everyone thinks it's so funny. I will be laughing, but sometimes I laugh out of fear. When …

Fear of whales 
My fear of whales started about year ago for no apparent reason. Suddenly i couldnt look at a picture or video of whales without shuddering.I started having …

Fear of Fire and Glitter 
I have a horrible fear of 2 things: fire and glitter. I've been afraid of fire all my life, but glitter is a bit more...recent. I was in school, and …

Fear of Kissing 
I have always been afraid to kiss someone. So terrified that something will happen if i did. Like what the person would think of me after. Would he/she …

Phobie of dolls 
I have a phobia of dolls. Even by thinking about them or just a thought of having them around I get petrified and really scared I get cold and my body …

I am deeply Afraid of Sharks 
i am 12 years old and for as long as i can remember i i am deeply afraid of sharks. i have nightmares every night. it is so bad that i can hardly go into …

fear of dirt bikes!! 
I was totally and completely afraid of dirt bikes. I would cry and shake every time I even saw one. I have never met anyone else with this condition. I …

Spit Phobia. I am greatly terrified of spit 
I am greatly terrified of spit. I can't look at it or even think about it without getting grossed out. If I get spit on I have to wash the spot off with …

Phobia of Stickers 
For as long as I can remember, I have had a phobia of stickers! Everyone always jokes around with it and they are so confused as to why I hate them. To …

Scared of Cling Film 
I am scared of cling film. Can't touch it, look at it, hear it. Pre-wrapped shopping is a nightmare. If i touch it by accident i have to wash my hands. …

Phobia of Whales 
How do I begin... My name is Marly. I am 18 years old. For as long as I can remember, I've had a terrible phobia of whales. I can't explain why - let …

Fear of the sound of crackers 
I dont know if anyone has ever heard of this fear of the sound of crackers. Normally people enjoy the sound of crackers & want more. Its like a sign of …

Terrified of Stuffed Animals,Taxidermy phobia  
Im 17 years old now and the truth is, i dont know what got me to be terrified of stuffed animals. It all started when i was about 4 and my mother took …

Fear of X-rays 
I have been afraid of seeing X-ray films for around eight years. I have no idea how this fear of X-rays started, but it definitely interferes my life everyday. …

Extreme snake phobia 
As long as I can remember I have had an extremely irrational, traumatic snake phobia. I honestly cannot even look at a picture of one. For example, …

siderophobia 
they say siderophobia is a rare phobia. To be afraid of stars. For some weird and stupid reason I just am. I am horrified when i see lots of stars they …

Fear of Semi Trucks 
I am 15 almost 16 and I have a fear of semi trucks. I just hate it. Every time I am in the car going someplace and we are coming up beside a semi, I …

I am afraid to have fun 
I am afraid to have fun. I cant even do anything silly like dance to a good song when I am alone. If I start to, I become gripped with anxiety and fall …

Fear of Dying 
My story is awful, awful enough where I am up being consumed by it right now at 2am and blogging about it. Fear of dying consumes me, and very little people …

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Scared people are talking about me and do not like me 
Since the time I was in elementary school, I have been afraid of students judging me, teasing me and talking behind my back. I have experienced girls being …

Irrational fear of alien movies 
I have an irrational fear of alien movies, not aliens--I don't believe aliens exist or are going to abduct me or take over the world or anything like that, …

Auqaphobia  
i have a fear of deep water for as long as i can remember i cant open my eyes under water for fear og the colour and i hate going in the sea its an awful …

Living with Ligyrophobia. 
I have horrible Ligyrophobia. Mostly, I'm just afraid of balloons out of all of the loud noises. My sister thinks it's funny, really, when I see a balloon …

Overly afraid of needles 
ok. i am overly afraid of needles. i mean seriously the doctor is scared of me. but for some reason im perfectly fine at the dentist, he can give me as …

Fear of getting hit with balls 
I've tried to figure out if there is a phobia for fear of getting hit with balls and can't seem to. I'd never really been scared of it until my fifth …

phobia of people chasing me 
i have a real bad phobia of people chasing me, and when me and brother are messing around and he chases me down the stairs i skip about 7 steps im sooo …

Horrible Vein Phobia 
hi- I am a 16 year old girl living in Pennsylvania.. and I have two horrible phobias. The major one is vein phobia. I cannot stand to look at my own …

Afraid of failure 
Afraid of failure, sounds rational ...may be ,only if failure means huge failure like, losing a job,a life partner , but when fear is of failure in every …

Phobia of Needles 
when i tell people i have a phobia of needles they laugh at me because my ears are double pierced. But i think ear rings and needles are way different …

Vomit Phobia 
I know there's already a page about vomit phobia but i wanted to share this because i feel like it's taking over my life! The word sick is always in …

Jewelry Phobia 
I have an intense Jewelry Phobia. It is intensely strong with dangly jewellery like earrings and necklaces ; especially when intricate and fine. In …

Fear of driving my car 
First, sorry for my bad English...it's not my native language. I have a fear of driving my car in the city, or to be more precise to drive it when there …

Dirty Sock Phobia 
This dirty sock phobia started years ago. I change my socks at least five times a day. Sometimes up to twelve times a day. I cant stand wearing my socks …

Fear of Finger nail clippings 
Sounds wierd right? But for what ever reason the sound of fingers or toes for that matter being trimmed freaks me out. Not to the point of some more extreme …

Fear of Loud / Sudden Noises  
My whole life, I have had a fear of loud and sudden noises. I was terrifyed of fire alarms for this very reason. When I was in elementary school, I rarely …

I fear clusters 
I fear clusters ie; Barnacles on whales, crusty clusters that grow on things, clusters of many sorts. They send chills up my spine and i feel sick to my …

I am afraid of Sharks, Wrists, and large pictures of animals/space. 
I have had these problems for as long as I can remember. I'll start with sharks. My phobia is odd, for I am not scared of all of them. Most of them, but …

Scared of Storms 
I am extremely scared of storms, it's weird because I love storms and think they are cool but when they start to get more severe, with high winds and extreme …

fear of being alone 
Hi everyone, Im a 20 year Old female from Riverside ca, and I have A fear of being alone. and i dont understand why. i feel that i need a man in my …

Fear of Shipwrecks 
I have this major fear of shipwrecks and anything that submerges in water. I can't stand looking at deep sea fish the ones that are in the hidden depths, …

Fear of holding plates 
Well one day i was eating at a dinner table, and when i finished i got up to put the plate in the dish washer but on my way there i fainted, i fell with …

Fear of Cotton Balls 
I have an unusual fear of Cotton Balls you know like the things you take your nail polish off with, yes those things! well we were in class one day …

Scared to Death of People Dressed Up 
Ever since I was little I was scared to death of people dressed up. When I was about five I went to Disneyland with my family and it was probaly the …

Phobia Of Wrists, or wrists being touched. 
I don't actually know when i developed phobia of wrists, but i have a horrible fear of my own wrists. One time at school, i fell down and someone grabbed …

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Phobia on clusters of circular shapes 
I have phobia on clusters of circular shapes. For example, fish eggs. There is a kind of frog that carries its eggs on its back, the picture of it made …

My fears explained...I think 
Hello. Like many other people in the world, I have fears. However trivial they may seem, they are fears none the less. I have a few fears, but my top …

Phobia of Black and White and Fast moving objects  
for some reason i all ways have a dream that is in black and white that scares me and im locked in a car as a child and then car is moving down the streets …

My phobia is throwing up. 
Sometimes it feels like my whole life revolves around avoiding throw-up. I avoid people who do it. Even my own child. If she's sick I pray really hard …

Phobia of Starfish 
I have a huge phobia of starfish. When i think of them i start to crying and itch myself. And if enough my heart rate starts to get faster. S o, one time …

Phobia of Glitter 
Well it's weird but i HATE glitter, with a passion. Once it gets on you there is nooo getting it off, so i tend to start semi~freaking out when ever it …

Phobia of Centipedes 
I also have a phobia of centipedes, i was hand washing one of my bags in my set tub in my laundry room, i don't like going down there because sometimes …

Fear of ordering food 
I'm not sure why but I have a fear of ordering food, buying items, and talking to people I don't know about a purchase. I would like to know what the …

Fear of Taxidermy 
It was on a family trip to Brussels in Belgium,that i discovered my fear of taxidermy. I visited a museum containing soley stuffed animals,the bigger the …

Open Doors Phobia 
This is my Open Doors Phobia story. So it mainly happens in my living room i ask every one to shut the door. I even sometimes cry becuse it's to drafty. …

Zombie-phobia 
I am afraid of zombies and not just in a scary movie way. I have reacurring nightmares with zombies trying to catch and eat me. I'm stuck in mud and can't …

Phobia of the numbers 11 and 13 
I have a Phobia of the numbers 11 and 13. I started seeing 11 everywhere when I would so something bad and when me and this girl I was best friends with …

fear of having my hands or feet cut off while i sleep 
I do not know why but I have a terrible fear of having my hands or feet cut off while I sleep. It is so intense that I must have my hands wrapped in blankets …

Helicopter Sound Phobia 
Hi, my name is Traci. I am 36 and live in Georgia. I have a helicopter sound phobia. The sound a helicopter makes. When I hear a helicopter coming …

Gnomophobia 
The fear of Gnomes, Gnomophobia. I know, I know... it seems dumb. None the less I am deathly afraid of gnomes. I don't like to be around them, if I …

Fear of people touching my wrists 
I have a fear of people touching my wrists. I don't know why but when people touch or grab my wrists it completely traumatizes me. I'm scared they're …

My Alektorophobia  
At my school the year sixes did a project on the lifecycle. To help them really get the idea of the lifecycle the school bought 3 chicken eggs. 1 exploded, …

Fear of wide open spaces, empty rooms or areas 
My heart starts to beat fast or I just get this overwhelming emptiness. It feels like I'm stuck in mid-air! Being alone in an empty cellar,a gymnasium, …

spit phobia 
i am so scared of spit! i have spit phobia. if anybody spits on me i freak out! i have to immediately go wash the place i got spit on. even if i am eating …

Claustrophobia 
I have a big fear of being trapped in a tight area. Even thinking about being trapped freaks me out. Me and my dad share this. And I am not embrace …

Phobia of having a phobia.. 
Can you believe it! I have a phobia of having a phobia. Even thinking of having a phobia , makes me want to through up! I can never face the fact that …

Horror roller coaster phobia cure 
I used to be afraid of roller coasters, until my family went to disney. My mom was telling us about this ride called Space Mountain,saying it was cool …

Fear of Heights 
Okay i know this is a pretty common one, but i'ts actually diffrent. I love to ride rollercoasters and they are up high, so the thing is i only have fear …

Fear of Freddy Krueger 
When I was eight or so My two bros took me along into spencers just about when halloween was approaching. They were selling dolls replicized as famous …

Fear of pine trees 
I have been deathly afraid of pine trees for as long as I can remember. I even dream about them sometimes. I am 41, this started around age 6. I cannot …

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Being Tickled Phobia 
Hi, I have the being tickled phobia. I know it might sound silly, but the thought of being tickled really botters me so much. I can't even sleep on …

Fear of Being Tickled Phobia 
Hi, I have the fear of being tickled. I know it might sound silly, but the thought of being tickled really botters me so much. I can't even sleep on …

Fear of Pigeons  
Hi,my name is saria ,im 14, and I've been afraid of pigeons for as long as i can remeber.I live in London, and my fear makes it impossible for me to weave …

fear of earthworms 
I have, an overwhelming, fear of earthworms, muggots and all wriggly , slimy,creatures, ineed to overcome, this, as I cant do any gardening,and cannot …

Fear of not being able to see in water 
I have an immense fear of not being able to see in water. I hate being in dirty green water because I can't see what is right next to or under me. …

Fear of dirty showers/bathtubs and public restrooms. 
I cannot take a shower if there is even a slight amount of dirtiness in the shower or tub, on the shower curtain, or anywhere else. I scrub the bathtub …

i have a fear of tornado's 
My phobia is called Lilapsophobia. It's a fear of tornado's or hurricanes. I am absolutely terrified of tornado's. Even if there was a small thunder storm, …

Fear of snakes 
I have a fear of snakes. that fear happened when i came a cross a sun bathing milk snake. it didn't come at me, it was just laying there. what caused my …

My phobias are taking over my life! 
I'm 25 years old so when I tell people about my "irrational" fears most people joke about it, but in all honesty I am afraid of everything. My worst …

i am scared of the color yellow 
Since i was a little kid i have always cringed in the sight of yellow. everything from lemons to twinkles to butterflies terrify me. i cannot be in the …

I hate the site of blood 
I hate the site of blood, i think i have a phobia of it. About two or three years ago, my brother broke his hand and he had a bandadge on it and it was …

My floors will cave in 
I lived in a nice house until i got married then lived in a apartment for 11 months, my feet went through thr floor, about half a foot. We moved to …

Fear of E.T. 
I have a fear of E.T. and i feel quite stupid considering he is the most kind alien alive I have had my fear ever since i was about 6 years old when …

Phobia of candy bar sticking in my mouth 
Every time I try to eat a chewy candy bar and it sticks in my mouth, I panic. It's my phobia, but i don't know what phobia of candy bar sticking in my …

Fear of spiders 
Everytime i see a spider i scream so loud i lose my voice for a couple of days. I start to shake and sometimes faint but quite rarely. Once i had a …

spiders are NASTY 
whenever i see a spider i like start to shake or get the goose bumps. I had a spider crawling on me once in school and i freaked out BIG time, i jumped …

Fear of OTHER people vomiting 
I'm a little different than most people, and this is the first time i've ever contributed to a site of this kind. My huge, unrelenting fear is fear of …

I am scared of Hannah Montana 
I do not know why I am scared of her, but I am terrified of her. Anytime I see anything that is Hannah I freak out and run away. My sisters always tease …

Phobia of Jewelry 
okay whenever i have to touch jewelry i like shudder nd start ewing like "eww" in my mind and when i even think about it or touching i do that and i dunno …

Fear Of Clusters And Even Mole Hills! 
HI ALL! I was actually embarrassed to tell anyone I know about this until I actually decided to Google it and found so many others like me! I was …

Fear of looking out windows 
well i think i have had this fear of looking out windows as long as i know but its just now occuring to me that its an actual phobia. i think it started …

Phobia of Wrists 
I also have a phobia of wrists, I can't look if someone is touching their wrist and no-one goes near my wrist i can't look at my own wrist. It makes me …

Fear of Glitter and Stickers 
Every one likes stickers, right? Most people don't mind glitter either. I HATE both! Get glitter on me and I can't stand it until I'm sure it's gone, otherwise …

My Phobia is simply strange! What is it? 
Ok, everytime i try to explain my phobia, I can't...and people look at me like I have 20 heads... I get goosebumps, and get traumatized by things that …

Phobia of large groups of people 
i have a great phobia of large groups of people and of rejection so its pretty much kept me in one place not being able to work or ever go out so ive …

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50 phobias 
whenever i come around a orange fruit i feel uncomfortable and weird when ever i see a orange fruit i freak out and will NOT tuch it for anything evryone …

Fear of Ordering 
I have an amazing fear of odering. Ordering off of menus out in any kind of food place. i stutter, and freeze. My heart starts to race and either have …

Fear of treadmills 
When I was younger, I was running on a treadmill and my friend put it on full speed and suddenly i flew straight back, hitting the other treadmill right …

Afraid of Holes 
I don't know why and I have not always been afraid of holes. Not just one hole, but holes all together side by side, or in clusters and perfectly round. …

I Have Ornithophobia 
I was bitten and attacked by three birds when i was little. and i now suffer from ornithophobia. I cant see a bird in distance of me or else i freak. my …

Thunderstorms have consumed my life 
hi,my name is joanne and have suffered from brontophobia all my life.Every day consists of studying the weather details in detail constantly throughout …

Fear of Fast Moving Objects andFear of Veins 
Im a 16 year old girl and ever since I can remember Ive had two outstanding fears. The fear of veins in peoples wrists and feet, which is causing me …

Fear of being hugged 
i have a fear of being hugged. i dont know it just is frightening when someone reaches to hug me. Just the other day my friend tried to hug me and long …

Severe Phone Phobia 
My name is Chloe and have had a severe phone phobia my entire life. When the phone rings, I get an extreme anxiety attack, lightheaded, and an overwhelming …

Fear of Speeches 
I happen to have this irrational fear of speeches. Recenlty, my teacher informed my class of a speech to be started presentations on the 24th of February, …

Fear of Tentacles 
I have had a real fear of tentacles. Anything with tentacles. I start shaking when someone even mentions them. I feel like i can't breathe when I see an …

Hygrothermophobia. (fear of hot liquids) 
when i was a little girl, a giant cooler filled of scaulding hot water fell on me while i was crawling under the table where it was set. i was covered …

X files song fear 
every time i hear the xfiles song i get scared and emotianly break down. even while laying in bed if the song pops into my head i started screaming and …

I'm afraid of crowds (especially if they're looking at me) 
hi, I'm a 13 yr old male and for some really weird reason I'm afraid of crowds! I have another phobia, Arachnophobia, I've always been afraid of spiders …

Thunder and lightning scare me to death 
Ive always known that thunder and lightning scare me to death. I am 41 and i have had this fear since i was caught in a storm on the way back from school …

itchy with numbers 
Im an M.A. Student and as far as any of my classes i have been a straight A student until a couple of semesters ago I am required to take a college algebra …

I'm full of fear 
I don't know why I'm so scared of everything. I just am. I haven't left my house for almost a year and a half, I mean I've left it a few times. But no …

Im afraid of ladybugs 
One day I was like going to sleep my light was on and I was about to turn it off when a lady bug came out of nowhere!!! I almost screamed. It all started …

I have 3 phobias  
I have 3 phobias 1.Bridges 2.Needles 3.Chickens Nothing has helped me so far i'm still looking for treatment. My fear of bridges is taking control …

Sarmossaphobic (fear of dating) 
Like all little girls, I imagined what it would be like to be in love, have a boyfriend, be in a relationship. Now, I'm 16 and i'm not saying i'm looking …

Fear of the Unborn 
in 09 a movie came out called "The Unborn" i really wanted to see it but it still looks really creepy. now i can't be in dark places alone expect for my …

Pphobia about people looking out of the corner of their eyes at me 
I seem to have a phobia about people looking out of the corner of their eyes at me while I am driving. I can tell when someone is looking even when I am …

fear of sleep (somniphobia) 
Hi, I am an 18 year old female who has been scared to fall asleep ever since I can remember... maybe age four or five. To this day, I have intense fear …

My Fear of Wasps 
As long as I can remember I was always afraid of wasps and bees and anything that could sting you. It wasn’t until I was Twelve or Thirteen years old when …

Fear of Buttons 
i hate buttons, i don't mind them if they are on clothes, but if they are loose i cant touch them,i feel like i am going to die if someone comes near …

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Scared of Bubbles 
My friend josh (20) is scared of bubbles. When he was little, he was taking a bubble bath, and the bubbles wouldnt stop. They kept coming and coming until …

Bike Phobia 
I've always been nervous around bikes and even worse, when I get on one. Falling wasn't even the main issue for me. Anything was. My mind would conjure …

Math Phobia 
Its really hard for me to believe that math phobia is a " real" phobia. I always used to think that problem or fear of math is just " my " problem. …

Deathly Afraid of Oompa Loompas 
Deathly afraid of Oompa Loompas but have no idea why! I'm not afraid of midgets, dwarves or little people at all - but when they put makeup on and sing …

Fear of people walking behind me and fear of not being able to see land from a boat. 
i have a fear of people walking behind me. like if i'm with a crowd of friends, i have to be able to see them by either walking behind or beside them. …

What Is My Phobia Called? I Need an Answer.... 
Ok first of all I have like a ton of fears but this is like one that really bothers me and no one understands it...so I'm gonna try my best to explain …

Fear of Beautiful Japanese Men 
I actually think I am the only one with it, but I fear straight Japanese men that are more Beautiful than women. I watched a music video and, as my friend …

Scared To Death Of Throwing up! 
My name is Naketa im a 26 year old female,and im scared to death of throwing up. I wont go near people who is sick,and I never over eat because im scared …

I have an intense fear of Google Earth, Needles, and deep sea fish  
I've had an extream fear of needles my entire life and I think it started because my dad used to scrape splinters out of my fingertips with a needle and …

pancake phobia? 
I'm pretty sure i have pancake phobia. I don't know if its a real phobia or whatever, but i am scared and every time i smell them i start gagging and get …

I'm so scared of wrists 
I have no clue why, but I'm so scared of wrists. I think they are so discusting and it makes me cringe when people touch them or just looking at them. …

I suffer from Thanatophobia 
I am only 16, and i suffer from Thanatophobia. I am up at night until midnight most nights thinking about what is waiting for me after life. i discovered …

Fear of Moths (Mottephobia) 
I'm 14-years-old and a few years back i had a horrid experience with moths, ever since then i have been too afraid to even look at a photograph of one …

Afraid of moths 
right so im extremly afraid of moths and i cant stand it when others around you laugh at you and dont kill it for you because they dont understand how …

fear of veins under wrist 
i cant look at peoples wrists,the veins under freak me out especially if its an old persons wrist. just looking at my own gives me shivers. also the …

fear of Vomiting 
I have had this fear of vomiting for many many years. It has stopped me from alot of things. I get in the car and suddenly feel sick, in the shops, goin …

Fear of courdoroy 
I am totally freaked out by courdoroy! When I think of it, my insides tingled violently! EEEWWWW!!! My Girlfriend was wearing it one day and I would …

Fear Of Hair 
i have a fear of hair. i can not stand human hair that has been released from you head. If i find a hair on my clothes or on my things, i feel anxiety …

Fear of Touching Cotton balls 
My daughter (17) has a fear of touching cotton balls. She can be in the room with them or if someone else uses them but she is afraid to touch dry cotton …

Afraid of dolls! 
I've always had a love for dolls up until the age of 5 years old. I had an African-American doll named "CoCo" of which I absolutely adored. I took her …

Fear of being rushed 
I can not be rushed. I have a big fit about it, and start to hyperventilate and I stress out. Then when I hyperventilate, I can not breathe very well. …

Fear of death 
im scared of death all the time. it really bothers me. sometimes i just think about it sometimes i dont. i just dont know what to do anymore. i wanna get …

Phonephobia or Telephobia 
I have this terrible phobia of talking on the phone, phonephobia or telephobia. I get all tense and I can't breathe. Most of the time when I pick up …

Fear of Wrist-watches 
I have had this Fear of Wrist-watches for quite a few years now. Sounds strange, I know, and I am not effectd in the slightest by clocks. I'm sure it's …

Mysophobia (Germaphobia) 
I have a strong fear of contamination, germs, and whenever I become sick (with flu or cold) I can't sleep because I am so stressed out. When I'm sick all …

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Fear of Bathrooms 
I am 19 years old and for as long as I can remember I have had a fear of bathrooms. I do alright when I'm at home, but if I'm in public I have a very …

Fear of the dentist office 
I wanted to share my story with those of you that might have the fear of the dentist office that I have experienced. The last time I went to a dentist …

Thank God I am not alone when it rains tonight. I fear rain. 
I was in my 6th grade when I discovered that I am afraid of the rain. I fear rain. Whenever I hear the rain falling down the roof so hard, I felt like …

My phobia of sharks 
I'm scared of sharks and I get scared watching them on TV. I got it from the jaws ride in Disneyland. I was 4 years old I went on the ride, because my …

Fear of hearing the sound of Dr. Suess read out loud 
When i was a little chap my mom read how the grinch stole christmas to me and the pictures were so vivid and ridiculous i couldnt even comprehend those …

Fear of onions 
I do suffer from fear of onions. My dad had cut open an onion. He used half of it and then he put the rest of it in a plastic bowl with a lid. One day …

Fear of the Happy Birthday song 
Every since I can remember my little brother, now 21 has been afraid of the Happy Birthday song. When he turned 1, I can remember him running behind the …

insectophobia 
just thinking about bugs makes me uneasy and nauseated. my friend once lightly joked that there was a spider in my hair and i had a full on panic attack, …

Phobia of Zombies or the walking dead 
My phobia of zombies started when I read the "Zombie Survival Guide" by Max Brooks. It convinced me that zombies are real and I began to hear and see things …

Fear Of Strong And Sudden Explosions 
I am 64. All my life I have been scared of thunders, firecrackers, uncorking champans, Balloons, guns reports… I am a secluded person. A real hell …

Fear of Church Steeples. 
I have such a terrible fear of Church steeples. Don't ask me why, I'm pretty sure I'm the only one with this phobia. I think it may be because they are …

Paper Cuts Phobia 
Paper Cuts Make me shiver. I my heart races just thinking of it, i could even cry. i cant stand when paper is folded or ran between fingers.

Still Deathly Scared of Mounted Heads 
Hi I,m Darrell , a 57 yr old male. I,ve been scared of Mounted heads , Deer, Moose,Elk, all mounted heads etc. I,m real bad, I,ve run out of Restruants, …

Fear of small, groups of bumps or lumps. 
I was on myspace one night, and I have an App. called "Truth Box" where people share their truths, secrets, etc. one night, I was looking through the …

Fear of Shipwrecks 
i have this immense fear of shipwrecks, especially on the shore of an island. i tried to find a picture to show my friend and i started crying and retching. …

Phobia of death and affection from others 
i am a 14 year old girl,i go to wairarapa college and i have wonderful friends, the problem is that at times i can be terrified of them, this happens alot …

Scared of being home alone, driving, etc... 
Mine started with just the fear of driving. At first, I just couldnt drive on the interstate. Then I started never leaving town. Now I hardly drive anywhere. …

I have fear of Balls. 
Hi My name is Annika. I'm 14 years old and I realized that I have a fear of Balls. Cause in our school, I don't play sports like badminton, volleyball, …

Scared of being trapped in a car underwater 
being on a bridge freaks me out. i just think that the bridge will collapse and i will fall in the water nose down. i think about myself in that situation …

My utterly horrible emetophobia 
Hi, I'm ten years old and in fifth grade and I've got this really severe emetophobia (AKA vomiting phobia - e-mee-toe-phobia) I have back outs often …

Fear of Wrists 
i also have a fear of wrists. I dont know how i developed it but wrists freak me out but not like it use to. Before i couldnt look at my wrist because …

Fear of Dressed Up Characters 
My daughter who is now 13 has an uncontrolable fear of dressed up characters. She freezes and then panics whether someone is in the suit or if she just …

I hate spiders so much because i am so scared everytime i see one. 
i hate spiders so much that i cry because i am so scared every time i see one! Even on a movie or in a book. One time i was sitting in my boyfriends …

Scared of soggy food..... 
i dont really know if this is an actual fear...or if i really am actually SCARED of soggy food...all i know is that it is disgusting and i avoid it at …

Crazy Fears 
I'm 29 and have had these fears for as long as I can remember but don't know why or what my phobias are called.. I am terrified of Hot air balloons, …

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Phobia of Centipedes 
Hello... I have a phobia of Centipedes. They terrify me. Recently I was on my computer and I hear a thump, I looked and one fell on my bed, it was huge, …

Severe phobia of needles 
i have a severe phobia of needles. never have liked them and i think it is the thought of the needle itself going into my skin or that it might be painful, …

Scared of dogs 
i have always been scared of dogs, dont get me wrong i really like them & i would want one but i just cant get over my fear of them. I have never had …

Cloutaphobia fear of elevators 
im not sure if it started after this movie about a elevator but i always take the stair becuase im afraid the elevator door will shut on me. CAN SOMEONE …

Severe Fear of Blood Tests 
I have an extremely severe fear of blood tests. My mother, today told me she was going to get one, next thing i realise my face is wet with tears, i didnt …

Ever since I can remember I have had philophobia 
I don't know when it started and I'm not sure how but ever since I can remember I have had philophobia. Everytime somebody talks about it, or just …

I have Emetophobia. And it sucks. 
Well, I have Emetophobia, which is the irrational or excessive fear of vomiting. Meaning I absolutely, positively can NOT be around someone who is feeling …

Scared of Fire 
i don't know why, but i have always been scared of fire. My mum thinks that in a past life I burnt to death. I am only 14, but that tends to mean that …

Scared to Death of Animal Heads 
I have been forever scared to death of Animal Heads for as long as i can remember.The first taxidermy i have ever seen was at a mexican resteraunt a Buffalo …

Fear Of Zombies  
I have this strange fear that zombies are real. I also have necrophobia which is part of the problem, but I really get freaked about it and hide somewhere …

fear of throwing up 
i have a fear of throwing up and we call it ocd obesesseion conpulsive disorder. its not that bad but sometimes it is i dont take medacine cause i …

I still have acute brontophobia 
O.K.My name is Raúl Morales Marerro.I still have acute brontophobia.I still don't like thunder and lightning!!!!I just simply still hate 'em!!! At the …

Thanatophobia 
Ever since I was a little girl (I'm still a teen), I've been totally and completely terrified of dying. Other people's deaths? It's sad, and makes me cry, …

I don't like to leave my house 
I don't like to leave my house. I prefer to stay home. I'm not afraid of being in public, I'm not afraid of people, I just get a little panicky at …

I fear the oddest things 
I fear the oddest things and I don't think they are even on the list. My main two fears are also the weirdest, i fear overly soft objects and fast talkers. …

Fear of being in large crowds 
I don't know if Agoraphobia is common or not, but I have had it for several years and it can be embarassing (as most fears are). Whenever I am in a …

My Fear Of Dogs 
my fear of dogs probably started when my parents friend looked after me they had a black lab and the man told the dog to chase me as a joke! the dog …

Fear Of Everything 
my hands being wet when the rest of me isnt, but im also afraid of my hands being dirty...like if i get food on them i have to wash them. but then i have …

Driving Phobia 
Hi, My name is Dianna and I'm 21 yrs old. I have what I guess you call Driving Phobia. This holds me back from so much. From going to visit my mother to …

Roller Coaster Phobia 
ive been having this roller coaster phobia since i was little. i was always scared of hights and any kind of thing that would go fast. once i got on …

Podophobia, Fear of Feet. 
Ever since about a year ago, I havnt been able to think, talk, touch, look at feet or have them near me. I'm not sure why I hate feet so much though. But …

Phobia Of Foxes 
I have a phobia of foxes, its sounds so silly but it started from a very young age when i used to watch animals of farthing wood. I cant seem to find …

I have apeirophobia 
I constantly see people posting things regarding their OCD symptoms, is it because we all share some in common, but don't really have the Disorder? …

Postal Phobia 
I can't get my mail, i know that most of it is bad news. My husband died 2 yrs ago and the mail has been a constant source of pain and dread. Never …

My Hydrophobia (fear of water). 
I do suffer from hydrophobia. I am completely afraid of water. I can take a shower and use the sink, stuff like that, but it can't get the water in my …

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Fear Of Needles (Aichmophobia) 
Im a 17 year old girl getting ready to go off to college, and I cant even get a shot that may save my life. Ever since I can remember, I have fear of …

I have a horrible fear of june beetles 
Ever since I was little, I have had a TERRIBLE fear of june beetles. It started when my family (mom, dad, sister and I) would go visit my grandma later …

My Cow Phobia 
My Cow Phobia. When I was younger (about 6/7) I was out on a walking holiday with my family, something we always did, when we had to go through a field …

Phobia of Tall People 
i think this is an unusual one..im not tiny, but im not overly tall (about 5"2) and i appear to have a phobia of tall people, idk why they just intimidate …

Somniphobia, Fear of Sleep 
I know it's totally irrational and that's what makes it worse. I have a very bad fear of sleep. What I hate is that it goes away from time to time and …

Aracnaohbia 
I used never be afraid no thing but now I have Aranaphia the fear of spiders. The large ones espiaclly. I was 7 or 8. My mother ssia that there was a …

Im an ablutophobic 
After i saw the movie the 13nth ghosts Im an ablutophobic. I have not been able to take a bath. The bath scene scared me to death. In fact, typing …

House Gecko Phobia!!! 
I really encounter a very stressful situation since I have been moving to the new house. My new house is quite far from town and the weather there is so …

I have a phobia of the Buena Vista Telivision logo and jingle 
I'm dead serious, I have a phobia of the "Buena Vista Television" logo/jingle and the "Gracie Films" logo and jingle. It started when I was 2 years …

I Have Fear Of After End 
i have won and only fear. i feel like im the only won ho ever experience it. and i dont know what its called. i have fear of after end... i have …

I am terrified of cats and dogs 
I was just 6 months old and my grandma's dog bit me. It was like if a nife just in me and did not want to come out at all.Then a cat scratched me after …

I Have a Fear of Wrists. 
I Have a Fear of Wrists. I can't even stand the word. Everything about them makes me sick. I absolutely hate when people lean on their hands with it sticking …

Fear of Barbie Dolls 
I am now 15 years old. When I was about 6 or 7 years I saw the movie "Toy Soldiers." There are parts in the movie where the dolls were being electricuted. …

Fear of the fuzzy texture found on peaches 
I have a fear of the fuzzy texture found on peaches, or the similar texture found on the bottom of some paper plates. It is that hard fuzzy feeling that …

phobia of biting into sponges 
I have a phobia of biting into sponges i dont know what is is and everyone thinks I'm mad Just thinking about it makes me shake, and feel faint. Does …

I Have Astrophobia 
I first got my astrophobia a couple of months ago and i was at my grandmas house.there was tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings in our area.we …

Deathly Fear of Needles, Doctors, and Medication 
"A tiny little pinprick," they told me. "This wont hurt a bit," I still don't believe them. I have a deathly fear of needles, doctors, and medication. …

Phobia of Space 
I've had a phobia for about 7 years which has interrupted my learning at school as well as at home. I have a phobia of space (learning about space, looking …

Fear of Amphibians 
ok so i have fear of amphibians and my neighbor has this little girl who loves them well we went to go drop her off at her dads house. she took a toad …

I am terrified of Flying Roaches (Waterbugs)..and Heights 
Well I really really really wanna run out screaming every time I see one of those big flying roaches in my kitchen. One time I was walking home underneath …

Fear of Odd numbers 
I have fear of odd numbers! To me odd numbers are evil and represent something bad...for instance if im driving in the car and some one turns the volume …

What is the name of my phobia? 
Okay. so here is the deal. i am SOOOOO freaked out when i walk out of my bathroom from taking a shower or bath room and i am in a robe/towel. that there …

Astrapophobia 
I do suffer from astrapophobia. I would cry whenever i heard thunder or lightning or i would get sick or something and it was hard trying to go places …

Fear of Getting Angry and Fear of Anger 
Not necessarilly the fear of getting angry that there seems to actually be a term for, but the fear of a loved one being dissappointed or angry with me …

Peppermint Bubble Gum Phobia 
there is really no great story here.... I know I have created this peppermint bubble gum phobia in my early childhood as my mother ALWAYS chewed wrigleys …

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fear of feet 
i have this terrible fear of feet, i'm terrified of feet, i'm only 14 and i can't remember when the fear started neither can i remember not being scared …

fear of small towns 
i have this weird fear of small towns and i dont know why since i grew up in a small town. every time i go on a trip and we enter a small town i have to …

Astraphobia (fear of thunder and lightning) 
I am deathly afraid of thunder and lightning. I'm 19, male, and I've had this fear for as long as I can remember. I haven't met anyone who has this …

phobia of seagulls 
it started when i was attacked by a seagull, actually ive been attacked 4 times,.... now even talking about them makes me stop breathing. when i hear the …

My Cynophobia - fear of dogs 
I have no idea what started it, but I can remember a time before I was Cynophobic. There are some woods near my house which my family and I used to like …

Fear of Maps, Blood, and Needles 
Okay, so in middle school I had this class where all we did was draw maps, and then for the last three weeks of school, we were given laptops, told to …

Fear of public speaking 
I have an awful phobia of public speaking, when ever I have to present something in front of the class, or even reading something out in front of a large …

Ichthyophobia 
I suffer from Ichthyophobia. I hate fish I don't know why they freak me out so much. I work in a grocery store, and I can't walk past the fish counter …

Astraphobia 
I have a terrible astraphobia, fear of thunderstorms. My whole family thinks I'm retarded and that I'm completely irrational. I can't help that when I …

I have emetophobia. 
I have emetophobia, which is the fear of vomiting. I don't know how I got this fear, but I really hate having it. I hate seeing people throw up and …

Fear Of Water 
When I was 11 I went to the Great Escape, and went on the giant water slide. When I got down it was too deep for me that I thought I was going to drown! …

Fear of calling people on the phone. 
For years I had, and still have the problem of calling my friends, or anyone for that fact on the phone. Just scares me to death. My family does not …

The Phobia that drives everyone away 
I'm 19 years old. I have always been outgoing and very social. I was a big ball of confidence. I traveled with a compitition softball team, i spoke in …

Terrified of Sleepwalkers!!! 
I'm terrified of sleepwalkers. I don't know what it is but they just creep me out. I get goosebumps just thinking about it. I wasn't always scared of …

I'm scared of ghosts 
my name is Baskoro and I live in Indonesia. I am a young teenager at age thirteen and I still study. My phobia seems endless and not changing at all. …

im mega scared of escalators 
i don't remember when i was first scared of escalators,i dont like getting on them because im afraid they'l pull me under, and now I'm so scared of them …

Butterfly Phobia 
I am deathly scared of butterflies and this has been the case since early childhood. If one happens to enter the room my blood runs cold, i start screaming …

Canoe Phobia 
I will not go into a canoe, it is impossible to get me into a canoe. But i like swimming and other boats. It's just the fact that theycan tip, so another …

Fear of being alone in the dark 
I fear being the only person in the room while it's dark. I am fine when there is at least 1 other person in the room, if it's just me i am deathly afraid, …

Sleepless Nights 
This is going to sound weird but ever since my boyfriend and i moved to Edmonton ive been having trouble sleeping. We moved here in november and he got …

Terrified of driving over bridges 
Hi, my name is Stacey and I am terrified of driving over bridges. This phobia has gotten progressively worse. I have never liked them, but up until 2 …

phobia for anger 
iam a 20 year old female..iam a student...iam usually very fearful of someone getting angry at me..especialy loved ones. when they shout at me maybe even …

Achluophobia - Deadly Scared Of The Dark. 
I am only 13 years old, and I am deadly scared of the dark! When I was 9 years old my sis and I would play hide in seek, so one day I hid in the bathroom. …

Fear of dirty bathrooms 
I have fear of dirty bathrooms. When I was a child, I went to Sea World with my cousin and some family. I remember us driving around looking for a place …

Fear of Plumbing and Strang Bathrooms 
I have had a fear of plumbing and strange bathrooms since I can remember. A dark and/or dirty bathroom, especially a public one, makes my heart race even …

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fear of balloons 
Hi My daughter is 3 years old and she is afraid of balloons doesnt need to be blowned or nothing she will not get near balloons at all she can piss in …

Fear of driving to unknown places 
Hi, I am 25 years old and for as long as I can remember I WILL NOT drive to places I do not know how to get to.I wil drive around town...no problem but …

Fear of Large Sea Animals 
Hi, my name is Sean, and I really don't know why, but I have a fear of large sea animals. I can handle fish that get up to two feet long, but any bigger …

Fear of Pooping 
i have a fear of pooping. i get scared every time i go to the restroom. when my stomach starts to hurt i get scared because then i have to go poop. so …

Phobia Black Lines at the Bottom of Pools ! 
Okay.. I'm a 13 yr. old girl, almost 14 and i dont know if there is something wrong with me and it may sound rediculous, but i'm scared of Swimming pool …

Phobia of death, affection and abandonment 
I'm a 14 year old girl and i've had a fear of death for 10 years, which probably came from the time my grandma nearly died in a car accident. the idea …

I Fear People Vomiting 
I fear people vomiting, when it hapens i cannot be in teh same room or the same car or any where near that person. I have a child of six who has vomited …

I am Deathly afraid of balloons 
Dear fellow people with phobias, I am a 14 year old girl and I am Deathly afraid of balloons. I don't remember when this started all I know is that …

Scared of Ladybugs 
i am 18 years old and i am scared of ladybugs. when i was in my old house my room had a ladybugs nest in the roof and i didnt mind at first but one night …

I suffer from Arachibutyrophobia (Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth). 
Hi I'm Geneveive. I'm 17 years old. I've never been able to eat peanut butter because I am too afraid of it sticking to the roof of my mouth. Whenever …

I'm Suffering From Social Phobia 
Hi,im hesam a 23 year boy from iran. Actually im always suffering from social phobia. i have extreme fears of people. extreme fear of beeing harshly criticized …

My Wacko Phobia of Chewing Gum and Eating Food 
Well ever since that beginning of 6th grade, I have had this weird phobia fo chewing gum and eating food. Everytime someone chews gum or eats food around …

Fear of death and fatal disease! 
I am from rural part of Nepal.Here is brief info of what goes through me. I used to fear alot when I was child and still I do. Even a presence of a …

Fear Of BLood Pressure Cuff 
Hi. Thanks for letting me into the site and to help me realize I'm not alone with this agonizing fear. I've had an INTENSE fear of blood pressure cuff …

I Have a Bad Phobia of Riding Bikes 
Hey, I'm a 14 year old girl, and I have a bad phobia of riding bikes. I just went bike riding about 20 minutes ago...my first time in 4 years. I …

i am afraid of almost everything. 
I am afraid of cats,rabbits,hamsters...all animals, even birds! I experience some kind of wierd feelings when i walk amongst alot of people. I feel …

My boyfriend fears he'll lose me.... 
My boyfriend, Justin, has always had this fear with only me. I've known him since 8th grade. He was shy and kind of (how do I put this?) a geek. He was …

Fear of dolls 
I have a massive fear of dolls ever since my 3rd birthday. My party was mostly my parents friends and some family. When they all left my father gave me …

Fear of Librarians 
well it started along time ago when i was in the fifth grade i got the fear of librarians, they scare me so much i order all my books on line. and …

Fear of Celery. 
I do suffer from fear of celery. I'm not sure why, I mean it's just a vegetable. But I'm terrified of celery. Its taste, its smell, its disgusting crunchy …

Fear of Last Item Food 
I have fear of last item food. Such as the last piece of bread in the bag...I cannot eat it...or the last grape...I cannot eat it, even the last cookie. …

Phobia of Swimming Lanes.. 
Ok, I know this may sound pretty ridiculous, but for some reason I a phobia of swimming pool lanes. The ones that are painted on the floor of a swimming …

I am afraid of peanut butter. 
ever since i was little, peanut butter has terrified me. i know its wierd, but i cant STAND it! if i smell it, or see it, i usually vomit or run away. …

Random Phobias. I'm afraid of odd numbers, old people, and mentally retarded people. 
Hi, I'm 16 years old and I'm afraid of some of the weirdest things, and I don't know why. I'm afraid of odd numbers, old people, and mentally retarded …

Phobia About Choking On Solid Food 
I have a phobia about choking on solid food. I have had this phobia on and off for about the last 15 years and it has come and gone in phases. This …

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Scard of Tall Grass 
im scared of tall grass because i always think something/someone is hiding in it, and i think they are going to go a lot of harm to me, ive always been …

Fear of Death, Fear of Water and Fear of Popcorn 
I am absolutely terrified of water. Just thinking about swimming or being involved in water makes my skin crawl. I only drink water and shower in it. I …

Scared of Balls. Balls, AKA: gigantic things that get hurled at you!!!!!!! 
Ever since I was five, when a soccer ball hit me in the nose and I ended up with a nosebleed, I have been scared of balls. Another time, in the second …

I have fear of tight spaces 
I have severe fear of tight spacesnot. im not comfortable in tight spaces that i cant get out of. socks, jackets, blankets, any thing. I need to be …

Carpophobia 
My girlfriend has carpophobia,fear of people breaking her wrists. It is completley irrational, but is she alone in this Fear?

Fear of Having Paper in Mouth 
I have an extreme fear of having paper in mouth, or wood in my mouth. So extreme that I begin to shake when it gets near my mouth. Because of this, …

afraid of clowns 
so i was watching this movie about this scary clown named IT! and ever scince then i've been afraid of clowns. i hate clowns now i've never met a clown …

Phobia of the rabbit from Donnie Darko 
I have the worst phobia of the rabbit from Donnie Darko. The costume just freaks me out more than anything and I am so scared. I can not go anywhere …

Fear Of Deep Water, Fear Of Bugs and Phobia of Dead Bodies 
I have a intense fear of deep water such as the ocean or a lake. I can go into deep swimming pools, but it sort of unnerves me to think about 25feet deep …

Fear of Looking for Work 
I have been trying to look for a job for three years now. I can't seem to get out there, the anxiety and fear is overwhelming! Am I crazy? People …

Is There A Name For Phobia Of People Touching My Feet!? 
i just have a phobia of people touching my feet, i absolutly hate it! i can touch my feet, there is no problem there but when other people do or try to, …

Fear Of Eating Sponge Cake 
I cant eat sponge cake or any thing with that knid of texture even dried bread makes my head spin. The tought of having to eat sponges makes my skin crawl …

Fear of Starfish / Spiders Larger than the size of a Quarter 
My name is Ashley. I'm 18 years old and currently attending college. I've researched my phobia and to this day have not found any information on it. I …

Ligyrophobia 
Hell all, thanks for this opportunity to share with you. Who is suffering and/or has experiece with Ligyrophobia, fear of loud noises,thunderstorm, …

I am afraid of love deceptions and conflicts 
Hello,my name is Raúl. My problem is that I am extremely and seriously afraid of love deceptions,because I had a "girlfriend",everything was O.K.,even …

Phobia of Gym Class Balls 
Ever since the 5th grade I have had this fear of balls, playground balls,dodge balls, volley balls (which HURT), Any type of ball that is bigger than a …

Fear of Whales 
I have a pathological fear of whales. They creep me out. So do other things in the ocean, and just the open ocean itself. But huge blue and gray whales …

Bowel Phobia 
I have bowel phobia. Whenever i have to use the bathroom to pee or other i start getting nervous especially in school. Even sometimes when i don’t have …

Fear of Wrists 
i have fear of wrists. i cant look at them... touch them... ive even fainted when i heard someone talking about them. i have no clue how it started or …

i hate people touching my nails 
The thought of anyone touching my nails or there own nails really freaks me out! I can hardly leave the house cause i think people are doing it all the …

they want to eat me 
every where i go i have to watch at least a few steps ahead. im terrified to walk off of my porch in the summer time. i cant play outside when there are …

intense fear of marriage and saying i love you to men 
I'm 24 years old and have come to terms with an intense fear of falling in love and being proposed to. I have been in a ton of relationships, not because …

afraid of wounds on fingers 
I am Jennes, 23, male. My first fear started when I was still small about 5 years old. It was harvest time and in Philippines we use something sharp, (I'm …

totaly afraid of tickling 
I have always been EXCRUTIATINGLY ticklish and I totaly fear it now. ANY contact on some parts of me can be agony! and I can hardly even walk barefoot …

I do suffer from macrophobia, I cannot handle long waits 
O.K.My name is Raúl,from Puertro Rico. I do suffer from macrophobia, I have very serious problems with long waits,forced or not. When there are long …

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i am extremely afraid of being ignored or rejected(acute athazagoraphobia) 
My problems with people that reject or ignore me,whatever the reason,began when a girl acussed me of rejecting her and I was trying to ask her for forgiveness,and …

low confindence 
I have habbit of chewing nails when i am tensed.When I have to represent something or talk in front of some people I become very nervous, my heartbeats …

deathly afraid of fish 
I have been deathly afraid of fish. I eat fish, but it must be cut into smaller peices. My 11 year old child goes to the fish counter for me. I think …

fear of passing out 
i have this fear of passing out for 4 years now. i have tried everything across the website, you name it i have used it, seen professional after professional …

Fear of sleepwalkers 
I am TERRIFIED of sleepwalkers. The idea of someone waking up in the middle of the night and just staring vacantly at nothing like they can't see you, …

I have an extemely fear of thunder and lightning(acute brontophobia) 
My name is Raúl.I am an American Citizen born in Puerto Rico.I have an exreme fear of thunder and lightning or acute brontophobia. When I traveled to …

My Phobia Of Vomiting 
I have a phobia of vomiting. When the stomach flu was going around my school, I cried, had panic attacks, and felt like I was trapped with the virus. …

Fear of school? Or being in public places. 
I have an extreme fear of speaking at school, and people are always trying to make me talk. I am getting better. I usually tell them i don't like to …

Fear of stickers 
Hi,I have a fear of stickers. I don't know why but I just think they are gross. I can not breath aroud them. I don't even like to be by people who have …

Taxidermy Phobia 
My phobia started as a very small child. It started with a Buffalo head at a local restaurant. So over the years I started avoiding Buffalo heads. Then …

Fear of Pinches 
I have fear of pinches. I was in the middle of a dream where my Geography teacher was chasing me he pinched me and i shrunk. Now im afraid of getting …

Arachibutyrophobia 
I am 25 years old and i have Arachibutyrophobia, the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of my mouth. I know it sounds absurd but its true. I …

How to overcome my fear? 
I've been surfing the web tonight and trying to figure out how to deal with my fears. My biggest fear is showing affection (anything to do with french …

Monophobia 
I'm Emily, I'm a teenager, and I believe I may have Monophobia. It's mostly when I have breaks from school, and I can stay up late. When my parents go …

Deathly Afraid of Taxidermy Animals 
I am deathly afraid of Taxidermy Animals and I don't know why. Is there a name for this???? It is quite embarrassing and silly but it is scary.

Fear of large amounts of blue 
I have a fear of large amounts of blue, thanks to sharks and freaky deep-sea fish...and anything overwhelming/being overwhelmed. Who knows why, it's …

scared of Hair 
In the past few years I have become more and more scared of hair. No matter where i see it, no matter who it belows to, I can't stand it. Like the other …

Intense Fear of Jewelry 
I'm 17 years old and have an intense fear of jewelry and various small objects. I cant rationalize why, but I feel it something to do with a strange …

my fears 
I am scared of sharks. Even pictures of them make me cringe. This fear is normal but these are not... -Pine Cones, there like dark in the center and …

Fear of people standing over/next to me while I am sitting down 
As a 6'3 male, I just can't stand and fear when, a person/s is standing around me or next to me while I am sitting down. I immediately feel flustered, …

Fear of the veins under the wrist.......... 
I don't know why, but I fear the veins under the wrist. When I see them, I feel shivers down my spine and usually try to look away. I mostly fear getting …

Phone Phobia 
I have a deathly fear of talking to people on the phone. I'll do everything I can to keep from doing it--procrastinate, try and get one of my parents do …

I've got a serious phobia of the X-Files theme 
When I was little, I was watching TV and an episode of the X-Files came on and when the theme played, I freaked out and hid under my bed, too shocked or …

I have Podophobia, fear of feet 
I am 18 years old and am a senior in highschool, but each day in a struggle. I have a condition known as podophobia, or the fear of feet. I know it …

fear of getting old 
I am 18 years old and I believe I have a fear of getting old. I do not hold back on doing things because of my fear but ever since I can remember I would …

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Fear of fearing fears 
I do not think I have a phobia and I am not scared of having phobias but I am scared of being scared of phobias. I fear fearing fear and it makes me fearful. …

scared in the shower 
i am scared in the shower. i love water that is not it. i am scared someone will try to kill me and it is usually the peopple i love the most that im afraid …

scared of being hurt 
I am deathly scared of being hurt and that would be Agliophobia - Fear of pain. And everytime that I get hurt I flip out and I want to hurt somebody for …

Fear of Planets & Fear of Water 
i have a huge phobia of looking at planets, and i have no idea why. They are very large and frightening. Aswell, i do not like large bodies of water …

I have a large fear of fish and sea creatures 
When I was younger and Sea World was still having their "pet and feed the dolphins" experience, my class took a field trip. When we got to Sea World …

Death Phobia is one not talked about too much.... 
Ok. Lets see if I can do this. My name is Ashley. I am 20 years old. I have death phobia. Just talking about it makes my heart beat really fast and I am …

I Am Afraid Of Mentally Retarded People 
I know it seems mean but im deathly afraid of Mentally retarded people and i have no clue why. I saw no word for it and now im thinking im the only one. …

fear of being alone 
I have a fear of being alone...forever actually. I don’t really know why i am and i've had it for as long as i can remember. Lately i've been felling like …

I Am Afraid Of Whales!! 
I am afraid of whales. It is unexplainable but whales scare me because they are so huge and they live deep in the ocean and they can tip over a large ship …

I'm Afraid Of Cotton Balls 
My name is Austin Bucci. i am 15 years old and I'm afraid of cotton balls. My friends, parents, and the rest of my family all think it's ridiculous, …

I suffer from fear of vomiting 
Hi im a 19 year old girl and all my life live suffered from fear of vomiting. Every time i saw or heard anyone vomit id shake and get scared and i wouldn’t …

fear of mice and rats 
I have been afraid of mice and rats for as long as I can remember, but most severely since I was 12 years old. Now that the cold weather has arrived, …

I am deathly afraid of lepracuans 
I am deathly afraid of lepracuans. I know that sounds insane, and everyone says there not real, and I'm not convinced there real either, but I haven't …

fear of vomiting 
I am deathly afraid of vomiting. I can't see it, or hear it. Or it makes me utterly sick! I feel sick myself and like I'm going to die. Especially in the …

fear of accountants 
I have a fear of accounts... what sort of phobia is this... as you can imagine this is not a good situation as we all at sometime have use the services …

Hello my name is tessa and i'm scared of intimacy of any kind. 
After just coming into teenage-hood and not being particularly good looking or anything i never got any boyfriends and my admirers were generally computer …

Phobia of driving fast, and especially of going down hills 
I have this awful fear of driving fast and especially of hills, mostly going down them, even if I am not driving because another person is. I never had …

Sponge Phobia 
I'm terrified of being touched by a sponge or foam-like material. It makes feel sick and faint to think about it. I'm quite shy about it but nobody needs …

fear of pinecones 
i don’t know why, but I’m deathly afraid of pine cones (as you might have guessed from the title). when i was a little kid i used to think they were dog …

Extreme alien fear 
i have an extreme fear of aliens i cannot watch films to do with them i don't like to talk about them and i can't look at them. i developed the fear when …

speaking fear 
hello i m nabeel .......i m doing MBBS .....sir my problem is that i experience a fear of speaking in front of others in spite of the fact that i …

Fear of having a ball thrown at you 
I didn't see my phobia listed and I read EVERY one! My phobia is a ball coming towards me. like if I am playing baseball and someone throws the ball to …

bowel movement produces panic 
I've been a panic sufferer for around 10 years. I'm pretty much ok except for having a bowel movement. I can usually tell I need to go when I get this …

fear that the change of seasons will not come. 
Often when the change of the season is approaching i get anxious that the next change of season will not come. Most often this is the transition from summer …

Fear of Rejection 
I'm really not quite sure what the phobia name for fear of rejection is, but it is related to Agathoraphobia which is fear of abandonment. I will not …

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acraphobia 
I have got acraphobia since 1968 where I avoided the second floor of a building. And it diffused to other flats. Now I am able to climb to the third …

im afraid of drunks 
I don't know why but i'm afraid of drunks. Anytime i see one i want to run and hide from them or just get as far away from them as i can. One of the …

Retired Person Is Scared Of Cats 
I have been scared of cats since as far back as I can remember. No one in my family can explain why. I still have to ask people I am visiting for the first …

I have fear of driving 
I have developed this fear of driving on the highway, on some streets, hills and bridges. I step on my brakes often when I get this feeling. I have tried …

I have a phobia of frogs 
I have a phobia of frogs. OMG these to me are the scariest thing ever. People always laugh at me when they hear this fear of frogs but it is horrible. …

Fear of picnic tables - picnicblophobia 
One day my brother dared me to jump over a picnic table and i did and got knocked out. Since then its like they’re just attacking me. I try not to sit …

My phobia 
I am scared of the underside of wrists they just freak me out, and also when people cut their wrists in movies a hyperventialate and when people show me …

My Dentist Phobia Story 
Guess I'll be the first to share my story. I have this dentist phobia since childhood. I'm now 34 and had not seen a dentist for years. However, because …

Fear of Cotton Balls 
My friend is retardly afraid of cotton balls. She freaks out at the touch of them. She doesn't like the sound of them or the sight of them. They make …

I have a fear of death and after death 
I'm 18 and have not dealt with my fear, i have had over whelming fear of death and after death for as long as i can remember. My earliest memory of …

My true fears 
Hi! This is odd, I've never told anyone my fears before, butt here it goes. I'm just afraid of being normal. I try to act different but not bad (I'm not …

Belonephobia 
i do suffer from belonephobia. it first started when i had to get my teeth pulled i could not pyhically turn my head. Plus i did not want to close my …

I am terrified of fish (Ichthyophobia) 
I am terrified of fish they scare me. I am not even able to walk near a fish tank at a store and I definatly cannot feed fish..get any where near them..when …

hair in food 
I have a life long problem with finding hair in food. Whenever I see a hair in food, wether it is on my plate, someone elses plate or a bowl on the …

I have a cat phobia. 
I am 44 years old and have had a cat phobia for as long as i can remember, i have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. I walk no where as i am constantly …

I'm scared of Snakes 
I'm scared of snakes. when i think i about them i get dizzy, sweaty, and sometimes i start shake. When i was young i got a dead snake thrown at me …

Fear of Choking 
I have these strange fear of choking that comes and goes. It all started a few months ago when I had an allergic reaction to Sudafed PE and my throat closed …

Fear of ghosts 
I saw this here and for some reason felt like sharing my fear of ghosts. I am a 15 year old guy and I am horrified of ghosts. My first encounter with them …

Aging, agoraphobia, and social anxiety disorder and GAD. 
I am a 47 year old female. I was very shy as a child and had a very controlling mother and a passive father. I lived in a house where everyone was yelling …

fear of the dark 
I do suffer from fear of the dark. I am terrified of the dark. It's very difficult for me to sleep, and I have panic attacks. I know subconsciously there …

Phobia of Hair 
ive always had a phobia of hair in general, but finding hair in food is just discusting, i gag or get sick and cant eat for ages. all my friends either …

Phobia Too Boot 
I'm afraid of a lot of things but they all have weird reasons like: The dark - someone could already be in the house and waiting to hurt us. Ghosts come …

Fear of Wasps/Bees/Stinging insects 
I have VERY serious insectophobia. I never gotten stung by a bees or wasps but everyone says it hurts, burns and more. People saying it only hurts for …

Fear of the alphabet 
I am deathly afraid of the alphabet. No matter the language, any combination of letters in an "alphabetic order" scares the living daylight out of me. …

Cleithrophobia- containment 
I was at my mums friends house one day, and her son and I were sitting in his room. ow this little boy had adhd and was constantly naughty, so his parents …

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Fear of others touching my neck or ears. 
I'm 15 years old and I don't have any idea how it started but I absolutely can't have anyone else but myself touch my ears or neck. If it just so happens …

Can't stand the sight of crumbs or food in cracks of seats  
For some odd reason I can't stand the sight of crumbs or pieces of food stuck in the crack of seats such as booths at restaurants (Jason's deli is the …

Afraid of the strangest things 
I am afraid of butterflies/moths. I once had a panic attack when a butterfly flew into my room: this fear was caused by a spongebob episode in which they …

Asphyxiphobia 
When I was young, five or so, I had two bad experiences. One was when my parents were trying to get me to learn to swim. The swim instructor was terrible- …

Fear of lights left on 
As a small child it is usually creepy for them to have the lights off whilst being put to bed. For me, the case is completely opposite. Well, when I was …

shower phobia 
when i was younger i got locked up in a juvinile detention and was forced to share 3 showers. Anyways i was locked up with kids from all over, some stank …

Fear of wide open eyes, staring at me. 
I don't know where this came from, but its terrible. I don't tell people I have this phobia, because I'm afraid they will think its funny and test it out. …

Nyctohylophobia - fear of wooded areas or forests at night 
I don't even know why this Nyctohylophobia is, just the thought of physically being in the woods at night just freaks me out. I can drive by them at night …

Petrifyed of Repetition 
Not so much a phobia as a trigger to a panic attack: I am petrifyed of repetition. Basically, if a sound has a constant rythem or a video is on a loop, …

crippling fear of backwards speech. 
I'm 22 years old and I work out alot and typically not afraid of anything. I love horror films, sky diving and hunting at night; things many people would …

I'm scared of my chair breaking on my feet 
It's really weird, it's been like this for years. If I catch myself with my feet under my chair I have to remove them immediately because I feel like it …

It just spawns instant rage. 
I have an absolute hatred for people coming into my bedroom. I don't like even thinking about it. The idea makes me so stressed. Ever since I can remember, …

Grinch Phobia? 
The first time I saw that monstrosity of a thing, it was with my friend when I was 3. My friend had Grinch shirt on, so whenever I look at her, I cringed, …

Fear of Semi Trucks on the Highway and Driving at Night 
I have a Fear of Semi Trucks on the Highway and Driving at Night. i didn't used to have these fears but in the past couple of years it has gotten worse …

huge fear of spiders 
I've always known I was afraid of spiders but today my friends kept showing me pictures of spiders and I broke out in to a rash and then later in the day …

Phobia aircraft and highlands 
I have acrophobia when I use the elevator , or when I'm on the edge And sometimes I cant go with my family to some places because I'm afraid And when the …

My Phobia of Wood 
My whole life has been influenced by the wood around me. As someone who lives in New England this has been a real issue for me. Every time I step outside, …

Clothes hanger phobia 
I have this Clothes hanger phobia. My room is always a mess so when my parents tell me to go clean my room they don't realize that it causes me pain. The …

Fear of Shipwrecks 
I am creeped out by shipwrecks and derelict seagoing vessels. Whether they've sunk, run aground, or are just sitting unused and rusting/rotting away, the …

Fear of crackers sound 
Hello am Ranjitha and ashamed of myself with this fear of crackers since 23 years during Diwali i just close my ears and sit in my room. When i hear crackers …

Fear of taxidermy :( 
Hi, I'm 14 years old. I've lived with this Fear of taxidermy phobia for as long as I can remember. I'm not sure why I have this fear... I have a sixth …

Phobia of People Who Lack Necks 
It started when my boyfriend and I were joking around. He, sitting next to me, pulled his shirt over his head, began to flail his arms about, and made …

Fear of being poked  
I fear being poked.I don't have any problem with being touched, all though i prefer to prevent people from touching me(by choice). Being poked makes me …

Fear of jewellry and beads 
I had this fear since I was a small child. I can't think of any trauma or episode that caused this fear. As long as I have been alive and aware, this Fear …

Brainphobia 
Hi! I delivered my first baby 3 months ago and went through weeks of panic, severe anxiety and a fear of myself I cant even describe in words. I was …

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fear of toes being pulled off(especially the pinky toe) 
So My fear started when I was a bout 4 or 5. My mom likes to crack the toes and fingers of her children even if they didn't want her to. She did it to …

Fear of space 
I'm 14 years old and for as long as I can remember, I've been absolutely petrified of outer space. When people mention space, or I see pictures of it, …

Phobia of ancient things (pictures, books, literature, objects) 
I have a fear of "ancient" things. I've always loved history and doing research just for fun but when I come across old pictures/paintings of ancient times …

fear of bats 
I'm 12 and from USA and hate bats! I can't go into my basement because I'm afraid one might have taken up residence there, I can't go in my attic for the …

fear of biting nails 
Im so terrified and mad when some one bites their nails . stuff happened when i was small... And they always bit their nails and my dad does it all the …

Fear of stairs or elevators 
I searched about it, and I think it's called Climacophobia. Whenever I go to malls or anywhere, I am just fine with going upstairs, but the problem is …

Parallized by tall free standing structures.  
Ever since I can remember I have had this fear and never outgrown it. It is a fear of water towers but my biggest fear is driving near Cooling Towers or …

Phobia pf toilet brushes 
I know my fear may seem very weird to people, but yes, i d fear brushes. Not the one we brush our teeth with but the one we clean our toilets. It just …

Pediophobia 
Pediophobia is the fear of dolls. I have been living in a doll world since i was 5. I still do but now I feel different about dolls. Everyone says porcelian …

i fear touching dolls 
When i was a little girl, i absolutely loved dolls! I never went anywhere without one. I then slowly started developing a strange fear of touching dolls. …

I have a fear of lotion 
When I was young my parents near could out lotion on me because they didn't have any. I think this why I fear or very much dislike lotion. It werid I know, …

My fear of ties 
When I was 10 I was told by my parents that I would be going to a wedding. Being a 10 year old I was really exited to dress up. I told my parents that …

My Fear of Shoes. 
Hi, Well as the title suggests, I fear shoes. I'm not going into detail, but in a nutshell, I was beaten and raped by a shoe. So, when I was just a wee …

My Fear of Shoes. 
Hi, Well as the title suggests, I fear shoes. I'm not going into detail, but in a nutshell, I was beaten and raped by a shoe. So, when I was just a wee …

Fear of ankles touching together 
For as long as I can remember I have had a fear of my ankles touching together as well as seeing other peoples ankles touch together. When it happens …

A phobia of feet on pillows x x x 
I was in Disneyland, it was a great day. I farted on my friend's bed and she thought to get me back, she would rub her feet on my pillow. I cryd.

not sure if fear of darkness or alone (not loneliness)  
Hello, Normally I don't write and English is not my first language, so I will try my best describing my phobia(s). I searched few blogs about nyctophobia …

I have a fear of touching all my bones, and thinking about my organs/insides 
I know it's sounds really strange, it seems a lot of the times people have a problem with 1 in particular bone. But the thought of my Bones and my organs …

Fear of people cracking knuckles  
I'm 13 and ever since my sister began to crack her fingers I think I've had a fear. It's not really cracking the knuckles it's more pulling the fingers …

fear of squigly living things 
hi so im cierra and im 13, i have this weird fear of living things that squirm around, i have a fear of ants being in a ball form moving. i just freak …

Carpophobia- Fear of Wrists 
While I've always been hesitant to assign such a strong word as 'phobia' to the things I experience, there really is no other name quite as apt as Carpophobia. …

Fear of floors or the ground collapsing. 
Does this phobia have a name? Ever since I was little I have had this fear of falling through the floor or that it will collapse,especially in the bathroom. …

Reverse-Claustrophobia 
I'm 15 years old, and for 10 years now, I've been afraid of open spaced. My friends call it 'Reverse-Claustrophobia' which I guess it is technically. The …

Phobia of my bones touching other hard objects 
I have a phobia of my bones touching other hard objects. Mostly my ankles and my wrists but I also sometimes have nightmares about lying on a wooden bed. …

Fear of inhaling other people's breath 
It's not a crippling fear honestly, but it does make me extremely uncomfortable and panicky. Each time someone passes me on the street I automatically …

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Odd fear of water 
I have this odd fear of water. Its similar to or partially composed of the fear of deep water but it is also something more. Something more abstract. …

globophobia- fear of balloons  
I have a fear of balloons. It all started in 3rd grade ( I am 11 in 6th grade ) when someone in my class said that if a balloon pops in someone's face …

Scared of People Sining Happy Birthday to me 
I have bean scared of when people sing happy birthday to me since I was one. My mom told me that when I was a year old I was in my high chair and she had …

Fear of All That Lives In Water 
I have no reason to feel so, but ever since I was a kid I couldn't stand aquatic life. It started out when my parents bought a goldfish; I wouldn't dare …

Terrified by Pidgeons 
As far as I remember, I have always been Terrified by Pidgeons. I live in Venice, so it is not easy at all. I can handle just a couple of them if they …

Fear of pipe lines in the roof of old buildings or new 
IM 16 & i hate when theres an opening in the ceiling of the store. Then when you look up there you see wires and pipes and scary big machines making loud …

Fear of objects close to the face (like right up in there!) 
Ever since as long as I can remember I have this dream of small objects getting closer to me as I advance to it until it's huge and up in my face and it …

fear of pressing on bones 
I have a fear of people pressing on my bones. Mostly my shins and wrists. I feel like they are brittle and could snap. My boyfriend thinks it's due to …

Fear of looking out windows  
I recently caught my neighbour spying on me over the fence in the mirror. I turned around and locked eyes with the creep, before he ran away. I'm so worried …

Tripophobia 
Recently I started to notice a feeling of repulsion when looking at clusters. I find some bicycle helmets particularly hard to look at when there is …

fEAR OF LOOKING INTO A CLEAR SKY, OPEN SPACES 
I CANNOT STAND IN THE MIDDLE OF A FIELD ON AN CLEAR DAY WITH NOTHING AROUND ME. if I HOLD ON TO SOMETHING IM OK, A TREE, THE GRASS. IT DOES HAPPEN RIGHT …

Afraid of opening doors at night 
It's a weird thing to be afraid of, I guess, but I'm so afraid of opening doors at night. Not just any regular doors but door that lead to outside or the …

I have a fear of going down stairs 
I have a fear of going down stairs. I can go up them like a champion,meaning I'm not as anxious. But just the thought of descending a flight of stairs …

Fear of Toilets over flowing/ clogging. 
Hello, here's my story. I have a phobia of toilets clogging or over flowing. I have no problem using toilets in public, or at home, but as soon as I hear …

fear of calve, dog drool 
I have a fear of calve. I guess it really got bad when I started getting horrible cramps in the middle of the night. It would be the kind that shocks you …

Scared of Docks 
I don't know why, but I'm afraid of falling in the water when standing on those boating docks that rock with the water. I'll stand there, but I won't without …

fear of breathing other peoples air 
I'm Naomi, a 15 year old female, and I am terrified of breathing in other peoples air. I don't know why, but i feel like I could get germs and if I can …

i'm back. (Three Years Later.) 
Hey, everybody, it's me. I am SO angry! i cant stop with the fear! i think its trying to control me. i cant help what i do or say, and its freaking me …

Is it a phobia? Feeling uncomfortable when the lights are turned off 
Since an early childhood I've had the feeling that unlike other children I don't feel uncomfortable when the lights are turned off, otherwise I've liked …

Taxidermy. I am afraid of Taxidermy. 
"Taxidermy.... Really? THAT'S what you're afraid of?" I can see somebody saying that to me. But, truth be told, I have had this strange fear …

Fear of Squishing Bugs 
I have such a fear of squashed bugs. To this day I plug my ears and close my eyes if one of my parents does so much as kill a spider with a tissue. I can …

Fear of wearing Jeans 
My name is Lexy, I'm 16 years old and I have a fear to wear jeans. I Cannot stand jeans, I hate the texture of jeans I don't like wearing them because …

I'm scared of the ocean and deep water 
I'm 13 years old and not long ago, I saw a video of Japan having a tsunami and I got scared of the ocean because I always think a tsunami will happen. …

The fear of the fruit 
I am afraid of some types of fruit like blueberries, blackberries, rasberrys, strawberries, and every fruit that leaves a stain behind. Apples, oranges, …

Scared Stiff Of Roaches 
Every time i see a roach my heart beats out of my chest, i imagine it flying up and landing on me. Its an irrational fear i know. We had roaches in …

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Fear of bones and skeletons.  
Whenever I see any bones or skeletons on TV I get scared. When my hands have been in range of my eyesight for to long I start freaking out and feeling …

Fear of loud sounds like firecrackers, popping balloons and loud bangs. 
I'm female, 24 years old living with phonophobia. I'm not sure if I have hyperacusis, I just get anxious whenever I hear loud firecrackers and popping …

Phobia of Band-Aids 
I have always an an extreme phobia of band-aids. Everything about them makes me cringe. Ever since a few years ago the fear has increased so much that …

Kinemortophobia - The struggle is real 
Kinemortophobia is a fear of the undead or zombies. I cannot stay outside in the dark long as I get really panicked. I have a glass back door and I have …

I Am Afraid to touch a toilet with my bare hands. 
I honestly don't know when it began but one day I realized that toilets.. Are just gross. So many germs and bacteria I get sick just thinking about it! …

I'm afraid of balloons popping. Documentary 2 (Three years later.) 
My fear is not getting any better, and I don't know how much longer I can take it. I've only had one person, so far, find out about it. I didn't tell him, …

I am scared to go pee because I always think I am going to have a kidney stone 
Well I went to go to the restroom one day and I was so scared to pee because I really did think I had a kidney stone because I drink alot of soda. So I …

Fear of being in deep water! 
Being scared of deep water makes no sense to me, especially as I can swim! However, as soon as I'm in water where I can't physically touch the bottom of …

Fear of pointy objects 
I am 18 and have had this since I can remember. I feel a strange discomfort when I am in close proximity with pointed objects. I don't know of a good way …

Windophobia 
I have a very odd fear..however it dosent effect my day to day life..I call it "windophobia", the fear of holding something out of a window. Especially …

i am absolutely terrified of clustered holes. Trypophobia 
ah yes, clustered holes. Where to begin. Well, I had discovered my fear at the age of 12, now that I'm 14 I am taking interest in what it is. I could've …

Fear of biting clothes 
I feel very bad when i see someone who bite there loathes and towels and so on i can't find the name of that phobia if it exist haha i don't know anyone …

I fear the sight of an open palm running along a surface 
This is only a fear that I have developed in the last 5 years or so. It is gradually getting worse. Basically, if I see somebody running their hand over …

Fear of The Thought of Bone Growth 
I am Fear the thought of Bone Growth. Just the thought of bones being able to grow has freaked me out for as long as i can remember. To me the fact that …

Phobia of moving pixels 
I don't know how to explain phobia of moving pixels, really. I get goosebumps on my skin whenever i see small clumps of square pixels moving when i touch …

The fear of getting eaten by a great white shark with a balloon in your mouth with cake on top with candles and a frickin burning log on the candles 
One day jimmy fell off a cliff into the ocean. He was afraid because he had a baloon in his mouth with cake on it with candles on it with a frickin log …

Fear of Attics 
I am not afraid of stairs or the dark but I am afraid of going up to the attic. Maybe it is a fear of critters living up there. I don't know but I am buying …

Fear of Spilling  
For some reason, I'm afraid of the possibility of anything spilling. When I'm on an airplane and my brother is wiggling in his seat with a cup of apple …

fear of using my fingertips 
all my life i have felt my bones may rip through my fingertips and it has grown into a fear of using my fingertips phobia that i wish to retrieve the name …

I am afraid of spiders 
When I was 11 I saw this BIG (When I say big I mean big)Black spider on a black pair of pants in my room I was so scared I started to cry be cause of them …

I have a really bad fear of fire - Arsonphobia 
I have a really bad fear of fire. Something happened when I was younger, and since then uncontrolled fires have petrified me. Of course everyone has a …

fear of toenails going in my eyes 
I have an irrational fear of toenails going in my eyes, not cut toenails but on the toe. I always clench my feet so that the toenails are tucked safely …

Fear of wet socks/feet. 
I have an irrational fear of wet socks/feet, it has gotten so bad that I have to carry around a spare pair just encase disaster happens and my feet get …

Fear of tornado warning sound 
Well, eversince I was little ive hated the tornado warning sound. Then as I got older I began to fear it. Now If I hear it I wont be able to move for like …

Fear of paranormal creatures or being possesed... 
Ok im fear is mostly triggered by seeing things on the internet(even thought that there supposed to be jokes)or movies.Like a night ago I was on facebook …

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How I Got my Fear 
I always thought i was alone of being afraid of whales, I guess I was wrong. A couple years ago I was playing wii sports resort and I was doing the island …

Fear of people in banana suits 
I have this really stupid fear of people in banana suits. Its really not fun (Halloween is the worst) my friends laugh and I'm 17 so... This shouldn't …

Fear of people looking at my butt 
I do theater and whenever I am in rehearsal and have a fear that there is something on my butt everytime my back is facing people. I know it sounds like …

Fear of my spine 
I am severely afraid of my spine. I do not like it to be touched by anything. Today while driving I became aware of my spine against my car seat and I …

fear of pregnant bellies 
The thought and sight or being physically touched by a pregnant woman's belly, is probably 10x more extreme then my severe arachnaphobia. As I'm typing …

Someone is always watching and voices in my head. 
I live in a single room at school res.Sometimes I hear voices in my head as though some people are watching me or critically observing me like some specimen …

Fear of eating alone and ordering food 
i am scared to order at restaurants. i have to ask my family and friends to order for me, plus they like to make fun of me for it. my parents are starting …

fear of crackers 
even myself suffer from this fear of crackers phobia. whenever I hear the sound of crackers, I start shivering and sometimes crying. I am now 16 yrs old …

Scared of someone covering my mouth 
I've always been scared of someone covering my mouth, I've just felt trapped. One time my boyfriend covered my mouth as a joke for teasing him, and I tensed …

Irrational fear of hot metal 
I don't know what it is called, but I have an irrational fear of hot metal...just the thought of hot metal that could melt your own skin makes me squirm. …

Fear of sand scratching a smooth surface 
I have a irrational fear or revulsion of sand being scratched into or over a smooth surface, but the worst is metal. I think I developed this when I was …

FEAR OF SOUND OF CRACKERS 
hi Even I have this fear of sounds of crackers since childhood. I want to get rid out of it from 23 years still nothing is helping me out. iam get shivering …

Fear of wind turbines, tall metal towers, metal things underwater... 
I have a fear of a few things, i don't know when they started or how i developed the fear but... i have a fear of wind turbines (the tall white ones) i …

I have a fear of being touched on the back 
When I had just turned thirteen, I was put in a bad situation where I was beaten badly and nearly raped. I remember him holding me down by pressing his …

fear of crackers 
i have the fear of crackers from my childhood i have not been able to get rid of this even after consulting several psychologist please help me i am suffering …

i a'm still scared 
Hi! I am Kayla an almost average girl, but i still have one problem. I am very scared of taxadermi. It all happened as one day when i was around 4 I went …

Fear Of Heights and falling 
I know this is pretty common but I have a crippling fear Of it, I think the earliest time it started was when I was at the fair with my mom and we got …

terrified of people looking through windows 
i am litereally terrified of terrified of people looking through windows, everytime i see a window without blinds at night i start hyperventalating and …

Fear Of Hair 
So I do understand I have millions of hairs all over my body but it's just when that one individual piece gets on me I freak out. There's never been anything …

Amaxophobia  
every time i ride in a car i start to panic and feel sick, my chest hurts and i feel like i cant breathe, and when i am driving it doesn't happen only …

I have a fear of something cutting my Achilles tendon  
I am a 14 year old girl and in the past few months, I been more and more scared (TERRIFIED) of getting my achilles tendon cut of or sliced. I don't know …

I am afraid of exaggerated objects 
I am 14 and I've been developing this fear of "exaggerated objects" that are almost normal, but slightly off. It used to only be with clowns and puppets, …

My Many Fears 
Hi all, I have a fear of...germs, vomit, power outages, heights... I've had a fear of germs and vomit since I was five, after I was violently ill …

Fear of Cracker Sound 
I have a very major phobia of fireworks and cracker sound. I had this phobia ever since I was a kid, at the precise age of 4.now iam 23 still iam having …

Fear of toes 
When I think about toes , I feel really weird and I want to cry. I dont want to see toes. I have dreams about people with big toes as heads. and its really …

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Fear of not being able to move my toes 
Hi! I know my fear of not being able to move my toes sounds crazy but its true!!! My name is Rae and I'm 14. If I'm wearing to tight shoes and I cant …

Developed a fear of death out of nowhere and recently, please help! 
I was getting ready to study for an exam in the summer when i stumbled upon life after death and whether our conscience exists beyond death itself or …

I have cleithrophobia. 
Cleithrophobia is commonly associated with or even mistaken for claustrophobia. It's the fear of being trapped including, but not limited to, small spaces. …

Trypophobia 
Hi, I'm Alex and I have Trypophobia (the fear of holes). I don't recal having it/ being triggered when I was younger, and I don't know what caused it. …

Fear of wrist veins 
I have always had a fear of veins but the weird thing is that it's only my wrist veins I'm cool with other veins except my wrist veins it's not so bad …

Scared of strangers 
hello, I am fourteen years old and I am scared of strangers, whenever I go out with anyone that I know, then i am not afraid but if I go out alone I feel …

Phobia of open doors at my back 
I am fourteen. I don't know why, I haven't had any dreams or anything, but I am terrified of open doors at my back. If i am facing an open door I am fine, …

Touch phobia 
Hello, I'm a teenager who has a touch phobia (okay it's not professionaly diagnosed but I know it's there). I guess I don't know why or when it started …

Fear of hearing long, loud beeping of buses 
It happened when i went home from Cubao. i always ride a jeepney everytime. And one time, just after i got off the jeep there was a bus coming fast and …

Can't leave town  
I am a in my 30's man. Have a loving wife and beautiful girl. However getting on a plane to bring them to Disney world or even going to the next province …

fear of crackers sound 
Hi,am scared of crackers sound.. i really couldn't tolerate its sound. When i see someone else is bursting the crackers i used to close my ears tightly …

Extreme Fear of Fire Drills 
I am extremely afraid of fire drills. The flashing never bothered me, but the noise did. It was always so loud that even my headphones and ear buds don't …

Taxidermy Phobia 
It started when I was about 4 and visited my uncle´s house where they had an squirrel and a dasypodidae (armadillo) and I just couldn´t help but stare …

Irrational fear of having dirt or objects stuck to my feet 
Whenever I walk around the house (especially the kitchen) I am wary where I walk because even the thought of getting something like dust, crumbs, hairs …

Terrified to sleep in room with ballons 
I always get terrified when I'm about to sleep and my sister have balloons in the room, I fight to keep them outside before I sleep. Its like if they styes …

phobia of fathers/stepfathers 
It started two years ago my dad when I was little was my bestfriend in the whole world I loved him with all my heart but three years ago he started doing …

Phobia of hearing my own first name 
ever since my horrible experience at school i just cant seem to stop myself from freaking out, since i was really badly bullied at the time and a …

Fear of Bones 
I can't stand bones. Yes I know I have them in my body, but even thinking of an image of bones, skulls, organs, gives me shivers. I really don't know why. …

Fear of sitting in the shower 
I have a strange one I love showers and I love bathes but have you ever say down in the shower it's possibly my biggest fear I've never understood it our …

Petrified by jewelry 
I'm 35 and I've been petrified by jewelry as far as I can remember. I always tried to find reasons... It not easy being a dad of two little girls. My wife …

I hate oranges 
I hate oranges. They make me uncomfortable and lower my self-estem. The smell sickens me and the color is miserable. It is the same as the hair of a girl …

Fear of eating with plastic. 
i have this problem where i can't eat with plastic cutlery. i would rather just not eat in general. what i have recently started doing is bringing silverware …

Fear of fingernails rubbing on cloth 
I suppose I shouldn't really say cloth. I can easily rub my fingernails on the fabric of my dress and such, but things like washcloths I can't handle. …

Fear of bugs going near my ears 
I really don't like it when bugs or anything going near my ears. Thing is most of the time I imagine bugs going near my ears which makes me squirm. Also …

Fear of open shades/curtains at night 
Whenever it's night time, or at least about to be night time, I always HAVE to have my shade down or the curtains drawn. I don't know if there is a name …

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Fear of coffee 
I have the fear of coffee...not exactly sure what it's called. This one was because a nightmare a couple nights ago and I'll probably get over it. Ditto …

Fear of Cracked Soap 
For a couple years now I've had a fear of cracked unappealing textured surfaces; like cracked cealings from leaks and dry cracked soap. I have been using …

Fear of Birds 
I completely freak out and have a panic attach if I am near or see a bird. Alive or a stuffed one? Very embarrassing as they are all around. Am 55 so don't …

Fear of Spider Webs and Cobwebs 
I have been afraid of spiderwebs for as long as I can remember. It is not an extension of Arachnophobia because the only scary thing about spiders for …

Phobia of insects 
Long story short.. I hate insects, I literally start to cry even when im by myself I swear. I get goosebumps all over my body creeped out, and cry hysterically. …

Fear of someone being behind me in the dark. 
Whenever it's past midnight I'll be watching television. All the lights in the house are off and the only light in the living room is the television. Once …

Fear of starting fires 
Even though I smoke I am terrified my cigarette will start a fire. I am afraid ashes will come in to buildings on my shoes and rub off into rugs etc and …

Arachnophobia: a laughing matter? 
Hi, I'm a 21 year old woman with an extreme fear of spiders. Pretty common, right? Except when I say extreme, I mean crippling. I am so afraid that I will …

scared of looking at the sky at night 
I cant drive or really go out the garden at night I cant look up to the dark scary sky I feel very clamy and I fell panic and if watching tv if anything …

Anxiety only at night right before bed 
I have this fear that someone will break in and take or harm my child. My child is 5 years old. I still sleep with the baby monitor on. I have locks on …

Omphalophobia - Fear of Bellybuttons! 
Hello all, I expect a few of you are sniggering because of the title - yes, yes, I know, bellybuttons aren't exactly the most terrifying things in the …

Fear of getting air under eyelid 
One day while I was tired I was rubbing my eyes and it felt like a air bubble come our from under my eyelid and immediately I stated thinking what if air …

Phobia of Nail Polish 
I wrote this as a reply to someone else's but I didn't see it post, so I'm putting here also, just in case. Fear of/Obsession with nail polish and nails …

Fear of Bones 
i have a fear of going to the natural history museum because it has dinosaur bones. i never liked bones when i was little and would cry. i had to be blind …

Fear of robots/robot voices that don't show any expression 
I'm afraid of robot voices that don't show any expression. This started about almost a year ago, and whenever I hear a certain robot voice tutorial that …

Fear of pitch black darkeness, Fear of sudden noises 
Im extremley frightened of pitch black darkness, if i cant see anything, i feel like someone or something is in that pitch black darkness just waiting, …

Anaetidaephobia 
Anaetidaephobia is the fear that somehow a duck is watching you. Its caused by traumatic experiences with water fowl. When i was 3, my brother pushed …

Fear of pigeons 
I have hated pigeons for as long as I can remember. However, over the past year it has hit me really bad. I am only 12 and am struggling to cope with my …

Nyctophobia: Fear of Darkness 
I am suffering for a while from sleeping alone in the dark because 1 month a go I watched a horror movie and from that moment on I had difficulties in …

water phobia 
i know just how my fear of water phobia started i was 4 i remember having bath by nurse maid my mother and father in living room while i was left alone …

Fear of Rust 
I can't stand rust, freaks the crap out of me! I can be near it but I can't touch it or else I freak out and feel like I will die, because you can if your …

Caterpillar Phobia 
for as long as i can remember i have been really really afraid of caterpillars. i know there is no official phobia for this but it is really bad, every …

Taxidermy phobia , DORAPHOBIA ,  
I think I'm the only person who has this fear. People think I'm weird or crazy even just plain stupid. My own grade six teacher would always tell my mother …

Fear of objects being stuck under my skin 
I have always had this irrational fear of objects being stuck under my skin. I remember having nightmares as a child of boxes and other odd things being …

Possibly Insectophobia? 
Any bug/insect will make me shiver in disgust ! I sleep with a blanket over my whole body, even in 90+ degree weather. :( Everytime a fly runs by me, …

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Fear of long soft crawly insects (worms, catipilars even maggots) 
I'm not sure if its fear or disgust, the line distinguishing the two can get blurry or it might just be both. During rainy seasons I'd wear high platforms …

Fear of long soft crawly insects (worms, catipilars even maggots) 
I'm not sure if its fear or disgust, the line distinguishing the two can get blurry or it might just be both. During rainy seasons I'd wear high platforms …

Fear of clothes 
OK just to tell you I don't have a fear of clothes just not being able to take them off,I think I might suffocate when my head can't fit through the neck. …

Fear of Velocraptors (Jurassic Park) and crocodiles 
So it started when I was 7 and I was watching Jurassic Park at a friends house. I went home a few hours later and realised that I couldn't get to sleep …

Fear of being alone 
i think fear being alone at first i thought it was more specific as in being completely alone like feeling like ur the last person on earth but as im …

I'm haphephobic 
I'm haphephobic, meaning I'm afraid of being touched. If my friend hugged me, I'd stiffen. I was nervous to shake someone's hand when just meeting them. …

Athazagoraphobia 
When I was little I started having dreams that my family and/or friends would leave me behind. I was a smart little kid and recognized it as just a dream. …

Scared of grass in cracks  
Ever since I can remember, I have always been "scared" or creeped out when I see grass coming out of cracks in sidewalks or driveways. I hate the site …

Fear of large tall objects with circular top.. 
I am terrified of large tall objects with circular top like large sunflowers, wind turbines, big fans, cobras. Basically anything that's talk with a big …

My Fear of Open Doors 
I've had this strange fear of open doors since I was four, but I don't know why.I just get really paranoid whenever one of my family members leave a door …

Help Too Many People ! 
I think I have two simultaneities, One If I wanted to go jogging, I'm too scared to go out in public. Not to a bar, Fitness gym, sometimes I can't go shopping …

Fear of creatures with weird bone structure 
I have a fear of creatures with weird bone structure...I wasn't even aware I was scared of this until my ex put her bird on my shoulder, I began having …

I fear movies or figures like the nightmare before christmas coraline and paranorman 
My names Janett and I dont know what my phobia is called I fear movies or figures like the nightmare before christmas coraline and paranorman, just talking …

Fear of spilling liquids 
I don't know when it started but if there is a glass of milk or water or any sort of liquid next to me I can't stop thinking about it and I feel like …

Phobia of dying on the toilet 
So, Im jason and 18 years old and throughout the last 3 years or so i have been terrified of having a heart problem, if i was given the choice of cancer …

fear of pigeons 
i hate pigeons i really have a fear of them they make me come out in a cold sweat they have ruined my holidays i have blind spots when they are near me …

I have two phobias! Coulrophobia and Brontophobia 
I've had them both for years now. I dont know how my Brontophobia started but i always get creeped out and at home i curl up in a ball when i hear thunder …

Fear of things moving in the sea below me 
i have bad dreams often of objects or animals (whales or sinking ships inpaticular) sinking into the ocean beneath me and i can not see what is happening …

I Hate Orange 
I don't really know when it started but I really hate everything about orange. The smell, the juice and all of them. I would not even dare to touch the …

Bath Phobia 
Ever since I watched the 2005 Horror Film "Dark Water", I have a fear of going to the bathroom to take a shower, first it was horrible, I couldn't even …

Fear of someone biting my feet 
So When I was younger, probably form 4-7 my dad used to playfully bite my feet (idk he's just weird like that) and I don't really remember that but now …

Fear of the clear blue sky 
I am absolutely terrified of the clear blue sky. I just feel like I am going to get sucked into it and I am trembling as I am typing this. I love cloudy …

My Gerontophobia Fear of Old People 
So one day I went to a nursing home with my church and I walk in the front door and I went in the Cafeteria and I saw some old people and my heart started …

The Fear of Showing My Face 
Since I was a kid I always felt uncomfortable with showing my face. I use to be so anxious about it that I would have to go home from school several times. …

I am paranoid with nudity on tv shows 
Okay, this is an odd anxiety I have. I don't know what the root of the issue is but here goes. I am so paranoid with nudity on tv shows that it's hard …

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Fear Of Dolls 
I had the pediphobia or the fear of dolls. Actually, I more fear the one blinking its eyes. It started when I was 6. I had a dream about a huge doll about …

Scared of Lady Bugs... 
I hate lady bugs, and I always have. I am terrified of them and i want to burst out crying when I seem them. They freak me out so much. Everyone always …

I am scared of nukes 
During history class one day we were talking about Hiroshima so I kept asking my teacher "what does a nuke do?" , "what does radiation do and what is fallout". …

Srared of Spot lights 
I don't know why but everytime I see one of those huge spotlights shining at night, reflecting and racing on the clouds, I get so scared and freaked out. …

Social anxiety? HELP 
Okay, to be honest, I do NOT know if I have social anxiety I just couldn't find another word for it. I guess I should give an example. So, a while back …

Phobia of people touching my pinky toe 
I really don't know when it started but i think it got reply bad in junior high when i got a pedicure with my stepmom one day and i kicked the woman for …

I'm scared of every insect ever!!!! 
I was out in my deck enjoying myself when then a giant beetle came from the bush and scared me.I ran and I fell and I knocked my head and got knocked out …

Extreme fear of pipe organs 
Okay, so I have this extreme fear of pipe organs, Iike the ones in churches. There is a church that our school choir performs at sometimes, and I have …

Fear of things being popped 
So I have this horrible fear of like bones & things being popped. I hate the feeling and sound. It literally freaks me out & disgusts me. I basically almost …

Fear of being in unclear water 
I hate being in unclear water such as lake especially when alone. I find myself thinking of dangers below me, though I understand its irrational. I do …

Fear of Diving into Water 
I have a fear of diving headfirst into water. Swimming and jumping into pools has never caused much of a problem for me. But I am terrified of going in …

Fear of someone looking into my window! 
I have many nightmares of someone looking through my windows! Anything that someone can look through i cover it up! When im in my room i close my blinds …

Roller coasters and HEIGHTS 
Alright,so I'm a 14 year old girl,who is about to be going on a Six Flags trip.With her class.In a few days.(I just kinda need to vent) Well,since I'm …

Entomorhinophobia 
Whenever I see an insect flying around, I think they will dive instantly towards my nose to fly up it. The thought of something in my nose freak me out. …

i have this fear with hair  
I have this fear of head-lice(due to a bad childhood experience) and now I cant share a pillow knowing some else has used it first or knowing if its clean …

Neck Phobia 
Hi my name is Tanisha. I have an irrational fear of persons touching my neck and back, and even under my foot. The worst ones however, are my neck and …

Afraid of the sky 
It's been about 6 months since i have been scared of the sky i don't know why i have it. But when i was sitting on a bench at the station i tought to myself …

I'm afraid to go to sleep 
I just came across this site and decided to give it a try. So, I don't know if there's a name for it but I'm afraid to go to sleep. Most people would be …

My life with the fear of Aeroacrophobia 
i know that some times people laugh at me because im so fearful. i for one am not imbarist about my fears. im afraid of open high places. i know it sound …

Fear of lids. 
You know those lids they put on coffee drinks from pretty much any restaurant? I am horrified by them. You never know when it might come off and scolding …

Fear of cars/bikes/people from behind 
Not actually a PHOBIA (irrationally afraid, where it prevents you from having a normal life) so much as a fear, or discomfort. When im outside and walking, …

Bone breaking Phobia 
2 years ago, I had an awful year. My favourite grandma died and a lot of other relatives and I had a bad time at school. So I tried Japanese Marital Arts, …

merinthrophobia 
I'm afraid of being bound. I fear not being able to move its torturous for me to even think about it. I've been through a lot. It scares me to not be in …

Water Deep Scary Water 
I am terrified of deep, murky, can't touch the bottom can't see the bottom water. I've tried swimming in the deep end of the pool and looking at pictures …

Fear of other people popping Their fingers, toes, noes, ect. 
Every single time someone pops their fingers I cringe and then I have to leave the room, if I can, but when I pop my fingers I feel like it's okay and …

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Fear of the dark.... 
Im 20 years old and a female.. ever since i could remember ive been scared of the dark.. When I was younger my mom was in a abusive relationship and i …

Fear of my own toenails. 
Okay, So I don't remember exactly when this sFear of my own toenails started but I'm terrified of my toenails being ripped off or having things under my …

Fear Being Trapped Underwater 
I hate bridges and I feel like Its going to collapse and my car is going to fall into the water and I will be trapped there and die underwater it's just …

Sociophobia 
I am avoiding people. Worse yet I'm avoiding making phone calls. It has gotten particularly bad lately. I used to have long periods when it didn't affect …

Glossophobia & Thalassophobia 
Glossophobia: I cannot speak in public or in front of a small group of people, it freaks me out. Sometimes I just freak out by the thought of speaking …

Fear of throwing up in public 
It all started when I was younger around 6 maybe. Every night before I went to sleep I was terrified that I would throw up that night. Now I am 12 and …

I am scared to touch photographs of insects 
some insects like caterpillars or other bugs that aren't gross looking i can touch, but since i was young i cant even force myself to touch a picture of …

Horrific fear of 5 pence coins 
I have a horrific fear of 5 pence pieces,I am fine with any other coins but not 5p's the appearance and the shape of them make me feel physically sick …

Fear of people stand diagonally behind me 
I'm not really sure if this is really a fear?? I just get super uncomfortable whenever people stand diagonally behind me (I cant think of a good word …

So needle phobic,I'm destroying my Health 
I have a Thyroid problem and a goitre that is stopping food from getting down properly, preventing me from sleeping, as some nights it presses against …

Scared when I go swimming In a swimming pool 
I get really scared when I go swimming In a swimming pool. When I can't touch the floor I panic then I can't breathe and then I have to get out of the …

Fear of bones poking through stretching skin 
I have this Fear, especially with my shoulder blades, that my bones in my body will poke through and tear my skin, making the bones visible. I fear that …

fear of robots 
I am terrified of robots especially human looking ones. I am not sure but I think it started about 60 years ago when I was about 4 years old. There used …

I have burnaphobia 
Hello, I am 23 years old and scared to death of getting burned. I got burned once by boiling water as a pan of it fell off the stove and splashed all over …

Fear of having my anyone try to hold my eye lids open 
I don't feel a fear but I am extremely resistant to having anyone try to lift my eye lids as in an examination. I cringe I make this awful face and loose …

Fear of things that are the wrong size 
I'm not sure if there is a real name for it but I get really uncomfortable and twitchy when I see things that are the wrong size. Eg:/ giant gummy bears …

Fear of not being able to open doors 
I become paralysed by fear with the thought of not being able to open a door. Not that the door itself will not open or is locked, but that I will not …

Fear of Mechanical Robots 
I have completely no idea how this fear of mechanical robots started. But I'm guessing around the age of 4 at some amusement park. And now it's worse …

Fear of Curling Toes 
I have a fear of Curling up my toes. When I'm wearing shoes, I twitch my toes a lot because they can never get comfortable. I've heard voice teachers and …

Phobia of shaking water bottles/containers of water and the easter bunny 
I don't know how or why I am afraid of the bubbles that form after water is shaken but I get sick, I gag and want to throw up. I almost want to cry. I've …

fear of not being able to hear 
I have a fear of mot being able to hear in my house when I'm alone. Its mainly when I'm blow drying my hair or vacuuming or even running bath water. I'm …

Fear of Sports with Hard Balls (don't laugh at the title) 
I'm 13, male. It was mostly football (soccer if you're American). But now it's expanding to basketball, baseball, and any other sport including a hard …

Fear of interview and phone calls 
Graduating about half a year before, I have consistent fear of getting an actual office job. The worst is that even before graduating, every time I thought …

Fear of things that are bigger under water than they are above water. 
Both my dad and I share this fear, but it is so rare that it does not have a name. When I'm swimming in the ocean and I see a small rock just peeping …

Phobia of people eating my toes or chopping of my toes 
I know its a weird story, but when I was 8 I had a dream that there was a witch who lored kids under their beds with candy and I saw a boy go under the …

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Terrified of Abandoned Buildings. A Phobia With No Scientific Name...?  
I am absolutely terrified of abandoned buildings. You get the general criteria for diagnosing a phobia; nausea, heavy breathing, sweating, etc etc. Well …

I have a phobia for the ground 
I know it sounds crazy but I literally have a phobia for this ground that we walk on...I'm constantly paying attention to the ground wherever I walk..What …

Video Game phobias. 
I have two major video game phobias. The worst one would be the fear of what will happen when you reach the edge of a map. Some games, you'll hardly notice …

fear of clowns 
since i was little i have had a fear of clowns. my mum got given a porcaline clown as a present and she decided to put it in my room (i was about 5). this …

I have a phobia for MANY things 
My phobias Belonephobia- Fear of pins and needles. (Aichmophobia) Claustrophobia- Fear of confined spaces. Dentophobia- Fear of dentists. Emetophobia- …

Stupid Taxidermy:-( 
I am very very relieved that I am not the only one who is afraid of taxidermy animals. I have had this fear for as long as I can remember. As I've gotten …

Fear of putting my head under warm water 
Ever sense i was little I've had a fear of putting my head all the way under in the shower and in hot tubs I'm fine in pools and in cold showers but when …

I have a fear of escalators  
I was a 5 year old girl and I loved escalators like any other child I would jump on the thing and love the ride but no not anymore I will tell my story. …

Fear of Silverware 
I have a fear of silverware. I can't eat with it, I can't even be in a room with it. It's not that I'm afraid of it, I'm afraid of the sound it makes and …

Fear of Mermaids 
When I was like 4,5, or 6, I loved mermaids because I thought that they were beautiful girls who lived in the ocean. Now I have seen actual real pictures …

Eating Phobia 
I am terrified of eating veins, fat, cartilage, dark/red spots, and bones while eating any meat. It causes slight anxiety so there fore makes me reject …

I am Mazeophobic 
Mazeophobia is the fear of being lost. When i was 8 years old i went bush walking with my mum and some friends and we got lost our way. I was afraid …

My fear of bones 
My name is Chloe I am 11 years old and im not entirely sure but i think i might have a fear of bones. I mean like 1 thing is when im eating fish (not that …

I have the fear of putting my hands and feet on walls. 
I hate the feeling of a steep wall. My hands and feet get sweaty just by thinking about it. I know, it's weird. I feel like I'm going to fall or get sucked …

Fear of Chopped Wood 
Anytime I see a bundle of wood or a campfire I immediately cringe and get depressed. I can accredit this to a near, self-inflicted amputation while chopping …

Fear of love/trust 
When I was in seventh grade, I had feelings for someone and told my mom, who seemed happy for me. I thought everything was working out fine, until my mom …

Scared of vomiting every night 
Hello, I had awful morning sickness this summer and was throwing up like every hour causing me to be very scared of vomiting at night. The trouble is that …

Fear of open one eye 
I am 18 years old. I have a very weird phobia. I am afraid if I open one of my eyes. I feel so terrified when I open one of my eyes, because I feel so …

My eyes, my fear 
I do not understand, I really do not understand. for 25 years of my life, I was normal. I'm just an ordinary woman who likes to watch movies, especially …

I'm suffering of optophobia 
I am very afraid at the morning time, cause in that time, I have to open my eyes after a long night sleep. If I open my eyes, even only one, I see something …

fear of long words 
I am 20 years old woman. I have a very strange fear. I am afraid of long words. when I heard someone talking to a long word, I would be angry suddenly. …

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia 
I have a great fear of long words. If anyone said with a long word and long sentence, I would practically angry. I have tried to control myself, but it …

Open Doors 
I've always been afraid of open doors. Not all doors opened scare me. Bathroom and closet doors in particular. It doesn't even matter if it's nighttime …

Scared of dolls 
I'm 14 years old, and my fear of dolls JUST started this year too. It was near Halloween, and I decided to look up my name, which is Annabelle. And this …

Fear of Cracks! 
I don't know why, but seeing cracks in things (like mugs, plates, windows, and especially walls) freaks me out. My skin starts crawling and I start sweating/my …

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Taxidermy fear 
I live and have always lived just outside of Seattle Wa. All of the surrounding areas are known for fishing and hunting. At 3 years old my family and I …

phobia of trying out for things 
I have a tryout for basketball on the 18 of November and I'm afraid of what the people will say but in really good so my question is what is the phobia …

Scared to death of liquid of my ear and going deaf 
As far back as I can remember I have been so afraid of water getting into my ear and then going deaf completely. The dr told me that I had wax buildup …

I can't go to sleep without plugs in my ears 
Ok so when I was about 10 years old it all started. For like a month after my 10 th birthday I could sleep with my sister snoring and breathing and all …

Scared of Basketballs! 
i was in gym class one day, and we were playing knock out and i got hit in the head. normal. i sat out. the next time i played i got hit int he head but …

Scared of plums!  
i was obsessed with plums when i was younger an i made my mom by me 2 or 3 packs (i don't remember, but i was around there) and i ate ALL of them in one …

Scared of Mushrooms! 
when i was younger, i used to watch the smurfs with my mom and you know, they lived in the little mushrooms and i thought it was cute. then one day, i …

Fear of women getting hurt. 
It's in every movie, T.V. show, anime. You name it and it's in there. Everytime a woman or a girl gets seriously hurt or killed. It sets my nerves on edge, …

Strange fear of legs suddenly snapping 
For some reason as of late i have been obsessively worrying about standing my legs too straight, because im terrified that with some freakish, humanly …

My toenail being ripped off phobia. 
I have a fear of the chances of my toenails being ripped off. I keep imagining the weird things that could happen to them. I can't sleep sometimes. I keep …

Wear-and-tear phobia 
First of all, this fear is ruining my life. I cannot stand if something has a scratch on it, especially expensive electronics. My ipod touch got ONE scratch …

Fear of my little toe!!!! 
I have a little toe fear, I carnt touch my little toe!!! People carnt touch my little toe, and If someone does I freak out and want to punch them, I carnt …

Fear of objects moving forcefully and uncontrolledly 
The idea of uncontrolled, forceful, constant motion makes me sick to the stomach. I'm especially scared of objects swinging in strong wind. or example, …

Fear of Naval Mines 
Fear of Naval mines. So, you're out swimming/scubadiving or whatever and you're tired. Your vision is a little blurry as well is the water. You can't …

Fear of Tornado Sirens 
I have been afraid of tornado sirens ever since one event. Before, I was not afaid of Tornado Sirens. Before the event, I was away and at a water park …

Fear of Food is my worst!!!! 
Hi.I'm a 44 year old mom of 4. Several years ago I was diagnosed with Ibs and anxiety. My anxiety and phobia disorder has pretty much crippled my life! …

phobia of flushing toilets spraying 
I honestly do have this phobia of flushing toilets spraying fear. The fear is once you flush the toilet, and the toilet doing the opposite of flushing …

Hygrothermophobia  
First and for most I'm pleased to know that I wasnt making this up and now I have a name for it. My story is not as tragic as being scolded by a hot kettle, …

Fear of broken traffic lights 
There's this sense if darkness, emptiness, and evil emitting from broken traffic lights which have been wrapped in black trash bags. I just can't explain …

Fear of Large Open Empty Rooms 
Hello.. I'm a 42 year old male and I've had this weird phobia for as long as I can remember. Whenever I walk into a large open room, for example an empty …

Fear of love or emotional attachment 
I think I have philophobia; the fear of love or emotional attachment. I'm young, but I feel so old sometimes. I've been referred by some as an "old …

Fear of shooting skywards 
Ever since a little kid, I've always had a fear that gravity would turn off and I would shoot up skywards. For me, I know the reason.i went on the roller …

Afraid of getting the inside of my shoes wet 
I am terrible afraid of getting the inside of my shoes wet. It all started when I was in 5th grade and my feet got all slit open because I got the inside …

Phobia of taxidermy 
Phobia of taxidermy...I don't know what the name for it is-or if there even is one but-Omgosh I really have been alone in this all my 50+ years and you …

Fear if people touching my scar 
When I was younger I fell on my bike and now have a huge scar from the handle bar on my shin. Everything about my scar grosses me out its a giant indent …

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A Phobia/Fear similar to the fear of sudden movements. 
I have an odd little fear/phobia that has existed since I was about 4/5 years old, I'l try my best to give as much detail as possible but i'm still not …

Earring/Jewelry Phobia? 
Ever sense I can remember I've had this DISGUST whenever I see someone with earring or any type of jewery on their body. Some things I can put up with, …

Earring / Jewelry Phobia 
Ever sense I can remember I've had this DISGUST whenever I see someone with earring or any type of jewery on their body. Some things I can put up with, …

Scared of sitting in cars/bus when it goes downhill or a slope 
I few weeks ago, I would not have any problems sitting in a car, bus or subway. But now, for some kind of reason I get really scared and have a feeling …

Phobia Of Basements 
I don't really know why, but I've been afraid of basements ever since I can remember. It got to the point where I wouldn't even walk past one, unless someone …

Fear of having my feet over my head 
I have a persistent and irrational fear of having my feet over my head (i.e.: doing shoulder stands in yoga or other poses that involve having my feet …

My sticker phobia has gotton worse! 
I'm a afraid of stickers,weird yes I know.I finally googled this yesterday and found out I'm not alone and that this phobia actually has a name,Pittakionophobia.I'm …

fear from taking bath  
Sometime I am scared from taking bath and put a water on my head and also I cant sleep cant close my eyes I feel that I cant breath but after 2 ar 3 days …

Barefoot phobia 
My 6 year-od boy is afraid to take his socks off. He cries horrible and you can see the fear n his face. This is not something new, it is getting worse …

Scared of worms... and elevators. 
I am really, truly, terrified of worms. Both disgusted and terrified. Yes, I know that they've done nothing wrong to me but... just typing this makes my …

zipper-phobia 
I just can't stand zippers. I don't feel well touching og thinking about them. Please, anybody tell me if it's to odd, and I'm not the only one suffering …

Fear of being cut 
Ever since I was young I was always a little squeamish, and even afraid to raise my hand out of the discomforting thought of blood draining from my hand …

Phobia of Whales 
I have Cetaphobia - its a phobia of whales. I don't know why im afraid of whale, since ive never been in the ocean or actually seen a whale in person. …

My friend is scaring me 
Okay my friend tells me these freaky stories that scare me and she doesn't stop. Now I am afraid to sleep without my mum awake and with me. Help me please. …

Fear of Walking Down Stairs 
I have a fear of walking down long staircases, especially if they're steep. It developed about four years ago, but I think it ties into a fear of heights …

Fear of zombie apocypse 
Ok, it'll proberly sound real stupid but scientists have actually proven that in a result to some brain parasites found, it's actually possible. And …

Drive through car wash phobia 
As a child I always feared going through a car wash and when we we did I use to cry my eyes out, I was terrified, there was nonspecific thing that made …

Phobia: Eating without a drink near to me. 
When I was younger, I used to have a fear of eating without a drink right next to me. The fear was that I wouldn't be able to swallow and I'd choke. A …

Fear of Cockroaches 
I seriously have a big fear of cockroaches , even when I just hear it's name I get chills ... and I can't stand to see one for a half second ! I really …

Wet Grass Scares Me 
Ever since I was a little girl, I have feared walking on wet grass. Walking on wet grass without shoes was a time of shaking, my heart racing, my inside …

Really big fear of the world ending 
I have a really big fear of the world ending and dying I think about it all the time I find my self flinching from shadows I can't sleep at night cause …

Fear of Ghosts (Only at night) 
I have an extreme fear of ghosts, but only during the night. The thing I'm most scared of are ghosts of old woman. My great grandma died a few years ago, …

Fear of plastic covers on couch 
I am 13 and I am truly scared of plastic covers on couches. Like when you go to your grandma. When I see it I shiver and go into panic mode. I just can …

Fear of things entering my skin.  
It doesn't matter what it is, if it enters my skin I instantly don't like it and fear it. It started off with knowing about how some bugs eat people or …

Fish makes me shudder 
I know it's an odd one but just looking at a fish (even a picture) makes me shudder, let alone touch one...no way. I simply cannot bare it! It's most fish …

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Fear of stepping on cables 
I am in a band and have been in bands for several years. there is one thing that i am afraid of before I walk on stage, and thats all the electrical cords …

Fear of canyons, bees, veins and emery boards 
Hi, my name is Kurt and I've always been a neurotic, geeky kind of guy. I have quite a few fears including being groped at the urinal of a public restroom …

Phobia of Butterflies 
Ever since I was 5, I was scared of Butterflies! It all started when I was sleeping on one of my favorite pillows at night. I woke up and I saw something …

Feaer of failing or being stupid 
I'm afraid of failing or being stupid :( Sometimes my friends make a yell or, talk about their looks and i'll be standing there saying nothing because …

Fear of touching the bottom of swimming pools.  
I have no idea why, but it just grosses my out to no end. Touching the bottom of a swimming pool makes me feel queasy and uneasy. Whenever I do go swimming …

Phobia of Breaking my Femur 
Ive had this phobia of breaking my femur for quite a long time & whenever i tell someone about it, they think im weird. I cant really help that i have …

Fear of wet/leafy plants  
Since I was a little girl I couldn't stand leafy wet plants on the bottom of my shoes or on the floor I didn't think this fear was crazy until one day …

My fear of Bee's, Wasp's, and things alike.. 
There isn't much of a story to this. Just that as long as I can remember, I've had this tremendous fear of bee's, wasp's, and things alike. I'm not scared …

Yep, a true phobia about water. 
I suffer from Hygrophobia, meaning I have an extreme, abnormal fear of liquids. I shower immediately after stepping, or even touching a moist, wet surface. …

My Strange Phobia, Batophobia 
My name is Tessa and I have Batophobia. Batophobia is a a fear of nearing a tall building. I begin to gasp for air, get light headed and suddenly stress …

Flipping Fear 
I couldn't get on a spinning fun (???) fair ride for a zillion quid ..and I too can feel myself begin to panic just thinking about all the stuff in the …

Fear of sofa polyester foams 
I have this sofa polyester foam phobia since i was like 8 years old...when me and my cousins are playing at our auntie's house,they own a very old sofa..it …

When People Make Fun of My Arachnophobia 
I hate it when I accidentally let it slip that I have arachnophobia. They use it to their advantage and pretend there's a spider behind me just to hear …

My fears are as serious as a heart attack 
I am a 30 yr old female. Who has been diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse twice now. The first time was in 2007 and again just a few days ago. Back in …

phobia of huge communist buildings. 
A trip to Warsaw last week has confirmed my phobia to large lonely structures...weird or what!!! I found the city very creepy , and stood next to this …

Extreme fear of touching blackboards or similar surfaces 
This is not realy a story but im more looking for help on how to stop my fear of touching blackboards or similar surfaces It all started from an ongoing …

Entomophobia 
I am 13 years old. I am terrified of insects. This is my story. The teacher pulled a picture up in class the other day of a roach on a woman's hand, …

Phobia of the smell of museums!! 
I don't know why, but I have a certain aversion to museums, because of the smell. This has been with me for years; the musky smell really freaks me out, …

Some things in the sky freak me out 
I have always had a love for astronomy and weather related phenomena, so it's particularly odd to me that I would have developed phobias like I have. I …

I fear public restrooms 
I am very glad that I'm not alone in this. For all my life I've never spoke to anyone who has the same kind of fear that I do. I rarely speak of it because …

Fear of Squirrels and Pigeons 
I live in sheer and utter terror of squirrels and pigeons. I recently started school at a small Catholic college in a wooded area. There are squirrels …

Balloon phobia 
When I was 11 I ran outside while balloons were being popped. I am 28 & still hate balloons being popped. Ever since I was young, about 3, I have very …

Fear of the dark 
I know it sounds ridulcoluos but it's true. I'm abousatly TERRIFIED of the dark. Whenever I have to go to sleep and when my dad or stepmom turn off the …

Fear of toilets and throwing up 
My two biggest fears. When I was little i went to pee and there was blue water in the toilet. I had first loved it, but suddenly was terrified of it. …

Fear of Blackouts 
The first time the power went off, I was scared to death. I was shaking and crying a bit. Years've passed and I'm still afraid of blackouts. During the …

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Odd phobias that get made front of or make people think your a weirdo 
Hi I am a teenager and I don't have a lot of things to be afraid of but things I am are weird. First of all I have mild koumpounophobia which is the …

Obsessing over fear of herpes 
Met a beautiful woman, and we've been on a few dates and kissed. But then I see a white patch on her lip, it could just be a sore from the freezing cold …

fear of weird or dark creepy looking toilets 
ever since i was little ive had a phobia of toilets and i dont mean its just one thing, its weird to me as most people i know dont bother. i dont like …

Trypophobia 
I've been having this issue since I was a kid. I'm not afraid of these stuff though. I'm just sort of disgusted of 'em. Sometimes to a point of shivering. …

bubble fear 
latly I have been terrified of bubbles. when I get in the hot tub and turn it on the bubbles appear and I feel like the are coming to get me does any one …

Fear of eating insects, especially moths and spiders 
i also have a horrible fear of eating insects, especially moths and spiders. whenever i see a moth i cover my mouth and dont speak untill i know it's gone …

Fear of having a papercut in the eye 
i have a completely irrational fear of having a papercut in the eye. i have never had any papercuts near my eye or even my face. i get huge waves of anxiety …

ophidiophobia 
i use to love snakes until i was at a family retreat, i was looking for blue belly lizards, when i almost fell into a rattle snake den, it was scary. and …

Necrophobia Is Killing Me 
I'm an extremely anxious person. Seriously. I've had anxiety problems my entire life and only a few years ago did they suddenly cross the line and become …

Fear of picture/photos of sea or anywhere deep 
I dont know why, and i guess i'll never know. Everytime i look at pictures/photos of sea, the dark deep ocean, or just anything that looks deep (pool, …

My fear of stink bugs 
Well I have always been afraid of stink bugs but lately it has been more phobia like- its spring time so we have had a lot of them lately so yesterday …

Fear of bible, what is it called? 
I've noticed every time I pick up a bible I get nervous and sweat and panic. I dont know why. I never really believed in God because of my chidhood and …

Phobia of sea animals  
I have a phobia of sea animals, especially large ones. My phobia had started when I was in first grade, our class went on a field trip and we went to the …

i sleep like im in a coffin 
alright, well im a teenager(16) my name is jenna and through the time of my life i have been having this weird phobia type thing, and im pretty shure this …

Fear of Firecrecrackers 
I live here in the Philippines and New Year's Eve will always be a doomsday for me. I am now thirty and was able to manage the fear by lighting firecrackers …

phobia of golfcarts :( 
I know it sounds weird. But I can't be in golfcarts.. I want to know what the name for this is.. I hate being in them ever since I crashed in one and broke …

Phobia of knots in wood. 
When i was 14 years old we had to made a wooden frame in woodshop. My friends piece of wood had a knot in it and it fell out and ever since i am terrified …

Phobia of being jumped at 
Apparently, there is no phobia (that i know of) that states that the respective person is afraid, that, at any given moment, at any given place, there …

Phobia and fear 
Hi I'm Rashik from Nepal now in Saudi Arabia since I am tempted at times while sleeping, and I'm suffered from fear & anxiety, phobia which is causing …

fear of spiders and deep oceans 
when I was 8 years old I went to a friends house, we were playing in the yard and I ran around the house and there were 2 huge orange spiders , taranchula …

Fear of being watched..real life Truman show attack 
Marvin Gaye was right. we r being tracked watched ive been tormented based on my online activity a lot has happened alot, and continues to everyday from …

Fear of Shipwrecks 
My fear of shipwrecks has been around for a long time. It first started when I watched titanic at this point I was 8. I have only ever been on one boat …

I'm afraid of heights and leeches 
I've been acrophobic (afraid of heights) for as long as I can remember, I can't Ben get up onto the top of a medium sized step ladder with out basically …

Fear of Water 
The title says it, but I'll explain more. I have a fear of water, I can't go near a swimming pool or even look at it. Usually when I take a shower I'm …

My story. Apeirophobia? 
I remember waking up at night sitting alone in the living room, and imagining that i create something that is covering everything. I don't know how to …

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satisfaction phobia 
There is a mechanism that is triggered each and every time a desire rises in me. It is triggered with any desire, wehter it is to visit my grandma or to …

Angrophobia- fear of angering others or becoming angry 
Hello. My name is Michelle. I used to have the fear of angering other people, especially my parents. I was extremely cautious around people and tried my …

Scared of everything :( 
Well, i am Cat and i am 16, i have loads of phobias so i'll talk you throught them one at a time: - fear of being alone (quite common but i talked about …

Fear of bananas 
I am terrified of bananas. There, I said it! Obviously, this is a problem when I sit with a bunch of friends where at least 2 of them eat a banana every …

Terrfied of being alone, Monophobia? 
My name is Cat and i am 16 years old, i am terrfied of being alone, even if there is a house full of people i cannot be in one room on my own. I have …

Fear of being prodded???? 
Ok.. Every time I go to the doctors and they mention a needle or a throat culture I practically burst out into tears and I start hyperventilating and shaking. …

Fear of Insects Entering My Body 
For the longest time, I've had this irrational fear of insects and other creepy-crawlies smaller then the palm of my hand entering my body. It started …

Fear of being Alone 
By the way before you read my story it might make you scared. When I looked up my fear it kept saying the different kind of alone like relationship wise. …

Fear of items touching my face 
Pretty much as the title says. I am afraid of things touching my face, from another person to water. I have to hold my breath while washing my hair in …

My fear and anxiety driving fast on motorways 
My fear and anxiety driving fast on motorways, Its been like it a couple of years always pushing myself to do the journeys, trying hard to not let it take …

Taxidermy Phobia. Finally .. people who understand me, thank you!! :] 
So, I've had my fear since I was about 5 years old. I'm now 16 years old and my family never understands me about it. When I see them and am made to go …

Real fear of Odd Numbers 
I have a real fear of Odd numbers, The main odd Number I fear the most is 5 and then 3. I always had this fear even when growing up however it became …

Fear of the Unknown 
Ever since I was younger I always had a fear of being alone in the dark, mainly of what WOULD happen to me alone, in the dark. It might seem very strange …

I have a fear of old food 
I have a fear of old food. I can't eat leftover food. I have tried a couple of times to re-cook it or heat it up, and many times it tastes better than …

Fear of Tsunami  
i was on vacation in Thailand with my family everything was fine until the second day. i was just sitting in my hotel room when i felt the bed shaking …

Not sure what it is.....I think it's a phobia 
So I think it's a phobia, last night I woke up and felt like screaming, even thinking about it now is making me feel anxious, I had to get out of bed and …

Afraid when waking up at night 
As someone who had a sleep disorder for most of their life, sleep has always been difficult in some respect. Before I was diagnosed with a sleep disorder, …

Hair Phobia 
I am grossed out by hair i am constantly looking for it and i cant stop thinking about it, i feel like im gonna throw up and its getting so bad that i …

Terrified of Mascots 
I am absolutely terrified of mascots! I don't really recall when my phobia began, but it didn't help that I was chased by two mascots in sixth grade. Easily …

My Phobia of Dirty Forks 
I hate seeing dirty forks. Wether they are in the dishwasher dirty or in the drawer with just water stains on them. I hate that so much! And I'm scared …

Phobia of Electricity  
when i was 3, my pre k class watched a video about electrical safty. in the video a cat was getting zapped because it was doing stupid things. then, i …

Scared of being on a Virtual world 
Okay, so I'm scared of being on a Virtual world, You know where there's Avatars and stuff where You talk to other avatars, It's cool abit like, IMVU? Yeah …

Fear of planets 
hey, my fear is planets I don't know why but it might be that there so big or when you look up in the sky its so high just think when you look up in …

Fear of pain 
I'm not scared of dying. At all I know that for a fact but I am terrified of anybody including myself in pain. Given a choice of cutting my fingers off …

Fear of Throw Up!!! 
So, I am now 17 and for as long as I can remember I have been terribly afraid of others getting sick. I hate getting sick as well but it is out of my control …

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I dont like stuffed animals,blankets,or anything like that 
well,it has been this way for my whole life.i dont like stuffed animals,blankets,or anything like that. i dont mind the way that it feels that much,it …

I have a Fear of Tssues 
when i see a crumpled piece of tissue i have a spaz attack and i end up going on a rage mood. i throw chairs, i turn green, its out of control. my name …

Fear of rubbing my eyes while in a moving vehicle 
I have a fearof rubbing my eyes while in a moving vehicle. I'm just always afraid that the vehicle will hit a bump or pot hole, and I'll either poke myself …

Afraid to put my head under the water 
Almost my whole life I have been afraid to put my head under the water. I don't know why but I've always tried to. Compensate for it and now I'm a bad …

I am Terrified of Ladybugs! 
I used to love them when I was little, but when I was 5, my parents took me to the park, and they were EVERYWHERE. I literally couldnt swing on the swingset …

Terrified of breaking a leg or arm  
I'm terrified of breaking a leg or arm etc. and having to have a cast put on where I can't bend the joint. Sometimes I lose sleep and cry thinking what …

Fear of hand washing 
Hello. I feel stupid even typing this, but I have a fear of hand washing. I hate it when people wash their hands in front of me. I get really nervous …

Fear of Stepping On Sewers and Drains 
Whenever I'm out in the city walking, I always avoid stepping on those round sewers and barred drains on the ground, and when I do my heart stops. Why …

Phobia of Shipwrecks 
I haven't always had my phobia of shipwrecks, semi-submerged, submerged, or washed up objects. I think I started when I was about 5-6, but I can't be sure. …

Phobia of Vomiting and Heights 
I am a 19 year old girl and after my 18th birthday i now suffer from serve panic disorder, I have a huge fear of vomiting. i avoid certain places and people …

Terrible phobia of breaking my neck 
I have a very intense fear of breaking my neck and dying or becoming paralyzed. I can't watch any tv shows or movies with scenes involving neck breaking …

Mirror Freight 
Whenever I walk past a mirror at night I become scared because I'm worried that there will be someone/something scary behind me or my face will turn all …

I'm afraid of spiders, worms and frogs 
My phobia of frogs probably developed when I was a child, I remember that I was walking near a swamp and suddenly I noticed a huge frog, the sixe of both …

phobia of 3D 
Ever since I can remember I have hated 3D movies and now I hate them. Once I went to watch monsters versus aliens in 3D which isn't even scary and I couldn't …

Phobia of Death 
Well im not sure when it started but i think it started when my grandpa dead right in front of me without me noticing and i was like 8 or 9. Well when …

Fear of insects touching my fingertips. 
When I was a child I was fascinated with picking up all sorts of bugs. Caterpillars, beetles, spiders etcetera. I never had any fear, I had no reason for …

Fear of the sound of spit 
iso basically, I have this fear of the sound of spit. I can't stand it, if I hear someone eating or drinking I start to get all panicky and my chest starts …

Phobia to Planetary Movements 
Now, I cannot stand watching documentals on space anymore. As a child I loved anything that had to do with space. I loved astronomy. Now, one day I thought …

Fear Of Butterfiles In The Via Bus 
once upon a time there was me my friend, aylin and her sister. we were heading downtown to have a good time like the song good time by owl city! :D wewere …

fear of being alone! 
I used to be so independent having my own apartment and furnish it the way I want. suddenly one day I have found myself fear of being alone in my apartment. …

Phobia of Beavis and Butthead. 
Beavis and Butthead scare me. Their laughs make me cringe, and they creep me out just looking at them. I also have a fear of wax figures and animatronics, …

Fear of needles injecting drugs 
My name is Jack, im 17 years old. So ever since my health teacher showed my class videos on drugs i discovered my fear of needles injecting drugs. The …

Fear of thunder and lightning 
Hello, my name is Ben, and it started like this: When I was about 11 (I'm 12 now) when me and my mum were camping. It was raining really heavily and when …

Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens 
My fear of chickens is not extreme, I don't freak out when I see pictures of them or anything like that. It's just if a chicken is even just ten yards …

Bouncy Castles 
Ever since I was little I have hated bouncy castles. I have no idea why I just seemed to have a natural fear of them. I would not go near one or dare to …

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Fear of parasites And tapeworms 
Hello, im a 14 year old female that suffers from fear of parasites And tapeworms. Scince i decided i wanted to have a degree in health sciences in college, …

phobia of knees 
I have been scared of knees for as long as I can remember, I cant look, touch or be near someones knees and cant look or touch my own. I cant lye on my …

Phobia of a shower chair 
I have a big phobia of my fiance's dad's shower chair, his dad has only one leg and has to sit on a plastic chair in the shower and omg I have never freaked …

Im Scared of Waterfalls and Not being able to touch the ocean floor. 
Im SOO scared of Waterfalls! I feel like i might slip in and fall over the tip. I think im scared beacuase In India A Family was on a Vacation on Patalpani …

Disgust towards jewelry 
I have an intense disgust towards jewelry. I cannot stand the touch of rings, earrings and worse of all necklaces or bracelets, Anything that is a chain, …

Scared of Wrists 
When I first found out I was scared of wrists, I was doing rock climbing with my school friends on a school trip. I suddenly felt a twang of fear whenever …

Scared of Wrists 
When I first found out I was scared of wrists, I was doing rock climbing with my school friends on a school trip. I suddenly felt a twang of fear whenever …

Scared to vomit 
Ok lately I have not been wanting to go to any place in public because I get really sick.when I get sick I start to shake and sweat and I feel extremely …

Phobia of Quicksand : especially in films 
Okay, quicksand or quagmire is a thing I can avoid in real life. It isn't something I would normally encounter so it's not as if this is a phobia that …

Possibly Astrophobia 
When I look at planets I am awestruck and fascinated by them, but at the same time, I am also very freaked out by most, especially Venus; right here in …

I have a phobia of my cat dying. 
When I was 12 I got my first cat and it died as a kitten after getting feline lukemia. She bled through her ears and mouth and I watched her die. At 13 …

Drain phobia 
I have an unusual phobia. I am afraid whenever I swim, shower, do dishes, and wash my hands. I am extremely scared of drains. So far....Nothing has helped …

I'm afraid of children. 
My name is Jennifer. I am 16 years old and afraid of children. I don't know why I am, but I am. It started in about 7th grade, and got intense about my …

Fear of Spray Bottles 
I start freaking out and feeling sick when I see a spray bottle. Well, to be honest, a two types of spray bottles. It's weird, I know. But I never touch …

fear of dealing with people 
I get really angry and agitated if I dont have my alone time and Im terrified of staying in camp or dorm. I hate having people over and I become cross …

Fear of cancer and death 
Well, I fear of every environmental factor that can cause cancer, mainly the existence of such things in my house, such as asbestos, radiation, mold etc, …

podophobia 
Hi you might think am weird but i hate feet with my whole life. About the beginning of this year ive never been able to handle feet. my friends and family …

Fear of water 
When i was little, I was at a party and someone unexpectedly came along and pushed me in the pool, i was watching everyone as i couldnt swim yet. I smacked …

Fear Of Golf Carts 
I don't know. I'm almost fifteen and I have been afraid of golf carts because they feel unsafe and I've heard of fatal accidents on them so it freaks me …

Scared of Ghost 
Im 10 and everscence I was 6 ive been scared of ghost once when I was alone in my livinroom my moms phone flew off the coffetable and allways behinde me …

Phobia of something living inside of me 
I was never strong on the idea of pregnancy. I know I will never be pregnant, because I hate the thought of something feeding off me. I had pinworms, and …

Fear of Drains 
If my feet, in particular nails get near a drain I have a mental freak out. I have no clue why but nails being bitten, bent, or scraped bugs me. AHHHH …

Bugs freak me out.!!! 
I don't really think i have ever had a problem with bugs. But when I moved into the bedroom up stairs, there would always be a spider over my bed. Then …

Selachophobia - It's not Spielberg's fault. 
I was born in 1975. The last US troops were withdrawn from Viet Nam in April of that year, and as my father is a veteran of that engagement, it is that …

Fear of flies crawling in my nose, I think I'm the only one that has it 
I have an unusual fear of flies crawling in my nose, especially when I sleep.I sleep with my face covered. Not only when I sleep, but if I accidentally …

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Fear of weird sounds, feet, and leaving the house 
i have a fear of weird sounds like when you rub napkins together or if you rub 2 foam plates together. it makes me almost sick and i want to run and hide …

irrational fear of anything inflatable.... 
as the title states: anything inflatable. balloons, tires, plastic bags, anything that inflates. the fear overcomes when the object is being inflated. …

I used to be extremely paranoid.  
Whenever I say extreme I mean extreme. I'd sleep with my light on, and could only fall asleep when I couldn't stay awake longer usually I'd go to sleep …

Fear of fruit area at grocery stores 
This started out as an intense distaste for fruit that was left sitting out in stores and how I can only eat them if they were bagged. Now it grown to …

Suffering from intense nosophobia 
I didn't even know how this nosophobia first came to me. It's just like suddenly I became fear of every disease and of my own health condition. I can't …

Fear of medication and medical procedures 
My phobia will end up killing me. I have fear of medication and medical procedures. I cannot even get myself to take an Tylonol or vitamin. No liquid …

I'm terrified of musical cards 
Long story short, I'm terrified of musical cards. Or ones that talk to you. I have no idea why. I once was in a CVS and I was looking for a card for my …

I cannot sit in chairs that have ugly or stained material on them 
Ok, here goes. I cannot sit in chairs that have ugly or stained material on them. I will go to any length to not sit on them. If I HAVE to, I sit on the …

Spheksophobia - Fear of wasps 
I don't even know why I'm so terrified of wasps... I've never even been stung! But when it gets really hot outside, sometimes I'll see wasps flying around …

Pinkie Claustrophobia 
I only noticed this recently but if i'm writing something by hand and it's been taking a while, my pinkie feels really uncomfortable. It used to be acdeptable …

Fear of watches 
I have a terrible fear of watches. If there is someone near me that has on a watch I run away crying. I do not like the idea of having a portable clock …

alurophobia 
Am terrifed of cats, I cannot move or breath. I standing screaming and shaking whenever I see a cat. People stare but I don't care I am just too terrifed …

Contact with center of palm, feet, sternum, throat, navel 
I'm not sure if it is due to them being less touched due to their central positions especially so for the arch of the feet and the navel. But the center …

Fear of eyes - Ommetaphobia 
It's a pretty weird fear, fear of eyes, that honestly affects my life so much. For a while now i've been afraid of eyes, and it's gotten to the point where …

Afraid to talk to people and be around several people, especially girls. 
When I was 10, a lot of people started to insult every little thing they found laughable. Also, my best friends, who were all female of course, told me …

Fear of koalas and clams 
When I was in 5th grade, we had to to do a report on an animal. We did not get to pick the animal, and I got the koala. I didn't know I was afraid of them, …

Fear of Bugs, 3D, and almost EVERYTHING! :,( 
Hi, my name is Grace and I have a haunting phobia. The first ones bugs. Oh, another thing you should know is that these fears have haunted me ever since …

Hydromisobaptizophobia - fear of partially submerged objects 
This is a fear of partially submerged objects. Generally, any type of buoy, tree, rock, platform, etc. that sticks up out of the water. I can't remember …

needlephobia 
iam an extreme needle phobic to the point that a nurse or doctor cant get anywhere near me if they have a needle. i have screemed at and evan kicked a …

I cant stant strawberry/pink sweets or gum 
for some reason as long as i have rememebered i cant stant pink/strawberry sweets, god knows why. i am 15 years old now and still have the same feeling …

Night Terrors and Fear 
My grandson has had Night Terrors since he was 5 and he is now 16. The Terrors wake him up almost every night with screaming , yelling and thrashing about. …

Fear of alarms, sirens and counting down 
Well I've had fear of alarms, sirens and counting down as long as I can remember, whenever I heard an alarm, which can be any volume it really freaks me …

tilting phobia 
for some reason i have a tilting phobia in vehicles. like if i am in a golf cart and were in the ditch i freak out and go the opposite direction. its kind …

Fear of tornadoes 
I live in Louisville Ky and have an inordinate fear of tornadoes. It's so bad that I want to kill myself to escape it. I do not have a basement. Just …

Fear of wide open spaces 
im pissed "agoraphobia" got hi-jacked by a non-literal meaning. Because wide open spaces freak me the fuck out. like I'm going to get sucked out into …

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Phobia of stepping on cut toenails 
I had a nightmare as a kid, where a man was torturing me and my family. And during the whole dream, we were walking around on a jetty made of cut toenails. …

fear of being alone and being in the dark 
Hi, my name is Sriyaa and i cant go to sleep when its dark i have to have all the lights on and someone near me. and I'm scared of being alone because …

Terrified of bees 
I am TERRIBLY scared of any kind of bee. I've only been stung once in my life, and that was when I was 6 years old. I'm not allergic to bee venom, either. …

Terrified of zombies, and the end of the world in 2012 
Okay, so I am not a freak or anything, but I am absolutely terrified of zombies, and the end of the world in 2012. I have been pretty scared of these …

Nyctophobia 
I think I am suffering from nyctophobia. I'm really scared, when suddenly my house got blackout in the midnight. I can breath but i think there is no oxygen …

I have a great fear of fire alarms and Storm Alarm Test's on T.V 
The noise is just the scariest thing in the world. My fire alarm like blinks this red light and a really low pitch beep that I hear but my parents cant …

Fear of choking 
For the whole of my life I can remember having difficulties swallowing food when I'm going through an anxious time in my life. More recently I have got …

Fear my house will burn down! 
As I drive around my city I look across the skyline for smoke. A few times I have seen large amounts of smoke in the same direction as my house, I get …

Humming Phobia 
When I was 13 years old, I moved to Lewiston, Maine from New York. It was a big move but a good one. My new room was way bigger than my previous one and …

Fear of being inside something inflatable/ Fear of mongooses/Acrophobia/Nyctophobia/fear of shots/phonophobia 
So, I'm afraid of heights, being inside inflatable stuff, the dark, shots, and mongooses. Yes, mongooses. One time I had a dream that I was a secret agent …

Fear of being Alone and Loose LOVED ones 
I have a dreadful fear of being alone, abandoned and loose my children who are my life. I dreadfully afraid of loosing mu husband and afraid of him loosing …

banana phobiac 
When I was 2, my maid shoved a banana down my throat and I told her: "It has seeds in it!" and she siad: "It doesn't!" Ever since then, I don't know …

Fear of Fried Foods Going Down my Shirt 
Since i was a little kid, I loved to eat popcorn. This became my obssession! I couldnt stop eating popcorn. I ate it mostly everyday. I loved it so much... …

Fear of the floor!! 
My 5 year old daughter is scared of the floor. it seems to be floors with lines in them like the school hall. she crys her eyes out and wants picking …

Fear of beingTrapped and Cornered 
Well I am a normal girl in high school. I can't seem to figure out why but whenever I am in a corner and someone comes by me or puts me into the …

i get really nervouse people might think im a lesbian 
ok so i think this is a really wierd phobia i have because im not a lesbian and i dont have a problem with gay people, but sometimes something will come …

Fear of Mermaids. 
As long as I can remeber I've been terrified of mermaids. I have no idea why, but I am. If I see one, even a cartoon, I start shaking and I've fainted …

fear of eating around stuff animals 
im 14 and ever since i can remember i have this fear of eating around stuff animals like deer heads,fish any kinda of animal i can like sence it and smell …

Acrophobia 
Although an apparent and seemingly widespread fear, I am deathly afraid of heights, not the sensation of falling but just heights. Ironically, I am 6 foot …

Fear of needles in toes, death, aging, and busy roads. 
I have many, I mean many fears! Even a few phobias. Death and aging are my 'main' ones as I break down in tears if I think about it. Same goes for needles …

Fear of bees, wasps and hornets 
It is too the point now that I can't even eat honey. Knowing that it comes from an animal that I am so afraid of. I think the fear started when I was …

Fear of birds and enclosed spaces 
Ever since I was very young I have been terrified of birds or anything with a wing span. My first drastic memory was when a bird was trapped in our living …

Fear of people stepping on me. 
Hi I'm Sam I'm 16 and I have a fear of being stepped on. This fear has been with me as long as I can remember but it seems to be esclating. I only get …

I have a fear of touching pictures of animals  
I know it sounds weird but I'm serious. Ever since I can remember I have been afraid if touching pictures of any creature. I can't even turn the page if …

Phobia or open curtains and being watched  
im only 16 but for as long as i can remember ive always felt this way,I have a huge phobia of open curtains and have to get someone to go in and close …

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Fear of Dolls 
Ever since I was around 10 years old, I have had an extreme fear of dolls. I cannot even stand to be in the same room as them. Porcelain dolls and puppets …

Fear of Somebody / Something Coming After Me 
For as long as I can remember I have been afraid of something trying to get me. That 'something' changes when my environment changes. For example, when …

Fear of chimes and other hanging objects 
i have a fear of chimes and other hanging objects, i have a fear that the ceilings might fall in or trees may fall on house, i have just got used to hanging …

Fear of checkout people in shops 
I've always been scared of buying things in shops. When I was younger I used to get my siblings to pay for my items. Even now I have issues with it, especially …

Scared of swiming 
Its not that in scared of drowning in the pool its just that im scared of peoples hair and dead skin and whatever else is in there... And then I have an …

phobia of Eyes (Ommetaphobia) 
I have a phobia of Eyes my own (in the mirror) and other peoples it's only with human eyes people laugh at me when i tell them even my friends and family …

fear of not being seen in a Dress 
OK this is hard to explain but im gonna give it a go. I am a 40 something transgendered person. I have been trans as long as i can remember. I was …

Phobia of touching pictures of water 
I have had since I was a kid, a phobia of touching pictures of water. If I am going through a book about the ocean or marine animals, and I come across …

OCD that controls me TOO MUCH! 
This uneven number thing KILLS me. I swear I couldn't control it if I tried! It bugs my bf a lot because he says it's starting to affect our relationship! …

Scared of getting schizophrenia? 
Well, it's kinda a long story, so bare w/ me. ever since i was 10, i started to worry like crazy about health issues. now im 14 and started doing research …

Fear of vomit. 
I dont know but every time when I was younger and someone were to puke i would start panicking and sometimes even crying then later when i'd go home and …

Sitophobia and me  
My whole life i have always had this Sitophobia problem that i seem to of come to terms with but the people around me just cant, when i was 2 years old …

Deathly afraid of injections 
I am 13 yrs old and i am deathly afraid of injections. I mus have had a bad expiriance with them when I was younger so now whenever I go to the doctors …

Fear of Flying Objects (balls), the dark, dying in sleep, and dolls 
I HATE stuff that fly towards my face...it's ironic but I can do okay with basketballs and stuff but the thing is, I just hate it being thrown at me...make …

Claustrophobia and Ponds don't mix  
Hey, I'm 13 and I have a few quite serious phobias. The biggest is my claustrophobia. Basically I'm not only terrified of enclosed spaces, I have a basic …

Fear of disproportion and scattered/piled things 
I don't know what it is but disproportional things really bother me. I don't know if this is as much as a fear as it is a mild case of OCD. I can't stand …

Fear of Doubles 
I have a fear of doubles. Not numbers, but objects such as double egg yolks - that really makes me cringe. And identical twins!! Siamese twins!!! And two …

Essay phobia 
Ever since i started university, i have developed a psychological phobia of being afraid of writing an essay. This has further developed into a phobia …

i hate when people touch my stuff 
i hate when people touch my stuff, enter my room, or go on my computer. I cant stand it when somebody touches my stuff. If i am downstairs i constantly …

Drain and cricket phobia...... 
Well here's for the drain well I've always been scared of any kind of drain so when I go to a pool I will like swim as far away from the drain as possible …

Fear of Itsy Bitsy Spider song.  
Ever since I was a little kid I could not stand the song Itsy Bitsy Spider. It gives me the creeps. Every time I would hear it I would get goosebumps and …

Phobia of Star Nosed Moles? 
I don't know if it's a phobia, but I cannoy handle star nosed moles. Even thinking about them makes me want to cry. My parents' friend came over and showed …

Phobia about travel 
I have developed a phobia about travel and feel unable to face dual carriage ways ,motorways and unfamiliar places.Panic sets in i see everything in silver …

Mild hydrophobia  
Well I have pretty mild hydrophobia but I'm terrified of lakes rivers oceans and any type of running water with fish in it. most people thing that facing …

Fear of a Car Running Over My Head 
I don't know what influenced this fear of a car running over my head phobia or when it developed but whenever I walk on the side of a street, I have a …

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Phobia about wanting everything to be perfect 
A couple of days ago I starte having wired thoughts all of a sudden about wanting everything to be perfect. I never really cares much about that, but all …

Nosophobia 
My fear of catching illnesses and viruses is disrupting everyday life. although I fear being ill, my main worry is my 10 year old son being ill, which …

im afraid of the grand canyon 
well im afraid of the grand canyon because when i was little i used to have these dreams where i could be walking along this dirt road and then this canyon …

Food Phobias 
Ok. I'm Johnny. I'm 15. So you'd think I'm just the typical, fast-food loving lazy teenager. Wrong. I'm afraid of fast-food. (Pizza, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, …

Overwhelming Fear Of Hights 
I was at a school camp in Primary School, and we had to go up onto a really high obsticle course. I froze at the very begining, when i had to cross a wobbly …

Podophobia 
I have an irrational fear of well.....paws. I use that as a sub for the real word for what ppl use to walk with because even the word freaks me out. its …

Phobias or Paranoya? 
Im a sixteen year old male, i have so many fears that it frustrates me because i dont know why im so freaked out by them, i know that their is no actual …

Movie poster phobia 
I'm scared of movie posters, not the movie or trailer. Specifically the posters. I think I got this movie poster phobia when walking to the theater, they'll …

Fear of windows 
Okay so I have a fear of three things.. the most important is the fear of windows, because my mind plays tricks on me and i'll see dead people through …

I am scared of the floor 
I always feel like im going to a fall into a DEEP DARK MYSTERIOUS hole of nothing, and die. maybe its a fear of dying. i curl up on my floor and i cant …

Fear of Tickling 
Whenever someone attempts to or tickles me I start to sweat alot, my stomache muscles tighten up and it burns. I kicked my best friend when she tried to …

Darkness 
I am thirteen and am terrified of the dark i hate being alone but being alone in the dark is the worst. as punishment a couple of weeks ago my grandmother …

Fear of looking at still shots of nature 
Im 17, and for as long as I can remember I have been scared to look into stillshots of photos. Black and white ones are the worst. I really hate the forets …

Scared of loose hairs 
im scared of loose hairs..i have a panic attack when i see a loose hair touching me or near me...I ahte pupic hair, hair under your arms, hair on your …

Im Terrified of butterflys! 
Ever since I can remember I have always had a terrible fear of butterflys, when I was in primary school we went on a trip to a butterfly house and I remember …

My Phobia of Taxidermy 
i realised i had a phobia of taxidermy when i was around 9 or 10 because i went to a museum with my sister and there was a room FULL OF TAXIDERMY. it scared …

i have three phobias. 
I have a mild case of agoraphobia or xenophobia( I really don't like a lot of people or crowds) my husband finds my fear of crowds funny. I also have …

Fear of people touching my bread.. 
I absolutely hate this! I know it sounds so ridiculous, but If someone touches my bread, I just won't eat it, even if it's filled with fillings, I will …

Deer Phobia 
A while back, I was driving alone in my car. In my area, it was full of woods until recently they cleared parts for factories and homes. I was on a rather …

Horrified of getting cuts or scrapes on my belly 
So, i'm absolutely horrified of getting cuts or scrapes on my belly. ever since i had a nightmare a few years ago . in the nightmare, all my intestines …

Afraid of reverse images on material  
For as long as i can remember i have been afraid of reverse images on material. It's hard to describe but the best description/worst thing is looking up …

Driving Phobia 
I am 28 and have never had a drivers license because I have a driving phobia. When I was 16 my mom had to literally force me, crying and begging, into …

Phobia of mushrooms and drains with holes 
I can eat mushrooms but can't stand to see them growing ANYWHERE. Doesn't matter what kind. My parents had some growing and I go there all the time...but …

Fear of Whales 
i have an intense fear of whales that started with a recurring dream (nightmare) where i'm floating in the open ocean alone and look under the water and …

Fear of bare feet in lake or ocean 
I'm 39 and since i can remember i have always been terrified to the point of not being able to move,frozen literally! My greatest fear is going swimming …

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Fear of Getting my fingers cut up. 
i was one facebook about 2 weeks ago, i saw this pictures of a really detailed picture on my newsfeed so i ceriously decided to click on it. (i muchly …

Petrified of Crabs 
I am petrified of crabs. I can't enjoy any holidays in hot countries which my husband loves and I'm anxious and terrified if I go to any beach anywhere. …

Fear of showering in new places for the first time. 
I have a fear of showering in new places, but only for a few times, until I get used to it. The first time is the worst though, I moved recently and avoided …

i am stressed and feared 
i was in a very good state and suddenly many things went wrong ......and i never used to think much about anything and was very positive about everything …

Fear of looking at needles? 
Whenever I go into walmart bathrooms or other store's bathrooms and there's a box for needles on the wall I feel squemish and i imagine hundreds of needles …

A Fear of Having Sauce Around Your Mouth? 
Hey, my name's Robin, I'm fifteen and this is what I have to share. I absolutely hate it when people have stains/food stuck around their lips. Hate it …

Fear of slits or holes in objects 
For some weird reason, i have a fear of slits or holes in objects, like the + sign at the bottom of an olive (shiver). I think it all started with a visit …

Fear of Octopuses 
I am absolutely petrified even at the thought of an octopus. I don't really like any sea creatures, but octopuses are a phobia. This fear of octopuses …

Fear of swimming with fish/spiders 
Hi I'm Amanda and I'm scared of swimming with small creatures. Nothing like swimming with a dolphin but like just regular fish or spiders. I have always …

Afraid of driving on a bridge 
im extremely afraid of driving on a bridge and having it break over a lake or river. its not the fall that scares me or the potential for drowning. its …

Fear of Balls 
I am 14 girl in 9th grade and just found out I am dathly affraid of balls in gym class. You see all throughout middle school I was a ball magnet, so I …

Phobia of wood and paper 
I have a phobia of wood and paper. I can't bear it if wood or paper goes anywhere near my or somebody else's mouth. It makes me feel awful just looking …

Do i have a fear of being alonephobia? 
Hello, im 16 and i have a boyfriend. We have been together for over a year now and i belive that i might be developing the Fear of being alone. I feel …

Scared of too many things in my mouth at once 
Am I the only one that is scared of too many things in my mouth at once? Everytime I go to the dentist or the orthodontist to get check ups, I slowly start …

fear of puke... 
Ok, so, for the last few years i have had this deathly fear of puke. not 'puking', just puke in general. the smell, the look, the sound...i think it comes …

Balloonophobia 
When I'm around balloons i get nervous and shaky..One day there was a lady blowing up balloons at a party store.. I felt EXTREMELY nervous and shaky..When …

Dalthy afraid of the leaves that fall off trees 
I am not afraid of trees, dendrephobia, but I am dealthy afraid of the leaves that fall off trees. It has gotten so bad that I have had to move to Nebraska …

Terrefied of caterpillars 
hi im jasmine and im TERRIFIED of caterpillars because when i was little i used to collect them and put them in a jar so i layed on a bench outside my …

Is my fear normal?  
hi. my name is Lauren.I have liked the same guy for 2 1/2 years and he has dated 5 or 6 girls in that time. he is sorta popular, but even though i am …

Terrified of hair. Enough said. 
I am so terrified of hair! It's ok if its attached to my body.. but if its not, it scared me to death. Especially when my feet are wet! When I get out …

I have a phobia of having dirty hands 
I have a phobia of having dirty hands. I do not eat with my hands, I prefer to use utensils for all eating. As an example; I will eat a bag of chips/crisps …

I have a fear of people being in my car. 
I have this fear that I will be driving down the road and someone, something will be in the backseat of my car. This is especially brought on when I am …

Emetophobia runing my life 
Okay so I know the title Emetophobia runing my life sounds a little dramatic, but sometimes I feel that way. I'm 17 and I really miss the old me! I used …

my fear of explosions 
It was just a day back home when I decided to create fireworks by my own.it blasted all over my face and between my hands. So every night I cannot go …

Things touching 
My phobia of things touching I have had since I can remember and it affects me everyday and in most cases makes me sick. I don't no the name of it but …

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Fear of something going wrong. 
Whenever I am with my boyfriend and we go on trips or something like that I always have a fear of something going wrong. Ie: plane crash, car wreck, etc. …

Phobia of looking into my phone 
I have a phobia of looking into my phone. Just in case: 1. My girl dosent text or call me today and i get heart broken and my expectations of her …

I uesd to be unrealisticly scared of spiders but started to get over it. 
I used to have a terrible fear of spiders ever since I was little. Every time I saw one I would have to leave the room to get someone to kill it for me. …

Fear of Wet Sleeves?? 
I freak out by the thought of wet sleeves. I don't ever wear long sleeve shirts anymore. If I wear a sweatshirt and I'm getting ready to eat or wash my …

Fear of open-backed stairs and pipe organs/valves/water pipes 
Hello there. Just wanted to share that I have an intense fear of pipe organs and other instruments that move air to make sound, but really only the large …

16 years old and suffering from Athazagoraphobia. 
I don't quite recall how old I was when I first had Athazagoraphobia symptoms; nervous, clingy around parents and family. But as I got older the sypmtoms …

phobia of things under the water... 
so i have this issue with things under the water... it really bothers me...especially trees under the water...sick! i get creeped out (sometimes even shake …

Acousticophobia 
okay .. when i was child ..i went with my family to attend mu aunt weeding party . and there are some people who play Drums loudly :O i was afraid …

Anxiety attack 
I am a person of age 60.At age 20 i got one Anxiety attack and it took some 1-2 years to cure.Then at 40 I got a severe attack when one person died in …

Can't drive out of state anymore.... 
At one point, when I was much younger, I drove from Colorado to Maine by myself with absolutely NO FEAR. Never thought twice about it - just did it. …

dirt and outside world phobia 
i have this complex of related phobias that are killing me and destroying my life and family i hate dirt,bathrooms, bio fluids . i cannot pick up any …

Fear of Dying horribly 
I have been getting horrible visions of me dying by getting run over by a train with my skull cracking open under impact. I'm lying vertically on a track …

I’m afraid of bathtubs 
I am afraid of bathtubs. I won’t go near a bathroom with a bathtub in it. Whenever I get close to one I get the shivers and grow pale and feel nauseous. …

Afraid of crickets 
I have more then one, but I am afraid of crickets, I dont know why. But when I see one I have to get out of there as fast as I can and get someone to fetch …

school phobia 
it started last year my freshman year my stomach would always hurt i hated school and i felt sick and got sick often and i missed alot of school. school …

Fear of things being wrapped around my fingers 
I have a fear of things being wrapped around my fingers. Even if it's bandaids,string anything. I don't like it because I think i might loose my circulation …

Pupaphobia 
Iv been scared to death of puppets and dolls ( Pupaphobia) ever since i can remember. Punch and judy scared the heck out of me when i was a child, and …

Fear of stuff stuff under my nails / skin 
hello my name is nikki but when my fingernails touch scrape or brush against a soft cloth fibre such as corduroy suade or velvet i start picking under …

fear of singing and playing insturments 
i have always been good at art,drawing, is my passion since the age of 3. around i3, i goot caught up in the rock and roll mirage most teenagers do in …

Fear of people with messed up teeth 
Im not sure if this goes with the phobias or just a dislike of it. But im teriffied of people who have messed up or missing teeth. I never used to be like …

Can' t eat in front some furniture and clothes ect... 
So some clothes and furniture and wallpaper ,carpet bother and I cant touch them ethier:( it drives me insane espcaully since I cant eat in front them …

i have a fear of being trapped somewhere 
I am a maintenance worker who clean corporate office buildings. I am permanent with union benefits and health coverage so i cant complain. the wage is …

social phobia 
My phobia is to talk to people i don't know.I don't ask questions,I don't tell people when I feel uncomfortable Example: I went for a hair cut the lady …

Fear of strange public restrooms and toilets 
Hello Everyone, Like most of you, I am so happy to know that I am not alone. Ever since I can remember, I have had an intense and uncontrollable fear …

Acrophobia. 
Basically, I am DEATHLY scared of heights. The thought of plummeting thousands of feet off of a high tower sends cold shivers up my spine. The worst expoerience …

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Phobia of Deep Voices 
Why I hate deep voices is because I USED to have a step dad that was abusive and he yelled a lot since I was 1 years old up until I was 12 ... I hated …

Intense fear of germs and contracting a deadly disease 
I have an intense fear of germs and contracting a deadly disease. I always wash my hands before/after eating, when I come home from school or after I have …

Fear of elevators 
Hello everyone! I have a strange fear ofelevarors. I cannot go on an elevator or if I do I feel like I cant breathe. What I'm most afraid of an elevator …

I have a butterfly phobia 
My name is Katy and when I was 8 or 9 years old I went to a butterflygarden with my class. I had a red raincoat..all the butterflies touched me and put …

My Traumatophobia 
Traumatophobia, i had been horribly afraid of sharing this with other people but i have a Traumatophobia. mine is very stragne but its somthing i have …

Emetophobia afraid of vomit 
well I'm a 17 year old girl and i am afraid of other vomiting. I can't see it, hear it, smell it or do it. When my family has gatherings instead of …

Balloons scare me! 
Whenever I hear a balloon go "POP!" I just get scared and usually angry or upset. I don't know why and how this happens in the first place but I heard …

My philophobia and geneitic caused phobias 
When i was younger and i saw people kiss, i would roll over (that's right!)and i would scream and try to attack them. i was like, 4 at the time so i don't …

Fear of the Future 
i was born of parents who were financially affluent on both sides of the family. due to dad's mishandling of finances, he lost everything. my mom contracted …

I have cleisiophobia, fear of being locked 
ok, so i have cleisiophobia which is fear of being locked in a room or small space. well, i cant even go into a bathroom stall. i just hold it. my house …

Phobia 
Hi. My nam is Mahsa. I am 28. Actually my problem is that I am always worried about every things. I do not konw about what I am worried. About every things...for …

I suffer from Ichthyophobia, fear of fish 
I suffer from Ichthyophobia which is a fear of fish. They freak me out!! I live in the mountains and all that my friends and family like to do is swim, …

Autophobia, fear of being alone 
My name is Chet,and ever since I was 7, I have autophobia, the fear of being alone. I would never go into a room by myself. Once my mother tried …

Fear of spiders 
When I was six i was playing with my friend when i accidently ran into a spiders nest, spiders went down my clothes and most of all, in my hair. I screamed, …

Crippling fear of others vomiting 
For as long as I can remember, I have been absolutely terrified of other people vomiting. I'm fine vomiting myself, possibly because it rarely happens …

Phobia of choking 
I have had this phobia of choking since I was 5 years old..I am now 44...I am having a harder time now as I am have been in a stressful situation..I have …

Fear of being stared at or seen.. scopophobia 
I've had scopophobia since last year.. for no reason? everytime someone even glances at me i flush red, I'm always trying to keep up a conversation …

dirty chair phobia 
I cannot sit on a chair that is dirty Such as an outside chair with a cushion. If the cushion has any dirt on it I can not sit on it. I actually get …

Severe phobia of being locked in closed, or tightly confined spaces. 
I'm 15 years old and I have a severe phobia of being locked in closed, or tightly confined spaces. I can't sit between two people at a table, I flip out …

Trypophobia 
Well its not that I have an extream case, its actually rather minor. But I have a little case of Trypophobia: the fear of holes. But for me its not any …

Phobia of dirty baths! 
i know, stupid. But ive got a phobia of dirty baths or a bath that someone has just been in. When i was a chidlthere was only a bath in my house and i …

Fear of snakes  
For as long as I can remember, I've had this uncontrollable fear of snakes. I have no idea wherer this fear comes from or why. I can't stand the sight …

what is this? 
so, i'm trying to find out the name of my phobia, but when i type into google, 'fear of noise going from quiet to loud gradually' it just comes up with …

Afraid of bees and wasps 
For my whole life i have been afraid of bees and wasps. Still today whenever i hear the buzz i dash into my house and close my vents. Everybody has called …

Fear of wrists and phobia for blood and organs 
I've had several strange phobias ever since I was a child. They are sort of connected, but not really. The first one is the fear of wrists. Seing my …

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Fear of eyes. 
I am terrified of eyes. Anything that has to do with eyes freaks me out. I am always afraid that something is going to poke me in the eye or touch my eye. …

Fear of going up elevators and down escalators 
Okay. I am 15 and I have not gone down an escalator or up an elevator with out making a scene of it for five years. I never used to mind it, but, suddenly …

Thalassophobia 
Well i have Thalassophobia, fear of the ocean. I started noticing this when we went to the beach for the first time in Mexico i was about 11 years old. …

Fear of squishing or squished insects, reptiles, and amphibians.  
The thought of a lizard being run over, or a gecko being squished in a door freaks me out.. Same with insects,once a moth landed on me, and to get it off …

I have a fearing Of eating, and gaining weight. 
I think it's a Phobia. I hate eating, it scared me into a panic attack sometimes, and the thought of gaining weight on top of that makes me freak out? …

Aichmophobia  
I am 18, and I had no idea what aichmophobia was at first. I didn't even know I had a phobia. I used to hate getting shots when I was younger just as any …

Afraid of cats 
very good day 2 all...actually, i dunno whether wat i'm going 2 share is somekind of phobia or wat...i juz wanna share it with u all, who knows there'll …

Fear of Publick Speaking. 
I have this fear of publick speaking and if i remember well it started when i was in high school approximately between grade 9 & 10.Its like it is growing …

Afraid of Taxedermy 
Okay so i had been afraid of taxedermy scince i was 3 but i have faint memories of when i was younger and used to see deer heads all the time, the first …

Fear of mayonaise 
i have a fear of mayonaise but cannot find a clinical name anywhere

Fear of Embarrassment. 
Is it normal to walk outside and dread others looking at you? I have to watch my step incase I fall over, I don't think I would be able to cope I made …

Phobia of frogs and monkeys 
the correlated of amphibian and wild animal have come to my mine as the name and sound of an animal. when I heard the sound of a frog, I have refered to …

Do I have a phobia? 
Hello there guys I just want to know if I have a phobia because since I was a kid, maybe in my grade school days, I have an experienced of being embarrassed.I …

My Irrational fear is zombies.. 
I guess a lot of you may say im being stupid or crazy.. But many people out there, as i have recently discovered are also afraid of this. I am almost 15 …

Fear of Images of Destruction 
It isn't an intense fear to the point where I cry or hyperventilate, but my heart races and I feel the urge to cover my eyes with my hands or look away …

horrifying fear of pigeons 
When i was 3, i remember going for a picnic in a park with my Grandma, we were sitting on a picnic mat, i was holding a bunch of grapes when all of a sudden, …

Ffear of Open Doors 
I have a fear of open doors. I feel uncomfortable if they are open and hasten to close it. The feeling intensifies by night. My sister on the other hand …

The Terrible Chews 
I get restless when people chew loudly. I just want to lock myself in a room when someone chews. I can't control it. It is really hard for me, and I just …

Fear of authority 
I don't know why, but I have a strange fear of authority, fear of people who are in a higher position than me. I get really nervous when I'm talking to …

My serious fear of Midgets 
I find it very hard to discuss this issue, and people laugh at me and make fun when i tell them my fear. It all started when my father took me to the …

Scared of anyone sleepwalking 
My 6 year old sister sleepwalks. She once walked straight into my room and sat on top of me. Ever since, I've been scared of anyone sleepwalking. I've …

social phobia 
i am having social phobia i suppose..it is restricting me to behave normal in office and also to interact with people and relatives..i am having this from …

gnomophobia 
I am not affraid of fake gnomes not really but i am affraid of real live gnomes. ive seen videos of them and im not so sure i feel safe with the fake …

Pupaphobia, terrified of puppets 
I am terrified, absolutely terrified, of puppets. it all started with a dream i had. the puppets were everywhere. They were killing everyone! EVERYONE! …

Fear of Bridges 
Hi, I'm a 34 year old woman and I used to be fearless when I was younger. Lots of events particularly related to wrong crazy boyfriends affected me. …

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lockiphobia  
I'm sooo scared to have a child. I wouldn't know what to do after is born. I'm scared that I wouldn't be a wonderful mother, what if my child dosent like …

Phobia Of My Boyfriend Dying 
Okay, there is a lot to say. I am 14 years old, my name is Taylor and i feel that i have a phobia of losing my boyfriend, Randell. I dont know why but …

Phobia of Opened Doors When I'm Asleep 
Hi, My name is Jasmine and a few nights ago I was just about to go to sleep and as I walked into my room I forgot to close my door like I usually do. …

Phobia of loud noises 
I have had phobia to ALL kinds of explosions since the very moment I got conscience of myself, and that phobia has conditioned my life in ways that can …

gynophobia 
Hello,i am a guy who has a certain level of gynophobia.I always avoid women and often talks about anti marriage.The phobia is caused by ,i have a relative …

I'm petrified of all sea creatures and sea food. 
I've just always been terrified of it, he way seaweed is all slimy and stuff and the way octopuses have those little sucker things and legs with no bones! …

fear of things that was used in the war like a tank, or a cannon 
Here's my story my uncle paul lives in ferndale and works in the ferndale cementery. my cousins and i thought it might be cool to check around in there …

Neilasparophobia and Emetophobia 
Neilasparophobia is the phobia of aliens - extraterrestrials, and Emetophobia is the phobia of vomiting. My Emetophobia was impacted on most of my life, …

Feel Sleepy all Time 
I feel sleepy all time and think see hazy many days and after that i cant stay light especially red light I see light like a star and weakness all time …

i'm afraid of the mentally retarted 
i am so afraid of the mentally retarded that when i pass them in the hallway of school i tremble. i would cry but its school. i'm not really sure how this …

Taxidermy Phobia... 
My taxidermy phobia was caused by a "traumatic" childhood event. To any other it wasn't traumatic but of course for me it was. I was six and at the museum …

Clowns all around me 
For christmas my grandma didnt know i dont like clowns,and so she gave all the grandkids passed down clowns from another family member and its a glass …

Phobia of children 
As a child, I would be terrified to go to school or look in the mirror, for I had an extreme phobia of children. Now, every time I find courage to venture …

Seizures 
I am epileptic and have seizures.I have had seizures all my life.I am almost 34 years old.I would like to know if there is such a phobia.Please let me …

Fear of Zombies 
I have a bad fear of zombies. But I am only 11 I think it came for call of duty nazi zombies. I sit there at night some nights. I'm not sure if …

Fear of Cotton Balls/ and Acousticphobia 
I have a terrifying fear of cotton balls! Lol i know it sounds ridiculous, but if one touches me it HURTS, feels like an electrical shock of some sort. …

i have two major phobias. 
1) i can't stand ANYTHING except the other foot touching the very middle of my feet. even if it's just the lightest touch made by the gentlest hand i can …

Podophobia 
i have the podophobia, i thought i was the only one! all my friends laugh at me and joke around with me even though they see i get very upset, i don't …

Phone Phobia 
Well my problem I'm dealing with is answering work phones. and yes only at work i have this phobne phobia issue. I go to answer the phone and no words …

Phobia of clowns 
I was told my phobia of clowns started when i was a baby and i was only my parents decided to take mt to the circus not aware of my phobia because i was …

I hate Bananas 
I hate bananas. When i was a kid i used to love bananas, i ate them everyday, all the time, but then i started gaining a gad reflex and throwing them up. …

Pyrophobia, fear of fire 
Well since I was 6 years old I have had a fear of fire. I realised I had Pyrophobia when I was living in Sydney with my parents and a bushfire was blazing …

I have an unnatural fear of spiders... 
I'm not sure why, but ever since I was little, I've had a unnatural fear of spiders, even little ones! I recently talked to my psychologist and she revealed …

Terrefied of sharks 
So I am a 25 year old mother to two awesome little kids, I am a wife to one of Americas FINEST soldiers in the United States Army, AND I am TERRIFIED of …

Afraid of fire 
im am afraid of fire because my dad was trying to show my how to star a cardboard maych when i was 8 and he dropped it on me burning my favorite pair of …

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Podophobia, feet fear 
Whenever I get around feet, I cringe, I have panic attacks and I can't feel anything in my body, My heart races and I flip out. It's even worse when a …

Terrified of semis/tractor trailers 
Since I was little I have always been terrified of semis/tractor trailers. I can't breathe, I shake,and I feel nauseous when they are near me on the road. …

stareaphobia 
at dances i cant dance infront of people i feel they are all watching me and it makes me not able to do many. also i have to advertise for the student …

Phobia of heart attack 
Hi, I am 27 year old, From last 6 years i am facing phobia of heart attack,even though i am totally medically fit, If i heard any case related to heart …

Horrible Fear of Zombies and Fear of Abandoned Mines 
I have a horrible fear of both Zombies and Abandoned Mines. I've had the fear of the undead since childhood. I remember the first time I encountered a …

Phobia of glass stairs 
I have a phobia of glass stairs, recently at work we had a really big revamp and for some strange reason they replaced the marble stairs with a complete …

I'm afraid of touching something underwater 
Yep, strange as it sounds, I'm deathly afraid of touching something underwater, both in pools and in natural bodies of water. In natural waters, If I touch …

Terrified of most insects but mainly spiders 
well i am terrified of most insects but mainly spiders.lately it has gotten better but before whenever i saw a spider later i would feel them crawling …

Fear of the dark and fear of sleep 
I guess I have recently realized That i have two fears that seem to work hand in hand. I cannot stand to be alone in the dark or i start to hyperventilate. …

deathly afraid of snakes 
I am deathly afraid of snakes, cant even handle a garder snake in the yard. I start to hypervenalate, clench my fist and scream at the top of my lungs. …

I'm scared of never getting married! 
I'm not ugly or freaky or weird, I'm just a normal girl in high school and I'm scared of never getting married! My biggest fears is never finding "the …

Deathly afraid of heights 
Ever since I was five or younger, I've been deathly afraid of heights. People that I was werid because I'm taller than most people. I would feel sick to …

Fear of breaking my legs 
A few years ago, my feet started swelling at all times of day. Still, I wore my high heels and suffered the pinching until I could take them off and wiggle …

My fear of heights is ridiculously extreme 
It kills me to think that people might think I'm weird because of something that is so completely out of my hands! I've recently turned 20,and my fear …

fear of driving 
i have a fear of driving. it took me more than 3years to get my learners, i kept on postponing. and now i have to start my driving lessons and i keep postponing. …

Fear of financial reponsibility 
It's simple: I'm afraid to open my bills and manage my finances. Please help me get to the bottom of this, I need to release this irrational fear of financial …

fear of hair 
I have a horrible fear of hair! Its unreal as i have so much on my head. I cant stand it when people have little hairs over there face or static it makes …

Fear of the ocean 
Since i was a baby I cant remember to much of why I hate the ocean but I always had a fear of it. I live on the island of Trinidad and I refuse to get …

Fear of the unknown 
I'm 21 and I have a fear of the unknown. I don't like the dark, because my surroundings become unknown. I don't like thinking of space and the universe, …

Fear of pinecones! 
i have a fear of pinecones. why? well when ever i would touch one when i was little the sap would stick to my hand and they would scratch me and once i …

Fear of Dying, cancer, and sharks. 
I'm a fourteen year old girl with some anxiety issues. When I was eight years old, my dad was diagnosed with throat cancer. He is still alive and is thriving, …

Fear of Showering in the House Alone 
I am not a dirty person, but I have a fear of showering. I cannot bring myself to get in there. I'm afraid of being vulunerable--naked, defenseless. …

Scared of cows 
It was beautiful green pastures and fall colors as far as the eye could see. My boyfriend and I were at the landlords house sighning the rental agreement …

Fear Of My Wrists Being Touched 
I cannot tollerate the touching of my wrist's!! It makes me feel like I am being pushed off of a cliff. The fear of my wrists being touched is so frustrating …

fear of mice  
i saw a mouse in my house on saturday night and borrowed my neighbours cat since !! i am asolutely petrified of mice and am resteless in my house since …

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Terrified of pigs 
I have always been terrified of pigs. My grandmother's potbellied pig would attack me whenever he saw me and chase me onto a chair. Then he would sit and …

Thalassophobia and me 
Its been years now and i have suffered from Thalassophobia, a phobia of large bodies of water. I cant be near oceans, lakes seas or rivers without being …

Scared to be alone in a bathroom 
ok for as long as i can remember i have been Scared to be alone in a bathroom. then i got pregnant and my fear of the bathroom has gotten alot worse. when …

I panic if im trapped 
I panic if im trapped. I do! It takes literally 2 seconds for me to start screaming and crying and pounding on the door! I esecially hate small spaces …

phobia of eating in public 
i get realy sweaty and nervous when i eat in public. the thoughts that run in my head when i do eat in public is omg is there food on my face,or do i look …

Social Phobia 
I am always fearful of being scrutinized and judged by others. I have a feeling that I cannot respond well to any comments passed on me, as I do not know …

Anxiety 
i am 18 and i have just started my first job, i have only been working there for a month and already i have been given alot of responsiblities such as …

chlorophotophobia 
my phobia, chlorophotophobia, is the fear of green lights. ever since i was a toddler, i have been scared to see green lights. my therapist says that it …

Toilets phobia 
It's really great to find this site. Reading all the comments I can totally understand each fear. It's such an embarrassing phobia, toilets phobia, even …

Afraid of bathrooms 
Ok, sooo...I am afraid of bathrooms...I truly am. People find it weird or strange. I will use a public bathroom if I must, but I would really prefer not …

Phobia of talking 
Hi all. I'm female 20 years old. I've had this phobia of talking since I was 17. It really sucks. I think my mind is too imaginative. The reason …

Terrified of Worms 
I am terrified of worms. Just thinking about them is making me sick! The sight of them makes me want to vomit. I hate it when it rains!!!!!!!!!! I …

Fear of Spiders 
Fear of spiders, Arachnophobia has plagued me for several years now, but recently took a turn for the worse. While walking with my friend, I nearly collided …

What I call coasterphobia, fear of roller coasters 
Well my name is Chelsey. And I have a fear of roller coasters. Major fear. I don't like even being near them. I just think they are just gonna fall apart …

Some Sort Of Monophobia (The Fear Of Being Alone) 
I have a fear. Who doesn't?? My fear happens to be especially ridiculous. I am afraid of one day being alone. Completely alone. This is …

Scared of Bugs 
My name is verdell an I'm 18 years old and I'm scared of bugs.I don't know why I'm so scared but I am,I try to relax but when I see a bug I lose it.I just …

Phobia of Throwing Up. 
Hello, My name is Danielle; I'm 19 years old. My phobia of throwing up started when I was about 13 when I developed Acid Reflex. I would have the worst …

coin phobia  
My six year old daughter can't stand coins ad buttons. She has always been that way.Her big sister gets in trouble for chasing her with coins. My husband …

fear of dead 
i am scared of seeing any body's death in movies etc. can't even discuss if somebody has passed away. if somebody passed away one month back and somebody …

I'm fear of.. 
1. Darkness - Achluophobia 2. Height - Acrophobia 3. Open high places - Aeroacrophobia 4. Pain - Agliophobia 5. Open …

Aphenphosmphobia and Shy bladder/paruresis 
Its great to know that I am not alone in my weird and not so wonderful phobias. My phobia of being touched is a fairly recent one, starting just of a year …

Fearless child...sissy adult! 
Most of my fears didn't develop until after adolescence. As a cheerleader in high school, I wasn't afraid of heights when going up in stunts but I was …

fear of cotton balls 
i hate the noise they make like a squeaking noise. they also have a terrible texture that leaves me thinking about it for hours after. sometimes after …

Scared of people touching my stomach 
Im scared of people touching my stomach. It creeps me out everytime someone touches the front (i dont care about my back or anything) i get cold and i …

Fear of being alone at home in dark 
Hi, I have a typical phobia. If I am alone at home in the night, I close my bedroom door and keep the light on while sleeping. If the door is open, I …

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Emetophobia, severeFear of Vomit 
I have a severe fear of Vomit. When people cough I freak out thinking they might get sick or get me sick. WHen i see little kids i think they're going …

phobia of soaking my body in the bathtub. 
i'm 25, whenever i go to a hotel. i always wanted a private place for me to soak myself in the bathtub but when i was inside the water and lay down, i …

I actually get queasy when I see lumps close together 
I actually get queasy when I see lumps close together some moles with the lumpy top or clusters of bugs moving like a bunch of ants. I used to walk around …

Phobias, Phobias, Phobias 
Hi, my name is Kaylee, I'm 15, and I have phobias of: 1) germs 2) birds 3) elevators 4) being alone 5) pets/loved one dieing I don't know why …

Zemmiphobia, fear of the molerat 
The long night was getting to me after all these years. SO I STOPPED SEEING HANK. IT HURT but my zemmiphobia (fear of the molerat) went away too. Unfortunately …

My thunderstorm phobia! 
So when I was in the 5th grade we had a tornado (June 8, 2008) and I was with my cousin who is 32 but very immature, and she had two children with us at …

I fear bugs 
I fear bugs and large leaves. Specifically I have arachnaphobia, I cannot look at a picture of that bug or even type out the word of the name of it...let …

Personalinfoprovidophobia 
Yeah, everytime I do survey which needs your personal information(especially home address), I'm afraid that someone will find my house and kill my family... …

Terrefied of sleepwalkers 
Since I was about 6 years old, I've been TERRIFIED of sleepwalkers. They remind me of dead people. I have friends that sleepwalk and I cant stay over at …

Phobia of things running through my veins 
I have a phobia of things running through my veins. Thinking about blood running through my veins utterly creeps me out. I've been debating whether or …

Fear of people staring at me 
My name is Michaela(tall one in picture), i have this huge fear of people staring at me. Some of my friends take it as a joke but i do not think it is …

i have the fear of sun-chip bags 
ever since the new sun chip bags came out(the biodegradable ones) i cannot stand them. even to hear someone crumple them or to feel them freaks me out! …

haemophobia 
Whenever i see even the drop of blood i feel nausea, i start sweating n feel like fainting but do not faint actually...during this situation i am well …

Fear of Three-Hole-Puncher!! 
The touch and feel or hearing a three hole puncher, sends shivers up my spine. I can't use them and either I have to leave the room or it does! Also …

Deep Social Phobia 
I have a deep Social Phobia , when I date my girl friend alone,I start having a deep Stress till I get to appointment place,Stress that is directly in …

Fear of Fat Guys 
Well, i was walking down the street and this huge fat guy started to like jog towards me, when he got to me, he stepped on my foot. he said it was on accident,but …

Terrified of butterfiles and Moths 
I am terrified of butterfiles and Moths,there I said it! Ever scince I can remember I have been scared of the little fluttering beasts for no real reason …

Afraid of pound coins being near or next to each other 
Ever since I was little I have been afraid of pound coins being near or next to each other. I have no idea why this is and I do not know if I am the only …

My phobia of roaches controls my life 
I have a severe phobia of roaches and it consumes my life. I think about them like 50 or more times a day. I remember every single place I've ever been …

phobia of conjusted bathroom 
I have a phobia of conjusted bathroom while washing my head. I fear walls of my bathroom are coming towards to me and will fall on me. Please suggest …

Fear of Spiders 
I was deathly afraid of spiders for nearly my whole life. If I saw a little, tiny 1/2 inch spider, the entire street would know. Spiders creeped into my …

Caligynephobia- Fear of beautiful women 
I am temporarily staying at my best friends house. When I was at grade 3, my best friends sister went to UAE and she is beautiful :). The first day, I'm …

Terrified of mannequins!!! 
This probably sounds stupid but I am so terrified of mannequins! I will start crying immediately as soon as I see one and I feel like I can't breathe. …

feriaeterminuschronomentrophobia 
Just a simple little theory. On a Sunday afternoon I fear the weekend being over, and Monday is about to set upon me. I begin to feel ill and start to …

My podophobia, fear of feet 
I always thought that my "fear of feet" was weird or perhaps even fake. I hate it when people touch my feet and its REALLY bad if they put thier feet on …

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Scared of all balls 
When I was a kid, I was THE kid everyone made fun of. Of course in gym class we always played dodge ball, and I was always the target. The boys even at …

Fear of chins 
One day when i was a young lad a man with a large chin walked up to me and rubbed his chin on my forehead. I was scared. As a young lad i was scared. I …

Fear of getting my ankles chopped off 
So, it was early in the morning and I was getting ready for school. As usual, I got out of bed and walked to the bathroom. I always took showers in the …

Deathly Afraid of Taxidermy! 
I am and always have been deathly afraid of taxidermy!!!! I was 16 (yes, 16 not 6) and walked into Cabela's (this is only one account of my breakdowns!! …

Phobia of ping pong balls! 
Well, I was at a game place one day, and we were playing ping-pong. My friend, accidently hit me in the eye with it. That night I had a dream about a ping-pong …

Fear of Talking to Other People Besides My Family 
I am an eleven-year-old girl and I've always been the shy/quiet type and that means I don't talk to other people that much. I live in Japan, and I don't …

fear of death 
I'm 18 years old, i stopped smoking, drinking and smoking marijuana just over 8 months ago and i've become a shell of what i used to be. I'm very stressed …

HELP! Panphobia! 
My 38 year old brother has panphobia. Communication on all levels have just about stopped. He will not eat or take his medicine...4mgs of risperdal in …

Arachnophobia- my horrific fear of spiders 
It all started around two years ago. I was outside reading a book in a lawn chair when all of a sudden I saw a black widow on the side of our garden wall. …

Fear of Back Seat 
I get sick when I sit in the back seat of a car. My head starts to spin and I need the window cracked open for fresh air. I don't know how long I've been …

phobia of pipes in the water 
i have a phobia of pipes in the water especially if it was a pool or indoor place. i also have a phobia of spiders.

My FOUR phobias 
My phobias are of heights (acrophobia) and feet (podophobia) are very had things to have, and some times I am afraid of dieing (thanatophobia) and of blood …

Fear of alarms 
I have always had a fear of alarms, i cant fall asleep listening to my ipod in fear that a fire alarm will go off or someone will break in. once, i was …

fear of people or thing traking me.  
Im !8 and ever since im little i suffer from the fear of being follow. and around 13 i had to watch a civil war movie for school and ever since then it …

My life with fear of feet 
I am 15 and i am a freshman in high school . I have p.e. and i smell feet and have to put fresheners around my locker and spray febreeze every 10 minutes …

Fear of crowds at buffet and then... 
I have NEVER heard of this fear of crowds at buffet phobia and just want to share in the hopes that someone will be able to identify it and help me. First, …

Egg Fears! 
i am terrified of eggs! all types of eggs! chicken eggs chocolate eggs bug eggs plastic eggs, even cooked eggs or anything containing! i even become afraid …

Fear of Confrontation 
All my life I haven't been able to confront anybody no matter what they did. If I had a problem with someone I would avoid or ignore them and if they wanted …

Fear of Wrists 
Okay, so I have this weird phobia-thing where, if someone touches my wrists, or if I get the slightest scratch on my wrist, I freak out. And I can't stand …

nosocomephobia 
I've got nosocomephobia. Within minutes of being informed that i need to visit the A+E department or need to attend an appointment. I get a tight chest, …

Hydrophobia 
I am a mother of 3 children and have passed my 14 years of marriage life but now a days and from last so many years I always feel that I did'nt wash my …

Phobia about leaving my apartment like I'm being watched 
I have developed a phobia about leaving my apartment. I feel like I am being watched all the time. I live on a ground floor and since I moved into this …

Phobia of straight men! 
I have a phobia of straight men. It is very odd; i'm attracted to them, yet I want to run in fear when I see them. What helps me is pretending that all …

Fear of FEET 
Ever since I was a three year old, I have had a fear of feet. I have a very tramatic expericence with feet. I was abducted and only saw my kidnappers feet. …

Fear of lots of foods 
i have a fear of lots of foods and each grows worse I used to eat meat and now I cant touch it! I have also got a phobia about cleanliness and the …

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Phobia with blood pressure checks 
I have terrible phobia with blood pressure checks. Each time i go to the hospital ive pannic attacks during blood pressure test. My problem is that …

Fear of dental chair 
I'm not sure if this is a real phobia or not but whenever I see a dental chair I have an anxiety attack. It doesn't matter if its a picture or on TV I …

Coulrophobia 
I have been afraid of clowns, since I went to the circus when I was a kid. One of the sad clowns came up to me and started talking. He scared me so bad …

Irrational fear or phobias 
I'm 27 and when I was 16 I had acne real bad and had tried everything from a to z to 'cure' it and NOTHING worked. So I resorted to Accutane, which has …

Fear Of Things Under My Chair 
It seems quite childish, but when I sit down I always fear something will crawl up my chair, it's pretty hard because I really feel tired when I come from …

fear of being lonely. 
so, i decided to tell people of this fear of being lonely i have. for the last 5years.. i think. i have started to seriously hallusinate while im alone. …

Scared of the bottom of the sea 
I am so scared of the bottom of the sea, you know the dark part. I'm really scared about the jellyfish the most though. It just freaks me out when ever …

Pediophobia, terrified by dolls 
Since as long as I can remember I have always been terrified by dolls. From what I have read this phobia would only apply to children and sooner or later …

fear of things touching my feet in the arch 
im terrified of on anything i mean anything touching my feet in any part of the arch (epsecially getting bug bites that itch). its gotten to the point …

Vomitting freaks me out! ( Emetophobia) 
I have a terrible phobia of seeing someone throw up! Even when they just say that this person threw up grosses me out! My acute phobia started when I was …

Balloonaphobia, fear of balloons poping in your face 
The Fear of balloons poping in your face or of balloons in general. Semptoms of this fear are worried glances at the person holding the balloon, trembling …

Balloonaphobia, fear of balloons poping in your face 
The Fear of balloons poping in your face or of balloons in general. Semptoms of this fear are worried glances at the person holding the balloon, trembling …

am i the only one with these phobias? 
well ever since i was a kid ive been extremely afriad of ambulances and firefighters i dont know why. Alot of people i tell think its stupid and weird …

Math Phobia?? 
Hello there!! i'm rhyzhel and i think i'm suffering from math phobia... during our math class i'm always feel nervous and i can't even think clearly.. …

Scared to fall asleep? 
A few nights ago i was trying to go to sleep and it was about 3 in the morning when i fell asleep. About 5 minutes later i woke up EXTREAMLY scared to …

podophobia; fear of feet..... 
My name is Freda I am a 16year old highschool student and i have a fear of feet. It seems silly, but this is not lauging matter!! I freakout when ever …

bagelphobia 
I AM HORRIFIED OF BAGLES!!!!the hole makes me run in terror!!once i walked into a bakery and they said the special was a bagel,and i ran out of the place …

Hot Air 
Basically, ever since i can remember i have hated hot air. Whenever im in slightly warm air in a room, i feel i will suffocate, and this always happens …

fear of things extremely large 
afraid of planets, large bodies of water, cant think about planets in the shower. large black and white photos on the internet. Niagara falls frozen.

phobia making your own food 
Im worried i dont know if phobia making your own food has a real phobia name but whenever im hungry i have to have someone else make my food, i cant see …

Attacked by a moth 
I was about 5 and a half months pregnant with my son when I felt like a moth was attacking me. I was in my kitchen making dinner, everything was fine, …

Fear of Germs ? 
when I grab a dish to use I rinse it first , sometimes numerous times to rinse away any dust , germs or even the bacteria from someone's hands that may …

fear of hospitals 
I have always had this fear of hospital, although I semi fool myself and try to keep calm when i get home from even visiting them places i have to lay …

phobia of people who share my name 
ok i know phobia of people who share my name sounds really off the wall, but yeah, what it is, is that i can only say my name in regards to myself …

fear of going crazy 
i have anxiety and ocd and i feel like i am going to go crazy because i obsess over music and it plays all day and i cant stop it. and i hear some one …

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Bathroomaphobia, fear of unknown bathrooms 
So, ever since I could remember I've had this Bathroomaphobia, fear of unknown bathrooms, and would ask people if I could use to even if I'd already asked …

I have a deathly fear of falling, and... clowns. 
I am 15 years old and I have this deathly fear of falling. Writing this now, thinking about it, makes my stomach do flops and knot up. My palms sweat and …

Phobia of the Umpa Lumpa Song from Willy Wonka  
Whenever I hear the Umpa Lumpa Song from Willy Wonka I begin to cry hysterically. I can see the movie until the part where they all get inside the factory …

mosquitophobia 
I do suffer from mosquitophobia, I really hate mosquitos! they really do scare me even of all the diseases they can give u if they carry it. I have to …

Fear of bees :( 
I've always hated bees, especially bumblebees. They're just terrifying. When I was little my ear felt like there was something in it. At the time I wasn't …

I freak out about my wrists 
I freak out about my wrists all the time. Anything i think about my wrists, someone touches them, seeing anyone else's wrists, and it kills me to see people …

I freak out about my wrists 
I freak out about my wrists all the time. Anything i think about my wrists, someone touches them, seeing anyone else's wrists, and it kills me to see people …

Scared of seeing things out of the corner of my eyes. Whats my fear called? 
I am scared of seeing things out of the corner of my eyes! It started when i was 6 i saw a label on something and for some reason because i had seen …

I am so scared of cotton. 
I know it sounds nuts but I am so scared of cotton. The way it feels, looks, the sound it makes when pulled apart. I don't know how to make this fear go …

fear of deep water 
I don't know what the title of the phobia. I don't have the fear of water, but I do have the fear of not being able to touch the bottom of the pool or …

Eye Contact Phobia 
Well I havent gone through any therapy for my eye contact phobia. Ive had it for about 13 years now. Its a terrible, horrible affliction. It has made getting …

Pyrophobia and Me. Afraid of fire 
Ever since I was nine I have been afraid of fire like it was a death shroud. My fear mainly started because my cousins them selves are pyros. Every …

I have 6 phobias, 
I have 6 phobias, 1.Odd numbers 2. Clicking your fingers or cracking bones 3.Iceburgs 4.Blood 5.Needles 6.Spiders My friends think im so wierd …

Im afraid of typing 
My name is Saiyer and I love to write. From childrens books to short stories, but I have a horible fear of typing. In fact, my daughter, Lola is typing …

I have the fear of vomit 
Hey, My name is Eve and i have the fear of vomit, or someone being sick around me. It started when i was in my maths class and there had been a stomach …

My horrible Emetophobia. 
My biggest phobia is Emetophobia (phobia of vomit). I have this phobia so bad, it takes over my entire life, every time my eye skims past the letter 'v' …

Ludicrous Fear of Jewelry 
For as long as I can remember, I haven't been able to stand the feel or even the sight of jewelry. The idea of metal that has been on or IN someone's …

Looking for a name for my phobia - a fear of Jo Ann fabrics and other crafts stores 
Recently, I've been becoming more and more afraid of arts and crafts stores like Jo Ann Fabrics and Michaels. I've scoured the internet and not found …

Fear of liquids getting dripped into my eyes 
I have a fear of liquids getting dripped into my eyes. I have trouble looking up pipes or that sort of thing. I think I developed it from a young age …

phobia of sickness 
i have a phobia of sickness and its been like this for years i cant look after my kids when they are ill cos i am scared of getting what they have i end …

Aafraid of Bathrooms 
Hi I'm Brittney, I'm 16 years old. I have been afraid of bathrooms since I was little. I associate everything that scares me with bathrooms even if they …

I have a fear of death 
I have a fear of death. I am always thinking im going to die some how. If im driving over railroad tracks i think i might die. If im by a telephone pole. …

Terrified of balls 
I am terrified of balls. I can't watch people play any ball sport near me. This year in our P.E. class we have volleyball as the main sport. The first …

Fear of Parasitic Worms 
Another fear of mine is fear of parasitic worms! This summer I walked around barefoot a lot and I couldn't stand it. Everywhere I stepped I thought …

Fear of Airports 
I have fear of airports, I hate them, they feel of filth and people that care not for anything except their transit, and anything is expendable to attain …

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Phobia of getting the cheese dust on my fingers and under my fingernails. 
My name is Molly and I have a phobia of getting the cheese dust on my fingers and under my fingernails. Cheese dust off such chips as cheezels, twisties, …

Terrified of Balls 
I am terrified of balls; football, tennis ball, golf ball or anything like that! i cant stand to be near them. when i was younger i got knocked unconcious …

Intense Phobia of Centipedes and Millipedes 
When I was a kid I had a few bad experiences with them which is why I think my phobia is of centipedes and millipedes so intense. For example, once …

Fear of Dying 
I am a 30 year old healthy female. Mother of three beautiful kids and i have a fear of dying. It has just consumed me it started like a month ago. I …

Fear of Rollercoasters 
I have a huge fear of rollercoasters! everytime i'm on one i feel the tense and my heart pounds so hard and so fast that i could hardly breathe when i …

I'm afraid to be in a relationship and commit 
I'm not sure what phobia that is, but currently the longest relationship I've ever been in was about 4 months, 2 of those I was contemplating on how I …

Phobia of Pink Ice Cream! 
okay for my third birth day, my mom and i made pink ice cream. it was my favorite kind and i was SO excited! but when it was time to eat it with my five …

Oompaloompas burn in HELL 
I have a deathly fear of the original Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory's oompaloompas. The song freaks me out and my kids think it is funny to sing …

Fear of Gaging 
i have had a fear of gaging for about 14 years, I have always controled it but less day i dont really fear it when it happens. But it annocys me when …

Emetophobia 
When I was in 1st grade I was eating lunch in the cafeteria and the boy across from me at my table threw up all over his tray. Ever since that day I've …

Not being able to get out of small spaces 
I'm 14, and a girl, and have always been claustrophobic. I wouldn't even get into a lift/elevator until this year. This summer I went to DisneyLand with …

Terrified of Thunderstorms 
i am terrified of thunderstorms. it is like they rule my world i am constantly watching the sky, the news forecast and when a thunderstorm takes place …

Afraid of plumbing. 
Ok, well, I'm afraid of plumbing. One day my father decided it would be a fun idea to hide in the shower, then jump out and scare the living daylights …

Podophobia 
I have a fear of feet, podophobia, and people think it is a joke but they gross my out i really dont know why but they do. people think it is funny so …

fear of getting hurt/dying alone 
I keep imagining horrible relationship-related things happening to me. One vision I always have is about an ex-boyfriend(who doesnt exist)who is trying …

My Vomiting Phobia 
Hi, my name is Bailey and I am absolutely horrified at the sound, sight, smell and everything having to do with vomiting! I was home with one of my …

Emetophobia 
In the past year or so I have had many medical problems that require I take multiple medications and vitamins. I have thrown up a few times and fainted …

Elevator Phobia 
in the last three years i cannot understand why i have this phobia about elevators i always feel i am going to be trapped inside or once i reach the higher …

i hate everything about BLOOD 
i hate the smell the taste the sight of blood ... ughh it bothers me just to say it!!one time i remember. when i was five i had a tooth that was loose …

Emetophobia 
I am deathly afraid of vomiting, emetophobia. When a family member ends up getting the Stomach Flu or just plain vomiting, I freak out and will not eat …

Terrified of Breaklights 
I am absolutley terrified of breaklights. When I'm driving and the person in front of me steps on there breaks I have to step on mine. It's an instant …

Podophobia and bdellophobia 
I am a 16-year old teenager. I have a mild case of podophobia (fear of feet). I feel uncomfortable when someone has their bare feet near me. I also …

Afraid of Stickers 
I have no idea why I am afraid of stickers, tape, or anything that can adhere to you, but I just am. I not only fear them...I am disgusted by them. …

frogphobia 
when i was little my brother & his friend use to chase me around outside the house with toad frogs in there hands. still to this day I'm very terrified …

Petrified of Thunderstorms 
I am petrified of thunderstorms. If I know they have the potential to become severe I start getting nervouse. My fiance has a house up in North Arkansas …

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Fear of birds 
i've got fear of birds. i am terrified of crows and ravens. Ravens more. ever since i was little, i've noticed that wherever i was there were ravens and …

necrophobia 
im 21 and i have had this necrophobia for 3 years now. i hate it its ruining my life. im afraid if going to bed in case i dont get up. sometimes i think …

im so scared of everything in the ocean, and i mean everything! 
I really want to know what it is called because all I can find is fear of the ocean, I think the water is pretty, but below it is what gets me. I hate …

Fear of Television? 
It's really weird, ever since I saw the movie "The Ring" I've had this irrational fear of televisions. Mainly when I'm alone and at night. If I am …

My fear of rollercoasters 
Alright so it all started when I was about 6 years old when I was at a daycare. We went on a field trip to a theme park and one of my chaparones forced …

Scared to death of big dogs 
I'm 26 years old, when i was 5 i was mauled by a big dog and still have the scars. It happened again when i was 11. Now when i see a big dog i can't control …

Scared for anything to take my blood 
as long as i can remember i've been scared for anything to take my blood. i'm scared of ticks (barley)shots blood tests and mousqitos but just males i …

Fear of stickers 
Well the first time i noticed fear of stickers was when i was around 6 or 7. I was in class reading to littler kids then my teacher ask me when i was done …

Fear of Feet 
it started when i was with my first girlfriend and she wanted me to massage her feet... i din't think twice about it untill my hands touched the feet. …

Fear in death 
I have just found out that have a major fear in death. It is very hard to cope. My family thinks its in my head but i know different. Its so hard because …

I have a fear of hights...and thats not good where i work... 
I've always had a fear of hights, i'm ok on rollercoasters because it's too fun to be scared. Where I work, however, is a theater. I am a techie and …

Fear of Knives and Balls Being Thrown At Me! 
I have a amazing fear of knives. If someone just points a normal eating knife at me, I'll squeel. I also have a massive fear of balls being thrown …

Fear of getting my fingers injured or cut 
I'm a guitar player, and like every guitar player I've got fear of getting my fingers injured or cut. I started fearing knies when I accidentally cut …

Scared of the Dentist 
Im a 15 year old girl who is scared of the dentist :( i just get scared that something bad ill happen, i hate th hook thinhg they poke around and i …

Phobia of feet 
I have a phobia, of feet. I have a phobia of Nailpolish on the feet. I have a phobia of dirt under the nail, whenever i see these, i get covered …

Zombie Pphobia 
I am afraid of zombies and not just in a scary movie way. I have reacurring nightmares with zombies trying to catch and eat me. I'm stuck in mud and can't …

Terrified of Helicopters 
I too am terrified of helicopters! When I hear one, I am in the hall closet (no windows) until it passes. If I am outside, I get inside ASAP and if I cannot …

Phobia of Being in Open Space 
well i am 53 years old i've developed this i think its a phobia of being in open space. i walk in a mall and i nearly have to walk right next to the …

I'm Scared of Internet Explorer 
I'm scared of Internet Explorer. I used to use IE and got viruses and found stuff on my laptop that I didn't download. Also, it's very unsecured. I'm …

i'm terrified of dying 
I was never terrified scared of dying before but I feel that using certain drugs in my past has had a huge impact and I'm always checking my pulse. …

I fear death 
When i was younger I remember seeing the movie Final Destination. As if I wasnt scared all through the movie. My aunt told me death was real and then I …

I have many fears 
I have many fears, one of them is fear of bees and wasps, I have had it for as long as I remember. I'm also afraid of wild animals. That's only one. …

Scared to talk to people 
I have a problem...I am scared to talk to people in person and on the phone. I am also terrified of going to work because I'm scared of messing up. I wish …

Fear of Animal Hair 
I was always afraid of dogs but the real story was I was afraid of the hair. I purchased a CocKer anout 8 months ago and from that day on I will not eat …

Fear of Buttons 
Any kind of button that has holes in it and has been sewn onto anything gives me the creeps. I have the way it looks and feels and I will literally scream …

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Really scared of my wrist 
I'm really really really scared of my wrist. It just freaks me out. I can't even look at my own wrist. It makes me wanna cry. I can't stand people …

Phobia of lying down 
I have a friend who has a phobia of lying down on her back. It makes medical or dental visits almost impossible. What would this be called ? what would …

Anxiety when crossing a bridge 
When traveling in a vehicle, and I am approaching a bridge especially driving I feel something coming over me. When I am riding I close my eyes. I would …

Fear of Balloon Animals 
When i was younger my father would make balloon animals to make me laugh. One afternoon he had blown several balloon animals for me as a birthday surprise …

arachibutryophobia 
i'm afraid of peanut butter. i have no idea how it happened. can someone tell me how arachibutryophobia can get developed?

autophobia and necrophobia 
i get so freaked out when i'm alone in the house. i get a feeling at the bottom of my gut that twist and feels empty. it's impossible to face. once someone …

fear of fights 
when i was about 8 my father was a alcohic and he would always be mad at every body he would fight with my mom and my older sister and with other people …

Phobia of bad manners 
I have a severe phobia of bad manners. If I see someone eating with there mouthful or with there fingers I usually have a panic attack where I start shaking, …

Terrified of Bugs 
I'm terrified of bugs. I keep a tough girl facade in my school, but whenever i see any type of bug i freak out and start screaming or crying. I don't …

I suffer from Orgaphobia 
Ever since I was eleven, I have been afraid of attending orgies. I used to go to them all the time in my elementary school days. I usually brought the …

My fear of strangers 
I've always had this trouble with my fear of strangers...they need to know my family really well before I can talk to them but even that I'm still hesitant. …

I am scared of being touched 
I recently learned that I am scared of being touched or Aphenphosmphobia. One day my friends and I were working and my friend thought it would be funny …

My 5 year old thinks everything is dirty/or has bugs! 
I dont really remember when it started,but my husband is a marine & one of his friends stayed with us. He slept in my son's bed & my 5year old freaked …

I have a germ phobia 
I have a germ phobia, and a phobia of getting a disease (goes along with my huge number of OCD compulsions). My brother has an std and I won't touch …

Fear of blood being drawn from my body 
I have a fear of blood being drawn from my body. The thought of it draining causes me to faint. However, I am NOT scared of needles or pain. Is there …

i try to avoid any places where there will be crowds 
i try to avoid any places where there will be crowds, esp the malls or markets. when i do go i start feeling sweaty and sick,feeling like everyones looking …

Fear of blushing. 
I have always turned red when nervous. When I was 23 (a year ago) that turned into an all out phobia. I had a crush on a boy and when I would see him I …

afraid of blood 
i used to be so afraid of blood when i was little. i couldn't even hear the word blood without freaking out. ive never fainted but ive alswys gottn very …

I am horrified of butterflies 
Here is an embarrasing one. I am horrified of butterflies. Specifically that I do not want them to touch me. Most people laugh to hear this particular …

Nyctophobia - terrified of the dark 
im 18 yrs old, and am terrified of the dark. when i was a little kid i wasnt anymore afraid of the dark than any other kid, but as i hit my early teens …

Mrs. Fearful 
Where do I start? I have arachnaphobia (fear of spiders), monophobia (fear of being alone), sciophobia (fear of shadows) and who knows what else. Just …

brontophobia 
nothing has worked for me i have terrible brontophobia it is the only thing that petrifies me it absolutely scares me to death

Dealing with Achluophobia, and Somniphobia 
Hi! My name is MacKenzie Austin Swart. I am a boy. I am almost 13 years old. I deal with Achluophobia which makes me have lots of anxiety when I'm in the …

Afraid of Snakes 
My condition isn't extreme yet, but it's bad enough that I want help. I haven't been afraid of snakes for long. Just this year. Before that, I just …

Fear of Death 
I have a neuromuscular disease and ever since I was young people have been telling me to prepare to die young. Now I think about death ALOT, and it scares …

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Fear of Medicines 
Hi, I have built up a fear of medicines because not only am I an anxiety type of person but I am disabled too. I have received many different kinds of …

Fear of snow 
This sounds really weird but ive got a fear of snow. Im scared to look out at it and have to hide in a bedroom with curtains closed and tv on loud, just …

Abluthophobia 
I believe I have a mild case of Abluthophobia. I've been this way ever since I was a child, I am now 23 years old. I don't know why I am like this, but …

I'm Scared of Seeing People get Pranked 
I'm scared of seeing people get pranked. I can easily see people get pranked in person, but if I watch people getting Pranked on TV or I hear a recording, …

Deadly afraid of elevators 
i've always disliked elevators. i'm deadly afraid of elevatorsin 2008 for the san diego holiday bowl, i stayed at a hotel that i was on the 6th floor so …

Phobia of anything coming at my face 
When I was a child, I was nearly blind in my right eye at the age of four. I thought the cursor arrow on the computer screen was a cloud; that's how bad …

Phobia about people looking out of the corner of their eyes at me. 
I seem to have a phobia about people looking out of the corner of their eyes at me while I am driving. I can tell when someone is looking even when …

my fear of freezing computer lines and things 
i have a fear of those computer lines that appear when a web page or anything on a computer freezes up. i get itchy all over and i jump out of my seat …

fear of corduroys 
I suffer from fear of corduroys. I hate the feeling! When i just think of the word i get goosebumps. If someone comes near me with anything that is corduroy …

Ichthyophobia 
i do suffer from ichthyophobia. i hate fish, cant stand the sight of them and the smell of them urrrgh. i carnt even walk past the fish counter either. …

i'm afraid of clowns 
i watched the movie "it" when i was 3 and have been deathly afraid of clowns since. i once went to a circus when i was 5 and walked up to a clown and kicked …

Incy- Wincy Spider 
My name is Nick and I'm from India. When I was a wee tyke I was a crazy little "typhoon" as my mom called me. My parents decided that the …

I'm Afraid Of The Number Thirteen [13] 
Everyone In My Family Has Been Dieing On The Thirteenth 13th And Every 13 I Get Scared That I'm Next

Dirtyphobia 
This may sound like a joke, but it is totally not lol. I have this weird thing where i HAVE to take a shower every night. If i dont, i feel like little …

Agoraphobia-fear of crowds and/or open spaces 
i have been to a lot of places with crowds and i guess i have always been when i was a kid...its just being too confined in one space with a bunch of people …

Fear of swimming butterfly! 
Im a competitive swimmer, and for some STRANGE reason.. Im scared of the stroke butterfly! I feel like I dont get enough air so I think Im gonna die and …

Fear of Water 
Me and 4 friends were hiking to a lake and when we got there we were going to sent up camp and go swimming. My fear of water had always been bad but …

My fear of math has prevented me from going back to school 
I'm a 35 year old New York native, who is terrified of math. In school I excelled in writing, english, history..even my fashion design class, but when …

Terrified of Edward scissor hands 
My best friend is terrified of Edward scissor hands. I don't really know why.....she just thinks a man with scissors for hands is freaky. A week ago they …

Relationship Phobia  
My phobia start from a tender age of 6 years when i saw how my dad abuse my mother verbally there is so many factors that keep me from dateing my physically …

Scared Of Sponge  
Im 13 Years Old, And Have Had This Phobia Since An Earlier Life Stage. It makes my mouth Water from A Touch, and i puke=[ People laugh at me And say …

Rollercoasterphobia 
Everytime I hear the word "rollercoaster" i get anxiety and start to panic. My palms start to sweat, and my heart beat pulse is crazy fast. I feel …

Teenage emetophobe 
I remember the moment i got emetophobia.I was 12,(i'm 15 now)and saw a girl throw up on my bus.And that was it. Now i fear doing simple things because …

Fears oh so many 
I am a 42 year old female and I suffer with so many different fears. My worst fear I believe I have is "fear of being alone". Someone must be with me …

This claustrophobia has crippled my life 
I was not claustrophobic until a few years ago. One day to the next I couldn't go into an elevator. I then realised I couldn't get in the back of a two …

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Social Phobia / Telephone Phobia 
I believe I might have social anxiety to some extent, but have tried to manage my symptoms on my own and educate myself about this condition. I have …

Fear of going on a long journey by road 
hi am christiana and i am scared of being in a car for too long.This started since i was little and its still affecting me now whenever i get into a car …

coulrophobia 
well when i was just 5 i went to greece with my mother and father we went to a circus for the first time. i loved it until the clowns came on i thought …

Teethsurgery Phobia?! 
I got four teeth removed without any sort of pain killers or anethesia when i was in third grade, and now anyone trying to do surgery in my mouth (not …

Phobia of Unkown Fear 
Hello I am sherri and i believe that thing i am suffering from phobia of unknown fear i dont know myself that wat i am scared of, first all it happens …

I am so scared to do anything! 
I am so scared to do anything! I follow my mom and dad everywhere and i cant go to the car in the dark for 2 seconds to get something! i am always in trouble …

I Don't Like Starfish 
I'm not sure if it's a phobia but for some strange reason i DON'T like starfish.I think they can grab your hand and stay there forever and hurt you. …

fear to Die 
I'm pravin, 21 years,i fear to die....esp. after i had food poisoning, i believe of drinking almost everyday. now i fear to drink and even to smoke....whenever …

Fear of being gay 
I have spent many years trying to understand whether I am gay or not. Although I have tried to convince myself that I am gay nothing has changed. I …

Fear of very high and wide enclosed spaces 
I have a really bad phobia that stops me from going outside at night but lets me go out at day. I used to think I was just terrified of the night sky …

Massive Fear of Spiders 
Hi, I have a massive fear of spiders and I think it has got worse as ive got older. Its getting to the point of being ridiculous now and i need to …

Fear of death 
My brother died at the age of 32 due to stroke. I was beside him when my brother died. Since then everytime I remember that particular moment I tend to …

Do i have a phobia of or not? 
i dont think i have a phobia of death but i have a fear of it. for example if im walking home alone i will answer questions as if i am being interviewed …

Im just afraid. Of everything. 
Im just afraid. Of everything. But not normal fears. My fears include thunderstorms because they cause tornados and tornados blow out windows and …

I'm afraid of mental hospitals 
I'm afraid of mental hospitals. I can't stand them, hate them, wish they didn't exist. They do more bad than good. They try curing you how? Making …

Terrified of Cows 
Ever since I was little I have always been terrified of cows. Since I live in a rural area I see cows all the time on farms and when I go to my uncles …

Water Skiing and Fear Of Water 
ok well me and my family went out in the boat , like we always do , i dont have anything wrong with being in a boat , or anything i quiet love it really …

Fear of Wood Burning Heaters 
I have a fear of wood burning heaters. When I was in prep (six years old) i was at a birthday party and i was helping to make a guard around a wood burning …

Fear of Anesthesia 
One day, at your run of the mill orthidontics appointment, I discovered my fear of anesthesia. My orthodontist (a nice guy, nobody I would ever be afraid …

I have an irrational, paranoid fear of clowns. 
My name is Ivey and I am 13 now. I have an irrational, paranoid fear of clowns. A few weeks ago I went with my friend Jenica to a festive in …

Fear of Jewelry 
I am 18 years old and I can not stand seeing, wearing, or touching jewelry. It literally makes me stomach turn. I think my fear of jewelry came from …

Arachnophobia - fear of spiders. 
I have Arachnophobia. I absolutely hate spiders, they're disgusting with many legs and just the thought of them makes me want to cry. the other day …

Scarded of mental challenged people 
I'm 13 nearly 14, but this sounds really mean but the thing is im SO SO SO deathly scared of mental challenged people. i just think that they're kill me …

I have Astraphobia 
I have Astraphobia and my parens dont have any clue why its just when i see dark clouds i start freaking out and then my mom and dad (my dad especially) …

Fear of Bugs and Small Objects 
It started about a month ago, fear of bugs and small objects. Summer 08. When ever I see a bug, I freak out. I mostly scream or shriek, and sometimes …

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Astraphobia 
I don't know how my astraphobia started but when i was around 14 i just became scared but it got worsted when i moved to west Philadelphia in a 3 story …

Emetophobia 
I have been dealing with Emetophobia, the fear of vomiting, since about 8 years old. I can't stand to even see someone vomit on the T.V; it actually makes …

Im emetophobic  
Ever since i remember, i'm emetophobic. i've had this problem since i was 5. When i see someone that looks, feels or is vomiting, i start sweating, and …

Social phobia. 
I'm currently 16 and I have researched and researched trillions of websites about disorders and phobias. I discovered some time ago (less than a year though) …

I have this fear of cats. Cats are Evil 
I work in an office where there is always a cat around. My co-workers like having the cat around. They feed it, named it, and gave it a bed. I can't …

I'm afraid of animals 
I'm afraid of animals. Ever since I was little I would like jump at anything I saw with more than 2 legs. Like if I saw an ant or something I would scream …

postal phobia 
ok so yeah, i hate sending things thru any other mail type but e-mail. even e-mails peeve me out. i dunno why i hate sending things so much. i think i …

Terrified of going to bed 
Im a 17 year old girl from Australia and grew up in a relatively normal family. I wasnt allowed to watch horror as a child but one day when I was about …

Fear of Needles! 
Men and Women with Aichmophobia! My name is Aubrey, I'm 16 years old and I have fear of needeles! When i was around the age of 6, i got extremely dehydrated …

I have Ligyrophobia 
I have Ligyrophobia. Everytime someone would talk loud or there were any loud noises like fireworks, I would cry and breathe weirdly. I coudn't listin …

Scared of Moose 
Im very scared of moose. I have always been and I don't know why. It might be because when I was little I went on a safari trip and a moose tried getting …

Deathly Afraid Of Small Animals 
well, I am deathly afraid of small animals/ small feet of animals touching me. I've noticed just recently that this is becomming an issue when I screamed …

Crazy Phobias 
hey my name is Jessica, I'm 16 yrs old. Ever since I can remember I've had the fear of escalators, stairs, heights, fire, downing, being burnt. But …

Button Phobia 
Very surprised to learn so many people have the button phobia. Found out about this site from my cousin who has a friend with the phobia, she didn't know …

I have fear of feet 
I HATE FEET. I have fear of feet. They gross me out completely. People think it is so funny to stick their feet in my mouth. But, it is not a joke. I …

Fear Of Sharks  
i remember when i was like 8 or 9 i went to an aquarium and i didn't want to go in but my mom and sister dragged me in and i screamed and cried. There …

Bogyphobia: A Life of Dread 
Living with bogyphobia never allowed me to make any friends. I was always too afraid to reach out. Kids on the playground never accepted me, and I felt …

Fear of real food. Christmas is the worst day of the year. 
for the past 18 years i have fear of real food. the thought of Christmas lunch makes me sick. everyone at the table asks the same fucking questions every …

Fear Of Not Liking Any Pressure On My Wrists 
I have the fear of not liking any pressure on my wrists, I stretch all the sleeves on my jumpers jackets, long sleeve tops so no pressure is put on them. …

Brontophobia 
Hi..I'm a 13 year old girl suffering from Brontophobia, the fear of thunder. Anytime there is a thunderstorm I start to have a panic attack. Just thinking …

Anxious 
Hiii,I am Minu,23 yrs female...i have a typical problem.....never wants to do things late, cant bare irregularity, always curious about buying things ,always …

Afraid of Unexplained, Bleeding Injuries 
Okay, so I started to have a lot of blood tests at the doctors because I had unexplained medical problems. Before that, I never was very afraid of things. …

Having nausea when I see loathsome things 
I have an abnormal disgust. I can't see vomit, excreta, saliva. Because those things make me vomit. But I have no fear or disgust to see blood. I can't …

Losing control 
I've always been a nervous person who likes to have everything under control and perfect. When situations begin to slip from my grasp, my brain's response …

Fear of Blood! 
I have a terrible fear of blood, and also anything connected with the crucifixion or the stigmata. I watched a video in school about the stigmata once …

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Phobia of Doctors and Fear of the Unknown!! 
hi since i was bout 5 or 6 i have had a severe phobia of the doctors. to the point i faint constantly if i am put there. it's any kind of doctor to dentists,eye …

Terrified of my own dog 
My husband and I purchased two German Shepherds last April. We have two small children, one of which is five and the other is four. Our five year old …

Phobia for the Sound of Bones Break 
ok so.. they have a phobia for the number 13.But why dont they have a phobia for the SOUND of bones break? It freaks me out...like i breathe heavy and …

I suffer from sclerophobia or fear of sneaky or bad guys 
O.K.My name is Raúl,from Puerto Rico.I suffer from acute sclerophobia or fear of robbers,crooks or criminals(bad guys),because I see too often on T.V.bad …

agrophobia the life recker 
well im 19 and my agrophobia started tree years ago but within 2007 my life fell apart... i couldnt work, dropped out of school, now i don't go anywhere …

Belonephobia 
it first started when i had to get my teeth pulled i could not pyhically turn my head. Plus i did not want to close my eyes. so i had to watch the needle …

fear of looking at planets 
i have a fear of looking at planets stars etc anything to do with space. what phobia is this?

I have suffered from panic attacks and agoraphobia 
hi, I have suffered from panic attacks and agoraphobia and mental health problems for nine years. I have tried so many different medications but always …

coprophobia 
i am suffering from coprophobia from last 10-15 years.i even don't like to go to my home toilet.when i see some black or brown spot in the bathroom i feel …

I'm a coulrphobe 
Well, I'm a coulrphobe. I didn't get it when I was little, it happened, actually, two weeks ago. And its grown out of hand. It ? AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Fear of choking 
I am 27 years old and I have had a fear of choking since I was about 5 years old when I choked on a pancake. It is so embarrassing. I do not like to …

Scared Of Heart Boxers 
when i was a kid my dad had a pare of heart boxers and every time he wear them id be scared and never go near him. but when i got older my friend had heart …

Fear of Fantasy? 
i don't have this fear but i was wondering what the name of it is. it involves being afraid of magical//mythical creatures and or fantasy situations? …

Fear of Needles, Injections and Blood 
I have such a fear of needles, injections and blood. I cant even talk about it with out fainting or having a panic attack, it makes me feel sick. …

Scared of Wrists 
Ever since I could remember I've been scared of wrists. It gets so hard that sometimes I can't even look at the underside of wrist because I just imagine …

My Fear of Tongues 
I suffer from fear of tongues. Tongues scare me! I cant even make-out with my boyfriend guys :[ Phobia Secrets Revealed Certified Phobia …

Fear of Not Laughing 
Now im not sure that there is a "phobia" for this, but if there is..... I'd be dying to know. my fear is the fear of not laughing. Once in a Blue …

i have a fear of holding things 
i have a fear of holding things` with my hands. i dont care about touching things its just the graabing thing that bothers me just thinking about …

I Have Many phobias 
I have 3 main phobias. fear of the ocean-- I will go about 5-9 ft out from the beach. I was on a boat in the ocean and I sat in the middle of it crying …

Afraid of Natural Disasters 
Hi, I am deathly afraid of natural disasters. Everytime it storms I hide in my bathtub or basment. I can't even leave the house. I just want to know …

Afraid of Scary Squirrels 
I am deathly afraid of squirrels. I remember one time i was taking a walk around my neighborhood when 2 squirrels were blocking off the intersection. I …

fear of having my bp taken 
i am a 53yr old female and lead a quite normal life with the children now left home but since my first child i was left with a fear of having my bp taken …

Far of Love Failure 
Hello,my name is Raúl.I am 36 years old.I am from Puerto Rico.I have an extreme fear of love failure or acute philatichyphobia. Everything happened …

i have an extremely fear of dogs(acute cynophobia) 
Hello,my name is Raúl. I have an extremely fear of dogs or acute cynophobia. My problems with dogs began when I have seen stories about dog bites from …

Clickiphobia 
I have a terrible condition where i cant click anything, i get sick, shaky and cry most times at work. I have spoken to my gp and they can not find …

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Midgit Phobia. 
Well, it started when I was watching the Wizard of Oz as a little girl. The little munchkins scared me so much. I'd have nightmares. Then, it came …

i am deathly afraid of mentally retarded people  
okay im 16 years old and im deathly afraid of mentally retarded people, if they come near me, ill run, and i was wondering if there was a name for that …

Fear of Waves. 
I have a fear of waves. Ironically, im scared of large amounts of blue, and anything overwhelming / being overwhelmed.

My List Of Phobias 
I'm almost 18 and I have a lot of phobias that control my life. I am afraid of dogs, pain, and doctors, and other things resulting from those phobias. …

Fear of Chokig 
Hello, my name is Maria and I have a fear of choking. This is horrible I am 32 years old and I have been with this fear my whole life. I tried doctors …

Fear of Rabbits 
I once was afraid of rabbits i hated them and they scared me and i refused to go near them. One day, i decided medicine wasn't for me. I went …

Fear of aliens 
Every time i hear the x-files theme song i hyperventilate. I get scared and grab a hold of anybody that’s close to me.. Or if i’m talking on the phone …

Fear of the Homosexual word 
Years ago, I was living with my girlfriend. We broke up and I was living alone. I worked in a Prison that time where many homosexuals inmates lived. I …

fear of speaking on the phone 
I have an absolute fear of speaking on the phone. I like to avoid making or receiving them at all costs. Mostly i text or find a computer to contact …

fear of football players 
i have dreams football players kill me in my sleep but i never see their faces because they have helmets on and i'm dead afraid of them. Phobia …

fear of falling on my face 
When I walk, I always look at my feet because I would be afraid of stumbling and falling on my face to break my front teeth, my nose, or a sharp object …

i have a fear of vomiting and seeing other vomit! 
maybe its all the scary movies i saw as a kid or the fact that my friends in elemantary school always made fun of the kid who was puking at school....ahhhh …

Childhood shadow of fear 
I am 46 years old and still suffer with not being able to breath or drive. I was 12 years old and was shot by an estes rocket in my stomach. It went in …

Scared of Rabbits 
I don't even know what it's called, but I'm $#!t scared of rabbits, I won't even go into the pet shop in my town, cos they ALWAYS have them. I consider …

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