Discussion in 'Mental Health Disorders' started by KittyGirl, Dec 24, 2009.

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  1. KittyGirl

    KittyGirl Well-Known Member

    I'm just wondering what types of (common or unusual/odd?) phobias everyone else has?
    I have way too many... I'm kind of a paranoid person to begin with...

    I'm afraid of:
    the dark
    deep water
    birds flying overhead
    walking under bridges
    chocolate pudding [that's actually a funny story. lol]
    wide open spaces
    cramped spaces
    people [yes. people in general.]
    objects flying at my face
    getting ice cubes caught in my throat
    body hair [not sure why... I just don't like it on ME. I wax my arms constantly, along with the rest of me and when I was younger- I shaved my eyebrows. AHH!]
    popping balloons
    Things like fireplaces with chimneys, or garbage chutes... because people *could* break in! [extremely unlikely though. probably impossible... haha]

    ...lots of crazy things- too much to list!
    There's so much that freaks me out! No wonder I never go outside XD
  2. Colourful

    Colourful Well-Known Member

    Are we talking actual phobias here or just things we fear?

    My biggest phobias are:

    being sick/someone near me being sick
    social phobia
    phobia of heights

    btw what happened with the chocolate pudding? lol
  3. KittyGirl

    KittyGirl Well-Known Member

    well... back in kindergarten; I think- I told all the kids in my class that chocolate pudding was actually poop.
    After telling them that for so long, I grossed myself out and now I can't stand to even look at it anymore >.<

    --And I guess that it's fears in general, as well.
    I'm not sure how I should class my fears and phobias... I've never really thought about it before.
  4. Colourful

    Colourful Well-Known Member

    LOL well that backfired...haha

    oh in that case I have a MUCH longer list of fears..but I can't be bothered at the moment lol :tongue:
  5. Datura

    Datura Well-Known Member

  6. morning rush

    morning rush Well-Known Member

    I'm afraid of crowds,
    crabs(because they look like spiders)
    the dark
    the unknown
    being put on the spot

    I have a huge fear of being isolated somewhere and be stuck there..

    I'm also afraid of traveling buses, to sit in between seats cramped up next to the window, I get panic attacks and I feel like its too small...thank god normal buses aren't like that...
  7. KittyGirl

    KittyGirl Well-Known Member

    ahh! sorry, sorry ><
    I didn't even bother to look for them... mod can delete this one when they get around to it.
  8. plates

    plates Well-Known Member

    housing. losing what i've built over this year. it's taken around 2.5 years to settle down in my flat and my health improved so much when i did that although it was difficult to stay put.
  9. TWF

    TWF Well-Known Member

    I used to have lots of phobia's as a kid, but I've gotten over most of them as I grew older, like the dark or spiders, insects or even disease.

    Social Phobia
    Fear of house being burgled

    ^All I can think of
  10. AtomicsAsylum

    AtomicsAsylum Account Closed

    am scared of
    people who i dont know
    going out of the house
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