How Many of These Totally Real Phobias do You Have? 🕷🐍 ...

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Have you ever wondered what if you're totally afraid of is just you or an actual phobia? Keep reading to find out - you may be surprised by how many actually exist!

1. Spiders 🕷

Phobia name: Arachnophobia

Type: fear of spiders

Fact: This is one of the most common and popular phobias to have, which is an extreme fear of spiders of any kind

2. Snakes 🐍

Phobia name: Ophidiophobia

Type: fear of snakes

Fact: People with this phobia feel nervous and anxious when around snakes and tend of avoid places that tend to have more snakes for this reason

3. Heights 🎡

Phobia name: Acrophobia

Type: fear of heights

Fact: People with this phobia often don't feel comfortable being at any kind of height, provided it's not at ground level

4. Open, Crowded Spaces ⛱

Phobia name: Agoraphobia

Type: fear of open, crowded spaces

Fact: People with this phobia often don't feel comfortable in open spaces and fear them for this reason

5. Small, Confined Spaces 🏠

Phobia name: Claustrophobia

Type: fear of small, confined spaces

Fact: People with this phobia will try to avoid entering elevators, small rooms and other enclosed spaces

6. Dogs 🐕

Phobia name: Cynophobia

Type: fear of dogs

Fact: People with this phobia can be afraid of anything from small Poodles to large Great Danes

7. Death ☠

Phobia name: Thanatophobia

Type: fear of death

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of anything death related, including speaking or even thinking about it

8. Public Speaking 💬

Phobia name: Glossophobia

Type: fear of public speaking

Fact: People with this phobia are generally not comfortable giving speeches

9. Flying ✈️

Phobia name: Aerophobia

Type: fear of flying

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of flying and getting on aeroplanes, which can make them feel nervous and anxious

10. Blood 💧

Phobia name: Hemophobia

Type: fear of blood

Fact: Just the sight of blood can cause fainting for those with this phobia

11. Crowds 👪

Phobia name: Enochlophobia

Type: fear of crowds

Fact: This phobia is closely related to Ochlophobia and Demophobia

12. Birds 🐦

Phobia name: Ornithophobia

Type: fear of birds

Fact: People with this phobia may only fear certain species of birds or all kinds of birds

13. Commitment 💍

Phobia name: Gamophobia

Type: fear of commitment

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid to be with a partner long term or being required to 'commit' in one way or another

14. Intimacy 💑

Phobia name: Aphenphosmphobia

Type: fear of intimacy

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of physical or emotional intimacy, including being loved by another

15. Abandonment 🏃 🚶

Phobia name: Autophobia

Type: fear of abandonment

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of being abandoned in one way or another

16. Alone 🚶

Phobia name: Monophobia

Type: fear of being alone

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid to be alone, either in a long term instance or simply on a daily basis

17. Love ❤️

Phobia name: Philophobia

Type: fear of love

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid to love another and/or be loved

18. Fear 👾

Phobia name: Phobophobia

Type: fear of fear itself

Fact: People with this phobia have a fear of fear itself

19. Failure ✖️

Phobia name: Atychiphobia

Type: fear of failure

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of failing and/or believing that they are a failure

20. Holes ⭕️

Phobia name: Trypophobia

Type: fear of tiny holes

Fact: This is a pretty unusual but common phobia of lots of small, tiny holes

21. Needles 💉

Phobia name: Trypanophobia

Type: fear of needles

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid to be near needles and/or injected with anything, sometimes even just the sight of needles can cause fainting

22. Change 🔀

Phobia name: Metathesiophobia

Type: fear of change

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of the idea of change and unfamiliarity

23. Bugs and Insects 🐝

Phobia name: Entomophobia

Type: fear of bugs and/or insects

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of most kinds of bugs and/or insects

24. Darkness 🌙

Phobia name: Nyctophobia

Type: fear of darkness

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of darkness and hence feel much more comfortable in areas of light

25. Age 🗓

Phobia name: Gerascophobia

Type: fear of age and/or aging

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of the idea of aging and possibly age in a general sense

26. Hospitals 🚑

Phobia name: Nosocomephobia

Type: fear of hospitals

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid to go inside a hospital and/or be anywhere near a hospital in general

27. Future 🔮

Phobia name: Chronophobia

Type: fear of the future

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of the future and what's to come

28. Unknown❔

Phobia name: Xenophobia

Type: fear of the unknown

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of the unknown and/or the idea of uncertainty

29. Ocean 🌊

Phobia name: Thalassophobia

Type: fear of the ocean

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of going near and/or in the ocean and tend to avoid this when possible

30. Driving 🚗

Phobia name: Vehophobia

Type: fear of driving

Fact: People with this phobia are often afraid of driving and being behind the wheel

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