phobia

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Willy_Wonka_27, May 13, 2004.

  1. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

    What are some , if any, of your phobias/or fears…see if u can tell us the scientific name of your phobia too.
    i have a phobia of fireworks...but i dont know whats its called...ive searched for a long time and cannot figues out what its scientific name is
     
  2. alex714

    alex714 To the Left

    amusement parks, small spaces and some other things that i cant remeber
     
  3. airplanes, driving on highways, fire, being shot, dying of some scary disease, people i love dying in car crashes, small spaces, and not being able to breathe.
     
  4. Velouria

    Velouria Member

    Shots and getting blood drawn. But not piercings. It's weird.
     
  5. I am very afraid of birds. Any birds pretty much. If I'm in a pet store and there are big parrots, I get sweaty and my heart starts beating really fast. I never knew why I was so afraid of birds, but then my mom told me that when I was little, if I left the yard, a big bird was going to pick me up and take me to her nest and feed me to her babies. Now I get it..

    Another one is police. I freak out so bad whenever there is a cop nearby, no matter what. It turns out that when I was little, my dad said this to me, "You had better be good, there's a cop over there, and he's shooting a baby"!!! I can't even believe this! I guess being a Native American he was always really weary of (White) cops around the town, and I guess he wanted me to be too, or he thought it was funny. Either way, I'm afraid of cops and birds.
     
  6. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    Damn, Trish, get help!!! LOL
     
  7. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

  8. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    I have an extreme fear of developing phobias.
     
  9. that's marc and that's only half of my phobias.
     
  10. Sunnie

    Sunnie Jes-Jes

    I don't think I'm phobic of anything, but a few things in particular do scare me.

    Dinosaurs.
    The thought of dying alone, and never having been loved.
    Sharks and other sea life.
    Outerspace.
     
  11. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

    thats called Phobophobia.
     
  12. olhippie54

    olhippie54 Touch Of Grey Lifetime Supporter

    Trish, you are a joy to know.

    Sunnie, what is it about dinosaurs that scare you? They're extinct. And what about outer space?
     
  13. joe

    joe Banned

    Dinosaurs?...how can you have a phobia of extinct animals?

    My only phobia is that i end up like my family, which really isnt a phobia but a single fear

    i have no phobias i guess
     
  14. Willy_Wonka_27

    Willy_Wonka_27 Surrender to the Flow

    the fear of birds is Ornithophobia.
     
  15. is there a word for the fear of leprechauns made of tin foil?
     
  16. renee

    renee Member

    I'm scared of men, the dark, and midgets. :eek:
     
  17. MrDefiant

    MrDefiant Member

    I one of those people that face every fear and therefore have none
     
  18. angelgodiva

    angelgodiva Senior Member

    Fear of fireworks is called "pyrotechniphobia".

    I have fear of heights and fear of deep water.
     
  19. alex714

    alex714 To the Left

    oh thanks for reminding me angel!

    i hate deep water too, ugh the very thought of it is freaking me out right now.
     
  20. joe

    joe Banned

    So would it make your heart jump out if you saw a male black midget?
     

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