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1.       thehandsom
7403 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 05:12 pm

I have this :

We are on a large construction site, and we are drilling large piles -say 2 mts dia- with the piling machine..After 3 meters of drilling, the operator takes its bucket off the pilee and puts it to the side then goes away for a while -may be to have his tea- and somehow I get into the hole which was drilled 3 mts and I can not get out..

The operator comes back and continues his drilling without noticing me.


do you have any generic fears? daily fears?

2.       Daydreamer
3743 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 05:48 pm

I´m afraid of heights, even standing on the second step of a ladder gives me shivers. Also, I hate it when I don´t have a total control of the situation, hence no roller-coasters for me. Even being pushed in a wheelchair, like it happened in hospital when they were taking me for a scan, was terrible. Not having any influence on where I was going was scary. Surprisingly, I didn´t have the feeling of not being in control during the C-section. but maybe it was because it felt like it wasn´t real...

3.       Elisabeth
5732 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 08:31 pm

Insects....including spiders!  Life is tough for me in Texas!  Cry 

4.       busyb
117 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 08:39 pm

It´s an odd one, but I hate stairs. I´m not sure why, but ever since I was little, running up or down the stairs I would hate! Though mainly in the dark... but i´m not afraid of the dark {#emotions_dlg.confused} I just feel like someone is on the stairs with me, and it creeps me out!


I also don´t like china or baby dolls... they are just scary looking! - Especially the ones that have blinking eyes! {#emotions_dlg.noway}

5.       Elisabeth
5732 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 08:58 pm

Found this list:

Ablutophobia - Fear of washing or bathing.
Acerophobia - Fear of sourness.
Aeronausiphobia - Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
Albuminurophobia - Fear of kidney disease.
Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
Alliumphobia - Fear of garlic.
Allodoxaphobia - Fear of opinions (Definitely a few sufferers here on ISH).
Anablephobia - Fear of looking up.
Ancraophobia - Fear of wind.
Androphobia - Fear of men.
Anglophobia - Fear of England, English culture, ect.
Anthophobia/Anthrophobia - Fear of flowers.
Anthropophobia - Fear of people of society.
Apeirophobia - Fear of infinity.
Apotemnophobia - Fear of persons with amputations.
Arachibutyrophobia - Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Arithmophobia - Fear of numbers.
Astrophobia - Fear of stars and celestial space.
Asymmetriphobia - Fear of asymmetrical things.
Aulophobia - Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia - Fear of gold.
Auroraphobia - Fear of Northern Lights.
Autodysomophobia - Fear that one has a vile odor.
Automatonophobia - Fear of ventriloquist´s dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues-anything that falsely represents a sentient being.
Barophobia - Fear of gravity.
Basiphobia/ Basophobia- Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.
Batonophobia - Fear of plants.
Bibliophobia - Fear of books.
Blennophobia - Fear of slime.
Bogyphobia - Fear of bogies or the bogeyman.
Bolshephobia - Fear of Bulsheviks.
Bromidrophobia - Fear of body smells.
Cacophobia - Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia - Fear of newness, novelty.
Caligynephobia - Fear of beautiful women.
Cardiophobia - Fear of the heart.
Carnophobia - Fear of meat.
Catapedaphobia - Fear of jumping from high and low places.
Chaetophobia - Fear of hair.
Chrematophobia - Fear of money.
Chromophobia/Chromatophobia - Fear of colors.
Cibophobia - Fear of food.
Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed.
Cnidophobia - Fear of strings.
Coitophobia - Fear of coitus.
Coprastasophobia - Fear of constipation.
Coprophobia - Fear of feces.
Crystallophobia - Fear of crystals or glass.
Cyberphobia - Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Cyclophobia - Fear of bicycles.
Cyprianophobia/ Cypridophobia/Cyprinophobia/Cypriphobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.
Decidophobia - Fear of making decisions.
Defecaloesiphobia - Fear of painful bowels movements.
Deipnophobia - Fear of dining and dinner conversation.
Dextrophobia - Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
Dutchphobia - Fear of the Dutch.  (HAHAHA!!)
Dysmorphophobia - Fear of deformity.
Ecclesiophobia - Fear of church.
Ecophobia - Fear of home.
Electrophobia - Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia - Fear of freedom.
Emetophobia - Fear of vomiting.
Eosophobia - Fear of dawn or daylight.
Epistaxiophobia - Fear of nosebleeds.
Epistemphobia - Fear of knowledge (A few here suffer this one, too).
Euphobia - Fear of hearing good news.
Eurotophobia - Fear of female genitalia.
Francophobia/Galiophobia/ Gallophobia- Fear of France, French culture.
Geniophobia - Fear of chins.
Genuphobia - Fear of knees.
Gephydrophobia/ Gephyrophobia/Gephysrophobia- Fear of crossing bridges.
Germanophobia - Fear of Germany, German culture, etc.
Geumaphobia/Geumophobia- Fear of taste.
Graphophobia - Fear of writing or handwritting.
Hagiophobia - Fear of saints or holy things.
Hedonophobia - Fear of feeling pleasure.
Heliophobia - Fear of the sun.
Hellenologophobia - Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
Helminthophobia - Fear of being infested with worms.
Hereiophobia/Heresyphobia- Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Heterophobia - Fear of the opposite sex.
Hierophobia - Fear of priest or sacred things.
Hippophobia - Fear of horses.
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia/ Sesquipedalophobia- Fear of long words (Oh, the irony).
Hobophobia - Fear of bums or beggars.
Homichlophobia - Fear of fog.
Homilophobia - Fear of sermons.
Hyelophobia - Fear of glass.
Hylophobia - Fear of forests.
Hynophobia - Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
Hypegiaphobia/Hypengyophobia - Fear of responsibility.
Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish.
Ideophobia - Fear of ideas.
Isopterophobia - Fear of termites, insects that eat wood.
Ithyphallophobia - Fear of seeing, thinking about, or having an erect *****.
Japanophobia - Fear of Japanese.
Judeophobia - Fear of Jews.
Kathisophobia - Fear of sitting down.
Kenophobia - Fear of voids or empty spaces.
Kinesophobia/Kinetophobia/Kleptophobia - Fear of movement or motion.
Koinoniphobia - Fear of rooms.
Kolpophobia - Fear of genitals, particulary female.
Kosmikophobi - Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
Lachanophobia - Fear of vegitables.
Leukophobia - Fear of the color white.
Levophobia - Fear of things to the left side of the body.
Limnophobia - Fear of lakes.
Linonophobia - Fear of string.
Logizomechanophobia - Fear of computers.
Logophobia - Fear of words.
Lutraphobia - Fear of otters.
Medomalacuphobia - Fear of losing an erection.
Medorthophobia - Fear of an erect *****.
Megalophobia - Fear of large things.
Melanophobia - Fear of the color black.
Mertophobia - Fear or hatred of poetry.
Metallophobia - Fear of metal.
Metathesiophobia - Fear of changes.
Methyphobia - Fear of alcohol.
Microphobia/Mycrophobia- Fear of small things.
Mnemophobia - Fear of memories.
Monophobia - Fear of menstruation.
Motorphobia - Fear of automobiles.
Mottophobia - Fear of moths.
Mycophobia - Fear or aversion to mushrooms.
Mythophobia - Fear of myths or stories or false statements.
Myxophobia - Fear of slime.
Namatophobia - Fear of names.
Nebulaphobia - Fear of fog.
Neopharmaphobia - Fear of new drugs.
Neophobia - Fear of anything new.
Numerophobia - Fear of numbers.
Ochophobia - Fear of vehicles.
Octophobia - Fear of the figure 8.
Oenophobia - Fear of wines.
Ommatophobia/Ommetaphobia - Fear of eyes.
Oneirogmophobia - Fear of wet dreams.
Oneirophobia - Fear of dreams.
Onomatophobia - Fear of hearing a certain word or names.
Optophobia - Fear of opening one´s eyes.
Orthophobia - Fear of property.
Ostraconophobia - Fear of shellfish.
Ouranophobia - Fear of heaven.
Pagophobia - Fear of ice or frost.
Panophobia/Pantophobia - Fear of everything.
Papaphobia - Fear fo the Pope.
Papyrophobia - Fear of paper.
Parthenophobia - Fear of virgins or young girls.
Pediophobia - Fear of dolls.
Pedophobia - Fear of children.
Peladophobia - Fear of bald people.
Phagophobia - Fear of swallowing or eating or of being eaten.
Phallophobia - Fear of *****, esp erect.
Phobophobia - Fear of phobias.
Phonophobia - Fear of noises or voices or one´s own voice; of telephones.
Photophobia - Fear of light.
Phronemophobia - Fear of thinking.
Phthiriophobia - Fear of lice.
Plutophobia - Fear of wealth.
Pogonophobia - Fear of beards.
Porphyrophobia - Fear of the color purple.
Potamophobia - Fear of rivers or running water.
Potophobia - Fear of alcohol.
Proctophobia - Fear of rectums.
Prosophobia - Fear of progress.
Psellismophobia - Fear of stuttering.
Pteronophobia - Fear of being tickled by feathers.
Pupaphobia - Fear of puppets.
Rectophobia - Fear of rectum or rectal diseases.
Rhabdophobia - Fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also fear of magic. (wand)
Rhypophobia - Fear of defecation.
Russophobia - Fear of Russians.
Scatophobia - Fear of fecal matter.
Scoionophobia - Fear of school.
Scoleciphobia - Fear of worms.
Scriptophobia - Fear of writing in public.
Selenophobia - Fear of the moon.
Seplophobia - Fear of decaying matter.
Siderophobia - Fear of stars.
Sinistrophobia - Fear of things to the left, left-handed.
Sinophobia - Fear of Chinese, Chinese culture.
Sitiophobia/Sitiophobia/Sitophobia/Sitophobia - Fear of food or eating.
Sophophobia - Fear of learning (Yet another that a few here on ISH suffer from).
Staurophobia - Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
Symbolophobia - Fear of symbolism.
Symmetrophobia - Fear of symmetry.
Teleophobia - Fear fo difinite plans. Fear of Religious ceremony.
Telephonophobia - Fear of telephones.
Teratophobia - Fear of bearing a deformed child or fear of monsters or deformed people.
Teutophobia - Fear of German or German things.
Textophobia - Fear of certain fabrics.
Thaasophobia - Fear of sitting.
Theatrophobia - Fear of theaters.
Theophobia - Fear of gods or religion.
Trichopathophobia/Trichophobia/Hypertrichophobia - Fear of hair.
Triskaidekaphobia - Fear of the number 13.
Tropophobia - Fear of moving or making changes.
Uranophobia - Fear of heaven.
Urophobia - Fear of urine or urinating.
Venustraphobia - Fear of beautiful women.
Verbophobia - Fear of words.
Vestiphobia - Fear of clothing.
Xanthophobia - Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow.
Xerophobia - Fear of dryness.
Xylophobia - Fear of wooden objects. Forests.
Zelophobia - Fear of jelousy.
Zeusophobia - Fear of God or gods.
Zemmiphobia - Fear of the great mole rat.
Zoophobia - Fear of animals.

source:  http://www.insidehoops.com/forum/showthread.php?t=128053

6.       TheAenigma
5001 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 09:01 pm

Heights! - I can´t go up inside tall buildings, I hate take-off in a plane, I get dizzy looking up at a skyscraper - I even dream I am falling sometimes... {#emotions_dlg.scared}

Spiders! - not the web ones (they are cute) but the "runners", those nasty ones that live in the ground (or under the sofa) then run out suddenly at night .  I used to be scared of them ALL until I watched a web spider making his web one day in the garden and it was so beautiful and clever, so we came to an agreement - I leave them alone and they leave me alone  I am so scared of the house (running) spiders that my father made me special spider screens for my whole house to put in my windows! I have not seen one in my house in two years but..... {#emotions_dlg.scared}

The Local Government - Who invested in bad banks, lost lots of money and now have to make 60% cuts in services and are, as we speak, debating the future of the place where I work.  They will give us their final decision just before Christmas. Nice.....but I dont remember putting "no job" on my Christmas list. {#emotions_dlg.scared}

Edited (9/23/2010) by TheAenigma

7.       TheAenigma
5001 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 09:06 pm


Quoting Elisabeth

Found this list:


Thank you Yilgun Elisabeth {#emotions_dlg.lol_fast}

Edited (9/23/2010) by TheAenigma

8.       girleegirl
5065 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 09:09 pm

Spiders, spiders and oh yeah....did I mention SPIDERS?!?!  They are satan´s spawn!  Evil, wicked and hideous with all those eyes and legs!!!  {#emotions_dlg.rant}


Oh and I am also incredibly claustrophobic {#emotions_dlg.scared}

9.       girleegirl
5065 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 09:14 pm

And mosquitos!  How disgusting is it that they buzz from person to person filling their little tiny bodies with blood to the point that if you swat them they explode all over!?!?  {#emotions_dlg.puking}


And flies.......................shudder!


I know there´s more............I´ll be back!  {#emotions_dlg.lol_fast}

10.       thehandsom
7403 posts
 23 Sep 2010 Thu 09:57 pm

Also, recently, I started to have this strange daydreams that I am stuck on an island with GG and somehow, she is the owner of the island and controls everything there including food and water.. 

How creepy is that? ..... {#emotions_dlg.scared}

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