posted on Feb, 9 2011 @ 10:32 PM
reply to post by chimaybliss
Most of these are easily explainable as to why they have the phobia.
for instance which is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. People with this fear probably also
have a fear of choking or suffocating and since peanut butter is a very viscous substance it would be likely that a person with a fear of choking
would also fear peanut butter.
OR this one, cataptrophobia. Which is the fear of mirrors. Have you ever seen a scary movie where something pops up in a reflection behind someone?
Freaky stuff right there.
Or this one ...Fear of working on a computer — Actual term is cyberphobia. Have you ever been in a car wreck and you were extremely embarrassed
because you felt like people were judging you because you couldn't operate a car correctly? Some people feel the same way about operating a
Most of these phobias aren't really that strange if you just try to empathize with the people who have them.
For instance if you got your eyes gouged out with a pencil you might develop a fear of sharp things, even butter knives because the event that
happened to you was so traumatic your subconscious may want to avoid any situation that could lead to that pain again. You could even develop a fear
of eyeballs or telescopes.
A lot of phobias may seem irrational, and even the people with them may know it's irrational...but it is a very real thing especially to the person
who has the phobia.
edit on 9-2-2011 by freedish because: (no reason given)