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Many people suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder(OCD). Even more suffer from phobias.
I suffer from Grammatical Pedantry Syndrome. This is a recently discovered form of OCD. It was thought that people who went on correcting other people's grammatical mistakes were just annoying. But it is found that people like those including me, are suffering from OCD.
I am terrified of dogs. This type of phobia is known as Cynophobia.
I would like to know if you suffer from any OCD(s) and phobias. Is yes, what did you do to get rid of it/them?
I hate spiders (arachnophobia). ..not to the point where I need counseling or anything but DAMN they creep me out... If I see one in my house my immediate response is STEP ON THAT @#$%!
Terrified of the dark, always have been. If all the lights are out, I get completely paralyzed and hyperventilate.
I can understand your fear. As a child, I was terrified of the dark too; even now, sometimes. Mostly, I fear darkness because I am scared of evil spirits (which I believe have strong powers at night).
Thank you for sharing your experience AshtonFirefly. ☺
I suffer from spheksophobia (fear of wasps), which is especially unfortunate because I live in Southern Louisiana and they're pretty much everywhere here for most of the year. I also get very paranoid in complete darkness, but that's less fear of the dark and more fear of the unknown.
by Shil19785 years ago
How do you diagnose OCD or obsessive–compulsive disorder?
by Wayne Brown7 years ago
Do you suffer any "phobias" or know those who do? How do you or they manage it?
by Christin Sander6 years ago
What is your biggest phobia and how have you gone about conquering it?we all have fears and phobias how do you go about mastering a fear or learning to live with it in a way that it doesn't interfere with your life?
by Dubuquedogtrainer5 years ago
Now there is Islamophobia, so wondering especially in light of all the hatred for Christians and ridicule of Christians, including here on HubPages, if there should be a new "phobic" called Christianphobic? Of...
by Daffy Duck6 years ago
I have a bit of a phobia. Aquaphobia. It stems from a childhood incident. I am 39 and am unable to swim because of this. This phobia affects roughly 45% of the population.What is your fear/phobia?
by Paula3 years ago
Do you have a serious phobia or 2 and simply accept that it is what it is and live with it..OR...have you considered therapy to try to get through it and no longer have to deal with it?
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