What was your biggest fear as a child?
I had two big fears growing up. One was clowns (traumatic experience, don't ask), and the other one was the blob.
As an adult I have an irrational and completely ludicrous fear of something sneaking up on me while I'm in the shower. How about you?
Clowns have been a fear of mine most of my life. Other than that I don't remember any fears as a child. As an adult I find myself afraid of being home alone at night sometimes. I know it is irrational, but any time my husband has to work nights I find myself going to bed early. If I don't I will hear all sorts of random noises that creep me out.
My biggest fear was my dad dying. My mother died when I was 3 and I was always afraid that my dad would die too.
My biggest fear as a child was of going to bed at night with any of the doors or windows in the house unlocked. I had this routine that I would go through each night before I went to sleep. I would ask my father if everything was locked up and he would always say yes very cheerfully, never losing patience with me.
Roaches have been, continues to be, and will forever remain my mortal enemy.
Had one crawl up my leg in the shower when I was young...gross.
Wide, open spaces, most especially (and worst) of interior places with ceilings far, far above my head. My dad was a jet engineer and once, when I was about three years old, he took me inside a hanger to meet his crew. I was so terrified they said I had a seizure. And I recall standing on the beach when I was tiny and being horrified of the sky above the ocean. I have no idea what caused my fear, and thankfully this phobia passed in my teens.
Child: Spiders, the dark, heights.
Adult: crawly whatsits (other than children!), walking alone in the dark, and heights.
Nothing changed, they only became more specific!
I'm terrified of clowns but strangely that didn't come about until my late teens and I have no idea why.
I've always been afraid of insects, crane flies especially send me to into a panic.
I hate roaches. I wanted to cry when I learned about palmetto bugs, which are roaches... That fly.
Give me a hundred scary clowns any day of the week over one of those little demons.
The Huhu beetle in Nz is a huge flying roachy beetle looking thing. Good thing the grubs can be eaten by humans before they turn into them...never tried, apparently like peanut butter
My daughters were both terrified of clowns when they were little, but grew out of it.
Roaches are just plumb yucky. I can understand if someone is put off by them.
My biggest fear as a child was being a target for criminals that my dad put away. My father was a police officer (retired now). I used to be afraid that someone would hurt me because they were mad at him for putting them in jail.
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