Originally Posted by fallenfeather
Hi. I had never heard of your phobia before until now. I looked at that phobia list site and saw some really unusual phobias listed.
Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Anglophobia- Fear of England or English culture, etc.
Barophobia- Fear of gravity
Dikephobia- Fear of justice.
Do you think some people out there in the world actually have those phobias to a severe degree?
If you have a fear of gravity you're pretty much snookered, unless you go on lots of space missions to escape it.
I wish I was afraid of something like the peanut butter one instead of social situations.
Yeah, there are phobias for just about everything. Some of my favourites;
Pteronophobia- Fear of being tickled by feathers.
Triskaidekaphobia- Fear of the number 13.
Politicophobia- Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.
Levophobia- Fear of things to the left side of the body.
Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables.
Kosmikophobia- Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
Helminthophobia- Fear of being infested with worms.
Defecaloesiophobia- Fear of painful bowels movements.
Bogyphobia- Fear of bogeys or the bogeyman.
Bolshephobia- Fear of Bolsheviks.
Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.
Pentheraphobia- Fear of mother-in-law. (Novercaphobia)
Phobophobia- Fear of phobias.
Panophobia or Pantophobia- Fear of everything.
and my personal favourite....
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia- Fear of long words.