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Everybody is phobic about something

Postby TalkingPoint » Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:38 pm

Everybody is phobic about something

What do YOU think?

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phobic (adjective): extremely or irrationally afraid of something
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby Vega » Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:32 am

This is a very interesting topic. Here is a list of all phobias http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_phobias
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby Masha » Thu Oct 08, 2009 5:48 pm

I think it's true. We all have inexplicable fears, which can sometimes take over us and immobilize our will. I'm afraid of height, for example. I haven't been able to overcome this fear since my childhood. But at the same time it's so natural for people to be afraid of something. This world is full of dangers, and in order to survive we must always be cautious and alert.
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby halfknot » Mon Oct 12, 2009 3:14 pm

I never really thought about this. I don't believe everybody is phobic about something, i'm not phobic about anything as far as I know.
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby kittyhoang » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:22 am

Yes, it is correct for me.
I am afraid of water. I feel dizzy when I am in front of the sea or on the bridge. In my hometown, there are many "monkey" bridges. I cannot be over these bridges.
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby Jessiejin » Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:43 am

kittyhoang wrote:Yes, it is correct for me.
I am afraid of water. I feel dizzy when I am in front of the sea or on the bridge. In my hometown, there are many "monkey" bridges. I cannot be over these bridges.

it's very strange. I think few person are afraid of it. What happened on you?
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby Jessiejin » Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:54 am

Something extremely scared.... snake, or something that moves soundless. I am afraid for that that suddenly comes around me.
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby Tora » Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:31 am

Well, not a phobia completely... I'll sound innatural, but sometimes I'm afraid of being not able to get the joy of motherhood, I suppose many women share that fear but are shy to says so
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby doxology » Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:28 pm

yup ,totally I agree with this notion


LOL , there is no brave one :lol: I have a phobia from animals ,I get scared when I see cats or dogs even birds :mrgreen: as they will beat me!

when I was a child I fear from the dark , especially when one of my realstives die , I feel as they will survive and come to take me with them<<< alittle bit crazy
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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby yiuho » Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:51 am

I feel very shy when I speak to public, always can't talk smoothly...I don't know how to overcome it, I wonder if you could help me.
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