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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.
I'm posting to improve my English. If you see any grammar/vocabulary mistake in my post, please let me 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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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby Vega » Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:02 pm

yiuho wrote: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.


Try NLP courses in your city. Or read some Dale Carnegie's books (Public Speaking and Influencing Men in Business, Public Speaking for Success, etc.)

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby kittyhoang » Sun Nov 01, 2009 1:52 pm

Jessiejin wrote:
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?


Thanks. It is okay, there is nothing happened. I am still alive.

There are some people afraid of something oddly. It is normal.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby lyphan » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:13 am

So true to me. I'm afraid of so many things.
Firstly I can't stand staying alone because I'm afraid of ghost.
Secondly I'm afraid that someone especially my family members or my friends angry with me or leave me no reason.
Thirdly I'm frightened of darkness, cats, and snakes.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby mimilla » Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:30 pm

In what concerns me, I am phobic about more than one thing, first thing that frighten me is high places, I feel dizzy and like I am going to fall down, second thing I am afraid of is darkness, my last phobia is about dead people, I know that is crazy because they cannot do anything to anyone, however I get scared by thinking of them :s :s

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby anuu » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:39 pm

im terrified when i see spiders..even on the sheet of paper!those legs, brrr...one day when i woke up, i saw one of them over my head...!after that i moved to my grandma cause i had nightmares and a feeling that they are dropping on my head..!sometimes i thing that maybe i will have problems with that in the future cause this phobia is getting bigger every year...what is funny im going to be a biologist one day..;)oh!and i hate bugs too!
so i think that everyone is afraid of something..recently i was reading about a boy who is frightened of snow!and another who cant stand flowers..!that is really weird, dont you think..?

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby coolg » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:11 pm

I don't really know if my changing fears can be classified among "phobias". I can discover my real scares after every situations in my life. So, my current fear is about taking decision. And I wonder why it gives me so much anxiety.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby abcdefgh » Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:10 am

Phobias do exist but once you learn to handle them, they no longer scare you. When I am familiar with something or somebody, I don't fear from it. For example, in India, I have seen the street magicians playing with snakes. Public speaking scares me but once I prepare to speak in public, I feel comfortable. It is necessary to know what you fear from and then how the fear can be handled. :-D

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby msaabneh » Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:17 am

i think my phobia is the weirdest one here. i got terrified when i got close to someone or something (especially expensive things) because i thought that person would think that i would steal sth from him.however, i overcame that.thank god. 0_o

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby sweethuman » Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:29 am

Yes I agree. Now adays everyone is phobic and they should be, because now adays everywhere such an environment is made that everyone has a fear in his/her heart

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby alexandra » Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:07 pm

In my point of view every person is afraid of something, but he or she isn't tell us about it. Why? Because they want to be seen as brave. People scared about many things, but I don't think it is at once phobia in every human.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Postby dariakur » Sat Dec 07, 2013 11:33 am

I don't belive in phobia. I know that everybody is afraid of something, but for me this is just a fear, natural felling. When you think about it all the time you scare yourself and after many years your brain will be distroyed. This is not suspicious that you think that you have a phobia and you have a panic attack. This is something like reliance on imaging on thinking that this is true and that you have to scared of it. I'm very sceared of spiders. When I was younger I thought that this may be a phobia, but I realized that in fact this is just a creature of my imagination and that's all. So If you think you have a phobia think about my post and consider about it.


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