Everybody is phobic about something

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Post by Adifanstal » Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:51 pm

I think every person is scared about something, but in my opinion a phobia is too big word. For example bungee-jumping scares many of people, but this is not a phobia, because it isn's somethink that we can't defeat.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Post by MajaPu » Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:41 pm

In my opinion some people are phobic about sth, but not everyone. In my case- I'm phobic about cleaning my hands. I mean, I'm cleaning my hands hundred times by day and I'm talking literally! :D I do it because I have that feeling that I have dirty hands and when I don't wash them I have sth like panic attacks haha ;) I always have with me specially gels for washing hands without water haha ;)

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Post by itspaulina » Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:36 pm

I don't know if it's true. Phobia is a big word. Sometimes it's just a fear of something. When I was a child I was afraid of Santa Claus.. I know it's the funniest kind of fear ever but it happened to me ;-) I know that everyone is afraid of different things like spiders, thunders or even clowns! Fear is a natural part of being human. I don't say that nobody is phobic but.. Is it always a phobia? I don't think so.. :-)

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Post by annmadej » Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:56 pm

I think that not everyone have a phobic, i think that a lot of people mislead normal fear with phobic. For example i really dont like public speaches but i think that is normal fear like everyone have.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Post by kruwik » Sun Dec 14, 2014 11:48 pm

In my opinion everybody is phobic about something. Someone is arachnophobic, somebody needs clearly room and other person is afraid of bacteries. I think it is normal thing, but not every phobia is normal!! Some of them impacts on health and it isn't good for us.

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Re: Everybody is phobic about something

Post by Krisi » Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:47 pm

Vega wrote: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

Post by ritzkevin » Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:32 pm

I have my own share of phobias too. Is there someone out there who doesn't have any phobia at all?
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