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Fear

What do you fear the most?
My primary fear would be judgment day
Secondary fears are thunders and lightening, Earthquakes, to be left alone, to have any of my family sick, needles and injections and dogs 😀

Can you tell if it’s fear or phobia ?

I guess one can tell from it’s intensity, I can deal with my fears and I can even show am not afraid of them. So I guess the key is CONTROL; see if they are controlling you or you have control over them.

Here is a phobia list:

Acrophobia, Altophobia — fear of heights.
Agoraphobia — fear of a place or event where escape is impossible or when help is unavailable.
Algophobia — fear of pain.
Androphobia — fear of males.
Aquaphobia, Hydrophobia — fear of water
Arachnaphobia – fear of spiders
Astraphobia, Astrapophobia, Brontophobia, Keraunophobia — fear of thunder, lightning and storms; especially common in young children.
Autophobia — fear of being alone.
Aviophobia, Aviatophobia — fear of flying.
Bacillophobia, Bacteriophobia, Microbiophobia — fear of microbes and bacteria.
Cibophobia, Sitophobia — aversion to food, synonymous to Anorexia nervosa.
Claustrophobia — fear of confined spaces.
Coulrophobia — fear of clowns (not restricted to evil clowns).
Dental phobia, Dentophobia, Odontophobia — fear of dentists and dental procedures.
Dysmorphophobia, or body dysmorphic disorder — a phobic obsession with a real or imaginary body defect.
Emetophobia — fear of vomiting.
Ergasiophobia, Ergophobia — fear of work or functioning, or a surgeon’s fear of operating.
Erotophobia — fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
Erythrophobia — pathological blushing.
Genophobia, Coitophobia — fear of sexual intercourse.
Glossophobia — fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
Gymnophobia — fear of nudity.
Heliophobia — fear of sunlight.
Hemophobia, Haemophobia — fear of blood.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia — fear of the number 666.
Hoplophobia — fear of firearms (guns).
Lalophobia, Laliophobia — fear of speaking.
Mysophobia — fear of germs, contamination or dirt.
Necrophobia — fear of death, the dead.
Neophobia, Cainophobia, Cainotophobia, Cenophobia, Centophobia, Kainolophobia, Kainophobia — fear of newness, novelty.
Nosophobia — fear of contracting a disease
Nyctophobia, Achluophobia, Lygophobia, Scotophobia — fear of darkness.
Osmophobia, Olfactophobia — fear of smells.
Paraskavedekatriaphobia, Paraskevidekatriaphobia, Friggatriskaidekaphobia — fear of Friday the 13th.
Panphobia — fear of everything or constantly afraid without knowing what is causing it
Phonophobia — fear of loud sounds.
Pyrophobia — fear of fire.
Radiophobia — fear of radioactivity or X-rays.
Sociophobia — fear/dislike of society or people in general (see also “sociopath”).
Taphophobia — fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive.
Technophobia — fear of technology (see also Luddite).
Tetraphobia – fear of the number 4.
Tokophobia — fear of childbirth.
Triskaidekaphobia, Terdekaphobia — fear of the number 13.
Trypanophobia, Aichmophobia, Belonephobia, Enetophobia — fear of needles, injections or of pointed objects.
Xenophobia — fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens.

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