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Beautiful Mess
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I stole this from another site. This is unbelievable! I had no idea that there were so many kinds of SA. It makes me anxious to read it so I can't get through the entire list. WOW! :um

kanthropophobia - fear of people in general

anuptaphobia - fear of loneliness, celibacy

atelophobia - fear of imperfection

atihiphobia - fear to fail

autophobia - fear to loose a close person

bromhydrophobia - fear that someone may notice bad smell and sweat of one's body

cacophobia - fear of ugliness

coitophobia - fear of sex

colpophobia - fear of woman's genitals

contrectophobia - fear of sexual abuse

deipnophobia - fear of conversation at meals

demophobia - fear of crowd

dismorphophobia - fear of ugliness of one's body

dorophobia - fear to receive and give presents

gerontophobia - fear of old people and becoming old

glossophobia - fear to perform in public

gymnophobia - fear of nudity

gynecophobia - fear of women

hamartophobia - feat to do a bad deed

hamophobia - fear of marriage

haptophobia - fear of touch

harpaxophobia - fear of robbers

hedonophobia - fear of pleasure and joy

heleophobia - fear of laughter

heterophobia - fear of opposite sex

hobophobia - fear of beggar

homicidophobia - fear to kill a human

hominophobia - fear of men

homophobia - fear of homosexuals

intimophobia - fear of the first copulation

itiphallophobia - fear of penis

lalophobia - fear to speak

logophobia - fear to speak wrong words

monophobia - fear of loneliness

partenophobia - fear of virgins

pedophobia - fear of children

penteraphobia - fear of the mother-in-law

philemaphobia - fear to kiss with somebody

philophobia - fear to fall in love with somebody

phonophobia - fear to speak on the phone

scopophobia - fear to appear funny, to draw attention

sociophobia - fear of society in general

soteriophobia - fear to depend on others

syngenesophobia - fear of relatives

telephonophobia - fear of telephone

venstraphobia - fear of beautiful women

verbophobia - fear of words

virginitiphobia - fear to be raped

xenophobia - fear of foreigner and strangers

zelophobia - fear of jealousy

Athazagoraphobia- Fear of being forgotton or ignored or forgetting.

Catagelophobia- Fear of being ridiculed.

Doxophobia- Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.

Gelotophobia- Fear of being laughed at.

Glossophobia- Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.

Haphephobia or Haptephobia- Fear of being touched.

Ophthalmophobia- Fear of being stared at.

Scriptophobia- Fear of writing in public.

Tremophobia- Fear of trembling. inds of SA. Did you?

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Hmm a lot of those I would say everyone human has, I don't know anyone who would not fear being ridiculed and laughed or raped.

Almost like they pull jumbled letters out of a hat and add phobia to the end lol.

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Interesting. I'm pretty sure I have more than half of those.

Saying 'hobophobia' in my head is hilarious for some reason.

Beautiful Mess
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Discussion Starter · #4 ·
Interesting. I'm pretty sure I have more than half of those.

Saying 'hobophobia' in my head is hilarious for some reason.
LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!! :clap

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How is fear of sexual abuse (contrectophobia) and fear of being raped (virginitaphobia) a bad thing? Isnt everyone afraid of sexual abuse?

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The fear itself is rational, but I'd guess that people go to irrational extremes to avoid the possibility of experiencing something that is probably universally negative.

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I have 19 of those. Well, that's not counting things like fear of abuse or murder. I think what it means is an overwhelming preoccupation with those particular kind of fears.
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