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If You Can Get Through This Post Without Freaking Out, You Don’t Have Any Of These Weird Phobias

 Everyone has things they’re afraid of. Whether the sight of spiders makes you catatonic or the idea of small spaces causes you to hyperventilate, most people can relate to the feeling of being scared.

However, that’s not to say that some fears aren’t more bizarre than others. Did you know that there are people out there who are terrified of Ketchup? Yes, really.

Below are some of the most random phobias that actually exist and we dare you to make it through this entire list without getting even a little bit uncomfortable.

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1. Nomophobia
 “no–mobile-phone phobia”

The fear of losing signal, running out of battery or losing sight of your phone.

2. Ancraophobia or Anemophobia
 An extreme fear of wind or drafts.

3. Spectrophobia

The fear of mirrors and one’s own reflection.

4. Linonophobia
 Refers to the fear of strings.

5. Ablutophobia
 A persistent fear of cleaning, washing, or bathing. Most commonly occurs in women and children.

6. Chorophobia
 The fear of all types of dancing.

7. Arachibutyrophobia
 An inexplicable fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

8. Allodoxaphobia
 This extremely rare social phobia describes a fear of opinions.

9. Optophobia
 The fear of opening one’s eyes.

10. Didaskaleinophobia
 Legitimate fear of going to school.

11. Numerophobia
 Fear of numbers and arithmetic.

12. Chaetophobia

 The irrational fear of hair.

13. Mortuusequusphobia
 An extremely rare phobia defined by the fear of ketchup.

14. Pogonophobia
 The fear or irrational dislike of beards.

15. Deipnophobia
 A fear of dinner parties and dinner conversations.

16. Cherophobia

The fear of happiness.

17. Trypophobia
 An extreme fear of clusters of circles or holes.

18. Genuphobia
 The fear of knees or kneeling.

19. Thalassophobia
 Fear of the ocean or deep bodies of water.

Scared yet?



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