January 25, 2011

Fears and Phobias

On our way back home, coming from Subic Grand Seas Resort, my friend Lyn shouted, "ay ano ba yan". I asked then asked her, "why, what's wrong?". Lyn replied, "may ipis, may maliit na ipis". Juan butt in, "don't be afraid with it Tita Marlyn. You are bigger that the cockroach. You can step on it and it's gonna die."

With the above scene, I compiled list of fears and phobias. I didn't include the more common fears and phobias anymore.

Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing. (ah kaya pala minsan I do not like to take a bath)
Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching. (this is for Lyn)
Agliophobia- Fear of pain. (I like pain, makes me stronger, masochist? LOL!!!)
Agyrophobia- Fear of streets or crossing the street. (my friend Rose at 50+ still has this)
Albuminurophobia- Fear of kidney disease. (I guess my siblings and I has this since our mother passed away due ro kidney failure)
Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic. (para sa mga aswang, LOL)
Amathophobia- Fear of dust.
Antlophobia- Fear of floods. (after Ondoy, who wouldn't be afraid)
Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single. (anyone here?)
Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth. (sticky, icky!)
Astraphobia or Astrapophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.(our former maid's father died from the lighting strike so maybe she has this)
Athazagoraphobia- Fear of being forgotton or ignored or forgetting. (this is me!)
Atomosophobia- Fear of atomic explosions. (lahat naman siguro tayo takot dito)
Autophobia- Fear of being alone or of oneself. (mostly kids has it)
Bathmophobia- Fear of stairs or steep slopes. (this is me! when I was younger I always stumble and fall going up or down the stairs)
Bibliophobia- Fear of books. (ahh, kaya siguro may mga taong ayaw mag-aral)
Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia- Fear of body smells. (ewww!)
Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.(syempre people want to be beautiful)
Caligynephobia- Fear of beautiful women. (ahh, kaya pala maraming takot sakin, ahahay!)
Cancerophobia or Carcinophobia- Fear of cancer. (ah kaya pala maraming takot sakin, im under the sign of Cancer, LOL)
Carnophobia- Fear of meat. (for vegetarians)
Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors. (this is me, specially when the clock turns 12 midnight)
Cheimaphobia or Cheimatophobia- Fear of cold.(me! can't sleep me without wearing socks)
Chorophobia- Fear of dancing. (para sa mga taong parehong kaliwa ang paa)
Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia- Fear of money. (sino, sino?)
Chromophobia or Chromatophobia- Fear of colors.
Chronomentrophobia- Fear of clocks.
Cibophobia- Fear of food.(for those who are super vain)
Coitophobia- Fear of coitus. (must not be for married people)
Consecotaleophobia- Fear of chopsticks. (hirap naman kasing gamitin e)
Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns. (when I organize and host kids birthday party, I ask the parents if their kids are afraid of clowns, because if they are and I bring a clown with me, the party will be a disaster)
Cyberphobia- Fear of computers or working on a computer. (ako to, ako to!)
Dentophobia- Fear of dentists. (kids are prone to this.)
Didaskaleinophobia- Fear of going to school. (I've seen a boy from Rafael's school who never stopped crying while in school. After 6 months in school, the parents had to pull the child out of school)
Disposophobia- Fear of throwing stuff out. (para sa mga sentimental)
Electrophobia- Fear of electricity. (VERY ME! when I was young I plugged a broken socket, it turned my right hand black for 2 weeks. Nowadays, I have to ask my husband every now and then when I need to plug any appliance/s)
Ergophobia- Fear of work. (para sa mga tamad)
Erotophobia- Fear of sexual love (not me!)
Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia- Fear of fever. (Biogesic lang ang katapat nito, Ingat!)
Gamophobia- Fear of marriage. (para sa mga ayaw matali)
Gerascophobia- Fear of growing old. (Madam Auring?)
Glossophobia- Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak. (not me)
Harpaxophobia- Fear of being robbed. (who wants to be robbed anyway?)
Heliophobia- Fear of the sun. (for Jenny)
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia- Fear of long words. (haba nito ah)
Iatrophobia- Fear of going to the doctor or of doctors. (lalo na pag ang mahal ng PF ng doktor! LOL)
Ichthyophobia- Fear of fish. (Julia once said, she doesn't like to be a fish. I asked why, she said, because they poop where they live)
Ithyphallophobia- Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis. (ay!)
Kyphophobia- Fear of stooping. (inom ng milk, anti-stooping)
Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables. (para sa mga carnivores)
Leukophobia- Fear of the color white. (not me, I like the color white, a lot!)
Mageirocophobia- Fear of cooking. (me!me!me!)
Medomalacuphobia- Fear of losing an erection. (for men who's ego depends on their weanies)
Melanophobia- Fear of the color black. (not me, I like the color black)
Nosocomephobia- Fear of hospitals. (kaya pala di dumadalaw yung isang friend ko whenever I give birth)
Novercaphobia- Fear of your step-mother. (ay wala ako nito, close kami ni Mama-In-Law)
Numerophobia- Fear of numbers. (
Obesophobia- Fear of gaining weight. (para sa mga sexy stars)
Oneirophobia- Fear of dreams. (I sometimes fear my dream, kasi nga I see stuff in my dreams, it's ok sana if they're all good)
Oneirogmophobia- Fear of wet dreams. (not this kind of dream, LOL)
Optophobia- Fear of opening one's eyes. (para sa mga ayaw pumasok ng maaga sa opisina)
Ornithophobia- Fear of birds. (what bird?)
Panophobia or Pantophobia- Fear of everything. (wawa naman meron nito)
Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th. (sometimes, yes, I have this)
Peladophobia- Fear of bald people. (pendong!)
Peniaphobia- Fear of poverty. (para sa mga materialistic na tao)
Philemaphobia or Philematophobia- Fear of kissing. (not me!)
Philophobia- Fear of falling in love or being in love. (wawa naman meron nito)
Phobophobia- Fear of phobias. (fear, fear, fear)
Phronemophobia- Fear of thinking. (para sa mga tamad mag isip)
Phthiriophobia- Fear of lice. (hate lice, super irritating!)
Plutophobia- Fear of wealth. (wawa naman meron nito)
Pluviophobia- Fear of rain or of being rained on. (para sa mga ayaw naliligo)
Pocrescophobia- Fear of gaining weight. (Obesophobia)
Politicophobia- Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians. (sino ba naman di maiinis sa mga corrupt na politicians?!!!?
Rhytiphobia- Fear of getting wrinkles. (para sa mga vain, thinking they'll forever be young)
Samhainophobia: Fear of Halloween. (saya saya ng Holloween e, parties here and there)
Satanophobia- Fear of Satan. (katakot naman talaga)
Scolionophobia- Fear of school. (para sa mga tamad o ayaw mag aral)
Scopophobia or Scoptophobia- Fear of being seen or stared at.
Selachophobia- Fear of sharks. (who wouldn't?)
Sesquipedalophobia- Fear of long words.
Sexophobia- Fear of the opposite sex. (Heterophobia)
Social Phobia- Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.
Sociophobia- Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia- Fear of sleep. (para sa aming mga may insomnia)
Spheksophobia- Fear of wasps. (was once beaten by a wasp, ay my face grew soooo big)
Staurophobia- Fear of crosses or the crucifix. (para sa mga vampires)
Syngenesophobia- Fear of relatives. (eh kung mga relatives mo ba naman e kakainis, why not?)
Testophobia- Fear of taking tests. (if the tests involves Math, yes)
Thanatophobia or Thantophobia- Fear of death or dying.
Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women. (don't be afraid of me, LOL)
Vestiphobia- Fear of clothing. (para sa mga exhibitionist)
Wiccaphobia: Fear of witches and witchcraft. (not me)
Xanthophobia- Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow. (not me)
Xerophobia- Fear of dryness. (dryness where?
Zelophobia- Fear of jealousy. (jen?)

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