A phobia is an unreasonable fear of something. Some phobias are better known than others. Here’s a look at some of the lesser known and most bizarre.
Some fears most people have heard of — like claustrophobia: a fear of small places or arachnophobia: a fear of spiders. Some though are much lesser known and bizarre…
Apotemnophobia- Fear of persons with amputations. With modern day prosthetics, people probably don’t even notice when others are amputees. I can’t imagine that amputees have to put up with other people’s reactions on top of losing a piece of their body.
Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth. You’d think this phobia could be cured pretty easily with a glass of milk.
Chionophobia- Fear of snow. I wouldn’t said I’m afraid of snow but I definitely have a strong dislike of it!
Cibophobia- Fear of food.(Sitophobia, Sitiophobia) In this age of rampant morbid obesity in the western world, a little of this might go an awful long way.
Cyberphobia- Fear of computers or working on a computer. It’s safe to assume neither you or I have this particular phobia as I’m typing this into a computer and you’re eading it from one!!
Didaskaleinophobia- Fear of going to school. This particular phobia is one that tends to crop up right at the end of August and the beginning of September…