How many can you name?
Everyone is afraid of something, but phobias are completely different. Phobias are the kind of thing that set of our fight or flight response. Whether you are a triskaidekaphobe afraid of the number 13 or the sight of a spider sees you burning down your house, phobias take a lot of work to overcome! They are held somewhere deeply inside us, and we have to face them directly.
Phobias are often illogical and pop up at the strangest times. Unlike an ordinary fear that can be dismissed, phobias can even overpower the imagination. Phobias cause a lot of anxiety, and they can take years of therapy to resolve. Often, people confuse normal anxiety symptoms with phobias. Millions of people experience butterflies in their stomach, sweaty palms, pounding heart at the thought of making a presentation or meeting someone, etc. However, some individuals literally become ill at the mere thought of being in such a situation. So just how well do you know your phobias? Ready to find out? Because the time has come! Good luck!
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