A phobia is defined as an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something where the fear is often disproportional to the danger posed. Simply put, a person who is a plain wuss! We don’t mean to be harsh, but when you have phobias like the ones listed below, you’ll be surprised they even existed.
Here are 5 Phobias You Didn’t Know Existed:
1. Omphalophobia – Fear of navels
Yes, there are people who fear seeing or touching their own belly buttons! Going to a swimming pool or beach must be like a horror movie for them.
2. Ablutophobia – Fear of bathing
So this one is just purely disgusting! It’s known to affect women more than men, quite contrary to what we would have expected.
3. Chrometophobia – Fear of money
How is this even possible? Seems like all people having this phobia are heavily into charity!
4. Arachibutyrophobia – Fear of having peanut butter sticking to one’s palate
There’s a remedy for this one – DON’T EAT PEANUT BUTTER!
5. Nomophobia – Fear of being without mobile network coverage
Okay, this one is legit! In today’s day and age almost everyone with a smartphone must be suffering from it. The good thing is now you know the name for it.
Do you suffer from a phobia worth mentioning? We’ll help you find a name for it! Comment and let us know.