10 Weird Phobias that will Totally Surprise You
You might have heard of the fear of water – hydrophobia, fear of closed spaces – claustrophobia, fear of shadows – sciophobia or fear of spiders – arachnophobia. But we’ll be presenting to you a list of the weirdest phobias ever that you may or may not have heard of before.
1. Venustraphobia – Fear of Beautiful Women
Generally speaking, beautiful women are liked by one and all. But if someone has venustraphobia, then they will have a difficult time in appreciating beautiful women. Leave alone appreciating beauty, but they will even steer clear of beautiful women. Oh, how we pity these poor chaps.
2. Phobophobia – Fear of Having a Phobia
This is one of the weirdest phobias. C’mon, how can you have a fear of fear itself? This makes things all the more complicated for those who suffer from it. This is because they don’t know how and when they would be afraid of something. Thus, phobophobia is weird as well as scary.
3. Sitophobia – Fear of Eating
Tell us, how can you even survive without eating? To top it, there is a phobia of eating too. We wonder about those who have sitophobia. What do they do when they feel hungry? Eat or be scared to eat? And that’s saying something because we humans feel hungry loads of times, don’t we?
4. Porphyrophobia – Fear of the Color Purple
The color purple symbolizes magic and royalty. Wow. Now that is so cool, isn’t it? We know many people who love to be associated with this color. But what about those who fear even thinking about it? Yes, porphyrophobia is the fear of the color purple and people who suffer from this are scared if they come across anything purple – flower, billboard, anything. Do we need to mention they hate amethysts?
5. Panphobia – Fear of Everything
Okay, panphobia is much worse and weirder. People with panphobia practically fear everything. If they walk down a road, they will be scared of what’s at the end of it. They will be scared to do anything fruitful in life.