Top 13 Weird Phobias you will not believe but exist

Common phobias like fear of spiders or fear of heights are wide spread among most people, but there are some Weird Phobias that are going to make you think twice “how is this even possible”.
Well, the following phobias in the list bellow do exist and are in fact so real that people who have them live in constant fear. Scary and difficult in the same time.

#1. Hapheophobia

This is the morbid fear of being touched. People who have it believe that something terrible will happen to them if somebody touches them. It is usually developed in victims of sexual or physical abuse and the people who have it describe the feeling when being touches as if they got burned with fire.

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#2. Doraphobia

Fear to touch animal’s fur. People who have are repulsed by the smell of animals and the way the fur feels under their touch. Usually they are mortified that they can catch a disease from the animal.


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#3. Eremophobia

Fear of being alone. The word originates from the Greek word “eremia” which means desert. People who have this phobia will insist to be with and around people, because they are panicking that something horrible will happen to them once they remain alone. Their anxiety reaches the highest level and they often suffer from panic attacks.

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#4. Ergophobia

Fear and aversion to work. These people have uncommon fear of physical labor or getting an employment. This phobia is connected with social phobia as well as the phobia of failing and being unable to finish tasks successfully.

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#5. Hypnophobia

Morbid fear of sleeping. People who have this phobia fear that they will die in their sleep or that they will have night mares. This phobia develops in people who had some serious trauma in their waking life that got manifested as repetitive night mares.

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