7 Strange Phobias


As you know, there are many phobias that affect human psychology and social life. Sometimes living with phobias can be more difficult. Especially if you have a phobia against the usual details of daily life!

1. Numerophobia

There are those who are afraid not just mathematically but whenever they encounter all kinds of data containing numbers. If you are getting nervous about report preparation, statistics, etc., if you think you will do everything wrong, it is very likely that you also have numerophobia (don't worry, we will not provide a percentage!).

2. Globophobia

Do you feel nervous when you see the balloons at a birthday celebration or New Year party? Are you afraid that those balloons will pop somehow? You’re not alone. It seems even Oprah Winfrey suffered from this phobia.

3. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia or Sesquipedalophobia

Fear of long words never understood by its title. If you feel regressed by long words such as 'pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis' or 'antidisestablishmentarianism', we recommend you move on to our next article.

4. Nomophobia

Do you live an integrated life with your mobile phone? Are you nervous when your phone is not in your hand or close enough to reach it instantly? You may be experiencing this phobia because of mobile phone addiction, which is considered among the addictions. We guess you are reading these lines from your mobile phone right now…

5. Alektorophobia

There might be some acquaintances of yours who are afraid of cats and dogs... But do you know anyone afraid of chicken? If your answer is yes, you should know that person has an alektorophobia...

6. Phobophobia

To be afraid of being afraid… Let us try to explain it as the fear, not from a stimulus, but from the fear that it would cause.

7. Plutophobia

Money, being rich, wealthy people... If you are afraid of these, then you have a plutophobia.