There's a bit of a difference between a fear and a phobia that most people don't pay much attention to. Everyone has fears because it's just the way things are. You're afraid of fire because it'll burn you. You're afraid of a venomous snake because it could kill you. You're afraid of spicy foods because, well, bad things happen sometimes. But a phobia is next level. Phobias are what happens when fears get a little out of hand. Maybe they're no longer reasonable; they go above and beyond what the situation calls for. A phobia is like when you're crippled by fear or you freak out because you saw a spider across the yard. It's fear you can no longer control. And that's nothing to be ashamed of: We all experience that once in a while.
How you deal with a phobia is different for everyone. Some people ignore it entirely, others get therapy and others just try to power through like a champ. That's on you, though, and whatever works for you is cool. But let's go back a step to the phobia itself. There are so many things you could be afraid of, so what are the odds we can guess what it is? We bet we can pull it off, though. Take the quiz and see for yourself ... unless you're scared.
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