Some fears are quite common, like arachnophobia, which is terrifying, but some are just plain silly. It’s really odd to think someone could be afraid of bubbles or butterflies, but there are people who exist within this world that have some truly unreasonable fears. It’s unclear what these people do when faced with their fear, but it most likely ends with them having a slight panic attack and running away. In any case, here are ten strange fears people actually do suffer from.


Auchloclaustrophobia is not the type of fear you come across every day, but this is actually the fear of opening closet doors. Not the closet themselves, but simply opening the door up and peering inside.

Dental Phobia

This one is actually quite common. Dental phobia is, pure and simple, the fear of going to the dentist. No one enjoys having their teeth picked at or scrubbed by someone else, though it is a necessity.

Topics: social , fears , phobias
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