Jordan Peele’s new horror film, Us has been released with amazing reviews once again for the director. Despite all the praise, it has made the public more aware of the fear and phobia of twins and doppelgangers.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, naturally, most families will spend the day celebrating their mothers. Unfortunately for approximately 1.2 million women with Tokophobia, the day can be a grey cloud over their heads. So, what is Tokophobia? It’s the fear of childbirth and/or pregnancy. This phobia can still affect women who have previously gone through childbirth even though it is less common, and it would be referred to as secondary Tokophobia.
Folklore can be scary as it is, and some of these stories will only make folklore more disturbing for anyone with a phobia. Here are the top 5 folklore saints and characters those with phobias will be terrified of.
Finding the right treatment to cure your phobia can be frustrating. Some options are expensive others don’t have proper research to back them up, or they cause unwanted side effects, only shifting the issue. Your best bet is finding a professional to guide you through the process. Here are all the options you have, feel free to try more multiple of these methods.
In Western culture, whenever the theme of death comes up in a conversation, someone immediately says “let’s talk about something more cheerful”. We don’t talk about death or grieving even though, everyone will die and experience grief. So, when we experience the loss of a loved one for the first time, we’re not sure what should be said or done and most importantly how to deal with the grief.
Dealing with school phobia
Most kids don’t like going to school, so school phobia it can be hard to distinguish a real case of school phobia from simply dislike of school. Adults unaware of the phobia may call it truancy, which is missing school simply due to boredom or rebellion. School phobia is a genuine problem caused by anxiety, stress and irrational fears.
There are different types of holidays. Whether you’re backpacking, staying in a resort or exploring historical locations, they all have the same purpose. Holidays are meant to be our getaway from stress and bad weather but if you have any of the phobias on this list, it might just be a getaway to hell for you.
Adam Cox is the founder of Phobia Guru, Hypnoslimming and Addiction Experts. Based in Harley Street.