10 Phobias that Will Make You Cringe

Small spaces, bugs, scary movies are all things that a lot of people can admit to being afraid of. Some people would even go as far as to say that they have a phobia.

While all those seem fairly normal, there is a running list of crazy phobias that people suffer from everyday. Whether it is from a traumatic life experience or just a literal fear, phobias often times have the ability the handicap people.

Most of these phobias are a fear from things that most people encounter everyday, making it almost impossible for them to live normal lives. Many medical terms can have very complicated definitions so we’ve decided to simplify it for you, these are the top 10 phobias that will make you cringe.

Somniphobia – Fear of falling asleep

Ablutophobia – Fear of bathing

Heliophobia – Fear of the sun

Haphephobia – Fear of being touched

Coulrophobia – Fear of clowns

Oikophobia – Fear of home appliances

Nomophobia – Fear of not having cell phone service

Philophobia – Fear of falling in love

Chronophobia – Fear of time passing

Descendophobia – Fear of going up or down stairs