Seven Phobias You Never Knew About

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We’re all afraid of something or the other. That’s a part of human nature. Here are seven different kinds of phobias which you didn’t know about but exists.

GENOPHOBIA

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Science proves that humans find pleasure in physical intimacy with the person they are interested in. But genophobia or coitophobia is the physical or psychological fear of sexual relations or sexual intercourse.

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PORNOPHOBIA

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Pornophobia is the dislike, disapproval, fear, intolerance, or animosity and hatred toward sexuality, pornography, nakedness, nude art, and sexual imagery or text.

SCATOPHOBIA

Faecal material is something that all of us do not like to touch or smell but there are some people who have extreme irrational and persistent fear of faeces and this fear is called Scatophobia or Coprophobia.

MYSOPHOBIA

Many of us have a habit of keeping everything clean, neat and tidy. What is unbelievable is that few people are phobic to dirt, known as Mysophobia.

GYMNOPHOBIA

An abnormal and persistent fear of nudity. Sufferers of this phobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. They may worry about seeing others naked or being seen naked, or both.

LOGOPHOBIA

College life brings a complete hatred about studies. Now, you might get a perfect excuse to escape from them. Logophobia is the fear of words or study.

MASTOPHOBIA

A fear about sexual intercourse is still something that you can make your mind believe, but, Mastophobia is the fear of breasts.

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Anupriya Mishra
Anupriya Mishra is currently pursuing Political Science Honors in Kamala Nehru College, Delhi University. She is an ambivert person who feels art is a way to express. An outstation student, she loves to explore new places. A social worker at heart, she is actively involved in social initatives.

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