Stepping on Fish (Ichthyphobia)

Averil is afraid of stepping on fish—especially fish that jump out of aquariums unexpectedly. It happened to her sister-in-law once!

Bridges (Gephyrophobia)

An anonymous contributor shares a personal story about facing her fear of bridges. If that sounds too serene, don’t worry: There’s swearing.

Drowning (Aquaphobia)

When he’s 8, Mark almost drowns. He doesn’t tell anybody. When he’s 33, he lies to Jeff because he’s scared of drowning. He doesn’t tell anybody. Until now.

A Bag O’ Bees

An outtake from an episode of our upcoming podcast, PANTOPHOBIA.