Most men that I grew up around, were led to believe that fearing things like is not manly. I accepted that as my truth as many youngsters when they are told things that are not true like fairies. Phobias are not gender specific. Ok, now that that is out of the way, let us look at common phobias that might be holding you back. Click here to know more common phobias in acupuncture.
Number one on the list is the fear of needless, commonly known as trypanophobia. When I first heard about this I could not believe that there are people who fear something as tiny a needle. I thought my friend was joking around. It was only later that I discovered it was a serious matter that needed to be taken seriously as it might keep you from achieving things like pregnancy through acupuncture fertility.
Some people go through daunting challenges of getting a baby such that acupuncture fertility becomes their only option. This is a technique of using IVF acupuncture in Melbourne to help women conceive. So if you have a phobia for needles, you might as well scrap that one out of the board.
Arachnophobia is another very common term which means a fear for spiders. The problem with this kind of phobia, almost girl that I have met has it but not so severely, so it is seen as normal. Whereas it should not. This could really hold you back when it comes to that weekend get-away or at a sleep over at a friend’s house. Imagine drinking a glass of wine with your partner while listening to old rhythm and blues and you suddenly spot a spider. That moment is a goner.
Then there was mysophobia which sounds very ‘cool’ when explained as being afraid of germs. It is otherwise known as germophobia. Sounds great does it not? You are probably thinking that you could use a partner that suffers from germophobia. Trust me when I say, you don’t. Germophobia are a GQ man on steroids. They normally do not like shaking other peoples’ hands and things such as TV remote controls, game consoles, etc. And yes, they don’t like holding your hand too as their partner unless you have just recently sanitised them. Having a germophobe as a romantic partner, whether male or female, is not a walk in the park. The good thing is that they are extremely neat and clean, so if that tickles your fancy then getting one would not be such a bad idea for you.
There is a whole list of known phobia, more than a hundred. It is always a good idea to overcome your worst fears in life before they overcome you or keep you from being happy.