healing begins with understanding…

Phobias


A phobia is a specific fear, for instance a fear of water, snakes, or heights. Phobias are intense fears that are unrealistic or overblown. Often, people avoid the thing they are afraid of. This can lead to a loss of activities in life (i.e. avoiding a party if you know the hostess has a dog or not going to the Caribbean because you are afraid to fly), as well as a reinforcement of the fear itself.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,216 other followers