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Thalassophobia Is A Real, Absolutely Terrifying Thing And You Definitely Have It

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1. Have you ever felt uncomfortable looking at pictures like this?

2. Have you ever been CONVINCED that there's something beneath you?

3. Was your irrational childhood fear a shark lurking right below you in a pool?

4. Well, you're not alone. You're one of many people with thalassophobia, or the fear of the sea.

5. How does this picture make you feel?

6. What about this one?

7. Imagine being on a boat and seeing this lurking just below the water:

8. Or imagine diving deep down into the ocean and finding this sign:

9. Think about all the ocean is hiding:

10. Everything that lies deep beneath the surface...

11. And everything that rises to the top:

12. And, while we're at it, think about allllll the organisms in one little drop of water:

A tiny drop of seawater, magnified 25x times (photo by David Liittschwager https://t.co/BNavJA7DXj )

13. How does this make you feel?

"Thalassophobia" - The fear of deep #water nature #travel photography animals

14. Uncomfortable yet?

15. Feel sick?

16. A little shaky?

17. Palms a little sweaty?

18. That's normal. The ocean is terrifying.

19. Simply terrifiyng.

20. Still with me?

21. Well, imagine being on this tiny, tiny boat:

22. Or looking down from the side and seeing an animal so big you can't even begin to comprehend it:

23. Imagine being deep, deep down and finding an animal you never knew existed:

24. Or sitting on the edge of this deep, dark hole:

25. Terrified by all this? Well, you just might have thalassophobia.