1. Have you ever felt uncomfortable looking at pictures like this? View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @thegreatplanet 2. Have you ever been CONVINCED that there's something beneath you? Twitter: @MiMiVader14 3. Was your irrational childhood fear a shark lurking right below you in a pool? Twitter: @41Strange 4. Well, you're not alone. You're one of many people with thalassophobia, or the fear of the sea. reddit.com 5. How does this picture make you feel? Facebook: NZNavy 6. What about this one? Twitter: @MiMiVader14 7. Imagine being on a boat and seeing this lurking just below the water: reddit.com 8. Or imagine diving deep down into the ocean and finding this sign: worldadventuredivers.com 9. Think about all the ocean is hiding: Twitter: @maevenable 10. Everything that lies deep beneath the surface... boredpanda.com 11. And everything that rises to the top: reddit.com 12. And, while we're at it, think about allllll the organisms in one little drop of water: Vitorino Ramos @ViRAms A tiny drop of seawater, magnified 25x times (photo by David Liittschwager https://t.co/BNavJA7DXj ) 11:07 PM - 15 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. How does this make you feel? Bonfire Pictures @BonfirePictures "Thalassophobia" - The fear of deep #water nature #travel photography animals 06:11 PM - 25 Nov 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 14. Uncomfortable yet? reddit.com 15. Feel sick? reddit.com 16. A little shaky? View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @deepfreediving 17. Palms a little sweaty? reddit.com 18. That's normal. The ocean is terrifying. memedroid.com 19. Simply terrifiyng. actualmagazines.com 20. Still with me? reddit.com 21. Well, imagine being on this tiny, tiny boat: reddit.com 22. Or looking down from the side and seeing an animal so big you can't even begin to comprehend it: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @jim_abernethy 23. Imagine being deep, deep down and finding an animal you never knew existed: vivadiversa.wikispaces.com 24. Or sitting on the edge of this deep, dark hole: View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @sashajuliard 25. Terrified by all this? Well, you just might have thalassophobia. Twitter: @MiMiVader14 Welcome to the party.