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19 Things You'll Only Understand If You're Absolutely Fucking Terrified Of Spiders

This post contains exactly zero pictures of humongous spiders. You're welcome.

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1. You were wary about clicking on the link to this post in case it contained any pictures of humongous spiders.

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Don't worry, friend. This is a safe place.

2. In fact, you live your life in constant fear of seeing pictures of massive spiders on the internet.

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3. Because they've been all over the news recently so there have been pictures on all of your timelines, and it's frankly not OK.

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4. And yes, a picture is equally as terrifying as the real thing, ffs.

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5. Your friends think it's "funny" to show you pictures of giant spiders, as if your entire life is a goddamn joke.

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6. But hey, at least that means you know who your real friends are.

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7. You live for the summer, when there seem to be fewer spiders because of the heat.

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Pictured: You having a great time on the beach, where there are zero spiders.

8. Or the winter, when all of the spiders are frozen and so can't come and bother you in your own home.

Pictured: You having a great time in your ice castle, where no spiders will go because it's too cold.
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Pictured: You having a great time in your ice castle, where no spiders will go because it's too cold.

9. Basically, you hate those rainy months out of the year when spiders seem to be everywhere, trying to ruin your life.

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10. You make sure to keep all windows and doors firmly shut so that no gross creepy-crawlies can make their way into your room.

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11. But you're still always looking out for something scuttling around in your periphery.

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12. Because you're constantly torn between wanting to know where all spiders are at all times, so you know they're nowhere near you...

"I'm definitely completely safe if I'm wrapped tightly in my duvet." – you, probably
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"I'm definitely completely safe if I'm wrapped tightly in my duvet." – you, probably

13. ...and just pretending that they don't actually exist and they're not a source of constant anxiety.

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*breathes heavily*

14. You're completely sick of answering the question: "What, even the little ones?"

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YES THE LITTLE ONES ARE STILL TERRIFYING OMFG

15. And you're totally over arguing that nothing on this planet should naturally have eight fucking legs.

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16. You are more than familiar with the icky sensation of feeling like there's things crawling all over you.

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17. In fact, you probably got a little bit itchy while reading this post.

Sorry about that.
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Sorry about that.

18. And there's one thing that's completely consistent in the life of every single arachnophobe...

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19. ...there's no fucking way you're ever going to Australia.

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