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19 Ways To Tell If You Are A Germaphobe

This world is just a breeding place for contagious germs. Take it from someone who considers herself a germaphobe.

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Mysophobia is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. It's also known as germophobia. If you're not sure, keep reading to see if you have a slight case of germ paranoia (I know I sure do).


2. You probably own at least 50 pocket hand sanitizers.

You have one on you at all times, obviously, and yes you do frequently lather up to try and protect yourself from festering germs.


7. If your significant other was recently sick, you're willing to keep a distance. / Via NBC

"Why don't you just stay home and rest tonight? I don't mind dropping soup a hazmat suit. Feel better!"

11. You're not into being licked in the face by animals.

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Your dog is adorable. You love it more than most people, but you'd prefer it if puppy's tongue stayed away from yours.

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