Buzz·Posted on Mar 28, 201440 Weird Phobias You May Not Even Know You HaveTurns out everything is terrible and completely frightening.by Justin AbarcaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Deipnophobia Flickr: solar_decathlon / Via Creative Commons This is why you couldn't come to my Thanksgiving dinner, you being scared of dinner parties, and all. 2. Arithmophobia Flickr: mervynchua / Via Creative Commons If you hate playing the lottery, you might suffer from this phobia, which is the fear of numbers. 3. Selenophobia Flickr: iahohai / Via Creative Commons Remus Lupin's fear, which is that of the moon. 4. Ephebiphobia Pascal Le Segretain / Via Getty Images "Get off my lawn!" is what you might say if you are an adult who loathes and fears youths. 5. Allodoxaphobia Flickr: littlebiglens / Via Creative Commons Oh, you're scared of me speaking my mind, then you might have this phobia, which is the fear of opinions. 6. Genuphobia Flickr: muffett68 / Via Creative Commons The fear of knees, or, the reason you never wear shorts in the summer. 7. Octophobia Flickr: ekilby / Via Creative Commons This one is infinitely scary, since it is fear of the figure 8. 8. Oneirogmophobia Flickr: freudianslip / Via Creative Commons All teen boys must suffer from this phobia since it is the fear of wet dreams. 9. Scriptophobia Chris Brunskill / Via Getty Images If you ask a celebrity for an autograph and they decline, they may not be jerks but suffer from this phobia, which is the fear of writing in public. 10. Anuptaphobia Flickr: instantvantage / Via Creative Commons Does this hit on your 30th birthday, since it's the fear of being single? 11. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia Bill Pugliano / Via Getty Images If you were traumatized by The Omen, then you may have this phobia and it's fear of the number 666. 12. Dutchphobia Flickr: _dchris / Via Creative Commons I guess that trip to Amsterdam will never happen, at least not with a fear of Dutch people and culture. 13. Francophobia Flickr: flod / Via Creative Commons Same goes for Paris if you're afraid of French people and culture, as well. 14. Sesquipedalophobia Alex Wong / Via Getty Images Ironically, the fear of long words. 15. Alliumphobia Flickr: francescarter / Via Creative Commons Dracula must have had this, because it is the fear of garlic. 16. Coulrophobia Jason Merritt / Via Getty Images Thanks to Stephen King's It, most of us have coulrophobia, which is the fear of clowns. 17. Acerophobia Flickr: 77568040@N08 / Via Creative Commons I guess lemons are out of the question when you have a fear of sourness. 18. Venustraphobia Ethan Miller / Via Getty Images Fear of beautiful women? Good thing I don't have this or else I would have never married my wife. 19. Sinistrophobia Fox / Via askville.amazon.com This is when you are afraid of things to your left side or just left-handed things (and people) in general. Did Joseph McCarthy suffered from this? 20. Dextrophobia NBC / Via Facebook: 2013 Conversely, this is when you fear things to your right. 21. Aulophobia Mark Metcalfe / Via Getty Images It makes it really hard to enjoy Jethro Tull when you have a fear of flutes. 22. Bibliophobia Flickr: somegeekintn / Via Creative Commons A fear of books is a sad fear, indeed. 23. Samhainophobia Flickr: fabiovenni / Via Creative Commons No, this isn't a fear of Glenn Danzig's band, but a fear of Halloween, which just happens to be Danzig's favorite holiday. 24. Porphyrophobia Flickr: danielle_scott / Via Creative Commons McDonald's Grimace must be a nightmare when you fear the color purple. 25. Omphalophobia Scott Gries/Hulton Archives / Via Getty Images You will never be accused of being a navel gazer, not with a fear of belly buttons. 26. Pogonophobia Stephen Dunn / Via Getty Images Brian Wilson was right to market "Fear the beard" since some people actually do fear beards. 27. Philophobia Flickr: miguelpdl / Via Creative Commons This is the fear of being/falling in love, so stay away, Cupid! 28. Chirophobia Sony Pictures / Via rebelinthedetails.blogspot.com The reason you will never get a massage might be because you have a fear of hands. 29. Consecotaleophobia Flickr: southpaw2305 / Via Creative Commons This makes going out for sushi difficult since this is the fear of chopsticks. 30. Euphobia Flickr: macbeck / Via Creative Commons "The good news is we pinpointed your phobia. The bad news is your phobia is a fear of good news." 31. Papaphobia Franco Origlia / Via Getty Images No matter how awesome the current one is, some people will always be frightened by the pope. 32. Ithyphallophobia Flickr: spablab / Via Creative Commons This phobia must be hard to deal with, since it the fear of having/seeing/thinking about an erect penis. 33. Paraskavedekatriaphobia Flickr: dskley / Via Creative Commons Yep, you can probably thank Michael Myers and his William Shatner mask for forever being scared of the date Friday the 13. 34. Liticaphobia Flickr: mccaffry / Via Creative Commons Can you be sued for having a fear of lawsuits? 35. Metrophobia Flickr: vhhammer / Via Creative Commons Yes, you fear and hatepoetry, which is why Imade this a haiku. 36. Peladophobia Ilya S. Savenok / Via Getty Images Mr. Clean is your enemy when you have a fear of bald people. 37. Sciaphobia Flickr: 62347689@N04 / Via Creative Commons I'm sure Peter Pan didn't have this phobia; it's fear of shadows. 38. Nyctohylophobia Flickr: king-smith / Via Creative Commons If fairy tales have taught us anything, it is that we should all have this phobia, which is the fear of the woods in the night. 39. Panophobia Flickr: lsuchick142 / Via Creative Commons Everything. You are literally scared of everything. 40. Phobophobia Flickr: wherearethejoneses / Via Creative Commons The most ironic of them all: A fear of phobias.