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22 Phobias That Every Twenty-Something Will Battle With At Least Once

How will we make it out alive???

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1. Anthropophobia: the fear of people or society

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You don't know how to interact with real human people because of social networking. Thanks, technology.

2. Amnesiphobia: the fear of amnesia

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With the amount of alcohol you consume on a weekly basis, you're terrified that you won't be able to remember anything by the time you're 30.

3. Anuptaphobia: the fear of staying single

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And the only logical way to cope with this impending fear is to drink. A LOT.

4. Androphobia: the fear of men

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Because this is your reaction upon seeing a hottie at the bar and you have no idea how to initiate a conversation with him.

5. Arithmophobia: the fear of numbers

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Credit card bills, paying rent, cell phone bills and student loans have you all messed up in the psyche. No. more. Numbers!

6. Atelophobia: the fear of imperfection

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So many expectations, so little wine.

7. Basiphobia: the fear of falling or the inability to stand

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Heels + alcohol + walking = DISASTER.

8. Bibliophobia: the fear of books

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No matter how hard you try, you can't seem to finish the first chapter of that book you got off Amazon, mainly due to the mini-panic attacks that come on when you do. In fact, you haven't really read since you graduated college. Oops.

9. Centophobia: the fear of new things (read: new technology)

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You find it nearly impossible to keep up with all the technological advances and you can barely navigate Facebook due to all of its perpetual changes.

10. Chronophobia: the fear of time

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There is not nearly enough time in the day to do the things you want to do. And time flies by way too quickly to you!

11. Cyberphobia: the fear of computers or working on one

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Office work and sitting at a computer all day are your worst nightmares.

12. Ergophobia: the fear of work

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You want to do nothing for eternity, and getting up for work every single morning is the bane of your very existence.

13. Workplace phobia. Self-explanatory.

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There are so many awkward and socially-unacceptable things that can happen in an office.

Along with despicable co-workers and bosses.

14. Ephebiphobia: the fear of teenagers

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Going to the mall when the youths are on school vacation is your worst nightmare.

15. Tokophobia: the fear of having children

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You can barely remember what you did last night, let alone being responsible for another human life.

16. Erotophobia: the fear of sexual questions.

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NO MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY LOVE LIFE GUYZ.

17. Gamophobia: the fear of marriage

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The mere thought of getting engaged to another being at this time in your life throws you into an irrational frenzy.

18. Gerascophobia: the fear of growing old

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You'll go to any length to maintain your youth. Slow metabolism and creaky joints? No thanks.

19. Rhytiphobia: the fear of getting wrinkles

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Getting botox at 22 and a facelift by 35 seem like completely rational decisions to you.

20. Hypegiaphobia: the fear of responsibility

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Can't we at least pretend we're little kids???

21. Hygrophobia: the fear of moisture

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Just because the existence of the word "moist" alone makes you cringe.

22. Phobophobia: the fear of phobias

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You're scared of fear itself. Bravo, you've achieved the unthinkable!

But don't fret, twenty-somethings. We got this!

Check out more phobias that you probably didn't even know existed here.

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