Do You Have Irrational Fears?
While talking about the Italian Cruise Ship that sank over the weekend, Jackie expressed her intense fear of being on the ocean.
That got me to thinking, I have a handful of phobias that I don’t understand. Take sharks for example. We live in Idaho. There are no sharks. So why is it whenever I’m swimming in water and I can’t see bottom I imagine an entire school of hammerheads just waiting to tear me apart? And heaven forbid a piece of moss touch one of my legs. When that happens I’d lay money that I can make it to shore faster than your jet-ski.
My head tells me I’m being ridiculous but my gut says there be sharks in them waters.
One article suggests that 7%-13% of people expereince irrational fears to I can’t be alone here. What are your irrational phobias?