Monday, January 16, 2012

Asymmetriphobia: The Fear of Asymmetrical Things

Asymmetripobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of asymmetrical things.  This phobia usually affects people who are extremely methodical and always have to have everything a certain way.

A phobia is a strong, persistent fear of situations, objects, activities or persons.  The main symptom is an excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared subject. Other phobia symptoms include shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea, and an overall feeling of dread.  Phobias are the most common form of anxiety disorders.

Do you suffer from Asymmetriphobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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