Answer These Questions and We'll Guess Your Greatest Fear

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Whether or not we like to admit it, we all have fears. There are things so horrifying to us that even the mention of them can make our skin crawl, our mouths dry, and our bladders seriously consider evacuating themselves. It's not always rational, though sometimes it is - if you live in Australia, a healthy fear of spiders could save your life, just as if you work in certain offices, you have to be very careful what you say or do in order not to incur the wrath of your evil boss.

Still, the important thing with fears is not to let them control your life. It's OK to be afraid of things, but if you are so scared of flying that you can't travel the world or see family members who live abroad, then it might be time to get into a therapist's office or look into meditating or other methods to keep a lid on it. The most important part of that process, of course, is figuring out exactly what the underlying fear is. It might not really be about heights or closed spaces or deep water. Perhaps there's more to it. Still, you have to take that first step to find out - and this quiz is here to help! Let's see what you secretly fear.

Did clowns scare you as a child?

Were you afraid of the dark when you were growing up?

Did you have any irrational fears as a teenager?

Do you believe those stories about people being kidnapped for their organs?

How afraid of terrorists are you?

Did you lose any family unexpectedly?

Do you have any chronic health problems in your family?

Did you grow up around nature?

Did you have a hard time academically?

Do you worry about if people really like you?

How dog-eat-dog is your workplace?

Do you feel proud of your body?

Did you have any bad breakups?

Do you ever have nightmares about being trapped?

Do you ever have bad dreams that involve eating?

Is the approval of your peers important to you?

Is the approval of your parents important to you?

Do you wish you could fly?

Do you worry people don't understand you?

Do you work in a client facing role?

Do your colleagues try to take advantage of each other?

Have you ever had therapy?

Are you ticklish?

Are you easily surprised?

What the hell is that?!

Are you feeling relaxed now that you know there was nothing there?

What would you say if there was now something there?

Do you like horror movies?

Are you a little worried you're in a horror movie right now?

Do you really want to know what your greatest fear is?

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