What’s Your Biggest Fear?

According to the Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library, approximately five to 16 percent of American adults have some type of specific phobia, though there is no known cause. Some of the top phobias include fear of spiders, snakes, public speaking and heights. Cast your vote for what you are most afraid of in today’s poll.

Out of some of the top phobias, what's your biggest fear?

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Carlos A. Arcila September 4, 2015 at 7:41 am

To lose my job and not being able to find one within 30 days.


Brenda Welty August 4, 2015 at 8:10 am



Judy Baker June 8, 2015 at 2:50 pm

the unknown


Michele June 8, 2015 at 2:14 pm

1. Dying and not going to Heaven.
2. Anyone else (especially my family) dying and not going to Heaven.


James A. Fischer, RN, MSN June 8, 2015 at 1:19 pm



Anthony Keyes June 8, 2015 at 10:46 am

Something happening to my family


Laurent La Brie June 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm



JC June 11, 2015 at 3:19 pm

Same here


Maria June 8, 2015 at 9:28 am

Heights and mice 🙁


Robert O'Connell June 8, 2015 at 9:15 am

Bear attack.


Michelle S June 8, 2015 at 8:10 am

Dying alone and never being able to afford to retire!


Susan June 8, 2015 at 7:44 am

Roaches...: (


Kathy June 8, 2015 at 7:41 am

Fear of the dark


Clifford June 8, 2015 at 7:41 am

I have a general fear of heights. I decided several years ago to face my fears. My first attempt was to go up in a hot air balloon near Boulder, Colorado. It didn't help my fear of heights, but it was a great adventure.

Several months later and on a special birthday, I decided to be pushed/jumped/fell out of a plan at 13,000 feet outside of Las Vegas. That too didn't help me to overcome my fear of heights, but it was 9 minutes of extreme excitement!


Robert O'Connell June 8, 2015 at 9:15 am

Was it terrifying?


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