need any more help please email me. He passes on sleepovers and won't go out to dinner. Take the anxiety test. So it may be hard to believe that some people are afraid of food. No mustard, mayo, salad dressing, salads, any of the "good" things for me. My parents don't understand that all I need is a microscopic piece of food and I can taste it. Nowadays I will have a glass of alcohol on occasion but never enjoy the taste of any of it. I feel alone in the world at the moment & it's nice knowing that there are other people like me! My husband blames me, my mother too, they think it's my fault and I simply do not know what to do. has anyone tried hypnothearapy?? I sit down at the table and just start breaking down. They put him through a multi factored evaluation and said he had autism. When I'm sitting at the table about to throw up, no one there understands. At that moment I decided to be a 'vegetarian' and have been ever since. I still have a long way to go. if someone eats it in front of me or next to me i have to move away cause it makes me flinch back incase any touches me. People with arachibutyrophobia are seriously scared of this side effect, so much so that they just may go about living life sans PB. acidophobia), and in medicine to describe hypersensitivity to a stimulus, usually sensory (e.g. Ever since I can remember (about) I've been afraid to taste foods such as most fruits, I'll only eat pure white chiken too an generally stick to carbs. I'm going to get Richard Bandler's book on NLP called "Get The Life You Want" and hope I can overcome this. people are more used to children not eating well and being picky, but im getting older now and its getting embarrassing when i go out with my friends and can't eat anything they can. My mom has forced him and he gags and cries until it is out of his mouth. Come to think of it, who wouldn't be scared of the feeling of cheap tequila, next-day head spins, and hangxiety? ie cake, but not eggs, butter. Start slowly expanding your diet by trying things that look or sound good to you. It's since been adopted and adapted onto many pages since then. It's impossible to name all of the possible fears that people can have, but here's a list of the most common and unique ones, including a fear of phobias, as well as treatment options. I'm so glad I found this page! but i still can't bring myself to eat it.i have no idea how to fix this in my head, as i have only just diagnosed my self to have an eating phobia. it doesn't matter how many times you prove to your wife that the food you ate didn't make you sick, it will only get her mad. At camps and stuff, so annoying because I hate it wwhen we have bonfire cooking- marshmallows always first! It contains a large list of phobias and teaches how to cope with and ultimately cure your fear. She now only takes a nutritional drink 3x a day (only chocolate-based), and will drink juice once a day with 2 Yoo Hoos. I made myself bean & rice tacos but a piece of meat somehow mingled in with the pico de gallo and I had it in my mouth. For just about everything that exists in the world, there’s a phobia to go with it. I love soups, but only brothy soups and have reduced myself to Gerber graduates because I can't eat full helpings of anything. There have been so many stories about our food chain being tainted it makes one want to eat only food made from home. my mum is thinking of sending me to a hypnotist, but im not sure if it will work as im not sure i want it too. Go through the given lists of fears and check if any of them matches your symptoms. So 2 years on I actually eat everything apart from unprocessed fish, which still makes me puke for some bizarre reason, but i will keep trying. Does anyone know if there is a name for it? 1. No fruit, veggies, meat, fish. I can't say that I am underweight more opposite. Other than those two items I can tell you the exact age I was when I tried anything else. "Food" and "phobia" are the last two words many of us think would ever appear in the same sentence. It's not a matter of 'want'. i love the smmell of other foods but cannot bring myself to even try them. In common usage, they also … Mar 13, 2020 - Explore Orange Bananas's board "List of phobias" on Pinterest. I have a hard time explaining that that's not it. and i think this is were it has started, and then evolved to a food phobia. I have a phobia of sauce. I no longer have to worry about eating just a roll or ordering off the kids menu. I have a bunch of other fears but all of them lead to the throwing up thing (germs in general, people laying in my bed, eating new foods- all can lead to becoming sick and throwing up). ive been called weird, i have been called picky. I don't wish this on anyone as it is truly a curse. My brother has a severe peanut and treenut allergy and I was not exposed to a lot of nuts. for my son with a Hypnotherapist. I will not touch or eat anything that is a white sauce or creamy. I think they don't take me seriously. Sometimes food can scare you and in strange ways. I came across this when I entered "food phobia" in Google because I have a 12 year old son who I truly believe is afraid and paraylzed at the thought of trying new foods. In that moment, I feel as alone as I could possibly be. I've never liked cake or cake bars or anything like that. It scares me sometimes and I feel like I'll never be able to get over it, and my parents don't think it's a real fear or something that could be treated so I'm a little bit confused as to what I should do. Bread, crackers, cereal, etc. Im 22 and i hardly eat any healthy foods at all. I don't even like pizza which drives everyone else crazy. i also don't like milk plain like drunking it, but i will eat it in cereal. I tend to eat foamy sweets a lot of the time, I used to eat chocolate but now I can't even eat that anymore. I usually try and compare it to someone waking up in a world where everyone eats dogpoo and then tells you, you should try it coz it is yummy. i don't eat fruits or vegtables, i drink mainly water but i like most any drinks, no meat besides chicken nuggets or strips,, i like bread, pasta with ONLY butter nothig else,pizzas fine ,fast food, french fries, peanut butter, doughnuts, cake, chocolate,cereal,pancakes and waffles and that's what ive ate for 15 years. I hate nuts, most vegetables (like I said, I like potatoes but only when they're boiled, & I can eat maybe one or two bits of sliced carrot before I feel sick), & most fruit (I eat honeydew melon & raspberries, that's it). Types of food phobias Not every food phobia is the same. His taste buds are trying to adjust and he says the food isn't horrible. Hey up, I have a fear of finding any white sauce on my dinner, and go to great lengths to avoid this. Now it has come back full force and it's absolutely awful. I don't want to blame not eating things on a phobia, but I don't want people to just say I'm a "Picky eater". I will only eat 29 things - not 29 like all beef or all vegetables but 29 like meatballs or white bread. Etc! Im 13 years old and i have read these comments and im stunned. Apprently i should eat more salads and vegies!! photophobia). I don't even know how it worked or what happened. A world without chocolate seems scary enough, and we can't help but wonder, is it possible to fear the fear itself? Believe it or not, there is a good chunk of people out there who are actually terrified of certain eats or scared by the sensations associated with them. So cooked vegetables like onions, peppers, spinach, okra, don't sit well with me. Gladly I've been able to overcome my aversion in the last 2 years (I'm now 20). Not wanting to undergo the pain I started trying to eat healthier - incorporating fruits first and slowly trying veggies and meats. But I love salmon and tilapia. I feel like I have been 'suffering' nearly my entire life with this phobia and haven't been able to find help anywhere. We didn't really have the option of what we wanted to eat growing up but more like what we had. Acarophobia – fear of ticks and mites (Branch of Zoophobia) Acinonyxphobia – fear of cheetahs (branch of zoophobia) Aerozoophobia – fear of flying animals (branch of zoophobia) Aetophobia – fear of eagles (branch of zoophobia and aerozoophobia) If you're deathly afraid of the mold growing on your bathroom ceiling as much as you are of the cremini your roommate ordered on her pizza, you may have mycophobia. Peanut butter lovers know that one minor side effect of indulging in the creamy spread is getting it stuck to the roof of your mouth. As you read it, you may feel the urge to laugh, but please remember to be sensitive in the presense of someone who struggles with one of these disorders. He only eats cheese pizza (certain kinds), fast food fries with or without ketchup, dry cereal, cinnamon toast, chocolate chip pop tarts, chips, popcorn, pretzel rods, and Cheeto's. List Phobias. I will not go into what I do and do not eat on here as I like the rest of you would not have alot to list in the DO eat category.. my mum was so worried shes been taking me to the doctors every week and i had blood tests done but i am completely healthy that way. Many sufferers have trouble only with certain categories of food, such as sushi or organ meats like liver, or food with particular textures. "A food phobia is not an eating disorder, it's an anxiety disorder," Emily Roberts, MA, LPC, psychotherapist, and author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girl's Guide to Speaking Up and Becoming Who You Are, explains. One thing i do feel a whole lot better knowing i am not alone in this and feel nothing but simpathy for anyone else who suffers with this disorder and hope that they can find help thank god for the internet. started to show signs of rejecting food that he once liked. A phobia is defined as “an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something.” Some phobias, like arachnophobia, are pretty rational because let’s face it: spiders are terrifying. I think it's fine if they don't like it so long as they try. I always felt it was my fault and finding these posts helps so much. Chicken makes me a bit apprehensive, because you risk biting into veins or something awful like that. I don't know what to do. Don’t get shy… Don’t hesitate to accept this… This is normal. However, I still have a really hard time getting over trying "sauce X" or meat that's been marinated in "something" or pre-processed. I refuse to eat fish. So, unfortunately, my daily quest for searching for peels continues. Any kinf of bread though, I aint picky ;). Only within the past year have I been able to semi-comfortably say the word "fruit" out loud. Obviously, bread is still #1 in my heart - but making changes today will help you tomorrow. I can't go to dinner parties--it is crippling!!! "I'm sorry Mom". It has comsumed my entire life. Up to 18% of Americans suffer from phobias, including 10-15% of all children. And that’s true for food, too. i know as i do it to. wow, im so relieved i found this, im sure all of you know how embarrasing it is to deal with this, the few believable excuses only go so far such as... i feel sick.... or im not hungry im 17 people don't buy it anymore. Is it really a phobia? Amazing, I finally found someone like me! i'm equally grossed by fruits and vegetables, so what's left? I'm so glad I'm not alone! No fruit or vegies other than green apples and potato. The reason I put it into quotations is because I the only meat I will eat is bacon and I haven't tried many vegetables. I have two sons, now teenagers, 13 and 15. Like at gatherings everyone worries about what I am going to eat etc. I'm 30 years old and have been slowly trying to taste new things and I am slowly getting there but I have a really hard time with condiments or sauces. My teen aged son has never had any citrus at home and feels guilty if he has it at school. take a little bit more still mixed. But the phobia probably also kept me from trying other things such as drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol. According to Wikipedia, a phobia is defined as: An irrational, persistent fear of certain situations, objects, activities, or persons. The Effect Of Food Phobias On The Family Food phobias (for that matter, any type of phobia) not only impact the sufferers and their quality of life, but they also affect family members. i have the greatest fear of getting sick from eating that my diet is now salad,potatoes,bread,vegies. And although to me it seemed like he was an extreme eater, I've lost a really great guy because of my terrible eating habits and phobias to so many types of food. I have a severe gag reflex. I have all my food plain. :'). Once he said he wished he could put my finger in a light socket and reprogram me to eat better. I am constantly reminded that I'll end up in the hospital or worse if I don't start eating better. I eat some candy/chips but not anymore than the ordinary person. i think its just the texture. How are you even meant to eat??? All of us have our share of phobias, whether they’re sharks, snakes, or even butterflies (thanks a lot, Spongebob). 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