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Daily Life With a Phobia


Dealing with daily life while managing a phobia can be difficult for both the sufferer and his or her loved ones. Learn how to manage the stress and get back to healthy living.
  1. Kids With Phobias
  2. Traveling With Phobias
  3. Friends and Family
  4. Finding Additional Support
  5. Current Events and Phobia Triggers

Kids With Phobias

Watching a child battle a phobia can be devastating for parents. Feelings of helplessness and despair are common, along with confusion about how best to help the child. Fortunately, you are not alone. These resources can help you and your child learn to successfully manage the phobia.

Traveling With Phobias

Cruise Ship at Paradise Point

For many people, the idea of travel is filled with excitement over sunny skies, warm sand, or exotic destinations. A surprisingly wide range of phobias, however, can change that excitement to terror. How will I manage a plane ride with claustrophobia? How can I deal with hotel clerks if I have social phobia? Here are some tips for traveling with phobias.

Friends and Family

Taking care of a friend or relative with a phobia can be tough. They need your support, but you needn't -- and in some cases shouldn't -- go it alone.

Finding Additional Support

If you have a phobia, it is common to feel alone. Leaning on friends and family, but also others who understand more intimately what you are going through can help.

Current Events and Phobia Triggers

Sometimes phobias are triggered or worsened by the events that happen in the world around us. Here are just a few situations that may bring an increased risk of phobias.

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