WHAT’S THERE TO FEAR?
About 19.2 million American adults ages 18 and over, or some 8.7 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have some type of specific phobia, or extreme fear such as the dentist, dogs, frightful flight, thunder & lightning, the dark, harrowing heights, scary spaces, other people-social phobia, creepy crawlies, slithering snakes.
Fears Some Singles Face
- fear of losing our jobs or of being unprepared financially
- fear of personal safety
- fear of health concerns for ourselves or our families
- fear of not being loved
- fear of being alone