Posts tagged "fear"

Check Your Vibes: 11 Ways To Stop Being Such A Worrywart

We’re all just fine, is my point.

Claire Hannum | June 2, 2015 - 12:15 pm

How Should We Best Exorcise The Frisky Staff Lounge?

Hi! Are you a living, breathing human with no connection to the undead, who isn’t currently being haunted by some sort of ghost? Lucky duck, we wish we could say…

Beejoli Shah | April 1, 2015 - 1:40 pm

Man Gets Spider Tattoo To Combat Arachnophobia

Eric Rico Ortiz definitely sticks out in a crowd. Having a huge spider tattoo on your right cheek will do that to a man.
Ortiz, 24, isn’t a fan of…

Huffington Post Weird News | February 25, 2014 - 3:45 pm

11 Things You’re Terrified Of, But Shouldn’t Be

You aren’t swallowing tons of spiders while you sleep, so don’t worry.
Occasionally the things that come to elicit the most collective fear start as harmless mistruths and grow into…

Huffington Post Weird News | February 4, 2014 - 5:45 pm

Let’s Talk About My Irrational Hatred/Fear Of Espadrilles

I have a dear friend that has a very particular fear — she absolutely hates unfinished wood. Something about the texture and color of it just freaks her the fuck…

Julie Gerstein | May 20, 2013 - 10:00 am

5 Favorite Things I Learned At My Self-Defense Class

Earlier this month, my friend and I found ourselves punching tufts of air while hysterically laughing throughout our first self-defense class. At 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning, I was…

Daley Quinn | October 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

9 Weird Sexual Phobias

If you thought vagina dentata was the biggest fear to worry about in bed, you are sadly wrong, my friend. There is a whole host of sexual phobias that could…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2012 - 11:00 am

8 Real Fears We Have About Anal Sex

Guys, we know how excited you would be if we were as enthusiastic about entering through the back door as you are . Sometimes you mention it, and we smile…

The Frisky | April 17, 2012 - 8:00 am

Faceoff: Can Justin Bieber Measure Up To Mark Wahlberg In “Fear”?

The 1996 dating-a-hot-psychopath movie “Fear” is a classic if you ask me. [One of my favorite movies of all time. — Editor] And Marky Mark’s performance as totally crazy boyfriend…

Julie Gerstein | January 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Meet A Grown-Ass Woman Who Is Scared Of Kittens

Hey, look, I don’t like snakes. I don’t like snakes because I fundamentally disagree with an animal that doesn’t have legs. I just think that is WRONG, mmkay? But you…

Julie Gerstein | November 28, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Poll: What Scares You The Most?

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Kate Torgovnick/ | April 27, 2011 - 10:40 am

Girl Talk: Hello, Anxiety

The past four months of my life were really, really s**tty and hard. I got dumped suddenly by someone with whom I was in love. I moved out of the

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Woman Who Doesn’t Experience Fear Could Help PTSD Treatment

Wow. Imagine if nothing scared you. You could ask out that guy you’ve been crushing on, try skydiving, not panic while driving in a snow storm: the possibilities would be…

Joanne Hinkel | December 19, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Hey, Girls! Who Wants To Volunteer For A Spider Study?

Scientists in Austria are looking to torture study little girls who are afraid of spiders by examining their brainwaves as they’re shown photographs of the arachnids. The University of Granz…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2010 - 11:30 am

Girl Talk: I Have A Fear Of Flying

A few weeks from today, while you suckers are surreptitiously reading The Frisky on your office computers, I’ll be lying in the sun at a hotel in Los Angeles. There’s…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2010 - 3:00 pm

14 Things I’m Done Being Afraid Of

Years ago, I used to have this mantra: “The things you worry about usually don’t happen.” It was true. The fears never, ever materialized: I was never fired from a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2010 - 3:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Playing Gay, Guy’s Mistakes, And Faking Emotions

Ewan McGregor and Jim Carrey are playing gay lovers in the upcoming movie I Love You Phillip Morris. They went out to a a gay bar together in Miami to…

Catherine Strawn | April 25, 2008 - 12:00 pm

So I’m Engaged: The Thing About Commitment

Here’s how I thought being engaged would make me feel: OLD. Here’s how being engaged really makes me feel: like I’m in on the funniest inside joke ever. Two of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 13, 2008 - 10:00 am