Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder where one has a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Discuss topics including social phobias, claustrophobia and treatment options.
Does anyone else have a fear of obese people? I hate that, whenever I am around a large person, I can't help myself. My chest gets tight, I can't breath, I start to get dizzy and see spots. I end up hyperventilating and sometimes even pass out. I don't hate people who are larger. some of them are very nice and I would like to be their friends. I'm just so scared of them. I am very small, only 4'9" and about 95 lbs. Does anyone have any advice for me?
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