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is it possible to have a phobia of drunkenness or drunk people? watch

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    Well, I'm sure you can have a phobia of literally anything, like chocolate buttons or microphones.

    But I doubt you have a phobia of drunk people; you just don't like them.
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    Well yeah where im from most drunks are violent so its a natural response to be cautious. Better be safe than sorry!!!
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    Drunk people are better when your one of them. When I'm drunk, I don't notice it. If sober, I would cross the road from a gang of drunks. Nothing wrong with being scared.
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    Dipsophobia is a fear of drinking alcohol, but as said before I doubt you have a phobia of either of these you just don't like them, especially as you have been known (apparently) to drink a pint of cider on occassions.
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    Are you scared of your friends, when they are drunk?
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    If its possible to have a phobia of bananas and apples, then it's definitely possible to have a phobia of drunk people and drunkness.
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    basically your a pum?
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    (Original post by johnbergqvist)
    just wondering because they literally scare me.
    What does the irrational fear of drunk people stop you doing?

    Not going into Soho on a Friday night because it's full of drunk ***** is one thing, not going outside on a Tuesday morning in case you see someone who is drunk is irrational.

    It also has to seriously affect your life - you never leave the house, you won;t go to anyone else's house, etc.
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    Maybe its Paranoia or fear of what the drunk person might do rather than an actual drunk person.
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    (Original post by johnbergqvist)
    i have never drank a pint of cider. the only alcohol i have drunk is either a sip of larger or beer. occasionally a glass of wine.
    Point being you have willingly drunk alcohol, thus I would quite safely be willing to say it isn't a phobia, just something you don't like and approach with considerable caution.
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    (Original post by johnbergqvist)
    yes. its more a fear of what the drunk people may do. and who said id drank a pint of cider?
    You told me before that you had had a drink, and I guess I remembered it incorrectly, thinking it was cider instead of lager. Shun =/
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    (Original post by johnbergqvist)
    oh yes. it was shandy. and it was a can. so half a pint i think.
    It was when you had gone to ur little folk sessions, and i'm pretty sure it was lager or cider, but ok
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    Doesn't sound like a fear. Quite alright to dislike it though. Drunkenness can do **** things to people.
 
 
 
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