Of course there is a name for this fear-of love. But did you know that there are at least 10 phobias associated with love? If you or someone you know has an irrational fear of love, sex, or relationships this list may very well enhance your understanding of love phobias.
10 Phobias Associated with Love:
Arrhenphobia – The fear of men
Caligynephobia – The fear of beautiful women
Erotophobia – The fear of sexual love or of sexual questions
Genophobia – The fear of sex
Medomalacuphobia – The fear of losing an erection
Medorthophobia – The fear of an erect penis
Philematophobia – The fear of kissing
Philophobia – The fear of falling in love or of being in love
Sarmassophobia – The fear of love play
Sexophobia – The fear of the opposite sex
Please note: To live with a phobia is to live with something which you may feel you have no control over. Please know there is help for you or someone you love who is dealing with a phobia of any kind. Seek the help of a health professional and learn to live phobia-free today. Good luck to you, readers and friends.
My Life Experience
The Phobia List – Special Thanks to Fredd Culbertson who has spent an extraordinary amount of time and effort compiling his fabulous phobia list.
One last note: Please know that while this author has limited formal training in dealing with phobias, her experience in the power of positive thinking and her wish to help people succeed in life fuels her need to share this information with you. Thank you.
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