There are some VERY odd things to be afraid of... see list of some of my favorites below. :O)***How can you possibly be terrified of freedom???
Bridges or of crossing them- Gephyrophobia. (My dad actually has this one…)
Beautiful women- Caligynephobia.
Eight, the number- Octophobia.
Freedom- Eleutherophobia. (No thanks, I'll have communism please...)
Garlic- Alliumphobia. (Can anyone say Vampire?)
Japanese or Japanese culture- Japanophobia.
Kissing- Philemaphobia or Philematophobia.
Looking up- Anablephobia or Anablepophobia.
Menstruation- Menophobia. (The bears... they smell the menstruation!!)
Mirrors or seeing oneself in a mirror- Eisoptrophobia.
Money- Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia.
Northern lights- Auroraphobia.
Phobias- Phobophobia. (You can have a fear of phobias???? Honestly…)
Staying single- Anuptaphobia. (Don't we all at some point?)
Teenagers- Ephebiphobia. (No comment...)
Waits, long- Macrophobia. (I have this one)
Words, long- Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia or Sesquipedalophobia. (Appropriate)
If you need to see the whole list here it is: http://phobialist.com/reverse.html