I seem to not be able to overcome it. This can eventually become a physical fear of cockroaches. Today I stumbled upon a cockroach, and it was under my weight scale. • Put your mug in the back of the cupboard and use a different one until you’ve gotten over it She told me to kill it! However, some people are hesitant because of urban myths. I have run out of public restrooms with my pants down crying due to that nasty fat devil roach. Worst night ever! But what I try to think about if I see one (eek!) It also may be that certain personality traits or brain chemicals leave us more vulnerable to phobia development. Re: I'm scared of cockroaches You have to find the pockets that the roaches are living in, then use bait (apply in small dabs) near those areas. But I think there was another thing causing this, I watched infested, the show about rats and anything that lives in groups and are pests, but when they showed the face of a cockroach up close, I was terrified, so every time I see a cockroach or hear the word I can’t stop picturing that face that terrified me. I’m 16 and these bugs give me absolute anxiety, I hate them and everytime I see one I freeze up, then scream and tell my brother to kill it for me. Literally the same thing is happening to me right now. Anyway she looks on the top of my door and she said OMG! They’re so flexible with their movements that you cannot predict where they plan to go or what they plan to do next. I retreated under my blanket, and even though I was hot and sweaty, I stayed there all night long. And by the age of 12 i already knew what trauma caused it. "I'm only scared of birds. Are you afraid of ants? Whenever I see one walking around, I scream and cry. There is a huge American cockroach in my house right now. I’m going to bed literally in fear that there may be one in my room right now. Get my grenades (foggers), nets (roach traps), guns (two roach sprays in each hand) and irresistible candy (roach gel). Whenever I see one, I start to breathe very quickly, my heart rate speeds up and I freeze up and then can’t move until it has gone and even then I have trouble walking past that particular spot. So i encounter the vulgar creatures of the night on a semi nightly basis. She’s afraid of them too but she was the only one around to kill it.when she came in there IT WAS GONE. Once my siblings even told me there was a roach on my back, and they “grabbed it” and held up a rubber roach to my face. I’m also intensely scared of butterflies and just flying bugs in general. Put the key in my door to unlock and three are on the trim. That thing came charging at me it even hissed and was super fast on its feet but what scared me the most was when it started flying and jumping. Then, perhaps, you have a higher likelihood of exhibiting such feelings yourself. My mom has an intense fear of cockroaches and worse for the flying ones. On the other hand, you may see it as merely an object in your path. 5.0 out of 5 stars they chillin. I screamed and froze in fear and I was screaming. And even that took me a few hours. He went into my room with bug spray and a shoe, ready to kill it. If I was to be driving and felt or saw one on me I would definitely wreck. However if I find a nest of them or have one crawl on me all bets are off. Currently one is hiding in my room (didn’t get a chance to kill it before it escaped), preventing me from sleeping in the dark. It’s a pain to set it up every night. It’s gotten so bad here recently that I can’t even sleep for more than a couple hours because I’m too scared they’re going to crawl all over me in my sleep. It’s good to know I am not alone. However, I'm afraid of killing things. . I can pinpoint the exact moments in my life that turns to me, a blue collar 19 year old graduate and musician, into a screaming baby whenever I see ANY of the little expletives in my house… I am phobic to those unnamed insects. I just got up to go to the bathroom and as soon as I flipped on the light there was a monstrous cockroach on my facial soap! I have used yard fog and then had to leave the house with the dogs because freaking out. I hope that YOU yourself have a phobia and someone puts it down YOUR shirt. When I shined my flashlight under my foot…”IT” WAS THERE omg I came out the bathroom screaming and having a heart attack I couldn’t get out of there fast enough I didn’t even pull my pants up when I ran I didn’t even flushthis is controlling my lifeeeee I just saw one on the wall in my room he was hugeeeeeee I ran out cursing (unlike me) leaving my phone(unlike me too) and called my grandma to kill it. By the time she got back the roach found a way onto the floor and almost escaped under the dresser but it came back out and tried to escape under the bed. We grabbed any shoes we could find and literally started grabbing the bed (because it went under it) so we found it hiding and it came out and was still, so I started hitting it but I couldn’t kill it. It only requires that you download an app, such as AR cockroach, and practice self-discipline. • Think of Pink Fluffy Unicorns Dancing on Rainbows at night so you’ll dream of unicorns rather than… you-know-what. I was absolutely terrified. I would NEVER put myself through any of these “therapies.” I have thrown out my neck, and almost stroked out (I have severe hypertension) to where I have to have my BP rescue meds. It freaks me out. It probably didn’t help that I grew up in Tampa, FL (the world capitol of roaches). We also talk with Professor of Urban Entomology Dr. Philip G. Koehler about his research on cockroaches and get to know more about them. I have Orkin every month, but still get the occasional one that has me paralyzed with fear. Earlier today I found two and killed them but I won’t be able to sleep tonight! Like ghosts, there are many whispered rumors about their existence and the meaning behind…, Cockroaches are already considered gross, invasive pests. After facing with this account, I blocked the person and I reported him, since that bothered me a lot. I’m 13 years old. You’d rather run away from it than having to kill it. Hey, usually people like us with this fear eventually turn into very orderly people. But roaches? You know what i mean!? A few years ago I was working at a chicken and chip shop and I answered the phone to take an order, and I’m half way through the call when I feel something drop on the back of my neck and of course by reaction, I squealed and the customer on the other end of the phone is like “Are you ok? I woke up early this morning to tinkle. Please help…. It hasn’t even been seven days into summer and the first live one I’ve seen since last year has come to say the season’s greetings. :cry:megagene Haha I saw your thread. It was horrible. Cockroaches like to crawl through any tiny hole they can find, kinda like cats, they can get through the tiniest crack in a wall. I have long hair and sometimes it brushes against my neck and I think it’s a cockroach and I start panicking and sweating. Or gross. I would have never known! I let out a ‘battle’ cry… mostly in pure fear, but also rage. Because of this, places that offer this service may be more expensive. They will come back after you. I usually fear only the flying ones. I scream and slam it, my poor dogs need to be walked but I’m paralyzed with fear. Yesterday at a sleepover we were about to play on my switch. For many others, phobias are downright bizarre. My name is Stacey and I live in Tucson, AZ. I’ll give you a good guess as to what kind of bug it was. Its stupid. I was not a child of god back then. Out ran a huge one of those creepy things! I’m the only one in my family who is scared of these insects and everyone just keeps telling me how ridiculous I’m being. However, there is a difference between a mere fear and a phobia. In this case, only the latter person will develop a phobia from that event. Well. . Hypnotherapy is another effective way of getting over Katsaridaphobia. It’s only the main four kinds of roaches that just don’t get the hint they are NOT wanted. I have NEVER had the food roach, but evidently brought some in and now I am finding those. I was trembling like crazy the whole time, I didn’t even fill up the whole bowl before I decided that I had had enough. In fact, it’s not even unwarranted. That is the type that scares the crap out of me. I took a closer look, and realized it was a cockroach. I told my mum but she was half asleep since it was 1:00 in the morning so I ended up paralyzed with fear in front of my bed shivering, crying and my heart was racing. No friends were close enough to stop by. I have never screamed so much for some reason i started biting at my shirt sleeve. It doesn’t the individuals that are or have been closest to you. I am having my kitchen/front treated and I have literally moved into my bedroom. Today must be my lucky day again because I just saw two more and ran out the room. These things terrify me more than anything, i could watch a murder and a cockroach would scare me more. And visiting my family in Sydney can become a nightmare if I spot one of those giant flying american cockroaches or the smaller, scuttling, forever breeding, lighter brown german cockroach. The cockroaches in the room are so overwhelming that I can’t even sleep at night and end up having bags under my eyes because of it. I once ran out of the shower with only my towel and cried in my room when I saw one crawling towards me. Look up palmetto bug and imagine that f***** coming out of your outlet and crawling onto your bed. Not scared of the. I hate to tell you this but I REALLY doubt the cockroach you saw in the bathroom was the same one every time. Luckily in this part of Vic. I got an email saying when he opened it 20 roaches spilled out, they killed most but some escaped! They only need to be associated with a traumatic event. I even hate the word. In the meantime, remember that it is no more irrational than having a PTSD after a trauma. What a jerk, Tricia! No biggie. Our lockers were in this narrow hall thing, and my locker was towards the end. I've always had a fascination with all kinds of infestations and am committed to improving the lives of those who've been affected. Like most people on this forum, I’ve never been afraid of spiders, snakes, even most other insects. I had to wash all my sheets and spray raid to make sure there was no more . I hate hearing that it was intentionally put on a child – for life. Then I thought it was a piece of hair on my arm so just as I was about to laugh at myself I saw the silhouette of the roach and then I screamed again and I hopped off the bed and turned on the lights. I wouldn’t. Been trying for ages to find something to help. My girlfriend lives in Florida and I’m visiting her. So that’s the reason why I don’t touch them or even look at them because they’re so creepy and YUCK. I can’t walk my dogs in the dark because they are outside and live in the trees. Suddenly, I felt something bite, or sting the hell out of me! I can’t get any peace when I’m alone in the flat, and this is so strange to me because I see myself as a pretty independent person who had things “under control” before. I am sorry, and I feel for you. I am a 13 year old girl, and I haven’t been scared of any bugs all my life. How does it work? I have tried so much to get rid of them, but nothing worked. I would wake my dad up in the middle of the night to come kill roaches. I never liked them but it all started when this weird unidentified bug ran out from under my dresser and onto my toys (i was 10) I saw it and it was like a HUGE roach but clear. I am sure they lost respect for me.. Feeling dizzy or weak in the knees, fainting. I’d started feeling pain in the chest, felt sick of being humiliated by the family and friends. 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