People Share The Irrational Fears That Keep Them Up At Night

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Vote up the terrifying fears that would make you lose sleep.

It's safe to say that most people have a list of things that they're afraid of. Even though some fears are unlikely to ever happen or are completely irrational, they still may send a chill down your spine whenever you think of them.

On Reddit, people are sharing the irrational fears that they just can't get out of their heads.


  • 1
    81 VOTES

    'Coma Awareness'

    From Redditor u/AlexTheHuntsman1:

    I’m petrified of the idea of coma awareness. Or those people that get put under for surgery but still feel everything without being able to move or scream.

    81 votes
  • 2
    71 VOTES

    Being On A Bridge As It's Collapsing

    From Redditor u/buuuuuuuuurrrp:

    Whenever I go on a bridge, I'm always afraid the bridge is gonna collapse from under me and I'm gonna fall.

    71 votes
  • 3
    67 VOTES

    Getting Trapped In A Submerged Vehicle

    From Redditor u/jobev5821:

    Being trapped in a vehicle underwater and I cannot get out. The vehicle is filling fast with water. Must have seen too many TV shows/movies with this event - scares the heck out of me!

    67 votes
  • 4
    67 VOTES

    Getting Trapped In An Elevator

    From Redditor u/island-breeze:

    Elevator breaking down. And please don't comment how you know someone who knows someone who had that happening to them. BTW, I rarely ride elevators.

    67 votes
  • 5
    66 VOTES

    Being In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time

    From Redditor u/Carpaltunnelsnake:

    Becoming the target of random violence. You didn't do anything wrong, you were just in the wrong place.

    66 votes
  • 6
    74 VOTES

    A Very Specific Impalement

    From Redditor u/soapyjazz:

    Being impaled by a log falling off of the back of a truck, Final Destination style.

    74 votes