Graveyard Shift 43 Images That Prove You Have Thalassophobia  

Robert DeSalvo
8.7M votes 565.7k voters 32.6M views 43 items

List Rules Vote for the photos that make you want to throw your phone across the room

Imagine you're invited to the beach, but you're hesitant. Sure, it could be fun in the sun, but the thought of the vastness of the ocean makes you anxious. What could be out there in the waves? How deep is it? What's the visibility in the water? Did you really need to watch Jaws and OD on Shark Week? Congratulations! You might have thalassophobia, which is an intense and persistent fear of the sea. This can include a fear of the ocean, fear of being in a large body of water, fear of the vast emptiness of the sea, or simply fear of being too far from land.

Fear of water is nothing to be ashamed of; plenty of people have thalassophobia. Are you really afflicted? A good test would be to scroll through the pictures below and vote up the ones that make you want to climb to the highest mountain, book that desert vacation you've been thinking about, or move to a landlocked state.

What presses your panic button: the large ocean creatures, the murky water, the ghostly shipwrecks, or all of it? Take the plunge into the scary depths of thalassophobia and discover which photos have people screaming for dry land. Vote up the photos that are the scariest, the most unnerving, and the all-out creepiest.
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Jump In, the Water's Warm!

Jump In, the Water's Warm! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 43 Images That Prove You Have Thalassophobia
Photo: Mark A Johnson/via pinterest
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Does this make you want to avoid H2O?
2 358,096 VOTES

After the Flood

After the Flood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 43 Images That Prove You Have Thalassophobia
Photo: via imgur
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Does this make you want to avoid H2O?
3 291,019 VOTES

Just the Tip

Just the Tip is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 43 Images That Prove You Have Thalassophobia
Photo: via imgur
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Does this make you want to avoid H2O?
4 327,912 VOTES

The Surfer Found This Photo Later

The Surfer Found This Photo La... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 43 Images That Prove You Have Thalassophobia
Photo: bem135/via imgur
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Does this make you want to avoid H2O?