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How Do I Get Over My Fear Of People Holding Our Baby
I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more
Slowly: Its natural to have concern about other people holding your baby particularly if its your first. But it is okay for others to hold your baby. Use good hygiene and you can even express your concerns which will give people a better understanding. Relax however , your baby will be fine. ...Read more
Fear : Imagery works fairly well. Close your eyes & visualize yourself in wheelchair until you start getting tense, and here you open your eyes & reassure yourself you are ok & no wheelchair is around. ...Read more
Ind source: If you can remember what causes it then addressing the fear directly with help you get over it. Hypnosis can help. Efr (emotional freedom technique...Can easily find on the web) can also help. Homeopathic argentum nitricum can help before specific situations. Also using oragel on the arm 5 minutes before blood draws helps numb the area and that helps those who don't like pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aviophobia: There are three basic treatments for fear of flying severe enough to be classified as an anxiety disorder, systematic densensitization, cognitive therapy and medications. There is a nice overview at http://www.Guidetopsychology.Com/fearfly.Htm. The severity of your phobia will determine which intervention(s)-your family physician should be able to provide a referral to an appropriate specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conditioning: Go to your local small airport and get an introductory ride in a small airplane with a flight instructor. Tell him of your fear and be ready to be very surprised. You may even become a pilot. I have thousands of hours in the air as a pilot, however I still hate commercial flying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needle phobia: Cognitive behavioral therapy can be very helpful in overcoming phobias -- including those about needles and blood. A psychologist, psychiatrist, or other therapist who does this work can assess your needs, and recommend a suitable approach to help you. There would be regular sessions and most likely also homework outside of sessions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavioral therapy: This sounds like a simple phobia to be treated by behavioral therapy. But there is a larger question about the bullying and the fear it induced and what the other long term effects might be. In other words, what problems remain after you're no longer afraid of water? Those may require a longer term therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do i get over my fear to have sex? Or just my fear to talk to men in general? I feel like they judge me and that makes me really uncomfortable
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