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Anxiety Society: Jenny’s Fear of Spiders and Fear of Therapy

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

“I can now kill a very small spider with a vacuum, which is something I wouldn’t have even considered just a few years ago, and if I see a spider that’s not moving and it’s far enough away, I calm down very quickly and I’m able to rationalize that it won’t hurt me. Until it moves. Then that’s all out the window.”


Anxiety Society: Meet Jenny and Her Arachnophobia

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

I can’t think of any other creature that can be practically invisible, then suddenly appear in quite the way spiders do.


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