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Phobia of mascot costumes

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morepoeticinperson

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Hey everyone i have a super weird sounding phobia basically im scared of mascot costumes and any costume where i cant see what i define as a human silhouette under it. This means im terrified of santa clause impersonators and while i was younger this may have been cute now im an adult and its christmas and i still can have anxiety attacks (sobbing and hyperventilating) if i loose track of where one near me is because im scared theyll be next to me its really annoying people. does anyone have any coping mechanisms so i can go christmas shopping without being so scared because im just so tired of it
 
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Hi,
Have you tried any therapy? I hope your able to recover from this.
Take care
 
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morepoeticinperson

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Hi,
Have you tried any therapy? I hope your able to recover from this.
Take care
Hi :) i havent for this as i always imagined that would only help if there was a root to the problem do you think this would be helpfull even if i dont know why i have this ?
 
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Hi :) i havent for this as i always imagined that would only help if there was a root to the problem do you think this would be helpfull even if i dont know why i have this ?
Hi,
Counselling may help work out why you have this phobia and how to control it.
Take care
 
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Twokiwisandabanana

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stay away from Disneyland ?
 
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