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August 12, 2015



My son is an arachnophobe, and he’s not alone. As with others, his reaction to spiders is irrational, extreme and very real.

Lots of people don’t care much for spiders, particularly if they find one crawling on their person, but that’s just the nature of bugs. They’re small and sometimes have many legs. We’ve seen movies, etc.

Fear as opposed to a phobia involves several distinctions, but impairment – refusal to leave the house because there might be spiders outside, and who are we kidding? There are – and unreasonableness are a couple of big ones.

A cobweb, long tucked into...



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