Tag Archives: phobia

My girlfriend has a severe germ phobia. How can I help her?

I have a girlfriend that I really want to help, but don’t know how. She is afraid of everything that she thinks is dirty, even if it’s not. Not only that but she is also afraid of her own bed and she … Continue reading

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My son has a fear of people opening car windows and I don’t know how to help him.

My son is eight years old. He has had this strange fear of people rolling down car windows for some years. He does not want other people to sit in our car. He screams if other people even touch the … Continue reading

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My potty trained three-year-old has regressed to peeing in his pants. What can I do?

My three-and-a-half-year-old son was potty trained a year ago and was able to wear underwear for 5 or 6 months before regressing. He is constantly peeing his underwear so I switched to pull-ups, which he hates, however he continues to … Continue reading

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My 5-year-old daughter is afraid of using the toilet.

My 5-year-old daughter has had a stool holding problem for the last 2-3 years, we have tried everything we can think of to help her, recently I have put her on Laxaday (with my Doctor’s recommendation) to help soften her … Continue reading

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My son is afraid of germs and avoids touching things with his hands.

My 13-year-old son is really afraid of germs. He avoids anything that might be dirty. He washes his hands if he touches anything and he uses Kleenex to touch most things. He hides it most of the time but I … Continue reading

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