Nowadays’ society makes things very complicate for a human being and this is the reason for many diseases and phobias. People start to fear irrationally of anything and besides common fears we should know some things about Erythrophobia, which is defined by the fear of blushing.
Even though you may not have heard of it, this is not as uncommon as you expect. Many people around us tend to blush excessively in certain situations and this is caused by physical and mental factors. This means that people often overreact and are hypersensitive to the opinion of other people.
No matter what reason is behind your blushing, if you blush easily and you are oversensitive to the opinion of other people it is certain that you fear blushing. This makes you concern about how you look instead of the cause of blushing and it often makes you feel embarrassed and makes you an unwanted company.
The fear of blushing is comparable to the situation in which someone has acne. In both cases people are concerned about their look and tend to overreact and experience inferiority feelings. Those disorders become a huge mental occupation and people suffering from them, manifest an irrational level of fear.
It’s hard to understand it if you don’t suffer from this phobia. You might say that all sufferers have to do is to calm down and it will pass, but problems are often more complicated than they seem. It’s like getting rid of arachnophobia. Many people want to accomplish this but it is very hard.
However if you suffer from the fear of blushing you might be heavily affected by it. It will put a shadow on many aspects of your life, including work, family and friends. The worst case is the one in which a person who fears blushing tends to develop social phobia.
The combination between fear of blushing and social phobia can lead to sadness, depression and feelings of hopelessness. Life starts being a burden instead of a blessing.
If you had attempts to cure your blushing problems, you probably figured out that talking to others who don’t have the same problem is useless. Hopefully more and more people can find out more information about blushing and this might help sufferers to lessen the stress and anxiety.
The constant thinking about their blushing makes sufferers become less self-conscious. So if you see a person who has blushing problems, treat it like a normal person and this will help him feel less stressed.