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27 July 2015 - 09:59 By Darrel Bristow-Bovey

This week I fixed a phobia. Well, maybe not a phobia. To qualify as a phobia a disposition has to be extreme in force, disproportionate to the peril presented and somewhat disruptive to your life. A lot of my fears are too rational and appropriate to qualify as full phobias - I don't think an aversion to reggae music, green peppers and being hugged by strangers can be described as unreasonable.

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