When it comes to conquering a fear, many people immerse themselves in their fear, facing it head on.
It's called exposure therapy and it's all about how repeated exposure to your fear and learning more about it, can help to desensitize you to it.
So, one daring arachnophobe took things to the extreme and had a giant spider tattooed on his face!
Now, we know you might be thinking, that's dumb. Which it is. But hear him out!
Let this serve as a warning to everyone, everywhere:
If you see a fuzzy black mass of stuff… DO NOT TOUCH IT!
We don't know why this person decided to approach a pulsating, black mass of fuzz… but they did… and the worst thing ever happened.
It exploded into spiders! Dozens of spiders! Hundreds of spiders!!
We don't know what these spiders were doing, other than maybe impersonating a black mass of fuzz horror, but we don't care, all we hope is we never run across one in real life!
We're going to take away one thing from all of this…
Don't touch anything that could ever possibly burst into spiders EVER!
Check out the horrifying video AFTER THE JUMP!!
Jennifer Lawrence is such a ridiculously talented and beautiful actress that we were sure she had no flaws!
Okay, she still doesn't, but we did find what this super woman's weakness was!
This is terrifying and somewhat familiar…
Remember that woman who found her bananas covered in super venomous Brazilian wandering spiders??
Well this is equally terrifying!
A woman in PA was washing some red grapes when she felt something brush against her finger. She dropped the colander of grapes into her sink when she saw the spider.
A spider expert, who was later consulted, confirmed the woman's search results: it was a black widow spider.
Black widows are actually good for farming, keeping away bad pests that could ruin crops.
Though as farmers go more organic and use less pesticides, these spiders are more commonly making it through the harvest and bagging process.
Luckily, no one was bitten or injured!
Check out the video (above) to learn a little bit more about this scary story!
This is the most terrifying thing we've ever heard.
Consi Taylor was eating a banana in her London home when she noticed something odd about it.
There were strange white spots on the 'nanner.
At first, she thought it was mold but quickly realized it was in fact
Please, mad scientists of the world, please don't make this a reality.
Someone posted an almost cute, but mostly terrifying pic of a hairy tarantula… with bat wings!!
Someone posted the cute Halloween pic (above) and wrote:
"BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME YET: Bat Wings For A Live Pet TARANTULA!"
A bat wing costume is super cute but on a friggin' GIANT spider??!
If spiders can fly, that means game over. We might as well just never leave the house again because EFF that!
Flying giant spiders? NOPE!
[Image via Geri Mars.]
So do you own a Toyota? Because this sounds terrifying!
Toyota is recalling 870,000 vehicles because of problem… caused by spiders!!
It's all about the airbag, and no, it's not like they accidentally filled their airbag with spiders so when you get in a fender bender, you get blasted with a face full of spiders.
That literally sounds like the worst thing ever!
What happens is, if spiderwebs