Aphenphosmphobia is the morbid and irrational fear of touches or being touched. People with this phobia absolutely despise any sort of physical contact. Furthermore, this does not only refer to those who hate being touched, but it also refers to people who fear touching others.
Physical touch also refers to many different actions. These include touches of affection (ex. hugs, kisses, etc.), touches while walking (when people bump into each other), or even just simple hand touches, such as high fives. [Read more…] about Aphenphosmphobia – Fear / Phobia of Being Touched