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Phobias About Mirrors

Hello all,
Last week the subject of mirrors arose in a couple of conversations, and I quickly learned that some of my friends were creeped-out by them. I understood this since I had similar feelings after watching Damian Omen years ago. I couldn't look at my reflection without half expecting to find a cloaked figure standing behind me.  Luckily, I moved past it. 

As a writer, I found it fascinating to learn that some people never do. One of my friends said she refused to look into the mirror at night if she wakes to use the bathroom. Another person imagined a strange face staring back at her from an alternate dimension behind the mirror, every time she looked in one.

The above phobias and fears got me to wondering if anyone else shared similar feelings about mirrors. If so, it would be interesting to know what they are.  Until next time, happy writing. 


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