DO YOU EVER FEEL AFRAID TO FLY ? – YOUR NOT ALONE
- Do you or someone you know cringe or suffer anxiety panic at the expectation of FLYING?
- Did you notice the serious decline in air travel after the events of 9/11?
- Fear of Flying is listed on the Phobia List of Top 10 most popular phobia’s.
- Many famous people share that fear of flying, such as Jennifer Aniston, Woody Allen, John Madden and the Rockpile Ranter to name a few.
This very real fear can be disastrous for the person suffering. It can prevent them from going on vacations or visiting family and friends, and it can cripple the career of a businessperson by preventing him or her from traveling on work-related business.
A fear of flying is a level of anxiety so great that it prevents a person from travelling by air, or causes great distress to a person when he or she is compelled to travel by air. The most extreme manifestations can include panic attacks or vomiting at the mere sight or mention of an aircraft or air travel.
See, this crap ain’t no joke people. I know it’s all in my mind, but it’s my mind, and it’s not like I control that either.
It’s that little guy inside, and he has his own agenda. To be honest, I’m not afraid of flying, I’m afraid of crashing. There is a difference.
I’ll be at the Nuggets game tonight against the Rockets. I’ll try to get that entry posted by Monday evening.
I fly out to Chicago on Tuesday, and I’ll be returning on Friday evening.
If I can blog, I will.
I’ve never been to Chicago. When I get back home (knock on wood), I’ll give you a tour of the City through my eyes.
Let me throw this out there.
If you feel the need to vent or have your own personal rant you would love to get off of your chest….
Let my comment section be your playground.
Sometimes we all need to get something off of our chest.
Better to do it early than let it escalate.
Maybe I can help or offer some advice…D
If I can’t dazzle you with my brilliance, I might be able to baffle you with my bullsheet.
I appreciate you…D
Everybody is scared of something. It could be a fear of something you had from when you were very young. Or it could be a fear that develops later in life. Mine is the latter.
It is the result of a small fire on my plane on a flight back from Korea years ago.
I can drive and I’m a hell of a swimmer, so if I can’t get there by land or ocean, I question whether I really need to be there. I’ve done the overseas thing.
The point I’m so slowly getting to is I have to fly to Chicago next month. It’s a work thing.
Normally I wouldn’t have volunteered to go on this trip, but the gained knowledge will be useful in my job moving forward.
Plus, I’ve never been there.</p
First thing I did when I found out I was going was check to see if the Nuggets would be in Chicago during those days. No luck.
How do you keep from thinking about a 400 mph nosedive?
I used to fly with my dad when I was a young kid. (He had a private pilots license), I never had a problem. In fact, if my dad said lets go up right now, I would go.
It’s my dad, I know him and trust him.
I have no idea who will be piloting my plane next month.
I think there should be a little biography on each pilot (maybe set it up on Facebook). With little details such as whether on not they are married or have kids, how long they have been flying, any medications they may be currently using, how many crashes,
what’s on their I-pod, etc, you know…useful information so I can make an informed decision.
Airlines have the right to thoroughly check me out, I too should have that right. I should be able to view the maintenance records for the plane on which I am flying. Maybe let me go out and kick the tires, inspect for cracks.
I don’t mind helping, I just want to get to my destination safely.
If you’ve got a secret..Share it please.
Remember on the A-team, whenever Mr. T had to fly they would knock him out.
Go back and watch that show now, see if you can get through it..
The only thing that scares me as much as flying is the tampon aisle at the store.