Do you have a clown phobia?

Clown phobia? Or just scared of people with red noses? People have always had mixed feelings towards the clown or jester character that tumbles around the circus and features in countless plays, books and films. Our laughter is mixed with elements or farce and tragedy. It’s no accident that the clown face is often depicted with a huge smile with tear drops drawn beneath the eyes. But nervousness around clowns is not the same as a clown phobia (coulrophobia). This is a debilitating condition where people are so terrified of the idea of clowns that they literally cease to function in … Continue reading Do you have a clown phobia?