Fear of Flying

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Fear of Flying

metaphor for housewife Isadora Wing’s temporary inability to achieve self-awareness. [Am. Lit.: Fear of Flying]
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In her case, she has never had a traumatic experience that brought about her aviophobia.
But fear experts say aviophobia is frequently a fear of something more deep-rooted than flying.
Hypnotherapist James Angove, based in Cardiff, who treats people with aviophobia, said: 'I get them to remember a very positive state of mind, and I get them to remember a time they were scared of flying and then I squash the two together, and the stronger emotion is the one that goes.
One in six of us suffers from aviophobia, or the fear of flying.