LEE: Well. I’d like to welcome you all to the Phobia Workshop.
My name's Lee. And I actually have a phobia myself
I have a fear of the word which is spelt:
Why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourselves?
Starting with you.
JIM: Hi everyone. My name’s Jim and I have a fear of apologies.
LEE: Oh! Apologies.
LEE: Any sort of apologies...?
LEE: Right, let's try to avoid that, shall we?
What's your problem?
KAREN: My name's Karen and I have a fear of repetition.
LEE: Oh! You have a fear of rep...
I almost said it there, didn't I?
I`m very sor...
And you are?
RONNIE: My name's Ronnie and I have a fear of awkward silences.
LEE: How long do these silences are up to be?
RONNIE: That was border line, that one.
Let's try to keep the conversation flowing then, shall we?
LEE: That's OK. Let me introduce you to everybody.
This is Karen. She has a fear of repetition
TIM: Oh, I'm so sorry.
LEE: What's the matter with you?
TIM: I bark at other people's phobias.
LEE: I think I should have dealt with you on one-to-one basis.
You`re hear now.
My name's Lee and I have a fear of the word which is spelt a-a-g-h-exclamation
mark. That word.
This is Ronnie. She has a fear of awkward silences.
TIM: So we'll try to keep the conversation flowing then?
KAREN: He said that earlier.
LEE: Can we just try to make some progress, please?
This is Jim. He has a fear of apologies.
TIM: Terribly s...
LEE: OK, Jim. Would you like to tell the group how this problem started?
JIM: Yes. Well, it all began when I first tried on my grandmother's stockings.