That’s right, Emily, I did forget that one! I also have to stop my cats from licking their fur too sometimes, also hearing them eat in a quiet room-that drives me nuts.
I’m glad I could help you realize you’re not crazy for these reactions!
That’s a very interesting perspective, Tracy. It is true that a lot of the problem is the fact that people are making the sounds. I don’t think I’ve even realized that myself. It makes you wonder what the source of the issue actually is, the people or the sound.
Hi Dana, I wondered this same question myself. I do have a family history of misophonia. My grandfather, my father, and my sisters all have different degrees of it. According to Genetic and Rare Deseases Information Center, “Many people with misophonia have relatives with similar symptoms.” Since there isn’t enough research done about familial…
I know that feeling so well, Christine. Next time you try going to the movies, pick up a pair of hearing impaired headphones from the ticket counter, most chain theaters have this, all you have to do is give them your ID. I’m glad I was able to shed some light onto this disorder for you.