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If F.O.B.O. Is Ruining Your Life, the Expert Who Coined the Phrase Has Some Advice


You've heard of "fear of missing out" syndrome, and anyone who's ever suffered from F.O.M.O. knows just how much anxiety it can fill you with. But what about F.O.B.O.? Or "fear of better options?"

While F.O.M.O. will leave you being pulled in a million and one directions and not investing enough in friendships and relationships that'll ultimately make you happy, F.O.B.O. leaves you feeling similarly anxious and uncomfortable but for an entirely different reason.