Australians are Developing FOHPO Post-lockdown



Sabina Read is a psychologist, media commentator, speaker and facilitator who works with organisations, groups, individuals, couples and families on relationships, mental health and well-being, career development, leadership, change, life transitions, job loss, parenting, and stress. She is passionate about the universality of the human experience, believing that we all have more in common than we often realise.


New research commissioned by Uber Eats has found that 74% of Australians are suffering from FOHPO or Fear of Having People Over. The new phenomenon has emerged as we open up our homes again, only to realise we feel out of practice with hosting guests To help alleviate FOHPO and get people out of a last-minute pickle, Uber Eats has launched an offer on its app to help Aussies get that missing crucial ingredient or quick pantry top up at home. 7 in 10 Australians are suffering from a new phenomenon FOHPO. The research conducted by Censuswide and Uber Eats has shown that 40% of Aussies suffer from FOHPO at least once a week, with a third (33%) saying these feelings have increased post the lockdowns.