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Old 06-06-2007, 10:46 PM
 
Location: Warwick, NY
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My husband has been sitting down to pee since college. His compulsive friend demanded all guests sit to pee as he didn't want to clean up any "peeps". That was eighteen years ago. It made sense to my husband, didn't threaten his masculinity and our three year-old son will likely follow dad's behavior- at home.

I guess I don't understand why males stand to pee at home? I understand it's handy outdoors and urinals, but otherwise wouldn't sitting make more sense?

DeAnn
If dad does it that's different but he should still be made aware of urinating standing-up in school and other places. He'll be teased if he sits with other boys around.
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Old 06-07-2007, 12:25 AM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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I wouldn't force them to sit or wait outside the door. You'll pay for it years later in therapy bills and resentment. In seriousness though, it is a big deal because they're doing something daddy does and it's important as they will equate sitting with repression of their sexual identity. It's kinda castrating and you don't want to be a castrating mother. Use other methods.
I don't think these guys need to go into therapy. Heck, one of them is 22 years old and lives in his own apartment! So what he does in his own place, I don't really care because I don't have to be his maid. The younger one is a ruffian - he's hardly having issues over his sexual identity. In fact, he's extremely proud of his 'manhood' and doesn't hesitate to let you know it.

I don't wait outside the door and nobody needs therapy so I'd say all in all - it's all good!
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:12 AM
 
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My husband has been sitting down to pee since college. His compulsive friend demanded all guests sit to pee as he didn't want to clean up any "peeps". That was eighteen years ago. It made sense to my husband, didn't threaten his masculinity and our three year-old son will likely follow dad's behavior- at home.

I guess I don't understand why males stand to pee at home? I understand it's handy outdoors and urinals, but otherwise wouldn't sitting make more sense?

DeAnn
More men do this than some realize and have been doing it since "day one"...I've met a few.

They consider it more sanitary and more comfortable (LOL unless the man is ridiculously "exceptional")...however I am thinking that it's potentially not the best experience when using public restrooms that might not be well kept.

But then again, maybe the stalls and toilets in the restrooms for men are cleaner (compared to women's) since they aren't used as often?
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