"As I was transitioning, I found it triggering to constantly have to use the stall when going to the bathroom with my cisgender male friends," my best friend since college recently confessed to me via Discord. She had already educated me thoroughly on the many issues faced by the Transgender Community, but I admit I had never even thought about anything like this before.
The wheels in my head started whirring, and soon enough I came up with this beauty. You see, benefits of sitting down to pee for a cisgender man can include a feeling of independence, a reduction in total bathroom breaks, an even easier cleanup, SAFETY, and much, much more. Let's explore 30 reasons men should sit down to pee!
Solidarity with Transmen and Women.
Not taking an aggressive penis stance shows that you are secure in your masculinity.
You aint no queer, are ya, son?
You tend to put more pressure on your bladder when sitting down to pee and this can be beneficial in urinating more.
Who doesn't want a complete pee?
Improved body image and a sense of calm.
Sitting while peeing gives you a strong sense of feeling safe, putting a more positive spin on the experience of peeing, the ability to concentrate more on what you're doing because of the relief that comes from having your legs spread wide instead of trying to hold them up with one hand while trying not to take a leak in the other.
Choose a seat with a built-in cushion. Or 24 carat gold. Or treat yourself to one of those fancy Japanese ones that sing to you and massage your back.
During standing, a person needs to lift the penis higher during urination.
Sitting down is considered modern in progressive cultures like Sweden and the UK.
Peeing standing is a sign of immaturity.
That Calvin and Hobbes cartoon is part of the zeitgest, printed on everybody's brain. Peeing while standing will forever be associated with little boys.
You should only stand when you can't find a toilet that's suitable for you to sit on.
To assume one can always pee standing up or sitting down is naïve at best.
Women pee squatting, and both sexes pee in a direction different than from an open leg in a straight line.
Sitting makes your urethra wider so the urine you release is easier to empty.
Once again with the incomplete pees. You don't want that.
Sitting allows you to pet your dog while peeing.
Poochie needs a belly rub, yes he does!
If you are standing, the position in which your feet are placed may pose a risk, and you can fall over.
And finally, here's one reason sitting down to pee is downright earth-shattering and a MUST MUST MUST: Your pee is more likely to go down into the water. A man needs to control what goes into the toilet. Learn from the best – Women and Transmen already figured out the secret!