Why Do Men Pee All Over the Toilet Seat Even in Public Restrooms?

Updated on February 28, 2018

There is a secret lingering in men's bathrooms throughout the world threatening to destroy the fabric of male comraderie. Women are all-too-familiar with this particular "secret" because it happens to them all the time, but they are most often able to combat it directly. Unfortunately, the male bathroom is often the ultimate protector of anonymity and men are not able to talk about or even confront those men who are shaming males everywhere by engaging in this behavior. Of course, I'm talking about the act of urinating all over the toilet seat.

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What do you do if you catch another man peeing in a public restroom with the seat down?

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Until now, men have been unwilling and unable to discuss this humiliating occurrence, yet it happens all the time. Here's the scenario:

A normal, everyday, well-behaved man feels the urge to unleash the full power of his bowel outside of the confines of his own house or possibly at work. He proceeds to the bathroom area where, as most men know, there are two kinds of toilets: one designed for standing (as pictured above) and unleashing the power of the dragon jet stream and another designed for sitting. This second kind of toilet is the kind found in most homes throughout the country and the world and is designed to accommodate both men and women. Thus, it has a seat, which is used by both men and women to release the power of their bowel. The seat then remains down for women to urinate while the seat is pushed up by the man when he needs to release the power of the dragon jet stream.

Since time immemorial, women have had to confront fathers, brothers, boyfriends, and husbands about "leaving the seat up" and/or leaving the seat down while unleashing the dragon jet stream. With the seat down, urine is often splashed all over the place. These conversations either produce a more conscientious man or one that ends up urinating sitting down to avoid any possibility of urine on the seat, but also having to touch the seat in the first place. This leads to a cleaner male. This, in effect, is defined as a small confrontation in the battle of the sexes that women generally win.

However, in the men's bathroom, there is no battle of the sexes to be had and because there are stand-up urinals, one would surmise that unleashing the power of the dragon jet stream would never need to take place over the toilet meant for sitting down. Unfortunately, this is the dark secret of the men's public bathroom that men almost never speak. There are some of us who are afraid to pee in front of others or in places where we can be seen. Frequently, we enter the public restroom or common restroom with the intent of emptying the bowel only to find that another man has decided to urinate in the sit down toilet rather than the stand-up toilet while leaving the seat down. Invariably, urine drops cover the toilet seat and must be cleaned by the next man to use the toilet. There is nothing more humiliating than having to clean up another man's pee.

For one man to inconvenience another man in this way betrays every male trust. It is shameful. It is a secret that men have hidden from women since the invention of the public toilet. For a man with even the most modest amount of self-respect, walking into a stall and seeing the seat splattered with another man's urine produces a combination of anger and depression that no modern combination of drugs can cure. We want to simultaneously kill them and pity their complete lack of manners. We wonder if legislation could possibly mete out the appropriate amount of punishment or if a group of us more refined gentlemen need to gather in roving gangs, install web cams in all the offending spaces, and then attack and maim the criminals when they unleash their horrific act upon the world.

Grown men do not pee on a toilet seat used by other grown men!

If by some chance you or somebody you know is one of these people, one of these self-absorbed pee monkeys, know that there are those of us out there who are developing ways and methods to deal with you. If necessary, we will hunt you down and spray you with the stinkiest animal urine on the planet so that when you go home, even your dog will abandon you. We will develop inventions, like the "Toilet Seat Sensormatic 3000", which is a toilet seat that, when peed upon, throws out a flame hotter than any flame in Hell that only burns and disintegrates genitals. We will film you and post your offense on Youtube with your home address and phone number. We will develop classes like "How to Use a Stand-Up Urinal" and "How to Pee Properly" and make you attend them and then teach them while making sure that everyone you know is aware that you attend them and teach them and why. If you are a man who pees on the seat in a public space, you are a loser, a disgusting wretch of humanity, a blight on the face of the earth.

We know who you are! Repent now!

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    • Frank Atanacio profile image

      Frank Atanacio 

      6 months ago from Shelton

      Crank sometimes when ur at a club the seats smell so bad you wanna pee from two miles back... and when you gotta go you gotta go.. I do understand if everyone pees nice.. then it'll be easy.. but that'snot the case... even in a restaurant.. no one wants to touch the seat so they pee at it... but I feel the pain... I hear the shame

    • savvydating profile image

      Yves 

      6 months ago

      Eeeew! Seriously? A man goes into a public restaurant and pees on the lid of the toilet? Is that what you're telling me??? Did I miss something here? Have I been living under a rock? Gross.

      I know that some women complain when a man pees at home and leaves the lid up. For my part, as long as he washes his hands, I'm good. Hmmm. Maybe that' why men leave the lid up. In their minds, it's the right thing to do. Or maybe not.

      In any event, this hub is hilarious! Great writing.

    • crankalicious profile imageAUTHOR

      crankalicious 

      7 months ago from Colorado

      Thanks for reading!

    • Linda M Giberson profile image

      Linda M Giberson 

      7 months ago

      Excellent write and so true. Especially when I thought of the guy working in a food preparation place, sick......God Bless You for bringing up this topic~!

    • smilingjimdickson profile image

      smilingjimdickson 

      6 years ago from Too close to the moon

      You're so right, there are one or two of us who sneak around and piddle on the toilet seat and don't clean up afterwards, or get half of it on the floor. It's pathetic, clean up after yourselves guys, because we will find you!!!

    • Carlon Michelle profile image

      Carlon Michelle 

      7 years ago from USA

      Though I found this topic nauseating I totally understand it and sympathize with you. In the women’s room there is the nasty monthly cycle issues that have been left on the seat, floor, hanging out of the container designed for disposal and other disgusting things one would think women would be too dainty and careful not to allow to happen, especially when they yell at men for leaving the toilet seat up.

      I never doubted men had these issues to deal with as well. Anyone who had to use a public bathroom both sexes share knows this. What i found interesting is that no men have commented on your commentary. I bet many have read it and agreed with it but as you say, it is an unspoken shame.

      Great write up on a difficult topic. Smile!

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