View Full Version : stomach phobia?

01-07-2008, 07:29 PM
basically, i think my phobia is that of public restrooms.
i'm so afraid i'm going to have to 'poo' while at school it keeps me from going
i get myself so worked up that either i get really constipated or have diarrhea
i try and relax myself but nothing usually works, it keeps me from sleep and everything
i know this is weird, but does anyone else share the same phobia? and if so how do you get rid of it?
i'm going to see a psychiatrist soon, hopefully that'll help me out also.

02-23-2008, 05:37 PM
Is it a cleanliness thing, or a fear that someone else will overhear and know what you're doing?

Everybody poops. It's a natural thing, and yeah some restrooms are rank but the clean ones are no worse than a home toilet.

Are you similarly afraid of using a friend's toilet? I would work up to using a public one by having a poo at a friend's house first. If you've got a close friend you can trust not to spread it around tell them of your phobia, and they can give you moral support. If you don't trust em just poo at their house anyway and don't say anything.. haha :)