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Is it just a guy thing or... 3 little monsters 3 kids; Olathe, Colorado 50990 posts
17th Apr '13

do some people just like to take their time pooping? My son is 5 and he takes FOREVER to poop. He will sit there 15-20 min with the door open downstairs so he can watch TV or he will bring toys in to play with. My husband is the exact same way. My two girls and I are in and out in no time. Is this a guy thing or what?



I know this is an odd question, LOL. Today at therapy my son's therapist talked to me because Levi(my son) needed to poop during their OT session. He was in the bathroom for a good 5 min and she was concerned so she checked on him. He said he couldn't go. She was worried he was constipated so she asked about it. I hadn't really thought about the fact that he does and always has taken his sweet time pooping as do most the men I know. LOL My Dad is the WORST!

nothingness Arizona 3578 posts
17th Apr '13

Yuppp every dude I know takes forever. I think they are huge or something lol

☮[The Mrs.] FJB Due December 4; 3 kids; North Carolina 14335 posts
17th Apr '13

I think it's a man thing lol. DH does it and BD did too.

Mamakye_ Due October 19; 1 child; Australia 919 posts
17th Apr '13

I don't think it's a guy thing, I think it's just a thing.



My hubby and I are both in and out.



Whereas my best friend takes her time, reads magazines and usually takes 20 or so mins.

Nicole Mclovin 3 kids; Colorado 2784 posts
17th Apr '13

I think it's a guy thing

3 little monsters 3 kids; Olathe, Colorado 50990 posts
17th Apr '13
Quoting Mrs. Grinch:" Yuppp every dude I know takes forever. I think they are huge or something lol"


They HAVE to be! LOL I just never realized it started so early. I'm going to have to teach him to shut the door soon because if he's ANYTHING like his Dad I don't want the door open for that! LOL

--K-- 2 kids; Romania 3189 posts
17th Apr '13

DS takes forever too.
He'll want to have a conversation or start singing a song. I have to keep reminding him that he's going poo lol.

Brookie99 1 child; Fort McMurray, Alberta 1126 posts
17th Apr '13

Its not just my SO! I never realized it could just be a guy thing I just thought it was the difference in diet between me and SO. I eat tones of vegetables and fruits and drink tones of water while its a pain to even get SO to eat salad with a meal and he won't touch the fruit I put in his lunch and pretty much only drinks coke. (hard to believe he's the skinny one in this relationship) I just assumed that's why I am always in and out and he takes 20 minutes.

Elle&Cole 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Rio Rancho, NM, United States 23697 posts
status 17th Apr '13

Lol it's the opposite for me. I take forever and DH is quick. God damn rock hard poops and roids, fml

Supafly★ 2 kids; Poland 14113 posts
17th Apr '13

Yeah, I think. I remember DH's friend was staying with us and he would be on the shitter, no lie, for 45 minutes. And it was always when I had to get ready for work. :x

K and N TTC since Nov 2012; 2 kids; Denver City, Texas 1890 posts
17th Apr '13

Yep. My DH takes his sweet time too!

♥garrett&adalyn 2 kids; Texas 10762 posts
17th Apr '13

my SO takes forever.

Simply, Mom 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Upland, 11735 posts
17th Apr '13

I take my time :)

Tisa Cameron 18 kids; Douglasville, Georgia 464 posts
17th Apr '13

Completely opposite with DH and me. He always makes fun of me, he is like what could possibly take that long. lol.

nothingness Arizona 3578 posts
17th Apr '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting 3 little monsters:</b>" They HAVE to be! LOL I just never realized it started so early. I'm going to have to teach him to shut the door soon because if he's ANYTHING like his Dad I don't want the door open for that! LOL"</blockquote>




Omg nooooooo lol I hate when ppl leave the door open. I only do it when I'm alone haha god have mercy on you lol