I'm an year-old guy. Some of my friends and I are confused as to why a female must squat or sit before she can pee. Is it because she has the equivalent of an extremely tiny penis , normally hidden from view, which only pops out when she squats? She can also urinate in a standing position or in any other position, for that matter. But, since she can't control the direction of the flow of urine, this is apt to be a messy business. Females urinate from the urethral opening , a very small hole located between the clitoris and the vaginal opening, and surrounded by the vaginal lips called the labia majora.
A Woman's Guide to Using Squat Toilets - Go Backpacking
We were hanging out around the fire in Algonquin Park when Natalie excused herself to go pee. A few minutes later I was ready to go on a rescue mission for her when she finally emerged from the pines. Natalie calmly explained that it always took her a while to pee in the woods because she had to get her shoes off, then take her pants and underwear off. If you are peeing on a hill, escarpment or side of a mountain, always position yourself facing downward. If you pee uphill or onto a rounded mound of dirt, the pee will make a stream that somehow will always head right for your feet. Imagine holding a spoon under a running water: The water hits it and sprays where the spoon is pointing.
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When faced with an appallingly dirty toilet, a squat toilet , or no toilet at all , women may feel like they're at a physical disadvantage. However, it is possible for women to urinate standing up if they're willing to invest in a little self-potty-training. To urinate while standing up, try one of the following methods.