I pee sitting down. Always have. And I’m part of a growing group (currently around 1/3 of men) who choose to pee sitting down. Something funny happened on the way to toilet training my boys, though.
We had them all set to be like dad, then they saw some friends pee standing up, thought that was more fun and now, well. My wife and I draw straws to clean the bathroom. So the process of re-training the boys in the bathroom has begun.
Yes, we are re-training my boys to pee sitting down. No, I don’t think it makes them (or me) a sissy.
I’ve heard the argument that toilet seats are dirty, or some guys have problems “touching the porcelain.” When it comes to home, there’s going to be nothing wrong with our toilet seats, as for the other argument well, I wish I could sympathize (and so does my wife). If my boys stand to pee, however, those seats could have all sorts of nasties on them.
It’s curious, really. How did it start that men stand to pee while women sit? Is it because we can? Probably.
However, since men are lucky enough to have the choice to sit or stand, I vote “sit.” And here’s why: