However, when I went to Florida a few years ago, to my surprise I found walking into busy toilets and using urinals to be without problems. Since then (although not always), I have found that things are much easier for me if I enter upon a busy place, rather than if there is just one person already there or people entering from outside when I am already inside. Over time, the pattern of my experience suggests that my difficulties have had more to do with confidence; walking in on others, I feel in more in control and can 'go'. This seems odd to me if my condition is actually based in shyness or similar.
One further thought, when viewing the model of good practice published by the Trust showing high quality, and large, dividers between urinals, it got me to wondering why, if we need to go to those lengths there, do we stop there? Why are men expected to be visible at all? For me, it's never been about people seeing my genitals, so the dividers don't address my own issue. It's been more about standing there, visible.
Hope these thoughts aren't too off the wall.
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