My son for the last few weeks has been peeing in unusual places. he has had to clean it up he has been punished he has been rewarded...nothing seems to stop it. He pees in the dirty laundry in the bath tub in the corner of the garage in the garbage...Now he pees and cleans it up with out being asked to! I keep asking him why he is doing t and he always say he just doesn't like peeing in a potty. I ask him why and he says he doesn't know it just 'better' to pee on something else. He did at school once that I know of he got written up for peeing on the wall in the boy's room. EWhat can I do about this. No he is not abused and there has been no major changes in the house or childhood trauma. he is 8.
Asked by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Dec. 26, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by AvasMommy810 at 12:48 PM on Dec. 26, 2009
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Answer by NikkiMomof2grls at 12:58 PM on Dec. 26, 2009
Answer by BJoan at 1:47 PM on Dec. 26, 2009
Have you ever thought it might be the 'thrill' of peeing somewhere other than the toilet? Like how some kids steal, even though they don't what the thing, they just do it for the thrill of stealing. Other kids break things or graffiti (younger kids, not gang related) and they do those things for the thrill of it, not for any good reason other than to see if they can get away with it. I agree that you can try the targets in the toilet, that others have suggested, but if he is a thrill seeker you might want to find something exciting for him to do. Like karate or some kind of activity that sounds 'dangerous'. Drama might also be a good idea if he likes attention, it's a rush and a really big thrill to be on stage.
Answer by MomOfJandM at 3:19 PM on Dec. 26, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 5:11 PM on Dec. 27, 2009