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post #21 of 32
Hell, I would STILL like to have a penis! I am a woman and I enjoy being a woman but peeing standing up would be groovy. I used to try to pee standing up when I was a kid but it was so I could be like the dogs...not the boys.
post #22 of 32
oh totally age appropriate. it definitely brought some fun into our lives. my dd was happy with the 'penis' that i did get her. from the dollar store. those one dollar pair of ketchup and mustard bottles. she would happily fill them, and then pee out of htem in the bathtub to her hearts content.

she also did pee standing up and didnt enjoy the experience.

she also had a bra for a while so she could have boobies.

and she has seen her dad naked.
post #23 of 32
Normal. I went through that phase for quite a few years on an off...heck! - I still wish I had a penis sometimes! lol They look way more fun lmao
post #24 of 32
We haven't dealt with this specific one, but I have this little bump on my hip and my 4 year old is convinced she is going to grow one too when she gets to be a mommy.
post #25 of 32
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Originally Posted by Slabobbin View Post
Hell, I would STILL like to have a penis! I am a woman and I enjoy being a woman but peeing standing up would be groovy. I used to try to pee standing up when I was a kid but it was so I could be like the dogs...not the boys.
laughup Ditto!! I am still jealous at men's ability to pee easily and discretly no matter where they are. Just not fair.
post #26 of 32
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Originally Posted by Slabobbin View Post
Hell, I would STILL like to have a penis! I am a woman and I enjoy being a woman but peeing standing up would be groovy. I used to try to pee standing up when I was a kid but it was so I could be like the dogs...not the boys.
Especially considering that peeing standing up is the only way I can totally empty my bladder while pregnant!


I remember my mom telling me as a kid that "girls can do anything just as well as boys except stand up and pee" and that was ONLY because they had a penis. (She'd had several experiences with the whole "women are inferior" thing and was overcompensating with me I think...but anyway) Well, I REALLY wanted a penis because that was the only thing that made me different.

I'm going to say "it's totally normal" at this age. She's just REALLY starting to see that boys and girls are different. My guess is that she's curious as to what it's like to be the other sex. (lol again, I STILL wonder that myself)
post #27 of 32
do you need any more normal's? Becaus eI have one to add. My 3 year old pretends she has a penis, I used to as well.
post #28 of 32
Here's one more vote for "normal." I used to do the same thing at that age. I would fashion penises out of anything phallic I found in the house. I would try to pee standing up. I took the bottom end of a tampon applicator (new, not used) and tried peeing through it.
I, too, would still like a penis. It would be convienent for peeing outdoors without exposing my cheeks. I would also like to know the sheer, simple joy of writing my name in the snow.
post #29 of 32
I'm chiming in to say DD, 5.5 has done the following since baby brother was born:

talk about wanting a penis

insist she is a boy

put all kinds of objects in her pants to pretend she has a penis

pee "like a boy" standing up at the toilet (and actually doing an OK job )

obsessively try to touch little bothers penis

comment on little brothers penis (look mommy, it's wiggly, I really like it)

ask if everyone she sees has a penis



I think she is pretty normal. Especially for a little girl with a new baby brother.

I would not even consider that she is transgendered at this point. No offense to previous posters but that leap seems like saying someone might have a brain tumor because they have a headache. I would need to see a few more "symptoms" before going beyond normal gender curiosity as an explanation.
post #30 of 32
Um, my 3 1/2 yo dd wants a penis too!
She sees her cousin pee standing up all the time in the summer (in the backyard while swimming) and has decided that she wants to do that too.
She's body conscious, knows about her body parts and other people's too (in general, not people individually!).
post #31 of 32
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Originally Posted by Meg_s View Post
I really wanted one when I was young, and I was also a total tomboy.. very boyish personality. I remember my parents being a little uncomfortable with it. I think I seemed a little obsessed. But it was a novelty and curiosity thing for me, nothing more. I grew out of it eventually and am very much a hetero female (not that that is better than anything else I could have been) and I'd say I like them just as much, but am very happy that one isn't attached to me. :
me too. i remember going for a walk with my mum & telling her all about the make shift penis i was going to invent when i grew up that i could strap on & pee out of (she didn't tell me about dildos in response). i used to ask my parents to call me james. i was about eight when i grew out of wanting to be a boy. now i'm a perfectly happily feminine-ish partnered-with-a-man adult.
post #32 of 32
hehe. I have to say I love all the replies in this thread.

I don't have a little girl, but I'd have to vote age appropriate. My boys like to wear my bras around the house and pretend they have "boobies". And they try to nurse their stuffed animals. They wonder where mommy's pee-pee is. It's purely curiosity.
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