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#1 bushja1


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Posted 12 January 2021 - 10:26 AM


I am constantly having dreams where I can't find a restroom.   Usually I'm at a school or a large place like a mall and struggle to find a restroom.  Usually I find them and they are too gross to use or occupied or have people right in there with me.   Been going on for years.   Anyone else experience this?

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Posted 12 January 2021 - 10:42 AM

i used to have dreams like that a lot.  my problem was constipation.  like you, i'd dream that i was at school or a mall and was frantically looking for a restroom so i could try to go but, yes, they were all either too filthy and/or too many people in there and sometimes there were people even in the stall with me.........

these are just my own thoughts. for expert medical advice please contact a health care professional.

#3 Silviegee


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Posted 12 January 2021 - 05:23 PM

I feel for you because you can't even escape from this in your dreams!

I find I often dream about things that occupy my life or mind during the day. For instance, I used to have a dog and dreamed every night I was walking the dog in places.


I once had a funny bathroom dream though. I was desperate for the toilet and then found that I couldn 't sit down because someone had decorated the seat with holly. I went to find another bathroom, and someone had done the same there.

So I woke up and went to the bathroom in real time....rolleyes.gif

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Posted 16 January 2021 - 04:41 PM

I usually have dreams where I am in a social situation and suddenly I start passing gas , and I need to go .I then wake up and find out that I reeli have to go and have to rush to the bathroom. lol

So basically my need to go to the bathroom makes its way into my dream , wakes me up and makes me want to rush to the loo. 

Kind of similar to your dreams  but its not recurrent . 

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Posted 16 January 2021 - 04:46 PM

I dont think this kind of dream is uncommon. I often have dreams where I'm always looking for a bathroom and never can find one. Its pretty miserable. I think our daily lives are so full of that worry it bleeds over into our dreams. Like I still have dreams about forgetting my high school or college schedule and not knowing what class to go to. Or stress about a test. And I haven't been in school for almost 30 years. Anxiety is awful.


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