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How big is your personal space?

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We've all been there. You're on the bus/train and there are lots of empty seats. Someone you don't know gets on and sits on the seat right next to you. You wonder why. You ask yourself, 'wouldn't they rather sit in a nice spacious area with no one cramping their style?' We all have a need for personal space around us – that's the distance we prefer...
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Is paruresis (shy bladder syndrome) curable?

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That's the question which everyone who has paruresis wants to know the answer to. There is certainly no easy option. There is no pill you can take which will make it go away, never to return. But don't let that make you feel despondent. There is plenty you can do to make significant improvements to your shy bladder condition so that it no longer do...
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Wiser’s Wramblings-I’m Not Shying Away This Time

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A blog writer in a local newspaper in small town USA ponders on his shy bladder issue. Wiser's Wramblings - I'm Not Shying Away This Time: A nice awkward chat about "Shy Bladder Syndrome" https://wellsvillesun.com/blog/2024/03/21/wisers-wramblings-im-not-shying-away-this-time/ 
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"Practice makes perfect"

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How often do we hear that phrase? Practice is how we learn to play a musical instrument, throw a bullseye in darts, learn to skate, run faster, jump higher, dance better – the secret behind all these skills is to practice. The more we practice, the better our progress. For anyone who has attended a UK Paruresis Trust shy bladder workshop you'll kno...
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Have yourself a stress free Christmas

Have yourself a stress free Christmas
Christmas can be a wonderful time of joy and celebration. Traditionally families get together, children look forward to Santa's visit, and Christians celebrate the nativity – you don't need me to point all this out. You probably also don't need me to point out that some people find Christmas very hard. Family relationships may not be as peaceful as...
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