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Bed-wetting in teenagers and adults

Wetting the bed at night (the medical term is enuresis) is more common in adults than you might think. It affects about one person in every hundred, mainly men. More than
100 000 teenagers in the UK wet the bed, some only occasionally, while others may never have experienced a dry night. Many feel so embarrassed that they hide it from their families and can find it a barrier to forming close relationships. It can be especially difficult when staying away from home. Here we provide information on:

The causes of bed-wetting in teenagers and adults

What you can do

What your doctor can do

If you also have difficulty holding your urine during the day, look at the section on urinary incontinence.

Dr Phil Hammond looks at the frustrations of bed-wetting, with a little help from ‘Henry’, in his informative and entertaining guide on bed-wetting (click on video below).
 

Written by: Dr Margaret Stearn
Edited by: Dr Margaret Stearn
Last updated: Thursday, May 17th 2012

 


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Posted by Optional on 11/11/2014 at 08:49

I've been a bed-wetter ever since I can remember. When I was still a child, it used to happen to me so frequently that my parents left the plastic cover on my mattress. As I moved on into my teenage years, my accidents happened less often that I believed that it was about to go away. But it didn't. As I went on to adulthood, my accidents happened less frequently. There were times when I would stay dry for months. I think, there was even a time when I was able to go a whole year without wetting the bed. But then, just recently, my accidents started getting frequent again. just for the past two weeks, I have had three accidents, the latest of which happened last night. I know how stressful it can get and how frustrating it is to wake up with wet clothes and beddings. Specially so that I share a room with a friend and I am always stressed out because every time my accidents happen, I have to think about a way to change my clothes and to dry my beddings without waking my roommate and without letting her know what happened. Needless to state, I am very embarrassed about my condition and I have not let anyone know about it. My accidents usually happen this way: I would be in a dream where I have a terrible urge to go to the bathroom, once I find a toilet, I let go and after I let everything out, that's when I realize that I have peed on my bed. And frustration sets in. This happened to me so often that at one point, my sub-conscious was able to come up with a defense mechanism. At time, when I had the "i had to pee" dream, I would usually find, in my dream, a toilet that is so dirty, or clogged, or in such a gross state that I would not go on with my business. This was effective as I would usually then wake up and be able to stand up to got to the bathroom. The downside is that this does not always happen, and I could not control what my subconscious would make up for my dreams. Having these dreams made me terrified of peeing in general. so much so that even in my waking hours, I sometimes hesitate to take a pee, fearing that I am in another dream and that I might wet my bed.

Posted by Optional on 01/11/2014 at 05:13

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Posted by Optional on 24/10/2014 at 11:42

I have been weting the bed at night I think I should buy adult dipper to help but i don't really know what to do

Posted by Optional on 21/10/2014 at 01:56

I got in an accident back in 06 that left me with pinched nerve in my lower back. Fortunately I only wet at nights while im sleeping. I just decided to wear diapers every night, rather than risk invasive procedures. Although it sucks trying to explain this to women. But as the years went by. I learned to cope with it. And in some cases you can make it fun. Have some fun with it. Buy a onesie and surprise your SO. People love confidence.

Posted by tula on 10/10/2014 at 01:47

My 88 year old mother wakes at night thinking she been incontinent but she isn't. We find no evidence that she has lost control. She wakes up, she says, "feeling wet on her legs" this leads to a bath at 2 in the a.m. We are worried she will, in her distraction, slip or injure herself. Her urologist claims to be baffled. She is now taking meds to calm her bladder. She has had a couple of small strokes and has a bit of dementia, but her thinking is quit sound overall. Has anyone experienced this condition with an aged loved one?

Posted by Anthony on 01/10/2014 at 05:39

My brother wets bed ever since he met with an accident.Initially he resorted to cloth and plastic cover methods. but now he is going for hassle free adult diapers

Posted by Optional on 20/09/2014 at 08:32

Absorbent products have come a long way in recent years and have become much more comfortable. So this has been my primary means of dealing with it. This is still a problem I could not disclose to anybody in person, not even a physician. Its been an ongoing pattern for as long as I can remember.

Posted by Chris on 18/09/2014 at 01:42

I am glad I found this site. You story is some what simmiller as I have to wear adult diapers and have on and off for most of my adult life. For me I have PTSD from being in the Army. My post tramatic stress is the cause of my incontinence. Due to this issue I was taken out of work due to crazy anxiety attacks and sever depression. Well after telling myself that I would talk to my doctor about this I finally got the courage to do so and she gave me a script for diapers. (It was the hardest discussion of my life but the best thing I have ever done for myself) So she had a bunch of tests done and everyone was soooo very nice to me. Long story a little shorter she told me that sooooo many people this day in age are wearing adult diapers. Buisness people that do alot of traveling use them, others that have a hard time finding bathroom if you are going to a new place or moving. Adult diapers are all over the place!!! Movie stars us them and it is would not be a surprise if I looked really hard to find friends of mine that have to use them like me. I have been 24/7 for over a year and a half and its changed my life. I am still a little uneasy around people I dont know but that is mostly due to my ptsd. Diapers are a big part of my life and will most likely be for the rest of my time on this planet or another. Lol If you are having a difficult time just take a momment and think about me and how we are all kinda the same. For some of you that are having a harder time then others. I wish I could give you a big hug and show you that you have others here that care and support you. As far as relationships go just keep looking. I have been married for 7 years and my wife has changed my wet and messy diapers due to some really bad injurys I have had in the last few years. ( I have bladder and bowel incontinence at times but more so bladder incontince lately ) I carry my bad with me and have had to get changed and cleaned up in some crazy places. But being able to laugh at it has helped me through so difficult accidents. So in closing I have so much respect for you and your struggles. To the 25 year old ftm you are so inspirational and I hope you find your solemate. Most of us just need to find each other. We need to set up a site for people that are special like us that want relationships. So wear your diapers with pride as I do. And if you have not talked to your doctor yet please do so as many times it can be resolved. Wishing you all nothing but the best!!!!

Posted by Rory on 28/08/2014 at 01:05

A car crash last year left me with no control.I have tried most forms of protection, and think disposables are best, but find I need larger underpants and jeans to house them, which makes it difficult to keep them hidden, or up. Any suggestions would be welcome, as I am only 21, and would like to get back to fashionable clothes again.

Posted by jai on 05/08/2014 at 09:19

a problem shared is a problem halved: help others by sharing your frustrations or successes at tackling your health problem.

Posted by Sirpeesalot on 02/08/2014 at 06:41

I feel for the young people on here that have this issue. I've been peeing the bed pretty much regularly since a child. If I have a couple weeks that go by without an incident than that is doing good. Someone mentioned the concept of dreaming of peeing in the toilet or whatever.. that happens a good bit to me. Actually it happened last night. I wake up and WALA another mess made. I'm 33 now so I'm getting used to it. I have a couple of those wet mats they use for seniors that I put down over where I'm sleeping. I just strip down to the underwear. If I'm going to a place where I can't accommodate this curse, that I actually have used condoms before and wrapped them around my penis tying rubberbands to the end. As crazy as it sounds, it works most of the time. I put one of those pads down for re-assurance in case the thing slips off or breaks (which doesn't happen often.) What I absolutely hate about this is when I damage other peoples furniture. So many times I'll sleep on the floor. I tell people it's because I don't mind, but the reality is I don't want to mess up their stuff. This is very tough with relationships. Not too many ladies want to be with a guy that still chronically wets the bed. Something like this can have a man contemplating suicide. It's a very lonely existence, and it does affect one's social life. I find solace in my faith in Jesus Christ. This body is just a temporary thing, and one day according to Scripture I will no longer be under this curse. I find it a bit humorous of the individual that stated they are dealing with it by changing the perspective to actually enjoying wetting the bed. I don't think all the convincing in the world would get the trick done. I pretty much despise it every time it happens, and sometimes that's two or three times a week. Oh well I guess we all have our issues. For me right now in life it's wedding the bed. There is no psychological component. I can't psyche myself into not doing it. It just happens. Involuntary, without any type of systematic pattern or whatever. The only thing I can really do is withhold the amount of fluids I drink before bed. This has helped I think, but I have to stop drinking or eating food with a lot of water content a good couple hours before bed. Even this however isn't a sure solution. I've done all the right stuff seemingly and still wake up soaking wet with piss all over myself. I'm thankful that I can clean up and get rid of that TERRIBLE smell of urine. I can deal with this but I can't deal with that smell. I find it a detestable thing to smell. I actually have a system set up to wash the urine soaked clothes by hand to later run through the machine. I've been to the Doc when I was like 18, but I think he pretty much just gave me some placebo pills. It didn't work. They really don't have any magical pill to stop this. they really don't know the cause of it. Possibly lack of AntiDiuretic Hormone (ADH), but this doesn't explain why the individual doesn't wake up like most people to use the restroom. Oh well my recommendation for those that have this problem is to do what others have stated, just laugh about it. We're all have our issues in one way or another. Love one another and receive their problems with compassion as you'd like them to do with you. I understand that feeling of possible suicide tendencies. That dark place of despair and hopelessness. the anxiety about just going to bed, staying over at someone's house, etc. What a terrible thing to have anxiety about falling asleep. Anyways blessings in Christ.

Posted by diapered24/7 on 24/07/2014 at 02:14

hi there i have recently started wettting the bed every night and wettting during the day so i have started buying/wearing diapers again i havent had this issue for 4 years ago when i was 15 i had to wear diapers 24/7 until i was 15 then it stopped again but now has restarted what do i do? am i doing the right thing by wearing adult diapers again?

Posted by Optional on 22/07/2014 at 01:18

I woke up this morning wet i have not wet the bed since i i was bout three years old. I am so embrassed and scared it is going to happen again. and want to know why it hap pened. anybody else had the same problem

Posted by Steve on 15/07/2014 at 09:26

I was a chronic bedwetter as a child and throughout my teens. I have been back to regualar bedwetting for about 18 months. I have to say with the help I recieved from the continence advisor and being able to get a supply of pads delivered and with the advances in all continence producs. The fact I wet the bed isn't a big problem, unlike when I was younger.

Posted by hostage on 07/07/2014 at 10:22

Hi ladies & gents. All my life wet or dry. The shame, guilt, embarrassment, scared to sleep, terror, fear, .. I'm sorry for you & me. My WHOLE life revolves around bed wetting. Jobs, relationships, living,... Even a dry day will leave me praying, wishing, hoping, that it would go on forever.... never does. SOME mattress protectors DO work.. Up to a point & most you CANNOT tell.. believe me. I do "EQUINE PSYCOTHERAPY" with horses. They keep a secret. But I told my therapy folks. I Don't feel better about that other than they want to help me. So I'm going against all & exposing myself. Good luck to all you. Have you ever blew out birthday candles & your wish being that you never ever wet your bed again? Every year. Early forties now ...

Posted by Optional on 05/07/2014 at 06:25

I have problems at night time so I buy nappies online but I've got no money til Tuesday and I've got no nappies left. I don't know wat to do. I'm not embarrassed bout wearing nappies I just don't tell people I know.

Posted by Optional on 30/06/2014 at 02:07

I wet the bed at night. I wear diapers and plastic pants day and night now. Do i keep wearing them.

Posted by adder on 26/06/2014 at 07:14

I'm 32 and have ADHD. I've always had urge incontinence with accidents both day and night to varying degrees. I started wearing nappies again a few years ago at night and more recently in the daytime too (was wearing pullups). It was a bit embarrassing to start with, but its always been a problem and glad its now "under control".

Posted by Anne on 31/05/2014 at 07:30

This has been a lifelong problem for me. I tried all kinds of things - setting an alarm, using those alarm things that are supposed to wake you up when it starts happening, hypnosis, not drinking anything several hours before sleep and more. Nothing ever worked. I have tried to not let it affect my life and when I travel I just take along my arsenal of things to prevent ruining the bed. I think there are a lot more people who have this problem than the statistics show.

Posted by Optional on 29/05/2014 at 10:18

Hello all! I’m from Bangalore, India. I am here to share with you all on a website that I stumbled over, while looking for a good doctor in the city who treats bed wetting issues for children as well teenagers. I understand that a lot of you would be confused whom to go to while faced with such sensitive issues just as I did. I found a lot of help through this (http://www.qikwell.com/doctors/Bangalore/UROLOGIST,-PAEDIATRIC-UROLOGIST ). This particular service provides with you options around Bangalore for confirmed appointments with these doctors that they are affiliated with. I trust this will help at least some of you. Please do share with others so they benefit from this too! Thanks.

Posted by Optional on 27/05/2014 at 06:20

I don't want to join AA. I am female, have been to a couple AA meetings and am severely intimidated by the number of people present. I am almost positive my bedwetting (along with other emotional issues) is exacerbated by my drinking. What should I do?

Posted by Sarah on 19/05/2014 at 09:26

To Teksing88 posted on 20/04/2014: I find it very hard to believe that you cannot get nappies (or Incontinence Pads as they insist on calling them) supplied by the NHS. I have suffered with incontinence all my life, and after finally getting nowhere with doctors and urinary specialists, Googled "Continence Clinic", and soon found a phone number for one local to me. Or simply ask your doctor, or get in touch with the local NHS authority. I would be very surprised if there wasn't one in your area. I also found that I was able to self-refer (i.e. I did not have to have a doctor's referral). I did so, and after various tests, examinations, and discussions, the nurse suggested that it would be best for me to use pads, as she did not think medications would be effective and that surgical options were unsuitable. I was happy to accept her judgement, since I did not want either medication or surgery. I have received regular deliveries of pads to my home whenever I need them.

Posted by rebs on 13/05/2014 at 03:36

i wet my self for the fisrt time so i dont know if i should be worried or what please hlp

Posted by Traveler on 02/05/2014 at 07:33

About 25 years ago I injured my lower back. No big deal. Four or five months later I injured it in the same spot. No big deal. I went to another job and within 5 years there I injured the same spot 4 of 5 more times. I moved on to another company and injured that same spot 6 times more within about a year. That is when things changed. The bladder would not release all that it contained when it was supposed to but would release it when I had no desire for it to do so. After a number of very close calls and more than one wet bed, I reluctantly tried some diapers which worked well enough but there was leakage at night and sometimes in the day. Long story short: I am almost always in some sort of protection because I never know when I might leak. At night the level of protection goes way up with multiple layers of diapers and plastic pants to contain the moisture. I would probably not need so much padding but I am a side sleeper and I have no choice. Regardless of this problem, life is still good, the sun still shines, all is well and that is the story I am sticking to.

Posted by Teksing888 on 20/04/2014 at 08:35

I have been strgling with incontenence for 3 years now I have been to see my doctor/urologist she couldent find anything pysically wrong with me But since then the problem has got worse I now have to buy nappies because I cant get them on the NHS and this costs a fortune. And I have to wear them 24/7 as i can not control my bladder has anyone got any advice as my meds are not working & I dont want to have sergary

Posted by Andrew on 05/04/2014 at 02:52

I've used Depend and Tena incontinence products they are a good price for what I needed them for.

Posted by Samantha on 01/04/2014 at 03:53

For as long as I can remember I always wet the bed. Going through primary and high school I always lived in fear of being found out by my friends by the tell tale rubber sheet and pee smelling bedroom. I was experimented on with the alarms and medications the doctors would prescribe...none of them worked. I still wet the bed occasionally (3 or 4 times a month), and since moving out of home, I have taken matters into my own hands and choose to wear nappies and plastic pants. Its not something that I'm happy about doing and it does limit me to where I can go at nights, but at the end of the day, it's a whole lot easier hiding a nappy than it is a wet bed. There doesn't seem to be any pattern to my wet nights, so I wear protection every night. As an adult the solution seems so simple...wear protection or run the risk of alienating yourself. If I had the chance to change anything through my youth...apart from the obvious of not being a bed wetter, I wish my parents had kept me in nappies so I didn't have to have the rubber sheet AND the smelly room.

Posted by Optional on 25/03/2014 at 11:16

Hi can anyone help. My poor hubby has had 3 incidents in bed wetting in the past 2 yrs. It happens about every six months or more but nothing seems to trigger it!. Any thoughts?

Posted by Michael on 19/03/2014 at 01:41

I am 58 years old.I have had to wear diapers since a spinal cord injury at age 14.I have no bladder or bowel control.I do not like wearing diapers, they leak if I cannot find a private place to change ,or if I have a bowel movement.Then I usually have to go home to clean up where I can take a shower.It is an embarrassing problem.

Posted by Jason on 12/03/2014 at 09:11, United States

With due respect to those who don't like wearing diapers for wetting, I believe that wearing diapers can be a good thing for some situations. No matter how healthy one is, physically, mentally, or even psychologically, no one can hold on indefinitely. And if, for some reason, you can't be near a toilet when you need to pee, what do you do, hold on until you can make it to a toilet? Yeah, right. By that time, your bladder could be aching for relief. If you're not wearing a diaper, you could have an accident. Whether you're in bed trying to sleep, at a movie theatre watching a movie, or you're driving, I've found diapers (nappies, windel. etc) to be a good thing to be wearing.

Posted by Optional on 03/03/2014 at 03:19, Kenya

Thanks guys. The people discussing their embarrassing bedwetting problems are helping others who felt low self esteem. guys, you are bringing life to me. I thought I was the only one? Let us continue sharing.

Posted by Michigan on 26/02/2014 at 09:02, United States

I'm a 50yo male who has wet his bed frequently and heavily my entire life. My father and siblings all dried out, but not me, I've never gone even a month without sleep wetting. My family never shamed or punished, but offered no support or even diapers. Bedwetting bothered me greatly as an older teen - seeing my 12yo sister get to remove the plastic mattress sheet, while I at 18 was still wetting almost every night nearly drove me to suicide. Around that time I made a conscious decision to stop trying (and always failing) to stay dry anymore, and immediately felt better within myself. I feel the chronic bedwetting did delay my romantic life, but now I'm happily marrried and we can joke about it. Now I am totally fine that I was born this way, I only wish I had access to that message as a teen.

Posted by stephen on 21/02/2014 at 01:34, United States

I,v wet my bed my whole life been on meds used alarms more doctors then I can count and I still wet now I just wear diapers and plastic pants my mattress is also protected with a plastic cover for when I leak is know big deal

Posted by William on 15/02/2014 at 01:33, United States

I wet my bed, or should I say thick cloth diapers with plastic pants, nightly until I was 19 or 20. At that age and since I will have a dry night about once a week. I was the second of 4 growing up and had to endure ridicule from an older and 2 younger siblings because like others have posted here I had a noisy plastic mattress cover and they would intentionally allow their friends and even mine to sit on my bed. Everyone knows what is going on when they sit down on a plastic covered bed. I also had to endure being diapered by baby sitters until age 10 or so, and my other brothers used to love watching this process. I would cry to my mother about this and remember her saying every time, we'll if I would just stop wetting there wouldn't be any problem. Like I could do anything about it. When I entered high school I was allowed to stop wearing diapers but of course this caused a greater problem to deal with. I would often wet multiple times at night so I would often wake up in a pond of soaked sheets, blankets, and pillows. Next thing I knew I had plastic pillow case protectors and was expected to change and launder everything, every day. What a daily mess and super stressful since my older brother would blackmail me regularly to keep quiet. When I turned 18 i put myself back in nighttime diapers and was so relieved I did. The issue was once again very controlled and contained. I did keep the plastic mattress cover however because there was some leaking from time to time regardless how think my diapers were. I could write a book on the dozens of totally embarrassing episodes of falling asleep in various places, cars, airplanes, friends couch's, relatives couch's & recliners, etc.etc., where I woke up, or worse yet was woken up to point out what I had just soaked. There were also too many instances where I would have some degree of daytime wetting. My older brother knew that if he tickled me I would wet my pants so he would take this opportunity to do this at some very wrong times. I was taken to various dr.s growing up and would just die listening to my mother tell the nurse then the dr. About my wetting issues. Then having to talk to dr's about it was humiliating. Anyway not until I was over 40 did I have a through euro dynamic study done and it was discovered I had a neurogenic bladder which as it was explained my bladder reacts much like an infants. No cause or reason was found for this but the dr. Did say sometimes this is just a condition one is born with. My biggest regret was not having this discovered when I was young as it explained everything. I understand why this is not something tested for in youth since normal bedwetting, which is common, is rarely ever caused by this condition

Posted by Colorado on 07/02/2014 at 02:52, United States

I wet the bed up until mid high school. Early years, almost every night. By age nine two or three times a week. By age 12. Still once or twice a week. I remember in high school going a month between wetting. My mom never got mad and just cleaned up every time. I can remember having urine in my hair I would be so soaked sometimes. Sometimes I would wake up in a puddle and would slide over and sleep on the other side. I don't know why diapers were never suggested. Looking back, they would have been preferable to a stinky room and a noisy plastic sheet.

Posted by Optional on 05/02/2014 at 05:19, United States

I have been using cloth diapers a plastic pants for 10 years since my operation. I use 2 diapers at night for complete night sleep, and single diapers during the day.

Posted by Optional on 30/01/2014 at 06:03, United States

I wet my bed till I was 15.and wore diapers most nights. I remember when I was around 13 my aunt telling my mother (in front of me wile I was in my night diapers) about electric diapers that would shock my penis when I wet.. my mom didn't want to try them on me yet.but I was threatened with them till I was 15. Are there ELECTRIC DIAPERS to SHOCK BEDWETTERS? or did they make it up just to scare me?

Posted by nightly bedwetter on 25/01/2014 at 09:43, United States

I am a 30 yo bedwetter every night.If I drink a lot of beer I will soak the bed & sometimes overflow my rubber sheet. Not that it happens frequently, thank God. Of course my dad was a bedwetter as a child & my late brother was a nightly wetter too.Medication has not helped at all.

Posted by Optional on 22/01/2014 at 05:05, United States

I am a 25 year old ftm transperson. I wet the bed every single night until i was about 14-15. After that i've wet ocasionally for the rest of my life, sometimes going months without wetting, sometimes having periods of wetting every day again or multiple times a week. Ive worn diapers on and off as an adult and have had a plastic sheet on my bed for my entire life. Ive ruined so many mattresses and have had so many horribly humiliatig experiences tied to bed wetting. There have been many times when i would wake up in a cold smelly bed and just wish for death. I never ever had friends over to play in my room as a child and it was a huge source of isolation and depression for me. As an adult ive learned to live with it but when i have a period of increased wetting i do get very depressed and think that i will be alone forever. When i came out as trans and started presenting as male it dramatically decreased as i think i was just overall more comfortable in life. I have seen many doctors and tried many different treatments but nothing has ever worked. If i drink alcohol in excess forget it, its a 100% guarantee ill piss myself. Ive wet so many hotel room beds, beds of family members and friends. So so humiliating. Giving up caffeine helped a little and i try to avoid getting drunk. I attribute my bed wetting to being a heavy sleeper, especially as an adult where i have had to take seroquel at night for bipolar. I also think that it is psychological. It first started up in my adulthood when i had my first boyfriend who was very abusive and i was extremely stressed. I wet the bed on two occasions while we were sleeping in the same bed and i woke up and just sobbed. Since then for the last 6 years my bed wetting has seem to correllate with times when i am very depressed or stressed out. I am on a very small dose of seroquel now and am able to stay dry most nights but i did have a three year period of taking a high dose when my bed wetting fully returned and i wet nightly. A couple of days ago i wet and when i changed my sheets saw that my plastic sheet had ripped and i soaked the mattress. I cleaned it, im quite an expert now at cleaning a mattress, and tonight i am sleeping with a diaper and no plastic cover. My bed feels so soft and warm, a feeling i have been robbed of for most of my life. I wish i didnt have to put a new plastic sheet on. It saddens me to think of how many people dont realize what a luxury waking up in a clean dry soft not-cold and crinkly bed is. I wish i could put all this humiliation and stress behind me once and for all but im sure at this point this will be an embarassment that i will have to deal with for the rest of my life. I just hope one day i can find a lover who doesn't give a damn if i have to wear a diaper to bed sometimes.

Posted by Optional on 14/01/2014 at 10:19, United Kingdom

I have been wetting the bed for as long as I can remember, I've been back and forth to my doctors had test done on my bladder and ultra sound scans which didn't really help, I've been taking desmopressin since I was 14, it works a treat but doesn't stop the odd accidents. As soon as I stop taking them I wet again. I live with my partner and he is amazing about the situation, he understands I don't do it intentionally and that it's not my fault.. Yes it is embarrassing but don't let it effect your life.

Posted by Josh the ninja on 09/01/2014 at 08:20, United States

can anybody give any tips on how to properly put a diaper on your self? i'm using bambino diapers that work great but, you have to tape them on right the first time or you waste a diaper and they can get kinda difficult to tape yourself on the first go and i can't afford to waste them (on fixed income).

Posted by Mick on 06/01/2014 at 06:53, Australia

I just wet the bed for the first time in many many years. The weird thing was it brought back memories of child hood and teenage years. The frustration of those years was that my wetting always happened right at the end of the night. Even if I had been gotten up in the middle of the night for a pee. Basically I would sort of wake and then doze off and dream I was in the toilet. It was very real. I would dream I was somewhere like at school or the footie and I was in a hurry and had to be in and out quick and I would have to pee and get back to whatever activity I was at and then I would wake and realise I was wetting in bed. At the time I ended up dealing with it by never ever sleeping in. I sort of forced myself to get up at dawn and do homework or read a book anything except that last minute sleep.

Posted by Optional on 02/01/2014 at 04:07, United States

my 20 yr old fiance has occasionally wet the bed over the yr that we've been together. we don't know what causes it or why it happens. please help.

Posted by KLW on 27/12/2013 at 10:37, United States

Most of my memories of being a kid often takes me back to all the nights I've wet the bed. from ages 3-7 it was always an every-night thing and was a pain because I would get scolded and made fun of every night by my parents, and even being the oldest child of the family, I even got made fun of by my 2 brothers who are years younger and feeling like a freak because not even they wet the bed. My dad said he struggled with bed-wetting when he was a kid but he never struggled with it in his pre teens like I had (about 12 was when I stopped wetting.)I think of all the years when my mom sent me to the doctors wondering why I wet the bed, and trying to solve my problem with pull-ups and no water before bed, plastic sheets, and being woke hours at a time to see if I had to go. All those would hardly work for me and I began to feel guilty and a lot like a burden to my family. I swore it was a curse and it was embarrassing to have sleep overs as a kid. eventually around age 14 I stopped doing it except for the times when I was weak with a fever or a cold or when I was uncomfortable in my sleep. I'm 16 now and have no problem keeping each night a dry night except for when I am sick which I don't understand. I went on to research to see if something is wrong because all the doctors said before my bed wetting may have been a more psychological problem, a weak and undeveloped bladder, or just a terrible habit. For all who does have night-time accidents and are well into their adulthood or even a kid or teen, I understand the struggle because I have lived it in my life and it was never easy but I understand. my parents always made fun of me saying that I was too lazy to even wake up to use the restroom. and when I heard this I felt like something was wrong with me, because I simply had no way of knowing if I had to go or not. And for that reason I sympathize anyone who does wet the bed because you are not a freak and its not totally uncommon and I've lived all of it in my own life too.

Posted by Steve on 23/12/2013 at 01:08, United Kingdom

I was a chronic bedwetter as a child and throughout my teens. I finally achieved reliable night time dryness during my early 20's About 8 months ago it was a shock to wake and find I had wet the bed. I hoped it would be a one off but sadly this wasn't the case gradually my wetting increased. My wife suggested I see the doctor and I was subsiquently refered to a urologist. Nothing concrete has been found yet I continue to wet most nights. I was refered to a continence nurse and now recieve pads and net fixing pants from the NHS. We now have a water proof cover on our bed and I sleep on a kylie in case of leaks. It has taken some getting used to and without the support of my wife I don't know how I would have coped. She convinced me it wasn't a problem.

Posted by Optional on 03/12/2013 at 05:52, United States

My fiance had a dream that he was in a bathroom urinating but was actually asleep in bed he woke up & discovered he had wet himself. Can dreaming of urinating in a restroom actually make a person urinate in their sleep? He has never had a dream like this before nor has he ever wet the bed before.

Posted by shomer1996 on 01/12/2013 at 09:20, Iran, Islamic Republic of

i wet the bed when iwas 12 an now im 17 it is very difficult to deal with it im hoping to grew out of it im very embaressed when i wearing diapers at night i hate it.

Posted by Sam on 27/11/2013 at 01:53, United States

The plastic sheet that my mom put on my bed was far more embarising to me than the diapers. I could hide the diapers but anyone sitting on my bed would know that a bedwetter slep here. I told her how embarising the sheet was. It was my suggestion to get me diapers instead of the sheet. She brought home cloth diapers one day saying the disposable kind would cost too much. That night after she put the diapers on me, I asked her again to remove the sheet. She just said "we will see". That was age ten. I continued to wet and be diapered till I was eighteen. After a couple of years I diapered myself but mom would usually check them by making me stand and turn around checking my plastic pants. But that sheet never went away even though I never again got the bed wet. I stopped having friends and became introverted. Any parents reading this, ask your kid what is it that is worse, having to sleep with a diaper or having a noisiy plastic sheet on your bed? The bedwetting defined me but if the plastic sheet caused a personality change. If it wasn't there, I believe my outlook and life would have been better.

Posted by Robin on 22/11/2013 at 08:42, United Kingdom

I am embarassed to admit I was kept in napies and rubber pants till I was fourteen.When I was five years old I went to live with my aunt Em after I lost my mom and dad in an accident. Aunt Em was quite wealthy and employed a housekeeper who became my nanny. I had occasional bedwetting accidents which aunt Em was informed about and after I wet myself on the way home from school one day as I stood there in wet pants nanny was told to order a dozen Zorbit nappies and four pairs of rubber pants, together with baby wipes pins and nappy cream. After that day nanny put me in nappies as soon as I returned from schooland at first I was never allowed any shorts I wandered the house in just my shirt and rubbers. Nanny treated mwe like a baby my room had a changing stand with my nappies stacked under it, I became to hate the smell of baby powder and from the age of five till I was twelve I wore trainer pants in the daytimeto school which was so embarassing as tey had a water proof layer in them and were quite noisy when putting them on.If I had accidents in them I would be kept in nappies the following weekend with no shorts or trousers. The rubber pants were always very babish and even as I got older they became bigger but always with toddler prints ( teddybears, or balloons). I hated the years I spent with aunt Em.

Posted by Sadie on 13/11/2013 at 11:18, Canada

Bedwetting is a disability I have had to endure all my life. Thankfully now it's not every night as it used to be for me, but 2 or 3 random nights a week is bad enough. My life is lonely but somehow I just cope with my dirty secret.

Posted by Lisa on 12/11/2013 at 08:52, United Kingdom

I have wet my bed since I was a baby so my mum has always kept me in nappies and plastic panties. I get teased at school because some of my friends have seen my nappies out drying on the washing line.MY mum still treats me like a toddler she still dries me after my bath then puts baby powder on me before putting my nappies on me.She uses cream on me so I dont get any hair down there as she says its easier to wipe me dowwn in the morning.She has started to fold my nappies differently instead of double ones she has started to fold one in four as a soaker, I hate these as they are so bulky between my legs I have difficulty walking, I look like a baby when I move and I cant close my legs. As im small for my age still only four foot nothing mum still buys me junior size plastic panties that are quite babish and im getting a bit embarrassed being seen in them especially at night when mum lets me watch tv, my sisters and brother see me although they never teae me. MUM only buys me nighties as she says its easier to change and clean me each morning. I get embarrased when Emma my older sister does my nappies especially when hse powders my baby bits.

Posted by Optional on 08/10/2013 at 12:23, United Kingdom

have rubber sheet on bed & wear a nappy & plastic pants to, never been dry. embarrassing. get made fun of to. also gay & not out.

Posted by Jess on 30/09/2013 at 01:35, United Kingdom

Hi I've been diagnosed with bladder neuropathy due badly controlled type 2 diabetes, and have been told that there is nothing that can be done,(diagnosed 1yr ago) I now wear adult nappies(tena slip supplied through the incontinance team) throuout the day and until recently used them at night, I found that the nappies I used at night leaked and I tried many options including wearing adult rubber pants,this solved the wet bed sheets problem, I've looked into other nappies for night time use and was told that the best thing to get were adult terry nappies as they will hold a lot , so I tried them and they were right, it felt a little weird at first( in my mind) as I've only associated terry nappies with babies but once you get out of that mindset it doesn't matter, of course the only drawback is the washing of them but when compared to washing the complete bedding it's a lot better.

Posted by bedwetter on 26/09/2013 at 04:12, United Kingdom

Im getting fustrsted as I have been bedwetting since the age of 9, before it was happening every night but frequently it has been happening occasionally. Im 15 now and go to school, I get bullied because I smell due to personal hygiene which is down to bedwetting. I have no idea what to do and im scared of staying overnight at a friend or relatives house incase it happens again, can someone help me? :(

Posted by wayne on 26/09/2013 at 08:42

I am an adult bedwetter. I wet every night.I wear cloth diapers and plastic panties to bed. Its better than waking up in a cold wet bed. Plus its less laundry to do. I have always worn double cloth diapers at night. When i was younger my parents would diaper me for bed. As i got older i would put my diapers on. Now that i am married my wife loves to diaper me at night. My wife thinks i look very cute in my diapers and plastic panties. Because of what she thinks about my diapers and she knows i need them has made me more comfortable wearing them. She has gotten me some plastic panties with prints and some plastic lined rhumba panties. It does make for some fun as i do need my diapers for my bedwetting.

Posted by Arianna on 01/09/2013 at 08:58, Italy

Hi there, I’m Arianna, 23 years old. I have never been dry for more than one month in my whole life, but al 12 years my bedwetting worsened greatly. My mom forced on me many tests and treatments, but nothing was solving the matter. She never allowed me to use diapers because she thought I would give up on trying to stay dry if I had them, I just had a plastic sheet over my mattress and laundry was my duty. The things I remember with greater hate are a medication in pills that caused me huge headaches in the morning and the bedwetting alarm, that just kept waking me when I had already soaked myself and my sheets. I remember my nights at my parent's home as a huge frustration, always with the feeling that the bedwetting was my fault because I did not put enough effort to fight against it. When I was finally able to move to college, I had a roommate who made me understand that my mom was crazy and convinced me to use diapers. I remember she accompanied me to buy them the first time… Now I’m much more relaxed about my issue and I treat nighttime protection in the same way I handle my glasses: as a useful tool I need to keep an unpleasant issue under control.

Posted by Lena on 24/08/2013 at 06:28, Ukraine

I'm a 28-old female and I've been a bed wetter since my childhood. Visited multiple doctors, even tried hypnosis, but nothing helped. It was always embarrassing, but the real nightmare came when I started living with my boyfriend. After it happened a couple of times when we were sleeping together, I was almost ready to kill myself. This became so serious for me, that I started something like auto-training. Every night before going to bed, I read something like a mantra begging my brain and my body to adequately react when something even close to the "wet dream" starts. Like "I will remain in full control of my mind and my body when it seems to me that I want to go to the toilet and pee. I will triple check if this a dream before starting peeing and if there is slightest chance that it is, I will take full control of myself and wake up." It is funny that sometimes I found pinching myself and thinking "Is this a dream?" when I was going to the toilet in reality. The most interesting thing is that... IT HELPED. It did! I started experiencing something like a controlled dream. Whenever I had a "wet dream", my brain modified the situation in such a way that I couldn't start peeing as quickly as I probably wanted. For example, in my dream I was walking into a bathroom and it was very dirty or it was crowded and without door locks, or there was no toilet paper, etc. So, I couldn't pee in such circumstances and went looking for another bathroom. This could go on and on and apparently gave my body enough time to "realize" that it was a dream and my bladder was just full, and wake up. All this probably sounds spooky and resembles "Inception", but this was my life at that time. And yes, I even did intentional "kicks" to wake up, just like in the movie (before seeing it). So, soon after that I started waking up by myself, without any "wet dreams" at all. I relaxed and started thinking that I was cured. After a couple of dry years, it happened again, last night, without any obvious reasons. Probably will try doing the same auto-training again. Also, I noticed that this becomes worse right before or during my period, which makes me thinking that my case is related to a combination of hormone and psychological factors. Doctors didn't find anything when I was a teen though. P.S. I want to mention that in comparison with some people that shared their stories here, it turns out that my case is one of the mild ones. I don't have any problems during the day and I wet my bed not every night. So, probably my method won't work for everyone.

Posted by Sarah on 19/08/2013 at 11:59, United States

I grew up a bedwetter in a family of bedwetters, both mom and dad were also late bedwetters. In our house the rule was tht if you wet yor bed you wore diapers and plastic panties which all 5 of us did. Each night after the diahs were doe an dthe huse picked up mom would getthe nights diapers and plastic pants out for all of us. and then one at a time we were called into the nursery where we had the diapers and plastic pants put on. Mom and dad were very patient with us as they had traveled this route themselves when growing up. Once the diapers were on we would be free to wander around the house play inside or watch TV until our bedtimes. In the mornings those who went to school got up first, wet diapers were removed a quick shower and dressed and off to school. Bedwetting generally stopped between the ages of 10 to 12. # girs and 2 boys in cloth and plastic pants every night until then.

Posted by Optional on 17/08/2013 at 06:45, United Kingdom

Like the majority I have only today found this site and like everyone here, would also like to share my problem of being a bedwetter at night. I am a twin with my Sister being slightly older than me however she does not suffer the same problem. We had to share the same bedroom up until we were about 9 or 10 and or be it I certainly remember the 2 cots and then eventually the 2 beds in the same bedroom, my bed always had a rubber sheet on it. I remember that my Sister was the first to be taken out of night time terry nappies and pants as Mum would always take me upstairs first to get me ready for bed. The only difference would be if we were going to be bathed since we would be both bathed at the same time. However, in normal instances then my Sister would come up to the bedroom after me and then jump up and down on her bed laughing at me. Throughout Infant School and I think for the majority of my time at Junior School then I was still being put in nappies at night but recall that when I started Secondary School then I was no longer in a nappy at night but still had the rubber sheet on my bed. In 2004 I was involved in a serious car accident and finished off spending weeks recovering in hospital and a spinal unit however, sustained damage to my spinal cord which has affected my bladder. I now find myself having to wear disposable pull ups during the day just in case I cannot make it to the toilet in time but at night I am back to wearing terry nappies and plastic pants. At least I have not got my Sister jumping on the bed but, I do have a really understanding Wife who now helps me get ready for bed at night.

Posted by Anthony on 06/08/2013 at 01:15, United Kingdom

I have only just found this forum and so thought maybe I should introduce myself a bit better. Male, 52 years old, married, live in Suffolk, have lead an interesting and varied career and have had problems with my bladder off and on all my life but more particularly for the last 26 years after a rugby injury. I certainly wet the bed as child as I remember our nanny putting me into terry nappies and waterproof pants aged 5 – or at least I remember being very embarrassed by a relative seeing and commenting on the fact that I was still in nappies! I guess I grew out of it and then when I was about 11/12 and at prep school it started to happen again very occasionally, which meant for crinkly waterproof sheets and the occasional report to matron. She was very understanding. I remember being mortified my first year at public school when it happened again. Aged 14 I changed schools again and was now back at home. This time though it was more complicated as it was not a subject I felt able to discuss and would go to great lengths to hide the incidents of wet beds and my attempts at protection, which comprised using a bath towel as a terry nappy and plastic carrier bags with the corners loped off as waterproof pants and a bin liner on the mattress…..Not wholly successfully it has to be said! Then I think I discovered that a small local pharmacy sold ‘Sandra’ waterproof pants, which were a good step up! Washing and drying was a logistical challenge, with the space behind the radiator in my bedroom much in evidence. Again I seemed to grow out of it. I had the occasional problem in my late teens and early twenties, more often than not if I had a few too many beers. So resorted to using disposable baby nappies under waterproof pants. Then aged 26 I fractured my neck playing rugby and that was when things really changed. Over about a year I started to wet the bed increasingly often until it was every night. I can’t for the life of me remember how, as we did not have the internet then, but I found out the details of an incontinence clinic and there met a fantastically helpful and understanding nurse continence adviser. Visits to specialists followed and many things/drugs/appliances were tried, but in the end the damage had indeed been done and so it was then that I started to wear adult all-in-one disposables. How products have evolved over the subsequent 26 years! Though quite why we still have to cope with leaks is a little irritating. Now it just became a way of life and in the intervening years Daddy’s ‘special pants’ were accepted as the norm. Then about 6 years ago I noticed a worsening with increased day-time problems often coinciding with when my back was painful (and at times of high anxiety too). Two years ago it was pretty much adult nappies 24/7. By now I knew that my back was a real mess thanks to many years of active participation in various sports and quite a few bouncing around in armoured vehicles! Spinal surgery eventually followed a raft of other treatments. But my back was well and truly knackered and the resultant lack of bladder control a consequence. So anyway, here we are now, and it is Tena Maxi 24/7. Offices are my worst environment as I do not look disabled but need the extra space to change wet nappies. Followed a close second by NHS hospitals who a) did not stock the TENA products so I had to supply my own and b) were not very discreet when it came to helping me change or for that matter particularly prompt in attending to my request for help with wet pads/nappies and beds. Other than that I just get on and manage it. Thank you.

Posted by Optional on 31/07/2013 at 03:22, United States

we need to band together and get these other diaper companies like pampers,huggies,and loves to make a adult diaper that will stay taped,dry,and big enough for us adult bedwetters!

Posted by Optional on 15/07/2013 at 11:19, United Kingdom

I was a bed wetter as a child and carried on into adult life. I'm 28 now. I completely ruined another mattress, it soaked right through after wetting several nights in a row. Had a few 'protective sheets' but they don't do much. It soaked right through the bed underneath too and got onto the wooden floor. Sleeping in this bed, in a tiny bedroom, made it even worse. My parents got rid of that bed and bought me an expensive new supposedly waterproof mattress for £150. My bedwetting continued and this mattress leaked through again. Now the foam inside is urine soaked. My mum loves doing laundry, but when I wet i sneak the sheets into the washing machine myself. Now this new mattress is ruined. I've put febreeze onto it and the chemical smell is unbearable. I know it's down to my alcohol consumption, I don't wet when I don't drink, but I do drink, especially when I feel more depressed about living in a piss smelling bedroom. Last night, I'd taken the cover off the bed, so the foam could air out all the febreeze i put into it. So when it was time to sleep I got some sheets and slept on the floor. Wet the floor, it's been a hot day and it's seeped between the floor causing it to go bubbly. I come home from work and my room stinks of piss and chemicals. The foam has kind of dried but is stained, still slightly damp and stinks. No alcohol tonight as I know I have to stop this. My parents must be aware, they do everything they can for me, buying me a new bed, but they don't really talk about it as they know it's because I drink. I feel so bad. I live in an area that for anyone who understand european culture, isn't designed with privacy in mind. My parents will be going away for a few days in about a month. When they do that I hope to take the foam mattress into the garden, hose it down and leave it somewhere to dry. I doubt it will work. Until then I'll be living in piss, only really have my bedroom as parents like to watch TV downstairs. I'm sure having a damp bed actually makes me more likely to wet, like that thing where you put someones finger in water and it makes them do it.

Posted by Steve on 02/07/2013 at 10:22, United Kingdom

I have been bedwetter for many years and I wear nappies at night. Few months ago I met wonderful person who has accepted me and my nappies I never thought this time would come when I could be totaly honest with my Girlfriend about my bedwetting. Sleeping next to her felt strange for both of us at first but we are used to it now. Very happy with my life.

Posted by Hinata on 01/07/2013 at 12:37, India

I'm a girl of age 23. I just got married recently. it is my honeymoon time, and I'm in Kashmir now. I'm totally Embarrassed now for what i did in last three days. last Friday night, i'm sleeping with my husband, at near about 3am, my husband awake me, and i'm shocked by knowing what i'm done.. I wet my bed, bed cover, rag, my panty.(as I just wearing Pants) and as my left leg was up of my husband's body, I wet him also. My husband laughing whole night and treated me as a baby.. but that bed wetting incident occurs yesterday, and before that day too. My husband din't told it anyone, and help me to hide that, but he treated me as a kid. what can i do? this is occurs after a long time.. last it occurs when i'm in collage, first year.. then it is disappear. but now, this is embarrassing for me. what can i do?

Posted by Brian on 15/06/2013 at 06:12, United States

I started bed wetting after a back injury, at first I thought it was due to the medication that I was on but it kept happening after I had surgery. It's not an everynight occurence but once or twice a week. Diapers are not a big deal and they protect the bed.

Posted by josh the ninja on 11/06/2013 at 02:27, United States

just an update, i finally confronted my fear of telling my mom and dad that i've been wetting the bed and have been in crappy store bought adult diapers (they leak and i DO NOT RECOMMEND THEM AT ALL!) they both were actually cool with the fact that i wear diapers to bed again and are helping me buy bambino adult baby diapers that i've been hoping will fit, keep me and my bed dry and also helping me find a doctor to get professional help with this. things are starting to be a little brighter! ( For anyone who is afraid to tell there parents about this issue trust me, fighting the fear of telling them about it is the hardest part and the first step.)

Posted by Hailie on 10/06/2013 at 01:09, United States

I was fully potty trained at age 3,but would have accidents once in a while due to excitement.it was especially so before christmas and easter when i would wet my pants and bed alot.this all started around age 6.my mom used cloth diapers and toddler rubber pants on me for the holidays and for my bedwetting.i was a flower girl in my neices wedding at age 6 and mom put the diapers and rubber pants on me when she dressed me and i wore them the whole time and of course i wet in them.when i made my First communion a year later,she put them on me again under my communion dress and out of excitement,i wet in them that day also.i wore them under my holiday dresses for easter and christmas over the years and for other special occasions as well.as i got older she bought me youth size rubber pants.this went on untill my early teen years.I was confirmed at 14 and in the 8th grade and wore the traditional white poofy dress and veil with the white tights and shoes.mom put the diaper and rubber pants on me and i wore them under my tights for the day,but did not wet in them as i was in better control of myself since i was older.that was the second to last time i wore them.we went to a wedding that fall and mom had me wear them under a dress since it was over a three hour long ceremony.after that she got rid of the diapers and rubber pants!

Posted by Dawn on 31/05/2013 at 12:05, United States

Growing up I was not a bedwetter, but 2 of my cousins were and my aunt had them wearing double cloth diapers with the plastic pants, she and my mom called them rubber pants. Back in the days before pullup style diapers that was all that was available. So every night just before that got into bed they were put into cloth diapers and rubber pants. Seeing as how I babysat my cousins I had to learn how to diaper them and so my aunt had me come with her when it was their bedtimes and showed me how to fold 2 cloth diapers together and get the extra padding in front for my boy cousin and down between the legs for my girl cousin. I was taught to pin them snuggly so that they would stay in place all night and then to put the rubber pants on over them, making sure that the diapers were completely covered to prevent leaking. Then it was pj's or nightgown and into bed. In the morning the wet diapers went into the pail, the kids had to rinse out their rubber pants and hang them to dry and take showers and get dressed for the day. I saw this routine repeated many times and it was a pretty normal thing for kids with bedwetting problems to wear diapers with rubber pants back then. It was nothing to see them hanging on clotheslines, 2 full size diapers and a pair of rubber pants hanging next to them and as I think about it I did see that more often as the kids in the neighborhood were growing up.

Posted by Shiva on 23/05/2013 at 11:06, India

My problem is bed wetting n how can i remove this problem from my life? I m feared when i m going to somebodys home for this nw i leaved in a single sitted hostel room

Posted by Ross on 21/05/2013 at 09:50, Australia

Hi I've had very heavy incontinence day and night for over 3 years now. I can't believe how many of you use cloth and plastic pants. Disposables are far more effective and comfortable. I use molicare supers and they are very effective and easy to purchase. Don't make incontinence hard on yourself. Disposables are the only way to go.

Posted by Ross on 20/05/2013 at 10:19, Australia

I've been incontinent for over 2 years now I wear adult nappies all the time now. I found it the easiest and most practical way to deal with it. It was very hard initially but had fantastic support from everyone around me. I have a fantastic wife great friends and family. It's no longer an issue. There are great products available for all needs. It's just underwate to me now. I'd much prefer not to have these problems but I live a totally normal life. There's people alot worse off than me.

Posted by Stanptional on 30/04/2013 at 03:20, Canada

As a child, I was a chronic bedwetter up until the age of fourteen. Although I did not wet every night, it was often enough that I had to wear thick diapers and rubber pants to bed every night. Because I also wet my pants with some frequency during the day, my mother made me wear thick cotton pants, we knew them as training pants under rubber pants when I went to school. In the 1950's rubber pants were actually rubber. These were later replaced with Playtex or Gerber plastic pants. Now that I am in my mid 60's, I have once again been experiencing bedwetting. I have been able to get pull on cloth diapers very similar to my training pants through the internet and I wear these under plastic pants every night. I even wear them sometimes during the day. Being in diapers and plastic pants is not as bad as some might think.

Posted by Sarah on 28/04/2013 at 11:31, United States

I regularly wet the bed until the age of 10. My parents were very understanding about it and I was not punished. There was a rubber sheet on my bed and cloth diapers and rubber pants on me every night about a half hour before bedtime.

Posted by AfiaOptional on 25/04/2013 at 12:20, Ghana

I have being wetting my bed since childhood till now,i wonder if i could ever have a bf;because i once disgraced myself,was with my bf at nite on the same bed when i wet both of us.i mostly dream urinating and it comes live.plssssssss help me!

Posted by Rick on 20/04/2013 at 02:39, United States

Annie I feel so bad that your husband passed away. You should not worry what a new partner thinks. Some guys are verey understanding. I think men are more so than women. I wet occasionally and women are quite hurtful towards me. I have yet to meet a understanding woman. Annie don't give up sombody will care for you unconditionally. I know I would. I am sure you would towards someone else too.

Posted by Tina on 18/04/2013 at 04:26, United States

I need help!My parents make me wear a cloth pin-on diaper and rubber pants to bed every night and i am not a bedwetter!They have been making me wear them for over a year now and i dont like them.they tell me i have to wear them to make me feel pure like a baby and to keep my mind off of boys.mom puts the diaper and rubberpants on me every night at bed time and i feel so embarrassed.what can i do?

Posted by isaac guiste on 13/04/2013 at 09:30, United Kingdom

Hi my names isaac and last night or early morning this happened to me whilst my gf was with me I am really scared being a man nearly 25 and all feel like a right idiot and she thankfully didnt suspect anything and carryed on sleeping. Ive been under alot of stress recently lost a small amount of weight have anxiety and mental health since I was a teen anxiety is new since last year. I have this annoying throat problem where if I eat I feel as if it is getting tight or im gonna choke and then stop eating cant remeber the last time I finished a full meal ended up vegetarian since my throat issue 7 months ago as meats cause lump sensation. I have wet the bed since I was a kid but it was a lot then. This is the first time ive done it since childhood and im proper embarressed and afmraid what my gf would think or do. Is this a sign of a serious problem as I think I just suddenly woke up litrally seconds after it had happened. She has said I jolt bolt upright in my sleep im always sleepy during day and I have bolted up in my sleep to the point I suddenly awake as if Im having a panic attacknin it but havent had a panic attack for months and that was in a taxi to my mums I litrally fell through her door. I am scared that the physical numbeness, pins and needles when I crouch and the tight throat and other symptoms are not anxiety and that somethings going wrong as new symptoms just pop up out of nowhere. The bedwetting has happened ones this night but im going to keep an eye on it. It might never happen again could just be anxiety taking its toll by the chance or overtiredness and not proper dietry needs. Might be a rare occasion I know it wont be diabetes as I had my sugur levels done a few times in last 6 months. I am on gastro resistant tablets doubt possible GERD could do this. Any ideas people. Or does anxiety by minimal chance do this once in a blue moon.

Posted by Optional on 10/04/2013 at 06:22, United Kingdom

When I was young I had a real problem with wetting the bed, wearing nappies until the ages of 8 and having different types of alarms to try and get me up, but continued to wet the bed every night. Through my teen years the problem seemed to go away slightly, only wetting myself once or twice a week. I'm now 18 and recently the problem has gotten worse as I am now wetting the bed nearly every night, sometimes twice a night!! I've tried drinking more during the day, not having anything to drink after 9pm and going to the toilet before bed, but none of this seems to be working. I've gotten a boyfriend who's constantly asking me to stay at his but I'm too scared in case I have an accident and ruin our relationship... and his bed sheets!! Please help I'm loosing sleep and stressing out over this, just want to find a solution to this ASAP!!!

Posted by josh the ninja on 20/03/2013 at 04:48, United States

as a kid i wet the bed almost every night, my father who was verbally very cruel towards the fact that i was still in pullups at night didn't help my cause or my self esteem, my mother on the other hand was understanding and helpful. i am 25yo, i have ADD ADHD,a shunt and a memory problem that literally drives me insane. i'm currently in "goodnights" unfortunately, they can't holdup to my needs and they leek, i'm terrified to go buy depends diapers that i'm pretty shure will work but, are noisy and i have no way of secretly buying them or getting rid of the wet ones with nobody knowing. PLEASE SOMEBODY HELP ME!

Posted by Dennis on 09/03/2013 at 02:18, United States

there was just me and my sister in our family.i was the first born,then sis came along a little over a year later.we had a normal child hood,then just after sis turned 14,she started wetting the bed every night.our mom put her into cloth diapers with the gerber toddler size plastic pants over them.our mom put the diapers and rubberpants on her every night and i would see her in them.she wasnt crazy about wearing them,but they kept her bed dry.her bedwetting went on for over three yearsuntill she was just past 17 and then it stopped.when i was 16,i was confirmed and sis had one more year to go since she was 15.when her confirmation day came,our parents bought her a poofy,white knee length dress with a veil,lace socks and white shoes.mom dressed her in the outfit and brought her out and showed her off.mom lifted up sis's dress and showed me the the diapers and rubber pants she had put on sis to wear under her dress.sis had an accident during the ceremony and had to be changed after wards.that was the only time i remember her wetting during the day.

Posted by JoshTheNinja on 07/03/2013 at 02:44, United States

i use to wet the bed just about every night as a kid, as a teen it was every so often, i'm now 25yo and sneaking " huggies goodnights " to where,cause i'm afraid of going to wal-mart and buying depends, i started wetting the bed again about 2 months ago. i have (ADHD) as well.

Posted by Optional on 06/03/2013 at 02:55, United States

My problem started out very small, then after a couple of years of getting up a couple times a nite,it went to 4 and 5 times a nite,and sometimes i would be peeing before i got to the toilet,so after discussing it with my wife she suggested i wear one of her pads at nite if it was only a little bit,so i tried it and it was ok sometimes till one day she was changing sheets and she called me up to the bedroom and showed me my side of the bed,i was leaking on the bed,so she said we need to get you something more suited to your needs,so we bought some adult pullups and she was very ok with me wearing them to bed,infact sometimes i would come home late from work and i would forget to put one on,she would reach over and check and tell me to put a pullup on,and if i would sleep late on a weekend she would check my diaper to see if was wet and have me change it,or get up.she never saw it as wrong or bad or weird,it wasnt a head thing for me it was just that getting up all the time was exhausting,dont get me wrong i still got up,just that i didnt wreck my cloths or the bed my wife even suggested that i wear a pad during the day to catch that anoying dribble that men get when their done peeing,at first i thought she was nuts but i tried it,and you know shes not so dumb, long story short i found out i was going so much because of kidney issues and i dont wear diapers anymore but i still do the pad thing because that was a good idea,call me weird if you want its no different then a girl wearing a pantiliner.

Posted by tristan on 22/02/2013 at 02:21, United States

i am a bedwetter also and have been since age 14.i wasnt given a choice about what i had to wear for it.my parents put me into cloth diapers and plastic pants[rubberpants] and i have been wearing them ever since.my mom bought the rubberpants in adult size and in pastel colors and also baby prints.last year at easter vigil i was finially baptized and my parents dressed me in the standard white,poofy,mid thigh length dress and bonnet with lace anklets and white 'mary jane'shoes.they made me wear one of my bedwetting diapers and a pair of my baby print rubber pants under the dress.i was picked ip and held to receive the water on my head and every one saw the diaper and rubber pants under my dress.i made my first communion a month later and they made me wear a diaper and rubberpants under my communion dress as well.

Posted by Erika on 13/02/2013 at 06:59, United States

I am 25 and have problems with wetting the bed. My bed wetting is mostly caused by stress and worry. I dont believe there is nothing physical causing me to wet the bed. I worry and stress a lot over things and I just cant relax. I dont wet every night but it does happen a lot. Sometimes I am aware and can make it to the batheroom. I dont re call ever wetting the bed as a child. But as an adult I wet now. I want it to stop as it is embarassing to me and I lack sleep on nights I wet. My mom knows that I wet the bed and she did get mad at me. I can understand why she would because Im an adult and bed wetting mainly occurs in children. Though bed wetting can happen at any age, young or old. My mom really doesnt understand what causes me to wet. I just told her that sometimes I cant control it. I am responsible myself for changing my sheets and clothes when I have a wet night. I do not want my mom to change me because I am not a baby. I wash everything myself. I do wish it would stop. I am trying to get some therapy and to talk to a therapist about it.

Posted by Optional on 31/01/2013 at 03:16, Canada

Hi im almost 13, and i have been wetting the bed ever since i remember. I have an alarm that vibrates to wake me up in the middle of the night and its been working for a while but recently, i stopped waking up so I tried adjusting it, changing timing, but nothing. Do you know what i could do to sens the alarm again? I also realised that at around 4am, i dream that im peeing on a toilet and its so realistic, and bam, thats when i let my urine go. I am really concerned that i will never experience a dry night in deep sleep ever again. My dad used to wet the bed, but stopped at the age of 11. I also tried no drinking 2 hours before bed, but it doesnt make any difference. And just so you know, i got my period 5 months ago. Any advice or suggestions would help! Thanks!(:

Posted by ryan on 29/01/2013 at 09:36, United States

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Posted by peter on 23/01/2013 at 11:32, United Kingdom

hello I feall very sorry for any one who is embarrised by wetting them selfs and wear diappers, and as no support from family or freinds. I have had a couple of girl freinds who have wet them selfs as well as there beds. I have tryed to give them as mutch support as I can, Its a problem that no body shoed be made to feal guilty of or embaresed by. My ex wife was the same, and as soon as she stopped she found some one else. If I meat a lady who is wetting her selfe or bed, I would support her just the same. please do not be embaresed by it its a problem that is not youre fault

Posted by janelle on 10/01/2013 at 04:29, United States

i am a bedwetter also and have to wear a thick cloth diaper and adult rubberpants to bed every night.my parents require them for me.every night i take a shower then lay on my bed and mom powders me and pins the diaper on me then puts the rubberpants on me.she bought me only baby print rubberpants so it is some what embarrasing wearing them over my diaper.i have two brothers who are 13 and 17 and they think its a hoot seeing me in the diaper and babyprint rubberpants.last fall when i was confirmed,i had to wear a white dress and veil with tights and white shoes.my mom brought out one of my diapers and rubberpants and told me i had to wear them under the tights.she put them on me with the tights over them and them my white camisole and brought me out and shoed me to my brothers and dad and told me to sit on the couch untill it was time to get my dress and veil on.i was so embarrassed sitting there with my brothers gawking at me.the babyprint rubberpants were visible thru my tights.i felt weird during the ceremony having the diaper and rubberpants under my tights.

Posted by Anonymous on 31/12/2012 at 02:53, United States

Well ,I drank alot of alchohol in my teen years , sometimes slept on the floor without a cover and also not visiting the rest room more frequently when the party swings,just wanna be a "macho-man" or a champ i guess.However ,I never wet my bed until i was 31..I thought that it was just another cold and windy night.it stopped.never gave a serious thought about it.I got married.We couldn't afford a bed so we slept on the floor that's when it started again n again. My wife couldn't believe what she's experiencing.We have 2 children.She just ignored me when it happens and calls me a kid.She used to help in cleanin' the mess..not anymore!!..I think she's tired of seeing this happen and said that she has 3 kids to look after now.Need ur Help!!!

Posted by Optional on 10/12/2012 at 12:01, South Africa

I’m glad to know that I’m not the only one who suffers from this. I’m an African and wetting your bed is so taboo, it’s unacceptable. I’ve always had episodes of wetting my bed 5/6 times a year. I wet my bed last night and I woke up feeling so much shame and guilt. My boyfriend woke me up and I could do was cry and feel so much shame (I’m still teary) I can’t believe this happened to me. All I could do was wake up and wash the blankets and sheets. I have never told anyone this before and now my boyfriend knows and I don’t know if I can face him.

Posted by vince on 28/11/2012 at 08:52, United States

i wet the bed every night until i was in my mid twenties eventually it just stopped thank god.I saw doctors and none of them could tell me why the doctors took ex rays before and after i emptyed my bladder and none of them could help me like i said eventually i just stopped,they even surgically enlarged my penis hole when i was around 13ish 14ish and that didnt work.

Posted by Optional on 26/11/2012 at 02:28, United Kingdom

I never did grow out of my bedwetting problem as my doctor kept saying I would. I'm 50 now and still wet most nights. I have just learned to live with it. There are far worse things in life.

Posted by Optional on 19/11/2012 at 11:53, United Kingdom

First of all, thank u to everyone for sharing. I'm 25, and had I problems as a child however when I turned around 15 I started drinking heavily and doing a lot of drugs and I would wet the bed every night. I remember as a kid I used to see how long I could hold my pee in before I had to go, I often wonder if this had a Impact. I now only wet when I've been drinking, even just two beers, but I notice in the day I pee a lot and gave great urgency to go, going so far as to be crippled over suddenly in pain is I need to go so bad. I've been tested for diabetes and I don't have it. My four year old son climbed into bed this morning, I went down to the sofa as had wet and he laughed at me calling me a baby I have PTSD and personality disorder and take a lot of medication. I also have an auto immune disease. I'm crying as I write this my partner is supportive but I am so embarrassed. It makes me feel physically sick. I need this to stop but I'm too embarassed to go to the doctor. My partner and my ex, and now my sin are the only ones who know. I'm dreading picking him up from nursery cos he's probably told all of the adults there. It makes me want to d ie.

Posted by pam on 06/11/2012 at 05:13, United States

Ive wet the bed all my life their were no such things as goodnights or depends when i grew up my folks keep me in diapers and plastic pants until I was ten then it way wash my wet stuff every morning.Now i weare adult protective underware

Posted by Optional on 27/09/2012 at 10:48, Nepal

I used to take Detrunorm pills only at night before going to bed. They really did help. I wet the bed once with my fiance in bed. This was very embarrasing, but he helped me clean up and seemed ok. I have difficulty telling him that I have had this problem since I was a child. Now I am pregnant and can no longer take Detrunorm, it's not good for pregnant women. This is bad because pregnancy increases the need and urge to urinate. My mother is fully aware of this problem and it sadness, annoys and makes her angry to the last degree. I do not know what to do. Sometimes I can feel the urine and I wake up before I wet the bed. I'm also a deep sleeper so most of the times I feel absolutely nothing, until I get cold from the wet bed. Soon I will be married, and my mother said she is not happy for me because of my problem, her fear is that I will embarrass myself and my family by being a bride that wets the bed :-( so sad. Please help.

Posted by Optional on 31/08/2012 at 03:41, United States

i used to wet the bed alot like 4-5 times a week and i was supossed to wear pull ups to sleep everynight but in early spring or early summer i havent been wetting the bed for like 2 weeks in a row and after few weeks i never had to wear pull ups although i still wet the bed but not much anymore only like 4-7 times a month or less but to keep the accident from happening i cant drink much water past 7pm so i barely wet the bed im still growing out of it so it might be a while

Posted by Optional on 27/08/2012 at 05:42, Australia

Sometimes i do it but i dont tell my parents cause the bed soaks it up

Posted by Optional on 21/08/2012 at 03:37, United Kingdom

Hi just wanted ro throw my two pence in, as i child i wet the bed every night,ive allways been a heavy sleeper which dint help but as ive got older it seems to have subsided mostly,my grandad did it too but on his wedding night he did it,blamed it on his new wife and she belived him,later that day he told her the truth and the embaressment of it shocked him in to stopping,when i turned 16 and had my first proper girlfriend the same type of thing happend to me,then i started using hard drugs and it came back with a vengance! Stop that crap and it went again,i rarely do it now, maybe three four times a year ,when im v.tired or really stressed or ill,often i dream im peeing outside to realize im dreaming and wake up with a start,normally i just wet my underware a little or the bed a little,glad my wife is understanding and loves me! But it can go away with time,i think its 10% physical and 90% in the mind,i.e. Confidence that its not inevitable and its noones fault

Posted by jennie on 17/08/2012 at 01:53, United States

hi,i am a bedwetter also and my parents make me wear a thick cloth diaper and rubberpants[plastic pants] to bed every night.at bedtime i have to lay on my bed while my mom puts them on me like i was a baby.i was confirmed in may [catholic] and had to wear a white dress and veil.after my bath i went into my room and my mom had one of my diapers and rubberpants laying on my bed and told me i had to wear them under my dress.i resisted but she told me i had to do it so she put them on me and i wore them under my dress for the day.i was embarrassed having them on under my dress!

Posted by marc on 15/08/2012 at 06:16, United Kingdom

Thrown in the towell back in disposible incontinence nappies at night no wet bed and half decent sleep

Posted by Optional on 14/08/2012 at 12:13, United Kingdom

i wet the bed most nights and i really want it to stop someone PLEASE HELP ME

Posted by Optional on 24/07/2012 at 04:05, United Kingdom

i have had this problem since i was little and ive been trying to solve it for ages it seems to get better and then gets worse again, its just very fustrating

Posted by amber on 24/07/2012 at 02:15, United States

hi,i have been a bedwetter for over a year now.when i started wetting the bed.i was put into cloth diapers and plastic pants[rubberpants]with no say in the matter.my mom sewed the gerber cloth diapers together to make one diaper out of the package of 12,of which now i have 3 dozen of them.she got me adult size rubberpants in both pastel and babyprints.the rubberpants fit me baggy and crinkle under my night gown.at bedtime,i have to lay on my bed where mom slides the diaper under me,then powders me and pins the diaper on me with regular baby diaper pins.she then puts the rubberpants on me[mostly the babyprint ones]and pulls them up my legs and over the diaper.next comes my nightgown.i have two brothers,one 17 and the other 14 and it is embarrassing being around them with the diaper and rubberpants on under my nightgown.they gawk at me and must think i am a baby.both my parents told me that cloth diapers and rubberpants are appropriate for girls my age to wear for bedwetting and that as long as i have the problem,i will wear them.

Posted by R on 21/07/2012 at 06:37, United States

I've been an occasional wetter for the last thirty years, I've always worn cloth diapers to bed because everytime I think it might be ok to skip a night I wet, and I hate cleaning the matteress because plastic liners are too hot. BUT! A little over a year ago I was diagnosed with sleep apnea and have been using the CPAP since and I haven't wet once, a personal record. I still use diapers while traveling, wetting a hotel bed is truely humiliating, but I am growing more confidently that I may have solved my problem.

Posted by Optional on 19/07/2012 at 06:18, United States

my step child wears a diaper at night. her father says she isadeep sleeper and its ok.she has 2 sisters and i have 2 smaller children all potty trained. she gets boils and staph from the urine. she weighs about 100 lbs and 5 feet tall. what do i do,

Posted by fatu on 22/06/2012 at 11:40, Liberia

i wet bed 4or 6time a month

Posted by Optional on 04/06/2012 at 10:39, United States

i been wetting myseilf 6 years in my childhood but in adulthood its been 8 years but wear diapers at night to reduce wet sheets and still wetting at night

Posted by Optional on 25/05/2012 at 07:53, Tonga

I am wetting my bed from since then to this day of age and i am 20 years and very soon to be 21. It is very frustrating and confusing, i'm afraid to even drink anything because i know that i may wet wet my bed. What is even more confusing, i wet my bed morning, afternoon or night but it is more frequent at night times. please help some one.

Posted by Optional on 19/05/2012 at 07:29, United Kingdom

Its never been a problem before, even as a kid, but its started happenin recently after a night out and I cant understand why?

Posted by marc on 05/05/2012 at 03:36, United Kingdom

Can any body help ive been diagnosed with enlarged prostate killer back pain on medication but severall weeks still not urinating properly and soon as i go to bed i have urinary urge and wetting ive been wearing pads at night but want to get back to normality again

Posted by Optional on 27/04/2012 at 01:02, United Kingdom

iam 66 and wet the bed iam in nappies and rubber knickers all night and thay keep the bed dry

Posted by Optional on 20/04/2012 at 02:42, United States

i have been having problems dring day an night but my parents do not know but if it comes to it i will tell them but in the meanwhile im trying to find things to help me with my wetting ive already tried so many others that didnt help so ill just learn to like it

Posted by Embarrassed Lady on 15/04/2012 at 12:06, United Kingdom

Hi, I never knew so many adults suffer with nocturnal enuresis . When I was young I was severly punished and humilated if I did not have a dry night. Last night I wet the bed again and I feel so awefull and embarrassed. I wet the bed a few times a year and costs me alot in bedding. My Boyfriend is very supportive.

Posted by BB on 09/04/2012 at 09:25, United States

I've coped with bed wetting all my life -- yes it followed me from childhood. It doesn't happen every night, but seems to happen more often when I'm overly tired or had a stressful day or whenever I'm ill. It's not the end of the world; there could be a lot worse things to have to deal with like some life-threatening disease. It's very manageable by wearing diapers and plastic pants to avoid the misery of wet pajamas & bedding.

Posted by sadface on 16/03/2012 at 06:18, United States

I wet the bed probably until I was thirteen...now I wet the bed maybe three to five times a years, it is very fustrating n distressing. I can't have any male company because I'm so embarrassed. Actually its about 2 in d morning, I'm up because I just wet d bed, I'm in tears...I'm soo ashamed n I really don't know where to turn, no 1 knows about my problems...what do u think is the problem?? Plzz help me, #desperate bed wetter :(

Posted by Lady on 11/03/2012 at 10:31, Netherlands

Heey, I am a 19 years old girl, I've had bet wetting from my birth until the age 12/13 but then it stopped and now i am 19 its back... WHY? and its not every night... its one in 3 nights sometimes a week between sometimes 2 days on... PLEASE HELP ME

Posted by Alice on 09/03/2012 at 08:50, United Kingdom

Hi Im Alice and im embarassed being called a bedwetter, I have two brothers an two sisters who all regularly see me in nappies and rubberpants. My mom treats me like a baby she calls me each evening at 7.30 to bath me, she uses cream on me to keep me smooth as she says its more hygenic. She uses baby powder on my front and E45 on my bottom since I do get rashes, I hate it when the liner sticks to me, mom pins my nappy with baby size pins then I have to stand and pull my rubber pants on which she checks to make sure my nappy is all tucked in. She only allows me to waer nighties sa she says they are easier to chsnge me. I hate having to go down stairs and having to sit with my brothers and sisters, my oldest sister has nicknamed me babygirl which seems to have stuck because mom now calls me that too. the last pairs of rubber pants mom bought are really noisy when I move, I hate them. Its so embarassing each morning having to lie on my bed while mom takes my wet nappy off me and "cleans me up". My younger sister asked mom the other day why I didnt have any hair "down there", mom told her some girls just dont. I hate the humiliation of being called for bath time every night and all my family knowing im coming back down stairs in nappies and rubberpants, Ive tried to talk to mom about it but she refuses to move or alter the routine, she says 8.00 is nappy time fullstop.

Posted by Karabo on 29/02/2012 at 06:59, South Africa

Hi i am 20yrs old and i recently started wetting bed last months the worst part of my embarrasment is that i stay with my fiance what i worry abt is what he thinks about my bed wetting problem.

Posted by Optional on 27/02/2012 at 02:04, United States

im 13 and every night i sleep and i still pee the bed. my mom hurts my feelings about it and tells me i stink and im lazy it really hurts my feelings and she dosen't care it doesn't help with the fact im also fat.she blames me for her not having friends over and it makes my self estem go down then she wonders why i don't have respect for my self at lest thats what she says.

Posted by Diaper boy on 25/02/2012 at 07:32, United States

I'm 27 yrs old... I starting wetting myself 2months ago... I'm in disperse 24/7.. I have now forgotten what its like to be dry... I have no problem with the diapers or anything....

Posted by Optional on 25/02/2012 at 07:27, United States

I've been night and day wetting for 2yrs... My fiance is okay with it... Just live you life day by day... The only good thing about it is that you don't have to wait to go. Just go in your diaper.

Posted by robb on 23/02/2012 at 05:08, United States

I wet myself every night, I have all my life. My mom makes me wear cloth diapers with pins and plastic panties, she says babies wet and babies wear diapers. The whole neighborhood know cause she puts them on the line to dry so everybody knows i'm still a baby when i sleep.

Posted by Optional on 22/02/2012 at 04:25, United Kingdom

I have been wetting the bed all my life so far. I went to see a continence nurse who gave me some techniques to try and a chart to monitor by wetting episodes. Unfortunately none of this worked. I have since seen my doctor who has prescribed my with desmopressin, but again this has been no help. I have since given up trying to find help. My biggest problem is managing my bed wetting. I have resulted in using pads for wearing to bed, I know this is not a solution but it does make life more manageable especially as I work full-time. The down side to this is the cost, trust me its very expensive and VAT tax relief is also not an option for enuresis sufferers only the chronically ill or disabled so that doesn't help., also the only places I can but them is online so that means waiting around for delivery's and neighbors asking questions. I am lucky that I do have a very understanding partner so that's one good thing. I hope I will find a solution one day so fingers crossed.

Posted by jessica on 22/02/2012 at 02:44, Canada

Hi my name is jessica and im 22 and still have accidents at night not only with my bladder but my bowlls as well what can i do have tried differnt meds and therpy

Posted by Charlie on 19/02/2012 at 03:24, United States

I wet the bed until I was 8 or 9. I had to wear disposable diapers to bed until I was dry for 2 months. I have 2 younger sisters (2 and 3 years younger)who were out of diapers when they were 2 or 3. It was embarassing when I had to get my diapers early because we were going to have babysitter when my parents were going out. I also had to wear diapers when we went on trips in the car. When I was 7, we went across country on a camping trip that lasted for 4 weeks. I was in diapers the whole trip. I hated it, especially since my sisters wore regular panties. I started wetting again when I was about 14 a couple of nights a week. The doctors think that it is because I have diabetes and a weak bladder. At first I just had a rubbber sheet on my bed. After about 6 month, I got fed up with getting up to change the sheets. I asked Mom if I could try diapers again. She was so relieved and quickly said yes. For about a year and a half I hide it from my sisters and friends. One day, I fell asleep in the car, and ended up wetting my pants. I have found that wearing diapers on trips, even during the day, is better than having wet pants. I became more comfortable with wearing them and slowly my friends found out. I had only one "friend" that made a big deal about it. What a loser she was. To those that have the same problem, diapers are a more comfortable alternative to wetting your pants. Pull ups tend to leak on me, but they may be OK for you. If any of your "friends" have a problem with it, they are not your friends so why worry about it. As you will find out in life, there are many more important things than the type of underwear you wear.

Posted by Bob on 10/02/2012 at 01:21, United States

I am writing in response to a query made on 29 Jan 2012 from a woman who's husband wets the bed about 15 to 20 times a year. She would like him to wear an adult diaper every night even though he is dry most nights. I have a very similar wetting problem, and while I sympathize with her plight, I believe insisting her husband wear an adult diaper every night is overkill. First of all, I assume by adult diaper, she is referring to the disposable hour-glass shaped diaper with side tape fasteners, etc, This type of diaper, while very effective,is difficult to put on and remove, thus discouraging nighttime toileting. Also, because of its design, it can only be used once even if a wetting has not occurred. If his wetting is a big concern to her, a better solution would be a disposable adult pull-up style incontinent pant. They are easier to pull down, are more comfortable, and they look and feel more like underware. Also they can generally be worn for several nights if no wetting occurs. While they may leak quicker than a diaper, they are certainly better than no protection at all. These pull up style pants are available from many manufacturers and can be purchased on line or in stores. Be sure to buy a good quality brand that is designed for overnight use. I have found Tranquility Overnight Disposable Underware to be excellent. Given the fact this is a significantly cheaper alternative (and probably less embarassing), her husband may agree and she won't have to wonder if she will awaken in a wet bed. Most of all she needs to be supportive and understanding. Her husband is not alone. There are many other men out there with the same problem.

Posted by Optional on 29/01/2012 at 07:34, United States

I have a problem which I hope someone can help with. My husband (age 40) is an occasional and sporadic bedwetter. He has had this problem all his life and he is very sensitive about it. He might go several months without wetting and then wet 2 or 3 nights in a row. Doctors can find no cause. His wetting is very unpredictible but he probably wets about 15 to 20 times a year on average. We have a plastic cover on our mattress and he always washes the sheets after he wets. However, I find it frustrating never knowing when I am going to be awakened to a wet bed. I have insisted he needs to wear an adult diaper when we travel but I would really like him to wear one every night. He refuses because he says he is dry most nights and it is a waste of money. How can I convince him he really needs a night time diaper every night? Or does he?

Posted by steve on 28/01/2012 at 08:44, United Kingdom

Hi Jen how long have you been bedwetting? All your life or just since you know your G.C.S.E are coming up? It sounds like you are stressed and thats what is causing your bed wetting. I have been bedwetting my whole life and i wear nappies they work for me.x

Posted by jen on 27/01/2012 at 02:11, United Kingdom

hi, am 14 and i still we the bed. but recantly i have had trouble even getting to sleep because am so scered of wetting the bed and i don't want my parent to no i still wet the bed. this is reeaaallllyyyy bad because i have my GCSE's comming up very very soon and i don't want to fall asleep in the middle of them. any advice?

Posted by Male 40 on 27/01/2012 at 01:46, United Kingdom

I have been wetting the bed all my life about 2 or 3 times a week I have only been trying to stop for the last 3 years I do not know I have only just started sorting it out but I think I was to scared to ask for help this is my story I have done lots of things to help don't drink after 8pm no coffee/tea I have lost 35kg I am only 89kg and 6ft tall that in the green and that's the first time for that to I tryed setting my alam clock for 2am so I wood go to the loo I thing the funniest thing I have tryed is brinking lots in the day water and all that but that made it happen even moor I only tryed this for 2 weeks I now have a appointment with the urologist I hope they can help I wish I know what they did and if it hurts

Posted by Donny on 23/01/2012 at 01:19, United States

I have been a bed wetter forever. Nightly until age 16 or so and now 4-5 nights a week. I used to beat myself up about it but once I turned 17 I just decided the diapers I had been using were more of a blessing than a curse. A plastic matters protector and cloth diapers with plastic pants handle the problem very well. Most importantly I quit being concerned about who knows and just treat it as a matter of fact issue and have found everyone I have told or have found out by seeing me in diapers, on trips, room shares, or whatever are pretty cool about it. Most will ask and when I tell them they just let it go. Oh the fact I was diagnosed with a neurogenesis bladder at age 21 also made the issue easier to accept knowing there was never anything I could do about wetting in my sleep. Attitude is everything.

Posted by Browny on 19/01/2012 at 11:31, Bahamas

Hi. I have been wetting the bed now for almost all my life, not every night but it is very embarrasing when I wake up and found that I have wet the bed. I woke up this morning all covered in pee. I felt bad because I have little siblings and they do not wet the bed but I am the one wetting the bed. I really ashamed to be doing this.

Posted by john o on 19/01/2012 at 09:17, Ireland

hi the problem im having is i dont want to get up in the middle of the night to wee is there any pants or something i could wear so that i could just wee in bed

Posted by annie on 16/01/2012 at 11:11, United Kingdom

I have wet the bed all my life. I am 43yrs old and ,my husband recently died. It ruins my life as i cannot move on as the shame of telling a future partner is immence. I have tried all the drugs on the market and when i was a child had the bed alarms. I can go months with-out doing it and then i can wet the bed every day for a week. It is really getting me down and i am currently researching hoping to find a solution to my problem.

Posted by Optional on 15/01/2012 at 10:57, Slovenia

i dont wet my bed so much it only happend 2 times in 6 years but my parents yell at me alot and they just bought a new sofa and i wet myself on that sofa and now they are furious

Posted by Courtney on 14/01/2012 at 02:30, United States

I am 16 and a sophomore in high school.I have been a bedwetter for over a year now and i wear a cloth diaper and plastic pants-'rubberpants' to bed every night.my mom comes in a bed time and i lay on my bed and my mom puts them on me.it is hard being a teen girl and knowing that every night a diaper and 'rubberpants' are put on me at bed time.this past christmas eve i was put into my diaper and rubber pants after supper and wore them under my holiday dress around my family members and cousins and to mass at 11:oopm.some of my girl cousins saw them on me and and asked me why i was wearing them and i told them i am a bed wetter and my mom put them on me early.i felt embarrased being the only one in a diaper and rubber pants on christmas eve!

Posted by Optional on 13/01/2012 at 10:36, United States

I suffered from bed wetting as a child. I wet the bed until age 12. Now, at age 51,the problem has resurfaced. I just don't understand. I thought that nightmare was over. It's so embarrasing. I have wet the bed three times in the past two weeks.

Posted by hytu on 02/01/2012 at 05:21, Uganda

i am still peeing on myself, i am a 13 year old guy. what can i do?

Posted by Kristy on 02/01/2012 at 11:32, United States

Both my brother and I were bedwetters growing up. Back in the late 70's early 80's about the only thing avaiabale for bedwetters were cloth diapers and plastic pants which is what we wore. Our parents were good about not making us feel like babies because we were bedwetters, but thye did insist that we wear diapers and plastic pants (called rubber pants in our house) to bed. Bedtimes were normally about 8:00 and so somewhere after 7:00 mom would call us to her bedroom where she had the diapers and rubber pants ready. Once we had gone to the bathroom and put our dirty clothes in the wash we went to her room where one at a time we removed our underpants and climbed up on the bed and lay down. She would slip the diapers under us and than she put baby powder on us to keep us rash free, the diapers were pinned at the waist and when we were younger she would put the rubber pants on us, as we got older we would get off the bed and she would hand us the rubber pants and we would step into them and pull them into place over the diapers. Usually pj's or a nightgown were put on next, but in the hot weather we just wore the diapers and rubber pants. Even with the pj's on the rubber pants made noise when we moved so any guests knew we had them on. Kind of embarrassing when cousins or family friends kids were visiting. There were other kids we knew who were bedwetters to and the also wore diapers and rubber pants to bed. It was very common to see larger size cloth diapers and rubber pants hanging on clotheslines as they were the standard for bedwetting.

Posted by marie on 30/12/2011 at 05:43, United Kingdom

Hi steve about your question that my daughter wears nappies at nite . She is very happy to wear the protection provided , the main thing for my daughter is that she wakes up wet but not soaked from head to toe . It was a problem when she was younger but is now more open about it . Her boyfriend and close friends dont have a problem that she has a nappy . But a would say to anyone dont suffer in silence there is people out there in health centres who can help . good luck

Posted by Doug on 27/12/2011 at 03:45, United States

just found this site and have read many of the posts. Another Doug wrote a post last year that could have been submitted by me. I have always wet my bed and like the earlier post had to wear thick cloth diapers with plastic pants until age 13. After that I was allowed to soak my sheets with a plastic matress protector so long as I took care of the mess in the morning. I also would usually wake up soaked at 3 am. And either change the sheets or move to the floor. I also would often wet again and either have 2 sets of wet sheets to deal with or face my mothers anger for wetting the carpet. I totally hated myself and my life and the fact my parents did little to keep my 3 non bed wetting brothers from poking fun at me about it. Strangely enough though when I turned 18 or 19 my attitude changed. I went back to wearing diapers at night and felt I truly had control over the situation. I felt so much better about myself and quit thinking there was anything wrong with me. For the first time I allowed an urologist to do a eurodynamic study on me and low and behold I was found to have a neurogenesis bladder which basically meant my bladder reacted basically like a babies does and all this time there was never anything I could have done to stop or control my bed wetting. I was actually tested for diabetes first because I told the Dr. I would usually have to go at least 20 times during the day and would often get slightly wet before I could get to a toilet. Well once I discovered my problem I began using disposables during the day also and quite honestly my stress level dropped dramatically and I feel great about life. The thought about wearing diapers is so much more threatening than it should be or need to be. I have no problem going to the Dr. Or even the fitness locker room removing or putting on a diaper. Absolutely no one has ever even commented about it. I think the problem with most of us with this challenge think the world around us will harshly judge or condemn us and the fact is most if not all the people I've encountered really could care less. I'm NOT saying surviving your teenage years as a bed wetter will ever be easy, but once people mature they seem to recognize we all have personal challenges and issues to deal with and react accordingly.

Posted by anthony on 20/12/2011 at 10:44, United Kingdom

I have wee the bed all my life it embarrassed and i still doing it a bit i wet my self at the day time so i wear nappy two but wear do you get the cloth diaper and plastic pants from is the a number to ring to buy them dose anybody know ?

Posted by Steve on 18/12/2011 at 12:08, United Kingdom

Can i just ask how dose your daughter feel about having to wear nappies at night? I'm 33 and have been bedwetter my whole life when i was in my teens i hated my problem and the nappies now i have accept the fact that i will always have to wear them. The one thing i find hard is dating i have alot of awful women who could not accept my problem. Steve Newcastle upon tyne

Posted by Jon on 16/12/2011 at 10:17, United States

I intermitently wet the bed/diaper and it took along time before it stopped bothering me. My girlfriend doesn't mind me wearing diapers and I didn't need prompting to wear them as I felt it was worse waking up in a wet bed and also having to wake her up to change the sheets. Diapers are way better than a plastic sheet so if anyone is struggling with the idea of using them then I advise that you to start wearing them and you will get used to it and appreciate the wet diaper and dry bed.

Posted by Optionalmarie on 14/12/2011 at 04:39, United Kingdom

Hi to the lady who has nite time bed wetting problems . I have a 19 year old daughter who wets the bed every nite . She uses pads / nappies which we get from the continence nursen at our local health centre . If your husband loved you enough to accept this is what you have to wear to bed then this is the soloution to dry nites . Good luck

Posted by Optional on 05/12/2011 at 10:02, United Kingdom

For the last 3 years suddenly I started wetting the bed it would happen 1 or 2 nights at first but now its everynight. My husband and I tried buying a new bed as we had a water bed and thought that could be the problem. But it wasn't now our new bed is ruined from me as I just don't seem to wake up until it's too late. My husband is now in our spare bedroom and refuses to come into our room I don't blame him but it makes me feel even worst. I have tried everything to help me stop and I'm even losing weight if anyone has any ideas please help as I want to stop wetting the bed!

Posted by Optional on 29/11/2011 at 02:41, United States

i wet the bed up to the age of 16

Posted by Frederick on 28/11/2011 at 04:07, Canada

I have had 4 cancer related operations in the last 4 years. I have worn a cathatar bag, and experienced on two occasions an enlarged prostate which blocked my urinary tubes. I have taken flomax and the end of the story is that after my last surgery I lost my memory of how to control my ability to urinate. I would occasionally wet myself, and would flood the bed during times of deep sleep. I have worn adult diapers and was despairing. Then, I decided to fight back . I started exercising my urinary control muscles by tensing and releasing muscles. I found that if I was working around a sink of water, the sound of water and feel of warm water would trigger me to release. So, I began to stand by the sink, and pour warm water on my hands, and tense my urinary muscles. I would then turn on the cold water tap and relax my muscles. I did this day in and day out and after a week or two, I found that my "water induced" sensation to urinate began to vanish. I then controlled the amount of liquid I was intaking late in the day. I would have one cup of tea after supper and that would be it. I would then stay up at night until I was certain that I had no liquid left in me to urinate. I discovered that it didn't take long for me to break the habit of urinating while I was sleeping.....for I had nothing to urinate. This gave me a great psychological lift. I found again that within about 5 days time, I was able to drink liquid later in the evening and go to bed earlier. What I was doing, was teaching myself on a deeper subconscious level. And yes....it worked.

Posted by Optional on 24/11/2011 at 04:49, Australia

Every now and then I dream of lakes and rivers,but wake up to a wet bed.I seem not to wet when I wear 'Drinights' and that gives me a misplaced confidence.I often wake up mid-stream but then it is too late.Am I the only guy of this age who still 'wets' the bed?

Posted by Optional on 16/11/2011 at 01:28, United Kingdom

I have been wetting the bed most nights for the last three years. I was a bedwetter throughout my childhood and teenage years and again from my mid twenties. I suppose the tuth is I have never really been truly dry at night.

Posted by ecarter74 on 11/11/2011 at 08:52, United States

I am glad to hear that other people have this problem too. I started wearing adult diapers and things have been better but I am looking for help to tackle this problem and fast!

Posted by Deepak on 10/11/2011 at 06:24, India

I am suffering from bed wetting problem since my childhood.I have already consulted a doctor,but it is not working. What Should I do?

Posted by Optional on 09/11/2011 at 08:54, Australia

I have full time bed wetting I only know about it when I wake up,it wakesme up and by then it is too late.I just want to stop and it usually a dream of going to the toilet.....I think the dream is a hope

Posted by Optional on 06/11/2011 at 02:24, United Kingdom

omg i dream i am going to the toilet in my sleep and i know i need the toilet but last night i actually did the toilet it was terrible, i was too embarrased to tell my folks so i threw my trousers out.

Posted by Optional on 04/11/2011 at 07:51, United States

I'm always pee my pants this 13th time this year, what do I do to make it stop? It's not wetting the bed, just during the day when i laugh a lot.

Posted by Optional on 31/10/2011 at 05:00, United Kingdom

I'm 21 and wet the bed. It happens only once a week or so but I live with my partner and he does not know. I change the shears wen he's at work. Should I tell him? It can stop it, I dnt do a "full" wee. It's like I dream I'm going to the toilet but really wee but it always wakes me up. Does this happen to anyone else????

Posted by marc on 22/10/2011 at 12:32, Australia

i were diapers every night because i wet the bed they make me fill secure i love them

Posted by Optional on 17/10/2011 at 11:22, United States

I AM A SURVIVOR OF STAGE 2 BLADDER CANCER. I HAVE TRIED SEVERAL DEVICES SUCH AS EXTERNAL CONDOMS BUT THEY LEAK BECAUSE MY PENIS SHRINKS INSIDE MY SCROTAL SAC WHILE URINATING ON MYSELF. I NEED SOME TYPE OF SCROTAL SAC COVER (SOFT RUBBER w/ elastic band) WILL ENCOMPASS MY SHRINKING PENIS SO THAT I MAY ATTACH IT TO A CONDOM CATHETER. INSTEAD OF WEARING DIAPERS. CAN YOU HELP

Posted by Ross on 15/10/2011 at 07:53, Australia

I broke my back just over 12 months ago. I'm ver happy to be alive and walking and living a normal life. I'm having incontinence problems which I didn't find quite distressing at first but it really doesn't bother me too much now. I sometimes make it to the bathroom and sometimes I don't. There are very good products available to manage it and I really don't see the problem in wearing a nappy in the day or night. The molicares I use in the day are very thin but very absorbent and people cannot tell. I use thicker ones at night but who's there too see besides loved ones anyway. You don't need to be wearing cloth nappies and plastic pants. I couldn't think of anything worse and I'm not a baby. If I have bad eyesight I wear glasses. If I have hearing problems I'd use hearing aids. I have incontinence problems so I wear incontinence products. It makes sense to me. Things can be alot worse than this easily managed problem.

Posted by Optional on 15/10/2011 at 05:53, Colombia

I wet the bed every 8 to 10 days on average. It is never the same, sometimes I see paterns of two or three wet nights in a row, and sometimes two weeks will pass without wetting.

Posted by Deb on 13/10/2011 at 11:50, United States

Bedwetting runs in our family. I did it, cousins did it too. The family solution going back into the late 70's was to use cloth diapers and plastic pants. My mom and my aunts always had the diapers and "rubber pants" to use on those of us who wet the bed. Mom would start having me get ready for bed, brush teeth, bathroom, etc and she would get the diapers and rubber pants out. She folded diapers together to get the absorbancy that she wanted to insure that the bed would stay dry. These she would lay out on the bed and when I came into the room I climbed upon the bed and lay down on the diapers, they were pulled in place and pinned and the rubber pants pulled up. This went on nightly until age 13 and at first I hated the idea of having to wear diapers in bed. After awhile I got to the point of where I felt better knowing that only the diapers would be wet and the bed and pj's would stay dry. Family get togethers would see 4 of us cousins being put into diapers and rubber pants during the evening and at times like Christmas morning all 4 of us would rush to the tree with our wet diapers still on. There is a family picture with the 4 of us at the tree with the telltale diaper bulges showing under our pj's and the rubber pants showing above the waistband of our pj's.

Posted by Optional on 07/10/2011 at 03:37, United Kingdom

i've wet my bed in my sleep twice now, in the past month, i don't know whats going on? this has never happened before. im too embarrassed to tell anyone, what can i do about it?

Posted by thomas on 27/09/2011 at 11:29, United Kingdom

hi all im thomas i am 22 year old i have been having a problem for 3 weeks now like 6 days a week im wetting the bed and it anoying me i have to wosh my sheets at 4am and its anoying me all the time i have bad dreems and ther not even that bad but i wake up some times erly and bit lat in day about 10 am and c that my bed and sheets and my boxers r wet threw do yuou no anything that i can stop it

Posted by Optional on 20/09/2011 at 08:22, Australia

I think drinking a lot of water during the day has worked well for me. I actually started drinking more water during classes to help keep my mind clear and fully functional, but without realizing it it has (probably) worked for bed wetting. I decided long ago not to sleep over at friends houses. I haven't ever wished to do so, so I don't really care. Nobody knows of my problem, except for my closest family members and a teacher from primary/elementary school. I'm 18 now and the bed wetting has reduced over the years. It now happens very rarely, and I mean rarely, about three times a month at most, with the occasional couple (or few) days in a row... As far as I know, it has only happened when I sleep for the night. Lately I've been having dreams of needing to urinate, and then I wake up and do so. My great grandfather died of prostate cancer. I wonder if I have or will have it too... It's just so embarrassing to find out (look it up if you don't know how it's done) but I'll just have to be brave D:

Posted by Optional on 19/09/2011 at 05:01, United States

Hi, im a 19 year old guy that has been dealing with incontinence as well. I have to use diapers while i work, and poise pads around the house. My doctor told my that my condition is a birth defect and would only be a greater risk to try surgery.

Posted by susan on 18/09/2011 at 10:17, Austria

I wet my bed whenever I drink alkohol. I could understand it, when I'm really drunk, but it also happens after 3 glasses of wine or 2 beers. I'm very embrassed, because I'm young and like to go out with my friends. It's a better feeling, to know that other adult females have bedwetting problems too.

Posted by marie on 15/09/2011 at 06:39, United Kingdom

Hi have got the feeling some of the comments on this site are from people who have a warped mind.I have a 19 year old daughter who has wet the bed all her life . This has made her life a bit hard as she could not do what most young girls all did like have or go to sleepovers . Yes she has used nappies and bed pads , but please treat this page serious please . many thanks Marie

Posted by Vicky on 11/09/2011 at 09:40, United Kingdom

Hello, last night I wet the bed and I woke up this morning in a complete panic frenzy. I stopped wetting the bed at 8, so why has it returned so many years later, and without warning? I never wet the bed and rarely even get up in the night to go to the loo. I am really worried about this, as it happened a few weeks ago, but I thought I was just a bit sweaty because it wasn't that wet. Please help!!!

Posted by makaylaa on 11/09/2011 at 04:34, United States

I have wet the bed since I was 2 and stopped when I was in 7th grade. I am 21 now and randomly last night it happened again. I'm not sure what triggered it but I was mortified. I sleep in the same bed with my boyfriend and had to lake him up to change the bed before it smelled....I am so embarrassed. What do I do???

Posted by nick on 31/08/2011 at 08:05, Australia

i wet the bed often.It's that damn dream of thinking you are going to the toilet.don't know about you ppl,but asleep it feels good then that terror of having wet the bed....does that make sense?

Posted by Daddydamp on 31/08/2011 at 04:23, United Kingdom

I have wet the bed since a Car accident, My Wife has been marvellous and Never moans, My 14 year old Daughter wants to learn to change me but we have said she has to wait until she is 18

Posted by simon on 29/08/2011 at 12:20, United Kingdom

i have recently seperated from my wife,which has been quite stressful and have been wetting the bed,so i have had to start wearing cloth nappies to bed which i find embaressing even though i live alone,my nappy is usually very wet when i wake up.help

Posted by stacey on 24/08/2011 at 11:49, United Kingdom

ages ago i wet the bed and that was why i was drinking to much so i stop drinking loads of drinks and had littil drinks so once i was sleeping at my freinds and i wet the bed i was embaresed and she told everyone in school and they start laughting since last year i haveint wet the bed and am happy i just hope it doseint happen again xx

Posted by Optional on 22/08/2011 at 08:27, India

Sir i have wet dreams twice and sometimes thrice in a week.Is this a disease.Sometimes it happens in consecutive days also.

Posted by kman on 15/08/2011 at 05:41, United States

i wet the bed every night so i use diapers. m friends dont care that i wear diapers because the also bed wet.

Posted by Kaylee on 14/08/2011 at 11:32, United States

my name is Kaylee im 14 and i wet the bed as well...to parents who are concerned about there loved ones who wet the bed, first off getting mad or showing anger to your loved ones it only makes the wetting of the bed worse and no one should get in trouble for such an uncontrolable thing...the more you act agetated the more it can depress this person you love and i can understand sleeping in the same bed as this person but if you truly love them you shall NOT get mad with them it only takes a blow to there self of steem and thats what washers are for getting angry doesnt help anything.............and to people who dont know how to break it to your parents the worst thing to do is to not tell them

Posted by Optional on 12/08/2011 at 07:45, United Kingdom

well i give up i go months and start to relax and then it happens again . then i have an angry wife who sleep in the same bed with me cause.dont get me wrong she is the greatest but it getting frustrating even for me. we have guest who are staying over with us for a while and i have to wake up my wife at 630 to help me get rid the evidence of my incontinence. as a child and a teenager it was a daily occurance now as an adult especially from when i was 18 it became something that happened when i least expected it like today for instacne i am sitting infront of my pc writing this after another episode with friends sleeping in the next room a tired wife on the couch who frankly must be fed up and i dont know what to do next . so lets try again i guess

Posted by lisa on 11/08/2011 at 10:08, United States

I wet the bed early this morning. One day this week, I trickled urine while shopping. Bladder cancer has been ruled out.

Posted by Ericka on 10/08/2011 at 10:49, United States

I have this problem. Actually i dont remember if i ever wet the bed when i was little. It was never a problem untill my parents divorced. I have stress and anxitey which causes me to wet the bed sometimes. This didnt start untill i was about 21 maybe. Its never been an issue but now it is. Stress is the main reason for my bedwetting. Nothing else i can think of. Luckily it doesnt happen every night. However it did the other night. I've had daytime wetting which is not fun at all. Im 23 and getting ready to turn 24. I'm embarassed as heck that i have this issue because i never had it when i was younger. I thought i was the only one with this problem, but im glad im not. The daytime is actually more upsetting for me than the nighttime. I'm almost even embarassed and upset to go out in public because im scared it will happen. That is the last thing i want to do having an accident out in public. I try to not drink anything be4 i go to bed, sometimes that does help me. I get thristy very easy and sometimes i cant go that long without drinking anything. I hope this issue will stop for me cause its very frustrating for me to deal with. The bad thing is that my friends and family rarely no that this is happening.

Posted by Optional on 02/08/2011 at 10:51, United Kingdom

I have for the first time after many years wet the bed. I remember dreaming after being in a deep sleep that I was actually going to the toilet but was actually asleep in my bed. In my earlier years I wet the bed regulary up until the age of 10 but with less drink at night and setting my alarm 3 times a night to get up I soon stopped. I also did bladder exercises to try and increase my bladder size. I was so shocked to find after all this time that I started again. Looks like I will have to repeat the same proceedures.

Posted by Optional on 02/08/2011 at 01:57, United Kingdom

i have recently started wetting the bed after a few beers and i have had to start wearing a nappy,i dont know anyone else who has this problem and find it embarressing,i suppose i will have to stop drinking,but i enjoy a drink,so its stop drinking or wear a nappy.

Posted by Optional on 22/07/2011 at 04:35, United States

Last week my wifes girl friend stoped by to drop off a dish that my wife had ordered. My wife was in the back yard hanging up a wash line of my diapers and plastic pants. I came home from shopping and was ask to join them for a glass of lemonaid. I was so embarresed by the sight of my diapers and plastic pants on display that I wet my,already soaked, diapers I was wearing. This caused a wet spot to show up. My wifes friend noticed the wet spot with a "oh" My wife ask me to change my wet diaper and pants. I know there was no better way to handle incedent, but it dide't make it any less embarresing. The smile on the friends face let me know that my diaper wearing and wetting would be discribed in many of her stories to others.

Posted by Optional katey on 21/07/2011 at 01:05, Australia

hi, i don't know what i did so wrong to deserve this kind of life time embarrassment,being a female with this condition...ever since i was young i have been wetting my bed it has gone from regular to at least twice a week.i literally torture myself thinking am a heavy sleeper,i would sleep upright just to avoid that,i cant have a nap during the day because i am afraid i might pee,its really hell on earth! i cant have a relationship because of that.i am miserable!lonely! sad! young woman! i dont know what love is...

Posted by Optional on 17/07/2011 at 06:36, United States

I'm a long time bedwetter. I have a back disorder that causes my blatter to empty without notice. I wear disposable diapers every night with a soaker pad and pullon plastic pants. This will allow 3 wetting befor leaking to the rubber sheet. My wife is supportive in me dealing with my wetting, by wearing this protection. She also wants we to wear the diapers during any day trips away from home. She is quick to have me add added soaker pads to my diapers whenever she feels there is a slight chance of a leak. She always has a supply of "protection" in the car for all ocations.

Posted by daniela on 13/07/2011 at 03:08, Puerto Rico

im 14 and my problem has always been so emberrasing. as a little girl i learned to go to the bathroom on my own at an early age but a few years later, i think after entering kinder i would often wake up all wet and smelly so after a while my parents started to look for solutions, they told me not to drink anything a few hours before bed and go to the bathroom before sleeping. sometimes that helped but not always. it was terrible because sometimes i would wake up in time but i just couldn't hold it long enough to get to the bathroom.it went on until i turned 13 when it stopped for a while but i still also had trouble holding it for long during the day. now a few weeks after turning 14 it started again and like i said its VERY hard to get to the bathroom. can someone PLEASE help me?! i have heard it could be a sort of uti but i dont think so because it doesnt hurt to go its just that its hard to hold it long enough. somedays i even have to go every few minutes. i heard that happens mostly to guys but im a GIRL!!

Posted by trissy on 12/07/2011 at 03:08, United States

i am also a bedwetter and my parents require me to wear a thick cloth diaper and plastic pants to bed every night.i dont like the stigma of being like a baby when i go to bed at night and have told my mom that i dont want to wear the cloth diaper and plastic pants and they are too babyish for me.she just tells me that diapers and rubber pants are appropriate for girls my age and to grin and bear it.what can i do?

Posted by paula on 10/07/2011 at 09:23, United Kingdom

i have worn nappies all my life with rubber and plastic pants it would feel strange now not to wear them istill love my life

Posted by jeff on 08/07/2011 at 10:48, United States

i wet the bed and pants alot so i wear diapers 24/7 due to operation my stomach i have to pain there anymore but when i need to go #1 or #2 if i am not close to the restroom i am wet or messy , that is way i back in diapers

Posted by jaylene on 04/07/2011 at 03:38, United States

hi, i am a bedwetter and wear a thick cloth diaper and plastic pants to bed every night.my parents wont let me wear anything else.i have a twin brother and a 14 year old brother and it is not pleasant wearing the diaper and plastic pants around them.they gawk at me and call me their baby sister.at bed time my mom announces that it is time to put my diaper and rubber pants on and i have to lay on my bed while she puts them on me.the plastic pants fit me baggy and crinkle when i walk around and my brothers can hear them.my twin brother and i were just confirmed in may and my parents required me to wear one of my bedwetting diapers and plastic pants under my white dress and my brother told some of the other kids in our class that i had a diaper and plastic pants under my dress and i got teased.i was so embarrassed.i am still mad at my brother!

Posted by david on 03/07/2011 at 04:52, United Kingdom

i have allways wet the bed and day time i use nappies and plastic pants at night in the day time iuse pads

Posted by bill on 01/07/2011 at 11:05, Greece

Hello dr, I 35 years old and still wetting my bed ocassionally.I m married with a child and my wife is really angry with that.I do know that i sleep very heavy,i speak while i m sleeping,i cant wake up easy.Yoy thing that thats the problemm? Thanks a lot.

Posted by Optional on 30/06/2011 at 07:53, Nigeria

Hmm i dnt realy knw what 2 say cos i thought i was the only 1 with these problem of bed wetting at dis my age of 18 & stil counting not ontill i read most of the article on {bed wetting in adult}base on peoples coments so i knw we having dis problem ar fighting seriously 2 stop it becos 2 me is nt normal 4 an adult 2 be awake in d morning just 2 find his/her self being wet by his/her own pee so this problem dprive us of so many things like sharing our bed wit sum1 spendin d nite at a frenz house etc,& sum even got married wit dis same problem,I started bed wetin since i waz a baby till 16 so i tried sum tips on how 2 stop bed wetin at 16 like not drinkin anytin after 8pm nt lieyin wit my belly i mean my front face down nd askin my dad 2 wake me up 2 go use d toilet when ever he wakes up at nite nd they realy worked so since then i stop bedwettin,,but i waz surprise dis nite nw am 18 just 2 wake up nd found my self wet on wit my younger brother on dsame bed wit me owe! How disgustin & embarrassin experence it waz,i waz like oh! No! Nt again y y y O.M.G not again.hm i wish u al a dry nitez cos it cøøl.see ya

Posted by Henry on 29/06/2011 at 05:16, United States

well today is my birthday and have had no dry nights in my life. I wish I could go a night in real underwear and cool kids pants but thats not going to happen. I try to deal as much as I can with my pull ups but its emberrasing talking to people about it. One time I fell asleep in the car and woke up to a flood in thirty minuts. But my biggest dream is to wake up with no wet diaper and a dry bed and be able to go to a sleep over. The problem my doctor told me is heriditary from my dad who wets his bed still and whears a diaper in the day because he cant control his bladder. My doctor told me he used to wet at night also and told me he didnt get to wear pull ups because they didnt have them so he would wake up in cold smelly wet pjs. I love to hear that im not the only sixteen year old out there who has bed wetting problem. So dont be afraid to post if your reading this because we understand what your going through.

Posted by danny on 16/06/2011 at 02:35, United Kingdom

Hi, I found the subject very interesting, I did wet the bed until my teens, I went into the army and for some reason the wetting started again, I was discharged from the army, and lived on my own, for a while I was still wetting the bed, so I went into a late closing chemist, who sold me three pairs of pvc pants, and some pads, the pads were usless, so I bought some towels and made some nappies from them, My doctor said that he would give me tablets to stop the night time wetting, and also refered me to a district nurse, so that she could assess me, she said I suffered from night time Incontinence, because I slept eight hours or more without waking up, when I was in my early Twenties, I met a joung lady, and we got married, I did tell her about my problem before we married, she said as long as I bought the pants and the nappies she would wash them, we have been married now for forty four years, I also now get, all my pants and pads free from my area health clinic, they are delivered to my home. I have never enjoyed wearing plastic pants or pads or nappies, and I think you have to be weird or slightly mental to like them, you are always hideing them from your freinds, and frightened that somebody will see them drying, so why people make a big thing of wearing incontinence pants etc, I will never know..

Posted by wetwetwet on 13/06/2011 at 09:37, United Kingdom

Im 14 and just started to wet so bought some nappies. I need help on how to break it to my parents?

Posted by lil.player on 13/06/2011 at 05:41, United States

i still wet my bed and get in trouble and so today my mom is bringing me to get checked up for this

Posted by Backagain on 01/06/2011 at 11:31, United Kingdom

So many of hte comments here ring true - I was not reliably dry at night until a lot older than my friends - although it was help to discover (by seeing rubber sheet on their beds) that two brothers who were my best mates had the same problem. When I got married I was anxious and wanted to tell my wife - when I tried i learned two things - one that my mum had quielty warned her and tow that she had had a problem until her late teens and that "it ran in her family too". I was a lot dryer between 25 and 45 but the problems came back with a vengeance by the time I was 58. I now wear protection pretty much 24/7 and we cope. I am left with questions that are probably a bit unusual. Like how can you know the elastic in underwear will be strong enough to help hold up a pad? Do I need to wash the sheets after every 6 inch wet spot from slight leakage? If my trousers have a small wet mark is it OK to let them dry - or should i be fastidious and throw them in the wash? Not very major issues but they recur and if anyone has any comments.....

Posted by Optional on 01/06/2011 at 12:20, United States

i still wet the bed everday and i wear bedwetting daipars everynight.

Posted by nett on 29/05/2011 at 03:14, United States

Hi, I wanna start off by saying I was peeing a lot for bout three weeks now.I'm thinking that its a bladder infection.but my pee dont hurt or burn nor is cloudy.that's the main promblems wit bladder Infection right?okay so what could I Have?

Posted by Optional on 27/05/2011 at 10:19, United Kingdom

I'm 18 and on/off wet the bed.. doesn't happen too often anymore unless I've had alcohol.. then it's really bad... I'm kinda hoping that i can train myself to stay dry after alcohol though!

Posted by Phil c on 15/05/2011 at 07:52, Australia

Hi, um... not to sure really where to start... Ive never had problems before but i started wetting the bed no less than a month ago. I've wet the bed on average 5-6 days a week. This I've been sort of able to manage with adult nappies... I really really don't wanna be stuck in nappies already, I'm only 28 ! It sucks I can bring myself to buy nappies but not go to the doctors, its just so hard to talk about. Now, all of this has been confusing enough but 3 times this week during the day not to mention publicly, I've lost all blader control and wet myself... so embarrassing !

Posted by William on 07/05/2011 at 11:29, United States

I am 19 years old and I still have a problem wetting the bed. My last incident was this morning. I can go a few months without the problem.

Posted by Optional on 05/05/2011 at 05:38, United States

I have had this problem for 30 years. I dumped an Honda 350cc and really messed my insides up. Spent 3 weeks in the hospital before they sent me home with a bag of diapers. I have gone from wetting most nights to about 3 nights. And yes, I still wear diapers to bed every night. I tried a few med's over the years, some worked and some did not. Of the ones that did work I did not like the side effects and stopped using them.

Posted by mac on 05/05/2011 at 04:18, United States

I may be the only male to post here from what I've seen. Be that as it may, here is my post. I am a 26 year old guy and I still wet the bed at night. I wet as a child up into my teens and it stopped for a while, that is until I returned from a deployment in Iraq (2005). Since then I have had few "dry" nights. I wear diapers at night to contain the problem...and to make sure my wife isn't affected. It was frustrating for a while, and still is to a degree, however, I have come to terms with my problem and accepted the fact that I have to wear diapers at night. My wife is very supportive and accepting of all of this; for this I feel truly blessed and thankful. Like I said though, I have come to terms with my problem, I don't let it get me down. I still do my MMA training, hang out with my friends, go to school, work etc.... Bed wetting used to have a very negative effect on my self esteem. I felt like I was a freak and somehow less of a man. It was only just recently that I started to shed these negative feelings and come to grips with the situation. In a way bed wetting has improved my physical conditioning and my fighting.... This may sound odd, but, I began to train harder and longer as I felt worse and worse about my self (6 days a week for 3-4 hours a day, after school and work I'd get 3 hours of sleep). I still train brutally hard and long, but those feelings have gone away. I'll conclude my ramblings with this: Bed wetting doesn't make you a freak or somehow less of an adult (man or woman). You cannot control a malfunction in your body, and, it is not as uncommon of a problem as one might think. Hold your head up high, see a doctor, and know that you are not alone.

Posted by Optional on 04/05/2011 at 11:13, United States

Im age 30 and still wet the bed it happens once every few months and is very embarrasing. I usually can wake my self up, I have dreams of needing to pee and in a bath room over an stool or dreams involving alot of water and just get up. When the accidents happen I find my self in the same type of dream but am in such a deep sleep that I when finally wake up its been too late or I have peed alittle and its just on my clothes not the bed. I have tried fluid restrictions like you would do with a child before bed time, it is still the same senario just depends on if im able to wake my self in time. Sometimes it happens when I sleep in a new place somtimes when its cold and sometimes it just happens and im very angry with my self and my partner tells me mean comments the times it makes it on the bed.

Posted by Optional on 29/04/2011 at 04:01, United States

Im 18y/o. I still wet the bed but idk y. I have to wash my sheeets everyday. This says four yrs ago. I wana know if u still have the prob. And if not what did u do to stop it?

Posted by Simon on 24/04/2011 at 12:51, United Kingdom

I never wet the bed when i was younger but about 4 years ago I started. I finally plucked up the courage to overcome the embarrassment and saw my Doctor. In short she believed it was linked to stress and gave me some medication, detrusitol. After a couple of weeks I got it under control. The problem is it keep returning every 3-4 months. The longest that I was dry was all last year which was brilliant. But last week it returned and I have wet the bed 3 times. To manage it I wear adult nappies and plastic pants. We have a mattress protector on the bed and a duvet protector. I hated having to wear nappies at first and would hide them from my wife, not that she didn't know just that I felt so embarrassed and did not want her to see me like that. One day we were staying in a hotel and Paula asked me to make her a cup of tea and I had no alternative but to stand up and for her to see me. I was red with embarrassment and just made the tea and got back into bed. Paula then cuddled me and said she was proud of me for doing what I had just done and that she found me sexy with or without a nappy and that she loved me. You don't know how much that meant to me and set me on the journey to accepting that I needed to wear nappies. I am now a lot more comfortable about it and feel that wearing a nappy is just another thing that is necessary to life. I still wish I could be totally free from this problem, however my very understanding and supportive makes it so much easier.

Posted by Optional on 24/04/2011 at 06:13, Trinidad and Tobago

i'm a 21 year old female, i often experience leaks of urine from my blader through out the day. this problem hav existed my entire life. i use menstrual pads to keep me and my clothes dry through out the day...

Posted by Optional on 20/04/2011 at 11:58, United Kingdom

50 in july this year suddenly started wetting the bed 4 times in 6 month i am not a drinker wots wrong

Posted by Optional on 19/04/2011 at 04:55, United Kingdom

Hi, Its good to know we are not alone. A great support. i have wet the bed on and off all my life - mostly around times of stress in my life. I am due to go into hospital in a few weeks for a routine op and wanted to know if anyone has any tips as to how to deal with the bed wetting. At home i wear a nappy and wondered if these will be provided at the hospital or do i need to takle my own? Also, how will I cope with the embarrassment of needing help with changing etc. Is this siomethiong anyone else has dealt with / can help me to get my head around. Any help in this respect would be much appreciated.

Posted by Debra on 16/04/2011 at 10:02, United Kingdom

I've always felt that the biggest problem for anyone who wets the bed is what they think that others will think of them. It is natural for a bedwetter to think that everyone else will hate them or laugh at them, or tell the whole world that they wet their bed. But if you don't worry about your bedwetting, and don't let it bother you (because in reality, it's only a big deal if you let it be) then other people will not be bothered by it, either, In my experience the great majority of people will be sympathetic, or just will not care. I've been a bedwetter all my life. Up until I was in my late teens, it happened every night. My parents never punished me for it, and would come down hard on my brother and two sisters if they ever made any negative comments or laughed at me. Eventually, it just became a part of our family life. The attitude was "Debra wets her bed. So freaking what?" I've done all the endless visits to doctors and specialists, all the alarms and gadgets, and various medications and so on; nothing ever worked - the only thing that ever kept my bed dry was a nappy! Eventually, I began to have periods when I didn't wet, and I got the the point where on average I probably wet maybe half a dozen times in a month, although I have never actually kept a record of my wetting so that I can come up with accurate statistics. It's erratic, though. Sometimes it will happen a lot more than that, other times a lot less. But the fact is, is that it has never stopped entirely, and I very much doubt it ever will, a fact that I accepted and came to terms with a long time ago. The problem simply doesn't bother me any more. If I sleep in a bed other than my own, then I wear a nappy. When alone in my own bed, I don't always bother with a nappy; it just depends on the mood I am in when I go to bed. If I am going to share my bed (or anyone else's) then I will always be up front about what may happen, and offer to wear a nappy if they want me to. And although I have slept with many different people, male and female, only one person has ever declined to sleep with me. I know it's hard, but please, try not to let it bother you, and you'll find that things become a little easier. Debra

Posted by Senna on 11/04/2011 at 05:34, India

I am an occasional bed-wetter (once/twice a year). In my case, bed-wetting is preceded by dreams associated with urinating and I wake up wet. I have noticed that bed-wetting happens generally in winters when I am cold at night, ie, my blanket/quilt drops off. If I am warm and cosy in bed, then bed-wetting episodes generally do not happen. Also try the technique of self-suggestion before going to sleep. Though it may sound silly, just before sleeping, I speak to my Pillow requesting to be woken up in case I am about to pee. It works for me.

Posted by SuperGirl on 10/04/2011 at 07:39, United Kingdom

I wet the bed sometimes i dont know why or how but i do . And i cant help it and dont know im doing it , but this has helped so thank you ! :) <3

Posted by Optional on 08/04/2011 at 06:47, Brazil

i wet the bed very rarely

Posted by Optional on 08/04/2011 at 12:56, United States

I am frustrated. I have been married 5 years to a great guy (age 33)except that he is a bedwetter. He told me he had this problem before we were married but said it only happened very rarely. It turns out that "very rarely" is more like once or twice a week! Although he is very good about washing the sheets after an accident, I finally got angry and told him if he wanted to sleep wth me he needed to wear an adult diaper. He agreed but I have noticed his wetting has become much more frequent now that he is wearing a diaper. Just about every morning I find a wet diaper in the trash. Personally I would rather he wear a diaper, but I believe he is not trying to stay dry when he wears one. He says he doesn't know why his wetting has gotten worse and is angry that I am checking the trash. Any suggestions? PS. he has seen a urologist and they can find nothing physically wrong with him.

Posted by Bob on 06/04/2011 at 05:06, United States

I have had a problem with sporadic nighttime wetting my entire life. Sometimes I would go 6 months between incidents...or I might wet 3 times in a week. I have been to doctors and the only medical condition known is a slightly enlarged prostate. I have dealt with my problem by protecting the mattress and sometimes wearing an adult pullup when sleeping away from home. However, for the past several years I have been taking a product called beta prostate. My wetting incidents have been dramatically reduced. In fact, I think I have only wet twice in the past year or so. Also now I rarely have to get up at night where in the past I arose at least once to use the bathroom. Hope this suggestions helps others.

Posted by Optional on 05/04/2011 at 02:00, India

am 22 yrs old....and still urinating in the bed not able to control the flow of urine and am not getting any intimation when my bladder gets full....wat should i do now???

Posted by Danielle on 04/04/2011 at 09:35, New Zealand

After 25 years of bedwetting i think maybe fingers crossed and knock on wood guys but it may finally be over a few moths ago i went in and got botox inections into my bladder at first i thought it hadn't worked but now as this is the longest i have been dry well since i can remember anyway i think i might be in luck. please remember never give up keep searching if it works for someone it might work for you thts what gave me half the ideas i took to the doctor to try me on because they had mostly given up and half the battle was to get them to agree that it was worth their time to fix this particular problem. anyway good luck and i'll let you know how it goes :-)

Posted by Jussi on 31/03/2011 at 06:16, United States

I remeber when i was little i had dreams of getting up and thinking i was peeing, then i would wake up to a wet bad -.- Does your son have thoes dreams? Maybe thats the problem

Posted by lemon kiwi on 29/03/2011 at 07:36, South Africa

I wet my bed occassionaly, sometimes a month goes by without me wetting my bed, other times it happens 2 or 3 days in a row. Its so embarrasing. I really need help to stop this from happening. How do I cure this problem

Posted by Optional on 24/03/2011 at 09:29, United Kingdom

I'm 48 now and have never been dry at night. I sleep in terry nappies and plastic pants. I stopped worrying about my bedwetting years ago.

Posted by Optional on 22/03/2011 at 12:12, United Kingdom

Im a 22 year old girl and ive wet the bed all my life now, i also wear pull up panties in the day as i wet myself throughout the day too. The only thing i find embarassing is when i wear skirts somtimes you can see my nappy. My boyfriend does'nt mind he says that its cute but he is hepfull to me as he changes me too. he also like me to not wear a nappy at night time as he likes the feeling of waking up wet.

Posted by Optional on 21/03/2011 at 03:52, United States

I am a female and I wet my panties during the day and often I will wet the bed at night. I am a widow and for some reason I like the warm feeling when I wet my panties. I have wet them in public because I wait too long to go the toilet. My late husband I had five children in ten years and after he passed I got pregnant three times and lost two of the babies.

Posted by Edward on 20/03/2011 at 04:15, United Kingdom

I have suffered from Night time incontinence (Enuresis)all my life, I wear pads and pants to bed every night, so that I dont wet the bed. Is there anything else that I could try, I have tried alarms etc, but they were of no use.

Posted by Optional on 19/03/2011 at 05:33, Nigeria

I was dreaming where i was urinating and i woke up and found out it was real. Are my ok?

Posted by Animal sexy lady on 18/03/2011 at 10:26, United Kingdom

I still wet the bed and I have never experienced a dry night. It is so embarrassing to wear pull ups for bed!

Posted by Optional on 17/03/2011 at 11:58, United Kingdom

I stopped wetting the bed as a child, the 'normal' age probably, but then I got a severe case of cystitis, a urinary tract infection, but thought I'd got rid of it (it made me a little incontinent at night times) but suddenly last night I wet the bed! It was really embarrassing, and I'm just really glad I wasn't in my boyfriends bed, as I live with him!! This has never happened before, and I don't know what to do! Could it be something to do with the infection I had??

Posted by Margret Jones on 17/03/2011 at 06:16, France

Im 94 and still wet the bed...

Posted by Optional on 17/03/2011 at 05:25, Malaysia

http://www.anmolmehta.com/blog/2007/09/18/kapalbhati-yoga-breathing-exercise-for-optimum-health-healing-free-online-pranayama-book-ch-5/ i told my mom about this problem. she said that this exercise might help me.

Posted by vineet on 16/03/2011 at 08:48, India

i wet my bed until i was 19 almost everyday, is great to know im not alone. please dont feel embarassed, and is actually cute reading girls talking about it!

Posted by Optional on 14/03/2011 at 09:40, United Kingdom

I still wet the bed most nights and always have. I am 48 now and doubt I will ever be dry at night. I gave up worrying about it years ago.

Posted by Optional on 13/03/2011 at 05:57, United States

I have never done this before. Its happened the last two nights i have been home for college break. I have a dream that I am on the toilet peeing and I actually wet my bed

Posted by Bobby on 08/03/2011 at 08:05, United States

I have been a bedwetter most of my life. My parents spent a fortune on gadgets gimmicks and doctors. My wife has been very nice kind loving and supportive. She has determined I wet three (3) times a night. I wear cloth diapers and plastic panties. My wife diapers me. Being such a sound sleeeper she can change me in the middle of the night without waking me. We recently took a large amount of vacation time off together as we both have been working long and hard. Several things we did together had has getting up earlier then normal so wife and I took a nap together. She then discovered I also wet when taking a nap. Now I am in a heavy all in one pull on diaper with plastic panties during the day and cloth diapers when travling or napping. We are very happy together and wet diapers are better then wet pants or wet beds any day Peace Bobby

Posted by Optional on 07/03/2011 at 04:57, Canada

I'm so glad they have websites like this. My husband struggled with bedwetting until he was a teen. Then it seemed to vanish for awhile. When we were first married and he was 22 it happened out of nowhere one night. He had drank a whole bottle of coke and didn't go to the bathroom before sleeping so I'm sure thats why...but still, deep down it disturbed me a little. It didn't happen again for a long time after that. 7 years to be exact. Then it happened again last night. He woke up and there was a big wet spot there. I couldn't believe this had happened again. Of course he was very embarassed, and I was embarassed for him. I didn't know what to say. He thought I was mad at him. I wasn't, I was just not sure how to go about handling this again, it's such a sensitve issue. It's honestly bothering me a little today (and I'm sure he's feeling even worse) but as his wife I know it's my job to be supportive. I'm just concerned that if it's still happening on occasion in his adult life, that obviously it means somethings off in his body or that theres a problem. We have 3 small kids, and I'm scared one of them will find out someday. How would that seem to a child to find out daddy wets the bed sometimes?? How could we even begin to explain it? If we could get to the root of the problem I'm hoping we could fix it. I've read that sometimes it can be a small thing thats causing it and is easy to fix. I hope thats all it is. It's not a nice thing to watch someone go through, I can tell he feels very ashamed and nobody deserves to feel that way over something that they can't control. I wish I could find a way to help him :(

Posted by Simon on 07/03/2011 at 03:01, United Kingdom

Hi, I too suffer from nightime wetting. This has been with me for as long as I can remember but comes and goes - sometines it can last for a couple of years, then i'm ok for a few years. It always returns at time sof stress. The first occaision when I wet the bed was when I was 10 years old and my parents were going through a divorce. Its has return periodically ever since. It has become something i have learnt to live with choosing to wear disposable nightime nappies such as Tena slip maxi during these times of wetting. I am happily married and my wife understands, albeit it did take a little bit of getting used to for her. It is extremely helpful to read the experiences of others and to realise we are not alone in having to cope with this embarrassing condiditon. I have tried doctors, drugs (Desmotabs), hynosis, etc, but all to little or no effect. I have only shared my issue with one friend (apart from my wife)as I had to ahead of us sharing a hotel room on a stag weekend. He understood and has kept it to himself. I am due to go into hospital shortly for a semi routine op which will necessitate me to stay over for 2 nights. Can anyone tell me how I am best to cope with the inevitable issue of talking through the issues at the pre op and dealing with them during my stay- and the op itself?!. I am quite a private man, but I will not be in a position to be able to change myself at this time - has anyone experience of coping with this situation that they can share / put my mind at rest. Also, do the NHS provide nappies in this respect or will I need to take my own? Any help / insight would vbe extremely helpful. And thank you to everyone for sharing their experiences here and helping us to feel less 'on our own'.

Posted by Optional on 03/03/2011 at 09:35, United States

i am a female,age19 and was a bedwetter from age 15 to 18 and wore a thick cloth diaper and plastic pants to bed.i tried disposables,but broke out in rashes from them.i went thru many embarrassing moments when i was a bedwetter as my parents also made me wear them for special occasions and holidays under a dress even tho i did not nedd them during the daytime.on the holidays mom always told me 'go take your bath and then i will put your diaper and rubber pants on you'.i didnt like hearing those words but knew there would be a fight if i didnt do it.i was made to wear my diaper and plastic pants under my white confirmation dress when i was 16 and it was embarrassing being around my class mates with them on under my white dress.i stopped bedwetting after 18 and said good bye to the diapers and plastic for good!

Posted by Sue on 01/03/2011 at 06:13, United States

I have wet the bed all my life and some times I wet my pants. I wear adult pullup now and live with it

Posted by Optional on 01/03/2011 at 11:21, United States

I have wet the bed all my life and spent years hiding it from everyone. If I drank lots of beer I would spend all night in the loo. I tried to ask for help but was dismissed by many Doctors. Eventually I went to see a urologist who gave the 'pee test' ie flow measurement which he said was pathetic - no more than a trickle and that my bladder was the size of balloon. He operated - which I can only decribe as as a re-bore.I guess made the flow area larger and I was peeing like a horse. His words. I still leak occasionally but the was probably sufferiung from some kind of obstruction and the re-bore helped tremendously. I still leak occasionally but otherwise much better. It took 35 years for this to be sorted out and having read the notes on this site I can relate to all of them - well male ones anyway. So maybe check your flow rate - and seek out help from trained urologists.

Posted by Optional on 20/02/2011 at 07:43, United States

My parents told me I stopped bedwetting b4 I can talk. So it was about when I was 10mons old. However, when I was 10yrs old, all the suddent it started again. At that time my parents blamed me for being lazy, which we all knew that was not the reason. Long story short. It lasted for about 1yr then stopped and never came back to me again.

Posted by TheGuyWithAnEmbarassingProblem on 19/02/2011 at 04:06, United States

Im 18 and I have been wetting the bed my entire life. Occasionally I wont wet the bed for a good 2-3 days. but it always happens again. My father still wets the bed as well this is very distressing for me and i can never go to places without having planned something out. Please help me out. I'm desperate.

Posted by Please Help Me :( on 13/02/2011 at 01:39, United States

I am a 18yr old female (who will soon be 19) & I have been wetting the bed all my life. When I was in 5th grade I took pills and they worked prefectly fine but my mother didn't want me to become dependanton them so she took them away. I was never able to attend sleepovers as a child and still can't now. My friends get together often and I always have 2 make up an excuse as t why I cant stay. My father wet the bed until he was 12. I just need a cure for this ASAP! I feel almost as if I'm cursed and its very depresssing. :(

Posted by michelle on 13/02/2011 at 12:47, United Kingdom

For the last 4 years i have been wetting my bed , i also sometimes have day time accidents . I wear cloth and disposable nappies at night and dont have a problem with it . My husband is suportive of my problem and on most nites helps me get ready for bed and into my nappy . If i am out shopping or going a far awy journey i will wear a nappy for protection . its not a bad thing or should you be embarressed about wetting the bed or wearing nappies for prottection .

Posted by hannah on 11/02/2011 at 12:32, United States

i am 17 and a bedwetter and my parents require me to wear cloth diapers and plastic pants to bed every night.my diapers are pinned on me with regular baby diaper pins and my mom buys me the plastic pants that are two sizes larger and fit me baggy and they crinkle when i walk around.i have told them many times i dont like the diapers and plastic pants and they keep telling me thats what i have to wear and like them or lump them.what can i do? iam so frusrated!

Posted by manchester on 09/02/2011 at 06:10, United Kingdom

i see my partner every tuesday + sometimes at weekends. the thing is. one night i ended up wetting the bed. 2 weeks went by and i ended up doing it again. i wass so embarressed. i walked out at 5 o clock in the morning and went home.we had a laff the 1st time it happened, but i did not give him the chance to say anything as i rushed out. we had lots to drink but we normall do + this did not happen other times.my partner txt me + sent a kiss. im not going 5o respond. i feel ashamed.

Posted by soaked girlfriend on 08/02/2011 at 12:10, United States

my boyfriend is 26 years old, since we have moved in together he has wet the bed at least once a month. sometimes he doesn't even wake me to move to the couch, and i wake up after rolling in a wet spot. so so so freaking disgusting, i've tried to make him wear special underpants to sleep in and due to his ego he utterly refuses. i'm disgusted and i have no idea what to do for the future

Posted by Optional on 05/02/2011 at 06:44, United States

Hello I'm a 28 yr. old male, about 5 or 6 yrs. ago I came down with what was thought to be a bladder infection, I let it go too long and after a few weeks of it I began leaking urine, which then af course led to bedwetting. after seeing a doctor and getting the infection cleared up the daytime leaking went away, but the bedwetting continued for a couple of months forcing me to wear a diaper to bed which was ok at the time since I was single. A few years later I came down with the flu and began bedwetting again but this time it only lasted a few weeks. I'm now Married and on the 1st. of january I came down with a bad cold, on january 4 I woke up while wetting the bed. the next few days I leaked urine during the day, and the bedwetting continued. My wife wanted me to see a doctor and I refused and told her it would pass as before.. I'm now a full month into this and although the bedwetting has slowed to only a 1 to 2 times a week it still persists. I'm wearing diapers to bed as a favor to my wife, and she is more than ok with the situation. I'm just wondering if I should see a doctor or not. P.S. I was an occastional bedwetter tell I was about 14yrs. old... I've also realized that each TIme this happens I'm under lots of Financial stress. Could either of these two have something to do with what is going on.?? Also I used to wear Attends but they seem to be Junk now, What is the preferred bedtime diaper?

Posted by stacie on 04/02/2011 at 09:36, United States

I started having wetting acidents when i was almost 14. i didnt go to any doctors or tell anyone about it for a while. i was hoping so much it would just stop. it didnt.i told my step mom and dad and they were sorry to hear it and took me to the doctor. he said there is nothing medically wrong with me...is this normal? i wet the bed every night and wear diapers to bed every night to stay dry. i can not stay the night at any friends houses ever and i can never have any friends stay the night at my house either. it really sucks. please some tell me...is it normal to have accidents every night and have nothing medically wrong with me?

Posted by Optional on 03/02/2011 at 12:49, United Kingdom

Hi I'm 32 male and have wet my bed at night almost everynight of my life. I wear tena slip maxi nappies and they work for me.

Posted by Optional on 02/02/2011 at 08:41, United States

I wet e every night I were tena diapers to bed now it suck but it that or wash all my blankets every day

Posted by Optional on 01/02/2011 at 05:42, United States

Although it has happened to me possibly 3times in my adult lifetime I feel that in each circumstance a full bladder and deep sleep was the culprit ,one time I recalled dreaming voiding and awoke while going.

Posted by Tammy on 31/01/2011 at 11:55, Australia

I am 21 and i still wet the bed ok now you wont always wet the bed so not think you will i stopped wetting the bed at 15 and now im 21 and wetting the bed again and i can only stay at ppl houses dat now i wet the bed and they dnt care if i went the bed so don't worry i wont wet the bed forever

Posted by tom on 29/01/2011 at 10:40, United States

i am 64 years old and still wet the bed

Posted by Optional on 25/01/2011 at 03:55, United States

I was bedwetting till I was 18, I have 3 ideas 1. Sleep on your left side 2. Go to toilet before you go to bed 3. Dont drink coffe at all. That worked by me.

Posted by audrey on 22/01/2011 at 09:29, United States

i hate sleeping on vinyl sheets. i hate it. i wet maybe 4 nights a week. so much laundry. some days i can't face it and i just sleep on pee-stained sheets. my job recently made me go on a business trip for 9 days. I had no choice but to buy depends. luckily i didn't have to share my hotel room! still i hate wearing diapers or pull ups so much. :(

Posted by Optional on 21/01/2011 at 03:11, United States

I am 16 about to turn 17 in a couple of months. i still wet the bed, not everynight but it still happens. i can not spend nights in people house and it is just plain ambarassing to talk about. i heard if you still bed wet at my age it mught be parmanet. i think my problem is not being able to wake up at night, my bladder does not triger my brain that it is full (personbal oppinon). i do not know what to do i need serious help.

Posted by Jane on 20/01/2011 at 09:54, United Kingdom

hi guys, Just wanted to give a little bit of support and let you know it can get better. I wet the bed when i was younger all the way upto when i was 16. My mum was really supportive and tried to get me help with bed alarms, tablets etc but nothing worked. Doctors thought it was phycological and link to my parent divorce. Regardless of this it still happened every night and really held me back from having fun with my friends and hit my confidence. However when i left school and began enjoying myself with friends and having fun i all of a sudden grew out of it. I think its about feeling settled in your mind and being happy. If you think about it all the time it will happen and you feel miserable! If your early teens my advice is to stay cool and dont worry - you are very likely to grow out of it and it will get better. After a few years you wont even think about it! Good luck and chin up x

Posted by Optional on 16/01/2011 at 05:28, South Africa

i am 19 male and i still wet my bed.the worst thing about this is that people cannot see that i am trying not to pee on bed,and now i am going to university and i will share a room with someone and i do not know how i will do that,plzzz help i need to stop this,,good luck to you

Posted by Optional on 14/01/2011 at 07:42, United States

I am 14 years old and I am about to turn 15 this march I still wet my bed and I know I might even wet my bed when I'm older when I wet my bed I take my sheets and my blankets put it early in the washing machine and go take a bath like at 3:00 am I'm serious then when it's morning I get my blankets and sheet and wait for the night when I sleep it's a nightmare I don't want to have to deal with this issue when I'm Older I'll probably get divorce by my issue I hate my life life won't get any better except humililatim embarrassment and stress and even depression Gud luck with any one who haz this issue or should I say bad luck to any one who haz this issue :(

Posted by Optional on 12/01/2011 at 09:43, United Kingdom

I'm 19 and I had bedwetting problems when I was younger, and since then I only had a problem once every one or two years. I thought it had gone because it hasn't happened since I was 14 but I woke up this morning with a wet bed again. I hope this is another one off, but yesterday I suddenly started thinking about how it hasn't happened in years (I forgot until then) and now it's happened. Maybe it's psychological? I did take a sleeping pill last night, but it had no effect because after a few hours I still couldn't sleep

Posted by Alex on 09/01/2011 at 10:52, United Kingdom

Hi I'm Alex, 24 and female and I have wet the bed all my life. My mum used to wet the bed but she grew out of it, i never did. By the time i was 7 or 8 we realised I wasnt going to grow out of it, so my parents took me to see a specialist. We tried the bed protector, dont drink after 8pm, the special wee buzzer in your pants, dont drink milk (apparently!) getting up in the night to go to the loo- but nothing worked. I was prescribed a drug that was supposed to reduce the production of urine or something to that effect too which worked for one or two nights then i just became adjusted to it. For a few years I just put up with my problem until my periods started when i was about 16 and things started to get messy. One of my doctors suggessted that I might have a hormone imbalance so they put me on the pill - again this did not work - only made me gain weight! I decided that I could live with the bedwetting until i started not being able to make the toilet during the daytime, which spurred me on to seek further help. I have been to specialists, taken different drugs, cut out foods and drinks, lost weight - put weight back on again and all i can say is that there seems to be no cure. For me personally I have become acustomed to my life as a bedwetter I dont forsee the situation changing anytime soon, which was hard for me to admit as it is an embarrassing situation. I now have special sheets that I can take away when i stay at a friends or hotel etc and have a permanent rubber sheet on my bed which wipes clean(Nappies are not for me). I have ruined a few matresses in the past and decided to invest in proper protection as the bin bags on the bed were no good! I just now wash my sheets when I have an accident. After all thats what this is - accidents - its not like we do this on purpose now is it! Over the past few years I have noticed that I bed wet about 3 days straight, before I have my period - although doctors cannot find this connection, so I know when to expect it. I do still set my alarm all the time though, to go in the night but mistakes happen. I would suggest to you to go to your doctors and be insistent!!! YOU NEED HELP even if they could not treat me there could be underlying causes for your bedwetting and getting a proffessional opinion could help you. Good luck and dry nights x

Posted by Optional on 09/01/2011 at 09:51, United Kingdom

I have been bedwetting since a child. At first every night. I was in a boarding school and it was very embarrassing. I used to hide my bed under the covers and wear my night robe over wet pyjamas. I tried not drinking water from the evening, tried waking up and going to the toilet. But even then I would wet the bed. I would almost always dream that I was sitting on the toilet and releiving myself whereas I was actually in my bed. I could not sleep in friend's bed (as we do in a boarding school). Was punished when I was found out. I was humiliated. I hated it and they could not understand that I did not want to wet my bed not just because of the punishment I would get. My mother was very understanding she took me to doctors and they found nothing wrong. My Mum would just get the sheets changed every morning and never made a fuss. I dont think there were any nappies for older children then. I slept in her bed as none of my sisters wanted me to sleep with them due to my problem. Then my bedwetting stopped being every night. I still wet the bed even now but without any warning. I could be dry for years or 6 months at a time and then suddenly I wet my bed. I cant wear nappies as it would mean wearing them say for a whole year and actually wetting only twice or thrice in that time. I am married and have children. My husband never knew that I had a problem nor do my daughters. I am now divorced (for other reasons) and sleep alone. If I do wet my bed on the rare occasion I just change my pyjamas, put a thick towel or another folded sheet on the wet area in the bed, sleep on the dry side and wait for the morning to change my sheet. I still hate it. But I accept it. I go to the bathroom before bed and also go to the bathroom whenever I wake up once or twice in the night. The strange thing is that I always dream that I am in the toilet. Very rarely I do not remember dreaming and may be very deep asleep when it happens. I think that if I can stop the dreams then I can stop wetting the bed. I personally think I wet the bed due to stress, even if it is subconscious. It does not bother me much now as I sleep alone. If I am in a hotel or at a friend's place then I do worry and go to the toilet as often as I can during the night. Just in case.

Posted by Optional on 07/01/2011 at 10:47, Canada

Hi. I posted here before. I carried out some research here are the hypothesis: Tea intake in the evening, at bed time increases your chances of peeing In females, just prior to the monthly cycle, bedwetting is most probable The onset of diseases like hyperthyroidism may send the system haywire and you bedwet worrying a lot about it before going to bed makes the chances of bedwettin high. Liqour intake, stress during the day and a form of diabetes that makes you drink a lot, contributes to bedwetting. I have stopped bedwetting its been months now. i hope not to bedwet forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't know if these findings could be useful. Goodluck folks!

Posted by Weting bed on 07/01/2011 at 08:10, United States

Yes I weting the bed at 21 but I always did it and still can't stop even if I don't drink I still wet but I wish I coulded stop but it makes it hard and my pee smells strong

Posted by Sriram on 06/01/2011 at 01:21, India

This is a recent phenomenon. It has happened thrice so far, in the last month. First and second time, i woke up as soon as it started. Last night, I emptied the entire bladder.......

Posted by graham on 05/01/2011 at 04:37, United Kingdom

hi doug.i have a similar history to u. i was a late as well. i wet till i was 7. was dry for a couple of years then started wetting agen and wet into my teens when it more or less stopped apart from nown again. wnen i started wetting agen at 9 i was also put back into nappies. i also hated them at the time but i can understand my mum putting them on me.im now 56 and started wetting agen 5 years ago. to start with i didnt wear anythingbut had to in the end.iv tried all types of nappies disposables ect but all leak. i found where i could buy terry nappies and rubber pants.like u i wear a thick terry and thick gauge rubber pants i dont get any leaks with these. the trouble with disposables is theres no material around the sides and back. i now get a much better nights sleep.in the morning i just take the nappy and pants off and put them in the washing machine and its not a problem. i dont understand y it started agen but it seems to happento alot of people. i think it goes back to childhood.anyone else got any ideas

Posted by Optional on 29/12/2010 at 06:04, United States

I am a 24 year old female and have been wetting the bed all my life. I want this to stop please someone help me!

Posted by Doug on 28/12/2010 at 08:48, United States

I wet the bed every night until age 18 or so and have continued 4-5 nights a week to this day. Until age 13 I had to wear cloth diapers with plastic pants to bed. Once I turned 13 I was allowed to decide for myself provided I took care of the wet mess, EVERY day. Now I had the additional problem of wetting more than once a night so getting up and changing often led to more waking up and changing. After a couple years of this and the huge mess I had to deal with daily I decided to go back into diapers. I hated them and always felt like a little kid for having to use them. Once I turned 20 or so I had a complete change of attitude towards the diapers and now just treat it as normal as putting on sweats before bed. I still protect the mattress with a plastic sheet because of the occasional leak, but I also make sure the diapers are thick enough to handle multiple wetting episodes which they normally do. And I always get a good nights rest and simply drop the wet diaper in a pail in the morning. About twice a week I do laundry and that's about it. I really don't know how to encourage those of you that bed wet regarding diapers because it's very easy to fear the stigma about them but if you can simply look at diapers as a tool to provide a much more comfortable sleeping situation, not only for you but especially if your sleeping with a partner. I can almost guarantee after just a few days the advantages of waking up dry and comfortable will overcome any apprehensions you are currently having. Oh and another note I'm a side sleeper and have tried them all but the thick cloth diapers with plastic pants will work much better than any type of disposables and will cost you less in the long run. good luck

Posted by Optional on 28/12/2010 at 10:32, Lebanon

My grandfather keeps peeing in his bed EVERY NIGHT, what can we do ?

Posted by 93 on 25/12/2010 at 07:38, United States

I have tried so many ways to not wet the bed,, but it's hard I always have since I was little... I stoped at like age 10&comtinued; at age 11. Then I stoped completely at 12 to 14&again;,, but it was once a week or twice til I reached 15 and a 1/2. &til; I'm 16 and a 1/2 I startd now.. I dont know why. Is it because of stress now? Or why does it happen? I really want to stop, can you help me?

Posted by Optional on 23/12/2010 at 11:37, United Kingdom

i pass urine alot during the day more than other guys it is embarressing but whats worse is if i go out for few drinks i occationally wet the bed. any advice or help?

Posted by Heather on 23/12/2010 at 02:06, United States

I wet the bed until i was 14. And then one morning i woke up dry and been dry every since. Every once in a while i wet the bed but i just get up change my pants, change my bedding and go back to bed. The last time i actually wet the bed was when i was 19 and im 21 now. Im still afraid i might wet the bed and i sleep with my boyfriend and i dont want him knowing my little secret. Until then i make sure i go to the bathroom before going to bed. It seems to help me.

Posted by Optional on 17/12/2010 at 03:16, United Kingdom

hi beechgrove.there doesnt seem to b any pattern to bedwetting.i can go days. weeks or evan months without wetting.then when u think the problems gone it comes back and agen can wet for days weeks or months. i to dont no y.like u i had bedwetting problems when i was young and into my teens.i can only think it stems from then.what do u think or anyone else.thanks graham

Posted by Beechgrove on 15/12/2010 at 01:43, United States

I have a problem wetting the bed I have had this problem since i was a young girl but when I was younger it was the same thing everynight and as of right now this is not a nightly problem it only happens every couple weeks and when it begings it does not stop it is an everynight thing for about a week then I a dry again for a couple more weeks and this is same thing over and over

Posted by kendra on 10/12/2010 at 02:37, United States

i am 22 and female and was a bedwetter off and on since i was 11.sometimes i would wet for three weeks straight then stop for 2 months then start in again.when i would wet the bed,mom would bring cloth diapers and plastic pants and put them on me.i wore diapers and plastic pants at my sweet 16 birthday party and for a month afterwards.i was made to wear the cloth diapers and plastic pants under dresses for easter and special occasions.i finially stopped for good at 19 but i still keep a cloth diaper and plastic pants in my drawer just in case.

Posted by Sadie on 09/12/2010 at 02:54, Cayman Islands

Iam 19 and wetting my bed has all ways been a problem for me tho thank fully its not evry night now.... I just wear a depends (or similar) pullup so my mornings are dry as they do a GREAT job of keeping both my sheets and my skin dry.. then I just put used ones in a plastic bag and toss that in the trash ..no big deal. It really helped to read about sarah Silverman too...we are N O T alone;~)

Posted by graham on 08/12/2010 at 09:52, United Kingdom

hi travis. im from the uk. if u want to chat about bedwetting or nappies thats no problem.evan now i feel not right wearing nappies and my wife seeing me in nappies especally the ones i wear. best wishes graham

Posted by diapered on 08/12/2010 at 01:19, United States

i am a girl 16 and a bedwetter.my dad died two years ago and i went into a depression and started wetting the bed.i wear a thick cloth diaper and plastic pants to bed every night.my mom puts them on me at bedtime.i dont mind them and they keep my bed dry.i consider normal in evry other way.my girlfriends know about my diapers and some even wear one of my diapers and plastic pants when they sleep over.

Posted by travis on 07/12/2010 at 05:56, United States

i have wet my bed sence i was 9 it acutley started because my brother 2 years older usto do it every night and i got jellous of the attetion he was getting so i did start wetting on perpose at that age it didnt realey bother me to be wet then after a wile i started not waking up to pee and would just wet in my sleep and i slept till morning and i haven been able to stop iv tried everything nothing works so when i was 11 i asked my mom if i could were a diaper to bed so i didnt have smelly pajamas and bedding every morning at first she came home with pampers size 6 but being 10 thay did fit but tight and thay worked well almost never leaked then i went shpoing with her and saw goodnites so i grabed those instead of the diapers i wore those till i was 17 then thay didnt fit anymore so i just wore pajamas and changed every morning well now im maried and i told my wife right from the begining thst i was a bedwetter and she is ok with it she will buy my diapers for me and has never even said anyhing about the bedwetting even when i dont were them and soak the bed she doesant care i were those footed pajamas to bed for two reasons one that hide the diaper and two thay are warm even after i wet i stay warm enough to sleep all night without waking up i csant were diapers every night because thay give me a rash so some nights i have to go to bed with out them and i dont even care about my bedwetting i dont stop drink ing and stuff dont let it ruin your life its not so bad if you just ingnore it just throw the pajamas in the wash with the sheets and all done well i hope my story helps thanks for reading ps . i do wish i could find a friend that lives in newhampshire that has the same problem it would be nice to talk to someone that accutly does nkow what we go thrue well see ya

Posted by graham on 06/12/2010 at 02:41, United Kingdom

i wet into my teens then i stopped apart from a few accidents. im now 56 started wetting 6 years ago dont no y. i to wet most nights. iwear nappies it takes a bit of getting used to but beets waking up in a cold wet bed

Posted by Optional on 02/12/2010 at 04:31, United States

I have been wetting the bed on a regular basis all my life. First my mon and now my girlfriend put me in a diaper and plactic pants before i go to sleep. It's the best solution.

Posted by Optional on 02/12/2010 at 09:23, United States

Hi , I am a female who wet the bed almost nightly until I was 18. I had been dry for the last 6 years but it started happening again about 6 months ago. I am wetting the bed nearly everynight and sleep with my boyfriend of 2 years. He asked me to start wearing a diaper at night because he is tired of waking up soaked in my urine and messing up the sheets. I sought out medical help and am working with my urologist to try to solve this problem but so far no improvement. He doesn't know that I used to wet the bed till I was in my teens. I'm afraid he might leave me if I can't get this under control.....this situation has really slowed down our sex life:(. I don't want to be wearing a night diaper the rest of my life .... Any advice on how to stop wetting nightly

Posted by Optional on 29/11/2010 at 04:43, United States

My bf is 39 and he has wet the bed since I met him.. I asked him to wear the diapers at night and he won't do it.. It has got to the point where I won't sleep with him.. He isn't allowed in my bed due to this problem. The part that bugs me is he doesn't seem to want to fix this problem. and he is making the whole house smell.. Help what is causing this? and do you have any ideas on how to get him to go to the doctor's? Cause if something doesn't go soon I'm out of here...

Posted by Optional on 29/11/2010 at 12:59, Ireland

does anyone know why someone might suddenly start wetting the bed after being out of diapers for 15 years? im 19 and very suddenly last year i began wetting the bed! i have never said this to anyone for obvious reasons but as i have come to learn, its not going to go away by itslef! it only happens on occasion and luckily it has never happened while i was staying in someone elses house, as you can imagine the anxiaty i feel is enough to stop me staying with friends or going out a lot of the time! i stopped wearing diapers when i was one, and stopped wearing them at night when i was three for good, so has anyone heard of why after years of not wetting the bed, I would just start again? its happened around 15 times in the last year and a half!

Posted by Kyle Randolph on 17/11/2010 at 05:39, United States

I am 19 years old. I have been dealing with bedwetting since for as long as I can remember. This problem has now become a problem that my roommate must also deal with. I have tried everything. I have tried pills, diapers, alarms, hypnosis, mattress covers, setting sporadic alarms throughout the night and nothing has made a difference. Currently I am looking into surgical options. If anyone has ever heard of any surgery that when successfully performed reduces the risk of bedwetting please let me know. Otherwise I am at my wits end. Thank you

Posted by drew on 14/11/2010 at 07:53, United States

I'm 21 n I've wet the bed for a majority of my life. I'm writting now because I jus woke up soked in my own urine with my girlfriend by my side. This the most emmbarrising thing that could ever happen to me. I don't know what to do, I don't know how she's going to react. I feel relieved that I'm not the only one, but not at the same time because it doesn't solve my problem at all. I feel like a douche bag child who wets the bed, I hate it! It makes me not want to even be with my girlfriend because of the shame. We've been together almost 5 months and this the worst case. The other times I had dreams and woke up jus in time or not that wet. This time I jus woke up soked and confused, there was no dream and no warrning. This is the worst thing that could ever happen 2 me.

Posted by Optional on 13/11/2010 at 02:32, United Kingdom

my partner is 27 years of age and he wets the bed when hes had a few to drink... (like last night)i dont make a big fuss about it but i cant understand why it happens!!i went out a brought a waterproof mattress cover but we wake up and our sheets popped of!! i dont no how to address this to him to sorting it as i worry that he will do it again so i dont sleep much the nights hes been drinking!! some nights after a night out hes fine but then other i can get soaked too :( hes not the easiest people to talk too bout wetting the bed :( wat can i do?? please help!! x

Posted by Optional on 09/11/2010 at 12:16, United Kingdom

DRINK AT LEAST 2 LITRES OF WATER A DAY!!!! this was my solution after wetting the bed until my late teens. you need to stretch your bladder so it can hold thoughout the night. PLEASE TRY IT!!!!!

Posted by adrian on 05/11/2010 at 07:01, United States

well im still haveing problems wetting the bed so my fiance took me get some more diapers plus i have wet during the day as well so i wear diapers all day its not that bad after you get use to wearing them i have some that are for night time they are much thicker well any ways for those who have this problem also tena are good diapers for night time you can get them online they are cloth like diaper no plastice

Posted by Mark on 04/11/2010 at 03:05, Australia

I wet the bed everynight till I was in my mid teens. Almost 3 years ago I had an accident in my GF,s bed which made her wet aswell. It was her idea to use nappies untill I found out what was happening but none of the doctors had any answers so I continue to wear nappies and plastic pants. I also use a protective sheet that works like a nappy aswell as I find that the nappy can sometimes leak. The nappies have helped me a lot in dealing with this and my GF has no problems with me wearing them either. To those other's out there who still wet the bed give nappies/diapers a try a wet nappy is better than a wet bed.

Posted by Optional3037 on 02/11/2010 at 11:42, Australia

When i was little i wet the bed everynight till i was around 7 then it was reduced to maybe once a week to a fortnight then eventually it just stopped. Then when i was 15 i was having a dream about being in the bathroom and then i woke up wet right through!! that was the only time it happened till now when i am an adult. It is really embarassing i have a long term partner who i have never told about this but then it happened and i have still not told him! I feel stupid i don't understand what happened, i have realistic dreams all the time but i don't remember having one about the bathroom this time. what should i do?

Posted by DEPEND on me on 02/11/2010 at 01:31, United States

i know how all yall feel...ive peed in the bed for all my 14 years my entire family knows...but i try not to pay to much attention to it i know alot of ppl have the same problem as me i dont feel like im wierd or anything tht make me seem unusual im 14 my bladder stem is weak so i pee and im not ashamed of it so its not like im some UFO or some thing so if u pee in the bed or some one u love pees in the bed dont feel left out im here i listen this is a major website for me trust me i dont go a day with out sending a comment for those like me... my name is kaylee... im here 24/7 so comment me back! IM HERE TO LISTEN FOR U!

Posted by Optional on 01/11/2010 at 05:35, United States

Hi, evryone i'll be 3o next week with 3kids and i stll wet.i can wet at least 3 time a week, but thank god i ave a wonderfull husband he's helping me out to find a solution i can't go to a doc cause i can't efford it. At first i try to hide it with a lot of clothes while sleeping with my husband thonking that i was doing the right thing. just talk to someobody who can understand & help i'm sure there is always someone who can help. And i ave been told that the fact some of us see themselve in the toilette is because of the devil who's makinging you think like that and the person told me how to seek god protection b4 going to bed and he did work

Posted by Optional on 31/10/2010 at 02:38, Canada

I'm almost 18 and still wet the bed. It's horrible. I've been through everything from mattress pads, towels, staying up all night, seeing a doctor, pills to pull-ups. I've even gone through changing my pjs every morning to hide it from my parents. It's really lightened since i was a child but now i just so to sleep every night with only a shirt. I'm scared for sleepovers, relationships and college. Although it does feel good to see how many comments there are here.

Posted by Optional on 28/10/2010 at 04:25, United States

I am 21 years old and I wet the bed until I was 19. I was never really allowed to go to sleep overs as a teen and most of my family knew and they would joke me about it. I hated it because they didnt understand that it wasnt me being lazy and not wanting to get up at night to go to the bathroom...I actually didnt know that I was doing it until I woke up the next morning.I would get yelled at or even beat with a belt for wetting the bed for a while. But after my mother realized it wasnt intentional she took me to doctors to try to get me help. I never really told any of my friends and even to this day my husband doesnt know about it. While I dont wet the bed anymore I go to the bathroom more than the average person during the day and at night, but Id rather have to go all the time than be embarrassed and wet the bed while sleeping with my husband. I hate when people make jokes about stuff like this. Its a very sensitive subject and I wish more people would understand and be a little bit more caring when it comes to this. While I dont wet the bed anymore, it has helped me to be more understanding.

Posted by Help-needed on 27/10/2010 at 08:15, United Kingdom

Both me and my little sister used to wet the bed at night I used to have to wear pull ups in bed but I stopped wetting the bed around the age of 12 since that age I have wet the bed 1-2 times a year I'm now 18 in the past month I have wet the bed 3 times, I haven't told my mum that it's started back up as it embarrising, can any one offer me any advice as to what I can do?

Posted by sophie on 26/10/2010 at 09:59, United Kingdom

i had a stage when i wet the bed every night no it limited to once a week and sometimes not at all, if you need help a good thing to do is pelbic floor excersies 5 minutes a day it help you hold your wee in and stops you wetting then bed.

Posted by Peedon on 20/10/2010 at 08:57, United States

I had to sleep with my brother who was 4 years older than me. He would wet the bed occasionally, I never did. Most of the time when he wet the bed he also managed to wet on me or at least on my side of the bed. Some of the time it was also intentional. Since we were poor and lived in a small house I had to put up with it from the time I was 3 until I was 8 since there was nowhere else to sleep. My mother finally spoke to the family doctor about it after I got completely soaked one night. He ordered her to immediately separate us under threat of reporting her to the county welfare authorities. My brother wet the bed exactly once after we quit sleeping together.

Posted by world boy on 19/10/2010 at 03:33, Portugal

i wet my bed until i was 17 almost everyday, is great to know im not alone. please dont feel embarassed, and is actually cute reading girls talking about it! im 30 now and never again it happen, my wishes for all to be well with this situation

Posted by Optional on 14/10/2010 at 07:52, United Kingdom

it`s good to know im not the only one

Posted by Optional on 14/10/2010 at 07:43, United Kingdom

im 12 and i still feel embarrassed if you need a tip if i don't wet the bed one day i dont wear them the next day im not sure is this a good idea

Posted by Jerren on 13/10/2010 at 02:54, Dominican Republic

I'm 26 now and still dealing with bedwetting. Growing up it was a lot more now just a few times a month. What I hate most about it is that I never know what nights it is going to happen so I have to go to bed each night thinking that I might wet on my sheets.

Posted by Optional on 10/10/2010 at 04:09, United Kingdom

can i get nappies form docter or do i have to buy tham

Posted by Optional on 10/10/2010 at 05:10, United States

I am just curious to find out if it is normal to have urine leakeage during or before a period?? I have been dealing with this for the past 6 months. I laugh or cough and I pee myself during that time of the month. However that is just really gross to me and well smelly!! What should I do

Posted by Optional on 08/10/2010 at 11:18, Italy

it's terrifying waking in a pool and your teenage kids see it.i attended boarding school where annual rainfall was high so i coudn't dry the materass. i was often punished and felt very ashamed though i did excellently at school. the problem stopped at about 17, then at university it started again. my roommates often complained of the urea-odor. it was terrible cuz i wouldn't go for lectures so as to clean up when no-one was looking. after graduation, it stopped then going thru a hectic period of weight gain, divorce, increased responsibilities at work and at home, i often dropped on the bed at night like lead, tired out just to wake in a pool and my teen daughter asking me what's on the bed. wow!!! so i stopped stressing myself, drank less at bedtime, and tried to stop the problem. now i'm seeing a nice guy and wouldn't know what to do if the problem props up on one nice night....I hope never to bed wet again,.. forever!!!!

Posted by Optional on 06/10/2010 at 10:29, United States

I have server ADD and one of the symthoms can be bedwetting. With ADD it is generally linked dirrectly to stress and insecurity, or changes in a persons life and enviornment. As a child I would sleep with towels and bed protectors beneath my sheets because I would wet the bed so often. It was really embracing as I got older and started trying to hide it or clean it up myself rather then waking my mother for help. My dad would get so angry, saying I was to old for this problem. As I got older I started having realisitic dreams where a part of me knew i was dreaming but the dominitate part would think I was awake, in the dreams I'd go into the bathroom and use the potty, not realizing or waking until I had already started going, sometimes I'd go more then once before I woke and realized I was still in bed. As I grew up, bedwetting became less of a problem and the realistic dreams stopped. However, even as an adult I still wet the bed once or twice every two or three years. It's best to use the bathroom just before you sleep, so if you read in bed, go after you read. Avoid chocolate drinks, teas, coffee, and jusics just before bed. Water, some sodas (coke), 1/3 glass of milk are genrally are not a problem for a lot of people. Try to find an outlet for your stress when there are major changes in your life or to your job that could effect your income or life style. Those tend to cause deep worry and worry leads to a deeper level of stress we don't deal with day to day regularly, and that can cause lower energy, deeper sleeps....then bedwetting. Some people have found that if you sleep alone, get a stuffed animal to keep near your pillow, a small through blanket or bathrobe you can toss on the bed with you at night, or extra pillows to fill the space. It's a comfert thing, you don't have to cuddle them, just having them near can calm your mind and relax the body. If afraid to stay the night with a friend or share a bed, confide in them your secret so they are warned and percautions can be made to protect them and the bed. Or stay up all night, sleep seprately, or use a diaper. You can always blame it on a freak medical condition in the morning or break down crying. You'll find that once you can realax around others and let yourself feel at ease with the bed you'll be sleeping in, your chances of bedwetting are reduced. It's in part a mental issue. If you worry about wetting the bed while staying with someone, your more likely to actually wet the bed. Eventually, you simply get over your feelings of embrasment and just shurg it off. It's not something that'll go away completely but is manageble without the use of diapers and medications.

Posted by Otherwise Normal Guy on 03/10/2010 at 10:25, United States

I have wet my bed since I was about 10. I have been to the doctors with my Mom when I was young and my wife. The only reason the doctors have found is stress. So I have worn a diaper to bed ever since the first doctor visit. Things could be a lot worse.

Posted by Optional on 27/09/2010 at 12:52, India

i have the problem of bed wetting seen last few year after by bypass opration is this can be reason? i have to wear diapers before going to bed.is there any solution or medicine or yogic exercise?

Posted by Jessica on 25/09/2010 at 05:41, United States

I have accidents during the day time occasionally. I have an issue with a sudden extreme urgency to go pee and I dont always make it. My husband has no problem with this and infact he claims its a turn on. So for those of you worried about not dating or finding a mate b/c of your wetting problems get that out of your head. There is someone for everyone. Remember it could always be worse.

Posted by Optional on 25/09/2010 at 09:38, United States

I am a black female and I've been wetting my bed for the past few weeks .... Is this do to tress?

Posted by Optional on 23/09/2010 at 09:48, United Kingdom

why dont i wake up?

Posted by kenny on 22/09/2010 at 08:33, United States

I have wet the bed a long time since I was a kid. Have been checked by doctors and they find nothing. I decided a long time ago to do my own thing. I use a waterproff pad to sleep on and I wear diapers and plastic pants to sleep.This seems to work the best for me. I have lived like this for many years. To me this is the way to go. You could have somthing that is realy bad but this is just a bit of a problem. Think of a lot of other people have major problems compared to a wet bed.

Posted by Optional on 22/09/2010 at 06:56, India

I urinate in bed as though I am doing it in a loo then I wake up immediately

Posted by Optional on 22/09/2010 at 04:37, United States

it sucks, because from when i was i child i remember that i used to dream that i have gotten up to the the bathroom and pee but i was in bed. now as a grown up i just woke up all wet and had an erection as well.

Posted by Stephen on 21/09/2010 at 12:27, United Kingdom

I suffer with bed wetting and dont know why, it is very embarrasing and makes me so upset. I just cant seem to find a reason for this, I have in the past had to also wear adult incontinence pads due to wetting during the day but that, luckily, seems to have subsided. I still have the night wetting problems and just dont know what to do I have even tried to end my life because of this.

Posted by Kaylee on 17/09/2010 at 02:26, United States

Hi carl my name is kaylee i know exacly what ur going through, the same u are , but my entire family knows wat im goin through i might hav 2 get surgery for my problem cause my bladder stem is weak.i know how u feel carl but my mom has known sense i was little,u should tell you`re parents they might be able 2 help u.they could get u medicine 4 it medicine couldn`t help me b ut it might could help u!!!! Im here 4 ur support.Plese write back!!!

Posted by mark on 15/09/2010 at 01:43, United Kingdom

I wish I could be as relaxed and accepting of my bed wetting problem as some of the people that have left comments on this site. my bed wetting is the shame of my life. i cant bear it. as a kid i occasionally wet the bed up til age 8. then at the age of 15 i started wetting again. from age 15 to 22 i wet the bed maybe 10 times. but since the age of 22 it has happened more frequently and i have a very weak bladder during the day. ive been to the doctor and tried medication like emselex and oxybutin. they worked most of the time but not all the time. because of the shame that i feel it has knocked my confidence, and ive really cut myself off from friends and would not even think about going out with someone romantically. day to day i frequently panic trying to find a toilet. i am too mortified to even think about talking to anyone. i have accepted that i am a bed wetter, but i just cannot deal with it.

Posted by Optional on 15/09/2010 at 12:54, United States

I am a 44 year old woman, and am a bed wetter. I was a child bed wetter, until I was 16, then it stopped. When I was 42, I started wetting the bed on occasion. Now I wet everynight. I use diapers at night, so I don't get the bed wet. Sometimes they leak, so I also have an absorbent pad that I also sleep on. I have tried alarms, and behavior changes, but I am a very deep sleeper and do not wake up when I start to pee. Sometimes I don't pee much, and other times it is as if my whole bladder empties. I have had some day time accidents too.

Posted by Optional on 14/09/2010 at 03:16, United States

I'm 34 and wear diapers nightly as I wet atleast 4 times per week. I used to not wear protection, but changing sheets daily was tiresome. My Dr said there is nothing wrong with me medically. I've come to terms with having to wear a diaper at night. I'm glad I'm not the only one out there

Posted by David on 10/09/2010 at 11:54, United Kingdom

I wet the bed and now i where nappies

Posted by Optional on 06/09/2010 at 07:25, United States

vivid dream of using the restroom . . . had myself convinced it was a urinal.

Posted by Optional on 06/09/2010 at 01:09, United States

i just started wetting my self when im sleeping it has'nt happened since i was like 7 im 25 now i use to wear diapers just to be safe i told my fiance that it happened she just told not to drink anything bfor i went to bed so i tried that and i still wet the bed so i told her from now on when we sleep together i was going to wear diapers she ok with but wanted me try sleep without a diaper but im sacred i may wet the bed so i wear diapers but the its got worse i wet my pantes so i have to wear diapers all the time i have to i liked being an diaper lover but now i have to wear diapers for real it sucks

Posted by Me on 01/09/2010 at 02:27, United States

im 15 and i have only had bout 23 drynights in the past 3years i think there is something wrong but im to scared to got to my doctors. HELP.

Posted by Optional on 30/08/2010 at 03:54, United Kingdom

over the past year ive peed my bed about 4 times, ive never had bed wetting problems before, but a couple of nights resently ive woken up half way through the night and i was peeing in my bed, one of these times i had almost finished weeing before i realised what i was happening, i always go to the toilet before i go bed, can anyone help me. thank you

Posted by Optional on 29/08/2010 at 07:06, Canada

hi i dont wet the bed but i am mother of a teen boy 15yr. He has always wet the bed every night> He takes DAVP melts 2 before bed and this does help him. He is now dry 13/14 nights Yeah! he does still have some nights that he is wet especially when worried about wetting or when he is really cold. Without the DDAVP melts from the doctor he would be wet every night. The doctor says that long term use could damage his kidneys though. He too is very upset about this. so for all u kids out there who are embrassed and feel depressed about this YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Ask your mom to take u to the doctors and ask about DDAVP melts. It may help for those sleepovers and the teen years anyways.

Posted by Optional on 27/08/2010 at 08:34, United States

I am 35 and had problems wetting the bed for many years . my wife is very understanding about the problem, and so this makes an embarrassing situation easier to deal with. I have learned to manage my problem by wearing disposable briefs at night . There are so many other problems we could have, so if wetting the bed is the only one its not too bad.

Posted by Optional on 27/08/2010 at 02:10, United States

as a kid i wet the bed only a couple of times, but after a car accident at age 12 when i was asleep- i have been wetting the bed ever since. randomly- whether i drink beer or water, daytime naps or full nights of sleep. i really am frustrated- my self image has been horrible all my life and ive stopped myself from having a girlfriend because of the shame.

Posted by calum on 25/08/2010 at 02:25, United Kingdom

wet the bed all through my childhood no doubt because my parents were drinking and arguing and being violent towards one another stopped dead when i turned 16 then started wetting once every so often only when i had a drink noticed this only happened when i was feeling stressed but lately been wettin now even when im not stressed but still only when iv been drinking

Posted by Optional on 24/08/2010 at 01:55, Ireland

i wet my bed at 28 years old, too ashamed to talk to my gp and wondering if it is normal

Posted by Optional on 23/08/2010 at 02:46, United States

ok i just started again i quit when i was 4 now im 21 and in the US Army so if this is a pro i need to tell the medcs but i cant keep hiding my probs from my rommmate forever yes i stationed in south korea and we are in the barracks 2 to a room so its hard to hide been happening fora week now

Posted by Optional on 22/08/2010 at 06:59, Australia

I still wet the bed nightly

Posted by SarahJane on 21/08/2010 at 02:40, United States

I am 34 and have started wetting the bed almost every night for the past month. I wet the bed often as a child, but through my teens and 20s, I never had a problem. Then, a month ago, I was diagnosed with underactive thryoid, was started on Levothyroxine, and WHAM. I have started bed wetting again. I don't know if it's linked but I can't find much about it on the internet. Fortunately my husband is very understanding, but even so, who the heck wants to have to shower and change the bed at 4am each morning because it's soaked? I almost shudder at the thought of wearing diapers because I'm more concerned about WHY this has started happening to me again after so many "dry" years. I would so love to know if anyone else has had the same side-effects from Levothyroxine or not.

Posted by Rell on 21/08/2010 at 10:00, United Kingdom

I stopped wetting the bed when I was about 5 but when I went to boarding school at around 11, I started wetting the bed again, but the weirdest thing was when I would go back home for holidays and stuff it stopped then back to school again, the problem would start again, this went on for another 3 or so years then it stopped, it hasn't come back again, I'm now 35, and just thought I'd see if there was a reason so I stumbled upon this website, I used to dream I was in the restroom too and would wake up having wet the bed...

Posted by Optional on 20/08/2010 at 12:05, United States

im 18 and have had occasional accidents every month or so. im living with my boyfriend now so its really difficult to keep hiding it. its the most horrible feeling to wake up wet with my boyfrind sleeping beside me and having to clean it without waking him. i try not to drink much after dark and always try to urinate b4 i got to bed but sometimes it just happends. i usually have a dream about going to the br or swimming.

Posted by RD on 19/08/2010 at 02:17, United States

I never had much of a problem as a child, I can remember couple of times, but never after the age of ten. In my thirties twice I wet the bed while dreaming about taking a pee. In my forties I wet 7 or 8 times including one night at a hotel. Again I usually was dreaming about being on the toilet, but once I was dreaming about driving a race car and another I couldn't remember any dream. By my fifties I made a decision as I was trying to clean the pee stains from my mattress (I was getting a new one delivered and the old taken away, I did not want the delivery men to see the stains) that I did not like waking up in wet sheets. I had tried plastic mattress covers, but I sweat too much and still had the wet sheets, blankets and sometimes pillow to deal with. I found plastic pants on the Internet and a fabric website that sold Birdseye fabric by the yard and I made myself several diapers. At first it felt rather strange pinning on a diaper before going to bed, but I soon got used to it, and the first time I woke up in a wet diaper in the middle of the night, I didn't need to jump up and try to blot up the wetness. In fact I rolled over and went back to sleep and dealt with the wet diaper in the morning. On rare occasions I decide that because I only wet a couple of times each year, I can go without the diaper, what are the odds? The last time I went without I was cleaning the mattress in the morning, so now, no matter how tired I am or whatever, I always wear the diaper, it just makes my nights a little less stressful.

Posted by Concerned Mum on 18/08/2010 at 12:27, United Kingdom

This site is so interesting. I have a family member who has suffered intermittently and we have had advice over the years. Only now have I found out that there is a link with diabetes - we have that in the family and I have also noticed that it is worse when the person has had a growth spurt had a cold been tired or worried (exams) It has not been bad to cope with as asthmatics need to take their own bedding to avoid such attacks at night - so that meets a dual purpose. Because no-one talks about it the treatment range is really limited It would be helpful if sufferers and their families who do not have the condition were to set out a questionnaire on the internet and really investigate the background medical histories and what else has gone on in the family.

Posted by Carl on 17/08/2010 at 01:13, United Kingdom

i am 13 years old and i wet the not so long ago i was away from home with a bunch of mates.i tried to keep it as a secret but unfortunatly they found out when they saw a wet patch in the middle of the bed i felt embarassed. my parents still dont no because i wont tell them. but thats only half the problem. because when ime in a chat room like msn e.g people pop up and say "ha ha u wet the bed".but thats the quistion how do i overcome my problem its just emarassing. If anyone has read this paragragh can u please give me some iformation on how to overcome it thankyou?..

Posted by Optional on 13/08/2010 at 04:59, Nigeria

bedwet about three months interval, but in most cases during the dream

Posted by Optional on 11/08/2010 at 01:41, Canada

Sometimes I just want to kill myself. I don't want to stay over at friends houses because I'm afraid to wet their beds. I'm afraid that it won't stop and I'm going into high school now and i still wet the bed every night, I don't know what to do.

Posted by Optional on 06/08/2010 at 06:42, Canada

I wet the bed two to three times a week

Posted by marc on 05/08/2010 at 03:20, Australia

i wet the bed some times still i were a diaper incase i have a accident

Posted by Optional on 04/08/2010 at 08:36, United Kingdom

I am 43 years old and have been bed wetting for over 25 years. I got married and my wife and I discussed the use of a pad as she worked in an old peoples home and got me a few to try. My god the best decision of my life I now make sure that I put my pad on befor bed and change it in the night if I have to, but what releif no more wet bed just a wet pad. If you had to cut a peice of wood you use a saw a pad is just another tool for the job. My advice is if you wet try to get it sorted if you cannot wear a pad.

Posted by Optional on 04/08/2010 at 03:19, United Kingdom

I'm 47 and male and I've had bladder issues since I was 40. I have had all the urology tests and I have a bladder defect and it's not treatable. I use pads at night and a lebag during the daytime. I have got used to dealing with this and it's just a part of me now. I have even managed dating and my girlfriend know all about my problems and accepts them. Anyone else who is suffering from any type of wetting or bedwetting problem I would beg them to seek medical advice as soon as they start having these problems, as often there can be simple remedies and if not you will get great help and advice on how to deal with it.

Posted by bedwetter13 on 03/08/2010 at 06:26, United States

I'm 12 and just about to turn 13 and i've wet the bed my whole life.its tearing me apart! my birthday is in 2 days and i go back to school to start 7th grade soon.I pray to god everynight to make it stop.I try everything.I go before i go to bed.I don't drink anything before i go to bed.I set alarms.I've been to a doctor.But nothing works.I feel alone and helpless.I don't want to be a bedwetting teen.I'm scared and need help.

Posted by Optional on 24/07/2010 at 11:03, United Kingdom

after a few beers and yhen i go 2 bed 9 times out of 10 i will wet the bed why is dis

Posted by Sadie on 21/07/2010 at 01:02, Anguilla

WTB has been my prob like ...f o r e v e r ...thank you abena and tena for help keeping my bed dry what a diffrence these have made helping me to live a life more normal.

Posted by Anonymous on 19/07/2010 at 09:50, United Kingdom

I used to wet the bed when i was a kid but stopped around the normal age at like five. Im sixteen now and have just started wetting the bed again. I dont know whats wrong. I've never had any trouble since i was young. what can i do ?

Posted by Optional on 13/07/2010 at 06:10, United Kingdom

im 16years old and i wet the bed,my mum buy's me these diaper things, and wants me to wear them when i stay at my mates and that, im scared to because i might get picked on, i have a boyfriend and im scared to tell him incase he finishes it with me because of it,. x

Posted by Now known as Tiddles. on 12/07/2010 at 03:55, United Kingdom

I am 49 and I still wet the bed 3 or 4 times out of 7, I used to do the same as a child and I probably always will. Wearing a Diaper/Nappy with plastic or rubber pants is not as embarrasing as having to apologise for wetting someone elses bed. My parents were supporitve and the doctor tried all sorts of meds and the alarm but without success, I did reduce the bed wetting a bit after the alarm but I had better success with hiding the accidents by not telling mum, I often went to bed in a wet bed and told her when the bed had run out of dry places to sleep in. I now wear a Diaper/Nappy when I sleep, even if that means doing the same when I sleep at a friends house. Most of my friends are open minded and are okay with my little problem. They would rather I pee in my Nappy than soak their bed. One friend calls me tiddles, I have a feline side too. A problem like this seems to be only a problem if I make it a problem. Most people seem to be happy with me and my nappy if I tell them the truth first.

Posted by Optional on 11/07/2010 at 07:08, Australia

I have been wetting my bed since teenage. I don't remember I wetted bed often when I was a child. Now I am 30. The problem seems come and go then back again for no reason (ay least that I am aware of), sometimes I drink much water before sleep but able to wake up to the toilet or simply manage to hold it til morning. Yet I would wet the bed sometimes even tho I drink no water whole day and go to toilet before going to bed. Sometimes it happens more often sometimes it seems disappear until one night its all over again. I learned to live with it and st times it happens frequently I try to take more precautious measures even knowing it might not work. My mum know about it (at least until up to when I left home 9 years ago I guess. She once told me when I wad still a teen that my father also wet the bed til 30s...) and I am surprised to see the myber of comments to this problem here.

Posted by Steven on 11/07/2010 at 07:44, United States

I find that about once every 1-2 years (never more than once in a year) I'll have an episode where I'm dreaming of using the restroom, I'll wake up and find my bed is wet. Sometimes the dream makes no sense and I question my sanity for how I didn't realize it was a dream and wake up (like if just before using the restroom I was battling ghosts with Little Red Riding hood in Dracula's summer beach house). I've been looking around and it seems to be fairly natural so long as it doesn't happen 3+ times per six months. Also, I stayed up all night last time it happened and had two glasses of water before bed, and it happened 3 hours after I fell asleep so I wasn't exactly prepared to wake up yet.

Posted by Debbie on 10/07/2010 at 06:29, United Kingdom

I have always had a bedwetting problem. Up until I was about 16 or so, I did it every night. Since then it has been very erratic; sometimes it will not happen for weeks or even months, other times I might wet every night for a period of time. Mostly, it's maybe one or two times a week. No doctor, consultant, specialist has ever been able to diagnose the reason for it, much less come up with a cure. I am now so used to it that I long ago gave up worrying about it. I fully understand that most bedwetters are terrified about other people finding out; I was like that myself at one time. But as I've got older, and been less concerned about others knowing about my "problem", I have found that in fact, most people don't, and would never think of, laugh at me. Since I came to terms with my bedwetting, if someone wants to sleep with me, or I want to sleep with someone, I always warn them about what might happen, and offer to wear a nappy if they would prefer. And I have to say that I find that most people are not too bothered about it. You might think so, but I promise you, if you don't worry about it, then most other people won't either.

Posted by Optional on 07/07/2010 at 10:19, United Kingdom

Interesting, im 18 and still wet the bed.

Posted by Danielle on 28/06/2010 at 09:57

I have to say with the internet it makes it easier for people who wet the bed to contact and talk about it without embarassment or fear of predujce nad it is pleasing to see for me at least as this is the first time i have ever talk about this to anyone other than family closest friend specialists or gp's. as i have said to my doctor on many occasions it is not the type of conversation you can bring up at dinner is it? it depends on the situation you are brought up in if you are taught that it is something to hide and be embarressed by then you will grow up doing so, if you are taught that it is something that needs to be dealt with openly honestly and with compassion then that is what you will do you still won't like it but you will do it. on another note congratulations for all your courage in sharing your progress with us and please keep doing so as what may or may not work for you could help someone else keep smiling

Posted by Optional on 27/06/2010 at 02:39, United States

well i recently started wetting my bed again after a long time that it hadnt happen.i dont know if is normal, but it kind of scares me a little bit.

Posted by Optional on 22/06/2010 at 08:02, United Kingdom

I have wet the bed most of my life, as a child I was not very motivated by treatments so they didn't work very well, and I found it hard to maintain good hygiene as I nearly always did my best to hide the problem from others. Now I think it is a bit late for me to start using buzzer treatments. I also have a dream where I think I am going to the toilet and when I wake up I have peed the bed. Seems to be a common pattern in bedwetting.

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