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What does it mean when you dream about defecation?

The act of defecating in a dream can indicate that one has unloaded something one has been carrying around. Alternatively, natural self-expression. We can also feel “defecated on.” From a psychoanalytic point of view, toilet training is a major step in one’s development, so defecating has multiple interpretations.

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The numbers of dog fouling incidents will not decrease in Knowsley or anywhere else, until dog owners are shown how to train their dogs to defecate at home before they go out in public.
A preliminary injunction banning the restraint chair in Ventura County, California, found that jail policy "allows deputies to require restrained arrestees to either urinate or defecate on themselves and be forced to sit in their own feces or 'hold it.
Children and pets defecate on the floors and munch dried dog food for nourishment.
I RECENTLY (gently) pointed out that dog owners should clear up the mess their animals make when they defecate in public.
You can also take advantage of the so-called gastrocolic reflex (which creates the urge to defecate shortly after filling one's stomach) if you have the child sit 30 minutes after eating a meal.
A soft-spoken entomologist feeds both audience and FBI-man their proper understanding of the order of the universe: "Eat, sleep, defecate, procreate--that's all they [cockroaches] do.
Gaylin and Jennings argue that in the name of autonomy, "mentally ill patients were granted their freedom to defecate, urinate, sleep, starve, freeze, murder, and be murdered in the streets of our larger cities.
Decreased food, fluid and fiber intake, immobility, poor dentition, mastication and stomach musculature, failure to respond to urge to defecate and incontinence.
Things have come a long way since astronauts had to defecate into plastic bags with adhesive-lined tops
Besides the possibility that an MS spasm could trigger an involuntary emptying of the bowels, as mentioned earlier, MS-related numbness occasionally masks the urge to defecate.
In addition, the participants also found relief in other areas, including weight loss, abdominal discomfort and "postprandial call," the need to defecate soon after a meal.
The danger faced by Ughade highlights the plight of scores of children, and adults, who are compelled to defecate in the open as toilet facilities are largely absent in rural India.