Teenagers little black book on sex and dating
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.
Furthermore, even within a single nation state or culture there can be different ages at which an individual is considered (chronologically and legally) mature enough for society to entrust them with certain privileges and responsibilities.
I have been a paraplegic since I was a little girl. My legs are very thin and flaccid, but I still think of myself as attractive, even sexy.
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.
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.