I have a phobia of automatic toilets.

Me and my family are pretty convinced that this phobia stems from when I was a kid, and we’d go to the bathroom and the automatic toilet would flush on me. But that’s a fear that a lot of kids share, and they all seem to outgrow it. My siblings were never really anxious about them (probably because I always manipulated them into flushing the toilets when we went to the bathroom together as kids, and were desensitized to the noise. My child self was a complete manipulative little shit to my long-suffering sisters, who obligingly did what normal people do and flushed toilets while I cowered from a safe distance, usually the door of the handicapped stall we shared.)

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