When it comes to penis size, most men seem to believe that big is better. This is a common misconception that even torments men with average or above average penis size. Sexual satisfaction is not positively correlated with penis size.
A study published in the British Journal of Urology International reveals that 45 percent of men think their penis is too small, but 85 percent of women are completely satisfied with the size of their partner’s penis. The study also found that small penises, which are less than 2.8 inches when flaccid or 4.7 inches when erect, are actually very rare. When erect, the average penis size measures only 4.7 to 6.3 inches in length. So, a five-inch penis is not considered as small, but average.
Things Men With Small Penises Must Know
Some men go to all lengths to make their manhood bigger. Only men with a flaccid length of less than 4 centimeters (1.6 inches), or a stretched or erect length of less than 7.5 centimeters (3 inches) should be considered candidates for penile lengthening. Here are 8 things that men with small penises must know.
1. North Koreans Are The Smallest
A study conducted to measure penis size across 80 countries shows that North Korea has the most people with the smallest penises with the average being 3.8 inches. As for the country with the largest average, the award goes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which has an average of 7.1 inches.
2. Even Average Sized Men Worry
Penis anxiety does not affect only men with small penises. It also affects men whose penises are average or above average. Although men with small penises account for the majority of penis anxiety cases, a 2013 study shows that 30 percent of men who have average or even above-average penises are disappointed with its size. It’s like money – no matter how much you have, you still want more.
3. Small Works Well For Long-Term Relationships
Research shows that small penises are not usually preferred for one-night stands. It could be because women looking for one-night stands may want to experience some intense sensations that a small penis generally cannot provide. If you have a small penis, you can still satisfy your partner with a little bit of practice and by experimenting with the right positions. In short (pun intended), a small penis is not such a bad thing for a long-term relationship, where emotions, companionship, and feelings are vital aspects.
4. Different Strokes For Different Folks
Men with small penises can still be effective if they engage in the correct sexual positions. Research shows that only 20 percent of women achieve an orgasm just from penetration. So, sex is not only about intercourse – there is so much more to it and a small penis should not stop you from being sexually satisfied. Some sex positions can make men with small penises feel bigger than they are. Try the positions such as “The Splitter” or “X Marks the Spot”, which enable you to penetrate deeper and satisfy your partner.
5. Explore Other Options For Satisfaction
Penetrative sex is not the only way to a satisfying sex session. What most men with a small penis lack in size, they more than compensate for it by going down on a woman. They could be better at oral sex than many men with huge penises. Men with small penises are aware of this fact and try to make up for it by being creative and experimental.
6. A Micropenis Is Quite Rare
Some men may fret that their penis is small, though their penis size may be average. Wait till you hear about a micropenis. No, you don’t need a microscope to see one, but yes, they are very small indeed. In medical terminology, the smallest of all small penises is referred to as a micropenis, which measures just three and two-thirds inches or less when stretched. This is very rare and surgery is a risky option.
7. Size Doesn’t Matter – Not Much
Although you may have a small penis, the chances are that you will still be able to have a reasonably good penetrative sex. Research shows that the average vaginal canal length from the vulva to the cervix is less than 3.5 inches in an unaroused state. So, you certainly don’t require a 7-inch penis to satisfy your woman. Often, many sexologists hear from their women patients, who complain that their partner’s penis is too long as opposed to too short.
8. Large Can Be Uncomfortable
In television and entertainment, it is portrayed that women always prefer men who have a large penis. But, the truth is long or large penises are only suited for women with longer vaginal canals. It’s an anatomy-related issue and some sex positions can actually be painful for women if the man’s penis is too big.