When it comes to penis size, there's quite a range of "normal."
From the massive dongs in porn flicks to more compact packages, there are as many different penis sizes as there are people who have penises. But one size range warrants its own category--and that's micropenises.
Micropenises are a rare class of penis that's far smaller than average. There's a lot of misinformation going around about exactly what having a micropenis means, so we're here to clear some things up.
Read on to learn seven things everyone with a micropenis should know.
From an official standpoint, a penis qualifies as a "micropenis" if it is more than two and a half standard deviations from the mean.
In common terms, that tends to include penises that are less than an inch and a half while flaccid. Penises that are smaller than average do not always qualify as micropenises.
There are a number of misconceptions surrounding the micropenis. In many cases, it functions like any other penis. It urinates, gets erect, and ejaculates like normal.
If you have issues with one or more of these things, you should speak to your doctor, as there may be a medical problem at work.
If your penis does fall into the micropenis category, don't worry. You aren't alone. About one in two hundred people with a penis have a micropenis.
Pornography and society's toxic masculinity standards would have you believe that anyone with a penis less than eight inches long must lead a miserable, sexless life. That is untrue, of course, but having a micropenis can still be a source of anxiety.
Remember, your body is amazing the way it is. And your penis size is far from the most important thing.
It should go without being said, but your penis size does not determine your worth.
Society tends to equate genital size with bravery, success, and sexual prowess. We've all heard enough comments like, "That guy must have balls the size of..." to know that's true.
But there are plenty of successful, suave, sexy people out there with micropenises. This isn't to say there won't be an impact on your sex life. Like anything else, you have to learn how to work around it.
Don't let anxiety about your penis size keep you from going after that awesome person you're interested in.
We've all heard that old saying about the size of the boat and the motion in the ocean.
And while it can be easy to brush that off as cliche nonsense, there is some truth to it. Penis size isn't nearly as important as sexual prowess.
If you have a micropenis, it's important that you acknowledge it. Accept that you'll probably be having sex in some different ways. This doesn't mean you can't ever have penetrative sex or that you're doomed to masturbation forever.
It just means you may want to ramp up your sex game in other areas.
While you certainly should not be ashamed of having a micropenis, raising the topic with potential lovers may be a bit tricky.
It isn't always the best idea to let them discover with no preface that your body is different, as they may not handle the surprise well. But trying to find the right time to raise the topic of your genitals with a new romance can be delicate, to say the least.
When it comes down to it, you want to keep in mind what you're wanting out of the interaction. If your goal is to have some awesome sex and that's all, wow them with your prowess in bed and don't worry too much about how they react.
If you're wanting a deeper relationship, you may want to sit down with them before you have sex for the first time. Explain that you don't want them to be surprised. Let them know in open terms what they can expect (both the unusual and the unusually good) from sex with you.
As it turns out, the most important thing to most people isn't your penis size. So long as you know how to give your partner an orgasm, they'll be happy. What most partners are looking for is someone who's generous and conscientious in bed.
If you're a cool person who's focused on giving your partner a great experience, you have nothing to worry about. Complaints tend to arise when a person with a micropenis refuses to acknowledge the facts or make up for it in other ways.
Play to your other strengths and you'll be rocking the bedroom with ease.
So when we talk about other strengths and upping your game in other areas, what exactly do we mean?
Basically, you might want to improve your skills at the parts of sex that don't involve penetration. There's a whole lot more to sex than a penis going in a hole. If you're really good at those other things, you'll be able to keep your partner satisfied.
One of those other things that sits at the top of the importance chart is oral sex. Going down on a partner, especially if you're better than the average Joe, can send them over the moon. Learn how to give head well and your micropenis shouldn't be an issue for your partners.
Of course, there are other aspects to sex besides oral and penetrative sex. Hell, a lot can be said for just being an excellent kisser. You get the point--if you're good at all the other aspects of sex, the size of your penis should not be a problem.
Having a micropenis is nothing to be ashamed of.
Sure, it may mean some adjustments in how you approach sex. But really, is an excuse to get better at sex ever a bad thing?
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