6 Things To Know About Small Penises

Although porn would have us believe otherwise, the average penis size, when erect, is only 4.7 to 6.3 inches in length. Yes, that’s right, ladies and gents, a five-inch penis isn’t small, but average. Minds, everywhere, are being blown, I know. I think some of us live under the delusion that penises, even average ones, were somewhere around the seven inch mark, but no; that’s not the case. The average penis is smaller than you think.

But, honestly, as much as men seem to be all about their penis size, women aren’t too concerned. According to a study published in the British Journal of Urology International, while 45 percent of men think their penis is too small, 85 percent of women are totally satisfied with the size of their partner’s dick. The same study also found that small penises, which would be a penis that falls under 2.8 inches flaccid or 4.7 inches erect, are actually not that common. Yes, they exist, but it’s not like the chances of coming across them frequently should be a concern. In other words, dudes, your penis is probably just fine, at least in the size category.

For those of you who do worry about finding themselves in bed with a small penis, here’s what you need to know, aside from the obvious fact that little penises need love, too. But first, check out our video featuring sex positions for small penises:

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1. Small Penises Are Best For Long-Term Relationships

A 2014 study found that when it comes to small penises, they don’t do so well for one-night stands. It’s in those situations that women are really looking to feel some intense sensations (like really be pounded, TBH), and a small penis doesn’t really measure up. To be with a man who has a small penis and enjoy it, takes practice and finding the right positions, therefore making it better suited for a long-term relationship where emotions and feelings are involved, too.

2. Men With Small Penises Know How To Excel In Other Areas

This is totally true! Every woman I've ever met who's had sex with a man who has a small penis on the smaller side has raved about how amazing they are at cunnilingus. The thing is, while men don't want to talk about their small penis, they are absolutely aware and want to make up for it in other ways, and one such way is by giving phenomenal head.

3. Penis Anxiety Isn’t Just For Men With Small Penises

While men with small penises might account for the majority of penis anxiety, a 2013 study found that 30 percent of men who have average or even above-average penises, are disappointed in its size, too. Making men with small penises definitely not alone in their insecurities.

4. Less Than One Percent Of Men Have A Micropenis

When we’re talking about small dicks, it’s hard to not address the micropenis. According to research, the smallest of all small penises is medically known at a micropenis. A micropenis has an SPL (stretched penis length) of three and two-thirds inches or less, and while surgery is an option, it’s fairly risky.

5. The Most Amount Of Small Penises Can Be Found In North Korea

According to a study by BodyRock, of 80 countries researched, North Korea takes home the prize for the smallest penises out there, with the average being 3.8 inches. As far as the country with the largest average goes, because I know you’re dying to know, that would be the Democratic Republic of the Congo at a delightful 7.1 inch average.

6. Specific Positions Can Help A Small Penis Feel Less Small During Sex

With only 20 percent of women being able to have an orgasm from penetration alone, having a small penis isn’t the end of the world. In fact, there are specific sex positions that can make a man with a small penis feel bigger than he is. For example, “X Marks the Spot,” and “The Splitter,” allow for deeper penetration so size doesn’t matter as much ― well, at least if you don't think about it.

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