Common Questions and Answers About Penis Size
By Cory Silverberg, About.com Guide
Penis size is determined entirely by factors out of our control. Yet penis size may be the single greatest cause of anxiety for men young and old. Questions about penis size abound; What’s the average penis size? Can I increase my penis size? Does penis size matter as much as I think it does? Some of these questions have easy answers, most of them don’t.
What can safely be said is that concern about penis size is almost always misguided. Great sex is much more than the sum (or length) of its parts. Hopefully learning more about what researchers and regular folks have to say about penis size may help more men understand that.
Data on what the average penis size is, both in terms of length and girth, as well as an explanation of the problems with measuring penis size and determining global statistics on average penis size.
Is bigger always better? Does penis size matter to the general public? Here’s what research tells us about the importance of penis size.
There are some very simple reasons why most men think their penis is too small, here they are.
One of the reasons that it’s so difficult to find accurate global data on average penis size is that measuring penises is a lot more complicated than you might think. As a result there is a lot of bad research out there on penis size.
There is a tendency to compare yourself to others, and if most of your sex education has been from pornography, comparing your penis size to the images you see on your computer screen or TV may not be a good thing. Here’s the real story on how you measure up, and the trouble with comparing penis size.
Is there such a thing as your “genital soul mate”? Does penis size play a role in how well you and a partner are matched sexually?
They’re marketed as permanent penis enlargers, and you get emails every day praising their effectiveness. But do penis pumps really enlarge the penis?
Learn more about what does, and does not, qualify clinically as a very small penis. Most men who think they have one don’t.
A new proposed diagnosis for men who are anxious about their penis size despite being shown that they do not have an unusually small penis.