Size does not matterMen are obsessed with size. We get more queries about how to increase the penis size than we get about any other disease or condition. Men need to understand that there is no need to increase the size of the penis. Sexual attraction or satisfaction has little connection with the length or girth of the male sex organ.  So here are some hard truths about the male organ:

Average erect penis 5.1 to 5.9 inches

According to Wikipedia, the average erect penis size is 5.1 to 5.9 inches. Erect is the important word here. The size of the penis in the flaccid state is immaterial. Like Alan Harper, from the hit sitcom Two and a Half Men always quipped, ‘I’m a grower not a show-er’. The only people who really need to worry are those suffering from the micro-penis condition (a condition where the penis measures less than 3 inches when erect).

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No correlation between ethnicity and penis

A man’s height/fingers/race does not have any bearing on the penis size. Yes, we have been led to believe that certain ethnicities have bigger penises than others but the thing is there is absolutely no data to back that up.  One reason why we are led to believe that Caucasians, African-Americans or Hispanics have bigger penises than Asians is because of porn. Most of our sex myths derive from porn and there is no organised porn industry in Asia so we end up watching Americans or Europeans and get the distinct impression that they are bigger. The porn industry only hires men with abnormally large penises and to confuse reel life to real is akin to driving a car at 180 km/h after watching ‘The fast and the furious’.

Small penis size or Erectile dysfunction?

Most men who complain of a small penis size actually are suffering from erectile dysfunction. The inability to sustain an erection during sex is the problem not the size of the penis.

Read: Non-penetrative sex: Mutual masturbation, foreplay, vaginal stimulation and much more 

It’s all about perception

It has been observed that people perceive their organs to be much smaller than they actually are when they see it from the top (due to ‘foreshadowing’).

Abdominal fat is another cause which makes the penis smaller than it actually is. Just work on getting a fab ab and see how it adds inches to your penis.

Size doesn’t matter to women

For women, sex isn’t only about the organ. In contrast, some women actually claim to be scared of a ‘lengthy’ penis. If we really are bothered about logistics, most women claim to be more impressed by girth than length as that’s the part that makes contact. In fact, even when aroused, a woman’s vagina measures only to about 10 cm (4 inches). So logically speaking, even a man with a ‘small’ penis can fill in a woman’s vagina completely. And there’s a lot more to great sex than just penetration; mutual masturbation, outercourse, oral sex etc.  

There are no miracle cures

No pills, creams, exercises, suction devices or medicines can increase the size of your penis. Nothing but surgery can help and that too only in cases of the micro-penis condition (less than 3 inches when erect). Even surgeries that claim to increase penis size don’t actually do so per se. By cutting through the ligament that supports the organ, they only make it dangle more so that it looks longer when not erect. On erection, it may not make any difference at all. 

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