Truth About Average Penis Size

Is Penis Size Really a Myth?

The male penis: a demigod in its own right, but also the source of fear and self-consciousness for men. How so, you may ask? Well, many men are afraid that their penis size may be too small and that it somehow equates to their manhood: if their penis size is small, then they are somehow less of a man. This is not true, guys. The size of your penis doesn’t determine you character, and it’s your character that determines what kind of man you are.


Still, let’s talk about some common penis myths and shed a little light on the average penis size, penis length, penis width, and the penis shape of the population. You may be surprised to learn that you are not alone in your fears and that you probably don’t have much to worry about.

Common Myths about the Average Penis Size

– My penis is smaller than normal.

The average penis size of a non-erect penis is usually 3-4 inches from tip to base. Now that’s average guys. There are some that are longer – namely, porn stars – and some that are shorter. If you are looking straight down at your flaccid penis, it is going to appear shorter. Number one, it is not an erect penis. Number two, looking down from above makes it appear shorter anyway. Try looking at it sideways in the mirror for a better idea of how long it actually is. Also keep in mind that in states of arousal, the penis will elongate. The average penis size of a fully erect penis is anywhere from 4-8 inches. So, take into consideration what your penis length is erect before you think the worst.

Did you know?

In Psychology of Men & Masculinity 2005, a study found that 55% of men were satisfied with their penis size, while 85% of women were “very satisfied” with the size of their partner’s penis, and only 6% of women considered their partner to be smaller than average

– Women like men with bigger penises.

In some cases this is true. However, what you have to take into account is if they are referring to penis length or penis width. A woman’s vagina has all of the nerve endings at the front – about the first 4 inches inside. So, if you’re an average Joe with a 5 or 6 inch penis size, then you’re going to hit those nerve endings and not stretch her out too much to accommodate you.


– Penis Width: Girth really makes all the Difference

What most women really prefer is a man with a solid girth to his penis size. A pencil size penis is not going to do her any good. While her vagina can stretch to accommodate a longer penis if she has to, she doesn’t get any pleasure further back then the first 4 inches, and the tip of your penis could strike her cervix causing her pain. Talk about a mood killer. But, if your penis is wider and not so long, then it is likely that you will provide her with plenty of pleasure. Your penis width will stretch the nerve endings along her vagina – which is a good thing. This will stimulate her pleasure – and makes her feel full, even if your length is not past 4 inches. The average penis width of the male penis is 4-5 inches around.

Fun Facts About Penis Size

 Penis Size Tip: The technique for measuring the penis is measured on the top of the penis, from the base to the tip. Measurements aren’t accurate if measured on the underside of the penis, or in a sitting position.
•Penis Size Tip: Girth (Penis Circumference) can be measured by using a piece of string and a ruler. To get an average measurement of your girth, measure just below the glans penis, in the middle of the shaft, and at the base when fully erect.

– Penis Shapes and Penis Sizes

Now, it is important to remember that penises come all different shapes and sizes. A normal erect penis usually curves slightly, but can lean towards a side about 30 degrees without causing any problems. Many men have experience with their penis leaning to the left, right, upward, and downward. Again, this is perfectly normal.

So now that you know what is going on with most of the penises around you, try to put your own penis size fears to the side. When it all comes down to it, what you do with it matters much more than what you have. Don’t let your penis size fears interfere with what you’re doing and you’ll be just fine!    »


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