But then I had sex with someone who had a small penis , and all that changed. According to science, the average erect penis is 4. Of course, being that this is just an average, penis size can vary greatly. In contrast, the trophy for residents with the smallest average penises goes to North Korea, with 3. So, considerably smaller than the average penis. However, when I reached down to touch his penis that very first time, I was surprised and confused about what I found, given that I'm accustomed to having sex with people of a more typical size.
Measuring your penis
When did you realize you were smaller than average?
According to the Wiley Online Library , the average penis size sits at 3. But penis size is largely dependent on a variety of factors including genetics, hormones, testosterone, and ethnicity, says urologist Koushik Shaw , MD. Considering penises come in bouts of shapes and sizes think: bananas, hammers, and pencils for visuals , it begs the question: Does penis size really, actually matter? Below, four men who identify as having a small penis settle the question once and for all. Man B: 4. Man A: I think around once I started watching porn in high school, I concluded that everyone else had a much longer penis.
First things first, the length is not the main indicator of an attractive penis. Jamin Brahmbhatt, a Florida-based urologist, told Fatherly. Penises are made up of three tubes , two of which are vascular and depend on blood flow to function and become erect. The third is for funneling out urine. All this affects blood flow throughout the body including to the penis, making erections smaller than they use to be.
People with small penis syndrome do not have a physical condition but experience persistent anxiety about the size of their penis. These individuals worry that their penis is too small or that others will judge them for its size. People with small penis syndrome or PDD do not have an unusually small penis. Instead, they are severely anxious about their penis size. Having a small penis is not a medical diagnosis.