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Average Male Penis Size

The Truth About Penis Size


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Does penis size matter to gay men? You'll get as many different answers as the number of men you ask. Do you measure up? Know the truth about penis size

Average Penis Size: How Big Is Big?
  • The average penis is five to seven inches (127 to 178 mm) long when erect (measured from the tip of the penis head to the abdomen).
  • The average circumference of a penis is near 5 inches or 127 mm around.
  • Don't believe the hype.
    There isn't a single person on this planet that hasn't heard general statements relating penis size to race and ethnicity. Though in some cases the generalizations are true, they are merely stereotypes. There are men in all ethnic groups that negate such generalizations. In other words, don't judge a book by its cover! You may be disappointed with the results or pleasantly surprised.

Gay Self Esteem Linked to Penis Size
A new study conducted out of Utrecht University in Amsterdam shows a link between gay male penis size and gay self-esteem. The larger the penis, they say, the more confident gay men were with potential lovers and in every-day life.

Judging By Size
You can't judge the true size of a penis while it is flaccid. Sometimes guys with relatively small flaccid penises grow to a larger size when erect, while their larger counterparts don't show as much growth when aroused. Thus the terms, grower and shower.

Penis Enhancement:
Before you try the numerous products on the market promising to increase your penis size, know the facts and avoid false promises.
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