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I want a long, straight penis

Chris, what can I do to make my penis longer and straighter? I need your help!

No need for penis enlargements

There's endless pressure on men to want a long, big, and straight penis. Like porn websites showing really huge men ‘satisfying’ delighted women. But mostly that’s about flattering camera angles and very unusual guys.
Other internet sites are trying to sell you penis enlargements, so naturally, they’re going to try to make you feel inadequate! Their stuff – like vacuum pumps, stretching devices, pills, supplements, and creams – doesn't work. Don’t waste your money!

No need to worry

And anyway, there’s usually no need to worry. Because looking at your penis from above makes it look shorter than it really is.

And no matter how small you think it is, it’s likely to be normal. Ask Google what normal penis size is for your country, and how to measure yourself accurately. If you’re overweight, it’s also worth losing some kilos. Because reducing the stomach fat that covers the base of your penis really will make it look longer.

In any case, the vast majority of women don’t care much about penis size. Because penis length doesn’t affect sexual performance, and a woman’s pleasure is far more about how well you make love than how big you are! Ask her what she wants, and do your best to do it. That will be far better than a really long penis.

Risky surgery

You’ll hear of operations to increase the length of your penis. But there are risks, and many men are unhappy with the results. The surgery involves cutting the ligament that joins the penis to the pelvic area and holds it upright when it’s erect.

When the ligament’s cut, the penis hangs lower, which makes it look longer. But it will also point downwards when erect. You may have noticed that in porn films!

A slight curve to an erect penis is very common and should be ignored. But if you have a bend which is causing you pain or difficulty having sex, go to see your doctor. Because a strong bend – usually upwards – and pain in your erect penis can sometimes be symptoms of Peyronie’s disease. Other symptoms include a thickened area or hard lump in the shaft of the penis, and it may look misshapen.

Your doctor may suggest medicines and injections of steroids, but there’s little evidence that they work. In severe cases, the disease can be treated with surgery, for example removing or cutting away the lump.

But don't forget: most likely, your penis is absolutely fine and you don't need to change anything!


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