I have a smaller penis than my girlfriendâs exes â should I get surgery?
My girlfriend and I are extremely happy together, but she told me that two of her exes had a bigger penis than me. Depending on the circumstances, my penis is normally about 5.8-6.2in. She said her most recent ex was bigger, at 7in , and the other was maybe an inch longer. Iâve always been self-conscious about it, but this makes me feel worse. For a long time Iâve wanted to get surgery , but she swears that I am the best sexual partner she has had. She also says that she and her most recent ex couldnât have sex in as many positions, because it would be painful. If I want to get surgery, should I? She says that Iâm perfect the way I am and she thinks Iâm the perfect size .
Listen more carefully to your girlfriend. She is telling you that you are âperfectâ, but all you hear is âher exâs penis was biggerâ. It is common to use half a story to confirm the negative beliefs one has about oneâs self. Work on soothing your male size anxiety and, instead of comparing yourself with others, focus on giving and receiving pleasure. Unfortunately, pornography movies tend to emphasise size and promote the untrue notion that a huge penis automatically produces greater pleasure for a partner. Donât buy into this rubbish; it is physiologically unsound. An intelligent lover who is willing to learn how to please a partner â without even using his penis â will always be the most appreciated.
Pamela Stephenson Connolly is a US-based psychotherapist who specialises in treating sexual disorders.
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