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Does Penis Size Matter? Scientists Have An Answer

Does Penis Size Matter? Scientists Have An Answer

It’s the question that never dies. Men and women have been debating it for years—is it the size of the wave or the motion of the ocean? Scientists think they have an answer.

According to a new study, penis size does matter … kind of. And only for some women and for certain types of orgasms. The study, published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, found that women who have frequent vaginal orgasms are more likely to do so with men who have larger penises. The same goes for women who say they prefer penile-vaginal intercourse over other types of sex.

The study asked 323 women to recall their past sexual encounters and answer questions about how important penile-vaginal intercourse and other sex acts were to them, along with whether or not penis length affected their ability to orgasm through vaginal stimulation. They also asked the women if they were more likely to orgasm vaginally with a longer- or shorter-than-average penis. (For those of you frantically looking for measuring tape, they defined average as between 5.8 and 6.1 inches long—about the size of a U.S. dollar bill, for handy measuring purposes.)

About half (160) of the women in the study had vaginal orgasms and enough experience to compare size experiences with past partners. That’s significantly different than the oft-quoted stat that 75 percent of women don’t orgasm through intercourse alone. Of these 160 women, 60 percent actually said size made no difference, but a statistically significant number (33.8 percent) said they preferred longer-than-average size. 6.3 percent preferred partners with shorter-than-average penises.

For some researchers, this study goes into a murky area, making women feel like there is a “right” or “better” way to orgasm. “Women who orgasm through vaginal stimulation may indeed prefer longer penises, but not everyone prefers to orgasm that way,” female sexual response researcher Barry Komisaruk told LiveScience. Beverly Whipple, one of the discoverers of the G-spot, chimes in, warning against getting worked up over these findings. “To me, all of this is just so goal-oriented, and it’s difficult for me to see researchers setting up another goal [vaginal orgasm] for women to experience,” she said.

 

 

Related:
20 Things Every Woman Should Know About Her Vagina
The Penis Project
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1:27AM PST on Dec 21, 2014

Thank you

12:52AM PST on Dec 16, 2014

Thank you for posting.

1:08PM PST on Dec 6, 2014

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1:08PM PST on Dec 6, 2014

ty

9:41PM PST on Dec 2, 2014

I like the different %'s and official ambiguity! Ty!, and for the comments!

8:05AM PST on Nov 30, 2014

Ty

8:22AM PST on Nov 23, 2014

The gal in the pic dates the produce man ? 🙊

1:40AM PST on Nov 12, 2014

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A mate who is good to you, loves you, likes you, through thick and thin, is more important, than the size of his tools. Long term bonds tend to last because there is more substance to the union than just the bedroom extracurricular activities. I believe you have to have more going for a good relationship other than the size of a penis. Enjoyed the comments more than the article its self. Comments were good reading and some were a real hoot. Thanks all.

♥(✿◠‿◠✿)♥*♥˚☻Love & Peace☻go with☻you all.☻˚♥*♥(✿◠‿◠✿)♥

1:06AM PST on Nov 12, 2014

Thanks

3:45AM PST on Nov 10, 2014

Darren, I agree! But someone decided that ramming a woman with a jackhammer is *manly*. LOLOL!!

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