When you see your hook-up pull out that Magnum condom wrapper, do you think:
A) How lucky am I! Jackpot!
B) How lucky is he!
C) This is not going to be pleasant.
D) Is that really the size he needs?
A recent post on Cosmopolitan.com says, although A, B, and C may be true, we should be thinking about the D.
We've all dated that guy who claimed he needed XL condoms and have wanted to say, "Dave, I've seen you naked. No, you don't, and that's OK." Hopefully the last time we dated a guy who bragged about his imagined penis size like that, we were 18, but sadly, sometimes it still happens.
So how large does his penis have to be to need an XL condom? Well, The Condom Depot Learning Center (which provides a fit guide on their site for pretty much every brand of condom you could imagine) found that the average XL condom is 2.25 inches wide and 8.1 inches in length, Metro UK reports.
Small condoms are on average 1.75 inches wide and 6.3 inches long, and regular/average condoms are usually about the same length, with an occasionally varying width.
So are you Magnum wearers wearing the right sleeping bag? A Magnum isn't going to make your rocket bigger. Make sure you get the right fit for your ride.
That said, all of the men who want to claim they need a much larger condom (which can be risky because if the condom is too big, it could slide off) should know that numerous studies have been done to find out what women really think about penis size and it's probably different than what they imagine. In one recent study on what men think is average for a man's penis size (which, FYI, is about 5.2 inches) and what women think is average, women thought the average was about 5.4 inches and men thought it was about 5.5 inches, so they were both close, but men assumed it should be larger than women did.
Cosmopolitan.com also polled 1,100 readers (96 percent women, 4 percent men, between the ages of 18 and 34) in 2015 and found that 56 percent of the the respondents guessed their partner's penis size was average and only 3 percent thought it was "very large." Even more noteworthy, 89 percent of them said they weren't concerned about their (typically average, according to respondents) partner's penis size at all.
So lesson learned, unless your guy is absolutely sure he's packing some serious junk, he's totally normal and should wear a condom that fits, for everyone's benefit, because most women don't care. – cosmopolitan.com
And yes, we've seen boys that have a hard time even fitting into a Magnum because they are too big. In that case, we should be thinking about option E which may stand for Emergency Room.
What are your thoughts? Are these measurements right?
h/t : cosmopolitan.com and Lane Moore