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What Do You Wish You Knew About Penises Before You Touched One?

Because they can be pretty hard to understand.

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The first sexual encounter with a penis can be an exciting and confusing experience.

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It might even be a bit shocking, too.

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Especially if you don't really understand what's happening at ALL.

We want to know all the knowledge, wisdom, and myth-busting facts you wish you could tell your younger self about penises before you first touched one.

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Maybe you wish you had known that a popular penis myth, like a boner being an actual bone, was complete B.S.

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Or that penises will look way different in real life than they do in sex ed books, movies, porn, etc.

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And — bonus — they come in all different shapes and sizes that are totally normal!

Or maybe you'd just want to save yourself from making some hilarious mistakes.

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Sometimes, you just have to learn about penises the hard way.

So tell us: What do you wish you knew about penises before your first sexual encounter with one?

And we're looking to hear from everyone, even if you yourself have a penis, because your first sexual experience with another person's genitals can be daunting and surprising and interesting. So tell us what tips or knowledge would have been pretty useful back then.
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And we're looking to hear from everyone, even if you yourself have a penis, because your first sexual experience with another person's genitals can be daunting and surprising and interesting. So tell us what tips or knowledge would have been pretty useful back then.

Share your answer in the comments and it might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post.

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