They say that the best thing a bra-wearing woman can do is be measured by an expert, in order to ensure the most comfortable and supportive fit. Doctors at a clinic in Stockholm seem to be applying that same logic to penises all over the area, as they have begun handing out dick-measuring tape to ensure said penises are fitted with the correct size of condom. To find the most comfortable, and supportive fit. On that D.
According to the Guardian, the clinic is geared towards younger penis-havers who are most at risk for STIs, and the measuring tape does NOT count for length, only for GIRTH. DO NOT BE ALARMED:
The specially designed tape, which measures circumference and not length, will be handed out free of charge at the clinic from Tuesday.
“A common reason for a condom slipping off or breaking during sex is that you’ve bought the wrong size,’’ a male nurse at the clinic, Eddie Sandstrom, said in a podcast on its website. “You have to measure the circumference of the penis when erect, not the length. On our measuring tape you get the measurement in millimetres and a few recommendations for condom types that are suitable.”
Sandstrom said that other awareness campaigns had not succeeded in getting more Swedes to use condoms.
This is actually a brilliant idea for increasing condom awareness, as we all know men love to engage in a little dick-measuring here and there. According to Sandstrom, they’ve already had some takers, even though the tape doesn’t “drop” until Tuesday. Stay safe; know your girth.
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