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post #21 of 31

I think baby/toddler foreskins are adorable!  They wiggle when they run!  joy.gif  When I see a circed child I feel dirty because that's not something I should be seeing.

post #22 of 31
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Originally Posted by MovnMama View Post

If it helps you philosophically, DH is "intact" but his foreskin retracted during puberty. He actually had forgotten he was intact and thought that he was circumcised... and so did I!

It wasn't until we shared our decision not to circumcise DS with MIL that she said... umm... what do you mean, you're circumcised? No you're not! She even sent a picture just so we'd know. (ahem - from his childhood!) It took some investigation to figure out what had happened, and it's not that uncommon, but still. Imagine how that conversation with her went!

So, the point is, even though dad is intact, his penis doesn't look like DS's. We'll just explain it when the time comes and move on.

So I have a question for you. What do you mean it retracted during puberty? It's my understanding that all mens foreskin retract during puberty and that depending on their penis growth and the amount of foreskin they have, that its quite common for the foreskin to not cover all of the glans once they are fully developed men.

 

 

 

Oh and just FYI to those who have never seen one in my experience an intact adult aroused man looks identical to a cut one besides the lack of scar and the presence of the frenular delta.

post #23 of 31

"It looks like a little worm"!  And why ever not, until puberty it has only one function, to urinate through, and indicate the gender of the owner.  If it satisfies those functions, it is perfect.  As Hubby says, "It hardly gets bigger, although the rest of you does, until those hormones get going."  "But it's still big enough."  You can take it from him, intact would have been better, but a doctor decided otherwise.

post #24 of 31
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Originally Posted by MovnMama View Post

If it helps you philosophically, DH is "intact" but his foreskin retracted during puberty. He actually had forgotten he was intact and thought that he was circumcised... and so did I!



It wasn't until we shared our decision not to circumcise DS with MIL that she said... umm... what do you mean, you're circumcised? No you're not! She even sent a picture just so we'd know. (ahem - from his childhood!) It took some investigation to figure out what had happened, and it's not that uncommon, but still. Imagine how that conversation with her went!



So, the point is, even though dad is intact, his penis doesn't look like DS's. We'll just explain it when the time comes and move on.


 

This is the type of thing I always mean when I talk about the Dr. never knowing how much skin is to much. Obviously had your dh been circed he would have lost way to much skin since he grew all the way into his foreskin. He is one lucky guy.
post #25 of 31

I don't mean this to be snarky in any way, but you haven't ever pulled up a picture of one? 

 

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I've never been with an intact man, so I've never seen an adult.
 
post #26 of 31
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Originally Posted by JulianneW View Post

So I have a question for you. What do you mean it retracted during puberty? It's my understanding that all mens foreskin retract during puberty and that depending on their penis growth and the amount of foreskin they have, that its quite common for the foreskin to not cover all of the glans once they are fully developed men.

 

 

 

Oh and just FYI to those who have never seen one in my experience an intact adult aroused man looks identical to a cut one besides the lack of scar and the presence of the frenular delta.


 

I think you are right, although I suspect you know a lot more technical terminology than I do. The issue with DH is that the whole foreskin is permanently retracted, even when unaroused. It is common for some of the foreskin to retract in uncirc'ed men, but his doesn't cover any of the head at all whatsoever. It looks like there's no foreskin at all, just a little baggy under the head, but, not to be too technical, doesn't it all look baggy when not aroused, cut or uncut? Anyway, aroused or not, it looks completely circ'ed, even though it's not.

 

An for the record, I have dated uncut men, so I know the difference in how they look. Not being snarky, just trying to clarify the question. shy.gif

post #27 of 31

Thanks for clarifying! I had never heard of that. It really is impossible know how much foreskin they will need. I agree in my experience they are both a little baggy when flaccid.

And yes I can imagine how surprised him mother would have been! nod.gif

post #28 of 31

The first time our DD (3) saw our DS being bathed as a newborn, she just looked at his penis and finally said: "Look.  Look at that candle, mama."  Later on that night, after he was dressed and everything, she said: "Lemme see that candle again!"

post #29 of 31

My 3 year old thinks his looks like a hot dog.  He loves to retract himself a little and announce look mama hot dog in a wrapper.

post #30 of 31

This made me squirt water out of my nose. Too funny! Kids do and say the funniest things! thanks for the laugh!

 

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My 3 year old thinks his looks like a hot dog.  He loves to retract himself a little and announce look mama hot dog in a wrapper.

post #31 of 31

Eh, I think it looks like a little worm. It won't always look like that, but at 9 months it does.

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