Why do some penises curve?

Emily Nagoski
Emily Nagoski on behalf of Good In Bed
Psychology
The shaft of the penis is actually made of three different chambers: one called the corpus spongiosum and two called the corpora cavernosa.

If one of those chambers is longer than the others, it ends up curved. If the corpus spongiosum is longer than the corpora cavernosa, he’ll point up and if it’s shorter than the corpora cavernosa, he’ll point down Ditto right and left, and the greater the difference the greater the curve.

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