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Old 05-04-2016, 09:12 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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I just said it looked odd to me. To me circumcised is normal. We're all entitled to our opinion.
Your opinion isn't the problem, it is that you chose to force your opinion and consented to the mutilation of your baby sons. If they want to resemble you when they are 18, fine, but I doubt seriously that they will choose that for themselves.

Thank goodness more and more Americans are letting their infants remain intact.
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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there is no reason to be cut. God intended the male part to have foreskin on it, it isnt up to us to cut it off.

I have 3 sons, they are not circ' and live happy fulfilling lives and all have g/f's, wifes....

dont worry about it. there is nothing wrong or disgusting about being uncut.
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:05 PM
 
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OP, I'm so sorry you feel badly about yourself, but I agree with many of the other posters: being un-circumcised is really not a big deal at all. I am a woman, btw, and it has never been an issue for me one way or the other. I think I've read only about half of boys are c'd these days. I certainly don't think it's expected that every man will be circumcised.

I suggest you try to come to terms with this aspect of yourself, and explore some other possible sources for your self-esteem issues.
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:08 PM
 
Location: Surfside Beach, SC
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I can't believe that you are even considering having this surgery. No woman in their right mind would care about this at all. You are worrying about nothing. Get over it however you need to and DO NOT have this unnecessary surgery! It will diminish your sexual sensitivity and many grown men who have it done are regretting their decision for the rest of their lives. Once it's done, there's no going back.
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Old 05-04-2016, 10:55 PM
 
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Don't circumcise yourself. It's a critical part of the *****. Without it, it keratinizes (keratin, like hair and nails) and toughens, not dissimilar to a callus. It becomes insensitive and possibly painful, depending on how tightly they cut it.

Healthwise, it's best to keep it. Sure, it might get infected if you NEVER wash it. Otherwise, the natural mucous membrane supports a specific microbiome of friendly bacteria that PROTECT you from such infections.

As for your partner, it lends itself to a VERY pleasant back-and-forth gliding motion when the foreskin stretches and bunches up again.

I'm sorry about your insecurities, but it's not that big of a deal. A lot of women PREFER them. Even if some clueless or ignorant chick thinks it's weird, they'll just brush it off. I have body hair, but I don't care one bit that it's commonly a love/hate thing with women.

FYI, it's quickly becoming more normal. As you can probably see by all of these posts supporting you to keep your foreskin.

Whatever you do is your choice. But please don't circumcise your kid. It's very unhealthy, and essentially culturally-accepted genital mutilation.
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Old 05-05-2016, 02:47 AM
 
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As your profile indicates you post a lot in the San Antonio section heres a Google search of the area and the clinics related to the issue=https://www.google.ca/#q=circumcision+san+antonio+tx

Personally i'm not in favor of circumcision unless there is a medical reason.
In your case As the procedure would be considered cosmetic surgery you'll probably not find insurance will cover it.Here in Montreal the procedure will set you back $500 at a private clinic.
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Old 05-05-2016, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Vermont
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Originally Posted by nightcrawler View Post
there is no reason to be cut. God intended the male part to have foreskin on it, it isnt up to us to cut it off.

I have 3 sons, they are not circ' and live happy fulfilling lives and all have g/f's, wifes....

dont worry about it. there is nothing wrong or disgusting about being uncut.
If that's what god intended why did he tell his chosen people to cut it off?
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Old 05-05-2016, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Nebraska
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The OP should stop worrying about this "problem". In his lifetime how many people will ever know that he is not circumcised" If he is considering a career in the Porn business being intact might even be an advantage.
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Old 05-05-2016, 07:45 AM
 
Location: SW Florida
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I need help please, I was born in a country where unfortunetley circumcision is not the norm and came into the U.S at a young age.

Ever since I was 10 and found out people thought uncirmcised was disgusting I have always been disgusted by that part of my body. I think it has really hurt my self esteem as I think no woman will ever accept me the way I am.

I have looked into getting circumcised but the prices are very high most places I have looked and I don't have insurance.

Does anyone have any suggestions on where i can get a circumcision at a reasonable price, or any advice on If its possible to overcome this insecurity? It really has bothered me and made me feel inferior for many years.

Sorry If this is uncomfortable to read for some people on here, it has just bothered me for a long time, I don't have anyone I trust to talk to about this and thought maybe I could get some input here. Thanks

I chose not to have my baby boys circumcised when they were born in the 80's. I am not Jewish and there was no reason for us to subject our babies to this surgery as infants. Men are born with a foreskin for a reason. When a man has an erection you can't even tell he is uncircumcised. I read a few years ago that a man was suing his parents for circumcising him as an infant when he had no say in the matter. If good hygiene is practiced there is no reason to cut. Other men have said that circumcision makes sex less enjoyable.


How would you feel if something went wrong and you lost part of your penis? Is it really worth it? And when you meet the right woman she won't care if you are circumcised or not as long as you are clean and know what you are doing in the bedroom.
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Old 05-05-2016, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Vermont
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If you're talking about infant circumcision I think there are arguments on both sides, including public health arguments. I don't think it improves the quality of the argument to characterize it as "mutilation" or to make the false claim that circumcised men lose the ability to enjoy sex. The fact is that there are studies going both ways. There are also studies of female preferences that go both ways.


With regard to the OP's situation, it's more complex. Especially without insurance it's going to be expensive, and he can expect it to be more painful for a longer time for an adult than for an infant. No matter what the preference, doing it as an adult is kind of a big step. I would think it's worth trying something less drastic, like counseling to explore if it is possible to accept the current state of affairs, before going ahead with it.
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