The incredible shrinking dingus

Overview, from Wikipedia:

Koro is a culture-bound syndrome delusional disorder in which an individual has an overpowering belief that one’s sex organs are retracting and will disappear, despite the lack of any true longstanding changes to the genitals. Koro is also known as shrinking penis, and it is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The syndrome occurs worldwide, and mass hysteria of genital-shrinkage anxiety has a history in Africa, Asia, and Europe. In the United States and Europe, the syndrome is commonly known as genital retraction syndrome. The condition can be diagnosed through psychological assessment along with physical examination to rule out genuine disorders of the genitalia that could be causing true retraction.

Case history, from Yahoo! Answers:

Im a 16 year old guy and my mom bought me a black tdi 2014 beetle convertible cause my mom always wanted one. what can i do to make it manly?

Is it too late for this lad? The question is left as an exercise for the student.

4 comments

  1. McGehee »

    8 December 2018 · 10:30 am

    what can i do to make it manly?

    Ask your father.

  2. Jean »

    8 December 2018 · 11:09 am

    Arrange for a cute female to sit in the passenger seat while he’s driving…?

  3. hollyh »

    10 December 2018 · 8:21 am

    “….to rule out genuine disorders of the genitalia that could be causing true retraction. ”

    This statement will not help these paranoid worriers. Apparently it can really happen.

  4. CGHill »

    10 December 2018 · 3:06 pm

    Weirder things have happened.

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