Why You Need a Penis Ring: What They Are and How They Help Your Sex Life

  Tips     |      2023-04-12 15:30


Erections can be temperamental, and many men face two common complaints: premature ejaculation or difficulty achieving and maintaining an erection. This is where the penis ring, also known as a cock ring, comes in. These reusable and affordable devices can help address many issues related to the penis.

I often receive questions about penis or cock rings. In this article, I will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about these devices.

What is a Penis Ring?


Although there are many types of penis rings available, the most common type is the silicone penis ring. This stretchy device can be worn either at the base of the penis or behind the testicles.

When you wear a penis ring, it provides you with several immediate benefits, such as making your penis appear and feel larger, reducing the sensitivity of your penis, and providing a rock-hard erection.

While there are numerous reasons why you should consider having a penis ring in your sex toy collection, let’s first discuss how they work.

What Do Penis Rings Do?


Penis rings work by slightly restricting blood flow from the penis. As a result, it helps to maintain an erection for more extended periods. Additionally, reducing penis sensitivity during intercourse or masturbation can lead to longer-lasting orgasms.

During intercourse, penis rings trap blood in your penis, ensuring your erection lasts as long as you desire. Therefore, if you're losing your erection prematurely, a penis ring is a quick and easy fix to help ensure you and your partner have a satisfying sexual experience.

The Benefits of Using a Penis Ring

Penis rings are one of the most straightforward and versatile sex toys available for men, with countless benefits to using them in your sex life. Here are just a few examples:

Longer-Lasting Sex Penis rings can help you delay your orgasm by reducing blood flow and sensitivity to the penis, allowing you to last longer.

Penis Size Enhancement Penis rings are designed to maximize erection strength by reducing blood flow. As a result, you'll have a thicker, harder, and potentially longer penis almost instantly.

Harder Erections Penis rings help ensure you have a rock-hard erection each time, which is a common desire for most men during sex.

Intensified Orgasms By removing the penis ring just before ejaculation, you are likely to experience a more intense orgasm.

Maintaining Erections If maintaining an erection during sex is a concern, cock rings can help. By trapping blood in your shaft, they can help you maintain an erection for longer.

Complement with Penis Pump When paired with a penis pump, penis rings can help you not only get an erection but keep it as well.

Wearing a Penis Ring


The most common way to wear a penis ring is at the base of the penis. Once erect, slide the ring down to the base of your penis, close to the testicles. Avoid trapping any pubic hair in the process.

Alternatively, you can place the ring behind your testicles. Stretch out the silicone cock ring before sexual activities and slide it over your penis before gently securing it behind the testicles. Be patient, avoid rushing the process, and if not done with diligence, there is a higher risk of pain or loss of erection.

Finding the Right Size Penis Ring: How to Ensure Comfort and Usage

One of the most common complaints about penis rings is getting the wrong size, whether too big or too small. To find the right size, we suggest trying a variety pack that includes several sizes, which can be found at an adult store. This way, you can find the perfect fit for your penis.

A penis ring that fits correctly will be comfortable, make your penis look larger, and only slightly reduce penis sensitivity. However, if the ring is too tight, you may experience pain, numbness, tingling, a loss of sensation, or even serious discoloration.

It may take some trial and error to find the right size that works for you, but luckily, they're relatively inexpensive, and most shops will have a demo product for you.

Wearing a Penis Ring


Wearing a penis ring for an extended period can cause loss of sensation and sometimes even permanent damage. Therefore, sexologists recommend that you wear a penis ring for only twenty to thirty minutes at a time. While this may not seem like a long time, you'll understand why once you've tried it yourself.

The Benefits of Using a Penis Ring as Your First Sex Toy


Cock rings are one of the least intimidating sex toys available, making them an ideal entry-level option for anyone with a penis. They are also relatively cheap, with some costing as little as $5, making them disposable too. Additionally, you can get vibrating varieties that are designed to tickle the entrance of the receiving partner for added pleasure during sex, making them a versatile addition to your sex toy collection.

How to Care for a Penis Ring


Penis rings are inexpensive, so if you have any doubts, throw them out! But if you want to keep reusing a penis ring, there are a few things you need to know:

Do not store it in a plastic bag as this promotes the growth of mold, bacteria, and viruses.

Instead, keep it in a fabric bag or inside a piece of material to store your cock ring. It is breathable while keeping it relatively protected.

Do not use the same cock ring with multiple partners. If you bought an inexpensive penis ring, odds are it's made from porous materials, and it's not safe to share it with multiple partners.

Spring for something non-porous if you like it. A cock ring can last for years if you take it as a serious pleasure investment. Look for materials like 100% silicone that can be thoroughly sanitized.

Do not put it away right after using it. It also needs to be washed and leaving it in a drawer for another day will result in your body oils and other secretions soaking into the material for god knows how long.

Do wash it before and after use. A simple spray of some sex toy cleaner and a quick rinse will do the trick. Just make sure to do this both before and after you use your penis ring.

Taking care of your penis ring will be worth your time and effort. They can last for years with minimal maintenance!



Penis rings are great for helping erection strength and longevity, helping you last longer in bed, and getting that extra girth and length you've been looking for. If you have any issues in the bedroom, the affordable penis ring is the perfect place to start.