The body of each man looks different. There are no rules for what a man’s body should look like. Bodies can differ in, for example:

  • skin colour;
  • general shape;
  • weight;
  • height;
  • penis;
  • amount and colour of pubic hair and body hair.
Different men’s bodies: the body of each man looks different.

Some men shave their pubic hair or body hair, others do not. This is a choice.

The way the body looks is not important for the way it functions.

Het lichaam van elke man is anders. Er zijn geen regels over hoe een mannenlichaam eruit moet zien. Het kan verschillen in, bijvoorbeeld:

  • huidskleur;
  • algemene vorm;
  • gewicht;
  • lengte;
  • penis;
  • hoeveelheid en kleur van het schaamhaar en de lichaamsbeharing.
Verschillende mannenlichamen: het lichaam van elke man is anders.

Sommige mannen scheren hun schaamhaar of lichaamsbeharing, andere niet. Dit is een keuze.

Hoe het lichaam eruitziet heeft geen invloed op de manier waarop het werkt.

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Family doctor
You can talk to a family doctor about almost every intimate issue. If necessary the family doctor can refer you to a specialised health professional. Find a family doctor in your neighbourhood:
Community health centre (wijkgezondheidscentrum)
You can visit a family doctor in a community health centre. Other care professionals such as nurses and social workers also work at community health centres. Care is provided free of charge. Find a community health centre in your neighbourhood:
CAW - Centrum Algemeen Welzijn
Centre for general well-being - Help with all kinds of issues: a difficult relationship, medical, financial, administrative, legal or material problems, family problems,... CAWs also provide assistance to victims of violence and abuse. Find a CAW in your neighbourhood:
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