How To Put On A Chastity Cage (And Wear It Without Pain)

It’s easy to put on a chastity cage. Here’s exactly how you do it:

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You might’ve clicked this article out of pure curiosity or been looking for some surefire tips on how to lock up your cock. Either way, we’ve got you covered. 

We’ll tell you everything you need to know about how to use a male chastity cage safely and effectively.

But first, let’s define our topic.


What Is A Male Chastity Cage?

A male chastity cage is a locked device that fits over your penis to stop you from getting an erection

They are usually made of metal, plastic, or silicone and come with a few standard parts. Most have some pins, a ring, a cage, a lock, and a key. 

You need lube if you’re going to use one. That’s non-negotiable for comfort and good health. We’ll talk about what to do with these parts later on. 

There are a hundred reasons for a penis owner to use one. It could be to show your unending devotion to your master or mistress, keep your horniest impulses in check, or try something new to spice up your sexuality. 

Sometimes, a guy just needs a break from random boners or sexual impulses. Some research even suggests that delaying orgasms or arousal can improve sexual satisfaction later on. 

Whatever your reason may be, it’ll affect the type of cage you want to buy.


Types of Male Chastity Cages

No two penises are the same, and chastity cages reflect that fact. Here are some of the most common types you’ll find.

Open-Ended Male Chastity Cages

If you want your journey of sexual self-denial to involve a little bit of teasing on the head (or you just want to be able to pee freely), an open-ended cage is right for you. 

Your entire shaft will be encased in the cage. But it has an opening at the tip for easy urination and limited stimulation from yourself or your partner. 


Cage or Ring-Type Cock Cages

Cage or ring-types let your cock breathe freely without giving it room to grow. These cages are often made of metal rings but can be another material as well. 

Imagine a hard slinky toy over your dick – it’s like that. For those of us who value hygiene, this makes it easy to wash your penis and keep it from getting too sweaty if you’re planning on wearing your cage for days on end. 

These typically have a hole at the end so you can pee, too.


Partially Closed Male Chastity Cages

These ones are typically plastic and have solid walls around your penis with breaks at the tip and the base for ventilation. Like most types, this allows you to go to the bathroom easily. 

It also lets your penis air out a little bit, though not quite as much as a cage/ring-type device. 


Completely Closed Male Chastity Devices

Closed chastity cages are for experienced BDSM fetishists with a desire to become completely submissive. These cages have no opening, leaving full use of your penis in the hands of your Dom/Domme (keyholder). 

You probably shouldn’t keep this one on for too long. But the thrill of being wholly unable to use – or even see – your penis can be sexually exhilarating.


Electro Stimulation Cock Cages

Yes, this is exactly what you’re imagining. And yes, it can actually be a lot of fun. 

Electro-stimulation cages let the keyholder deliver mild erotic electrical shocks to your penis and testicles
Don’t knock it ‘til you try it, you might just find out you like it.


Internet-Connected Chastity Devices for Men

We’ve connected our whole lives to the internet – why not our dicks too? That’s the rationale behind these cock cages, which are usually plastic and have a more high-tech, less medieval appearance than other models. 

With an internet-connected chastity cage, your partner can control the device remotely and set a digital time lock. However, these time locks won’t always unlock during emergencies, so be very careful if you set one. 
The internet, as always, comes with a certain level of risk. As hilarious as it sounds, some men have been terrorized by hackers who held their dicks for ransom until they paid a certain amount of money. Yikes!


Safety Precautions

The first three rules of locking up anyone’s penis are consent, consent, and CONSENT

Make sure this is something you and your partner both really want to do because there isn’t always an easy way out of a cock cage. 

It’s wise to keep a spare key around, but it doesn’t have to ruin the fantasy. Try keeping the emergency key somewhere accessible but inconvenient, or have a third party hang onto it in case the original keyholder isn’t around. 

Oh, and you’ll need to be completely flaccid before you affix the cage.  

Hygiene and comfort go hand-in-hand when it comes to a chastity cage. You’ll want to shave a bit, so your pubic hairs don’t get caught in the device. 

However, if you shave completely you’ll get itchy and uncomfortable while your hair grows back. Trim your pubes, but don’t go bald-cocked. 

After shaving, wash your cock and balls and dry them off completely. You may want to use a powder, moisturizer, or something else to take care of your skin while it’s locked up. 

Lubricate generously with a water-based lubricant you’ve tried and tested without skin irritation. Apply it all over your testicles and penis, but make sure there’s enough friction that your cage won’t slip off the second you try to fit it on. 

When it comes time to lock your penis in the cage, there’s no rush. Adjust the device as much as you need to, and make sure that it’s snug but painless before you’re done. Mild discomfort might feel like no big deal in the beginning, but after hours of use, it can drive you NUTS. 

Consider practicing locking and unlocking the device before you put it on, especially if this is a solo sexual adventure. Once you’ve got these safety tips squared away, you’re ready to put on your chastity cage.


What You Will Need To Follow This Tutorial

The Right Size Cock Cage

If you already have a cage that fits, then you’re ready – but if you don’t, we have an article about how to measure for a cock cage here.


Lube

To make it easier to get inside the cage, you’ll want some lube. Use water-based lube – anything else is too difficult to clean.


Stocking

Stockings

If you don’t have lube or you’re worried you’ll get aroused, you can use a stocking instead. 

If your partner doesn’t have any knee-length stockings, ask her if she’ll sacrifice a pair of tights. Cut one leg off at the knee.


How To Put On A Chastity Cage (Step By Step)

Step One: Shave

Step 1: Shave

Make sure there’s nothing in the way of your cage by shaving. You don’t want pubic hair to get caught in the cage.


Step Two: Clean Up

Step 2: Clean Up

Get nice and clean before you start. You don’t know how long you’ll be in the cage, and it’s difficult to thoroughly clean yourself once you’re inside.


Step Three: Wear the Ring

Step 3: Wear The Ring

Here’s a refresher on how to put the ring on if you need it:

Put your balls in one at a time. Then, bend your penis and push it through too. Pull the ring back, tight against your body.

Try to avoid lube here – it makes it harder to get on.


Step Four: Shrink Yourself

Step 4: Shrink Yourself

Chastity cages are tight, so it may be hard to get on even with lube. It could also be uncomfortable because your tip touches the end of the cage.

Use some ice to make yourself smaller for a little while. When you warm up, the cage will be on – so you’ll grow to fit it.


Step Five: Wear the Cage

Step 5: Wear The Cage

Before you put the cage on, make sure you know what type of cage it is. Look at the lock, and see how it attaches to the rest of the cage. 

Some have a lock on it already, but others are customizable and have spacers. Spacers let you determine what the most comfortable position for the lock is. Position them how it feels best for you.

Once the lock is placed it’s time to put on the rest.

With lube: Generously lube your entire penis, from the tip up to the cage’s ring. 

Carefully insert your tip into the cage. Slowly push the cage up your penis towards the ring, until the parts touch. 

Make sure the cage and ring are in line with each other.

Step Six: Lock It Up

Step 6: Lock It Up

First, make sure you remember where the key is – or your partner does.

Now carefully pin the cage in place and lock it with the padlock.

If you did the stocking method, hold the cage in place and pull the stocking back out through the hole in the cage.

If you used lube, wash it off.

And now, you’re ready to wear it – but how do you do this painlessly?


How To Put On A Chastity Cage Using The Stocking Method

If the aforementioned method isn’t quite working out for you, you may want to try the stocking method. Many steps are the same, so we’ll keep it simple here. 

First, pick a soft, thin stocking and fold both ends to match up with each other (or just cut it at knee length). Then, slide the stocking over your dick and thread it through the chastity cage as well. 

Keep pulling the stocking toward the base of your penis, and it’ll bring the chastity cage with it. Once the cage is in place, thread one end of the stocking back through the hole at the tip of the device. 
After the device is locked, you can pull the stocking out through one of its ends. Too easy!


What You Should Know On Wearing A Chastity Cage

Pain and Discomfort

Here’s the first thing you need to know: a chastity device should never cause pain. If it does, it’s the wrong size. Call this a bad experiment, re-take your measurements, and try again with the new one.

Or just keep sizing up until you find your perfect fit.

Since chastity cages are safe for long-term use, if something is uncomfortable it’s a red flag.

Really, your chastity cage should feel like wearing a ring on your finger, but in a different location and slightly more uncomfortable at first.

Until you become erect. Then the pain begins, so you have to focus on not thinking erotic thoughts.

So pain aside, what else should you know?


Start slow

Your body isn’t used to being locked up all the time, so don’t rush into it. Wear it for longer each time, and eventually, you’ll be able to do it for indefinite lengths of time.


Cleaning

You should clean the cage in the shower daily, but take it off every few days for deeper cleaning. Use hot water and soap and you should be fine.

Also, clean it after urinating to stay on top of hygiene! 

For enclosed chastity cages, use a cloth wrapped around a brush handle to clean all the way inside the device.

Now clean yourself deeply, too – your attempts while in the cage won’t have been perfect. Use unscented soap and a soft cloth.

Don’t put the cage back on until you’re both completely dry.


Skin Care

Skin care

Even though your cage is made of body-safe materials, anything can cause skin irritation – chafing is agony!

Use lotion every day to prevent it. Apply a moisturizer under the bars of the cage using a cotton swab. For enclosed cages, apply it as far inside as you can reach.

When you’re cage-free for a thorough cleaning, moisturize your whole groin area for extra care.. 


Have Free Time

Have Free Time Without A Cage

You should take some cage-free time at least once a month and inspect your penis thoroughly to make sure there are no adverse effects from chastity.

Report any issues to a trusted doctor!


How To Remove A Male Chastity Cage

Alright, so you might be justifiably worried that a cock cage will be difficult to remove. Don’t worry! You shouldn’t need bolt cutters or a blowtorch to free your peen. 

In most cases, removing a chastity cage is as simple as using the key to unlock it. If you locked it yourself, this should be no problem at all. If your master or mistress holds the key, you’ll need their approval first. 

Simply follow the steps for putting it on in reverse. Unlock the device, remove any pins and the ring, and gently slide it off your penis. 


FAQs

Will a Chastity Cage Make My Penis Smaller?

This is a common worry for penis owners interested in locking up their penises, but there’s really nothing to fear. While using a cock cage for a long time might cause your dick to be a little shriveled at first, it will return to normal after it’s free. 


How Long Can You Wear A Chastity Cage?

Technically, you should be able to wear a cock cage for as long as you want. However, it’s best to build up to long stretches through practice. Your body needs time to get used to a chastity cage, so start small. 

Eventually, you’ll be able to wear your cage as long as you want to without discomfort. 


Wear It Well

Hopefully, this guide helped you learn a thing or two about how to put on a chastity cage, and wear it effortlessly. 

Remember, if it hurts when it shouldn’t, something is wrong. And if you can’t get the cage on, it may be too small for you, or maybe you just need some more lube.

Dainis Graveris

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