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Bodies

Living With Painful Intercourse: So, Um, We’re Dating Again?

My physical therapist has forbidden me from having sex. Of ALL kinds.

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Bodies

Living With Painful Intercourse: Friendship

It may not be ideal, but this condition has done wonders for my marriage.

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Bodies

Living With Painful Intercourse: Am I Just a Sex Toy?

I’ve been feeling very disconnected from sex for a while, as if I’m just the bystander at the party and not a joyful, enthusiastic participant.

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Bodies

Living With Painful Intercourse: Physical Therapy

Up until just a while ago, I had no idea that this condition had treatments other than topical medication or surgery available. Then, my doctor introduced me to the concept of physical therapy. Immediately, some pretty gnarly images of what physical therapy for painful intercourse would constitute came to mind.

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Sex

Living With Painful Intercourse: Panic Moments

One of the worst experiences of my life was returning from my honeymoon.

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Perspectives

Living with Painful Intercourse: A New Series

Many women have been here, I know. They go to be intimate with their loved ones only to discover that the experience is painful, sometimes excruciatingly so. For some women, this happens after years of blissful sexual activity. For others, they’ve never had enjoyable sex in their lives and maybe never will. In my case, […]