We are delighted to welcome The Vaginismus Network to Sh! for its very first meet-up on 13h April 2018. Co-founded by Kat and Lisa, the aim of The Vaginismus Network is to break isolation and create a inclusive community for those living with Vaginismus. Having only met in person as recently as 2017, Kat and Lisa have … Continue reading The Vaginismus Network Community Meet-Up at Sh!
Vaginismus, a complex psychosomatic condition affecting thousands of women, yet so few talk about it. At least 2 in 1,000 women experience Vaginismus at some point in their lifetime – and probably many, many more who are too afraid or embarrassed to seek medical attention and help. Many of these women go for years without … Continue reading Vaginismus Awareness Day
My partner and I have been together for 4 years and have been enjoying a busy sexual life until last night, when I couldn’t penetrate her when we moved through to the bedroom. Before that she was fine, well lubed and happy, but when she was on the bed she said it felt like I … Continue reading Q&A: Is Coconut Oil Good For Sex?
I am a disabled woman and am entering the menopause. Vaginal dryness is a problem and annoyingly I have an allergy to the crèmes recommended by the Drs. which have oestrogen in them so cannot lubricate for sex this way. I have been experimenting with a variety of over the counter non hormone lubricants to … Continue reading Q&A: Which Lube is Best for Me?
So I bought a g spot vibrator but umm I don’t know how to use it, how far inside should it go, because it can not go inside… like less than a quarter of if can, and it hurts, so I give up and uhg, i really want to use it but its painful and … Continue reading Q&A: How Do I Use a G-spot Vibrator?
I recently lost my virginity to a guy that I absolutely trust and am very attracted to. He was able to make me cum using his hands, but sex was incredibly painful for me. He isn’t particularly big but I’m pretty sure he caused some tearing as well (I bled a lot, although I think … Continue reading Q&A: Did sex hurt because I’m not attracted enough to men?
I’m still a virgin at 26. I have had bad experiences with sex before. Previously I’ve been burnt with guys but now I’ve found someone I really care about and have feeling for but I’m just scared of sex. I’m scared people I care about will just use me for sex and in some ways … Continue reading Q&A: I’m not sure if I want to have sex?
You may have heard of Vaginismus? Maybe you have a friend or partner who have told you about it? Or maybe you are one of the estimated 2 in 1000 women who have experience of this painful condition first hand? Whilst occasional minor pain and burning sensations during sex may not mean anything more serious … Continue reading Moving Towards Pain Free Sex
Me and my gf, both virgins, tried to have sex for the first time recently. Everything was going fine for a while, we went through our general routine of oral and manual sex, but when we decided I should try penetration we were simply unable to. Lubrication wasn’t the issue, she was very wet from … Continue reading Q&A: Help! I think my girlfriend might have vaginismus.
Hi! I always get vaginal thrush after oral sex. Do you have anything to prevent it? Thanks! W. Hello there, Many thanks for your email. This is an interesting question, and we think many will be surprised to hear that yes, oral sex can bring on an unpleasant bout of thrush. Thrush is a yeast infection … Continue reading Q&A: I always get thrush after oral sex?