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Vaginismus Awareness Day

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

Have Your Say: Sh! Vaginismus Training Kit

The Sh! Soft Silicone Dilating Kit with vibrating bullet became a popular product with women living with Vaginismus and Vulvodynia, as well as  the medical profession, as soon as it was launched on Vaginismus Awareness Day on 15th September 2016. The very first of its kind, the Sh! Dilating Kit made pleasure waves by incorporating … Continue reading Have Your Say: Sh! Vaginismus Training Kit

Q&A: Is Coconut Oil Good For Sex?

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?

Q&A: Which Lube is Best for Me?

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?

Q&A: Did sex hurt because I’m not attracted enough to men?

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?

Q&A: Help! I think my girlfriend might have vaginismus.

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.