Did you know that at least 2 in 1,000 women experience Vaginismus once in their lifetime? Vaginismus, a condition where the pelvic muscles spasm to prevent penetration, making sex painful or even impossible affects thousands, but many are too embarrassed or afraid to seek treatment. Sh! is now opening up the conversation about painful sex … Continue reading Vaginismus Awareness Event
We are delighted to welcome back The Vaginismus Network aka Lisa & Kat for a second meet up on 13th July at 6.30pm. Co-founded by Kat and Lisa, the Network was set up as a relaxed, safe space for women living with Vaginismus to chat and connect. Their mission is to educate, support and empower women who are … Continue reading The Vaginismus Network July Meet Up
We have been contacted by Burning Bright Productions who are looking for women to take part in a new Channel 4 arts documentary all about their womanhood. They are working with a renowned photographer/storyteller as they create a new project and are looking for people to speak about what being a woman is to them, … Continue reading Womanhood – a Documentary
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
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
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?
So Vaginismus Awareness Day is almost upon us! Vaginismus Awareness Day is a think we made up. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a very important thing. In fact for next year we’re thinking about broadening our umbrella and holding a Pain Free Sex Day. As we hope you know, vaginismus is the term used … Continue reading Vaginismus Awareness Day!
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.