Q&A: I Experience Pain During Sex. How Can I Learn To Relax?

For many years, vaginismus was considered to be a condition that involved the muscles around the vagina going into involuntary spasms, thus preventing penetration. However, research has been mixed on this feature of the condition, with quite a few doctors and researchers being unable to find any evidence of actual muscle spasms.

Q&A: Virginity And Overcoming Uncomfortable Sex

My boyfriend and I have been together for a couple of months. I’m a virgin, but he isn’t, and I thought I was ready to sleep with him, but when we tried, as much as he tried to relax me and give me lots of foreplay, it was so uncomfortable that I actually tried to ignore what was happening down there.

Q&A: Anal Sex: Cleanliness And Avoiding Pain

Because anal sex involves the rectum, some people – like you – have concerns about cleanliness. You may want to take your time to ease into anal play so that you can become more comfortable sharing this part of your body with your boyfriend and making sure that you both feel comfortable with what you are doing.

Q&A: Pain From Using A New Vibrator

Vibrators are commonly used by women and men, and they are rarely associated with negative side effects such as discomfort, pain or injury. That said, vaginal sex, anal sex and masturbation – with or without a vibrator – can all result in negative side effects such as genital itching, burning, irritation or tearing.

Q&A: Small Vagina And How To Have Comfortable Sex

Going into my relationship with my boyfriend, I was a virgin and he was not.  I had been told in the past by my gynecologist that I have a very small vagina.  It has never been easy inserting tampons or even my boyfriend’s finger.  Every time we’ve tried to have sex, he can’t get in me at all. What can we do besides try lube?