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: 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?