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: I Experience Vulva Pain Before And After Sex. What Can I Do?

There are many different causes for pain during sex. Sometimes, women and their partners spend very little time in foreplay, not leaving the vagina enough time to lubricate naturally, which can be painful. If a woman has a male partner who has a large penis, or is she has a small vagina, the genital fit can be painful too.

Q&A: I Have Never Experienced Orgasm. Is Something Wrong With Me?

Some women find that they may masturbate for 30 minutes or an hour or longer, quite a few times, before they experience a release of sexual tension in what feels like an orgasm to them. Other women prefer to use a vibrator to help learn to orgasm, as vibrators can often make it easier to learn to orgasm.

Q&A: My Partner Experiences Pain During Penetrative Sex

There are many different reasons why a woman may experience chronic genital pain. Some women may have skin sensitivities or allergies that cause the genital skin to become easily irritated in response to chemicals in laundry detergent, bath wash, soap, lubricants, or condoms.

Q&A: I Have Never Experienced Orgasm. What Do You Suggest I Do?

The clitoris extends backward into the body in two branches that may be stimulated from vaginal sex or other types of stimulation. This knowledge alone may give you different ideas for how to approach your body with ideas for stimulation.