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Understanding Deep Penetration Pain: What You Need to Know

Introduction: Intimate topics like painful intercourse, especially deep penetration pain, can be uncomfortable to discuss. However, it’s crucial to recognize that many women experience discomfort during sex that lingers beyond the initial entry. Some describe it as a feeling that their partner is hitting something, while others experience a more widespread ache in their pelvic […]

Overcoming Intercourse Pain: Reclaiming Desire and Orgasm

TRANSCRIPT: Overcoming Intercourse Pain: Reclaiming  Desire and Orgasm This is what sex is supposed to feel like. This r­­ocks.  We can do this again. I had an orgasm for the first time in years. That sounds weird probably for some people, but for people who have dealt with chronic pelvic pain, not having orgasms goes […]

You Don’t Have to Cope with Painful Intercourse While Trying to Conceive

Many women who experience intercourse pain believe the pain is something they just have to live with or tolerate. They manage the pain by having sex sparingly or avoiding sex at times when it might be particularly painful (such as during ovulation or the week before). However, if a woman is trying to conceive, she […]

Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction Are Linked – And It’s Not All in Your Head

Maintaining a sexually satisfying relationship can be difficult for couples struggling with infertility.  Judith C. Daniluk, author of an article entitled, “Keeping Your Sex Life Alive While Coping with Infertility” explains that, “Infertility affects a person’s feelings about themselves – their masculinity or femininity, their self-worth, their self-esteem, their body.” Many women experience a deterioration […]

Three Common Causes of Deep Penetration Pain

Few women feel comfortable discussing painful intercourse, much less deep penetration pain. However, many women experience pain that lasts after initial entry. Some women report that “It feels like my partner is hitting something.” Other women experience a broader ache in their pelvis. So what can cause this type of pain? Below are three common […]