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Vaginismus, Menstruation, and Menstrual Aids

19 Oct 2022 Posted by Tim Brauning in Uncategorized

 What is vaginismus?Vaginismus is the instantaneous tightening and closing of the vaginal opening in anticipation of penetration.  Vaginismus is always an anxiety-base condition, with the main causes being fear of pain, fear of the unknown, and religious/cultural inhibitions.  For more details and explanation, read our Vaginismus...

Vaginismus, Fingering, and Masturbation

07 Jun 2022 Posted by womentc in Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Uncategorized, Vaginismus Blog

Vaginismus often affects a women’s sexual being, from reluctance to engage to complete avoidance and sexual shutdown.  This is regrettable as the woman can still be sexually active and satisfied with non-penetrative sexual activities that stimulate her clitoris, including masturbation and fingering (when possible).  Read...