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Was Vaginismus a Factor in Marital Debt During Middle Ages?

Posted by Ditza Katz in Vaginismus Blog 12 May 2018

A fascinating article just crossed our desk, titled Do I Have to Have Sex With My Spouse? Two Medieval Answers that is worth reading.

It described Marital Debt, “the religious obligation of both spouses to have sex with each other on demand,” including when, where and how to have intercourse.

It also alludes to unconsummated marriages, with couples enduring it for years, which clearly rings bells of vaginismus, a condition that must have ‘been around’ for as long as there have been women and their vaginas…