What Vaginal Reflexology Has To Do With Sexual Liberation

There’s no doubt that sexual shame and suppression exist… On a MASSIVE scale in our society. It is the programming that we’ve received in our childhood and throughout our lives, passed down generation to generation. That is the culprit here. The hush hush attitude towards sex and intimacy among our families… Then the ridiculously surface …

Creative Writing As A Tool For Overcoming Vaginismus

When I was in high school, my mom took me to the gynaecologist to address heavy bleeding and intense cramps. The doctor tried to perform a pelvic exam on me, and it was horrible. I had never seen a speculum before and the doctor did not offer to use a smaller size on me. I …

Emotional Healing For Vaginismus Through Massage

A few months ago, I had an incredibly vulnerable experience… It was arguably one of the Top 3 most beautiful and bonding moments with my partner. YES, it involved me crying, BIG time. But hey, vulnerability IS a sign of strength! It’s really important to be able to release our emotions and process them in …

Vaginismus, Childbirth And Returning My Womanhood: Veronika’s Story

When I think about what events or situation in my childhood may have affected the beginning of my vaginismus in my subconscious, a few memories come to mind. Since I was 12 years old, I often attended gynaecology appointments. I was treated for frequent gynaecological infections due to Synechia Vulvae. Infections were treated with antibiotic …

Come As You Are – Perfect, As You Always Have Been

I clearly remember… As I went deeper and deeper down the slippery slope of pain, my desire for sexual acts diminished. I mean of course it would! Penetrative sex was at first impossible for me. When I tried to force it and push through the initial physical barrier, it became incredibly painful. Think a freshly …

Breast Massage For Sexual Healing And Getting Your Libido Back

You’ve probably read plenty about the vulva and vagina in the process of overcoming vaginismus… The ancient sex wisdom of Taoism confirms the intricate connection between the genitals and optimal functions of other organs and glands in the body. Creating harmony in these sacred areas of your body really is important in relieving tension and …

The More Tightly Wound We Are, The Stronger We Can Break Free: Shelby’s Story

Watch Tightly Wound, a film by Shelby Hadden and Sebastian Bisbal. Writing and making the film did force me to re-live some of my experiences, but the process of working with them and re-telling them and making something beautiful was incredibly healing. – Shelby Hadden, Writer/Director/Producer Shelby’s vaginismus story I realized something was wrong when I …

Sexual Trauma – The Emotional Healing Journey

You experienced a traumatic event when it comes to sexuality… And now, you find yourself being triggered in one way or another. You might remember snippets of these memories, occasionally re-experience the trauma in its entirety, and live with various of its effects on your life. You might feel helpless sometimes, like is life happening …