Talking During Our Consultation Was The Beginning Of A Shift For Me

I just want to say talking with you during our consultation was the beginning of a shift for me. I’m on to the biggest dilator of the original set I bought which is one of the hard plastic ones so not the easiest. I know I’ve a way to go with this one but I …

From Anxiety About The Female Anatomy To Becoming A Midwife And Overcoming Vaginismus: Becky’s Story

When I was in primary school, around 10 years old we started to do some sex education lessons… In the first of these they showed us a cartoon video, in the video it showed a diagram of female anatomy and then the insertion of a tampon and how this looks from the inside. I remember …

We Felt Understood. We Felt Empowered. We Felt Hope.

I’m 41. I found out I had vaginismus when I was 22, on my wedding night with my first husband.  I went through many doctors who didn’t know what was wrong with me… A hymenectomy because one doctor thought that a thick hymen was my problem, acupuncture, biofeedback, herbs, numbing creams, anxiety meds, kegels, dilators, the …

6 Lessons Of The Vaginismus Journey – A Brave Soul’s Story Of Resilience

I struggled with vaginismus for as long as I can remember and did not find out about the existence of this condition until a couple of years ago. Growing up in a very religious and conservative family, I was never really encouraged to explore my body. I started worrying when I got my period and …

With One Month Of Proper Guidance With Katrin I Overcame My Vaginismus Within A MONTH!

I am someone who has never used a tampon or had any vaginal checkups before my marriage. I got married in 2017 and had a very painful experience when I and my husband tried for PIV sex for the first time. It was very painful during penetration and penetration was almost impossible. I told my mom …

Thankfully Katrin Made Me Motivated And Brave Enough To Go For It

For weeks I have never had the courage to really face the fight against vaginismus. I had bought dilators a few weeks ago but didn’t plan on using time any time soon.  But then I took a social media break and focused on myself for some time. I have followed Katrin’s Instagram account (@pain.free.and.intimate) for …