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Finding Katrin’s Story Gave Me The Strength To Begin My Healing Journey

My story began many years ago when I tried the penetrative sex for the first time… It was awful and painful. During the next years I tried again many times but penetration was always painful and many times even impossible. I asked myself many times what was wrong with me. I was scared about wearing …

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How I Started Using Tampons At 32 Years Old

My experience with tampons started rather late! Growing up, I knew there were such things as tampons but since my mum never used them, when I started my period at 10, I was introduced to disposable pads and that was that. Somehow, I got the understanding that inserting anything ‘up there’ was breaking your virginity …

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Journey To Pleasurable Penetrative Sex: Anna’s Story

I was 20 years old when I lost my virginity. I believed in the notion that sex, at first for women, will be uncomfortable because our bodies have to get used to it. Plus, I’m Asian, so there is a misunderstanding that Asian women have tight vaginas so it might take a little bit longer …

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The Vaginismus Connection Was What Did It For Me

Thank you so much! Mind To Body Connection Yoga was exactly what I needed! Haven’t moved my body in SO long. And I can’t remember the last time my brain was so quiet and my body so relaxed. Feeling super newbie, but I hope that you do get enough people to keep this a weekly thing! I have …

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Body Image Issues, Brutal Family Pressures And Suppressed Trauma: Rachel’s Vaginismus Story

It’s been two years since the word, “vaginismus” was thrown at me. Two years of agony, two years of sadness, two years of depression, two years of self loathing, two years of physical pain, two years of self-neglect, two years of complete and utter loneliness.  I was in bed when it happened – I had …

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Do It For You, Not For Anyone Else: Susana’s Story

The first time I’ve heard the word vaginismus I was 35 years old and I was not able to practice intercourse. By then, I was having a nice life in Barcelona, where I am from, living with my ex-boyfriend, enjoying my family and friends and with an exciting role in a womenswear fashion retail company. …