Intimacy, Product Reviews, Self-Care

Painting With Chocolate To Sweeten Your Sex Life? Even If You’re Bitter About Vaginismus…

What is the biggest disappointment you’ve experienced? One of the most memorable ones for me is feeling like a failure because I couldn’t go all the way in the bedroom. Vaginismus can do that to you… It can make you feel incomplete. Inadequate. A sorry definition of a human who couldn’t give her partner what …

Testimonials, You're Not Alone

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 …

Intimacy, Kink, Product Reviews

How The ‘Darkness’ Of Your Sexual Desires Can Shed Light On Vaginismus

At its greatest level of intensity and domination, what does this picture scream to you? Deep down for you, this scene might be associated with naughtiness… Secrecy… Sexual arousal… Excitement! And even joy!! But do you also have a sense of guilt and shame attached to these positive emotions? You see… Similar to the 5 …

Testimonials, You're Not Alone

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 …

Dilating, Product Reviews

Magnetic Dilators? How They’re Different Than Other Sets (VuVa Dilators Review… And Giveaway!)

Typical plastic dilators. Ugh. I wish I used more comfortable dilators than my plastic set! I didn’t know better and, well they were a gift… From my PARENTS of all people! They willingly went a sex store, inquired with the sex store clerk all about their daughter’s ‘sex problem’ and brought these babies home. I …

Guest Post

My Body Won’t Let Me Have Sex: The Spell Of Vaginismus

Vaginismus. Personally, I think it sounds like a magic spell from a movie when you first hear it… Yet for the most part, women going through it will tell you first-hand that vaginismus is more like a curse. Vaginismus refers to the spasm of your pelvic muscles during any kind of penetrative act. It cannot …

Kegels, Product Reviews

The Dangers Of Kegel Exercises

Has YOUR medical professional told you to do your kegels? Before you follow their advice, I urge you to consider a few important factors… Because doing kegel exercises when your pelvic floor is not ready for them can actually INCREASE your pelvic pain! Since standard kegel exercises (and kegel exerciser balls) aim to strengthen the …

Books, Intimacy, Pain Management, Product Reviews

Painful Sex And The Medical Community

Experiences are the essence of life and wisdom… That’s why I urge you to seek out mentors in life, seek those people who are further ahead on the same path you’re on. People who have been where you are now. And have moved ahead with joy and excitement. People with relevant experience! And there are …

Healing, Intimacy, Trauma, Trigger Point Release

Crystals For Pelvic Pain Healing And Trigger Point Release

Life is jam-packed with emotions! You experience traumatic events in life, and your stores emotions and memories from them within yourself… These trapped emotions impact you in VERY real ways years after the initial trauma. That phenomenon is at the crux of vaginismus. After your brain creates an association of penetration to pain, you’re left …