11 Tips From Real Women: How They Overcame Vaginismus With More Ease And Less Pain
These tips reveal some nitty gritty details you're unlikely to read anywhere else... Be warned, these women hold nothing back!
Katrin with Love
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Resources
Tools are a helpful part in the physical and emotional healing journeys.

I’ve come to recognize brands and products that I trust. Here’s a few of my favourite resources.
Overcoming Vaginismus - Dilators, Kegel Exercisers, Pelvic Wands
Intimate Rose is committed to helping women overcome sensitive health issues, remove the taboo nature of these topics and feel their best.

Their dilators, kegel exercisers and pelvic wand were were designed by a Pelvic Floor Specialist, who entered this field after a life-changing personal accident.
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MedAmour is passionate about sexual health and recognizes its importance in our overall quality of life.

At MedAmour, you’ll find information on sexual health conditions and curated products that can help you cope, recover, and renew your passion. 
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Soul Source was founded to meet the needs of women undergoing progressive dilation therapy. 

Their dilators were designed by a surgeon, gynaecologist and sex therapist who wanted high quality and comfortable dilators for their patients. They are made of 100% silicone rubber. 
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  • You'll receive 5% off your order
BioMoi has a mission to have a profound impact on the health and sexual comfort of women, from childbirth to menopause, from illness to traumas.

BioMoi provides the only vaginal dilators made from antimicrobial silicone designed to provide a long lasting protection against the negative effects of microbes.
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  • You'll receive 10% off your order
VuVatech is dedicated to helping women with pelvic pain.

Tara, its founder, suffered from vulvodynia for 4 years.  With previous positive experience using magnets to reduce back and neck nerve pain after a car accident, she had the idea to incorporate neodymium magnets into a dilator set for pelvic pain.
OHNUT is an intimate wearable redefining painful sex.

This is the first feel-good buffer designed to be stackable, allowing you to customize how deep penetration goes. 

Set it, forget it, and play.
Exploring Intimacy and Sex - Crystal Toys
Chakrubs is sex toys made from natural crystal that bring a sense of sacredness to your playtime.

Vanessa, its creator, was born with a condition where the inner labia of her vagina were closed and grew up with a sense of embarrassment about her sexuality. After she experienced the healing power of crystals, she felt a calling to bring it to the world.
Gemstone Yoni is dedicated to spiritually nourishing women through crystal wellness.

Alexis, its founder, allowed crystals to help her transform her life for the better, so she made it her mission to supply other women the chance at life changing gems too.
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  • You'll receive 15% off your order
Bliss Yoni Eggs believes in love and healing. They believe that a blissful yoni is a blissful person.

This store is driven by the passion to share the rich history and myriad benefits of yoni eggs.
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  • You'll receive 5% off your order
The Empowered Woman sees sexuality is a channel for awakening and actualizing your full potential.

Courtney, its founder, is a courageous guide and forever-student on the fruitful path of sexual and spiritual awakening.
Yoni Pleasure Palace is all about radical self acceptance, feminine expression and being vulnerable, even if your voice trembles and your body shakes.

With her boutique selling crystal sex toys, Rosie challenges societal norms and is leading the way in normalizing nudity and female sexual pleasure. 
Exploring Intimacy and Sex - All Toys
Spectrum Boutique is a sex-positive toy store that has a no-nonsense approach to sexuality and sexual education.

Their selection of toys and personal care products are 100% body safe and carefully curated by Zoë Ligon, a celebrated sex educator, journalist and “Dildo Duchess”. 

They welcome all identities, curiosities, and experience levels!
Dame is committed to closing the "pleasure gap" in the bedroom - the difference between 91% of men experiencing orgasm during sex versus 39% of women.

To do so, a credentialed sexologist and an established engineer joined forces to create the phenomenal sex toys they couldn’t find on the market
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  • You'll receive 15% off your order
Bettys' Toy Box was founded on one core idea – that sex should be enjoyed without reservation, judgment, or guilt.

They want to encourage you to enjoy your sexuality, to play, to experiment and they believe that every one of us has a little bit of naughty inside just begging to be let out.

Check out the collection of toys I recommend, featured under the Sexperts Curated Collections section.
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  • You'll receive 10% off your order
LoveHoney is committed to helping you to celebrate and explore your sexuality, whatever your tastes.

This store creates a comfortable, couple-friendly online space which appeals to all sexualities, genders and relationship types.
Bijoux Indiscrets is dedicated to helping you discover your body and what you like and how you like it. 

They strongly believe that being sexy is an attitude and it's up to you to claim your pleasure! Find inspiration for your pleasure sessions with their pleasure toys and accessories.
Le Wand is a woman-founded premium brand of personal vibrating massagers that bring unparalleled quality to a notoriously sketchy industry.

It's designed with pleasure in mind for all bodies.
Come As You Are is the world's only worker-owned co-operative sex shop.

Come As You Are has a fundamentally anti-capitalist and feminist approach to sexual pleasure, health, and education. It holds a culture that believes you should have the kind of sex you want, not settle for the kind you (ought to) have.
Early to Bed is committed to helping people of all genders and orientations explore their sexuality to the fullest. 

After being disappointed by the sex stores in her city, Searah opened the first women-owned, women-oriented, boy-friendly, queer and trans-positive sex shop in her city. With the mission to create a safe space and foster a sex-positive community.
The Pleasure Chest has a simple objective: to help you have the best sex of your life.

This boutiques supports sexual growth and exploration by pioneering a sex positive culture, with an emphasis on education, enjoyment, and inclusivity.
She Bop creates an adult atmosphere that goes beyond the traditional sex store experience by actively pursuing a commitment to sexual education while also offering a fun, safe, comfortable and sex-positive environment for people of all genders, sexual orientations and social backgrounds.

She Bop is female-friendly, not female-only. The name is inspired by Evy and Jeneen's love of their 80s-idol Cyndi Lauper who sang about masturbation and sexual empowerment in her song titled “She Bop”.
LELO is driven by an insatiable curiosity and a desire to explore and refine the space where digital technology and human sensation intersect.

It has established a heritage based on quality, unexpected innovation, and a curiosity for new sensations. 
Wild Flower is dedicated to offering the most innovative sexual wellness and adult store products in a sex positive and educational environment. 

Within her community of dommes and other sex workers, Co-Founder Amy saw many recurring struggles caused by lack of  sexual health education and the overwhelming fear and shame related to sex. This was her inspiration to help normalize sexual exploration and promote self love within our society.
Overcoming Vaginismus - Lubricants, Feminine Hygiene Products
 has been devoted to health and well-being since 2003. Their patented, Bio Match products are pH-balancing, and their organic personal lubricants are 100% iso-osmatic.
Coconu is dedicated to helping couples increase their capacity for connection, intimacy and pleasure. All with the promise of naturally safe products developed by people who are obsessed with quality.
Überlube makes sex better for everyone by reducing friction, not sensation. It is a lightweight silicone lubricant with long-lasting performance that doesn't leave a sticky residue.
Exploring Benefits Of Hemp Seed Oil
Birch + Fog offers plant-powered wellness essentials designed to nourish your body and believes that a plant-powered lifestyle is as much about wellness as it is about indulgence; as much about pleasure as it is about healing.
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HighOnLove  introduces a sensuous fusion of superior grade hemp seed oil and all-natural ingredients made to awaken the senses, redefine intimacy and revolutionize the way you love.
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Hip Hemp is committed to helping women with intimate tissue repair, lubrication and pain control. Co-founder Mary Jane had atrophied tissue in her vagina which resulted in painful intercourse and she now promotes the product that helped on her path to wellness.
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