Articles Tagged: painful sex


Vaginismus is a feeling of pain around the vaginal opening. This occurs because the muscles at the opening to the vagina tighten when something is about to be placed inside … read more

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What is vulvodynia? Vulvodynia is pain or discomfort when the area around the vaginal opening (vestibule) is touched, particularly when pressure is applied such as after trying to insert a … read more

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personal lubricant and male condomWhy does sex hurt sometimes?

There are a few reasons that sex might be uncomfortable or hurt sometimes. Don’t try to tough it out. Pain is the body’s signal that something isn’t right! If you … read more

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