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Why I admire women with vaginismus who come for infertility treatment by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 17 Apr 2012 10:34pm Vaginismus is an extremely distressing problem where the woman is medically completely normal , but because of an involuntary spasm of the vagina muscles , she cannot allow vagina intercourse. Women with vaginismus experience shame and guilt because they blame themselves. They feel that they are depriving their husband of sexual pleasure , by no ... Read on »
Is My Penis Too Big To Fit? (Video) by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Wed 02 Sep 2009 5:37pm Many men worry about having a penis that is too small to really pleasure their partner. On the other side of the spectrum, however, there are some men that have penises that may be so large that they end up hurting your partner. Vaginas are designed to stretch and accomodate a variety of penis sizes, however, what if he is just too big to fit? ... Read on »
Psychology of Sexual Fetishes by MensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 5 Comments DAVID FOLK THOMAS: Welcome to our webcast. I'm David Folk Thomas. The topic today is fetishism. Now, you've probably heard people say, "Oh, this person has a foot fetish," or, "This guy likes that. It's kind of a fetish." What really is fetishism? It's kind of like if think the object of your desire should be a person, but maybe the object of your ... Read on »
Female Sexual Dysfunction: Definitions, Causes & Potential Treatments by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:55am Female Sexual dysfunction is age-related, progressive and highly prevalent affecting 30-50 percent of women 1,2,3. Based on the National Health and Social Life Survey of 1,749 women, 43 percent experienced sexual dysfunction.4 U.S. population census data reveal that 9.7 million American women ages 50-74 self-report complaints of diminished vaginal ... Read on »
If there are 22,000 illness’s in this world I should technically be thankful even if I had just ten of them. by Lexie Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 8:11pm Here are just the psychiatrist disorders we have discovered. For full affect, scroll quickly with head tilted back and eyes widened to incredibly height. A few gasps here and there would be helpful. Anxiety Disorders 309.9 Adjustment Disorder Unspecified Adjustment Disorders 309.24 Adj ... Read on »
Conquering Performance Anxiety by MensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID FOLK THOMAS: Welcome to our webcast. I'm David Folk Thomas, and our topic tonight is performance anxiety. I'm a little anxious, myself. To put that into perspective -- I think most of you know about that -- it's mostly erectile dysfunction, and to put that in even more lay terms, when guys have trouble "getting it up." Joining me to disc ... Read on »
srs bzns. by traveltothesky Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:02pm Comments (2) (yes, the title is my effort to snarkily lash out against the way in which we tell our assault stories.  oh lulz, *sardonic grin* boys will be boys!  oh, ha ha, isn’t this an amusing anecdote about being sexually assaulted on a bus?) This is the serious version of my last post.  A trigger warning applies to this entire po ... Read on »
Vaginismus by findingeve Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm My apologies for an absence! There were finals, work, a brief foray at an ivy league university, and two family emergencies–and my birthday was a week ago. Time marches on. Now I am back to talk about a subject I know quite a bit about–vaginismus. Vaginismus is a disorder of the muscles in the vagina, specifically of the pubococcygeus m ... Read on »
Edits by traveltothesky Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Comments (2) I’ve just removed a few things from the site that I should not have written about publicly.  If you have questions about anything that is missing please do not hesitate to email me at lal46@cornell.edu. I’d like to address the issue of how to talk to people about pelvic pain.  I (obviously) don’t feel that my condition is ... Read on »
Part I: The Pains of Vulvodynia by Alyson Posted Thu 17 Mar 2011 12:00am Disclaimer/Warning: This post contains a frank discussion about specific female organs and sexual issues that some people may find too graphic, offensive, embarrassing, or personal. If you know me personally, you may feel awkward reading about these issues. Rest assured that if you are not embarrassed, I am not embarrassed. If you have any quest ... Read on »