Sex

Our wish…

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Coping, Sex, Symptoms, Treatment | 0 comments

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Endo and intimacy

Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in Coping, Experience, Featured, Pain, Relationships, Sex | 0 comments

Endo and intimacy

It’s a weird thing hearing from all your friends how great sex is when you yourself get pain and cramps and may occasionally bleed after. In my relationship, I’ve found that intimacy is more then sex. It’s how you touch your partner and it’s deep kisses. As a warrior I’m often fighting my fatigue and body tension which makes sex more complicated than it should be. Sometimes I felt like I had to debate with myself if it’s was worth the afterwards pain. Especially because I would faint if he hit a certain place due to my endo mainly being recto vaginal. I...

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Let’s talk about sex

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Coping, Experience, Relationships, Sex | 0 comments

The taboo of sex can be such a difficult thing for an endo warrior, can’t it? There are so many emotions tied up with sex and endo, let alone the sheer pain that can be associated with it. Even with an understanding partner, the guilt and worry can take it’s toll on you and your relationship. This is a huge subject we will cover more in Project Endo, but I wanted to share with you a book I read that really helped me.  Healing Painful Sex is a brilliant book which gives practical advice on both the emotional and physical aspects of sexual pain, and not just endometriosis...

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When love hurts

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Pain, Relationships, Sex, Symptoms | 0 comments

Intimacy is such a tricky and emotional part of endometriosis. How do you deal with your partner if sex makes your pain worse? Make sure you talk to your partner, explain how the pain affects you and maybe involve him/her in your appointments and hospital check ups. The more informed they are, the more united you may be as a couple.  Also, remember intimacy is as much about being close with your partner emotionally as physically. Pain is not your...

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