Vaginismus can get in the way of essential practices and pleasurable activities, like penetrative sex, penetrative masturbation, inserting tampons or menstrual cups and receiving pelvic exams. But with the right guidance from a doctor and/ or a physical therapist, vaginismus can be treated.
Sex therapy is one of those things that sounds simple on the surface, but is really much more widely encompassing that one might originally suspect.
Eventually, tracking my cycle started feeling less like planning around my terrible PMS and more like following a rhythm. Once I identified my varying needs during each phase of my cycle, I was able to take better care of myself overall.
Trust me — when you’re making the somewhat smelly transition to the natural deodorant life, social distancing will be your best friend. If you need a push to get started, I tested and rated natural deodorants to help you make your selection.
The most important aspect of therapy is the relationship that is built between you and your therapist.
There’s no reason why the field of therapy shouldn’t offer alternatives to meet people of all ages where they’re at with regard to verbal communication — which is where expressive therapy comes in.
The wisdom of your body is uniquely your own.
Trauma takes our power away and makes us feel like we don’t call the shots in our own lives — but we do. Here are some of the trauma therapies that can help, and how to feel out which one(s) might be right for you.
A quick look at Psychology Today lists dozens of modalities, filled with acronyms and industry jargon. So, to help guide you even more – and to help you feel more secure in interviewing a therapist – here’s the first in a series of breakdowns to help you Choose Your Own (Therapy) Adventure. Today we’ll look at some of the most well-known and popular therapies: CBT, and its offshoots, ACT, and DBT.
This helpful graphic explainer from A. Andrews is a great illustration of what living safely during COVID-19 in Minneapolis (where I also live!) looks like right now; here are some guidelines for making plans for yourself and loved ones to stay as safe as possible where you are.
Whether you’re convinced America is on the brink of collapse and want to get your loved ones some gear to survive the coming hellscape, or you think they could use some quality hiking and camping stuff so they can safely get outdoors and away from everyone else, this gift guide has you covered.
Supposedly, folks who go together flow together. But does the science of period syncing hold up?
“Knowing what’s up doesn’t totally make it better, but it helps.”
Thank you for cheering with me and thirsting with me and I hope to see you back here for more next season.
Instead of a standard matchup preview, because that’s not really my thing, I thought we’d recap some of the out players on each team and what to watch for from each of them.
As a sports fan, I’m conflicted. I want to watch Thomas do improbable things. The games are better and more exciting with her in them—I’m fairly convinced that had she been able to stay in Tuesday, the Sun would have swept the Aces in this series and done it handily. She is hands down my favorite player to watch play basketball. And yet I want her to be able to take care of herself, to rest, to get the surgery she needs so she can be even better and so that she doesn’t have to be in pain.
Also, did you see that Crystal Dangerfield’s girlfriend changed her Twitter handle to “Crystal’s ROY Trophy / Her #1 Fan” and I just CANNOT WITH THE CUTENESS.
If you think all the buzzer-beating action happened in the NBA this week, it’s probably because you didn’t have access to WNBA games.
Also: Brittney Sykes and Seimone Augustus making the case that they belong on Pose.
The Mystics guard chose to sit out the 2020 season in order to be in the fight for racial justice and because, as she told The Athletic, “I can’t compartmentalize having the luxury of dribbling a basketball while people who look like me are being shot and killed every single day, many by the hands of police.”
This is a column dedicated to all gay WNBA content all the time — and yes, that includes queer thirst. And boy, is there a lot of thirst to be had when it comes to W players. But apparently, not everyone got the memo.