Birth Control Pills | What You Need To Know

Birth Control | The PIll

The type of birth control you use is a personal decision, and there are many options to choose from. Even if you are not sexually active, if you are person who menstruates, you may want to consider birth control pills, otherwise known as The Pill. Birth control pills, also called oral contraceptives, are medications you […]

Can You Get Pregnant if You Have Sex on Your Period?

Can you get pregnant when having period sex

Can You Get Pregnant with Period Sex?   A common fertility myth is that a woman can’t get pregnant when she’s on her period. While the odds for pregnancy are lower if you are having period sex, they certainly aren’t zero. If you’re trying to get pregnant (or trying not to get pregnant), tracking and understanding […]

Painful Sex Part 3 | What to do if sex hurts

painful sex | What To Do When Sex Hurts

Painful sex seems to be the “dirty secret” that many of my female clients struggle with. They often have intercourse just as frequently as other couples do, but hide the pain from their partner. Often because painful sex is simply not spoken about in culture, or seen in pornography. Many women are left thinking, “well…I […]

Painful Sex Part 4 | Dyspareunia

Dyspareunia  (dis-puh-ROO-nee-uh), is the term for painful sex that is characterised by recurring pain in the genital area, or within the pelvis, during sexual intercourse. The pain can be sharp or intense. It can occur before, during, or after sexual intercourse. Dyspareunia can be experienced by both men and women, though it is more common […]

Painful Sex Part 2 | Vaginal Dryness

Because the vagina is covered in a thin layer of mucus that protects it, vaginal dryness can be a source of frustration for many women. This may prevent women from discussing symptoms with their physician or partner; however, the condition is a common occurrence that affects every woman at some point in her life. Effects […]

Painful Sex Part 1 | Vaginismus

Painful Sex | Vaginismus

Painful sex can be a difficult topic to discuss because it is the opposite of what sex should be. For many of the women who experience painful intercourse, they feel that there is something wrong with them for not enjoying sex as much as their friends. It can also cause some serious issues in relationships. […]

Sex & Emotions | What you should know

Sex & Emotions | What you should to know

Sex can be the ultimate expression of love and intimacy. A profound spiritual experience. An emotional roller coaster. A tension reliever. About procreation. Simply a way to have fun. It can be all of these things and more. Sex means different things to different people. And whatever it means to one person isn’t necessarily constant, […]

STI’s | What Every Woman Needs To Know

More than 1 million sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are acquired every day worldwide. These infections and diseases (STIs and STDs) are transmitted through vaginal, anal, or oral sexual contact. An STI for vagina owners can include symptoms such as vaginal itching, rashes, unusual discharge, and pain.   Many STIs have no symptoms at all, but […]

What Is Sex Therapy

Sex therapy is a type of talk therapy that’s designed to help individuals and couples address medical, psychological, personal, or interpersonal factors impacting sexual performance and satisfaction. The goal of sex therapy is to help people move past physical and emotional challenges to have a satisfying relationship and pleasurable sex life. This may mean helping […]

My Partner Has HIV – Now What?

South Africa has the highest HIV rate in the world. Research indicates that 1 in 5 South Africans is HIV positive. That means that it is likely that you may be in a relationship with someone why is HIV positive, and will almost definitely know someone else who is. This makes it important for all […]