Intimacy and the Trials of Aging

Health problems can put a strain on a marriage at any age. But as we get older, chronic illnesses can make it even tougher to keep the spark alive. Continue reading

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Don’t make me laugh

Millions of women, of all ages, are affected by urinary incontinence. And yet, more than half of us suffer silently. Healthcare providers aren’t asking, and we’re not telling.

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L.O.V.E.

We live in a society that freely and unapologetically objectifies women as sex objects. And yet, sex as intercourse is often treated as taboo. We bashfully whisper to friends or anonymously turn to the internet for answers. It’s no wonder so much misinformation about the female body continues to circulate in mainstream consciousness.  As we approach this deemed day of “love”, let us candidly dispel commonly held myths and revel in the blissful truths. Continue reading

Panty Pandemonium

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Taboo Tuesday

We’ve all had it.  That moment of shock and awe (horror, even) accompanied with the question of “how can this possibly be normal?” … in the bathroom.  Discharge, while not always pleasant or convenient, is indeed normal and actually required for a healthy vagina.  The amount, color, and consistency various among women.  And throughout a woman’s life it changes depending on her age, menstrual cycles (or lack thereof), and if she is pregnant.  Knowing what’s normal may help alleviate moments of panic or, alternatively, prompt you to seek treatment.

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Break through the binary

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Think you only have two options when it comes to coping with your menstrual flow? Think again. Introducing, the menstrual cup.  It may be revolutionizing how women manage and view their menstrual cycles.

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