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Jessie Madrigal answered a question 2 days, 20 hours ago

Hello @Sophiemol, thanks for reaching out, and being so honest and open about this subject. Intimacy is not an easy topic to talk about, and I can so relate to this. I have suffered from painful intercourse for quite a while. Just like Pam mentioned above, communication is key, and it is best to explain what endometriosis means to you whenever you…

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Jessie Madrigal posted a new activity comment 2 days, 20 hours ago

Hello Brandybug623 thanks for reaching out. I’m a fellow endometriosis patient, and I am currently experiencing pains similar to the ones you describe. I am taking a pill that’s supposed to be suppressing my periods, so these are not period pains either. I asked my doctor and they could be anything, scar tissue, endometriosis etc. My TENS mac…

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Brandybug623 posted an update 4 days, 20 hours ago

So yesterday I spent 5 hours in the E.R thinking that my appendix was bad from the extreme pain in my abdomen only to be told that it’s just my endometriosis acting up. This has gotten ridiculous to be hurting like this no where near the start or end of my period. Has anybody else experienced this abdominal pain without being in your period? Any…

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Keri Wiginton replied to the topic Relationships in the forum General Discussions 6 days, 4 hours ago

Painful sex is very common among people with endometriosis, and anxiety around the experience can created a “cycle of dread”. We’ll publish some of my personal stories about how I’ve dealt with painful sex soon, but the best way to talk about it is openly and honestly. There’s a lot of research documenting why women with endo have pain, so you’ve…

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Pam Kingsland answered a question 1 week ago

Hi @sophiemol – thank you so much for reaching out, as I know it can be challenging to talk about how endometriosis impacts your sex life. I know many people here can relate to what you’re going through!
The best answer I can give, is to be honest. Communication is key! Sadly, this is a good way to test how he will handle your symptoms moving…