Intersections

Chronic pelvic pain doesn’t mean the end of your sex life. Brynna Arens, recently diagnosed with IC shares her story and tips.

Chronic Pelvic Pain and Sex: 5 Tips for Acceptance

In summer 2020, I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (IC), an incurable condition that directly affects the bladder but can also cause generalized chronic pelvic pain and tension in the pelvic floor. IC can be triggered by stress (thanks 2020!), diet (goodbye alcohol, coffee, and spicy food), and sex (cue dramatic music). I’m by no …

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5 Ways Our Sexual Health and Mental Health Are Related

When you understand how your mental health, relationships, and sexual health intersect, you can create an intentional life that you want, not a life someone else thinks you should have.  Do you know that feeling? Butterflies fluttering around your tummy when you are excited to see someone? Maybe you have felt that deep pit in …

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