Couples Coping with Genito-Pelvic Pain: Do relationship goals impact experience of pain?

By Kat Merwin This blog summarizes our recently published paper: Rosen, N.O., Dewitte, M., Merwin, K. E., & Bergeron, S. (2017). Interpersonal Goals and Well-Being in Couples Coping with Genito-Pelvic Pain. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 2007-2019. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0877-1 Provoked Vestibulodynia (PVD) is the most frequent cause of unexplained genito-pelvic pain in premenopausal women [1]. […]

We Need to Talk: Disclosure of Sexual Problems

By Kat Merwin This blog summarizes our recently published paper: Merwin, K. E., O’Sullivan, L. F., & Rosen, N. O. (2017). We need to talk: Disclosure of sexual problems is associated with depression, sexual functioning, and relationship satisfaction in women. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. doi: 10.1080/0092623X.2017.1283378. While there is no shortage of sex […]

Let’s talk about sex baby…

Image: Shutterstock/Alina Cardiae Photography By: Kat Merwin Do you ever communicate with your partner during sex? Do you let them know when you’re enjoying something? Or when you’re not? Then this article is for you! Do you shudder at the very idea of attempting “dirty talk” during sex? Then this article is still for you! […]

Viva la Vulva!

  By Kathleen Merwin When it comes to vaginas, there are a lot of common misconceptions out there! So today we’re going to clear up a few myths about your muff in order to help you take care of ‘down there!’ Before we get into the nitty-gritty of it all, let’s get introductions out of […]