5 Worst Female Sex Problems

Painful intercourse, low libido, a dry vagina and more... Our experts address some of the most common concerns, with advice on how to fix them.

So far, we’ve tackled everything from your most embarrassing intimacy questions, ways to get in the mood and mistakes to avoid in bed; to expert advice for sensational nooky, blowjob tips and even tested tricks to help tighten your vajayjay!

The thing is...

•    We want you to feel fulfilled.
•    We want you to be adventurous.
•    We want you to try new positions.

But first...


•    We want you to show sexual confidence.

And, what better way than to know the answers to some of your worst sexual fears?

Concern: Painful Sex

Q: Is it normal for a woman to experience pain if she hasn't had sex for more than 3 months if so, what is the cause?

A: First I recommend you have a gynae check up to ensure there are no physical problems and no infection. Then, the easy answer to that is no, you should not be experiencing significant pain...

Click here to read Dr Eve’s full answer.

Concern: No sex drive

Q: Why do I have no desire at all?

A: There are many facets to lack of libido - both external (medication and lack of stimuli) and internal (physical and mental). Start by visiting your GP to ascertain that you are physically healthy.

Then you'll have to start exploring your body and your sexuality again. Find out what interests you. Find things that turn you on. Make yourself orgasm. Read, play, explore. You might need to see a psychologist in this phase. It can be a hard road but it is worth it in the end.

Click here to read Mrs. Miller’s full answer.

Concern: Dry vagina

Q: I know that I can use a lube, but is there a natural way of getting rid of this problem?

A: If you can rule out any medical factors then most commonly the reason you are dry is because you are not being sufficiently aroused in the moment with your partner. Perhaps you have lost attraction for him, or maybe you have no desire to be sexual with him; perhaps his sexual technique is just not doing it for you.

Click here to read Dr Eve’s full answer.

Concern: First-time sex

Q: What should I expect and what position is best?

A: Expect some pain with penetration – but who knows, you may have very little bleeding and be relaxed enough so your pain may be minimal.

Click here to read Dr Eve’s full answer.

Concern: Erection difficulty

Q: What can I take to give me an erection that lasts longer, no matter how many times I ejaculate?

A: I am going to tell you a little secret – few women enjoy having ongoing penetration for 1 solid hour. They tend to dry up, get a little bored and she cannot maintain orgasmic ecstasy with 1 hour's worth of only thrusting.

Click here to read Dr Eve’s full answer.

What sex concerns do you have? Share them below.


 

- Women24

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