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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health After a Herpes Diagnosis

A genital herpes diagnosis can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety — among other struggles. Here’s how to combat the stigma and take care of your mental health.

By Emily Depasse

How to Explain Endometriosis to Your Partner

Explaining endometriosis, a chronic pain condition of a woman’s reproductive system, to your partner can be daunting. Learn how one woman did it and get her three main tips for starting the conversation.

By Julie Ryan

Endometriosis and Birth Control: My Experience

When Julie found out she had endometriosis, she tried different hormonal birth control options to lessen symptoms and pain. Here’s what worked for her.

By Julie Ryan

How to Have a Sex Life with Chronic Illness

Chronic illnesses can wreak havoc on your relationships and sex life — but they don’t have to.

By Kirsten Schultz

Sex With Chronic Illness: What to Expect

Is your chronic illness getting in the way of your sex life? Here are some sex-life solutions for 5 common chronic conditions.

By Alisha Bridges