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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

Highs and Lows: My Best and Worst Genital Herpes Moments

"What I once viewed as a near-death sentence to my love life and identity transformed into a sense of purpose that still guides me today."

By Emily Depasse

Obesity and Birth Control: What You Should Know

Women who are overweight and obese may have additional considerations to make when it comes to protecting against pregnancy. Here is a breakdown of the different options.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

5 Myths About Endometriosis

Misinformation has surrounded endometriosis for years. Here are five facts you should know.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

What Causes Sadness After Sex?

Have you or your partner ever felt upset after sex? It may be more common than you think.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Sexual Health: How to Be Your Own Advocate

Visiting your doctor for a sexual health issue can be daunting. These tips can help you feel more confident and get the care you need.

By Emily Depasse

Why We Need to Talk About PMDD

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is considered a mental disorder — but should it be?

By Claire Gillespie

Herpes Treatments: What Works, What Doesn't?

Alternative remedies for herpes management may sound tempting, but does the science really back them up?

By Emily Depasse

How to Choose Effective Birth Control After Bowel Surgery

Learn about options for contraception post-bowel surgery, from IUDs and shots to patches and rings.

By Jackie Zimmerman

10 Tips for Better Intimacy During Cancer Treatment

While cancer can make pleasure feel far from your priorities, these strategies can help you put some bliss back into bedtime.

By PJ Hamel