Vaginal atrophy can be an embarrassing and frustrating condition for the women it affects. Nearly half of post-menopausal women are affected as well as women who are breastfeeding. The condition arises when the body reduces estrogen production. Many women may suffer in silence and do not seek treatment. It can affect women physically, emotionally, and mentally – and that can take a toll on their relationships. Here are some tips on how to be the best partner your woman needs while she goes through vaginal atrophy, and how both of you can get out of it, closer than ever.