What has been most helpful to me is the anxiety reduction. Learning to get myself in a place where I’m not associating sex with penetration and pain every time has been a massive positive change. Trevor and I have been together for 4 years now, and sex has been a struggle. I was diagnosed with endometriosis a year ago and since then I’ve been looking out for everything and anything that can help.
At first I wondered how a therapy app can help with such a physical problem, but it’s all connected – your body and mind. You need to train your mind and your body to become best friends, instead of enemies.
What’s been amazing is how much easier it’s become to talk about it together, we really understand each other.
Having that mix of communication, learning and touch exercises really helps you see the treatment as a whole plan. We’ve still got a way to go but we’re finally not stuck anymore, and going in the right direction.