I didn’t know you could get vaginal dryness if you went through the menopause. It’s a common problem, but if you don’t hear about it, you don’t realise it’s common.
I didn't even know that you get vaginal dryness if you went through the menopause. I did not have a clue. It's sore. It's there constantly on my mind, also it is itchy. It's not a very nice experience to have.
Having a younger husband who, you know, sexually active. That also, it doesn't help with the psychological part of it because I feel that I'm failing as a woman. To me it's not a taboo, but to a lot of women it’s still a taboo and they won't talk about it and I wish they did. I think it's a common problem now - only when you hear about it, but if you don’t know about it, you're not aware of it, you don't realise it's a common problem.
It would mean so much, it would mean that I could wear the clothes I want to wear. It would mean that I could have sexual intercourse with my husband without feeling that I'm not a woman enough. Oh, it'd be wonderful.
To a lot of women, it’s still a taboo.
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