Chronic pain can affect many aspects of your life, including sex and intimacy. You may be confused or embarrassed by how your pain interferes with your love life. Pain and pain medications can lower your libido, the pain can hamper your ability to move, and your partner may worry about hurting you. Some ideas that may help are: do a Google search for “sexual positions for (fill in the blank) pain.” There are positions that can enhance your pleasure while minimizing your pain. If the pain is too bad, cuddle, kiss, and caress to maintain a physical connection. Most important of all, speak openly with your partner and approach the situation as a team.

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