sex and intimacy
This week, Dan tells us of his exploits dealing with one of the most infrequently-talked-about subjects of chronic illness -- sex. We all have it, and we all have issues with it (and those of us who are ill especially so). Never afraid to speak on any subject, Dan gives us a smile and a nod while he gets his point across, confirming that you are not alone when dealing with your own bedroom issues.
Ms. Meniscus advises a woman who is tired of fighting with her husband about sex.
This week, Dan takes at look at a subject that is taboo to many, fun to some, and individual to all. That three letter word we all love and hate at times in our lives — sex. Sexual activity is something that we who suffer from chronic physical illness have to take very seriously. There are unique concerns and questions that come along with the act, and Dan take us through some of the things he's learned.
A response to my last column got me thinking: one of our members pointed out the inexpensive beauty of endorphins for feeling better.
Last time I wrote about dating and arthritis. This week, I came across two different articles that address the next level of a relationship when you have arthritis -- sexuality and intimacy.
Dear Ms. Meniscus, I really like my boyfriend, but he has some problems kissing. For example, he starts with his mouth wide open and then keeps it open. What can I do to reform him? - Desperate in LA
Dear Ms. Meniscus, I have this huge crush on a boy. How do I get him to notice me? - Kendra in Kentucky