Vaginal Symptoms of Menopause and your Relationship with Your Partner

September 23, 2011 at 9:47 am in Healthy Living, Love & Sex by Elizabeth Battaglino Cahill, RN

In a new online survey of postmenopausal women,* 70 % who experience painful intercourse and who are in a committed relationship reported that their condition puts strain on their sexual relationship.

If you are experiencing menopausal symptoms, do you think they have affected your sexual relationship with your partner? If so, how?


For more information about the vaginal symptoms of menopause and additional survey findings, visit or


* The HealthyWomen survey was conducted online among 1,043 postmenopausal women 40+ years of age by HealthyWomen and Harris Interactive, with grant support from Pfizer Inc.

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