Orgasms After Cancer

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Physical, mental, emotional, and interpersonal factors can make having an orgasm after cancer a challenge. This piece offers clear and detailed strategies to get in the right mental space and find the right physical techniques for cancer survivors who want to explode with pleasure.

“Changes that occur due to cancer treatments often alter the landscape of our bodies, requiring us to re-learn what works within this new context of survivorship. Essential ingredients to taking charge of your sexual pleasure include intention, curiosity, and a willingness to explore.”

Note: This article emphasizes that orgasm is not required for hot, fun, and fulfilling sex.