Living With Vaginismus: Will Every Pap Smear End in Tears?

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My first pap smear ended in tears, just like I knew it would. It was bad enough that my body had built brick wall blocking its entrance, but the doctor’s attempts to get past it were excruciating.

My body has felt cursed for as long as I can remember. The day I got my first pap smear, I felt especially detached from it. It’s hard to feel dignified and connected…

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