Sex and RA: How to Talk to Your Spouse

It’s the end of the night. I crawl into bed, get in as comfortable a position as I know I will find, and then feel my husband’s hand on me. “No!” I know that touch and what comes with it. What do I do?
Talking to a spouse about sexual needs and wants is not the easiest of conversations, even without a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, sex continues to be a major part of many relationships with RA and to keep it alive, we must be open to uncomfortable conversations.
To read my tips on talking to your spouse, visit me at here at HealthCentral.  

One thought on “Sex and RA: How to Talk to Your Spouse

  1. Cathy, I wish two people who love each other always had the same sexual desire. RA makes it worse. After 40 years of diabetes and 18 years of RA I know when we get it right it is wonderful, the other times, it is not so much. Thanks for writing your article. Much appreciated.

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