“I felt like I had to make up for the fact that I was broken.”
Do you have endometriosis or know anyone who does? This disorder affects nearly 180 million people worldwide, but dealing with it can feel very lonely because we don’t often talk about it.
Endometriosis is a chronic illness that affects the uterus and can cause painful periods, painful sex, infertility, and more.
Here’s one woman, Laura, opening up about what it’s like to live with endometriosis, her struggle to get diagnosis and treatment, dating with a chronic illness, and more. We need to have more talk and less silence about this issue, and we hope sharing this video helps.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 4 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Endometriosis – And How You Can Help
- 6 Things You Need to Know About Invisible Illnesses