girls explained periods to boys

Dear Boyfriend, *This* Is How I Feel When I’m On My Period

Chhavi Porwal

Senior Trending Writer

A girl’s period is not a ‘thing’, it’s a part of her life. And even though it happens every month, us girls collectively don’t know if we like it or not. Why, you ask? Well, because it comes with these super annoying bits like cramps, hormonal disbalances, mood swings and the list is endless. But then explaining this to our lovely boyfriends is like selling a mirror in the city of blinds, isn’t it? They understand that it’s painful but how and why - they have no idea. So girls, don’t worry, here is a thread we found on Quora which will definitely help you in explaining your periods to bae! So go ahead and read them all.




1. ‘Everything hurts’ - And this says it all!


Ankita Mohapatra answers on Quora: Everything hurts. Bloating is at an all-time high as well. You are scared to sneeze because the dam might burst, you even have a ‘spotter’ to frequently check your rear for you. Clothes don’t fit. Energy is so low, you feel like 90.


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2. ‘You turn the lights on and find yourself in the pool of blood’ - This midnight adventure is SO annoying!


Harshita Sharma answers on Quora: Just imagine. You are sleeping. You are about to make out with your crush in your dream and then suddenly you feel something. You feel something wet and sticky. And it takes hardly ten seconds to realize that it's not because of the dream, but the uterus you have. You turn the lights on and find yourself in the pool of blood.


3. ‘Tears. Lots of tears. For everything!’ - Bingo!




Keerthana Sankar answers on Quora: Tears. Lots of tears. For everything!


a. OMG! He called me pretty and not beautiful. *sniffs*


b. OMG! I can’t find my charger. *wails*


c. OMG! I used the Oxford comma and I don’t even like it. *howls without a pause*


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4. ‘It takes me 90 minutes and 500 sleeping postures to fall asleep.’ - The irritation level is super high!


Priya Singh answers on Quora: I am sleeping peacefully, I am dreaming about monsters, fairies, and knights. I am a fearless queen slaying my enemies. All of a sudden I feel wet and sticky. I wake up. I jump out of my bed and check whether I have stained my bed sheets, to my horror, yes, I have. I feel terrible, terrible to the power infinity, I went to the washroom and did the needful. I change my bedsheets as well. Now, my stomach is aching like the devil and yeah my stomach is in a relationship with my back and my waist, now they are aching as well. So basically, now my upper body has given up on me. I take some painkillers and try to sleep. It takes me 90 minutes and 500 sleeping postures to fall asleep.


5. ‘There is a bread like structure inside your undergarment, it's wet, sticky, smelly, filled with a pool of blood.’ - This pad description is bang on!




Anonymous answers on Quora: Let's have some real talk. Just think you have been ejaculating continuously for 4–7days. Not tired yet? Okay! Just think you ate something really bad and now your stomach is aching continuously… You can't move, can't sleep making different postures, can't run, can't sit still. You have been crawling in your bed finding the comfortable position since you woke up. Just imagine, there is a bread like structure inside your undergarment, it's wet, sticky, smelly, filled with a pool of blood. Whenever you walk the edges of that thing scratches your soft skin. How does it feel, huh?


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You can read the full thread here on Quora.


These are so So relatable!


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Published on Jul 04, 2017
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