Like, just a few weeks ago I was in an elevator with a co-worker who is basically my age, and he kept asking me where I was going so I finally jangled my change for the tampon machine. I agree. Posted by 5 years ago. Instead, ask. and physically backed away from me. See how ridiculous that is? You know, I'd still prefer not to see tampons in the garbage, but I don't mind some blood. It's fun. Its fucking gross. Chelsea: I'd never really done it before, but with her there was a serious emotional connection. Talking to Your Husband About Your Period Cramps. During that time, I focus on pleasuring her. Shit is natural. That would mean not having sex for two weeks, and I'm not OK with that. It just made me feel so dirty that my boyfriend was basically sterilizing himself because of me. Periods are awful, inconvenient, dirty, uncomfortable, excruciating, exhausting, and you aren't supposed to talk about them, which only makes it worse because you have to … Archived. ... we do … I do not have sex during my period, and that decision is rooted in my Jewish spiritual practice, as well as all of the learning I've done about my body and my cycle -- from hippie, woo-woo, feminist menstruation literature [laughs]. 14 Men and Women Get Very, Very Real About Period Sex, Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. So is shitting. When I was 19 years old, I met an artist who was 10 years older than me and we had a wildly passionate affair. She usually wants to avoid receiving anything, including oral, during her period. Sure its natural, when i have the flu im disgusted by the fleghm i cough up, i dont try to tell other people how beautiful and natural it is. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the unpopularopinion community. To add to the war imagery on AskWomen a girl described the toilet bowl during this time as 'like World War 1 trench' Sexuality begins in his mind. We took our clothes off, and she put my fingers, and her fingers, inside her vagina...and then we started finger painting on each other. Basically, we're all a … Since then, we haven't really talked about it. But after that, it helps with the cramps. -- Anne,* 23, and Tom,* 24. Men around the world have been known to throw out, “Are you on your period?” at the most inopportune moment. Remember, the worst thing you can do is ask and then not deliver. I couldn't tell you if he was really comfortable with it, or if we were just super horny teenagers [laughs]. You can feel a dehydration headache coming on, so you drink a pint of water with your painkillers and start making yourself some hot chocolate. Many men think PMS is the period itself, but it’s not. Daddy Elon needs to figure that ish' out. Be an Advocate for Period-Positivity. Extra gross points for those who go the whole day like this due to being busy/in class/working. Stretch marks are something we all have to deal with. Some women find period sex is the only thing that gives them any kind of reliable relief from monthly, godawful period cramps. 5. It just feels more natural for both of us not to do it then. If a man has foreskin and he doesnt bathe correctly a waxy dick cheese build up occurs beneath his foreskin. The answer to this depends on both the woman and the day of her cycle, … If you don't get it, you just don't get it. Acting like a bitch because you have to take a shit is very different from having a period. "I think there's an expectation that queer female couples don't have an issue with period sex at all." I've had sex with previous partners while I had my period, but I never enjoyed it. Not sure how unpopular this is in the sub, but many, many women argue that periods are 'natural' and men only find them disgusting because they're immature. This translates into a sense of strength and security that men- and everyone you meet for that matter- will find incredibly reassuring and attractive. But if it's a lighter day, with no serious cramping on my end, we'll go for it! But what about human females—do they do something similar to let men know when they're fertile? The main point here is to not assume what she needs. Hormonal birth control can help decrease the amount of flow a woman experiences, as can certain pain relievers. Periods are only one way humans are disgusting there's pleanty of others so why are you focusing on it? But when he does, it’s like the end of the world. 1. "I think girls get mixed up because of how how people dress on TV," says Matthew. We've noticed that when I climax, the bleeding increases. It's hard to pinpoint what makes period sex different, but it's kind of ineffable. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Diego: It's just nicer to wait. "If someone's like, 'Blood in general is fine, but when it comes from a vagina it's disgusting,' that's ridiculous." Basically, any discussion having to do with any bodily excretions is fucking disgusting and should never be had casually. "Some guys think, she's mad, but I'm not wrong, she's on her period. Dont shower, dont brush your teeth, don't have any medical procedures. 5. So when it was such a positive, casual experience with Matt, it was so healing for me. My husband rarely experiences bad bodily feelings. One time she announced she had her period. 1. It was gorgeous. I kind of forget that some people are really disgusted by it. All rights reserved. Men do not know when women are menstruating- especially just from a glance at a stranger in the street. Those moments right before you do it for the first time, when you know it’s about to happen, are really exciting! We’ve been forced to use rolled-up toilet paper upon discovering that our period just started. It's a natural thing. She's really the first consistent girlfriend I've had in my life, and one of the things that, I don't want to say it was a fear, but that I thought about, is what if our cycles aren't the same, and we don't have sex when we have our periods? My period had started, but I didn't know it, and he had a horrible reaction. BuzzFeed readers around the world told us what it looks and feels like for them. He just said "Ah, OK" and hugged me instead. I know people are grossed out by it, and I guess I kind of get it. He yelled "EW!" Periods are disgusting and it is impolite to talk about them casually Not sure how unpopular this is in the sub, but many, many women argue that periods are 'natural' and men only find them disgusting because they're immature. It’s definitely messier then, but I’ve never cared. And human bodies are really strange places. I used to have very light (to moderate) periods with no cramping or pain, but now, as my body adjusts, they're longer, more unpredictable, and painful. We would rendezvous in her studio. I'm a feminist, and I'm pretty well-informed -- I grew up in a family of women, and had a lot of frank discussions with them -- but I think she could sense my confusion, because I'd never come close to having period sex at that point. 8. Why does a period have to be unnatural to be disgusting? Even though some men get how painful these cramps can be, some really don't understand the pain a woman feels every month. Throw in sex (or not) and things get even more heated. Close. Not consciously (unless she’s free bleeding or leaking, in which case she needs to get to the bathroom! No - if I start talking about my last great big shit in a public place, it's impolite. 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