To some women, their daughters’ first period is cause for celebration. We’re not talking a take-her-out-for-ice-cream kind of thing. We’re talking full-on period parties with a Pin-the-Ovaries game and a Puberty Marshmallow game. (No, really — read all about this thing called Menarche Parties ‘R Us here).
But to many girls, getting their period for the first time was less a party and more of a traumatic experience. Or an utterly humiliating occurence. Or the whole thing was totally hysterical (but usually in a laugh at me, not with me kind of way).
We all have a first period story. Ten ladies were brave enough to share them right here (although their names have been changed since these stories have embarrassed them enough already). Read on and see if you can relate to any of them. And by all means, share your first period in the comment section below (if you can stand to relive the memory, that is).
Do you have a funny or embarrassing first period story? Share it with us in the comment section below!
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