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I Remember My First Period

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    So I got it right before I went to school

    and for some reason(I was younger of course) I thought that there was something that died inside of me! So basically I thought I was going to die LOL
    Navysweetheartxo Navysweetheartxo 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    it was horrible, even worse ,

    it was at the airport
    Pianoplayer13 Pianoplayer13 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It was the summer before I started 7th grade

    so I was probably 13. I had went to the bathroom and I saw a brown spot in my underwear and I was curious of what it was so I wiped and i saw more brown stuff and I knew that it was my period so i called my mom in the bathroom and tell her i think i got my period and I show her...
    klm15 klm15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    Oh the Horror, the Horror.

    so there was always a wall between my parents and us kids (i have a younger brother), and a lower but still present one between my brother and i, as well. we never talked about anything of any kind of importance. my parents' efforts to begin doing so were too little too late...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 35 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    It was no biggie at all.

    It's the exclamation mark and commas that got me.
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F Apr 5

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    I was really excited

    for this family trip my family and I were planning to the UK and so we were all excited about it since it was our first time going to the UK and so I went to buy alot of cute clothes, dresses etc. for the trip and I bought Jewerly and I was thrilled for this trip and so the day...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808 16-17, F Apr 11, 2014

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    I remember mind I was in the bathroom I

    started peeing and seeing blood. I called my mother She said "oh no you becoming a women"
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    My First Period

    I remember it like it was yesterday.What a bloody hell it was ! Well,this is trolling....I will try not to
    SaintMaj SaintMaj 36-40, M 4 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Holy Period

    I remember it very well.( I couldn't forget it). (sixth grade)I was in my man teacher's class and ask if I could go to the bathroom. My tummy has been killing me all day and I thought I was sick. So I sat down and try to go.I went pee instead.I wipe and found bloodon the paper.It...
    mermaidmelodysarah mermaidmelodysarah 26-30 5 Responses May 21, 2009

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    I was, like, 10 and I remember freaking out

    and not telling my mom. I legit thought I had just cut myself down there. There was so much blood and I was afraid to do anything at all.
    LostEmeraldEyes LostEmeraldEyes 18-21, F May 20

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    Yelp!

    Okay I was at school and we have two four grade teachers and one five grade teacher. So this happened in five grade. I was eating a cupcake and chatting about my cat. I felt my period and I stopped talking. "hey why are you so quiet?" Ms. C asked. "Um, um, um. . ." I said looking...
    MalenaPrincess MalenaPrincess 22-25, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I'm Having My First Period

    I got my period on July 22, 2012. I was happy when I started because I had been waiting to get mine for about 3 and a half years now. A few of my friends got theirs when we were in 6th grade. Now, my best friend got her's when were in 7th and that made me happy for her, but kind...
    maddy1997 maddy1997 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    I actually had it today I'm pretty much

    freaking out :( I have no clue what to do I don't want to tell my mum!! And I'm about to go to bed Tomorrow is Easter! So I'll have to wear a dress and I'm scared bad How should I tell her I know there must be some teens on here that remembered how they told there moms
    confusegirl14 confusegirl14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Late Bloomer

    I was 13 and 5 months old and all but two of my friends had gotten their periods. I had pretended to get mine for 2 years. The day I actually got it was November 21. I had just gotten home from Wednesday night church with my best friend, and my dad and brother were home with me...
    PeaceChild PeaceChild 16-17, F 11 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    It was in the summer of 5th grade,

    I was going to be in 6th grade. One day, I was sitting down in the living room on the desktop playing on the computer. If I remember correctly I was playing a game. Before I say anything else, I really wanted to start my period because I felt like a women if I did and plus all...
    brianag96 brianag96 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2014

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    Funny Drama

    Two days before I started my period my aunt took my 2 cousins & I to see a movie.  One of the cousins was a male born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  The next day I started to have severe stomach pains.  My mom immediately called my aunt to let her know ...
    TheIdeaOfMe TheIdeaOfMe 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    My First Period, I Think That I Was 11, Maybe 12? Wan't Bad At All

    I'm not sure I can pinpoint my age but I remember my first period which was soon thereafter followed by my first comma and my first exclamation point. Personally I didn't really find it to be a bad experience. In hind sight I think that I kind of liked it. It saddens me that so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

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    I've neaver had one ,

    I'm 16 is that bad
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    So Weird.

    The story of my first period was a little weird.  I was 11 and so my sister was 8.  She and I were changing our clothes for bed and she just said "Look--does that mean you're gonna have a baby?"  I looked down and saw a big red spot.  My mom was...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    I remember when I started my first period.

    It was September 8th, 2009. I was 12 years old at the time, about to turn 13 on October 16th. It was a Monday, the first day of 7th grade. I was so nervous and couldn't really sleep the night before due to my mind being distracted from everything. I went to school early in the...
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    it was a few days after New Year's Day

    and I spent it with my friend's family a two hour drive away. so we were coming back and there was huge traffic plus the car was new and the seats were a light color so you can imagine what happened next
    panace panace 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    I was twelve years old

    when I became a woman. It was the second week of school. During lunch, I didn't feel so good. My best friend asked me what was wrong. I told her my stomach was hurting and I just put my head on the table. It was a weird pain I never felt before. I didn't want to eat. Later I was...
    Curvzahead Curvzahead 31-35, F Oct 14, 2014

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    adhane05 adhane05 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Hated It

    I hated first period. First thing in the morning, barely awake and it was history with a REALLY boring teacher that just droned and--- Wait were not talking about first period in school are we. So sorry never mind. I'll just be leaving now.
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    confusegirl14 confusegirl14 13-15, F Apr 4

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    GIRLS Night Bby!

    Man oh man. I got my first period during the summer between 6th and 7th grade. My friends and I always talked about periods and we all were excited to get them. I was raised where getting your period was a joyous thing.  Anyway I was at home with my bff in my bedroom I went...
    Dutchess13 Dutchess13 22-25 17 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    Like It Was Yesterday....

    i was about 8 when this happend.... i was in my room all alone on a dark and stormy night (giggle ..adds effect) , i was busy with one of my art projects on my bedroom wall...a mural of some sorts....when ...*it* happend... it happend so quickly i never saw it coming...my mother...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    It happened in 7th grade,

    June 13th at the age of 12. I was a bit of a average/late bloomer. Well, on that day I decided to dress cute and wear a skirt, which I never wore in the past for fear that if I get it, it would drip down my leg and everybody on Earth would notice. That didn't exactly happen...
    Erenjaegertitans Erenjaegertitans 13-15, F Sep 22, 2014

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    Really Funny Story I remember my first period

    like it happened yesterday. I was 11 and still in primary school. It was nighttime and, at first, I didn't feel anything different, except that for some reason there was this odd tingly sensation 'down there'. And I really had to go to the bathroom. So I went and used the toilet...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F Mar 9

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    Umm..DAAADDD!!!?

    Hahaha. I was using the restroom one morning when I washing myself down there, I saw blood!!! Now, I knew about periods because I learned from school and from my mom. At this time, my mom was at work so it was just me & my dad at the house. LOL I remember he was eating his...
    AdviceFromLizzie AdviceFromLizzie 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    It came very early and kids laughed at me.

    My mom help me with all,I was lucky to have her there at that moment.All was very natural and she was proud of me,telling her best friend and everybody being happy.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F Oct 31, 2014

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    throughthelookingglassxx throughthelookingglassxx 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was in kindergarten

    and we were first learning grammar and somewhere in that lesson I used my first period ever.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Sep 24, 2014

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    Health Class Didn't Mention This!

    It was the eighth grade. I was a chubby, awkward thing in all my thirteen year old essence. My best friend and I had started to drift apart because she was becoming popular. Meanwhile, nobody really wanted to hang out with the pizza faced quiet girl. And I didn't feel much like...
    itsmesally itsmesally 22-25, F 16 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    It happened in 7th grade,

    June 13th at the age of 12. I was a bit of a average/late bloomer. Well, on that day I decided to dress cute and wear a skirt, which I never wore in the past for fear that if I get it, it would drip down my leg and everybody on Earth would notice. That didn't exactly happen...
    Erenjaegertitans Erenjaegertitans 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F Sep 23, 2014

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    It was on a wednesday night we go a snow day

    from school(YAAYY!!!) then I noticed I was a little wet 'down there' so I went to the bathroom(I'm lactose intolerant and I ate 4 scoops of ice cream and a cup of milk) and saw my underwear was full of blood but I was wearing a pantiliner and my mom didnt know I wore them so I...
    Bratayley Bratayley 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    It was about 16 days

    after I moved from Ireland to England and I was in my mum's friends house (she had only 3 boys, 1 older than me, 1 the same age as me, and 1 about 5 years younger than me). It was the day before I was meant to start Secondary school in London (the same school as the boy the same...
    ChocolateCoveredKFC ChocolateCoveredKFC 13-15, F Oct 18, 2014

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    I was nine years old

    and unbeknownst to me, years of torture lay ahead. Heavy periods, terrible cramps, Endometriosis, Adenymosis, PCOS, Uterine Cysts, Scar tissue, hydrosalpinx, infertility, irregular cycles, hormone imbalance, weight issues, and a hysterectomy at age 35.
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Oh my...I remember crying "Mom!

    !!! My childhood has slipped away forever!!!!!" And then I was deathly afraid to use the bathroom (which was very problematic). Thought my uterus was going to fall out.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    Tampons: Learning the Hard Way

    I was playing a happy game of four-square when I got what I thought was a bad stomach-ache. Nope! When I got home, I found blood in my favorite "Tuesday" panties (did anyone else have day-of-the-week panties?). I didn't want to tell my mom...by that point, I didn't...
    BookNerd BookNerd 22-25, F 18 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Was 10 and about to go swimming with my family.

    I changed out of my clothes and into my bathing suit, and when I threw my clothes into the locker, I saw my underwear was red. I freaked out, I knew what this was since my mom had told me, and I was so scared. Needless to say, no swimming that day. :)
    LiveForInspiration16 LiveForInspiration16 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    It was August 2000 and my period happened at

    home the day before school started. I remember that my period felt like I was wearing diapers. My mom brought me some pads from the store and I hated how they felt. And it lasted for 7 days. Urg...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F Aug 7, 2014

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    I Was Five Years Old

    Then, I learned about exclamation points!!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Well today I just got it idk

    if I wanna tell my mom or not and I don't even know who to tell first my mom ? Or aunt she's like my mom please help idk what to do
    cutedimplesxx cutedimplesxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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