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I Think Men Should Have to Go Through One Period

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    I Can Just See It Now

    "What's wrong honey?" Tearfully: "I can't find my $#@$% tools!" "Oh, I'm sure they're in the garage?" "Damnit don't you know there are children starving in third world countries, and we're out of steak? "Okkkkkkk"
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    Ow...ow...ow!!!!

    It HURTS!!! What did I do to deserve this? We should have a check box, and we only should get a period of we want children, and when we want our period. Worst of all, it comes to EVERY SINGLE GIRL.....but......NOT A SINGLE GUY. I don't think males should have babies (Idk...
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    I Wish I Could!!!!

    I wish I could have my period for a year. I have tried several simulations and even given myself enemas to simulate cramping, but I know deep down it is not the same. I always had little sympathy for my wife when she had her period and now I really feel guilty. If I...
    Rosemarysgirl Rosemarysgirl 61-65, M Jun 28, 2011

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    Huh?

    Why do we deserve that?
    rorschach246 rorschach246 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Damn Effing Straight!

    Just once, and than maybe they will UNDERSTAND the pain that we get in, the emotions we have to deal with, the cravings, the vulurnability, the everything. JUST ONCE, I am not asking that thye go through it every month like we do, but JUST ONE, and I will be pleased...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Period

    My girl friend is so great!!!!!!!! I love cooking for her and taking care of her. The only thing I can not do is have her period. Trust me if I could I would have her period for the rest of her life. Serval month ago during her period I had to go and get some Maxie pads for her...
    Keliegh Keliegh 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    It's Not That Bad But Yes

    Mainly because when i am on my period he doesn't understand that I am bitchy because of the annoying cramps and boob pain, and sometimes you'll get a month where advil, and you take like 3 in an hour, doesn't work so you're like, oh well. Just sit here and try to sleep I guess...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2009

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    Men ...one Time

    It would have been cool!  Too good to be true!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Menstruation For My Boyfriend!

    My boyfriend is "poulettesoumise. As I have my period. He must put tampons at the same time as me. He must buy them for him and for me. It goes to the store for that. It bothers him lol. He hates that. But it is in the rules he must follow.
    catherinembs catherinembs 46-50, F 15 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    Yup!

    It occurs to me that, despite that this group may have been formed by vengeful females, lol; guys having one period would probably actually benefit both sexes. We gals would know that our fathers, brothers, and signifigant others truly DO understand, from experience, what we go...
    InvariableAlteration InvariableAlteration 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    I Demand the Laws of Nature Be Changed

    NEW LAW: WHEN A MAN TURNS 25 YEARS OF AGE, HE WILL SUFFER A MINIMUM OF 3 DAYS PMS NOT TO GO OVER A WEEK. THEN THE MAN SHALL GO THROUGH A PERIOD (MENSTRUAL CYCLE) A MINIMUM OF 3 DAYS NOT TO EXCEED A WEEK. HE WILL SUFFER MOOD SWINGS, INCLUDING CRYING FOR NO REASON AND BEING AS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    No - Whats The Point.

    Men and women are different. We never ask you to experience that sex drive that makes us do things beyond crazy in order to get release. Men don't really laugh at a woman's period, but the stories of what men will do to have sex run from scary to laughable. Vive la différence...
    geocink geocink 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 7, 2012

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    Went Thought Many With My Second Love

    she had them so bad i spent many hours of holding her and rubbing her tummy trying to make her feel betteri know it not have helped the pain but it did make her feel better
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 31, 2012

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    Why Just One?!

    It's true, men don't understand what we go through having periods and everything associated with them. But I think they should have to go through one every month, like we do, to fully understand how disabling menstruation can be for many of us. It's not just the bleeding...
    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 5 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    No Givsies Backsies

    Maybe there would be less PMS jokes. Some women have easy-breezy periods, but others (like me) are in excruciating pain from beginning to end.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    Been There Done That

    I have been through 29 years of my wife and her periods. so. I am an understanding husband who fetches chocolate when she needs it. OK, no sex so if I have a need, I **********. big ******* deal. I love my wife and am there for her.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2012

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    But Only If This Is What Periods Are Like...

    The lady in the ad is Koyuki, a Japanese actress who is a megastar. And yes, the ad is about "sanitary napkins". I don't mean any disrespect to any women who are made miserable every month by their periods. But this is how menstrual periods are dealt with in...
    AndrewPenney AndrewPenney 41-45 8 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Have To Feel It To Understand!

    I just wish that men could feel what we women feel. I don't know about you ladies out there, but I feel like I am a big  heavy sack of over sized potatoes during PMS. Hormones changing month by month does have many affects. Men frankly don't go through it...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    Oh Hell Yes

    The only bad thing would be that us women would have to put up with their whiny bitching. They would be able to take it like a man like us girls do! By the end of the week they would all apoligize for every insult they ever made about women on there periods. If they didn't go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Oh Really??

    I am a guy and i go through periods. Yes i do and so do almost all guys of ages less than 25(mostly). Every day, we have five or six of them. And they're like hell, trust me. If there weren't friends to comfort me with their stupid antics or other distractions, i'd feel...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 19 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    But I Also Get ...

    Give me the capacity for sexual pleasure that women possess and you have a deal. Throw in carrying and birthing children and see how fast I run.
    GoodOldDirk GoodOldDirk 46-50, M Sep 22, 2009

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    I'd Take That

    In exchange for being able to have multiple *******... 
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    I Think Men Should Have To Go Through One Period.

    It would be pritty fricken sweet if men would bleed through their penises for 5 days every month to understand how annoying it is. I also think that they should have their balls squeezed with a wrench every 5 minutes during sed period to get the feel of what cramps are like. I...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 14 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Puberty? Voice Cracking?embarrassinng!!!?please!

    Some guys complain about the voice thing as they hit puberty.Not near as bad as walking to a class and then your crush asks you if your butt was bleeding.Sure.Right, voice cracking, bad.Pft.
    TruthLauren TruthLauren 13-15, F Dec 20, 2009

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    I Hate Having Periods-period!

     They make my life hell, ive nearly commited suicide just before my period, that how i know i'm due. I cant have a normal conversation, i feel fat, i look fat, i break into near acne, n sweat like a pig. I just cannot cope with my monthly cycle. I went to the doctor about it...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    Nah...let's Go Even One Better....

    Childbirth Just once! hehehe!  *evil grin* Never mind, men are such big babies they'd die from the pain and the human race would cease to exist... Scratch that idea, but it was fun to think about for a minute *wink*  
    pixelita pixelita 36-40, F 20 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    Most Of Us Have

    We're the ones who get the brunt of the abuse when you ladies have a period -- and all we can do is shut up and suffer
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Damn Straight!

    Just once, and than maybe they will UNDERSTAND the pain that we get in, the emotions we have to deal with, the cravings, the vulurnability, the everything. JUST ONCE, I am not asking that thye go through it every month like we do, but JUST ONE, and I will be pleased...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    How the **** am I supposed to have a happy period with all the damn cramps, cravings, bloating, mood swings and blood the ****
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    I think i have ednos. (Eating disorder not otherwise specified) as you know i have body image priblems. But what you dont know is that im restricting fiod quite alot. But idk i...
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    SophiaMadelineRose SophiaMadelineRose 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I have just joined this forum because I recently self-diagnosed my synesthesia and told my mom about it. I only have grapheme color if I really concentrate. I have OLP, but in the...
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    The symptoms I have tell me. I've had PTSD and now I have mild bulimia.. I throw up once a day. But if you have anxiety please tell me about it and how you recovered! I'm a little...
    bellav13 bellav13 16-17 1 Response Jul 12

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    I think I have depression, and I want to go to the doctors to find out, but I'm so scared...I don't want my family or friends to find out if I do, maybe my friends but not my...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes. I have no one. Always feel alone everytime. Sigh|
    violinchandika violinchandika 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I've come to realize that I have no one to talk to; no one but my own parents. My half brother doesn't keep in contact with me, all my friends turned their back on me. My aunts and...
    xSwift11x xSwift11x 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Hello, I am 21 years old. I had an exploratory laparoscopy last August (2013) for symptoms of endometriosis. First of all, I got my period early-at around 8 or 9 years old. Since...
    ky1478 ky1478 18-21, F Jul 9

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    It truly sucks having extremely painful periods. No doctor can tell me why I hurt so badly. I don't know if it has to do with PCOS or having cerebral palsy. No doctor has a...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure, I've always thought that it was just love, and that's how you feel when you're in love. But I came across this word on an article and the symptoms pretty much match...
    Argentinian Argentinian 31-35, F Jul 3

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    Periods are never happy, never. That's like saying getting stabbed is fun. Or having Bruce lee hit you in the stomach for days is fun....
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have been through so many traumatic things in my life...I currently suffer from what I think is Depression and Social Anxiety, but I think it's deeper than that. I am a Rape...
    RayeannB RayeannB 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    As long as we judge each other harshly without taking time to understand each other's point of view...it will always be Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus!!!  I...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    All started yesterday when I was in the city. Did some clothes shopping and went to a large department store (5 floors) nearby to get a hot drink and a slice of cake but before I...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    In my old school, All throughout kindergarten and grade school my best friend was a dude, his name was Dasani (yes like the water) . ^^ we were the best of friends almost...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I mean I am a man, but I have got three sisters, and the stuff I hear frm them plus from my friends and at work.... How can men be such pigs... I mean not all of them but most...
    v33rh0ra v33rh0ra 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I started an anti-seizure medication (Topamax) for mood stabilising and migraine control, but had a severe reaction to it that I can only describe as a seizure. I started feeling...
    SuperInferior SuperInferior 22-25 Jul 12

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    when I see some men in shorts I often wonder why men that have beautiful leg's do not shave them and ware pantyhose to show them off
    dantodawn dantodawn 51-55, T 1 Response Jul 3

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    I met this guy when I was 16, and I fell head over heels for him. It's been 3 years, and he's my lover and my best friend. We've talked about moving in together, and a couple of...
    hsd73 hsd73 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Apparently my husband thinks it's necessary to storm out of the house with a **** you attitude just because I won't consistently and instantaneously drop everything I'm doing to...
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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