Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

My Menstrual Cycle Helps Me Connect With Myself

I decided to treat my body as sacred, not shameful.

Photo by Ava Sol on Unsplash

I’m not sure why exactly, but in my first years of womanhood, I was deadly ashamed of my period.

Maybe it was the TV ads that impacted my idea of menstruation? I mean those clips selling pads and tampons, claiming they’d make your period “discreet.” Because, you know —…

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