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4 Menstruation Facts I Wish I Had Known When I Was 13

But figured out in my 20s.

When my mom told me I’d be menstruating once a month until I was middle-aged, I thought it was a joke.

A terrible joke.

And besides bleeding for 4–5 days every month, women also have to navigate through the countless misconceptions regarding menstruation we were told in our…



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Eszter Brhlik

I ask questions and speak up about sexuality. Student of self and writing. Sometimes lost sometimes wise but always honest.