We might have reached peak feminism. That would be Islamophobic. We have had to explain ourselves when we are emotional, and are even ridiculed because of it. We have been viewed as less capable to function in the world. If you did not feel or experience this personally, I invite you to ask around. Listen to the stories. Are they filled with empowerment? Or rather, shame? Apparently, getting naked and dousing herself in her own period blood was the only way to fight back against this grave injustice. Meditate on it.
1. It’s rarely as messy as you think
Learning to normalize and celebrate a natural process of the female body is so integral not only for the physical wellbeing enjoyment of women, but also for the mental wellbeing enjoyment of women and men. Not that I would know exactly when that is; I am not a morning person. So, how do you do it? And why? And will Winona still have an infatuation with Christmas lights in Season 2 of Stranger Things or what? I digress. Here is a guide to getting it on while your uterine lining is getting out. There are a variety of ways to go about period sex.
Worst nightmare, you guys
Please refresh the page and retry. P hotographer Rupi Kaur has effectively made Instagram, one of the most popular photo-sharing websites in the world, accept that periods are not inappropriate. Last week she posted a photograph of a fully clothed woman lying in bed with a period stain on Instagram. The guidelines prohibit sexual acts, violence and nudity — they do not mention anything about periods. You deleted my photo twice stating that it goes against community guidelines.
There is no reason not to, and so, so many reasons to back up why period sex is a glorious thing. The average amount of blood released during menstruation is between 30 and 40ml. So imagine how little blood is actually being released per minute. Then consider how long your sex session is actually going to last. Hardly any blood. Lay down an old blanket if it makes you less concerned about stains, and throw any bloody sheets in the wash immediately afterwards. MORE: The 24 emotional stages of faking an orgasm. He can just wipe it off. He came inside you?