Menstruation is still a taboo subject in a lot of communities and there are lots of myths and misconceptions related to it. We want to leave behind all the stigma and the bad rumors that are vilifying menstrual cycle so people will stop believe in them, isolating women during their period or consider them impure.
Here are some of the most widespread myths about your period:
Even if people talk more and more open about menstruation and recently a new emoji was even released so women can chat freely about their period, we’ve still got a long way to go in order to end the shame around the subject.
Women are still using around 5000 euphemisms such as “aunt flo”, “Bloody Mary”, “rag week”, “code red” and so on, trying to overcome the embarrassment from being on their period.