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How to Deal With Your Period
If you’re a woman who’s been living like a man for several years, or if you’ve had a period for a long time, it can be difficult to tell when you’re due for another one. You might feel like your hormones are out of control, your periods are unending, and you’re getting fat. Or you might just be wondering if you have a period right now.
While you’re wondering, you might even ask yourself, “Am I doing something wrong?” Or you might start to second-guess your period, wondering if it’s getting out of hand. Or you might feel like you need to go to a gynecologist, but you fear that you’ll be treated like a whore. Or you might feel like you need to take a break from things altogether, get away from your computer, and not think about anything else.
You might, at some point, feel like you need to leave the house altogether, stop showering, or stop taking your medication. You might feel like you need to run away from your responsibilities, like if you don’t change your behavior, you’ll live in a world where everyone will hate you.
Don’t do that. You’ve got bigger things to worry about than the thought of your period. But if you feel like you have a period right now, or will one day, and there’s nothing you can do about it, just let it be.
What I would recommend in this situation is that you look at the situation logically, which means you look at your calendar, and see what you need to do to get back in balance.
Here’s what I would recommend you do.
When you get a period, you’re not doing something wrong
It’s easy to be fixated on this kind of thinking. What if you got your period again, and you told someone what happened? Would