[POLL] What Actually Happens When You're On Your Period?

Tell us what happens during that time of the month!

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Ladies, let's talk about periods

How uncomfortable are they for you? A little? A lot? Not at all? Do you sometimes feel like you're getting a leak and staining when you go out? On the second day, when you stand up from a sitting position, does blood gush out like that one scene in the horror movie "The Shining?"

You know? This one:

It's a shame that there's a whole lot of misinformation and taboo surrounding this totally normal, totally healthy thing that happens to our bodies once a month.

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That's why we want to know what actually happens during that time of the month

Do advertisements of women's sanitary pads depict what women and girls go through when menstruating? What do you really go through? Take the poll below to share your reality!

First up, which of the following do you feel is the most common feature of a sanitary pad advertisement?

You can select more than one ;)

Now it's time to get down to the nitty gritty... What actually happens when you're on your period?

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While your answers may differ from other women, one thing's for sure, we continue to rock no matter what we do!

The worst period cramps, headaches, and emotional rollercoasters have never taken you away from being full-time career women, university students, stay-at-home mums, engineers, artists, lawyers... everything else you set your mind to!

It’s time to embrace periods for what they really are: a little uncomfortable, a little inconvenient and every bit what makes a woman.

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What would you like to see in a sanitary pad advertisement? Let us know in the comments section below!