I'm pretty ignorant about the menstral cycle, somebody please inform me. Be prepared with her favourite snacks, drinks, and meals I know a lot of women who get unique cravings when they first get their periods. Sometimes the pain is severe— climbing the walls painful. How would you behave with any friend in pain? Go on a walk together. I really don't feel comfortable having sex during my period, because I just don't feel attractive or sexy. In any case, your girlfriend is bleeding and it is often uncomfortable and messy.
It's hard to gauge at any moment in time what your girlfriend is feeling, so try not to smother her with your love. We feel like laughing one minute and crying the next. Simple hugs and kisses work well, too. Most periods only last between three and five days, but for some women it can last up to a week. That also addresses the next problem: possible pregnancy.
I definitely get mad when guys want me to wear more clothes than usual, because even just the pure white string bothers them. Dealing with anybody on a short fuse can be trying. If you have em use em. While it is true that your girlfriend's period is not an excuse for her to be mean to you, you should tell her this in a gentler way. I'm going to get my period soon and I want to do something with my boyfriend sexually, but for him, like a blowjob or a handjob. It was a reminder that I was healthy, and that I was in a healthy relationship. Don't push her for it, but for god's sake, don't turn her down if she wants it! She started to ease up with doing that constantly.
I wouldn't worry about it too much. Not let her control the television Usually television is like Switzerland: You guys watch a show or movie you both agree on. I'll tell you how it works in my relationship. Obviously this point works better if your significant other is relatively regular with when she gets her periods. My chef pretty much wanted me to describe why I thought I needed to leave.
Cuddle her, listen to her, give her space… basically, be attentive and flexible Does she want you to watch movies with her and cuddle her all day? Hit the Showers One way to minimize the mess and any cleanup is to try having instead of your bed. This is just a natural version of what you might use already. If your girlfriend has painful periods, by all means be sympathetic. In other words, many women find they're super sound familiar? And if you do opt for a menstrual cup, just make sure that the instructions for the product you choose specify you can wear it during sex. If your girlfriend is always yelling at you, it might be a sign to break up with her.
Whatever her needs, do your best to fulfill them. She might feel like you're discrediting or dismissing her opinion by attributing it to her period. I'm sure she appreciates all of the grand gestures of kindness through chocolate bars and Sour Patch Watermelon bags, but it's better to just be subtle. Obviously it depends on the girlfriend. He did it because he loved you, and it is normal to want to please the ones you love.
If she snaps at you, or does something to get under your skin, don't lose your temper and fight back. Being aware of this and avoiding comparisons is key. I just wouldn't ever do the sex while on her period thing. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Pass judgment Sometimes it's a good thing to intervene when someone is nearing the bottom of a brand new pint of ice cream.
If you already know she might be a bit moody, don't bring up any news or surprises that could potentially be upsetting to her if the news can wait. I was in an abusive relationship, and my ex-partner made me feel really ashamed and dirty about it. Nothing will piss me off faster than a dude asking for a blowjob when I'm on my period because he wants to get off but figures I don't get to do that as well because he finds menstruation gross. This hormone is known to lessen feelings of stress caused by cortisol and adrenaline. Margot: We have a period towel. Another way to be period-positive is to go and get her tampons if she needs them—without feeling embarrassed about.