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Clever replies when someone asks if you have your period

Clever replies when people ask if you have your period

Do you ever get annoyed when guys make snarky comments about your
period? They assume just because you are not in a sparkly mood that you must be menstruating. Men asking such moronic question certainly won’t improve thesituation with your mood.

Really, women can be irritable and hormonal for a myriad other reasons besides having their period. Perhaps the reason we are in a bad mood is because some guy has been acting like a jack ass for the last hour and we are just responding to their stupid behaviour.

When you think about it, people are being sexist stereotyping women as overly emotional beings who overact when it’s that time of the month.

The details of your bodily functions aren’t anyone’s business and really pretty much every women on earth menstruates, so there’s no reason to make it into a big deal.

Next time someone is trying to period shame you, shut them up with one of our clever comebacks below.

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  1. This one only works if they guy knows what anaemia is:

    “If I were forced to bleed every-time you said something stupid, I’d be severely anaemic now.”

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