On the flip side, my college roomie had a friend who after her first period said “oh thank God that’s over for good” #IWISH
— Andrea Ayers (@demoriele) July 14, 2018
I got told all the info from a family friend when I was about 9 or 10. I was terrified for years that each month I’d be laying a chicken-style egg. 😐
— 𝕣𝕠𝕟𝕕𝕒𝕣𝕘𝕙 (@r_nd_rgh) July 14, 2018
When I was younger, I thought some girls got “picked” to be pregnant when they turned 16. I used to lay in bed at night and say over and over. Please don’t let me be one of them. Please don’t let me be one of them. 😳. True story.
— Darlene Lennox 🇨🇦 (@enelradcasey) July 14, 2018
I grew up in Saudi Arabia. Up until my teens I thought pregnancy was a magical thing that god randomly decides for you when you get married. When people on TV would talk about having kids, I was so confused about how they could voluntarily get pregnant without god’s permission.
— Autumn Green (@_Autumn_Green_) July 14, 2018
I was never told what a period was so when I got mine for the first time I was convinced I was dying, accepted that fact and wrote a will to give to my mum after school.
— ✿ alaura ✿ (@lorylorybobory) July 14, 2018
Went to visit my grandma and slept on a cot. My male cousin had slept on the cot before that. I just knew that he had left some sperm wiggling in that cot and I’d get pregnant. So I slept with my legs glued together trying to think how I would explain my pregnancy.
— Mary Grout (@flowerpot200) July 14, 2018
When I was young I thought women only had sex during their periods. And I knew I would never have sex or get pregnant because that was “so gross”
— Rebecca J. Clark (@RebeccaJClark) July 14, 2018
I believed that you’d only get your period for one day a month and thought it was like this big deal and you can’t do anything but bleed. Imagine my surprise when I found out it can last up to 7 days and life doesn’t stop because of it.
— Trap Money Kimmy ✨ (@KimmyKAOS) July 14, 2018
I thought periods were a constant flow like peeing. I was so confused on how I wouldn’t make a mess when changing or using the toilet or something.
— Moira (@MooCowderer) July 14, 2018
My aunt got pregnant with her first thanks to some heavy petting before the wedding and was a virgin. Told my uncle she was pregnant the day before they got married. They used condoms for the first 4 months of their marriage because she didn’t want twins.
— Larissa Ryerson (@Bradyscrazymom) July 14, 2018