How to Tell Parents About your Period

Shreya P  •  New York  •  17


I was in 5th grade and just learned what a period was. One morning I went to the bathroom and saw a small brown stain. In my family, no one talked about periods. My only knowledge was from school.

Shreya P First Period Story

And so, I watched tons of videos on how to tell your parents that you got your period because I was THAT embarrassed about it. Until I had the nerve to tell my mom a few days later, I survived on toilet paper that was changed hourly :((

Shreya P First Period Stories