For one week out of the month, some women (including myself) can become estranged from reality. Hell week — as I lovingly call it — or the week I get my menstrual cycle, is the time when the only thing that matters to me is whether or not Motrin or Ibuprofen will be the stronger medicine to help relieve my cramps. It’s also the week where every word that comes out of a man’s mouth can seem insensitive and irritating. So here are some guidelines on what NOT to say during that time.
Things you should never say to a woman when she’s on her period.