“You can’t touch flowers because they’ll die quicker.” A Romanian myth about periods. So its safe to say that us Indians, are not the only people with ridiculous period myths.
Even though we live in a time where we have women shattering glass ceilings that were probably not even thought of a decade ago, we still believe in the myths that date back to ancient times.
We have 600 million women in India and yet this topic is hushed up so fast that probably this article will be longer than this country’s conversation about menstruation. Lets have a look at a few common myths regarding periods –
Are we for real? Periods are as natural as when they stop – to fuel babies who are created in that same womb. The blood which is not needed when there is no baby in the womb, is what leaves the body in the form of a period. What is more natural than this phenomenon created by God and nature from the beginning of all times????