Many artists and illustrators have been centering their work around menstruation to normalize these conversations. Their depiction of periods is very relatable.
Periods suck and there's no better way to put it. It comes without any announcement but when it arrives, there is literally red everywhere. Mood swings, sudden cravings, and painful cramps are the lesser bothersome things during this time of the month. Amidst all the pain and discomfort, we barely manage to console ourselves by thinking about others who have it worse. During this roller coaster of an emotional time, partner or other family members are expected to do everything necessary to put the menstruator at ease and help them without complaining. However, it is very rare to find empathy or comfort from others during periods.
Menstruation, which was once considered a taboo, is no more so. We often see people opening up about it on social media in today's age. Moreover, many artists and illustrators have been centering their work around menstruation to normalize these conversations. Most of them use humor to depict the reality of periods and all of us would relate to these. Hoping to help you cope during the week of pain, we have put together 20 of the most hilarious and honest period comics that are sure to make you smile. Take a look below:
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