40 Funny Period Quotes About Menstruation That'll Make You Laugh During 'That Time Of The Month'

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Pretty much every female on this planet has to deal with that time of the month. You know, our monthly monster, shark week, the crimson tide, moon time, mother nature's gift, good 'old Aunt Flo — yes we're talking about your period.

For most women, menstruation is just a fact of life that comes with living in our bodies (that we don't really love).

So why is talking about our periods or menstrual cycles something society has made women feel like we should be embarrassed about? Why is it that when girls have to go to the bathroom on their period, we feel the need to hide our tampons?

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Is it because we worry about looking weird or gross? Making it known that our body is functioning normally should not be that big of a deal, period.

So in celebration of (or at least in recognition of) getting your period month after month (after month after month), we've collected 40 of the best period quotes, jokes and funny sayings about menstruation to makes going through this time of the month a little less frustrating.

1. Why are periods so hard?

"Periods are ridiculous. I shouldn't be punished for not being pregnant." — Unknown

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2. Coincidence? I think not!

"Menstruation. Menopause. Mental breakdowns. Notice how all women's problems begin with men." — Unknown

3. If there were a plus side to having your period.

"Maybe if period pain burned calories, it'd be worth it." — Unknown

4. We women are freaking cool.

"Why you're bad*ss. Because you can bleed for a week straight without dying." — Unknown

5. Don't downplay my emotions. PMS is a real thing.

"Yes, I am on my period. No, that doesn't mean that my anger is irrational." — Unknown

6. Suspicious...

"Periods help you learn how to get blood off of things which is probably why you hear more stories of men caught with murder." — Unknown

7. Stress is high during that time of the month.

"My uterus is shedding and I will not hesitate to stab you." — Unknown

8. Truer words were never spoken.

"I respect whoever allowed women into the military. Girl on period + gun = unstoppable." — Unknown

9. Why can't we feel magical on our periods instead of like we're dying?

"Periods. Of all things, why blood? Why can't it be like...fairy dust or something?" — Unknown

10. What's that all about?

"Cramps...more like angry little ninjas inside you trying to kill you." — Unknown

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11. The pre-symptoms are some of the worst.

"Do you ever start your period and think, 'well, that explains a lot'." — Unknown

12. So many bad things happen.

"Ow. My vagina is falling off. I'm going to die. Wow, this is dumb. There goes a pair of my cutest underwear. I'm going to kill myself. Why wasn't I born a boy?" — Unknown

13. I knew it stood for something different.

"PMS: Prepare to Meet Satan." — Unknown

14. An endless cycle.

"Stressed because period is a week late, period is a week late because of stress?" — Unknown

15. Why do people assume that periods are not a big deal?

"No! Of course, cramps don't hurt! It's just my body laying a freaking egg and if it doesn't get used, my body will just RIP down the wall inside me. No big deal." — Unknown

16. Nerves are a real thing.

"Me when my doctor wants me to completely strip: 'I have my period'." — Unknown

17. They will never understand.

"Boy: 'psh! how bad can a period be? So what, you got cramps?' Girl: 'how about you let me stab your stomach 100 times and let you bleed out and make you walk around like everything is perfectly fine.'" — Unknown

18. True, they're never realistic.

"Dear tampon commercial, when I'm on my period, I don't wear a white bikini or do a backflip. Sincerely, real women." — Unknown

19. They're really trying to expose us like that.

"Dear tampon and pad companies, please make your items quieter to open. Sincerely, the whole bathroom who now knows I'm on my period. Thank you." — Unknown

20. They always appear when we don't need them are nowhere to be found when we do.

"Can't find my phone or keys, but I always manage to find the tampon that wants to magically jump out of my purse at the worst possible time." — Unknown

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21. Silly boys.

"I threw a tampon (still in the package) into a crowd of teenage boys just to watch them scream and run in separate directions." — Unknown

22. We've earned a little prize.

"Why don't they put prizes in your tampon box? Like, your period sucks...here's 50% off Ben & Jerry's you cranky b*tch." — Unknown

23. We're good for other stuff!

"Tampon commercial, detergent commercial, maxi pad commercial, Windex commercial - you'd think all women do is clean and bleed." — Unknown

24. He's been called out.

"Dear Spongebob, you live in Bikini Bottom and you're super absorbent? Sincerely, you're a tampon." — Unknown

25. That's what it feels like sometimes.

"Who lit the fuse on your tampon?" — Unknown

26. Spoil her! She needs it.

"If your girl is on her period: don't argue with her, bring her food, watch movies with her, make her something to eat, RUB HER TUMMY, make her laugh, lay down with her, hold her in your arms, massage her, don't say 'ew', handle her mood swings, understand she's in pain." — Unknown

27. Any woman who has experienced an unexpected period can relate.

"Period problems: Falling asleep in white sheets and waking up on a Japanese flag." — Unknown

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28. When your period is unpredictable and you're trying to plan around it.

"If I get my period on my wedding day, I'm calling the wedding off." — Unknown

29. Don't even try talking to me at this point.

"When I'm on my period: Person: 'hey' Me: 'Can you shut up?'" — Unknown

30. It's natural! Don't be afraid.

"Guys that are grossed out by girls getting their periods are lame. I'm sure your mother was praying to get hers but got you instead, tragic." — Unknown

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31. They owe us at least that much.

"Girls have periods, cramps, babies, and everything else. The least a guy could do is text us first." — Unknown

32. Such a sweet poem.

"Periods are red, I'm feeling blue, screw you hormones, Mother Nature, I hate you." — Unknown

33. Poor friends and families.

"I was watching tv and started crying. When my brother asked why I was crying I yell, 'my uterus is crying blood, so I am crying tears' he just slowly walked out of the room." — Unknown

34. Girls gotta stick together.

"I could hate you more than anything else in the world, but if your period soaks through your pants, I got your back girl." — Unknown

35. He needs to realize his place.

"Just because you have your period, doesn't mean you get to be a b-tch.' 'Oh okay. Just because you have a dick, doesn't mean you can be one.'" — Unknown

36. It's a love-hate relationship. Mostly hate.

"What's a period? Uterus wants a baby. A person doesn't have a baby. Uterus wants revenge." — Unknown

37. Never doubt yourself!

"Do you ever start crying about something and then the next day you get your period and you're like I knew I wasn't a weak *ss b*tch!" — Unknown

38. Be there for her.

"Dear guys, If you know that your girl is on her period, bring her pizza or fries or ice cream or any food you know she likes. It'll make her happy in her most crappy days of the month." — Unknown

39. Oh yikes. Educate this man.

"My tampon string was hanging out of my bathing suit. my boyfriend pulled at it thinking it was a thread from my bathing suit and publicly ripped out my tampon." — Unknown

40. Love the time you have.

"If you're not on your period right now, just take a moment to appreciate it." — Unknown

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Hayley Small is a writer who focuses on pop culture, religion and relationship topics.