My first menstrual period was a total disaster. I was ashamed of myself, i think that was at the age of 11. I could not tell anyone, i could not use toilet tissue nor pad because to me then i felt like a taboo, i felt bad. My aunt started her menstrual period at the age of 17 years old which became a pace setter for the rest of the girls, so i could not share with anyone because i felt so ashamed of myself,and that was because i felt i started overly early and it will project me as a bad girl. As a result i kept it to myself for 2 years. When i developed little gut, i started using toilet tissue. To cut the long story short, my first menstrual period was an experience of shame!
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