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How To Be The Best Partner During Your Girlfriend's Period

Updated: Nov 14, 2022

Do you feel lost when your girlfriend has her period? Do you want to help her through it? Here comes the most important question: Do you want to be the best partner ever? If you said yes to all three of those questions you are at the right place. Think of this blog as a guide on the path of making your girlfriend the happiest woman ever.


How to help your girlfriend on her period

A lot of men are clueless when it comes to periods, mostly because they don’t experience them. Also, most countries lack sex education, which causes misconceptions about periods. There are people out there who think women can control when and how they will get their periods. Some even believe that periods are voluntary.

First things first learn everything you can on periods. If you don’t know what they are and how it affects a woman’s body how can you be helpful to your girlfriend? Only then you can move on to the next steps.

Empathy is always the key

You may have never experienced periods and have no idea how it affects the body and mind, but you can still use empathy to try to understand what your girlfriend is going through. It is a painful experience for most women, they can feel it in their stomachs or lower backs. Also, the hormone levels change making it hard for them to regulate their emotions.

These reasons can make your girlfriend lash out at you even If she doesn’t mean to. It is best for you to not take it personally. During this period, she needs understanding and love, not questions and criticism.

A patient partner is the best partner

We have to admit, it can be difficult to deal with a girlfriend who is on her period, but it's important to be understanding and patient. Your girlfriend is irritated but believe me, she also does not want to feel this way. Be prepared to provide comfort and support when she needs it the most, and be understanding and accommodating. Rest assured this will pass in a few days and she will feel better.

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A hot water bottle can make wonders

This is such a simple tip but it can make wonders. Try bringing your girlfriend a hot water bottle. Hot water bottles can help relieve menstrual cramps also it is a great way to show that you care and understand her pain. She will be grateful for having a partner that cares about her so much.

Don’t hesitate to show that you care

Show your girlfriend you care by taking care of her during her period. There are multiple ways to do it even If you are far away. First of all, make sure she is comfortable and all her needs are met. If she politely asks you to do something, do it. It's not like she makes such demands from you every day, is it?

Some women feel depressed during their periods and they may feel unloved. So be reassuring, and remind her how much you love and care about her. You can also give her a gift, such as flowers or chocolates, to show your love and appreciation. Most importantly make sure to listen to her when she talks about what she needs and wants during her period.

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Food, chocolate, cookies, also did I mention food?

You know what they say food is the way to the heart, If you want to keep your girlfriend happy the best thing you can do is to bring her food. Especially sweets and chocolate. Of course, you should be careful about how much you consume sweets for health reasons, but it does provide comfort during their period. If she doesn't like sweets, you can always try bringing over other snacks or her comfort food.

Keep her occupied so she can forget about the discomfort

There are activities you can do to keep her occupied when she is on her period. These activities probably shouldn’t include things like going out of the house or engaging in physical activities. Your girlfriend is probably having menstrual cramps so she may not want or be physically able to do anything. This doesn’t mean you cannot engage in any activities; you can watch movies together or play games. While she is sitting down of course, preferably with a hot water bottle on her stomach and a mug of herbal tea in her hand. Just try to make her feel comfortable and loved.

Also, during this time, you can help with the chores that are hard for her to do in her situation such as laundry, cleaning, or cooking. She can keep you company while you do the chores and after that, you can enjoy a clean house or a home-cooked meal together.

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If everything else fails, just ask

Let’s say you tried those things and they failed, or it didn’t make your girlfriend as happy as you thought it would. You can always try asking her what she needs maybe she just wants to be left alone for a while or take a nap. Just let her know that you love and care for her no matter what.

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