Periods suck. That’s just a universal truth about womanhood. They give you cramps, they make you bloat, and they completely screw with your hormones. Sometimes being on your period makes you want to rage punch every person that says hi to you, while other times you start crying at Nationwide Insurance commercials. You never what Aunt Flo is going throw your way, but at least we have social media as a way to share our monthly agony and bond over all things menstrual.
Back when our moms and grandmas were young, they didn’t have that luxury. They got through that hellish time of the month by wearing sweatpants, drinking copious amounts of rosé, and scarfing down chocolate just like the rest of us, but they didn’t have the funny as fuck vaginal bleeding support group we know as the internet.
Luckily, we do, and it’s full of hilarious women who know exactly what we’re going through. Here, 28 tweets that perfectly capture the nightmare that is being a woman during that time of the month.