secret habits of the menstruating

In our 5th and final installment of Monthly Behavior: Aisha chomps chips in downward dog, Emily tokes with Thai food, and Milca ditches the synthetic scents.

We asked menstruators from around the country to share their secret cravings, habits, and rituals surrounding their periods – all with a surrealist twist. What's your #MonthlyBehavior? Tell us on Facebook or Instagram!




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