Ridiculous conversations no one should be having but we are still having in modern India.
A- Why don’t you go and put this sanitary napkin in my brother’s face?
B- Erm? What do you mean?
A- Well, I mean there are guys in this house and you cannot put a (wrapped and unused) sanitary napkin on the table in the girl’s room because men walk by and they might look at it. Putting it here is like putting it in his face. So obvious. We have to hide these things.
A is taking out clothes from her travel bag and of course she is a female and has a packet of sanitary napkins, in case she gets her periods.
B- Zip the bag quickly, my bro is here. He cannot see your sanitary napkins
Oh, so men do not know women get periods. They do not know we use sanitary napkins. We are supposed to hide them and pretend they do not exist. That we do not use them at all. That we do not get periods at all. That we are not women at all.
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