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    17 Jokes About Period Cramps That Are Way Too Real

    Can they just go away already?

    Period pain is the worst. And you'll know this if you're someone who gets really bad cramps every month.

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    Here are just a few things that are way too relatable for anyone who gets really bad period pain.

    1. The dread you feel when you start your period.

    when you feel the cramps starting #periodproblems

    Twitter: @menstrualprobs

    2. When will you ever get a break?

    3. You're already over it because you know periods = cramps.

    4. Literally, there's nothing worse than the first day.

    Period pain on the first day is a near death experience.

    Twitter: @amouryannna

    5. Or knowing that it's going to last for a week. Or even longer.

    6. And feeling like your body is fighting against you.

    Menstrual cramps feel like there’s someone playing tug of war with your ovaries.

    Twitter: @violette_tm

    7. Seriously, why does it have to be so painful?

    8. This is way too accurate.

    9. What's worse is still having to be a functioning member of society.

    10. When all you feel like doing is lying in bed.

    11. Or cradling yourself in the foetal position.

    12. Or this, because desperate times call for desperate measures.

    13. Really desperate times.

    14. Which is why this is an accurate response to anyone who wants to know why you're curled up in a ball.

    15. Just think of all the times you wanted to do something but couldn't. Because you know, excruciating pain and all.

    16. This is exactly what you'll be doing for the next 5-8 days.

    17. Unfortunately, the cycle starts all over again.

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