High school biology doesn't teach guys how to understand women. But it at least gives them an idea of how their bodies work. Pass that and you won't infuriate your girlfriend by telling her to "keep it in" when she asks you to buy her some tampons. Recently, Twitter user @brownandbella asked women to share the most ridiculous things they've heard men say about "sex, reproductive health, menstruation, etc" and BOY did they deliver! As of this article, the thread already has nearly 20K upvotes and over 3.5K comments, many of which will make you wonder if men are really that stupid or are they just being dicks. Maybe the first, maybe the latter, maybe a bit of both.

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Rainbow Unicorn
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1 year ago

Okay, this one is kind of adorable.

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Almost a quarter of men have admitted that they have "no idea" what a pelvic floor is or what it is supposed to do. About 1 in 20 believe it's just another name for your pelvis and some even think it's a dance move. A new study has confirmed that men really are clueless when it comes to their female partner's body.

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Natters
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1 year ago

Good for you.

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The study, released by pelvic floor experts INNOVO, found that nearly 4 in 10 men don't feel comfortable talking to women about it, too. 4 in 10 men also admit they have no understanding about the health issues their wife or girlfriend faces and are stumped when it comes to the length of their period.

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Paweŀ Ziem
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1 year ago

There should be mandatory sex-ed for everyone, that we wouldn't be oblivious for specifics of each gender

Lucas
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1 year ago

Yes!!

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athornedrose
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1 year ago

and this kind of thing is why you shouldn't separate by gender for sex ed. also why human biology should be taught in biology. we need to know how our species functions!

Annamaria Dudas
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1 year ago

Wait...there are places where they don't teach human biology IN biology? We learned in sixth grade in Hungary...

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whatupguys1
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1 year ago

Periods can be a horror show for sure. Cramps, messy underwear, acne, bloating, not to mention the mood swings.

Biana Weatherford
Community Member
1 year ago

We recoil in horror too. When it starts in the middle of the night, when you realize you ran out of supplies last month, when your favorite pants take damage, when the cramps set in, when there is no chocolate/ice cream/potato chips....

Guada Narbaitz
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1 year ago

Dont they have sisters? My 11 year old asked why his sister didnt want to go into the swimming pool. I told him, he wanted explanations, I give them to him, and now he knows that women bleed, that simple.

Rosie Hamilton
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1 year ago

If they ask a question, they deserve a real answer.

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Kenna Pope
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1 year ago

What on earth did he think a period actually is???

back atya
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1 year ago

The little thing at the end of a sentence

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Stille20
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1 year ago

I'm more concerned that he never learned this.

TheDivineMs.M
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1 year ago

What did he think tampons and pads were for? Fun?

Peter Kovak
Community Member
1 year ago

It's all about the lack of knowledge. You can blame the guy for not being curious to learn a bit about the human body, but the real guilt lies on the environment, be it parents, educational system, friends and siblings or whoever is near us, knows and doesn't speak.

Dani
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1 year ago

What did he THINK happened?!

MØTH
Community Member
1 year ago

my school does co-ed sex ed. thank god no one will be like this man.

Susan Gardner
Community Member
1 year ago

By 21 years of age I guess he should know lol

Vicky Zar
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1 year ago

What DID he think what a menstruation involves? Just mood swings?

Joyce Jorna
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1 year ago

His parents forgot something 🤔

maria albekoglu
Community Member
1 year ago

No sex ed in your country?

Susie
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1 year ago

I know that the obvious first reaction to this kind of ignorance is anger and disbelief, but without widespread, mandatory sex ed EVERYWHERE, this is going to continue to happen.

Laugh Fan
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1 year ago (edited)

Fortunately sex ed is pretty good in the UK and is compulsory from age 11. It is always being looked at for improvement. Some parents are currently unhappy with younger children learning about same sex parenting but it is demonstrated in a book about two penguins who are the same sex and love each other and have a baby penguin... Children aren't bothered and they take it in their stride. The parents wanting to stop it are basing it on religious grounds. Sadly this usually means the child won't get taught the 'contentious' part. It is fear that teaching children about same sex will 'make' them gay. Bloody stupid.

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debrina blackmoon
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1 year ago

oh, noooo

Id row
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10 months ago

We need to find his mother and slap her.

Richard
Community Member
1 year ago

It's disturbing that men don't know what periods are. WTF?

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

The time I dated a man that did know, and I,( recoiled internally with disgust, he just didn’t know it) because having sex while I was on my period, was fine with him! It just meant putting down a trash bag and then a towel over it, before we did it! It became a point of slight judgement for me, did they mind it or not, for who I’d date and have sex with. Because during sex, the flow would actually slow way down or stop during sex, and I had to ask my obgyn about it! And it is indeed something that happens... cool!

John Matthews
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1 year ago

Bears are also attracted to period blood.

Whatevers not taken
Community Member
1 year ago

I don’t believe one fucking thing about this statement. Especially from a 21 year old.

okpkpkp
Community Member
1 year ago

I went to the first class of Health Ed (and Driver's Ed, same teacher) and the last class to take the exam and got a C in both.

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 year ago

Did he just think the egg drops into the nest you sit on?

Janine Randall
Community Member
1 year ago

The scary thing is that even some doctors really have no idea about ob/gyn issues. They go in to another specialty and completely concentrate on that, and forget the other.

Michèle Gyselinck
Community Member
1 year ago

Good grief! Did all those guys sleep through biology class? Another proof that sex education is necessary.

Kim Conroy
Community Member
1 year ago

don't their mothers talk to them about it? this stuff should be normalised.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 year ago

Was he a Dugger?

David Paracka
Community Member
1 year ago

Of course I had two sisters and a mother, but still...

David Paracka
Community Member
1 year ago

How do you not know that? Male or female ..dayum

Christine Ladyman
Community Member
1 year ago

This is sad in the 21st century, but I guess most of it is due to lack of interest till effects them.

Catffirmations
Community Member
1 year ago

People who are this ignorant should not have sex.

Brandy Grote
Community Member
1 year ago

Did he not know he has blood inside him too?

V Shuzen
Community Member
1 year ago

No, i don't bleed, punctuation marks just happen to get out of my body like some morse code............... Period.

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

Another indictment of the education system.

Noelia Loza
Community Member
1 year ago

What did he think period is?

Diana Hockley
Community Member
1 year ago

Seems that some mothers are not teaching their sons about "things they should know."

Laugh Fan
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1 year ago

Or either parent.

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Letitia Hedding
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1 year ago

haha

Adrijana Radosevic
Community Member
1 year ago

Bwaahaaahaaaa imagine if that tard porked up a bitch and produced a female tard... "daddy I'm BLEEDING!!" "darp..." 😂😂😂

Marnee DeRider
Community Member
1 year ago

Side note: No, you don't "bleed" when you menstruate. There is a bit of blood in the fluid, but using the verb "bleed" is incorrect and gives a false impression.

Michelle Line
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1 year ago

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A 21-year-old virgin male. That's a rarity.

Piku
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1 year ago

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Take one fake blood drenched tampon and throw in his face , he will never forget how menstruation works .

Chris Jones
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1 year ago

Yes, because that provides a LOT of information.

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The same magical 4 in 10 men don't feel comfortable talking to women about intimate health issues and as a result, more than a third try to avoid all conversations with their partner about subjects such as periods, intimate screening tests, and even sex.

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Clare McDuff
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1 year ago

Damn monthly subscriptions. Never can stop them. I hear you can pause them for 9 months, but it is SO not worth it.

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"Intimate health issues can be a difficult subject for many to discuss," Jane Wake, women's health and fitness expert, said. "'It may be funny to think men have no idea what a pelvic floor is or does, but it's a subject which needs to be taken seriously – especially as men also have a pelvic floor and can suffer the same problems as women."

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Koalamonster
Community Member
1 year ago

Either he has a very small penis or thinks tampons are far bigger than they are. Either way.... wow.

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Jane added that both men and women find it embarrassing to discuss their private health concerns with someone of the opposite sex, even if it is their own partner, but that being as open as possible with each other is the best way to gradually break down the taboo.

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Nikki D
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1 year ago

Good on you for defending your wife!

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Sarcastic Cow
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1 year ago

Burn.

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Nikki D
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1 year ago

That poor girl... Worse will be in store

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Amina Hays
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1 year ago

When I was about 14, over 20 years ago, I was reading the problem page in a teen magazine. A girl had written a letter, in a total panic, because her periods weren't blue. She thought she had some terrible disease.

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Hans
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1 year ago

This is less about guys and girls but about parents and an educationl system failing massively...

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Nikki D
Community Member
1 year ago

This is actually scary. Wishing pain on someone? He needs his medical license revoked.

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Biljana Malesevic
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1 year ago

WHo gave that man a diploma???

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Amina Hays
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow. What a manipulative dumb prick.

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Koalamonster
Community Member
1 year ago

I think we should all just tell people that from now on.

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Zenozenobee
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1 year ago

Man, what aluck Humanitity survived till Pasteur saved us!

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Nikki D
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1 year ago

I mean, I really wish this were possible.

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Sarcastic Cow
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1 year ago

What about his masturbation - genocide.

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1 year ago

That would be great, actually

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Cherry Warr
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1 year ago

how did ANYONE know how many she would need in space? how many women have had their periods in space? we know that the absence of gravity affects various body functions.

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Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah, and that claws and fangs and fur thing...annoying.

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Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
1 year ago

Why on earth should father express his opinions about daughters sexual life?

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Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
1 year ago

Can you hold that stupid sounds coming out from your mounth?

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

Shocking truth: babies are tiny robots juicing up inside their mums.

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

I think you dodged a bullet with that one. Just because you are in college, does not mean you are educated.

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GoodWolf
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1 year ago

So does he wash his penis every time after peeing?

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nanashi
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1 year ago

I want a law that everyone need to have a certificate for passing Sex Ed in high school before you can be considered an adult.

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

let me guess...he is an anti-vaxx as well

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Chrystal Swope
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1 year ago

Jerk

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Nikki D
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1 year ago

Uuuuugh

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Sarcastic Cow
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1 year ago

What a gentleman.

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