Who are they kidding?

@imsilver (1669)
Canada
April 9, 2008 4:15pm CST
I really wasn't sure what category to put my latest rant under. Eventually I just decided that it's part of life so here it goes. A warning though... this is mostly geared towards the women in the crowd... I recently picked up a little trial package of a new Always product - it now comes with a wet-wipe! Just too funny. Anyways, yesterday was the first time that I used them. I open it up and as I'm going to remove the paper backing I see that it says (and I quote) "Have a Happy Period". Are you kidding me? The advertising and packaging people in that company must be men!
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12 responses
• United States
9 Apr 08
I've seen this before. Always has been doing this for quite awhile now. I understand the message they are trying to put behind the slogan. They don't want periods to be a pain or anything anymore. They're just trying to make things more convienient for women. I'm all about embracing our cycles and making peace with our body anyway, so it doesn't bother me, but the slogan is kind of strange in my opinion.
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@cortjo73 (6500)
• United States
10 Apr 08
I hate that too! I think I started a discussion a while back about it! LOL! Seriously? A Happy Period? Really? Ever had one? There is nothing "HAPPY" about it. From cramps, to headaches, mood swings, to acne breakouts, uncomfortable moisture to having to develop a habit of removing and replugging every 2-4 hours for a day or two and then 6-8 hours for the next couple days. Yup...nothing happy about it!
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• United States
9 Apr 08
Only a man would come up with a slogan like that. If the person who thought that up thought it was cute well he better think again. I wonder how many women contacted the company to let them know what they thought of that slogan. I know if I was still having periods I would be contacting the company that makes those to let them know what I think of the slogan.
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@toms65 (84)
• United States
9 Apr 08
I wouldn't touch this subject with a 10 foot pole !! lol Not that this is anything to laugh about.
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@rockvixen (894)
• United States
9 Apr 08
LOL! I mean really now, do any of us ladies actually have a HAPPY period? I think not. But it is a silly slogan, I've even seen it in the commercials and a woman says it "Have a happy period" yeah right! Who are they trying to kid lol! I've never had a happy period PERIOD!
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• United States
9 Apr 08
No cramps - I don't use this anymore
Please don't get me wrong or jump all over my head. I have to just wonder why can't a woman have a happy period? Please let me know without abuse as I am merely wondering how this is. I am a woman asking this. Thanks
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• United States
9 Apr 08
Haha, seriously. There's no way a woman came up with that slogan. It seems almost mean.
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• United States
10 Apr 08
I spit diet coke on my computer screen when I read this - Have a Happy Period? Maybe we should take it further, Have a wonderful gyno exam, Enjoy your proctologist (spelling?) visit, Thank you for having a wonderful flu! Have a happy period - hehehehe
@gemini_rose (16193)
10 Apr 08
You are kidding?! That is mad as if those things can be happy! I am lucky I do not have to suffer the joy of that each and every month anymore, it is brilliant and I do not miss it at all!
@enola1692 (3325)
• United States
10 Apr 08
lol yea right when its over an done i will have to tell my daughter this one she gets cramps during hers an gets cranky she will get a laugh out of this
@subha12 (18453)
• India
10 Apr 08
i think its the catch line in Whisper also. i think we can still take it in positive way. may be with that pad we feel less bad feelings or such? still periods are not happy at all.
@Carrie26 (1587)
• United States
10 Apr 08
Happy period my rear end. The saying of "Have a Happy Period" Make it appear that we are all giggly,happy jumping around exited to have it.Yeah like we like having a horse board to wear at that time on the month.LOL.At least that is what it is like to me.PLus not to forget that we get are hormones raging.So it must have been a guy who wrote it.