Should You Stop Wearing Tampons?

Should You Stop Wearing Tampons?

Is there a better alternative to tampons?
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20 Responses

  1. Barry Bamb says:

    My girlfriend found out I was wearing her clothes and wanted me to stop. I
    was so embarrassed I packed up her clothes and left.

  2. hole - 1st drill press channel says:

    I stopped wearing tampons the day my mother said ‘stop wearing a bra,

  3. R. N says:

    Hello random person casually scrolling through the comments 👋

  4. mars walk says:

    I want to take a vote. Is it creepy for guys to watch this?

  5. Collapsed Sounds says:

    tampons out for harambe

  6. Linda Vos says:

    I’m on my period and I’m having a tampon in rite now 😂😂😂

  7. Ionlymadethistoleavecoments says:

    As a guy, The description of the “period” is terrifying. You lose a bunch
    of blood and if I understood correctly, some of your uterine lining?

  8. haloreachisawsome117 says:

    I’m happy this wasn’t some kind of push for free bleeding

  9. Artie Nayak says:

    Whos a guy here just curios?

  10. gircakes says:

    Am I the only one on my period when this came out XD?

  11. Lyca92 says:

    Burning question here!!! Is human hibernation possible? I recently saw the
    preview for the new movie passengers and wondered if cryo sleep or “human
    hibernation” is possible for that long. Tens to hundreds of years.

  12. Jebb M says:

    So wait… Tampons are a basic necessity… then why are you questioning
    whether or not wearing them is good? Tampons are no more a “basic
    necessity” than toilet paper, and it is taxed! Sure, they are both very
    very basic luxury goods that most people use, but are by no means a “basic

  13. KileyAnn Ferguson says:

    I’m 13 and have been using pads for about 2 years and was thinking about
    switching to tampods because both my older sister and mom use them, but I
    guess I won’t lol

  14. Incredible Canemian says:

    Probably, considering that I’m a dude.

  15. Scrotie McBoogerball says:

    What’s wrong with using Cherokee hair?! And when you’re done using them,
    they make a great toy for Jessie.

  16. Zerra Risuna says:

    What if we stick them up our nostrils when we have runny noses? Is the cup
    a viable alternative?


  17. Un-Metaphorical Grapevine says:

    Bloody hell, m8s.

  18. Fawzan Fawzi says:

    can man wear tampons as well?

  19. Courtney Lynn says:

    Call me old fashioned but I refuse to shove and leave some rubber/plastic
    thing up in my business. I use tampons throughout the day and pads at night