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Should We Get Time Off From Work During Our Time Of The Month?
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There are few things that we women hate more than our period. We know that it is normal and that every woman goes through it, but we hate the way that we feel during this time. What if it were possible for us to get time off from our jobs during our time of the month? There are at least two reasons why this would be a good idea.

First, women get moody. Coworkers and supervisors do not want to be around us when we are in a bad mood. If we are allowed time off to get over our period, we will be in a better mood at work. Our coworkers will then want to talk to us, rather than running away when they see us. In addition to creating a better atmosphere at work, there is another reason why we should get time off while we are on our period: fatigue.

When it is that time of the month, we get tired. Fatigue at work can cause a decrease in our productivity, which will affect everybody. Other people will have to jump in and help if we cannot work fast enough to meet company deadlines. If we are allowed time off to get over our periods and everything that goes with them, we can then come back to work, be energetic, and be an asset to the team. Many supervisors will also see these advantages as valid reasons to give us time off during this difficult time. However, they will also see one major reason not to: the very real potential for problems.

First, there would likely be a great deal of conflict among our coworkers. They would believe that since we are getting time off while we are having our period, they should get time off when they have normal physical things going on with their bodies. People would be constantly missing work. There is also the potential for another problem to come up: a woman may claim to be having her period, even if she is not, so that she can get out of going to work.

If she were not really having her period, she would get an undeserved day off. She would then have to be very careful about what she did in order to avoid being spotted by her coworkers. She could not go anywhere, because someone might see her, for example. She would therefore be stuck at home.

The current time-off policy that exists in most places of employment is best. We get our regular time off as employees. Then, if something comes up, such as jury duty or a disability hearing, we can get time off for these special situations. That way, the workplace can run smoothly.


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Hi Hollie, yes I think it would be great however...if the body is working properly there should be no cramps or any other hardship on the female during her period....yes I never knew that either until I had my great doctor take away my endometriosis, fibroid tumor on my uterus, and a cyst on both ovaries....amazing what a good doctor can do for a person...I searched high and low and drove 3 hours from my home to see my good doctor....no other doctor ever told me that...good srticle....k

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  about 9 years ago
Chris51  

wouldn't that be nice !

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  about 9 years ago

Yes, it would be! Thanks for reading. :)

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  about 9 years ago
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