How to Be a Good Husband During "Ladytimes" (rerun)

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I once went to the store for three things. My wife's ladytimes supplies, something for a party we were hosting that weekend, and something for my sinus headache. (Allergies.)

As the cashier finished ringing up my tampons, fifth of Jack Daniels, and Aleve, she said, "Have a nice ... oh, sorry."

March 3, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

Hey, he might be planning to use it this way:

Don't worry, it's SFW... and worth a chuckle.

March 3, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDave Aronson

Ladies, are you with me on this?
If he picks up after himself, takes his own dishes to the sink, puts his own clothes in the laundry basket, and wipes up any near misses on the toilet rim, he doesn't have to go buy ladytime supplies.
Otherwise, it's only fair.

March 3, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterDee

Ladytimes? A special monthly, edition of the times?

March 4, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAllen

I was a cashier in a drug store for years, and almost every single man buying tampons or pads felt the need to explain they weren't for him. Well... yes. Obviously. Drug store cashiers seeing you buying all sorts of personal products. They honestly really, really don't care.

March 4, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMelanie

Scott's reply in panel 2 may be the funniest thing to ever appear in this comic.

March 4, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterRubrick

I've had to go shopping for these in two Arab capitals, Cairo and Amman. Awkward.

March 4, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMitch

Of course, women can't understand what it's like for men to put up with someone they care for who is suffering from "ladytimes".

That's why I really REALLY don't like the put-down "you won't understand". Giving birth is the worse one. Women don't know what it's like not being able to take the risk when your wife is suffering real pain, or when she's at too high a risk of dying if they have the wanted child.

It insistist that another human has no ability for empathy, or that empathy doesn't somehow "count".

It does, but saying otherwise belittles the other person.

Sorry to be so serious on this one.

March 4, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterWow

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