Temple News ‘Menstrual Struggle’ Column Goes Viral: ‘When Your Girlfriend Suffers, You Sure Will, Too’

Temple News relationship columnist John Corrigan is currently earning scorn, snark, and tons of clicks for a piece he penned on the horrors a woman’s period inflicts on the men in her life. Gawker calls it the “Most Ridiculous Period-Advice Column Ever.” In the piece, Corrigan lays out the inconveniences boyfriends suffer when their significant others enter “that time of the month.” According to him, these include a hold on all sexual activity, frequent trips to 7-Eleven to pick up comfort food, and existing as a human piƱata for the torrent of criticisms that will be directed your way.