How I found out about the birds and the bees

When I was 11, just before my mother passed away, she pulled me aside and told me a little story.

When she was about my age, she recalled, maybe a bit older, she went to the toilet one day and discovered a spot of blood in her underpants.

Horrified, she quickly washed the blood off and changed into a fresh pair of underpants. She didn’t know what was happening and didn’t dare tell her mother because she was afraid of being scolded.


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