I Quit Taking The Pill

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Actually, I quit hormonal birth control altogether. Why? Well, because it was fucking up my body and I was tired of it. When I went on the pill I broke out in prepubescent-adjacent acne for two months. My face eventually cleared and my cycle shifted from sporadic bleeding to a very timely, every-28-days, regimen. The predictability of my period was the only positive side…

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