8 Possible Reasons Your Period Is Late

For a sexually active girl, one of the worst and scariest feelings in the world has to be that moment you realize that your period is late. Not just by a few hours or a day, but by a few days, or maybe even a few weeks. Even if you’re very careful about protection during sex, you suddenly start picking apart every detail of your last few encounters. You try not to panic, but you can’t help it, and before you know it, you’re Googling symptoms of pregnancy and freaking out in front of your computer.

We’ve all been there, and we all know how difficult it is to not assume the worst in that situation. But before you have a meltdown, it’s important to know that there are other reasons your period could be late besides pregnancy, and most of them are fairly innocent. For starters, you might just have an irregular cycle. So why is your period late? Read these 8 possible reasons your period is late before you go out and buy yourself a pregnancy test. Good luck, girl!

Here’s a video with all the late period facts you need to know!

Is your period late very often? What goes through your head when your period is late? What did I forget? Tell me in the comments!


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