Published on Reproductive system.

Menstruation goes together with the moon cycle. When ovulation occurs during full moon, menstruation will take place during the new moon. Births occur more frequently during full moon.

The ovulation process takes place from the outside to the inside. It is a yang process. It concentrates things. The menstruation process goes from the inside to the outside. It is a yin process. It releases things. It is more natural to have a period during the new moon (the more yin moment) and ovulation during full moon (a more yang moment). However, the opposite may take place. Nowadays, women tend to have their periods during full moon, because they are becoming more yang, more masculine.

The menstrual flow is a true feminine expression of fertility and receptivity. A woman is subject to this continuous rhythm. She has no option other than shape herself to this rhythm and accept it. This acceptance and surrender to this rhythm constitute a very yin, feminine attitude. Surrender is very much a yin process.

Menstruation shows the woman that her role is yin, not yang. The more yang her life style is, the worst will be the woman’s relationship with her menstrual period.

Amenorrhea (absence of menstruation) happens to very yang women, who feel aversion for themselves, or for their woman pattern. A woman such as this does not wish to be a woman, to be feminine. The female model that her biological Mother represents is very important in this context. This woman has not ceased being a daughter. She cannot become an adult woman. It is important to examine the feeling this woman had or has with her biological Mother’s behaviour towards her.

Menstruation is part of the body’s liquids, discharges and waters. Water itself has no shape, it shapes itself to things. This is the role of feminine women, to shape themselves to things and to others.

With her blood, women sacrifice, that is, offer a part of their vitality. Periods are a small pregnancy (ovulation) and a small birth delivery (menstruation). In the case of dysmenorrhea, which is a difficult and painful menstruation, there is pain in the lower abdomen, in the head, breasts, the lumbar area and on the legs. At times, some anxiety may also be felt.

This happens to women who are very rigorous and demanding of themselves and of other people. These are women who find it difficult to be feminine and to live their femininity. They have a non-conscious blockage regarding themselves as women or with the feminine female side of their clan. They are hard women.

They may be women who belong to a family that has a marked pain pattern amidst its women, either due to social or religious beliefs, very old beliefs or collective thinking patterns in the family.

They belong to families that punish femininity and female power, and that have prejudices regarding the purity of the cleansing capacity of women, and regarding their capacity for regeneration. It is equally true that, for many centuries and in many cultures, the woman has been subject to submission or cancellation, abuse, punishment, prohibition, and genital mutilation. This historical past weighs down in the collective unconsciousness of humanity and on the woman’s capacity to shake off and rise above this femininity’s violent and castrating inheritance.

A women who sails through the sexual act, without inhibitions, particularly when it comes to having an orgasm, will have fewer disturbances when having periods.

Very yang women, whose lives are a struggle, whose minds take over their sensibility, whose egos play a predominant role, will try to fight off the “troubles” of menstruation. However, this is a fight she will always lose.

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