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Man Flu: The condition shared by all males wherein a common illness (usually a mild cold) is presented by the patient as life-threatening. When the patient is your boyfriend, he will exhibit the standard symptoms (such as an overwhelming desire for compassion) while simultaneously rejecting any and all efforts you make to placate him.
Before you get your panties in a twist. We LOVE men and we know you love yours too even if he's being a man-zilla, but you know this is a real thing so let's make it work for us too! If you are looking for serious news, go here to see why I hate the iPhone X. Otherwise stay with us and enjoy the Shitty Balloons! Keep in mind that while your relationship may experience a slight hindering during the man flu, remember the importance of communicating. You really might want to keep some of those emotions on the inside until he's 100%.
Here are some tip to get YOU through Man Flu
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1. WILL YOUR PERIOD TO STARTTry to have your period at the same time, might as well be as miserable as possible all at once.
2. SELF-MEDICATEWhile you're out re-upping on NyQuil and Get Better Bears you can pick yourself up a bottle of liquor.
3. DO NOT LAUGHWhatever you do, keep your composure and DON'T laugh at them when they are literally flailing around the house looking for a sweater when it's 80 degrees outside.
4. GIVE A THOUGHTFUL GIFTGet him a bouquet of balloons.
5. USE YOUR LIFELINEIf all else fails, call his mom.
Here are some men that I would indulge whilst suffering the Man Flu.