Puberty can be an incredibly difficult time for both teenage boys and girls. When one girl got her first period on the school bus ride ride back home she was incredibly mortified. However, one young boy decided to step in and do something absolutely amazing. The young woman’s mother was so grateful that she decided to post about it on Facebook and it quickly went viral!
Puberty is a pretty awkward time for both boys and girls. Having your body go through such significant changes is never a comfortable process. After all, don’t all of us have an embarrassing story from puberty to tell?
19. Humiliating Stories
For many of us, puberty is a time of our lives that is filled with a variety of embarrassing stories. However, sometimes in the midst of all of the embarrassing stories, there is a story that reminds us how wonderful some people can be. This is one of those stories…
Reddit is one of those places on the Internet where you can always come across a heartwarming story. Recently, one Reddit user decided to share an incredibly heartwarming story on the subreddit “Little humans being bros.” The story was one that a mother shared about her daughter’s first period.
17. Thankful Mother
It seems that one mother decided to share a story with all of her Facebook friends. Her daughter had run into an uncomfortable situation while taking the bus back home from school. However, she got help on the bus from an unlikely person.
16. First Period
Getting your first period can be a pretty traumatic and scary time for a young girl. It seems that this mother’s daughter happened to get her first period on the school bus. It seems that her daughter was incredibly embarrassed by the situation and didn’t know what she should do.
15. The Post
The mother started off the story by stating, “My daughter started her period on the bus ride home today… and a boy older than her.. that she doesn’t really know.. pulled her aside and whispered in her ear that she had a stain on the back of her pants.” So did the young boy get her attention to embarrass her?
14. Big Questions
The young girl knew that she had just gotten her period, however, she wasn’t prepared for the situation at all. When the young boy called her over she was completely mortified. She began to wonder if everyone could see and if they were all laughing about it behind her back.
13. Helping Out
However, it seems that the boy had other plans in mind. “[the young man] gave her his sweater to tie around her waist so she could walk home off of the bus.” It seems that the young man was actually playing the part of ‘hero’ in this story. The young girl couldn’t believe it…
The young girl was blown away by the young man’s kindness and help. She never expected that he would offer her his sweater. In fact, she was expecting and preparing for the worst in a situation like this!
11. Pretty Embarrassed
The young girl came home and promptly told her mother all about the story. “She said she was kind of embarrassed and originally said it’s okay.. but the boy insisted and told her ‘I have sisters, it’s all good!‘” The mom was so grateful that she had to share the story for one big reason!
10. Saying Thanks
“If you are this boy’s Mom.. I want to say thank you and that you are raising him right!! We hear so many bad things about today’s youth, and I wanted to share something positive!” the young girl’s mother wrote. The post soon became viral and found its way onto Reddit.
9. Viral Post
As such a heartwarming story the post of course went viral. Everyone was so happy to see a young man stepping up and helping a girl in an embarrassing situation. The story eventually got posted onto Reddit where everyone gathered around to applaud the young man.
8. Incredibly Impressed
Many of the top comments on the Reddit post were praising the young man for his behavior. One user wrote, “What an awesome kid. This highlights the importance of teaching boys about girls bodies, and vice versa. Understanding engenders compassion.” Still, more people had a lot to say…
7. Making Fun
“I am guessing neither your daughter nor the boy are very old, maybe around 15. It would be so tempting to make fun of her. And even if not that, very awkward to have this conversation with a stranger. He must have been awfully nice for your daughter to react how she did I have a feeling your daughter made a friend for life.”
6. A True Hero
Everyone in the comments section began to praise the young man for the hero that he is. “The hero we deserve,” one user wrote. “We need more people like this in the world! Good on him for looking out for others.” Still, another user wrote, “This is how we should raise our sons and daughters.”
5. True Thanks
Other users began to state that the young man was the one that deserved the thanks and not just the mom. “Why not thank that little boy. first off. he’s the real mvp,” one user wrote. Then women began to feel comfortable sharing their own similar stories.
4. Sharing Stories
Women began to share their own embarrassing stories about getting their first period. One woman shared, “I bled through on my seat in class. It was an all girl class luckily. I just waited for everyone to leave and had a friend assist me.”
3. Truly Embarrassing
“Got mine at my grandma’s who hadn’t had one in so long she didn’t know what to do with me. Took me to the store and loudly declared that I had started my first period and needed supplies. Only guys were working that day. One of them my friends older brother.. So embarrassing.”
2. Similar Situation
“Same thing happened to me at a high school party! My period came two weeks early, I was in a white dress. Some guy gave me his jacket and asked his girlfriend for a tampon. Even came up with a cover story as to why I had a red stain on my dress. That was three years ago, and I’m still grateful.”
1. Amazing People
It seems that there truly are some amazing people out in this world. When this young girl needed a helping hand the most, this older boy was there to help assist her through her embarrassing moment.