Woman is different.
Female is cyclical. That is a suppressed idea. Every 28 days our bodies remind us that we are bound to our biological selves and that it cannot be ignored. Of that 28 day moon cycle about 5 of those days is spent in the menses period itself. That leaves 23 days.
Of that 23 days about 7 days is spent in mood and physical changes in the body in preparation for the menstrual period. Elation, depression, tears, breast tenderness, bloating, heaviness all indicate a change. That leaves 16 days.
Of those 16 days about 8 of those is spent in a state of sexual excitement and expectation.
That leaves 8 days out of every 28 in a productive period where our bodies’ biological function is not controlling our lives.
Amazing we do so well!