1. They both make you cranky
  2. They both make you constipated
  3. They both happen regularly, but every time, you act surprised and stressed about how to respond
  4. The alternative can be much worse (ie unwanted pregnancy or slavery)
  5. People use it as a way to excuse bad behavior. For example: “Of course I am not usually this bitchy, I have PMS!” OR “I totally would have called you after your mother died but you know, Passover preparations are just taking over my life!”
  6. Many businesses try to cash in on different ways to alleviate the physical and psychological stress relating to both events by marketing pain killers, massages, natural remedies, getaways, ready-made food, extra help, unnecessary luxury products etc. (apply each of those solutions to PMS and Passover as you see fit)
  7. They cause family members to become nostalgic and reminisce about things you would rather not know. “Grandma always had terrible cramps until she had babies” OR “I remember when Auntie Sadie used to polish all of her silver piece by piece to make sure that her Seder table was the most beautiful one in town”.
  8. If they were abolished no one would care
  9. Women suffer the most and then consequently inflict pain and suffering on those around them
  10. You can run, but you can’t hide!!!!
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