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10 Reasons I Stopped Birth Control Pills

10 Reasons I Stopped Birth Control Pills

I believe that birth control should be cheap and plentiful for all who want access to it. I also believe hormonal birth control pills are the devil.

The pill has been lauded as a turning point of feminist freedom since the 60s. Half a century later, women still pop hormone supplements like candy — despite health risks, expenses, and psychological ramifications. I spent nearly a decade on Ortho-Tri-Cyclen, Yasmin, Loestrin, and Seasonale untilI finally walked away from the prescription pad once and for all. Quitting the pill was one of the best choices I could have made, and here are 10 reasons why you should kick the BC habit, too. More »