Guys, PMS Alerts Just a Click Away

Web site tracks 100K women's menstrual cycles
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jan 29, 2009 10:37 AM CST
The site offers a "national alert level" indicator.   (
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(Newser) – Some 100,000 men bewildered and berated by wives and girlfriends with pre-menstrual syndrome have visited, which sends out reminders when partners may be touchy, Australia’s News Network reports. Messages like “She’s on yellow—tread carefully, fella” keep men up to date on the cycles of the women in their lives. And it’s not just personal: The site also offers a national “overall threat index.”

“It’s hard for guys to know if they did something to piss off their lady and hard to remember when PMS is, and always awkward to … ask the question without coming off like a jerk,” said the site’s 28-year-old founder. While he acknowledges some may be offended, most have been supportive: “If anything, we feel we can minimize unnecessary fights by allowing men to offer some slack.”