OK, my girlfriend asked me to post this question because she is grossed out by my interest in seeing what one of her used tampons looks like. I've never had a girlfriend before and thus never before reached a comfort level with a woman where I could inquire about such things. However, I'm quite curious about this bodily function and the device that contains it. Not curious in a sexual way ... but curious in a "poking roadkill with a stick when your 10 years old" kind of way. In the same way that watching surgery on TV is totally gross ... yet you're still watching. We may be spending our lives together so why should something so normal (her period) remain this great mystery? Why not know for the sake of knowing? Anyway, i'm just looking for opinions regarding this curiosity. She's all freaked out by this request and wanted to see what others thought. And by the way ... I don't want to just look up some photo of a dirty tampon online ... THAT would be gross! I want to see only her tampon ... not someone else's.