The key is to help your partner and get her the kind she likes (tampons), and realize this is the best time to show how manly you are. If you can relive her pain and discomfort, maybe you realize she is already pre-lubed for love :-)
Now the better man during this time says, it is horror movie night baby! If you are a man that is hungry no matter what you can always sit up after taking care of her and smile and ask...
Does this shade of red make me look pretty my love :-)