I have never had a regular period that comes like clockwork every month. The women in my family and most of my friends have periods that come at or around the same day each month. My periods have never been regular. I tracked my periods on a calender for one year and there is no regularity to them. I may have one on the 12th, and then the next months may not come until the 29th or 30th. I am twenty-two years old and I'm wondering if this is going to keep up for the rest of my life or not. My mother and doctor told me that my periods should start to become more regular after a few years but that never happened. I briefly went on the patch(for about two months) three years ago, but since then I've been keeping away from birth control entirely. Also, this has been happening ever since I got my first period at age fourteen. Is this normal? Should I go back and talk to my doctor?
Any advice on dealing with this(outside of birth control)?