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My parents switched my school. I am so nervous!

Disha | On 10-04-2024
Hey Disha! Guess what? My mumma and papa dropped a bombshell – they’re switching my school!  I’m kinda... Read More

How can I get a girl I like to kiss me?

Disha | On 01-04-2024
Disha, there’s a girl in my coaching class. She always sits with me and we regularly exchange notes, smiles and likes me. How can I convince her to kiss me? ... Read More

I failed my exams, what do I do?

Disha | On 13-03-2024
Hi Disha. I just checked out my midterm results and they’re… not good. I am freaking out. How will I tell my parents? What should I do? Please help! Arin, 14... Read More

Science Lab

Logic behind all things teen

Have you been very tired lately?

Team TeenBook | On 22-02-2024
Do your friends keep telling you that you look a little pale? Or have you felt some weaknesses, some sluggishness?... Read More

Breast pain during periods and other questions answered

Team TeenBook | On 23-01-2024
Why are my breasts growing so fast? What is their normal size? Why do they hurt during periods? Let’s tackle all... Read More

Why do teens feel more and think less :)

Ridhima | On 18-12-2023
Ever wondered why your emotions sometimes overpower your logic? In this Science Lab article, Ridhima explores the epic... Read More

How to keep New Year resolutions?

Rishika | On 03-12-2023
“I will exercise regularly”, “I will not eat junk food”, “I will study seriously”. Ever wondered why we... Read More

Why do boys have a ball in their throat!

Nehaa Singh | On 14-10-2023
Ever wondered about that ball shaped object bobbing up and down in boys’ throats? Did you know it’s called... Read More

Curiosity Central

Station for all confusions

Troubles down there? Tricks for tidy privates

Team TeenBook | On 18-09-2023
Why does it smell funny down there? Should I use soap to clean my vulva/penis? Can I use perfume there? Are such... Read More

Had a fight with your friend – now how to get back?

Team Teenbook | On 28-08-2023
You and your friend had a big fight! Now what? You miss them, but you also hate to say sorry or even talk to them. Arguments with friends, bfs/gfs are totally normal,... Read More

Managing sanitary pad concerns: Rashes, leaks, itching and more

Team Teenbook | On 11-08-2023
Sanitary pads: a necessity you can’t escape and yet can’t do without. Every girl understands the challenges they bring. Extended wear leads to discomforts... Read More

Canteen Talk

Chit-chat from across the country

How to stop being a bully?

Sanya Ghai | On 29-02-2024
Mehul, 13, enjoys sitting at the front of his class for attention from his teacher, and has a reputation for being... Read More

‘Why can’t I look like that?’

Rishika | On 06-12-2023
Avi’s (15) best friend Roshni refused to eat food during recess for the third consecutive day. Roshni’s reasoning... Read More

Why are you wearing full sleeves in summer?

Himani Bakhda | On 15-10-2023
Aarushi (16) was sitting with her friend Namita (16) and Drishti (16) during recess. She was constantly pulling down... Read More

How to initiate talking with parents?

Shreya | On 12-09-2023
Have you ever found talking to your parents to be like navigating a maze without a map? We’ve all been there. How do... Read More

‘But…we all are poles apart!’

Sanya Ghai | On 30-08-2023
Meeta, Sagar, Hemant and Dia are very different from each other. They have been assigned a common group to work... Read More

Ask The Expert

Practical advice you can trust

Under pressure for first kiss?

Niyatii N Shah | On 05-12-2023
So almost all your friends have a boyfriend or a girlfriend. And many are bragging about their first kiss? And not only... Read More

How to handle rejection?

Vithika Yadav | On 10-10-2023
Whether it’s a role in a school play or a proposal, everyone ends up getting rejected at some point. And it’s a fact of life: being told ‘no’ hurts. It can be... Read More

Can stress be good for us?

Dr Shishir Palsapure | On 12-09-2023
You read that right. Stress is an emotion we always associate with negativity. But did you know that’s not always the case? Understanding what stress is is the first... Read More

Feelings Express

Your moods, your stories

I sometimes wish to go back to lockdown life!

Amrita | On 07-01-2024
Reflecting on her life three years after the COVID-19 pandemic, Amrita experienced profound changes and challenges.... Read More

I want to be on the field but on my terms!

Lkisha | On 01-12-2023
Kanika (15) loves football at school, but she and her friends are worried about continuing with the sport. Are their... Read More

Yes, I am ‘fat’ but I accept myself

Umeza | On 11-10-2023
Sanah, a 16-year-old teen is grappling with obesity. She has been fat-shamed, called names, and looked down upon but it... Read More

‘I did not feel ready for it’

Umeza Peera | On 18-08-2023
Ananya (16) has started dating Ronit (17) the most handsome boy in the college, she is feeling on top of the world. She... Read More

‘I felt used’

Umeza Peera | On 27-07-2023
Ajay (17) a boy from a small village in Uttar Pradesh got admission in an engineering college in Mumbai. Everything was... Read More

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What to do when someone posts your photos online?

Team Teenbook | On 17-01-2024
When Tia, a 16-year-old, discovered that an intimate video she had shared with her then-boyfriend was circulating in... Read More

Collaboration, connection, creativity: The art of teen networking

Paras | On 22-12-2023
Have you ever wondered how to make your dreams bigger and cooler? Get ready to explore something super cool – teen networking! But what is it, and how do you do it?... Read More

How to break up?

Team Teenbook | On 23-10-2023
Shagun (16) and Amay (17) have been in a relationship for the past few months. Recently, Shagun has been feeling somewhat uncomfortable with Amay for various reasons.... Read More

Twist in the tale

Old tales with a teentastic 21st century twist

When Cinderella met the Princess!

Team TeenBook | On 29-11-2023
What happens when the famous fairytale of Cinderella gets a TeenBook twist! It’s love and magic as we like it in... Read More

When the lion actually came!

Sanya Ghai | On 11-10-2023
Many of you must have heard the story of ‘Sher aaya sher’ where a habitual liar gets killed by the lion because no... Read More

Slow, steady wins the race?

Himani Bakhda | On 03-09-2023
Presenting ‘The Hare and The Tortoise’ story with a TeenBook twist! Just imagine Annie (11) to be the tortoise... Read More

When Cinderella saved herself!

Himani Bakhda | On 16-07-2023
Every Cinderella does not need a prince. All she needs is a dream and a heart that doesn’t give up! Presenting... Read More

The reel and the real life of Jack

Himani Bakhda | On 26-08-2021
Have you heard this famous fable of the blue Jackal, who fell into a tub of blue dye and was mistaken as a God by other... Read More

My Diary

Your scribbling matters

Am I beautiful?

Nisha | On 16-02-2024
Kanika,15, was shopping for groceries with her mom at the store. During her visit, she encountered a salesgirl who... Read More

Are Suman and her bf ready to ‘do it’?

Nisha | On 10-01-2024
Nisha is worried about her best friend, Suman, who is contemplating becoming intimate with her boyfriend. She questions whether turning 18 automatically equips one with... Read More

How can we get better if we don’t even talk about it?

Shaloni | On 21-12-2023
Why does my family brush it off and say, “you’ll be fine tomorrow,” when I say I’m depressed, but they rush me to the doctor when I have a fever?... Read More