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    Parents don’t let me wear what I want to!

    Disha | Aug 13th, 2023
    Hey Disha, what’s up? I am so frustrated. My parents don’t let me wear what I want to. I love shorts, dresses etc but they won’t allow them. All my classmates wear short dresses. Why can’t I? Alyana, 14, Lucknow. Obvious solution Heyyy Alyana! Ohoo 🙁 Sadly, this is such a common problem in so Continue reading...
  • What is an erection?

    Team TeenBook | On 14-07-2021
    Arush, 13, was really confused while brushing his teeth in the morning when he felt something in his shorts. Why was his penis feeling a bit hard and erect? It also happened to him while watching a movie the other day. Is it normal? Should he tell someone? Science Lab comes to Arush’s aid. The Continue reading...
  • My parents compare me to others!

    Disha | On 05-07-2021
    Hey Disha. My parents always compare me to other kids of my age, I’m so tired of it. What should I do? Arsh, 14, Lucknow. It’s not uncommon Arre arre, shaant baalak! Take a deep breath and calm down. Cool? Toh, now let’s talk about the issue here. Comparison. I guess nobody here is a Continue reading...
  • What is a menstrual cup?

    Shreya Mishra | On 16-06-2021
    Girls, did you know there are a lot of hygiene options during periods – sanitary pads, tampons, menstrual cups! Wait – what cup? The menstrual cup is a relatively new device for menstrual hygiene and the best part – it is super eco-friendly! Curious? Dig right in. Photo: Shutterstock/Pixel-shot/Person in the photo is a model  Continue reading...
  • How to stay positive ?

    Umeza Peera | On 15-06-2021
    From friends and family being unwell to anxiety about exams, this summer has been hard for many of us. TeenBook brings tried and tested mechanisms for coping with tough situations. Photo: Shutterstock/Prostock-studio/Persons in the photo are models.  Surround yourself with positive people A person is known by the company he/she keeps. It is indeed important Continue reading...
  • I felt so confused!

    Sanya Ghai | On 22-04-2021
    Sneha was under a lot of pressure and stress when she was about to choose her subjects for class 11. She made a decision for all the wrong reasons and later regretted it. How did she eventually realise her mistake? She shares her story with TeenBook. Photo: Shutterstock/Daniel M Ernst/Person in photo is a model. Continue reading...
  • What’s the harm in trying once?

    Umeza Peera | On 19-04-2021
    Sakshi and Ridhima (16), two best friends, have always tried every new activity and adventure together. At a party with their friends, Sakshi wants to try something new and Ridhima won’t let her. What’s going on? Let’s read their story. Photo: Shutterstock/otnaydur/Persons in the photo are models, names changed.  The house party!  “How was the Continue reading...
  • ‘I am addicted to filters!’

    Umeza Peera | On 16-04-2021
    When Roohi asked Monika to send her a picture for the school project, she was hesitant. She wanted to send the perfect picture using the best filters. One of their seniors listened to their conversation and shared her experience. Let’s listen to their canteen talk. Photo: Shutterstock/StockImageFactory.com/Person in the photo is a model.  The best Continue reading...
  • My mood swings made me do it?

    Umeza Peera | On 13-04-2021
    Tarnini (15) woke up with a foul mood. One thing led to another and she found herself telling her best friend that she hated her! What went wrong? She shares a page of her daily diary with us. Have you been sailing in the same boat? Read on then… Photo:Shutterstock/Indianstyle/To protect the identity, the person Continue reading...
  • How to deal with my upset Mom?

    Disha | On 31-03-2021
    Hey Disha, my mom scolded me a lot when she found out I have a boyfriend. I am so sad and don’t understand what to do! Drishti, 16. Talk to her  Heyy Drishti! Well, it sounds like you might be in a teeny bit of trouble there. I mean that’s kinda like your worst nightmare Continue reading...