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  • Try being a girl for a day?

    Himani Bakhda | On 10-08-2022
    What if you wake up one day feeling different? Not just a different feeling but a different person, of a different gender. This happened with Krish and he shares his bizarre dream with TeenBook.  Go play a girly sport  Krish and Diya were fifteen years old twin siblings. Both had very similar interests. They enjoyed Continue reading...
  • How to make a good decision?

    Vithika Yadav | On 20-07-2022
    Humanities or Science? Books or shoes? Going out with friends or family? Buying a laptop or a phone? Are you always confused whenever you have a decision to make? You are not alone. Most of us feel the same. But there is a way out. TeenBook co-founder and our guest expert Vithika Yadav has some Continue reading...
  • My friend told my crush that I like him!

    Disha | On 07-07-2022
    Hey Disha, I am just so damn embarrassed. My friend has told my crush that I like him. It’s such a cringe situation now cos he is my friend too! I don’t know where to hide! Help! Dia, 15!  Not a good thing! Hello mere dost and that does sound like a problem, ouch! Having Continue reading...
  • What does ‘coming out’ mean?

    Team TeenBook | On 16-06-2022
    ‘Coming out’ is short for ‘coming out of the closet’, which means telling people around you about your sexual orientation i.e if you are attracted to the opposite sex ( boy to a girl/girl to a boy) or same-sex (boy to a boy/girl to a girl). Let’s understand more about this term. Don’t assume  Usually, Continue reading...
  • What can you do when a friend comes out to you?

    Team TeenBook | On 08-06-2022
    Tina’s best friend just came out to her! She told her that she doesn’t feel attracted to boys and only feels attracted to girls. Though Teena was happy for her friend, she did not completely understand what this meant. Coming out was a new concept for her and she was confused about how she can Continue reading...
  • My parents don’t allow me to make friends online!

    Disha | On 02-06-2022
    Hey Disha, my mom is just so against the whole online thing! She thinks all my online friends are fake and I should not talk to anyone online. My papa too has asked me to delete the Discord app he saw on my laptop the other day!  I mean, how is it even possible? I Continue reading...
  • Can stress be good for us?

    Dr Shishir Palsapure | On 02-06-2022
    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 step toward managing it in a way that is helpful to us and our bodies. TeenBook’s guest expert, Dr Shishir Palsapure, gives us a quick low Continue reading...
  • Parents don’t let me wear what I want to!

    Disha | On 13-05-2022
    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...
  • My best friend ignoring me for her bf

    Disha | On 13-05-2022
    My best friend is ignoring me like crazy since she began a relationship. She doesn’t call me much now and also doesn’t even sit with me in the classroom. It’s as if I did something terrible! Vani, 15, Amritsar.  It’s common! Sia, my girl, honestly this problem is actually a lot more common than you Continue reading...