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

    Disha | May 13th, 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 parents don’t understand me!

    Disha | On 25-01-2023
    I am so upset Disha. I feel like I should just leave my house. My parents don’t understand me at all. They have to oppose whatever I say, and always say no! I am very tense because of this. How can I navigate this tough situation at home? Aman, 13, Ludhiana. Struggle is very real Continue reading...
  • My parents don’t give me privacy

    Disha | On 25-01-2023
    Hey Disha, my parents do not give me any kind of privacy. They just come into my room whenever they want! They always check my phone, and ask for the passwords! It just feels so suffocating sometimes. Don’t they trust me? Aditi, 16, Chandigarh.  I get you!  Hello Aditi, so first of all I hear Continue reading...
  • How to make a good decision?

    Vithika Yadav | On 24-01-2023
    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...
  • Why is it important to understand feelings?

    Arshi Alam | On 24-01-2023
    How do you feel today? Happy? Sad? Excited? Sacred? Overwhelmed? Accepted? Powerful? Furious? Jealous? Energetic? Perplexed? Confused? So many emotions! How do you identify, accept and process these feelings especially when they drag you down? Arshi Alam, psychologist and Teen Counsellor at a prestigious Gurgaon School tells us the recipe.  Hello, feelings  All of us Continue reading...
  • ‘His touch did not feel good, what can I do?’

    Team TeenBook | On 16-01-2023
    Ria travels to school by public transport. On the bus, a man touched her breasts and it made her feel uncomfortable. She was not sure if it was by accident or on purpose. She did not know what she could do about it. Sahil too got groped by another man while returning home from his Continue reading...
  • I felt happy and guilty!

    Team TeenBook | On 11-01-2023
    Meher (18) crushed over Viaan (19) for a couple of years and both were thick friends now. They both were at a party when something magical happened. She felt happy and guilty at the same time for something she loved doing so much. She shares her story with TeenBook.  ‘See me on the terrace’  I Continue reading...
  • How to deal with failures?

    Dr Shishir Palsapure | On 06-01-2023
    ‘I told you to study more, now look at your marks!’ ‘Did you give your 100%, no!’ ‘The whole day you are on your phone, yeh to hona he tha’. Do these dialogues sound familiar? When you get unexpected/below-average marks in exams, do taunts from teachers and parents stress you out? Then read on. TeenBook’s Continue reading...
  • I don’t raise my hand despite knowing the right answer!

    Shreya Misra | On 23-12-2022
    Ritika (15) panics at the thought of talking to strangers or speaking in a big group. At first, she thought it was just a phase but then it became a part of her everyday life. She couldn’t even raise her hand in class to answer a question or go on to the school stage to Continue reading...
  • Why does my vagina itch?

    Team TeenBook | On 20-12-2022
    Navya (15)  often has that sudden and dire need to itch down there. It leaves her embarrassed, especially in her class, in front of other students. It sometimes bothers her so much that she can’t focus on anything. Does this seem like your story? Why does vaginal itching happen? Let’s find out why and what Continue reading...