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    How to deal with my upset Mom?

    Disha | Mar 31st, 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...
  • I have a crush on my teacher!

    Disha | On 06-05-2022
    Disha I have a crush on my English teacher. I mean when she enters the classroom, I get butterflies in my stomach. I think I am in love. What should I do about this feeling! I am clueless. Nyra, 14, Nagpur. Falling in love? Okay, I hear you. We all have our crushes, I mean Continue reading...
  • How to deal with failures?

    Dr Shishir Palsapure | On 06-05-2022
    ‘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...
  • My Insta posts didn’t get many likes

    Disha | On 22-04-2022
    Hey Disha, yesterday I spent so much time making reel and it did not get many likes. Now I feel really terrible. I don’t feel like even getting up from bed. I always feel like this when my posts don’t get likes. Rishab, 17, Mohali. Why are you on Instagram?  Hellooo broo! So I hear Continue reading...
  • What’s the white sticky thing on my underwear?

    Team Teenbook | On 08-04-2022
    That thing you see is called vaginal discharge, a sticky, white or watery fluid that begins to come from the vaginal area after puberty. You might see this on your underwear or when you use the washroom. It’s completely natural and normal. Let’s find out more about it in today’s Science Lab. What is vaginal Continue reading...
  • Was it my fault?

    Sanya Ghai | On 08-03-2022
    Gunjan, 14, came back home running and was scared when a group of boys passed inappropriate remarks on her shorts and legs. She thought it was her fault that she wore such clothes. But was it? Let’s find out in this week’s Curocity’s Central.   Shutterstock/Thesamphotography/Person in the photo is a model. ‘I am sorry!’ “Di, Continue reading...
  • How can I give him my Dad’s place?

    Umeza Peera | On 03-09-2021
    Shanika (14) is sad during her online classes and her friends notice this. Why? Her mother wants her to meet someone, who might be her new dad. She does not like the whole thought of having a stepdad; blame those stories she read about step parents as a kid. However, during her conversation with her Continue reading...
  • ‘Why can’t I look like that?’

    Rishika | On 25-07-2021
    Avi’s (15) best friend Roshni refused to eat food during recess for the third consecutive day. Roshni’s reasoning has worried her even more. Let’s listen into their canteen talk. Just not hungry  Avi walked to her usual spot near the back of the dining hall where her friends were eagerly waiting for her so they Continue reading...
  • Should children be taught about sex?

    Niyatii N Shah | On 22-07-2021
    When it comes to sex education, parents unanimously vote for the abstinence approach, meaning they do not want their children to have (or even know about) sex or any kind of sexual activity. But does that work? As teenagers develop into adults, is it safe for our children to move to adulthood, without any knowledge 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...