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    Do periods smell bad?

    Umeza Peera | On 11-08-2020
    Alia’s (12) friend Meera had her first periods. Her friends seem to think that Meera started with her periods first because she is a bit overweight. Is that true? Alia asks her elder sister Shikha. What do you think she said?
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    ‘Do all boys do it?’

    Sraboni Bhattacharya | Aug 25th, 2020
    Rohan (13) overheard the word masturbation at school and was clueless what it meant and why his seniors assumed that all people of his age do it. He comes home and catches his elder brother Reyansh off guard with his curiosity. Did he get answers to all his questions? The senior group talk  Eighth graders Continue reading...
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    What are Tampons and how to use them?

    Team TeenBook | On 13-09-2022
    Suhani wanted to swim in her inter-school competition but she was so stressed out about it that her periods started a week earlier! Now what? “Worry not Suhani, you can use tampons”, her mom assured her. But what exactly are tampons and how do we use them? We will discuss this topic in this week’s Continue reading...
  • Is everything on the internet real?

    Team TeenBook | On 07-09-2022
    ‘What’s the solution to this maths problem?’ – Let’s Google bro, maybe Brainly has an answer! ‘Why is my head hurting on the left side?’ Let me Google and check. ‘Should we put toothpaste on pimples?’ Let’s see what Google says! Are you doing this too? Almost everyone has access to the Internet these days. Continue reading...
  • Anxious, depressed or just in a low mood?

    Team TeenBook | On 07-09-2022
    We often end up using terms interchangeably to describe a not-so-happy state of mind. But what’s the difference really and when should we seek help, and from whom? We tackle these questions in this edition of Curiocity Central.  What is a low mood? A mood describes the way one is feeling at a particular time. Continue reading...
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    Can I talk to my parents about sex?

    Team TeenBook | On 06-09-2022
    Should I ask my parents about anything related to sex – like some words I keep hearing (condoms, contraception, pregnancy etc)? Will they get angry or offended? Or will they genuinely answer? What if I accidentally utter something? Do you also have these questions in mind? In this week’s Curiocity Central, let’s tackle this big Continue reading...
  • But you said yes last time…

    Team TeenBook | On 31-08-2022
    “But you were okay with it earlier”, Aryan told Sara when she refused to let him kiss her. He further argued by saying, “but you said yes last time!” This kind of conversation is quite common in relationships and among friends. But we get it. This is confusing. When is a yes and when can Continue reading...
  • Why can’t I have a beer?

    Himani Bakhda | On 10-08-2022
    Raj’s friends have been bragging about beer for a while now. He is curious and wants to try one himself. So that he can brag about it back to his friends. He decides to sneak at night to his father’s bar cabinet to try some liquor. What happens next? Photo: Shutterstock/stockimagesbank/Person in the  picture is Continue reading...
  • Why does he go to a therapist?

    Sanya Ghai | On 10-08-2022
    Jiah’s (14) friend Mukund, has recently started seeing a therapist for his behavioural issues. She doesn’t know who is a therapist and how therapy will make her friend better. Should she ask her mom about it? What happened, Mukund? It is a usual school day where students are playing and chit-chatting with each other during Continue reading...
  • Why do I feel so attracted towards him?

    Umeza Peera | On 09-08-2022
    Jiah (15) is attracted to a senior in her school and she is confused about her feelings as well. Her mother finds out about the situation through her diary. Let’s see how she reacts to this. What is love? Jiah’s mother Ragini was cleaning her room just like everyday, but today she saw a unicorn 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...