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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...
  • Why am I waking up with wet shorts?

    Team Teenbook | On 12-04-2022
    Viraj woke up in the middle of the night to find that his shorts and bedsheet were wet and sticky. Had he just wet his bed with urine? At his age? He felt surprised and a bit embarrassed until his elder brother told him that he had just experienced a nightfall or a wet dream Continue reading...
  • Are you a Gen Z person?

    Shreya Misra | On 16-03-2022
    Ever wondered why Gen Z is Called Gen Z? If you are born anytime between the 1990s or 2010, this article is for you, written by our in-house Zoomer – Shreya Misra! Are you a Zoomer? ​​Starting from the 90s and straight into the 2010s, everyone born in between is considered the Generation Z. Also 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why can’t I have a beer?

    Himani Bakhda | On 11-03-2021
    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...
  • What is infatuation?

    Umeza Peera | On 05-11-2020
    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...
  • Why does he go to a therapist?

    Sanya Ghai | On 10-09-2020
    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?