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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...
  • Everything you want to know about Periods

    Team TeenBook | On 18-07-2023
    In this edition of That’s Puzzling, we answer the most commonly asked questions about periods aka menstruation! From unbearable pain and mood swings to swimming and menstrual cups, today we answer all your questions on this subject. Let’s dive in!  Q. Is it normal to have really painful periods? No, it’s not normal to have Continue reading...
  • Eight kinds of intelligence: Which one is yours?

    Team TeenBook | On 13-06-2023
    If we were to ask you, what is that one question that you have to answer all the time, we bet your answer will be – Beta bade ho kar kya karoge! And if you are clueless about how to answer that, here’s a fun way to find out where your calling lies! We are Continue reading...
  • ‘You must date cute guys’

    Umeza Peera | On 30-05-2023
    Twinkle (20) told her chachi (aunt) that she likes girls and her chachi advised her to date cute guys. Did she not hear her correctly? What and where was the confusion? Twinkle shares a page of her diary with TeenBook.  Exploring myself Dear Diary,  As a child, I hated wearing frocks, never liked Barbies, and Continue reading...
  • What does LGBTQIA mean?

    Team Teenbook | On 30-05-2023
    You’ve heard your friends talk about these terms or perhaps in a recent movie you were watching. Or there could be some emotions you may be noticing yourself. So if these terms and words are playing on your mind, then read on. The term LGBTQIA stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual. Continue reading...
  • Disability and dating: Tips for teenagers

    Team TeenBook | On 23-12-2022
    Shagun (16) is a person with a disability. She has a crush on a guy in their class but does not know how to navigate the situation. Should she ask her crush out? What will people think? Is it hard for persons with disabilities to be in a relationship? Let’s find out in this week Continue reading...
  • Male bodies: Learn about penis

    Team TeenBook | On 07-12-2022
    The penis is the name of the male sexual and reproductive organ. In addition to passing urine from the body, the penis also has a role in reproduction. Let’s find out more about penises in this week’s Curocity Central.  A person whose biological sex is male; is born with a penis at the time of Continue reading...
  • A hairy adventure gone wrong!

    Sukanya Ghosh | On 11-11-2022
    We rarely talk about the first time we notice our genital organs or the changes that occur in these organs during puberty. Isn’t it so? Well, not with our dear Trisha (15). Her discovery of her pubic hair is quite a story and one with a hair-curling twist in the end. Curious? Well, come then Continue reading...
  • I get unwanted stares at my big breasts!

    Disha | On 12-10-2022
    Hey Disha, I am just so so angry. My breasts are bigger than normal and all the boys in my class and otherwise just keep staring at them! Also, I  feel so uncomfortable in them! Ugh! It’s so irritating. Can’t I reduce their size? Pragya, 15, Bhopal.  Part of growing up Hello Pragya; bro first Continue reading...
  • What is HIV and why should you know about it?

    Team TeenBook | On 03-10-2022
    HIV is short for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, a virus that attacks our body’s immune system and makes us susceptible to all kinds of infections and diseases. It is an infection that passes from one person to another via unsafe sexual contact. Before we approach our first sexual experience, we must know about it and ways Continue reading...