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Being single is tough but dealing with the ‘why,’ ‘how come,’ and ‘still single’ questions is tougher. We scouted out four brave, single women in Mumbai and asked them what kind of pressure they face.
These four women, who are yet to find the right man, have to answer routine questions from well-meaning family, friends and nosy neighbours. The result: a range of funny to frustrating scenarios.
Welcome to Love Matters, a website about love, sex, relationships and everything in between. Below you'll find the latest news and views on sex-related topics from around the world. The left hand menu leads to loads of blush-free information to help you get the best out of sex and relationships and stay healthy and happy.
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India’s Supreme Court has reinstated a ban on gay sex, overturning a 2009 Dehli High Court ruling which decriminalised homosexual acts.
What it is about same-sex lovemaking that might make people want to ban it? To answer this question, Love Matters revisits research on a controversial claim: the reason some guys get so upset about gay sex is that deep down, it turns them on.
Q: Auntyji, I am in a relationship with a 21-year-old guy. He's my first boyfriend, so I want to know how I can make this relationship happy and fulfilling.
I really like him and he likes me too. I just want to make sure that my relationship stays well and we have no problems in the future, you know. Can you please guide me, Auntyji? Sunaina (19), Gurgaon
You thought nothing is scarier than asking someone out? Think again. Something even scarier is coming your way. Meeting the parents.
Even if you are having an arranged marriage and the deal is pretty much done, meeting your partner's folks can cause some serious anxiety. But stop worrying now, we have got the ultimate guide to getting it right.
If you’re HIV-positive, it can be very scary to open up to others and tell them you’re carrying a life-threatening virus.
The virus that causes AIDS – a disease still stigmatised by society. Telling others you’re HIV-positive is known as ‘disclosure’. It's good to know what to say, who to tell and who not to tell. Keep reading to find out.
China is rejecting its one-child policy in favour of a two-child one. Did fresh minty-mints boost population growth in Singapore? And can these same mints mask the smell of all those extra diapers?
These news flashes and more in the 5 December 2013 edition of ‘Sex in the Press’.
People whose relationships don’t get further than casual sex are much more at risk of having suicidal thoughts, a large US study found.
But the same is also true the other way round – depressed teens are more likely to have casual sex. So which comes first, the casual sex or the depression? Either way, it seems that for a healthy mind young people need love, not just hook-ups.
Q: My girlfriend hates to shower. She smells bad, really bad. This is becoming a big problem in our relationship – I wonder if I should break up with her.
Sometimes she doesn't shower for as many as three days. I don't like getting intimate because she's so messy. Now she's upset and says I'm avoiding her. I'm really confused, Auntyji. Please help me. Virat (24), Delhi
“We were happily married until Amit was mocked because of my dark skin colour,” says Mira. “All our fights would boil down to my complexion.”
Family, friends and colleagues shunned Amit's choice of an ‘ugly’ wife. Prejudice about skin colour ground their happy marriage down until it ended in divorce. Part 2 in a MyStory mini-series on love and skin colour.
Why are there more women than men who are HIV-positive in sub-Saharan Africa? An economist has an answer… Why is Wall Street investing heavily in infidelity? For the massive profits... Are we all just born cheaters? No…
These news flashes and more in the 28 November 2013 edition of ‘Sex in the Press’.
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