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When Nakshatra goes out for a coffee with his mother, they’re both on the look-out for cute men. “Do you fancy that guy?” she’ll say.
Things haven’t always been this way. Growing up in a village, he became aware of his feelings aged 16. A year later, after a move to Mumbai, he told his parents he was gay. His mum said she wished he was dead.
A friend of mine told me last week that she felt embarrassed by her uneven breasts.
“My left breast is bigger than my right. My boyfriend commented on it recently, I’ve been freaking out ever since,” she said. Well, most women have uneven breasts – that was no reason to worry. But my friend remained unconvinced, “It makes me conscious and uncomfortable. How can I not worry?”
Sexual harassment sadly is something we hear more and more about.
It's a serious problem that can blight your life. Yet street harassment often gets called ‘eve teasing’ in India, which makes it sound less serious than it is. Find out what's sexual harassment and what's not, and how you might respond to it – read the top five facts.
“By the time we were 16, my friends and I all agreed that this thing about staying a virgin till you were married off to some random stranger was the most anti-woman idea ever,” says Amrita.
But when she told them she had actually lost her virginity, she received a surprise reaction. “I expected a little shock or curiosity – but not total disbelief.”
Is nothing real anymore? Fake condoms… Fake online-bought Viagra… Fake marriages… Fake sex partners (unless you actually think that robots rate as real lovers)…
These news flashes and more in the 23 April 2013 edition of ‘Sex in the Press’, which embraces the fake in the name of keeping it real.
How would you describe losing your virginity? Were you relaxed or nervous? In control or under pressure? Did you regret it afterwards?
What you felt your first time – whether it was positive, or less so – can say a lot about what your sex life will be like down the road, according to a recent US study.
Q: A friend’s relative molested me. I feel ashamed and guilty and don’t know what to do. Palak (15), Faridabad
Auntyji says... Palak puttar, I am giving you the tightest jhaapi ever. Your aunty is so saddened to hear that you had to go through this. It’s tough and unfortunately you’re by no means the only one in this situation.
“My new boss was flirting with me,” a friend of mine told me last week. “I turned him away and he got offended. Now it’s affecting my professional relationship with him.”
My friend, a management professional, said, “It’s a damn tricky situation. If I go along with it, it will be against my principles. But if I don’t, it will affect my career in this work place.”
A bad relationship can sometimes leave you with no other option but to break up. It could be the best way ahead for you as well as your partner.
If you're initiating the break-up, be sure that it's going to be very tough. Don't we all wish that we'd never have to speak those harsh words? Here are a few tips to help you through the difficult process.
“Telling your new girlfriend everything about your old relationships is suicidal,” says Roshan.
According to him people would end up ruining their new relationships if they were completely honest about their past. Regardless of how open and understanding your girlfriend is, Roshan says he prefers to stick to the ‘what they don't know won’t hurt them’ approach to honesty.
Sex makes you happier – especially if you think you are outdoing your friends and neighbours… Indian fruit bats engage in foreplay… The Kama Sutra busts out with a 3D app...
These news flashes and more in the 18 April 2013 edition of ‘Sex in the Press’, which cruises down digital highways in search of discrete, shaded parking lots.
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