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‘What if I had listened to him?’

Sneha, an intelligent girl from a small village in Bihar had high hopes of studying and becoming something in life. However, one small mistake changed her entire track in life. What was the decision that still haunts her?

Doctor said he was doing a favour

Komal was 15 when she got pregnant from a guy who cheated on her. When her mother took her to a doctor for an abortion, he charged an exorbitant amount of money saying he was doing them a favour by performing the ‘illegal act’ of abortion for an underage, unmarried girl.

A rape in the family

Ritu had been raped by a family member and needed an abortion. But Rani, an ANM in Bihar, could not have imagined that the story could be worse. She shares Ritu’s heartbreaking story with Love Matters India.

‘She is too young to be pregnant’

Naina, a 12-year-old girl from a small village in Bihar was being treated for acidity and gas for a couple of months when the issue was completely different. None of the doctors in the village could think that she could have been pregnant at such a young age. Rani, the local ANM, shares her story with Love Matters India.

‘Do you want the whole village to know?’

A minor girl is legally allowed to undergo an abortion with her parent/guardian’s written consent but not many people working in the health sector, especially in rural areas, are aware of the rule. Sarita, a 14-year-old from Bihar, was denied an abortion at a government facility because Asha didi thought she did not want to get into something ‘immoral and illegal’.

Circumcision: the hidden sex problems

Relationship problems
“Sex is a thing of the past,” a Love Matters reader commented. He blames his sex problems on circumcision. Circumcised men and their partners have more orgasm trouble. It’s a hidden complication for cut men, says Dutch expert Gert van Dijk.

Orgasm without sex: here’s how

Anal orgasms, nipple orgasms, mouth orgasms – the most unexpected body parts can bring some people to a climax. Others don’t even need to be touched at all to come – they get off in their dreams.

Sexual harassment online: how Mumbai women cope

Sexual Harassment
"Are you horny? Tell me about your body?" Offensive comments from men in chats and on social networking sites are one of the most common forms of online sexual harassment for Mumbai women.

Small penis: it's all in the mind

Male body
Do you keep worrying about how to increase your penis size? A problem with penis size is more likely to be in your head than between your legs, says Egyptian sexology professor Hussein Ghanem. Most men with penis paranoia turn out to have average-sized organs, he says.

Sex with my brother-in-law

Marriage troubles
When Devi’s expat husband was away, her brother-in-law poured out his heart. Read her story of tangled relationships, sizzling sex and guilty secrets.

Anal sex: top five facts

Our Bodies
Anal sex – plenty say they love the intense sensation and pleasure. But many others cringe at the idea of anything other than water and soap getting near their rear end. Read all you need to know about anal sex in our top five facts.

Abusive text messages could affect your health

Sexual Harassment
Dating violence doesn’t have to be physical or sexual for it to have serious consequences on your health, new research shows. Whether it’s abusive text messages, insulting comments, or a partner who harasses you, non-physical dating violence is no joke. It also is a form of domestic violence.