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Does Indian law allow abortion?

Yes, abortion is absolutely legal in India (under certain conditions) and did you know that women don’t need their husband/parent’s permission to have one? To mark the Global Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion, we bust five prevalent myths about abortion in India.

‘Sex was great but...’

Love and relationships
The sex was great. There was no need to wear clothes afterwards, just lie in each other’s arms. But slowly what seemed like a gift from God turned into a nightmare. We started fighting, shouting and snapping at each other. Sameer shares his lockdown tale with Love Matters India.

Irregular periods: could it be PCOD?

Our Bodies
Irregular periods, acne, weight gain, fertility problems – if all this is bothering you, ask your doctor if it is polycystic ovary disease/syndrome (PCOD/S). PCOD occurs when a woman’s hormones are out of balance.

Rishte hi rishte: do’s and don’ts on matrimonial websites

Matrimonial websites have long replaced the rishta karane wale uncle and aunties. Here are top tips to make the online new rishta makers work for you!

WhatsApp with your love story?

Love and relationships
Tell us about the app that’s keeping you connected to your pyaar and the one feature that you just can’t resist ‘poking’ your partner with.

Have you tried the cowgirl pose?

Making Love
Think of sex between a man and a woman and you immediately picture men on top. But what happens when women take to the top. Six men tell us their straddle tales.

Head over heels for your classmate: Could it be infatuation?

Love and relationships
Do you feel on cloud nine when she walks into the room? Does Ranbir Kapoor immediately take over your heart, when he smiles, convincing you of true love? Errr...hold your hormones and take stock. Could it be infatuation?

First time sex: The pleasure menu

Making Love
Having sex for the first time is a big step, whether one has just met or they have been in a relationship for a long time. There are no hard and fast rules about having sex, but there are certain things both men and women should know to make their first experience enjoyable.

Are one-night stands only for jerks?

Love and relationships
Characterless, casanovas, sex maniacs are a few describers that often get thrown at people who like one-night stands. But is a one-off thing really all that bad? We talk to five people and hear what they have to say.

Top tips for healthy penis and testicles

Our Bodies
Healthy genitals are important for the overall well being of a man. Problems with the penis or the testes can often be a sign of an underlying condition, which many men tend to often ignore because of the embarrassment. Here are some tips for keeping your penis and testes healthy.

How soon is too soon: when to call after a good first date?

Love and relationships
You had an amazing date and can’t wait to see the other person again. How many days do you wait before you call back?

The whole neighbourhood found out I was masturbating!

Our Bodies
As a teenager, our body, mind and personality are undergoing a lot of changes – some pleasant, some exciting and some awkward, especially when it comes to our nascent sexuality. We spoke to six people to find out what they remember best of those wonder years