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My New Year resolution is to have sex!

Why has Akhil never been able to find a partner? Why has he never had sex? As the new year begins, Akhil tells us his tale, which is probably a kahani ghar ghar ki.

‘You must date cute guys’

Twinkle told her chachi that she was a lesbian. Her chachi advised her to date cute guys. What and where was the confusion? Twinkle shares her story with Love Matters India.

‘If the kid is asleep, come over’

‘If the kid is asleep, come to my room’, Ankush messaged Aarti at midnight. She was shocked. Did he forget he was Covid positive? No, but his sexual urges were too strong and he was restless. What happened next? Aarti shares her story with Love Matters India.

‘We have no option but to run’

Rohit and Ankur love each other. But unlike other couples, instead of building their life together, they are hiding and planning an escape. Rohit shares the reality of living as a gay couple in India with Love Matters India.

‘I am not living, just existing’

‘Those who call themselves ‘normal’ have a wife or husband, as well as children. But where do we go? We only had a few friends, and they left as well’, Imran tells Love Matters how the Coronavirus pandemic has affected him and the people from the LGBT community.

He sent good morning messages and shayari!

Sunaina had a huge crush on Sanjay. She kept messaging him even after he told her he was not interested. But then something happened that gave her a taste of her own medicine, she understood her mistake. What was it? She shared her story with Love Matters India.

'How can you think about this before marriage?’

When Ritika told her boyfriend about her desire to kiss, he mocked her for saying so ‘despite being a girl’. Can't a girl have physical desires, Ritika asks, as she shares her story with Love Matters.

When a no means being thrown out at midnight!

Rachna invited Vishal to her flat. Drinking wine, holding hands and dancing was going on. But Vishal was thrown out of the flat at midnight. What angered Rachna? Vishal shares his story with Love Matters.

When I got slapped for ‘May I’!

First he didn’t know what consent was. And when he asked for it, he got slapped! Asking consent is tricky but necessary. Should you ask for it or go with the flow? Abhishek shares his story and tips on how to get consent right with Love Matters India.

When I confronted an online troll

Online trolling has grown rapidly over the last few years. The main aim is to attack people's privacy. If male, then the women of his family are targeted, his birth is tainted and if it is a woman, dirt is thrown on her entire existence. A similar incident happened to Delhi writer Anu Shakti Singh and she shared her story with Love Matters.

‘I had goosebumps that night’

Kirti wanted the first ever trip with her parents to be really special. But what followed next was a rollercoaster ride with men banging at her door at midnight. How did she handle the situation? She shares her story with Love Matters India.

'Don’t you dare touch my daughter'

Dr. Sheela Ranjan* is Professor of Economics at university. But even today, she thinks of her life as nothing less than a dream. If her mother had not fought for both of them during her childhood, she might not have been alive today. Dr. Sheela shared her story with Love Matters.