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‘Mom, can I buy a sex toy?’

Naina, a girl with disability, thought of buying a sex toy. But was it easy? Will her mom agree? Will she be able to use it properly? She had so many questions. But there was only one way to find out - to take the plunge. She shares her experience with Love Matters India.

When a dating website blocked me

Vinayana logged on to a famous dating website but little did she know that creating an account would not be possible for her because of her disability. She was frustrated when she got blocked and vented it out on social media. What happened next? She shares her story with us.

‘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 no one asked me about my fantasy!

I was out with my girlfriends, we started playing a game. One by one, the girls had to speak out their sexual fantasies. I don't know how or why they skipped over my turn?

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.

Love in times of pain

‘All around us we see relationships of a certain kind. Date nights that are regular, outdoors….And so many other couples things. Many of these didn’t fit us and my disability made much of this harder’. It is not easy to defy the ‘norm’ that society not just accepts, but rewards, Srinidhi Raghavan tells Rising Flame.

Falling in love (with myself)

‘Waking up to messages like, ‘Hey, beautiful’, and being stared at during video calls, even when I’m not wearing kajal, made me fall in love with myself a little more... When you live with a disability, you want to be with someone who loves you with your disability, not in spite of it,’ says Sweta, as she shares her story with Rising Flame.