My Story

Readers of Love Matters tell of their own experiences – from when they got dumped or when they found a lump. And feel free to make contact to share your stories. Do you have a story in Hindi to share? For any story in Hindi, please write to us below in the comment section. For more stories in Hindi, click here

All stories

All stories

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.

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.

Dating with disability in the times of COVID!

‘We had our speaking days and non speaking days but I feel that COVID was indeed the testing time that brought us closer and made us more sensitive to our imperfections, differences, and desires,’ Nidhi Goyal, shares her story with Love Matters India.

My 2021 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.

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.