Things got more complicated in the ninth standard, when our hormones started acting up. Suddenly, holding hands just wasn’t enough. A school in India wouldn’t allow much room for experimentation. Teachers kept an eye on who sat next to each other and were aware of the current couples and serious crushes. Most of us did not rebel. I, of course, had no reason to, who would even want to experiment with an overweight girl. I was doomed.
An excerpt from Just me, the Sink & the Pot