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How to Deal with Trolls

By andrew joanisSeptember 3, 2015
The modern phenomenon of internet trolls (hailed by some as skilled artisans, derided by others as the bottom-feeders of the internet) has... More  →
How to Deal with Trolls

Auntie SparkNotes: I Pursue Guys But End Up Uninterested

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 31, 2015
Hi, Auntie! I'm a pretty flirtatious person and when I meet somebody that I'm attracted to I'm not shy about letting them know.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Pursue Guys But End Up Uninterested

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't See Myself as Lovable

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 21, 2015
Note! Auntie SparkNotes will be taking a brief hiatus until August 31. You can continue to send your dilemmas to advice@sparknotes.com and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't See Myself as Lovable

Ask Jono: I Look Much Younger Than I Am

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 21, 2015
Hi Jono, I, like many before me, am in need of some boy-related advice. Firstly, I feel that you should know a bit... More  →
Ask Jono: I Look Much Younger Than I Am

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 20, 2015
Dear Auntie, I write this letter to you in an extreme state of emotional turmoil. I'm a junior and just found out that my... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

J.K. Rowling's Advice For Writers Is Worth Twelve Of Malfoy

By Elaine AtwellAugust 20, 2015
Hardly a day goes by that J.K. Rowling doesn't do something to confirm her status as humanity's fairy godmother. She not only... More  →
J.K. Rowling's Advice For Writers Is Worth Twelve Of Malfoy

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Girlfriend to Talk With Me About Boundaries?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 18, 2015
Dear Auntie, I have this totally amazing girlfriend. We cuddle and watch anime and go to metal concerts and talk philosophy and play... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Girlfriend to Talk With Me About Boundaries?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Bullied With a Stupid Nickname

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 17, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a female 17 year-old senior in high school. I'm not involved in much except the theater program at school... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Bullied With a Stupid Nickname

How To Make Friends in a Ginormous Seminar

By Ally M.August 17, 2015
It's the first week of college and the one word that encompasses all that you're feeling is ZWAHH?? The dinner options in... More  →
How To Make Friends in a Ginormous Seminar

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Avoid Negative Body Comments?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 15, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've always had low self-esteem, and I used to be your generic fat kid. Recently, I went through a period of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Avoid Negative Body Comments?