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Auntie SparkNotes: Did He Disrespect Me, or Did I Overreact?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 21, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, So there's this boy who I like, who just so happens to be my older friend's younger brother. He's cute, funny, and likes me too. He's 22 and Peruvian, we'll call him Diego, and I'm 20 and American currently studying abroad in Peru. His ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Did He Disrespect Me, or Did I Overreact?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My BF I'm Not Ready for Marriage?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 20, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have been with my boyfriend for two and half years. We are both twenty and I am very much in love with him. Since the beginning of our time together I have known that he wants to marry me and I'm not against ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My BF I'm Not Ready for Marriage?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend's Parents About Her Affair?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 19, 2014
Bonjour Auntie! I have a bit of a serious question for you concerning my best friend. My friend is in a flirtationship/friends-with-benefits thing with her manager at work (let's call him Douche-pants) and it's making me really worried for her. She claims she's in love, and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend's Parents About Her Affair?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Ditch My Best Friends?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 18, 2014
Hi Auntie! So, let's get right to it. I've had the same five best friends since first grade. We've been through everything you could possibly imagine, stuck with each other through thick and thin. I've always been sort of the problem solver of the group, the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Ditch My Best Friends?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Keep an Annoying Person from Ruining My Study Abroad Trip?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 17, 2014
Dear Auntie, I am going on a short-term study abroad trip for a few weeks. It's a trip that I've wanted to go on for a long time and was really excited about, especially since one of my best friends is also going. However, another person ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Keep an Annoying Person from Ruining My Study Abroad Trip?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Thought Dating Was Supposed To Get Better In College

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 14, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Something has been really deeply bothering me for a while now and I was wondering if you could shed some light on it. I know it may sound insane, but what are my chances of dying alone? And I don't mean that in a ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Thought Dating Was Supposed To Get Better In College

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get Help Before It's Too Late?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 13, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, Forgive me for the length and depressing content in this letter. I've reached a very low point in my 17 years and I'm not sure what to do. About three years ago, upon first entering high school, I first began experiencing symptoms of ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get Help Before It's Too Late?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My Family That I'm Genderqueer?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 12, 2014
Hello Auntie, A short exposition of me, I am a short but strong lady in high school. Junior to be specific. I have a very comfortable life and I am very happy with the position I'm in. I have great friends and an even greater ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell My Family That I'm Genderqueer?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate My Body

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 11, 2014
Dear Auntie, I look quite perfect on paper. I've had straight As in high school for the past two years and junior year, though theoretically the hardest, is shaping up to be lots of busy work... and lots of free points. I'm in two academic teams, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate My Body

Auntie SparkNotes: My Roommate Is Horrible

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 7, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'll cut to the chase. My roommate and I have been living together for a little over a month, and it's REALLY not going well. When we were originally assigned to be together, she described herself as very neat and tidy and very school-oriented. But ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Roommate Is Horrible
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kat_rosenfield

Kat Rosenfield is a writer, illustrator, advice columnist, YA author, and enthusiastic licker of that plastic liner that comes inside a box of Cheez-Its. She loves zombies and cats. She hates zombie cats. Follow her on Twitter or Tumblr @katrosenfield.

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