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Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell if I'm Being Mistreated?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 24, 2014
Dear Auntie, In relationships, I forget my sense of okay. I think I treat other people okay, but I let other people treat me terribly. I don't realize it until the relationships end. Case Study 1. Joey and I hooked up on Valentine's Day. I told him ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Tell if I'm Being Mistreated?

Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone's Just Going to Leave Me So Why Even Bother

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 23, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have a problem. Two, actually. First off, a lot of my friends think I'm depressed. So, I'm a junior in high school, and a bit of an introvert (okay, that's a SLIGHT understatement). I like people but I don't really talk much. The ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone's Just Going to Leave Me So Why Even Bother

Auntie SparkNotes: Was I Wrong to Hide My Relationship?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 22, 2014
Hey Auntie, My question today is something that's been on my mind for a while, and I would really like some adult perspective on it (that does not belong to the adults I call Mom and Dad). Back last November when I was a high school freshman, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Was I Wrong to Hide My Relationship?

What If You Didn't Wake Up Like This? We Uncover the Ugly Side of the "Natural Beauty" Trend

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 22, 2014
When we first saw that #iwokeuplikethis selfies were eclipsing shirtless Finnick Odair as the hottest thing on the interwebs, we at SparkLife put on our party hats and did an elaborate series of hip thrusts. Hooray for celebrating our big, wide world full of naturally ... More  →
What If You <em>Didn't</em> Wake Up Like This? We Uncover the Ugly Side of the

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend That She Smells Bad?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 21, 2014
Hi Auntie! I have a friend, "D." D is a genius, witty, and someone I have known forever. I don't know exactly what her home life is like, but I do know that she gets absolutely no attention at home, no help with anything. Once, we ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend That She Smells Bad?

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Too Late for Me to Ever Fall in Love?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 20, 2014
Hello Auntie, This may seem like a really weird and really vague question, but do you think there is an age limit on love? Like if you don't kiss someone by a certain age or have a relationship by a certain age then you will have ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Too Late for Me to Ever Fall in Love?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Rejected This Guy and Now He's Everywhere

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 17, 2014
Hey Auntie, So to cut right to the chase, I am a senior girl in high school, and a close friend of my older brother has recently taken a rather strong liking towards me. I have known this guy ever since we were little, but I ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Rejected This Guy and Now He's Everywhere

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Control My Rage?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 16, 2014
Dear Auntie, Sophomore year of high school I met a really fun guy, we’ll call him Rocky, and we were inseparable. We were affectionate with lots of hugs and cute texts and handwritten notes back and forth, and we would go on a lot of ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Control My Rage?

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay if My Crush Is Shorter Than Me?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 14, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, Until a few months ago I lived in a foreign country, which I had to leave behind because of my parents' work. As I'm getting used to my new home and such, I have joined my school's marching band. There's a guy in ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay if My Crush Is Shorter Than Me?
EXCLUSIVE: Our Author Crush Jandy Nelson Talks YA Fiction, Art and Not Being a Horse With Auntie SparkNotes

EXCLUSIVE: Our Author Crush Jandy Nelson Talks YA Fiction, Art and Not Being a Horse With Auntie SparkNotes

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 14, 2014
Remember how we told you to stop dithering around and go pick up THE 2014 HOMECOMING QUEEN OF YA HIGH SCHOOL, Jandy Nelson's I'll Give You the Sun IMMEDIATELY? (While you're at it, DITHER NO MORE and check out our OTHER favorite book, Jandy's The Sky Is ... More  →
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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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