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Auntie SparkNotes: My Catholic Parents Hate My Jewish Boyfriend

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 31, 2015
Hello Auntie, I realize you're busy so I'll get straight to the point. My parents don't like my Jewish boyfriend strictly because he's Jewish. I really like this guy. He's a smart, quirky, guy who treats me like I'm the only girl in the world (it's super ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Catholic Parents Hate My Jewish Boyfriend

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Love My Boyfriend as Much as He Loves Me

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 30, 2015
Dear Auntie, I'm dating my best friend, he’s deeply in love with me, tells me all the time, and is so affectionate. The thing is, I find him far too overly-affectionate, lovey-dovey for me, to the point that it becomes irritating. And lately he’s put on ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Love My Boyfriend as Much as He Loves Me

Auntie SparkNotes: Do Girls Lose Something When They Have Sex?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 20, 2015
A note to the Sparkletariat: Auntie will be on vacation next week. Normal advice-giving will resume Monday, March 30. That is all! Hi Auntie, Could you give us all an in depth sex talk? ... Well that was a really weird way to start that. Anyways, I've ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do Girls Lose Something When They Have Sex?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Just Can't Make an Effort in Boring Classes

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 19, 2015
Dear Auntie, Since I was little I always thought of school as more-or-less just a learning tool, rather than the key to your entire life. I've always loved learning, so I used to love school exponentially. But, I've also never been one to waste my ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Just Can't Make an Effort in Boring Classes

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Apologize for Backing Out on This Guy?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 18, 2015
Hi Auntie, About two weeks ago, I wanted to play a violin solo with piano accompaniment (Bartók Rumanian folk dances for you music nerds out there) for a school pops concert, so I asked a pianist (let's call him Robert) if he would play with me ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Apologize for Backing Out on This Guy?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend's Friend Is Keeping Us from Making Plans

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 17, 2015
Dear Auntie, How much communication with your S.O. is enough communication?  My boyfriend and I have been together for about six months and he's really great. We have amazing chemistry. One thing though: we have totally different ideas about communication/timeliness. For example, when we're not together, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend's Friend Is Keeping Us from Making Plans

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Have Chemistry With My Crush Like I Did With My Jerk Ex-Boyfriend

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 16, 2015
Dearest lovely Auntie, I have a man problem. I know, I am so unique in that facet of my life. Anywho, I like this guy named "Adam." Adam is very different from other guys I have liked in the past, both appearance-wise and personality-wise. You see, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Have Chemistry With My Crush Like I Did With My Jerk Ex-Boyfriend

Auntie SparkNotes: Am I Missing Out By Not Making Friends at College?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 13, 2015
Hi Auntie! I have a problem, one that dates back to as long as I can remember, and it’s that I can’t ever seem to keep friends. In middle school I’d literally start every school year as the new kid  looking to make friends because my ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I Missing Out By Not Making Friends at College?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Regret Studying Abroad

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 12, 2015
Dear Auntie, About a year and a half ago, I started researching study abroad. I'm an art student at a public university, so I decided to apply to a very prestigious art school in the UK to give myself a year of very dedicated art education. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Regret Studying Abroad

Auntie SparkNotes: My Abusive Brother Needs Professional Help

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 11, 2015
Auntie, I've written to you before asking for help with family issues, but they just got much, much worse. My parents were constantly fighting—mostly about differences in parenting styles. My younger brother has had behavior issues for years: he screams, hits me/my parents, and threatens to kill ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Abusive Brother Needs Professional Help
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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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