My best friend Rachel is very needy. We've been friends for about three years, and good friends for about two. We have a nice little group of friends. They all really like her because she's "quirky and original." (I often feel like they ... More →
Auntie has received soooo many letters of this same ilk that we decided to address everyone's question all at once in one single video. So, if you've ever thought that you are a freak, or unlovable, or that there's something wrong with you because you ... More →
Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
I'm in my high school's chorus program, and I really like it and music in general. I was a leader in my middle school chorus, and I always made the top choirs. At the beginning of freshman year, I made an advanced ... More →
I actively try in my everyday life to be a woman who supports other people's choices, especially in the realm of their personal life, such as dating.
But I can't be a yes-man for everything. As someone who has emerged from an abusive relationship and ... More →
Question: What's the most graceful/cool way to act after being uninvited to something? Recently, I made plans with a group of friends to go out to a dance bar/club. I was pretty excited, as I've just recently turned 18 and this would have ... More →
So my boyfriend and I have been dating for 7 months and the only fights we ever get into are about two specific people. He has been best friends with this girl X for a really long time, but last year and this ... More →
So, as always, there's this boy. We'll call him "Carl." Carl and I were very close last year and I fell for him romantically. I told him as much, he kind of led me on for about a month while he sorted out ... More →
We all know one, and we all occasionally want to sock them in the chops. Sure, they're a friend, but man are they bossy! Always telling us to finish our Brussels sprouts. Guilting us into walking their pet armadillo. Shaming us into buying their ticket ... More →
My very cool, very close friend is getting into some trouble. She's been depressed for as long as I can remember. She recently cut a major stressor out of her life. It was a big step towards improvement... Or, it should've been. This decision left her ... More →
I recently saw something from "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" that I didn't particularly like at all, but I'm not sure if I'm being too sensitive or if my concerns are genuine.
You see, Kimmel usually does this thing each year after Halloween where parents send in ... More →
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.