I'm a freshman in college. I have made a grievous mistake that I am struggling to move past, not only because of the impact this has on my grades, but more importantly, the hit that my own integrity has taken. I cheated on my ... More →
Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
In the past year, my phone was stolen. It was a really nice phone, and my parents were upset, but for my birthday, I got another phone: one of a much older model that didn't work most of the time. Since then, I ... More →
I have a crush on a girl at my school. I'm sure you've gotten one million emails from other boys with the exact same scenario, so I'll get to the point.
When I didn't know much about her, I watched her from a distance and ... More →
Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
I'm a senior in high school, and for almost my whole life, I've played violin. I'm home schooled so I can practice more and travel to competitions. My parents have always been my biggest supporters and pushed me to do my best. But ... More →
I have a best friend, I’ll call her Star, and we’ve been best friends since kindergarten. We’re both 21 now, and I love her dearly. The thing is, she comes from an abusive household. They forced her to pick a future career path ... More →
I'm a college sophomore and a lesbian. College is going great except for one thing: the hookup culture.
Last year, YikYak was really popular on campus. On weekend nights, many of the Yaks there were from people asking for hookups. I joined the party, saying ... More →
Hi Auntie SparkNotes,
I've got a crush on my best friend. Tale as old as time, but it gets a lot more complicated. My parents are extremely Catholic, and while they aren't homophobic, they are probably transphobic, and I get the feeling that someone being gay ... More →
Alas, I have a problem that begins with the ever-so-famous line.... "So there's this boy...." *cringe cringe* I know, but I am so lost I just need your help!!!
My best guy friend, let's call him Timmy, and I have been besties since sixth grade. ... More →
I have a girl problem! In the past year I've discovered my personal identity and am very proud to say that I am a lesbian! I've recently fallen in love with my best friend (how original, I know, but it gets worse). Let's call ... More →
Me and my boyfriend of one year are in a wonderful relationship, even though it's long distance. We both go to two different college but always try to facetime when we're free and visit each other as often as we can. However, this past ... 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.