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Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't See Myself as Lovable

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 21, 2015
Note! Auntie SparkNotes will be taking a brief hiatus until August 31. You can continue to send your dilemmas to advice@sparknotes.com and she will offer her patented advice and photorealistic fruit drawings upon return. Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I am an 18-year-old straight girl, and I have major ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't See Myself as Lovable

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 20, 2015
Dear Auntie, I write this letter to you in an extreme state of emotional turmoil. I'm a junior and just found out that my sophomore friend was raped. The incident itself happened a little less than a month ago. We're not particularly close: I've only known her for ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Was Raped and I Don't Know What to Do

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Caught Between My Ex and a Rebound

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 19, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, It's been a rough month or so. I'll begin around a week before my ex-boyfriend's birthday. Our relationship was going strong and was nearing the one-year mark, and although I felt somewhat bored, I was secure and knew that I was enjoying myself ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Caught Between My Ex and a Rebound

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Girlfriend to Talk With Me About Boundaries?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 18, 2015
Dear Auntie, I have this totally amazing girlfriend. We cuddle and watch anime and go to metal concerts and talk philosophy and play cards and do all the amazing adorable things that a healthy late-highschool/early-college-age couple should do. This included (until recently) passionate physical displays of ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Girlfriend to Talk With Me About Boundaries?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Bullied With a Stupid Nickname

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 17, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a female 17 year-old senior in high school. I'm not involved in much except the theater program at school and in my town. I'm not popular. I'm more of that odd, quirky girl who does theater. I have a good friend group ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Bullied With a Stupid Nickname

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Avoid Negative Body Comments?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 15, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've always had low self-esteem, and I used to be your generic fat kid. Recently, I went through a period of weight loss where I lost 50 pounds. And I really thought that I cleaned myself up pretty well. I got a new haircut, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Avoid Negative Body Comments?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate How My Boyfriend Talks to Other People

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 13, 2015
Dear Auntie, I have a problem with my boyfriend. But it's not a problem between us—it's when we're with other people. We've been dating for about a year and a half. During this time, he's been sweet, funny, caring, basically everything a girl can ask for. He ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate How My Boyfriend Talks to Other People

Auntie SparkNotes: I Was All Over My Boyfriend While Drunk, but I'm Scared of Sex When I'm Sober

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 12, 2015
Dear Auntie, Dilemma. I've just finished my first incredible year at university in the UK. Three weeks in, I was lucky enough to meet an incredible guy who I've now been dating for nine glorious months. One of his chief amazing attributes is his patience ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Was All Over My Boyfriend While Drunk, but I'm Scared of Sex When I'm Sober

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Won't Stop Holding Old Fights Over My Head

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 11, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I read many articles on how to know when it's time to break up with someone and on how to deal with a loved one who has anger management issues. Regardless, I believe you might offer some helpful advice regarding my relationship with ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Won't Stop Holding Old Fights Over My Head

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Work for Disney but Nobody Believes I Can Do It

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 10, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've always wanted to work at Walt Disney World. Since I was two years old, I've told my parents that it's my "dream job," and it's still a huge dream of mine to be a part of the company. Luckily for me, Disney offers ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Work for Disney but Nobody Believes I Can Do It
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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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