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Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Keep Messing Up My Pronouns

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 29, 2017
Hi, Auntie, I'm a 15 year old trans guy in high school. I came out to my parents earlier last year (which was unbelievably terrifying) and they seemed okay with it at the time. Except, well, now things are a bit different. First off, when I first ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Keep Messing Up My Pronouns

Auntie SparkNotes: Am I a Selfish Burden?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 27, 2017
Dear Auntie, Some of my close friends have just told me that they are tired of hearing about my problems and that I don't listen enough. They have said that my own sadness is brought on by myself, and that I want other people to fix ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I a Selfish Burden?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Show People My Erotic Fanfiction

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 24, 2017
Hi Auntie SparkNotes, This may sound stupid, but I am very, very, very ashamed of writing fanfictions. I write about soccer and girl/girl relationships, and I'm very nervous that some of my friends may find out about it, think it's weird, etc. Most of my close ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Show People My Erotic Fanfiction

Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Really Break Up with Me?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 22, 2017
Hi Auntie, My boyfriend of about eight months and I recently broke up when he revealed to me that he wouldn't mind having sex with a guy and wasn't completely sure of his sexuality. He also said that he wasn't completely sure if he still wanted ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Really Break Up with Me?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Family Are Slobs

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 20, 2017
Dear Auntie, I live with my dad, my sister, my brother-in-law, and my four-month old adorable nephew (I'm an auntie, too!). We all get along really well and are supporting each other through our tough financial situations. Right now my role in the house is kind ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Family Are Slobs

Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Won't Stop Screaming at Me

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 17, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I love my sister (who we'll call V) very much, but she's been acting ridiculous lately and I don't know how to reason with her. It can be the smallest things (for example, my nine-year-old brother was writing a paragraph for his class. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Won't Stop Screaming at Me

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Guilting Me About Finding a Job

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 15, 2017
Hi Auntie! Here's my situation: I'm 23, live with my parents, graduated from art school with an Industrial Design degree (which my parents paid for), and struggling to look for a full-time job. Ever since I moved home after I graduated last year in May, my parents, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Guilting Me About Finding a Job

Auntie SparkNotes: I Broke Up Badly with My Friend-with-Benefits

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 13, 2017
Dear Auntie, I am writing to you because I have hurt my best friend deeply and I am unsure of how to repair the relationship. My best friend, who we will call Ben, and I were friends with benefits from the start of our friendship. I am ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Broke Up Badly with My Friend-with-Benefits

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Make Friends at My New School?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 10, 2017
Dear Auntie, Recently I moved high schools. I am a freshman and transferred in in the second semester. Throughout my life I don't think I've ever had a solid group of friends, and I think I know the reason. When I was in elementary school, I ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Make Friends at My New School?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm So Confused About My Gender

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 8, 2017
Hi Auntie, I'm a female who identifies as male, and I've been aware of it for a couple years now. I've been accepted by my family, friends, and even my boyfriend. The thing is, I don't know if I really identify as a guy, or if ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm So Confused About My Gender
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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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