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Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Probably Anemic but I'm Scared to Go to the Doctor

By kat_rosenfieldJune 24, 2016
Dear Auntie: I have a bit of an issue (surprise, surprise). So I chew ice. A lot. Probably 4-7 cups full of crushed ice a day, every day. On top of that, when I don't chunk and chew on ice all day, I'M FREEZING COLD ALL THE ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Probably Anemic but I'm Scared to Go to the Doctor

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Won't Talk To Me When He's Sad

By kat_rosenfieldJune 22, 2016
Auntie SparkNotes, One of my best friends, let's call him Z, has a very rocky relationship with his father and brother. His parents have been separated for years now, and his brother and father live together, while Z lives with his mother. He has a pretty ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Won't Talk To Me When He's Sad

3 Things You Might Not Have Known About Anton Yelchin

By kat_rosenfieldJune 21, 2016
Space, the final frontier, feels a little bit emptier this week as Star Trek fans mourn the devastating death of Anton Yelchin. Yelchin, who played Enterprise navigator Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek movie franchise, was killed in a bizarre and tragic accident on Sunday when ... More  →
3 Things You Might Not Have Known About Anton Yelchin

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Fly Overseas To Visit My Inter-Boyfriend?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 20, 2016
Dear Auntie: I'm a 21-year-old girl living in America, and I've known this boy from the UK—let's call him Jack—for 10 years. I've been in a very stable relationship with him for five years. Our relationship is very healthy, we're both very happy and comfortable with ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Fly Overseas To Visit My Inter-Boyfriend?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Go For Easy A, or Hard-to-Get B?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 17, 2016
Hi Auntie, I read the article "Auntie SparkNotes: Who's Wrong? Me, or Him?" and I am coming from the other side. There are two girls at school that I like, but the last time I dated a girl she had sex with two other guys while ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Go For Easy A, or Hard-to-Get B?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Pretending to Be Cool About My Mental Health Issues

By kat_rosenfieldJune 15, 2016
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm 17, almost 18, and I've got to admit that I'm the epitome of teenagers convincing themselves of mental health issues. The only problem? I actually have them all. This isn't about how to deal with them (I read the FAQ and also I don't ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Pretending to Be Cool About My Mental Health Issues

Auntie SparkNotes Live: I Can't Tell if I Should Break up with My SO

By kat_rosenfieldJune 14, 2016
Sure, there's never an easy way to break up with someone, but what if you don't even know if you SHOULD? It would be a heckuva lot easier if there was a roast turkey-style button that popped up when the relationship was "done." Sadly, science ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: I Can't Tell if I Should Break up with My SO

Auntie SparkNotes: My Prom Date Had Ulterior Motives

By kat_rosenfieldJune 14, 2016
Hello! I have boy and society troubles to get advice on. I got asked to prom a week before the event by one of my guy friends. Ryan and I were pretty good friends but I assumed it was a very casual thing; he forgot to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Prom Date Had Ulterior Motives

Auntie SparkNotes: My BF Froze Me Out So That I Would Dump Him

By kat_rosenfieldJune 10, 2016
Dear Auntie, I'm at a loss right now. I had been dating my incredible boyfriend for eight months—my first boyfriend, we're both recently 19. The first seven months was a literal fairy tale. He got on with my family, we were a perfect support system ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My BF Froze Me Out So That I Would Dump Him

9 Essential Road-Trip Lessons We Learned From Lord of the Rings

By kat_rosenfieldJune 9, 2016
The weather is warm, gas is cheap, and mankind's fall is imminent—what better time for a road trip? Before you head out on the lonesome road, though, take in these crucial lessons honed by Frodo et al. on the eternal highway to Mordor. Choose your fellow road ... More  →
9 Essential Road-Trip Lessons We Learned From <i>Lord of the Rings</i>
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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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