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Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Future You Can Handle Everything

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 21, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Dear Auntie, I'm going to be a senior in high school this year. I'm an overachiever, and I always work my butt off to ace every class. I know I'll ... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Future You Can Handle Everything

Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: How to Flirt When You're Crushing on a Friend

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 20, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Hellooooo, Sparklers. If you've been hanging around (as extremely cool people are wont to do), you know that I've been covering the ABCs of initiating a flirtation with your ... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: How to Flirt When You're Crushing on a Friend

Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Hot for Teacher

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 19, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Hey Auntie, I was wondering if you could help me out, because this is one of those things that I can't really talk about with my friends or family. So I'm ... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: Hot for Teacher

Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 18, 2014
Auntie SparkNotes is off this week, so we are bringing you VINTAGE Auntie posts from the vault! Dear Auntie, This year, I'm going to a big public school. Last year, I was home schooled. Before that, I went to a small private school, so I'm not used ... More  →
Vintage Auntie SparkNotes: New Kid Nerves

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Boyfriend Is Evil And I'm Sick Of Being The Third Wheel

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 15, 2014
Heads up, Sparklers: Auntie will be away next week, with columns resuming August 25. If you need an advice fix in the meantime, there's always the archives! Dear Auntie, My two friends, who I shall call Scott and Zelda, are dating, and I'm always the third wheel. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Boyfriend Is Evil And I'm Sick Of Being The Third Wheel

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get People To Hug Me?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 14, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, As I enter my second year of college, I’m a little concerned about my failure to move beyond casual friendships with my peers. Let me explain. Back in high school, I had a smallish but very close group of friends. I interacted with most ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get People To Hug Me?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Get People To Respect My Boundaries?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 13, 2014
Hiya Auntie! I've read all of your columns, and I love you, but I have yet to see something like this answered. I have a lot of irrational phobias. The biggest would be (this is kind of embarrassing) intimacy, both emotional and physical, but mostly physical. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Get People To Respect My Boundaries?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Irrational?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 12, 2014
Hello Auntie, I have a bit of a dilemma here: I am an irrational person. You might be thinking that is a pretty normal situation and a petty email, but hear me out since this has been bugging me for a while and I don't know ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Irrational?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want My Ex Back, But He's Dating Someone Else

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 11, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have a situation. Obviously, it's about a guy. Before you ask, I have been 100% straightforward with him and asked him about us on multiple occasions. I met him on Instagram and we've been talking for about a year now. I dated him for ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want My Ex Back, But He's Dating Someone Else

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Family They Kept Me in the Closet?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 8, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have lots of thoughts, feelings, and questions surrounding my sexual orientation but I’ll ask you just one: If the time comes to come out to my family as *not straight* and anyone were to question my hesitation, should I honestly tell them why ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Family They Kept Me in the Closet?
About the Author
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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