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Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Boyfriend to Try Therapy?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 19, 2018
Hi Auntie, Me and my boyfriend "Tim" are currently in our fourth year of college. This is my last yea,r but he has to take another year due to poor academic outcomes in the past year or so. We've only been dating for a few ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Boyfriend to Try Therapy?

Auntie SparkNotes: My BFF Has a Secret

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 17, 2018
Dear Auntie, My best friend has this secret that everyone else seems to be privy to except me. I don't know the exact details but it seems to me she has this crush on a guy? I could only make a conclusion on what I've gathered ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My BFF Has a Secret

Auntie SparkNotes: It Is Okay to Crush on My TA?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 15, 2018
Auntie is out today, so we're bringing you a vintage post from the Auntie vault!—eds  Dear Auntie, I have a question concerning the ethics of crushing on a TA. I'm a junior in college and I've recently acquired a crush on one of my chemistry lab ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: It Is Okay to Crush on My TA?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate Talking About My Problems

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 12, 2018
Hey Auntie! I want to preface this by saying that I'm not generally unhappy. I don't feel tragically misunderstood, and my issues are typically pretty standard. I'm just a little concerned about a... thing. Thing being: I hate talking to people about my personal woes. It doesn't ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Hate Talking About My Problems

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Stop Netflix-ing

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 10, 2018
Dear Auntie, You've probably seen letters similar to this one before, but this is a huge issue for me, and I'm sure there are many Sparklers out here who have dealt with this as well, so I hope you can help! I take very rigorous courses ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Stop Netflix-ing

Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Need to Put More Effort into My Relationship?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 8, 2018
Dear Auntie, I'm 24 and still dating my high school sweetheart. We love each other and are talking about marriage once we can get a place to live together (right now, we're both employed but living with parents, and I'm still in college), but sometimes I ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Do I Need to Put More Effort into My Relationship?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Is Using Me for an Ego Boost

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 5, 2018
Dear Auntie, I have a major crush on a good friend of mine, but he's straight and I'm a gay guy. That's the first issue, but the bigger one is that I think he knows I like him, and he's using me. He has a big ego ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Is Using Me for an Ego Boost

Auntie SparkNotes: An Ex-Nazi Update!

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 3, 2018
For our first Auntie post of 2018, we're kicking the year off right: with an update from one of last year's most interesting letter-writers! Have you ever what happened to Mister "I Joined the Alt-Right 'Cause I Was Mad at My Ex"? Read on! Dear Auntie, It's ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: An Ex-Nazi Update!

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Dating My Crush, So What's the Problem?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 28, 2017
Hey Auntie, To cut to the chase, this boy that I've liked for a really long time asked me out on Halloween. Over Snapchat. After telling me just a few days before about all of the girls he had fighting over him and how he's so ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Dating My Crush, So What's the Problem?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Formal Boyfriend Needs to Loosen Up

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 22, 2017
Dear Auntie, I'm a junior in college and have been dating the most amazing guy for about a year. He's educated, has a steady job, is kind, generous, honest, trustworthy, good looking, funny... But he makes weird first (and second, and third) impressions. He grew up extremely ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Formal Boyfriend Needs to Loosen Up
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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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