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Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Parents That My Roommate Is Gay?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 18, 2014
Dear Auntie, This is going to be a rather delicate topic, so bear with me. The most important thing to know before going into this is that I'm from a very religious family. I'm very happy being religious, and I think I can consider myself pretty ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Parents That My Roommate Is Gay?

The 8 Alter-Egos of Katniss Everdeen

By kat_rosenfieldApril 18, 2014
Katniss Everdeen, the Girl on Fire, and the reigning champion of the 74th Annual (and final!) Hunger Games. But we bet you've never been introduced to... More  →
The 8 Alter-Egos of Katniss Everdeen

Auntie SparkNotes: Why Should I Shave My Armpits?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 17, 2014
Hi Auntie! The problem I'm actually asking you about is kind of silly. It's been a really big problem for me, especially this year as the temperature gets warmer. Should I shave my arm and leg hair? Seriously, this is a problem! I don't want to shave ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Should I Shave My Armpits?

5 Reasons to Get Psyched for the Paper Towns Movie

By kat_rosenfieldApril 17, 2014
If you've been sooooo excited about The Fault in Our Stars coming out this summer, you might have been too busy watching the trailer on repeat while ugly crying excitedly counting down the days pre-premiere to catch this bit of delightful news: while Hazel Grace ... More  →
5 Reasons to Get Psyched for the <i>Paper Towns</i> Movie

Auntie SparkNotes: Dealing with a Hateful Teacher

By kat_rosenfieldApril 16, 2014
Dear Auntie, I am a sophomore in high school. I am a good student— I get around a B average—but not in math. My math teacher hates me and finds ways to punish me in class. If I don't put good work on my assignments he ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Dealing with a Hateful Teacher

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Tired of Being "Just Friends"

By kat_rosenfieldApril 15, 2014
Dear Auntie, So basically I've had this crush on a girl since the beginning on 9th grade. There was one point when she kind of liked me back, but it didn't really last long and nothing came of it. Now skip forward two years and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Tired of Being

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Totally Naive About Sex

By kat_rosenfieldApril 14, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm just going to come out and say it: I'm an introvert who doesn't know much about HND, and my friends are always calling me naive and ignorant. I don't understand jokes that are made about HND or innuendos. It takes me ages to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Totally Naive About Sex

Rest in Peace Sue Townsend, and Thank You for Adrian Mole

By kat_rosenfieldApril 14, 2014
True story: The first time we heard about a series of books featuring one Adrian Mole, we pictured a sort of "Wind in the Willows" situation—a story centered on the life and times of a burrowing rodent in a tiny waistcoat and spectacles. Imagine our surprise ... More  →
Rest in Peace Sue Townsend, and Thank You for Adrian Mole

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Is Pregnant. What Should I Do?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 11, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm a junior at a private high school and I found out that one of my good friends is pregnant. So far I'm the only one who she's confided in aside from the baby's dad and she is kind of floundering right now. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Is Pregnant. What Should I Do?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Report This Guy for Sexual Harassment?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 10, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm a senior in high school. There's this guy I know who is incredibly strange and socially inept. He talks to me a lot and seems to think that we're Very Good Friends because I treat him with courtesy. I think he may ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Report This Guy for Sexual Harassment?
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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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