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Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Cut Me Off with No Explanation?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 12, 2016
Hey Auntie!! I have an issue with this boy (surprise, surprise!) We used to hook up, developed feelings for each other, dated, then broke up (because distance became an issue). We decided to stay friends, which then turned into friends with benefits, which was probably ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did He Cut Me Off with No Explanation?

Auntie SparkNotes: He Pretended to Like Me and Broke My Heart

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 11, 2016
Hey there Auntie! So... I've liked this guy we will call Ryan for a few years. My junior year of high school, we actually became really good friends. That's when I started having my suspicions that maybe he was gay. He lived by the gay stereotype, but ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: He Pretended to Like Me and Broke My Heart

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Makes Me Lie To My Dad

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 10, 2016
Dear Auntie, This is something that's been going on most of my life, but it's gotten a lot more severe the last year. My dad has a very volatile personality and gets very angry very easily, ever since I was little. My mom knows this, and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Makes Me Lie To My Dad

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Excluded Me From Her Birthday Party

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 9, 2016
Hi Auntie, Well, here goes. One of my best friends recently had an 18th birthday party (more akin to a small get-together, not a wild, booty-twerking rager). We don't have any classes together this year, but we text almost every day and talk on Google ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Excluded Me From Her Birthday Party

Auntie SparkNotes: Men Make Me Nervous

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 8, 2016
Dear Auntie, When I was growing up, I had bad experiences with my mom's then-boyfriend. He was very controlling to the point where I couldn't do anything I wanted and wasn't really allowed to go anywhere either. He also wasn't very good to my mom which ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Men Make Me Nervous

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Cheated on His Ex

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 3, 2016
Note: Auntie will be away for the next few days. Advice-giving resumes on its regular schedule February 8. Hi Auntie! I am a freshman in college, and have been dating a wonderful, amazing guy for almost three months. We'll call him D. This is my first boyfriend, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Cheated on His Ex

I Did My Eyebrows Like Cara Delevingne for a Week and Here's What Happened

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 3, 2016
True fact: All of Cara Delevingne's body parts contain trace amounts of magic. But after nearly a decade of research (a.k.a. combing Pinterest late into the night), top scientists (a.k.a. myself and my cat) have concluded that the bulk of her powers are concentrated in ... More  →
I Did My Eyebrows Like Cara Delevingne for a Week and Here's What Happened

Auntie SparkNotes: Did He Ever Like Me? Is It Too Late?!

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 2, 2016
Dear Auntie, I need help with this guy I like. You see, there's this guy at my school that I like. He is a year older than me. Last year, when I was just a freshman, he was in a few of my classes. In the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Did He Ever Like Me? Is It Too Late?!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Favorite Hobby Is Breaking My Heart

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 1, 2016
Hello Auntie! I have an issue that I think might be a bit different, and I haven't found any problems like this yet. I've been doing literary role-plays for years now—since the summer of eighth grade, which was maybe five years ago. Nothing sexual, but they ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Favorite Hobby Is Breaking My Heart

Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, It's gonna be a long email, so buckle up. I have pretty severe depression, anxiety and a lovely little brain-devil known as Pure-Obsessional Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, which basically means I have loads of intrusive thoughts about harming and killing my family and friends and screaming ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me
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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