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Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Deal with My Manipulative Sister?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 30, 2015
Dear Auntie, My family has been going through a really hard time lately, and I need your advice on what I can do to help everyone as much as possible, including myself. The problem is my younger sister, who I'll call C, and I'm not ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Deal with My Manipulative Sister?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Give Up On My Crush?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 29, 2015
Dear Auntie, (And so ensues the generic line...) There's this guy. We go to different schools, but see each other because of a class that meets once a week. I wanted to get to know him better because there weren't many people there, so for a ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Give Up On My Crush?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Stop Flirting with My Married Coworker

By kat_rosenfieldJune 26, 2015
Hi Auntie, I've been working in an office for 5 years with my mom and I'm the youngest there (I'm 19 now) and there's this guy who works there. He's never really made any attempts to talk to me one-on-one until starting about a month ago, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Stop Flirting with My Married Coworker

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Such a Perfectionist About Who I Date?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 25, 2015
Hi Auntie, I'm a freshman in high school. I have had two or three girlfriends (I'm gay), the relationships spanning anywhere from two weeks to six months. I am currently single but may be going on a date soon. I had always only dated friends, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Stop Being Such a Perfectionist About Who I Date?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crazy Roommate Chased Me out of Our Apartment. How Can I Get Over It?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 24, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, For most of my sophomore year in college, I lived off-campus in a small apartment with a roommate. It was good for the first few weeks and I thought we might become friends, but then she started leaving instructions about what I should ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crazy Roommate Chased Me out of Our Apartment. How Can I Get Over It?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Ex Wants Me Back But He's Dating My Friend

By kat_rosenfieldJune 22, 2015
Dear Auntie, It's been a crazy month or two, so I'll try to cut the drama and make it short and concise as possible. My boyfriend and I (ha ha surprise surprise, another boy problem) went through a rough patch in our relationship and he decided to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Ex Wants Me Back But He's Dating My Friend

Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Is Constantly Criticizing Me

By kat_rosenfieldJune 19, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, A few years ago, when I was about 12 (I'm almost 17 now) I made (and have stuck to) the decision that I wanted to pursue a career in classical music, but my academically-focused father has only realized last month that he'll ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Is Constantly Criticizing Me

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Worried My Brother Will Lose His Drive to Succeed

By kat_rosenfieldJune 18, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm in need of advice about my little brother. Backstory: I'm the oldest of three. All three of us have worked extremely hard to maintain all-A averages, keeping each other accountable. At the school where we all went, a big deal was made upon ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Worried My Brother Will Lose His Drive to Succeed

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Afraid My Little Neighbor Is Going to Get Squished by a Car

By kat_rosenfieldJune 17, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, My family and I live next door to a nice family, a young woman with a seven-year-old boy and a three-year-old girl. Let's call the woman Ms. Honey, and let's call her daughter Matilda.¬†Matilda is by far the most adorable girl I've ever ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Afraid My Little Neighbor Is Going to Get Squished by a Car

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Distance Myself from My Depressed Friend?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 16, 2015
Hi Auntie Sparknotes, I need your help. My friend is clinically depressed, which is terrible. But that's not my problem. The problem is that she makes me feel like dirt. We became really close about halfway through last year, bonding over mutual love of video games and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Distance Myself from My Depressed Friend?
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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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