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Auntie SparkNotes: I Have a Hopeless Crush on My Friend, Who's Dating My Other Friend

By kat_rosenfieldMay 25, 2018
Dear Auntie, I've liked a guy ever since the beginning of this school year, and so has one of my friends (I'll refer to her as 'T'). We both knew that we liked the same guy, but were pretty oblivious to the mountain of issues that this ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have a Hopeless Crush on My Friend, Who's Dating My Other Friend

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Doesn't Support My Writing Ambitions

By kat_rosenfieldMay 23, 2018
Dear Auntie, I've always wanted to a be a writer, but recently, I've been receiving a lot of negative feedback in the form of rejections—this week alone, I've received 6 rejections from journalism camps, literary magazines, and writing competitions. This school year, I've received over 20. At ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Doesn't Support My Writing Ambitions

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Move On From My Toxic Ex

By kat_rosenfieldMay 21, 2018
Hi Auntie, So I'm a senior in high school and while I know love is fleeting, it definitely doesn't hurt any less when things end in a way you don't expect. I had a huge crush on a guy for months, and he finally asked me ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Move On From My Toxic Ex

Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Like the Third Wheel

By kat_rosenfieldMay 18, 2018
Hi Auntie, I’m in a bit of a sticky situation. I have two very close friends, let’s call them Anna and Raina. Anna and Raina are in most of the same classes together, and I’m not. I don’t have many other friends except for them, so ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Like the Third Wheel

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Dad Died and I Said the Wrong Thing

By kat_rosenfieldMay 16, 2018
Dear Auntie, I have a friend who we'll call "Andrew." Andrew and I have been best friends since 6th grade. He's been with me through everything and is always so supportive and kind... which is why this particular event weighs on me so much. I've never been ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Dad Died and I Said the Wrong Thing

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Only Flirts with Me When He's Drunk

By kat_rosenfieldMay 14, 2018
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a 22-year-old recent college graduate and I currently started working my first job at a really large company. I've always been a really fat person, and a large part of my school life dealt with coming to terms with my size and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Only Flirts with Me When He's Drunk

Auntie SparkNotes: Should My Boyfriend Be My Legal Guardian?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 11, 2018
Hello Auntie SparkNotes, Let's say there is a hypothetical scenario where a high school-age girl has been dealing with an abusive parent. However, she meets a guy who's in uni and is really sweet and caring, and they start dating. As they become closer, he learns ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should My Boyfriend Be My Legal Guardian?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend's House Is Too Hot

By kat_rosenfieldMay 9, 2018
Hi Auntie SparkNotes, So summer is just around the corner, and I have something of a predicament. I have a bladder condition called interstitial cystitis (basically a chronic bladder infection with no bacterial culture). It’s pretty well controlled with the meds I’m on, but if there’s ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend's House Is Too Hot

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Trapped in a Web of Lies

By kat_rosenfieldMay 7, 2018
Hi Auntie, When I got to high school, I thought I was the opposite of shy and innocent until I realized all these kids my age had partied and drank and hooked up during middle school, while I was at home reading Harry Potter. I made ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Trapped in a Web of Lies

Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend's Older Boyfriend Abusing Her?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 4, 2018
Bonjour Auntie! So my problem is about a close friend of mine, "Astrid." Both of us recently turned 17, and I'm worried about her dating life. She's the kind of person who desperately craves attention, and she frequently dates men significantly older than her. She told ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend's Older Boyfriend Abusing Her?
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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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