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Auntie SparkNotes: My Brother Had Sex and My Parents Blame Me

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 28, 2017
Dear Auntie, I am twenty years old and just finished my sophomore year of college, and am currently working at an internship. Two days ago, my mom called me with the news that my 17-year-old brother and his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend are expecting a child together, and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Brother Had Sex and My Parents Blame Me

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Be a Vegetarian?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 26, 2017
Dear Auntie, I have a friend who is vegetarian, but she doesn't mind when anyone else eats meat. She's a pretty good person, but there was something she said that got some gears turning in my head. I was eating a fried chicken sandwich at lunch ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Be a Vegetarian?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Celebrity Friend Is Ignoring Me

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 24, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I need some etiquette advice on how to deal with a friend who is ignoring you over text. Here are the details: This friend is male and lives in a different state than me. We are not best buddies but we hang out when ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Celebrity Friend Is Ignoring Me

Auntie SparkNotes: I Committed Artistic Appropriation

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 21, 2017
Dear Auntie, I post art on the Internet, and a month ago, someone requested that I make a drawing for them based off a picture of a character they found on Google. I drew the picture, posted it, and went to sleep. When I woke ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Committed Artistic Appropriation

Auntie SparkNotes: What Does It All Mean?!

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 19, 2017
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I was raised in a very Catholic household. While I never subscribed to my parents' more conservative beliefs, I had always believed in God and an afterlife up until a few years ago. Believing in God made me happy and gave me ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: What Does It All Mean?!

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm So Lonely in My New City

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 17, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm a 22-year-old girl who just graduated from college. I broke up with my boyfriend on the day before the graduation ceremony, for personal reasons. We decided not to remain friends because we still have romantic feelings for each other, so we haven't ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm So Lonely in My New City

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are a Bunch of Gossips

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 14, 2017
Hi Auntie Sparknotes, I am in quite a large friendship group of 16 people, and I genuinely love each of my friends. However, some of my friends have begun to fall out with each other- not big, confrontational arguments, but things like gossiping behind each other's ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are a Bunch of Gossips

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Nervous About Introducing My BF to My Parents

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 12, 2017
Dear Auntie, I'm 20 and living in a city a long way away from my parents. Since I moved I've met a wonderful guy, who we shall call Oliver, and we've been dating happily for well over a year now. Because of the distance my parents ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Nervous About Introducing My BF to My Parents

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Know Why My Friend Is Freezing Me Out

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 10, 2017
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, Last week I drove to the beach without my parents permission. The car battery ended up dying and I had to tell my parents what happened, knowing they would be angry at me. My close friend was the one driving the car and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Know Why My Friend Is Freezing Me Out

Auntie SparkNotes: My Advisor Found My Instagram

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 7, 2017
Dear Auntie, So I'm a third-year medical student in a really great med school who's off a few weeks for a break before studying again next semester. Another thing I should say about myself is that I have an Instagram account with 13,000 followers, and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Advisor Found My Instagram
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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