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Auntie SparkNotes: What's the Difference Between Discipline and Abuse?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 13, 2017
Dear Auntie, So here's a question that has confused me for a while: how do people define emotional, mental, and verbal abuse? Physical and sexual abuse are easier to spot because they're caused by tangible and objective events like hitting or molestation, but the other three ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: What's the Difference Between Discipline and Abuse?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Talk to My Crush but My Friend Keeps Pushing In

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 12, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, So, recently I've started to crush on a guy who's in my friend group. We've already been shipped every single day, and we're good friends. I obviously haven't confessed, but this story isn't exactly about him. The thing is, he's been shipped with ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Talk to My Crush but My Friend Keeps Pushing In

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Tell My Friends That Our Mutual Is a Creep

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 8, 2017
Hi Auntie, I’m having a dilemma about a guy I know. Recently we were both at this party, and were making regular jokes about regular things, and the conversation got to domination and submission in sex. I admitted that if it came to that, I would ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Tell My Friends That Our Mutual Is a Creep

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stay in This Class to Protect My Friend?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 6, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I really want to drop AP United States History. I'm having trouble with the veritable mountain of homework it brings, and it's conflicting with the rest of my life. My friend is thriving in that class. She's all lined up to be valedictorian, which ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Stay in This Class to Protect My Friend?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Depressed Friend Annoys Me So Much

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 5, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Hey there, I have an issue that involves my temper and this guy that annoys the hell outta me. When I was a freshman, I started hanging out with a sophomore guy. I began to get suspicious that he liked me, and then he asked me ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Depressed Friend Annoys Me So Much

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Asked Me Out and I'm So Stressed

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 1, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Today my friend asked me out. I know this doesn't sound like a problem, but it's an extra stress factor that I REALLY did not want or need right now. I'm a senior in high school working through the end of the quarter ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Asked Me Out and I'm So Stressed

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Came Out to Me as Trans

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 29, 2017
Dear Auntie, I've got a crush on a good friend of mine, let's call him M. We met through camp and have been friends for about a year now. A couple of my school friends know and have met M, and tease me relentlessly because they think ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Came Out to Me as Trans

Auntie SparkNotes: A Homeschool Social Conundrum

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 27, 2017
Dear Auntie, I’m a homeschooler and have no social life whatsoever. I have tried making new friends, but it is difficult. I live in a small town in Florida where there is only old people who have retired so it’s hard to meet new teenagers. I ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Homeschool Social Conundrum

Auntie SparkNotes: My K-Pop-Obsessed Sister Is Driving Me Crazy

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 24, 2017
Dear Auntie, I get that my sister can like whatever she wants, but lately she has been getting out of control. Ever since she discovered this Korean boy band, she has done nothing but talk about them. All. The. Time. I was fine with it at first ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My K-Pop-Obsessed Sister Is Driving Me Crazy

Auntie SparkNotes: I Got Super-Close with My Crush, But Now She's Ignoring Me

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 20, 2017
Hi Auntie, I've been friends with a girl called Amy for a few years now, and through her I got to know Lily, who Amy has had a(n unrequited) crush on since forever. I wasn't that close to Lily until recently, when we both went to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Got Super-Close with My Crush, But Now She's Ignoring Me
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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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