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Auntie SparkNotes: The Girl Ahead of Me in Class Rank Is the Worst Person Ever

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 18, 2014
Auntie Sparknotes, So there’s this girl in my school, I’ll call her Jane. Jane and I have been in school with each other since preschool, and it is currently our senior year of high school. We have never particularly liked each other. This is the year ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Girl Ahead of Me in Class Rank Is the Worst Person Ever

Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Say I Don't Want to Be Friends, but in a Friendly Way?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2014
Hi Auntie, This may not seem like a big problem but to me it is. So I've been friends with this guy named "Nate" ever since the fourth grade. I had my awkward stage in middle school when I gained weight, was incredibly nerdy, and had ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Say I Don't Want to Be Friends, but in a Friendly Way?

Auntie SparkNotes: Nobody Believes That I'm Happy Being Single

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 16, 2014
Dear Auntie, So I'm a senior in college this year and as comes with entering the big bad world a lot of my friends are growing up and getting married, or in serious relationships. There is nothing wrong with this, I'm happy for them and wish ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Nobody Believes That I'm Happy Being Single

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want To Be Over My Ex By Next Week

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 15, 2014
Dear Auntie, I know you might be sick of these, but I have a relationship problem. I am a freshman in college, and my first "actual" boyfriend broke up with me (I've had guys in the past who have liked me and whom I liked, but ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want To Be Over My Ex By Next Week

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Friend's Boyfriend Is Gay

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 12, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have kind of a strange problem. So I have a friend, Scarlett, who is dating Rhett. Scarlett has had a couple of serious relationships previously and tends to throw herself completely into them. She tends to put her boyfriends on a pedestal and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Friend's Boyfriend Is Gay

Auntie SparkNotes: I Lied to My Boyfriend About My Age

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 11, 2014
Dear Auntie, Hopefully you could bestow some of your wisdom upon someone who's made a mistake as foolish I have. I met my boyfriend on the app Hot or Not about four months ago. He was 18 and I was 16. When we exchanged numbers and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Lied to My Boyfriend About My Age

Auntie SparkNotes: My Whole Life Revolves Around Religion, but I Don't Believe

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 10, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'll make this short and sweet. Basically, I was born into a very religious family. Growing up, I went to church twice a week, and attended a small, Christian school, from pre-school through eighth grade. Now I am a sophomore at a Christian university, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Whole Life Revolves Around Religion, but I Don't Believe

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm in Love with My Gay Best Friend

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 9, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm sorry if this isn't the most original question you've been asked; I did try to look for a similar question in the archives, but found nothing. Here's the thing--I think I've fallen for my best friend, but he's gay! I've tried everything I ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm in Love with My Gay Best Friend

Auntie SparkNotes: When Should I Be Monogamous About Coffee Dates?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 8, 2014
Dear Auntie, I’ve spent five happy years listening to you dispense your sage words of advice to the Sparkler community, but in all my years I have not once come across a column dealing with the possibly trivial problem that now faces me. I recently moved to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: When Should I Be Monogamous About Coffee Dates?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Came Out as Trans and My BFF Isn't Supportive

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 5, 2014
Hi, Auntie. I was gender fluid for a long time, and I changed my pronouns from "she" to "they." This got a lot of mixed results. Some people were happy to work on changing the pronouns, others told me I wasn't that way and am ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Came Out as Trans and My BFF Isn't Supportive
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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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