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Auntie SparkNotes: This Guy Obviously Likes Me But He Won't Talk To Me

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 28, 2015
Hey, Auntie. I am going to college next year having never so much as held a guy’s hand. High school has just been month after month of rejection. It’s frustrating, but I’m willing to just chalk it up to the boys at school not knowing a ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: This Guy Obviously Likes Me But He Won't Talk To Me

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Dumped Me. How Can I Move On?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 27, 2015
Dearest Auntie: I'm writing to you out of desperation. Seriously, I've looked at not only your archives, but anything else I could find on Sparknotes. While I did find some articles that were sorta-helpful, it's not enough. Only you can help me now. Now that I've put ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Dumped Me. How Can I Move On?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Convince My Dad to Let Me Work Where I Want To?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 26, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've been working at a summer camp for the past five years and I love it! They pay well, they give you a free place to stay, they do your laundry every week, and you don't have to pay for food. The main reason ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Convince My Dad to Let Me Work Where I Want To?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Need a Girlfriend to Feel Complete

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 23, 2015
Dear Auntie, Why does it seem like there isn't anyone around me that is right for me? I've looked, I've waited, I've tried everything with little result. Is it wrong to feel incomplete without a partner? For a little context I am a Junior in highschool and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Need a Girlfriend to Feel Complete

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Best Friend Her Boyfriend Is a Meathead Loser?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 22, 2015
Dear Auntie, I'll start with the bare minimum: I don't like my best friend's boyfriend and I can't tell her. Okay. Now I'll go into details. I have been best friends with her since fourth grade (and even though I moved away for four years, we still ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Best Friend Her Boyfriend Is a Meathead Loser?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Stalks My Boyfriend on Social Media

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 21, 2015
Dear Auntie, So this is a long story but I will try to keep it as short as possible, while still trying to get across all relevant details. (Whether I succeed or not we will see). Background story: I have been dating my boyfriend, let's call ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Stalks My Boyfriend on Social Media

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Be With My High School Boyfriend in College

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 20, 2015
Dear Auntie, College is coming up this year, and I'm not sure what to do about my relationship. I'm a senior and my boyfriend is a junior. I'm not going very far, and I'm going to live home, but I don't think that I want to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Be With My High School Boyfriend in College

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Birth Control Is Making Her Crazy

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 19, 2015
Hey Auntie SparkNotes, I'm really struggling here. My best friend and I have been tight for years, and I've noticed that she has a very turbulent personality. Meaning, one minute she is happy-go-lucky and the next she is crying over a dumb English paper. I accept ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend's Birth Control Is Making Her Crazy

Auntie SparkNotes: Update! My Friend Came Out, And I Believe Her, But She's Still Driving Me Crazy

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 15, 2015
We've got a treat today, Sparklers! A followup from the letter-writer whose pushy, obnoxious friend came out as trans, in which the drama continues. If you missed Part 1, click here. Hi Auntie! Thanks so much for replying to my last letter. I really appreciated it. As you ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Update! My Friend Came Out, And I Believe Her, But She's Still Driving Me Crazy

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay to Share Pics With My Online Friend?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 14, 2015
Hey Auntie, So basically, I met this guy on Reddit, and we got a-chatting. We're around the same age (he's 17, I'm 16), and we have very similar interests. We soon were messaging pretty much all day, and naturally, after just a couple of days in, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay to Share Pics With My Online 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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