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Auntie SparkNotes: I Told My Crush Something Soooo Embarrassing

By kat_rosenfieldMay 27, 2016
Hi Auntie. I am a high school student, and I have a huge problem. I actually have other, more interesting and pressing problems right now, but this is by far the most mortifying. I made a middle school-aged boy, who I shall call P, cry. P was ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Told My Crush Something Soooo Embarrassing

Auntie SparkNotes: I Cheated on the SAT

By kat_rosenfieldMay 25, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I have repressed memories of me realizing one or two mistakes I made on a previous section of the SAT and going back to fix them outside the allotted time for the section. I remember thinking, "The SAT is supposed to measure your ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Cheated on the SAT

Auntie SparkNotes Live: I Accidentally Told My Crush "I Hate You"

By kat_rosenfieldMay 24, 2016
How do you know when a joke between friends has gone too far. That's tough. But a good indicator is if you tell them that you hate them and they stop talking to you. That happened to our letter writer and Auntie and Josh are ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: I Accidentally Told My Crush "I Hate You"

Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend Really Gay?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 23, 2016
Dear Auntie, I go to a church in California, I'm bisexual—let's not open that can of beans quite yet—and there are a very select group of people that know my sexual orientation, including my best friend, let's call her Violet, and another guy, let's call ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend Really Gay?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Friend-Blackmailed!

By kat_rosenfieldMay 20, 2016
Dear Auntie, In writing this email, I have resigned myself to being a terrible (and overly dramatic) person. I have a friend situation. Two years ago, I went to a new school, and I became friends with a girl (let's call her Brittany). She wasn't a ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Being Friend-Blackmailed!

Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Made Me Move Out Because I'm Gay

By kat_rosenfieldMay 18, 2016
Auntie SparkNotes, I'm 23 years old and have been seeing another woman for over a year now. I'm really happy and finally feel like I'm in a healthy relationship. There's just one person I wish was okay with that: my mom. For background, I've only ever ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Made Me Move Out Because I'm Gay

Auntie SparkNotes Live: Did My Dating Window Close With My BFF?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 17, 2016
"Missed connections" isn't just the creepiest section of Craigslist (which is saying something), it's also a real thing that happens all the time. You have a crush, but they aren't crushing back. What happens, though, when a closed window reopens? Is it too late to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: Did My Dating Window Close With My BFF?

Real Talk: Someone Spread Rumors About My Sex Life

By kat_rosenfieldMay 17, 2016
I was standing in line for chicken nuggets when I got the news: I was pregnant. Contrary to the way these things usually work, I was the last one to know. The rumor had been spreading for at least two weeks before I finally found out about ... More  →
Real Talk: Someone Spread Rumors About My Sex Life

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Find Some Balance?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 16, 2016
Dear Auntie, I use to be obese, and this academic year has been the first one where I am now on the path to being healthy. My grades from first marking period were poor in major part due to the depression and self-confidence I lacked due ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Find Some Balance?

Literary Advice for Fictional Characters

By kat_rosenfieldMay 16, 2016
Dear Auntie: I live in a really small community. Sometimes I feel like it will be physically impossible for me ever to leave. No one here ever listens to me, even when I GOT THE CONCH. They bully me a lot since I'm a little ... More  →
Literary Advice for Fictional Characters
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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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