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Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Empty and Bored All the Time

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 8, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I feel awful saying this, but I have a problem. I think. I don't feel right. I'm a sophomore in college right now, and I feel useless. I'm not in any clubs or sports this year because last year my grades weren't the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Empty and Bored All the Time

Auntie SparkNotes: Am I a Rapist?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 7, 2014
Dear Auntie, I am in desperate need of help, and I know your advice might be the best thing I need. So let me come clean: I think I raped somebody. Let me tell you what happened: I was with a girl who goes to university with ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I a Rapist?

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Date When My Body Is Such a Mess?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 6, 2014
Hi Auntie! I apologize in advance if this seems like a headache squished into email form, but I am genuinely so confused and sick of overthinking that I would love a second opinion. The problem started when I lost about 50 pounds over the course of eight ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Date When My Body Is Such a Mess?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can My Role Models Be Secret Party People?!

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 3, 2014
Dear Auntie, I write to you asking for advice and help on how to cope when beliefs are shaken up. Here is the story (sorry that it's lengthy.) Ever since I was little I looked up to two older family friends, one five years older (let's call ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can My Role Models Be Secret Party People?!

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Boyfriend I Used To Self-Harm?

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 2, 2014
Hey there Auntie! I’m a 17-year-old girl, senior in high school, who has recently started dating a 19-year-old guy. We’ve been friends for years, and the relationship—although fairly new—is going pretty well. Anyway, now for the plot twist. I’ll just say it, even though it makes me ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Boyfriend I Used To Self-Harm?

Sexy Olaf Costume Is Terrible and SOLD OUT

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 1, 2014
Halloween is just around the corner, Sparklers! And at this time, certain corporate entities would like to remind you that any Halloween costume can be a sexy Halloween costume, if you try really hard and believe in yourself... and if you have $36 and no ... More  →
Sexy Olaf Costume Is Terrible and SOLD OUT

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Miserable Cheapskate

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 1, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, The sad truth is that I am a miserable cheapskate. As in, I buy the 75-cent store-brand shampoo, skip lunch at work if I forget to bring my own, get clothing at the dollar store, and walk 45 minutes to avoid paying the ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Miserable Cheapskate

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Don't "Get" Me

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 30, 2014
Dear Auntie, For the past four years, I've been attending a rather small school with about 500 people in grades K-12. For the last three of those years, I've hung out with the same group of about 5-6 people. It's mixed genders, most everyone is really ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Don't

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Cut this Guy Off, but He's So Annoying

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 29, 2014
Hey Auntie! I met this boy at summer camp a few years ago. He was nice, but very socially awkward, and sometimes annoying to hang out with. I spent time with him because I recognized that he was nice, and because he was being bullied by ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want to Cut this Guy Off, but He's So Annoying

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are So Embarrassing

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 26, 2014
Hey there, Auntie. I know this is the part where I'm supposed to spill my troubles, but I'm afraid of coming across as a terrible person. Even though I don't break laws or hurt other people, I'm afraid I might be a bad friend. The horrible ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Are So Embarrassing
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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