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Auntie SparkNotes: There's A Trans Guy In My Single-Sex Dorm

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 8, 2014
Hi Auntie! So I'm about to start my second year at college, and there's just one thing that's really stressing me out. I have a friend - let's call him Nick. He formerly considered himself a lesbian, but over the summer made the decision to transition ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: There's A Trans Guy In My Single-Sex Dorm

This German Home Improvement Commercial Is Giving Us So Many Feels

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 8, 2014
If you've never thought of home improvement as a deeply emotional experience, this commercial might change your mind. In it, a lonely teenage goth girl knows that the world is a cruel place full of pointing fingers, smirking mouths, and birds spooking out of trees ... More  →
This German Home Improvement Commercial Is Giving Us So Many Feels

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Friend Is Choosing Her College Because of a Guy

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 5, 2014
Hey Auntie! So my best friend and I are rising juniors, and we've started to think about college. She has a stellar 4.0 GPA, and has taken wicked hard classes, so she could probably get in anywhere that she wants.We've always talked about going to college ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Friend Is Choosing Her College Because of a Guy

Auntie SparkNotes: I Was Awful To My Ex-Friend. Should I Apologize?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 4, 2014
Dear Auntie, Earlier this year, me and my friend had a falling out, that ended in me saying some truly horrible things. We haven't spoken since, mostly because she hasn't been in most of my classes and we run in different circles, and if I did ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Was Awful To My Ex-Friend. Should I Apologize?

8 YA Books That Are Better Than the Sex Talk

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 4, 2014
Learning about the birds and the bees is a necessary rite of passage for every adolescent human—which, unfortunately, does absolutely nothing to alleviate the very real agony of hearing words like "sperm" and "boner" come out of your parents' mouths. And if your reaction to ... More  →
8 YA Books That Are Better Than the Sex Talk

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend I Think His Tattoos Are Ugly?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 3, 2014
Dear Auntie, My best friend suddenly decided this summer that he wants to be covered in tattoos. He doesn't really seem to have a reason. His sister is covered in them and they look terrible to the point where my friend even makes fun of her ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Friend I Think His Tattoos Are Ugly?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Sister Is Turning Evil

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 2, 2014
Dear Auntie, I've been having problems with my sister. I'm 17, and she's 13. I think she's turning into a bad person, and I think it's my fault. Let me explain. When I was her age, I was kind of a jerk. Like, just an obnoxious tween ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think My Sister Is Turning Evil

Auntie SparkNotes: Was I Raped?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 29, 2014
Hello there Auntie, This isn't really easy for me to talk about, even though it was a looooong time ago (and by that I mean last spring). Back then, I was dating this guy who seemed great, and we had a pretty good relationship. Then, about ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Was I Raped?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Caught My Brother Looking at Porn

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 28, 2014
Dear Auntie, I need your thoughts on what I recently discovered about my younger brother (who is 12 years old). One time, I was going to the living room where my brother was using the family computer. As soon as I was nearby, I saw a ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Caught My Brother Looking at Porn

Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did My Crush Start Ignoring Me?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 27, 2014
Dear Auntie, I have come to you with a problem. Please bear with its generic-ness. So let's call this guy Mr. Moo. Don't judge. I met Mr. Moo in September last year, and literally fell for him within two days (no really, I tripped over a two-dimensional ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Why Did My Crush Start Ignoring Me?
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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