Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
I'm a 16-year-old cishet guy in my junior year considering for the first time in my life actually asking someone out to Homecoming. I've never had a real girlfriend in my life, but I've gotten on a... very close level to some before. ... More →
This is a topic that has been leaving me so winded and depressed lately. I didn’t want to email you at first because I knew I would just spread my depressiveness to you and everyone reading this, and I would just start a fight ... More →
I have a bit of a problem, and I think it's girl related. I'm a 20-year-old college guy and I have a habit of having extended conversations with my love interests. Most of the time this had led to them being close to ... More →
I'm currently a senior in high school, and I've never been in a relationship. Like ever.
Don't get me wrong, I know there's a lot of people out there with the same problem, and it doesn't mean I'm going to die alone or anything. And ... More →
I've been in a relationship with this guy who I've been dating for about two years now. We were everyone's favorite couple and everyone thought we were goals. But, this year he's been acting off. Sometimes he can have a mean streak a mile ... More →
It's been about three weeks since I got the devastating news from my girlfriend that she would like to break up with me. Now this is rather sudden, because we have been happy and in love, and fully enjoying our time together during our freshmen ... More →
I'm sort of stuck in a situation right now. So, I have a friend who I met a few months ago, and she's been hanging out with me and the rest of my friends for a while now. The reason I started talking to ... More →
Hi, I have a boy problem. Typical, right? Well, let's call the boy "Kaden." At the start of middle school, Kaden and I met, and we clicked. We were friends, and all was well for about two months. Then I started to crush on ... More →
Thinking of turning over a new leaf, a better leaf this semester? Pondering a run for class president?
Do you have the makings of a great leader in you?
Our favorite works of fiction have no shortage of examples on both sides of the equation to really illuminate what ... More →
I have this new friend, let's call her Anne. I met Anne at our university's cafeteria about two weeks ago. We both had a great conversation about art, a passion we both share, and the conversation ended with us both deciding to get to ... More →
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.