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'm pretty mixed up. My boyfriend of over a year sent me a link to a game via Dropbox, but he didn't just send me the link; he sent the entirety of his Dropbox contents on accident. I asked him if I could look ... More →
My school’s grad (or prom for non-Canadians) is at the end of the month and I was hoping that my boyfriend—let’s call him Brandon—and I (we've been dating for almost a year) would be each other's dates as a way of telling our respective ... More →
I have a problem with a relationship that isn't mine. And I know, if it's not mine I should mind my own business, but I can't help wondering if some outside perspective would be helpful in this situation.
Two of my best friends (let's call ... More →
My grandmother has dementia (a version of Alzheimers) and she lives with my family and I. We provide full time care for her but sometimes it seems like I'm the one who needs care simply because I can't mentally handle the things she says ... More →
Last night, when my dad told me that I couldn't take my phone upstairs to my room, I got so angry that I ripped my headphones in half. In-freaking-half. I had a total "Hulk" moment and it scared the crap out of me. I ... More →
I’m an eighth grader about to depart to a new high school. I’m a right leaning moderate and a Christian. Why is this an issue? Well, due to the fact I don't agree with liberals, people at my school people assumed the following:
1. I ... More →
This is a classic one I'm sure, but I'd be happy to get some advice, as everyone I usually go to is too close to the situation.
I have a friend that I'm sort of into. Not the head-over-heels kind of into, but the kind ... More →
It's my freshman year at high school, with only one month left of school. Last semester, this great guy (let's call him Jake) was my partner in a class project. We had a great time until he switched out to a different class in ... More →
Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
I'm having a huge issue right now. I'm a trans male and super gay, but my parents don't like that and it's really unsafe for people like me in my school. Despite this, school was a bit of a safe place for me. ... 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.