Dear Auntie SparkNotes,
I am a high school sophomore girl who has always dealt with overprotective parents (I mean, dating? HAHAHA FORGET IT). But right now I feel like it’s gone a little bit overboard. Both my younger sister and I have agreed that it has. ... More →
Here's yet another boy problem for you to help with: I'm a freshman in love with a senior. We were in the school play together and I developed a pretty strong crush on him. He's the whole package: caring, talented, funny, and one of ... More →
My problem is not urgent, exciting, or probably anything new, but I decided to write to you because I need your advice! For the past two and a half years, I have been dating the most amazing man. We are both in our ... More →
I recently performed in the most incredible musical experience of my life. The opportunity was very unexpected, so now, I'm terrified that I will never get a chance like that again. I just can't seem to move on from that time in my life, ... More →
I'm having some problems with my boyfriend's father. Not in the typical "you're dating my kid so I have to see if you're OK or not" kind of way, but the "I have a bad relationship with my kid so I'm taking it out ... More →
I have a problem I need help with. Actually, I have a few.
I am 15, have ADHD, and am currently enrolled in an online school and taking a college course. My father is in the last stages of ALS, more commonly known as Lou ... More →
Hey there Auntie,
I'm writing to you because I'm worried about two of my friends. It would help if I gave our background: my family and their family have known each other since I was around three, and I can't remember a time when we weren't ... More →
Like most high school seniors in the U.S., I am very stressed about college. I tried talking to a therapist about it, but she gave the same advice as everyone else: I don't know which schools I've gotten into yet, so worrying about ... More →
I'm having a bit of a problem, and it's seriously affecting my grades in school. I can't seem to focus on my work for more than two minutes at a time. An assignment that could take me thirty minutes would stretch out to be ... More →
If you're a young human being living in the good ol' US of A, you probably are in possession of the following:
a smartphone with picture-taking and texting abilities, and
a fabulous set of GENITALS.
Needless to say, either one of these things are quite delightful on their ... 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.