I'm in high school and I know that some, if not many, of my peers are involved in underage drinking and illicit drug use. Obviously it's illegal, but they talk about it freely. I understand that things like this will always happen, and it's ... More →
Dear Aunie Sparknotes,
I have been asking my friends and mom for advice, but I feel like my problem needs your wisdom. A few weeks ago I broke up with a boy who I had dated exclusively for about 4 months. He was a really sweet, ... More →
Kat is SparkLife's resident AUNTIE SPARKNOTES and rules the kingdom from her throne of eminent reasonableness and empathy-having. She is also a much-published authorial enigma.
Best song of 2013?
"Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus, and if you disagree, it's only because you have yet to discover how really ... More →
I have a huge problem. I am not the social type and the few friends I had, left me. Some of them went to the extreme measure of spreading rumors about me, just because I told them how much their ignorance and rudeness hurt ... More →
Dear Auntie Sparknotes,
Recently, a friend of mine introduced me to Vice magazine. When I was on their website, most of their articles seem pretty harmless, albeit a bit of an eye opener for me. However, I didn’t really mind it until there was one ... More →
I like being in relationships. I really enjoy them. I'm happy in them, but I'm also happy single, too. I like just chilling with my friends and having a good time without having to worry about pleasing anyone. So, I have a question.
I ... More →
I'm writing to you because I'm very confused. There's this guy who I've fallen for very hard, but he's not speaking to me anymore and I don't know why.
For two months, we were really close: messaging each other all the time and constantly ... More →
I have recently been wondering how to politely ask a teacher about a low grade and why I got it. The last two times, I did it exactly the way my sister taught me (she did this a lot, and her teacher never got ... More →
Hello, special snowflakes of discerning cinematic tastes! We hope you're ready for a movie marathon, because 'tis the season for holiday films—and you'd better take advantage, because let's face it, at no other time of year will it be socially acceptable to stay in on ... More →
There's this girl who I'm really close with, and I love her to death. However, I've invited her to two of my birthday parties, and both times, she didn't bring a gift. I don't want to sound greedy, but isn't it proper social ... 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.