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Is Nash Grier a Complete Butt? Discuss.

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 5, 2014
Today in Mystifying Things That Exist On the Internet: we at SparkLife have just discovered this bizarre video wherein Nash Grier, a moderately twitchy 16-year-old boy who looks like a small, ersatz, male Miley Cyrus, instructs the lady population at large about all the ways ... More  →
Is Nash Grier a Complete Butt? Discuss.

Auntie SparkNotes: My Stoner Boyfriend Messed With My Cat

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 4, 2014
Hello Auntie Sparknotes: I think you'll find this problem relatively original (although douchebag boyfriends aren't too terribly new). I am a freshman, and my boyfriend is a sophomore. One day, he came over to my house. I think he had been smoking pot, which annoys me, ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Stoner Boyfriend Messed With My Cat

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Give Up On This Flaky Girl?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 1, 2014
Dear Auntie, Girls. For me, they are (y'all are?) more difficult to understand than a calculus exam taken whilst blindfolded and juggling three cans of Starkist tuna fish (and not because I'm good at math, juggling or x-ray vision.) Anyways, over this past winter break I asked ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Give Up On This Flaky Girl?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Make Friends With My Coworker?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 31, 2014
Dear Auntie, I work with a guy we'll call Nicholas. We've worked together for a year and a half now, and due to almost always closing the store together, we know each other pretty well. When we work together, we get along great, joking around and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Make Friends With My Coworker?

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get a More Appealing Personality?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 30, 2014
Dear Auntie, Today, one of my friends said something that brought me to write this email: "A person's appearance is why I approach them, but their personality is what makes me keep them." That got me thinking that I've always thought of myself as a boring/too ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get a More Appealing Personality?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want This Dude at My Birthday Party. Am I Terrible?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, My mother’s best friend, "Janet," has a 15-year-old son, "Chris," who is special. Chris is a sweet, gentle boy and I hold absolutely nothing against him or any person who is mentally handicapped. However, Janet usually brings Chris with her when she visits ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Want This Dude at My Birthday Party. Am I Terrible?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend's Ex Is Hanging All Over Him

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 28, 2014
Hi Auntie! I have a friend, let's call him Ron. Ron and I like each other, and we've got a great relationship. Unfortunately, his ex is acting like a witch with a capital "B." She grew up with Ron and their families are really close, and ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend's Ex Is Hanging All Over Him

Teens Are Too Immature To Read Novels, Says Former Teen

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 28, 2014
Here on the internet, it's nothing new to see complaints about the reading habits of teenagers. If the media isn't fuming about how teens don't read (so not true!), they're all up in arms about how teens do read, but they're only reading werewolf romance ... More  →
Teens Are Too Immature To Read Novels, Says Former Teen

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Encourage My Boyfriend to Be Healthier?

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 24, 2014
Hi Auntie Sparknotes! Don't get me wrong, I love my boyfriend like unicorns love rainbows. Like Mogwais love eating after midnight, like Hobbits love second breakfast. We have a relationship built on mutuality and I find him very attractive. We'll call my boo "A." A is ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Encourage My Boyfriend to Be Healthier?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Guilty About Liking Problematic People

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 23, 2014
Hi Auntie! Over the past few years, I've become a lot more aware of women's rights, abusive relationships, not slut-shaming, the power of choice—and I'm glad my perspective has changed in that way. But at the same time, I'm also starting to feel really guilty about liking ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Guilty About Liking Problematic People
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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