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Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Makes Me Lie To My Dad

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 10, 2016
Dear Auntie, This is something that's been going on most of my life, but it's gotten a lot more severe the last year. My dad has a very volatile personality and gets very angry very easily, ever since I was little. My mom knows this, and... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Mom Makes Me Lie To My Dad

18 Truths That Become Self-Evident When You Turn 18

By ElodieFebruary 10, 2016
On your 18th birthday, you will wake up as an Adult, having seamlessly transformed from the fledgling garbage baby you were for 17 years. But in this case, age isn’t just a number. There are things that happen when you turn 18 that nobody will... More  →
18 Truths That Become Self-Evident When You Turn 18

February Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 10, 2016
Don't be afraid to speak your mind this month, Aries; instead, be afraid that the ice caps are melting and Earth will soon be an unlivable hellscape. Your creative romance idea for this month is to write a poem for your SO, like Donne's "The Flea" or Blake's "The Clod and t More  →
February Horoscopes!

Rejected Candy Hearts of 2016

By reidfaylorFebruary 10, 2016
"Rejected Candy Hearts" is one of SparkLife's most noble and storied traditions. Each year, Reid Faylor plumbs the depths of his twisted, brilliant mind to come up with ever-more hilarious and ridiculous (and, frankly, disturbing) messages to emblazon the fronts of no one's More  →
Rejected Candy Hearts of 2016

Get Your Romantical Trivia on with This V-Day Quiz

By Josh PeriloFebruary 10, 2016
It's the greatest/most dreaded day of the year for many... but how much do you REALLY know about naked-baby-with-an-arrow day? Step right up and flex your candy heart knowledge. But remember, we won't love you any less if you get all of these questions wrong.... More  →
Get Your Romantical Trivia on with This V-Day Quiz

Send YOURSELF a Valentine This Year

By Ruby WoodsFebruary 10, 2016
Given that we're in the golden age of #TreatYoself, Valentines Day is now more about self-love than ever. This February 14th, use these Valentines by the LOVELIEST and TALENTED-EST Ruby Woods to channel Tom and Donna, to remember to wink at yourself in the mirror, More  →
Send YOURSELF a Valentine This Year

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Excluded Me From Her Birthday Party

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 9, 2016
Hi Auntie, Well, here goes. One of my best friends recently had an 18th birthday party (more akin to a small get-together, not a wild, booty-twerking rager). We don't have any classes together this year, but we text almost every day and talk on Google... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Excluded Me From Her Birthday Party

The Valentesident's Day Mash-Up You've All Been Waiting For!

By ziggykelsmanFebruary 9, 2016
Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day have always been neighbors. But before now, they were the kind of neighbors who called the cops on each other for playing the music too loud (you might think that was a president, but it was actually St. Valentine. What a buzzkill). But al More  →
The Valentesident's' Day Mash-Up You've All Been Waiting For!

Writer Wars: The Self-Rescuing Princess

By reidfaylorFebruary 9, 2016
This is the winner of last week's Writer Wars; to check out the promp that inspired it, click here!  More  →
Writer Wars: The Self-Rescuing Princess

Auntie SparkNotes Live: Help Me out of Third Wheel-Ville!

By Josh PeriloFebruary 9, 2016
We love to see our friends happy! And who doesn't enjoy setting up a friend with someone who turns out to be a great, long-term SO? But what happens if two of those friends start dating each other, leaving you on the outside looking in?... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: Help Me out of Third Wheel-Ville!