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Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Try to Have a Better Relationship with My BF's Jerk Father?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 8, 2017
Dear Auntie, 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  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Try to Have a Better Relationship with My BF's Jerk Father?

The Valentesidents' Day Mash-Up You've Been Waiting For

By ziggykelsmanFebruary 8, 2017
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. But all that's about the change. For the first time in HISTORY, we present a mash-up of the two m More  →
The Valentesidents' Day Mash-Up You've Been Waiting For

Horrible Ways I Have Broken Up With Innocent People

By Elaine AtwellFebruary 8, 2017
In honor of Valentine's Day, we broke this baby—originally published in Feb 2016—outta the SparkLife vault! In my whole life, I have been broken up with only once. (Ryan from fifth grade. Cried for a week.) The rest of the time, in relationships long or short,... More  →
Horrible Ways I Have Broken Up With Innocent People

These Flowcharts Solve Every Possible Valentine's Day Problem (Except the Fact that Chris Pratt Is Married. There Is No Solving That.)

By reidfaylorFebruary 7, 2017
Reid Faylor has made flowcharts for Christmas, crushes, New Year's resolutions, going to back to school, and how many dogs you've seen, so it seemed only right that he add the love-iest/loneliest day of the year to his collection. If you don't have a date for the 14th, don't More  →
These Flowcharts Solve Every Possible Valentine's Day Problem (Except the Fact that Chris Pratt Is Married. There Is No Solving That.)

February Love-o-Scopes

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 7, 2017
Is there someone in your life, Aries, who makes your heart beat a little faster? Who makes you feel all tingly? If this person is wearing a lab coat and stethoscope then it is merely your doctor, and whatever she is making you feel can be safely ignored. Your Creative Romanc More  →
February Love-o-Scopes

The 8 Most Important Things I Learned as an Emo Kid

By Paulina BasFebruary 7, 2017
How being an emo kid made me the OK adult I am today. More  →
The 8 Most Important Things I Learned as an Emo Kid

Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Is Dying and I Think I'm in Denial

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 6, 2017
Dear Auntie, 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  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Is Dying and I Think I'm in Denial

QUIZ: Which GORGEOUS, UNICORN-TASTIC Hair Color Should You Try?

By Kit FraserFebruary 6, 2017
Admit it: You've always wondered what you'd look like with turquoise/neon blue/pastel purple hair. And the answer? You'd look like a GOURDDAMN DREAM. Follow these flowcharts to find your HAIR COLOR DESTINY, then hit the comments so we can all compare results and discuss our More  →
QUIZ: Which GORGEOUS, UNICORN-TASTIC Hair Color Should You Try?

Dating With Science: To Girls, "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 6, 2017
Science Fact: Women can find entirely different facial features attractive, depending on the kind of relationship they're looking for. Furthermore, they have a much broader definition of "attractive" than men do. Explanation: Guys are pretty consistent when it comes to at More  →
Dating With Science: To Girls, "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything

Auntie SparkNotes: Are My Friends Turning Into Toxic People?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 3, 2017
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  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Are My Friends Turning Into Toxic People?