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THE AWKWARD GAMES: A Gracious Promposal Disaster + WE WANT MORE OF YOUR PROM DRAMA!

By Page SchumacherApril 10, 2015
So many sweet and awkward promposal stories, so little time. It was a harrowing competition, but only one story can lead the commenter to victory and this week's victor is... SMEAGOLRINGLOVER! Haha... good memories... not. I remember wanting to ask this guy and I... More  →
THE AWKWARD GAMES: A Gracious Promposal Disaster + WE WANT MORE OF YOUR PROM DRAMA!

What Your Kindergarten Self Says About Your Future Self

By Nicole DiekerApril 10, 2015
Every kindergarten classroom has a few familiar faces: the kid who is sitting in the corner reading horse books, the kid who is singing songs from Annie (or, let's be real, Frozen), and the kid who is running around the room pretending to... More  →
What Your Kindergarten Self Says About Your Future Self

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Says He Won't Respect Me if I Drink

By kat_rosenfieldApril 9, 2015
Dear Auntie, I'm a 19-year old freshman in college and I have been dating my boyfriend—let's call him Nate—for about a year and a half. In high school things were basically perfect, and I never drank or did anything remotely bad, and neither did he. When... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Says He Won't Respect Me if I Drink

If You Went to Prom With The Doctor...

By AddisonApril 9, 2015
We have a lot of prom dreams, like secretly wanting to be asked by Howler ("LISTEN HERE YOU WIZZLING WUNDERSCOTCH YOU BETTER BE MY PROM DATEEEEE!"), but somewhere close behind attending prom with Chris Pratt and getting romantically screeched at comes attending... More  →
If You Went to Prom With The Doctor...

Harry Potter WAS A FIGMENT OF RON WEASLEY'S IMAGINATION THE WHOLE TIME (& 14 Other CRAZY Conspiracy Theories)

By ElodieApril 9, 2015
April 1st isn't just Fred and George's birthday—it also happens to be the day you shouldn't believe anything, ever, at all. This is why we totally didn't fall for this joke article where J.K. Rowling "confirmed" that every last Quidditch match, wizard's duel,... More  →
Harry Potter WAS A FIGMENT OF RON WEASLEY'S IMAGINATION THE WHOLE TIME (& 14 Other CRAZY Conspiracy Theories)

36 Dystopian Hero Problems

By Emma LordApril 9, 2015
Being a dystopian hero is #roughsauce (like, 468 pages worth and then two more novels—one of which will inevitably be split into two movies—worth of roughsauce), but in between rebelling against a totalitarian regime, dealing with pesky love triangles, and coming up with sassy comebacks... More  →
36 Dystopian Hero Problems

Presenting YOUR DAILY DOSE OF ADORABLE: Here Are 10 Cute Animals Giving You Compliments!

By Kate AllanApril 9, 2015
SPARKLEBUTTS, I am BEYOND excited to introduce you to our newest illustrator, the fabulous Kate Allan! After you see her first slideshow, you're going to squee for 47 minutes straight and probably try to hug your laptop at least twice. We can't wait to share more of her work More  →
Presenting YOUR DAILY DOSE OF ADORABLE: Here Are 10 Cute Animals Giving You Compliments!

Quiz: How Cool Are Your Parents?

By Jason SaenzApril 9, 2015
Ella Montgomery on Pretty Little Liars. Lily Humphrey on Gossip Girl. Burt Hummel on Glee. Now these are some cool parents! While we may all wish our folks were as chill as these TV icons, it can be a little different when you want help... More  →
Quiz: How Cool Are Your Parents?

Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Stop Being a Jealous Jerk to My Best Friend

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2015
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I just fell out with my best friend of around 5-6 years. I'm pretty sure I've always been unhealthily jealous of her because she just had a better life than me in general. She was more talented (we both do arts), she has a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Can't Stop Being a Jealous Jerk to My Best Friend

We Want to Know The Good, Bad, and Facepalm-iest of the Sex Ed You've Been Taught!

By SparkLifeApril 8, 2015
We get a LOT of questions through the Owl Mail about sexy-related stuff at SparkLife. For one, sexy-times are super weird to any n00b (our bodies do WHAT??), and for another, it can be MONUMENTALLY AWKWARD to discuss issues pertaining to the HND... More  →
We Want to Know The Good, Bad, and Facepalm-iest of the Sex Ed You've Been Taught!