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The Sorting Test

By ElodieMay 4, 2016
If this is the first time you’ve ever taken a Sorting Test, then congratulations! You’re unique. The rest of us have taken about a hundred of these things, and then we took them again because we didn’t get the result we were looking for. But here’s... More  →
The Sorting Test

The Coolest Moms in Fiction, Ranked

By Maddy AaronMay 4, 2016
Moms rarely get their due in fiction: they typically serve as the vessel that delivers the Chosen One and then crumbles into dust like a discarded silkworm cocoon. Take Lily Potter: without her [accidentally magical] sacrifice, there would be NO HARRY POTTER SERIES. Seriousl More  →
The Coolest Moms in Fiction, Ranked

The Myth of the Experienced Boyfriend

By kat_rosenfieldMay 4, 2016
If you're a member of the never-been-kissed crowd, you might have fantasized from time to time about the mythic beast known as the Experienced Boyfriend: a handsome prince who will take your hand, sweep you off your feet, and carry you like a nubile sack... More  →
The Myth of the Experienced Boyfriend

The Flirt Test

By Kurt HarrogateMay 3, 2016
"Do you like Billie Holiday?" "I love him." ... More  →
The Flirt Test

Auntie Sparknotes Live: I Want to Take My Friend with Benefits to the Next Level

By kat_rosenfieldMay 3, 2016
"Friends with bennies" is a concept as old as The Hills (the hit MTV semi-reality show), but remains an emotional conundrum for many people. How do you know if there's a possibility to take it further? What if they get serious with someone else? Is... More  →
Auntie Sparknotes Live: I Want to Take My Friend with Benefits to the Next Level

The Most Crush-worthy Historical Hotties

By Kit FraserMay 3, 2016
If the runaway hit Hamilton has taught us anything, it's that history is replete with hip thrusts, waistcoats, and dreamboats. Since we here at SparkLife love nothing more than a good crush, we decided to jump on the "heartthrobs of a bygone era" bandwagon and rank the S.O More  →
The Most Crush-worthy Historical Hotties

Mother's Day Cards for the Bae-est Moms

By Janet ManleyMay 3, 2016
It's almost Mother's Day (this Sunday! Alert alert!), and you need to find a way to reward your mom for all the crusts she cut off your PB&Js, for her DVD of Dirty Dancing, for her guidance in the field of bangs trimming, and—BLESS HER—for trying to keep up with social m More  →
Mother's Day Cards for the Bae-est Moms

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Brother He Drank Semen?!

By kat_rosenfieldMay 2, 2016
Hi Auntie, This is kind of a weird story. My older brother was at a party, and my friend was there too. She confided in me later the next day that, while at the party, she gave a guy a blowjob, used a water bottle for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Brother He Drank Semen?!

Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

By Emma W.May 2, 2016
I signed onto write this piece because I've been heartbroken. Like really, really, Emma, it's time to move on, how can you seriously still be hung up on that dude, watched all of Buffy in two months, still talked about him a lot two, three, four years... More  →
Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.