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Open Thread for February 1!

By SparkLifeFebruary 1, 2016
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Open Thread for February 1!

Open Thread for January 31!

By SparkLifeJanuary 31, 2016
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Open Thread for January 31!

Open Thread for January 30!

By SparkLifeJanuary 30, 2016
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Open Thread for January 30!

Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, It's gonna be a long email, so buckle up. I have pretty severe depression, anxiety and a lovely little brain-devil known as Pure-Obsessional Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, which basically means I have loads of intrusive thoughts about harming and killing my family and friends and screaming... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

Everything Books Taught Me About How to Find Love

By Emily BrownJanuary 29, 2016

Often when I'm faced with life's toughest questions, I ask myself what would provide me with the best insight into the human experience at that moment. Sometimes I find answers in episodes of Friends. Usually I can find answers in something edible. The problem with those is that

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Everything Books Taught Me About How to Find Love

GET KISSED: Smoky Eyes to Lock Their Gaze and Barely Tinted Lips That Stay Soft and Kissable

By Allison EmmJanuary 29, 2016
First kisses! You only get one, right? NOPE. You get a first kiss for every person you ever end up smooching. That's right, it's DIFFERENT EVERY TIME you kiss someone new. That's means it's special and exciting every time! Unfortunately, it also means there's crazy asthma at More  →
GET KISSED: Smoky Eyes to Lock Their Gaze and Barely Tinted Lips That Stay Soft and Kissable

I Let Google Make All of My Decisions for a Day and This is What Happened

By Lanie NajjabJanuary 29, 2016
Everyone knows Google has all the answers to life’s toughest questions, but what if we also used Google to answer life’s simplest questions? In the interest of leaving no rock unturned, SparkLife decided to put Google to the test by putting me, the only... More  →
I Let Google Make All of My Decisions for a Day and This is What Happened

Celebrate Valentine's Day Another Way... ANY OTHER WAY

By Ally M.January 29, 2016

We've faced it every year, and every year, regardless of our relationship status, we have to face it again: Valentine's Day is difficult. I mean, who are the people who truly enjoy Valentine's Day, really? The florists? The card companies? Because if I... More  →

Celebrate Valentine's Day Another Way... ANY OTHER WAY

The 5 Biggest Theories About Welcome to Night Vale

By Kalina CiokJanuary 29, 2016
So the Welcome to Night Vale book has been out for a while now, giving you the opportunity to douse yourself in the innards of the most brilliant podcast to ever exist (A DELICIOUS 80 EPISODES). But even if you have earned your Eternal Scout patch and gone deep into the viscera and... More  →
The 5 Biggest Theories About Welcome to Night Vale

Would You Rather... (Featuring a Deal with the Devil)

By ElodieJanuary 29, 2016
Whenever I'm in a group of people that's trying to pick a place to eat, I'm always that one human nightmare of passive indecision who's "good with anything." I know. I hate me, too. But it's only because it's somewhere in the neighborhood of 100% easier to NOT make decisio More  →
Would You Rather... (Featuring a Deal with the Devil)