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How To Avoid Body Shame in a Body Image Obsessed Culture

By Kelly HoffmacherApril 19, 2016
I’ve blogged about being in recovery from an eating disorder on this site. Even though I have a few years under my... More  →
How To Avoid Body Shame in a Body Image Obsessed Culture

Auntie SparkNotes Live: Why Doesn't My Birthday Feel Special Anymore?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 19, 2016
Another year, another candle stuck in your nacho cheese sauce to blow out. For some reason, though, the annual celebration of your... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes Live: Why Doesn't My Birthday Feel Special Anymore?

Auntie SparkNotes: Does He Like Me as More Than a Friend?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 15, 2016
Hi Auntie, I have a boy problem. When I joined high school band, I was put into a small group with Oliver (that's... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Does He Like Me as More Than a Friend?

Auntie SparkNotes: It Is Okay to Crush on My TA?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 14, 2016
Dear Auntie, I have a question concerning the ethics of crushing on a TA. I'm a junior in college and I've recently... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: It Is Okay to Crush on My TA?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Crushing on My Married Boss

By kat_rosenfieldApril 13, 2016
Hello, Ms. Auntie Kat! Ah I have a problem! I’m in love with my married boss. I graduated as a junior (yippee for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Crushing on My Married Boss

Auntie SparkNotes: UPDATE: Should I Talk to My Parents About Cutting?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 12, 2016
Dear Auntie, In my last letter, I told you about how when I finally told my parents about my self harm... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: UPDATE: Should I Talk to My Parents About Cutting?

How to Stave Off the Sads When You Get Stood Up

By Amanda BellApril 12, 2016
That awkward moment when you show up somewhere, expecting someone else to also show up ... and then they don’t. Whether it’s... More  →
How to Stave Off the Sads When You Get Stood Up

Auntie Sparknotes Live: This Guy I'm Crushing on Is Taking over My Brain

By kat_rosenfieldApril 12, 2016
It's like getting a song stuck in your head, only with a beautiful and charming face instead of an ear worm. It... More  →
Auntie Sparknotes Live: This Guy I'm Crushing on Is Taking over My Brain

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Patch Things Up with My Lying, Stealing Older Sister?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 11, 2016
Hi Auntie, My sister is 33 years old, and has been married two times. She keeps marrying men from India, and they usually stay... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Patch Things Up with My Lying, Stealing Older Sister?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Sleazy Friend Is Trying to Mack on My Crush

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, There's this guy I've had a crush on for over a year now, lets call him Carter, which is actually... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Sleazy Friend Is Trying to Mack on My Crush