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Auntie SparkNotes: A Very Dumb Engagement

By kat_rosenfieldJune 23, 2010
We aren't ready to be engaged, and we're 31. Today's letter-writer has good reason to freak out! —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, My boyfriend and I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: A Very Dumb Engagement

Auntie SparkNotes: Boundary-Setting 101

By kat_rosenfieldJune 22, 2010
How do you draw the line between being a friend and being a punching bag? —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, One of my closest friends suffers... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Boundary-Setting 101

Auntie Sparknotes: The "L" Word. No, the OTHER "L" Word.

By kat_rosenfieldJune 21, 2010
How should you react when your best friend comes out to you? Auntie knows. —Sparkitors Hi Auntie! I have something weird going on: my... More  →
Auntie Sparknotes: The

Auntie SparkNotes: Friends Don't Let Friends Fake Freakiness

By kat_rosenfieldJune 18, 2010
We've faked a lot of things—illness, hearing loss, the ability to tap dance—but never OCD. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I'm really worried about one of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Friends Don't Let Friends Fake Freakiness

Auntie SparkNotes: Love Thyself (Hee Hee)

By kat_rosenfieldJune 16, 2010
Is it ok to hoist your own petard, if you will? Auntie has the answers.  —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I just read your column on... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Love Thyself (Hee Hee)

Auntie SparkNotes: All in the Family

By kat_rosenfieldJune 15, 2010
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, Is it wrong to want to be close to my family? It seems like I am consistently closed off from... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: All in the Family

Auntie SparkNotes: Coming Out with Confidence

By kat_rosenfieldJune 14, 2010
We think this is one of the funniest and most brilliant letters Auntie's ever gotten. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie SparkNotes, In light of the upcoming... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Coming Out with Confidence

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Too Annoyed to Hold Your Hand

By kat_rosenfieldJune 10, 2010
Auntie hears from a Mankler with a girlfriend—and a bunch of jerky friends. —Sparkitors Hi Auntie, I just started to go out with this... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Too Annoyed to Hold Your Hand

How to Take Over SparkNotes

By ContributorJune 9, 2010
Thanks to missmolly02481, we are now accepting mechanical horse bribes, in accordance with Step 6. — Sparkitors This will probably be... More  →
How to Take Over SparkNotes

Auntie SparkNotes: Big Mother is Watching You

By kat_rosenfieldJune 9, 2010
To us, diary-reading is an unforgivable crime, right up there with manslaughter. Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I think that I've been having problems with... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Big Mother is Watching You