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How to Go to a Party Alone

By Lauren PassellDecember 8, 2010
You probably won't make it 'till January without getting asked to a holiday party or two, and while they can be fun,... More  →
How to Go to a Party Alone

Auntie SparkNotes: Kleptomomiac

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 7, 2010
What should you do when your mom's stealing? Auntie knows. —Sparkitors Hi Auntie! I have a problem, like everyone else who writes in to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Kleptomomiac

The Best Night Of My Life—Not.

By ContributorDecember 1, 2010
Ashley_BAM was looking forward to the night of her dreams, but her Prince Charming turned out... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: Boy, Is My Face Red

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 29, 2010
We turn tomato red when we blush, and we think it's charming. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I'm extremely pale, and I have a tendency to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Boy, Is My Face Red

Things to Talk About When You're Feeling Awkward

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 25, 2010
Awkward conversations are like novelty jellybeans: they come in many flavors, but they're all pretty unappetizing, and you'll only fully realize what... More  →
Things to Talk About When You're Feeling Awkward

Hanging Out with Jazzy: How to Make Everything Awkward

By ContributorNovember 22, 2010
villanous_mwaha, aka Jazzy, is THE ORIGINAL SparkLife columnist! We must offer a word of caution about this post,... More  →
Hanging Out with Jazzy: How to Make Everything Awkward

Things NOT to Talk About at Thanksgiving Dinner

By Kathryn_WilliamsNovember 12, 2010
When we relax with our dear families on Thanksgiving, it's easy to let it all hang out. Surrounded by our... More  →
Things NOT to Talk About at Thanksgiving Dinner

Auntie SparkNotes: The Gift That Keeps On Skeeving

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 8, 2010
Presents are the best thing ever—except when they're the most awkward thing ever. —Sparkitors Dear Auntie Sparknotes, This is a pretty minor problem, but... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Gift That Keeps On Skeeving

Auntie SparkNotes: Fear of RejectING

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 22, 2010
Today, for the first time, Auntie advocates violent action. (She's just kidding, but still!) —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I've recently made friends with a guy... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Fear of RejectING

Creative Ways to Ask Someone to Homecoming

By Rachel KorowitzSeptember 27, 2010
You know that tapping your crush on the shoulder and mumbling, "So, you wanna, um, go to that thing or whatever?" just... More  →
Creative Ways to Ask Someone to Homecoming