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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

The 5 Types of Homecoming Date

By Melissa AlbertSeptember 24, 2010
Homecoming: An awesome night of romance and laughter, or an awkward evening full of ill-conceived bathroom-window escapes? Depends on your DJ, your... More  →
The 5 Types of Homecoming Date

Auntie SparkNotes: When Awesome Sibs Make Awful SOs

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 24, 2010
Before we head into today's column, we've got a short, sad shout-out to make: some of our Sparklers tragically lost their wonderful... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: When Awesome Sibs Make Awful SOs

How to Be Awesome: Meeting New People Edition

By ContributorSeptember 21, 2010
jgrudzy's in college now, so we're sure she's been meeting TONS of new people. And...tattooing them? —Sparkitors When you first meet... More  →
How to Be Awesome: Meeting New People Edition

Warning Signs That Your Friend is Crushin' On You

By Melissa_AlbertSeptember 15, 2010
One minute you’re hanging out with your guy friend, exchanging totally platonic high fives and bragging about your Guitar Hero skills, and... More  →
Warning Signs That Your Friend is Crushin' On You

A Day In The Life of a Socially-Clueless Smart Kid

By ContributorSeptember 14, 2010
Real Alias, you just need to rock some confidence pants—that social awkwardness will disappear in no... More  →
A Day In The Life of a Socially-Clueless Smart Kid

Hanging with Your Ex: All the Fun, None of the Awkward

By Lucy HutchinsonAugust 31, 2010
"I think we should still be friends." "Yeah, I'd like that." This is possibly the most optimistic exchange of words since, "You know, I'm... More  →
Hanging with Your Ex: All the Fun, None of the Awkward