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How To Make A Basement Date Romantic

By Rachel KorowitzJune 10, 2010
Listen to Rachel when she tells you about uncolored Christmas lights. Really. —Sparkitors You sucked it up, asked out your crush, and made... More  →
How To Make A Basement Date Romantic

Meeting the Parents: How Not to Blow It

By Pete CroattoJune 7, 2010
If you've been dating your significant other for a while, odds are you'll soon be asked to meet his/her parents. Yes, it's... More  →
Meeting the Parents: How Not to Blow It

Auntie SparkNotes: Your Parents Are Doing the Bang-Bang

By kat_rosenfieldJune 4, 2010
Today we hear from a Sparkler with shockingly deviant parents. —Sparkitors Auntie, I’m a 16-year-old guy, and I’m an only child. My parents are... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Your Parents Are Doing the Bang-Bang

Noncommittal Yearbook Signatures

By Robert IsenbergMay 21, 2010
"Have a great summer!" Have four other words ever said so little? If you write this in someone's yearbook, it's a safe bet... More  →
Noncommittal Yearbook Signatures

Never Mind My Potbelly, Look Over There!!

By Ashley SpencerMay 14, 2010
Summer is practically here, which is great. But with great sun comes great exposure. It’s swimsuit season, and even if you are... More  →
Never Mind My Potbelly, Look Over There!!

My Not-Great First Date

By ContributorMay 4, 2010
This ed just saw a current pic of the guy she went on her first-ever date with. He is bald.... More  →
My Not-Great First Date

The DOs & DON'Ts of Talking to Strangers on Planes (or Anywhere Else)

By ContributorApril 29, 2010
Sparkler jtjuvenile must go on a lot of transatlantic flights—she sure knows how to make... More  →
The DOs & DON'Ts of Talking to Strangers on Planes (or Anywhere Else)

A Guide for Awkward People: How to Make Friends

By ContributorApril 16, 2010
Thanks for the advice, thisistoomuch10. Hopefully none of us will have to resort to your patented "toe-fungus" icebreaker... More  →
A Guide for Awkward People: How to Make Friends

Auntie SparkNotes: Past Acts of Honking Stupidity

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 18, 2010
Okay Auntie here it goes... Of course, this involves a boy on whom I have a crush. And he just so happens to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Past Acts of Honking Stupidity

Auntie SparkNotes: The Dangers of Secret Sonnet-Leaving

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 4, 2010
Auntie Sparknotes, Around Valentine's Day, I sent an anonymous poem to my crush, who is a good friend of mine. It's now been... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Dangers of Secret Sonnet-Leaving