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Auntie SparkNotes: How Much Should My SO Help Me With My Depression?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 9, 2014
Hi Auntie, I have a problem. I'm not depressed, but I do often go through very troubling periods that make me feel awful... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Much Should My SO Help Me With My Depression?

Ask Jono: People Call Me "Awkward"

By Jon_SkindzierJune 16, 2014
Hi Jono, I saw that you've answered some questions about mental illness in the past so I'm hoping you can help me out.... More  →
Ask Jono: People Call Me

Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay to Lie About Where I'm Going to College?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 23, 2014
Dear Auntie, I seem to be stuck in a sort of moral dilemma. Here’s the story: For most of my life, I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is It Okay to Lie About Where I'm Going to College?

We Are NOT a Trend!

By LaNinjaAzulApril 25, 2014
  Pop-test, Sparklebutts! Which of the following is not a choice people make? a) Spending all morning creating an a Capella arrangement of a really good... More  →

South Korea: The Suicide Capital of the World

By H. Alan ScottApril 22, 2014

The sinking of the South Korean ferry boat carrying hundreds of high school students is devastating. Some 240 people are

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South Korea: The Suicide Capital of the World

Depression, the Black Dog: Let's Discuss

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMarch 25, 2014
It’s difficult to talk about depression. If you’re just a single individual in the world being affected by some invisible darkness, then... More  →
Depression, the Black Dog: Let's Discuss

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Parents to Let Me Go to Art School?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 14, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I am in my second year of university, studying a biology-related major, and I absolutely cannot do this any more. Let... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Parents to Let Me Go to Art School?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Won't Let Me Go To College Unless I Stop Taking Antidepressants

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 21, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm an 18 year old senior in high school. A little over a year ago, I was diagnosed with anxiety,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Won't Let Me Go To College Unless I Stop Taking Antidepressants

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Stressed and Depressed

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 30, 2013
Dear Auntie, I have stress. Stress is normal for a teenager to an extent, but it's so awful that it's driven me into... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Stressed and Depressed