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Real Talk: I Get More Depressed in Summer Than Winter

By Emma W.June 23, 2016
I remember being surprised when, years ago, I heard that suicide rates jumped in the spring. The more I thought about it... More  →
Real Talk: I Get More Depressed in Summer Than Winter

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Won't Talk To Me When He's Sad

By kat_rosenfieldJune 22, 2016
Auntie SparkNotes, One of my best friends, let's call him Z, has a very rocky relationship with his father and brother. His parents... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Won't Talk To Me When He's Sad

Are Girls More Unhappy Than Guys?

By Brit McGinnisApril 14, 2016
Prepare for the biggest validation of your feelings since JK Rowling admitted that perhaps Harry should have ended up with... More  →
Are Girls More Unhappy Than Guys?

Auntie SparkNotes: UPDATE: Should I Talk to My Parents About Cutting?

By kat_rosenfieldApril 12, 2016
Dear Auntie, In my last letter, I told you about how when I finally told my parents about my self harm... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: UPDATE: Should I Talk to My Parents About Cutting?

5 Things I Learned In Therapy

By Maddy AaronApril 8, 2016
When I was younger, therapy seemed as strange and foreign a concept to me as insurance or no-carb diets.... More  →
5 Things I Learned In Therapy

Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Empty

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 16, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, For the last few months, I have been in a weird headspace. Before that, anxiety was threatening to take... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Feel Empty

Auntie SparkNotes: Does Depression Mean I'll Be Friendless Forever?

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2015
Dear Auntie, I am depressed and anxious all the time. I go to therapy, I'm trying medication adjustments, and I'm using my coping... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Does Depression Mean I'll Be Friendless Forever?
Auntie SparkNotes Live: My Boyfriend Attempted Suicide and I Don't Know How to Help

Auntie SparkNotes Live: My Boyfriend Attempted Suicide and I Don't Know How to Help

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 15, 2015
It can feel like a helpless situation to have a friend or loved one who suffers with depression. There are times when... More  →