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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?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Beard

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 27, 2013
Dear Auntie, I have two friends (both guys) who are secretly dating. In order to deflect suspicion because of snooping, bigoted parents, I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm a Beard

19 Promises You're Never Going to Keep

By Sean McCarthyAugust 27, 2013
1. “Just one more episode then I’m going to really buckle down and study.” 2. “What are you worried about? I’ll totally be... More  →
19 Promises You're Never Going to Keep

Auntie SparkNotes: I Lied About Having Been Kissed

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 24, 2013
Hello! Okay, before you read this letter, I beg you NOT TO JUDGE ME TOO HARD... even though a fair amount of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Lied About Having Been Kissed

Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Has A Secret Girlfriend

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 22, 2013
Dear Auntie, A year and a half ago, I was in my dad's condo (he lives an hour away). I hadn't seen my... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Has A Secret Girlfriend

Auntie SparkNotes: Case Studies In Dishonest Dumping

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 8, 2012
It's a two-fer, you guys! These letters arrived within just days of each other, and we decided to run 'em together. Why?... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Case Studies In Dishonest Dumping

17 Ways To Convince Everyone You Love Animals Even If You Are Sort Of Meh About Them

By Lauren PassellJune 7, 2012
If you don't like animals, no judging, but there may be something wrong with you. Don't worry! Your shameful secret is safe... More  →
17 Ways To Convince Everyone You Love Animals Even If You Are Sort Of Meh About Them

Job Interview Life Lessons: The Time I Lied

By Randy WalkerMay 18, 2012
Job interviews are an art; a special kind of art where you, the interviewee, are both the canvas and the artist, and... More  →
Job Interview Life Lessons: The Time I Lied

Auntie SparkNotes: I Lied About My Virginity

By kat_rosenfieldMay 3, 2012
Dear Auntie, I'm 19 and a junior in college. I'm also a virgin (not for any reason other than the opportunity hasn't presented... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Lied About My Virginity

How To Spot a Liar

By Jon_SkindzierJanuary 25, 2012
We all know what the stereotypical liar looks like—shifty eyes, a curly mustache, shoulders hunched because he's lugging around a... More  →
How To Spot a Liar