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Place Your Robin Williams Remembrances Here

By SparkLifeAugust 12, 2014
By now, we all know that Robin Williams is gone, and the world is somewhat in shock. We don't want to retell... More  →
Place Your Robin Williams Remembrances Here

Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Is Totally Freaking Me Out

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 24, 2014
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I have a problem that I'm hoping you can help me with. I have an older sister who has changed... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Sister Is Totally Freaking Me Out

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Roommate About My Time in a Psych Ward?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 20, 2014
Dear Auntie, To be as brief and as not-sob-storyish as possible: My past four years of high school pretty much sucked. I got... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Tell My Roommate About My Time in a Psych Ward?

Da Newz With H. Alan: Sorting Through the UCSB Shooting

By H. Alan ScottMay 27, 2014
Today, we're talking about the UC Santa Barbara shooting, gun violence, mental health, and the treatment of women in society. For... More  →
Da Newz With H. Alan: Sorting Through the UCSB Shooting

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

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: Everyone Blames Me For My Friend's Suicide

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 2, 2013
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I couple months ago I ended my friendship with my best friend K. Our friendship had turned toxic and bitter.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone Blames Me For My Friend's Suicide

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Afraid of Going to Hell

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 2, 2013
Hey, Auntie. My stepbrother and I were talking, and he asked me if I was afraid of dying. I said no, I was... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Afraid of Going to Hell

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Drama Queen Friend To Quit Poking At Me?

By kat_rosenfieldJune 21, 2013
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I used to be friends with this guy (let's name him Joe): Joe had a crush on me. Like, a... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Drama Queen Friend To Quit Poking At Me?

Auntie SparkNotes: Dating While Cutting

By kat_rosenfieldJune 20, 2013
Dear Auntie, To cut a long story short, I self harm. I’ve never told anyone this and it's something I’ve kept secret for... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Dating While Cutting