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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

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want To Drop Out Of High School

By kat_rosenfieldJune 3, 2013
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I am a fifteen-year-old girl who was diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and OCD. I also have some paranoia and hallucinations... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want To Drop Out Of High School

Auntie SparkNotes: I Think I'm a Psychopath

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 14, 2012
Dear Auntie, According to Wikipedia, psychopathy is defined as “a personality disorder characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduced fear), stress tolerance, lacking... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Think I'm a Psychopath

Auntie SparkNotes: Up(dates) and Down

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 24, 2012
Hey Auntie, it's me again. I wrote to you a while ago about my dad's unexpected death and how hard I found... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Up(dates) and Down

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Don't Think I'm Ready for College

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 17, 2012
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I graduated from high school in the spring of 2012. Like every young graduate, I was excited for the day... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Don't Think I'm Ready for College