Menu

Real Talk: I Got Sober Before My 21st Birthday

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 9, 2016
Every Wednesday during my freshman year of college, my best friend Emily and I went to the Beauty Bar. We’d befriended the... More  →
Real Talk: I Got Sober Before My 21st Birthday

Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

By Emma W.May 2, 2016
I signed onto write this piece because I've been heartbroken. Like really, really, Emma, it's time to move on, how can you... More  →
Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

By Kelly HoffmacherMarch 22, 2016
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when I began to eat abnormally, but the first recollection I have of starving myself... More  →
Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

The Most Important Thing I'd Tell My High School Self

By Emma W.March 2, 2016
The sky isn't falling. It's 10 P.M. and you have yet to start an essay due tomorrow and the bibliography alone is supposed to... More  →
The Most Important Thing I'd Tell My High School Self

Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, It's gonna be a long email, so buckle up. I have pretty severe depression, anxiety and a lovely little brain-devil known... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

Auntie SparkNotes: I Forget Everything

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 18, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've been having a problem for a long time now and recently it's been getting worse. I just forget everything that... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Forget Everything

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  →