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Ask Jono: Should I Date Someone Just To Avoid Being NBK?

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 25, 2014
I’m reluctant to ask this question, because I figure it’ll just sound like one of those “I’ve-never-even-dated-a-guy-I’m-clearly-worthless-garbage-Jono-please-salvage-my-self-esteem” requests. But that’s totally not... More  →
Ask Jono: Should I Date Someone Just To Avoid Being NBK?

How to Tell Your Crush You've Never Been Kissed

By Andrew TavinJune 13, 2014
It's finally happening! You're going on a date with your crush. There's only one problem: you've never kissed anyone before. Sure, your... More  →
How to Tell Your Crush You've Never Been Kissed

What Do 20 First Kisses Look Like?

By Janet ManleyMarch 11, 2014
...Twenty times the awkward, it would seem! It NEVER stops being weird putting the lining of your mouth hole on top of... More  →
What Do 20 First Kisses Look Like?

NBK in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 3)

By ElodieMarch 5, 2014
I ended last time on a really enigmatic "the night wasn’t over yet," but I lied. It was over. I just wanted... More  →
NBK in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 3)

NBK in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 2)!

By ElodieFebruary 20, 2014
Now that everyone’s all caught up, let’s get to the good stuff. If you’ve never been to a college party, well, I’m... More  →
NBK in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 2)!

Never Been Kissed in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 1)

By ElodieFebruary 10, 2014
Many, many moons ago I was one of SparkLife’s Never Been Kissed columnists. There were countless crushes. There was a... More  →
Never Been Kissed in Michigan: THE THRILLING CONCLUSION (Part 1)

Auntie SparkNotes: Holiday Updates!

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 24, 2013
Helloooooooo, Sparkleponies! It's Christmas Eve, and tomorrow, there will be no column. (Auntie SparkNotes is leaving the internet in order to eat... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Holiday Updates!

My First Kiss Horror Story

By minionloverDecember 9, 2013
When I finished high school I was NBK because I wanted to avoid the drama of high school relationships. I was super... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Draw the Line at Innocent Makeouts?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 13, 2013
Dear Auntie, For the most part, I’m pretty content with my life. I’m a junior in college; I have a tight knit group... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Draw the Line at Innocent Makeouts?