Wendy is a Lifestyle Fellow at Bustle and a graduate of Columbia Journalism School. Lover of words and all things cheesy. Fave TV couple: Marshall and Lily from HIMYM, but only after Clark and Lois. Send pitches to wendyluwrites@gmail.com or follow her on Twitter at @wendyluwrites.

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How To Manage Your Relationship Jealousy When It Feels Impossible

Learning how to deal with relationship jealousy is important for every couple, especially if one or both partners are prone to feeling worried about each other's commitment. You or your partner may no...
By Wendy Lu

The Best Way To Overcome Hang-ups In The Bedroom

Everyone has insecurities when it comes to sex, whether it’s their natural body odor or their performance between the sheets. Even if you and your partner are sexually compatible, having sexual hang-u...
By Wendy Lu

What Women Shouldn't Have To Justify To Friends

Your friends are the ones who accept you no matter what, right? Unfortunately, double standards between men and women don't stop when it comes to friendships. There are plenty of things women are expe...
By Wendy Lu

My Privilege Motivates Me As A Disability Activist

The first time I started to think about my privilege as a disabled person was about six years ago, when I got worried about whether or not my college's disability services would provide me with housin...
By Wendy Lu

How Saving Money Is A Way To Peacefully Resist

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 Millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never...
By Wendy Lu

9 False Things We've Thought About Solo Sex

Let's talk about sex. More specifically, let's talk about solo sex and the misconceptions about masturbation most of us grew up learning from family, our social circles at school, and the media. Socia...
By Wendy Lu

How To Have The Best One-Night Stand

Maybe you've had several one-night stands and they've all been flops. Or maybe you're just curious about what having sex with a stranger really feels like. Whatever the reason may be, you've come to t...
By Wendy Lu

This Rethinks The Web For People With Disabilities

For many people with disabilities, accessibility doesn't necessarily equal accommodation. When it comes to using the internet, for instance, computers aren't usually tailored for people with certain d...
By Wendy Lu

How the United States Ranks In Gender Equality

I always thought of the United States as one of the most progressive countries in the world, but sadly, that's not the case when it comes to women's rights, transgender rights, and egalitarianism in g...
By Wendy Lu

How To Tell If You're A Good Kisser

Kissing is a beautiful, magical experience, but it can also be overwhelming and downright confusing, especially if you're kissing someone new for the first time. So what are some signs you're great at...
By Wendy Lu

How To Respond To Gender Bias At Work

Company culture is a major buzzword in the world of hiring and business. When it comes to improving work productivity and employee relations, gender bias is often something that is easily overlooked. ...
By Wendy Lu

Starburst All Pink Packages Are Coming Soon

Here's some exciting news to brighten up your week: Due to popular demand, Starburst is releasing Starburst All Pink packages filled with pink Starbursts — and only pink Starburst — starting in April....
By Wendy Lu

Venus Retrograde Is Right On Schedule

You've probably heard a lot about planets turning retrograde over the last several months. Now, that list includes Venus, the planet of love, relationships, and personal values. If it feels like the V...
By Wendy Lu

Facebook Photo Ideas For International Women's Day

By now, you probably know that the strike called "A Day Without A Woman" is coming up on March 8, which is the exact same day as International Women's Day. Whether you're planning to participate in th...
By Wendy Lu

How To Play Snake On Facebook Messenger

If you love playing games with friends on social media, then you might want to get in on this: Snake, the iconic mobile game from the 1990s and early 2000s, is now available to play on Facebook Messen...
By Wendy Lu

Here's When You Should Expect The New Nokia 3310

Here's some big news that's not related to Donald Trump or the Oscars: The brand-new Nokia 3310 phone was just announced at the Mobile World Congress conference on Feb. 26, which means everyone's favo...
By Wendy Lu

What's In A Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato, Anyway?

If you're a Starbucks fan, then you've probably heard that the 'Bux is coming out with a couple of new flavors of Macchiato drinks for spring: the Iced Cinnamon Almondmilk Macchiato and the Coconut Mi...
By Wendy Lu

This Sexist Billboard Is Unbelievable

A billboard recently went up in North Carolina promoting a message that decent people everywhere are tired of hearing: "Real men provide. Real women appreciate it." Yep, there's an actual "Real Men Pr...
By Wendy Lu

Why Feminists Need To Protect Transgender Kids

On Feb. 22, the country exploded in an uproar over Trump's reversal of transgender bathroom guidelines, which former President Barack Obama developed and put in place during his administration. Hundre...
By Wendy Lu

What Happens If You Screenshot This Insta Post

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what about 10 pictures? On Feb. 22, Instagram announced a new feature which enables you to share up to 10 photos and videos in a single post. Before you ge...
By Wendy Lu

50 Things To Do If You Hate Resolutions

Does the idea of making a list of goals to complete before the end of 2017 makes you laugh? Vomit? Or maybe both? With so much advice out there geared toward making the new year "the best year yet," i...
By Wendy Lu

15 New Year’s Resolutions For Being A Better Ally

While the election has put somewhat of a damper on the holiday spirit, I've been feeling more motivated than ever to continue fighting for equality and respect of all people next year. If you're like ...
By Wendy Lu

Why Do We Date Jerks?

It happens to most of us at some point: We meet someone who seems like the perfect romantic partner (funny, smart, adventurous), but then that person starts acting like you don't exist or only calls w...
By Wendy Lu

The History Of Eggnog Is Fascinating

Besides cider and hot cocoa with marshmallows, there's no holiday drink that's more classic than eggnog. I can't be the only one who has a love-hate relationship with this creamy beverage, right? Part...
By Wendy Lu

These Homemade Greeting Cards Combat Rape Culture

As far as greeting cards go, this one takes the cake: Two women are passing out "This Is Rape Culture" handouts to catcallers in New York City with the goal of informing and educating people about the...
By Wendy Lu

How To Tell If You Have Instagram Live Video

It seems as though every social media platform is jumping on the live video bandwagon, and now that includes Instagram. But before you start live-streaming All The Things, it's important to actually k...
By Wendy Lu

This Woman Is Going To Be On Canada's $10 Bill

She's a woman of color who fought against racial discrimination in Nova Scotia, and now she's about to be the face of Canada's $10 bill. Don't know who I'm talking about? Even if you aren't exactly su...
By Wendy Lu

Here's Were To Find The Elusive "Pokemon Go" Frapp

If you, like me, are a "Pokemon Go" fanatic, you'll have to sit down for a moment to hear this news: Starbucks has created "Pokemon Go" Frappuccinos! But wait — before you make a mad dash, you'll want...
By Wendy Lu

These Women Could Have Been Person Of The Year

Donald Trump is now TIME'S Person of the Year for 2016, and nobody's shocked. Even before he became president-elect, Trump dominated the election cycle and turned the nation's political climate upside...
By Wendy Lu

This Matchmaker Is Re-imagining The Dating Game

Modern dating is tough, no doubt about it. Hurdles like hookup culture and heteronormativity can make finding a partner difficult and time-consuming. But what if I told you that feminist matchmaking e...
By Wendy Lu

Paris Is Selling Love Locks To Support Refugees

Paris is often known as the City of Love. Now, city authorities are hoping to spread that love by selling "love locks" on the Pont des Arts in Paris starting in early 2017 and using the money to help ...
By Wendy Lu

11 Women Reveal Their Favorite Sex Positions

Here's the thing about having sex with women: We all like it a little bit differently, so women's favorite sex positions can vary depending on the partner, the mood, or even time of day. Some like mis...
By Wendy Lu

When Is The Supposed End Of The World Coming?

You may have heard that the end is allegedly coming. That's right: There's a rumor going around that a pesky planet called Nibiru will crash into Earth sometime during December. Doomsday theories can ...
By Wendy Lu

This Animated Short Film Combats A Major Stigma

If there's one women's health issue that rarely gets talked about, it's vaginal pain. Vaginismus is a condition where muscle spasms in the vagina make penetrative sex painfully unbearable. But one Tex...
By Wendy Lu

How To Fold Napkins Like A Christmas Tree

Hold onto your stockings, folks: December is finally here and Christmas is officially drawing near! If you, like me, are getting into the holiday spirit, there's no better way to go all out than learn...
By Wendy Lu

When Is The Geminid Meteor Shower In 2016?

Although I live in New York City, my family lives in a suburban town in North Carolina, where there are plenty of fields with limited lighting. Since the Geminid meteor shower is almost here, I'm even...
By Wendy Lu

What Does "Nibiru" Actually Mean?

When it comes to doomsday theories, there's no shortage of ways people theorize that the end of the world is coming — including one centering around Nibiru, an extra planet that's allegedly supposed t...
By Wendy Lu

How This Twitter Account Is Combating Fake News

In an age where people can literally post anything they want on the internet, often without repercussions, it's become all too common for outrageous headlines to spread — even if the stories behind th...
By Wendy Lu

These Women Are Breaking So Many Glass Ceilings

Who says women can't be drummers? It's about time for society to abandon traditional gender norms once and for all, and a new project by Red Bull, the MAVENS video series, is seeking to do just that. ...
By Wendy Lu

Are These Pokemon Coming To "Pokemon Go" Soon?

It's been nearly six months since "Pokemon Go" took over the world, and although interest may have slowed a tiny bit, it's also definitely still going strong — and with a rumor floating around that ar...
By Wendy Lu