Eva is a Bustle Lifestyle Writer, cancer survivor, and intersectional feminist. When she’s not writing, you can find her scrolling through Dogspotting Society or ranting about something she read online.

If You Have These 9 Physical Or Mental Symptoms, It Could Be A Parasite

The idea of a parasite might conjure up images in your head of a television show set in a hospital with some creepy consequences. But chances are, if you eat adventurously or have pets, you're much more likely to be at risk for parasites than you…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Tattoos That Actually Look Better As You Age, According To Tattoo Artists

Getting a tattoo, although a permanent decision regardless, can yield all sorts of different results as the years go by. Some of the tattoos that look coolest in the short-term may end up changing drastically over time. And this can be really…
By Eva Taylor Grant

8 Subtle Habits That Indicate Your Relationship Is Past Its Expiration Date

Having one foot out the door in a relationship may not feel as obvious as it sounds. Even if your heart has checked out, it can be difficult to differentiate between a rough patch and a relationship that is no longer working. When it comes to…
By Eva Taylor Grant

4 Zodiac Signs Who Are The Most Giving In Bed

Being selfless in bed unfortunately doesn't come natural to some. But giving pleasure can be just as fun as receiving. And while a lot of people wonder how to be more giving in bed, some personalities are simply more inclined towards sexual…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Old-Fashioned Ways To Flirt That Never Go Out Of Style

Flirting is fun. But since it's so innate, sometimes it feels like you know the drill, and don't know where to go from there. Still, there is always more you can learn, even if it comes from generations past. Old-fashioned flirting can be just as…
By Eva Taylor Grant

8 Signs Your High-Functioning Anxiety Is Affecting Your Digestion

While many people have experienced the negative side of butterflies in your stomach, if you have high-functioning anxiety, the daily reality of your stress and discomfort might be masking where your stomach issues are actually be coming from.…
By Eva Taylor Grant

8 "Gross" Things That May Cross Your Partner's Boundaries

While it's common knowledge that emotional boundaries are vital in a relationship, some smaller, more everyday boundaries might get overlooked. Often, these are little habits one partner has that they don't notice bother their partner, even if their…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Times You Should Give Into Your FOMO Vs. 5 Times You Should Resist It

Making tentative plans can feel like a low-stakes way to keep an active social calendar without overwhelming yourself or your schedule. But once plans roll around, it's common to get stuck between the fear of missing out and the desire to duck out.…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Arguments That Don't Go Away After The First Year Of Your Relationship

Many long-term couples see growing old together as a romantic, dreamy ideal. Yet the stereotype of the bickering older couple still prevails. It's possible this is because, whether or not they end up being the kiss of death in a relationship, there…
By Eva Taylor Grant

14 Ways To Make Getting Tested For STIs Feel Less Scary

These two things are both true: STIs are more common than many people think, and testing for STIs does not have to be as scary as it sometimes seems. But when the risk is real of testing positive, and the stigma is still so pervasive, it can be hard…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Little Ways Your Brain Lies To You Daily If You Have High-Functioning Anxiety

You spend your entire life with your thoughts, so sometimes it's hard to tell if your long-term thought patterns are unhelpful. But if you have high-functioning anxiety, chances are your brain is lying to you pretty much constantly. These unhelpful…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Anxiety Symptoms People Often Mistake For Personality Traits, According To Therapists

Even in the age of increased rates of anxiety and online diagnoses, therapists still find people in their office who had no idea they were experiencing an anxiety disorder. Often, that's because anxiety disorders and personality overlap, meaning…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Unexpected Things That Happen When You Are Pushing Through Sleep Deprivation

If you're not getting enough sleep, sometimes the response is just to get more caffeine, grin, and bear it. Unfortunately, as you chug coffee and continue your sleepless schedule, you may not be realizing that your lack of sleep is becoming a health…
By Eva Taylor Grant

10 Things No One Tells You About The Way Cheaters Think, According To Psychologists

Cheating is a pattern of behavior, but it also comes along with certain thought patterns. And while infidelity is talked about so often, it can feel like there isn't much insight invested into the psychology behind why people stray outside of their…
By Eva Taylor Grant

The 4 Zodiac Signs That Are Most Experimental In Bed

Having good sex doesn't require a partner with a specific zodiac sign. But if you're looking for something particularly out-of-the-box, however, there are some signs that may be more inclined towards experimentation. These most sexually adventurous…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Relationship-Strengthening Questions To Ask Your Partner If You Believe Their Ex Was Toxic

Recovering from a toxic relationship can be a slow, painful process. But as the person who's been hurt moves on, and starts a relationship, the person on the other side has some navigating to do as well. Dating someone with a toxic ex is totally…
By Eva Taylor Grant

4 Zodiac Signs That Are Least Likely To Keep Their Word

Not everyone who doesn't keep their word is an intentional liar. Still, some people struggle with holding on to promises, commitments, and secrets. And rather than maligning someone's intentions, sometimes it's best to look at personality indicators…
By Eva Taylor Grant

11 Hacks For People With High-Functioning Anxiety That Experts Swear By

The intersection of mental health and brain science are not always at the forefront. However, a lot of the clichés on what helps stress is actually grounded in significant research and expertise on anxiety and the brain. And when you try these…
By Eva Taylor Grant

4 Zodiac Signs Most Likely To Rush To The Altar

Falling in love is a beautiful thing. But getting married too quickly can be a major mistake — even if it seems like a sure thing to you and your partner. But, for some personalities, tying the knot early on feels like the natural course. If that…
By Eva Taylor Grant

7 Signs Your New Relationship Is Affecting You At Work — And Not Always In A Good Way

Getting into a new relationship is incredibly fun and exciting. Likewise, going after your career goals can be the same. But balancing relationships and careers can be a tricky tightrope walk, especially if your new relationship is changing up your…
By Eva Taylor Grant