Rachel Krantz is the former Senior Features Editor and a founding editor of Bustle. Currently, she works as Lead Writer for the animal rights organization Mercy For Animals. She is also the host of Bustle's podcast Honestly Though. You can find her work across the Internet on sites like The Huffington Post, NPR, The Daily Beast, Newsweek, Jezebel, Mental Floss, Hello Giggles, XOJane, Marie Claire, and elsewhere. She’s the recipient of the Peabody Award, The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights International Radio Award, The Investigative Reporters and Editors Radio Award, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for her work as an investigative reporter for Youth Radio.

How To Deal When Your Period Makes You Emotional

I don't know about you, but my period can definitely make me pretty emotional. Ever since I went off hormonal birth control, especially, I feel attuned to the waxing and waning of different moods that comes with each week of my cycle. And although…
By Rachel Krantz