Hannah Orenstein

Hannah Orenstein is the deputy editor of lifestyle and wellness at Bustle, where she leads coverage of a wide range of subjects: dating, relationships, sex, fitness, mental health, self-care, food, home, travel, viral culture, technology, astrology, and more. She joined Bustle in 2022.

She has a decade of experience in digital media, including roles as the deputy editor of dating at Elite Daily and the assistant features editor at Seventeen. She's written for The Cut, the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Claire, among others, and once had a brief stint as a matchmaker.

She's also the author of four novels: Meant to Be Mine, Head Over Heels, Love at First Like, and Playing with Matches. She writes about bold women with heart, humor, and chutzpah, exploring their love stories, careers, family, and friends. Her books have been featured on several “Best Of” lists by Vogue, O, the Oprah Magazine, Goodreads, and many more.

She studied journalism and history at NYU and is represented by Allison Hunter at Trellis Literary and Mary Pender at UTA.

Outside work, Hannah's interests include reading, yoga, travel, reality TV, and platform shoes. She lives in Brooklyn and Maine. Follow her on Instagram at @hannahorens. For more, visit hannahorenstein.com.

Dating, Decoded

How Do I Friendzone Someone & Actually Stay Friends?

The discomfort and tension between us is becoming a bit much.

By Hannah Orenstein
Dating, Decoded

Am I Falling In Love Too Quickly?

I feel super strongly about her, but it’s only been a few months.

By Hannah Orenstein
Dating, Decoded

My Situationship Broke Up With Me Unexpectedly. What Went Wrong?

I know he has feelings for me, but I guess his fears are bigger.

By Hannah Orenstein
Dating

Help! I Hooked Up With My Boyfriend’s Friend & Fell In Love With Him

I know it’s bad, but I see myself getting further entangled with him.

By Hannah Orenstein
Relationships

I Want To Try Polyamory But My Partner Doesn’t. What Now?

Can I explore these desires without risking my relationship?

By Hannah Orenstein
Relationships

I Love My Boyfriend, But Is It Time To Break Up?

We're so happy together, but I worry I'll miss my chance to meet someone else.

By Hannah Orenstein
Bachelor Nation

Here’s How Zach Shallcross' Zodiac Sign Will Affect His Bachelor Run

Leos bring the heat.

By Hannah Orenstein and Hannah Kerns
Single Life

How Do I Find The Confidence To Date After Gaining Some Weight?

I keep canceling dates but wish I wouldn’t.

By Hannah Orenstein
Single Life

Is It Too Soon To Start Dating Again After My Big Breakup?

I’m excited to get back out there, but is that a bad idea?

By Hannah Orenstein
Celeb Couples

Bennifer Got Married Again In The Most Meaningful Place

After their low-key Vegas wedding, they obviously had to do it big this time.

By Hannah Orenstein and Daffany Chan
Everything I've Learned About Love (So Far)

Alexis Ren Is In Love, But You'll Never See Her Boyfriend On Instagram

Still, she gave us the scoop on how she met her ~ mystery man. ~

By Hannah Orenstein
LOL

Sorry For Laughing Too Loudly At The Memes About Pete Davidson's Next GF

🎵 thank u, next 🎵

By Hannah Orenstein
Celebs

Twitter Is Melting Down Over Khloé And Tristan Having Another Baby

But, like, can everyone leave her alone?

By Hannah Orenstein
Celeb Couples

Patrick Mahomes And Brittany Matthews Are Having Another Baby!

Sterling Skye's gonna be a big sis.

By Hannah Orenstein
Wedding Bells

AOC Confirmed Those Rumors About Her Engagement: "Yep, It's True!"

The congresswoman is set to marry her college sweetheart.

By Hannah Orenstein
Wedding Bells

I Can't Stop Laughing At These Memes About Kourtney & Travis' Wedding

Their second wedding, that is.

By Hannah Orenstein and Raegan Cleary
Kardashians

Ahhh, Kourtney And Travis Got Married! (For Real This Time)

They tied the knot in Santa Barbara.

By Hannah Orenstein
Awkward

These Celeb Exes All Hit The 2022 Met Gala Red Carpet

Am I the only one who thinks this is awkward?

By Hannah Kerns and Hannah Orenstein
Wedding Bells

Kourtney And Travis Reportedly Got Married In A Secret Ceremony In Vegas

In the middle of the night, no less. 🖤

By Hannah Orenstein
Celeb Couples

Morgan From 'Cheer' Had A 17-Hour First Date With Her Fiancé, Stone

From their 17-hour first date, 'Cheer' star Morgan Simianer and her fiancé Stone Burleson were a perfect pair.

By Hannah Orenstein