Naydeline Mejia is a freelance contributor to Bustle Digital Group, where she writes and edits articles across BDG’s lifestyle brands. She frequently covers stories on beauty, mental health, fashion, and sex & dating — all through a social justice lens.
Naydeline has written for Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Refinery29, Teen Vogue, and NPR. She holds a B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Baruch College.
When she’s not obsessing over copy, Naydeline loves nerding out on pop psychology and human sexuality, trying out new restaurants around her hometown of New York City, and watching whatever reality dating show or romance drama is trending at the moment. (Yes, she is a Libra.) Follow her work at naydeline-mejia.com and her adventures as she lives the Sex and the City life @naydeline_mejia on Instagram and Twitter.
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