Maressa Brown

Maressa Brown is a writer and astrologer with more than 15 years of experience. In addition to covering lifestyle and astrology content for InStyle, she is a regular contributor to Parents, Shape,, and more. She graduated from Emerson College and is based in Los Angeles. Follow her Instagram and Twitter at @MaressaSylvie.
This biased perspective can be toxic in relationships.
Here's how the sentimental and sweet — and, OK, occasionally moody — water sign matches with each of the 12 signs of the zodiac.
Because this isn’t exactly the season to hide a love bite under a turtleneck.
The trickster planet is creating chaos for the next three weeks.
These are the unconscious habits, patterns, and pitfalls that could be holding you back from love.
From the most harmonious to the most awkward pairings.
The fiery red planet influences what you’re attracted to and how you get after it.
From swapping to sex parties, here are the basics on this form of consensual non-monogamy.
The Leo couple's steamy, romantic bond could last for years to come. 
The underrated sex accessory isn’t only for the Samantha Jones among us.
Including best practices for entering into a polyamorous agreement.
These techniques will maximize his size.
Gwyneth Paltrow was onto something with this five-step process.
They might be hard-headed, but they’ll always be your fave Netflix and chill companion.
Here’s why you should reach for your vibrator instead of that heating pad.
Oral sex isn’t necessarily safer sex.
According to this astrologer, their instantaneous connection makes perfect sense.
The buzzy social science term has a habit of rearing its ugly head in relationships.
It’s pretty much the OG form of self-care, a practice most of us need now more than ever.
Anyone born under the serenity-seeking air sign was born to bring beauty into the world.
Never been spontaneously turned on by a celeb or a stranger at a party? You might be demisexual.
If you're single, the prospect of post-vaccination life can be anxiety-inducing — but you're far from alone.
Turns out, the pandemic was fertile ground for speeding up and strengthening relationships.
Born under the detail-oriented, grounded earth sign, these celebs are generally obsessed with being on their A game.