Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga shows you how to love your man and keep him happy, satisfied, faithful, and devoted to you.
What you see is what you get with Melissa Gorga. On Real Housewives of New Jersey, she's that beautiful, ambitious woman with a successful career who puts her family first. In fact, her stable yet sexy marriage to lovable Joe is a welcome antidote to the constant fighting and backbiting on the show. Despite the pressure of life in the spotlight, she makes marriage look easy. How does she do it? Melissa's overriding principle: Treat your husband like a king! And in return, you'll be treated like a queen!
In Love Italian Style, Melissa shares her (and his) secrets to relationship success—generations-tested old-fashioned values served up with a modern, sexy twist. To her, the four tenets to a happy marriage are respect, honesty, loyalty, and passion (underscore passion). By sharing her and Joe's life together—from the story of their first date to how they still keep it hot in the bedroom a decade later—Melissa admits that, yes, marriage has been a lot of work, but the rewards are ten-fold. With her time-tested strategies, you can "Gorganize" your own relationship, strengthen your bond, and amp up the passion for lifelong bliss. Some of Melissa's how-to's:
· Dress to impress your man.
· Flirt with your hubby.
· Cook Italian style.
· Fight right.
· Keep the romance alive and the home fires burning.
· Raise little princes and princesses.
This playful guidebook promises to make any marriage better—the Gorga way!
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Gorga and her husband, Joe, have become fan favorites due to their unwavering devotion and passion for each other. In this unoriginal relationship guide, Gorga who prides herself on being rooted in old school Italian values, while still being a thoroughly modern woman shows readers how to have a marriage as successful as her own. She explains how to dress to please your man and yourself, and with the help of her makeup artist, she reveals the details of her beauty regimen. In order to keep one s marriage healthy, Gorga recommends a weekly date night ( Saturday nights are like church for marriage ) and insists on maintaining open lines of communication and parenting as a single unit. Gorga also shares events from her past that led her to meeting Joe, joining the cast of Real Housewives, and beginning her singing career; Joe weighs in as well on meeting Melissa, adjusting to life as a reality TV star, and the male sexual appetite. Gorga s tips are charming if very traditional and they seem to work for her and Joe but they re far from secrets. 8-page color photo insert.