Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga shares her rules for a successful marriage in her upcoming book, Love Italian Style, due out in September — and Life & Style has an exclusive sneak peek at what readers will find inside!
Lesson No. 1: “Sex is the glue of the marriage,” she writes, revealing her secret weapon to overcoming arguments with husband Joe Gorga, 38. “It fills the little cracks that hold you together. Otherwise, those tiny cracks can turn into huge splits.”
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Explaining that she and her hubby get physical at least every other day, and often solve disagreements with a little make-up sex, the mom of three admits, “It’s the best way to put an argument to rest. You both lay down your weapons and declare yourself victorious,” she writes. “It’s how we bond emotionally.”
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And though she says sex is key, Melissa admits it takes a lot more than that to keep a happy home. “Marriage is hard. I work at it every day. During our eight years together, we’ve had plenty of rocky times and major fights,” she explains. “No marriage is perfect,” but she insists her and Joe are in it for the long run.
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