Sisters Caroline Manzo and Dina Manzo, their sister-in-law Jacqueline Laurita, and close friends Teresa Giudice and Danielle Staub made up the cast – giving the show endless history to explore.
Seven seasons later, much of the Manzo/Laurita family feuding has disappeared — with Caroline and her kids getting a three-season spinoff series author had one of the most tumultuous pasts, having spent 11 months in prison for wire, mail, and bankruptcy fraud.
However, he still he hasn’t said that he loves me and I’m starting to wonder.
He’s never introduced me to his family (who live out-of-state), but he’s introduced me to all of his close friends as his he loves you, but let’s talk about how men show love and the subject of men & love in general.
There are all sorts of conventional images of men showing love through giving gifts: roses, chocolates, stuffed animals, cards, etc but these are not necessarily signs of that is an excellent gauge of his love for you: his time.
When a man spends more time with you and less with his family and friends, this is a very clear sign that he loves you.
He’s choosing to be with you over all of the other things he could be doing and people he could be spending time with.
There are other “gifts” that a man gives to show his love that may be more subtle.
Throughout its 11 seasons, the show has documented everything from contentious divorces (Tamra Judge‘s bitter end with ex-Simon Barney), to cheating scandals (David Beador cheating on wife Shannon Beador), to cancer schemes (courtesy of Gunvalon’s ex Brooks Ayers, who admitted to forging cancer documents).
After three years away from the Housewives camera, Frankel returned to the show that made her a star in season 7 and has been dominating ever since.
Her biggest battle has been with with Luann D’Agostino, who was introduced on the show in season 1 as Countess Luann de Lesseps.
To other guys, love is more casual and can change with the seasons.
And to others, it is far more serious than my interpretation of it – it is a single-minded commitment to lifelong partnership.
The show has had two spin-offs — a dating competition show with season 1 Housewife Jo De La Rosa and a three-part special around Judge’s 2013 wedding.