After five attempts, Barbara has finally found someone she can at least live with, but what does that tell you? Judging by her own life, what she is selling has less than an even chance of working.
You can't sell love. No one can give you the date and time when you will meet the person who loves you above all others. If you married the wrong one, no one can fix it for you. No one can make the fox and the hare happy sharing the same burrow.
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• Barbara De Angelis is the author of How to Make Love All the Time, Secrets About Men Every Woman Should Know, Are You The One For Me?, Real Moments, Real Moments for Lovers, What Women Want Men to Know, Confidence, Ask Barbara, The Real Rules, Passion, and Secrets About Life Every Woman Should Know.
She is the co-editor of Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Romantic Soul. Her infomercial "Making Love Work" won an award as Best Infomercial of 1994. She appeared for two years on CNN as a relationship expert. Her TV show "Love Secrets" has been aired on public television (PBS) in the United States.
• John Gray is the author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. Tribune Media Services, which syndicated his newspaper column, referred to him as a "Dr." with a "Ph.D.," as do many newspapers. It is not clear that Gray has even a college degree recognized by academic accrediting organizations in the United States.
• For seven sources about Columbia Pacific University and it's proprietor, Les Carr, see the article about John Gray on this website. Columbia Pacific lacked accreditation from any of the six regional college and university accreditation bodies in the U.S. More information about it can be found at QuackWatch.org.