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Sep 9, 2013 - The Dish

On Sept. 17, Melissa Gorga will release her new book Love Italian Style: the Secrets of My Hot and Happy Marriage. As fans of the Real Housewives of New Jersey know, it's not easy to balance a successful marriage as a celebrity, but in her book, Melissa dispenses her advice for how to keep domestic life blissful.

For Melissa, the key is balancing old-fashioned values with a modern, sexy twist. Her four tenets: respect, honesty, loyalty and passion. And in her book, she shares her how-to's, from tips on how to dress to her favorite Italian dishes to advice on raising a family.

In honor of the book's release, Melissa will take your burning questions. Want to know what her life is like out of the spotlight? What's her marriage really like when the cameras are turned off? What inspired her to write Love, Italian Style?

Submit your question in the form below. Melissa will answer 20 of them, which we'll post on September 17.

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