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Gretchen Rossi Spills on Love, Sex and Marriage

Are wedding bells in the future for the RHOC 'Wife and Slade?

By Mike Hess

Gretchen Rossi Spills on Love, Sex and Marriage
When will Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley finally tie the knot? What traits do each have that drives the other one nuts? What's Slade's philosophy on sex? Oh, dear reader, all of those questions and more will be answered here.

Gretchen spoke for the two of them in an interview with OK! Magazine this week, and the Real Housewives of Orange County beauty got deep into what makes their relationship work, saying that right now "is the happiest we’ve been in the four years since we’ve had a relationship." She expounds even further, claiming that they work so well as a couple "because we are the male and female version of each other. I also think because we’re best friends."

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Another thing that helps? "Sex is a great part of our relationship," Gretchen admits, but makes sure to add that "it’s not what makes our relationship. I remember when we first started dating he said to me sex is maybe one hour of the 24 hours you’re with that person. If you can’t stand to be with that person for the other 23 hours then you’re not ever going to have a good relationship no matter how good the sex is.  I realized he was so right about that."

And what about the not-so-fun sides of each other? Gretch says Slade eats cereal so loudly that she has "to leave the room," and Slade gets stressed out when Gretchen, well, gets stressed out about things. "He wants me to let the little things go and I freak out," G says.

Back to the bedroom, Gretchen is happy to say that the two "have never had issues with our sex life at all ...  It’s not like Slade says he needs to have sex with me every single day or there’s not a quota I have to meet. I think that’s what keeps it fresh for us—there is no pressure."

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