When two people decide to form an union of some kind it can be challenging to make things work smoothly, because of the way that both people were raised, because of their background or even their language… However in today’s dating scene language and culture are not the only barriers that singles are facing, texting, corporal language and online dating are some of the things that we have to deal with and overcome when trying to effectively communicate in this modern age.
On this episode Vanessa talks to Mark Pagan, a storyteller, multimedia artist and fellow Latino, about how the mix of the Latin fire with the pragmatic American style, make an excellent balance.
Michele Carlo. A native New Yorker, performer, storyteller and author of Fish out of Agua. www.michelecarlo.com
Pierce McManus is a Washington DC based storyteller and co-host of The Perfect Liars Club. www.piercemcmanus.com
Erika Ettin is the founder of A Little Nudge, the preeminent online dating coach in the US, and "the new voice of online dating." A Little Nudge has been profiled on NPR, the Washington Post, WUSA9, and AskMen.com. Erika is also JDate's leading expert, has been a featured columnist on Philly.com, and her weekly column syndicated through the Chicago Tribune. Her book, Love at First Site, has also received high acclaim.
Bryant and Francis Gross. Vanessa’s Dominican aunt and her American husband talk about their multicultural love.