• Married at First Sight

    Married At First Sight The First Year S:2 E:7 Slap in the Face

    The last episode before the mid-season break of Married At First Sight The First Year on FYI leaves viewers in turmoil. Jason has great angst about his decision to contact his father and half-sister, Neph is struggling to commit to Jasmine and Jamie can’t seem to leave her ex in the past and focus solely on Doug. How will this all turn out? Unfortunately, we’ll be in for a long wait…hanging off of a cliff…by the skin of our nails…holding our breath… Jason and CortneyFirst and foremost in Jason’s mind this week, is finding his father and half-siblings. A quick search on the internet brings up so many unanswered questions. How does…

  • Married at First Sight,  Reality TV Star Interviews

    Cortney Hendrix – Transformed on Married At First Sight – The First Year

    It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since I first interviewed Cortney Hendrix from FYI‘s Married at First Sight. What a journey it’s been. We’ve seen her go from the sweet, joyous wonder of falling in love with Jason, to the inner struggle to find happiness in the first season of Married At First Sight -The First Year, to the strong and confident woman who is a rock in their marriage today. The transformation she’s made right before our eyes, is nothing less than remarkable. What caused Cortney to go from pure bliss to the path of despair? How did she overcome her struggle to find happiness? What has made…

  • Married at First Sight

    Married At First Sight S:2 E:6 Hijinks

    In this week’s episode of FYI‘s Married At First Sight – The First Year, the couples move forward in their relationships and conversations of purchasing a home together and raising a family begin. Oftentimes, men and women view this in a different light, and the #MAFSFirstYear couples are no different. Men tend to view it as a goal of financial stability and women often view it as an emotional commitment. Jason and Cortney As Jason and Cortney start to think more about next steps in their lives, Cortney decides it’s time for Jason to see all that North Carolina has to offer. The girl is glowing at the thought of going home. Although…

  • Reality TV Star Interviews

    Real Talk With Jamie Otis from Married At First Sight – The First Year

    One thing we know for certain is that Married At First Sight viewers are a close-knit family. Many have followed the Cinderella story of Season 1 couple Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner since the show first aired, the Fall of 2014.  When it appeared almost overnight that Jamie and Doug went from being over the moon in love at their vow renewal to having a pretty significant disconnect, fans were shocked and lines were drawn in the sand.  What led to the disconnect that viewers were so disheartened to see? According to Jamie, it was, “lack of communication and lack of respect, primarily.” Each week as I combed through hundreds of #MAFSFirstYear tweets…

  • Married at First Sight

    Married At First Sight: The First Year S:2 E:5 – This is Something Serious

    In this week’s episode of Married At First Sight: The First Year, things get all kinds of serious. We’re talking major serious, with all three couples disconnecting on marriage, house buying and having children. Doug and Jamie   One of the cardinal relationship rules is to stay in the present and leave the past behind you. All the talk of Jamie having feelings for her ex makes it impossible for her to focus on her relationship with Doug. This erodes Doug’s confidence in himself and where their relationship is headed. It puts a huge dent in the foundation of trust they were building. Dr. Pepper encourages Doug to open up and express his…

  • Married at First Sight

    Married At First Sight The First Year S:2 E:4 Wrong Path in Life

    Married At First Sight -The First Year on FYI brings viewers through the many challenges and rewards of new marriage and growing love. But as in real life, it’s not always smooth sailing. This week’s episode has the twists and turns of dealing with both old and new relationships.  Comparing the Old and the New Jamie has a heart to heart with Doug, revealing her deepest thoughts about her continued feelings for her ex. She’s questioned from day one whether she took the wrong path in life. Ouch…just what every guy wants to hear. You have to wonder if that level of brutal honesty is beneficial or detrimental to their marriage.  Doug is upset…

  • Married at First Sight

    Married At First Sight The First Year S:2 E:3 Blog – Not Cool Jamie

    First of all, I want to give a shout out to all you caretakers out there. I’ve been away from my passion of writing, caring for family members the last two months, 24/7 and it is NOT easy. I will never again take for granted the joy of taking a nice leisurely hot shower first thing in the morning!  Okay…on to blogging about our favorite show. Can you seriously believe how good Married At First Sight – The First Year Season 2 is? FYI and Kinetic Content once again, have me on the edge of my seat. Yes, I’m glued to my TV…but as always, it’s also about learning valuable…