Renato and Cristiane Cardoso married in 1991 and went to live in New York.

Over two decades they lived in three countries and gave hundreds of talks in more than thirty, including the U.S, UK and South Africa, always working in the field of counselling couples and families. Besides their live events, they present the weekly TV and radio programme The Love School, which have millions of fans in Brazil and around the world. Renato is a family and marriage educator, certified by the National Marriage Centers of New York.

Cristiane is the author of two other bestsellers The V Woman and Better than a new pair of shoes.