charles j. orlando

Expert. Author. TV Personality.

Charles J. Orlando is an interpersonal relations/relationship dynamics expert and author of five acclaimed books—The Problem with Women... is Men® book series, The Pact: Goodbye, Past. Hello, Love!, and the graphic novella Don't Date A Dickand he serves as expert host of the hit show Seven Year Switch on Lifetime (currently in its third season).

Referred to as "The Malcolm Gladwell of Relationships" by the media, and "Carrie Bradshaw-meets-Hitch" by his readers, Charles engages with his 1.3M person fanbase on Facebook and Instagram where he offers free, street-smart love advice to men and women around the world. Charles has personally connected with tens of thousands of singles and couples to discover the answers to key questions that plague modern-day romance—in a world where relationships and technology collide.

Charles’ insight into modern relationships is remarkable, and it’s all based on his research, his experience, and his real-world relationship laboratory on Facebook.
— John Gray, Ph. D., Author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

Media & Press


Charles J. Orlando is the resident expert/co-host of Lifetime Network's smash hit docu-drama Seven Year Switch, has appeared on numerous television talkshows and radio shows, and is regularly tapped by the media regarding relationship and marriage issues.

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Media Kit

Media Kit


recent news & media

Most recent news items featuring Charles are below. For a complete media kit, please contact Media Relations.



10 Ways Your Marriage Should Evolve With Age
Read on WomansDay.com »



"Help! I Suck at Dating" podcast with Dean, Vanessa and Jared
From “The Seven Year Switch” on Lifetime, Charles J. Orlando stops by to give some valuable advice about honesty and communication in a relationship. He also shares a crazy story about going undercover on Ashley Madison, and he tells us the one line everybody should have in their dating profile.
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AFTERBUZZ TV: Seven Year Switch Season 3 Episode 2 Review & After Show
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Charles Reveals The Signs Your Partner Is Using You
Read on The Loop »


'Seven Year Switch' Expert Charles J. Orlando Explains the Secret Behind Switching Spouses
Read on PopCulture.com »

Get a Sneak Peek at the Four Couples Swapping Spouses in Reality Show Seven Year Switch
Watch on People.com »


5 Reasons ‘Seven Year Switch’ Will Be Your Go-to Summertime Series
Read on Ebony »


Commit to Real Love Every Tuesday Night on Lifetime with New Seasons of MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT and SEVEN YEAR SWITCH
Read on broadwayworld.com »



The Wrap: "Seven Year Switch" Switches From FYI to Lifetime for Season 3
Read on thewrap.com »


Charles featured on Insider: 7 signs that you're still in love with your ex
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Charles J. Orlando on Headline News
A 23-year-old anonymous woman recounts a 2017 date with Ansari that she says turned sour when they went back to his apartment after dinner. Charles J. Orlando weighs in on CNN Headline News
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With Authenticity & Passion, Interpersonal Relations Expert Charles J. Orlando Energizes & Counsels 1.6M People Worldwide
Read on datingadvice.com »


3 Signs That You’re Headed for the Seven-Year Itch
Read on FYI.tv »

Married At First Sight vs. Seven Year Switch: Which Is The Crazier Experiment?
Read on jamieotis.com »


Barnes & Noble At The Grove To Host The Launch of Charles J. Orlando's Fourth Book, Don't Date A Dick
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Charles set to host season two of FYI's Seven Year Switch. Premiere January 3, 2017.
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Barnes & Noble At The Grove To Host Charles J. Orlando for book signing
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11 Nightly Habits To Improve Your Relationship
Read on Bustle.com »

12 Lessons From An Emotional Dad On His Little Girl’s Graduation Day
Read on HuffPo »

Self Magazine

Doing These 6 Things Before Bed Can Save Your Relationship
Read on Self.com »

When You Fight For Love, Make Sure You’re Not The Only One Fighting
Read on HuffPo »


8 Phrases That Mean More Than "I Love You"
Read on Redbook.com »

5 Ways To Tell If She's Cheating On You
Read on Mensfitness.com » 

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships
Read on HuffPo » 

Ashley Madison's members by the numbers
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Ashley Madison Hack: 5 Popular Reasons People Say Their Names Appear On The List
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Josh Duggar on Ashley Madison. Charles J. Orlando asked about implications.
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Charles on CNN — Ashley Madison User Data Is Released. What's The Fallout?
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Charles on The Project (TEN Network, Australia) — Ashley Madison Hack
Watch on Network TEN »

BBC Radio Interview — Ashley Madison Fallout
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Charles on Yahoo! — "I was hacked on Ashley Madison, but it's you who should be ashamed"
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Fox News Interview — Why is infidelity running so rampant?
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CNN's Brooke Baldwin discusses the Ashley Madison Hack with Charles
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Infidelity and Technology: On Point with Tomi Lahren
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Charles on Huffington Post Live: Intimacy at home and in love
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Charles on Yahoo! — 8 Ways Couples Can Improve Their Relationships
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Charles on Thought Catalog: 10 Signs He's Cheating On You
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Charles J. Orlando panels USA Network's Satisfaction show launch
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USA Network Features Charles J. Orlando
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Charles featured on Fox News Magazine
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What turns women on? Charles tapped by Huffington Post Canada
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Charles featured in Women's Day Magazine
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What do you do about an ex who stalks you? Charles featured on Fox News Magazine.
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