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Dr. Mel chimes in on Emily in Paris and the small screen’s toxic relationship with frenemies on Netflix.Emily and Camille are tv's latest example
of dysfunctional female friendships 

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It's a LIFE BONDS™ QUICK CHAT with Dr. Mel! Join Dr. Mel as she touches on a very real and very relevant emotion mom's feel with @demiaustinthomas ... mom guilt! Together they have a "quick chat" about embracing your mom strengths, releasing feeling "less than," and letting go of mom comparison.


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relationship & friendship expert

media expert on relationship topics

Creator of the LIFE BONDS™ brand, Dr. Melanie Ross Mills reminds us that life is about connecting in healthy, life-giving ways. She's been called "the heart doctor" as she seeks to engage the heart in all that she does. 


Burgeoning influencer and trusted voice, Mills has earned national acclaim, crowned with the extraordinary gift of connection. In title, Dr. Mills is a Life Strategist, Relationship & Friendship Expert, and licensed Temperament Therapist. Dr. Mills’ expertise naturally elicits formal esteem. However, it is the magnetism of “Dr. Mel,” that captivates the hearts of her followers. She uses insight and experience, equally paired with humor and authenticity, to instigate authentic relational discussions that incite action.

“Dr. Mel” has been described as FOX News Radio’s “go-to” Relationship Expert. She was the recipient of the 2016 Women of Excellence Award for her dedication to young women and espousing the ideals of women of excellence. 

Mills has presence on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, and CW networks. You will find her coveted advice, quoted or featured, in publications such as TODAY, US News and World Report, Forbes, Time, Essence, Business Insider, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, Self, Women’s 

Health, Brides, Chicago Tribune, Essence, Bravo, Where, Inside Fitness, Good Life Family Magazine, and many more.

As Keynote, Dr. Mel taught us that knowing the strengths of employees gives an insight to how they operate and, therefore, gives insight on how to help them be successful.

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Texas A&M University

As Friendship Expert for the first ever Pay-Back-A-Friend Day, "Dr. Mel did such a great job making Pay Back a Friend Day work! Her relationship advice is always spot on. (Friends Again campaign ranked top 10 brands that nailed it on Twitter in 2017.) 


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Bank of America

Clinique has said nothing but great things and loves your Instagram posts and video. We’re so thankful to have partnered with her (for our product launch).                 


As our ‘go-to’ Relationship Expert, Dr. Melanie Ross Mills lends her insightful voice to hundreds of FOX News Radio stations nationwide. Her message promotes positive change for listeners. 


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