Lee Reyes-Fournier, a native Californian, attended Loyola Marymount University and earned a Masters Degree in Counseling. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA). As a psychotherapist, she worked with couples, families and addicts. She devoted a decade of her career to working with the ravages of crack, methamphetamines and alcohol addiction as well as counseling sex addicts. Lee began writing grants as a means to save the funding for the agency where she worked and evolved as a writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Lee is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Her co-creation of the CoupleDumb blog came after years of requests for the secrets of building a happy marriage. She has been married for 21 year to Paul and has three children that span two decades.