"We definitely came a long way while filming this season and the tables turned," The Real Housewives of New Jersey star told the Sun newspaper.
"Teresa and I are in a better place now, and at the end of the day, we're family. When we love, we love hard and when we fight, we fight hard.
"I love Teresa, so when we argue, I have to remember that."
Melissa also insisted that the rumor she cheated on husband, Joe Gorga, was spread by a "old friend" just looking for fame and that it was never a cause for concern in her marriage.
Her husband, Gorga insisted, never believed the nasty tale.