Monthly Archives: July 2014

If looks are important to you, then looks are important to you.

OK, we all are human. And some of us have strong desires for some things that others might call superficial – like beauty and appearance. It may not be the best part of who you are, but it is indeed a part … Continue reading

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A marriage is only as healthy as the least healthy person

  No marriage can ever be healthier than the emotional health of the least healthy partner. What is emotional health?  A well constructed sense of self.   It means knowing yourself well and feeling good about yourself. Marriage doesn’t make … Continue reading

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What is Hamshachas HaLev? And how do I know if I am feeling that?

We love the person who helps us feel good about ourselves. It is crucial to marry someone who makes you feel comfortable about being you.  Someone who appreciates you so much that you begin appreciating yourself more.  In an authentic way. Not … Continue reading

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The difference between Personality & Character. Its important to know the difference

Leah is fun to be with, great sense of humor, and knows how to laugh through the challenges that come her way. She’s confident and super friendly and has lots of friends. But what is she really like? Is she … Continue reading

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‘Taking a break’

Sometimes it happens. You’re dating someone and you’re just not sure.  Sometimes, ‘taking a break’ from meeting each other is the best thing to do. The Rebbe has suggested it on a number of occasions. Sometimes, people just need some … Continue reading

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When suggesting a shiduch, ask for permission

Consider this: Yossi has been dating Leah for 3 weeks. There is a lot he likes about her and he really thinks that they might be compatible. But… not quite yet.  He always wanted someone more outgoing to help bring him … Continue reading

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What to do after a date

The date went well.  You shared about yourself. You learned a little more about him.  But you’re still not sure about a couple of things.  You don’t know him all that well to commit to marriage. That’s OK. So you … Continue reading

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