Monthly Archives: August 2014

How people get engaged to the ‘wrong person’

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute Of course, everything happens for a reason. Broken engagements and divorces, R”L, are all part of Hashem’s plan.  Let’s try to understand how some mismatched people commit to marriage. That awareness can be … Continue reading

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Make it comfortable for the other to open up

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute When dating for marriage, there are some important topics that must be discussed. These may be difficult for some people, and they may have a harder time sharing, asking, being vulnerable.   It … Continue reading

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The right person to marry will depend almost totally on who you are

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute The right person to marry will depend almost totally on who you are. During shiduchim, you are seeking a match for you. If you don’t really know who you are, you may end … Continue reading

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List of ‘can’t stand’s

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute Make a (short)  list of personality traits that really bug you. Yeah, one day you’ll work on yourself so they don’t bug you all that much. But for now,  you really don’t … Continue reading

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On a date, be other-conscious, not self- conscious

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute There are only a certain number of brain cells you can use during a date.  Being self-conscious limits your ability to express yourself fully.  It also limits your ability to be fully aware. If … Continue reading

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How to end a shiduch, with dignity and respect

How to keep the other person’s dignity and your own when ending a shiduch. Continue reading

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