Monthly Archives: June 2017

How Much Truth to Share If Someone Calls You about a Shiduch?

You get that shiduch research phone call. What can you say?  Does sharing about these details violate some halachot of lashon hara?  Continue reading

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Letting your Spouse Know you Feel Enriched by Them

Often, we are indeed grateful and appreciative, but we don’t express it. Or, we say a simple Thank You.  Sometimes it is hard to articulate exactly how your life was enriched by the other person’s actions or words.  Take the time to really think how that action makes you feel.  And share that with them. Continue reading

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Some ways to improve your marriage — with little help from your spouse

Good news!  It is possible to improve your marriage – even with no help from your spouse.   Continue reading

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A Vocabulary of Emotions

In expressing feelings, it is helpful to use words that refer to the specific emotions rather than words that are vague or general. Continue reading

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Expressing your Real Feelings

The difficulty in identifying and expressing feelings is common. Some important points about how to express feelings. Continue reading

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Rabbi Lipskier responds

Recently, Rabbi Mendel Lipskier of Sherman Oaks, CA spoke via conference call to newly married men about the first years of marriage.  You can access the recording here.  

Several questions came in anonymously after the call. Rabbi Lipskier has graciously agreed to answer them. Continue reading

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Shalom Bayis Week – June 18-23, 2017

Onthe holiday of Shavuos, the yiden ‘married’ Hashem at Matan Torah. The whole month of Sivan is infused with this spirit of marriage and shalom bayis.  In that spirit, CHJCC and Adai Ad instituted a “Shalom Bayis Week”. During this … Continue reading

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