Category Archives: Dating Insights

How well do you know her?

Her values Her values should be compatible with yours. They do not have to be identical. How does she envision her family life to be? her role? her husband’s role? What drives her? What does she see as her purpose in life? … Continue reading

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Date a Person, Not a Diagnosis

Why you should you consider dating someone who has a medical condition. Continue reading

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There are no rules in Shiduchim. Part 9

Perhaps, the most important part of the discussion with the shadchan is about how you will work together on the shiduch.  This would include how to share about yourself/ your single, how quickly you would call back after doing your ‘research’, after the dates, etc.  Continue reading

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Dear parents, you mean well, but …

A young lady writes a letter to her parents: I know you want to see me settled in a happy marriage, and that is why you are working so diligently for a shiduch for me. I love you, I truly appreciate your intent, but the way you are going about it isn’t working for me. Continue reading

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There are NO RULES in Shiduchim.

Frequently asked questions about the shiduch process. Continue reading

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There are no rules in Shiduchim. Part 8

The shadchen never calls me or follows through with suggestions. How often can I call the shadchen without being a nudnik? Continue reading

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There are no rules in Shiduchim. Part 7

Often people try to categorize singles into different labels – chasidish, but chilled; working and also learning; frum the way we were back in the 80s, etc.  These labels are only somewhat helpful, but really they are subjective; people have different understandings as to what these labels might mean. Continue reading

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