Category Archives: Dating Insights

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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There are no rules in Shiduchim. Part 6

How much time might one take to do research? Continue reading

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There are no rules in Shiduchim. Part 5

What to do when you consistently get “it’s not shayach”?   There are several things that might be happening: Continue reading

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There are no rules in Shiduchim. Part 4

What to do when you receive a “it’s not shayach”? Continue reading

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