We want to get married. Help us want to date
Dating after a divorce comes with a lot of big questions: Above all, how can you ensure you won’t make the same mistake again?
Elisheva was the frummest of all our children, exemplary in her tefillah, her chesed, her middos. We called her “the rebbetzin”
“Look at me for what I am. I’m a senior accountant at my firm, I pay taxes, pay my own health insurance, pay my own expenses, and to you I’m still a child. Because I’m not married, I’m a child. Does that make sense?”,
All shidduch candidates were not created equal; what’s hard is getting past the clichés. How to ask — or answer — the right questions,
Trying to apply some hard facts to the so-called “shidduch crisis,” one researcher proposed a scientific study of frum singles’ dating patterns and attitudes. The resulting data from almost 800 singles — men and women, yeshivish and modern — serve as a rich mine of facts about frum dating and the world of shidduchim today.
The shidduch crisis is painfully unfolding each day — and individuals with a conscience feel compelled to get involved. But will a well-meaning amateur wreck a shidduch before it’s even begun? What newbie matchmakers should know before attempting to split the sea.
As the litvish world brainstorms solutions for its “older single” daughters, the chassidish sector grapples with an inverse shidduch crisis – alte bochurim who haven’t yet found their bashert. But passionate shadchanim, open-minded singles, and happy “mixed” couples say chassidish-litvish matches could tie the knot on these loose ends.
They get hundreds of calls and e-mails a day, and can’t walk into shul without being approached by desperate parents and relatives. A private conversation with Lakewood’s busiest shadchanim — Rabbis Meir Levi, Shloime Lewenstein, and Tzadok Katz.
It’s that time of year again, when hundreds of eligible young men are released onto the rosters of eager shadchanim. How do the yeshivishe dating rituals look to the non-Jewish waiters and restaurant managers who provide the backdrop for those intense two hours? We snuck into some of New York City’s top dating venues to find out.
You’re on the third date with someone you really like and you need to reveal classified information, be it a medical condition or a family secret. How to go about it? Those who have been there, share the right and wrong way to break the news, as well as personal stories of the agonizing process.