dating

WWYD? – dating

A single girlfriend of mine (please forgive me for shamelessly stealing your story but you did tweet it) was recently set up with a bloke. They had some phone conversations before they actually met, to…

Slim Pickings

Just had a girlfriend bending my ear about the ridiculousness of the shidduch business. She said all the shadchanim (matchmakers) really want to know is the size of the girl – slim, average or forget-about-it….

Golden Oldies

(or alternatively, In Praise of Older Men) I used to be one of those judgmental women, who would see a pretty young thing married to an older guy, and be sure she had married him…

How many did you date?

In recent conversations with a friend, who is in her twenties and married, she happened to mention that her husband had dated almost 50 girls before he met her, and she had dated almost 20…

“When you meet the right one you will just know”

This is a poll for my married readers, or those in committed relationships. When did you know that the person you were dating was THE ONE? Was it a feeling that grew over time? Was…

My kids are in shidduchim!!

No, not mine. Not now, hopefully not ever. Yes, that’s right. I hope they find their other half by themselves without my involvement. They are good looking boys and very personable, so they won’t have…

Dating Stories

Share your awesome or awful dating stories here. Let us know whether they were first dates, last dates, blind dates or fresh dates.

Oh Puhleeze!

Come on! Opening the door for your female shidduch date is not tznius, nor is pulling out her chair for her at a restaurant? You are not allowed to compliment your date on what they…

Dating Question

Shamelessly lifted from Hashkafa.com. I find their posts so entertaining (but probably not in the way they were intended) ______________________________________ Let’s say you set two people up. After a date or two, girl feels very…

Shadchan Responsibility – heinous or harmless

Scenario : First date, young man takes young lady to dinner after their references have all been checked and found to be stellar. They have a lovely meal and are getting along well. It comes…

I don’t want to learn

Lifted from Hashkafa.com I see a lot of articles about guys who are frustrated b/c they do not want to learn all day and can’t find girls interested in a guy who wants to have…

Dating Stories That Make Me Mad

So many times I hear the same story – the girl really likes the guy, or the guy really likes the girl, but they are not ready to make the commitment. I am talking about…