dating

Is the zing necessary?

I was recently discussing dating with a friend who is “in the parshah”, as they say. She had been seeing this bloke for a few months, and while theoretically he was an ideal match, she…

Another Frumster Files WWYD?

This happened to a friend of mine. She was cruising the frum-o-sphere in search of her very own KoD and came across an interesting profile. The guy sounded sweet and sincere, and had many similarities…

Frumster Files #70856

I received this story by email not too long ago. One day I received an email from a guy on Frumster who had a “password protected photo”, so I did not see his picture. We…

Dating WWYD

You met online. You have been speaking to each other on the phone for a week. Every night. Hours on end. He tells you without meeting you that he loves you. Is he full of…

Dating? Tell the truth….or not

I have heard lately of several stories where people have been encouraged, by shadchanim (matchmakers) and rabbis, to flat out lie when they talk to a potential shidduch (date) or fill out a shidduch resume…

A date with destiny? not so much….

(This was submitted by a reader, was just edited a little) I went out with this “man” from a Jewish online dating site… why? Don’t ask me why! It’s more like I had to even though…

Disgusted

  I received an email from a friend / acquaintance who is in shidduchim. She is a Baalat Tshuva of some years, and is in her early 30s.   She was recently introduced to a…

Frumster Files – why continue

I recently received this email:   Dear Hadassah I really enjoy reading your Frumster posts but I was wondering why you are still writing about dating if you are happily married. I would of thought…

Another Frumster Files WWYD?

  The dating world in North American Orthodox Jewry is seemingly very small. With every shidduch (match) suggested you are bound to know someone who knows the family or the person.   Add Frumster (an…

2008 retrospective

I started writing a look back at the year that was, but the first draft ended up being a play by play of the guys that I dated. I should be blushing here, right, but…

The Story of How the King of Diamonds won the Queen of Hearts.

Way back in the mists of time, QoH was clicking through the Frumster profiles looking to find a King, one who would treat her right and be a good role model for her little princes….

FANTASTIC NEWS!!

It is with great pleasure that the four delicious and delectable sons of Ms Hadassah Sabo announce her very recent engagement to Mr King of Diamonds. The couple were blessed to have met through the…