frumster files

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…

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…

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…