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Should I Move Simply to Find Love? Should I Move Simply to Find Love?

Dear Rabbi,

I live in a small city with only a few JDate members nearby. I love where I live, but I’m not opposed to relocating if that means I will be able to find my Beshert. Besides, my children are all grown and out of the house. However, no one I have contacted out of my state ever replies to my messages. Any advice?

Ways Singles Can Make Themselves Happy
Ways Singles Can Make Themselves Happy

Everyone has difficult days where nothing seems to go right; and those feelings can be exasperated when you’re single and don’t have a partner to listen to your frustrations! There is no instruction manual for life, and when your struggles become too much, or loneliness hits, there isn’t always someone to come with open arms to catch your fall. No matter what happens, however, you have to be able to pick yourself up and keep on moving on! Here are five ways singles can turn that frown upside down and make the most of each day.

Did I Join Our Divorced Families Too Quickly?
Did I Join Our Divorced Families Too Quickly?

Dear Matchmaker Rabbi:

I am living with a man who was in a 20-year marriage. We both are separated (me for 3 years and he for 1.5 years). We are both nearly finished with our divorces. We met when he had only been separated for five months. I have been dealing with issues with his older children, struggling with insecurities and adjusting to this new life.

How To Date For The Long Run
How To Date For The Long Run

Initial dates most often happen based on physical attraction. After the first date, a set of ideas are established — some based on previous experiences and preconceived notions. I urge you to always go out for a second date for the following three reasons.

Great Beginnings: Start Your Date with an Aperitivo…
Great Beginnings: Start Your Date with an Aperitivo…

Here’s a roundup of some standard sippers and my tips on where and when to drink them — with whom is up to you!

Mishpucha And The Two Jewish Mothers
Mishpucha And The Two Jewish Mothers

Bringing a guy home to meet the people you are embarrassed to share blood with can be a very exciting time in your new relationship (unless it’s at a funeral). If you’ve taken your time to properly pace a relationship, then there’s rarely a reason to introduce anyone to your family before three months or so have passed. Why, you might ask?

New Year, New You: How To Easily Refresh Your JDate Profile
New Year, New You: How To Easily Refresh Your JDate Profile

Since your profile is your very first impression to a match – the moment when there will either be instant virtual attraction, or an on-screen fail – it’s also the best place to start when your love life needs an eMakeover. Make sure your profile stands out from their other potentials by using my tips for these five JDate profile questions.

Real Talk: Why Your Search Parameters Are Way Off
Real Talk: Why Your Search Parameters Are Way Off

If your search parameters keep bringing up the same kind of matches, then you need to follow one of these five “search strategies!”

She’s Just Not That Into You She’s Just Not That Into You

For years it seems women have been trying to grasp the concept that maybe “he’s just not into you.” Although it’s a blow to the ego, thanks to the book and the movie (and the 99 texts he didn’t respond to), women can now understand a guy just might not be interested, and confidently log back online to check out her new matches.

However, I’m afraid many men have yet to get the memo. Please allow me to help you understand how to tell if she is “just not that into you,” so you can move on and find a match who appreciates you!

The 7 Sins of Single Women The 7 Sins of Single Women

There’s no guidebook for how to date. Take it from me — when I was single, I heard every “rule,” and I broke it later that night. However, there are certainly some pitfalls you can try to avoid while you’re out on the town. Avoid these classic mistakes and you’ll be a few steps closer to meeting Mr. Right!

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