My matchmaker mom once told me that it’s better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. I didn’t understand what this meant until a few years ago when someone broke my heart. After what seemed like months and months of crying, I finally understood this saying. I realized that it’s better to have been in love and have your heart broken than to be single and never have experienced a broken heart.
It’s that time of year again. The High Holy days. So break out your tickets, your ugliest ensemble that you save for synagogue, and put on your game-face.
Once you find your significant other, it’s important to make sure you don’t get bored of each other. It’s easy to fall into a relationship rut when things become dull. But don’t worry – you don’t have to be whisked away to Paris to have fun with your partner.
Dining out at posh restaurants in metropolitan cities such as Manhattan, Los Angeles, Miami and Boston can seem very tempting for an initial date, but if you are a young professional it can be very expensive! One of the best inventions of the 90’s was Restaurant Week.
Jared gave me a new mission statement, which was to be happy in life. Every day I am supposed to repeat the mantra, “Happiness is living the life I want. I cannot choose what has happened to me, but I can choose what I want to learn from these experiences and how to deal with them.”
Many beautiful women often ask me why a guy did not contact them after their date. They think if he did not call, that maybe he will reach out in 20 different ways online and stay glued to their devices. However, no matter how hard you try, there is still no way to attractively “dangle” yourself in front of someone to get them to contact you…
I have known Rabbi Jon Haddon for about 30 years and was active in his congregation Shearith Israel in the early 1990’s. We are still very good friends. When I was in the process of divorce, he was very supportive and even gave me good insights into what the singles world would be like. At that time, he was also single. He is now very happily married and has been for some time…
They prepare you to share your home. They prepare you to share your family. They do not prepare you to share your television.
My coworker started chatting with a man on JDate one afternoon during our lunch break, and now he is her husband. A close friend of mine is in a serious relationship with the first member who emailed her after she posted an online profile. And I bumped into a sorority sister at a mutual friend’s party who told me that she met her husband on JDate. My JDate story doesn’t have one of those endings yet.
Whether you are newly single or have just taken a break from dating, it can be difficult to put yourself back on the scene. You know it’s important to keep meeting new people, and you keep meaning to renew your membership. But it’s easy to allow work and other obligations to delay logging into JDate…