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About the Author

Rosie Einhorn, L.C.S.W. and Sherry Zimmerman, J.D., M.Sc.

Questions for Rosie & Sherry can be sent to datingmaze@aish.com. Due to the large volume of questions received, they are unable to answer each one.

Rosie Einhorn (a psychotherapist) and Sherry Zimmerman (a psychotherapist and former family lawyer) are the authors of the newly-released book, Dating Smart – Navigating the Path to Marriage, published by Menucha Publishers. They are the founders of Sasson V'Simcha (www.jewishdatingandmarriage.com), a non- profit organization that provides programs and services in North America, Israel, and Europe to help Jewish singles and the people who care about them.

 

Dating Maze #298: Fear of Closeness

Dating Maze #298: Fear of Closeness

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Every time they get closer, he pulls back.


Dating Maze #297 - Rough Edges

Dating Maze #297 - Rough Edges

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He comes from a lower-class background. Will she be able to accept and respect him?


DATING MAZE #296: Dating Sabotage

DATING MAZE #296: Dating Sabotage

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Date after date, she’s setting guys up for failure.


DATING MAZE #295: The Long Wait

DATING MAZE #295: The Long Wait

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Surviving the phenomenon of “we want to get married, but not now.”


Dating Maze #294 - Wealth Gap

Dating Maze #294 - Wealth Gap

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He's not meeting her upper-class lifestyle expectations.


Dating Maze #293 - Surprise Break-up

Dating Maze #293 - Surprise Break-up

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Was it the meddling mother that stopped the engagement?


Dating Maze #292 - Quick Start

Dating Maze #292 - Quick Start

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Their early meetings sizzled, but now he's cool. What's the message?


Dating Maze #291 - Third Try?

Dating Maze #291 - Third Try?

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She broke up with him twice. Is it time to give up?


Dating Maze #290 - String of Disappointments

Dating Maze #290 - String of Disappointments

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At age 31, how can she “catch up” to her peers in the dating process?


Dating Advice #249 - Interrupted Courtship

Dating Advice #249 - Interrupted Courtship

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Geographic restrictions have meant the fire has not caught on. A cause for concern?


Dating Advice #248 - Happily Single

Dating Advice #248 - Happily Single

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All her friends are getting married, but she likes her life just the way it is.


Dating Maze #289 - The Impulse Shopper

Dating Maze #289 - The Impulse Shopper

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They have vastly different approaches to spending money. Can they coexist?


Dating Maze #288 - Repairing the Break

Dating Maze #288 - Repairing the Break

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She broke the engagement, and is now second-guessing that decision.


Dating maze #287 - Broken Trust

Dating maze #287 - Broken Trust

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He was unfaithful following the engagement. Is it 100% over?


Dating maze #286 - Parents on Board

Dating maze #286 - Parents on Board

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Is he old enough to make his own decision?


Dating maze #285 - Tribal Identity

Dating maze #285 - Tribal Identity

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She has little attachment to her Jewish roots. Is this a deal-breaker?


Dating maze #284 - Mother Interference

Dating maze #284 - Mother Interference

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My daughter's relationship is stuck. What's the boundary between helping and interfering?


Dating maze #283 - Fulfillment without Marriage?

Dating maze #283 - Fulfillment without Marriage?

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Can she be ultimately fulfilled without achieving her goal of marriage?


Dating maze #282 - The Surprise Wife

Dating maze #282 - The Surprise Wife

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After carrying on a lengthy correspondence, she's shocked to find out that he's married.


Dating maze #281 - Negative Father Image

Dating maze #281 - Negative Father Image

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She never respected her father, and now has trouble respecting all men. Help!


Dating maze #280 - The Wild Boys Club

Dating maze #280 - The Wild Boys Club

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Mom is worried about her son who shows no signs of settling down.


Dating Advice #279 - Images of the Past

Dating Advice #279 - Images of the Past

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She revealed too much about her dating history. Now it's haunting him.


Dating Advice #278 - Dysfunctional Dating

Dating Advice #278 - Dysfunctional Dating

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With six weeks till the wedding, mom is worried sick.


Dating Advice #277 - End of the Rope

Dating Advice #277 - End of the Rope

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One disappointment after another has left her without hope.


Dating Advice #276 - Terminal Decision

Dating Advice #276 - Terminal Decision

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He is pre-occupied with family issues. How long should she wait?


Dating Advice #275 - Sister's Mistake

Dating Advice #275 - Sister's Mistake

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She believes her sister is too immature for marriage. Should she try to stop it?


Dating Advice #274 - Breaking Away

Dating Advice #274 - Breaking Away

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She feels stuck taking care of aging parents. Can she make a life of her own?


Dating Advice #273 - Highly Inexperienced

Dating Advice #273 - Highly Inexperienced

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At age 36 he's just breaking out of his social shell. Is he doomed to dating failure?


Dating Advice #272 - Weekend Clash

Dating Advice #272 - Weekend Clash

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She wants to observe Shabbat; he wants to take road trips.


Dating Advice #271 - Gut Feeling

Dating Advice #271 - Gut Feeling

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"On paper," she has everything he's looking for.


Dating Advice #270 - Popping the Question

Dating Advice #270 - Popping the Question

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She's afraid to bring up the M word.


Dating maze #269 - The Art of Compromise

Dating maze #269 - The Art of Compromise

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What can you safely cross off your checklist?


Dating maze #268 - Financial Inequity

Dating maze #268 - Financial Inequity

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Her parents have more money to give. Does that create a problem?


Dating maze #267 - French Toast

Dating maze #267 - French Toast

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She's ready to tie the knot, but he's just getting in the game.


Dating maze #266 - Digging Deeper

Dating maze #266 - Digging Deeper

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They have fun together, but it's not progressing past superficiality.


Dating maze #265 - European Investment

Dating maze #265 - European Investment

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Easy international travel and communication increases the chances of a long-distance courtship.


Dating maze #264 - Ready to Give Up

Dating maze #264 - Ready to Give Up

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He wants to meet someone Jewish, but it's been five years of trying with no luck.


Dating Maze #263 - Worry - Free Dating

Dating Maze #263 - Worry - Free Dating

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She wants to fall head-over-heels in love, but this courtship process is taking so much time!


Top 10 Dating Myths

Top 10 Dating Myths

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Like urban legends, they sound reasonable. But they're not.


Dating Maze #262 - Friendly Intervention

Dating Maze #262 - Friendly Intervention

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She's concerned that her engaged friend is headed for a troubled marriage. Should she try to stop it?


DATING MAZE #261 - Turning the Tables

DATING MAZE #261 - Turning the Tables

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Should she call him back if he fails to do so?


Dating Maze #260 -  Warm-up Exercise

Dating Maze #260 - Warm-up Exercise

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She's serious about finding a husband, and using the Internet to test the waters.


Dating Maze #259 -  A Father's Secret

Dating Maze #259 - A Father's Secret

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As a widower, he hasn't yet told his children that he's dating again. Is he playing with fire?


Dating Maze #258 -  Almost the One

Dating Maze #258 - Almost the One

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While all her friends and relatives are married with kids, she's still searching.


Dating Maze #257 - Continental Divide

Dating Maze #257 - Continental Divide

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Is his goal of moving to Israel a deal-breaker?


Dating Maze #256 - Off To a Slow Start

Dating Maze #256 - Off To a Slow Start

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She's waiting for the strong emotional connection to develop.


Dating Maze #255 -Ruddlerless

Dating Maze #255 -Ruddlerless

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She's under pressure to get married, but this guy lacks confidence and direction.


Dating Maze #254 -Too Picky?

Dating Maze #254 -Too Picky?

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Still not married?! What is she waiting for?


Dating Maze #253 -The Fifties Dilemma

Dating Maze #253 -The Fifties Dilemma

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All the guys are passing her by for women 20 years younger. Is there a solution?


Dating Maze #252 -Length of Courtship

Dating Maze #252 -Length of Courtship

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The pressure to become engaged can cause an unhappy marriage, or an unnecessary break-up.