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 Advice #163 - Childhood Friends

Trying to sort out the comfort of a long-term friendship with the stuff that marriage is built on.

Dating Advice #162 - Out-of-Town Dating Dilemmas

Avoiding some of the pitfalls that can cause an otherwise promising courtship to unravel.

Dating Advice #161 - Choosing the Best

She's operating on the principle of: This guy's nice, but maybe the next one will be Mr. Perfect.

Dating Advice #160 - The Blended Family Challenge

They're headed for marriage, but her children and his children are not cooperating.

Dating Advice #159 - Time to Move On

After a broken engagement, he has built a new live for himself. She's stuck.

Dating Advice #158 - The Negative Role Models

With parents fighting all the time, she's not sure a happy marriage is possible.

Dating Advice #155 - Exclusivity Quotient

The first time around, he wouldn't commit to marriage. Has anything changed?

Dating Advice #153 - Offspring Options

How should she broach the topic of her difficulty conceiving?

Dating Advice #151 - Sharing the Passion

He wants to marry Jewish, but can he find an accomplished musician, too?

Dating Advice #150 - Life with a Starving Artist

He's a mensch, but works for minimum wage. Can creativity carry them through?

Dating Advice #149 - Stuck at Home

Her failure to individuate is preventing her separating from her parents.

Dating Advice #148 - Intimate Conclusions

The search for a match who has refrained from physical intimacy before marriage.

Dating Advice #147 - Confronting the Fear

Is a brief encounter with childhood abandonment holding him back from a total relationship?

Dating Advice #146 - Online Profile Puzzle

They've been dating steadily, but the website still lists them as 'available.'

Dating Advice #145 - Breaking the Rules

Following a book's advice on dating games doesn't seem to be working.

Dating Advice #144 - The Great Social Divide

Her family is impoverished; his is upper-crust. Can they survive the battle of the in-laws?

Dating Advice #143 - Merging Assets

She's getting remarried and wants to know how to handle her private assets.

Dating Advice #142 - Laid-Back Approach

For years he played it cool. Now things are heating up and he doesn't know how to handle it.

Dating Advice #141 - A Convert's Family Ties

He wants to avoid meeting with the non-Jewish in-laws. She can't live without it.

Dating Advice #140 - Rookie Lessons

Seven possible reasons why she said "no" to a second date.

Dating Advice #139 - The One Sticking Point

The wedding is a week away. He's a great guy, except for one thing...

Dating Advice #138 - The Unmarriageable Syndrome

He thought their engagement was just around the corner. But suddenly she dumped him.

Dating Advice #137 - Exit Etiquette

Keep it short and simple. And no lingering emotional attachments.

Dating Advice #136 - Networking for Marriage

Finding the right one: A-to-Z guide for picking the needle out of the haystack.

Dating Advice #135 - Intra-Office Intrigue

These co-workers are dating, but trying to keep it all a secret.

Dating Advice #134 - Dating Mentor

How the participation of a third party can help facilitate one's getting to the chuppah.

Dating Advice #133 - Internet Two-Timer?

Something looks very suspicious. Should he break the engagement?

Dating Advice #130 - Genetic Risk

Marriage within the Jewish community has some genetic risks. Pre-testing is the answer.

Dating Advice #129 - Setting the Pace

Many people can't process the emotional data generated by too-frequent dating.

Dating Advice #128 - Late Start

She's never dated seriously, and worries that this 'lack of experience' will hurt her down the road.

Dating Advice # 127 - Chronic Decision

She met a great guy, but his medical history has her worried. How should she weigh her emotions against the practicalities?

Dating Advice #125 - Historical Cover-Up

She's moved beyond past mistakes, but feels guilty for not 'telling all' to her potential husband.

Dating Advice #124 - Engagement Panic

She's engaged and enduring daily anxiety attacks. Is there a way to get to the chuppah without totally losing her mind?

Dating Advice #123 - Getting the Guy to Budge

She finds that older singles are socially awkward and commitment-phobes. Is there a solution?

Dating Advice #122 - Full Disclosure

Two letters regarding the best time and place to discuss a sensitive medical condition.

Dating Advice #121 - Under Mom and Dad's Thumb

Her parents monitor her phone calls and scrutinize her dates. What's the chance of a successful courtship?

Dating Advice #120 - Waiting for the 'L' Word

He's got baggage and is holding back emotionally. Her family says it's time to get out. Should she stick around?

Dating Advice #119 - Older and Wiser?

He prefers dating women half his age. Is there any reason not to?

Dating Advice #118 - Dowdy and Unkempt

She's still wearing the same ill-fitting clothes she wore in high school. Is there any hope?

Dating Advice #117 - Ultimatum Time

Oops! She forgot to tell him that she's dating in order to get married.

Dating Advice #116 - Distant Attitude

Are cold feet a sign of a genuine problem -- or just cold feet?

Dating Advice #115 - Border Conflict

The future in-laws oppose their daughter moving out of town. Is this a control issue?

Dating Advice #114 - Trying to Get it Right

He's still trying to get clear the basic issues of attraction and shared values.

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