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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 Advice #151 - Sharing the Passion

Dating Advice #151 - Sharing the Passion

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


Dating Advice #150 - Life with a Starving Artist

Dating Advice #150 - Life with a Starving Artist

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


Dating Advice #149 - Stuck at Home

Dating Advice #149 - Stuck at Home

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


Dating Advice #148 - Intimate Conclusions

Dating Advice #148 - Intimate Conclusions

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


Dating Advice #147 - Confronting the Fear

Dating Advice #147 - Confronting the Fear

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


Dating Advice #146 - Online Profile Puzzle

Dating Advice #146 - Online Profile Puzzle

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


Dating Advice #145 - Breaking the Rules

Dating Advice #145 - Breaking the Rules

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


Dating Advice #144 - The Great Social Divide

Dating Advice #144 - The Great Social Divide

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


Dating Advice #143 - Merging Assets

Dating Advice #143 - Merging Assets

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


Dating Advice #142 - Laid-Back Approach

Dating Advice #142 - Laid-Back Approach

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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

Dating Advice #141 - A Convert's Family Ties

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


Dating Advice #140 - Rookie Lessons

Dating Advice #140 - Rookie Lessons

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


Dating Advice #139 - The One Sticking Point

Dating Advice #139 - The One Sticking Point

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


Dating Advice #138 - The Unmarriageable Syndrome

Dating Advice #138 - The Unmarriageable Syndrome

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


Dating Advice #137 - Exit Etiquette

Dating Advice #137 - Exit Etiquette

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


Dating Advice #136 - Networking for Marriage

Dating Advice #136 - Networking for Marriage

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


Dating Advice #135 - Intra-Office Intrigue

Dating Advice #135 - Intra-Office Intrigue

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


Dating Advice #134 - Dating Mentor

Dating Advice #134 - Dating Mentor

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


Dating Advice #133 - Internet Two-Timer?

Dating Advice #133 - Internet Two-Timer?

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Something looks very suspicious. Should he break the engagement?


Dating Advice #132 - The Mensch Who Looks

Dating Advice #132 - The Mensch Who Looks "Okay"

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He's the perfect dream. Except for one thing...


Dating Advice #131 - Sabotage Path

Dating Advice #131 - Sabotage Path

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Why can't she get past the first date?


Dating Advice #130 - Genetic Risk

Dating Advice #130 - Genetic Risk

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


Dating Advice #129 - Setting the Pace

Dating Advice #129 - Setting the Pace

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


Dating Advice #128 - Late Start

Dating Advice #128 - Late Start

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


Dating Advice # 127 - Chronic Decision

Dating Advice # 127 - Chronic Decision

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


Dating Advice # 126 - Double Dating

Dating Advice # 126 - Double Dating

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Is it okay to date more than one person at a time?


Dating Advice #125 - Historical Cover-Up

Dating Advice #125 - Historical Cover-Up

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


Dating Advice #124 - Engagement Panic

Dating Advice #124 - Engagement Panic

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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

Dating Advice #123 - Getting the Guy to Budge

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


Dating Advice #122 - Full Disclosure

Dating Advice #122 - Full Disclosure

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


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

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

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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

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

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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?

Dating Advice #119 - Older and Wiser?

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


Dating Advice #118 - Dowdy and Unkempt

Dating Advice #118 - Dowdy and Unkempt

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


Dating Advice #117 - Ultimatum Time

Dating Advice #117 - Ultimatum Time

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


Dating Advice #116 - Distant Attitude

Dating Advice #116 - Distant Attitude

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


Dating Advice #115 - Border Conflict

Dating Advice #115 - Border Conflict

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


Dating Advice #114 - Trying to Get it Right

Dating Advice #114 - Trying to Get it Right

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


Dating Advice #113 - Check List

Dating Advice #113 - Check List

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Imagine your ideal image of a spouse -- and then discard that image.


Dating Advice #112 - Second Fiddle?

Dating Advice #112 - Second Fiddle?

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If you marry someone with kids, where does that put you on the totem pole?


Dating Maze #111 - Superwoman?

Dating Maze #111 - Superwoman?

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Is it possible to combine a demanding career with motherhood?


Dating Advice #110 - What's the Rush?

Dating Advice #110 - What's the Rush?

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She can't understand all the commotion about a ticking clock.


Dating Advice #109 - The Missing Spark

Dating Advice #109 - The Missing Spark

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Hollywood tells us that a relationship needs romance, fireworks and sizzle. But is that reality?


Dating Advice #108 - Leaving the Nest

Dating Advice #108 - Leaving the Nest

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Some bad energy at her parents' house has him worried. Is this what their future marriage will look like?


Dating Advice #107 - Fertility Fears

Dating Advice #107 - Fertility Fears

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With the clock ticking, she wants to become a mother before finding a husband/father.


Dating Maze #105 - Repairing the Broken Heart

Dating Maze #105 - Repairing the Broken Heart

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Her confidence in men is destroyed. Is she doomed to a life of loneliness?


Dating Advice #104 - Dealing with the Ex-husband

Dating Advice #104 - Dealing with the Ex-husband

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They're both divorced with children, and living in distant cities. Can this work?


Dating Maze #106 - Blind Wedding

Dating Maze #106 - Blind Wedding

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She's never met her fiance, and he refused to say hello to her parents on the telephone. Anyone detect a problem?!


Dating Advice #103 - Getting a Late Start

Dating Advice #103 - Getting a Late Start

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Already well into her 30s, she's now looking for her first serious courtship. And she's terrified.


Dating Advice #102 - Too Many Choices

Dating Advice #102 - Too Many Choices

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When it rains, it pours. He's got 3 women lined up ready to get married. Which one should he choose?