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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 #101 - Break-up Lessons

Dating Advice #101 - Break-up Lessons

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The crash-and-burn of his first long-term courtship is full of important lessons for the future.


Dating Advice #100 - Single Mom

Dating Advice #100 - Single Mom

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She's trying to put the confusion of divorce behind her, manage the kids, and start dating again. Will it work?


Dating Advice #99 -

Dating Advice #99 - "The Ticking Clock"

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At age 31, she wants to finish her education before getting married. Is that a mistake?


Dating Advice 98 - The Tall Handsome Doctor

Dating Advice 98 - The Tall Handsome Doctor

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He's got a promising medical career, but is lost in the dating maze.


Dating Advice 97 - Shaving Off 10 Years

Dating Advice 97 - Shaving Off 10 Years

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He lied about his age in the dating profile, and has yet to fess up. Should she call him on it?


Dating Advice #95 - Sharing the Load

Dating Advice #95 - Sharing the Load

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Is it better to keep score, or just to give freely with no expectation of return?


Dating Advice #94 - Smoldering Ex-Flame

Dating Advice #94 - Smoldering Ex-Flame

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He's still friends with a woman he used to date, and it's making his new date batty.


Dating Advice #92 - Unrequited Love

Dating Advice #92 - Unrequited Love

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He's infatuated with a woman at work. She'd rather ignore him. Now what?


Dating Advice #91 - The Sneakers and Bag-Lunch Date

Dating Advice #91 - The Sneakers and Bag-Lunch...

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He's terminally cheap. Could that have anything to do with his lack of success in dating?


Dating Advice # 89 -

Dating Advice # 89 - "Jilted!"

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She traveled 7 hours for a date, and he didn't show up. Or maybe he did...


Dating Advice #88 - Does Love Conquer All?

Dating Advice #88 - Does Love Conquer All?

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Her date has a lot of problems, but she is determined to make this work, no matter whatever it takes.


Dating Advice #87 - Cold Feet

Dating Advice #87 - Cold Feet

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With the wedding one week away, she's having doubts.


Dating Advice #86 - Parents at War

Dating Advice #86 - Parents at War

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His parents are convinced the wedding should be cancelled, and they're going to war to prove it.


Dating Advice #85 - Lack of Communication

Dating Advice #85 - Lack of Communication

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Her boyfriend doesn't listen carefully enough, and she loses her cool. How can she keep control while getting her needs met?


Dating Advice #83 - Too Good To Be True

Dating Advice #83 - Too Good To Be True

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Projecting an image that is too cool and successful, may send your dates running away.


Dating Advice #82 - Glaring Red Flags

Dating Advice #82 - Glaring Red Flags

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He may be a narcissist, or a control freak. In the meantime, he treats her like a queen and she doesn't want it to end. What's the long-term prognosis?


Dating Advice #81 - Pre-Occupation Hazards

Dating Advice #81 - Pre-Occupation Hazards

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When someone is pre-occupied with an outside relationship, is there room for dating to fit in?


Dating Advice #80 - Transpo Etiquette

Dating Advice #80 - Transpo Etiquette

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The guy acted like a boor and now she wants to know: Is he a diamond in the rough, or just too selfish to care.


Dating Advice #79 - Parents at Home

Dating Advice #79 - Parents at Home

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She's lonely, but can't imagine getting married since it will mean leaving her parents alone. How can she deal with this guilt-trip?


Dating Advice #78 - The Perfect Fit

Dating Advice #78 - The Perfect Fit

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She is the Super-Woman, but can't find the Super-Man. The clock is ticking and she's getting impatient...


Dating Advice #77 - Excess 'Ex' Baggage

Dating Advice #77 - Excess 'Ex' Baggage

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He says he loves her, but he still seems emotionally tied to his ex-wife. Is it worth sticking around?


Dating Advice #76 - Why Doesn't He Call?

Dating Advice #76 - Why Doesn't He Call?

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After one date, the guys never call back. Is it her weight -- or some deeper message she's putting out?


Dating Advice #75 - International Hook-up

Dating Advice #75 - International Hook-up

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It's the old problem of knowing when to take the leap. But with a new twist -- he's on the other side of the globe.


Dating Advice 74 - No Second Date!

Dating Advice 74 - No Second Date!

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After one date, he's had enough. But what's the best way to let her know that?


Dating Advice #73 - Compromising Values

Dating Advice #73 - Compromising Values

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She wants a Jewish family, but she's fallen for a non-Jewish guy. Now it's time to make the big decision.


Dating Advice #72 - Breaking the Barrier

Dating Advice #72 - Breaking the Barrier

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Singles in their 40s have a unique set of dating challenges. Sometimes the answer is found by looking in the mirror.


Dating Advice #71 -- Emotional Connectivity

Dating Advice #71 -- Emotional Connectivity

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These newlyweds never laid the foundations for emotional intimacy and sharing deep thoughts. Now how do they start the process?


Dating Advice #70 - Off-Line Maneuvers

Dating Advice #70 - Off-Line Maneuvers

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Online, the light is green. But making the transition to the real world has been a dismal failure.


Dating Advice #68 -

Dating Advice #68 - "El Cheapo?"

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She's looking for generosity, but he's not financially forthcoming. How does she deal with these dynamics?


Dating Advice #67 - Newlywed Blues

Dating Advice #67 - Newlywed Blues

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Now that she's married, she's thinking back how life was better as a single. Is there a way out of these doldrums?


Dating Advice #66 - When Will I See You Again?

Dating Advice #66 - When Will I See You Again?

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Two readers, same problem: They can't get someone to commit to the next date!


Dating Advice #64 - Spiritual Chasm

Dating Advice #64 - Spiritual Chasm

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She's leaning toward traditional Jewish practice. He's an atheist. Is there hope for them together?


Dating Advice #63 - Fear of Abandonment

Dating Advice #63 - Fear of Abandonment

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He's afraid that she'll stop dating him. What's the psychology behind this fear -- and how can he fix it?


Dating Advice #61 - Missing the 'Goodbye' Word

Dating Advice #61 - Missing the 'Goodbye' Word

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She has two guys on her mind. One of them never calls. Should she take that as a hint?


Dating Advice #60 - Struck Out Again!

Dating Advice #60 - Struck Out Again!

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He pushed hard for a breakthrough, but she backed off. The pattern repeats. Now he's burned out.


Dating Advice #59 - Revealing the Painful Past

Dating Advice #59 - Revealing the Painful Past

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There's a lot lurking beneath the surface. The big question is: When do I let it all out?


Dating Advice #58 - The Bookworm Quandary

Dating Advice #58 - The Bookworm Quandary

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He's a super-intellectual and she's not. Is this a deal-breaker?


Dating Advice #57 - Troubling Behavior

Dating Advice #57 - Troubling Behavior

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Anger, flirting, irresponsibility. The warning signs are fast and furious. But she still wants to hang in there.


Dating Advice #56 - Divorce Details

Dating Advice #56 - Divorce Details

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When dating a divorcee, how and when do you get details on the failed prior marriage?


Dating Advice #55 - Double Dating

Dating Advice #55 - Double Dating

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Juggling multiple dating partners is tricky business. But is it ethical?


Dating Advice #54 - Over-40 Blues

Dating Advice #54 - Over-40 Blues

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She wants to marry a Jewish guy, but at this stage of frustration has turned to the Christian dating scene. Is something wrong here?


Dating Advice #53 - Unraveling the Past

Dating Advice #53 - Unraveling the Past

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The pattern is not a good one. It stretches back to childhood. How does she climb out of this hole?


Dating Advice #52 - Flip-Flopped Dating Life

Dating Advice #52 - Flip-Flopped Dating Life

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When she pursues, they run away. And when she's not interested, they fawn. Has someone got this backwards?


Dating Advice #51 - Building the Emotional Investment Portfolio

Dating Advice #51 - Building the Emotional...

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These newlyweds are trying to build emotional intensity. Do they have the same needs? How is it done?


Dating Advice #50 - High School Hangover

Dating Advice #50 - High School Hangover

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The pickin's are slim enough as it is. And now that someone's finally interesting, her friend is giving her a guilt trip.


Dating Advice #49 - What's Wrong, Doc?

Dating Advice #49 - What's Wrong, Doc?

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His poor track record leaves him wondering: Is there something fundamentally wrong? Therapy seems to be the answer.


Dating Advice #48 - Blind Date Etiquette

Dating Advice #48 - Blind Date Etiquette

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He's tired of expensive dinners that lead nowhere. For the first date, isn't there a better way?


Dating Advice #47 - Five Year Span

Dating Advice #47 - Five Year Span

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Things are going great, but there's a 5-year age difference. So what's the big deal?


Dating Advice #46 - First Date Jitters

Dating Advice #46 - First Date Jitters

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On paper, he's a great guy. But he can't seem to break into the world of dating. What's the problem?


Dating Advice #45 - Too Much Tension

Dating Advice #45 - Too Much Tension

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He's working 80 hours a week, and it shows on his face. No wonder he's having trouble meeting the right woman.