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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 #41 - Conversation Freeze-Up

Dating Advice #41 - Conversation Freeze-Up

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Dating chit-chat is not his strong point. How do you generate good talk when the mouth runs dry?


Dating Advice #39 - Coping With Anger

Dating Advice #39 - Coping With Anger

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He's got a short fuse. What will it take to make this relationship work?


Dating Advice #38 - Break-Up Methodology

Dating Advice #38 - Break-Up Methodology

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Sometimes you gotta say "bye-bye." But how do you do it without making the other person feel bad?


Dating Advice #37 - Long Distance Love

Dating Advice #37 - Long Distance Love

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He wants to keep it going, but the distance seems too vast to overcome. Here's some handy tips.


Dating Advice #36 - Upper Demographics

Dating Advice #36 - Upper Demographics

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He's not so young anymore, and he wants to know: Have the rules of the dating game changed?


Dating Advice #35 - The Right One?

Dating Advice #35 - The Right One?

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What is your checklist for the "right one?" Our experts help pare your list down to something realistic.


Dating Advice #34 - Physical Barrier

Dating Advice #34 - Physical Barrier

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Dating is so much of an emotional activity. But what happens when physical limitations come into play?


Dating Advice #33 - Overcoming Fears

Dating Advice #33 - Overcoming Fears

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Something's holding her back. Before she gets married, she'll have to get to the heart of the matter.


Dating Advice #32 - In-Laws and Outlaws

Dating Advice #32 - In-Laws and Outlaws

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Keeping the in-laws happy is one key to a happy marriage -- especially when cultural differences come into play.


Dating Advice #31 - The Conversion Route

Dating Advice #31 - The Conversion Route

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It's an inter-religious mix along with a platonic-romantic twist. She broke it off -- but is having second thoughts.


Dating Advice #30 - Mixed Signals

Dating Advice #30 - Mixed Signals

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He's already taken her to meet the family. But on the other hand, he's disappeared abroad for months on end. What's the scoop?


Dating Advice #29 - Dating Vacation

Dating Advice #29 - Dating Vacation

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She's burned out and needs a break. Rather than wallowing in depression, what can she do to make it "productive down-time?"


Dating Advice #28 - Baffled By The Silence

Dating Advice #28 - Baffled By The Silence

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Her need to talk has him turned off. What strategic error has she made? And how can she correct it -- before it's too late?!


Dating Advice #27 - Is Kindness the Key?

Dating Advice #27 - Is Kindness the Key?

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When formulating a checklist of what to look for in a partner, is the one quality of "kindness" enough?


Dating Advice #24 - Professional Wife

Dating Advice #24 - Professional Wife

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Being married, and being a mother, are serious responsibilities. Is there room for a legal career as well?


Dating Advice #23 - Permanent Attachment

Dating Advice #23 - Permanent Attachment

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Commitment is one thing. But does marriage mean being together 24/7?


Dating Advice #21 - Transition Time

Dating Advice #21 - Transition Time

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She's recently divorced, but is eager to start dating. Should she jump in? Or is there another step that comes first?


Dating Advice #20 - Conversational Concerns

Dating Advice #20 - Conversational Concerns

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Some people have a way with words, and others... have no way. Here's how to have a great date either way!


Dating Maze #19 - Coming Across Cold

Dating Maze #19 - Coming Across Cold

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On paper, she seems like the ideal date. But she never gets asked out again. Is there some icy chill in her demeanor?


Dating Advice #18 - Will He Commit?

Dating Advice #18 - Will He Commit?

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He has a bad track record. She wants a commitment. Should she hang in there, or is she wasting her time?


Dating Advice #17 - Bridging The Gap

Dating Advice #17 - Bridging The Gap

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Between the age difference, cultural difference, educational backgrounds, and geographic distance -- can they make it work?


Dating Advice #16 - Finding The Right Pace

Dating Advice #16 - Finding The Right Pace

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He wants to talk, she wants a break. He feels put off, she feels choked. How will our experts sort this one out?


Dating Advice #14 - Intermarriage Issues

Dating Advice #14 - Intermarriage Issues

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Oh, no. The folks are hassling her again. What's the big deal about finding a Jewish partner anyway?!


Dating Advice #13 - Too Close Too Fast?

Dating Advice #13 - Too Close Too Fast?

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He wants to make her the focus of his every waking moment. She wants to let things develop over time. Which is the right way?


Dating Advice #12 - Financial Decisions

Dating Advice #12 - Financial Decisions

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"I like him, but does he know how to manage his money? And will I get stuck holding the bag?" Our advice team gives the word.


Dating Advice #11 - How Deep Is Your Love

Dating Advice #11 - How Deep Is Your Love

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You've popped the question, she said "yes." Okay, now what?


Dating Advice #10 - Telephone Blues

Dating Advice #10 - Telephone Blues

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If the answering machine doesn't pick up, it's time to get the message: Trying to build a relationship on the phone may be too much of a barrier.


Dating Advice #9 - On the Rebound

Dating Advice #9 - On the Rebound

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After a tough break-up, how do we heal ourselves, pick up the pieces, and move on to the next, productive stage of life?


Dating Advice # 8 - Platonic Platitudes

Dating Advice # 8 - Platonic Platitudes

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Opposite-gender relationships with a confidential, vulnerable component are not a good idea -- when they compete with a marriage.


Dating Advice: #7 - No Ring? No Way!

Dating Advice: #7 - No Ring? No Way!

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She told her boyfriend no way when he wanted to "try" living together, but now she misses him. Did she do the right thing?


Dating Advice #6 - Coming Attractions?

Dating Advice #6 - Coming Attractions?

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Our experts answer: Is he Mr. Right if I don't feel attracted at first sight? And what happens when two quiet types go out on a date?


Dating Advice #5 - What You See Is What You Get

Dating Advice #5 - What You See Is What You Get

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Stan is looking for his "beshert," but is afraid he'll be the victim of false advertising. Here's how to know what you're really getting.


Dating Advice #4 - Discouraged and Overwhelmed

Dating Advice #4 - Discouraged and Overwhelmed

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Lost job? Failed relationship? Here's how to rebuild your life from the ground up.


Dating Advice #3 - Don't Scare Her Away

Dating Advice #3 - Don't Scare Her Away

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He found The One -- but did his exuberance cause her to flee in the opposite direction? Rosie and Sherry discuss dating at unsafe speeds.


Dating Advice #2 - Pacing the Getting-to-Know-You Stage

Dating Advice #2 - Pacing the Getting-to-Know-You...

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Everything's going great... until she gets dumped. Sherry and Rosie ask if maybe she didn't reveal too much, too soon.


Dating Advice #1 - Climbing the Ladder to What?

Dating Advice #1 - Climbing the Ladder to What?

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What happens when you wake up in your thirties and realize that your job's no fun to come home to? Our dating experts weigh in.


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