Dating for Marriage: Three Non-Negotiables

Attraction, character traits and common life goals.

Baggage Claim

As an older single, I seek my precious cargo, meant specifically for me

Where’s the Ring?

I love him but he's not proposing. Should I give him an ultimatum?

Stop Looking for Your Soul Mate

Forget perfection. Instead find an attractive woman who'll be a great wife and mother.

Single, Jewish & Cynical?

Reflections of a Jewish single.

It's Never Too Late

After 15 years of dating for marriage, I hit the jackpot in a most unexpected way.

Unrequited Love

This Passover, break free from the person who enslaves you.

Four Questions to Dating Freedom

Passover teaches us the deeper meaning in the search for a soul mate.

Unemployed and Unattached

Help! I'm a smart, attractive guy out of work and looking to get married, but women aren't interested.

6 Keys to a Great First Date

For men: A guide for getting a "yes" to a second date.

Can Mr. Divorced be Mr. Right?

How do I know if the divorced man I'm dating is marriage material?

No Texting or Touching, Please!

How do I tell him I'm dating for marriage without scaring him off?

In Dating Limbo

She wanted to make it official. He was hemming and hawing. And a promising relationship became overcooked.

Dating for Introverts

Are you a perennial wall flower? Here’s how to blossom.

JDate Rehab

How I went from being a JDate addict to a loyal husband.

Confessions of an Older Single

Four key issues that hold us back from getting married.

Top 10 Dating Myths

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

The Infatuation Trap

How many times do you want to get married? Pointers on how to get it right the first time.

Keeping the Hope Alive

I won't let the sadness of not having a husband and kids take over my life.


How to really find your soul mate.

Private Pain, Public Remarks

Why do people think my private dating life is up for public discussion?

Ten Ways to Marry the Wrong Person

Blind love is not the way to choose a spouse. Here are practical tools for keeping your eyes wide open.

The Cruel Dating Game

As a community, our dating attitudes need to change.

Another Break Up

Here I am again, after a very disappointing break up, trying to understand what God wants from me.

Experience, Don't Categorize

Getting past the superficial and experiencing another person.

Single and Productive

Marriage is not life's only objective.

Finding The One

How do I know if this is the person I want to be with for the rest of my life?

Can This Engagement Be Saved?

After getting engaged, I changed from a confident young woman to a depressed, emotional basket-case.

Is Married Life the Easy Life?

It's one of the great dating myths: Single life is hard, and married life is easy. Our resident experts claim that is true on only the most superficial level.

Love & Relationships

Generation Y talks about love in this 5 minute video by

Cliff's Ten Golden Rules

A Hollywood screenwriter lays out his checklist of "non-negotiables" for the serious dater.

Meeting Mr. Perfect

What do you say to the man of your dreams?

Does Love Conquer All?

What is the missing ingredient in so many marriages that end in divorce?

How to Get Married After 35

Helena Rosenberg wants us to bring the same passion and tenacity that we bring to business to finding a marriage partner.

Taking Matchmaking to New Levels

Addressing the growing singles challenge requires more than setting up introductions. We need to present one person to another.

Five Lessons in Dating for Marriage

Women share their advice gleaned from years of challenging dating.

Surviving a Long-Distance Relationship

Keeping a relationship alive across the miles is no easy task. These tips make the job more manageable.

Season of Gratitude

Tonight I'm getting married -- in no small part, thanks to you.

The Genetics of Dating

After five years of dating, I had met the man who was everything I was waiting for. And then the phone rang...

Date Smart, Not Hard

Staying focused, by using a simple formula, may help us shorten our journey from dating to marriage.

Season of Isolation

Being single shouldn't mean being lonely at the holiest time of year

How To Survive Getting Dumped

When it comes to getting over a relationship's demise, a little patience and play-acting go a long way.

Still Not Married

Older singles in the shidduch crisis.

In the Suburbs of Hope

Not everyone is really hoping to find Mr. Right.

The Single Sock

After a spin in life's dryer there's more to singles than their missing pair.

Emotionally Fried… & Single

A less emotional and more practical approach to dating may yield great results.

Commitment: A Four Letter Word

Fear of commitment is epidemic. But you need to face that fear and conquer it.

The Pickiness Factor

The greatest antidote to being picky is clarity.

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