Category: shidduch

71 Reasons for Girls Not to Talk to Guys

Swiped from: http://www.jewswithquestions.com/index.php?/topic/283-71-reasons-not-to-talk-to-guys-from-frumalltheway/#entry1720 . H/T Avital Sivan 1) It’s assur (the source is in the Igros Moshe, and somwhere else)2) Most parents don’t let, and if they find out they’ll kill you, you’ll lose all your privileges, it takes years…

The Heights and depths of dating

I love Washington Heights. It’s where the urban grid of Manhattan hits reality, where streets are smacked into cliffs and valleys, with stepped streets, sharp curves, and a mix of Russians, Dominicans, and an endless supply of young MO singles.…

I like dating divorcees

“She’s a wonderful girl, excellent middot,” said my shadchan. “She has a job, comes from a respectable family, and shares your Russian-speaking background.” I’ve heard this line before, so I was already prepared for the downside, the big “but” that…

Making a shidduch rocks

Making a shidduch a tough job, but someone’s got to do it… I made my first successful shidduch recently. If you count the couple that met in the comments section of this blog and got married, I made two shidduchim,…

Stuff single girls like

I was going to write this one, but the young lady who authors Frum N’ Flipping sent me this pretty comprehensive list. This is obviously a post written from a more frum perspective and from that of the older (over…

Shidduch Crisis Anonymous

Shidduch Crisis Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from the Shidduch Crisis. The only requirement for…

Go for the Ger

I have always been attracted to the other. I am a baal teshuva coming from a secular family, a white alum from a mostly minority college in a black neighborhood, an Ashkenazi living in a Bukharian neighborhood, a youngster in…

Prayer to be dumped

By Frum N’ Flipping To be recited in Shema Koleinu or before Yehiyu LeRatzon: Blessed be you our God and God of our foremothers. May you have mercy on me [insert name] daughter of [insert mother’s name] and spare me…