Tag: marriage

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…

Rocker Dude Seeks Bitchin’ Bashert

I’m the 26 year old punk rock singer for Can!!Can, an observant Jew with three tattoos, host of PunkTorah.com and gainfully employed by an online Judaica store. Basically, I’m one big frucking (edited for the frummies) contradiction. On one hand,…

Why I hate onlysimchas.com

Guest post from brand a new blogger who goes the name Blox Populi Not because I’m jealous. While I’m not married, I’m also not really looking at the moment, so I don’t resent your evident success at life. And it’s…

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…

On Having Good “Breeding”

My sister-in-law is 7. My husband is 27. People can’t control themselves when they hear this so they always ask, “Are they from the same father?” Sigh. Yes, yes, they are. Please ask me more because who doesn’t want to talk about…

Shidduch Crisis Soundtrack

I know I haven’t been talking much of shidduchim lately, I’ll try to come up with some stuff this week – for now I was just listening to Sugarland yesterday and realized that this song could be put on the…