Topics To Talk About On A Shidduch Date

A young man and woman face each other across a table in a hotel lobby or other indoor venue, looking nervous and awkward.  You don’t need ruach...

Ask the Shadchan: Shidduch Date Suggestions (Beyond the Hotel Lobby!)

Dear SimchaSpot Shadchan, I am 29 years old and have run out of ideas for locations to take my dates. I just can't keep going back to the...

Suggestions for Second Shidduch Date Conversations

Whew – what a relief!  That first anxious shidduch date must have gone well after all since the shadchen informed you that he/she wants to continue  with...

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?

There was always something special about Sheila.  Adorable, perky, yummy on the inside as well as the outside.  It was hard not to adore her. Life was good...

Ask the Shadchan: Is there Really a Shidduch Crisis? – By Yisroel ‘Freddie’ Friedman

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Indoor Shidduch Dates: An Artsy Idea – Modern Art Gallery

Like most of us, you may not particularly like or understand modern art but actually a modern art gallery has a lot going for it as an indoor...

Rate Your Dating Skills

  Rate Your Dating Skills When you are redt a shidduch, do you feel cool as a cucumber or does your stomach start doing flips? As your relationship progresses,...

INBOX: “Don’t you Have…like a Catalog…to Show Me of Girls?”

Dear SimchaSpot, A young man came to see me yesterday about helping him find a shidduch. After speaking to him on the phone prior to meeting him and...

Navigating the Shidduch Terrain

About a year ago my mother in law, Esther Mann and I had lunch together. Both psychotherapists (oy!, my poor husband) servicing the frum New York community,...

Don’t Ignore RED FLAGS – When to say ‘NO’

You finally meet someone really special and your heart opens up, your guard comes down and you feel connected to the person you’re dating. And then a...

ASK THE SHADCHAN: 3 Tips for a Winter Indoor Shidduch Date

Yes, it’s still winter and too cold and unpleasant to be outside in the chilly outdoors for very long. So if you’re seeking an interesting (plus totally...

Up- Up And Away! The Airport As A Shidduch Dating Venue

Many years ago, when airplane travel was still relatively new and exciting, people really would drive out to an airport just to watch the planes take off...

Something’s Fishy About This: An Aquarium As A Shidduch Date Venue

An aquarium is actually a perfect place to go for several reasons. You can walk around and talk, look at, and comment on the fish. It’s a...

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