Agree to Disagree

May 26th, 2020|0 Comments

The old joke says if you have two Jews in one room, you’ll get three opinions. That’s funny unless the two Jews are coupled up, and then [...]

The NPD Go-to Guide

October 1st, 2019|0 Comments

I was blindsided by my narcissist. Until that relationship, I had zero knowledge about NPD or any other personality disorder. I knew about psychopaths, but I only [...]

Childhood Patterning

May 27th, 2019|0 Comments

“Relational (childhood) patterning from early childhood stays with us for a lifetime. If our parents told us they loved us (or presumed we knew it), without consistent [...]

Toxic Masculinity

April 28th, 2019|0 Comments

The fourth installment of my series on masculine and feminine energy discusses toxic masculinity, which is a popular buzz term floating around right now and one I [...]

Self-love Language

December 31st, 2018|0 Comments

For my last blog post of 2018, I’m inspired to combine two of my favorite topics: the Five Love Languages and self-love. Although I’ve written about each [...]

The Female Form

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

(An article about the female form might not seem to be related to relationships but make no doubt about it, the way a woman feels about her [...]

Your Core Values

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Most of us can quickly list the values that we seek in others: honesty, faithfulness, loyalty, and compassion. But do you know your CORE values? Do you [...]

Unrealistic Romanticism

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

‘Romanticism’ - the word sounds kind of, well, romantic, right? According to Wikipedia, Romanticism was an “artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward [...]

Subtle Red Flags

April 29th, 2018|0 Comments

‘Red flag” is a term one hears a lot when discussing relationships - particularly in the early stages when we are on the lookout for any behavior [...]

Get Vulnerable

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

One of the personal qualities that I seek to improve in order to be a better partner is my ability to get vulnerable. To be my authentic [...]

Are You Co-dependent?

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

I’ve been doing a lot of research about co-dependency and how to get the answer to the question, are you co-dependent? I’ve always thought of codependency as [...]

The First Move

July 31st, 2017|1 Comment

A Jewish matchmaker’s thoughts on equality in dating There seems to be a lot of confusion and controversy around how proactive a woman should be when dating [...]

Lost in Love

June 21st, 2017|2 Comments

As a Jewish matchmaker I have conversations about love with singles from all walks of life and a common concern of many is a tendency to become [...]

Dating Insanity

April 30th, 2017|2 Comments

One famous definition of insanity is ‘doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Nowhere do I see this more clearly than in the [...]

The Non-committal Man

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

This blog post can be considered an extension of last month’s topic, ‘excusing bad behavior” which focuses on the fact that women make a lot of excuses [...]

Learn to Love Better

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

A Jewish matchmaker claims it’s not all about romance…it's about learning to love better As a Jewish matchmaker who has been working with singles for over a [...]

Matters of the Heart

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

I’ve been working with singles for over a decade, and one thing that continues to surprise me is how capable, intelligent adults can get so confused when it comes [...]

Online Dating Scammer

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker shares the warning signs of an online dating scammer... There may be no more emotionally vulnerable position than when you are looking for love [...]

NPD or Asperger’s?

July 24th, 2016|6 Comments

A Jewish matchmaker discusses the surprising similarities... I often write about the red flags and damaging behaviors exhibited by malignant narcissists - or more specifically, those with [...]

Why Did He Disappear?

March 15th, 2016|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmakers Guide to “Ghosting”… Have you ever gone out on a date where everything “clicked”? The two of you had lots to talk about, lots [...]

The Economics of Love

February 12th, 2016|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker’s perspective on too many choices… There’s a phenomenon in Behavioral Economics called choice overload or “overchoice”. In a nutshell, it refers to having so [...]

Compromising Yourself

January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker draws the line between compromise and self-sacrifice... When it comes to relationships, the give-and-take of compromise is part of a healthy dynamic between partners. [...]

Rebuilding Trust

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker’s Guide to Rebuilding Trust in Your Relationship Not everyone has the same approach to trust in a relationship. Some are able to trust from [...]

Best Face Forward

November 9th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker Wants to Know, What’s Up with your Profile Picture? When online dating first came on the scene, it was considered to be a questionable [...]

Intimacy After 50

October 14th, 2015|1 Comment

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Embracing the Sexual Benefits of Aging... Let’s face it, aging can be ego-slamming. Maybe it started when you noticed those first few [...]

Keeping the Peace

September 11th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to discipline and the step-kids... One of the biggest considerations for divorced singles with children is finding a new partner who is accepted [...]

How to be Irresistible

August 5th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker’s Guide to Being the Best Partner in the World... Okay, I admit it, “Best Partner in the World”? Maybe we’re shooting a bit too [...]

Diffusing a Love Bomb

July 7th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker Distinguishes between Love and Love-bombing... Too often, I see singles who are swept away by early words of love and commitment after only a [...]

Dating Downtime

June 11th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker’s Guide to that Space “Between Relationships”... It’s written in Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) that “everything has an appointed season, and there is a time for every [...]

Afraid to Love

April 12th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker asks, could fear be holding you back? I have spoken with thousands of singles over the decade-plus that I’ve been a matchmaker and I’ve [...]

Fearlessly Forward

March 8th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmakers Guide to Learning to Trust Yourself... As a matchmaker, I find that many of my clients are shell-shocked from past relationships. If they were [...]

Stop Looking for Love?

February 8th, 2015|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker Busts the Myth...  I would like to know who coined the phrase "You'll find love when you stop looking for it." This is completely nonsensical, [...]

Make Me Over

January 14th, 2015|2 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Profile Photos... The internet has taken dating to a whole new level and with the increased popularity of online dating in recent years, [...]


December 15th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker’s Guide to Getting the Most from your Matchmaker Everyone is their own unique blend of characteristics: wants, likes, dislikes, desires…and it is truly a [...]

Crossing the Line

October 9th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker’s Guide to Healthy Boundaries One of the most important factors to a healthy self-esteem and a healthy relationship with others is the formation of [...]

The Dating Profile

September 18th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Rant on Expecting Too Much This month’s blog topic stems from my own personal pent-up frustration of years of witnessing clients read the profile [...]

Don’t Take it Personally

August 8th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to "letting it slide..." The righteous indignation of taking things personally; we’ve all experienced it. And we often make rash judgments and have [...]

The Lure of an Office Romance

July 19th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Mixing Business with Pleasure There is something ultra-enticing about an office romance. Those long gazes across the conference table, the innocent brush-by [...]

Look Before You Leap

June 7th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Online Dating Safety Specialized dating sites target singles by religious orientation to consciousness level, and everything in between. Need to do your [...]

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

May 19th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmakers Guide to Recognizing Toxic Behavior The saying “love is blind” is not without its truth, its benefit, and its detriment. When we think our [...]

Love Yourself First

April 16th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to the Perfect Love Affair Love yourself. What does that even mean? Does it mean to always put your needs first? Does it [...]

Do Opposites Attract?

March 11th, 2014|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Making it Work If opposites attract, then odds are an introvert and an extravert will be drawn to each other. Initially, this [...]

Does Age Matter?

February 3rd, 2014|2 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to the May-December Romance May-December romances have always been a controversial topic and given today’s over-exposure to the lives of the rich and [...]

First Date Protocol

December 7th, 2013|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Advice for Rockin' a Great First Impression I’m often asked, “Is there a protocol for a first date?” Well, not necessarily, it depends on [...]

A Graceful Exit

October 11th, 2013|1 Comment

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Letting Go Break-ups are never easy. Even if you know it’s the right thing to do, there is still a feeling of [...]

Long-distance Relationships

September 16th, 2013|0 Comments

A Jewish Matchmaker's Guide to Love and Long-distance Relationships As a Jewish matchmaker, one of the first questions I ask a potential client is, “are you willing [...]