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Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Most Important Tip for Dating After Divorce

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 30th, 2015
  • in Dating Advice

At Elegant Introductions, we see many Jewish singles thinking about dating after divorce. As this piece in the Huffington Post attests, there is one tip that is more important than anything else: know yourself. What your values are. What your goals are. What your relationship expectations are. If you don’t know all this, finding a […]

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Ask Nancy: How to handle dating a man with an ill parent

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 29th, 2015
  • in Dating Advice

Introducing our new feature: Ask Nancy. Nancy Gold, co-founder of Elegant Introductions, is a psychologist who has been counseling individuals and couples for the past 25 years. We’ve invited readers and social media followers to submit dating and relationship questions to Nancy, and the response has been tremendous! Here, she will answer those questions, in […]

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Dating: a great way to practice your Jewish New Year promises

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 18th, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

It’s a new Jewish year, and you’ve promised to be a better person than you were last year. It’s a new beginning, full of possibilities. But now, you must practice what you’ve promised. And if you’re a Jewish single, there’s a proven way to do that — go on dates. Think about it: in your […]

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The High Holidays and the Power of Forgiveness

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 10th, 2015
  • in Relationships

In just a few days, Jewish people all over the world will hear the call of the shofar and celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The days in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are among the most important days of the year. Most everyone knows that on Yom Kippur, we ask G-d’s forgiveness […]

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What do you miss about old-school dating?

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 9th, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

When we saw this post in the Huffington Post, we couldn’t help but laugh. It was very much a laugh of familiarity. As Jewish matchmakers, we hear this from clients all the time: dating certainly has changed, and it’s not what it used to be. But here’s a news flash: dating has never been easy. […]

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What apples and honey have in common with successful relationships

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 8th, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

With the High Holidays right around the corner, we at Elegant Introductions have our minds focused on the coming year. Of course, we also have our minds focused on Jewish singles. As Jewish matchmakers, this is our mission and our passion. On Rosh Hashanah, it’s traditional to dip apple slices into a bowl or jar […]

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If this mom can manage dating as a single parent, so can you

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: September 2nd, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

When it comes to dating, every single parent has questions and issues that go way beyond “will he like me,” or “are we a good match.” Take author Michele Weldon, for example. First, she had to flee an abusive relationship. Then, her ex pretty much abandoned her three sons, leaving all parenting responsibilities to her. […]

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