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Monthly Archives: October 2015

‘Tis the holiday season a good time for dating? Absolutely!

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

Believe it or not, Chanukah is right around the corner. The first candle will be lit December 6, a little more than a month from now. Why are we telling you this? Because, as Jewish matchmakers, we know that Chanukah is not just a time of joy and of giving; it’s also a great time […]

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Ask Nancy: How do I stop building a wall every time I get into a relationship?

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 27th, 2015
  • in Relationships

Dear Nancy, I really want a relationship but I build a wall every time I get close to another person. Help! – Miriam G. Dear Miriam, Your thoughts are interfering with your heart. Try to examine what it is that is preventing you from moving forward when there’s a possibility of a new relationship. Is […]

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This is the time for Jewish singles to embrace new beginnings

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 22nd, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

Now that the Jewish holidays are behind us, and everyone’s back to their normal schedules, it’s a good time to be reminded of what we promised ourselves just a few weeks ago—to be even better as individuals than we were last year. This is the time of year when everything’s new again. Simchat Torah marked […]

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Ask Nancy: If I’m dating a man with less resources, how do I stop money from coming between us?

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 20th, 2015
  • in Dating Advice

Dear Nancy, I think I’m falling in love with a man who has far less resources than I do. He’s everything that I could ask for, but I’m frightened that money might come between us. What should I do? – Arlene W. Dear Arlene, Try not to let it. Ask yourself what’s the most important […]

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When it comes to dating, trust yourself more and question yourself less

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 15th, 2015
  • in Dating Advice

Questions. Life is full of them, and many of us were rightly taught to always ask questions. Judaism celebrates this. We’re encouraged to ask questions, both to fortify our minds, and to gain a better understanding of the world around us. These are always good questions: Do I want to have more children? Am I satisfied […]

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Ask Nancy: Should I change my signature hairstyle to get more dates?

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 13th, 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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Proper grammar: an overlooked virtue in the dating world

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 9th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

Have you ever received a text that says YOLO or whaassup? You grin and bear it because it’s supposed to be the new way of communicating, but you probably wonder what’s happening with the English language. You’re not alone. According to this fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal, singles place a very high value […]

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Ask Nancy: How to handle dating a man with a small child

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 6th, 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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100 years of wedding dresses in 3 minutes

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: October 2nd, 2015
  • in Uncategorized

If you’re a single Jewish woman in search of a serious relationship, we bet you envision wedding dresses as clearly as you envision your wedding. Take a look at this fun fashion montage from Mode. And stick around for the great twist at the end. In fashion — and in so many other ways — […]

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