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The best Chanukah gifts you can give yourself

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: December 3rd, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

This Sunday night, Jews around the world will light the first candle on their menorahs, commemorating the first night of Chanukah. This is always one of our favorite times of the year, and not just because we get to indulge in latkes and jelly doughnuts. Chanukah is, after all, a celebration of light over darkness. […]

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Remembering the thanks in Thanksgiving

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: November 26th, 2015
  • in Elegant Introductions / Dating Advice

Thanksgiving. When you ask people what their favorite holiday is, this day always ranks high on the list. It’s not hard to figure out the reasons. After all, what’s not to love about a day set aside especially for being with the people you love, enjoying lots of great food, and giving thanks for the […]

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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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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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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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Want dating to get easier? Try the personal touch.

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 20th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

When we saw the headline, Dating in Miami Gets Easier, we were intrigued. After all, as elite matchmakers working with so many Miami Jewish singles, we want to know about this. So, we clicked on the link and–surprise, surprise–it’s another new phone dating app. This one’s called Clover. It’s so much better than Tinder, according […]

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The most important thing about dating as a single parent

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 18th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

For so many people, just the thought of dating can bring on anxiety. But if you’re a single parent, there are so many other questions going through your mind. As a Jewish matchmaker, I hear them all the time from clients who want to date, but who are, first and foremost, parents concerned about how […]

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After divorce or death of a spouse, how soon is too soon to start dating?

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: August 12th, 2015
  • in Dating Advice

My husband died, but I’m thinking about dating. Is it too soon? I went through a very painful divorce, but I’m thinking about dating. Is it too soon? In my role as a Jewish matchmaker, I talk with many widows, widowers, and divorcees. Almost all of them ask the “is it too soon” question. The […]

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