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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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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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It’s National Resurrect Romance Week! Here’s why singles should celebrate

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

Did you know that this week is National Resurrect Romance Week? That’s right. Every year, National Resurrect Romance Week takes place exactly six months after Valentine’s Day. If you haven’t heard about this, you’re not alone. Michael Webb, the man who came up with the idea for National Resurrect Romance Week, deliberately does not want […]

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What you really mean when you say that you don’t have time for a relationship

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: June 19th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

“I’d love to be in a relationship, but I don’t have the time to find one. I’m too busy with…” Fill in the blank. Career. School. Children. The reasons are endless. As elite Jewish matchmakers, we often hear this from clients who want to enter the Jewish dating world, but don’t see how they can […]

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What Shavuot tells Jewish singles about loyalty and devotion

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

This weekend, as we look forward to Shavuot, we have a wedding on our minds. It’s different from the ones we normally think about as Jewish matchmakers, but it’s still very special. Shavuot commemorates G-d’s giving the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai. It’s the day that G‑d swore eternal devotion to us, […]

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Famous Jewish couples: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: May 15th, 2015
  • in Relationships

Since May is Jewish American Heritage Month, we’re taking a look at famous Jewish American couples who have enhanced our Jewish world. These are couples who are committed to Jewish values, and to making their relationship work. Today, we profile Steven Spielberg and his favorite leading lady—his wife, actress Kate Capshaw. Where they met: on […]

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Elegant Introductions helps gay Jewish singles who want to say “I do.”

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: May 7th, 2015
  • in Benefits of Matchmaking

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could very well make gay marriage legal in all states when the court releases its decision in June. When we heard about this at Elegant Introductions, two thoughts immediately came to mind. The first was, “Look how far we’ve come in just the […]

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Famous Jewish couples: Jessica and Jerry Seinfeld

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: May 3rd, 2015
  • in Relationships

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a time to honor the tremendous contributions that Jewish people have made in this country for hundreds of years. As elite matchmakers in Miami and Boston, we’re all about coupling. That’s why, to celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month, we’re profiling several Jewish couples throughout May. First up: Jessica and Jerry […]

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Mixing the bitter and the sweet while dating

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

As we gather at our Seder tables this weekend to celebrate Passover, we take part in a tradition that has bound us together as a Jewish people for thousands of years. One of our favorite parts of the Seder is the Hillel Sandwich. That’s where you take some charoset and some horseradish, and mix them […]

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Change is good for relationships—and for Elegant Introductions!

  • Posted by: Elegant Introductions
  • on: March 11th, 2015
  • in Dating Advice

You’re not the same person you were when I first met you. As matchmakers, we often hear this line. But here’s the thing: everyone grows and changes. It happens for many reasons, including parenthood, a new career opportunity, or sometimes just growing older and wiser. Yet, when it comes to their partners, many people forget […]

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