Dating Forum: How to Get a Man to Commit?

Dating Question I am writing to you about my friend’s daughter who is in a long-term relationship but the boy does not want to commit. They are both in their early...

Mindbiz: Husband’s Travel Bug Crushed By COVID

Dear Esther, My husband, Chaim, and I have always loved to travel. We both share a tremendous curiosity about the world and are interested in lands far and near. Thank...

Malkie Hirsch: Defining Moments

There are certain milestones in life that pack an existential punch. When I turned 18, my father shook his head in disbelief at the idea that he had an...

Dating Forum: It’s Hard to Make Matches for Older Singles

  Question When I try to help out friends or family by setting them up on dates, I sometimes encounter a stumbling block due to the age of the women, as...

Mindbiz: Supporting Friends Through Tough Relationships

  Dear Esther, My friend Sheila and I go back a long time. We don’t have sisters, so we always viewed each other as such. It’s been a beautiful relationship. I...

Malkie Hirsch: Déjà Vu

Way before Moshe left this world, I’d experience the feeling of his loss on Yom Kippur night. It happened every year, and I’d start walking out of my house once...

Mindbiz: I Am Embarrassed of My Daughter and Feel Terrible

  Dear Esther, My daughter Caren has always marched to the beat of her own drummer. Even as a little girl, she had to be different. If all the girls in...

Dating Forum: Can My Son Handle a Sick Wife?

  My son is dating a lovely young lady who has a chronic condition requiring lifelong medication. Even with medication, she has bad days when she is bedridden. My son...

Malkie Hirsch: Bringing Redemption

  I used to daven for Mashiach in a perfunctory way; it was built into my Shemoneh Esrei and vernacular by rote, as more of a nod to the “Ani...

Dating Forum: Are My Dates Looking for a Free Meal Ticket?

  Question I need to know if I am doing something wrong. My parents raised me that when I take a woman out on a date, I should treat her like...
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