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  Dear Esther, Most of my life, I’ve always done what was expected of me — as a child, wife, and mother — and I did it all with a good...

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  By Malkie Hirsch A spray of gravel hit the path as Dovid and I walked along the walkway to his bunk. “Who’s taking care of minyan when I go to Disney?” he...

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Question: I have been dating a guy for two years. After a year I wanted to get married, but he said that he wasn’t ready and that I should give...

Mindbiz: Don’t Miss the Experience of Travel

Dear Readers, True confession: I’ve never really had the “travel bug.” My bucket list has always been ridiculously short — in fact, almost non-existent. I love my routine and the...

Malkie Hirsch: Life With Livia

By Malkie Hirsch As I strolled through the aisles of the grocery store, I listened to Livia tell me that she was making her next big move. Away from us. But...

Dating Forum: Recovering From a Gaslighting Relationship

  Question I got divorced not too long ago. My ex-wife was what professionals call a “gaslighter.” The goal of a gaslighter is to make the other person believe he or...

Mindbiz: Husband Too Controlling About Wife’s Spending

  Dear Esther, I’ve been married for a little over six months, and I’m learning a great deal about what it means to be married. Despite all the classes I’ve taken...

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Dating Forum: We’re Perfect for Each Other But He Smokes

Question I am a single 27-year-old woman. On shidduch résumés and shadchan applications, I always put down that I am modern Orthodox machmir. I think I might be a little...

Mindbiz: Single and Stereotyped

Dear Esther, I’m 37 years old and single. That was not my plan. Like all of my friends, I assumed I’d get married sometime during my early twenties, have children,...
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