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  Question I had been dating a guy — let’s call him Baruch — for about four months before the quarantine. In the last few weeks before we had to social...

Mindbiz: Tired of Hearing About Therapy

  Dear Esther, When I met my husband, I think the part of him I was most attracted to was his intensity. I found it exciting and appealing. My family is...

Dating Forum: Shortsighted With Shidduchim

  Question: I’m very pretty — not drop-dead gorgeous, but I really am pretty and not just saying so. Everyone agrees. However, I’m about five feet tall. People say that I...

Mindbiz: Overwhelmed By Helping Others

  Dear Esther, Someone once called me a “help-aholic.” At the time, I wasn’t really sure if he was giving me a compliment or an insult. I related to the title...

Dayeinu: This Happiness Is Enough

Last week, my baby brother became a father. It happened during an era so different than he or his wife anticipated — how could anyone, before this point in...

Wills and Estate Planning: Back to Basics

By Daphne Stern, Esq. It is essential that every individual have an estate plan in place, no matter one’s net worth or family situation might be. A properly drafted Will,...

Malkie Hirsch: Living and Learning

  When I was a teenager, my father, who always worked diligently at whatever he was involved in, decided to make a career change. This was still about six or...

Dating Forum: Questions About Family With History of Bullying

  Question My life story is a little embarrassing. I’m 28 years old and my hair is mostly gray. I know it comes from stress. I’m not athletic or too smart,...

Mindbiz: Dealing With Coronavirus Reality

  Dear Esther, Our present quarantine situation and all that it represents has been on my mind. However, because of Pesach, I would say that the coronavirus shared a lot of...
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