Dating: The Second Time Around

I was in an abusive marriage for a long time. I stayed for the sake of my kids, and I was hoping that maybe things would get better or...


By Baila Sebrow Question As the bechor (oldest) in my family whose siblings are not yet of shidduch age, I do not understand why so many singles who do have married...


Dear Esther, What do you do when you think your closest friend is making a huge mistake? I’m watching it unfold over time, and I stand around feeling helpless as...


By Baila Sebrow Question Everyone has been on my case to get married. I have a successful practice, own homes, and give lots of tzedakah to many causes; I want for...


By Baila Sebrow Question Unfortunately, I became single about four years ago. At first, I went out with every woman suggested to me, because I thought it would be easy enough...

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By Baila Sebrow  Question I am the mother of a son who is in shidduchim. I don’t want to make him sound like a “Mama’s boy,” but he is indeed a...

Unsent Letter To My Client Before Rosh Hashanah

Dearest Client, Well, it’s been quite a year. At this time, we have a custom to take interpersonal stock and make amends. Thank you for entrusting me with your thoughts, feelings, and...


By Baila Sebrow Question I have been dating a woman for the past eight months. We have spoken about getting married from our very first date, as we were friends and...

State of Mind

Dear Rachel, My neighbor frequently texts me to ask for a play date for her son and mine. My son does not like to play with this boy and it...


By Baila Sebrow Question Last year, after my father’s complications from COVID-19 left him unable to return to work, I had to stop learning full-time in order to take over his...
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