Category Archives: marriage

Modesty – particular or not?

These are some basic young Jewish bochur’s (boy/man) advice to girls who wish to be attractive looking. The Yeshiva bochur writes a frank and open letter, stating the one thing guys want in a wife. It seems there is widespread … Continue reading

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Love letters – How to introduce yourself on a dating site

I thought I’d share these letters that a paid for dating site sends me. I really do love them all, they press good buttons and if there was an iota of truth in any of them they would probably have … Continue reading

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Emotions – types of love

It’s not quite an academic conquest, although the topic of love and emotions is concurrent with the theme of my life and blog at the moment. In a quest to find a partner, it’s noted that more than 50% of … Continue reading

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Psychology in the research of Love

In our times we know that the majority of marriages fail, either ending in divorce and separation and/or devolving into bitter dysfunction. Only thirty percent of marriages remain in healthy, happy marriages. Psychologist Ty Tashiro points out in his book … Continue reading

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The rules of the game – stay happily married

Ruti Mizrachi – an Eshet Chayil with over 30 years of experience and clearly the wisdom handed down by generations – shares generations of advice on her blog post suggesting 10 simple steps on how to stay married. She humbly … Continue reading

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Forbidden relationships – stay away

The position of Jewish law – and a law of the State of Israel – adultery under duress is not considered adultery. In considering adultery resulting from a mistake two scenarios are considered; a real mistake – is defined as … Continue reading

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Do you believe in miracles?

Marriage is a real way to open up a miracle. Two strangers decide forge a life-long partnership in which they share every respect of their lives together under the same roof for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, … Continue reading

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Marriage habits

According to Dr Mark Goulson these are the ten habits of happy couples, I tend to agree. (republished from Psychology today whose website is not easily accessible) What does it take to be happy in a relationship? Go to bed … Continue reading

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Love is… very healthy!

It’s not the freshest news.. although there is really nothing new under the sun. I like what Barbara Fredrickson (the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and… author of the book on love, and student of positive psychology) – “Love 2.0: … Continue reading

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Divorcees and Widows – share the same pain

I’m a divorced man and I’ve been engaged to a widow (of 6 years), so when I read David Wolpe publish his ex-wifes notes on divorce, I felt a desperate need to share it. Most touching indeed and in case … Continue reading

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