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Navigating the Dating Maze

Rosie Einhorn, LCSW, and Sherry Zimmerman, JD, M.Sc.

The rising divorce rate among newlyweds is alarming. And often, the source of the problem isn’t what happens after marriage, but the fact that these two people should never have gotten married in the first place. How to date wisely — and for the long term.

 

Picnic in the Sky

Libi Astaire

In-flight dining may have gotten off to a bumpy start, but there was a time when everyone on board an airplane received gourmet meals served on elegant china. Follow the progression from that first champagne toast in the air to today’s salted peanuts.

 

SisterSchmooze

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

Regifting. We all do it. The stick blender you got at the anniversary party is fine, but you already have six of them — so pass it along to your neighbor’s daughter at the engagement party. And what bar mitzvah boy hasn’t taken one or two of the identical seforim sets he received and presented them to his friend at the next week’s simchah? But there’s another type of gift, one that can’t be reboxed and rewrapped and regifted. You see what a person truly needs — and you give it to him or her.

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