Welcome to Dating Schmating Disasters

AKA Jewish Dating Stories – You just couldn’t make it up!

Welcome to my world… of dating. Unfortunately, a subject I know too much about! So much so, that the amount of experience I have, means that I’m an authority on the subject! Rather ironic given that I haven’t found my prince (although thought I had a few times). They say a girl has to kiss a thousand frogs – well I certainly have had my share of frogs!

A friend recently told me I should do standup or write a book as I have so much ‘content’! My friends kill themselves laughing, when I tell them my dating stories. So I’ve come to the conclusion that may be there could be an audience for all this.

As a sort of catharsis, I’ve decided to write up some of my dating experiences in the hope that it may also help other women going through the trauma involved in …

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A girl has to kiss a lot of frogs... and I certainly had to! Welcome to my world… of Jewish dating. Unfortunately, a subject I know too much about! So much so, that the amount of experience I have, means that I’m an authority on the subject! Rather ironic given CONTINUE READING

Too good to be true!

At a certain point, I decided (yet again) I’d pretty much exhausted Jdate so I decided to leave the site. Before I stopped my membership I thought I’ll have one last trawl to see if there was an eligible bachelor who met my criteria. If there was I could then CONTINUE READING

A day trip to a health farm

One of the worst dating experiences I've had was around the age of 35. I found this gorgeous guy on Jdate. I saw a photo of a very good-looking guy with a very kind face. We started chatting online which led to chatting on the phone. We talked for hours at CONTINUE READING

A Date With A Twist: Too Close For Comfort!

The sad thing is that if you’re trying to date in the Jewish world (especially in places outside of New York and Israel) it can be quite a small world – to say the least, as you’re about to see. Please read on as this is a date with a CONTINUE READING

A very wholesome career

I’d been on Jdate for a few years by now and a waste of time blind date happening over and over has jaded me. In general, I have a real issue with time - on both a macro and micro scale. What I mean by this is that I hate wasting CONTINUE READING

A rude date – the nerve of it!

I used to be someone (lol)! As I was a TV Producer/Director who worked on many showbiz programmes, I got lots of free theatre tickets. Free theatre tickets counted as a perk! In fact, I used to blag as many tickets as possible! So although I had a rude date, CONTINUE READING

Jewish Dating in New York: AKA Dating Disasters in the Big Apple!

Jewish dating in New York is a whole different story. After a year in Israel I was very torn still as to whether I should go and live there. I was thinking of making ‘Aliya’ but I didn’t really have the guts to go through with it. Last minute I CONTINUE READING

More romantic encounters…not!

As I said, Israeli men are very direct – so direct, it’s laughable. Here are just a few examples of what I’ve experienced… On one date with an Israeli I luckily got in very quickly the fact that I only wanted something serious. Friends would joke at me and say CONTINUE READING