Month: August 2014

How people get engaged to the ‘wrong person’

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute Of course, everything happens for a reason. Broken engagements and divorces, R”L, are all part of Hashem’s plan.  Let’s try to understand how some mismatched people commit to marriage. That awareness can be helpful in avoiding that for yourself.  Here we share several common enough relationship traps.  Not …

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Make it comfortable for the other to open up

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute When dating for marriage, there are some important topics that must be discussed. These may be difficult for some people, and they may have a harder time sharing, asking, being vulnerable.   It is important not to avoid the topics because of that uncomfortability. You gotta be patient. …

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The right person to marry will depend almost totally on who you are

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute The right person to marry will depend almost totally on who you are. During shiduchim, you are seeking a match for you. If you don’t really know who you are, you may end up with a fine person – but not the best match for you. Before you …

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On a date, be other-conscious, not self- conscious

by Devora Krasnianski, founder of Adai Ad Institute There are only a certain number of brain cells you can use during a date.  Being self-conscious limits your ability to express yourself fully.  It also limits your ability to be fully aware. If you are using too many brain cells trying to impress or being self conscious, you …

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