A.Z. We were surprised but grateful when our eldest daughter got engaged to the first boy she met just a few weeks after her eighteenth birthday. But soon after the chuppah, she discovered that he didn’t really have a very developed personality and couldn’t wrap his head around the emotionality and needs of a female. Since he walked out on her and their infant son, surfacing long enough to deposit a ‘get’ she’s continuing to rehabilitate from the trauma. And for me, the guilt continues to haunt me…
D.S. When my son began shidduchim I imagined that he’d be wed in the blink of an eye; such a dashing young man, thoughtful, beloved, clever and industrious and no skeletons in our overcrowded closet. Oh, I was sure to win the ‘Best – Mother’ award; with my organized notebook and fielding shadchanim and everything exactly by the ‘rules’. But five disappointing years later, my son is no longer quite as confident, is quicker to say ‘no’ and the flow of suggestions has reduced to a trickle. What am I doing wrong?
Mothers, any of these marital concerns familiar? Wondering exactly how this child can cross the divide between single and happily wed?
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Upcoming Workshop: Addressing Every Single Concern
In this five-part series, Miriam Miller Msc. - Family therapist, Kallah teacher, Date coach, author and pedigreed mother – will sensitively introduce you to the tools that can help your child towards an enduring marital relationship.