We'd joke that our grandchildren's running gag about us would be, "Our grandparents lived together for 30 years and were married for 3." So we ultimately married because we couldn't imagine living without each other-not because we were so deeply in love-but because our coupledom was such a comfortable and professional and economically sustaining habit and because everyone in our families treating us accordingly. I think that this book is a MUST for all singles, whether you are 19 or 59, male or female, a religious person or a non-religious person - it doesn't matter.Returning home, he ran a homeless shelter in Boston.In 1996 he was ordained as a rabbi after seven years of advanced study at the Aish Ha Torah Yeshiva.
The methodology outlined in this book significantly reduces the pain of dating. Reading this book gave me new insight into why I married my ex-husband. The author's style is very easy to read and yet offers solid, practical advice about how to avoid the pitfalls of dating and making bad choices in today's dog eat dog singles world.
We were what the authors call "defaulters-those who become so enmeshed in a relationship before making a commitment that they never really know where dating ends and the relationship begins." After living together in college and then moving cross country together for his law school, we eventually felt obligated toward marriage. Am I reliving the same bad date over and over again.7. Lots of great, interesting first hand accounts from both the authors and people they know.