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Defense Against The Bully

The real solution to bullying is to empower the bullied child.

Being A Friendless Teen

My teachers like me and they tell my parents that I am a great girl with good middos.

Why Not Get Together With Friends?

Some yeshivish couples do not believe in going out with other couples, but that does not mean that the women cannot have social lives.

The Modern Orthodox Educational Experience

In my experience, modern schools tend to be more open-minded toward other flavors of Judaism.

Overhauling Certain Yeshiva Hashkafos

I was called to the principal's office and shown a picture my daughter had drawn.

Conversational Lessons

"Where was this guy when I was dating?"

For Successful Shidduchim

We must be honest about whether this shidduch "crisis" is self-made, and how much of it is really a crisis at all.

More Emphasis Is Needed On Preventing Divorce

With regard to prevention, this is best accomplished by putting one's spouse before oneself in every way.

For Torah U’madda

Being a teacher requires more than just knowing the material.

Confronting Undue Influences

She compares me to her romance "heroes," and I seem to always fall short of her expectations.

Building Happiness Is Hard Work

Many couples benefit from premarital counseling to increase the chances of avoiding issues during the marriage.

Seeking Help From Abuse

You obviously made the right decision to leave your mentally ill and emotionally abusive husband.

For Legitimate Yeshiva Programs

I strongly urge parents to research the value, or non-value, of the school credits their children are taking. Successful research will enable their children to receive a better education.

After The Honeymoon ‘Love At First Sight’

In fact Hashem sets up couples that have opposite traits as an opportunity for each to help, learn, and heal the other.

Controlling The Uncontrollable Child

Humor is also a great tool to use. If your daughter says no when you ask her to do something, smile and say, “Oh, is it opposite day? I guess this means that you will do it with pleasure. Thank you, my beautiful mitzvah girl.”

Pass-Over The Rules Of Love

We peel away one layer after the next, our eyes tear up and it becomes harder and harder to see as we get closer to our innermost insecurities and fears.

To Remarry Or Not To Remarry: That Is The Question

Dear Dr. Yael: My heart is breaking; my husband’s friend has gotten divorced. While this type of situation is always sad, here I do believe it could have been avoided.

The Need For Sensitivity In The Shidduch Process

I agree with the letter writer that a shadchan should respectfully and graciously accept a negative response to a shidduch offer.

“The Baby”

Your husband seems to have experienced what we have described as the Ambivalent Attachment.

Even As I Walk In The Shadow Of Death… A Day In The Shelter...

The budget allotted to shelters by the Welfare Department is configured by a set criteria for every family nucleus. The difference is that while a non-religious family averages 2.3 souls, the families at Bat Melech average 4.6.

Countering Overreaction

By employing this new countermove, the scenario will likely change.

The Nose Knows: The Issue That Lingers

I bring the results of this study to demonstrate that although in a frum world we should rise above the gashmius, unfortunately, we still live in a secular world in which we are affected by that gashmius.

Even As I Walk In The Shadow Of Death… A Day In The Shelter...

The obstacles the religious woman faces upon deciding to leave the house are much more difficult to overcome than those of her non-religious counterpart.

Does The Nose Really Know? Readers React

It is a shame that when one sincerely wishes to help another person, he or she often must avoid telling the truth.

Even As I Walk In The Shadow Of Death… A Day In The Shelter...

They arrive here in a blind rush, at times in the middle of the night, wearing nothing more than pajamas, an attempt to escape years of sadistic abuse.

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