A hilarious and provocative collection of original essays by some of today’s top Jewish women writers—including Aimee Bender, Daphne Merkin, and Rebecca Walker—exploring all the things that their rabbis warned them never to discuss in public.Have you ever heard a grandmother’s biological clock tick?For the past three years, Elenor, now 33, had been spending money the couple did not have on clothes, shoes and cosmetics she did not need, and which were now mostly hidden, unused, in wardrobes and drawers.The caller — who warned that bailiffs were to be sent to their home in Nuneaton, Warwickshire — was just one of eight creditors to whom she owed a total of £20,000, accrued on an array of credit and store cards.'This is just annoying and won't do you any favours.'Transparency is key in the online dating world.'There is no shame in whatever it is you are looking for, but to avoid frustration, be transparent,' Louanne said.Although Elenor’s secret shopping addiction sounds extreme, according to new research, it’s far from unique.
The Modern Jewish Girl’s Guide to Guilt is a laugh-out-loud funny pull-no-punches collection of original essays on topics that aren’t usually talked about—much like the recent bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House.
o Molly Jong-Fast, author of Normal Girl and daughter of Erica Jong, writes about displeasing her therapist in “Tell Me About Your Mother.” o Tova Mirvis, author of the bestselling novel The Ladies Auxiliary, writes about the pressure to be perfect in “What Will They Think?
” o Lori Gottlieb, author of the bestselling memoir Stick Figure, writes about trying to outwit her mother using caller ID in “Conversations with My Mother.” Also includes pieces by: Jennifer Bleyer · Pearl Gluck · Rebecca Goldstein · Lauren Grodstein · Dara Horn · Rachel Kadish · Cynthia Kaplan · Binnie Kirschenbaum · Ellen Miller · Katie Rophie · Laurie Gwen Shapiro · Susan Shapiro · Ayelet Waldman, and many more.
And to better your chances, there are a few simple steps you can take to overhaul your profile and stand out among the masses.
Here, FEMAIL chats to Australian dating coach and Millionaire Matchmaker, Louanne Ward, about these steps as she shares her top tips for mastering online dating as a whole.