Jewish Journal

Online Dating 101

By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

April 8, 2011 | 5:00 am

You never know who is on the other end of the internet, for better or for worse, in sickness and in health. Photo courtesy of Victor Jeffreys II, phiary.com/diary/victor.

Dear Yenta,

So I recently signed up for an online dating site (JDate).  First day on I see this guy who I’ve met just once in “real” life (though long enough to become Facebook friends... read on

  • Acupuncture Addict

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    April 3, 2011 | 2:08 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I’ve been going to acupuncture regularly for about 4 months as a way to improve my general health and boost my immune system.  Really though, I got hooked thanks to the hazy, fuzzy kinda high feeling I got right after a treatment.  What can I say?  It’s a natural high!

    ... read on



With more than 10 years of talk therapy under her belt, Merissa has waded through life’s dilemmas with a constant reflective therapeutic bird on her shoulder. Add a few...

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