Dating a childhood friend
Only when we stopped communicating did we really see what direction our INDIVIDUAL growth would naturally take. I fully support Rosie & Sherry's position NOT to spend time with other guys once you are married...the only reason I am still in touch is because he is good friends with my husband.Due to the large volume of questions received, they are unable to answer each one.Rosie Einhorn (a psychotherapist) and Sherry Zimmerman (a psychotherapist and former family lawyer) are the authors of the newly-released book, Dating Smart – Navigating the Path to Marriage, published by Menucha Publishers.
We hope this helps you determine if the important elements are present, and whether this life-long friendship should move on to the wedding canopy. Questions for Rosie & Sherry can be sent to [email protected] people can feel love for each other, but if their values or goals are on a collision course, or if they are very far apart, the relationship will be troubled and will ultimately not endure.Further, two people must also are admire certain qualities in each other; accept each other's personalities, quirks, and background without expecting to change the other person; have developed emotional intimacy (feeling an emotional bond, liking each other as good friends, trusting each other and wanting to give of themselves to each other); and respect each other.When I look back on how many years have gone by since the first day I met my boyfriend, I smile at how young we were.We were both living in the same building and I remember going to the laundry room with my mom.