Above are just a few of the actual questions I have received in the last few months alone.Comprehensive investigations are not only taking place in the more “right wing” orthodox communities, but are becoming increasingly customary in modern orthodox circles as well.As a parent who wants to protect and guard my children as much as anyone, I can only imagine the desire that will swell up in me when my children are dating, please God, to do forensic detective work and uncover absolutely everything about whomever might win the heart of my child and contribute to the spiritual and physical genetics of my future grandchildren.
In a new relationship, our bodies are endowed with health and vigor to help propel and motivate us toward the task of bearing offspring.
Along with his wife, Laura, (also a therapist) Marder runs Chicago YJP (Young Jewish Professionals), a division of the Lois & Wilfred Lefkovich Chicago Torah Network, as well as seminars for singles and the newly married.
He's also in private practice as a couples and marriage counselor.
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