You've moved in together with your boyfriend and things have been going well for the most part except when it comes to the kitchen. He was raised kosher style while you grew up keeping kosher. He is fine with the two sets of dishes and silverware but is uncomfortable with the parve items. You've already labeled the cooking utensils with different colors of electric tape. Are there are any other suggestions about "teaching" about keeping kosher?
You'd date someone non-Jewish but only if the person were open to converting or at least strongly supportive of a Jewish home. The question is, at what point in the dating process should you bring up the importance of your Jewish background?
A woman in her late 30s fears that something she said has caused the breakup of a couple in their 20s. She feels guilty and wants to know if there's something she can do to help rectify the situation..
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