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And there is a rule for everything, including which shoelace to tie first and what to do with one’s facial hair.

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Sam looks terrified behind his wire-rimmed glasses.

Clutching the strap of his bag under the table as if it’s the leash of an unruly dog, he displays an impressive commitment to deflection—responding to Irenstein’s personal questions by spouting perplexing theories, including, “A major aspect of the notion of getting better at dating is not about increasing the total numbers, but increasing the yield of the process.” ).

Pollack brought a girl with him and Irenstein pulled him aside to say, “She likes you. Since growing out of baby clothes, Pollack had worn nothing but the requisite white button-down shirt and black pants. We stand outside Barnes & Noble, watching the people pass.

Kiss her.” Never having kissed a girl, he was scared, but with Irenstein’s encouragement, he went for it. Irenstein points to a woman sitting nearby, engrossed in her Black Berry, and starts feeding Sam lines: “Tell her you’re waiting for somebody and that it looks like she’s waiting for somebody,” Irenstein suggests.

Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, certified IMAGO Relationship Therapist and ordained Rabbi.

Uses this relational therapy model with singles, families, and organizations and is an experienced speaker on the subject.Provides counseling both in person and by phone ("The next best thing to complete anonymity"). Has extensive experience with patients in the observant community, and has experience treating singles, and issues affecting shidduchim. She also provides e-mail based coaching and on-line relationship classes.Free sample Coaching session available, as appropriate. Additional rabbinical and community references available. Fees for coaching and relationship class services vary.“If I could work magic in your dating life,” Israel Irenstein says, “what would you have me change?” We’re sitting at a table at Pret A Manger in Union Square, and Irenstein, a 35-year-old dating coach dressed neatly in a pale green Tommy Hilfiger button-down, is talking with Sam, a 29-year-old ex-Orthodox Jew.“Inexperience, having no identity, and having no understanding of the opposite sex.” That makes sense when you consider how insular the Orthodox communities are.

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