If she doesn't have a plan in mind, he can present her with his suggestions.
Girls prefer to know in advance the type of activity they'll do on the date so that they can dress appropriately, e.g.
In strictly Orthodox Jewish circles, dating is limited to the search for a marriage partner.
Both sides (usually the singles themselves, parents, close relatives or friends of the persons involved) make inquiries about the prospective partner, e.g.
How can I be sure that you guys aren’t just some Jewish version of Hare Krishna?
People tend to label anything as a "cult" that challenges them to rethink their belief system.
By Sandy Heller, Harei As the mother of children of marriageable age, I found that there were times that my kids would engage in behavior that was totally fine when it was just the family hanging out together, but would definitely be inadvisable in a dating situation.
To save myself from overly long lectures and from constantly having to repeat myself, we devised a quick mnemonic to let my children know when their behavior was not date-appropriate.
Usually a professional matchmaker is called a shadchan, but anyone who makes a shidduch is considered the shadchan for it.
But if that’s the case, then for a European Socialist, American democracy is a cult. So let’s define our terms: What is a cult, and how does Aish Ha Torah compare to that?
1) Cults always force you to cut off ties with your family.
This is where a shadchan can be very helpful, since you aren't in it alone and can have someone else help broach the idea.
Although it's instinctive, given all the time, energy and emotional investment we place into a shidduch, to be judicious in whom we date, it's too easy to accidentally screen out someone important.