What is the Jewish “Happily Ever After?”

HBI eZine editor Michelle Cove’s latest book, Seeking Happily Ever After, was profiled at Feministing. I’ve seen news about the book in a couple of places, and there is a documentary film (here’s the trailer of the same name that Cove co-made). Using interviews, the book discusses what it means to be single today, what kinds of pressures normalize couplehood as the preferred status, and the implications of being single for women over thirty.

While I haven’t read the book yet, the Feministing review got me thinking about Leah’s post from earlier this summer about the perils of JDate, which – surprise! – is not a panacea for all single people.

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