When Jenny was trying to describe who she was to a matchmaker she mentioned that she wants to be with someone who will, “Take me as I am.” In other words, what she was trying to say is that she didn’t believe she should need to make any effort to look especially presentable, or consider what came out of her mouth.
She wanted to be able to present herself as she is without the added effort. For some getting dressed up to meet someone new is fun.
Excessive body piercing without a constructive purpose is considered making a wound, which the Torah forbids (Deut. If, however, it is common for only women to pierce, but not for men, it is forbidden to don a woman's attire or jewelry, and therefore is not allowed. In terms of your own personal growth and development, the piercing is probably not a very good idea, since it may mean identifying with a certain strata of society who may not best represent your own goals and values.
A friend of mine recently wondered why she couldn’t just “outsource her love life to a ” — a Jewish matchmaker.
(see Exodus 21:6) Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707-1747), author of classic works of Jewish philosophy, known by the acronym of his name, Ramchal.
He was born in Italy where he quickly became known for his vast Torah knowledge and beautiful literary style.
Creating a successful relationship leading to marriage is no different, as it too requires discipline and a solid game plan.
Some might say that preparing for a marathon is easier because at least there is a known end point, finishing the marathon.