(This article originally appeared in the Jewish Press on June 3rd 2009) Anyone who has learned to drive can recall the need to check a hidden area known as blind spots.This procedure is particularly vital when changing lanes and can prevent potential collisions.In the decades we’ve been involved in dispensing dating advice, we've seen a number of marriage-minded men who – though well-developed in intellect, character, scholarship and other interests – display a degree of under-developed social skills.
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