BIO

Jen Glantz is an author, Bridesmaid for Hire, speaker, and business consultant. She's the author of the new book, "Always a Bridesmaid (For Hire): Stories on Growing Up, Finding Love, and Walking Down the Aisle for Complete Strangers."
 

Jen Glantz's Articles

No, not a relationship coach or therapist. I decided to go to a matchmaker.

My Friends Turned Out To Be Better Matchmakers Than The Professional

My first impression of the matchmaker was that she was someone with whom I’d be friends. Yet, my real friends turned out to be better matchmakers.
Jen Glantz    |   06.29.18 12am   |   SHARE
Nothing made me feel as bad as when I ghosted my therapist.

I Ghosted My Therapist And I Don’t Feel So Bad

I’ll admit it; I, Jennifer Sara Glantz, have ghosted my fair share of guys in New York City. Nothing made me feel as bad as when I ghosted my therapist.
Jen Glantz    |   06.11.18 12am   |   SHARE
My first time trying out for The Bachelor, I really wanted to get on the show to find love.

My Experience Trying Out For The Bachelor…Twice

My first time trying out for The Bachelor, I really wanted to get on the show to find love. “Is anyone else here to find love?” I said out loud.
Jen Glantz    |   06.4.18 12am   |   SHARE
I realized, by the age of 25, that I needed to make new friends, and I needed to make them fast.

The Challenges Of Making Friends As An Adult

I realized, by the age of 25, that I needed to make new friends, and I needed to make them fast. Making friends as an adult is hard.
Jen Glantz    |   05.29.18 12am   |   SHARE
Photo by Oscar Söderlund on Unsplash

I'm Glad I Chose Myself Over My Boyfriend​

I smiled and walked out the door, choosing myself over a guy, choosing my business over a person who wanted me to be someone I no longer was.
Jen Glantz    |   04.25.18 10am   |   SHARE
(photo courtesy of the author.)

What I Learned Going On 14 First Dates In 28 Days

On each date, during my 14 first dates, whether good or bad, I started to realize that dating is more straightforward than it seems.
Jen Glantz    |   03.27.18 12am   |   SHARE
I’m not ready to be mom material, and for that, I sometimes feel intimidated by my friends.

All My Friends Are Pregnant & I Am Jealous That I'm Not... Even Close

Friends call — once or twice a month — to tell me that they are pregnant.I’m no longer over-the-moon happy for them; I’ve become jealous.
Jen Glantz    |   03.19.18 12am   |   SHARE
According to the website, WeddingWire.com, the average bridesmaid spends $1,200 on one wedding.

A List Of Things You Can Buy For The Price Of Being A Bridesmaid In ONE Wedding

According to the website, WeddingWire.com, the average bridesmaid spends $1,200 on one wedding. Where does that money go?
Jen Glantz    |   03.15.18 12am   |   SHARE
Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash

How I Am Spring Cleaning My Mental Clutter

Give yourself a deadline and get to work to make things whole again. You’ll suddenly free up a lot of your brain power when you release mental clutter!
Jen Glantz    |   03.14.18 12am   |   SHARE
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The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts To Give Someone You’re “Sort Of” Dating

If you’re going down the gift route, here’s a guide so you can pick up the best gift to give the person you’re “sort of” dating on Valentine’s Day.
Jen Glantz    |   02.6.18 12pm   |   SHARE