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

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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,, 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,, 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
If you do decide to tell your partner that you want to see a therapist, you might feel more comfortable if you have back up plan.

How To Tell Your Partner That You Want To See A Therapist   

Deciding to tell your partner that you want to see a therapist can be scary. And sometimes it's even a good idea to see someone together!
Jen Glantz    |   01.9.18 12am   |   SHARE
Here’s my list of resolutions that I’m glad I didn’t implement into my life...

Celebrating Every New Year’s Resolution I Haven’t Kept

Making and breaking New Year Resolutions has become somewhat of a tradition for me. Perhaps the only one I’ve ever kept was to not take life so seriously.
Jen Glantz    |   01.2.18 12am   |   SHARE
A Letter To Santa, From A Jewish Girl

A Letter To Santa, From A Jewish Girl 

This is a letter to Santa, from a Jewish girl. Shalom Santa, Do you remember me? I love you, Santa, and I’m just wondering why we can’t be friends.
Jen Glantz    |   12.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
The best plus size rent the runway sites!

 The Best Plus-Size Rent The Runway-Like Services AKA Clothing Subscription Boxes  

Plus-size rent the runway services are becoming so popular. Finally, more and more of these clothing box services are popping up for women of all sizes!
Jen Glantz    |   12.12.17 12am   |   SHARE