The largest directory of international dating sites on the Web.In strictly Orthodox Jewish circles, dating is limited to the search for a marriage partner.Usually as the couple see more of each other the shadchan backs away and lets the couple manage it themselves.
Both sets of parents talk to each other, and then when the setting is more relaxed, they go into another room, leaving the man and woman in the living room to speak among themselves.
If the shidduch does not work out, then usually the shadchan is contacted and it is he/she that tells the other side that it will not be going ahead.
If the shidduch works out then the couple inform the shadchan of its success.
Some use this opportunity to actually ask each other pertinent questions, while some just want to see if they like each other, relying more on the information they got from the shadchen or from other people.
The number of bashows prior to announcing an engagement varies, as some have many bashows while others have as few as one, which is typical among the children of Hasidic Rebbes.