In 2021, he decided to return to the Big Apple and find Mr. Right. Her friends all seemed to be married and have kids, and she felt a bit left out. Three of her best buds and Rutgers University sisters Liz Soleimani, Brooke Viggiano Fisher and Felice Guberman recently had babies and are diving deep into the world of moms. They are suggested using a wide net The Moms of the Upper East Side Facebook group—a 22,000-member strong page where regular posts are about doulas, nannies for hire, and nappies—help Skolnick find love. will help.
“Over the years, we’ve seen people put up little ads for their brothers or sisters — sometimes you see follow-ups, so I asked Marisa if she would be okay,” Sulaimani told The Post.
Mom groups on Facebook and elsewhere are old school and an increasingly popular alternative to dating apps for those looking to find love and settle down. Website My mother knows well invites mothers to adjust to the singles in their lives. Relationship expert Bela Gandy, host of the Smart Dating Academy podcast, says it’s becoming more common for moms. industrial organizationsfor example, doctor moms to invite their single friends among our chats.
“Mothers’ groups have become fertile ground for negotiation,” Gandhi said. “When people ask me if I should do it, I say, ‘Why not?’
Skolnick, now 38 and a marketing executive, let his friends do whatever they wanted.
“I said, ‘Go have fun … give yourself something,'” he told The Post.
On September 14, 2021, her winged women posted a bio and photo of the 5’8″ dirty blonde beauty wearing a V-neck black blouse.
“We hate to profile each other, but don’t let that get in the way of how incredible he is,” wrote Suleimani, a 38-year-old stay-at-home mom from Great Neck, Long Island. She described Skolnick as “the funniest person around,” extremely ambitious and family-oriented with a “big heart.” She says they are looking for a suitor who is “driven, loving, looking for a serious relationship and above.”
In response, Suleimani was flooded with personal messages, but only one stood out. The group sent a photo of her mother, Jodi Cramer, 43, and her husband’s best friend, Matt Berson, 44, a sales representative. Brown-eyed Queens had no children, never married, worked in finance and lived here. Williamsburg with its golden doodle. Berson described himself As a “Chipwich influencer” on Instagram, that’s a sweet pairing with Marisa’s marketing work with brands like Snickers and M&Ms.
“We said, ‘It’s a game,'” said Soleimoni, who with Viggiano Fisher and Guberman checked out photos and bios of prospective suitors.
“I saw [Marisa’s] bio, and I said to my husband, ‘That’s Matt’s a woman,'” she recalled.
Berson and Skolnick first met on September 17, 2021 at Bar Goto, a cocktail venue on Japan’s Lower East Side. Skolnik was immediately attracted to her chocolate eyes and sense of humor – she asked if she used the string as an excuse for the first kiss. The meeting lasted seven hours, with Berson celebrating with Skolnik’s friends at a bar before the duo went to Beauty and Essex for dinner.
“Everything was so easy and fun, we didn’t want the meeting to end,” Skolnik said. “I didn’t want to stop talking – he was the first person I was excited to meet. It gave me butterflies, it’s so charming and so true.
After the meeting ended, they texted non-stop while Berson was on a business trip to London. She was seeing someone at the time, but she broke it off on her own. She and Skolnick spent a whirlwind weekend in the Hamptons soon after.
They moved into Matt’s Williamsburg apartment last July after 10 months of dating. That same month, he proposed to her in the middle of a rose-shaped heart on the roof of his building. They tied the knot with Kramer’s husband on Dec. 3 at a vineyard in northern Long Island. They are currently honeymooning in Cambodia and the Maldives.
“He was the first person I met on Facebook out of all the suitors,” said Skolnik, now her newlywed fiance Berson. “The first and only date – I canceled the rest.”