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5 Facts About Online Dating

March 13, 2017

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Pew is at it again.  They have taken a break from all of their published research on the fallout of our presidential election and on current political trends, in order to focus on what really matters to people: online dating. This will have two benefits: First, it will, unlike politics, bring people together. Second, it […]

Why Men Return

December 7, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has known several women who have been contacted by men who knew them as former boyfriends, decades earlier (in one case, at summer camp). These later-in-life reunions have been met with varying degrees of success, from a reawakening of young love to a realization that remaining comatose would be […]

Why the Dating Game is Rigged Against Women

August 31, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane, in perusing her weekly issue of Time, bypassed articles about all manner of significant news to share with loyal readers, and focused, instead, on the following: “There are now four college-grad women for every three college grad men among Americans ages 22-29.”  And, as the years go by, the disparity […]

Why Older Men Should Date Younger Women

March 25, 2015

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  Women over the age of 50 have been complaining ever since their 50th birthday parties that men their age prefer younger women. Life in the Boomer Lane has written several posts that attempt to dispel that dangerous belief. She has been unsuccessful.  She now throws in the towel and joins the other side. As […]

Senior Dating: Love on the Go

March 16, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane will be writing a series of senior dating articles for seniormatch.com. She will share each of those here first, before the folks at seniormatch publish them. Lucky you. Here goes: People are fond of telling their single friends who complain about their difficulty in meeting people, “You can meet […]

Guerrilla Aging: Rational Women Repeating Irrational Patterns

September 26, 2014

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From time immemorial, women have been the bearers and guardians of children. It’s easy to see that because of women’s roles, they had to develop traits of steadfastness, loyalty, and the desire to nurture and to protect. By having a male as part of the family unit, food and protection were often assured, and mothers could spend […]

Guerrilla Aging: The Dating Cess(Pool)

May 9, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane appreciates that there are times in life when it’s tough to be transformational, tough to see the positive in situations, and even tougher to hold ourselves accountable when life doesn’t go as we hoped it would.  Those times often occur with dysfunctional relationships. Sometimes, it’s OK to have our […]