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Words With Benefits

August 26, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane is a huge fan of words. She is also a huge fan of friends. For that reason, it’s not surprising that she recently discovered the online game, “Words With Friends.” It’s sort of like a fast and loose version of Scrabble, in which no one can see how you came […]

Dating Over 50

April 1, 2019

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The following is a guest post: Dating over 50 may seem daunting. If you’ve been trying to find that special someone for a while, dating starts to become exhausting. On the other hand, if you’re re-entering the dating pool after a long absence, you could feel out-of-place. Luckily, making a few small changes to what you thought […]

Older Men, Younger Women Update

March 30, 2018

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This week, Life in the Boomer Lane took a break from tracking our President’s favorite pastime: using his prodigious intellectual abilities to lure porn stars and Playboy centerfolds who reminded him of his daughter, into his gold-encrusted bed.  Instead, she caught the first episode of a British series, “Age Gap Love” which showed real people […]

Overcoming the Stormy Side of Dating

February 20, 2018

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For those people who have been living in a pistachio nut shell for the last year, Life in the Boomer Lane will tell you that the politicization of every single aspect of American Life has been quite successful. Examples abound: “This weather sucks.” “The weather was worse under Obama.” “Congrats on your new baby!” “Thanks.  […]

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 […]