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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 […]

Finding Older Single Men: Part 2

March 5, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has received many responses from her post, Finding Older Single Men Part 1. Some of these have actually been in writing, as opposed to being painted on the front of her house in the middle of the night. She will share a couple of these with you, as well as […]

Finding Older Single Men: Part 1

March 3, 2014

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It’s no secret that the US population is aging. The over-65 population numbered 40.4 million in 2010, an increase of 5.4 million or 15.3% since 2000. Baby boomers make up 35% of the American adult population. By 2015, those aged 50 and older will represent 45% of the U.S. population. If you are an older […]

Online Dating: A Joke Without A Punchline?

January 24, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s cup runneth over. Actually both of her cups have been runnething over ever since menopause, but that is another matter entirely. This time, she is referring to a plethora (that means three, in this case) of single women who are sharing their online missives with her. She will start with […]

Online Dating: Sex, Love, and Other Strange Stuff

January 4, 2014

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If you are one of Life in the Boomer Lane’s three devoted fans, you may have noticed that she hasn’t written lately about online dating. This forced hiatus has been because Susan is taking a temporary break, and LBL has not been able to cajole her back into the dating pool. LBL is happy to […]

The Evolution of Wooing 1993-2013

September 20, 2013

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The September issue of Elle Magazine (“Our Biggest Fashion Issue Ever! 650+ pages of approximately 1200 models who, all together, weigh less than this magazine!”) has an article titled “The Evolution of Wooing,” in which it details how the art of wooing has changed from 1993-1913.   1993: The world is a cold, heartless place, […]

What to Look for in A Partner When You Are Suddenly Single After 50: A Guest Post by Daniel Murray

July 17, 2013

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Daniel Murray is a writer and relationship expert. He works with a number of older clients who are dealing with complex relationship issues such as finding love after the loss of a spouse. Many of his clients get back on the market with online senior dating at 50plus-club.com. If you have recently experienced the loss of […]

The Perks of Online Dating After 50: A Guest Post from eHarmony Canada

February 27, 2013

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    My Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old posts got the attention of eHarmony Canada, who requested equal time.  I’m happy to give it because, in spite of what I write about Susan’s misadventures in the dating world, I believe that online dating works.  I, along with countless other formerly single people, found love online.  I’m also […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: A Few Quickies for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2013

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  For those of you who were starting think that my friend Susan had extricated herself from the maws of online dating, rest assured that she has only taken a small step back and has managed to keep her fingers mostly intact. She has had several email and phone conversations, only one of which has […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: Evolution Has Come to This

January 26, 2013

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It’s believed that humans originated about 200,000 years ago in the Middle Paleolithic period.  According to Wikipedia, they began to experience “full behavioral modernity” about 50,000 years ago. Susan, in joining a new dating site, has apparently discovered a pool of Homo Sapiens Sapiens who managed to avoid the shift to full behavioral modernity.  Fortunately, I’m […]