Browsing All Posts filed under »marriage«

Trash Wars

August 8, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane knows about married people arguing over whether or not to have children. Then, after they do, they argue about what to do with them. She knows they argue about money, infidelity, in-laws and sex (among themselves, not with in-laws).  She is aware of any number of books, workshops, therapists, couples’ […]

How to Maintain Healthy Relationships With Your Significant Other

March 7, 2016

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  The following is a guest post :  Love is a very mysterious, broad and inexplicable emotion. To love someone today does not guarantee that you will love the person the same way few years or even months from now. You may love them less, you may love them more or you may no longer […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Making Your Spouse Live Outside

November 6, 2015

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The following is a guest post from Robert Widner is a prominent Dallas Texas attorney specializing in divorce cases. He has been part of “Divorce Rescue” live radio talk show on KLIF570 AM and has spent years working with counseling groups like Pathways, founded by Dr. Phil McGraw.  He can be reached through his website, robertwidner.com, on Twitter or on LinkedIn.  […]

The Link Between Age Compatibility and Relationship Success

December 25, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has written numerous brilliant, profound, and downright side-splitting posts.  But no matter how many seriously valuable topics she attempts to cover, from cats who want to kill you to big butts, there are three topics that remain permanently on her Biggest Hits List. They are: 1. The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix: A […]

Love, Marriage, and Other Bad Stuff

November 17, 2014

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  Since 1990, the divorce rate for Americans over the age of 50 has doubled, and more-than-doubled for those over the age of 65.  Over half of all grey divorces are to people in their first marriages, who have been married at least twenty years.  This can either be interpreted as an attempt to avoid […]

How to Be A Good Jihadi Wife

November 1, 2014

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  It’s tough enough to be a good wife when one’s spouse has a 9-5 job.  It’s a totally different kettle of fish to be a jihadi wife.  Even a simple good-bye kiss at the door becomes quite complicated when one is wearing a burka and one’s spouse’s head is wrapped entirely in black cloth. […]

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 […]