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Domestic Partnerships and the Law: What You Need to Know Before You Break Up

February 2, 2017

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The following is a guest post: Whether it’s a lack of trust or simply growing apart, there are numerous reasons why long-term relationships break down. If you have virtually no commitment with regard to housing or children, relationships break-ups are relatively simple from a legal perspective. However, many long-term relationships unfortunately don’t have that luxury, […]

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 […]

An Honest Conversation about Sex After 70

July 27, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has been visiting the home of a close friend who lives in Maine. We’ll call this friend Francine, because that is the first name LBL could think of. The itinerary for the week includes eating, drinking, shopping, kayaking, going to the beach, and talking about sex.  As Francine is […]

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 […]

Should Men Even Exist?

August 14, 2015

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The following was inspired by a recent article in the Washington Post, sent to Life in the Boomer Lane by an alert reader. The fact that LBL is writing about this is in no way indicative of her disrespect for men. Nor is it her intention to be the female version of Donald Trump.  She […]

What Men and Women Really Want in Mates

August 8, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just had a visit from Only Daughter and Beloved Grandsons, aged four and six.  After they left, LBL spent a lot of time searching for tiny lost toy pieces and brain cells that had rolled under furniture and gotten stuck in random crevasses during the visit. While LBL could […]

Never Date the Wrong Man Again After 50

May 17, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane used to conduct workshops for older singles. They were packed with transforming, life-altering information about creating relationships. In her workshop introduction, in which she introduced herself as a writer, speaker, and workshop leader, she often mentioned that she was recently remarried. At that point, most of the hands shot up. […]