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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 […]

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 […]

Guerrilla Aging: It’s Just Easier That Way, A Guest Post by Linda Tharp

February 13, 2015

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In her own words: “Linda Tharp blogs at LindaTharpInk.com, home to her wry—and frequently sarcastic—observations. Formerly a medical editor and currently a runner nursing a post-surgical knee, she has plenty of time to admire her dazzling collection of Merino wool yarn she doesn’t have the patience to knit.” And in mine: Speaking of not having […]