Browsing All posts tagged under »dating«

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 […]

Clown Dating vs Dating Clowns

June 25, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane worries a lot about all the singles out there, bouncing around, trying to find True Love. In this era of frequent relocations, reduced church attendance, and global warming resulting in antiperspirant failure, it isn’t easy to connect with others. To make matters worse, humans are finding more and more niche […]

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. […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: Susan Goes to A Singles Dance

March 18, 2015

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  Susan, Life in the Boomer Lane’s Sex-and-the-Sixty-Year-Old muse, decided to attend a single’s dance last weekend, given by a local DJ.  He bills his dances as “The Fun Bunch,” which may be some indication of what one is in store for. The dance was held at a local Elk’s Club, another tip-off of what […]

Senior Dating: Love on the Go

March 16, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane will be writing a series of senior dating articles for seniormatch.com. She will share each of those here first, before the folks at seniormatch publish them. Lucky you. Here goes: People are fond of telling their single friends who complain about their difficulty in meeting people, “You can meet […]

How to Make Anyone Fall in Love With You in 36 Questions

March 5, 2015

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Ever since junior high schools were invented, people have been wondering how to make other people fall in love with them. In this attempt, they have passed notes saying “I love you, and even though you are with Sarah, I think you are hot,” asked best friends to pass on the message verbally (“You’re with […]

Dating Red Flags and How to Avoid Having Them Slap You in the Face

October 25, 2014

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  A woman who thought she had found  her soul mate on an online dating site, ultimately found herself trapped in the chimney of said man. Last week, Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 30, was rescued by a team of firefighters after attempting to enter the man’s home in Los Angeles. Homeowner Lawrence Fernandez said the pair had been on […]

What Do Women Really Want?

October 6, 2014

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Reader’s Note #1: The following post is about yet one more expensive blob of scientific research  To the question “What do women really want?” some men will answer “Money,”  others will answer “Who the hell knows?” and those of a more prurient bent will answer “Seven inches or more.” Reader’s Note #2: Life in the […]

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 […]

You Look Like My Ex. I love You.

June 12, 2014

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  Scientists have long been fascinated by why people are attracted to other people. Every year, new theories emerge about what we look for in a potential mate.  Some say that men look for women who remind them of their mothers, and women look for men who remind them of their fathers.   The most […]