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My Husband Gave Me A Complex for Our Anniversary: A Guest Post by Lisa Tognola

May 31, 2013

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a couple reasons she likes New Jersey.  One is that she spent her high school and college years cavorting in Atlantic City (It is entirely possible to sleep three people in a motel bathroom).  The other is Lisa Tognola, the author of Main Street Musings. Read her post and […]

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 […]

How to Score A Husband by Valentine’s Day 2014

February 5, 2013

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For those young single women out there who are contemplating celebrating yet another Valentine’s Day changing the kitty litter and searching for ex-boyfriends on Facebook, a new book by Suzanne Venker assures you that you will have a devoted husband at your side by the time the next chocolate-bloated Valentine’s Day rolls around. Venker says all you […]

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 […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old): eSmarmony

January 15, 2013

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In an effort to stay off the online dating sites, my friend Susan decided to sell her condo, move into an apartment, furnish the entire apartment, and start hosting dinner parties.  After awhile, though, she ran out of spaces to decorate and got sick of eating leftover salmon.  She was forced to go revisit the […]

The Good Wife Guide

December 16, 2012

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The Ladies’ Homemaker Monthly , a popular journal that began about 100 years ago, provided women with rules to live by.  Their motto was “You can judge a good woman by how many well-dressed children she has and the contentment of her husband.”  The Good Wife Guide: 19 Rules for Keeping A Happy Husband is […]

Boomer’s Guide to Nude Beach Success

July 27, 2012

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Huff/post reports the following: The website Travel-Ticker.com recently conducted its annual summer intentions survey, and asked the following: If you were given the chance to do one crazy activity while on vacation that you wouldn’t attempt at home, what would it be? Some 27 percent of respondents chose skinny-dipping — and of that group, 67 […]

The Language of Love

May 8, 2012

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It is commonly assumed that the most powerful words in creating relationship consist of one of the following: “Oh my, yes, ooooooh.” “Hmmmm, baby, you taste so fine.” “You make me hot all over ohmygoddoesallthatbelongtoyou?!” Shockingly, this is not the case.  James Pennebaker, a psychologist who studies the use of pronouns has determined that pronouns […]

Ana, You Have No Gag Reflex!

April 24, 2012

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Let us start with a confession: When I wrote my scathing and witty series on The Fifty Shades of Grey books, an astute reader/fellow blogger commented by providing what she felt was the best quote in the book.  Since then, this Sesquipedalian Songstress of Syntax has been trying to find a post to write in […]

The Link Between Physical Attractiveness and Relationship Success

April 15, 2012

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Let us forget, for the time being, that the earth has left its current orbit and has entered a dimension that is so bizarre as to be comprehensible only by people directed to try for the presidential nomination by God.  Instead, let’s focus on a HuffPost report on a study by Harris Interactive on the […]