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Helpful Uncoupling

June 25, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Maine, where she visited a dear friend, G. She does this on an annual basic, and she and G have developed a system that works for them. This consists of equal parts talking, shopping, eating and getting into trouble. While LBL was visiting, G received a […]

Dating Over 50

April 1, 2019

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The following is a guest post: Dating over 50 may seem daunting. If you’ve been trying to find that special someone for a while, dating starts to become exhausting. On the other hand, if you’re re-entering the dating pool after a long absence, you could feel out-of-place. Luckily, making a few small changes to what you thought […]

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 […]

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 […]

Men Say They Like Smart Women, But Science Says They’re Full of Sh*t

November 9, 2015

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There’s an old joke that goes something like this: An employer interviewed three women for a job.  One had the best education.  Another had the best experience.  A third had the best references.  Which woman did the employer hire? Answer: The one with the biggest tits.  Of course, had that employer been an actual person […]