Browsing All posts tagged under »relationship«

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 […]

Divorce: Fighting for Fido, A Guest Post by Bruce Provda

June 17, 2015

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It’s no secret that divorcing couples argue over money and custody of the kids. But in this world, custody of pets can be every bit as intense and exhausting. Bruce Provda has seen it all. Bruce Provda is a New York-based family law attorney. Having more than 40 years of professional experience, Bruce is a […]

Scorecard for the Divorced, a Guest Post by Ron Colbert

March 23, 2015

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Ron Colbert is a freelance blog contributor.  He has been divorced once, married twice, and is grateful for second chances in life!  When Ron isn’t writing, he enjoys fishing, playing guitar, and spending time with his family of 7 children.  He writes: I just found this wonderful blog, Life in the Boomer Lane, and in […]

Love, Marriage, and Other Bad Stuff

November 17, 2014

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  Since 1990, the divorce rate for Americans over the age of 50 has doubled, and more-than-doubled for those over the age of 65.  Over half of all grey divorces are to people in their first marriages, who have been married at least twenty years.  This can either be interpreted as an attempt to avoid […]

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 […]

If You Smell Like A Member of the Guns and Dope Party, I Love You

September 25, 2014

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A new study in the American Journal of Political Science reveals that people find the smell of others with similar political opinions to be attractive, suggesting that one of the reasons why so many spouses share similar political views is because they were initially and subconsciously attracted to each other’s body odor.  During the study, […]

The Link Between Physical Attractiveness and Relationship Success Part 2

July 19, 2013

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On April 15, 2012, Life in the Boomer Lane posted a piece titled “The Link Between Physical Attractiveness and Relationship Success.” This post, like all of her others, was appreciated by an elite group of people who weren’t otherwise concerned with any number of actual issues we all face that are sucking the life out […]

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 […]

Married to Mr Transportation

April 26, 2011

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  Now Husband Dan is thoughtful, physically affectionate, and never ends a phone call without saying “I love you.” For the last week, we have been living about 20 minutes away from each other and communicating mostly via phone. I have been on Anna Maria Island, helping Joyce. Dan has been in our trailer mobile home […]