Browsing All posts tagged under »singles«

The New 90-Year-Old Face of Internet Dating

March 5, 2018


Life in the Boomer Lane firmly believes that there are two things that never age out, no matter how old we are. One is the dislike of going to the dentist.  The other is the hunt for love. JDate, the largest internet dating company aimed at Jewish singles, has, like other online singles websites, gone […]

Overcoming the Stormy Side of Dating

February 20, 2018


For those people who have been living in a pistachio nut shell for the last year, Life in the Boomer Lane will tell you that the politicization of every single aspect of American Life has been quite successful. Examples abound: “This weather sucks.” “The weather was worse under Obama.” “Congrats on your new baby!” “Thanks.  […]

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

November 9, 2015


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 […]

I’ll Go on A Diet if You Give Me Your Wallet: What People Really Want in A Partner When Dating

September 30, 2015


No matter how many times Life in the Boomer Lane (or anyone else) writes about the characteristics people look for in relationships, those actually looking for relationships will read it. LBL is starting to think that, in the category of “hope springs eternal,” humans believe that if enough studies are done, one’s odious characteristics might […]

Time: The Answers Issue

June 29, 2015


It seems only yesterday (“yesterday” being defined as something that Life in the Boomer Lane is fairly sure isn’t happening right now), that Time came out with its last “The Answers Issue.” Life in the Boomer Lane can’t remember what those answers were, but she knows that they didn’t actually change anything in her life. […]

Clown Dating vs Dating Clowns

June 25, 2015


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 […]

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

March 18, 2015


  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 […]