Category Archives: Dating

Is the doctor’s waiting room the new singles bar for boomers?

Are you a baby boomer singleton in search of a mate, a friend with benefits, or a social companion? Have you burned out on online dating? Outgrown the bar scene? Wonder where and how to meet eligible singles who weren’t born yesterday? Why not try your doctor’s waiting room? Let’s face it—we’re spending more time […]

Dating and the art of social intercourse

I saw this saying on Facebook the other day: The older you get, the sexier it is when someone can carry on an intelligent conversation. I agree. In my twenties and thirties, the barrier to entry, so to speak, was relatively low. Physical attraction (aka lust), too often fueled by alcohol, invariably trumped intelligent conversation […]

Girl Scout badges for baby boomers

If you were a Girl Scout in the fifties or sixties, remember the badges we earned (or didn’t, depending on our proclivities)? Most of them focused on traditional stuff like homemaking, sewing and cooking. Well, we’ve come a long way, baby. So it occurred to me that we should be awarded an entirely different set […]