Man B: No, but the attraction has always been there. Man A: I like how mature they can be when handling serious situations, but also how playful and youthful they are. Fifteen years ago, I was running an ad agency, and we were asked to pitch for an online dating site. You don't expect someone who is so much older to have so much in common with you or the desire to connect with you the way some older women do. And with 15 years more experience, they're more interesting to talk to. Man A: Older women are more open to letting you try new things.
The now well-known term wasn’t a reference to the Chinese calendar; rather, it was a bordering-on-crass idiom coined to define 40-plus women with a predilection for younger gentlemen.
Although the US-based magazine reasoned that the cougar-craze was a fad destined for cultural oblivion, the article offered up an intriguing explanation for the newfound popularity of older woman/younger man relationships.
Society isn't as used to seeing it as we'd like them to be. Man B: Older women know what they want, so I don't have to guess.
Man A: I'm single now, but in my last relationship, I was 24 and she was 40. Man C: There's less drama with older women and they are much less likely to be dependent on you. Man A: The social stigma can be tough, but I have brushed it aside. Man A: Some friends thought it was cool in some ways, but other friends didn't. They aren't objects, but in my experience, they certainly aim to please overall.
In the spirit of Sex and the City's Samantha Jones (pictured) a woman admitted she is drawn to younger men because they don't require as much commitment and she has 'complete control over the relationship''On his part, it's difficult falling for a woman who's past child-bearing age and then later on realising you do want children after all and it's not possible to have them with her,' Tracey points out.
Whenever you hear about men dating older women, it's often talked about like it's a way to "mix things up" sexually. In this week's Sex Talk Realness, spoke with three men about what it's like to love sleeping with much older women in a world that tries to make it seem like that's a rarity. I love dating in general, but I feel like older woman just have more to offer.
The users of the secret-sharing app, Whisper, have revealed their own experiences of being a cougar; recounting both the threat - or reality - of being dumped, and the joys of feeling sexy and 'in control'.'My cub left me...
I feel so Demi Moore,' a woman posted, in reference to Ms Moore's doomed relationship with fellow actor Ashton Kutcher, who was 15 years her junior when their eight-year relationship crumbled in 2011.
I have one criterion first and foremost: He has to be a nice person.
As a result, my so-called casual relationships go on a lot longer than most people’s so-called committed ones.
To prepare, all of us on the team had to create a profile.