(In contrast, "sugar daddy" dating sites and portals that pair up unhappily married people for affairs are as Google-able as ever.) Clearly the older woman/younger man pairing, though more on-the-radar than ever, is not sitting well in our psyches.
That aversion, in turn, is rankling so-called cougars.
There was no way I could have guessed how much older he was. So I did, and I got a mysterious answer: “Guess.” I guessed.
Click through to learn the cold, hard truth about dating a much older man.
Some of the conclusions we came to include these: While the previous article was about answering the higher level questions - what's with the pushback in the West against older men dating younger women? Why would a woman choose an older man when she could have a younger one? So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.
After four years, scads of lays, and many great girlfriends (plus plenty of failures along the way), he launched this website.
While I’m sure there are some great older, men out there, I’m choosing to date in my own age range from now on. If you don’t want to be the arm candy he keeps handy in a vain attempt to recapture his youth, I recommend not dating anyone who’s closer to your parents’ age than your own.
These so-called perks are really just myths designed to mask a harsh reality—that drastic age gaps in relationships are considered creepy for a reason.
I date younger men off and on over periods of 2, 3, 4, 5 — or even 15 years.He said, 'She looks like a cougar on the prowl.' I decided to make it a term for women 40-plus who date younger men and don't want to settle down." Other experts have expanded the definition to include older women who have long-term relationships with and marry men 10-plus years their junior.The cougar craze has reached a fever pitch, with Hollywood rolling out productions that manage to both glamorize and mock the archetype.Beyond my own anecdotal assumptions, I also have many 50-year-old friends (and readers) across the country, who are well acquainted with the older man-younger woman phenomenon – even among aging boomers. “Not just a younger body in bed, but a trophy on the arm, a woman who is less likely to contradict him, a woman less likely to compete with him even inadvertently, and less need to compromise.“Why would a man want a woman he can talk with intelligently? I looked at him and raised my eyebrows as he began to smirk. Most of these middle-aged men have been married before, and they view the younger woman as easier, lighter, and it feels good… But I love all models.” As nice as that is to hear, in my experience, he is the exception.