The term “cougar” is passé now our society now because older woman with a younger man is an accepted notion.
Finally the tables have turned and it’s becoming more common for women to date younger men.
Men have been dating and marrying younger women for eons.
Now, providing for ourselves financially, money has afforded women the freedom to look for love outside the traditional, older, “provider” type of man, or even a peer partner. They maintain their youthful figures and energy and as a result, crave a romantic partner who looks as good and can keep pace.
This explains the sudden surge in May-December romances over the last 10 years.
For my clients, I recommend they consider seven years on either side of their own age for a 15-year window. The more possibilities available, the better your chances for finding the right match and lasting love. Beauty Is Only Skin Deep Maybe you’re turned on by youthful skin, rippling muscles (who isn’t? Here’s the hard truth: No matter how good you look now, you are going to age and so is your young man.
If you are together for superficial reasons that only run skin deep, the chances of you staying together while aging become as slim as the collagen beneath your skin. A Youthful Attitude Has Lasting Power Is a man’s age what matters most? : You may think these characteristics are held only by younger people.
Yet, you could meet a 35-year-old who is already an old fuddy-duddy couch potato.
One client told me she needs to date men at least 15 years younger.
According to an AARP study, 30% of women over 40 are dating younger men. A Narrow Age Range Can Keep You Single As a midlife woman, when you insist on narrow age requirements, the result can severely limit your options.
So, if you want a younger man, you have a fairly good chance of finding one. The difference is, I wasn’t actively seeking a younger guy … While there are single guys open to dating older women, the pool is naturally smaller.
Are you willing to forego love if you can’t find a younger guy?