And then there’s also the concern about one’s looks.One woman, who is married to a man 14 years younger, said the only time she feels threatened by her age is when she looks in the mirror.Younger men love a Cougar’s uninhibited ability to verbalize her needs in sexually and are eager to accommodate them.Future girlfriends will forever be grateful for the lessons learned. They’ve been through relationships and realize past mistakes.Older women live in the moment and aren’t looking for future fathers for their children.The relationships can be less demanding and more fun.They’ve been through many life passages and have learned how to accentuate their strengths while minimizing weaknesses.
Unless you’ve been on a remote island for the past ten years, you’ve probably heard the term “Cougar.” It’s a provocative term that conjures up an image of a hot, sexy, martini-holding older woman typically throwing herself on an innocent younger man.Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.Fortunately, that’s changing as more older-woman and younger-man couplings make headlines.Actor Hugh Jackman has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for 17 years. A recent article in magazine looked at a handful of real-life May-December romances, focusing mainly on those between older women and younger men.The age gaps spanned anywhere from 10 to 14 years, with women in their late 40s and early 50s enjoying relationships and/or marriage with men in their late 20s or 30s. Couples in this situation had to address the fertility concern head-on, with some choosing to take the leap relatively quickly while others took a pass.