Why is it still such a sensational topic and what are the perks (and pitfalls) of entering into partnership where age knows no bounds?
It’s been eight years since Newsweek famously proclaimed 2009 as the year of the cougar.
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.
In both cases, this may be due to the allure of the possibilities that come with mixing ages, interests and backgrounds.
Many women who have reached an above-average level of success in their careers grew up in a time when there weren’t that many women in positions of great leadership or authority.
” Aalsa, 76, was crowned Miss Cougar America in 2011 and says she’s been dating younger men for 40 years.
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