However, as times change, it reflects in the society, and by influence, the way relationships work.
More women are however ditching convention, upturning settled beliefs and settling for younger men – sometimes younger than they are by as much as 7 years or so.
It didn’t even have to be 15-years younger, five years were enough to get one in trouble with society’s acceptance of the relationship.
I wanted to be accepted and for that reason, such relationship was out of question.
Truth be told, I had just ended a relationship with a man, 15-years my senior, and felt disoriented.
I was sad and needed to avoid the loneliness of another weekend and there was no better place to feel loved and accepted but at my friend, Jody’s home in N. It was one of those hot, humid summer nights, and she was giving a party.
These fabulous women regularly date guys younger than them.
at ironic dive bars and/or feels awesome going to parties where he only know three people.
Like "playing the triangle in a Mississippi-by-way-of-Brooklyn jug band," or "Kickstarting a docudrama series he plans to direct, produce, write and star in" or "enjoying a long and fulfilling career that is also his passion and will never require him to do anything he doesn't want to do." Oh, dear. His lack of direction inevitably leads you to start sounding like his parents — sometimes at inappropriate moments, like when your top is off. He still wants to have intellectual discussions with you over dinner because he misses the ones he had in college.
They really do not have much to worry about, and many of them are out to experiment, and will not be thinking of settling down in a number of years to come.
Hence they are ideal for you if you are actually looking forward to taking things slow, and hoping for the best down the line, instead of the speedy trip down to the altar.
The term “cougar,” defining an older woman “hunting” for a relationship with younger men didn’t even exist in the eighties.