The reasons vary from person to person, but one thing is certain: While the media is kind of over the “cougar” phenomenon, I’m meeting more and more guys who are asking me how they can date older women.What You Offer an Older Woman First, let’s talk about what you offer an older woman: Of course, the most important thing that you offer an older woman is you.
Older guys already know how to change a tire and give a good back rub.
(REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) Many men and women are seemingly rejecting those cougar and sugar-daddy stereotypes, as some experts are seeing that a substantial portion of middle-age and older singles are willing to choose partners who are younger than themselves.
Data seem to support that idea: A 2003 AARP survey of about 3,500 single men and women ages 40 to 69 found about 66 percent of men want to date younger women and 34 percent of women want to date younger men.
EXPERTS SAY THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO FLIRT Celebrities like actor and director Mel Gibson, whose partner Rosalind Ross is 35 years his junior, and director Sam Taylor-Johnson, whose husband, actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson, is 24 years younger than her, apparently agree with that notion.
But what might the real benefits of dating someone younger be?