Reach back two decades and you are more likely to find a man who can’t fathom swiping through a series of pictures to find a mate for the night.My friend Gabrielle met her boyfriend at a restaurant opening. just clearly don’t care.” The stereotypes, she says, are true: Older men are attentive, they aren’t threatened by your career success, they didn’t grow up watching porn on their laptops, and they certainly don’t expect sex from you before you’ve even had a chance to meet.Some famous men married younger women later in their lives, while others married younger women multiple times.
would have you believe, is evolving into an elaborate charade of deception: Everybody is petrified of giving someone the “wrong idea.” Men are impolite to the point of viciousness to ensure that the women they just hooked up with understand they don’t want a relationship.
Women “self-objectify” in profile pictures to get men interested, renouncing the “wrong idea” that they might want something more than a one-night stand.
The cougar concept has been used in television shows, advertising, and film.
The 2007 film Cougar Club was dedicated to the subject and, in spring 2009, TV Land aired a reality show called The Cougar where cougars would pick a date.
The study found very few instances of older women pursuing much younger men and vice versa.