Cougar dating older woman

Men, of course, have their reasons for dating older women, too.

In the fast-paced world of Los Angeles, “dating” may mean going out a few times or spending just one night together.

A 70-year-old woman going out with a 40-year-old guy is considered creepy.” Why the double standard?*Editor’s note: Names of some of the interviewees have been changed for privacy.Annette Wheeler* didn’t recall the exact moment she first heard the term “cougar,” but she did remember dashing to her computer to look it up.“These older women are confident, sexually mature, they don’t have inhibitions, they know what they like, and they know what they want,” said Nancy D.O’Reilly, clinical psychologist, researcher, author and host of Voice America’s radio program “Timeless Women Speak.” Cougars are independent, career-oriented women who have a been-there-done-that attitude towards marriage and “don’t need anyone to take care of them,” she said.

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