Rules for dating younger men
UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Ever since Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman made it cool in the 1967 film The Graduate, women have embraced the cougar role.
And it’s no secret that Samantha Jones had many (many) younger, hot, male playthings.
A longer span of time before he’s reaching for the Viagra.
Sure, you’ll have dinner dates, but also be ready for, say, a 10-mile hike one weekend followed by an indie rock concert the next.
Things can be complicated when it comes to embarking on a romantic relationship with a younger guy. When it comes to older women dating younger men, consider that they have a lot more energy—and all kinds of energy.
Here are some things to consider before you consider dating a younger man. Better stamina means they can enjoy more active dates, and no, we’re not just talking about racquetball.
It’s wonderful that people are more accepting of all kinds of relationships.
That said, it’s not always smooth sailing when a woman dates a younger man.
Trying to dress like you’re half your age makes you look twice your age.
Sex in the City really could have been called Cougar in the City.
An older woman dating a younger man is just a TV fantasy, it happens in the real world too.
Dating someone younger—whether you’re two or three years his senior or are talking cougar territory—certainly can work (look at Eva Longoria and her 4-years younger beau), but being an “older woman” in a relationship does tend to come with certain perks and downfalls.
If you want to make things work, be sure you can handle the following. Men reach their sexual prime in their twenties due to a spike in testosterone, while women typically reach theirs in their 30s and 40s.