One Cougar interviewed for the piece mentioned that about 75 percent of the relationship she had with her younger boyfriend was based on sex, while the other 25 percent included having fun with someone and exploring something new. Well commitment is never a guarantee no matter the age of either party.
We have been around the block more than a few times and have heard every “come on” in the book, every back-handed compliment, and seen every trick ever devised by man to try and get over on a woman.
Of course, straightforward doesn’t mean vulgar or insensitive; we prefer honesty.
According to Coles and his colleague Marco Francesconi, the trend can be attributed to more women getting high-earning jobs.
“On average, a woman is about 45% more likely to be in a toyboy relationship if, relative to her partner, she is more educated and in a better occupation class,” they write. According to Coles and Francesconi’s model, people choose partners based on fitness (sexual attractiveness and other factors) and “success in the labor market” (having a good job).
Other Cougars like Rosa Hildebrandt, a 55-year-old businesswoman from Chino, Calif.
who was crowned Miss Cougar Corona Del Mar in 2011, site similar-aged men as a reason for going younger.She dates younger men as “men my age do not approach me.Either they are dating younger women as well or not looking for commitments.” Age also is a factor for Fabulousness Jones, a 43-year old self-proclaimed Cougar in St.To contact Jarone please reach out via twitter @Jarone Ash or email [email protected]: Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey at a film premier Source: https://flic.kr/p/5o TDa F " data-medium-file="https://daily.jstor.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/mariah_carey_nick_cannon_1050x700-300x200.jpg" data-large-file="https://daily.jstor.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/mariah_carey_nick_cannon_1050x700-1024x683.jpg" /More women than ever are dating younger men. Even though these relationships are so common that multiple TV shows have been created about them, they continue to be stigmatized.That way we know where we stand and can make a decision based on facts.