Women, on the other hand, prefer guys closer to their own age.
I have dated my own age, younger than me, and older.
Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily.
Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.
The "Urban Dictionary" states: "Cougars are gaining in popularity — particularly the true hotties — as young men find not only a sexual high, but many times a chick with her shit together." I like to think of a cougar as a confident, independent, young-spirited woman who happens to prefer the company of younger men.
Here are 10 common myths about cougars in the dating world, and the REAL facts that totally debunk them:1.