Sex in the City really could have been called Cougar in the City.
Another study published in the journal, Psychology of Women Quarterly, found women who are ten or more years older than their partner report more satisfaction and relationship commitment compared to women who are the same age or younger than their partner.“We don’t know for sure, but it may be because when the woman is older, it shifts the traditional heterosexual power dynamic toward greater equality.
We know from a lot of research that greater equality tends to make couples happier,” writes study author Dr.
Remember that you have a great deal to offer any man worthy of your attention, whatever his age may be.
Before going on a first date, know what type of relationship you want.
Justin Lehmiller, a social psychologist in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University in his blog, the Psychology of Human Sexuality.
There are even more resources available beyond the information we’ve summarized in our post, and some excellent books have been written on the subject of being an older woman who is dating or wants to date a younger man.
On the other hand, older women are already established, are more comfortable in their skin and are finished with all the BS games they played when they were younger.
This is a big reason why younger men find older women so attractive.
Don’t be afraid to discuss why both of you were drawn to date someone that isn’t close to your age range.
Do this when things are getting serious, not on the first or second date.
Ever since Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman made it cool in the 1967 film The Graduate, women have embraced the cougar role.