Tessina, Ph D, a licensed family therapist in practice in Long Beach, Calif., and author of The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again, tells Web MD.
For their part, the men like the sophistication and life success of their older mates, she explains.
Towards the end of a 60th birthday party, I felt an arm slink around my waist. I knew he'd broken up with his girlfriend and thought he wanted some advice from Agony Aunt Amanda.
I turned to see the son of a friend - an affectionate hug from a lovely young man I'd known for a decade and had watched grow up. He smokes, so I suggested we go outside while he had a cigarette, but he said no, he wanted to come home with me and talk privately.
Well, each one offers something different and special.
However, in general an older woman can offer a younger man: AJ Harbinger is one of the world’s top relationship development experts.
After that dam broke, social disapproval could no longer protect our young men from sexy senior seductresses.
Cougars have become quite popular since the film American Pie minted the acronym "M. Anyone who's witnessed Spring Break knows when women decide to cut loose, they behave the way men only do in a particularly large prison riot. Those dames treat wait staff the way a Viking Berserker treats skulls.
The reasons vary from person to person, but one thing is certain: While the media is kind of over the “cougar” phenomenon, I’m meeting more and more guys who are asking me how they can date older women.
What You Offer an Older Woman First, let’s talk about what you offer an older woman: Of course, the most important thing that you offer an older woman is you.
It's not what you think -- the stamina or "re-boot" ability of the younger male.
The women like the flexibility and sense of adventure of their more spontaneous, younger companions, Tina B.He started blathering about how he'd always fancied me, surely I knew and that's why he wanted to come home with me. I was stunned and reminded him he was 25 years younger than me, that I was old enough to be his mother. I said I was flattered, tried not to hurt his feelings and paid for the taxi to take him back to his own home.