Single and Ready to Mingle community group. So a lady never shows so much as a hint of lingerie lace? Always makes sure not to mix prints, flash too much jewelry or wear sequins before sundown? That old-fashioned advice is as irrelevant to cougar style as white gloves and a hankie. In Cougarland, the fashion watchwords are shorter, tighter, brighter and barer. If your mother's comment on your outfit would have been that you look like you're asking for it, then you're dressed exactly right. Never mind that you may not look as great as you might have in your glory days. Hair: check. Makeup: great.
A survey by AARP found that 34 percent of women over 40 were dating younger men. Even though these relationships are so common that compound TV shows have been created a propos them, they continue to be stigmatized. Why are older woman-younger man relationships on the increase, and why are people reluctant to accept them? According to Coles and his colleague Marco Francesconi, the trend can be attributed to more women getting high-earning jobs. Why would these factors determine who women date? Because most women allow historically had fewer job opportunities, they have chosen partners based on their wealth. But now that women be able to support themselves, they are using allure as their main criterion. A lady breadwinner subverts the stereotype that men are supposed to support women.