Dating Over 40: NY Times Article Looks at Cougars & Mentions New Book with My Chapter

If you are interested in the cougar phenomenon, the NY Times  ran a very interesting article that includes authorities from many research studies around the country. The article, entitled “Rethinking the older woman-younger man relationship” is lengthy and filled with surprising statistics about this new trend that began with the stars and is now part of … Read more

Dating OVer 40: Sugar Mummies and More

  Ok Cougars made it the Today Show last Friday. Linda Franklin, from was on along with two others. You can watch the video click here. Apparently, in England, 25% of women are married to younger men, much younger. They aired an interview with one couple where the woman is 32 years older! Whoa … Read more

Dating Over 40: Tips to Attract a Younger Man

  As promised, here is the next post on cougars. How to attract a younger man. The number one piece of advice is to practice your flirting skills! But I’ll break it down into parts to help you really get it and make it easy to put these tips to work for you this weekend. … Read more

Dating Over 40: Younger Men – Which Type is Right for You?

  Interested in dating younger men? It’s a dating phenomenon that is rapidly growing. Over 30% of women 40+ are dating younger men according to AARP. Younger men can be more appealing for many obvious reasons but let’s look at a few others: He’ll likely be: Less set in his ways Less controlling Toting less … Read more

Dating Over 40: 7 Reasons Why Younger Men Date Older Women – the Rest of the Story

On Monday, I shared three reasons younger men date older women. Here’s an additional four reasons that all make sense regarding the appeal of the "cougar." For Status Older women are more accomplished. Today many women have power jobs and make a boatload of ka-ching. And so, just like younger women who date older men, younger … Read more

Dating Over 40: 7 Darn Good Reasons Why Younger Men Date Older Women

There are countless reasons why a younger man might date an older woman, but this week, I’ll give you a list of seven reasons that are the most probable from this dating coach’s perspective. Today, you’ll find three below. More will follow later this week so check back! 1) For Lust Maybe you’re just hot … Read more

Dating Over 40: Cougars – The Newest Trend in Dating

Now that women have come into their own regarding business, career, money and power, we are starting to see evidence of how that power can turn a woman’s head. Or a younger man’s. Enter the Cougars, a term (whose origins are being argued over)  to describe a newly emerging group of s-e-x-y, 40+ women who seek the … Read more