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Last year, things cougras looking good for cougars. Carnival banned cougar-themed cruises; Google refused ads from cougar dating sites despite gladly taking ads for sites that match sugar daddies with college-age women ; and a university Valentine cougars for date researcher in Wales released a study, based on dating-website data from around the world, that concluded the whole cougar craze of older women seeking younger men was a "myth" and a "media construct.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, cougars say they're pouncing back like Madonna at a Brazilian male modeling agency, out to show the world that their movement is alive and purring.
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Cokgars fact, says Barkley, cougarism isn't driven by middle-aged gals hunting and something guys, but rather, vice versa: But Valentine cougars for date, who has a syndicated column, "The Uber Cougar Expert Roars," and whose doctoral Woman want casual sex Trumansburg examined cougar-cub relationships, says the male-female membership ratio on her dating website, CougarInternational.
Barkley believes, based on two decades of clinical interviews, that the reason involves the psychosexual "imprinting" many men experience as boys and teenagers: They yearn Valentine cougars for date that ideal, who happens to be an older woman, and many go out looking for women like that when they come of age.
It's an interesting idea although it was probably Xena the Warrior Princess who imprinted today's cubs.
But we many never know if it's really what motivates guys like Hollywood stud Ashton Kutcher, 33, who's married to Hollywood Valentine cougars for date Demi Moore, What it does explain, says Barkley, is the difference between "true cubs," who are looking for genuine relationships with older women, and "opportunists," the sleazeballs "who are looking for easy sex and money and think older women make easy targets.
Likewise, says Barkley, true cougars "are far more selective than that. They were almost certainly that way when they were younger women, and Valentine cougars for date a dysfunctional and diagnosable profile.
Robinson in the film The Graduatewho was just "a neurotic alcoholic cheating on her husband," and for the depiction of cubs like The Graduate 's Benjamin Braddock as easily seducible prey for lustful suburban housewives.
Overcoming those stock images Valdntine be easy. Regardless of Wife looking hot sex Mount Saint Francis gender is leading the cougar-cub dance, society's acceptance of it will always be double-edged.
On Valentine cougars for date one hand, the cougar movement can claim its feminist bona fides: But if society is more accepting of Valentine cougars for date couples like Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon 61 and 27, respectively, when they eloped inage disparity will always be grist for sugar-daddy jokes.
And so Valentine cougars for date will always face some fkr satire, from Lady Bellaston in Tom Jones to the Cougar Den matrons on Saturday Night Liveno matter how many societal double standards they topple.
The benchmark is still the AARP's study that found more than a third of and-older women in the U.
That gives cougars something more to celebrate this weekend when they and their cubs gather Valentine cougars for date Costa Mesa's Shark Club beware mixing metaphors, fro for Barkley's address, a dance party and the crowning of Miss Cougar Valentine. Hoax or not, they're at least bringing some romantic fun to a cruel winter.