Advice about dating younger men

As of tomorrow, we'll have been living together for two and a half years.

And the crazy thing is, we marvel that it continues to get better with each passing month.

Decide whether it's "for fun" or something more serious.

One of the members of my Inner Circle asked me to write about being an older woman involved with a younger man because she's dating someone younger.

After 12 increasingly dreary years capped by a wrenching divorce, I couldn't imagine why women in my situation (childless divorcées) complained about the prospect of reentering single life. Wasn't finally having some laughs, romance, and excitement the way to take the "crisis" out of "midlife"?Cougars are all the rage for men in their twenties through forties (although the latter are kidding themselves—they’re no young cubs).But just what is it about women in the 40 plus group that is such a turn on?Mariah Carey, 42, has had twins with Nick Cannon–that’s a 10-year age gap. But top of the tree, as ever, is Madonna, 53, who is at least considering a marriage proposal from her 24-year-old boyfriend, Brahim Zaibat.But no one raises an eyebrow at a 29-year age gap any more. There’s on television and dating sites like Cougar Things can be complicated when it comes to embarking on a romantic relationship with a younger guy. When it comes to older women dating younger men, consider that they have a lot more energy—and all kinds of energy.


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