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Women dating younger men puma

According to new research, an estimated 655,000 single women in the UK would prefer to date a mature divorced man rather than someone younger than themselves, which means that more than half a million women are interested in having a relationship with divorced men.

For example, actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler caught a lot of public flak when she announced her engagement. In Great Britain, journalist Hanna Betts describes a puma as "a single woman in pursuit of a mature partner with experience under his belt.

Think 29-year-old PR Amanda Sheppard, who recently ensnared pop pensioner Bryan Ferry, 66."This new definition of puma seems to have surfaced with the release of a study in February 2012 -- commissioned by UK matchmaking website The Picnic Project -- on what women want in a man.

A 2010 British psychological study published in Evolution and Human Behavior asserted that men and women, in general, continue to follow traditional gender roles when searching for mates, and thus concluded that the posited "cougar phenomenon" does not exist, or more precisely, exists but is rare.

They ask my advice about relationship issues with younger women and we’ll talk about modern culture. Dating an older woman releases them from the tension of those questions and demands.

Hollywood celebrity Jennifer Aniston has long been associated with the term due to her relationships with younger men such as John Mayer (9 years younger) and her widely publicized starring role in the as-yet-to-be-made film "Pumas" which centers on two thirtysomething women who make a habit of romancing younger men.

Demi Moore, in an interview with W magazine in March 2010 (at age 47), expressed her displeasure with the cougar label and said, "I'd prefer to be called a puma," referring to her (now defunct) marriage to Ashton Kutcher who is 16 years younger than Moore.

On the soap opera Days of Our Lives, character Eve Donovan is a cougar, repeatedly sleeping with the much younger JJ Deveraux.