Sometimes you’ll succumb to a cougar relationship…and regret it later
If a cougar…picks a younger man because she thinks she’ll be more in control and therefore there’s less of a chance of getting hurt…the success rate for these relationships will be low.
age is not the problem — different values, lifestyles, life stages, and poor relationship skills are…If a cougar or her younger man have different values, lifestyles, poor communication skills, the inability to compromise, and an unwillingness to understand their partner’s viewpoint — success is not likely. [If] the couple [are] at different life stages it often creates major trouble for the longevity of their relationship.
she told him she wouldn’t get serious…but he pursued her anyway. Read here
I would like to fall madly in love with someone new. I am increasingly realizing that this will necessitate the person being around my age, or at least like 35 (I’m 45). Even a really mature and awesome young person tends to lack…I dunno. Life experience or cynicism or something. I can’t seem to connect with them anymore on anything past a friend or FWB level.
Buttttt a 23yo local sub placed an ad in one of the FetLife classifieds groups and he really did seem amazing and I thought “hey, maybe let’s just see.”
Or, well. It was a bit more convoluted than that. His ad said that he was looking for someone around his own age and monogamous so I didn’t respond to his ad. I commented on a couple of his pics, though, in a friendly fashion. And apparently I piqued his interest despite being all old…
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