Pop culture is a relatively new term that describes the entirety of a cultures prevailing beliefs and ideologies. It is a grand generalization of all mainstream phenomena within the lives of those within a given culture, usually western. When you think of the term, everybody’s doing it, we are actually referring to pop culture. Mainstream media has a lot to do with how people perceive the world around them and what becomes a focus of attention. Pop culture is a collection of ideas that infiltrates the everyday lives of citizens of the culture. There is no escaping it. Pop culture can even be said to be the impetus of most big changes in law and government. Once an idea takes hold in pop culture, it can soar to global heights and make a major shift in how people think. This is evident in how much change has occurred in cougar dating ideals. Once thought of as a taboo Mrs. Robinson type situation, dating a cougar is not the big deal it used to be. There are several reasons why pop culture is making cougar dating so popular.
Independence is Sexy & So Is Cougar Dating
Younger women are either struggling to find a job right after school, or suffering through a dead-end job she hates, neither of which is supportive of financial independence. They are usually still very dependent on their parents. Their level of independence stops when they have to call home for cash. Cougars have a level of independence that is intoxicatingly attractive. They graduated and found their perfect careers long ago. Cougars have a financial independence that is attractive too. They can buy themselves anything they want. When you give them a gift, they really appreciate it as opposed to how younger women expect it.
Assertiveness is a Key Cougar Trait
The women’s movement is in as full effect as it ever was in the 70’s. Pop culture is all about the strong, self-sufficient woman and giving her full credit for all she accomplishes. Cougars have learned that to get what you want, you have to unapologetically go for it. They are assertive and confident in their abilities. Confidence is sexy in anyone, and cougars are no exception. There is something definitively hot about a woman who knows her worth.
Sexual Experience Is A Big Part Of Cougar Dating
Cougars have more sexual experience. That’s a given. It may even be the number one reason some men date older women. It is a definite benefit. Cougars have most often been involved in more than one long term relationship. They have experienced those experimentation phases in life and come out the wiser. Their years on this planet have afforded them more time to live life and experience its joys. They know what makes them feel good and they have a good idea what will make you feel good too. If you want to try something new, a cougar is the way to go. She will have a bit of insight to the situation and be able to smooth things out, making it a more enjoyable experience for both of you.
No Children Issues When You Are Dating A Cougar
If you don’t want to have kids, aren’t sure if you want to have kids, or want to have kids later in life and don’t want to be bothered with it now, dating a cougar is perfect. They have already raised their families and passed the age of starting new ones. Pregnancy and children are so far off a cougars radar, it will likely never come up. If you plan on making this relationship last, however, you’ll want to make sure it is something you can live with.
Pop culture is always about instant gratification. What’s cool and new and exciting is always in the forefront. Cougar dating is becoming a pop culture phenomenon because there are so many benefits to it. Why continue the stigma when so many people could be happier in life? Women are living longer and looking better at it than ever before. Is it any wonder younger men are paying more attention and becoming attracted to what they find? Age barriers are breaking down and real advantages are revealed in the crumbles.