Double standards in dating practices

Double standards in dating practices

In the comments, I was asked if I would give the same advice to a younger man dating an older woman - which is a scenario that is becoming more and more common, or should I say "trendy." While older men who date younger women are often viewed as virile and sophisticated, (and in some stereotypical views, rich) the term used for older women who date younger men has an entirely different connotation; they are called "cougars." However, in the last several years women who are labeled cougars have gone from being thought of as purely predatory to sexy and vibrant. Robinson may have started the trend, but Demi Moore has definitely made being a cougar chic.

Does your ego love that you have been hunted by a cougar?

The things they supposedly can’t stand about women are somehow tolerable when it comes to white women.

They are willing to overlook the things they claim to hate in a woman if the woman who possesses those traits is not black.

Fresh-faced ingénues can decline, but unless they work for YG Entertainment — which forbids its girl groups from going under the knife — opting out of surgery is tantamount to opting out of the industry.

As Patricia Marx of the New Yorker puts it, Korean pop culture “shapes not only what music you should listen to but what you should look like while listening to it,” adding that nose jobs and double-eyelid surgeries are now common high school graduation presents in Korea.

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