Does age really play a factor in the success of a relationship? Are you better off with someone your own age, someone older or as today's cougars believe, someone younger? Many would say age is a meaningless number and I would agree, for the most part. But today's Real Cougar who is a strong, confident, independent woman wants someone who matches her energy and vitality in and out of the bedroom. So, is their a price to pay for that? And is love ever enough?
David Arquette, 39, said 46-year-old Courteney Cox grew tired of being his "mother," so they separated in October, 11 years and one child into their marriage. Cher and Madonna married and are divorced from younger men. But was that because of age?
Pepper Schwartz, the sex and relationship, sociology professor at the University of Washington in Seattle, said cougar dating is one thing. "You play around with somebody for a while and have a lot of fun, but it's another thing to say, 'Hey, we're signing up for a long haul.