Cougar dating show tv land
The show's very title is a reference to a stereotypical type of older woman "on the prowl." Stacey's behavior doesn't really challenge stereotypes about what a "cougar" is.Many of the men engage in sexist behavior (catcalling, whistling) and make sexist remarks ... On the plus side, the contestants are from a variety of ethnic, social, and educational backgrounds. During elimination rounds, the "cougar" must kiss all continuing contestants on the lips.
Watch as she narrows her choices from 20 to 10 to 5, ultimately choosing one lucky man to be her soul mate.
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.
However, it has been claimed that the trend of influential women dating younger men extends back a lot further through history to notable figures including Cleopatra, Catherine the Great and Elizabeth I.
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As the show’s back story goes, for years, Anderson has believed that society has placed a double standard on women who date younger men.
So she’s taking to the air to prove that age is nothing but a number.“Stacey’s dating experiences have led her to believe that men her age and older live under the pressure of a “ticking clock,” which dampens their spontaneity and zest for life,” TV Land said in a statement.
The study found that most men preferred younger, physically attractive women, while most women, of any age, preferred successful, established men their age or older.
The study found very few instances of older women pursuing much younger men and vice versa.
In The Graduate (1967), a married mother pursues a much younger man (21 in the film).
On the soap opera Days of Our Lives, character Eve Donovan is a cougar, repeatedly sleeping with the much younger JJ Deveraux.
The "cougar" must kiss contestants during elimination rounds, and she also takes bubble baths and climbs onto a bed with some (though the guys strip off their shirts, no sensitive parts are shown).Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating